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The Rose Garden Report Podcast, Episode 16: Preseason Thoughts, Gary Payton II and Warriors Drama
Warriors beat writer Madeline Kenney joins the podcast.
The podcast is back. With the preseason in the books and a week to go before the start of the regular season, I start out by giving some thoughts on what we saw over the past week—some good, a lot not good. Then, I'm joined by my friend Madeline Kenney, who covers the Warriors for the San Jose Mercury News, to talk about how Gary Payton II could fit with the Blazers, and we of course also get into the Draymond Green/Jordan Poole drama and some other Warriors-related topics. It's a good conversation.
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Sean Highkin (@highkin) offers some thoughts on the Blazers' training camp and underwhelming preseason before being joined by Warriors beat writer Madeline Kenney (@madkenney) of the San Jose Mercury News. They discuss the fallout from the Draymond Green/Jordan Poole incident (12:35), the generation gap between veterans and young players (22:25), how Gary Payton II will fit in Portland (26:30), the Warriors' preseason trip to Tokyo (33:05) and her first half-season on the Warriors beat (39:50).