Friday, Scott Van Pelt and Ryen Russillo prepare for the beginning of the NBA playoffs, discuss the 2013 NFL schedule release and more. Listen to the best highlights of the show below!
Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni talks about the team's mindset heading into the postseason, discusses the challenges of playing without Kobe Bryant and says in Bryant's absence, it will be key for Steve Nash to be healthy. D'Antoni also chats about the challenges of coaching in Los Angeles, his history coaching against Gregg Popovich and more. Listen
Warriors G Stephen Curry discusses his incredible season shooting the basketball, says the key for him this year has been staying healthy. Curry also talks about the Warriors' upcoming playoff series against the Nuggets and says Denver's speed and athleticism will be the biggest challenge when facing them. Listen
Nets C Brook Lopez explains why Brooklyn has experienced a resurgence in recent weeks, says Deron Williams is back to playing like himself, talks about the local support for the club, the pressure facing the team this season and previews the Nets' first round series against the Bulls. Listen
Scott Van Pelt and Ryen Russillo talk about the NBA playoffs, discuss the Heat being such prohibitive favorites, dissect how much pressure is on LeBron James and more. Listen
Former Alabama RB and NFL prospect Eddie Lacy chats about Alabama's dominant season and the thrill of being the staple of the Crimson Tide's offensive attack. Lacy also discusses where he expects to be selected in the draft, his best attributes on the field and more. Listen
Former Stanford TE and NFL prospect Zach Ertz discusses his preparations for the draft and the tradition of great tight ends coming out of Stanford. Ertz also compares himself to Notre Dame's Tyler Eifert and explains the skills he could bring to an NFL roster. Listen
ESPN director of college scouting Todd McShay answers rapid-fire questions about some of the hidden gems, possible busts, most intriguing players and more in the upcoming NFL draft. Listen