Join Kristen Ledlow and Candace Parker on the debut episode of their new podcast "Ledlow & Parker." NBA legend Kobe Bryant (01:35) joins the show to discuss his new media projects, life after basketball, the state of the league & reminisces on career firsts (21:10). In a segment called "That's What We Said," Candace talks her UT Hall of Fame induction (32:36), Ledlow and Parker give out their takeaways from NBA Opening Week (35:40) and react to fan favorite Tacko Fall (41:21). Wrapping up the show with "No Basketball Allowed," Candace offers up advice to U.S. Soccer star Alex Morgan on how to balance being a pro athlete and a soon-to-be mom (47:06).
On today's final episode of The Drop with NBA TV, the guys discuss the Raptors 2019 NBA championship, what it was like to be in the locker room and live in Jurassic Park, the Warriors' valiant effort, Leigh's press box etiquette, and what's next in store for the show. Turn up. Love you, guys. Awesome.
On Thu.'s episode of The Starters, Trey checks in from Oracle to set the scene for the final game at the arena, explain which team is under the most pressure, and the recipe for a Warriors Game 6 win. Tas and Leigh discuss if the Raptors can bounce back, whether Klay will finally have an off-game, and what Cousins shows up tonight. All that, plus Skeets joins the show from Jurassic Park in Toronto to talk lines, weather, and if Raptors fans' confidence is wavering a little.
On Wed.'s episode of The Starters, Trey joins the guys live from Oakland to discuss how the team has responded to Kevin Durant's injury update, whether they'll use it as a source of motivation, and if other teams will still offer KD the max this summer. That, plus Leigh asks fans outside Oracle to share their best memories of the arena, and Skeets checks in from Toronto to share his thoughts on how the Finals plays out, and Kyrie Irving's next team.
On Tuesday's ep. of The Starters, the guys breakdown an extremely eventful Game 5 starting with Kevin Durant's brutal injury. Who deserves blame? What the heck were Raptors fans doing cheering? And does this change KD's free agency plans? That, plus the guys discuss the biggest reason for Golden State's win, whether Nick Nurse should not have called that late timeout with his team rolling, and their favorite moments from inside the Scotiabank Arena.
On Monday's special one-hour ep. of The Starters - live from Jurassic Park in Toronto! - the guys discuss what to watch for in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Can Kevin Durant save the Warriors? What's the key to the Raptors closing it out? And has Toronto broken the Warriors' sprit? All that, plus Vince Carter reminisces about the good old Raps; we discuss whether Golden State is a true dynasty; and an announcement about the future of the show.
On Friday's ep. of The Starters, the guys preview what to watch for in Game 4 tonight; talk to Leigh Ellis about Klay Thompson's return and what Warriors fans think about the country of Canada; and discuss the chances of KD returning at all these NBA Finals.
On Thursday's ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss whether the Warriors punted Game 3, Draymond Green's confidence moving forward, and the Kyle Lowry-courtside fan incident. That, plus Leigh asks Warriors fans to "trash talk" Drake, and the fellas break down the Nets-Hawks trade and Paul Pierce Poopgate.
On today's Drop, the guys discuss Game 3 of the NBA Finals, including the Raptors' balanced team effort, Curry's 47-point night, Ibaka's rim protection, the Warriors decision to not play Klay, and Lowry getting into it with a fan. That, plus Kyrie's free agency plans, Paul Pierce Poop-Gate, whether Leigh's team cheated at the Media Basketball Tournament, Blair Masters, and more.
On Wed.'s episode of The Starters, the guys discuss what to watch for in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, talk to Leigh about his stellar media basketball tournament performance, and in Crossfire, debate whether Jimmy Butler deserves a max contract and the best landing spot for Kyrie this offseason.
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss whether the Warriors can overcome their injuries, what adjustments the Raptors could make in Game 3, and the early Finals MVP favorite. That, plus Leigh Ellis checks in from Oakland, Raptors fans tell Kawhi why he should stay in Toronto, and so much more.
On Monday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss if the Raptors blew a golden opportunity to win Game 2, whether they should have fouled late, and if the wounded Warriors need Leigh to suit up for Game 3. That, plus the most disappointing Raptor performance, free agent news surrounding Ricky Rubio and Kemba Walker, and Trey talks shop with Nav.
