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Is LaMelo Ball a top-10 point guard? San Antonio Spurs flying under the radar and what next for Blake Griffin

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Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball laughs during a break in the action as his team plays the Minnesota Timberwolves 6:05
Jaydee took this hot take from Swaggy P this week, but BJ and Mo aren't feeling it; however, they are confident LaMelo Ball will be one of the best point guards in the league in the future

Host Jaydee Dyer is joined by Chicago Bulls legend BJ Armstrong and Mo Mooncey to discuss Blake Griffin's future, LaMelo Ball's standing amongst point guards in the league and whether the San Antonio Spurs and Utah Jazz can make a splash in the playoffs

Jaydee Dyer is joined by three-time NBA champion B.J. Armstrong and Sky Sports analyst Mo Mooncey while Ovie Soko is away with Team GB preparing for EuroBasket 2022 qualifiers.

Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin plays during the second half of an NBA basketball game 4:06
BJ Armstrong feels Blake Griffin may struggle to find any teams willing to trade for him after suffering with injuries and perhaps falling behind due to the evolution of the NBA

They begin the show with the latest news from around the league, most notably the ongoing trade rumours concerning Cleveland Cavaliers center Andre Drummond and Detroit Pistons power forward Blake Griffin.

Both players are now sitting as their teams hope to move them before the March 25 trade deadline.

Cleveland Cavaliers' Andre Drummond drives in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks 3:32
Mo Mooncey feels although Andre Drummond would make a good fit at the Toronto Raptors, he cannot see how it would work with their current contracts

In Hot or Not the guys discuss whether LaMelo Ball is already a top-10 point guard, why you should never sleep on a Gregg Popovich team and whether a listener's prediction - that the Suns and Jazz will play out the Western Conference Finals - holds any weight as both teams continue to impress.

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich talks to his team in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves 5:19
BJ Armstrong says Gregg Popovich evolves with the NBA and always brings out the best in his players

This week's Off the Court feature focuses on sneakers and sustainability, as Mo speaks to Nike Senior Creative Director Ross Klein and WNBA MVP A'ja Wilson.

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A'ja Wilson talks us through Nike's new sustainable sneaker, the Cosmic Unity, as well as her MVP season and plans to bring a WNBA title to Las Vegas

In Primetime Preview, Jaydee looks ahead to Spurs @ Knicks and Heat @ Lakers on Saturday night, while the Celtics take on the Pelicans live at 8.30pm Sunday evening on Sky Sports Arena.

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