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ESPN’s Brian Windhorst joins The Woj Pod to discuss Houston’s offer for Jimmy Butler, TImberwolves’ trade options, Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors, the Sixers and LeBron James and the Lakers.
0:46: Teams adjusting to the season beginning in mid-October after a sluggish start last season.
4:02: Candidates to succeed Gregg Popovich as Team USA’s next head coach.
6:45: The Rockets continuing to push for a Jimmy Butler trade, including offering 4 1st-round picks.
13:00: Tom Thibodeau feeling pressure to win this season in order to keep his job.
15:17: How willing are the Rockets to go deep into the luxury tax?
19:07: How non-NBA business dealings by owners can impact their teams.
25:00: The Raptors’ fast start, and Masai Ujiri building an extremely versatile roster.
29:55: Should the 76ers be concerned about the Bucks overtaking them as the 3rd best team in the East?
31:47: The Bucks being able to hire Mike Budenholzer despite uncertainty around the team’s ownership structure.
33:23: The 76ers’ level of interest in Jimmy Butler.
37:59: LeBron James easing his way into the season after so many deep playoff runs.
40:17: Lonzo Ball and Josh Hart being key players for the Lakers.
44:19: James appearing content to play with young teammates while showing support for Luke Walton.
45:50: “Brian Windhorst and The Hoop Collective Podcast.”
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