1. Chris Paul was completely lost at the end of the Suns series against the Mavericks, part of one of the worst losses in NBA history Sunday night and then, on Monday, was completely destroyed by Patrick Beverley all morning on ESPN.
Beverley showed up erection and First Acquisition and explained his feelings for Paul.
“He can’t watch. He can never watch, ”Beverley told Stephen A. Smith. The Timberwolves guard went on to compare Paul to an orange cone.
“Man, CP can’t watch anyone, man. Everyone in the NBA knows that. What do we call him? Cone. Do you know when to make cones? Like, in the summer, you have to cone. You are moving. What does the cone do? ”
erection Host Mike Greenberg then interjected, “Stay still.” Beverley replied forcefully, “EXACTLY!”
and First AcquisitionBeverley explains how no NBA team is afraid of Phoenix.
Beverley’s best quote about Paul, though, has to do with his pregame approach before facing the point guard.
“Do the NBA guys go to bed early in the night before playing for the Phoenix Suns? Hell no. No. I’ll go to Steak 44 in Phoenix, give me a nice little wine, maybe weigh in on the pregame shootaround and get ready for Chris Paul. Steph Curry? I go to bed at 8 o’clock. Mom, don’t call me. Woman, don’t call me. I am locked up now. ”
Beverley started getting her Chris Paul gossip hours before the show on ESPN, Jeremy Lin asked in this tweet.
I would predict that ESPN will have Beverley back in the studio — usually.
2. Before his game against the Suns last night, Luka Dončić did an interview with Inside the NBA crew, which is not good for Shaq and Charley Barkley. Dončić already had 35 points and 10 rebounds to lead Dallas to its winning streak.
3. This is an all-time ratio for a sports tweet.
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4. If you worked at Notre Dame football games last year and then you worked in the studio Sunday Night Football and then you call it an NFL playoff game, but then you tweet that you “can” work for NBC, meaning you don’t.
5. Here are all three outs recorded on Sunday night by PITCHER Albert Pujols, who was called up to end the Cardinals ’win against the Giants.
6. The latest episode of SI Media Podcast appeared in an interview with New York Post sports media reporter Andrew Marchand.
Did Marchand stand by his report that the deal was for 10 years and $ 375 million? Was Fox angry with Tom Brady because the network was angry with Troy Aikman? Why Brady was broadcasting wouldn’t have surprised people. Who will work with Kevin Burkhardt at No. 1 Fox team until Brady retires?
In addition to Brady’s big story, we talked about who could replace Kay Adams GMFBthe Drew Brees saga, the strong Formula One rating, the call of the Kentucky Derby shocker, how the USFL is and more.
After the conversation with Marchand, Sal Licata from WFAN and SNY in New York joined me for our weekly part on “Traina Thoughts”. This week’s topics include the madness of unwritten baseball rules, the success of HBO’s Time to Winthe NFL’s Week 2 Monday night doubleheader and more.
You can listen to the podcast below or download it on Apple, Spotify and Google.
7. RANDOM VIDEO OF THE DAY: On this date, May 16, 1996, Susan Ross died from stamping the envelopes.
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