Episode 37: Melo, Durant, LeBron and Kyrie w/ Tony Hartman
Tony Hartman joins the pod this week to talk NBA nihilism vis-a-vis the Cleveland Cavs (1:50), the legacy of Carmelo Anthony (3:00), media perception/narrative of Melo (6:30), Melo never winning a ring (8:00), Carmelo rebuilding the Denver Nuggets (8:30), Melo making the playoffs with the Nuggets from 2004-2010 (10:00), Knicks & Melo Pt. 1—The Playoff Runs (11:00), Knicks & Melo Pt. 2—The Dark Ages (13:00), The Garden's reaction to Melo (14:00), The Original Sin—Phil Jackson giving Carmelo a 5 year, max extension (15:00), comparing Melo v. LeBron (17:20), reasons for Melo's decline and obsolescence (19:45), Melo's next career move (22:40), the Banana Boat (24:30), comparing Melo and Iverson's career ends (26:30), the beginning of the end in Golden State!!? (27:40), Kevin Durant joining forces w/ LeBron on the Lakers (28:45), trading Draymond Green (31:00), injuries to the Warriors, Steph and Dray (32:00), Warriors looking predictable (34:00), LeBron's return to Cleveland w/ the Lakers, dissecting his fallout with the team (37:10), stupidly trading Kyrie to the best up-and-coming team in the East, the Boston Celtics (38:15), LeBron buying the Cavs (40:00), Cavs are the worst team in the NBA (42:10), Cavs city edition jerseys (45:45), Jimmy Butler and the new look Philadelphia 76ers (47:40) PLUS—Guess The Lines (51:30)—ENJOY!
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