Our latest is episode is full of goodies as we discussed parity in the NBA, previewed Kobe Bryant’s return to action, introduced a fun game to the show and gave you our Performances and Embarrassments of the Week.
- 00:00 – Opening
- 01:39 – It’s the Return of The Black Mamba
- 14:45 – Introducing the Change Game
- 23:52 – Performances and Embarrassments of The Week
- 29:18 – Should Brooklyn fire Jason Kidd?
- 38:00 – Has parity arrived in the NBA?
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At the start of every NBA season there’s a line that divides all 30 teams and the division only becomes bigger as the season progresses. No, I don’t mean the lines that divide conferences, divisions or even playoff teams. The line I’m referring to is the line that separates title contenders and everyone else. It is, after all, what ultimately counts. I like to call that line Teams That Matter. For the record, a team that matters is one that is capable of going on a deep playoff run and a deep playoff run is making it to either Conference Finals. In our 2014 season preview, I predicted that there were maybe 8 teams that matter. That leaves 22 teams that don’t matter. As a fan of a team that doesn’t count this season (LA Lakers), I’ve come up with a list of ways to enjoy the NBA when your favorite team doesn’t matter. Continue reading