Mike & Nick withstand the “Bomb Cyclone” that is Winter Storm Grayson to catch up on the last few weeks of Nets hoops, including Caris Levert’s hot streak, Allen Crabbe’s all-around production, and hypothesizing if we are close to seeing D’Angelo Russell back on the court. And of course, we talk about Elfrid Payton’s egregious hair and our in-studio snacks.
Mike & Nick talk about the rough losing streak the Nets are in, give an overview of an article from The Ringer, and endlessly hope D’Angelo Russell comes back ASAP.
Mike and Nick talk about the quick Mexico City road trip, several young players are showing impressive progress, Spencer Dinwiddie’s unlucky streak with foul trouble coinciding with Caris Levert’s breakout, and look ahead to the weekend schedule and when we might see Jahlil Okafor debut.
Mike & Nick hop on a quick emergency pod with some rapid reaction on the Jahlil Okafor acquisiton, and what it means on the court for the rest of the season and the future.
Mike & Nick talk about Dinwiddie’s continued stellar play as the starting point guard and Jarrett Allen’s rapid development. They also discuss players eating hot dogs during games, Star Wars Night at Barclays, and whether or not retirement farewell tours should exist.
Mike and Nick talk about D’Angelo Russell’s injury and unexpected surgery and when to expect him back on the court, and review which key reserves have stepped up in his absence. They also discuss some hot streaks from the Nets wing core of Levert, Crabbe and Carroll, how efficiently consistent Spencer Dinwiddie has been, and the high altitude of Mexico City.
Mike and Nick break down the last 3 games, and the end of the Nets long road trip. We talk about the effects of D’Angelo Russell’s injury, and who needs to step up in his absence. We dig into some NBA injury rate statistics, and reflect on how that connects with the ideology of resting players. Finally, Nick & Mike dive into the upcoming Nets schedule and talk turkey with some Thanksgiving meal hot takes.
Mike and Nick talk about the rough ongoing West Coast road trip, breaking down the last four games. They talk about DeMarre Carroll’s grittiness and leadership, D’Angelo Russell’s ups and downs, Rondae’s continued offensive improvement, and whether or not we should worry about Caris LeVert’s prolonged slump. The guys wrap up by discussing what to expect in the remainder of the road trip and the much anticipated return home.
Mike & Nick discuss what was a rough week for the Nets, dropping three out of four. They delve into the major struggles on defense, protecting the paint, and praise Spencer Dinwiddie’s heroics and Rondae’s incredible offensive improvement. Also, they look ahead to a big test for the Brooklyn squad: a 5-game road trip highlighted by DLo’s return to LA.
Mike and Nick talk about Jeremy Lin’s devastating season-ending injury and how it impacts the team on and off the court. They also break down the hot start by the Nets, starting off 2-1, despite some defensive woes. Then they preview the keys to some upcoming games and play some fill in the blank!