Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll was a surprise starter in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night.
Tom Withers of the Associated Press joined Baskin & Phelps Friday to preview Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Cavaliers and Hawks, the injury concerns over Kyrie Irving, the starting rotation he would put on the floor, and more.
Fox Sports Ohio TV Analyst Austin Carr joined Baskin & Phelps Friday with his reaction to the Kyrie Irving injury news and if the Cavs can survive a series without their star point guard, first hand opinion of what Irving is going through with the pain and trying to fight through it, starting and rotation options, and more.
92.9 The Game’s Mike Bell of CBS Atlanta joined Baskin & Phelps Thursday to discuss the vibe in the city after losing the opener against the Cavaliers, what happened to Kyle Korver during the defensive break down on the LeBron dunk, what “Atlanta-itis” is, and more.
Cavaliers writer Sam Amico joined Baskin & Phelps Thursday to discuss the Cavs’ game one win over the Hawks in the Eastern Conference Finals, why he doesn’t believe resting Kyrie Irving will do any good, LeBron recognizing his faults near the end of the game, still looking for people to give David Blatt credit for his role in the postseason run, the other injuries effecting the team, and how hypothetically the Hawks could still win the series.
Atlanta radio host Carl Dukes of 92.9 The Game joined Baskin & Phelps to describe the Hawks and the lack of buzz their roster creates around the country but that not effecting their play, if Danny Ferry gets credit for building the team after he went into his ‘leave of absense’, why he believes Atlanta will take down the Cavaliers in the ECF, and explained what “Atlanta-itis” is down south.
Hawks TV Play by Play voice Bob Rathbun joined Baskin & Phelps Tuesday to preview the Eastern Conference Finals featuring the Cavaliers and Atlanta, not understanding the national narrative against the team throughout the season despite their success, and how they match up against the Cavs.
Cavaliers reporter Chris Haynes of the Northeast Ohio Media Group joined Baskin & Phelps Monday to discuss the controversy involving him and Iman Shumpert over one of his game stories, his explanation for what happened and knowing he needs to speak to Iman “man to man” over the incident, the health of Kyrie Irving going into the Eastern Conference Finals, and his series prediction.
Avoiding overtime in Game 6 when Paul Pierce’s potential tying 3-pointer was released after the clock expired, the Atlanta Hawks made it to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time by beating the Washington Wizards 94-91 on Friday night.
Cavs color commentator for FOX Sports Ohio Austin Carr joined Bull & Fox to talk about Cavs taking care of the Bulls in 6 games, his famous catch-phrases and the emergence of Matthew Dellavedova