January 13, 2017
Dave, Joey, and Sean take a look at the Kyle Korver trade, Rajon Rondo's benching, Derrick Rose's unscheduled vacation, DeMarcus Cousins' bullying, and Ice Cube's 3-on-3 basketball league. We draft our own dream 3-on-3 squads Also D'Angelo Russell fights bats and Damian Lillard, Klay Thompson loves his dog, and the Warriors face perhaps their most accomplished opponent yet: The Golden Girls. Sponsored by DeMarc DeVry Technical University.
(Closing music: "Sumptin' To Groove to" by Chris Mills)
January 6, 2017
In the first episode of 2017, Dave, Sean, and Joey tackle all the hot NBA issues, including All-Star voting, Paul Millsap trades, LeBron's game show, and Kevin Love's sea bass poisoning. We examine the Harrison Barnes burger and arena food, play "Trust, Just, or Bust?" with draft prospects, and match up the Warriors with the kids from Stranger Things. Sponsored by FXY, the new cable network for men.
(Closing music: "Boolin" by Stephen Jackson aka Stak5 ft. Marquis Daniels aka Lambo 6)
December 31, 2016
It's a New Year's special edition of Roundball Rock! We give out resolutions for contending teams, talk about Jews in the NBA for Hanukkah, speculate about the Cavs' "heat check" of curse-breaking, and get to the bottom of the NBATickets.com commercial to figure out what is going on with the Andersons. Plus Kardashians, time machines, Bucks vs. Jagermeister, Warriors vs. New Year's hosts, Danny Ainge on "Hoarders," and Anderson Varejao's remake of Home Alone 3. Sponsored by Paul's Piercings.
(Closing musis: "New Years Day" by pancakeycakes)
December 29, 2016
It's an emergency edition of Roundball Rock as we react to the sudden breakup of Phil Jackson and Jeanie Buss. What does this mean for the future of the Lakers? Who gets Kurt Rambis in the divorce? Also we rehash the Christmas Day Cavs-Warriors game, match up Phil and the Warriors in a front office showdown, and welcome an unfortunate new sponsor: Phil Jackson's Jewelers.
(Closing music: "Robert Horry Saves The Day" by Grand Incredible)
December 22, 2016
Caitlin Gill joins Dave, Sean, and Joey for a Christmas episode, to help prepare for a Christmas full of great NBA basketball and non-fans asking grating questions. We preview the Christmas games, try (and fail) to explain NBA positions, play "Bond Villain Or NBA Player?", and discuss how NBA fouls are based on safe spaces, hate speech and non-consensual touching. Also rigged All-Star voting, the Scrub Lord's rebirth, and a new sponsor: Ner Lens Crafters.
(Closing music: "Jingle Bells (Remix)" by Rasheed Wallace & Friends)
December 13, 2016
The boys talk about Klay Thompson's 60-point game, pitch ideas for Chris Webber's prank show, cast the Matthew Dellavedova biopic, and say disrespectful things about agent B.J. Armstrong. Joey loves "Impractical Jokers," Dave thinks "My Giant" is about slavery, Sean gives Buddy Hield a nickname, and we still can't stop talking about Sam Hinkie. Plus the Warriors battle Suicide Squad and we welcome a new sponsor.
Music: "Thug Poet," by Kobe Bryant & "Moonlight Reprise" by Kai Engel.
December 7, 2016
It's Episode 19, and we talk about unnatural acts, including Draymond's kicks, Russell Westbrook's triple-double average, and the 2016-17 Warriors' matchup with The Breakfast Club.. NBA coaches have a Woke-Off, Sam Hinkie takes the 76ers to Westworld, and the Minnesota Timberwolves are the NBA's Clap Your Hands Say Yeah. Sponsored by Patrick McCawnald's.
November 30, 2016
We go down a lot of rabbit holes this week as "Any Given Wednesday" writer and NBA conspiracy expert Brendan Lynch (@brendanzig) visits the podcast. Dave, Sean, Joey, and Brendan learn all about the Illuminati, frozen envelopes, blood sacrifices, Tim Donaghy, power numbers, Phil Jackson's evil plot, MK Ultra, Delonte West, Incarcerated Bob, and Phil Luminati. We also pitch 30 For 30 documentaries, analyze the numerology of the 2016 Finals, and Brendan tells an amazing story about basketball and the Peace Corps. Sponsored by The Wizarding World of John Wall.
November 23, 2016
It's a special Thanksgiving edition of Roundball Rock! Dave, Joey, and Sean determine what NBA teams are thankful for, plan an NBA Thanksgiving menu, and the Golden State Warriors face off against the Pilgrims in a Plymouth Rock cook-off. Also Giannis Antetokounmpo puts on a play, Joel Embiid trademarks "The Process," Donald Trump picks his Presidential medalists, Sam Hinkie gives dating advice, and Bradley Beal gets a new nickname: "Scrublord."
(Closing music: "Imma Boss" by Lou Williams)
November 15, 2016
It's our first post-election podcast, but we soldier on, just like the Congolese child soldier Russell Westbrook presumably dressed up as before his first game against Serge Ibaka. Dave, Joey, and Sean talk about Trump's election and the response from NBA coaches, speculate about the NBA's Trump supporters, discuss Donyell Marshall and weird single-game record holders, decry Shaq's fascism, fall in love with Dwight Howard again, and debut our new feature, "Nickname of the Week." We also welcome our new sponsor, The Brow's Moving Company, and Dave calls Buddy Hield a "Westworld gun," because he can't shoot.
(Closing music: "Hail to the Chief")