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Mirin Fader on Her New Giannis Antetokounmpo Biography

Plus, Verno and KOC dive into all of their summer league observations

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Kevin O’Connor has landed in Las Vegas for summer league, so he and Chris dive into all of their observations, starting with how last year’s rookie class is faring and whether we underrated them because of the challenges created by COVID-19 (1:00). Then they talk about Cam Thomas’s incredible scoring bonanza and his fit on the Nets (13:20), the contributions of a few undrafted players, like Isaiah Miller and Omer Yurtseven (21:18), Kevin finally seeing Alperen Sengun play in person (28:45), and which players people in Las Vegas are buzzing about (33:00). Finally, The Ringer’s Mirin Fader joins to talk about her new book, Giannis: The Improbable Rise of an NBA MVP (37:05).

Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor
Guest: Mirin Fader
Associate Producer: Sasha Ashall

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