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Following reported details of Kevin Durant’s role in the Brooklyn Nets’ James Harden trade, Dexter Henry & Jarod Hector discuss whether or not Player Empowerment in the NBA has gone too far and what is the best way to build a modern roster. Plus a look at why some people are doing too much when it comes to discussing Ben Simmons’ mental health.

Intro – 0:00

Ben Simmons’ Mental Health – 1:39

Kevin Durant’s Role In Brooklyn Nets’ James Harden Trade – 11:50

Has Player Empowerment Gone Too Far? – 18:49

Does Too Much Player Empowerment Impact The Future Popularity Of The NBA? – 29:51

Building A Roster With A Big 3 – 40:15

Should NBA Roster Building Focus More On Personality & Fit? – 44:44

NBA Lockout Watch – 47:30

NBA Picks – 51:44

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