The Starters

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Ricky G
 Jul 17, 2018
Basketball Podcast like no other!

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 Jul 13, 2018
Come for the basketball, stay for the personalities.

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 Jul 13, 2018

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 Jul 7, 2018

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The Starters is a daily NBA podcast hosted by J.E. Skeets and Tas Melas that breaks down the league's biggest games, story lines, and off-court antics.

Episode Date
Drop Off: Overrated/Underrated
00:47:26
On today's summertime Drop Off, The Starters debate whether skinny dipping, mac & cheese, bubble baths and much more are over or underrated. via Knit
Aug 07, 2018
The Drop - Kawhi-DeRozan Emergency Podcast
00:51:12
On today's emergency episode of The Drop- GIMME SOME RAPTOR NEWS! The Starters discuss the Raptors acquiring Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green from the Spurs for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a 2019 pick. Can Toronto convince Kawhi to stay? Did the Spurs get enough in return? Is DeRozan the greatest Raptor of all-time? And Jim Thome. via Knit
Jul 19, 2018
The Drop Off: Would You Rather
00:49:57
On today's summertime Drop Off, The Starters play a revealing round of Would You Rather. Find out where the crew stands on lying, punctuality, baldness, nipples and much more. via Knit
Jul 13, 2018
Tuesday, July 10 - The Grand Finale
00:22:44
On Tuesday night's final Vegas Summer League live show, The Starters highlight some of the best games and performances from Day 5, select their All-Vegas First and Second Teams, and debate whether Luka Doncic should be the ROY favorite. That, plus the Rockets offseason, Donovan Mitchell's good idea, and Vegas showgirls costumes. via Knit
Jul 11, 2018
Monday, July 9 - What Do You Say, Shai!?
00:22:47
On Monday night's Vegas Summer League show, The Starters ask Clippers rookie Shai Gilgeous-Alexander the hard-hitting "Would You Rather?" questions; highlight some of the best Day 4 performances; and debate the best landing spot for Melo. That, plus LeBron officially signs with the Lakers, Lance's dance moves, and Leigh's insane sandwich. via Knit
Jul 10, 2018
VSL Twitter Show - July 9
00:54:16
On today's special Twitter Show, live from NBA Summer League, the guys discuss which rookies have impressed the most, second-year standouts, and random people we've met in Vegas. That, plus thoughts on the Spurs declining to match Kyle Anderson's offer sheet, how much Marcus Smart is worth, Melo's next move, Top 5 Summer League names, trivia, and more. via Knit
Jul 10, 2018
Sunday, July 8 - When Harry Met The Starters
00:22:45
On Sunday night's Vegas Summer League show, The Starters help Kings rookie Harry Giles build his NBA.com bio; highlight some of the best Day 3 performances; and discuss Devin Booker's max contract and the Rockets-Capela contract negotiations. All that, plus they try, once again, to hit a halfcourt shot. Is this the year!? via Knit
Jul 09, 2018
Sat., July 7 - Gimme Some Moe
00:22:47
On Saturday night's Vegas Summer League show, The Starters discuss some of the best games and performances from Day 2; debate whether the Cavs should look to trade Kevin Love; and welcome Lakers rookie Moe Wagner to the set to discuss LeBron, Dirk, and talkin' trash. via Knit
Jul 08, 2018
Friday, July 6 - Ring That Bell
00:24:08
At The Starters' first live show from Summer League, the guys discuss OKC looking to part ways with 'Melo, Spurs legend Tony Parker signing with the Hornets, and whether the Bulls were right to match the Kings' lucrative offer to Zach LaVine. That, plus Warriors center Jordan Bell plays "Ring That Bell," Day 1 Vegas highlights, and more. via Knit
Jul 07, 2018
The Drop - LeBron Emergency Pod
00:37:35
On today's emergency episode of The Drop, The Starters discuss LeBron James signing with the Lakers, whether they're immediate title contenders, how they should approach a potential Kawhi Leonard trade, and so much more. via Knit
Jul 02, 2018
Free Agency Twitter Show - July 1
01:10:59
On today's special Twitter Show, the guys discuss some of the big deals that were reportedly agreed to early in NBA Free Agency. That, plus Russell Westbrook's house party, Leigh's shorts, our Summer League plans, Canada Day, and more. via Knit
Jul 01, 2018
2017-18 NBA Trivia Showdown
01:00:12
On today's 2017-18 NBA Quiz Show, the epic rivalry between Skeets & Trey and Tas & Leigh continues. Who will prove they know more about the NBA? Who will argue most about the rules? Who will disown their teammate? Find out and play along! via Knit
Jun 26, 2018
The Drop - Draft Recap
00:55:29
On today's episode of The Drop, The Starters discuss the winners and losers from the 2018 NBA Draft, as well as the latest on Kawhi Leonard and Dwight Howard's future. That, plus Woj tweets, nicknames, green carpets, and farts. via Knit
Jun 22, 2018
2018 NBA Playoff Awards
00:22:33
On today's special episode of The Starters, the guys debate the biggest winners and losers from the 2018 NBA postseason. Categories include: Playoff MVP, Breakout Performance, Best Dunk, Funniest Press Conference Moment, Disappointing Player, and more. via Knit
Jun 13, 2018
Tue. June 12 - Parade Day!
00:22:39
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss how long the Warriors can sustain this level of success, whether LeBron's greatest achievement would be playing NBA ball with his son, and the Raptors promoting assistant Nick Nurse to head coach. That, plus Crossfire, our best NBA Finals moments, championship parades, and more. via Knit
Jun 12, 2018
Twitter Show - June 12
01:13:11
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss how the 2018 NBA Finals will be remembered, LeBron's summer decision, and the Pistons and Raptors' new coaches. That, plus Kevin Durant quotes, Dennis Rodman on CNN, Twitter Kobe, signature foods, basketball withdrawal, and so much more. via Knit
Jun 12, 2018
Mon. June 11 - NBA Finals Reax
00:22:41
On Mon.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss LeBron's broken hand and the likelihood he stays in Cleveland; whether Curry deserved MVP, and if the 2018 Finals were boring. That, plus Trey celebrates with the champs, we countdown the Top 10 Finals plays, a wedgie, and more. via Knit
Jun 11, 2018
The Drop - June 8
01:22:12
On today's The Drop, the guys discuss Kevin Durant's rising disapproval ratings, LeBron's legacy and his offseason decisions, and the odd ending to the Bryan Colangelo Twitter scandal. All that, plus how Anthony Bourdain influenced The Starters, Red Panda's fall, The Rovell Daily Times, codenames, insane TOTW shoutouts, and so much more. via Knit
Jun 08, 2018
Thu. June 7 - Game 3 Reax
00:22:30
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss if LeBron had enough help to win Game 3, whether KD snatched the Finals MVP from Curry, and the likelihood of a Warriors sweep. That, plus Trey Kerby joins us live from Cleveland, Bryan Colangelo is out as Philly's team president, and some NBA fans update LeBron's new 2K cover. via Knit
Jun 07, 2018
Wed. June 6 - Bad Whistle?