On today's Drop, the guys discuss Game 2 of the NBA Finals, including the Warriors' 18-0 second-half run, Iguodala's dagger three-ball, the most disappointing Raptors performance, and Toronto's chances of still winning the series. That, plus injuries galore, Jurassic Park logistics, Trey's selfie with Drake, Top 5 Freds, NBA Finals trivia, old tweets, and more.
On Sunday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss what to watch for in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. Will Toronto be able to slow Steph Curry again? Do the Warriors concede open shots to certain Raptors? Can the Dubs get back in transition? That, plus Trey Kerby checks in live from Jurassic Park where he asks fans to name their favorite random Raptors players, and he has a conversation with Fred VanVleet.
On today's Drop, the guys discuss Game 1 of the NBA Finals, including Siakam's monster performance, the Raptors elite defense, Cousins' limited minutes, whether the Warriors need KD to win the series, and Drake prop bets. That, plus the Rockets interesting offseason, the idea of midseason tournaments, driving with your hazard lights on, summer colds, mint, and so much more.
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, Trey joins the guys live from Jurassic Park to discuss the Finals atmosphere in Toronto, Cousins being cleared to play, and if there's pressure on the Raptors to win Game 1. That, plus key matchups and performances to watch for tonight, wildcard Finals MVP picks, Drake prop bets, and more.
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys continue to preview the upcoming NBA Finals by discussing some Warriors and Raptors' X-factors, as well as make some bold series predictions. That, plus Trey Kerby talks with Serge Ibaka from up in Toronto, and in Crossfire, the guys debate whether Griff can convince AD to stay, and who the Rockets should look to trade.
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss whether Steve Kerr would start a potentially healthy DeMarcus Cousins for Game 1, and which superstar is under more pressure heading into the Finals: Kawhi or Curry? That, plus we dissect Baxter Holmes bombshell feature about the Lakers' culture of fear, distrust and anxiety; and we countdown the Top 10 plays of the playoffs.
On Mon.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Toronto Raptors advancing to their first NBA Finals, whether the Warriors need KD back, and if Kawhi will or should guard Steph Curry. That, plus Giannis walks out of his postgame press conference, Uncle Dennis speaks, Drake vs. Smash Mouth, and more.
On today's special ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss the Raptors making the NBA Finals, what it means to the country, Kawhi's historic playoff run, and Toronto's chances to upset the mighty Golden State Warriors' dynasty. That, plus Tas shares his wild Sat. airport ordeal, carpet popcorn, awkward poop stories, and more.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss the Raptors taking a 3-2 lead in the East Finals (!), the machine that is Kawhi Leonard, and Fred VanVleet turning into Klay Thompson. That, plus Drake's postgame comments, KD's injury update, All-NBA snubs, Kemba's supermax, chugging beer, ATL bugs, and so much more.
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss All-NBA snubs, whether LeBron deserved to make the Third Team, and if the Hornets should offer Kemba Walker the supermax contract extension. That, plus another NBA-themed Starters Spelling Bee, Drake goes wild in the Meme Team, and more.
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss whether the Raptors have figured out the Bucks, if Milwaukee should start Hill over Bledsoe, and Drake's sideline antics. That, plus our favorite NBA rumors, the All-Defensive Teams, other ideas to keep Kawhi in Toronto, and more.
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss whether the Warriors need Kevin Durant to win the title, if the Trail Blazers are an elite team, the All-NBA Rookie Teams, and the Raptors chances at beating the Bucks twice in a row. That, plus Orlando Magic star Aaron Gordon swings by to talk about his playoff experience, NBA award snubs, his most difficult dunks, and so much more.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss the Warriors advancing to their fifth consecutive NBA Finals, Draymond's versatile defense, and why in the world Durant would ever leave a dynasty for the Knicks. That, plus reasons to cheer for the Raptors in Game 4, takeaways from Magic's explosive appearance on "First Take," controversial show endings, powerful friends, and more.
On Mon.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss Kawhi saving the Raptors season (again), whether the Bucks are still in the driver's seat, Magic Johnson airing the Lakers dirty laundry, and Damian Lillard's rib injury. That, plus Chris Bosh joins us live in studio to talk about LeBron in L.A., the Warriors without KD, and his best Instagram pics.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss the Warriors comeback win over the Blazers, Iggy's game-winning strip, the Raptors slim chances vs. the Bucks, why the Pelicans will still trade AD this summer, and which team has the best trade package. That, plus our favorite Game 7s ever, catchphrases, Grumpy Cat, planetariums, and more.
