The Celtics should trade the #1 pick
The ping pong balls bounced Boston’s way last night and the Celtics landed the #1 pick. Even though the conventional wisdom is that Boston will take Washington guard Markelle Fultz, but Colin thinks they should trade the pick.
He doesn’t believe that adding a rookie is going to help put them in a position to legitimately compete against Cleveland next year. Even if the pick pans out, it will likely take 3 or 4 years before they can have a playoff impact. By that time, the current roster will have missed their window. They should package assets and explore adding a Paul George or Jimmy Butler, and hopefully convince Gordon Hayward to sign in free agency. Trade the pic
“If I’m Boston, I’m moving Markelle Fultz.”
The Lakers are the biggest NBA Draft lottery winners
The Lakers scored the 2nd pick in last night’s draft lottery and avoided a potentially devastating scenario where they fell out of the top four and lost their pick to Philly. The road is now paved for the Lakers to draft Lonzo Ball and possibly begin the road back to relevancy. Colin thinks Ball to the Lakers will have an immediate gate impact, which will be evident as early as the summer league.
LaVar Ball – Father of NBA Draft prospect Lonzo Ball was in-studio, disrespected Kristine Leahy and acted like a jackass. He also talked Lonzo to the Lakers; if Lonzo would play for the Celtics; and how $500 shoe sales are going.
Cris Carter and Nick Wright – Co-host’s of the upcoming FS1 show First Things First talk about their new show; the LaVar Ball interview; if Lonzo Ball to the Lakers is a win for the NBA; why Nick thinks the Warriors are the luckiest team; and if Gisele should have revealed that Brady had concussions last season
Jason McIntyre – Founder of The Big Lead and co-host of Speak for Yourself is in-studio to talk NBA Draft; why he believes in conspiracy theories; and why he thinks Boston will trade the #1 pick.