Episode 20: PTR is back with some NBA talk!
Pass the Relish has been off the grid for awhile now! But hold onto your hats cause we have a few episodes coming your way…
First up? Brian joins Mando for a recap of the first third of the NBA season!
We got Knicks, Melo, Nets, Clippers, Grizzlies, Lakers, Kobe’s bad defense, Thunder, James Harden, and all the rest!
let us know what you think!
Why the Injury to Derrick Rose Will Make the Bulls Better
The loss of Derrick Rose to a torn ACL felt like the loss of a relative. The pain was exacerbated by both 1) Rip Hamilton’s “back from the dead” performance in game 1 which made one think the Bulls might have had that elusive second offensive option, and 2) the fact that, just hours later, Lebron and the Heat completely annihilated the Knicks 100-67 in what was one of the most embarrassing defeats in Knick history.
After much soul searching, my fixation on “what could have been” with the 2012 Bulls has given way to a rationalization that some may fine less intuitive. Rose’s injury will make the Bulls a better team. Here’s why:
Why There’s Good Reason to Think the Celtics Can Win the East
It’s almost like a god given belief the Bulls and Heat will compete for the Eastern conference title this year. The Celtics, Pacers, and Knicks are kind of like these dark horse picks that people will always say if a few very specific things happen — like an injury to the Bulls or Heat — then MAYBE, just maybe, they can compete for the title.
I know what you are going to say: they don’t have a chance, their window closed almost two years ago, and how in the hell can they guard Lebron?