Justin, Rob, and Jonathan talk about bubble MVP Damian Lillard (01:25). Chris Ryan joins to discuss the downer of a time the 76ers are having and how improvements by other players could affect Ben Simmons’s performance (27:20). Later they dive into Nerd Corner to talk about the Denver Nuggets’ growth and what makes Michael Porter Jr. one of the breakout stars of the bubble (50:52).
‘Group Chat’: Damian Lillard, Sixers Sadness, and What to Do With Denver
Plus, Chris Ryan joins to discuss the rest of the Sixers’ season and who is going to replace Ben Simmons
Jason, James, and Ryan make predictions for the next round of the playoffs
Bryan and David break down media moments from wild-card weekend
Also, Verno and KOC discuss whether the Cavs can maintain this success and end the season as a top-six team in the East
Mike and Jesse also run through some of Mike’s pickups for the week and talk about the controversy at the Dallas card show