35 Burst results for "Kevin Love"
"kevin love" Discussed on The HoopsHype Podcast With Alex Kennedy
"Team friendly contract extension with him around fifteen million or so. Maybe they do it thinking it's decent value and He can always be traded later on. Yeah so he's eligible right now for an extension is worth about seventy million over four years. I could see him getting around that amount with portland. It's like slightly over fifteen million like maybe close to seventeen. I think that's pretty fair. Value for him now. Yeah decision on. That could depend on. What happens with dame. But i think that's a fine extension with or without him If you know things change and they wanna maybe go towards rebuild if things were how they should still be able to trade that contract later if they need to keep it in on the west coast next question's from at hashtag laker pod assuming they leave one spot open for the buyout market. Who should the lakers signed for the remaining roster spot. One names have. You heard linked to the lakers Well as previously reported on on the hoops hype. Podcast james ennis's drawn interest from the lakers for ns. I think it comes down to whether the team will give him some guaranteed money at this point on the open market or not an josie. You could certainly touch on some other names. That have been linked with the lakers right. I just think that the lakers right now. Just seeing that roster. I would just get one more wing to fill out that final roster spot you mentioned ns. I can't get him. maybe bring back. Wes matthews maybe bring back avery bradley. I'm sure whoever they do sign the probably want to get some non-guaranteed type of deal. Just in case you know there are some interesting names that come up on the bio market like they were. They got a lot of the got some good guys on the by market last year. I'm sure they're gonna wanna keep a the fifteenth roster spot and maybe a let go wherever they put on the fourteenth spot for a bio guard to Maybe i could see them. Potentially holding out for kevin love. John wall if they were to get buyouts in the near future so yeah but otherwise one of those guys while as you mentioned speaking guys that can get bought out. Our next question comes from matt. Eakins who asks. Why is kevin love. Still on the cavaliers. Well matt kevin. Love hasn't garnered much trade interest on the market and he's owed a lot of money For cleveland will. Larry markkanen than the fold. Along with. jared allen inevitably adds clear the cavaliers are heading towards a younger front court No offense kevin love. I don't think he's going to be happy. In cleveland with a reduced role. He'll have to decide if he wants to sacrifice money for a better opportunity to play elsewhere similar to what blake griffin did with detroit before he revived his career in brooklyn. If love agrees to a buy out. I can see the lakers. Making a run at him given his relationship with russell westbrook in his connection a ucla and they've certainly done a great job of adding guys that were stars in years past You know the the the ages roster has been more criticized than a bad movie on rotten tomatoes The main reason love is probably still on. The cavs is that data agree to a bio yet. Now if you were to give back around sixteen mill that would be proportional would kemba gave back in his buyout with oklahoma city. But the big difference is that kemba immediately recoup the money in his new deal with the almost Love might not be able to get back that much in throughout the rest of his career so at a minimum. I think like if you were to hit the free agent market now. He's definitely guaranteed a minimum contract this year next year. Which total sa- six million so. I'm sure that might be somewhere. Where he's not maybe be would arrange she's looking to give back. We'll see what happens. I my guess is they'll meet. I think they'll be somewhere in the middle and you'll see our last question comes from at arthur underscore cash will toronto start rebuilding or are they content with being a plane team throughout fred. Van bleat and paschal siaka gms contract. I took toronto's focused on the development of its young core and figuring out where they stand after being away from toronto. All the last season essentially playing a seventy two game road schedule. It'll be interesting to see how the return to toronto affects the team. I'm sure cio comes. Name will come up in trade rumors again. Especially if toronto tries to trade for ben simmons The raptors are big fans of fred van. Bleat and he's got some ties in the community so I don't necessarily look for him to be on the move. I think they're figuring out what that young core is. And they gotta figure out what. Scotty barnes is going to be to their new rookie feels like toronto's kind of hedging Towards being competitive but also potentially going to an all out rebuilt just in case things. Don't work out. Don't forget that they were planning on making a shot. Take making a run a janas for this past offseason but didn't get the chance on a scientists extension so and then you hear. They're being linked with ben simmons. So it's i'm not sure what their plans are. But i think a lot of it will depend on what happens this year and their trajectory as far as how competitive they are pretty tough to gauge. Right now I think they overachieved in twenty twenty but then they severely underachieved in twenty twenty one. So it's really hard for me to say which end of spectrum. The raptors are more close to this upcoming raptors team. But i'm kind of leaning towards last year being a little more representative. Just because now. They lost lowery. They got a little younger. The east got a little stronger. My opinion With that said my guess is they'll probably do wanna compete As much as they can this year if that means being the plane range. I think they'll be okay with that after this year. Maybe we'll start to get an idea of where the front office stands with some of their core guys like siaka vanfleet Next offseason both players will become extension eligible. So maybe they'll decide by them if they want to continue with these guys or if they have a another rough season maybe they decide they wanna start to move on from some of these guys shifts more towards the rebuild in these guys should have plenty of value. They wanna move on from them. So how will definitely give him a jump. Start towards that. I'm sure somewhere you're working on. That extensions piece for next season already while folks. That's a that's a wrap for us here. We appreciate it all your questions on twitter and we'll certainly do another podcast. 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"kevin love" Discussed on The HoopsHype Podcast With Alex Kennedy
"As far as the whole that easy warm would leave. I don't think the pacers really need to do too much already. Did a lot of that work thankfully deep at the wing i would imagine the starting small full reposition right now. It's up for grabs between justin holiday tori crag and it may be in chris duarte and they still have jeremy lamb and keelan martin. Both of them could place in three. So they're pretty. Well prepared right now. I still don't know when warrants oppose a comeback may be. it's maybe only misses the beginning of the year while will see. I've i wanna touch on here. The since potential thought about the pacers a lot and i see a lot of people may put like brogden type package i was. I've always felt like maybe they would probably want to one of their centers. Probably not the philadelphia but like to third team. And then you know like it'd be interesting whether simmons would match with a bonus with turner. I think he could make pretty good front quarter with either of them. Time will tell on that but we'll get into our next question which comes from david Who asks is. There was any update regarding eric. Gordon trade You know ever. Gordon has always been a productive player when he's healthy but that's also been one of the biggest knocks of him as a player. i expected to circle the wagon on gordon. If he can show he's healthy. In for the rockets to continue to dangle him trade bait as they did during the nba draft. Gordon at thirty two. He doesn't fit the young core team and he'd be better suited on a playoff team so similar to how a houston in john waller working towards a resolution via a trade or some form of a new destination I would expect the same thing for our recording. Given where houston is in there rebuild. As gordon down the second year of an extension he signed about two years ago or i think it was last year in you know. I don't think. I think it's a pretty reasonable deal. He's only owed about Like eighteen million this year in the nineteen million the next year. So i think it's pretty reasonable if contending team loss of trade for him especially if you think if you think you're going to be good these next two years than might as well make an offer for him. I wrote about recently. How there's kind of a conundrum for contending teens interested in trading area gordon mainly because the third year is twenty two twenty three twenty. Three twenty four season is non-guaranteed but it becomes guaranteed if teams on with the championship for about twenty something million. So i don't know. I i'm i've been thinking maybe that could be a reason. Some teams could be holding back on trading from because he would raise a lot of teams ceiling. So probably not. i'm sure Maybe make it a little too much We'll see. I think the i think if you're a contender in you'd think gordon in can help raise your ceiling go for By thought he would have been traded by now. I don't think it's such a. I don't think it's like i think a lot of people frown on that. I don't think it's that bad. Yeah just think for gordon. He just gotta show that he's healthy and he's still productive player. I know he's going to be thirty three coming up. But i still got some gas in the tank But you know we'll see what happens if they can get a package that they like form you know. I'm not sure houston's gonna wanna give up a pick to move off him but they might have to give him his contract so time will tell but our next question comes from miles. Oh cnor who asked. Can you see the celtics targeting. A guy like kyle anderson or thaddeus young with the evan fore knee a traded player exception. Both daddy is young in kyle. Anderson in the final years of their contracts young will have plenty of trade suitors around the league. Who were playoff teams. I'm not sure what ambitions market would be. If he became available. I think a wing defender. Like dillon brooks for example might have more value to teams if memphis decides to shake up the roster even more than it has this summer if i had to pick either guy. Boston goes after. I think it will be young in that scenario. Because he's more of a veteran who fit better next to jason tatum in the front court. Yeah i could see the celtics acquiring while one. If that he found recall anderson with tv they used their previous one to choir and forty josh. Richardson known very solid. Lohan starters at their best so that thaddeus young aunt calendar snide thing. They kind of fit that bill. I'm just not sure if the celtics would want to use their. Tv's differ this season though maybe like a couple But maybe not maybe they could save the foreign anyone for next off season the already pretty deep not too deep but during the luxury tax. In if you're gonna take in one of these guys without sending anything back they're gonna really belgian really start to add up so i like both players a lot. They would certainly a helped win. Some more games for the celtics is how worth it is for them to pay so much more for promo- players already add a lot. Our next question comes from at grizzlies legends. So i know folks gotta think too hard on this one. This is probably going to be a grizzlies questioned. So acura legend asks are the grizzlies shopping dillon brooks or looking for another big piece. I wouldn't say memphis. Shopping dillon brooks. He's a good defender. Who is become a consistent score at sixteen seventeen points a game over the past two seasons Keep this one onto your hat. Folks but dillon brooks is only old twelve point. Two million this season and his contract declines to eleven point four million next season. That's pretty good value. And he has a good relationship with franchise cornerstone. John mirant too. So i'd say teams have interest in brooks and he could be a part of a bigger trade package if memphis tries to land the star. But he's not being shopped. I wouldn't classify it as that. Yeah i agree. I wouldn't trade brooks right now unless you're consolidating for for like you know. Starting garter like really good all-star guard or something like that. But in general i would if i'm memphis i wouldn't trade dillon brooks right now unless i get some ridiculous offer for him like i don't know some over pay. Multiple trump takes for him. He really elevated himself to a borderline first option on offense in the playoffs against utah. You just the pest on defense and as you mentioned is an extremely team friendly contract. I highly doubt met is wants to move on from him right now. Speaking of people that a- team may or may not trying to move on from our next question comes from at odiaun twenty six for second. I thought it was a greg. Oden burner account twitter handle but at odeon twenty six asks will the nets trader wave. Somebody next all as we touched on previously on the hoop side podcast the nets final roster spot will likely come down to the android bambi or sekou. Doom mboya member goes. He'll be waived if sekou goes the likely trying to trade him away for future draft pick. I think you've got the completely right. They cut someone's memory if they wanna get off coup. There should be plenty of teams interested in him on. Next question comes from at trick season. Nice handle will robert covington re-sign with portland to me. If damian lillard stays in portland. I think there will be more of an urgency to resign covington if the team can agree to it..
