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NBA Podcast: Spurs win lottery, WCF Game 1, 76ers' future, Celtics-Heat preview

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Welcome to the latest edition of "Pound the Rock," an NBA podcast hosted by Joseph Casciaro and Joe Wolfond.

Find the show on iTunes, Soundcloud, Stitcher, and Spotify.

Topics for this episode include:

  • The Spurs won the lottery and the right to draft a generational big man for the third time
  • Takeaways from Game 1 of the Western Conference finals after the Nuggets survived a Lakers onslaught for a narrow win
  • Is Rui Hachimura L.A's long-term solution for Nikola Jokic?
  • How mismatch-hunting worked for LeBron James and the Lakers, and how the Nuggets can respond
  • Ja Morant continues to brandish firearms and imperil his career
  • The 76ers suffered yet another dispiriting second-round defeat. Where do they go from here?
  • Does James Harden's impending free agency put Philadelphia in a lose-lose situation?
  • Why a new short-term deal for Harden could benefit both sides
  • Is a team led by Harden and Joel Embiid destined to come up short?
  • Have we finally run out of excuses for Embiid?
  • Have these Sixers reached a dead end, or can they still get over the hump?
  • Did Doc Rivers and Monty Williams deserve their fate?
  • Should we have expected more from the Suns this postseason?
  • Phoenix's offseason could decide the success of the Kevin Durant trade
  • Breaking down Celtics-Heat
  • Is this Miami team better or worse than last year's version?
  • Will the Celtics continue to start their two-big lineup? If not, is Kevin Love playable in this series?
  • Who will Robert Williams guard?
  • Can Boston slow the Heat's offense by finding a happy medium between the Bucks' and Knicks' defensive game plans?
  • How aggressive can the Celtics afford to be with their help?

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