NBA Podcast: Bucks on the cusp of a championship

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Welcome to the latest edition of "Pound the Rock," an NBA podcast hosted by Joseph Casciaro and Joe Wolfond.

Find the show on iTunes, Google Play, Soundcloud, Stitcher, and Spotify.

Topics for this week's episode include:

  • A legendary Finals performance from Giannis Antetokounmpo and huge contributions from Khris Middleton, Jrue Holiday, and Pat Connaughton have the Bucks on the precipice of their first title in 50 years
  • How this run has vindicated Giannis, Mike Budenholzer, and Milwaukee's front office
  • Kevin Durant's toe on the line and the razor-thin margins of playoff basketball
  • Why the Suns are losing despite dramatically outshooting the Bucks
  • How Holiday's defense on Chris Paul has changed the shape of the series
  • Why the Bucks are hunting Paul at the other end of the floor
  • Should the Suns continue to blitz Middleton?
  • Does Deandre Ayton need to be more involved in Phoenix's offense?
  • And finally, what does Damian Lillard's reported impending trade request tell us about the limits of player "loyalty" in the NBA?
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