Luka Drinking Beer, Ayton for Sabonis Trade & Failed European Imports to Arizona (NBA Accent)



Rokas Grajauskas and Mykolas Jankaitis discuss the struggles of Lukas’s Mavericks in game one of the Western Conference Finals, the way they demolished the Suns and then Rokas goes down through every European Suns player in franchise history.

Topics:

  • Linguistical warnings helping us transition into Mavs-Warriors (0:00);
  • Luka drinking beer: the challenges of playing basketball in the information era (2:41);
  • The way teams prove their physical advantage in the third quarters (9:20);
  • Giannis leaving the playoffs: what can the Bucks do to improve? (18:18);
  • The painful collapse of Chris Paul, Devin Booker and the rest of the Suns (29:01);
  • What if Phoenix and Indiana had agreed on an alleged Ayton for Sabonis trade? (37:22);
  • The failed European imports to Arizona: a retrospective (41:59);
  • Incredible work of Croatian player agents in 2014-2016 (58:44).

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Dream About KD, Monaco’s Future & Unexpected Playoff Heroes



BasketNews’ Donatas Urbonas & Rytis Vysniauskas discuss ridiculous Rytis’ dream about Kevin Durant, makes fun of the NBA fans’ pressure, discusses unexpected playoff heroes for Olympiacos & Barcelona, and share future projections for AS Monaco.

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Topics:

 

  • Rytis had a dream about Kevin Durant (00:00);
  • Why KD is not going to play for Barcelona (6:10);
  • Lithuanian fans coming to Barcelona to rescue Saras (8:08);
  • From being on Zalgiris shortlist to leading Barca to Final 4 (13:01);
  • Why Bayern are heroes (15:49);
  • How Exum’s injury change Barca’s title chances (20:11);
  • Why Walkup was the series MVP (27:10);
  • Understanding how incredible was Monaco’s journey (32:00);
  • Monaco’s budget and future projections (36:55);
  • Rytis’ signing suggestion for Monaco (44:10);
  • Papanikolaou vs. Bacon rivalry (47:18);
  • Why it’s going to be a great Final 4 (49:53);
  • The only problem with these playoffs (53:20).

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Jordan-esque Doncic & Clash of Amazing Defences



NBA Accent duo Rokas Grajauskas and Mykolas Jankaitis go through all the conference semi-final pairs.
 
Topics:
  • Intro (0:00);
  • How did Bucks beat the Celtics? (3:37);
  • Is Giannis the best player in the world right now? (12:17);
  • Good Celtics defense on Giannis (16:04);
  • Record-breaking Doncic performance (25:14);
  • Nail bitter between Grizzlies and Warriors (32:55);
  • Stubborn Doc Rivers and challenges of Embiid-less 76ers (42:23);
  • On Joel Embiid getting a French passport (49:46).
 

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Is Kevin Durant Coming to Pireaus & Future Decisions for Maccabi



BasketNews’ Donatas Urbonas & Rytis Vysniauskas discuss Kevin Durant’s chances of appearing in Piraeus, Game 5 predictions, key Maccabi future decisions & if Ergin Ataman will win the fans’back-to-back titles.

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Topics:

 

  • Barking John Holland > Kevin Durant (00:00);
  • Beer in Munich & Virtus EuroCup concerns (7:23);
  • Durant’s chances of appearing in Piraeus (11:00);
  • Why Olympiacos will make the Final 4 (17:05);
  • Why Olympiacos & Monaco shouldn’t be playing Game 5 now (26:50);
  • Barcelona’s criminal activity in Munich (33:24);
  • Nick Weiler-Babb & painful fact for Zalgiris fans (37:39);
  • Cool things about new arena in Munich (42:03);
  • Why it would be unfair if Efes won the EuroLeague (46:27);
  • Huge upcoming moves by Milan (56:10);
  • Complicated Maccabi’s head coach hunt (1:03:03);
  • The question over Wilbekin’s future (1:09:51);
  • Terrible Maccabi fans choice on All-Time five (1:20:11).

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Ghosts of Mirotic, Injustice to Zeljko & Playoff Dramas



BasketNews’ Donatas Urbonas & Rytis Vysniauskas discuss the EuroLeague playoffs dramas, including Partizan’s EuroCup upset.

Topics:

  • Intro (00:00);
  • Injustice to Partizan & Obradovic (3:16);
  • Another EuroLeague problem (18:59);
  • Explaining crazy Olympiacos vs. Monaco series (27:51);
  • What happened to Mike James (35:02);
  • The problem with Milan’s offense (43:25);
  • Why it’s too early to rule out Milan (48:07);
  • Ghosts chasing Mirotic again (55:02);
  • Why Zenit’s story vs. Barca won’t be repeated (1:01:05);
  • Avi Even is (not) a problem of Maccabi (1:06:25).

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