00:22:35
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss whether the Finals officiating has favored the Warriors, if LeBron is leaving the Cavs regardless, and if a Golden State dynasty is bad for the NBA. That, plus Trey Kerby joins us live from Cleveland to set up tonight's Game 3, and in Crossfire, we debate if the Rockets should give Chris Paul a max contract. via Knit
Jun 06, 2018
Tue. June 5 - Pop The Hood
00:22:54
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Cavs planning to give Rodney Hood a chance in Game 3, whether Andre Iguodala should start if healthy, and the Perkins-Curry incident. That, plus Trey joins us live from Cleveland to share interviews with JaVale McGee and Donovan Mitchell, and Leigh hits the streets of Oakland to ask about burner Twitter accounts. via Knit
Jun 05, 2018
Twitter Show - June 5
01:09:44
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss whether the Cavs can still make this a series, adjustments to be made, Kendrick Perkins igniting the Curry flurry, and Finals MVP favorites. That, plus "Speed 2," shorts, instrumental national anthems, corn dogs, Taco Bell, and more. via Knit
Jun 05, 2018
Mon. June 4 - Game 2 Reax
00:23:07
On Mon.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss Game 2 of the NBA Finals. Can the Cavs still make this a series? Should they switch up their defense on Curry? And who is the Finals MVP favorite? That, plus Leigh is back to share his favorite in-arena moments, LeBron's reaction to JR's Game 1 gaffe, mocking "M-V-P" chants, and more. via Knit
Jun 04, 2018
Sun. June 3 - What To Watch Game 2
00:22:35
On Sun.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss whether the Cavs can recover from Game 1's loss and if the Warriors will switch up their defense on LeBron. That, plus Leigh joins us from Oakland to share chats with Kyle Korver and Nick Young, and in Crossfire, we debate whether a player on the losing team should ever win Finals MVP. via Knit
Jun 03, 2018
The Drop - June 1
01:21:32
On today's The Drop, the guys discuss Game 1 of the NBA Finals, including J.R.'s late game blunder, the controversial block/charge reversal, LeBron's 51-point game masterpiece, and whether Tristan Thompson deserves to be suspended. That, plus the Bryan Colangelo Twitter scandal, celebrations, street solicitors, Tweet of the Week, and so much more. via Knit
Jun 01, 2018
Thu. May 31 - Finals MVP Picks + X-Factors
00:22:35
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss Love gettin' the Game 1 start, Finals MVP favorites, series X-factors, and bold predictions. That, plus Leigh challenges Zeke to a shooting contest, the Warriors and Cavs Top 10 Plays of the playoffs, and more. via Knit
May 31, 2018
Wed. May 30 - Finals Predictions + Burners
00:23:15
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys preview and predict the NBA Finals; talk to Leigh live from Oakland about Media Day and Andre Iguodala's injury; and attempt to make sense of the Philadelphia 76ers' hilariously odd Bryan Colangelo Twitter controversy. via Knit
May 30, 2018
Tue. May 29 - Run It Back
00:23:09
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Rockets going ice cold from 3, whether Chris Paul would've been the difference maker, and Harden's overall playoff performance. That, plus thoughts on Warriors-Cavs IV, KD vs. LeBron vs. pressure, and we countdown some of the funniest moments from the past three NBA Finals. via Knit
May 29, 2018
Twitter Show - May 29
01:17:57
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss if the Rockets would've won with CP3, whether Warriors-Cavs IV is good for the NBA, and if the Celtics have another big move in 'em. That, plus the biggest playoff surprises, anti-Al Horfords, Kobe's tweet, Top 5 4s, and more. via Knit
May 29, 2018
Mon. May 28 - Crazy Eight
00:23:07
On Monday's ep. of The Starters, the guys debate whether LeBron's Game 7 road win is his greatest accomplishment to date, and if Jayson Tatum is already the Celtics' second-best player. That, plus we'll set up Game 7 of the West Finals, and The Czar, Mike Fratello, joins us to discuss the Cavs' Finals chances, calling classic Jordan games, and workin' The Telestrator. via Knit
May 28, 2018
The Drop - May 25
01:31:02
On today's The Drop, the guys discuss the Rockets defense, CP3's hamstring injury, the Warriors unwavering confidence, and what to expect from LeBron this weekend. All that, plus the All-NBA Teams, Sterling Brown, Disney songs, the worst Finals teams ever, phone batteries, our favorite moments from this season, and so much more. via Knit
May 25, 2018
Thu. May 24 - We're All Tired
00:23:09
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Celtics gritty Game 5 win, LeBron's fatigue, and whether Lue was thoroughly outcoached by Stevens. That, plus a new Meme Team, and former NBA guard Tony Delk joins us to discuss the West Finals, scoring 53 points in a game, playing with Antoine Walker, and so much more. via Knit
May 24, 2018
Wed. May 23 - How To Survive An Avalanche
00:22:38
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the resilient Rockets, whether the Warriors should've called a timeout, and which squad is now in control. That, plus All-Defensive snubs, Draymond's embarrassing night, the Cavs chances in Boston, Survivor predictions, and more. via Knit
May 23, 2018
Tue. May 22 - Quiet 44
00:23:09
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Cavs' Game 4 win, whether LeBron had a "quiet" 44-point night, and if the Celtics are still in control of the series. That, plus the latest on Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs, All-Rookie Teams, a gentlemanly-dressed Leigh, and more. via Knit
May 22, 2018
Twitter Show - May 22, 2018
01:11:02
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss LeBron's quiet 44-point Game 4, the Cavs supporting cast, some silver linings for the Celtics, if Harden's reputation is on the line tonight, and news that the Spurs want to offer Kawhi Leonard a supermax. That, plus dressing gentlemanly, waterparks, the royal wedding, using a fruit to play basketball, and so much more. via Knit
May 22, 2018
Mon. May 21 - That Curry Flurry
00:23:09
On Monday's ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss whether the Warriors are unbeatable when Steph Curry is cookin', and if Harden has disappointed in the West Finals so far. That, plus wild Karl-Anthony rumors, lazy rivers, the keys to tonight's Game 4 in Cleveland, and so much more. via Knit
May 21, 2018
The Drop - May 18
01:15:44
On today's The Drop, the guys discuss the Spurs-like Celtics, whether J.R. Smith should have been ejected in Game 2, LeBron's summer plans, the Rockets' growing confidence, and Curry's odd shooting slump. That, plus outdated maps, dress codes, Nick Cummins, past Survivor winners, Kanye songs, the Rajneesh movement, and so much more. via Knit
May 18, 2018
Thu. May 17 - Help Has Arrived
00:22:40
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the keys to Rockets' Game 2 win, and Steph Curry's odd shooting slump. That, plus Coach Bud picks the Bucks over the Raptors, eating a hot dog with utensils, a brand new edition of The Meme Team, and more. via Knit
May 17, 2018
Wed. May 16 - C 'Em Rise
00:23:05
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Celtics' Game 2 victory and how much LeBron's neck injury affected his second half. That, plus former Cavs GM David Griffin is back to talk Cavs; in Crossfire, we debate the big winners and losers from last night's NBA Draft Lottery; and Marcus Morris can't stop yelling! via Knit
May 16, 2018
Tue. May 15 - Problems
00:23:11
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss whether the Rockets' heavy iso-offense cost them Game 1, how they can slow KD, and if Draymond should've been ejected. That, plus the Hawks' Schroder problem, fire fits, dancing adults, and more. via Knit
May 15, 2018
Twitter Show - May 15
01:26:28
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss the Warriors Game 1 road win, adjustments the Rockets can make, whether the Cavs should start Tristan Thompson, the 76ers' summer plans, and the good and bad of the US legalizing sports gambling. That, plus tiny fonts, clouds, rapper NBA coaches, MJ vs. LeBron comparisons, underrated players, and more. via Knit
May 15, 2018
Mon. May 14 - Concern Level
00:22:42
On Monday's ep. of The Starters, the guys breakdown how the Celtics' defense shut down LeBron and co., and debate whether Thompson should start Game 2. That, plus we attempt to predict the 2018 NBA Drafter Lottery winner, and NBA champ Brendan Haywood joins us to discuss the West Finals, Jordan/LeBron comparisons, and so much more. via Knit
May 14, 2018
The Drop - May 11
01:19:12
On today's The Drop, the guys discuss the Raptors firing Coach Casey, breakdown the Conference Finals matchups, and debate whether people are overreacting to Joel Embiid not shaking hands. That, plus distracted driving, banana peels, playoff t-shirt slogans, Drew Bledsoe, our Chinese nicknames, and so much more. via Knit
May 11, 2018
Thu. May 10 - Weird Rematch
00:23:08
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys preview and predict the Eastern Conference Finals between the Celtics and Cavs; NBA champion Rip Hamilton swings by the studio to discuss battling LeBron, Detroit's 2004 title, and masks; and a QB stars in a brand new Meme Team. via Knit
May 10, 2018
Wed. May 9 - Crash Course
00:23:08
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys preview and predict the Western Conference Finals between the Rockets and Warriors; discuss whether OKC would actually trade Westbrook; and debate which team has the brighter future: Jazz or Pelicans? That, plus NBA champ Steve Smith joins us to talk nicknames, moves, Vince's 2000 Olympics dunk, and so much more. via Knit
May 09, 2018
May 8 - Extinction Level Event
00:23:09
On Tuesday's ep. of The Starters, the guys debate whether the Raptors should blow it up, the 76ers' chances of getting back in their series, LeBron's preferred third-round opponent, and whether the Warriors, Rockets, or both advance to the Conference Finals tonight. via Knit
May 08, 2018
Twitter Show - May 8
01:19:06
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss the embarrassed Raptors next move, the 76ers starting McConnell, and the Pistons firing Stan Van Gundy. That, plus the inevitability of Warriors-Cavs IV, Einstein, the perfect salad, Leigh's craziest stories, and so much more. via Knit
May 08, 2018
Mon. May 7 - Stan Van Dundy
00:23:12
On Monday's ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss whether the Warriors have found another gear, if Chris Paul is finally headed to a Conference Finals, and the Pistons firing Stan Van Gundy. That, plus LeBron's Game 3 buzzer beater, the 76ers' premature confetti celebration, and if the Cavs and/or Celtics go sweepin' tonight. via Knit
May 07, 2018
The Drop - May 4
01:19:47
On today's The Drop, the guys discuss LeBron toying with Toronto, where the Raptors go from here, the Celtics incredible Game 2 comeback, and the latest head coaching hires. That, plus sad naps, baby products for adults, bird puns, and so much more. via Knit
May 04, 2018
Thu. May 3 - Straya!