Tacko Fall, Cavaliers Agree to One-Year Deal
"Into taco fall. Has a home. For some reason it's the Cleveland Cavaliers. Yeah. That's the part that doesn't make sense. And that is clearly the big news of the day. That's so Bucky's buckle up. This is probably going to be what two, three hour long episode. We're break down tacos fit in Cleveland. I assume they brought him in to run point guard. Alongside a mobly and marketing and Jared Allen and they gotta have another big guy floater. Kevin Love. Throw him out there, right? No, Kevin Love, there it is perfect. Wheel them out. Yeah, Kevin Love probably played a three Mark and play the two point taco. Yeah, no, yeah, I mean, since we're talking about it, I don't get it. I don't understand it. I hope he makes the team. I was talking nothing but the best he is. One of my favorite people I've covered both at UCF down the road for me here in Orlando as well as with the Celtics. So I hope he makes it, but my guess is this is probably a camp thing and then he'll be playing for the I don't even know if they're still in can. They might not be, but the charge of the geo calves,
JaVale McGee Named to Team USA Olympic Basketball Roster
"J- avail mcgee's an olympian. That's a world. We live in so javale. Mcgee is going to be replacing Taken one of the roster spots opened up kevin love and bradley beal dropping off of the olympic teams for various
Kevin Love Out of Tokyo Olympics; US Basketball Now to Replace 2 Players
"That Kevin Love is withdrawing from the Olympic team. So we have Bradley, Beal and Kevin Love not playing. Who are going to be the replacements. Well, they haven't. They have apple amount of players that they can pick from from the pool. Um, I know a player that has been Campaign and behind the scenes of trying to get on this team, And that's Trey Young of the Atlanta Hawks. Uh, you know, we heard talk of Duncan Robinson with the Miami Heat the sharpshooter as well. So, uh, Colangelo has some. He has some tough decision to make. But there's there's still a bunch of players that I've talked to behind the scenes about up the upwards of 10. That would like the opportunity to have one of those two spots. So, uh, they'll they'll have a good They only have a good amount of options. Why
"kevin love" Discussed on NBA Front Office w/ Keith Smith & Trevor Lane
"To find a resolution here. That lane lands me somewhere else that we've, we've covered this too. But let's just in case, this is somebody's first time watching and thank you. Yes, if it is, please subscribe but it is Portland controls this. This is not Anthony Davis where he's got a year left on his contract. He made a very clear, I'm going to the Lakers when I'm a free agent Jake Miller as four years left on his contract. So, you know, you can trade for him and say you're either playing here, you're not playing anywhere if you really wanted to play that kind of hard ball with them. And you know, what before years of his contract, he's going to show up and play, you know, where it's very different where he made it kind of clear. You can give up a whole bunch for me and trade, but I'm not staying, I'm going to the Lakers when I'm a free agent wage. That's where it kind of became for the Lakers. All right, let's get this deal done now because we're we're not necessarily competing with your whole bunch of other teams. It's it's kind of competing with ourselves here and that's that's the difference here. Where you know four years a Damian Lillard dad something every team can talk themselves into fairly easily. So that's why Portland. Even if he does say, I want to trade. There's still got more control over that process. Even if he says, you know, I want to go to Team X, Y or Z, here's my list. I'm sure they'll do what they can because he's, you know, probably the best player in franchise history. You know, he's, he's somebody that I think they respect us but they're not going to feel forced into doing it cuz the suitors aren't going to dry up because of again, the length of his contract. Yeah, exactly. They're going to be around and and Portland's not going to be rushed into a deal or anything like that, you know, Damian Lillard, not the only guard that's on the market maybe though Collin Sexton sounded like you know more and more smoke about the Cavs really looking to trade him could be set up to age. A guard coming up in a few weeks here on draft night and that would cause them to maybe move section on top of the fact that they have to pay him after next season is rookie deals going to be expiring but Jason Lloyd from the job, putting out their their yes, yes, very much available but Lloyd also pauses the perhaps the the Cavs will want to move Kevin Love in the deal with him. He's how much does that detract from the value of Kevin of Collin Sexton, if you have to attach Kevin Love and his over thirty million dollar contract this year has about sixty million own over the next five seasons man. That's, that's a lot of money to take on. Yeah, it's going to be the exact right team that feels like we can afford to bring in Kevin Love and he can help us. And what we're really getting out of this is Collin Sexton, because what happens in that situation is you you're kind of stuck right in New Jersey Starts to become a little messy for you if you're Cleveland because if you're you're the other team rather Because unless you're Oklahoma City who's like we're back, he Kevin long completely just to bring on Sexton and all of it to be them..
Former NBA Player Jalen Rose Says Kevin Love Made Olympics Because of White ‘Tokenism’
"Jalen Rose also is an idiot. On top of everything else. This from the daily Mail. Former NBA star Jalen Rose says U S should have sent all black team two Olympics. Cause inclusion of single white player Kevin Love tokenism. And says Bahamian DeAndre Ayton We have made a better pick. Now they go on. Love in 11. African American NBA players will be vying for the country's fourth consecutive gold medal. Men's basketball the Toyota Games next month. Several top names have opted out of the tournament such as LeBron James and James Harden. The rosters suddenly clear, includes a former Olympians, including love. Who won the gold in 2012. He and his team The 32 year old Love did struggle with nagging injuries for the 22 50 Cleveland Cavaliers this season. It's worth. He scored just 12.2 points a game is lowest mark since his rookie year. Spokespeople for ESPN did not respond to daily milk dot coms request for comment. A USA Basketball spokesman confirmed that Aidan was not eligible. To be considered. For the gangs because he's a citizen of the Bahamas. Roses assertion that Team USA was scared to field an all black team is not supported by recent history. The fact is that for the last five U. S men's Olympic basketball squads Comprised entirely of African Americans. In fact, Love is Team USA is only white player to suit up in the Olympics since John stock in
"kevin love" Discussed on The Herd with Colin Cowherd
"Gonna play the sound again that you may have heard and people have taken in an kind of run with it and we'll have an open a little bit of open discussion about. I thought hasn't who joined us from meadow lark network. We used to work obviously dsp and espn had had some some very interesting thoughts. I we'll get to in a second. Okay summer here get active. Shed pounds with dr boost and burn the supplement. That helps you look and feel good. Visit him dr dot com for men to me drive for men dot com free shipping a sixty day guarantee refined your prime with 'em drive. This was jalen. Rose talking about kevin love making the usa basketball roster. Kevin love is on the team because of tokenism. Don't be scared. Can all black team representing the united states of america. I'm disappointed by that. Anybody that washed the league this year. No kevin love did not have a stellar season was not the best on his team and did not necessarily nissim. Okay that that's what he'd kevin. Love is only on the team because of tokenism gay that that's what he'd kevin. Love is only on the team because of tokenism that that's what he led with then. He said he didn't have a good season. It's fair good season. I wasn't the best player on his team. Oh okay it's arguable right. It wasn't he didn't have the best season but his team was a mess. They stunk and then he said i believe at the end that it could be why he was on the right like he started strong and then tried to support it. But the the whole thing. The whole thing's honestly offensive. And i'm never offended. I'm like the least. I'm one of those guys is like really that's offense like i don't. I struggled to find things that are offensive. But it's offensive to say kevin love and look. He's not wrong kevin. Love did not have a good year. He's talked about struggle with mental health He wasn't physically healthy the entire season. That thing is a disaster. But here's the first thing this is the. This is the big part that we need to take a breath and think about tokenism has happened in basketball. Now i don't believe what a mean alhassan labeled as tokenism is tokenism because in the nba. You favors favors. second round. Picks her draft in the second round. Oftentimes because of a favor. An agent. reps. The guy that you want to have so you draft that guy to take care of the agent so that the free agent that you're gonna sign already has kind of a working conversation with good feelings and good vibes. That really happens. Look i'll be honest with you. I was in the lakers. Summer league team one year and i was at a free agent vet minicamp three different times. It wasn't because they will tokenism. Mom dad was tex winters. Assistant long beach. State tax winner was basically the offensive coordinator the genius behind the triangle offense so texted me a solid like me as a player. Like me as a person like my dad from southern california not to fly me in. Although one time. I had to fly in from italy when i was planning to because i wanted a shot to play with the lakers and i didn't make it. I got beat out the first year by mike penberthy and then by joe crispin and mike penberthy and it was because they were not because they were white but because they were better shooters they were better fits for the triangle offense for the third point guard with the l. a. Lakers they knew. Just stand out there. Thirty five feet from the basket and if they got it lease it and splash it. That's it so. I know what what a mean is talking about but a favor is not tokenism. Tokenism is there actually used to be a discussion in basketball. You haven't heard this anywhere. These discussion basketball in college basketball. These push-back over how many how many black players played three at home. Four and the road and five. When you're in deep doo doo. That's an actual basketball phrase from the nineteen seventies or in two thousand and twenty one. Usa basketball coach gregg popovich. Who without any question is the most whoa coach in the history of whoa coaches. Do you think for one second. He's like you know we gotta white guy or maybe or maybe they needed a guy like who had a better season. Julius randle kevin love. Julius not close. But who's a better shooter. Kevin love who's played international basketball for team. Usa before kevin love who's gonna adjust to a man. Listen we just need you for two or four minutes here. Go in bang around kept kevin love you have to build a team and this is no different than steve. Nash getting the nets head coaching job. Why do you get it. He's close friends with the gm and he can relate to the players because he was a superstar in his own right. So if there's anybody on earth who can try and relate to kyrie irving and speak to his sensibilities of what. It's like to try navigate all this stuff. It's it's steve nash. And look i said this on my radio show and i mean it to be true mean if a a white guy were to say that the only reason a black guy was to get an opportunity was because of tokenism. How would my point is not that. Not the jalen. Rose should be fired. But that other guys shouldn't be. It should be a legit discussion more to come ghalib's third. This isn't just basketball. This is the nba playoffs. And with william hill. Sportsbook you can dial up the playoff intensity from palm of your hand. Just download the william hill mobile app and your first bed of up to five. Hundred dollars is risk-free using cuomo's whole radio new users must be twenty one years or older and president. Virginia they paid free bet terms and conditions. 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"kevin love" Discussed on The Herd with Colin Cowherd
"It before because you know they can accept the role. Yeah i just. I don't know i just think it's a bad look to to fall back on the. It's racial thing especially in a sport like basketball where that that that's all. It's it's a hard one and i it. It also like magic. If you're kevin love and you hear that you're like are you kidding me. I'm giving up my summer here. I think like you said at the beginning. Like jalen has a point and what he's talking about israel. this is something made up fictitious. this is a bad example to use. But you you've been an mba front office. This tokenism still ugly. I absolutely believe. Now it's been awhile for me. Because i've been it's been almost or ferment. It's been a decade was in front office. But i believe absolutely happened and it doesn't always happen in the way you think it is where it's like. Hey we need a white guy usually. It's hey we need a guy. And he's re by this guy who runs the other guy that You know him you know giving something that quote unquote home fans. Since feel comfortable about doesn't hurt either so a deciding factor but it is if dry believe sometimes in the decisions that we make a denver rosters. I mean great stuff man. Look forward to your next peace. In the middle meadow arc media network. Thanks so much for joining the hurt. I i was. That was a good thoughtful discussion. Let's get to rhyme music with the news. This is the heard line news. Good morning doug what upright happy little reunion. Always good to be with a plenty of great. Nba discussion there with you and a mean and we're going to do a little bit. Nfl here so pro. Football focus all week long in increments of ten have released their top fifty players in the nfl no positional value. Just strictly how they evaluate each player based off of how good they are so the top ten came out today. Number one was aaron donald. And then i'll save you the rest. We'll talk some quarterbacks here number two was patrick mahomes number. Seven was tom. Brady and number ten was aaron rodgers. This is on last year. It's a combination of how they performed last year and where they think they'll be in twenty twenty one. That's a horrible horrible list. Like look i understand. The intangibles of tom brady the guy just a way to win. And when he walks in that building in tampa where they haven't won anything since they