Baseline Jumper, Episode 2: Breaking Down the Eric Bledsoe Trade
In this week’s podcast, Jason and Ben go around the NBA. First off, they talk Kristaps Porzingis and Knicks mania in New York (1:00). Up next, the team discusses the 76ers who have emerged as one of the most entertaining watches in the NBA. Could they become a threat to the top teams in the East? (6:00)
The Brooklyn Nets might be a destination for Jahlil Okafor. Ben and Jason discuss a potential trade and Okafor’s fit on the Nets (10:00).
As the duo begins to review the rest of the league, the Celtics emerge as a potential contender for the Eastern Conference (17:40). The two debate whether the Celtics can beat the Cavaliers and if Cleveland was overrated in the most recent power rankings. What about the Bucks and their newest addition of Eric Bledsoe? Jason and Ben breakdown the deal and what it means for both teams going forward (27:20).
The two finish by discussing early season storylines around the league (37:50).