Description: In this episode we discuss the Nets trade and what it means for both the Knicks and Nets as it relates to this upcoming free agency. We also discuss the takeaways from mini-camp for both the Giants and Jets, The hiring of Joe Douglas for the Jets, and preview Game 5 of the NBA finals. We are also joined by special guest Daniel Menezes to discuss the upcoming NBA draft. All that and more NY Sports
Laker fans, this is our first taste of the 2019-2020 season! The NBA announced on May 30th that the Lakers will be playing the Warriors 4 times (2 in LA and 2 in San Fransisco). They also play the Nets 2 times in China. This is the first time since the 2013-2014 season the Lakers will travel to China for the preseason.
These 2 games against the Nets are gonna be really interesting. First of all, it’s being played in China. Second its against D’Angelo Russell former Laker. Lastly, both the Lakers and the Nets are top destinations for free agent Kyrie Irving. It was reported that Kyrie is deciding between the Lakers and the Nets as of now.
Reported on May 11th, 2019, the Lakers have hired former Pacers and Magic head coach Frank Vogel. Out of the 6 seasons, he coached the Pacers he went to the playoffs 5 times including back to back Eastern Conference Finals. With the Orlando Magic, he went a disappointing 54-110 and got fired after his second season. To be fair though he was not given the best team. Vogel’s contract is 3 only 3 years but the amount of money is unknown right now.
Frank Vogel has agreed to a deal to become the next coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, league sources tell ESPN.
Next which came as a bit of a surprise to me is Jason Kidd former NBA player and former Nets and Bucks Head coach agreed to become the Lakers, new assistant coach. He was one of the backup options for the Lakers if also Frank Vogel decided not to coach the Lakers, but obviously, Vogel signed so he became the assistant coach which I’m happy with. He will help build the young guys talent up as he did with Kris Middleton, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Malcolm Brogdon. Reports came out right after he signed saying he did help Lonzo Ball the previous summer with his game. As the Bucks and Nets head coach, he went a total 183-190 which isn’t that bad. How do you feel about the new coaching staff?
In this episode we discuss who we would put money on to win the Super Bowl between the Giants or Jets. We also discuss our reaction to Daniel Jones at rookie camp, the Jets most important player outside Bell and Darnold, the Knicks free agent targets, the Yankees pitching problems, and the Nets chance of landing Kyrie Irving. All that and much more NY sports.
In this episode we discuss the results of the draft for the Giants, Jets, Bills, and who improved the most. We also discuss the selection of Daniel Jones, the potential rift in the Jets front office, the Yankees rolling, the Mets struggling, and the Nets vs Knicks in free agency. All that and more NY sports.