really wanna super bowl right. I mean i get it but aaron rodgers was the best quarterback in the league last year. May the best offense and if you watch the game tom. Brady's opening drive was incredible. The last throw of the first half was remarkable. Part of it was. I don't know what the cornerback was doing. I don't know. I don't understand the defensive play call that said he threw three picks second half they. They won despite not because of him. Who really thinks tom brady is still the third the second best quarterback in the league. I'll give you a an and they're supposed to be a by the numbers and they're projecting. He's going to get better this year in his forties. This is a whole list of ass- erroneous on all accounts Wrote is this was their short description of brady. And then i will read you. Rogers the seven time super bowl champion did this in his first season with a completely new team a brand new offensive scheme for the first time in two decades with no preseason to work through the issues that would usually be present. Brady is still as good as any quarterback in the game the only question is how long can he keep defying time and aaron rodgers. Rogers would have been slipping down this lease list of season ago but perhaps motivated by the team. Drafting his successor. He not only went out and had the best season of his career. He put on one of the best single season performances. We've have ever seen. Rogers led the nfl. What they pf passing grade of ninety four point three. He came away with forty eight touchdowns along with the highest big time throw rate in the league with just five interceptions the second lowest turnover worthy playwright working. Okay so the only person who had a better turnover worthy playwright by their analysis. Was tom brady. So maybe that's why they ranked brady ahead of rogers had turnovers in the nfc championship again. I don't know like i get it. I i liked tom. Brady this whole thing and tom brady. By the way the the the whole thing in the offseason has been incredible making fun of himself for the four down thing. You know the golf match which is coming up. This weekend is awesome. Like all these like. There's no negatives. Tom brady getting hammered. I mean getting just you know what can at the victory parade is amazing. White boy wasted the victory parade and throwing the lombardi trophy is incredible but nobody actually thinks he's better than aaron rodgers right now in terms of provo. Bogus feelings about facts. That's a hard one that makes the whole list call into question although they have aaron donald the best player in the league. Which that does that does lend some credence that they did. Name the most dominant player in the nfl. The best player and doug. I'm just gonna tease ahead a little bit. We have got a great great. Kevin durant story coming up next hour in her line news. That's the news. Well that's the news. Thanks for stopping by lie. So amino acid and i discussed would jalen. Rose said i will tell you. By my estimation why kevin love is on team. Usa representing our country. Despite the fact he had his worst season as a pro. That's next in her. Be sure to catch. Live editions of the heard weekdays at noon eastern nine. Am pacific hates. Ban hosted the fifth hour with ben. 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"kevin love" Discussed on Bob Ryan & Jeff Goodman NBA Podcast
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"kevin love" Discussed on Bob Ryan & Jeff Goodman NBA Podcast
"This is the bar Brian and Jeff Goodman podcast, NBA some college little bit of everything. You know, what can I say? But it wasn't going to happen here with him. I was off okay with it because it wasn't about talent. I didn't think. All right, let's get right to welcome to another episode of Iran and Goodman podcast dumb. Jeff Goodman. He is Bob Ryan and we've got to talk about Bob, but I want to, I want to start on kind of a somber note and you and I are obviously here in Boston and we lost one of a rising young star in the game of basketball, and that is Terrence Clarke who passed away last week in a car accident out in l a, i don't I didn't know him, well, Bob, but I knew him. Well, I watched him play plenty I had talked to him on several occasions including about a year-and-half ago. My wife my daughter and I drove up to Brewster Academy. I am watched him playing a game and talked to him for about 15 minutes afterwards and just really, really, really sad Bob because he was a kid who You know, had the world in front of them, talented, talented kid. And and you know what I tweeted when he passed was and it's true. He always kind of had that smile on his face and and he was a kid that genuinely enjoyed talking to people. Whether it's media, whether it was fans who ever was and kind of embraced the fact that, you know, he was a star coming out of Boston and not many young guys. We haven't seen a lot of of really good players come out of inner-city, Boston over the last decade or so and and he was going to be that guy and he kind of embraced that. So really, really sad news for Terrence Clarke and obviously condolences to his family. I met his mother met his younger brother and some of the people close to a gym..
Harleys everywhere, masks nowhere: Sturgis draws thousands
"Hundreds of thousands of bikers are attending the eightieth Sturgis motorcycle rally in South Dakota most without masks despite fears it could lead to a massive corona virus outbreak Michael Kevin love's been road six hundred miles from Minnesota and says he's not wearing a mask and was surprised at how many showed up this year they're still lined up and found people still in our case really only see somebody there's ladies that know whatever the mask on but about it yeah okay everybody still partying hearty but the corona viruses change some things as Bob Graham's marking his thirty six three year people there's many masters I thought there would be we have to put down the streets were Sturgis organizer say two hundred and fifty thousand could show up I'm Julie Walker
"kevin love" Discussed on 860AM The Answer
"Brothers taking his plead to launch an international scrutiny of systematic racism in the killing of unarmed blacks by police to the U. N. E. here's BBC's Imogene fox news Floyd's told you in member states they have the power to get justice for his brother he said to you an investigation into the killing of black people by police in the United States was needed because his brother's case small friendly not too unique the human rights council is discussing racism and police violence following a request by African member states the UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet has already condemned what she called the gratuitous brutality of the killing of George Floyd felonies voice message by video to the human rights council came as it contemplates an unprecedented bids sought by the Africa group to create a commission of inquiry more a townhall dot com there's new information about what may have caused a helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant his daughter and seven others the information is in the seventeen hundred page report from the national transportation safety board it says the pilot of the helicopter that crashed in thick fog told air traffic controllers he was climbing to four thousand feet to get above clouds on January twenty six but in reality the chopper was plunging toward a hillside southwest of Los Angeles where crashed killing all aboard the report does not offer a conclusion about what caused the crash a final report on the calls will come later I'm Oscar wells Gabriel Cavaliers forward Kevin love will.
Cavs' Love: Mental health vital during COVID-19
"Cavs forward Kevin love telling our Jackie MacMullan that mental health is vital during this pandemic adding it's really scary what's going on in the world right now but if you don't have to suffer through it alone love has become a mental health advocate since going public in twenty eighteen about his own mental health issues now may is dental health awareness month as the reality is that millions of Americans live with mental illness the idea is to raise awareness about mental health to help fight the stigma provide support educate the public and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their
"kevin love" Discussed on 860AM The Answer
"Country really it it is just remarkable how people get it and pull together and put aside their differences and we're always where I had mainstream media were always him I I am a little bit vain about having warned everyone effectively throughout January that the corona virus was coming to the point of having brain telling me I was losing audience because I was doing it but I am very glad we have all gotten the message now I wish I'd rather been right about burning in wrong about the corona virus throughout the whole month of January but I was wrong about Bernie and write about corona virus suppressed no you listen what you get I'm gonna remind your morning is called focus factor based news for me I'm pro American and pro world and I have a bias towards silver lining and good news in a bias against division and distortion and especially sensationalism politicization of the pin pandemic and I believe what Alex Haley said find the good in present time starting this morning this will surprise many of you many many of you will be shocked I'm starting this morning with a story about Cleveland specifically Cleveland Cavaliers Kevin love now he is a member of the twenty sixteen championship team that completed the greatest comeback in the history of team sports ever I think we all agreed on that when the Golden State Warriors collapsed and the band they were supposed to be killing that Cavaliers the Cavaliers were down three to one in twenty sixteen and lebron came out of nowhere to make the the Batman block and this makes Ben cry sobbing quietly over it those that screen cable right now but it's true great comeback in organized for Kevin love was part of that team his party claiming caps today this is a story from Chris Federer in the Cleveland dot com one day after the sports world stop in mind started to race Kevin love pause to think about how others would be impacted by the NBA suspension in the arena shutting down because of the rapid spread of the corona virus he vowed to donate a hundred thousand dollars to the Kevin love fund in support of the Cleveland Cavaliers arena and support staff that had a quote satin white ship as part of his help what part felt Instagram post on Thursday Kevin love said he was hopeful that others would join in supporting community that's exactly what transpired deposited moment during a dark time Federer stepbrother on Friday after saying loves and Michelle contribution that walkie Bucks starter I gentleness and his family pledged a hundred thousand to the Pfister form I don't know what they call it the Milwaukee other members of the box came forward to do the same then Detroit's Blake Griffin stepped up about health literacy at little Caesars arena workers while sharing a quick back and forth with love on social media rookies Ryan Williamson is quickly becoming one of the faces of the league city would cover salaries for all of the pelicans arena staff over the next month a way of thanking them for their support and hard work each player had a different post one with a specific message getting through this crisis will be a team effort it will be about coming together as a community support others in any possible way beyond love generosity nearly every NBA owner organization is publicly reportedly discussed intention to compensate employees throughout the shutdown now I thought I retweeted that on Twitter and baseball is almost back as a Twitter account of the jet older person as a seasonal mariners employee the route where she wrote I stand to lose about ten KM extra income well my main job makes there's just a small problem I know plenty of this potential loss income will actually hurt if the season ever starts really curious how Major League Baseball will handle this and last word William right he just writes about sports and politics I call balls and strikes don't like it don't follow yeah he's a good he's allegedly not a troll and you and I the way we know about a thousand billion people who work that we know that what those jobs are right yeah they're they're they're they're they're usually white haired guy shows you to your seat if someone gets a little bit rowdy they call secure ushers concession workers you guys is the peanuts said to the guys a call out euros and torturous hatch yeah there there's some there's lots of people that depend on that is going to have second jobs and on the way into the stadium you'll find all the vendors with the big red hands number one and you'll find that you know all the Cavaliers gear and of course the Indians this year going to World Series and all they will be that's coming up they will have all sorts of memorabilia to sell and of course the Browns who signed yesterday Jack Conklin and a great tight end and a backup Casey Keenum is come to Cleveland we have a great day for the Browns yesterday they ate all their seasonal employees need help and if their players do what Kevin love dead and then much more importantly if employers around the country follow that lead now Adam is a married man his wife works in retail I can tell you where not pay for him they're taking two weeks off with their great fifteen day shutdown slowdown and will be compensated I had many conversations yesterday with my number two at the like Nixon library in Yorba Linda and everyone you work from home everyone's gonna get paid we're gonna re purpose some employees to come out to do some stuff phone booking that kind of stuff brides want to have toward the east room they're going to do a virtual tour of the east room because that's really one of those popular wedding venues in all of California that exact replica of the East River the White House why would it be but we're not gonna do those towers we're going to do everything virtual and until April one fifteen days April one so the whole country has to basically stand by their employees and the Congress also passed some companies cannot do that small businesses especially that are living on thin margin and just open cannot do that but you can also go out of your way in the next segment in the region that the guidance from the president but I want you to hear what the president said yesterday at the White House press he was great by the way he was terrific yesterday cut number two this morning I spoke with the leaders of the G. seven G. seven nations and they really had a good meeting that it was a very very productive meeting I also spoke with our nation's governors this afternoon we're announcing new guidelines for every American to follow over the next fifteen days as we combat the virus each and every one of us has a critical role to play