On today's episode of the Premium Hoops Podcast, Mark is joined by Paul Garcia of Project Spurs to talk about the future of the San Antonio Spurs, empty calories scoring, DeMar DeRozan's player option, LaMarcus Aldridge and Rudy Gay, and much more. On the second half of the pod, Mark is joined by Corban Ford, Evan Zaucha, and Cody Houdek for a round table to talk about the value of score first players at varying levels; continuing the empty calories discussion.
Derrick White's extensionDerrick White's proliferation from beyond the arc in the bubbleToo many mouths to feed in the guard/wing rotationDejounte Murray's value as an offensive playerWhy didn't Dejounte Murray and Derrick White start together?What is the direction of the Spurs?Jakob Poeltl's restricted-free agencyTrading LaMarcus Aldridge, DeMar DeRozan, and Rudy GayLaMarcus Aldridge's three-point shooting revelation; will it continue?Will Gregg Popovich lead a rebuild?Bringing back Bryn ForbesKeldon Johnson loveRudy Gay's growth as a Spur and his tradeability
Empty Calories Scoring:
What is an empty calorie player?Monta EllisCollin Sexton vs. CJ McCollum example and discussionCody pushes back on everyoneEvan FournierZach Lavinethe importance of passing big menCorban and Evan talk Wisemanis Melo empty calories?Chris Bosh appreciation2011 Mavs were goodand much more!
Be sure to follow Paul's work at Project Spurs! They have some great soverage and the San Antonio Spurs will be an exciting team to watch in the off-season. This was a blast of a pod carried over in the second half. Some fantastic basketball theory and thought exercises.
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