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Friday, June 24, 2011
Show in review

With Doug Gottlieb and Jonathan Coachman

Cleveland Cavaliers coach Bryon Scott talks about the decision to take Kyrie Irving at No. 1 and Tristan Thompson at No. 4. Listen

ESPN NBA Draft Insider Chad Ford says he liked what the Cavs, Timberwolves and Jazz did with their picks. Ford also says the Clippers did not makes good picks. Listen

ESPN NBA analyst Tim Legler says the Cavs got a good player in Kyrie Irving, but he would have taken Derrick Williams first. Plus, Legler says Golden State will score but won't play any defense whatsoever. Listen

ESPN NBA Insider Ric Bucher says Minnesota did a good job acquiring players but now they have to make them into a team. Plus, Bucher says next year's NBA season could be 50 games at best. Listen

ESPN New York 1050 and ESPN Los Angeles 710's Stephen A. Smith says the Knicks only got slightly better defensively in the NBA draft. Plus, Smith says the Lakers should look to trade forward Lamar Odom for 76ers forward Andre Iguodala. Listen

1500 ESPN Twin Cities' Tom Pelissero says fans in Minnesota are generally happy with the Timberwolves' draft. Plus, Pelissero says the team could have trouble finding a new coach this late in the year. Listen

NBA Today podcast host and The Scott Van Pelt Show co-host Ryen Russillo says the Sacramento Kings did not make good moves at the NBA draft. Plus, Russillo says the Spurs made a good trade by shipping guard George Hill to Indiana. Listen

ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney says Washington National manager Jim Riggleman resigned because he wanted the team to discuss picking up his option for next year. Plus, Olney says Bobby Valentine could end up with the job. Listen

ESPN NFL reporter Sal Paolantonio says the NFL is headed in the right direction for a new CBA. Plus, Paolantonio says the players would like to see commissioner Roger Goodell have less power over discipline. Listen