Baseline Jumper Episode 5: Return of the King
This week on Baseline Jumper, how are the Knicks faring without star big man Kristaps Porzingis (1:25)? Across town, the Nets process is in full swing as they go over the border to play in Mexico City. Jason and Ben discuss which pieces the Nets need to keep as they continue to build for the future (11:00). With Spencer Dinwiddie’s success in Brooklyn, the duo discusses their favorite point guards and the evolution of the position (23:45). Next, they turn their attention to the Steph Curry injury and the state of the Warriors (30:10). With the Warriors suffering, are any other teams ready to step up in the Western Conference (33:35)? Derrick Rose is back. Ben and Jason discuss what his return means and how they feel about Rose and some similar players who have fallen from grace (40:45). Lastly, could the Eastern Conference actually be better than the West this year (46:30)?