Marcus Thompson on Warriors/Lakers, Draymond’s future and playoff coaching

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The Athletic's Marcus Thompson joins Vince Goodwill to talk his way through the 2023 NBA Playoffs, spending some extra time on the Golden State Warriors and the present and future of their star players (Steph Curry, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson) with.

Marcus Thompson from The Athletic joins Vince Goodwill to talk his way through the 2023 NBA Playoffs, starting with Steph Curry and what fans should expect from him going into tonight's Game 4 against the Lakers.

Not only is Drummond vital to the Green Warriors' chances of winning, Marcus says they can't win without him. Which version of Drummond appears tonight and what will his future hold if another team offers him more money than Golden State free agency?

Devin Booker has arguably been the MVP of the 2023 NBA Playoffs (so far), and looks at a comparison between Vince Booker and Steph Curry before the conversation turns to 2-time MVP Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets. Did Jokic Know He Was Pushing The Suns' Owner? Why are we always talking about his ? And why are we expecting Jokic to win a championship at some point?

's clear important coaching has been through the first couple rounds of the NBA Playoffs, but it was most noticeable in the Heat/Knicks series, where Erik Spoelstra failed to lead a series with very little talent on his team. Doing a great job. This leads people back to Steve Kerr, and how he has become a better coach since his first title run with the Warriors.

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Finally, the guys end with a conversation about the immensely talented 76ers and potential redemption for James Harden as a playoff superstar. There is a path for Philadelphia to win a title this year, but it will depend on Harden (and Doc) proving the doubters wrong in the playoffs.

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