Editor’s Note: Welcome to the seventh 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.
This is the fourth of our six previews. The Atlantic, Central, Southeast, and Northwest can be found here. Whether it’s before or after listening to the podcast, be sure to check out Last Word on Pro Basketball‘s Pacific Division preview article.
As it stands, the Pacific Division demonstrates the importance of having a star point guard lead your team and your organization. From Point ‘Gawds’ Chris Paul and Steph Curry to the rag tag crew running Sacramento’s back court, the average observer can easily spot the differences in playmaking and game schemes.
In this edition of Coast 2 Coast, Austin and Dante breakdown the various developments and changes that occurred during the offseason. Will Luke Walton continue his early-career success as a head coach, now dealing with a group of up-and-coming athletes? The two debate on the best fighters within the division and how those abilities play into their on the court talents. All this and more before, they decide how the Pacific will shake out.
Coast 2 Coast Podcast Episode #7: Pacific 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.
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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.