Tate and Titus discuss the absurd story line of Zion’s possibly returning to Duke and check in on Michigan’s coaching search (3:55) before talking to Chris Vernon about Penny Hardaway’s stellar recruiting and the Memphis Grizzlies’ no. 2 pick, which is almost certainly Ja Morant. Then Chris Vernon addresses the NBA summer league Topgolf story (30:50). The guys end with some shout-outs and closeouts, including the return of Will Wade, the NCAA’s group to “examine the NCAA’s position on name, image and likeness benefits,” and other offseason stories (57:50).
Ed Cooley’s Done Deal, Will Wade Escapes, and Penny Thoughts With Chris Vernon
Plus, the crew talks about the possibility of Zion returning to Duke
Plus, the lads discuss how Ireland is just dominating everyone
Topics include Ross’s early Pearl Jam phase, Anthony’s last lie being seven months ago (which sounds like a lie), and a new take on the "never going to make it" question
Sociologist Eric Klinenberg joins Derek to examine the dramatic decline in face-to-face socialization in the U.S.