Joel Brigham and Alex Kennedy talk about Philadelphia’s decision to add Elton Brand to the roster and the impact veterans can have on young players long-term. They also look ahead at the 2016 draft class and which players might be good fits for the projected top lottery teams. Finally, they discuss the Toronto Raptors and whether this is finally the year they win a playoff series.
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.
PODCAST: Are the LA Lakers or Philadelphia 76ers front runners for LeBron James?
Basketball Insiders’ Larry Coon and Eric Pincus discuss how the L.A. Lakers can get out of Luol Deng, the future of L.A. Clippers center DeAndre Jordan, LeBron James future and the prospects of the Philadelphia 76ers swooping in for the former league MVP.