Show Recap: May 29, 2018

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Opening Tip
Are you as excited for the finals as these fans [Warriors]?

Today’s Panel:


First Half

Opening Monologue: “Not the paths we expected to Warriors-Cavs IV” – Nichols


–Who has the most to lose in NBA Finals?
–Playoffs making you rethink Awards?


May 29, 1997 – John Stockton with the game-winning buzzer-beating three to send the Utah Jazz to their first ever NBA Finals!

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Layups; Excited to watch Fultz next season? (markellefultz/IG)
Showing off his hops on his IG (Happy Birthday, Markelle)

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Therapy; Embiid taking out his playoff frustration? (AStrait25/Twitter)
Embiid is playing pickup basketball in South Philly. Bounces it off a guy’s face and then windmills it!

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Subtlety; Marcus Smart: “I’m worth more than $12-14 million a year”
Soon to be restricted free agent

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Stanky Leg; Feel bad for Ryan Anderson?
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Jump Game: Blame Pie

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Most to blame for Rockets loss to Warriors?

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Second Half

Time to…
Run it Back
Sounds of Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals

–What makes Warriors so lethal in 3rd quarter?DeY16W5WAAI41Bk.jpg
–How should Rockets approach offseason?DeY2t4BXUAEZPVf.jpg


ESPN Boston’s Chris Forsberg on Marcus Smart. Says “My heart is here”

Sounds of Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals

–Expectations for Celtics next season?
–LeBron on Tatum: “He’s built for stardom” | Jayson Tatum’s role next year?


“Five Leaf Clover” Starting Five?

May 29, 1995 – Rik Smits, aka “The Dunking Dutchman” with the pump fake and game winning shot vs the Magic!

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Scottie Pippen and Andre Iguodala comparing each other’s games (Video)

–Warriors chances if Iguodala is hurt?

“We would have won the series in five if Iggy played” (Via Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated)

Kevin Love uncertain for Game 1 of Finals (Concussion), per Coach Ty Lue

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