Posted Up with Chris Haynes
Posted Up with Chris Haynes
Yahoo Sports
Yahoo Sports NBA Insider Chris Haynes sits down with NBA stars to have real conversations about everything you don’t typically hear in player interviews.Chris and his guests will dive into the most relevant NBA storylines, culture, style and some x’s and o’s too.It’s just a couple of guys posted up and talking about life… Unscripted and unfiltered.Don't miss the debut episode with Kevin Durant, dropping Christmas Eve.Full video shows of most episodes will be available on the Yahoo Sports YouTube pageCheck out all of the Yahoo Sports podcasts at yahoosports.com/podcasts
T-Wolves hire a new coach, Dame vs. Luka and can Giannis be fixed?
On this episode of Posted Up with Chris Haynes, Yahoo's Vincent Goodwill and Seerat Sohi discuss the Minnesota Timberwolves firing of head coach Ryan Saunders, hiring of Chris Finch from the Toronto Raptors coaching staff as a replacement while passing over current Associate Head Coach David Vanterpool in the interview process, why Damian Lillard continues to be snubbed by the basketball public after losing out to Luka Doncic for an All-Star Game starting nod, why the NBA is pushing ahead with the All-Star game during a pandemic and if Giannis Antetokounmpo will ever develop a workable jump shot. Follow Chris Haynes: @ChrisBHaynes Follow Seerat Sohi: @seeratsohi Follow Vincent Goodwill: @VinceGoodwill Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports Podcast family at https://apple.co/2Abi8jk or at yahoosports.com/podcast 
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Feb 22
1 hr 4 min
WNBA All-Star Chelsea Gray on signing with the Las Vegas Aces and why you should watch the WNBA
On this episode of Posted Up with Chris Haynes, point guard Chelsea Gray, 3-time WNBA All-Star and newest member of the Las Vegas Aces explains why she left the Los Angeles Sparks in free agency, her documentary of the free-agency process, recovering from injury early in her career, what people get wrong about the WNBA, her typical ‘off-season’ routine and why ‘load management’ is a myth in women’s basketball. Follow Chris Haynes: @ChrisBHaynes Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports Podcast family at https://apple.co/2Abi8jk or at yahoosports.com/podcasts 
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Feb 15
42 min
JaVale McGee on his career, the evolution of the big man and producing for Justin Bieber
On this edition of Posted Up with Chris Haynes, Cleveland Cavaliers center JaVale Mcgee joins the show to reflect on his 13-year NBA career with stops in Washington, Denver, Golden State, Los Angeles Lakers and now Cleveland, what he's learned playing for each team, dealing with life in the bubble, why he continues to practice his 3-point shot despite frequent 'Shaqtin' a Fool' appearances and why he roots for Joel Embiid to win MVP as often as possible. Follow Chris Haynes: @ChrisBHaynes Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports Podcast family at https://apple.co/2Abi8jk or at yahoosports.com/podcasts 
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Feb 8
47 min
Hawks center Clint Capela  + Eli Goree and Aldis Hodge from 'One Night in Miami'
On this edition of Posted Up with Chris Haynes, Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela joins the show to discuss his recent massive stat lines (including racking up a triple double with BLOCKS), his first year playing in Atlanta, what makes Trae Young special, how COVID-19 protocols have disrupted routines and team chemistry, and reflects on his time in Houston where he started his career. Then, Aldis Hodge and Eli Goree chat with Chris about their new movie "One Night in Miami." The film follows the story behind the untold meeting of Jim Brown, Muhammad Ali, Sam Cooke and Malcolm X, and also held a special screening during last year's NBA bubble in Orlando, a timely fit considering its focus on athletes turned activists. The pair talk about the roles of athletes in social awareness and how they approached playing complex black men. Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports Podcast family at https://apple.co/2Abi8jk or at yahoosports.com/podcasts 
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Feb 1
59 min
Remembering Sekou Smith, NBA reporter, host, friend
On this edition of Posted Up with Chris Haynes, we pay tribute to NBA reporter Sekou Smith, who passed away at the age of 48 due to COVID-19. Smith was most notably known for his work on NBA TV and was the host and creator of NBA.com’s “Hang Time” podcast and blog, but was also a mentor and advocate for young NBA reporters starting out and friend and confidant to veterans in the NBA space. Yahoo’s Vincent Goodwill, Marc J. Spears from ESPN’s The Undefeated, Marc Stein from the New York Times and Morgann Mitchell of Turner Sports join Chris to remember Sekou’s life and work, look back at their collective time with Sekou in the NBA’s ‘bubble,’ and share their favorite stories and memories. We’ll miss you, brother. Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports Podcast family at https://apple.co/2Abi8jk or at yahoosports.com/podcasts 
