“It’s live fam!” - Roundball Rock Live Announcement

May 26, 2017

Dave, Joey, Sean, and Don Pardo are coming to San Francisco during the NBA Finals for a live podcast recording Friday, June 2 at the Hemlock Tavern. The show is at 6 PM and it is FREE. Featuring drinks, games, giveaways, and special guests including C.J. Toledano and more. See your favorite podcasters in person and live your life to the roundest.


Episode 50: “Would Chev Chelios pass an NBA drug test?”

May 22, 2017

Dave joins us from the churro paradise of San Antonio to recap the conference finals blowouts, JaVale's poncho, rigging the draft lottery, Steve Javie and the NBA retweet center, the Spurs' freaky Coyote, and the deepest draft of all time: the Vietnam War. Plus the Warriors battle a team of Jason Stathams, and we welcome a new sponsor, Mark Jackson's "Mama, There Goes That Manwich."


(Closing music: "All Night Party", Dennis Scott)


Episode 49: “Didn’t Pop coach at Deep State for a couple of years?”

May 15, 2017

Dave, Sean, and Joey return to break down the playoffs like it's a Kawhi Leonard ankle ligament. We talk about dirty players, Steph's Hamilton hat, Tony Awards, Kobe meeting George R.R. Martin, and Coach Pop reignites the Woke Off! Plus we explore the next trolling fashion trends beyond Funeral Games, predict Game 7 of Wizards-Celtics, and the Warriors battle another famous destroyer of ankles, Kathy Bates from "Misery."


Episode 48: “Listeners, Tweet us how you want to die”

May 12, 2017

Spurs superfan/hilarious comedian and host of @TheEveryReport joins us to talk James Harden, Spurs-Warriors, and more. Plus you get to hear Sean and Joey poorly explain who Lil' B is! Don't curse us Based God! Plus, Joey calls a listener a coward and IMMEDIATELY regrets it! (please forgive me listener!)


Episode 47: “We’re watching two terminal cancer patients have a slap fight”

May 9, 2017

It's a Full Squad Pod as Dave, Sean, and Joey break down the second round of the playoffs, along with Lonzo Ball's new shoes, Kristaps Porzingis' Twitter, Mike Brown's ties, brawling Kellys, the We Also Believe Rockets, and the possibly-racist Utah mascot, Jazz Bear. Plus Stallone fights a beehive, the Rockets are a deck of Magic cards, Joe Lacob commits a HIPAA violation, and the Warriors face one of their most formidable opponents yet - the Guardians of the Galaxy.

Sponsored by Pop Clips, the hair salon by Gregg Popovich.


Episode 46: “Who wants to trade Paul George? He’s a dreamboat!”

May 5, 2017

Sean and Joey welcome comedian Erin Foley to talk about Larry Bird, the Knicks, Kevin Durant, and lead-blowing. Plus Sean & Joey break down the second round of the playoffs, the Bulls are run it back, and LeBron needs other activities besides beer drinking to keep him engaged. Sponsored by Victor Oladipo's Vaccums.


Closing music by Iman Shumpert.


Episode 45: “The Clippers should build a statue of Paul Pierce texting with two cell phones”

May 2, 2017

Dave is back on the pod, and Sean and Joey are back from the BIG3 draft in Las Vegas! We break down all the teams from Ice Cube's 3-on-3 league, and Joey asks players a very important question about triple-doubles. There's playoff previews, including misguided confidence in the Toronto Raptors and LaMarcus Aldridge. Dave throws out a reverse jinx, Joey makes a sound collage, Sean remembers the Jay-Z/Souljah Boy proxy war, and the Warriors play a squad of BIG3 All-Stars. 


Episode 44: “I think I could take Win Butler at one-on-one”

April 27, 2017

Writer-director Daniel Ralston joins Joey and Sean for an episode that puts the ROCK in Roundball Rock. We talk about Daniel's Sixers fandom, the poetry of William Joel, overrated players, Orlando's child GM, infuriating playoff commercials, the glory of Allen iverson, the un-clutchness of Paul George, new Twin Towers, and the hardboiled newsroom that is the Players Tribune. Plus a thrilling new game called "Rock And Roll Five-On-Five," a dream date with Joel Embiid, and the Warriors take on one of their toughest opponents yet: The Polyphonic Spree. Sponsored by NBATickets.gov.


Episode 43: “When it comes to classical music, Kobe is a basic-ass bitch”

April 24, 2017

Dave joins us from Portland to recap the weekend of NBA playoffs. We talk pre-game outfits, the parallels between Joseph Smith and Joe Johnson, Blake Griffin's injury and improv career, Draymond's trash talk, Fred Hoiberg's trash coaching, and Kobe's bizarre speech at the Tribeca Film Festival. Plus the Warriors battle a very special Portland Trail Blazers All-Star team and a brand-new playoffs drop. Sponsored by Hoi Burgers.


Episode 42: “Suge Knight is the Javaris Crittenton of hip-hop”

April 20, 2017

Comedian Billy Wayne Davis joins Joey & Sean for a surprisingly football-heavy episode of Roundball Rock. We talk about the playoffs, concussions, the shadiness of college basketball coaches, and Billy Wayne delivers a passionate defense of both Duke basketball and Rudy's father. Featuring hot takes like "The TNT Bulls are like the Harlem Globetrotters," "James Dolan is the owner from Major League," and "Phil Jackson is like a terrible LA landlord," plus a handy story about Bill Russell. Plus Death Row Records, Native American hypnotists, the Reggie Miller plane banner, Rumplestiltskin, new city slogans for Memphis, and "the Bo Jackson of arson."