Episode 21: Power Hour Pt 2 w/ Ben Craw
Ben Craw joins the pod this week to talk Kevin Knox (2:15), Kristaps Porzingis' debut in 2015 Vegas Summer League (3:00), Porzingis' size (6:00), Knox's rise on the scene (6:45), Kevin Knox's style of play (8:00), NBA fan investment in young players (10:00), future of the NBA / the eventual demise of the Warriors (11:30), Boogie Cousins (15:15), the Warriors and the housing crisis (18:00), Boogie and Draymond on the same team (19:30), Durant potentially leaving GSW in a year (20:00), Durant and the Knicks (21:50), Knicks long-term team building plans (23:15), keeping the young Lakers in tact (26:00), more Kevin Knox NBA player comps and challenges ahead (27:00), Porzingis' fragility (33:15), Knox in the dunk contest and ROY possibility (34:30), Mitchell Robinson (37:40), 'Mitch' vs. 'Mitchell' (38:00), greatest PER seasons of all-time (39:00), backstory on Mitch Robinson (41:10), Robinson's path to getting minutes w/ the Knicks (43:30), player comps for Mitch Robinson (44:15), imagining Porzingis and Robinson playing together (47:00), Frank Ntilikina flashing progress (49:00), World Cup (51:40), drafting Mbappé #1 overall in the NBA draft and projecting his player profile (53:50), Frank Ntilikina is a good French boy (58:45), origin story for Frank Ntilikina's nickname and providing him with a new monicker (59:00), Le Poulpe ("The Octopus") (1:02:30), the Phil Jackson / Dennis Smith Jr. / octopus story (1:04:30), LeBron to LA (1:08:50), dubious LAL free agency moves (1:10:00), Stephenson and Rondo (1:15:40), Rondo vs. LaVar Ball (1:18:00), LeBron's got something up his sleeve (1:19:00), dream LeBron co-stars (1:20:45), OKC as a sleeper in the West (1:23:00) and Markelle Fultz rebuilding his shot with a new trainer (1:25:00).
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