00:22:36
On Thursday's ep. of The Starters, the guys play "Whatchu Got?" regarding the Jazz's Game 2 win. What was more impressive: Utah's offense or defense? Who was the better Aussie: Exum or Ingles? And what was the best dunk: Mitchell or Harden? That, plus Paul George destinations, playoff beefs, Meme Team, and so much more. via Knit
May 03, 2018
Wed. May 2 - Kuzmania
00:23:06
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys attempt to stomach the Raptors' Game 1 meltdown, debate whether they can recover vs. the Cavs, and discuss Steph Curry's impressive return. That, plus Lakers rookie Kyle Kuzma joins 'em live to talk about his first season with the Lakers, roasting Lonzo, fire fits, and so much more. via Knit
May 02, 2018
Tue. May 1 - Scary Terry
00:23:12
On Tuesday's ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the biggest takeaways from the Celtics' Game 1 win, the rising tensions between Kawhi and the Spurs, and whether 'Melo will ever come off the bench. That, plus a Hassan Whiteside intervention, Terry Rozier's Drew Bledsoe jersey, another wedgie, and more. via Knit
May 01, 2018
Twitter Show - May 1
01:14:17
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss the Celtics' Game 1 victory, whether the Raptors can exercise their LeBron demons, if the Pelicans should keep playing fast, who's making money these playoffs, and Melo's rocky future. That, plus Drew Bledsoe, Neil Young's Pono, shower oranges, Chick-Fil-A, and so much more. via Knit
May 01, 2018
Mon. Apr. 30 - Semi-Charmed Life
00:23:07
On Monday's ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss whether the Raptors can end their recurring LeBron nightmare, if the depleted Celtics can slow the Sixers, and how the Jazz can bounce back against the Rockets. That, plus Curry's latest status, new Weekend Whoopsies, wedgies, and more. via Knit
Apr 30, 2018
The Drop - Apr. 27
01:34:43
On today's The Drop, the guys discuss the Bucks forcing a Game 7, baby; whether the Raps, Cavs, or Jazz can finish of their series; and preview the Warriors-Pelicans second-round matchup. That, plus the Giannis/Mexican restaurant incident, Three Tenors, groceries, Avengers, meditation, and the birds and the bees. via Knit
Apr 27, 2018
Thu. Apr. 26 - King Game
00:23:03
On Thursday's ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss LeBron's epic game-winner, the missed goaltending call, Westbrook and Playoff P saving OKC's season, Coach Casey unleashing JV, and the Rockets advancing. All that, plus the Meme Team, secret nicknames, and more. via Knit
Apr 26, 2018
Wed. Apr. 25 - Wicked Smart
00:22:34
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys debate whether the 76ers are the East favorites, and if Marcus Smart's return has tipped the balance of the series in Boston's favor. That, plus potentially retiring legends, the Pelicans chances against the Warriors, and a look at tonight's action-packed playoff schedule. via Knit
Apr 25, 2018
Tue. Apr. 24 - Fired Up
00:25:11
On Tuesday's ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss whether OKC's aggressiveness backfired, if Westbrook deserves a one-game suspension, and the Rockets' near-perfect third quarter vs. the Wolves. That, plus NBA champ Richard Jefferson AND WNBA champ Candace Parker join us live on set to talk playoffs and more. via Knit
Apr 24, 2018
Twitter Show - Apr. 24
01:12:20
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss Westbrook's aggressive play, OKC's PNR coverage, Joe Ingles vs. Paul George, and the Rockets' near-perfect 3rd quarter. That, plus Joakim Noah's blonde beard, karate, Aussie nicknames, Jazz jokes, weird basketball league rules, Say What, and so much more. via Knit
Apr 24, 2018
Mon. Apr. 23 - 2-2 Reax
00:22:40
On Monday's ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the East's three 2-2 series. Did the Pacers blow their chance to defeat The King? Did the Raps beat themselves in Game 4? And who's in in control of Bucks-Celtics series? That, plus the Blazers' next move, Manu's fourth quarter magic, new Weekend Whoopsies, and more. via Knit
Apr 23, 2018
The Drop - Apr. 20
01:16:47
On today's The Drop, the guys discuss Joel Embiid's mask, the intense 76ers-Heat series, the high-flyin' Pelicans, and the Warriors looking to sweep the Spurs for the second straight playoffs. That, plus Boogie's future with New Orleans, Leigh's Shazaam list, Oreo thins, ergonomic office chairs, and so much more. via Knit
Apr 20, 2018
Thu. Apr. 19 - Confidence & Cautiousness
00:22:39
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss LeBron carrying the Cavs to a Game 2 win, whether Coach McMillan mismanaged Oladipo's foul trouble, and if Mitchell has been the best player in the Jazz-Thunder series. All that, plus the disappointing Wolves, a playoff edition of the Meme Team, VSP, and more. via Knit
Apr 19, 2018
Wed. Apr. 18 - The Grindfather
00:23:02
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys debate the biggest 2-0 surprise (Raptors, Celtics or Pelicans), Eric Bledsoe's comments about Terry Rozier, and the biggest game of the night. That, plus Tony Allen joins us to discuss his NBA future, Holiday's breakout performance, First Team All-Defense, karaoke, and so much more. via Knit
Apr 18, 2018
Tue. Apr. 17 - Father Prime
00:22:53
On Tuesday's ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss D-Wade's vintage performance, the chances of Embiid playing in Game 3, Pop calling out Kawhi, and whether the Warriors will sweep the Spurs. That, plus trash talk, flagrant fouls, Crossfire, and more. via Knit
Apr 17, 2018
Twitter Show - Apr. 17
01:10:00
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss D-Wade's vintage Game 2 performance, the Heat's defense on Ben Simmons, Draymond's flagrant foul, and whether Coach Pop is alienating Kawhi Leonard. That, plus All-Rookie First Team picks, Patrick Reed, Coachella, the Top 5 NBA Playoff theme songs, and so much more. via Knit
Apr 17, 2018
Mon. Apr. 16 - Wakanda Forever
00:23:07
On Monday's ep. of The Starters, the guys debate the biggest surprise, best performance, most disappointing player, and craziest fashion choice from the NBA Playoffs' opening weekend Game 1s. That, plus the latest Kawhi Leonard report, new Whoopsies, and more. via Knit
Apr 16, 2018
The Drop - 2018 NBA Playoffs Preview
01:13:37
On today's episode of The Drop, the guys preview and predict all eight first-round series of the 2018 NBA Playoffs. via Knit
Apr 12, 2018
Wed. Apr. 11 - The Definition
00:22:39
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss if the Warriors have lost their aura of invincibility, whether LeBron playing all 82 games is a big deal, and Mbah a Moute's shoulder injury. That, plus Mitchell's "Rookie" hoodie, Andre Ingram's inspiring debut, Westbrook's stat-padding, a Meme Team, and Tas gets a Pick 'Em pie to the face! via Knit
Apr 11, 2018
Tue. Apr. 10 - The Unknown
00:23:11
On Tuesday's ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the most surprising playoff team, whether the Nuggets or Wolves will get in, and if Damian Lillard will crack First Team All-NBA. That, plus '86 Dunk Champ Spud Webb joins us live in studio, Tas and Skeets go head-to-head in Crossfire, and so much more. via Knit
Apr 10, 2018
Twitter Show - Tue. Apr. 10
01:29:04
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss the convoluted West and East playoff pictures, the Simmons vs. Mitchell ROY debate, and their favorite No. 8 seeds from the past 10 years. That, plus the best vinegars, rewatchable movies, Trey's Top 5 pies, batteries, and more. via Knit
Apr 10, 2018
Mon. Apr. 9 - 100 Percent?
00:23:09
On Monday's ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss Ben Simmons' comments about the Rookie of the Year race, Doc Rivers pride in his Clips, and the Suns finishing with the worst record in the NBA. That, plus the Jazz clinch a playoff spot, the 76ers' win streak, new Weekend Whoopsies, and more. via Knit
Apr 09, 2018
The Drop - Apr. 6
01:15:42
On today's The Drop, the guys discuss the Celtics' chances without Kyrie, the Wizards' fourth quarter meltdown, and the Western Conference playoff race. That, plus tanking, cologne, the entire WrestleMania I card, Leigh's waxed chest, and so much more. via Knit
Apr 06, 2018
Thu. Apr. 5 - Kyrie + Wax Payoff
00:23:38
On Thursday's Pick 'Em Payoff ep. of The Starters, Leigh gets his chest waxed while the guys discuss Kyrie Irving's knee surgery and how losing him for the season affects the Celtics' playoff chances. That, plus the streaking Sixers, Dirk's ankle, a new Meme Team, and more. via Knit
Apr 05, 2018
Wed. Apr. 4 - Jose Goes Ham
00:23:15
On Wed. night's ep. of The Starters, the guys debate whether the Raptors peaked too early, and if OKC has had a disappointing season. That, plus which terrible team has the brightest future, the best bet for All-NBA First Team center, Dennis Smith Jr.'s dunk, and so much more. via Knit
