Comedian, baller, and Tar Heel superfan Erin Lennox (@ErinDeweyLennox) joins the podcast for a March Madness special that's mostly making fun of Duke. There's listener calls, shining moments, the Phoenix Gorilla, one-on-one with Jason Kidd, the King in the North Hollywood, and J.j. Redick's poetry. Plus the Warriors face a North Carolina All-Star team and we answer the question, "Who's the worst person in America - Richard Spencer, or Grayson Allen?" Sponsored by the Jerry Sloan Conference.
The greatest shooter in San Diego State history, Zach Harper (@talkhoops), joins the boys as we discuss the Timberwolves, Sacramento landmarks, Festus Ezeli's cadaver knee, bust names, Cleveland's pyromania, and why voice texts are like dick pics. Plus Zach plays "Fictional Gunner/Actual Gunner" and the Warriors take on a team of guys with devastating knee injuries.
(Closing music: "Ricky Rubio Rap" by T-Pups)
The boys react to the Kevin Durant injury and pick the worst injury replacement of all time. Bad hombre Matt Barnes and his hairstyles join the Warriors, Jimmer Fredette forms a Big Four in New Orleans, and we might be living in a computer simulation. The Golden State Warriors face La La Land in a lead-blowing competition, the NBA has its worst rookie class ever, Tom Thibodeau will play you long time, and fake doctor Glenn Rivers has a parasite. Besides Austin. Sponsored by D-Will's Spray-On Hair.
(Closing music, "Alec Baldwin's Voicemail" read by our robot)
Julien Rodriguez (@Juicemanji) joins the show for a trade deadline spectacular! We analyze all the deals and the Lakers front office shakeup, play Monopoly with Danny Ainge, and roast Vlade Divac like a Serbian pepper sauce. Dave bets big on Toronto, Sean investigates other NBA conspiracies, and Joey pitches a crazy Adam Silver time-travel Woke-Off scenario. Also the Warriors play the 2017 Brooklyn Nets pick and we find a new job for Charles Oakley: Collecting on loan debts as The Collecting Tree.
(Closing music: Frankie Muniz Twitter, read by a robot)
It's an All-Star Weekend special where Dave joins us from New Orleans! We talk about the Saturday night events, learn the truth about Dwyane Wade and sea bass, and debut Roundball Playhouse with a dramatic reading of Kyrie Irving flat-earth speech. Plus an EMERGENCY ADDENDUM POD after the Boogie Cousins trade news breaks. Sean's mom makes a guest appearance and we take a first look at the script for the Uncel Drew movie.
Dave, Sean, and Joey go through all the league news - both NBA and G-League. Kevin Durant comes back to OKC, Serge Ibaka is a Raptor and the Orlando Magic should be contracted. We find corporate sponsors for Gatorade league teams, answer reader emails and calls, and go in on actor/DJ Ansel Elgort. Also All-Star Saturday, fracking, Waluigi, Plumlees, Betsy DeVos, and the Warriors have a songwriting competition with Smash Mouth.
(Closing music: 1987 Arizona Wildcats, "Gumbies")
Comedian and Celtics fan Mike Mulloy joins Dave, Sean, and Joey to talk about Mike's pilot, Under Armour, Obama in the dunk contest, and Matthew Dellavedova's signature shoe. Plus the Warriors play the '86 Celtics and John Wick, Mike Mulloy puts out a bounty on Spencer Hawes, and we welcome a new sponsor: Charles Oakley sunglasses.
The NBA Woke-Off continues during a week of faceoffs. LeBron James vs. Charles Barkley. Rajon Rondo vs. Jimmy Butler & Dwyane Wade. Warriors vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. And Bucks vs. Hornets, as a blockbuster trade happens live! Joey meets Jameer Nelson, Sacramento drives Marco Belinelli into terrible tattoos, Jimmer Fredette is the God of Loneliness, and we pitch a new Clippers prank show, "Doc'd!" Also we ponder if his ill-fitting clothes and constant verbal abuse mean Donald Trump is the Michael Jordan of politics.
Episode 27: “Matthew Dellavedova is the Jack the Ripper of the NBA, but with meniscuses instead of prostitutes”
Comedian, podcaster, and Kobe Stan Matt Lieb joins Dave. Joey & Sean to talk about alternative stats, Tim Duncan's cereal, tanking, James "Baby Doll" Dixon, and how Waiters Island is "growing like the garbage island in the Pacific." Joey gets a job offer from JASH, Dave reverse jinxes the Lakers, Sean pitches the "Rising Stars vs. Falling Stars" game, Matt slanders both Mike and Kevin Love, and we're all waiting for Wikileaks to start breaking NBA trades. Also we play "Laker of Faker," Team Sea Bass tries to convene in Cleveland, and the Warriors play a team made up of 13 Dion Waiterses.
(Closing music: Destiny's Child feat. Kobe Bryant, "Say My Name (Remix)"
The boys record at the Nerdist studio with super-producer and Clippers super-fan Katie Levine. We pitch concepts for Blake Griffin's "White Men Can't Jump" reboot, discuss the Cavs-Warriors rivalry, get nostalgic about Cal State Monterey Bay, speculate about the thing on Mo Speights' head, figure out how Katie became a Clippers fan, worry about the Raiders move to Vegas, and dicsuss the Clippers #3 fan, Frankie Muniz. Also Sean hates "DHO," Joey critiques the media's contruction equipment bias, Dave has Metta World Peace's phone number, and the Warriors play the acrobats, dancers, and earth movers from their insane arena groundbreaking.