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Friday, June 6, 2014
Too Hot to Handle


LeBron James
Mark Jackson tells Greeny, Jemele and Michael about LeBron James' cramps during Game 1 and more.

ESPN NBA analyst Mark Jackson weighs in on whether LeBron James should have played through the cramps, the temperature at AT&T Center in Game 1 and public perception of James. Jackson

ESPN NBA analyst Doris Burke discusses the temperature at AT&T Center during Game 1 of the Finals and the factors that contributed to the Spurs' run at the end of the game. Burke

NBPA acting executive director Ron Klempner comments on conditions at AT&T Center during Game 1 of the Finals and Rod Thorn's explanation for the game's continuation despite the heat. Klempner

Seven-time NBA All-Star Grant Hill gives his take on the criticism of LeBron James after his departure from Game 1 of the Finals and how athletes handle the questioning of their toughness. Hill

Basketball Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas covers adjusting to heat in an arena, why he said cramps would prevent Michael Jordan from playing and how the athletic community perceives cramps. Thomas

Pro Football Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe explains his experiences with cramps, his tweet about LeBron James during Game 1 of the NBA Finals and James' status for Game 2. Sharpe

ESPN New York 98.7 FM's Stephen A. Smith talks about his experience at AT&T Center in Game 1, LeBron James' versatility and the roles of Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade for the Heat. Smith Insider

ESPN NBA Insider Chris Broussard chats about LeBron James' departure from Game 1 due to cramps, the Heat's style of play and the performances of Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. Broussard Insider

ESPN NFL analyst Herm Edwards shares his thoughts on what experiencing cramps is like, LeBron James' cramps and James' supposed lack of a killer instinct. Edwards Insider

ESPN Radio's Mike Golic offers his insight on how cramps affect athletes, whether the temperature in AT&T Center determined the outcome of Game 1 and whether the criticism of LeBron James for leaving the game is justified. Golic Insider