Bias Aside

Klay is Leaving the Bay

July 05, 2024 Jeffrey Jacobo, Micah Speight, Nygel Turner, Justin Jones, Austin Thompson Season 3 Episode 17
Klay is Leaving the Bay
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Bias Aside
Klay is Leaving the Bay
Jul 05, 2024 Season 3 Episode 17
Jeffrey Jacobo, Micah Speight, Nygel Turner, Justin Jones, Austin Thompson

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This week we talk about Klay Thompson leaving the Warriors. The conversation revolves around the perception of the Western Conference and the Eastern Conference in the NBA. The hosts discuss the number of good teams in each conference and debate whether the West is as tough as it is made out to be. They also touch on specific teams and their playoff readiness. The conversation ends with a playful exchange about the hosts' biases towards their favorite teams. The conversation covers various topics including the top teams in the league, the competitiveness of the East and West conferences, the construction of teams like the Knicks and Pelicans, and the delusional and funniest players in the league. The conversation in this segment revolves around the NBA free agency rumors and potential moves for players like Kyle Kuzma, DeMar DeRozan, and Lauri Markkanen. The hosts discuss the reliability of rumors and the tactics used by teams and media to create buzz. They also touch on the Lakers' salary cap situation and the possibility of adding DeRozan. The conversation then shifts to the Warriors and their need for a big man. They explore potential trade options and the challenges of finding the right fit. The hosts also briefly discuss the WNBA and the criticism faced by rookie Angel Reese. They address the misconceptions surrounding her performance and eligibility for the Olympics. The segment concludes with a discussion about fantasy basketball and the differences between the NBA and WNBA in terms of player availability and strategy. In this final part of the conversation, the hosts discuss the potential of upcoming players in the WNBA and their hopes for their favorite teams. They also touch on the debate between Steph Curry and LeBron James, the impact of recent pickups by the Dallas Mavericks and Philadelphia 76ers, and the overall competitiveness of the Eastern and Western Conferences. The hosts share their predictions for the upcoming season and reflect on the Celtics' performance in the previous season.

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This week we talk about Klay Thompson leaving the Warriors. The conversation revolves around the perception of the Western Conference and the Eastern Conference in the NBA. The hosts discuss the number of good teams in each conference and debate whether the West is as tough as it is made out to be. They also touch on specific teams and their playoff readiness. The conversation ends with a playful exchange about the hosts' biases towards their favorite teams. The conversation covers various topics including the top teams in the league, the competitiveness of the East and West conferences, the construction of teams like the Knicks and Pelicans, and the delusional and funniest players in the league. The conversation in this segment revolves around the NBA free agency rumors and potential moves for players like Kyle Kuzma, DeMar DeRozan, and Lauri Markkanen. The hosts discuss the reliability of rumors and the tactics used by teams and media to create buzz. They also touch on the Lakers' salary cap situation and the possibility of adding DeRozan. The conversation then shifts to the Warriors and their need for a big man. They explore potential trade options and the challenges of finding the right fit. The hosts also briefly discuss the WNBA and the criticism faced by rookie Angel Reese. They address the misconceptions surrounding her performance and eligibility for the Olympics. The segment concludes with a discussion about fantasy basketball and the differences between the NBA and WNBA in terms of player availability and strategy. In this final part of the conversation, the hosts discuss the potential of upcoming players in the WNBA and their hopes for their favorite teams. They also touch on the debate between Steph Curry and LeBron James, the impact of recent pickups by the Dallas Mavericks and Philadelphia 76ers, and the overall competitiveness of the Eastern and Western Conferences. The hosts share their predictions for the upcoming season and reflect on the Celtics' performance in the previous season.