in stopping the spread and transmission of the virus week we did this today and this was done by a lot of very talented people some of whom were standing with me the next available without the birds will be speaking about that in just a few minutes it's important for the young and healthy people to understand that while they may experience milder symptoms symptoms they can easily spread this virus and they will spread it indeed putting countless others in harm's way we specially worry about our senior citizens the White House task force meets every day and continually updates guidelines based on the fast evolving situation that this has become all over the world it's all over the world it's incredible what's happened in such a short period of time on the guidelines of the task force the new modeling conducted by Dr Burks and our consultation with governors we've made the decision to for the tougher the guidelines and blood the infection now we'd much rather be ahead of the curve then behind it and that's what we are there for my administration is recommending that all Americans including the young and healthy work to engage in schooling from home when possible avoid gathering in groups of more than ten people avoid discretionary travel and avoid eating and drinking at bars restaurants and public food courts if everyone makes this change your these critical changes and sacrifices now we will rally together as one nation and we will defeat the virus and we're going to have a big celebration all together with several weeks of focused action we can turn the corner and turn it quickly in a lot of progress has been made I'm also pleased to report today that a vaccine candidate has begun the phase one clinical trial this is one of the fastest vaccine development launches in history not even close were also racing to develop anti viral therapies another trip and so we had some promising results early results are promising to reduce the severity and the duration of the sender of the symptoms and I have to say that our government is prepared to do whatever it takes whatever it takes we're doing we're doing it in every way and with that I'd like to just introduce background noise you hear that that that's what everyone is doing from Kevin love to the president approach this time as it were your finest 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Sports on Hiatus - The Economic Fallout
"Where were you when you found out that the NBA was going on hiatus? And how did you feel? I was at work at the Kings game. It was around. Maybe nine ish when I heard about the NBA and it was actually a little devastating. Because I knew we would be out of work and if the NBA cancelled it would only be a trickle effect down to the rest of the major sports. How will not working for an extended period of time affect you personally? I mean it's GonNa Affect me a lot That's my only source of income. I don't know what's going to happen tomorrow. Where do you do you know? What do you do when something like this happened? This has never happened to us before. So it's hard to say I mean we don't know what the outcome's GonNa be with how long this is. GonNa be but I trust in my union and I trust and the company that I worked for that. They're going to work something out for on Wednesday night mark. Cuban is the owner of the Dallas Mavericks said he was trying to set up a program to help arena workers throughout this suspension. Are you hopeful that something similar might happen in Los Angeles yes? I'm very hopeful that that will happen. And I think that he's a classy owner for even saying that for even thinking about the workers you know nobody really thinks about the people that do all the behind the scenes to make everything run smoothly on any given event. It's about five thousand workers. Five to six thousand people working. We have security. We HAVE TICKET TAKERS. Cook Surburb Bartenders cashiers? Supervisor's what are you hearing from your other Co Workers? They're asking me about their health because I'm a shop steward for the Union. So they're asking me about their health insurance. Are they going to have health insurance in the timeframe that we're not working and I don't have those answers yet you know they're still working those things out so I'm not sure? How did you first start working at the staple center in the first place? A friend of mine told me that staple center with having a job fair and when I got there it was like so many people maybe about two or three thousand people there. I was thinking to myself. It's so many people here. There's no way I might get this job but I got hired here. I am fifteen years later. Do you like working there. I love working at Staples Center. It's the best job to be. It's a great atmosphere. I've met so many different people from so many different walks of life to laugh with those people. We've even cried at the Kobe. Memorial cried when the tragic incident with Kobe happened. Been happy with these people rejoiced with these people. I mean it's the greatest environment to be in in my opinion. What would you say to the NBA? Or I guess ask of the NBA as it attempts to navigate this crisis. I that a ensure that everyone is safe and to not just think about the money that they make that they also think about people that are out of work people. That don't have insurance doesn't matter if you're rich or you don't have money. People are people. So that's what I would say. Adelaide is one of many there are thousands of workers across America working at sports venues. Arenas and these folks are going to see their income hurt in the short term. Because they're not going to be able to work these events. That's Patrick Rish Director of the Sports Business Program at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis Patrick at this point. We don't know how many people in that includes athletes are going to have their health affected by this outbreak. But we know that event like this as a way of exposing to everyone the size and scope of an industry in its economic impact. There are many layers to that that I want to get into but I as pretty much all of sports goes on hiatus. How big is this industry in America? What mean it's pretty sizable. You talk about. The sports is one of the twenty largest industries in America. A billion dollar industry the service workers as we mentioned are really impacted in the short term and it does depend on whether these leagues are simply suspended or whether games are cancelled because it suspended and the Games are made up later in the summer. Then there's not as much of a hit but if there's a cancellation if this burns. Two months in the league's can't squeeze in their completion of their season by the end of the summer. Then you're gonNA find a real hit financially. These service workers on Wednesday night news broke that Utah. Jazz Senate rubare tested positive for the krona virus. Which stopped that game. It sort of kicked off a chain reaction around the NBA. That ultimately leads the League hitting pause at the same time. Mark Cuban the owner of the Dallas Mavericks was interviewed at his own game and talked about the workers about the old. Now that we're not playing games. What about all the people who work here analogy basis? You know we put. We'll put together a program for them but you so many things go through your head right. It's hard to know exactly. How vulnerable are these workers if something like this was to persist for a long period of time? They're very vulnerable because many of them working in this profession they don't necessarily have college degrees a lot of them. I can speak in. Saint Louis and I know this is true in other markets if somebody is bender expert medium for baseball game. They're going to be a vendor at the Enterprise Centre for Blues Game so where these folks again. Many of them be surprised if their annual incomes or any hired say maybe twenties to mid thirty thousand dollars a year so it's really very susceptible of course the lodging in the restaurant industry in these markets. They're hurt too. Certainly I again here in Saint Louis. We were supposed to host first second round the championships. That's not going to be here this year because of what's happened so certainly the hotels take a hit. A restaurant take a hit. In addition hearing from Cuban we also found out that Cavaliers Star Kevin love as planning to commit a hundred thousand dollars to help arena workers and support staff Patrick aside from personal generosity what can the NBA in its owners. Do to help these workers I think one thing they can do is in these communities they can use their own. Hr STABS with their teams to try to help them. Connect with temp agencies or other forms of means trying to find at least temporary employment opportunities to find work but just as the sports industry is getting hit with. What's going on here? This is widespread. There are several industries right now that feels somewhat frozen. There's a fear. Obviously that's on a mock nationally so this does have an impact on not just the sportsman the other businesses. So even if Mark Cuban or lake up or any of the other owners were to try to use their. Hr STABS to help their staff by physicians locally. That may be challenging right now right. You mentioned the cottage industry around Sports. The impact potentially on hotels and restaurants tourism. But normally you know win. There aren't sports other tourism steps in however I imagine everything is going to be impacted by this so it all just compounds no question in particular March madness and all the other. Ncaa's championships you know the big difference between the MTA championship bands. Whether it's basketball hockey wrestling is that these pods and regionals and final fours. Losing fours and the like a large percentage of the visitors are coming from outside of the community. You can't say that for the NBA in the NHL. Most of those games five or ten percent of the fans are coming from outside of the market so the hotels the restaurants really impacted but then how these other industries Meena instance thing. I'll just kinda bring it locally here since we're being impacted by this now. The local sports commission busted their tail to put a bid for this event and bring the event the Saint Louis all that time and effort that they put in. They don't see any of a commission on the back end. How about all the event production stabs and the sound and lighting engineers? And then. Of course you've got people like Uber and lift or people that operate. 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NBA championship odds: Lakers still lead pack despite quiet trade deadline; Clippers improve chances
"Did you make of the two teams? How do you feel about them currently? Wow Oh well I I I I stand by. I think the clippers have long time then the favorites. I think the way that the Lakers have played This season and how they've consistently consistently performed Dwight Howard has been a pleasant surprise. I think Kyle Kuzma with the injury to start off the season. He he hasn't really gun the things that they would like. These are very good contributor. But I think that the clippers with all the management and and Paul George Missing Time and some Injuries and you look at where they are there. Second Right now and for me. I think that the clippers are the best team right are they. Are the team that come at at the end of the day you're going to have to go through in order to try and win a championship. Even though the Lakers have the best record and it looks like the Lakers are GonNa have home court At at this point in time if it were to start today I still feel like you know the clippers. The team that you're GONNA have to be in order to win the whole thing Richard. How all surprising that? The rockets decided to go full monty. There Bison not only are we gonNA run small lineups. We won't even carry a gun on the roster who would allow us to run any sort of other type lineups. Well it's a at this point in time. If you look at Dantonio you look at Dell Maury winter. We've we've had they not gone all in on whatever they believe right. What do they have to lose? They've been criticized up and down and make pulled off some pretty impressive trade getting in Chris. Paul getting in Russell Westbrook. They've done some really really good things to pair With with James Harden James Harden continuingly improved his offense of game. But it's like I'm not surprised anymore. It's like they look at their team. And they're like the way we're structured right now. We're probably up for a first or second round loss What can we do to really shocked at? How can we try and change things up? And they made them moved. ooh They believed that adding Covington and giving up Cappella and they just WanNa go all small ball kind of like what you would see from the Golden State Warriors for for a time So I'm not surprised by it. I think that you know everyone out. There is fighting for their job. I think Daryl Morey I think I think You look at Dan Tony think these guys are low key fighting for their jobs so if they know that first or second round loss possibly could be the end to their tenure. So why not try and go all whatever you believe. Richard Jefferson hanging out with this year. Makes you check them out today. Five o'clock Indiana Toronto. ESPN mean is also in studio with us as well by the way. You're listening to Los Angeles. So Richard Let me ask you this about what Brian said yesterday specifically in regards to that game like he he kind of talked about their lack of focus on defense. Where do you think the Lakers can get better on defense? Can they do it. Internally you have again you have some talented players and I. I always proceed very cautiously when you have a game like that and everyone wants to run and talk about it and break it down like look Russell. Westbrook had a great great game. Houston shot the ball extremely well if you send shot the ball like that against anybody on any given night. They're going to win that game Even Dan Tony said in his interview. He's like hey I understand what we're doing is different It all has to do with whether or not these guys will buy in and tonight was a big step that they would have gone out and got him blasted in a D had forty five right an twenty six against them. Everybody in that Houston Rocket Locker. Room would be questioning. What's what's going on? They would be getting murdered by the media. It would be going crazy but they were fortunate to get that win in La which very hard place to play and now. Everyone's questioning the Lakers. Well look I believe this. I believe that the Lakers are great regular season team. I think that last night they should've stayed with the White Howard. You can't Anthony Davis if there's a difference between being like having your numbers be dominant and actually being dominant and physically dominant. Anthony Davis just. Wasn't that Anthony. Davis Davis is not an again. I hate to talk about. What player isn't because he is a million great in every anybody would want them on their team but he's not a guy that just going to low post blocks doc band you up and then go and shoot a five-foot Hook shot and don't because he worked position that's why he runs the floor so well so he can get that early early post up in a great position and it's harder to guard but in the postseason when it becomes half court basketball? That's what the Houston Rockets are depending on when it becomes a half half halfcourt basketball game and they can spread it out and just have Russell James go to work and kick it out to more shooters so everyone had their theory. It's just a matter of WHO's going to be able to impose their will Richard One of the things that That's happening for the Lakers. This year is that when Lebron plays the offense is is tremendous right there. They're one of the best offensive teams out there. But when he doesn't play when he's not on the floor I should say that offense becomes very anemic even when Anthony Davis was an. MVP candidate in his own right is on the floor. And it reminded me of the years in In Cleveland the three years that Love Irving and and Lebron were together. When Lebron didn't play that team wasn't just not a great team not wasn't just a below five hundred they were awful and given that you've been on the inside you've been on a Lebron James Team? Can you explain to me how that is. How talented players? Once you remove this one guy turned into a bad basketball team. I think it's it's style of play. It's continuity I think that's something that it's it's weird because Lebron James is always you typically been healthy. She's always played in seventy five or more games except for last year due to the groin injury. So it's like this is the guy that each up eighty ninety percent of like court time. So you're what what you're really referencing is like non-core time and even then comes the postseason. This is a man that's going to go from playing thirty seven minutes a night thirty eight. He's going to go up to like forty three forty four minutes a night. 