Mike joins Coach Nick to talk about his playing days with Bird and McHale and what the Clippers need to do to turn their ship around.
1:15 Working With Ralph Lawler
5:40 Playing With The Celtics of Bird, McHale
6:05 Could Shooters Back Then Be Good 3 Point Shooters Now?
13:40 What's Ailing The Clippers?
20:16 Can The Clippers Improve Their Energy?
25:20 Can The Clippers Fix Their Defensive Issues?
2:00 Should We Fault Russ For Gunning For Triple Doubles?
6:05 James Harden's Affect On The Court
13:35 Cavs Awful Defense
23:35 Can The Raptors Contend With The Cavaliers?
27:10 Was Devin Booker's 70 Legit?
33:05 Should NCAA Athletes Get Paid?
There are few NBA writers better connected than USA Today's Sam Amick, and he joins Coach Nick on the podcast to discuss his insight into the Lakers with their new management team of Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka, as well as an in depth discussion on each of the 4 candidates for MVP: LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard, James Harden, and Russell Westbrook.
Coach Nick and Coach Dave are at it again, breaking down every angle in the NBA including:
2:20 Steph Curry's Shooting
6:07 Are there locker room issues in Golden State?
16:55 Kevin Love Is Back
24:30 Will the Bucks make some noise in the playoffs?
30:00 What Will The Heat do?
36:10 What to watch for in the NCAA Tournament
Coach Nick and Alex Kennedy of Hoops Hype go in depth on the MVP race and who's going to get that 8th spot in the Western Conference.
2:06 Russell Westbrook
12:40 LeBron James
14:50 Kawhi Leonard
22:07 James Harden
Coach Nick and Coach Dave go over the following topics:
1:27 Resting Superstars
7:45 Lakers Tanking
17:40 Warriors locker room troubles
23:15 Spurs without LaMarcus Aldridge
29:50 James Harden and Russell Westbrook
Coach Nick and Coach Dave discuss various NBA topics:
1:30 Warriors Struggles
5:06 KD Injury Update
8:26 LeBron's use of skip passes
16:13 Coach Of The Year: Brooks, Spoelstra, D'Antoni, Snyder
21:55 Russ pull up jumpers
27:04 The Decline of LeBron?
Coach Nick welcomes on ESPN's Ian Begley, who focuses on the Knicks, to give us the inside scoop on what is happening on the court with their offense. Why is Derrick Rose still struggling to understand the triangle offense? We also cover the Charles Oakley fiasco as well as whether Phil Jackson is long for the job.
CoachNick starts the podcast with some of his own insights from across the league.