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss whether the Raptors blew their chance to steal Game 1 and upset the Bucks, and the best strategy to slowing Brook Lopez. That, plus a new Meme Team, funny NBA claps, and we lookahead to tonight's Game 2 of the West Finals.
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Pelicans winning the No. 1 pick and whether Zion is enough to completely change the Anthony Davis trade sweepstakes. That, plus other Draft Lottery winners and losers, what the Grizzlies now do with Conley, if tanking is fixed, and whether the Blazers need to switch up their defensive game plan in order to slow Steph and the Warriors.
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys preview the two Conference Finals matchups. Will the Steph show continue? Do the Blazers go small? Who wins the Giannis vs. Kawhi superstar showdown? And can the Raptors hit an open shot? That, plus we talk with Andy Katz and Allie LaForce from the NBA Draft Lottery in Chicago about whether the Knicks would actually trade the No. 1 pick for AD.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss Kawhi Leonard's Game 7 buzzer-beater and how they reacted; preview and predict the two Conference Finals series; and debate the next offseason moves for the Sixers, Nuggets, and Rockets. That, plus the latest coaching hires, Draft Lottery predictions, magnets, and more.
On Mon.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss Kawhi Leonard's ridiculous Game 7 buzzer-beater and CJ McCollum saving the Trail Blazers season. All that, plus we predict the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery winner by eating peanut butter sandwiches.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss Sunday's Game 7s in Toronto and Denver, the Warriors chances of beating the Rockets, the Bucks impressive playoff run, the Celtics Kyrie conundrum, and what in hell is going on with the Lakers front office. That, plus late-night snacks, the Met Gala, Hoobastank, podcast ads, and more.
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss KD's calf injury, the Rockets blowing another golden opportunity, and whether Curry can still carry the Warriors to a series win. That, plus who's to blame for the Celtics disappointing season, a new Meme Team, and so much more.
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys debate whether the Sixers down 3-2 because of Joel Embiid's health or because the Raptors are finally playing to their full potential. That, plus the Nuggets' unsung hero, Westbrook and PG undergoing multiple surgeries, the Draft Lottery representatives, funny playoff moments, and so much more.
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the biggest reason why the Rockets won Game 4, what's wrong with Klay Thompson, the Bucks impressive win, and whether Kyrie will be on the Celtics next season. That, plus "The Czar" Mike Fratello is back to talk about the NBA playoffs and work that telestrator magic.
On today's pivotal ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss the Rockets resiliency, what's wrong with Klay, the Celtics falling apart, Kyrie's future, and tonight's two pivotal Game 5s in Toronto and Denver. That, plus teams/players who have exceeded expectations, free throws, 'Whoa Boy' playoff lines, walking dogs, Olympic baseball, and more.
On Mon.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss Kawhi Leonard's latest playoff gem, Joel Embiid's illness, and why the Nuggets-Blazers looks like it's going seven games, baby. That, plus new Weekend Whoopsies, and Clippers guard Patrick Beverley joins us in studio to talk about guarding KD, if the Warriors look vulnerable, stealing Anthony Davis' shoe, and more.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss Joel Embiid and the 76ers clowning the Raptors in Game 3, whether Nurse can - or will - make any adjustments, and if some of the dirty play will continue. That, plus we lookahead to tonight's Bucks-Celtics and Nuggets-Blazers series, debate the Rockets' chances of still beating the Warriors, complain about Sonic's weird teeth, and so much more.
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Blazers weird win over the Nuggets, whether either team should be considered a favorite, and why no one deserves to be suspended. That, plus Raps-Sixers Game 3 adjustments, who the Mavs should pursue in free agency, KD TV, a new Meme Team, and more.
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss Harden's eye, Curry's finger, Iguodala's impact, and whether we have any confidence left in the Rockets. That, plus the Bucks tie things up with the Celtics, playoff takes we'd like rescinded, fancy Ed Malloy, and so much more.
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Sixers' defensive adjustments, Jimmy Butler's clutch play, and if Lowry meant to nutmeg Harris. That, plus we debate whether Jokic is the best player in the Nuggets-Blazers series, prepare ourselves for Scott Foster officiating tonight's Warriors-Rockets, applaud Vince Carter's decision to return for another season, and more.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss the Sixers' Game 2 defensive adjustment, whether the Blazers can slow down Nikola Jokic, the Warriors-Rockets officiating controversy, and the Celtics shocking Giannis and the Bucks. That, plus our All-NBA Round One Team, the only scripted television show Leigh watches, Happy Pants, bad pedicures, worse advice, and so much more.
