We go over some highlights of the first night the NBA returned to action, including Trae Young’s and Joel Embiid’s big games against the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets, respectively (1:27). Then we try to make sense of the Western Conference playoff race and predict who will grab the eighth seed out of Memphis, Portland, and New Orleans (25:39).
‘The Mismatch’: Trae Young Drops 50 on His First Night Back
Plus: Embiid says he’s the best player in the world
Nora and Mallory discuss whether fans should worry about some Week 1 losses
Mike and Jesse preview this weekend’s NFL games before discussing the card values of four NBA players who were injured last season
After a massive win over the Titans on Sunday, the Cardinals offense looks like a force to be reckoned with. But was that performance a Week 1 aberration, or a sign of things to come?