On today's show, The Basketball Jones recap an entertaining Game 7 of the NBA Finals, share their favorite and weirdest moments from the 2012-13 postseason, break down the proposed Celtics-Clippers deal, and contemplate whether DeMarcus Cousins is a max-money player.
All that, plus Leigh's Tweet of the Weak, sleeved jerseys, back problems, Box Out Kid, and an important offseason programming note.
On today's show, The Basketball Jones discuss Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, NBA head coaching vacancies, Dwightmare 2.0, Coach K returning to Team USA, and Jim Boeheim's thoughts on the New York Knicks.
All that, plus our first ever mock draft, Box-Out Kid's posse, our favorite lefties of all time, signature scents, and Anna Kournikova's ageless beauty.
On today's show, The Basketball Jones discuss Andrew Bogut's impact, Steph Curry's third quarter, the David Lee card, the Nuggets' 3-point shooting, Andray Clutche, the shorthanded (vomiting) Bulls, jump balls, KAAAAAAAAAAAAAHN!, players who've impressed this postseason, our favorite off-the-court moments, and the games we're most looking forward to this weekend.
All that, plus "Hey, Hey, It's Saturday," Jon Snow, TOTW disciplinary action, dancing, and more.
On today's show, The Basketball Jones discuss the Heat's impressive 24-game winning streak, their odds at tying or surpassing the 1971-72 Lakers' record, our favorite playoff race story lines, Andray Blatche screwin' the Wizards, players and teams who have disappointed us this season, and Dirk Nowitzki's future.
All that, plus "Bowling for Contracts," organic bananas, Mrs. Woobly O'Balls, Manu Ginobili's upcoming Reddit AMA, The Bachelor, and Leigh Ellis returns for Tweet of the Weak and to recite a scene from Four Weddings and a Funeral.
On today's show, The Basketball Jones discuss the Lakers' chances at jumping the Jazz for a playoff spot, what some lottery teams have to look forward to, Dwight Howard's comments about his former Magic teammates, the NBA's most powerful, the idea of NBA expansion, the flavor profile of Kobe's vino, and which contracts are the most "problematic."
All that, plus chicken fajitas, Shaquille O'Neal quotes, a tight round of Pun-Gun, and why in the world it's taking so long to get a preseason game or two in Australia. Honestly. Leigh Ellis is freakin' out over here, man!
On today's show, The Basketball Jones discuss the Western Conference playoff race, whether Doug Collins is done with Philly, memorable Madison Square Garden moments, Derek Fisher's return to OKC's bench, LeBron James's pregame dunking, and Tyreke Evans's "Wanker of the Week" moment.
All that, plus new TBJ Army recruits, horrible birthdays, Dennis Rodman visiting Kim Jong-un in North Korea, and crazy panels we'd like to moderate at the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.
The Basketball Jones — live from a Houston hotel room at All-Star Weekend — look back at the first half of the NBA season. What's surprised us so far? Who are the leading MVP, Coach of the Year, and Most Improved Player candidates? And what are a few Texas-sized bold predictions for the second half?
All that, plus Instagrams, whether we're being "catfished," Leigh's delicious “Tweet of the Weak," and Will Ferrell goes rogue.
On today's final Overdose of the season, The Basketball Jones break down the winners and losers of the 2012 NBA draft: David Stern's WWE moment, mom tattoos, surprise picks, bulging dicks, and Twitter spoiler alerts. We also look ahead to free agency by separating the realistic rumors (Odom to the Clippers) from the impractical (Josh Smith to the Lakers).
All that, plus Deron Williams's birthday, the problem with instant replay, 2K13 cover stars, flying phobias, Pun-Gun fun, and Leigh's final "Tweet of the Weak." Single tear.
On today's show, The Basketball Jones survey the fallout from Miami's 2012 NBA championship: Is LeBron James finally likable? Has a dynasty begun in South Florida? And where does Oklahoma City go from here? We also break down the Hornets-Wizards trade, discuss the idea of a "World Cup of Basketball," and touch on the resurrection of Brandon Roy's career.
All that, plus nickname lawsuits, Dragic-to-Phoenix rumors, porn stars, Leigh's "Tweet of the Week," and a lot of Juwan Howard puns. You know Juwan it!
On today’s show, The Basketball Jones break down the exciting Heat-Thunder Finals: Who's winning the battle of the two superstars? Is Westbrook shooting too much? Should Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks change his starting lineup? We also reveal our favorite moments from the Dream Team doc, analyze the Stern-Rome debacle, and wonder if the Celtics should blow it up.
All that, plus Gerald Wallace, cats, GM Charles Barkley, paper beards, tzatziki, Pun-Gun fun, and a head-scratching "Tweet of the Weak."
On today's show, The Basketball Jones discuss whether the Thunder would rather face Boston or Miami in the Finals, the Spurs' future (and whether their championship window has closed again), and if the Steve Nash–to-Chicago rumor has any legs, and we pitch the NBA's marketing department on some unusual merchandise.
All that, plus the NBA's Social Media Awards, Metta World Weatherman, JaVale McGee's basketball camp, pun-gun fun, and an epic "Tweet of the Weak."
On today’s show, The Basketball Jones break down the NBA Conference Finals: Can the Celtics recover from their demoralizing Game 2 loss? Can the Thunder outrun the Spurs for three more games? Can Rajon Rondo clone himself? We also check in on the Pau Gasol rumor mill, find out NBA players' favorite broadcasters, investigate tampering in the NBA Draft Lottery, and consider why a man would have an ATM in his kitchen.
All that, plus Vinny Del Negro rides again, legal "Linsanity," Rihanna, pun-gun fun, and a swag-tastic "Tweet of the Weak."
On today's show, The Basketball Jones break down the soon-to-be legendary Spurs-Thunder Conference Final. Will Tony Parker and Russell Westbrook guard each other? Which Sixth Man will dominate? And will Gregg Popovich outfox Scott Brooks? We also ask if Chris Bosh's injury was a blessing in disguise for the Heat; ask whether either Boston or Philly can challenge Miami; and decode the imprecise science behind the selection of the All-NBA teams.
All that, plus streakers, medieval weaponry, Rick Ross, GM Shaq, Tom Jones, pun-gun fun, and "Squeaky" Leigh Ellis returns from paternity leave with a "Tweet of the Weak."
On today’s podcast, The Basketball Jones break down the NBA's second-round series, including: the Pacers' depth and balance, Dwyane Wade's atrocious Game 3, Erik Spoelstra's job security, whether the Lakers or Clippers can survive the weekend, and the resurgent Kevin Garnett. We also discuss the Bulls' Rose-less future, SI's cover story on Tim Duncan, Rookie of the Year and Executive of the Year voting results, Mario Kart 64, JaVale McGee's platypus, Leigh's "Tweet of the Weak," softball, dirt, and much, much more. Enjoy!
On today’s show, The Basketball Jones break down the NBA playoffs, including the return of Metta World Artest, Vinny Del Negro's decision to keep Chris Paul in Game 5 post-injury, and a preview of the Heat-Pacers and Celtics-76ers second-round series. We also say good-bye to the Knicks, wonder if Nash would be a good fit in New York, and predict whether Woodson, Lin, & Co. will be back.
All that, plus Rondo yelling at a cameraman, Sixth Man of the Year love, Greg Oden's darkest days, round two of our one-on-one coach vs. coach tournament, softball updates, and Leigh Ellis makes his triumphant Overdose return with a "Tweet of the Weak."