Baseline Jumper Podcast – Ep. 3: Week Five NBA Recap
Jason and Ben get into the Thanksgiving spirit by giving you a heaping helping of NBA coverage. Things start off with the Knicks (0:40). Drama hit the Garden as LeBron James came to town. Was Enes Kanter right to stand up to him? Next they hit the Nets (10:40) and discuss the impact of D’Angelo Russell’s injury and his contributions so far this season. Meanwhile, the Philadelphia 76ers are showing they are for real. Jason and Ben debate their ceiling this season (15:40) and how Sixers fans should be feeling about the Markelle Fultz/Jayson Tatum swap. Next up is the early season favorites for the NBA awards (21:50) and the duo discusses who they think should be the MVP, Coach of the Year, and Rookie of the Year thus far in the season. To wrap it up, the two discuss the Western Conference and some pleasant and not so pleasant surprises (30:50).