Sam Amick on the NBA Finals, Chris Paul’s future & more
Jun 8, 2023, 8:30 AM
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The Athletic’s Sam Amick joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Thursday morning to break down the NBA Finals, discuss what comes next for Chris Paul as the Phoenix Suns weigh their options, and much more.
Plus: Is James Harden likely to return to play for the Houston Rockets next season?
- Sam talks about the difference in covering games in Denver and Miami
- Although Nikola Jokic has been the main story, how much of a case has Jamal Murray made for himself in winning the NBA Finals MVP?
- Is there a path for Miami to come back and win this series?
- Do the Heat lack a third star that they need to pair with Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo?
- Will we see Tyler Herro play in this series?
- “It seems odd, especially being down, that they wouldn’t add a guy that gave you 20 points per game during the season, but we’ll see.”
- Diving into the Chris Paul-Phoenix Suns situation
- Will Paul stay with the Suns or suit up for a new team next season?
- What is behind the recent Kyrie Irving-LeBron James rumors from the past week?
- Which way is James Harden leaning in his upcoming free agency?
Listen to The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross from 6 – 10 a.m. PST, Monday through Friday, on Sactown Sports 1140.
NBA Offseason Schedule
- Thursday, June 22– 2023 NBA Draft
- Friday, June 30– Free Agent negotiating period begins
- Thursday, July 6– Free Agents can begin signing deals
- Friday, July 7–Monday, July 17– NBA Summer League in Las Vegas
- August TBD– 2023-24 NBA regular season schedule release
- September TBD– NBA training camps begin