Baseline Jumper, Episode 18: Kyrie Irving, The Nets, Burgers, and More
Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue is taking a leave of absence from the team to focus on his health. What does that mean for the Cavs and how will it affect Kevin Love’s reintegration in Cleveland (1:00)? Ex-Cavalier Kyrie Irving faces another knee injury that could end his season. Jason and Ben break down how the Celtics should move forward (11:30) and how the East playoff race is shaking out. Jason and ex-podcast guest Cristian Valencia attended the Nets-Mavericks game over the weekend and breaks down his impressions of the young Nets after seeing them in person (22:00). This week’s heroes and zeroes focus on the Western Conference where the playoff race is heating up (36:00). Jason and Ben break down who’s in, who’s out, and who the top teams need to fear. Before wrapping up, the duo breaks down America’s best burger chain and adds in an international chain that can’t be missed (50:00).