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Tournament Instant Reaction: Haliburton’s Rising Star Power and Lakers Dominance

Verno and KOC discuss Tyrese Haliburton’s continuing rise as a star and the Lakers’ complete and utter dominance over the Pelicans

Indiana Pacers v Milwaukee Bucks: Semifinals - 2023 NBA In-Season Tournament Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images


Verno and KOC are live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas as they react to the semifinal round of the in-season tournament! They first discuss the Pacers’ resiliency and Tyrese Haliburton’s continuing rise as a star as the team eliminates the Bucks (01:19). After a disappointing end to the Bucks’ tournament run, the guys discuss what has been going wrong for them and what needs to change for the Bucks to reach the Finals. Next, the guys discuss the Lakers’ complete and utter dominance over the Pelicans (21:28).

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Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor
Producer: Jessie Lopez

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