77 minutes | Feb 26th 2019

LTSSP 002 - 'All About Zion's Shoe (And Other Completely Safe Stories)' by Robert Kraft

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Tommy and Justin get heavily into all things sports controversy while talking about the serious mistakes of Robert Kraft (most of them being Florida), the deeper issues behind the problem with Zion's shoe (maybe pay college players?), the difference between the NBA and NFL drafts vs the MLB and NHL drafts (some drafts matter more), what's next for Kevin Durant, trusting the process / tanking as a strategy (and is that fair to fans???), Ron Artest / Metta's drinking habits on the Bulls, the Alliance of American Football team names (uh Birmingham Iron?? rlly?), Jordan vs LeBron, as well as the college football playoffs. At no point do Tommy and Justin stoop below their usual level in this podcast.**Except there's just one brief moment - you'll know it when you hear it. It's probably the part where they talk about flat-Earthers.Thanks for listening! If you have a submission or question please email the podcast at letstalkshitsportspodcast@gmail.com01:18 Robert Kraft - A Series Of Unfortunate Events11:24 Zion Williamson's exploded shoe12:39 College players are not paid or well-protected enough15:51 Nike's job is to sell shoes - you had one job!18:51 College kids bring a lot of money to schools20:19 Maybe Zion shouldn't play another game in college basketball23:29 NBA and NFL drafts vs MLB and NHL drafts - who wins??29:11 Hack-A-Shaq as a viable defensive strategy31:36 Steph Curry vs LeBron James32:29 Draymond Green - a history of ball-busting33:53 Steve Kerr should be on Kevin Durant damage control right now34:43 Kyrie Irving36:06 Is the Earth flat? (no)37:00 Celtics played well last year w/o Kyrie in the playoffs38:21 Need somebody to coach LeBron39:34 Is it time for Kyrie to leave Boston?41:34 Eastern / Least-ern conference in the NBA43:18 Is tanking a fair strategy?46:39 Trying to find the next Pippen / Jordan49:04 You need a solid front office51:28 Is it okay to be a fan of a losing team?53:41 Ron Artest drunk on the Bulls54:40 Alliance of American Football / best team names57:31 We all miss the Supersonics57:48 Lightning round - Jordan vs LeBron01:00:25 Swap MJ for LeBron in the 90s, can you still win championships?01:02:45 Jordan vs LeBron in different eras01:04:23 Is Golden State now better than the '96 Bulls?01:05:37 Should the Celts lose Kyrie and Gordon Hayward?01:06:40 Are there too many games in baseball?01:11:45 Is the NHL boring this year?01:12:46 Are the college football playoffs working?
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