On Mon.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Warriors-Rockets Game 1 officiating controversy, if Kevin Durant is the most skilled basketball player on Earth, and how the rest of the series will play out. That, plus Al Horford shuts down Giannis, the Bucks supporting cast goes missing in action, and we preview and predict the Nuggets-Blazers West Conference Semifinals.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss the Spurs forcing Game 7, the cockroach Clips, and predictions for the Raptors-Sixers and Bucks-Celtics series. That, plus the Westbrook dilemma, Dame's epic buzzer-beater, the next player NBA nerds will fall in love with, legspan, tortoises vs. turtles, and more.
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Clips forcing an unexpected Game 6, the Warriors hurting themselves, and key decisions facing the Jazz this offseason. That, plus we preview and predict the Raptors-Sixers East Semifinals, hit you with an action-packed Meme Team, and more.
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss Damian Lillard's 37-foot bomb and the cold-blooded wave goodbye, as well as debate whether OKC should look to move on from Russell Westbrook. That, plus the Raptors and Sixers take care of business, the Nuggets win a pivotal Game 5, we countdown the NBA's all-time series-clinching game-winners, and more.
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Jazz forcing Game 5, whether the Pistons should look to trade Andre Drummond this summer, and the Suns firing head coach Igor Kokoskov after just one season. That, plus a Celtics-Bucks rematch, the best dunk from the playoffs so far, funny postseason moments, the Nets' feisty front office, and so much more.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss the Jazz staving off elimination, the Bucks-Celtics second-round series, and the Suns firing Igor Kokoskov. That, plus NBA players who could help the Avengers defeat Thanos, getting dunked on, the zoo, floor-to-ceiling mulch, Reese's peanut butter eggs, Kiwi accents, and more.
On Mon.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys debate the NBA weekend's most impressive road win, whether the Sixers/Nets ejections were warranted, and which 3-0 series ends tonight. That, plus the Celtics' sweep, Westbrook's "next question" routine, ex-Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau in studio, new Weekend Whoopsies, and so much more.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss their favorite first-round series, the most surprising individual performances, and which teams have disappointed so far. That, plus Fartgate 2019, Ben Simmons' heel turn, KD vs. Beverely, NBA weekend predictions, how to properly shower, and so much more.
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss Harden clowning the Jazz, the Pacers' ill-timed dry spell, and whether we should just sim the rest of the Bucks-Pistons series. That, plus a brand new edition of the Meme Team, and NBA champion Channing Frye stops by the studio to talk the Pelicans chances at keeping AD, the Warriors locker room, yoga, and so much more.
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss "Logo Lillard" and his Blazers taking a 2-0 lead on OKC, Jamal Murray's hot fourth quarter shooting, and the Raptors' lockdown defense. That, plus we debate the most appealing head coaching job available, the surprise of the playoffs so far, and which team has the best chance of tying up their series 1-1 tonight.
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Clippers' 31-point comeback, how Cousins' quad injury affects the Warriors chances of a three-peat, and whether Embiid should've been ejected for elbowing Allen. That, plus Carlos Boozer is back to talk playoffs, D-Wade, and ruling Westeros, and we debate which player is under the most pressure heading into tonight's Game 2s.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss the Clippers' 31-point comeback, DeMarcus Cousins' quad injury, the Sixers dominant Game 2 performance, and whether Embiid should've been hit with a flagrant 2 for elbowing Allen. That, plus Lowry's 0-fer, the Spurs' defensive game plan on Jokic, Paul George's shoulder, running miles, Larry Bird's security, and Leigh reviews a KISS concert.
On Monday's episode of The Starters, the guys analyze opening weekend of the playoffs: Will the Jazz change their defense on James Harden for Game 2? Is Paul George's injury too much for OKC to overcome? Have the Celtics flipped the switch? Will Kevin Durant's temper cost the Warriors later in the playoffs? Are the 76ers ripe for an upset by the Nets? Also, for the one millionth time, are these the same old Raptors? And, even though it's the playoffs, it's still Monday, so the guys break out a new version of Weekend Whoopsies!
Hosted by Kristen Ledlow, The Starters hand out six major NBA awards (MVP, MIP, DPOY, ROY, Coach, and Sixth Man), while also announcing winners in some light-hearted categories, such as Fan, Wedgie, Whoa Boy, and Funniest Moment of the Year. That, plus we raise the Worst of the Year banner, countdown the season's Top 10 dunks, and say goodbye to NBA things we lost in a touching musical tribute.