Apr 04, 2018
Tue. Apr. 3 - Butler, Whiteside, Kawhi
00:22:54
On Tuesday's ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss Jimmy Butler's imminent return, Hassan Whiteside's comments about Spo's lineups, and the Bulls shutting down players. That, plus the latest juicy Kawhi rumor, Webber getting snubbed for the Hall of Fame, Weekend Whoopsies, and so much more. via Knit
Apr 03, 2018
Fri. Mar. 30 - Embiid, KD, Spurs
00:23:00
On Friday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Joel Embiid's facial injury, Durant's latest ejection, and the flailing Washington Wizards. That, plus Robin Lopez's tirade, Shaq's hops, and best Top 10 in sports. via Knit
Mar 30, 2018
Drop x Twitter Show - Thu. Mar. 29
01:22:54
On today's The Drop x Twitter Show, the guys discuss whether Kemba Walker is the greatest Hornet ever, KAT's 56-point night, Warriors vs. the field, the rumored Hall of Fame inductees, and the most influential players of all-time. That, plus our Top 5 drops, Pun Gun, NBA theme parks, Australia's cricket scandal, giraffes, Say What, and so much more. via Knit
Mar 29, 2018
Wed. Mar. 28 - PUBG
00:23:05
On Wednesday's late night ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss Karl-Anthony Towns' 56-point night, whether the 76ers can hang with any team in the East, and if Gobert has played enough to win DPOY. That, plus Oladipo's unanimous MIP chances, AD's unibrow, a new Meme Team, and so much more. via Knit
Mar 29, 2018
Tue. Mar. 27 - The People's Choice
00:23:20
On Tuesday's late night ep. of The Starters, the guys check the polls in regards to the NBA title favorite, MVP runner-up, and the West Conf. team you'd least like to see in the playoffs. That, plus worrisome injuries, Kemba's future, recasting "White Men Can't Jump," coaches on the hot seat, and so much more. via Knit
Mar 28, 2018
Mon. Mar. 26 - Fultz, Curry, Bolton
00:22:43
On Monday's late night ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss Markelle Fultz's return, whether the Warriors are vulnerable without Steph Curry, and John Wall's weight loss. That, plus the Wolves brutal loss, IT's hip, Michael Bolton, Weekend Whoopsies, and more. via Knit
Mar 27, 2018
The Drop - Friday, Mar. 23
01:19:49
On today's The Drop, the guys discuss the Grizzlies' 61-point loss, the Pelicans' three wins in three nights, the conflicting Kawhi Leonard reports, whether the Celtics should shut down Kyrie, and Wednesday's Raps/Cavs battle. That, plus sneaky Twitter handles, Matty O's interesting date, Lego, and so much more. via Knit
Mar 23, 2018
Thu. Mar. 22 - The King Stays The King
00:23:07
On Thursday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss LeBron owning the Raptors, and whether Kawhi Leonard's absence is dividing the Spurs' locker room. That, plus Dwight's 30-30, Hornacek on the hot seat, a new Meme Team, and more. via Knit
Mar 22, 2018
Wed. Mar. 21 - Rest For The Wicked
00:23:09
On Wednesday's episode of The Starters, the discuss whether the Rockets should rest Harden 'til the playoffs, the Celtics' chances without a healthy Kyrie Irving, and Jabari Parker's future with the Bucks. That, plus a springtime edition of Crossfire, OKC's epic meltdown, condiments, and more. via Knit
Mar 21, 2018
Tue. Mar. 20 - Mr. Big Suit
00:22:32
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys play "Whatchu Got?" regarding which team has been more disappointing (Bucks or Nuggets), the funnier moment (VC's impression or Love's backstroke), and the better oop (Giannis or Bam). That, plus reports of Billups looking at a Pistons front office job, The Debate Boyz season debut, and so much more. via Knit
Mar 20, 2018
Twitter Show - Tue. Mar. 20
01:32:04
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss Kevin Love's return, the Spurs winning streak, whether anyone wants to see the Heat in the playoffs, and the road weary Nuggets. That, plus dinosaurs, socks, roadkill, Costanza, Melbourne, basketball movies, and so much more. via Knit
Mar 20, 2018
Mon. Mar. 19 - Lue Out, Love In
00:23:15
On Monday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Coach Lue taking a break for health-related reasons and whether the officials cost the Raptors a win. That, plus LeBron's weight gain powers, Team USA heading to Australia, new Weekend Whoopsies, and more. via Knit
Mar 19, 2018
Wed. Mar. 14 - Episode 1-0-0-0
00:23:09
On Wednesday's Starters, the guys celebrate their 1000th episode with balloons, salutations, and Brent Barry's triumphant return! That, plus they discuss Klay Thompson's thumb injury, J.R. Smith going back to the bench, a potential Pacers-Sixers matchup, and so much more. Thanks for watching/listening! Here's to another 1000! via Knit
Mar 14, 2018
Tue. Mar. 13 - All Good Things ...
00:24:55
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys play "Trend or Dead End?" in regards to the Spurs' playoff chances, the Grizzlies ever winning again, and the Blazers holding onto that No. 3 spot. That, plus a special March Madness edition of Crossfire, and our favorite moments, guests and Starters lingo from the past 1000 episodes. via Knit
Mar 13, 2018
Twitter Show - Tue. Mar. 13
01:14:03
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss whether Kawhi Leonard can save the Spurs, which teams the Rockets and Warriors most want to avoid in the first round, and bold predictions as we hit the regular season homestretch. That, plus Charlie Conway, newspapers, March Madness mascots, preferred airplane seats, and so much more. via Knit
Mar 13, 2018
Mon. Mar 12 - Everybody Hurts
00:22:41
On Monday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Cavs and Warriors' winless weekends, and whether the Celtics need to shut down Kyrie Irving to rest his ailing knee. That, plus the Utah Jazz's playoff chances, LeBron's no-look dime, Hot Sauce droppin' Rovell, and new Weekend Whoopsies. via Knit
Mar 12, 2018
The Drop - Friday, Mar. 9
01:18:01
On today's The Drop, the guys discuss Jaylen Brown's scary fall, if Derrick Rose can help the Wolves, Steph Curry's tweaked ankle, whether the Spurs will make the playoffs, and how worried the East should be about LeBron's "6 seed, 3 seed ... doesn't matter" comments. That, plus Love's mental health essay, Ichiro, Scooby-Doo, Peppa Pig, and so much more. via Knit
Mar 09, 2018
Thu. Mar. 8 - Rose & DeRozan
00:22:56
On Thursday's ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Wolves signing Derrick Rose, whether DeMar DeRozan is a legit MVP candidate, and if the league will change the clock malfunction rule that hurt the Magic last night. That, plus LeBron stays hot, Brook Lopez makes history, and a brand new Meme Team! via Knit
Mar 09, 2018
Wed. Mar. 7 - This Is Bananas
00:23:08
On Wed.'s episode of The Starters, Banana Man Leigh pays off his Feb. Pick 'Em loss while the guys discuss: the Nuggets benching Jokic and Murray, the NBA warning the Bulls, and Damian Lillard's MVP chances. That, plus the best players under 25, new LeBron billboards, the Rockets' 16-game win streak, cereals, and so much more. via Knit
Mar 08, 2018
Tue. Mar. 6 - Ricky!
00:23:15
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys welcome in Ricky Davis to discuss playing with KG, his favorite dunks, and that infamous "triple-double." That, plus we debate whether the Pistons can still make the playoffs, if Larry Nance Jr. has stolen Tristan Thompson's starting spot, Jason Terry blowing in Lance's ear, and more. via Knit
Mar 07, 2018
Twitter Show - Tue. Mar. 6
01:29:42
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss the current NBA standings and playoffs races, whether the Blazers are the West's third-best team, and if you'd rather get dunked on or crossed up. That, plus adjusting the one-and-done rule, dipping sauces, Bumble, new NBA awards, JD's Top 5 Appropriately Rated Artists, and so much more. via Knit
Mar 06, 2018
Mon. Mar. 5 - Threats & Dips
00:22:39
On Monday's episode of The Starters, the guys debate which Western Conf. team is a bigger threat (Blazers or Pelicans), whether Coach Stevens is being coy about Gordon Hayward's return, and the best McDonald's dipping sauce in the game. That, plus the Rockets' win streak, Robert Sacre's Japanese Dunk Contest, NBA logos, Whoopsies, and more. via Knit
Mar 05, 2018
The Drop (Q3 Awards) - Fri. Mar. 2
01:31:20
On today's The Drop, the guys select their MVP, Rookie, Coach, DPOY, Most Improved, and Sixth Man of the Year frontrunners at the three-quarter mark of the NBA season. That, plus Ricks, camping, "Survivor: Ghost Island," Whole Foods, soup, and so much more. via Knit
Mar 02, 2018
Thu. Mar. 1 - Q3 Report
00:23:23
On Thursday's ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss NBA portfolios as we reach the 3/4 mark of the season. Which teams are overvalued? Which potential playoff teams are undervalued? And which trade deadline acquisition is paying dividends? That, plus Harden drops Wesley, Marc Gasol is frustrated, and a brand new Meme Team! via Knit
