On today's show, we check in with The Athletic's Shams Charania on the #NBA safety protocol for the Disney bubble, plus we get the skinny on the Belmont Stakes from our old friend Hank Goldberg.
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Thursday is a big day for basketball fans, with the NBA’s Board of Governors set to vote on a proposed plan for the league to return to play. In other words, barring something unexpected, the NBA is coming back. Today, we’re joined by The Athletic’s Shams Charania to discuss the details of the plan (22 teams playing at Disney World in Orlando), the impact of Adam Silver’s leadership, and how this move ultimately reflects on the NBA. Read Shams Charania’s story about the NBA’s plan to return: https://theathletic.com/1852061/2020/06/03/sources-reveal-details-of-adam-silvers-proposal-of-22-team-nba-restart-plan/?source=theleadpodcast
Laurence Holmes was joined by Shams Charania of the Athletic and Stadium to discuss the latest developments in the NBA's return-to-play proposals, including a plan to conduct games at Disney World in Florida. Charania also discussed "The Last Dance" and the legacy of former Bulls guard and Jazz coach Jerry Sloan, who died at age 78 on Friday morning.