(Editor’s Note: recorded before last night’s utter meltdown.)

Ola! And welcome to your weekly edition of the Backhand Shelf podcast. While the season moves precariously closer to the cliff’s edge, we sat down together and discussed some important issues, and some that aren’t at all.

We addressed:

* The ongoing CBA chaos

* Which teams stand to benefit from a shortened season

* The upcoming World Junior Championships

* A game of “expansion jeopardy,” pitting Goldsbie versus myself. We were um, remarkably terrible at knowing obscure US trivia.

* And much more

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