Mar 02, 2018
Wed. Feb. 28 - Flashback
00:23:09
On Wed.'s episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Wade's flashback performance, and Comm. Silver's memo to teams about tanking. That, plus the Harlem Globetrotters stop by to play a new round of "Flash or Trash," a special Oscars-themed edition of Crossfire, and Leigh gives out free advice. via Knit
Mar 01, 2018
Tue. Feb. 27 - The Daily Show
00:23:12
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Rockets' win streak, whether three billboards can entice LeBron to head to Philadelphia, and the latest news surrounding Kawhi Leonard. That, plus The King criticizes the officials, Paul Millsap's imminent return, and Jon Stewart inspires a Top 10 Celebrity Reactions countdown. via Knit
Feb 28, 2018
Twitter Show - Tue. Feb. 27
01:19:06
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss Anthony Davis' MVP chances, the Rockets' 13-game win streak, Jimmy Butler's knee injury, and LeBron complaining about not getting calls. That, plus underrated in-game dunkers, our wrestling Mount Rushmore, "He Who Must Not Be Named," Starbucks, potassium levels, and so much more. via Knit
Feb 27, 2018
Mon. Feb. 26 - Dirty Jokes
00:23:05
On Monday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss whether Zaza Pachulia is a dirty player, Anthony Davis' MVP chances, and Jimmy Butler's unfortunate knee injury. That, plus Weekend Whoopsies, and comedian Tracy Morgan joins the show live from MSG to discuss All-Star Weekend, Shaq on SNL, and his New York Knicks. via Knit
Feb 27, 2018
The Drop - Friday, Feb. 23
01:31:02
On today's The Drop, the guys discuss the pros and cons of a postseason play-in tournament, the possibility of creating a 1-thru-16 playoffs format, the Kawhi Leonard injury saga, and the Mavericks. That, plus All-Star intros, tweaking the Dunk Contest, ghosts, table-side guacamole, and more. via Knit
Feb 23, 2018
Thu. Feb. 22 - Final Say
00:22:32
On Thursday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the bizarre Kawhi Leonard injury saga, and the NBA considering a play-in tournament for the playoffs. That, plus a Top 16 seeds proposal, Grant Hill's Hall of Fame chances, and a new Meme Team! via Knit
Feb 23, 2018
Wed. Feb. 21 - Exposed
00:23:04
On Wed.'s episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Dallas Mavericks' sexual misconduct allegations, what owner Mark Cuban knew, and what the NBA will do about it. That, plus All-Star Game reactions, whether the Dunk Contest disappointed, Fergie's national anthem, and Shaqtin' MVP favorites in Crossfire! via Knit
Feb 22, 2018
The Drop - All-Star Recap
01:09:43
On today's Drop podcast, the guys discuss the All-Star Saturday Night events, Steph Curry coaching Leigh, dunking off trampolines, tackling Media Day, KG stories, and so much more. via Knit
Feb 18, 2018
Friday, Feb. 16 - All-Star Special
00:45:30
On Friday's episode of The Starters, live from Los Angeles, the guys make their All-Star Weekend predictions, Stephen Curry helps Leigh with his annual Three-Point Contest, NBA legend Jason Williams joins the set, we jump off some trampolines with the Milwaukee Bucks Rim Rockers, and more. via Knit
Feb 17, 2018
Wed. Feb. 14 - Nugget Love
00:23:10
On Wed.'s episode of The Starters, the guys discuss whether the Nuggets are the West's most underrated team, John Wall and Marcin Gortat's meeting, and if the Cavs can sustain their strong play. That, plus a special Valentine's Day edition of Crossfire, and our final nominees for our All-Star Hall of Fame. via Knit
Feb 15, 2018
Tue. Feb. 13 - No Disrespect, But I Respect You
00:22:39
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss whether Steve Kerr disrespected the Suns, Donovan Mitchell's building Rookie of the Year resume, and the latest news regarding Markelle Fultz. That, plus new 3-Point Contest nominees for our All-Star Hall of Fame, chocolate milk, and so much more. via Knit
Feb 14, 2018
Twitter Show - Tue. Feb. 13
01:11:57
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss the Utah Jazz's 10-game winning streak, whether Donovan Mitchell is the new ROY frontrunner, Steve Kerr letting his players coach, and if people are overreacting to the new-look Cavs' one win. That, plus llama rap, KG's hoodie, mad All-Star trivia, and so much more. via Knit
Feb 13, 2018
Mon. Feb. 12 - New-Look Cavs
00:23:10
On Monday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the new-look Cavs, the Raptors and Jazz win streaks, and which buyout candidate will be the bigger difference-maker: Joe Johnson or Marco Belinelli. That, plus new All-Star Hall of Fame nominees, Whoopsies, and a sneak peek at what Leigh was doing with Steph Curry. via Knit
Feb 12, 2018
The Drop - Friday, Feb. 9 (Deadline Recap)
01:34:54
On today's The Drop, the guys discuss the 2018 NBA Trade Deadline. How much better did the Cavs get? Were the Lakers the biggest winner? And what was the best minor deal? That, plus toasters, DVDs, mulch, the Winter Olympics, what happens in the D Block, and more. via Knit
Feb 09, 2018
Thu. Feb. 8 - Trade Deadline Special
00:45:42
On Thursday's NBA Trade Deadline Special, The Starters discuss the Cavs' roster-transforming moves, the Lakers clearing mad cap space, and the Knicks and Suns taking fliers on young point guards. That, plus other notable transactions, the day's biggest winners and losers, and a brand new edition of The Meme Team! via Knit
Feb 09, 2018
Wed. Feb. 7 - Did He Just Do That?
00:23:13
On Wed.'s episode of The Starters, the guys discuss whether Porzingis' injury changes the Knicks' deadline plans, the Clips signing Lou Williams, and IT criticizing the Cavs. That, plus "Flip It or Skip It," last night's bigger statement win (Raps or Thunder), and Giannis' crazy dunk. via Knit
Feb 08, 2018
Tue. Feb. 6 - Recalibrating
00:23:10
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Lakers "recalibrating" their free-agent focus, the Celtics chasing a first-round pick to help land a scorer, and the Marcin Gortat trade rumors. That, plus Tas goes one-on-one with All-Star John Wall, we grade the minor Bucks-Nets deal, and so much more. via Knit
Feb 07, 2018
Twitter Show - Tue. Feb. 6
01:19:11
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss the minor Bucks-Nets deal before tackling some of the juicier trade rumors surrounding the Cavs' draft pick, the Clips, Marcus Smart, Tyreke Evans, and others. That, plus our favorite trade deadline deals, Tom Brady vs. Michael Jordan, the Winter Olympics, All-Star Game MVP trivia, and more. via Knit
Feb 06, 2018
Mon. Feb. 5 - John The Baptist
00:23:08
On Monday's episode of The Starters, the guys debate who's to blame for the struggling Cavs, whether the Celtics should trade Marcus Smart, and Aaron Gordon's Dunk Contest replacement. That, plus Hawks rookie John Collins joins us to discuss his All-Star Weekend plans and those short shorts, and we have new batch of Weekend Whoopsies. via Knit
Feb 05, 2018
The Drop - Friday, Feb. 2
01:26:35
On today's The Drop, the guys discuss the All-Star Saturday Night participants, that insane LeBron/Warriors rumor, the Nikola Mirotic trade, and a number of worthy Worst of the Week nominees. That, plus sweaty referees, the 2004 Olympics, Dundee cannon, lost phones, Super Bowl predictions, and so much more. via Knit
Feb 02, 2018
Thu. Feb. 1 - Hot Ones
00:23:06
On Thursday's ep. of The Starters - Leigh pays off his Pick 'Em loss by doing the #ALSPepperChallenge - while the guys discuss reports of LeBron showing interest in meeting with the Warriors, as well as Nikola Mirotic getting traded to the Pelicans. That, plus CJ McCollum's 50-point night, the Hawks giving Dwight a tribute video, a new Meme Team, and more. via Knit
Feb 02, 2018
Wed. Jan. 31 - My Buddy Griff
00:23:10
On Wednesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Kevin Love's broken hand and whether it changes the Cavs' deadline plans, Harden's historic night, and the Jazz's bold new 'City' jerseys. That, plus ex-Cavs GM David Griffin joins us to weigh in on the latest Cleveland drama, and Tas and Trey debate Timberlake's best song in Crossfire. via Knit
Feb 01, 2018
Tue. Jan. 30 - Trade Grades
00:23:12
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys grade the Blake Griffin trade for both the Pistons and the Clippers. That, plus John Wall's knee procedure, Kristaps Porzingis wants in the playoffs, and our favorite Blake Griffin dunks, funny moments, and more. via Knit
Jan 31, 2018
Twitter Show - Tue. Jan. 30
01:19:02
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss the wild Blake Griffin trade, DeMarcus Cousins' season-ending surgery, and the Grizzlies shutting down Mike Conley. That, plus John Wall's knee procedure, Kanter vs. Dudley, Shaggy vs. Sean Paul, and so much more. via Knit
Jan 30, 2018
Mon. Jan. 29 - Blake Bomb!
