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Podcast: Cavaliers trade talk and hot takes

The Chase Down breaks down this week in Cavaliers

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Welcome to the Chase Down Cavaliers Podcast on Leverage The Chat.

It's another week of Cavs talk with Justin Rowan and Carter Rodriguez. We break down some of the changes the Cavs are going through, trade talk, the Nets pick, and our favorite hot takes of the week.

Here are the show notes for this week:

0:00 - 1:45: Intros

1:45 - 9:49: Tristan Thompson coming off the bench, Cavs rotation.

9:49 - 14:30: Struggles of Jae Crowder and J.R. Smith

14:30 - 18:05: Adjusting the minutes for a healthy roster.

18:05 - 20:53 : Derrick Rose conspiracy theory, what the team will do with him.

20:53 - 27:30: Trade talk, what's wrong with the Thunder.

27:30 - 38:15: Assessing the value of the Brooklyn pick.

38:15 - 44:50: Rockets talk

44:50 - 59:30: Cavs takes of the week

59:30: Revealing the best daily fantasy sports app, wrap-up

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