Points on the Board – Warriors/Celtics NBA Finals (Ep 31)
Pioneers of the fantasy sports industry William Del Pilar and Big John team up to bring you Points on the Board, a show blending sports, politics and pop culture that’ll make you think deeply and laugh out loud.
This episode: our NBA analyst, Dennis Velasco, joins William and Big John to recap the first five games of the Golden State-Boston NBA Finals, as well as giving his predictions for how the series ends.
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02:15 Breaking down the Warriors through five games
05:45 Are the Dubs a better team with Draymond Green riding the bench a bit more?
09:30 Steve Kerr deciding to bench Green in Game 4 a turning point in the Finals
11:30 Klay Thompson building towards another big Game 6 performance
14:00 Andrew Wiggins finding his role– and delivering
19:00 Steph Curry leg injury– getting better or worse heading into Game 6?
23:45 Big John admits he loves watching “Uncle Drew”… and “Soul Plane”
26:45 Breaking down the Celtics through five games
29:45 Celtics inconsistency is killing them– should they attack the hoop or play beyond the arc?
34:00 Warriors renting space in the young Celtics’ heads
39:00 Betting the NBA Finals with Big John
42:15 Talking potential MVP winners
55:00 TV Ratings are up overall for the NBA Finals 2022