The Starters

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Aleks
 Dec 13, 2018
A **very solid** podcast!

Jason
 Nov 21, 2018
❤️ from 🇭🇲

Shahzain
 Nov 14, 2018
Another classic. 👌

Matt
 Nov 10, 2018
Three stars. 😉

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

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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
Thu. Dec. 13 - Who Needs Kawhi?
00:22:51
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Kawhi-less Raptors beating the Warriors, whether we're sleeping on the Pacers, and OKC's late-game execution. That, plus Kyrie's overtime takeover, Sixth Man of the Year favorites, Meme Team, and more. via Knit
Dec 13, 2018
Wed. Dec. 12 - Bold Plan
00:22:47
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Clippers' bold free agency plan, KD's comments about jersey retirements and statues, and Pop passing Riley on the NBA's all-time coaching wins list. That, plus active buyers on the trade market, Lowry breaking out of his slump, Nike's new "Earned" jerseys, Rudy Gobert's latest rant about the officials, and more. via Knit
Dec 12, 2018
Tue. Dec. 11 - Best Friends Forever
00:22:53
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss whether LeBron and Wade's final game delivered, The King's postgame comments sending Knicks fans into a fervor, and if farewell seasons are overkill. That, plus Trevor Ariza trade rumors, Swaggy P to the Nuggets, the Kings making fun of the Bulls, bagged milk, and more. via Knit
Dec 11, 2018
The Drop - One Last Wade-LeBron Dance
01:15:34
On today's Drop, the guys discuss Wade and LeBron's final game against each other, the Lakers interest in Trevor Ariza, the Nuggets signing Swaggy P, what's eating Kyle Lowry, and whether you'd rather start a franchise with Ben Simmons or Luka Doncic. That, plus future obscure Hall of Famers, the art of swapping jerseys, bread bowls, and Leigh's best Top 5 ever. via Knit
Dec 11, 2018
Mon. Dec. 10 - Boylen Point
00:22:16
On Mon.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Bulls' Jim Boylen era getting off to a rough start, and Kyle Lowry's shooting slump. That, plus 3D joins us live from L.A. to share his thoughts on LeBron and Wade's final game, Weekend Whoopsies, "Startersperson of the Year," and more. via Knit
Dec 10, 2018
The Drop - Mr. Melo, Toxic LeBron, Gobert's Ejection
01:23:33
On today's Drop, the guys discuss whether the Lakers could use Melo, if Magic will trade for John Wall, KD's comments about playing alongside LeBron, Gobert's ejection, and The Ringer's Top 25 players. That, plus Whiteside's bowel movements, "Mr. Baseball," appliances, a "great" tweet, and so much more. via Knit
Dec 07, 2018
Thu. Dec. 6 - Join The Conversation
00:23:08
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss Kawhi Leonard's MVP chances, whether Paul George is key to the Thunder's playoff success, and Joakim Noah's Grizzlies debut. That, plus last night's most impressive win, the John Wall-to-Lakers rumors, a new Meme Team, sexy new shirts and more. via Knit
Dec 06, 2018
Wed. Dec. 5 - Fultz, Lowry, Whiteside, Roller Skates
00:22:47
On Wed.'s Pick 'Em Payoff ep. of The Starters, Leigh roller skates around the set while the guys discuss Fultz's diagnosis, Lowry's "betrayal" comments, and Whiteside leaving the bench early. That, plus the Mavs' playoff chances, the Wall/Knicks trade rumors, if NBA stars really don't want to play with LeBron, and more. via Knit
Dec 05, 2018
Tue. Dec. 4 - Polls, John Collins + Steph
00:22:51
