Knicks change coaches, Giannis vs. LeBron Finals dreams, the case for Team Fandom

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On today's episode, Ben Golliver and Michael Pina ask the questions no one else is asking about the New York Knicks' coaching change. Who, really, is to blame for the players' lack of effort? If Masai Ujiri were to actually consider becoming Knicks president, what type of ludicrous negotiation demands should he make? Can we safely assure an Australian listener that the Knicks won't make the 2020 playoffs? From there, they switch gears to digging into the narrative possibilities of a 2020 NBA Finals match-up between Giannis Antetokounmpo's Milwaukee Bucks and LeBron James's Los Angeles Lakers. Which factors make this potential showdown of juggernauts so exciting? Would it be more like the 1991 Finals or the 2007 Finals? Ben and Michael close with questions from the Open Floor Globe about Trae Young's true value and Brandon Ingram's remarkable rise, plus a passionate case for eschewing player fandom in favor of being a team fan through thick and thin.

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