WATCH: Rachel Nichols, Jackie MacMullan and Paul Pierce discuss Scott Foster being the referee for Game 2 of Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets, despite his spotty history with both teams and many NBA players.
WATCH: Rachel Nichols recaps Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets Game 1, which was filled with refereeing controversy throughout, involving James Harden, Draymond Green, Klay Thompson and more.
WATCH: Kendrick Perkins from ESPN’s Get Up speaks on Kawhi Leonard’s defense and compares his game to Michael Jordan.
“This may sound crazy, but Kawhi Leonard reminds me of Michael Jordan,” Perkins said during a Monday appearance on ESPN’s “Get Up.”
“I’m not comparing him to Mike. But if you watch the way he plays, his style, the way he plays the game on both ends – he has a game that mimics Michael Jordan.
“It’s not all the way fancy. He gets to his spots (on the floor). He’s got nice turnarounds, big hands, palms the ball. And on the defensive end, he’s probably the best in the game.”
WATCH: Discuss Toronto Raptors fans supporting Kyle Lowry when he scored his first points vs. the Orlando Magic in Game 2. They then talk about whether Lowry will bounce back in this series and the rest of the 2019 NBA playoffs, and the future of Kawhi Leonard with his impending NBA free agency.
WATCH: Rachel Nichols, Brian Windhorst and Tracy McGrady of The Jump react to comments made by newly hired New Orleans Pelicans EVP of basketball operations David Griffin, saying there’s a chance Anthony Davis could stay with the team.
Even though Anthony Davis appeared to be out the door as the 2018-19 season came to a close, the New Orleans Pelicans aren’t giving up on bringing their All-Star center back.
Newly hired New Orleans Pelicans EVP of basketball operations David Griffin, is already hard at work. After speaking with Davis’ agent he strongly believes Anthony Davis could stay with the Pelicans.
Griffin spoke with reporters on Wednesday, April 17th and said the following.
“We have a long successful history with Klutch Sports. Rich Paul and I have spoke about Anthony. We are both excited about what we could potentially build here.”