This week on NBA Desktop, Jason recreates the James Harden staredown, analyzes Zaza Pachulia’s fall on Russell Westbrook, and checks in on the Isaiah Thomas watch. Guests Chris Ryan and Haley O’Shaughnessy also join the show to deliver some spice, and the Desktop crew shares some takes on NBA in-game entertainment.
‘NBA Desktop’: Harden Crossover, Dirty Zaza, and LeBron to Philly
Plus: spice from Chris Ryan and Haley O’Shaughnessy, and takes on NBA in-game entertainment
Justin, Rob, and Wos reevaluate four NBA teams to discern whether they look better or worse than they did earlier on in the season
Kevin and Kyle talk first impressions of prospects and more
JJ and JackO discuss the details of Judge’s new contract and what his return means for the Yankees
The Annual NFL QB–NBA Player Comp With Ceruti. Plus, the Transfer Portal Explained With Max Olson, and Life Advice With TV Writer Bill Callahan.
The Athletic’s Max Olson joins Ryen to talk about the current version of the NCAA transfer portal, why and how it changed, its affect on team-building and staffing, how it ties in with NIL and boosters, and its impact on high school players
Austin and Warren preview this weekend’s games, including Ravens-Steelers and Buccaneers-49ers
Plus, Musa and Ryan discuss Croatia’s penalty shootout win over Japan