This week on The Atlantic Files Podcast, Steve Nash was fired as head coach of the Brooklyn Nets and the reports said Ime Udoka was going to be hired in his place, Kyrie Irving and Ben Simmons continues the Nets clown show, Josh Primo gets waived by the San Antonio Spurs, the Philadelphia 76ers have two second rounders taken away, Adam Silver proposes a salary hard cap, Luka Doncic shows why he can win MVP, we talk about our favorite surprise starts, and more!
In case you haven’t heard about the big news, Steve Nash was actually fired from his head coaching position with the Brooklyn Nets. After the team started just 2-5, he’s now looking for another team to lead that doesn’t have a bunch of weird stars and sideshows. Ime Udoka, fresh off of a year-long suspension with the Boston Celtics is now the next in line. The Nets just really wanted to make things weirder than they already were.
Speaking of sideshows, the Philadelphia 76ers are now losing two of their second-round picks due to tampering. The issues stemmed from their recruitment of Danuel House and PJ Tucker. You can debate whether or not House might be worth it, but Tucker sure has been.
The other big news this week was when Joshua Primo all of a sudden was waived by the San Antonio Spurs. At first, everyone was confused. Then, Primo released a statement talking about working on his mental health. THEN, there was a statement about how Primo was caught exposing himself to multiple women. That’s a rollercoaster ride right there.
Finally, we talk about our favorite surprise starts to the season, Luka Doncic dominating like an MVP, the next coach that could possibly be fired, and we give some fantasy basketball advice!
00:02:47 Steve Nash Fired as Brooklyn Nets Coach
00:19:51 Ime Udoka next in line for Brooklyn Coaching job
00:24:38 Kyrie Irving’s anti-semitic movie and Ben Simmons’ issues
00:34:36 Philadelphia 76ers get tampering punishments for PJ Tucker
00:40:25 Josh Primo is waived for exposing himself to women
00:44:13 Luka Doncic is the early MVP favorite
00:50:58 Our favorite surprise starts in the NBA
00:58:54 We predict the next NBA head coach to be let go
01:05:56 Fantasy Basketball minute with Big Sexy
Being from the suburbs of Philadelphia, it was hard not to become a Sixers fan during Allen Iverson's prime. Other than just the Sixers, I enjoy watching all forms and levels of basketball, especially the WNBA. Outside of basketball, I've been playing and coaching volleyball for most of my life. Also, after graduating from the University of Pittsburgh, I became a Software Developer by day, while writing and hosting podcasts by night.