The entire NBA community is reeling from Kobe Bryant’s season ending injury and we cover all angles, including how it impacts the Lakers playoffs chances, the remainder of Kobe’s career, and the difficult choice facing the Lakers front office. We also talked about Metta World Peace’s improbable comeback from knee surgery, and the NBA bringing MVP voting to Twitter.
- 00:00 – Introduction
- 03:15 – The story of Achilles, and how it relates to Kobe Bryant and the Lakers
- 06:40 – The bleak history of Achilles injuries in the NBA
- 07:50 – How will Kobe’s absence impact the Lakers playoff hopes?
- 11:20 – Adam rings the juicing bell for Metta World Peace
- 18:30 – Kobe’s various reactions to his injury, including post game interview, tweet, and Facebook post
- 23:35 – Where does Kobe go from here?
- 30:25 – Should the Lakers amnesty Kobe, in light of his injury?
- 43:25 – What would retirement look like for Bean?
- 44:50 – Performances and Embarrassments of the Week
- 55:25 – Back to steroids!
- 59:50 – A collective embarrassment of the week to the NBA for allowing fan MVP voting to Twitter
- David After Dentist (YouTube)
- MWP’s I’m too sexy for my cat interview (Sporting News)
- Kobe’s post game interview (YouTube)
- Kobe’s heartfelt Facebook post