The Hornets are hanging around in the Eastern Conference and they are getting solid contributions from the young Malik Monk and Miles Bridges. What are realistic expectations for them. What is the impact of constantly being small at both the 1 and the 5 positions? Lauri Markkanen and Kris Dunn are back and now the Bull significantly more fun to watch. The rebuild is not in its origin they have a number of young players to start building with. How is the coaching staff helping or hurting that? The Knicks need to get back to a cap baseline from which they can build. But it was interesting to watch Emmanuel Mudiay this week. What other Knicks observations did we take away from the week? Lastly, we put the Blazers on the agenda for the episode for the purpose of trying to diagnose what is going wrong. And, well, they only lost one game. What did we learn about Portland this week?
Also, who got our awards this week?
All of this and more.
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