Ep. 144 - NBA, Kyrie, W, College Recruiting & More!

On Episode 144 of the Ballislife In The Paint Show, hosts Ronnie Flores, Chelsea Hopkins and Ani Umana freestyle hard on a variety of topics all across basketball, from the pros, college and high school!

Chelsea gives an update on the WNBA and it's draft lottery. Are the Indiana Fever going to get it right? Is there a franchise player in each WNBA draft? The ITP Crew also dishes on the Brittney Griner situation.

The ITP Crew freestyles on the NBA, from Paolo Banchero and the rest of the rookie class, the Brooklyn Nets' situation, and the league's best and worst, from the Bucks to the L.A. Lakers. Can Jacque Vaughn stabilize Brooklyn's situation? Is Kyrie Irving still dedicated to the game? Who will emerge from the West to challenge the Bucks and Celtics? When will the Rockets core turn the corner?
Banchero leads the crop of rookies, but what is going to happen with this year's draft class and the top recruiting classes at Kentucky and Duke? Does D.J Wagner's commitment signal a big change in BBN's chances of capturing the 2024 NCAA title? We take a quick look at what a great recruiting class means and some of our favorite classes of all-time.

Chelsea gives her insight on the differences in top recruiting classes in the men's and women's game in light of JuJu Watkins committing to USC.

The ITP crew gives some quick-hitting, yet informative, insight in this week's episode, so make sure to tune in from start to finish!

(0:00) - Intro

(1:21) - Reaction to Duncanville (TX) Dropping From UIL Playoffs

(7:02) - Quick Reaction to UVA Football Players Killed

(10:53) - Chelsea’s WNBA Freestyle: Griner-Russia, W Draft Lottery, New W Camp Rules?

(30:03) - Women’s Recruiting: Comparing Top Classes to Top Men’s Classes

(35:18) - ITP Crew NBA Freestyle: Paolo & Rookies, Rockets’ Future, Lakers’ Plight, Nets' Dumpster Fire, Bucks/Celtics’ Dominance, Warriors’ Downslide?, Kyrie’s Future,

(1:22:27) - Recruiting Freestyle: Reaction To DJ Wagner (Kentucky), JuJu Watkins (USC), Emoni Bates, Favorite Recruiting Classes
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