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Luka Doncic Could Use a Little Help

Dallas’s wunderkind has established himself as one of the NBA’s greatest young players, but history shows that his offensive burden may be too massive to reach the playoff success of the Hall of Famers in whose footsteps he’s following

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Small-but-Mighty Ball: How the Heat Play Big Despite Sizing Down

Like most teams in the modern NBA, Miami prioritizes skill over size. The difference is the Heat still pack the punch of a much bigger squad.

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The Warriors Have That Look in Their Eyes Again

Golden State steamrolled Luka Doncic and Dallas in Game 1, harkening back to memories of the vintage Dubs dominating everybody. If the Warriors continue to click on both ends, we could be in for a familiar result this postseason.

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If You Don’t Know Keegan Murray Yet, You Will Soon Enough

How does a future lottery pick fly under the radar for so long? It’s taken a long time for Iowa’s star sophomore to make a name for himself, but he learned patience early on, waiting for the right spurt and spot to lead him to the NBA.

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2022 NBA Mock Draft: Updated Picks With the Lottery Set

Should the Magic take Chet Holmgren at no. 1? And what would the Thunder and Rockets do if he’s off the board? We project the first 30 picks of next month’s draft.

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Are the Celtics the New Championship Favorites?

Boston dominated Miami in Game 2. What do its title odds look like in our model?

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The Thunder Finally, Almost, Sort of Hit the Lottery

Another normal, nail-biting night of ping-pong balls and dreams for OKC fans

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When Will the Thunder Start to Roll?

Chris and Tyler Parker also discuss their takes on the first two games of the Celtics-Heat series and Jimmy Butler’s relationship with Erik Spoelstra

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The Most Anticipated Sneaker Release of the Decade?

Wos reacts to the official images of the Louis Vuitton and Nike Air Force 1 designed by Virgil Abloh

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A New Chi State of Mind

Jason previews this weekend’s White Sox-Yankees series before talking NBA betting odds and the Knicks’ offseason plans with John Jastremski

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A Boston Boomerang, Butler the Superstar, a Yankees Revival, and NFL Schedule Lessons

Recapping Game 2 of the Celtics-Heat series, and discussing what’s next in the NBA playoffs

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Conference Finals, New Card Releases, and Mailbag. Plus MLB with Mark Feinsand.

Mike and Mark also discuss the legacies of Albert Pujols and Miguel Cabrera

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Charles Barkley on Conference Finals, Players vs. Criticism, and His Future

Plus, Ryen and Chuck discuss comparisons of David Stern and Adam Silver, and the ceilings for Giannis Antetokounmpo and Luka Doncic

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Warriors Roll as Wiggins Finds His Role, Looney on the Boards, and Landing in the Perfect Spot

Plus, Verno and KOC discuss why the Thunder are the most likely team to trade down in the draft and Chet Holmgren’s NBA potential

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Conference Finals Game 2 Parlays and an Early PGA Championship Check-in

JJ and House craft parlay bets for Game 2 of both Celtics-Heat and Mavericks-Warriors before sharing their thoughts on the golfers they like the most in the PGA Championship and take a look at the Thursday morning leaderboard

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A Mid-May Mailbag. Plus: the Ridiculously Hot Yankees.

CC and Ryan also take stock of the NBA playoffs

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The Warriors Ice Luka, Plus Draft Lottery Ripple Effects

Justin, Rob, and Wos start by recapping the Warriors’ blowout victory over the Mavs, and what Dallas can change moving forward

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Breaking Down My 2022 Post-Lottery NBA Mock Draft

KOC shares where he thinks Chet Holmgren, Jabari Smith Jr., and Paolo Banchero should be drafted

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Can Jayson Tatum Get on Jimmy Butler’s Level?

Boston’s star was brilliant in the first half of Game 1. Miami’s dominated the entire game. It might not be fair to ask the Celtics’ best player to do more, but it also might be their only shot.

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Good Times in Englewood, and Weathering the Storm With Cliff Floyd

Plus, discussing the Cubs’ season and why the fans should be patient throughout the team’s rebuild

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Knicks Lottery Recap With Jerry Ferrara. Plus: Aaron Judge Rules in Baltimore.

JJ and Jerry discuss whether the Knicks should acquire a star heading into next season

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Butler Busts Boston, Plus NBA Draft Lottery Overreactions

Kevin O’Connor, Ryen Russillo, and J. Kyle Mann join the pod to talk about the Eastern Conference finals

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The Magic May Finally Get the Game-Changing Big They’ve Been Searching For

After years of stockpiling centers, Orlando lucked into the no. 1 pick in the 2022 NBA draft, and the right to select one of three top big-man prospects

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Is Chet Holmgren the Next Unicorn?

The Gonzaga freshman is truly a one-of-one, but should he be the no. 1 pick? We take a deep dive into Holmgren’s game to find out if what makes him different is also what makes him a risky selection or the most special player in the 2022 draft.

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Previewing the Conference Finals, Bleak Future Suns, and Tonight’s NBA Draft Lottery

Verno and KOC debate who will step up alongside Jimmy Butler for the Heat and are in agreement that Luka Doncic will continue to go off in his series against the Warriors

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NBA Conference Finals Picks, Golden State’s Luka Problem, and a Suns Postmortem With Logan Murdock

Ryen and Logan also discuss the Jason Kidd renaissance, Erik Spoelstra, and Deandre Ayton’s future

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Conference Championship Game 1 Picks and PGA Championship Preview

John Jastremski and Joe House open by recapping the Game 7s on Sunday and previewing the NBA’s Eastern and Western Conference finals, before looking at the field for the PGA Championship and concluding with a two-leg family play

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Card Show Recap, Addressing the Ongoing Card-Breaking Scandals, and Mailbag Questions

Plus, Mike and Jesse look ahead to the NBA’s conference finals and speculate how different outcomes could affect card value

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The Five Most Interesting Players in the NBA Conference Finals

From the sensational Luka Doncic to … the two-way force that is Andrew Wiggins? We spotlight the players that could make the biggest impact in the third round.

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Adam Lefkoe on the Conference Finals. Plus: Playoff TV Notes, Drew Brees, and Phil Mickelson

The Turner Sports and Bleacher Report host discusses his media career and the NBA postseason

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The Dallas Mavericks and Boston Celtics Advance to the Conference Finals

Logan and Raja return to you the morning after the Phoenix Suns fell disgracefully to the Dallas Mavericks in one of the greatest Game 7 collapses of all time

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2022 NBA Mock Draft: Final Picks Before Lottery Night

We’re making last-minute projections on the first round before the ping-pong balls settle the final order. Who should the Rockets take at no. 1?

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The Top 40 Prospects in the 2022 NBA Draft

With lottery night approaching, we’ve expanded our Big Board and updated our rankings

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What Will the Celtics and Heat Try to Take Away From Each Other?

Two of the NBA’s best defenses will face off in an Eastern Conference finals grudge match. What can we expect to see? It’s more about what we can expect not to see.

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Two Factions of Chicago and Thank You, Marcus Stroman

Jason dives into the early performances from the Cubs and White Sox before recapping what a great day of basketball means for the Chicago Bulls

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The Suns Have Questions to Answer Before They Can Rise Again

A stunning Game 7 loss isn’t all Phoenix has to wrestle with. From Chris Paul’s long-term status to a few key contracts, the Suns’ offseason will likely decide if and when they make it back to the NBA Finals.