Which Team Has More to Lose: Lakers or Nuggets? - Run It Back
On today’s episode, the crew previews the Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets matchup starting with who has the edge between Nikola Jokic and Anthony Davis, the difference between their 2020 matchup vs. this year, and whether the Lakers’ #1 defense can hold the Nuggets’ #1 offense in check. Then, they look at how the Miami Heat can slow down Jayson Tatum, if “Playoff” Jimmy Butler will be enough for the Heat to compete against the Boston Celtics, and the coaching battle between Erik Spoelstra and Joe Mazzulla. After that, they chat about the NBA lottery, the best fit for projected #1 overall pick Victor Wembanyama, and if this is still the best way to decide on draft order. Next, the crew dives into a few reports around the association and declares if they’re buying it. Finally, they give out their picks for Lakers vs. Nuggets in Game 1.