Mariotti Show Replay: Thursday, April 17th

Missed part of the show? Here’s a rewind of the program on April 17, 2014

The Mariotti Show streams live M-F noon to 3 ET.

Hour One on The Jay Mariotti Show: April 17, 2014:

PLAYOFF HOOPS, PUCKS CONVERGE
— A game every night, every market
— Pick a compelling series, follow
— NHL: Boston, Ducks are favorites
— Hot goalies, as always, the factor
— Difference in Montreal-TB series
— Will be in NYR-Philly, LA-San Jose
— Pittsburgh scare, always a Sutter
— NBA matchups set, East wide open
— Did Nets tank to avoid Chicago?
— Charlotte not easy for Heat
— Nice to see Jordan back in game
— No idea if Pacers can heal
— Could Wizards rise up, shock?

WEST IS BIG ENTERTAINMENT, NBA
— Three series will be competitive
— San Antonio has been ruling Dallas
— Warriors ailing, still bedevil Griffin
— Thunder aren’t playing D, Memphis does
— Don’t overlook Rockets in title hunt

COACHING CHANGES COMING
— Kerr crazy enough to leave TV for NYC?
— Lakers need high-profile coach
— If no Calipari, who? Kobe would kill him
— Playoffs suffer: no Knicks, Lakers, Celts

INTERVIEW, RICK BARRY
— NBA Hall of Famer not impressed by East
— Wonders if Wade can stay healthy
— Chides Nets for tanking
— Thinks Pacers may be too dysfunctional
— Don’t be shocked if Atlanta wins series
— Doesn’t think Spurs get enough reverence
— Durant needs Westbrook to cede all alpha
— Warriors too injured, reliant on perimeter
— Griffin must keep cool
— Steve Kerr should take money, Knicks job
— Calipari wouldn’t work in L.A.
— Bad Boys Pistons often went over dirty line

 

 

Hour Two on The Jay Mariotti Show: April 17, 2014:

JABARI PARKER DECLARES FOR DRAFT
— Could have made bold statement by staying
— Will be top-3 pick, but game has holes
— Must become better defensively
— Long term better with one more Duke year?
— Expected to be savior in Milwaukee, Philly
— Father has fought an illness, played role
— Wrote thoughtful essay for SI.com
— Wiggins, Embiid will be other top 2
— Lakers want Marcus Smart, most star power

TANAKA, PINEDA DOMINATE
— Yes, playing minor-league team, Cubs
— No one can hit Tanaka spitter, big whiffs
— No sign of brown goo on Pineda hand
— Yankees pleasantly surprising early
— Baltimore might be best in AL East
— Tampa Bay fights injuries, limp bats
— Magic may be gone in Boston

YASIEL PUIG, LIFE IN DANGER?
— Report says threatened by human traffickers
— Escape from Cuba frightening, harrowing
— How much does he owe unsavory people?
— Dodgers, MLB better take safety precautions
- Now starting to realize why so anxious
— As if Dodgers don’t have enough issues
— Should have done more homework on defection

NEW JORDAN SHOE
— $225, first hi-definition shoe
— Jordan continues to rule shoe market
— No. 2 earner in sports last year
— Still blows away LeBron, all but Mayweather
— Anyone who says LBJ passed MJ, shut up
— Market for sneakers is off the chart

NBA PLAYOFFS
— Grizzlies could upset Thunder, front line
— Take Spurs, Rockets, Clippers
— Sustained excellence of Spurs is amazing
— Weapon to watch: Patty Mills
— Jordan vs. LeBron, in essence
— Bobcats will win twice, scare Heat

NFL
— Jets: Johnson good idea, with Vick, Decker
— Don’t undervalue RBs too much
— Yes, passing era, but Johnson a weapon
— Ravens, Patriots, others want Michael Sam

 

 

Hour Three on The Jay Mariotti Show: April 17, 2014:

PLAYOFF HOOPS, PUCKS CONVERGE
— A game every night, every market
— Pick a compelling series, follow
— NHL: Boston, Ducks are favorites
— Hot goalies, as always, the factor
— Difference in Montreal-TB series
— Will be in NYR-Philly, LA-San Jose
— Pittsburgh scare, always a Sutter
— NBA matchups set, East wide open
— Did Nets tank to avoid Chicago?
— Charlotte not easy for Heat
— Nice to see Jordan back in game
— No idea if Pacers can heal
— Could Wizards rise up, shock?

WEST IS BIG ENTERTAINMENT, NBA
— Three series will be competitive
— San Antonio has been ruling Dallas
— Warriors ailing, still bedevil Griffin
— Thunder aren’t playing D, Memphis does
— Don’t overlook Rockets in title hunt

COACHING CHANGES COMING
— Kerr crazy enough to leave TV for NYC?
— Lakers need high-profile coach
— If no Calipari, who? Kobe would kill him
— Playoffs suffer: no Knicks, Lakers, Celts

INTERVIEW, RICK BARRY
— NBA Hall of Famer not impressed by East
— Wonders if Wade can stay healthy
— Chides Nets for tanking
— Thinks Pacers may be too dysfunctional
— Don’t be shocked if Atlanta wins series
— Doesn’t think Spurs get enough reverence
— Durant needs Westbrook to cede all alpha
— Warriors too injured, reliant on perimeter
— Griffin must keep cool
— Steve Kerr should take money, Knicks job
— Calipari wouldn’t work in L.A.
— Bad Boys Pistons often went over dirty line

 

 

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