On today's show, The Basketball Jones preview and predict the Western Conference finals. They also discuss George Hill's injury, Mike Woodson finally playing Chris Copeland, guys who have boosted their free-agency stock, whether Paul Pierce has played his last game in a Celtics uniform, the Kings staying in Sacramento, and the NBA's best and worst mascots.
All that, plus swirling winds, The Office, tiny "Baby Birdman," and more on crepes.
On today's episode, The Basketball Jones discuss surprising and disappointing NBA playoff story lines, select their All-NBA, All-Defensive, and All-Rookie Teams, wonder whether George Karl deserved Coach of the Year, and pitch Phil Jackson the idea of accepting a job in Toronto.
All that, plus crepes, circumcisions, and an epic Rounders softball update.
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!
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 show, The Basketball Jones discuss All-Star snubs and surprises, who they want in the 3-Point Shootout and Slam Dunk Contest, trades they'd like to see, and some of their preseason predictions regarding potential playoff teams, backup point guards, and Melo vs. Kobe.
All that, plus washing machines, pelican facts, and Benny the Bull.
On today's show, the Basketball Jones break down their (very) early-season surprises, take back some of their preview predictions, assess the draft class of 2009's contract extensions (DeMar, Curry, Lawson, etc.), and share their favorite David Stern moments, including a story about meeting him in a bathroom.
All that, plus the Eric Gordon mess in New Orleans, Kevin Durant's restaurant, Leigh's Twitter shout-outs, Saved by the Bell episodes, and Kevin Garnett winning the dishonor of the 2012-13 season's first Wanker of the Week.
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 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 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 all eight series in an NBA Playoffs preview podcast. Do the Mavs have any magic left? Are the Spurs a Finals lock? Are the Bulls stronger than last year going into the postseason? Can the Grizzlies smother Chris Paul? And is there any chance the Knicks can upset the Heat?
All that, plus a look back at the funniest Metta World Peace suspensions, Brian Scalabrine psych-up speeches, Brad Miller's tears, Leigh's "Tweet of the Weak," some pun-gun fun, and much, much more.
On today’s show, The Basketball Jones discuss the controversy surrounding Dwight Howard’s season-ending injury, the polarizing return of Amar’e in New York, the difficulty in picking All-NBA teams, and the best stories, quotes, and moments from the 2011–12 season.
All that, plus Leigh’s “Tweet of the Weak,” some pun-gun fun, NBA song parodies and much, much more!