It’s our 5th annual live fantasy draft episode. We cut the league down to 12 teams this year so the episode is only 2 hours long instead of the four hour draft from last year. Jay makes a horrible error, can he recover? We also talk about the preseason games vs the Celtic.
Marc and Jay talk about the start of preseason, the triangle offense, who we expect to improve on offense and defense, a few of Melo’s questionable statements, expectations for the season and much more
ESPN already beat us to the punch with their power rankings through 2017 so we decided to go ahead and release our 2048-49 NBA Power Rankings.
#30 – Sacramento Kings – The Kings are convinced this is the year that their team of shoot first players with no real position end their 55 year no playoff drought. They are so committed to this style of play that they have eliminated the PG position and threw out their playbook as they’ll only be running iso plays anyway.
#29 – Minnesota Timberwolves – We all know their fate after they recently dropped the Timberwolves nickname and renamed the team the Minnesota Groomers after losing the 7th superstar in row that they groomed before the player went on to win a title elsewhere. It seems like no one since Garnett has been willing to spend more than 4 years in this cold dark hell hole.
#28 – Portland Trailblazers – I mean why in gods name would you spend your number one pick on Greg Oden’s son???
#27 – Houston Rockets – Looks like Houston is sticking to the plan of assembling a team that excels in all 47 advanced stat categories but aren’t actually very good on the court.
#26 – Utah No Jazz – After Utah broke off from the United States in 2030 to form their own Mormon nation things got a little tough for this franchise as the new Mormon nation has banned music, drinking, cheering, and passing. I do like their choice for coach though as there is no coach better prepared for a team that is not allowed to pass than 105 year old Mike Woodson.
#25 – Kansas City Pistons – The players are finally getting used to playing in Kansas City after Detroit was destroyed in the Great Robot Wars of 2042.
#24 – Los Angeles Lakers – Why are the Lakers still paying $45M/year for Kobe just to show up at games? Continue reading
Marc and Jay reveal their 2048-49 future power rankings, listener questions, getting ready for training camp, and more
Mike Woodson joins Marc and Jay as they talk about the summer, learn some new things, answer listener questions, read reviews, and a whole lot more
Marc and Jay talk about Jim Cleamons, ranking the Knicks roster, the odd man out for each position, the Kevin Love trade and more
Marc and Jay talk about Acy and Outlaw joining the Knicks, check in with the Pacers podcast, listener questions, olympic teams, and much more