Celtics Roll Pacers, the Dominant Dallas Defense, and Some Timberwolves Concerns
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by Chris Vernon
2d ago
Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images Verno and KOC discuss how the Mavericks were able to keep Anthony Edwards in check Verno and KOC discuss the absolute stomping of the Pacers by the Celtics as Boston takes a 2-0 series lead (01:00). They debate whether the Pacers stand any chance of coming back without Tyrese Haliburton, who left Game 2 with an injury, and discuss Jaylen Brown’s performance after he was snubbed for an All-NBA team. Moving on, they discuss how the Mavs defense was able to restrain Anthony Edwards to take Game 1 (23:48). They discuss the Timberwolves’ defensive strategies ..read more
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NBA Conference Finals Preview, Plus Denver’s Implosion, Draft Talk, and the All-Rookie Teams
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by Chris Vernon
5d ago
Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images Plus, which team could benefit most from Zach Edey? The conference finals are finally here, as Verno and KOC break down how the Timberwolves beat the Nuggets in Denver to reach the Western Conference finals (01:23). Now that the Nuggets are eliminated, the guys go through what they should prioritize this offseason in order to remain competitive in the rapidly growing West. Next, the guys dive into the Thunder’s weakness in the middle that was exposed in their series against the Mavs, and debate whether Zach Edey can be the missing piece (25:20). Also, they p ..read more
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Wolves Force Game 7, Knicks-Pacers Preview, and OKC’s Odds in Dallas
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by Kevin O'Connor
1w ago
Photo by David Berding/Getty Images Verno and KOC also discuss the Cavs’ future after being eliminated by the Celtics Verno and KOC discuss the Game 6 blowout win from the Timberwolves, as they force a Game 7 on Sunday in Denver (01:18). They then move on to tonight’s Game 6 between the Knicks and Pacers before discussing the Cavs’ future after being eliminated by the Celtics (23:14). Also, the guys debate whether the Thunder can push for a Game 7 against the Mavs and KOC shares his experience watching Dead & Company at the Sphere (42:42). Got a question for Verno and KOC? Send them an e ..read more
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OKC’s Gritty Win in Dallas, Celtics Go Up 3-1, Game 5 Previews, and Draft Lottery Reaction
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by Kevin O'Connor
1w ago
Photo by Tim Heitman/Getty Images Chris and Kevin react to the Thunder’s comeback against the Mavericks to tie the series at two games apiece, then discuss Luka Donic’s current status and who will win the series Chris and Kevin immediately react to the Thunder’s comeback against the Mavericks to tie the series at 2 games apiece (1:17). They discuss Luka Donic’s current status and who will win the series (5:24). Then they discuss the Celtics win over the Cavaliers to take a commanding 3-1 lead (22:52). Later they compare the Knicks and Pacers’ benches and the difference it can make in this se ..read more
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Boston’s Big Blunder, Mavs-Thunder Takeaways, Jokic’s Legacy, and More NBA Playoff Analysis
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by Kevin O'Connor
2w ago
Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images Verno and KOC discuss the Mavs’ Game 2 win over the Thunder; the Cavs, who tied their series with the Celtics; and their excitement for the Knicks-Pacers and Nuggets-Timberwolves Game 3s Verno and KOC discuss PJ Washington’s performance in the Mavs’ Game 2 win over the Thunder to tie the series (01:13). They also discuss Kyrie Irving’s impact, the Mavs defense, and Josh Giddey becoming close to unplayable. They then move on to the Cavs, who tied their series with the Celtics after getting the best version of Evan Mobley, and also discuss why the Jayson Tatu ..read more
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Knicks and Pacers Move On, Who’s Getting the Blame in Philly, and It’s Time to Give Brunson His Flowers
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by Chris Vernon
3w ago
Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images Verno and KOC also preview Game 6 between the Mavs and Clippers and their wish for a Game 7 in the Cavs-Magic series Verno and KOC go through Thursday night’s set of elimination games, starting with the Knicks surviving the 76ers and advancing to the next round (01:07). They debate who’ll get the blame in Philadelphia (other than Tobias Harris), how Jalen Brunson remains vastly underrated despite putting up Steph Curry–like numbers, and why Tyrese Maxey’s emergence is enough to keep Joel Embiid around for at least one more season. They then move on to the ..read more
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Playoff Murray Is Real, Superstar Ant, and Where Do the Lakers Go From Here? Plus: Bucks and Sixers on the Brink of Elimination.
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by Chris Vernon
3w ago
Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images Verno and KOC recap Monday’s playoff games, discuss the future for LeBron, Porzingis, and others, and preview Clippers-Mavs Game 5 Verno and KOC recap Monday night’s slate of playoff basketball, starting with another Jamal Murray game-winning shot for the Nuggets, who eliminate the Lakers (1:06). They discuss Murray’s rise as a playoff performer and debate what the future holds for the Lakers, as well as for LeBron James. While the Lakers avoided a sweep, the Suns weren’t so lucky, as the guys discuss Anthony Edwards’s rise to superstar status w ..read more
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Lakers Collapse Again, Embiid Drops 50, Magic Dominate, and Game 3 Previews
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by Chris Vernon
1M ago
Photo by Adam Pantozzi/NBAE via Getty Images Verno and KOC also discuss what the future holds for LeBron James and the team Verno and KOC recap Thursday night’s slate of playoff basketball, starting with the Nuggets’ 11th straight win over the Lakers (01:13). With the Lakers in an 0-3 hole again, the guys discuss what the future holds for LeBron James and the team. They next discuss how the Magic and 76ers were able to win their Game 3 matchups against the Cavs and Knicks (24:10). The guys move on to preview Friday’s night games, starting with Bucks-Pacers, before moving on to Mavs-Clippers ..read more
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Thrillers in Denver and New York, Plus Breaking Down Every NBA Playoff Series
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by Chris Vernon
1M ago
Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images Verno and KOC talk about what makes the Cavs different this year, debate how far the Timberwolves can go with Ant and wonder whether the Pelicans can truly challenge the Thunder Verno and KOC go through all the playoff matchups from Monday night, starting off with Jamal Murray’s game-winning shot to put the Nuggets up 2-0 over the Lakers (01:26). Next, they discuss how the Knicks were able to grind out a victory over Joel Embiid, Tyrese Maxey, and the Sixers (14:06). Also, the guys discuss what makes the Cavs a little different this year, and debate how ..read more
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Sixers Survive, Impactful Injuries, Believing in OKC, and Playoff Predictions
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by Kevin O'Connor
1M ago
Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images Can the reigning MVP bounce back to form? Verno and KOC share what they enjoyed the most from KOC’s interview with Victor Wembanyama before turning their attention to the play-in games from earlier this week (01:29). They discuss their disappointment with Zion Williamson’s injury and Brandon Ingram’s performance in the Pelicans’ loss to the Lakers, as well as their surprise about the Kings easily defeating the Warriors (10:16). Do the Lakers stand any chance to upset the Nuggets? How far can the inexperienced Thunder go? The guys debate whet ..read more
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