Chicago Bulls rookie Doug McDermott joined the show to talk about Draft night and more. Dan asked McDermott how it went down when he was traded on Draft night. “I was pretty well aware Chicago was trading up,” McDermott said. “When Denver called my name, I knew I wasn’t ending up there.” McDermott says he…

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Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix joined the show to break down the NBA Draft. Mannix said his first surprise was the Kings taking Nick Stauskas. He also evaluated the Lakers taking Julius Randle and its impact on Kobe Bryant. And he weighed in on the Heat taking Shabazz Napier and the Sixers taking a risk on…

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ESPN college basketball analyst Seth Greenberg joined the show to talk about tonight’s NBA Draft. Greenberg would actually take Joel Embiid very high — in large part because modern medicine is so advanced. It’s not like the Bill Walton days or even Eric Montross. Greenberg thinks that there are some questions about Dante Exum. Exum…

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Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski joined the show to talk about NBA free agency and this week’s Draft. — Woj said that Carmelo Anthony never really considered opting in on his contract. He said that doesn’t necessarily mean that Anthony will leave, because he’d leave a lot of money on the table by exiting the Knicks: “My…

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SI.com’s Chris Mannix joined the show to talk about the impact of Joel Embiid’s foot injury on the NBA Draft. Mannix said he thinks the Celtics at No. 6 makes sense for Embiid – it fits with Danny Ainge’s strategy. And he thinks Australian player Dante Exum could jump as high as No. 1 overall.

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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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Former Duke star Jabari Parker joined the show to talk about why he decided to go pro and more. Here are some of his takes: — Parker doesn’t think there should be a rule prohibiting players from entering the NBA until they’ve completed two years of college. “I think that’s ridiculous,” Parker said. “People can…

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Former Kentucky forward Julius Randle joined the show to talk about why he left school to go to the NBA. Here are some of his takes: — Randle recounted his conversation with John Calipari on his decision to go pro: “He just told me that I was ready. He said I could come back if…

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