Show Recap: June 15, 2018

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Opening Tip
Is Michael Jordan living his best life?

Credit: Splash News

He was in New York City on June 13th. Holding a half-full bottle of tequila!

Today’s Panel:


First Half

Breaking News
Sources: Kawhi wants out of San Antonio, eyes L.A.

The First Domino?




Best fit for Kawhi?

June 15, 2004:

Chauncey Billups misses a layup, Big Ben with the putback dunk! Then…

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Billups with the steal, driving down the lane and finishes with a tough one-handed layup, plus the foul!

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Less than a week ago until the NBA Draft! (June 21st at 7pm only on ESPN)

Great expectations for Suns No. 1 pick?
In its 50-year history, this will be the franchise’s first-ever No. 1 pick

Can Doncic match Euroleague success?

What direction do Cavs go with No. 8 pick?

What should Suns do with No. 1 pick?


Does Puma know something we don’t about (Marvin) Bagley?
Per Nick DePaula:



Second Half

Flashback Friday: Byron Scott and a teenage Kobe Bryant from Kobe’s rookie season


Kawhi Make or Miss

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Ink; Is this the best tattoo you’ve ever seen? (Via stevebutchertattoos/IG)
From the “Heatles” era

Need a refresher?

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Layups; Better Vince Carter impression (Via Ballislife/Twitter)
A guy does a 360 and windmill in a game!

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This guy:

Or Donovan Mitchell?

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Gainz; Did Mike Bibby call the swole patrol? (Via mike_bibby_10/IG)

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Moving On; Will the Jazz ever get over MJ pushing off Bryon Russell? (Via nba/IG)

Utah Jazz IG account replies:


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Adjustments; Like Kuz and Hart’s new Twitter approach?
A day after the Lakers brass asked Lonzo Ball and Kyle Kuzma to tone it down on social media, Kuzma and Josh Hart were very supportive of each other!

Topics (Cont’d):

Continued discussion at the beginning of the show…

Breaking News
Sources: Kawhi wants out of San Antonio, eyes L.A.

How appealing are Lakers for Kawhi?

Kevin Pelton on the risk of drafting centers

Topics (Cont’d):

Trae Young after a Bulls workout yesterday: “My job is to change the narrative” | Buying Trae Young stock?

Michael Porter Jr’s injuries a red flag?

June 15, 2001 – Shaq dunks over Mutombo!

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Time for…

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TMZ Sports caught up with Cavs head coach, Ty Lue and asked about LBJ’s free agency. Didn’t say anything:

Big O to receive NBA’s lifetime achievement award at the NBA Awards on June 25th

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Sources: NBA indicates one-and-done could be gone by 2021 (Via Zach Lowe)

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