Esquire Magazine’s Scott Raab, author of the Whore of Akron,  joined the show to talk about LeBron James coming back to his hometown of Cleveland. Raab was very bitter at LeBron four years ago. Dan asked how he felt now. “I love him,” Raab said. Raab thinks ultimately love of home is why LeBron went…

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Sports Illustrated’s Lee Jenkins joined the show to talk about co-writing LeBron James’ essay announcing he was going to the Cavaliers. Jenkins said that he’s interviewed LeBron often and this was no different: “I interviewed him like I always interviewed him. He was in a hotel, very relaxed.” Jenkins said that he thinks this wasn’t…

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Miami Herald columnist and ESPN’s Dan Le Batard joined the show to share the Miami angle on LeBron James. Le Batard thinks that this was No. 1 a public relations decision. Le Batard said he went to Miami to “not be the guy who hasn’t won a championship.” He said that it was a “PR…

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ESPN’s Dan Le Batard joined the show to talk about Pat Riley’s strange press conference and LeBron’s impending decision. Le Batard said Riley really didn’t say much. But he thinks he was trying to send a message to LeBron. Le Batard isn’t sure there’s a better option out there for LeBron. He thinks relationships are…

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TNT’s Reggie Miller joined the show to talk about the NBA Finals and more. Miller praised the Spurs’ style of play and said he’d fit in well with him. Miller also said LeBron James’ supporting cast let him down. Miller called them the “Miami Cavaliers.”

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TNT’s Charles Barkley joined the show to share his thoughts on the NBA Finals. Here are some of his takes: —  Barkley was surprised by how easily the Spurs won. “It was a pick ’em series,” Barkley said. “I don’t think there was anyone who would say they would end it with three straight blowouts.”…

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Miami Heat broadcaster Jason Jackson joined the show to talk about the NBA Finals and more. Jackson looked ahead to the Heat’s summer. Jackson said that Pat Riley is the greatest closer in the free agent game, but he has a lot of work ahead of him in free agency. Jackson thinks LeBron probably has…

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Soccer star Landon Donovan called in because he was upset people were criticizing LeBron James for leaving Game 1 with cramps. Donovan explained why cramps are a tough issue for athletes. He also talked about his feelings about not being on the World Cut team and where he plans to watch it.

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Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix joined the show to talk about the NBA Playoffs and the Draft. Mannix shared his top three: 1. Cleveland: Andrew Wiggins, SG, Kansas 2. Milwaukee: Joel Embiid, C, Kansas 3. Philadelphia: Jabari Parker, F, Duke Mannix believes that the Cavs winning the Lottery will do nothing to quiet speculation LeBron James…

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