Current Sports | May 16, 2017

May 16, 2017

Zaza Pachulia; NBA Western Conference Finals; Big Ten Friday Night Games; Lansing United; Local Soccer Scene; Michigan and Michigan State Fans.


Credit Stefanie Pohl / Courtesy photo

Dirty or clean, that is the debate on today's "Current Sports with Al Martin." Following the outspoken rant of San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, Al and engineer Isaac Constans follow up with what they thought about Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia's close-out that changed game one. Is it just because of the injury sustained to Spurs star Kawhi Leonard that the play is being labeled dirty, or do other considerations come into play? Al and Isaac match up for the debate. Then, listeners join the debate when it's time to discuss the differing outlooks on whether Big Ten football should include Friday night games. Following, Isaac brings a feature about minor league soccer club Lansing United, and the journey of players to Michigan's capital. Hear the explorative piece in full. Finally, Al and Isaac take a page from MLIVE and try to figure out what irks Michigan and Michigan State fans before speculating on NBA lottery odds. And in today's 'Current Sports Quick Hit Headliners,' hear the voice of Current Sports' summer intern Jacob Herbert as he helps Al out!

Episode 938