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Jan 28
1 hr 27 min
Avery Bradley on leaving the Lakers, skipping the bubble & the league's health protocols
Miami Heat guard Avery Bradley joins Posted Up with Chris Haynes while currently separated from his team due to the league's health & safety protocols. Avery opens up about his positive COVID diagnosis and his notable decision to opt-out of the playoff bubble in Orlando during the summer of 2020. Later he talks about his decision to leave the Los Angeles Lakers this offseason, whether he got a championship ring and what it was like on the Lakers team plane as the learned of Kobe Bryant's death one year ago. Finally, Avery discusses his reputation as one of the most fearsome defenders in the league & his relationship with Brooklyn's Kyrie Irving. Follow Chris on Twitter @ChrisBHaynes Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports Podcast family at https://apple.co/2Abi8jk or at yahoosports.com/podcasts 
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Jan 25
32 min
Isaiah Thomas on his health, his time in Boston & advice from Kobe Bryant
Free-agent guard Isaiah Thomas joined Chris Haynes on another packed episode of Posted Up.  Thomas begins the podcast by opening up about his hip issues, his recovery from surgery last year and how the Celtics handled the situation while in Boston. The guys also take a trip down memory lane and touch on draft night, battling Jimmer Fredette while in Sacramento and the growth of his game from Phoenix to Boston.  Isaiah caps the podcast with a couple of incredible stories. He expands on a tweet he recently shared involving a new tattoo and a game-winning shot against the Atlanta Hawks. And as we near the first anniversary of Kobe Bryant’s tragic passing, Thomas reveals how the Black Mamba helped him through struggles both on and off the court.  
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Jan 18
52 min
Breaking down the James Harden trade
A blockbuster four-team trade sent James Harden from the Houston Rockets to the Brooklyn Nets. Our own Chris Haynes and Vince Goodwill reconvene this week on an emergency episode for your listening pleasure. How will Harden affect the team chemistry both on and off the court? Is Brooklyn the odds-on favorite to win the East or do the Nets have a soap opera on their hands?  
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Jan 13
35 min
Ben Simmons leads to 76ers fine, where is Kyrie Irving?
On this edition of Posted Up with Chris Haynes, fellow NBA writer Vince Goodwill joins the show with the latest news surrounding the NBA’s $25,000 fine of the Philadelphia 76ers. Why is the league not going after Ben Simmons & what can we expect next after two games in the last 24 hours were postponed due to COVID-19 protocols? Kyrie Irving was mysteriously absent for his 3rd straight game this weekend due to personal reasons. Has the All-Star guard spoken with the Nets leadership?  Last but certainly not least, Chris and Vince hold a conversation on race, the media, and the NBA as Minnesota Timberwolves star D’Angelo Russell asked reporters for their opinion on last week’s attack on the Capitol.  
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Jan 11
53 min
Nicolas Batum on joining the Clippers, that embarrassing Mavericks loss & playing without fans
Fresh off a 112-107 Sunday-night win against the Phoenix Suns in which he drained four 3s, including the game winner, Los Angeles Clippers wing Nicolas Batum joins Chris Haynes for a conversation about his career and the circumstances that led him back to the Western Conference. Nic talks about his exit from the Charlotte Hornets, which teams he was considering joining this offseason and what it's like to play with Kawhi Leonard and Paul George instead of against them.  Later, he reveals what head coach Ty Lue said during halftime of the Clippers' 124-73 blowout loss to the Dallas Mavericks last Sunday and then reminisces about what could've been with the LaMarcus Aldridge-Damian Lillard Portland Trail Blazers teams of the early 2010s. Follow Chris on Twitter @ChrisBHaynes Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports Podcast family at https://apple.co/2Abi8jk or at yahoosports.com/podcasts 
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Jan 4
31 min
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