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2022 NBA Playoffs

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How Can Luka’s Mavericks Close the Gap This Offseason?

Golden State has ruthlessly exposed Doncic and Dallas’s flaws. What can the Mavs front office do this offseason to address them? It could be a busy summer.

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The Warriors Have Become the New NBA Title Favorites

Golden State is one win away from reaching the Finals. It's also the favorite in our odds model for the first time all playoffs.

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The Wiggins Game, Curry’s Quest, the Miami Bullyballers, and Fake Ayton Trades With Ryen Russillo

Bill and Russillo discuss the Warriors’ Game 3 win over the Mavericks and preview Game 4 between the Celtics and Heat

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The Heat Blitz the Celtics and Win Game 3

Mo Dakhil joins to discuss the impact of Kyle Lowry’s return

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Mavs Meltdown With Kirk Henderson and Sam Esfandiari. Plus: Mirin Fader on Keegan Murray and Jabari Smith Jr.

Kevin also goes over Game 3 between the Heat and Celtics

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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 Celtics Flip the Switch … With Switches

With Marcus Smart and Al Horford back in the lineup, Boston played like a completely different team—and more specifically, a completely different defense—in Game 2

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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Nine Numbers That Tell the Story of the Mavs’ Game 7 Evisceration of the Suns

Just how bad was the Dallas beatdown? Let us count the ways.

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Boston Prevails in Game 7 and the Mavs Blow Out the Suns With Ryen Russillo

Bill and Ryen discuss their dream Finals matchups, where Jayson Tatum ranks among top NBA players, and whether the Suns blew their title window

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The Philadelphia 76ers Exit Interview

The Athletic’s Derek Bodner joins to discuss the Sixers’ elimination