Back in Bristol!
Opener: Jeff Van Gundy making fun of the ball boys from the Cavaliers/Celtics game last night!
Opening Monologue: “Cavs on the ropes after Celtics gut punch” – Nichols
Here’s what Cavs coach, Ty Lue said after last night’s game:
–How much trouble are Cavs in?
–Any adjustments Rockets can make vs Warriors?
*May 16, 1999 – Allan Houston with the game winner vs the Heat
At the time, The Knicks became only the 2nd 8th seed in NBA History to knock off the 1st seed
Hygiene; Amin, what was Roachella like? (The Dan le Batard Show with Stugotz)
Grit; Did anyone work harder than Marcus Smart last night?
Clarity; Both Schroder and Boogie unfollow their teams on Instagram?
Success; Cavs front office have worst day possible?
The Cavs were only able to land the 8th pick in the draft last night, got blasted in Game 2 and the four guys that they landed at the trade deadline: combined 5 points!
–Who should Suns take with No. 1 pick?
–Better fit for Devin Booker: Ayton or Doncic?
–Who should Kings draft as new leading man? (As the Kings Turn)
Inside the tense and wacky NBA Draft Lottery room by Zach Lowe (ESPN)
–Source: League will not discipline JR Smith for pushing Horford (Via Woj)
–Like Marcus Smart stepping in to defend Horford?
–Why didn’t Kerr-D’Antoni combo last with Suns?
More of this story can be read here, by Anthony Slater of The Athletic
The quotes and more of this story can be read here, by Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle
–Best case scenario for Cavs 8th pick in draft?
–How valuable are 12th and 13th picks for Clippers?
May 16, 2010 – Rajon Rondo to Tony Allen, aka the “Grindfather” who finishes with a one-handed alley-oop dunk!
Video: Sounds of Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals
–Fair for Harden to expect more from teammates?