On Tue.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys check the polls in regards to the second-best team in the West, which squad needs to make a move, and whether the Sixers or Wolves have been better since the Jimmy Butler trade. That, plus Hawks big man John Collins swings by the studio to discuss his return, playing with Trae Young, and Vince Carter's milestone; and Leigh talks with Steph Curry about his All-Star Weekend plans. via Knit
Dec 04, 2018
The Drop - OKC, Jokic, Sir Elton John
01:21:30
On today's Drop, the guys discuss OKC's strong start, the controversial ending to the Nuggets-Raptors game, Jokic's passing, the Bulls firing coach Fred Hoiberg, and Hezonja vs. Giannis. That, plus NBA-themed baby names, Leigh's Top 5 concerts, trivia, Matty O's 10K results, court aesthetics, and so much more. via Knit
Dec 04, 2018
Mon. Dec. 3 - Hoiberg, Gobert, Beverley
00:23:06
On Mon.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Bulls firing head coach Fred Hoiberg, Rudy Gobert criticizing the officials, and whether Patrick Beverley deserved to be ejected for throwing a ball at a fan. That, plus 3D live from Detroit on the Pistons' strong start, new Weekend Whoopsies, Boylen vs. Boylan, and more. via Knit
Dec 03, 2018
The Drop - Warriors-Raps, Kings Tension, 'Almost All-Stars'
01:30:06
On today's Drop, the guys discuss the Warriors-Raptors OT game, including Durant's unstoppable 51, Siakam's coming-out-party, fanboy Drake, and whether it even means anything without Curry or Draymond playing. That, plus the Kings' organizational conflict, final thoughts on the Korver trade, postgame Westbrook, "Almost All-Stars," JD's butterfly stroke, trash cans, video games, and so much more. via Knit
Nov 30, 2018
Thu. Nov. 29 - Korver, Depth, Russ, Spurs
00:22:21
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Kyle Korver trade, the Rockets' depth problem, Westbrook's latest trip-dub milestone, the Spurs playoff chances, and the likelihood of LeBron playing with his son in the NBA. That, plus a new Meme Team, Very Solid Play, and the rudest play in basketball. via Knit
Nov 29, 2018
Wed. Nov. 28 - Mooooooves Coming?
00:22:48
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys debate whether the Lakers need to make a trade, if tomorrow's Warriors-Raptors game is a Finals preview, and if the Heat should embrace the tank. That, plus Nikola vs. Nikola, pancakes vs. waffles, Kawhi's new shoes, a giant Australian bovine, and so much more. via Knit
Nov 28, 2018
Tue. Nov. 27 - Q1 Stock Watch + Awards
00:23:08
On Tuesday's ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss NBA portfolios as we reach the quarter-mark of the season. Which teams are overvalued? Which potential playoff teams are undervalued? And which new acquisition is already paying Q1 dividends? That, plus they debate the MVP, Rookie of the Year and Most Improved favorites, must-watch players, surprising stats, and more. via Knit
Nov 27, 2018
The Drop - NBA Q1 Report
01:16:49
On today's episode of The Drop, The Starters give you some NBA market analysis regarding undervalued and overvalued teams, blue chip prospects, and offseason acquisitions already paying dividends. That, plus this season's 50-point explosion, outstanding stats, hugs, jump balls, holidays, and so much more. via Knit
Nov 27, 2018
Mon. Nov. 26 - Petty Pop + Trading Fultz
00:22:37
On Mon.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss Pop questioning Kawhi's leadership, what the Sixers could get for Fultz, and Marcus Smart's comments about the Celtics. That, plus 3D live from Washington, Whoopsies, NFL x NBA celebrations, and more. via Knit
Nov 26, 2018
Wed. Nov. 21 - Angry Uncle Bob's Thanksgiving Special
00:22:21
On today's episode of The Starters, Angry Uncle Bob is back for the holidays, and he's got some hot takes about LeBron's return to Cleveland, the Blazers leading the Western Conference, and nonexistent defense. That, plus the NBA's biggest turkey, the worst part about Thanksgiving, and the Top 10 stuffs of the season so far. via Knit
