Houston Astros Cheating Scandal, Cleveland Cavaliers Coaching Situation, NBA All-Star Game Recap
The sports world has been rocked by the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal that won them the World Series in 2017 and athletes, including Lebron James, are speaking out. Cleveland Cavaliers head coach John Beilein is stepping down after a contentious tenure with the organization. Kyrie Irving is out indefinitely, the Houston Rockets continue to add depth, and the NBA All-Star game’s new format was a huge hit. All that and more on this week’s episode of Pull Up!
Zion Williamson’s Development, Devin Booker Becomes an All-Star, NBA All-Star Weekend
Gary Trent Jr. has played a crucial role for the Portland Trail Blazers as they fight for a playoff spot. Zion Williamson has a long way to go in his development, but is proving he’s going to be a force in the league for years to come. Devin Booker becomes an All-Star in the wake of Damian Lillard’s injury, Duncan Robinson is about to light up the 3-Point contest, and the New York Knicks are still mismanaged.
NBA Trade Deadline, Damian Lillard’s Insane Numbers, NY Knicks Future
CJ reflects on playing in the first game at Staples Center after the passing of Kobe Bryant and explains what has gone into Damian Lillard’s stellar play as of late. The NBA Trade Deadline caused a ton of shakeups, including a blockbuster 4-team trade between the Houston Rockets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Atlanta Hawks, and Denver Nuggets. CJ and Jordan also break down Miami’s decision to acquire Andre Iguodala. The New York Knicks are attempting to turn their organization around (again) and the Kansas City Chiefs won the Super Bowl. All that and more on this week’s Pull Up! This episode was recorded before the end of the 2020 Trade Deadline.
Kobe Bryant’s Legacy and Impact on Basketball
The untimely and heartbreaking loss of Kobe Bryant has rocked the country. On this special tribute episode of Pull Up, CJ and Jordan share their favorite Kobe stories and talk about the indelible impact he left on the game of basketball.
Trail Blazers Update, Dame’s Big Night, Zion’s Debut, Adam Schefter Joins the Show
The Portland Trail Blazers traded Kent Bazemore and Anthony Tolliver to the Sacramento Kings and CJ breaks down what it’s like when friends are traded midseason. Dame Lillard scored 61 points against the Golden State Warriors and set a new franchise record. Zion Williamson is healthy, and the Bucks & Lakers could make moves before the trade deadline. Also, CJ and Jordan speak with NFL insider for ESPN and huge basketball fan, Adam Schefter about the Super Bowl, Eli Manning’s retirement and the future of Cleveland Browns.