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.
PODCAST: Lakers v. Clippers, Race For Eight in the West, Top of the West
Deputy Editor Jesse Blancarte and Writer James Blancarte discuss the evolving rivalry between the Lakers and Clippers, the teams wrestling over the eighth seed in the Western Conference and how the top Western contenders stack up at this point in the young season.