That’s right it’s episode 8! Preseason is days away and the regular season not far behind it. 48 players have tested positive for Covid-19 offering an early challenge to updated NBA protocols and a plan to play the 2020-21 season in team arenas rather than in a bubble. The schedule for the 1st half of the 2020-21 NBA season has been released. There have been three positive tests among the Blazers organization leading to the shut down of the teams practice facility. The NBA trade deadline will be March 25th. DeMar DeRozan chased off an intruder from his house. Paul Pierce is being sued over weed. All three Ball brothers are now in the NBA. Carmelo Anthony wants to wear Brandon Roy’s number 7. All of that, plus a lot more news and highlights, we ask the eight ball to predict the season ahead, streak finder, and of course your questions and comments! Don’t miss it!