NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he is confident the league’s health and safety protocols will allow teams to get through the season amid the pandemic.
“LeBron will be Top 3 all-time w/o ever tapping into his full ability” | EPISODE 12 | CLUB SHAY SHAY
Shannon Sharpe and Gilbert Arenas discuss LeBron James’ sustained greatness and impact on the league. Arenas knew that the Los Angeles Lakers’ star would be the player he is today very early on in his career. ‘In 2004 or 2005, I said: LeBron is gonna go down as Top 3, 4 greatest of all-time without ever having to tap into his real ability. Because he doesn’t have to. That’s how dominant this man is,’ says Arenas. He goes on to tell Shannon a story about playing cards with LeBron and what he noticed about the way the King’s mind works.
Gilbert Arenas tells Shannon Sharpe about when he was dominating USA Team practice against Los Angeles Lakers’ star LeBron James, Chris Paul, Chris Bosh, Dwight Howard & Joe Johnson. ‘I’m thinking I’m LeBron James the way I was jumping!’
Gilbert Arenas discusses Brooklyn Nets’ star James Harden and what he needs to do to become a complete player. ‘Harden is going to have to reevaluate how he plays the game. Everyone has come and gone, so is it them or is it you? You have this great offensive guy who only has one offensive tool and no one else can actually eat.’
Injury expert and former head team doctor for the Patriots, Dr. Matt Provencher, provides insight on Denver Nuggets, Jamal Murray season-ending ACL injury, and what sort of rehab Jamal has to do to return to his top playing form.
Shannon Sharpe posed Gilbert Arenas a straightforward question: ‘What does Giannis Antetokounmpo need to do to win a championship?’ And Arenas answered bluntly: ‘Learn how to play basketball.’ Arenas goes on to explain why Milwaukee Bucks’ star Giannis is the James Harden of the Eastern Conference.
Shannon Sharpe wastes no time in asking LaVar Ball about a potential one-on-one matchup with Michael Jordan.
LaVar Ball tells Shannon how he felt when Lonzo was traded to the Pelicans. I was happy as a big baller in a doughnut shop.’
LaVar Ball: Lakers should send me a thank you card for helping ’em win | EPISODE 10 | CLUB SHAY SHAY
LaVar Ball talks about the Los Angeles Lakers’ title win in the Bubble, LeBron James’ sustained greatness, and addresses his infamous quote that they would never, ever win a title without Lonzo Ball.
LaVar Ball tells Shannon who he deems as the GOAT between Michael Jordan and LeBron James. ‘When you have losses on your record, you can’t be the GOAT.’
Isiah Thomas ranks the NBA dynasties of the 1980’s, putting the Lakers and Celtics as #1 and #2, and goes on to discuss his Pistons and the Bulls. Thomas also touches on not viewing Michael Jordan as his competition: ‘Head-to-head, I was dominant over Jordan. He just wasn’t my competition. My focus was Bird, Magic, Dr. J, Kareem.’
Isiah Thomas tells Shannon Sharpe the Top 5 toughest players he faced throughout his career, and places Michael Jordan at #5.
Williamson scored 38 points, one shy of his career high, while the Cavs played without several major contributors.