Episode 76: Anthony Davis Traded to the Lakers
Similarities between today's NBA and pro wrestling (2:00), LeBron and the Lakers are once again NBA villains (7:00), the nuts and bolts of the Anthony Davis trade (11:15), the Lakers are trading away their future for a narrow championship window with LeBron (14:10), Anthony Davis is a franchise cornerstone and one of the transcendent players in the NBA (16:00), the Lakers were desperate and had to make this deal (16:50), David Griffin pillaged the Lakers of all their future assets (17:30), excitement for the Pelicans (19:00), the Lakers' salary cap situation and how they upgrade the roster (20:15), the Lakers do not have the salary cap space to sign a max-contract player in free agency (23:15), free agency ideas for the Lakers (27:00), concerns about LeBron aging (28:30), talented, top heavy rosters are forced to compromise their depth (29:30), comparing the load management of Kawhi's Raptors vs. LeBron's Lakers (30:30), Mitchell Robinson and all the young players who avoided being traded for Anthony Davis (33:30), what the trade means for Lonzo Ball (36:30), Zion Williamson (37:40), wishing well to the fans of the Los Angeles Lakers, WHO *DESERVE* ANTHONY DAVIS (38:30), the Boston Celtics (39:45), Jrue Holiday (41:00), NOLA's plans for the #4 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft (41:45) and LA's needs and plans moving forward (44:30).
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