Show Recap: August 2, 2018 (Ramona Shelburne hosts)

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Opening Tip
Want to see Joakim Noah shoot more threes?

Today’s Panel:

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First Half

MVP a realistic goal for Joel Embiid? (Via Michael Lee of Yahoo! Sports)

Credit: Yahoo! Sports
Credit: Yahoo! Sports

“The Sixers are going to be good. What he said is accurate” – Elhassan

“I see no reason why he’s not in the conversation” – Young

“He wants to put that pressure on himself. He wants talking about it from the jump” – Shelburne

Did Sixers need to add another star? (Via Michael Lee of Yahoo! Sports)

Credit: Yahoo! Sports
Credit: Yahoo! Sports

“If you bring in another star, he might stunt the growth of the other guys” – Young

“They need another player to truly contend this year” – Elhassan

“They’re gonna be really good, but not at that Kawhi championship level” – Elhassan

Think Fultz’s shooting woes are behind him?
Drew Hanlen: Trainer for Markelle Fultz and Joel Embiid

“Do it when it counts because he struggled” – Elhassan

“This might be a confidence thing. I want to see it to truly believe it” – Young


Replay
August 2, 2011 – Seimone Augustus (Minnesota Lynx) with a nifty crossover and finish!

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NBA Champ, Matt Barnes joined the show!Matt Barnes.JPG

Inspiration for charity football game?

“Football is my first sport. I teamed up with Snoop about 6 years ago and we came up with it and we’ve rolling ever since. It’s been a blast” – Barnes

What’s next for you in your career?

“I want to make it a kickback calm environment” – Barnes on his new show with Uninterrupted called “Same Energy”

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“I thought Rudy (Gay) would go get it” – Barnes

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Back in 2010

“He was just on his Kobe stuff” – Barnes

What were you thinking 4.JPG

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“Let’s not go to overtime. Let’s get outta here” – Barnes

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“That was our superstar (Blake Griffin). You can’t just push up on Blake like that so that was kind of my job” – Barnes

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“If you don’t have the same jersey on as me, we’re not friends” – Barnes

Don’t expect Barnes to make a comeback to basketball: “I’m on business now. I have no desire to comeback. No BIG3” referring to Ice Cube’s BIG3 League

“I appreciated the opportunity, but I don’t really count that as a championship for me” – Barnes on coming to the Warriors late into the season back in 2017


Second Half

Draymond calls reports of Thompson altercation inaccurate

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“It’s classic Draymond here” – Young

“He talks trash and backs it up” – Elhassan

“Tristan was trying to provoke Draymond the entire time” – Shelburne referring to this past year’s Finals

J.R. Smith accused of launching fan’s phone

“If you’re a fan, you know there’s a chance that your phone is not in your hand anymore” – Elhassan

“They’re (players) entitled to their personal lives” – Young

Buy that KD is being “Real” now?

KD in the past has replied to random fans who criticize his decision to join the Warriors:

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“The idea that he was a phony, it’s his life. Which parts were phony?” – Young

“This is something that has bothered him for a long time” – Young

“It’s hard to ignore it” – Young
in regards to social media

“You should not have to explain yourself to these people” – Elhassan

“He does have an insecurity about him. This is KD unfold” – Shelburne


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Make or Miss (Milos)

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Make: Clapbacks; Mistake to mess with King Cake Baby?

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Campers; More disrespectful…

Tatum:

or Young:

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Granny style; Think Onuaku will keep shooting FT’s underhand?

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Boredom; PJ Tucker wore 3 different pairs of shoes in Drew League game?

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Chemistry; Good early sign for new-look Thunder?

Moving on…

Why haven’t KAT, Wolves agreed to extension yet?

“There’s other stuff that happens behind the scenes” – Elhassan

“There’s no reason to believe that he will sign this extension. It’s a matter of walking the road to get there. Which they eventually will” – Young


Shaq says Kobe is coming back?

Mrs. Bryant confirming her husband will not come out of retirement on IG

“No. You saw his face. He knew exactly what he was doing” – Young

“This is what I love about Shaq: He tells everybody ‘I’m joking around. This is marketing'” – Elhassan

Derrick Rose announces $400k scholarship program

“It’s very cool. I’m glad LeBron is inspiring guys to do this” – Elhassan

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