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Hoops Lounge 044 NBA Physicality | Forgiving Vince Carter

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This week Phil Boileau, Marc Griffin, and Mota Elb discuss physicality in the modern NBA, the value of winning streaks, Patrick Beverly's injury, and Toronto forgiving Vince Carter.

First Quarter: NBA Physicality

  • How has the NBA changed since 1980s and 1990s hardnosed basketball?
  • What made the Bad Boys Detroit Pistons so successful?
  • What were "The Jordan Rules"?
  • Can the NBA adapt FIBA's physical style of basketball?

In The Post: Head to head basketball questions & trivia.

  1. Are Wiggins and Parker polished enough or should they stay in school?

  2. Given they have Michael Carter Williams and Noel, and at least one great draft pick this year, ae the Sixers looking at playoff glory, or Cleveland Cavalirism?

  3. The Spurs are rolling right now. In previous years, whenever they had a streak, they would lose in the playoffs. Is this their year?

  4. What matters more, winning streaks or losing streaks?

  5. Can the Rockets contend without a healthy Patrick Beverley?

  6. What if the Lakers offer to trade their #1 pick and pieces for Kevin Love? Who says no?

The Naismith Moment: Forgiving Vince Carter?

  • Time to mend fences with the man who put Toronto basketball on the map?


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