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss Magic Johnson stepping down as the Lakers' president of basketball ops, why he did it, and what this means for the Lakers and Luke Walton moving forward. That, plus Dirk and Wade's tributes, Jamal Crawford, the Pistons' comeback, and Pacers big man Myles Turner joins us to talk playoffs, why he deserves DPOY, "Game of Thrones" theories, and more.
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys start to break down the Celtics-Pacers first-round matchup, discuss whether the Nets or Magic will be a more formidable playoff opponent, and predict who gets that final East spot. That, plus Wade's final home game, All-NBA First-Team forwards, role players, the Minnesota Direwolves, and so much more.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys select and debate their All-NBA and All-Rookie Teams. That, plus Giannis vs. Embiid, Wade snubbing Mudiay, NBA players who should go full heel, Bing's search engine, soothing KISS songs, more relationship advice, that "Old Town Road" jam, and more.
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss Clippers commentator Don MacLean saying Harden is "cheating" the game, Ric Bucher all but guaranteeing that KD is headed to the Knicks, and the Heat losing their playoff spot (and possibly Josh Richardson for two weeks). That, plus NBA stars step into the squared circle ahead of WrestleMania, a new Meme Team, and more.
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Warriors embarrassing the Nuggets, KD's ejection, and Westbrook paying tribute to Nipsey Hussle with the NBA's second-ever 20-20-20 game. That, plus first-round series we want to see, the best NBA taunts, Dirk's upcoming party, the Wizards' open GM job, Curry wearing contacts, and more.
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Wizards firing Ernie Grunfeld, the Nuggets-Warriors race for No. 1, who wins home-court advantage between the Celtics and Pacers, and whether Zion will play for USA Basketball this summer. That, plus our Top 5 foreign-born and grown NBA rookies, extravagant purchases, and so much more.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss the muddled playoff races, Utah's hot streak, Atkinson's contract extension, Zion Williamson, and which players are under the most pressure this postseason. That, plus the best foreign-born/grown rookies, DJing, our April Fools' Day show, left-handed three-point shooters, and more.
On Mon.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss Nikola Jokic's latest ejection, the Lakers shutting down LeBron for the rest of the season, and the NBA breaking anther three-point record. That, plus Jared Greenberg joins us live from Boston to discuss D-Wade's final game in the TD Garden, new Weekend Whoopsies, so many wedgies, and more.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss Manu's jersey retirement, Giannis' tweaked ankle, the Rockets' surging defense, and where Joel Embiid falls in the MVP conversation. That, plus Jordan Bell's expensive candle, Pascal Siakam's MIP candidacy, Devin Booker, which NBA guys would make the best baseball players, dubbing vs. subtitles, Tim Tams, Coachella, and more.
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss Devin Booker's consecutive 50-point games - and whether the Suns' will ever get him some help - Luke Walton's confidence, and OKC's much-needed win. That, plus our favorite Manu memories, tired NBA debates, Jordan Bell's expensive prank, Meme Team, and more.
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the MVP showdown/letdown, the Hornets and Magic stayin' strong, if the Raps will retire Bosh's jersey next, and who had the better crossover last night: CP3 or Lance. That, plus the JET, Jason Terry, is back to talk about playing alongside MVPs, joining the Big 3 this season, and airplane etiquette.
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss whether losing Nurkic kills the Blazers' season, if the Jazz fouling late was petty, Bosh's videobombing skills, the Magic's late playoff run, and Gobert's single-season dunk record. That, plus former NBA GM David Griffin is back to talk about Kyrie's future, Harden vs. Giannis, the Lakers next head coach, and so much more.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss Jusuf Nurkic's injury and the Blazers' chances moving forward, the Jazz intentionally fouling Booker, the Magic keeping their playoff hopes alive, and the Raptors' increasing confidence in re-signing Kawhi. That, plus Zion, Klay's nicknames, 1990 winners, and so much more.
On Mon.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss Jeremy Lamb's half-court buzzer-beater, NBA players backing Trae Young for ROY, and the Celtics' latest losing streak. That, plus new Weekend Whoopsies, and NBA champion Rip Hamilton swings by to talk about whether Philly can come together like his Pistons did, new masks, and so much more.