00:23:08
On Monday's episode of The Starters, Blake Griffin is headed to Detroit!? What!? The guys break down the reported Pistons-Clippers deal, DeMarcus Cousins' season-ending surgery, and whether OKC will try to make a move now that they've lost Andre Roberson. All that, plus Weekend Whoopsies, wedgies, and more. via Knit
Jan 30, 2018
The Drop - Friday, Jan. 26
01:18:41
On today's The Drop, the guys discuss the All-Star Draft results, whether LeBron or Curry has the better team, and some other ways to help improve Sunday's game. That, plus the Cavs' poor chemistry, our Raps/Hawks courtside experience, an NBA Royal Rumble, cellphone batteries, Starters Fest 2019, and so much more. via Knit
Jan 26, 2018
Thu. Jan. 25 - Throwing Shade
00:23:06
On Thursday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Russell Westbrook calling out Damian Lillard, whether the Rising Stars Challenge should be rookies only, and the new Davis/Cousins SLAM cover. That, plus Carlos Boozer is back to weigh in on the struggling Cavs, the new All-Star Draft format, and snowboarding; and a brand new edition of The Meme Team. via Knit
Jan 25, 2018
Wed. Jan. 24 - All-Star Mock Draft
00:23:07
On Wed.'s episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the crumbling Cavs. What lineup change will Lue make? Does acquiring George Hill help? And can LeBron catch Kareem's 38,387 points? That, plus an adorable 2018 All-Star Mock Draft, more Leigh predictions, All-Star snubs, the Rising Stars rosters, and more. via Knit
Jan 25, 2018
Tue. Jan. 23 - Love & War
00:23:01
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Cavs questioning Kevin Love's illness, Jason Kidd saying Giannis offered to save his job, and LeBron congratulating himself on 30K points. That, plus NBA champ Eddie House joins us to play "Lock It In?" and we select our All-Star reserves before tonight's official announcement. via Knit
Jan 23, 2018
Twitter Show - Tue. Jan. 23
01:22:09
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss Boogie's monster night, the latest Cavs/Kevin Love drama, the Bucks firing Jason Kidd, and we predict some All-Star snubs. That, plus Kawhi's injury, Lillard's meeting, potential Kemba Walker trades, motorcycles, denim, Netflix shows, and so much more. via Knit
Jan 23, 2018
Mon. Jan. 22 - What The Kidd Did
00:23:02
On Monday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Bucks firing Jason Kidd, whether the Cavs need to make a trade, and Capela saying the Rockets are better than the Warriors. That, plus All-Star Kyle Lowry joins us in studio to weigh in on the Raptors' chances, his Super Bowl-bound Eagles, and Drake; plus new Whoopsies. via Knit
Jan 23, 2018
The Drop - All-Star Picks (Jan. 19)
01:22:59
On today's episode of The Drop, the guys discuss the 2018 NBA All-Star Game starters, who LeBron will draft first, and then select/debate their East and West reserves. That, plus pickup basketball fights, Steve Kerr's Hall of Fame chances, Nate Jones' smoothie, what constitutes a snack, and so much more. via Knit
Jan 19, 2018
Thu. Jan. 18 - The Starters Starters
00:22:12
On Thursday's episode of The Starters, the guys debate who should start the 2018 NBA All-Star Game. Embiid, Horford or Porzingis for the final East frontcourt spot? And what about the West: Aldridge, Cousins or Green? That, plus Baron Davis is back to discuss tunnels and toes; plus a brand new Meme Team. via Knit
Jan 18, 2018
Wed. Jan. 17 - Haymakers, Suspensions, Tributes
00:22:54
On Wednesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Aaron Afflalo's expensive haymaker, the NBA finally punishing the Rockets, and the Celtics not interrupting Pierce's big night with a tribute video for IT. That, plus a special midseason awards edition of Crossfire, Kawhi Leonard's latest injury setback, Anthony Davis' MVP chances, and more. via Knit
Jan 18, 2018
Tue. Jan. 16 - Tensions High
00:22:30
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys debate whether the Cavs need to make a trade, and who's to blame in the Rockets-Clips locker room fiasco? That, plus 3D joins us live from Boston, a supersized edition of NBA bloopers, and statues. via Knit
Jan 17, 2018
The Drop - Friday, Jan. 12
01:25:15
On today's episode of The Drop, the guys discuss the Raptors' big win over the Cavs, who should start the 2018 All-Star Game, and Dion Waiters' season-ending surgery. That, plus numerous Worst of the Week nominees, baseball butts, who we'd like in the Dunk Contest, small hands, Elton John, and London, England. via Knit
Jan 12, 2018
Thu. Jan. 11 - London Delivers
00:22:34
On Thursday's episode of The Starters, the guys debate whether today's 76ers-Celtics was the best London Game yet, if the fans have the right All-Stars starters, and Lou Williams' chances of being selected after droppin' 50. That, plus Al Harrington joins us to talk about his NBA career and medical marijuana; new Meme Team; and Tas says goodbye to England. via Knit
Jan 11, 2018
Wed. Jan. 10 - Punches Thrown
00:23:03
On Wed.'s episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Serge Ibaka and James Johnson's suspensions, Westbrook skipping out the media, and KD approaching 20,000 points. That, plus Tas interviews Comm. Silver in London, a special Euro-themed edition of Crossfire, and Kyrie doubles down on his flat earth theory. via Knit
Jan 11, 2018
Tue. Jan. 9 - Curry Favor
00:23:05
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys debate Steph Curry's MVP candidacy, whether the Wolves are a legit contender, and if the Grizzlies can get a first-round draft pick for Tyreke Evans. That, plus Tas joins us live from London with some NBA tea time stories, and we talk to 3D in OKC. via Knit
Jan 10, 2018
Twitter Show - Tue. Jan. 9
01:19:32
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss the Wolves' strong play, Isaiah Thomas' ejection, Steve Kerr's comments on LaVar Ball, and Draymond's latest fine. That, plus muscular NBA arms, the poor Orlando Magic, the "Air Bud" series, New Year's Eve expectations, and so much more. via Knit
Jan 09, 2018
Mon. Jan. 8 - Is LaVar News?
00:22:36
On Monday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Rick Carlisle ripping ESPN for giving LaVar Ball a platform, Kawhi Leonard's shoulder injury, and whether Dellavedova's hard foul on Beal was dirty and warranted an ejection. That, plus Mirotic's trade request, the Wolves' neon green jerseys, new Weekend Whoopsies, and more. via Knit
Jan 08, 2018
The Drop - Friday, Jan. 5
01:20:01
On today's episode of The Drop, the guys discuss the first NBA All-Star returns, OKC's recent strong play, and whether Paul George is still headed to the Lakers. That, plus odd NBA comparisons, office thievery, Mike Huckabee, cold weather, arena jobs, the best type of Cheetos, and so much more. via Knit
Jan 05, 2018
Thu. Jan. 4 - The Pitch
00:23:02
On Thursday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Westbrook's "championship pitch" to Paul George, whether the Rookie of the Year race is wide open, and Kyle Kuzma callin' out his Lakers' effort. That, plus we take a look at the first fan returns for the 2018 All-Star Game, and Ron Baker's face stars in The Meme Team. via Knit
Jan 05, 2018
Wed. Jan. 3 - IT Support
00:22:31
On Wednesday's episode of The Starters, the guys grade Isaiah Thomas' Cavs debut, discuss the juicy new details about Kyrie's departure from Cleveland, and debate the craziest shot from last night in the NBA. That, plus the Clippers' playoff chances, Crossfire, and a VSP. via Knit
Jan 04, 2018
Tue. Jan. 2 - Resolutions
00:23:04
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Harden's hamstring injury, DeRozan's career night, and whether Lakers coach Luke Walton is on the hot seat. That, plus we talk to 3D live from Cleveland about Isaiah Thomas returning to action tonight, as well as share some NBA New Year's resolutions. via Knit
Jan 02, 2018
The Holiday Drop - Friday, Dec. 22
01:15:30
On today's special episode of The Drop, the guys hand out some last-minute NBA gifts, share their NBA Christmas wish lists, and, in the spirit of Festivus, air some grievances. That, plus rescheduling the Xmas Day games, New Year's resolutions, porcelain pirates, and the hottest holiday bars in the game. Happy Holidays! via Knit
Dec 22, 2017
Thu. Dec. 21 - Kuz Control
00:22:32
On Thursday's episode of The Starters, the guys debate whether Kyle Kuzma was the steal of the NBA Draft, if the Nikola-led Bulls will ever lose again, and which team is the NBA's best kept secret. That, plus Leigh is The Most Interesting Man in the World, a brand new edition of The Meme Team, and an exclusive first look at NBA RedZone! via Knit
Dec 22, 2017
Wed. Dec. 20 - You Have The Power
00:23:02
On Wednesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Anthony Davis just wanting to win, the Hall of Fame modifying their enshrinement process, and the latest news about Curry's ankle. That, plus a special Xmas Crossfire, players who deserve some early All-Star support, Charlie Villanueva's missing toilet, and more. via Knit
Dec 21, 2017
Tue. Dec. 19 - The Newly Teammates Game
00:23:01
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys debate last night's worse gut-punch loss (Lakers or Pacers), the crazier win streak (Rockets or Bulls), and the bigger dunk on KD (Randle or Nance). That, plus Pacers' Victor Oladipo and Myles Turner join us to discuss Bojan's turnover, Indy's strong start, and to play "The Newly Teammates Game." via Knit
Dec 20, 2017
Twitter Show - Tuesday, Dec. 19
01:16:35
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss Kobe's jersey ceremony, whether Vince will end his career in Toronto, Carlos Boozer's official retirement, and why the NBA has to publicize the All-Star Game Draft. That, plus donuts, NBA kisses, our favorite Christmas Day games, and so much more. via Knit
Dec 19, 2017
Mon. Dec. 18 - Must Be Televised
00:23:02
On Monday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss why the NBA *must* televise the All-Star Game Draft, Isaiah Thomas' rumored Cavs debut, and whether the Rockets need to rest Harden. That, plus David Aldridge joins us live from L.A. to discuss Kobe's jersey retirement, we countdown our Top 10 Mamba plays, and new Weekend Whoopsies. via Knit
Dec 18, 2017
The Drop - Friday, Dec. 15
01:26:53
On today's episode of The Drop, we discuss LeBron and Lonzo's postgame chat, whether the Grizzlies should move Marc Gasol, other trades we'd like to see, and Pacers fans booing Paul George. That, plus NBA x Star Wars comparisons, the Amish, freestyles, docs, and an exhaustive review of the "Leigh Pee" technique. Mount up! via Knit
Dec 15, 2017
Thu. Dec. 14 - King of New York
00:23:11
On Thursday's episode of The Starters, the discuss whether the Rockets can truly beat the Warriors, if the Grizzlies need to trade Marc Gasol, and Westbrook's All-Star chances. That, plus an All-Kobe edition of Meme Team, and Hall of Famer Bernard King joins us to talk about Porzingis, his Christmas Day scoring record, and more. via Knit
Dec 15, 2017
Wed. Dec. 13 - Future So Bright
00:23:07
On Wednesday's episode of The Starters, the guys play "Whatchu Got?" regarding who has the brighter future (Porzingis or Towns), the more surprising start (Thunder or Pacers), and LeBron's better assist (to Osman or Korver). That, plus an all-Kobe edition of Crossfire, Kawhi's season debut, Indy getting the 2021 All-Star Game, and more. via Knit
Dec 14, 2017
Tue. Dec. 12 - R-OKC Bottom?
