The guys break down Caris Levert’s extension and what this means for his future (and the Nets’) before diving into Joe Harris’ play with in the FIBA competition with Team USA. With NBA 2K20 officially released, Najee and Hunter go back and compare the ratings that they predicted each player would have with their actual ones and get a little competitive. With Wilson Chandler suspended and Rodions Kurucs dealing with off-the-court issues, is it time for the Nets to pick up Carmelo Anthony or Joe Johnson?
With the Nets’ regular season schedule officially released, Najee and Hunter break down what they believe will be the toughest stretches. Plus, listener questions, the guys give their official regular season predictions and hit the news surrounding Joe Tsai becoming full owner of the team.
Najee and Hunter go over the NBA’s recent schedule leak and talk about why the Nets won’t be suiting up on Christmas Day before diving into the latest news on DeAndre Jordan and his attempt to adapt his game to fit Brooklyn’s play-style. Plus, a recent Nets’ forum post regarding Kevin Durant’s injury has the guys thinking more and more about whether he’ll be able to return this season. They break down the post, share some of their own research and talk about just how far the Brooklyn could go this season with a healthy Durant and Kyrie Irving before matching the roster up with the top teams in the East.
The guys open the show by answering a listener question revolving around which Nets player they would recommend drafting next fantasy season. Later, with NBA 2K20 rapidly approaching, Najee and Hunter predict the rating of each Nets player before discussing just how much players care about their rating. Later, they break down who they believe the Nets should play on Christmas and why.
With the offseason in full effect, Najee and Hunter give their thoughts on the Nets’ Summer League play and highlight Jarrett Allen in particular before they move onto discussing just how big of an impact Wilson Chandler might have on the team. The guys dig into just how good the Nets can be next season even without Kevin Durant and give Over/Under projections for every single player. Lastly, they speculate about what possible free agents the Nets might be looking at if they were to open up a roster spot and breakdown the NBA’s top-15 duo’s.
It finally happened, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are members of the Brooklyn Nets. The guys break down what this means for Brooklyn, what their outlook is over the next two years and whose team it is. Najee and Hunter get into how the Nets are now New York’s team while also discussing the Knicks’ failures (there’s a lot of them).
D’Angelo Russell is a Golden State Warrior? How? The guys give their opinions on DLO’s new home and thank him for his service and lastly they play a new game called “Believe it or Not?”
With the Nets’ draft in the books, the guys give their individual grades for Nicolas Claxton and Jaylen Hands before breaking down how the Nets also made a big move for free agency during the draft.
Najee and Hunter discuss all of the recent rumors surrounding the Nets including a possible sign-and-trade deal involving Andrew Wiggins and D’Angelo Russell. Later, they talk about how much things have changed since the beginning of the season and give their thoughts on Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant’s fit with the Nets.
Plus, they go over where DLO might end up next season, how the Nets might be destroying their culture and where the NBA’s top-23 free agents will land when the flood gates of free agency open up!
Rumors about Nets free agency have been flying lately and the guys are here to talk about it all. They go over whether they believe Kyrie Irving truly wants to come to Brooklyn and give their opinion on what it might mean for Brooklyn’s coveted culture.
Hunter and Najee then go on to talk about if Irving and D’Angelo Russell can fit together as well as discuss the rumors that Irving might be bringing Kevin Durant along with him. With Russell being a free agent this summer, the guys talk about which one of his reported suitors have the best shot of prying him away from the Nets and what the Allen Crabbe trade might mean for his future in Brooklyn.
Lastly, Najee and Hunter each give their final opinion on what Brooklyn’s ideal offseason might be.
Najee and Hunter talk about the NBA Lottery results and touch on how things might’ve worked in the Nets’ favor even though they weren’t a part of it. They discuss what they think the Lakers, Knicks and Suns will do with their picks and also get into how the Nets’ front office is getting picked apart.
Later, the guys dive into what’s going on in the playoffs this year give their opinions on how good a trade package the Nets can offer the Pelicans for Anthony Davis.
Lastly, they discuss Spencer Dinwiddie’s Sixth Man of The Year snub, D’Angelo Russell receiving some All-NBA votes and Rodions Kurucs not making an All-Rookie team.
With the Nets season coming to a close, the guys go over the final three games of the playoff series with the 76ers before diving into a season review. They make their final decision on whether or not the season was a success, dole out some special season awards and then go straight into what the Nets would have to do to make this their ideal offseason.
How will they facilitate a trade for Allen Crabbe? Najee and Hunter give their ideal Crabbe trade scenario and discuss D’Angelo Russell’s marijuana situation as well as what the Nets should do about his incoming restricted free agency.
Najee and Hunter recap the Nets’ big Game 1 win over the 76ers and go in-depth about what Kenny Atkinson did right before talking about everything wrong with the 76ers. The guys talk Game 1 MVP’s, why Jared Dudley is so important to the Nets and whether or not the 76ers would be better off trading Ben Simmons.
Later on, they dive into how Brett Brown adjusted for Game 2, what went wrong and how the Nets can bounce back in Game 3. Also, was Joel Embiid’s elbow to Jarrett Allen a flagrant two? The guys discuss that and more about how the 76ers approach to this series is coming off as arrogant, which might lead to a much more physical and aggressive Game 3.
THE NETS ARE IN THE PLAYOFFS BABY! The guys go over what that means for Brooklyn and preview the Nets’ series vs. the 76ers before getting into how important it is that the Nets have a consistent front office. Najee and Hunter then talk about Dwayne Wade’s final game, Magic Johnson’s comments on D’Angelo Russell and whether or not Rodions Kurucs will make an all rookie team this season.
The guys go over the Nets most recent couple of games and discuss what’s happened to Rodions Kurucs and Rondae-Hollis Jefferson within the rotation. Jared Dudley’s recent comments spark a fun debate about which NBA players, if any, Hunter and Najee could beat 1-on-1 and things get a little crazy. Also, which three Nets players would you choose to play 3-on-3 street ball vs. another team?
Lastly, the guys really get into whether they’re happy about Brooklyn extending Kenny Atkinson and Sean Marks while also discussing how crucial these next four games for the Nets really are.
The guys get into what it means for D’Angelo Russell to knock the Lakers and LeBron James out of the playoffs before talking about what went wrong for the Lakeshow this season. With the Nets coming off a tough double overtime loss to the Blazers, Najee and Hunter deep dive into what went right (Jared Dudley) and wrong (everything else) for the Nets while also answering a listener question.
Also, how hard will it be for the Nets to make the playoffs with their tough upcoming schedule?
Lastly, the guys give Jarrett Allen some tough love and discuss whether D’Angelo Russell’s recent cold streak will ultimately be the reason the Nets miss the playoffs.
The guys dive into the Nets’ recent action before giving their opinion on Rodions Kurucs being compared to a specific NBA legend. Hunter and Najee both give their picks on who they believe should be the Most Improved Player and Sixth Man of the Year before getting into D’Angelo Russell’s crazy 44-point game.
Later on, they analyze Doc Rivers’ and Lou Williams’ recent comments on DLO and discuss whether or not the Lakers gave up on him too soon. Lastly, in the spirit of March Madness, the guys go over their combined Hoop-Ball bracket.