WELCOME TO ZION (21 June 2019) - The three-man weave returns in all its glory to break down the 2019 NBA Draft from A to Zion. Obviously, talking winners (Hawks, Pelicans) and losers (T-Wolves, Hornets) but also draft surprises, Woj's stamina, and the legacy of NBA rappers. We'll finish with some reaction to the Mike … Continue reading THE CHASEDOWN: DRAFT DAY
By Jon Whited David Griffin, the Pelicans’ GM, didn’t waste any time making a splash in New Orleans after arriving just two short months ago. Griffin pulled off a blockbuster trade sending the disgruntled superstar PF Anthony Davis to the Lakers. In exchange for Davis, the Pelicans received PG Lonzo Ball, SF Brandon Ingram, PG … Continue reading AD Flocks to L.A.: Bright Future Ahead in New Orleans as the Zion Era Starts Now
By Jon Whited Just when you thought there would be a quiet week between the end of the NBA Finals and the 2019 NBA Draft - some time to reflect on the season that was and appreciate the Raptors as champions - the Pelicans and the Lakers pull off what might be the biggest trade … Continue reading AD to the Lakers: LeBron Gets His Superteam in L.A.
CROWNING ONE CHAMP...AND BUILDING THE NEXT ONE? (16 June 2019) - Jon and Spruiell reconvene sans Jimmy to breakdown Game 6 of the NBA Finals, our first Canadian champion, and the future for the Warriors. That's about it. Oh. And ANTHONY DAVIS GETTING TRADED TO THE FREAKIN LAKERS!
By Jon Whited Masai Ujiri, Kawhi Leonard, Nick Nurse, Fred Van Vleet’s baby, Drake, and the rest of the Raptors organization DID IT. It was a team effort and they needed everyone to pull off this miracle. This incredible 2019 Raptors season and playoff run will always be remembered for Kawhi Leonard, and rightfully so; … Continue reading The North Rises to the NBA Mountain Top: The Biggest Gamble on the League’s Biggest Enigma Pays Off
Byline: Jon Whited Monday night marked Game 5 of the NBA Finals, but it felt like the first game of the Finals, with the return of Kevin Durant. His return would transform this series, requiring completely different schemes for both teams not to mention there was just a different energy and intensity in the building. … Continue reading Hearts of Champions and Cajones of Warriors
As Alex takes 5 on the bench, Jon Whited and Jimmy Huang run the pick-n-roll on this week's podcast going over Game 1 performances and strategies. Jurassic Park's newest attraction is a position-less Cameroonian named Pascal Siakam. Marc Gasol's game is far from extinct. And where do the Warrior go for answers? Welcome to the … Continue reading THE CHASEDOWN: Welcome to Jurassic Park. NBA Finals Game 1