Editor’s Note: Welcome to the third episode of Coast 2 Coast, the brand new basketball podcast right here at Last Word on Sports. As always LWOS is committed to bringing you the very best in sports news, analysis and commentary. In putting together this NBA podcast, we continue to stay committed to our high standards. Enjoy the show.
Al Horford. Derrick Rose. Ben Simmons. Joel Embiid. Jaylen Brown. The Atlantic Division had an influx of talent come in this offseason to make the division even more interesting than a season ago. Can Toronto hold onto the division title? Will Brook Lopez make it through an entire NBA season?
Austin and Dante return from a long off-season to finally preview the upcoming NBA season. They begin with the Atlantic Division, where they start by discussing each team’s philosophy in team building. After that, they answer five burning questions throughout the division including “Who is the second best coach in the division after President Brad Stevens” and “Will this division include the team with the worst record in the league?” They finish up by picking their division favorites and how Jeff Hornacek will fair in his first season in New York.
Coast 2 Coast Podcast Episode #3: Atlantic Division Preview
Austin Cracraft and Dante Guarneri discuss everything from the wide world of the NBA, whether it be the latest update from a Banana Boat or a rookie screwing up on his Snapchat.
Read a full written division preview here.
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Austin is a Staff Writer and Podcast Host/Producer at Last Word on Sports. He is currently attending the University of Oregon and enjoys watching, talking and playing sports. He is a big Colorado Buffaloes and Oregon Ducks fan.
Dante studies Financial Economics at Columbia University. For every statistic and analytic undertaking, he hopes to shed humorous light on the everyday parity of the sports world. A life-long sports fan, he’s been blessed with championships from the New York Yankees and New York Giants, but cursed by the turbulent history of the Brooklyn (New Jersey) Nets.
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