"I hope he doesn't play a single minute for them." It's been a crazy week and we break down all the big NBA Free Agency contracts! Which signings are your favorite? Share this episode with your friends and fellow sports fans and let us know what you think by leaving a review or head over to our Facebook page at facebook.com/back2sportsmedia
The NBA is finally paying for the sins of the Timothy Mozgov and Joakim Noah deals. The NBA cap spike in 2016 created a world where sub-par players were paid like superstars. Now that cap money has dried up and and the smart teams have been able to take advantage of it. This NBA Free agency period has been super lit and we break it down move by move!
Free agency is here! We recap what has happened so far between the draft and the beginning of free agency, and in the first few hours of the new season. Chris Paul and James Harden on the Rockets is an interesting tandem that will work or fall apart, Sam Presti fleeces the Pacers for Paul George, and where the remaining stars will land.
HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons brings on longtime pal Joe House to discuss Dwyane Wade's decision to sign with the Bulls, star players ending careers with different teams (17:00), the battle for Al Horford (22:00), the Knicks' plan for the future (32:00), OKC's new look and next move (40:00), debunking Kevin Durant's "weakness" (48:00), 'The Decision' vs. KD's self-determination (57:00), and House's impending eat-off against Danny Chau (1:06:00).
HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons brings on Joe House to discuss the first official day of NBA free agency, Durant's window with Golden State (10:00), Curry's "superstar" durability (24:00), Dwight's next destination (32:00), the most tortured NBA franchises (40:00), Miami's ability to avoid disaster (50:00), the Celtics' FA scenarios (56:00), and the Thon Maker age conspiracy (1:01:00).