'cause there's no bags and there's no practices for most of his energies just using games. So what you're really talking about is how do you play Good Basketball for eight to ten minutes in it for twelve minutes and that can be tough to find that continuity. It's tough because it's such a small sample size right and yes it's a small. It's a large sample size is when you look at how often it happens. But it's very very difficult for coaches to be like how we're GONNA play for this ten to twelve minutes when the broncos out of the game because when he's in the game everything's everything's perfect. Everything's runs great room and I think that's the challenge. The coaches have a lot of people are talking about Darren. Collison coming in and then interrogating him bats. That's the challenge and it's and it's been a long time. The bron James Challenge is how do we play that 'cause they had with Kyrie Kyrie is a great score but it's like when Bronco go out of the game game that was an opportunity for Kyrie to really explore and really play his game and get his rhythm will Kyrie's rhythm might not necessarily be the rhythm for the the other guys on the court and I thought knock on Kyrie. If just like broad had the ball handed Kyrie was basically a two guard. Then Kai Bronco Ga.. The game in Cairo would become the point guard. But this was an opportunity to get going scoring and maybe throw the ball into Kevin Love. which when you had the surrounding guys there wasn't an offense? There wasn't a continuity beauty for us to play through so there's good still Lebron and there's challenges to Lebron. I wouldn't even call that bad but I think this final stretch is going to be key but understand. He's going to play more minutes in the postseason. So you can't really say like hey we need to figure out what we're GONNA do when he's out of the game because that's just realistically he's going to be in the game Ormeau. Richard Jefferson with this year on the Sodano show on ESPN. This actually leads perfectly into my next question. This is good chemistry right here. These three guys. So Rondo they have Rondo. Problem is a net negative player. He's been that for seven seasons now but to a means point it falls off a cliff. He's usually usually the guy that has to lead that second unit. I don't think they can afford to play him anymore. To be honest with you what do you do if you do agree with me. What do you do with Ronda how do you how do you manage? Rondo at this point Well I I think there's there's two components there's an on the court and then there's a locker room right. There's a locker component and it's like a like say what you want about Rondo. He's a very dynamic guy on and off the court so you WanNa make sure that Rondo understands what your is your team goals are. I think Rondo is in a very different space. And he was years and years ago whether it was in Dallas when I played with them or leaving Boston I think Rondos one of those guys that in this moment right here they need to find. I I think that's Darren Collison being. It's so big the need to find one more guy that can compliment that second unit And so yes do but you gotta look at what can you do. He's a net negative guy adding Rondo very very rare. But no one really questions Kenney still play is he's still a contributor when you're just looking at the second unit and when I tell you that the six years prior that's one thing this year I I mentioned it early.
Biggest losers from 2020 NBA trade deadline
"Go through the losers of the trade deadline but not really get into the transactions. And who did poorly knows going to go a little bigger picture check car trade deadline's grades. PODCAST trade deadline grades podcast for all the losers etc okay. Bigger picture second runner up from the trade deadline. Losers people people living in the eastern time zone why well the warriors they always planned that late game this season on the west coast but this year here. No one has had to watch him. We get to go to sleep. It's great now. They make the move for Wiggins plus curry and Thompson coming back and US on the east coast after. Stay up and watch them next season. I know you international folks are saying way manage a crap about you gotta be up till eleven twelve one. We gotta be up at five in the morning okay. You're right but this is my the situation. This is my life. It's GONNA stick next year. I haven't a watch getting wigan with every single night if he's in that time slot and I imagine they're going to get national. TV after national TV game right with curry and Klay back. That's going to be weird actually to see wiggins in sort of national TV Games. Because you don't see it a lot with the wolves over his that I hadn't really thought about that and people still hate him. I don't know if that's going to be good or bad for it will be a spewing. I'm sure next season as I think it was. Michael said Scrub those wiggins takes scrub them out of your tweets. Because maybe it'll turn it around. We'll see first runner up very tall boys and young men because the center position in the NBA. Just doesn't in pay like it used to. I won't say it's extinct because saw tall players will still be desired in the NBA. So tall boys can still make it there. But only the cream of the crop are going to get paid like high paid wings or guards for the foreseeable future. Like Yokich or a or Anthony Davis for towns the rest. They'll have jobs it just. It is desirable as it was a few years ago. So young tall. He's can go back to modeling or being cameraman and scrums important position. But do you WanNa play in the NBA anymore. Just not as great as desirable desirable. I would say if the tall buys don't want to play basketball. I suggest stick to tiddlywinks and playstation. But I'm going to give the worst of the week to the Pistons Ha. I wasn't GonNa get transactional but they couldn't get a first round pick for Andre Drummond one second round pick in two you guys who can't even play significant minutes for the cavs as what they got back we got into it on the spot but if the market was that dry why deal. I'm now dealer months ago when he was absolutely balling there's literally conversations about him being the best center in the NBA. Along with those guys. I mentioned Yokich Coca Chamba. I know it sounds crazy. But he was when he was doing. Twenty Twenty S. He was in that conversation anyways he was at the table he wasn't we wasn't one of the big but why not Dealing with it or wait till June. They got nothing. They literally got nothing. I don't see why you rush it when you when you look at it now in hindsight insight because you because you didn't want two more months of bad chemistry in the locker room well it's already bad. I mean bad culture why not have two more months and potentially get a first round pick. That's all we're asking for. I think that's nuts. It's really that's when you look at it. It is well. We couldn't believe it the bag. The beans came back for Andre Drummond. It's shocking yeah you would think a guy that is a two time all star again. That is an elite rebounder who is seventeen and and what type of guy who's pretty consistent. He plays a lot You can't even get a first round pick in today's NBA. That's tough. Yeah but they picked their direction they did the piss definitely picked a direction and said we are we are rebuilding. There is no. We don't even want to be worried about whether or not he picks up that adoption and then under contract for one more year which. I don't think he's going to do anyway still but they didn't want that concerns but then train them in June or somebody else is also going to give via a bag of beans summer. means it is crazy because we've been watching basketball for a long time and when you say those numbers like he's literally averaging eighteen sixty got it is good but anyway some big old numbers and I mean. There's a reason Andre Drummond was the first name really on the trade block. It was him and Kevin Love and know what he's given up a first round. Pick gauge it right. Like they're just like they're like. Hey Man Andre Drummond people might want it for a first round. Pick in everybody in the league was like actually no So there's got to be a tough one for him so now they're playing together. Those guys you mentioned you're on the trade boil hall my goodness yeah. Yeah what literally. What is their lineup? GonNa be. They gotta buy out Tristan Thompson. Or what they're gonNA play. Kevin love at the three clients. Don't get bought out apparent. They never give up money. That's for sure they are the opposite of the rockets. Now we've got the giant cavs at least the giant cavs. That's right I I like it because we always got those seven o'clock starts. The cavs are generally involved in one of those games. The Piston used to be and still be. But you know what I mean. They'll be watching and I'll be tuning in for the first six minutes of those Casper's there's man who loves a rebound highlight every cavs game. I can't wait I he'll be going crazy all by yourself. Isn't it it all these islands would be like. What the in the cavs game? You're like. Yeah there was like sixteen rebounds in the first quarter. You know who'll be watching John Shoe Schumer. I respect that all right so those are the worst of the
Lowe: How two contenders went all-in at the trade deadline
"If we look at the actual deals with the contenders the Miami Heat and the and the clippers in terms of contenders moves. Yes Yup move forward at the deadline going forward. I think you see the Minnesota Timberwolves have made a big move forward. I'm not really sure. What the Cleveland Cavaliers have done? They made a big Zach. Lowe's point about the cavs. Good one at that price. Why aren't you making that deal? WAS CLEVELAND LIKE YOU HAVE A. You have a chance at a twenty six year old all-star to you know you have three months to answer to young team I think is really gonNA develop here in the next couple of days is unless there's a last minute deal that will just tell us about and you can use that again Thomson was not traded. That's right there was like six centers traded over this last three days. Tristan Thompson was not one of them. There has been a belief in the League and frankly his agent has been cleared. Paul's been clear. That Tristan is interested in taking a buyout. Because if you take AK- buyout even if he doesn't plan on being with the cavs you lose your bird rights and you can't be executed assigning trait but considering where they are now we're android is going to be their starting center. He has to play a a lot of minutes going down. The Stretch Tristan is not gonNA play not going to be able to improve his value. I think the chances of Tristan Thompson buyout have increased dramatically. That means if you're a fan of the Boston Celtics your ears perk way up right now. The Boston Celtics would be major in the market for such a good fit there. Right absolutely and the clippers who still have believe it or not. The clippers could could still use a center. I think if he becomes available over the clippers looking for more shooting at that position he could come there. But if you're a Boston Celtics Fan right now. Even though your team didn't do anything you are really picking a very close eye on Tristan Thompson. Because Tristan Thompson goes to the Celtics that could be the type of move that changes the balance of the Power Easter. Well first of all to finish up on the cavs. I would say this that they have had a hard time getting the rest of the League to think that Kevin Love worth what they think Kevin love this and they have been at Har. It's been they haven't been able to make a deal because of that. Well if you got Andre Drummond not for free but for a very small price. Maybe you let Kevin love go for a lower price than you thought you were going to. Maybe that's what it's about it's about this Andre Drummond and has a twenty eight million dollar player option which he may or may not pick up. I would advise him to pick it up. The CAVS are looking at like we did about twenty million cap room they. I don't think they could use that. Twenty million on the player better than Andre Drummond. So in a way this was a free agent. Move whether or not he keeps. He picks up the Optional Sarah. So let's move on from Andre Drummond. I WANNA get to Paul Paul. Can you go directly into your camera. Here and make a pitch to Tristan Johnson to talk to buy outs or the one player that can put the Boston Celtics Celtics over the top taking a couple extra less. Millions is work. But you don't know the answer is you. Don't take any money. They make the cavs by you out. Because they've they've they've just traded for your replacement but then you go sign and get more of my life could be part of a of another friend and these France table talk need a physical presence. A veteran leader champion.
