Brian Geltzeiler, hoopscritic.com, joined The Triple Threat to discuss NBA Free Agency. He discussed the probability of a sign and trade of Chris Bosh to Houston. He thinks if Houston can get Bosh and keep Chandler Parsons, they would definitely be a big contender. Geltzeiler thinks a lot of the rumors about LeBron to Cleveland could be misdirects leaked on purpose when he really intends to stay with Miami. He thinks Rockets are in a very tricky situation with Chandler Parsons while they try to go after a superstar and keep him at the same time. He also briefly commented on player and management issues that seem likely at some point.
Tonight’s B-Straw & Pauly G Show Road Trip traveled to Miami and Cleveland tonight. First they spoke to Brian Rowitz, ESPN 106.3 Miami, about Chris Bosh trade rumors. He also discussed the situations of the Heat players in free agency. Next they flew over to Cleveland to talk to Daryl Ruiter, 92.3 The Fan, about the Cavs pursuit of LeBron James. On the football side, he discussed Josh Gordon’s arrest and Johnny Manziel’s sketchy photos from the holiday weekend. He said Manziel needs to be careful and find some better friends or this kind of issue will likely continue to arise.
Fran Blinebury from NBA.com joined Mad Radio and they discussed the latest in NBA free agency and where LeBron James, Chris Bosh, Carmelo Anthony and Chandler Parsons will end up.
Orlando Alzugaray, 640 Sports Miami, joined The B-Straw & Pauly G Show on the Road Trip to talk about NBA free agency. He says LeBron James really is in control right now and a lot depends on what he chooses and that will have a big impact on the Big 3. He says Kyle Lowry is a huge target in free agency for teams. Alzugaray doesn’t think LeBron James has any reason to go anywhere.
LeBron James singularly orchestrated the Big Three union. And now that he has opted out of his Miami Heat contract, he’s once again the Alpha Male of pro sports. Teams are scrambling to find the proper finances and expiring contracts, flipping over cushions for salary cap coin.
Kurt Helin of ProBasketballTalk.com joined The B-Straw & Pauly G Show to discuss LeBron James opting out. Helin doesn’t buy into LeBron going back to Cleveland and says that’s like going back to your wife after a few years with your mistress. He thinks the Rockets have to go after LeBron but says it will be a really hard sell if only because they’re in the West. He thinks whether LeBron stays or leaves Miami depends on if Chris Bosh opts in or not.
Mario Elie joined the B-Straw & Pauly G Show at Man Fest. He talked about how the Spurs have stepped up against the Heat. Elie doesn’t think that Melo is the right fit for the Rockets and believes Kevin Love or Chris Bosh would fit much better with the team. He thinks Harden can improve if he really commits to getting better at defense. He thinks LeBron will stay with the Heat but hope that Bosh will decide to leave to join the Rockets. Elie hasn’t been asked to work with the Rockets but would definitely be open to the offer.
It’s been two weeks since Damian Lillard shot the Rockets into the offseason, and if the last few are a precursor, expect Daryl Morey to be quite busy this summer. Depending on where the cap […]
LeBron James will make his lone visit to Houston Tuesday evening.
How do you follow up one of the greatest NBA Finals games in history? The Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs did just that Thursday night with the greatest spectacle in sports, a Game 7, winner-take-all game at the AmericanAirlines Arena.