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
Plus, trivia and talking Syracuse basketball
Plus, Danny Kelly on the NFL draft and best dad content
James and Seerat reflect on LeBron James’s legacy as he chases Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s career scoring record
The former Saints coach is reportedly going to Denver in a trade, and he’ll have a new challenge there: trying to reclaim what’s left of Russell Wilson’s career
On the one hand, the Broncos finally have a proven head coach. On the other, they have even fewer draft picks and more questions about their long term team-building philosophy.