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Pod Don't Lie


May 17, 2022

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Giannis Antetokounmpo, the NBA's best player, was unfortunately eliminated from the playoffs despite becoming the first player in NBA history to post 200 points, 100 rebounds and 50 assists in a single series-- he accumulated 237 points (for an average of 33.9 per game), 103 rebounds (14.7 per game) and 50 assists for a team that was missing its second All Star, Khris Middleton, who's scoring and perimeter defense surely would have provided the very slight bump Giannis needed to overcome an ultimately fraudulent Boston Celtics team that benefited from lucky shooting and a generous whistle in the closeout game 7 of this classic series, that saw Al Horford very suspiciously post his career high in playoff scoring at the age of at 35. At the present time there is no investigation planned by the league to examine Horford's sudden-- and possibly chemically induced-- rejuvenation.
 
Ben Detrick joins us to discuss this result, the future of his beloved Sixers, and preview the conference championships.