00:23:11
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the latest OKC drama, whether the streaking Bulls are messin' up the tank, and rumors about some frustrated Kings vets. That, plus our favorite Matt Barnes memories, Karate Kawhi, and the Top 10 defunct NBA mascots. via Knit
Dec 13, 2017
Twitter Show - Tuesday, Dec. 12
01:12:40
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss whether OKC has hit rock bottom, the LeBron-to-the-Rockets rumors, and Matt Barnes' retirement. That, plus funny NBA memorabilia, jean shorts, kids playing basketball at halftime, Kobe trivia, and new gift ideas from the Hammacher Schlemmer catalog. via Knit
Dec 12, 2017
Mon. Dec. 11 - To The Victor ...
00:23:10
On Monday's episode of The Starters: Is Victor Oladipo an All-Star lock? Do the Rockets really have a shot at signing LeBron? And how concerned should we be about the Pistons' losing streak? That, plus the Knicks' playoff chances, the controversial ending to the Wizards-Clips game, acrobatic mop boys, Weekend Whoopsies, and more. via Knit
Dec 12, 2017
The Drop - Friday, Dec. 8
01:29:32
On today's episode of The Drop, we discuss the Jahlil Okafor trade, the Harden vs. LeBron MVP debate, Ingram's game-winner, and whether Aldridge will need to adjust his game when Kawhi returns. That, plus "Bad Stats, Good Team" guys, our favorite games of all-time, pocket dogs, Jesus' height, and Leigh's revolutionary/insane bathroom technique. via Knit
Dec 08, 2017
Thu. Dec. 7 - Strickly Business
00:23:12
On Thursday's episode of The Starters, the guys play "Whatchu Got?" regarding who had the best stat line (KD, Cousins, or LeBron), Butler's comments about his heavy workload (joking or nah), and who won the reported Okafor trade (Nets or Sixers). That, plus a new Meme Team, and 17-year vet Rod Strickland joins us to discuss his godson Kyrie Irving, whether he should've made an All-Star Game, hot dogs, and more. via Knit
Dec 08, 2017
Wed. Dec. 6 - Make Weight Payoff
00:23:10
On Wednesday's Pick 'Em Payoff ep. of The Starters, Leigh attempts to lose weight while the guys discuss the Rookie of the Year, Most Improved Player, and MVP frontrunners. That, plus a sweaty Crossfire, the Lakers "LaVar Ball" rule, the best video games of all-time, and more. via Knit
Dec 07, 2017
Tue. Dec. 5 - Sprainin' & Complainin'
00:23:08
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Steph Curry's ankle injury, whether the Warriors complain too much, and Kawhi's expected return. That, plus the Jazz win streak, Booker's All-Star chances, napping, 3D live from Portland, and more. via Knit
Dec 06, 2017
Twitter Show - Tuesday, Dec. 5
01:14:56
On today's Twitter Show, the guys discuss DeAndre Jordan trade rumors, Curry's ankle, Devin Booker's All-Star chances, and Utah's winning streak. That, plus pocket food, ways to make basketball harder, jersey numbers, Christmas songs, ejections, and so much more. via Knit
Dec 05, 2017
Mon. Dec. 4 - Eat More Hot Dogs
00:23:17
On Monday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss whether the Rockets are the best team in the league, Shaun Livingston's suspension, and LeBron backing Wade for Sixth Man of the Year. That, plus Bucks-Clippers trade rumors, Rose's return, plain hot dogs, Weekend Whoopsies, and more. via Knit
Dec 05, 2017
The Drop (Q1 Report) - Fri., Dec. 1
01:21:12
On today's episode of The Drop, The Starters give you some NBA market analysis regarding undervalued and overvalued teams, blue chip prospects, and dividends. That, plus crazy stats, fake tickets, gym etiquette, new catchphrases, trivia, Yacht Rock, and so much more. via Knit
Dec 01, 2017
Thu. Nov. 30 - Thundersuck?
00:22:38
On Thursday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss OKC's disappointing start. Is Westbrook to blame? Should Melo come off the bench? And if the team continues to struggle, should they look to trade Paul George? All that, plus Hack-a-Ben, Brandon Ingram's best game in the NBA, fire memes, and so much more. via Knit
Dec 01, 2017
Wed. Nov. 29 - Press Eject
00:22:40
On Wednesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss whether LeBron's ejection was deserved, the biggest key to the Cavs' winning streak, and SLC in-arena entertainment. That, plus which coach is on the hottest hot seat, Nikola Mirotic's return, "Free Jah," NBA mayors, and the funniest ejections in NBA history. via Knit
Nov 29, 2017
Tue. Nov. 28 - Blame Game
00:22:40
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss whether Marc Gasol was responsible for Fizdale's firing, the East's biggest surprises, and Blake's knee injury. That, plus the most controversial coaching changes in NBA history, 3D live from Cleveland, and more. via Knit
Nov 28, 2017
Twitter Show - Tuesday, Nov. 28
01:06:25
On today's The Starters Twitter Show, the guys discuss the Grizzlies firing David Fizdale, Blake's injury, Andre Drummond's MIP potential, and Stephen Jackson vs. Chandler Parsons. That, plus future NBA statues, gravy, sharks, The Royal Family, Grammy nominations, and so much more. via Knit
Nov 28, 2017
Mon. Nov. 27 - Take That!
00:22:43
On Monday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Grizzlies firing Coach Fizdale, Derrick Rose deliberating his NBA future, and Giannis screaming at an assistant coach. That, plus DeAndre-Tristan trade rumors, the Wolves' toothless defense, Nike Statement jerseys, Weekend Whoopsies, and more. via Knit
Nov 28, 2017
Wed. Nov. 22 - Angry. Uncle. Bob.
00:22:39
On today's special episode of The Starters, Angry Uncle Bob is back for the Thanksgiving holiday, and he's got some new hot takes about Kevin Durant, LeBron James, and the "overrated" Celtics. That, plus the NBA's biggest turkey, the best side dishes, and the Top 10 blocks of the season so far. via Knit
Nov 23, 2017
Tue. Nov. 21 - Trend or Dead End?
00:22:26
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Kyrie Irving's burgeoning MVP case, LeBron's heavy minutes, and the powerhouse Eastern Conference. That, plus DeMarcus Cousins' ejection, LaVar Ball calling out Luke Walton, Slippery Stairs, and 3D joins us live from L.A. via Knit
Nov 22, 2017
Twitter Show - Tuesday, Nov. 21
01:15:33
On today's The Starters Twitter Show, the guys discuss Kyrie Irving's season, DeMarcus Cousins' ejection, whether the Clippers should fire Doc, and the most underrated teams in the league. That, plus bald eagles, time zones, riding giraffes, moonwalking, Thanksgiving, and so much more. via Knit
Nov 21, 2017
Mon. Nov. 20 - Has The Ship Sailed?
