Show Recap: June 6, 2018 (Live from Cleveland; 90 minute show)

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Opener: “I mean, we’re in the NBA Finals. I mean, how much more picking up of teammates do you want me to do? I’m in the NBA Finals, looking for a championship.” – LeBron James from yesterday’s press conference on Practice Day in Cleveland

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Opening Monologue: “Tonight Cavs find out how wide the gap really is” – Nichols



–Cavs win Game 3 if __________________?
–How focused will Warriors be tonight?

June 6, 2001 – Allen Iverson steps over Tyronn LueNBATheJumpFP-DfB-NvgXkAUJRLu.gif


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Oops; How does this guy stack up to Vince and T-Mac?Animated GIF-downsized_large.gif
Credit: luisq_alberto/IG

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Changeups; TMac, any advice for Donovan Mitchell to get his speed up?TMac Baseball.JPG

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Wolves; Like John Wall’s new look?
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Mentions; #RefWatchParty a good idea?

Topics (Cont’d):

–Which all-time great would you want to play with most?

Tracy: Shaquille O’Neal (Initially said LeBron James) | Vince: Michael Jordan

50 greatest individual postseasons in modern NBA history, per Kevin Pelton (Top 5):

5: Michael Jordan, Bulls, 1993
4: Shaquille O’Neal, Lakers, 2000
3: Tim Duncan, Spurs, 2003
2: LeBron James, Heat, 2012
1: Michael Jordan, Bulls, 1991

Click here to see the full list

Time to…
Run it Back
Sounds of Game 3 from the 2017 NBA Finals

Topics (Cont’d):

–How quickly do Sixers need to act?DfCDcZLWsAAR8x2.jpg
–Rockets eyeing PG-13 in free agency?
–Should Rockets give CP3 the full bag (The Super Max)?

Even the Splash Warriors had nemeses from their past by Jackie MacMullan (ESPN)

Topics (Cont’d):

–Should NBA adopt WNBA All-Star format?DfCGooQX4AEp7yP.jpg
–Kendrick Perkins: “Might want to pick another battle”DfCHTWuWAAAmc9X.jpgCredit: Gary Washburn/Boston Globe

*June 6, 1999 – Rasheed Wallace with the desperation shot vs the Spurs!
*Lockout Season

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When you taunted Puerto Rican National Player, Eddie Casiano? (Occurred in 2003; Pre-Olympic exhibition game)

“He started that” – TMac

When you shot a free throw left-handed? | More impressive FT: MJ eyes closed or TMac lefty?

“I jammed my right shoulder in this game” – TMac (Hurt it against the Lakers)

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–When you lost your gum?Animated GIF-downsized_large (7).gif

“My breath was too hot” – TMac

–When you tired on those suit pants (on NBA TV)?NBATV pants.JPG

“I hope I don’t have to stand up and have a segment” – TMac

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–When you saw Frederic Weis in open court?vince-carter-dunk.jpg

“I just took two dribbles and attack the rim. I saw him standing there and remember jumping and hitting the shoulder. I jumped too far” – Vince Carter

–When you saw Alonzo Mourning under the hoop?Animated GIF-downsized_large (9).gif

“He’s standing there. He’s not stepping forward. It was time to go” – Vince Carter

“He didn’t talk to me for 6-7 years” – Vince Carter

–When you made fun of Blake Griffin?Animated GIF-downsized_large (10).gif

“It was just the antics. The flopping. I was being aggressive” – Vince Carter

–When you decided to lay it up?Animated GIF-downsized_large (11).gif

“I thought he (Donte Greene) was going to reach and hit me. But he pulled back” – Vince Carter

June 6, 2005 – Eddie Jones hits a three-pointer from half court and beats the buzzer to end the half!

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Final Topics:

–LeBron’s bench reaction from Game 1 a big deal?LeBron.JPG
Dave, did you really ghostwrite for Gilbert Arenas? (Via Washington Post)IMG_8126.jpg

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Dave and Vince: Over | Tracy: Under



Everyone: Over



Dave: Under | Vince and Tracy: Over



Everyone: Under

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