Brown, Tatum carry Celtics past Cavs for 5th straight win
"Jaylen brown and Jayson Tatum each drop thirty plus and the Celtics have their way against the Cavaliers in a one twenty nine one seventeen when brown had a career high thirty four points after scoring thirty on Christmas day in Toronto Antietam had thirty to help Boston win its fifth straight brown says there's not much opposing teams can do when he and Tatum get hot those are for teams this game in and try to stop us both so we decided amount be aggressive and you know like days like today constabularies Tatum had twenty four in the first half of Boston went up by twenty two Cleveland cut to eight in the fourth but came no closer Kevin love mats to season high with thirty but the cavs couldn't extend their season best three game win streak Geffen Coolbaugh Boston
Embiid scores 27, leads 76ers past Cavaliers 98-97
"Seventy six as well in the final minutes of the fourth quarter the ticket ninety eight ninety seven win over the Cavaliers Philadelphia troll for most of the second half or down by five with three forty seven the plate when this with the final six points of the game taken away for good on the dog by Joel Embiid with thirteen point two seconds ago and be finished with a game high twenty seven points Josh Richardson and seventeen Kevin love and Jordan Clarkson had twenty for Cleveland Michael Luongo Philadelphia
Under Armour's Outgoing and Incoming CEOs Discuss the Company's Future
"There's been a changing of the guard at under armor Kevin plank is stepping down as the CEO of the sports apparel company he started in nineteen ninety five jun Patrick Frisco under armors president and C. O. O. will step in as a new C. E. O. as of January first and Bloomberg's Caroline hide sat down with the outgoing and incoming CEOs to talk about the leadership transition CO often twenty three he is having that's found in this business started in in your grandmother's basement well the cast list for the change now I think it's a it's a it's a great opportunity for some first of all this is completely my decision of course in concert with a terrific board directors something will work out for a while really since she joined your two and a half years ago and that was for the process of getting to know each other and work with each other and understand what the vision is but you know recently been talking about this idea of moving from defense to offense were you seen as in transformational last few years and really it's it's just the perfect opportunity for the business to do that and what I think is really gives us is this ability for freedom is because as we were growing it's difficult because this patcher kept sending the organization you know moving things underneath the Patrick it was whose hands are on the wheel and I wanna make sure that something is always clear it's impossible to be affected if that's not the case and so my move into this role of being executive chairman and branch chief I still have the ability to work and do the things I think I need to do to happen the organizational out there during the day to day and I can get you the vision think on behalf of the business defend itself and the vision spend it for us because you say in the release that is time the realization of its full potential what is the full potential of honor on the full potential we laid out we believe quite quite good last year in our in our investor day and and you know one of the great things about this transition right now is this the plan you know it's been a planned transition so we worked on it for quite some time he also worked on the plan for quite sometime and not just the two of us but also the entire leadership team in the entire company we're very confident that you know the way we're thinking about the the business right now the way that we're thinking about where we compete athletic performance who were for the focus performer and actually also a brand positioning on the reformers company is going to allow us to continue to be successful inside of a flood of performance and like Kevin said you know as we turn the corner to twenty twenty which is C. from under armors allowed her brand you know we're turning from defense to offense which was planned it all along so we believe the transition now really sets us up to be able to have continuity in leadership consistency in execution ultimately enables us to win you know over the long term ultimately Kevin asked me to come here to to help him you know with the vision of becoming a turn around and that's what we believe we're on our path to doing and you talk about performance performance performance performance rather than say perhaps leisure but you both say that ran on drama talks at the moment gentleman and I I'm guessing it was gonna what kind of some point today but perhaps not immediately say you're going to look for more is this really something you remain very focused upon and showing these are fit for purpose and usable rather than every day wandering around the kitchen you know we we we love that question we love it because we don't look at the two things a separate you know today if you want to appeal to the consumer we know this from all the work we do with consumer insights you have to look good you have to look beautiful and Kevin love to talk about beautiful performance or there is still perform and you know that's how we think about it so the way that people ultimately choose to wear our
"kevin love" Discussed on WGN Radio
"Kevin love to join as a six forty he's giving flu shot the entire staff or at least how do we know their food six of you and start speaking Portuguese three is good afternoon I'm Stieber trend in the headlines at this hour no word on progress **** on today's round of teachers talk the teachers walked off the job earlier today they're hosting a rally getting started just about now outside Chicago public school headquarters W. jeans John Williams will talk to Janet Jackson the CEO of CPS coming up just a few minutes crews pulled the body from Lake Michigan east of Lincoln Park this morning happened just off Fullerton and vice president pence says the Turkey has agreed to a cease fire in Syria to allow the Kurds to flee he says he'll be a pause in military operations for a hundred twenty hours to allow the U. S. allied Syrian Kurds to withdraw ahead of the Turkish guns will check your money to sports traffic and weather next on WGN one also accepting boats motorcycles R. V.'s and real estate donations at win trust we.
"kevin love" Discussed on Pull Up with CJ McCollum
"The acidic side so mouse guanajuato a little bit more than the normal bit try and bowl but there was definitely hints of chocolate oak and sure all berries and this is directly or indirectly from the hat but it's forty eight bucks and i always try to. I always try to find something. That's under fifty. Obviously we have a wide range of of wine. We dip and dab on. I'd say that that's been the like like you can you can say something that's two hundred three hundred whatever say we we've gone anywhere from twenty to three hundred hundred in one hundred most of my most recent purchase assessable assessable one no but i'm saying we have some have been under safety right. I mean normally like we would say like i want. The chateau margaux eighty says going to fairly strong but then you listeners that are like come on see like you really going to recommended chateau margaux and five or the vote for beaufort. I love affairs wears unbelievable stuff which is still expensive but it's not as crazy kevin. Do you have anything in mind. Do i have any under fifty fifty dollars. Let's say anything yeah. I mean it just depends on what it is. I mean like <hes> i use. You've heard of long low and yes so that's out in wine country in oregon. I love those guys. <hes> channing frye introduced me to them so they have a lot of grape pinot. Is they have a lot of great wine. Actually he had a his event <hes> out there in late june which was amazing so shout out to them. They always keep me supplied and semi the good stuff as well so thank you <hes>. I sat a bottle said to me <hes> ever heard of no. There's fine print and also no fine print. No and <hes> you know yeah. I know i think it's <hes> is is. I think it might even be a cab. <hes> <hes> california yeah from ca i believe so and <hes> i am trying to remember who sent that to me but if you're listening to this i'm i'm sorry but no fine print. It was very good honestly when i got it. They sent me. A number of donelson tasted it right away. It was really good <hes> no but how so now something what are we have <hes> on the shop we had susica. Two thousand fourteen says the guy's amazing any super tuscan is so. I mean that's me too. I want something that almost taste like you know in middle earth yet drinking yeah and it's like i don't know it's just just different types. It tastes tastes yeah and i. I love that style. That's some of my favorite stuff plus. There's <hes> the bordeaux burgundy region <hes> but it's just so it's funny soon as you think you know even a little bit. It's like always all right. I know not one percent percent of what's really out there so i i in that entire industry. I respect the hell out of what everybody does and i mean there's going to be you because women are better tasters than men and is that really such a male driven or dominated industry that i think you're gonna see <hes> you you know a bunch of different psalms and women coming out and be super bad ass in an industry so that'll be kind of fun to see not only the winds that they make but you know what they come up with so it's this is going to be more of a universal thing be be interesting because they're better tasting than we are. While speaking of the <hes> the old world we were we're just in italy and france and we had some great old world wines. It was unbelievable. I mean we did a pod one night and i think i had at least ah shooting the shop. I was worried that really yeah because i was a good time. I was feeling good..
"kevin love" Discussed on The Russillo Show
"Stuff where it's under thirty the last two years or it's right around I think it was like thirty three thirty four thirty and then below thirty from three point line and it's like it's not like he's slowing down. It's all he's going. Hey you know what I'm GonNa and everyone thought he fixed a shot this year and all this different stuff but I could see the market for Westbrook being teams that have been stale energy wise radar that kind on a deal where they're thinking okay fine. The contract isn't great but as we make the joke cap keeps going up and up and up and I think the thunder would go a look at all these picks. We're going to having look at this whole resetting of the thing I think they just redid prestige deal anyway anyway. I'm not one hundred year but I'd heard that so. Maybe it's out there. Maybe it isn't but the Westbrook part of this is to me very predictable and something I thought at the end of the year I'm like press these very bold proactive kind of guy. I I wonder if he would see what the market is going to be out there for them and everything that's been written about and all that stuff. The market isn't very good and unless you're still in love with justice winslow. I don't know what that one piece is but it feels a little bit like the Kevin Love negotiations where I would hear about Kevin love being offered by Cleveland and the team that would get the call about Kevin Love would tell Cleveland will no. We're not giving you real assets for Kevin Love. We're doing you the favor taking you off the contract and then in Cleveland would say no Kevin Love is going to be awesome this year. He's healthy. We're good to go. It's not a terrible contract and he's GonNa put a major numbers again so we need the asset because we're moving the best piece and there's just that's why Kevin Levels and traded because all the teams are like now like we're on totally different pages and I imagine there's something there westbrook where of course if you press the you're not going to concede slowing down and takes bad shots kind of hostage by his game doesn't necessarily make people better <hes> stat patter. Yeah you know how many family I can you give us. No they're going to say hey. This guy's still one of the premier players athletes you know M._v._p.. All of these things he's not at the end of his career. We need pieces so I don't know I don't know how things are GonNa work but it is another example of this league absolutely never sleeping yeah and I think you know because I had a bunch of people tweeting me. It'd be like hey would you know with magic interested in. I think they're like a prime case of a team. It's like you know what are they. Where are they going yeah? They made the playoffs last year but they've been sort of for a while and I think you're right about like those teams that are just looking for a boost that are like hey we. Have you know we don't really have anything else going on like why don't we just kick the tires and Westbrook and see if it just kind of makes us relevant for a couple of years and I don't think that's necessarily a bad thing like you know you. Probably we know that you're never going to really compete for title with Westbrook as your best player but I don't think there's something wrong and just saying hey we'll sell tickets in like you know. The fans are probably GonNa love him because he's really likable guy. He's Year Guy. He's on your team like I think there's a handful of teams that I can see totally just being like screw it like for the next three or four years like let's just have a star be a little bit interesting for once you know yeah I totally agree. I think that part of it you cannot underestimate. I also believe though trying to do this transaction now like if I don't if there's not any if they're every deal that I'm being presented right now. If I'm prestige is something I don't know like I'd have a hard time signing off on it. I would just wait. I would wait until the deadline because right now. What you're doing is a bunch of teams have made moves?
"kevin love" Discussed on The Stephen A. Smith Show
"Whether it was demar derozen any of these guys who were regular season, all stars, you know, accomplished players in the NBA, but then when they got to the playoffs, they turned into a pumpkin and they just couldn't get it done. Enter coli Leonard. And I know that, you know, the place of history and, you know, how this story is ultimately going to be written Vattel shape up here over the next couple of weeks if he's able to orchestrate a championship run here and lead this team in this city to the top of the NBA mountain that'll be nothing short of remarkable. It'll be probably one of the greatest single season runs from one player that we've seen in the last maybe quarter century, that's how good it will be even when the Bron James finally got Cleveland over the hawk. And delivered them that elusive championship. You know he had some help bright. He had Kyrie Irving. He had Kevin love, and he's also part of a team that, you know what had been to the NBA finals before. They were knocking on the door. But just couldn't quite break. It down Toronto on the other hand. They never tasted this they never made it this far. But can you imagine if not only the rebel to win four more games and win that championship? Think of who they're doing it against their doing it against the modern day dynasty, a Golden State Warriors team, which is now in their fifth consecutive trip to the NBA finals. And a lot of what's going to hinge here over the next couple of weeks. Certainly is going to depend on the health of Kevin darn Kevin Durant. And what happens with him? And I for one. Let me just throw it out here. Can the warriors win a championship about? K D. Yes. I think they can they've proven that are the better basketball team without Kevin Durant. Absolutely not different guests, better know and anybody that thinks the contrary is being completely short-sighted..
