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- Published on: 6/4/2020
- Jay Williams, Paul Pierce and Jalen Rose join Maria Taylor for a deep dive into the NBA's 22-team restart plan to the 2019-20 season.
First up (0:37), it's a reaction to the news that the league will indeed be coming back with the reported plan.
Next (4:41), it's a discussion of which bottom-six team (Portland Trail Blazers, New Orleans Pelicans, Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs, Phoenix Suns, Washington Wizards) might play spoiler.
Then (6:40) they go over the teams that might make a surprising run to the 2020 NBA Finals, with the Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets and Toronto Raptors mentioned as possible crashers of the Los Angeles Lakers/LA Clippers/Milwaukee Bucks party.
Last (18:01), they address Drew Brees' comments about "respecting the flag," and his subsequent apology.
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