00:21:54
On Monday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Clippers' eight-game losing streak, whether the Warriors are bored, and the ups and downs of Lonzo Ball. That, plus Nikola Jokic's ejection, Reggie Jackson icing Jimmy Butler, new Weekend Whoopsies, and so much more. via Knit
Nov 20, 2017
The Drop - Friday, Nov. 17
01:33:32
On today's episode of The Drop, we discuss the Warriors-Celtics game, Jaylen Brown's potential, and make some Joel Embiid comparisons. That, plus we our interview with NYT's best-seller Shea Serrano, favorite moments from the past 900 episodes, a new Pun Gun twist, quadruple-doubles, email etiquette, and so much more. via Knit
Nov 17, 2017
Thu. Nov. 16 - Trust It
00:22:40
On Thursday's episode of The Starters, the guys debate whether Joel Embiid is the NBA's best center, if Chris Paul's return will disrupt the Rockets' hot start, and who will win tonight's Warriors-Celtics showdown. That, plus why the Mavs won't play Nerlens Noel, Sir Robert Covington's contract extension, the Meme Team, and a million Very Solid Plays. via Knit
Nov 17, 2017
Wed. Nov. 15 - Basketball (And Other Things)
00:23:05
On Wednesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Kyrie callin' the upcoming Celtics-Warriors a statement game, the Raptors new offense, and Gordon wanting another crack at the Dunk Contest. All that, plus NYT best-seller Shea Serrano joins us to rank everything from "NBA Jam" duos to his children, Leigh and Trey go head-to-head in Crossfire, and a block wedgie. via Knit
Nov 16, 2017
Tue. Nov. 14 - You Come At The King, You Best Not Miss
00:23:01
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the best plays, moments, and memes from LeBron and the Cavs' comeback versus the Knicks. That, plus Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas plays "Lock It In?", the best masks, and what's wrong with the L.A. Clippers. via Knit
Nov 15, 2017
Twitter Show - Tuesday, Nov. 14
01:14:45
On today's The Starters Twitter Show, the guys discuss LeBron's Monday in NYC, whether Rudy Gobert's injury was the result of a dirty play, and Eric Bledsoe's strong start with the Bucks. That, plus cartoon hats, whether 'Melo should come off the bench, escape rooms, Elvis Presley holograms, and so much more. via Knit
Nov 14, 2017
Mon. Nov. 13 - Shots Fired
00:23:06
On Monday's episode of The Starters, LeBron takes a shot at the Knicks, Rudy Gobert is out 4-6 weeks with a knee injury, and the Celtics can't stop winning games. That, plus Eric Bledsoe's start in Milwaukee, whether the Pistons are for real, Oladipo's 360, and new Weekend Whoopsies. via Knit
Nov 13, 2017
The Drop - Friday, Nov. 10
01:22:50
On today's episode of The Drop, we discuss OKC's issues, how Hayward's injury may have actually helped the Celtics, MVP frontrunners, potential Julius Randle trades, Lonzo's shooting, and Ben Simmons. That, plus the league's best backcourt, memes, kidney stones, Monica vs. Brandy, career nicknames, and so much more. via Knit
Nov 10, 2017
Thu. Nov. 9 - Redd Hot
00:22:35
On Thursday's episode of The Starters, former Bucks All-Star Michael Redd joins the show to talk about the Eric Bledsoe trade, Pop-a-Shot battle with Kobe at the '08 Olympics, and to play NBA Color Trivia. That, plus the guys discuss Kristaps Porzingis' elbow, whether the Lakers should trade Julius Randle, Meme Team, and so much more. via Knit
Nov 10, 2017
Wed., Nov. 8 - Worrisome Slow Starts
00:23:06
On Wednesday's episode of The Starters, the guys play "Whatchu Got?" regarding worrisome starts (Thunder or Wizards), sexy winning steaks (76ers or Knicks), and the best big man performance from last night (Jokic, Love, or "Fire & Ice"). That, plus NBA posters, camping, Kawhi's injury, Giannis' signature sneakers, and more. via Knit
Nov 09, 2017
Tue. Nov. 7 - Bledsoe To Bucks
00:23:05
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Eric Bledsoe trade. Did the Suns get fleeced? Does Bledsoe make the Bucks a legit threat? And is there another deal to be made? That, plus we throw Hall of Famer Kevin McHale into The Starters' "Torture Chamber," and 3D joins us live from Cleveland. via Knit
Nov 07, 2017
Twitter Show - Tuesday, Nov. 7
01:04:41
On today's The Starters Twitter Show, the guys discuss the Eric Bledsoe trade, which teams/players have had surprising starts, and LeBron's puzzling Instagram post. That, plus DPOY candidates, Porzingis's All-Star chances, the Singapore airport, chopped salads, championship urine colors, and so much more. via Knit
Nov 07, 2017
Mon. Nov. 6 - Big Game Hunters
00:22:59
On Monday's episode of The Starters, the guys play "Whatchu Got?" regarding the NBA weekend's best performance (LeBron, Harden, or Porzingis), Melo's ejection (right or wrong), and the league's hottest team (Celtics or Wolves). That, Wade calls out the Cavs starters, Kelly Oubre's NSFW jacket, bloopers, and more. via Knit
Nov 07, 2017
The Drop - Friday, Nov. 3
01:08:16
On today's episode of The Drop, we discuss Lillard's game-winner, Lonzo's passive play, the Bledsoe-for-Reggie trade rumors, whether the 76ers should buyout Okafor, and a few teams/players currently under the radar. That, plus the legend of David Boon, haircuts, weird pick-up ball rules, sending sick memes, and so much more. via Knit
Nov 03, 2017
Thursday, Nov. 2 - Reggie-Bledsoe Swap?
00:22:07
On Thursday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Eric Bledsoe-for-Reggie Jackson trade rumors, Tristan Thompson's calf injury, and Ricky Rubio turning into the Jazz's leading scorer. That, plus a new Meme Team, VSP, and we countdown our favorite in-arena fan cams. via Knit
Nov 02, 2017
Wed., Nov. 1 - Declined
00:22:35
On Wednesday's episode of The Starters, Tas pays off his October Pick 'Em loss, while the guys discuss the 76ers declining Jahlil Okafor's team option, the Thunder's start to the season, and the hottest H'ween sneakers. That, plus Crossfire, Shaq's late-night gig, World Series predictions, mustaches, and more. via Knit
Nov 01, 2017
Tue. Oct. 31 - Halloween Special V
00:23:05
On today's Halloween Special, The Starters - a.k.a. C-P30, Darth Waiters, Matthew DellaveYoda, and Serge Chewbaka - discuss the best teams in the East, whether Kristaps Porzingis saved Coach Hornacek's job, and the 76ers' statement victory over the Rockets. That, plus "Trick or Tweet," the season's best NBA Halloween costumes, and a VSP. via Knit
Oct 31, 2017
Twitter Show - Tuesday, Oct. 31
01:02:46
On today's The Starters Twitter Show, the guys discuss the Cavs' slow start, the best teams in the Eastern Conference, Draymond Green's $25K fine, and whether Oladipo and Sabonis' play has made it easy for Indy fans to get over Paul George. That, plus NBA Halloween costumes, non-NBA podcasts, LeBron trivia, and so much more. via Knit
Oct 31, 2017
Mon. Oct. 30 - Panic Room
00:23:06
On Monday's episode of The Starters, Trey gets trapped in the panic room, while the guys debate how worried we should be about the Cavs, the Warriors, and Markelle Fultz's career. That, plus the east-leading Pistons, revisiting the PG13 trade, weekend whoopsies, and more. via Knit
Oct 30, 2017
The Drop - Friday, Oct. 27
01:18:22
On today's episode of The Drop, we discuss Blake Griffin's MVP-like start, DeMarcus Cousins' return to Sacramento, Giannis nearly killing Baynes, and preseason predictions we'd like to change. That, plus Markelle Fultz's injury, the Suns' embarrassing week, role players, Leigh's cookbook, missing mirrors, and more. via Knit
Oct 27, 2017
Thu., Oct. 26 - Speak It Into Existence
00:22:34
On Thursday's episode of The Starters, the guys debate last night's more shocking win (Lakers or Nets), the bigger meltdown (Sixers or Raps), and how Kings fans will react to Cousins' return (cheers or jeers). That, plus #TBT fun with former Lakers guard Nick Van Exel, and Blake serves up pancakes in a new edition of the Meme Team. via Knit
Oct 26, 2017
Wed., Oct. 25 - Welpadelphia
00:23:06
On Wednesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the 76ers' handling of Fultz's should injury, LeBron playing point guard, and Wall's "no mercy" threat to Lonzo. That, plus Trey and Skeets debate Blake Griffin's best dunk of the season in Crossfire, as well as thoughts on Aaron Gordon's career night, and Cousins gettin' set to return to Sacramento. via Knit
Oct 26, 2017
Tue., Oct. 24 - No Disrespect
00:23:05
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys debate what was more disrespectful: Jordan Bell dunking late vs. the Mavericks or Jokic bumping into Wiz coach Scott Brooks? That, plus Bledsoe trades, the most impressive 3-0 team, Ben Simmons best NBA comp, and the return of the Basketball-Reference Nickname Game! via Knit
Oct 24, 2017
Twitter Show - Tuesday, Oct. 24
01:03:32
On today's The Starters Twitter Show, the guys discuss the latest Eric Bledsoe trade rumors, week one winners, and why it feels like more players are responding to hecklers. That, plus free throws, fake names, 2010 Draft trivia, biscuits, and more. via Knit
Oct 24, 2017
Mon. Oct. 23 - Black Hole Suns
00:22:34
On Monday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Suns firing Earl Watson, potential trade destinations for Eric Bledsoe, and the winner of the weekend: Giannis or Wiggins? That, plus Curry's mouthguard problem, Wade heading to the bench, new whoopsies, and more. via Knit
Oct 23, 2017
The Drop - Friday, Oct. 20
01:23:46
On today's episode of The Drop, we discuss Gordon Hayward's injury, Giannis' MVP-like start, the best rookie debut, and the week's most concerning loss. That, plus Bobby Portis' suspension, what to call the Pistons' new arena, portly personal trainers, and whether the legend Red Panda has lost her "fastbowl." via Knit
Oct 20, 2017
Thu. Oct. 19 - Freak Out
00:22:41
On Thursday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Giannis' MVP opener, the Pelicans' "support" players, and the Suns' worst loss in franchise history. That, plus Jeremy Lin's season-ending injury, Grizzlies fans booing Chandler Parsons, the new-look Wolves, Fake Klay in the Meme Team, and so much more. via Knit
Oct 20, 2017
Wed. Oct. 18 - Hayward's Injury
00:21:00
On Wednesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Gordon Hayward's gruesome injury, where it leaves the Celtics, and who will step up. That, plus we overreact by playing "It's Just One Game, But ..." regarding CP3, the Warriors' loss, and LeBron; and in Crossfire, Trey and Leigh try not to punch each other while debating Bobby Portis' eight-game suspension. via Knit
Oct 19, 2017
Tuesday, Oct. 17 - Opening Night Excitement
00:22:14
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys discuss whether Kyrie Irving deserves a video tribute in his return to Cleveland; place over/under bets on the Warriors' wins, Meme Team appearances, and 2018 All-Stars; and head to the NBA Butcher Shop for some super tasty beefs. via Knit
Oct 17, 2017
Twitter Show - Tuesday, Oct. 17
01:09:07
On today's season premiere of The Starters Twitter Show, the guys discuss dark-horse MVP and ROY picks, sleeper teams, Kawhi Leonard's injury, and LaMarcus Aldridge's fat contract extension. That, plus the Embiid vs. Whiteside Twitter beef, who has the best burgers, "The Karate Kid" franchise, and so much more. via Knit
Oct 17, 2017