NBA Podcast: Where are the Hawks and Mavs going?
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Welcome to the latest edition of "Pound the Rock," an NBA podcast hosted by Joseph Casciaro and Joe Wolfond.
Topics for this episode include:
- Now that we know the details of the NBA's new in-season tournament, how do we feel about the idea?
- Will players care? Will fans? What's the ideal outcome?
- Checking in on the Atlanta Hawks and Dallas Mavericks, two intertwined franchises who appear to be moving on parallel tracks
- Why the Hawks wound up dumping John Collins for nothing
- Is De'Andre Hunter the next odd man out?
- Security in the form of a Dejounte Murray extension
- Does Atlanta make sense as a Pascal Siakam destination? What would a trade package look like?
- Can Quin Snyder get the requisite buy-in from Trae Young?
- The Mavericks have had a great offseason, but where does that leave them?
- The team is still worryingly reliant on the availability and commitment level of Kyrie Irving
- Why Grant Williams is such a great fit in Dallas
- What can/should the Mavs do with the MLE still available to them?
- Can the team's young guys turn into valuable trade chips?
- Former Clippers Jackson and Jordan carry Nuggets past L.A. without Jokic
- Embiid gets 6th career triple-double to help 76ers rout Lakers
- LeBron passes Kareem for most minutes played in NBA history
- NBA MVP rankings: Crowded field muddies Embiid's chance at repeat
- Kyrie likens Nets tenure to 'the girl that got away'