Show Recap: May 7, 2018

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Breaking News
Pistons part ways with Stan Van Gundy

Today’s Panel:

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First Half

Opening Monologue: “‘Hamptons Five’ are just scratching the surface” – Nichols

Topics:

–Best strategy to attack Warriors “Hamptons Five?”

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Difference between the Hamptons Five lineup vs the Other lineups in Game 4 yesterday

–CP3 too cautious with 3-1 lead?

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Chris Paul has had 5 chances to close out a series in the second round 5 times in his career. Will he finally get over the hump on Tuesday night?

–Bad look for Rockets to trash locker room with CP3 cake?


Replay
May 7, 1989 – Michael Jordan and “The Shot!”

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Kawhi Make or Miss

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Daydreams; Is Draymond secretly a host from “Westworld”? (Warriors/Pelicans game yesterday)
Did someone unplug Draymond again yesterday after the game?

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Subtlety; Better Bros: Salt Lake Bros or L.A. Bros? (Rockets/Jazz game last night)
After Harden was shocked to be whistled for a loose ball foul, a glimpse of men (who are Jazz fans/brothers) trolling him; Happened once in LA in a game vs the Lakers, “LA Bros”

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Credit: TNT and Time Warner Cable Sportsnet

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Unity; Russ and PG go paintballing: Something or Nothing?
Sedano: Nothing | Scott: Everything

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Miss: Safety; Embiid dunked so hard the Celtics bench reacted (Celtics/Sixers, Game 3 on Saturday Night)
Embiid packing it over Aron Baynes and his teammates react to it!

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Credit: ESPN

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*ATO’s; Reaction to Brad Stevens’ play for Al Horford? (Celtics/Sixers, Game 3 on Saturday Night)
The Celtics, down 1 in OT. Brad Stevens, draws up the perfect play out of the timeout. Gets Horford the mismatch and the layup

*ATO short for: After Timeout


Topics (Cont’d):

–Embiid right about Sixers blame?
Kevin Durant awards 4 scholarships to Norcal students (Bay Area News Group)

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Credit: Bay Area News Group

Second Half

A highlight of the LBJ game-winner from Game 3 on Saturday night

Notable 10-game stretches in playoffs:

–2018 LeBron: 34.8ppg, 9.5rpg and 8.8apg
–2000 Shaq: 31.9ppg, 15.2rpg and 58% FG
–1995 Hakeem: 34.3ppg, 12.1rpg and 3.3bpg
–1993 Jordan: 37.6ppg, 7.7rpg and 7.4apg

Topics (Cont’d):

–Will DeRozan benching come back to haunt Casey?
–Masai Ujiri fined $25k for arguing with refs on court


RecommendsSaturday Night Live spoofs the Cavs

Backstory: They spoofed how little help LeBron has been getting from his Cavs teammates (Did not air)


Excerpt video of Kobe’s latest episode of ‘Detail’

Hall of Fame NBA photographer Andrew Bernstein (@ADBPhotoInc) joins The Jump!

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Topics (Cont’d):

–On Kobe’s new ESPN+ show, Detail and Kobe’s obsession with watching film
–What have you learned about Rockets during playoffs?
–Donovan Mitchell throwing shade at James Harden?

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Credit: Dana Greene
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Harden has been phenomenal in terms of getting to the free throw line this postseason

Replay
May 7, 1994 – Mutombo embraces the ball as he and the 8 seeded Nuggets pull off the upset over the 1 seeded Sonics!

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Final Topics:

Time to…

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–Pistons & Stan Van Gundy part ways

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Stan Van Gundy showing off the handles in a Magic practice!

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