Baseline Jumper, Episode 23: Meek Mill, Surging 76ers, and the Rest of the NBA Playoffs
Ben and Jason discuss how Meek Mill’s release from prison affects the 76ers playoff hopes (1:00) before looking at the Pelicans after a dominating win over the Trail Blazers (10:00), the future of the Pelicans and what they will do with DeMarcus Cousins (19:00), and if the loss to New Orleans means it is time for Portland to blow it up (22:00). Where could Cousins go? Ben and Jason break down some potential landing spots including the Lakers (26:00) who could pounce on Paul George and Cousins if both make early playoff exits. Next, Jason and Ben break down the rest of the Western Conference and who are the favorites (35:00). Has LeBron met his match in the Indiana Pacers and can the Cavs get anything from Kevin Love (39:00). As always, the duo finishes with their heroes and zeroes of the week (48:00).