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Hoops Lounge 043 | Beasts of the East | Knickerbockers

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This week Phil Boileau, Marc Griffin, and Mota Elb discuss the NBA Eastern Conference as the playoffs near. Plus March Madness Q&A. What is a Knickerbocker? And Mota meets Vlade Divac. 

First Quarter: Beasts of the East

  • What’s wrong in Miami and Indiana?
  • Why is Toronto playing so well?
  • Will the Knicks win under Phil Jackson?
  • Will Brooklyn succeed long term?

Naismith Moment: What is a Knickerbocker?

  • The story behind the where the name came from and how it became popular in New York City.

In The Post: March Madness

  • The fact that Andrew Wiggins cannot create his own shot yet, does that put Jabari Parker ahead of him?
  • Joel Embiid vs. Wiggins, who wins one on one?
  • Could the NBA ever adopt a March Madness playoff format?
  • If I am the 76ers GM, do I want Julius Randle, Aaron Gordon or Jabari Parker?
  • With all the attention US based players get through the Madness, what should the NBA do to promote international potential draftees?
  • Where is Tyler Ennis playing next season?

Globetrotter: FIBA 3x3

  • Mota describes his experience playing in the FIBA 3x3 World Tournament.
  • Meeting Lakers /Kings legend Vlade Divac.
  • Changes FIBA has made to grow basketball globally.


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