ACTUAL NBA BASKETBALL IS BACK…AND IT HAS BEEN AWESOME! WITH SPECIAL GUEST JUSTIN MATCHAM – EPISODE 341

The NBA is Back!

On this episode of the Hoop Heads Podcast, Mike and Jason are joined by Justin Matcham, host of Cavaliers Central, a part of the Hoop Heads Podcast Network, to discuss the return of the NBA!  They discuss their big takeaways from opening weekend, the biggest surprises of the bubble so far, and if they could change something, what they would consider changing. 

Throughout their conversation, they discuss the wild west and how seemingly everyone has a chance, who they would like to see end up with the 8 seed, and how much standings could change over the next week and a half.  They also spend time discussing the Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers actual chances and upsetting the Bucks in the Eastern Conference Playoffs.  They end the episode with their weekly “How likely will the NBA season finish with a legitimate champion?” segment.

What We Discuss on this NBA Episode

  • Takeaways from opening weekend
  • Biggest Bubble surprises
  • Changes we’d like to see
  • The wild battle for the 8-9 seeds in the West
  • Giannis’ Fatal Flaw
  • Eastern Conference Challengers
  • The likelihood we get a legitimate champion come October

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