Zion fails, LeBron and Haliburton thrive in IST Semifinals | No Cap Room

Jake Fischer and Dan Devine discuss the Pacers' win over the Bucks and the Lakers' win over the Pelicans before previewing Saturday's NBA In-Season Tournament Final.

Jake Fischer and Dan Devine examine the Indiana Pacers' win over the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers' win over the New Orleans Pelicans on a special Friday episode of No Cap Room and anticipate Saturday's NBA In-Season Tournament Final between the two team

Before that, some news. James Harden tells Sam Amick why he labeled Daryl Morey a liar. These disclosures may lead to further Sixers tampering sanctions. Will see!

Jake clarifies that Jaden Ivey is happy in Detroit and not feuding with Monty Williams. Last week, he indicated Miles Bridges won't be returning for the Charlotte Hornets next season.

Jake tells Dan about Las Vegas and Thursday night's In-Season Tournament Semifinal games after discussing Myles Turner's Lego obsession. How was the crowd? What did concession stalls sell? Why was traffic bad? Why so many cowboy hats

Finally, the boys get the basketball. Before saying Tyrese Haliburton has been this man all season, they wax poetic over his last few games. Dan says his style is infectious and he's not worried about the Pacers defense.

In the encounter against the New Orleans Pelicans, LeBron James displayed his classic form, while Zion Williamson appeared timid.and maybe unfit? Jake and Dan explain why LeBron meeting this moment is crucial for the NBA and why Zion missing it determines the Pelicans' fate

The episode concludes with a preview of Saturday's Lakers-Pacers game, which will decide who wins the NBA Cup and $500k for each player. This might be an entertaining, quick, and competitive game between an experienced and a young team. 

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