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Josh Levin, NPR’s Gene Demby, and the New Yorker’s Vinson Cunninham discuss the big moves and non-moves at the NBA trade deadline. They also talk about Steven Soderbergh’s new NBA lockout movie High Flying Bird and the nascent Alliance of American Football.
NBA trades (1:25): Anthony Davis isn’t going to the Lakers (yet) and Markelle Fultz is leaving Philly. How does that shift the league’s balance of power on the court and between players and management?
High Flying Bird (22:05): A rare movie about sports and business with a pro-labor point of view, and that thinks seriously about race.
AAF (39:56): Did this new spring football league learn from the XFL’s mistakes or is it doomed to repeat them?
Afterball(51:45): Josh on the best comparison for Zion Williamson.

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