Justin Rowan and Carter Rodriguez discuss the Cleveland Cavaliers and the rest of the NBA through their Wine and Gold colored glasses.
The Cavaliers have completed a blockbuster trade to acquire star guard Donovan Mitchell. Justin and Carter react to the news, discuss how Mitchell fits with this year roster and also evaluate how this materially changes the Cavs short and long-term future.
The Cavs schedule has been released, and Justin and Carter dive into the most interesting matchups and national TV schedule. From there they dive into some news around the NBA. As well as a discussion on what it would look like for Lauri Markkanen to maximize his potential with the Cavs.
Justin is joined by Esfandiar Baraheni of The Score to discuss the second tier of the Eastern Conference, and why the Cavs and Raptors are well positioned to develop a rivalry for years to come. Asking their three biggest questions about each team in an effort to better understand where each team is at.
Justin and Carter discuss the signings of Ricky Rubio, Raul Neto and Robin Lopez and the impact these moves may have on next season. From there they discuss the Collin Sexton situation, as well as their first impressions from Summer League and the play of Ochai Agbaji.
Justin and Carter weigh in on the Cavs second round draft picks and why they believe in Isaiah Mobley. From there they dive into a discussion about Ricky Rubio, the available free agent point guards and whether or not the playmaking needs can be addressed by the current members of the roster.
It's the final podcast before Draft Day! Justin and Carter are joined by Adam Spinella of The Box and One to dive into the prospects that will likely be available for the Cavs at 14. Breaking down the upside and fit for some of names most frequently linked to Cleveland.
Justin Rowan is joined by Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com to discuss the Cavs bringing the gold back with their rebrand. They also discuss the hiring of Luke Walton, the latest buzz around the NBA draft, and some of the factors the Cavs will need to consider when making their decisions this offseason.
Justin and Carter react to the Cavs staying put with the 14th overall pick before diving into some of their favorite prospects that could be there. As well as a discussion on what the team should value and the trade-offs that exist with each prospect.
Justin and Carter are joined by Mack Perry and Corey Walsh of the It's Cavalier podcast to open the Mailbag as the season winds down. The gang also discusses the team's injury luck as of late, the win against Orlando and more!
Justin and Carter are joined by Kelsey Russo of The Athletic to discuss the Cavs big wins over the weekend and the pivotal role Evan Mobley played in those games. They discuss the work Kelsey has done this season covering Mobley, the recent growth of Isaac Okoro, impressions of Caris LeVert and more.
Justin is joined by Andrew Sharp of the Greatest Of All Talk podcast to summit on the state of the Cavs. What expectations should be with Garland and LeVert out, the win over Andrew's Wizards, the impact of Okoro and areas for growth with Mobley. As well as their thoughts on how the Cavs stack up in the East and how concerned they are about a potential slide down the standings.
Justin and Carter discuss their takeaways from the first matchup between the Cavs and Sixers. From dealing with Embiid, to what changes we might see in the next game between the two. They also discuss the Cavs comeback win over Indiana and how Caris LeVert is fitting in with his new teammates.