The Rights To Ricky Sanchez: The Sixers Podcast

On an early Sunday morning podcast, Spike and Mike discuss the Sixers Cinderella run in the Summer League and the Korkmaz game-winner (0:00), Markelle Fultz reportedly dropping Keith Williams because of Joel Embiid (19:00), and a Lorenzo Brown mailbag (32:00) featuring questions about Furkan's ceiling, a Summer Sixers TV show, Dario Saric as a shark, and keeping your own superstars. 

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Mike went to Summer League and recorded almost the entire thing. Here's his first opportunity to be a real journalist. 

Before that, they talk about rules at the blackjack tables (2:00), the Markelle Fultz/Drew Hanlen video (7:00), Josh Harris' comments about the GM search (11:00), and the play of Jonah Bolden, Cam Oliver, and Zhaire Smith (19:30). Once Mike takes over in Vegas, he talks to The Ringer's Jonathan Tjarks (31:15), goes into the Sixers postgame press scrum with coaches and players (37:00), NBA Internet's Brian Schroeder(40:00), former Sixers Director of Digital Content Charlie Widdoes (46:00), Ricky Stan and CBS Sports' James Herbert (51:00), Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmannwho do not have a podcast (59:00), and a female Lakers fan (72:00). 

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We're coming to you live from Las Vegas Summer League! Well not live, it's a podcast, and we're not both at Summer League, but Mike is. We talk about the Furkan (00:00) the other Sixers performances so far (16:00), and Andrew Unterberger joins the podcast to talk about the final free agents and the overall state of the Sixers (39:00), the  Process Hall Of Fame in celebration of the Five Year Anniversary of The Ricky (56:00). We end the pod talking about Markelle Fultz (62:00). 

 

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The guys discuss the Wilson Chandler trade (00:00), the Sixers offseason as a whole so far (12:00), whether the NBA is really better when the Lakers are good (19:00), the Sixers GM search (26:00), leftover Kawhi trade discussion (41:00), go Around The League with Ish Smith to discuss the Lakers, Warriors and Wizards (44:00), Jimmy Butler and other trade targets (54:00), preview the Las Vegas Summer League (65:00), and end the show with a July 4th Jigsaw.

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Emergency pod! After a 48 hour frenzy that made it seem like the Sixers might get LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard, that particular dream ended tonight as James signed a four-year deal with the Lakers. Spike and Mike talk about the ramifications and Spike sort of lays into James. 

As well, there's a before and after podcast (before LeBron signed and after) with Mike and his Lakers fan girlfriend Alyssa that is at the end of this pod. 

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At midnight on Friday, the NBA Free Agency period will officially begin (sort of, you still can't sign anyone but they can talk and everyone will announce deals). We go through the available free agents and talk about the likelihood of them becoming Sixers, as well as the possible destinations for LeBron James. We discuss the strong reaction to Mike's CJ McCollum trade, and talk to Andrew Unterberger about his article about the Sixers doing nothing, and the five-year anniversary of The Ricky.

Also, we banned someone from the pod. 

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The Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes is on, and it seems like the Sixers are in the middle of it. We talk about prospective Kawhi trades and the likelihood he winds up in Philadelphia. Free agency starts on Saturday night, so we preview that, and discuss the most recent Markelle Fultz empty-gym videos. We also hit the Lorenzo Brown Mailbag. Sorry about this weekend. Spike's fault. 

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The Sixers surprised us all by doing what everyone expected, picking Mikal Bridges. Then they did what not of us expected by trading Bridges to Phoenix for Zhaire Smith and a 2021 Miami Heat first round pick. 

Then there was some trading, some picking, some more trading and then a little more picking. We recap the night!

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Mike and guest host John Gonzalez talk about the state of the Sixers going into the draft, including why and how they still don't have a general manager. The huge question mark of Markelle Fultz is one that the Sixers must have some clarity on before they make their pick on Thursday. They weigh the pros and cons of moving up, and potentially taking on the Chandler Parsons contract, as well as LeBron/Kawhi/Paul George dreaming. Also, BurnerGate gets revisited and of course some Hinkie talk.

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Finally... Danny Chau is on the Ricky. The guy who wrote about Farewell Evan on Grantland when he was just an intern, and then became a valued member of the now disbanded Retweet Armageddon Congress, draft lover, Ringer employee and food guy Danny Chau joins us to talk about the upcoming NBA Draft and his adjacent relationship to Sixers fandom. We also discuss the new rumors about Kawhi Leonard and whether the Sixers can trade for him.

Make sure to check out our other draft content, including our Big Board Podcast and our talk with NBA scout Elan Vinokurov. 

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