Mariotti Show Replay: Tuesday, April 22nd

Missed part of the show? Here’s a rewind of the program on April 22, 2014

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

Hour One on The Jay Mariotti Show: April 22, 2014:

NBA COACHING CIRCUS
– Why is Kerr leading candidate in NYC?
– He’s never coached a game in life
– Jackson’s first coach a major hire
– Needs large presence to lure big names
– Why not wait for Mark Jackson?
– Donovan in Minnesota? Wait for better
– Utah not a good job
– Indiana, Houston, Golden State could open
– All three excellent jobs
– Enough quality candidates to go around?

NBA GREAT IN SMALLER ZIP CODES
– Don’t care if it’s OKC, Memphis
– Scintillating Game 2 in any city
– Durant’s prayer beyond impossible
– Yet Grizzlies perservere with no Gasol
– Thunder could go out in first round
– Playoffs need Durant, Westbrook
– Yes, NBA misses Lakers, Knicks, Celtics
– Grizzlies will be tough to beat
– Durant having fits with Tony Allen
– Best games no one saw: Hou-Port, too
– Aldridge, unsung, best solo game so far

LEAGUE’S OFFICIATING TRANSPARENCY
– Under Silver, admitting mistakes
– Two so far, in critical situations
– Not sure made error on Chris Paul
– NBA wants to purge perception problem
– Old saw: Manuever series for ratings
– How about getting calls right?

YES, GRIFFIN MORE THAN SALESMAN
– Dominant in Game 2, must be consistent
– Clippers look like best team in league
– Paul, Griffin kings of TV commercials
– Warriors’ no-show disappointing
– Find out about Clippers in Oakland
– Too many Chris/Cliff Paul ads
– Griffin Kia ads over the top these days
– Insurance ads try to one-up each other
– Amazing, Clippers are No. 1 ad team

SPURS, HEAT ALREADY IN COMMAND?
– Easy series ahead while rivals struggle
– Wade getting rest is biggest key
– Dallas blew shot to steal game
– Popovich, Coach of Year, any year
– If Spurs close out Mavs, rest for Port-Hou

VOGEL’S FUTURE ON LINE
– Why doesn’t Bird come down, coach?
– Must do something drastic
– Bench Hibbert? Go small?
– RIsk losing him mentally for playoffs
– Vogel will lose job if loses series
– Other East series, cut and dry
– Brooklyn’s experience over Toronto kids
– Washington’s talent over Chicago grit

DWIGHT HOWARD WANTS BALL
– Don’t announce it publicly
– Again, is he a good teammate?
– Harden misses two big shots
– Harden doesn’t want to hear Howard
– McHale not long for world
– But who is right hire?

 

 

Hour Two on The Jay Mariotti Show: April 22, 2014:

BOSTON MARCHES ON
– Marathon goes on without problems
– Security detail massive
– Normalcy: Fans boo Buchholz at Fenway
– Why did Buchholz sleep in clubhouse?

TANAKA AT FENWAY
– More impressive than advertised
– Technically, hasn’t lost since 2012
– 24-0 last year in Japan, 2-0 with Yankees
– He’s the ace the Yankees needed
– No one can hit his splitter
– Let’s see how Boston treats him
– Faces Lester, hot start
– Ellsbury returns, too, and healthy now

BIG MIDSEASON TRADE TARGET
– Cliff Lee, pitching wonderfully
– The ultimate mercenary
– Yankees, Red Sox, Dodgers, Texas
– Tampa Bay, can’t afford him
– AL East up for grabs, five teams

HOCKEY THUGGERY
– Last week, talking great games
– Now, cheap shots that injury
– Matt Cooke on Tyson Barrie
– Deserves long suspension
– Blackhawks dirty vs. Blues
– Seabrook on Backes
– Mocking Backes after hit
– This is why sports suffers

INTERVIEW WITH JIM LITKE
– Associated Press national columnist
– How Boston will move on
– Security heightened in sports, a must
– Thinks we’ve seen best of Tiger
– Golf will return to niche status
– Nothing like Jordan, Woods
– Tough job for Kerr in New York
– NHL must keep Olympic showcase
– Wouldn’t draft Manziel No. 1

 

 

Hour Three on The Jay Mariotti Show: April 22, 2014:

NBA COACHING CIRCUS
– Why is Kerr leading candidate in NYC?
– He’s never coached a game in life
– Jackson’s first coach a major hire
– Needs large presence to lure big names
– Why not wait for Mark Jackson?
– Donovan in Minnesota? Wait for better
– Utah not a good job
– Indiana, Houston, Golden State could open
– All three excellent jobs
– Enough quality candidates to go around?
NBA GREAT IN SMALLER ZIP CODES
– Don’t care if it’s OKC, Memphis
– Scintillating Game 2 in any city
– Durant’s prayer beyond impossible
– Yet Grizzlies perservere with no Gasol
– Thunder could go out in first round
– Playoffs need Durant, Westbrook
– Yes, NBA misses Lakers, Knicks, Celtics
– Grizzlies will be tough to beat
– Durant having fits with Tony Allen
– Best games no one saw: Hou-Port, too
– Aldridge, unsung, best solo game so far
LEAGUE’S OFFICIATING TRANSPARENCY
– Under Silver, admitting mistakes
– Two so far, in critical situations
– Not sure made error on Chris Paul
– NBA wants to purge perception problem
– Old saw: Manuever series for ratings
– How about getting calls right?
YES, GRIFFIN MORE THAN SALESMAN
– Dominant in Game 2, must be consistent
– Clippers look like best team in league
– Paul, Griffin kings of TV commercials
– Warriors’ no-show disappointing
– Find out about Clippers in Oakland
– Too many Chris/Cliff Paul ads
– Griffin Kia ads over the top these days
– Insurance ads try to one-up each other
– Amazing, Clippers are No. 1 ad team
SPURS, HEAT ALREADY IN COMMAND?
– Easy series ahead while rivals struggle
– Wade getting rest is biggest key
– Dallas blew shot to steal game
– Popovich, Coach of Year, any year
– If Spurs close out Mavs, rest for Port-Hou
VOGEL’S FUTURE ON LINE
– Why doesn’t Bird come down, coach?
– Must do something drastic
– Bench Hibbert? Go small?
– RIsk losing him mentally for playoffs
– Vogel will lose job if loses series
– Other East series, cut and dry
– Brooklyn’s experience over Toronto kids
– Washington’s talent over Chicago grit
DWIGHT HOWARD WANTS BALL
– Don’t announce it publicly
– Again, is he a good teammate?
– Harden misses two big shots
– Harden doesn’t want to hear Howard
– McHale not long for world
– But who is right hire?

 

 

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