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Nets' incredible fourth-quarter comeback, Doc Rivers shutting down those pesky Laker rumors, if OKC will retire KD's jersey, and whether Giannis is already the face of the NBA. All that, plus Broom Man Brook, VSP, and we ask if people are sleeping on the Jazz, Celtics, or 76ers.
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys debate which Western Conference team is the bigger playoff threat - the young Nuggets or the veteran Spurs? That, plus Dirk and IT video tributes, worrisome injuries, a March Madness-themed edition of Crossfire, the craziest shots of the season, and so much more.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss the red-hot Spurs, the Nuggets snapping their playoff drought, Dirk passing Wilt, the Bucks chances without Brogdon, Klay's defense, and "Cinderella" NBA contenders. That, plus Tas' Top 5 potato chips, Matty O's marathon moments, antiquated technology, and so much more.
On Mon.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Sixers big win over the Bucks, Malcolm Brogdon and C.J. McCollum's injuries, and Clyde Frazier criticizing LeBron for sitting away from his teammates. That, plus new Weekend Whoopsies, and Rockets guard Austin Rivers swings by to talk about Houston's playoff chances, Harden, the time he challenged KG to 1-on-1, and so much more.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss the biggest questions and concerns about all 16 playoff teams. That, plus a 2018 NBA Draft redo, the most heartbreaking moments we've endured as fans, the best fast food desserts, anti-social media, stealing bowling balls, and so much more.
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss DeMarcus Cousins bullying the Rockets, the Nuggets pulling Thomas from the rotation, and why you should never trust the Pistons. That, plus a new Meme Team, and 15-year NBA vet Kenyon Martin stops by to talk about dunking hard, his Nets' Finals teams, small hotels, and more.
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss James Dolan confidence in his Knicks landing elite talent this summer, his reasons for banning a fan, and Draymond Green signing with Klutch Sports. That, plus LeBron's All-NBA chances, recent trades that teams might regret, Joel Embiid's dog, and so much more.
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Utah Jazz permanently banning the fan who got into it with Russell Westbrook last night, as well as the suspensions handed out to Serge Ibaka and Marquese Chriss for fighting. That, plus Lou Williams' Sixth Man of the Year chances, Kyrie Irving's latest apology, Kemba Walker's future in Charlotte, and so much more.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss Russell Westbrook's heated verbal altercation with Jazz fans, Serge Ibaka choking the Cavs' Marquese Chriss, and Lou Williams passing Dell Curry for most total bench points in league history. That, plus the Suns' bright future, LeBron's anticlimactic first season in L.A., office songs, Batyote conspiracies, and more.
On Mon.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Warriors' latest drama (Kerr fed up with Draymond, Klay criticizing the fans, KD's ankle), Embiid returning to the Sixers, and JVG saying the Lakers should explore trading LeBron. That, plus new Weekend Whoopsies, and Hall of Famer Jason Kidd swings by the studio to talk Giannis, coaching again, his rap career, and so much more.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss the intense Thunder-Blazers game, Nurkic's ejection, angry Giannis, whether the Warriors look vulnerable, and LeBron's chance of catching Kareem. That, plus VC's announcement, emojis, the protein of the future, hacky sack, and Leigh attends a Mariah Carey concert.
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss whether LeBron passing Jordan on the NBA's all-time scoring list was a little anticlimactic, if Cousins is hurting the Warriors' defense, the odd Sixers-Bulls 'do-over,' and the Kings' playoff chances. That, plus a new Meme Team, Frank Jackson's mushroom haircut, and more.
On Wed.'s Pick 'Em Payoff ep. of The Starters, "Mrs. Doubtfire" joins the show to discuss the Celtics' statement win over the Warriors, whether the Rockets can keep the No. 3 seed, and if Karl-Anthony Towns will make All-NBA. That, plus which team needs to clean house, which player would make the best nanny, the league's most surprising record, and so much more.
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss whether missing the playoffs hurts LeBron's legacy, if the Lakers should shut him down for the rest of the season, and the franchise's chances of landing a marquee free agent this summer. That, plus Eric Bledsoe's contract extension, Bogut returning to the NBA, Wade swapping jerseys with Huerter, the Suns owning the Bucks, and so much more.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys eulogize the Los Angeles Lakers' season, debate whether LeBron should shut it down, and discuss Magic and Rob's offseason plans. That, plus the feisty Clippers, Silver's idea of replacing the All-Star Game with midseason tournaments, Eric Bledsoe's extension, Andrew Bogut returning to the Warriors, the Backstreet Boys, Leigh's Top 5 breads, and more.