"kevin love" Discussed on The Stephen A. Smith Show
"Let's go to Jake. You'll live Stephen object. Hey, I just wanna talk about the state of law Lakers. I think you know, I think is doing a good job, but I think it's kind of shame on genie and everything, you know, whatever it is that rob is doing a good job. I think I mean I don't know. I think I have faith in them. You said you think he's doing a good job. Whatever it is. Do you have that he's doing a good job because magic was over him? Magical over and says, he's been going, what the hell is happened where the? Thank you continue. I think the Lakers, I think we have like you said. Yeah. I don't think we could win a championship if we don't win top free agent. Okay, pre should call. Thank you so much. Let's go to markets, you live leaving up. Hey, steven. This is Marcus. I just said, come. Go ahead. On that. I'm totally disgusted with this franchise. This is my team. I've been watching this team since I was young. This is a Barish -ment and the fact that, that he had to go on that. And then what type of that we have to wait months to hear about this, and this is not right to lake nation all liquor fin we are passionate about our team of it's been six years since we missed the playoffs. This is not how it's supposed to go. And that's my take on it. Have a good. I got you don't blame you angst in any way. Other, it's, it's, it's kind of annoying to watch no question. Let's go to blanche you live Stephen ESPN radio ESPN news. How're you doing? Blanche. I'm doing good. How are you? I'm all right. Thank you for calling. What's up? I was go to say warriors fan when they had my, this is everybody everyone says that they were seventy three and nine team right before Kevin Durant Jones. But. Twentyish year. They want it when LeBron was by he's still game. He had no, Kevin love. He had no curry Irving. So what should meet on? The second. He don't need Kevin Durant. With all due respect. You don't tell me to hold on my show. I'm asking the question I'm saying to you what is your point for bringing that up? What are you getting at? My point is your saying what about these curve? He wanted team that was already established. Mark jackson. He didn't go to the start off rest. He teamed those already getting there. Okay. But, but what you brought up LeBron. You brought up Kevin Durant. You brought up Monte Ellis. Now you brought up Steve Kerr and my audience still does not understand what you're getting at. That's why I have to direct you. I'm asking a direct question blanche. Why did you call up to this show? What point did you want to make that you want us to understand? That's all asking this is what I'm trying to tell you. I said, I was going to stay fan four when it was my pain before the Dell Curry before the curve. Okay, everyone that they were a good team. They didn't don't move having to rent. That's what I say. They'll never there. But I said, what I felt was when they beat the Cavaliers. No. Brian was by himself. He didn't have Kevin love and he didn't have curry urban and LeBron still one two days. Okay. That's the point out the Bronx. So everyone say that will need Kevin Durant. Apparently they did because they wanna got him the very next year. That's what I'm saying..
The Cavaliers Just Stunned the Basketball World by Hiring John Beilein
"John B line is not staying in an Arbor reliant is leaving Michigan. And adding to the NBA where he's taking over as the new coach the Cleveland Cavaliers. He's the winningest coach in the history of the Michigan program para final four appearances in his twelve years there twenty thirteen in two thousand eighteen now he takes over a rebuilding project in Cleveland getting a five year deal with the Cavs ESPN analyst docket. I think that if I'm the Cavs. I would much rather have HIV line in some. I don't know guy. That's never really done a whole lot. Now, there's not a lot of guys in college that you can go to the NBA all that kind of stuff the peelings. Here's a great pamper. My son played form is great temperamental players ended development. The the rules of the game aren't going to hurt his style at all because rules are different very different. But I think it's a great gift of the Cavaliers? But as you will know, you guys will get some players if you don't that's a bad roster. And you may get some players if you if you're gonna make this work, no matter who the coaches, Dan with that being said, this is a big summer. A lot of free agency conversation how excited a player's going to be in the NBA to play for a coach while he's had a lot of success. It's been in college. It's interesting. I think that I am gonna change a little bit. A lot of players were always talking about got playing league for me to play with you. I think I think people have seen that's going to differ way. Look, let's be on if money talks if the Cavaliers have more money than somebody else. Go get who they want. But also city talks, and I couldn't personally I mean, I I'm a big fan of Cleveland. I love going there when I was coaching bowling green is just two hours away. But if I'm twenty two years old, I got pocket full of cash twenty five years old. I put cash I don't really Cleveland would be a destination. No matter who the coaches unless I'm LeBron I'm from there. So, you know, the guys that are truly going to make a difference probably gonna go to New York probably gonna go to LA probably gonna go to those cities, regardless. But I'm saying is as much as coaching can make a difference in the NBA, which you can some John. We'll make that difference. He will. He is a very good basketball coach on all sides. Offense defense transition. He is a perk. Perfect to handle all ages, older, younger whatever but come on. You got you gotta have guys in aging. Kevin love a hopefully for him developing Colin sex. And then who knows what you got in the middle between Tristan Thompson, and and the rest, and then you gotta hope you win the lottery you throw throw Zion with those guys. Maybe you got something but mandate like like, I remember when his was going to go the Cavaliers he desperately. All you wanna do is talk. Lebron James and see what the Brian James was thinking LeBron his people wouldn't talk to him. There's no Brown there. And you know, what if you can come in the same time as I'm Lehman, we really good thing for it'd be let in Cleveland is this a risk worth taking when you're a guy who's got an eight twenty nine to four sixty eight college record has been transformative at Michigan and your sixty six for jar. I think it's a absolute win win. I mean, you know, sixty six years old. He's leaving comfort sixty six five years. Let's say I don't know six seven eight million dollar cost of living. Cleveland's not bad. If you're going to do it. You do it. Now. That's it. Right. I mean, you're not gonna be offered this five years from now. So I I like it for both. I really do. I think John made the only choice that he could make it. In fact, he was going to leave. Now, if he wasn't gonna leave if he was married to Michigan. Then you obviously, don't even entertain it. But if you're thinking about it. And you sixty six five year deal. Let's go and John gets a five year deal to leave in and head to Cleveland. And yes. It was a headline about an MBA coaching higher. But are Stephen a Smith says? And you got job be Lana. Head coach for the Michigan. Wolverines is the new head confident Cleveland Cavaliers, no problem there. It's news. Here's my point. What the hell is the segment about it? Who cares? I'm John Williamson with the draft tomorrow that might be different. But since you announced this before we know whether or not the Cleveland Cavaliers going to have the number one overall pick which undoubtedly is going to be I on Winston in the upcoming NBA who gives a damn about the Cleveland Cavaliers the pros not there anymore. Kevin loved Sydney on his way out. Don't talk to that man by keeping them in Cleveland some someplace where he could compete for championship. He's a damn good player who the hell out this day. Give a damn about Cleveland graduates. Bravo. Gravel. It's so touching confined. And. I'm sorry. Cleveland the bras there anymore. No one cares about you right now. No, no, no. Your day is common
"kevin love" Discussed on Xtra Sports Radio 1300 AM
"The Indians were injuries really crept them. And just his twenties weren't the same as thirty naps. I five or six years in Philly. Let's not forget this beast. I know. You know, you know, that you saw it on the other side. You watched twice a year in the playoffs. I get it. But I think a lot of people kind of forget that, you know, McNabb was great. And he not only is he an adolescent here. But he's a former great player in that city, e can say whatever you want. I agree now they can not like it, and they can respond. My answer is out of bounds though. Because there's too many other variables here he can be healthy. Again. It's just literally that he's got what he said about leading them to the date. Could he could play sixteen games as you said he can throw for forty four hundred yards. Thirty six touchdowns nine pigs. And the defense could be deplorable at whatever there's other variables. I hear you. But I'm going to say out of bounce on this in this. So the at the end of Saturday's game, the nuggets and the Spurs damore mortar Rosen showed a little frustration with the rest their questionable charge, and it was a questionable. Call right around. The foul line of we have video he's definitely questionable. And he threw a fastball. More like a change their it is found line extended to and in one hand in fastball. Fastball at the ref. All right that sailed into the crowd really didn't threaten to hit him in the head. But it was in the direction today the NBA find a Rosen twenty-five large for his actions in around the league should have suspended two rose in for at least one game for firing a ball into the crowd. I'm going to say inbound for this BT. You can't be can't threaten an official. And I know he wasn't retinue official. But that was a threatening motion that he would add after that official. So yeah, I wanna say inbound you have to keep order on the court. And this is a this is a an. He laid it with enough time to recognize it was happening and fired back. So that was intentional unintentional. You could forgive it. But this was intentional suspend them. I agree. I totally agree with this cannot be lawless environment. We've talked about this a lot of exactly right. I understand players. Make a ton of money. You've got to give them a little latitude that Europe. And all right. This guy's a superstar. Don't want to team up because what more he's out. There are certain circumstances. You have to acknowledge it incorporate. But when a player on the carries the twelfth guy at the end of the bench of scrub or the biggest star of the league you throw a basketball to read. Yes, it, and you know, what David silver needs to get off his ass at actually Adam silver, get off his behind and protect guys twenty five thousand dollar fine is week. It does not send any sort of message easy makes thirty million dollars a year. Still won't be should be suspended. I agree with you. All right now back in February here t to Todd double a champ Rick Patino, Rick one the great Cup and now longtime NBA reporter, Peter Vesey, Peter Vesey, breaking news, Peter says Patino and the Cavs have spoken, and that there's mutual interest pickle, Rick and Cleveland. Vesey. All right and certain himself into these stories back in the day. He was he was really good. And it still is while Patino has a six twenty three win percentage in college. He's a little less than fifty percent in six NBA seasons between the Knicks and the Celtics in around it Cavaliers should hire Patino to be their next head coach. I don't know if the Cavaliers are the youngest team in basketball, but they are certainly one of the younger teams in basketball, and we say inbounds of this BT the Cavaliers are going to go through as period over the next year or two maybe even longer where they gotta teach. And if there's a great teacher and basketball, it is Rick Pitino, you know, maybe he's not there for the long haul. But if he messes around and gets them playing highly successful basketball, he might be. But you need a teacher for young team. Competing for championship in the next three to. So so years. I absolutely would put Rick Pitino on the bitch bounds. Why? One big part of it was opened Saint jobs again. Here. I absolutely did though. I think they did pretty well Anderson, even though it was a tough process. I think they've got a really good coach guys one everywhere everywhere. UAB Missoula, of course, Arkansas here's the thing. I'm going to say out of bounds now unless you find a way to get rid of Kevin love and Tristan Thompson and some of the other veterans, maybe even Della Vedova who's got a year ago. He could probably throw him in get a little so whatever you shave off somebody and make something that that's equitable. It makes no sense to bring him to this team because the style that you would deploy Kevin Love's Tristan Thompson simply cannot play the style. True. You gotta you gotta really changed the roster. If you committed to doing that, I'd get a chance I believe he's the this. I believe Rick Pitino is the greatest college basketball coach in my life. None better than coach K better. And Bobby Knight better than anybody better Dean Smith, I think Rick Pitino is a basketball genius. Yeah. I'd be okay. With this. I really would you know? And you don't have to reconcile those much like, obviously, Saint John's to Catholic university up at some stuff that we know about the NBA you win it up as we really care about. All right. Steve Kerr issues a stern warning to somebody. What's make what makes it really interesting that somebody not on a steam. We'll get to it. Nater.
