Jon Filet and Flava Dave conclude a turbulent season by contemplating the future, specifically team president Larry Bird. They discuss the pros and cons of Bird’s tenure with the team, and detail how the Pacers got to this precarious moment. They also ponder possible moves Indiana could make to appease Paul George — and whether or not they’re feasible. All that plus a cap breakdown for the summer, and predictions regarding PG’s future.
Jon Filet and Flava Dave breakdown Game 1 of the Pacers’ first round series against the Cleveland Cavaliers, including C.J. Miles’ last-second shot, the phony controversy surrounding Paul George’s confidence and the team’s addiction to switching on pick and rolls. Also, Monta’s not good enough, Glenn Robinson III returns and the guys make predictions for Games 2 and 3. Plus, dad bods, and why TV news sports reporters are terrible people.
Jon Filet and Flava Dave invite Nate Taylor of the Indianapolis Star onto the show to preview the Pacers’ upcoming series with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Nate spills the beans regarding the possible return of GR3, whether Monta remains the starter and how he his All-NBA vote could impact the Pacers. All three make their series predictions and present their best case scenario for Indiana to make it a competitive series. Hint: HIDE THE MONTA!
Jon Filet and Flava Dave are counting down number of wins left before the Pacers secure a playoff spot (it ain’t that many). Never ones to settle for just good enough, they also discuss the various ways Indiana can creep up the Eastern Conference Standings. Also, the boys ponder the eventual return of Glenn Robinson and where he fits with the Born Ready era. And by the way, Paul George is still a bad ass. All that, plus terrible NBA shoes, trusting the process and measuring the merits of this year’s MVP.
Jon Filet and Flava Dave are as excited about the Pacers as you are. Thanks, Lance! The guys discuss Born Ready’s return to the Fielhouse and everything that implies — the energy, enthusiasm, defense, expert trolling, etc. They also talk about Lance’s short-term and long-term role with the team. Also, the bench is better, Paul George still enjoys being amazing and Lance still loves him some Hooters.
Jon Filet and Flave Dave take a deep dive into the Pacers’ thrilling game against the Cavs, including PG’s brilliance, Lance’s return and why the little things always matter. Also, Dave remains flustered regarding Monta’s starting role, and Jon discusses Myles Turner’s learning curve. Plus there’s plenty of playoff talk with just five games remaining, and Dave forgets his pants.
Jon Filet and Flava Dave were born ready to discuss the Pacers’ signing of Lance Stephenson. They briefly bid farewell to the Rodney Stuckey era and dive deep into Lance’s return to the team. Dave discusses Stephenson’s prospect as a stretch four while Jon is simply looking forward to watching someone who gives a shit. Plus, how will Lance share the ball with PG, Teague and Monta? Will he make the defense better? What else should be done for the Pacers to remain the playoffs? All that and more.