Each week, Hefferbrew's Cameron Heffernan & Dustin Brewer will be offering their unique opinions and perspectives on the latest news, notes, and more from across the sports world. Thanks for listening.
The Clippers Blew a 3-1 Series Lead, Conference Final Predictions
Today Cameron & Dustin link up to talk about the Clippers' Game 7 collapse against the Nuggets and try to figure out how the series unraveled for them the way it did. They also try to figure out what kind of moves the Clippers may make in the offseason after coming up short, wonder why Kawhi Leonard attempted 0 FTs in all of Game 7, and complain a bit about the officiating for the Playoffs and the Bubble as a whole.
From there, they break down what they expect from the Lakers/Nuggets WCF and offer initial reactions to the Heat's Game 1 OT victory over the Celtics & how they think that series may unfold.
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How Long Will NBA Boycotts Last?
Today Hefferbrew's Cameron Heffernan & Dustin Brewer are reacting to the Milwaukee Bucks boycotting Game 5 of their series with the Orlando Magic and the other teams following suit, potentially ending the playoffs and entire bubble early due to the police shooting of Jacob Blake. They wonder how long a boycott will last, if any leagues can or will follow the NBA players' examples, and what happens now.
*This episode was recorded as the NBA players were in an emergency meeting to discuss what to do about the season, it's since come out that the Lakers and Clippers favor ending the season but more discussions between players will continue Thursday and the NBA Board of Governors will meet as well.*
Fred VanVleet, Doc Rivers, & Athletes Continuing to Use Their Platforms
Today Hefferbrew's Cameron Heffernan & Dustin Brewer are talking about Fred VanVanleet, Doc Rivers, and other NBA players & pro athletes continuing to speak out on the police shooting of Jacob Blake. They talk about the notion that players are tired of just talking and what gestures mean if no change comes from it as reports emerged that the Raptors and Celtics were contemplating boycotting Game 1 of their Round Two series.
*recorded before the Milwaukee Bucks and other teams boycotted Wednesday's NBA games.
Porzingis Gets Ejected, NFL Plans on Fans at Chiefs/Texans, & Helping Cameron Find a New NBA Team
Today they guys are reacting to the first night of the NBA Playoffs and how the ejection of Kristaps Porzingis early in the third quarter changed the momentum of the game. Then they react to news that the NFL will allow the Chiefs to fill 22% of Arrowhead Stadium for their season opener against the Texans and then surprisingly have varying reactions to the news that Alex Smith has been fully cleared for basketball activities. They round out the episode by wondering how Jon Bones Jones will fair if he does make the jump up to the UFC’s Heavyweight Division and try to help Cameron decide on a new NBA team as years of being a man in Los Angeles ironically cheering for the Celtics have taken their toll. Thanks for listening, hope you enjoy.
Previewing Round One of the NBA Playoffs
Hefferbrew's Cameron Heffernan and Dustin Brewer are breaking down all the matchups set to take place over the next two weeks as the NBA Playoffs finally get underway in the Orlando Bubble. After discussing the Portland/Memphis play-in games and making some predictions, they talk through the teams most likely to pull off an upset, try to figure out why the Milwaukee Buck don't quite seem as scary this season, make the case for the Raptors winning it all, and much more.