Alonzo Mourning knows a thing or two about playoff intensity, having won a title in 2006 with the Miami Heat, so Al Dukes booked the former Knicks foe to join Boomer and Craig and talk about the 2013 edition of the NBA postseason.
As luck would have it, the Heat — the team which Mourning serves as the VP of Player Programs and Development — lost last night to the Bulls, so that of course came up.
The majority of the conversation focused on the Knicks, specifically Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smith, who will need to turn things around if New York hopes to advance past the Pacers to bigger and better things. He summed up his own playoff approach, ‘you’re either in or you’re not’ — we can only hope the aforementioned Smith was listening.
Before saying goodbye, Mourning talked about his old pal Patrick Ewing’s desire to be an NBA head coach.
He also sounded pretty confident that despite suffering from gout, he could still handle himself against the likes of Craig if it were ever to come to that…