(00:00-13:22) Mike is back from vacation and back in the big chair. He catches up on some topics that were talked about while he was gone. Mike starts off talking about the Sixers and James Harden and that his performance tonight can dictate how far fans think the Sixers can go in the playoffs. He then talks about Villanova in the tournament, the Phillies and the Chris Rock/Will Smith slap incident. What does take focus the most was sparked by a recent straw poll that was released that has Nikola Jokic leading Joel Embiid in the MVP race. This started the conversation of how the national media perceives Philadelphia and its fans. Tyrone and Jen weigh in with their thoughts.
(13:32-1:17:07) Jen introduces today’s Twitter poll. Does James Harden have to play well tonight for you to believe in the Sixers’ playoff chances? Your choices are Yes-He Must Step Up and No-Just a Regular Game. Mike talks about Nick Sirianni’s press conference today. Jen and Tyrone give their opinion then Mike heads to the phones to get the conversation going. The majority of the calls are about the national perspective about Philadelphia and its fans.
(1:17:17-1:25:11) Jen dives into some interesting stories outside the world of sports on “What’s Brewin With Jen” to include Reebok unveiling a Flintstones shoe line and a Tik-Toker aka The Serial Tipper gives $50K in tips to employees in Kansas.
(1:25:22-1:45:22) Mike heads back to the phones to continue the national media vs Philly fans conversation and anything else you want to talk about. Mike, Tyrone and Jen also revisit the Will Smith/Chris Rock conversation.
(1:45:32-1:59:10) Sixers writer for The Athletic, Rich Hofmann joins the show to talk about Sixers possible matchups in the playoffs, the national perception of the Sixers, the latest poll with Jokic leading Embiid for the MVP and more.
(1:59:21-2:42:00) The rest of the show is yours, the FANatic!
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