Jason takes a look at Russell Westbrook picking fights with just about everyone. Then he breaks down one of the best NBA fights that never happened, Devin Booker vs. Gorgui Dieng. Plus, Knicks spice from actor David Futernick and fiery Warriors takes from director Payman Benz. Also, James Harden is kind of gross, and Ernie Johnson is a freak. Lastly, resident NBA Desktop witch Ariana Lenarsky returns to look at the cards and read the futures of Lonzo Ball, Ben Simmons, and Kristaps Porzingis.
‘NBA Desktop’: Russ vs. Everybody, Devin vs. Dieng
Plus: NBA tarot readings
Justin and Rob also debate whether now is the right time for the Pacers to make a big trade
Brian also recaps the final of the NBA in-season tournament
The in-season tournament championship was a reminder that LeBron James plus Anthony Davis plus an elite defense is scary. And the players’ treatment of the NBA Cup as something worth winning was the tacit stamp of approval the league needed.
Ian is joined by Flo Lloyd-Hughes and Ryan Hunn to talk about two big results in the Thursday night Premier League games
Ohtani is a singular talent. Now he’s set to be paid unlike any baseball player ever. By signing a 10-year, $700 million deal with the Dodgers, Ohtani will change the landscape of MLB—and rewrite its salary structure as we know it.