R. J. Choppy, 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, joined The B-Straw & Pauly G Show Road Trip to discuss Mavs in free agency. He talked about how Dirk Nowitzki will likely take a pay cut to stay with the Mavs as they make a move at Carmelo Anthony. Choppy said they are also pursuing guys like Luol Deng. He briefly discussed the Cowboys signing Rolando McClain. He also said the Cowboys will always be run the way Jerry Jones wants it to be as long as Jerry Jones is around. Then Mark Grote 670 The Score in Chicago came on to discuss Carmelo Anthony’s visit to the Bulls. He said getting Carmelo Anthony would make the Bulls good enough to beat the Heat if Derrick Rose is healthy.
Mark Grote of WSCR joined The B-Straw and Pauly G Show to discuss LeBron opting out today. Grote doesn’t think the Bulls would be able to make it work for LeBron to come to the team. He also discussed how Derrick Rose’s injury is healing up. He said that the talk is all optimistic for Rose to come back but it’ll be hard to tell until he is really back.
Jordan Bernfield, WGN Radio, joined The B-Straw & Pauly G Show Road Trip in Chicago. He weighed in on the health of Derrick Rose and the Bulls in general. Bernfield says everyone is working off the belief that Rose will be fine to go and back to full strength. He thinks Carmelo Anthony is looking to win a championship which makes Chicago a strong contender if Rose is there healthy. He says the Bulls are really looking to bring a big star to the team to help them win.
The B-Straw and Pauly G Show hit the road for a Friday NBA Playoff edition of Road Trip. First they went to Portland to talk to Andy Johnson, 1080AM, about the Rockets and Blazers match. He talked about the factors that will contribute to either side coming through victorious, including Aldridge’s performance. Then they traveled to Chicago to talk to Mark Grote, WSCR 670AM, about the Bulls and Wizards games.
In this week’s That Thing You Missed watch a dad sacrifice his son’s safety for a baseball, a mom sacrifice her safety to help her son, what happens to Joakim Noah’s dad when he watches his son play hoops and a hockey brawl end in a hug? Yep a hug.
According to multiple reports Marcus Camby has chosen to sign with the Rockets.
Conference Finals have arrived. See the official schedule of games, scores and seedings.
Every play near the basket looked like a traffic accident. There were long scoreless stretches. Shooting from outside was a dicey proposition. It was ugly for everyone but the Chicago Bulls. This was their type of game.
Carlos Boozer had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Chicago Bulls clinch the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference with a 95-92 win over the Washington Wizards in the regular-season finale Wednesday night.
LeBron James had 29 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and the Miami Heat beat the New York Knicks 106-94 on Wednesday night to win the Eastern Conference first-round series in five games.