"kevin love" Discussed on Afternoons with Marcellus & Kelvin
"Like, what does that mean? Exactly though. You know what I'm saying? Like, I know he recruited Kevin love. Yes. I get that. And listen, I was there when he recruited critics on Marion's while he recruited resign, Rondo he's recruiting guys, nausea. And he's he recruited a lot of great role players when I had him in Miami. Right. But like the big fish stuff like that's Kevin love is the biggest fish. She's recruited. I guess the Paul George stuff was there. Right. Like there was that that was sort of done. But then it didn't get done it kind of fell apart. But that hasn't always been his forte is what I'm saying like the recruiting of the big fish, and he's also put in a weird circumstance where the guys he'd be recruiting have already beaten him. Which makes I think I think it makes it much more challenging right? Yeah. I mean, it's a great point. I also think yeah. They don't. I don't need not the right word, but quite letters trying to validate his career with the championship. Right. You already has one. Kevin durant? Same thing. Klay Thompson same thing. And so that is not a chip that he can play. He can just say that you can come. And enjoy this experience we can grow together, and we can try to do something special. But he literally can't say like let me take you to the promised land because the marquee guys can say, no, I've been there. But that does leave a door open for certain candidates out there like Kemba Walker Jimmy Butler Butler, and they haven't I actually think Jimmy and LeBron is not a bad pairing. Yeah. We Brian winters myself young young Masuko and Ramona did a Lakers podcast. We're gonna come out shortly. Who collected and we went in on the Jimmy Butler scenario, and again personality conflicts that that could exist, but guess what there's personality conflicts like every locker room everything. And I think there is especially every LeBron locker room to be honest. So I think there's a little bit of like you look a little bit better on both sides because we both need one another right? It could be now Philly decides a maximum out like I think that's better scenario for Jimmy Butler to oh, you don't I you're a full? No, no. No. No. No. No. I'm sorry. I thought you meant like XM out. Oh, like, I don't think they're going to they're going to they're going to make him a real object. That's what I think rather keep Tobias. Yes. Yeah. That's the sense. I I I think you can we talk about personalities. Three of them could be too many. But maybe maybe two is manageable. You know, you got another segments Durant. I I want to get into this Durant stuff. Because there's a report in the NBA is amazing. Never stop. It. Really is amazing. There's a report about Durant done deal in New York. Is it though, we'll get to that next on ESPN LA? Dave mcmanamon hanging out. Don't forget we got Lakers warriors tonight. We'll get to this. Kevin Durant thing is kind of juicy here, but I will be hosting live broadcast for the college basketball watch party for the big game on Monday, April eighth at the cabaret lounge. It's Boba casino resort. And Saint has seemed to from three to six get out there. Hang out. We'll be hanging out. We've got autograph basketball. So your favorite basketball players swag. Of course. And we're giving away a free hotel room. Stay in around a Gulf, courtesy of Boba casinos. I love the nondescript the big game we had to use wonder what we're talking about. All that stuff. Drives me insane. But it is what it is. Like, the fact that we can't actually say the word Super Bowl when on when this rules, actually, how is this absurd? But anyway, all All right. right. Kevin Durant rig Bucher reporting that it is basically a done deal is believing Golden State..
Love plays just 6 minutes in return
"Love return tonight from is three months sabbatical with his foot injury. Does that not amaze anyone the amount of time that that guy? Mrs in the NBA. I mean, it has he not been like one catastrophic injury after the next and he went one of five tonight from downtown at four points and one rebound. One assist hasn't played in three months. Played six minutes in the game. I mean is that not turned into an utter disaster. This guy's injuries and his. Career. I mean seriously. He never plays. He's always injured then comes back after missing three months. And we're all what are we supposed to do? Stop everything we're doing and roll out the red carpet forum. And here we go again with Kevin love until his next catastrophic injury. I mean, I've never seen anyone denial. Anyone that gets injured more than that guy? Seriously, who is it? He's always injured. It's any has the worst. Luck of anyone I've ever seen right as breaking hands and everything else. It's crazy.
"kevin love" Discussed on Afternoons with Marcellus & Kelvin
"Game that he's not as valuable in the postseason, and he doesn't get the calls in the postseason, then there are guys whose value inflates in the postseason and Kyrie's since day one has been a type of player, and we saw that last night that was a playoff style game kyri made play them a he is a guy that you want on your team in the in the post is now during the regular season. He may give you an acceleration break a couple of times. But he's a guy you want your team in the playoffs. So again, while the Celtics could be a little bit annoyed at times with him. And I don't just mean the organization I mean, like the players themselves. Sure kyri carries you home to a couple of playoff wins in may or June. You'll look at it differently. When it comes time to free agency and going I mean, especially watching last night him do something he had never done eighteen. Yeah. You know what I mean? Like that tells me that there's more to my game that you haven't seen. I thought the fascinating thing though, was I saw Joe Vardon in the Atlantic wrote a Kevin love was with LeBron when Kyrie I guess called, and they were all out to dinner, and he was like I wonder what he wants. And clearly now, we know. You were saying earlier that LeBron fields is genuine cause. Some people were questioning is this actually him being genuine here or is he just taking a shot, his teammates and being passive aggressive. I guess a Kyriacos set him attacks, or I guess kyri could've just sort of apologize without actually doing it in person or telling the rest of the world. Right. But I mean, I guess we just come out and said, well, I have to apologize to LeBron like he did it in person. And well think about LeBron does he does he again, he has always sort of seen the grand view of things the big picture. It's one of the things when he was eighteen years old. He got offered thirty million dollars more to sign with Reebok. The nike. Okay. That was still ninety million bucks. It wasn't like he was you know, but he's decided I wanna be with Nike because like he's going to be better for me for the next twenty years. He's always sort of seeing the entire landscape. You know? So what's why he sees to pass ahead and he can make passes, and nobody sees he has a great vision. Lebron always sort of seize the wide vision. And he I think. Sees when Kyrie calls what the whole thing is. So my expectation is when the brunt does talk about this when he eventually talks the media. I don't think Sapin for a month. Right. He will be very complimentary and appreciative of kyri skyro- because he knows in the long run. That's the way to play it. But I would love to know what he thought when Kyrie was was twist. You know, when he when he got the call and thought what is this? And what he thought when he said that would be my guess, we have to wait for the book. Yeah. I guess I'm sure he smiled. He kind of dislike. It's funny because we've talked about this before. And you know, I mean. We created this nickname for LeBron when he came back to Cleveland, and we call him daddy, LeBron because you know, he came back the conquering hero that was going to teach these young men how to win championships. And there was a lot. I rolls. Right. You You know? know from Kerry. Yeah. Right from Kyrie. And now Kyrie's on the other end of the I rolls, and the weird part is, and we'll let you go on this just kyri kind of almost not almost but placing himself on the same pedestal as LeBron that stuff is still kind of weird to me..
Cleveland Cleveland, Zairean Williamson And Duke Zion Williamson discussed on The Stephen A. Smith Show
"That could possibly happen Zion. Williamson that Duke who struggled in a win overall orbit yesterday, by the way, Bruce Pearl. I think I just think that Bruce Pearl coach. And I think yesterday was the latest example of him doing that let me say this, you know. When I think of Duke Zion Williamson day Barrett is clearly the best player on duke's team. But Zahn Williamson as a monster. Six seven forty six inch vertical. Leap two hundred eighty pounds built like a chisel brick house is something special to behold, his boy handling skills. Still suspect to me he can pass. He definitely can jump out of the gym. Let's see what he can do whether or not he could shoot or something like that. Here's what I will tell you. That I have a concern about. I don't want. This man in Cleveland Cleveland is clearly trying to lose games. Cleveland clearly has no intention of winning basketball. You wanna call it? Take say is not taking or whatever fine. But I'm telling you, they wanna know damn basketball games. I don't even believe Kevin love is that hurt. I think they'd listen Kevin Lada y play you want to build a franchise going forward. If you the Cleveland Cavaliers, why would you play Kevin love? If you're smart, you should trade him other just should do Sunday started UCLA from the areas. But whatever you do don't wish Zion where it's an end of the Cleveland because ladies and gentlemen, it's not about as as not the fact that he's great and gifting and all that stuff. Of course, you want that from a number one overall pick. But if he ends up in Cleveland understand the magnitude of it all the real problem lies in the fact that he is the one person drawing comparisons to LeBron because of his physical prowess. He's so much bigger and stronger than everybody he's going against if he would have come out in a draft. And they drafted him in Cleveland. They would expect him to be LeBron. And I think that's a recipe for disaster for him. I think the best thing that can happen with Zairean Williamson is that he ends up anywhere, but Cleveland because anywhere else you'll just be a great talent. But in Cleveland, they'll be looking for you to be LeBron. And I don't think that's something that works for him. I really really don't it. Eight say ESPN, it's inundate seven to ninety seven. That's the other thing. I wanted to mention this ladies
Comedian Trevor Noah jokes about Elon Musk smoking weed on Joe Rogan show
"You've invested your money with Elon Musk, your stock might be going up in smoke tesla stock, took a dive after it's chief accounting officer, quit and CEO. Elon Musk appeared in a video that's raising some eyebrows musk appeared to smoke pot with comedian Joe Rogan during his popular podcast, late Thursday, musk asked if it was legal before he took a puff, the interview took place in California where it is legal, what the hell is most doing. I mean, like I, we heard reports that he was doing math and now he's getting high on camera and also how do you even know if must is high? Because even when he's so but he's like, you know what we should do. We should go to Mars. Wouldn't it be great if when Ilan must gets high his high, it's just normal thoughts like he gets high and he's like, you know what? I should wash my dishes after I eat.
NBA is Taking A Stance Against Mental Health Stigma
"Turn our attention back to Jackie McMullan's five part series or mental health in the NBA in the final foam ejaculates the future mental health and efforts league is making racist stigma associated with seeking help. One part is particular struck me guys when Jackie writes about how players will open a helping other players, but here's who won't be the former all-star, whose mental health struggles remain unchecked and untreated his agent frets about his client has begged him to get help. But the player declines saying he can't bring himself to see himself as a bone person agent explains because it doesn't match up with the invincibility of the player that he wants was I don't care who it is, but just in general, that feeling of generation of guys that still aren't opening Danilo Ellie. What do you? How do you have to this is an especially to have battled for all professional athletes because. There is this mythology we build around and we do look at them as invincible invincible, and it's people who don't have own abilities. And so a lot of times they're playing to a persona and they're afraid to seek help, which puts them in a particularly grueling kind of prison. And then if you add on top of that, if they're man of color, because in this -ociety especially being a black man in particular, there's no safe-space. There's no way you can be vulnerable without facing some level of scrutiny or attack. And so you add all those factors and it just is really heartbreaking to see. That's why I'm so glad that so many players are now openly voicing the fact that they struggle with certain things. People in this country feel like if you have money, if you have fame, you have everything figured out. And a lot of times those things bring on more problems and more trauma and more tragedy than most people can possibly fathom or deal with.