On Mon.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys debate why the Celtics are falling apart, Trae Young's questionable ejection, and Commissioner Silver's comments about replacing the All-Star Game with mini-tournaments. That, plus Greenberg joins us live from L.A. to discuss the Lakers' must-win game tonight, shutting down LeBron, and Walton's job security; and KD stars in a new Weekend Whoopsies.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss Utah's impressive road win, how the Sixers look without Joel Embiid, the Magic's solid February, whether we should care about the Eastern Conf. playoff race, Giannis vs. Harden, and first-round matchups we'd like to see. That, plus the problems with "A Star Is Born," juicy fruits, autographs, Canadian rap, and so much more.
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys talk to Chicago Bulls center Robin Lopez about his best online clips, going crazy on the court, his twin brother Brook, and more. That, plus Wade's wild game-winner, the Celtics' losing streak, AD reacting to LeBron's dagger, a new Meme Team, and more.
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss whether the Nuggets are the Warriors' biggest threat, the Raptors crushin' the lost Celtics, and the Knicks' winning streak! That, plus Siakam's Most Improved chances, what team you'd hate to be stuck in an elevator with, whether Westbrook overreacted to being touched by a kid sitting courtside, and so much more.
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys check the polls in regards to which Western Conference lottery team you'd most like to see make the playoffs, which bottom-dweller needs the No. 1 pick, and which team is most being slept-on. That, plus Harden's streak gets snapped, Cousins throws a shoe, Doc gives Dirk a tribute, Ice Trae's career-night, and so much more.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss the two Western Conference teams you'd most like to see sneak into the playoffs, which team we're sleeping on more - the Blazers or Pistons, Harden's 30-point streak coming to an end, Cousins throwing a shoe, and Doc showing Dirk some love. That, plus beach hangs, wearing NBA jerseys in the workplace, Trey's Top 5 WWE Raw moments, movies in the park, and so much more.
On Mon.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss LeBron questioning the Lakers' experience and sense of urgency, the Harden-less Rockets beating the Warriors, and the Knicks finally ending their 18-game home skid. That, plus Jared Greenberg joins us live from New Orleans to talk AD and Embiid, and Ja Rule's DJ ain't always on time in Weekend Whoopsies.
On today's ep. of The Drop, the guys discuss the Bucks ugly win over the Celtics, the Lakers 19-point comeback, Harden and CP3's gripes about Scott Foster, and the NBA proposing to lower the draft age to 18. That, plus future jerseys, Lady Gaga's Oscars odds, sunscreen theory, flip phones, Zion's shoe, JD's iPad, and more.
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss NBA players urging Zion Williamson to shut it down after his bizarre injury, the Pelicans saying AD will play on Friday, and LeBron ramping up his intensity early for a playoff push. That, plus we hand out some NBA Movie Awards (Costume Design, Visual Effects, Best Picture), new Meme Team, and Photoshop fun with Leigh's Pick 'Em haircut.
On Wed.'s Pick 'Em Payoff ep. of The Starters, Leigh gets something shaved into the back of his head while the guys discuss the Lakers' playoff chances, the Warriors biggest challenger, and how the AD saga ends. That, plus we debate the All-Star Weekend's best dunk, Charlotte's most memorable moment, and NBA stars tell us what they're the GOAT at.
On today's special episode of The Drop - recorded live from the Unknown Brewing Company in Charlotte, NC - the guys discuss the All-Star Saturday Night events, reactions to Leigh's 3-Point Contest, dinosaurs, day parties, cemeteries, and step on the beach to take questions from the fans in attendance.
On today's special episode of The Starters, live from All-Star Weekend in Charlotte, the guys make their predictions for Rising Stars and All-Star Game MVPs, as well as the Skills Challenge, Three-Point Contest, and Slam Dunk winners. That, plus Dikembe Mutombo and Caron Butler stop by the set, we count down the Top 10 Dunks of the Decade, highlight MJ's best All-Star moments, and Leigh takes another crack at hitting 20 points in his own 3-Point Contest.
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss Al Horford and the Celtics owning Joel Embiid and the Sixers, whether Luke Walton can survive the All-Star break, and if Anthony Davis and the Pelicans have hit rock bottom. That, plus we debate MJ's best free throw line dunk, hit you with a Meme Team, and more.