Chris and Kevin dive into the emerging story lines in the league, starting with how James Harden and KD played together against the Bucks on Monday (1:00), how CJ McCollum’s injury, in conjunction with Nurkic’s injury, will affect Portland’s playoff aspirations (12:15), and Jamal Murray’s disconcerting step down from his bubble play in contrast to Paul George’s step up (16:45). Then they talk about whether the Suns are getting the most out of Devin Booker (29:00), how the Grizzlies are playing with Ja Morant back in the fold (37:00), and the Warriors’ win over the Lakers on Monday (50:30).
Are the Suns Getting the Most Out of Devin Booker?
Verno and KOC discuss how James Harden and KD have played together, Jamal Murray’s step down from his bubble play in contrast to Paul George’s step up, and much more
This weekend’s ‘Stranger Things’ finale is slated to run 140 minutes, a move that has few precedents in the history of television. Our TV critics discuss the exacting task ahead, and a trend that’s increasingly prevalent in the medium.
The Desperate Knicks, UFC 276, Plus Kyrie’s Failed Lakers Play With Van Lathan, Big Wos, Ariel Helwani, and Alan Yang
Alan Yang also discusses his new Apple TV+ show ‘Loot’
Kevin, Ben, and Steven discuss their favorite receivers heading into the new season
Plus, really, really, really big MJF news and ‘Money in the Bank’ predictions
Verno and KOC discuss the Nets drama, where Deandre Ayton will go, John Wall to the Clippers, and more