Deputy editor Ben Dowsett is joined by Chris Herring of FiveThirtyEight. Ben and Chris break down the Warriors’ incredible dominance, and compare their historical defense to the mid-2000s Detroit Pistons. Then they delve into the complexities of writing video and numbers-based articles, before finishing off with a few minutes discussing the future of the Utah Jazz.
PODCAST: Mock All-Star Draft
Spencer Davies and Joel Brigham make their selections for NBA All-Star reserves, then go through a mock draft that runs through how the teams may ultimately look.
PODCAST: Thunder Struggles, Rockets Soaring, and Trade Candidates
Basketball Insiders hosts Michael Scotto and Ben Dowsett discuss the underwhelming Oklahoma City Thunder trio of Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Carmelo Anthony, why the Houston Rockets can give the Golden State Warriors a serious challenge for the Western Conference crown, the impending return of Isaiah Thomas to the Cavaliers, and the potential trade targets on the Dallas Mavericks, Atlanta Hawks and Chicago Bulls along with Marc Gasol, DeAndre Jordan, and Paul George.
PODCAST: How to Keep LeBron in Cleveland
The media seems to think LeBron is as good as gone this offseason, but Joel Brigham and Spencer Davies discuss why that may not be the case. That, and conversation about whether NCAA or Euroleague success is more valuable in evaluating draft talent.