Manage episode 290115661 series 2484235
Today we explore the topic of media motivation, where players improve their performances in response to media criticism. Recently, Marcus Smart has bitten back at media questioning his defense, Jayson Tatum has been crushing it since being called out by Kendrick Perkins, and Tristan Thompson has played his best basketball of the season since responding to media questions around his locker room fit. We also explore Kemba Walker's ability to find a rhythm when missing back-to-backs and having to adjust to a more spot-up shooting role, before discussing Kemba as sixth man - as a fan mentioned on locker room.
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