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Hoops Lounge 045 KD, LeBron, & Dirk Make History | Kelly Olynyk

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Phil Boileau and Marc Griffin are joined by Alan Lewis of "Below The Hardwood" to talk Kevin Durant, LeBron James, and Dirk Nowitzki all making NBA history on the same night. Plus "In The Post" on the Toronto Raptors. And a "Naismith Moment" on Celtics sneaky good rookie Kelly Olynyk. 

1st Quarter: NBA Milestones

Dirk Nowitzki passes Dominique Wilkins for 11th All-Time NBA Scoring:

  • What makes Dirk so unique? Is he an anomoly in the NBA?

Kevin Durant ties Michael Jordan's modern day streak of 40 consecutive games scoring 25 points or more.

  • How important is this record? Would KD be able to do this during Jordan's era?

LeBron James becomes the youngest player to score 23,000 points.

  • Does this deserve an asterix because other stars played college basketball before joining the NBA?
  • Who will end up scoring more points--LeBron or KD?

In The Post: Raptors Edition

  • Will Uriji makes a wholesale change on this team like Houston?

  • Which Canadian is most likely play for Raptors next season?

  • If Lowry commands 13 million, would you sign him or Vasquez at 6-7 million?

  • Should Bryan Colangelo recieve for Raptors success?

  • Who is Raptors frontcourt MVP: JV, Amir, or Patterson?

  • Should Vince Carter’s #15 hang from Air Canada Center rafters?

Naismith Moment: Kelly Olynyk

  • Kelly's having a sneaky good rookie year in Boston.
  • High basketball IQ and vast skill set. 
  • Potential to be a perrenial All-Star.

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