Nov 21, 2018
Tue. Nov. 20 - As The NBA Turns
00:22:48
On Tue.'s episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Wizards saying they've moved on from conflict, the latest drama with Fultz's shoulder, and if J.R. Smith's tenure with the Cavs is over. That, plus Kemba's future in Charlotte, surprise teams, Clippers play-by-play legend Ralph Lawler talks wedgies, and so much more. via Knit
Nov 20, 2018
The Drop - Wack Wiz, Kemba, Surprise Teams
01:04:55
On today's Drop, the guys discuss whether the Wizards can realistically trade John Wall, if the Lakers should make an offer for Beal, Kemba's future in Charlotte, surprising starts, and if it's time to panic about the Celtics. That, plus the latest Fultz news, NBA hugs, morning routines, Thanksgiving Day activities, and so much more. via Knit
Nov 20, 2018
Mon. Nov. 19 - Warriors + Wizards Woes
00:22:27
On Mon.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss the Warriors' three-game losing streak, reports of the Wizards' fire sale, and the Kings staying the Kings. That, plus 3D live from Philly, Weekend Whoopsies, and one the of the NBA's best halftime acts - Christian and Scooby - swing by the studio. via Knit
Nov 19, 2018
The Drop - Spiritually Bruised Warriors, Melo, Trading Fultz
01:14:26
On today's Drop, the guys discuss the Draymond-Durant dynamic, how the Rockets handled the Melo situation, LeBron's chase for 40K points, Fultz trade ideas, and if Jimmy Butler takes Ben Simmons' All-Star spot. That, plus @dogsatadistance, Leigh's juicing, sod vs. seed, The Mega Powers, folksy expressions, and so much more. via Knit
Nov 16, 2018
Thu. Nov. 15 - LeBron, Jimmy, Draymond & Dwane
00:22:53
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss LeBron passing Wilt on the NBA's all-time scoring list, Jimmy Butler's 76ers debut, Draymond's comments about the KD dustup, Dwane Casey's revenge win in Toronto, the Jazz losing by 50, and a brand new edition of The Meme Team! via Knit
Nov 15, 2018
Wed. Nov. 14 - When The Family Feuds
00:23:13
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys debate whether Durant's free agency is negatively impacting the Warriors, if DeAndre Jordan is a selfish player, and if Gordon Hayward should come of the bench. That, plus Tas goes for his fifth consecutive Crossfire win, and Jared Greenberg sets the stage for Jimmy Butler's Sixers debut. via Knit
Nov 14, 2018
Tue. Nov. 13 - KD vs. Dray, LeVert's Injury, Fultz
00:22:58
On Tue.'s episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Caris LeVert's leg injury, Durant's frustration with Draymond, and what happened on Fultz's pump fake free-throw. That, plus the Kings' playoff chances, Wolf Wall, the best landing spot for Melo, and so much more. via Knit
Nov 13, 2018
Mon. Nov. 12 - Jimmy, Melo, Kyrie
00:22:53
On Mon.'s episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the big Sixers-Wolves trade. Does Jimmy Butler make Philly the best team in the East? Can Minny salvage their season? And what does this deal mean for Markelle Fultz? That, plus new Melo-drama, Kyrie wants a vet, Weekend Whoopsies, Splash Brother Brook, and more. via Knit
Nov 12, 2018
The Drop, Nov. 12 - The Jimmy Butler Trade
00:58:35
On today's Drop, the guys discuss the Wolves finally trading Jimmy Butler the 76ers, the latest 'Melo drama, Jimmy's favorite Mark Wahlberg movies, Chilean sunsets, new Instagram accounts, and so much more. via Knit
Nov 12, 2018
The Drop - 'Melo, Bucks, #SleepingInMyCupChallenge
01:17:17
On today's Drop, the guys discuss Leigh's spicy 'Melo tweet, the Bucks statement win over the Warriors, the Suns' epic collapse, Rozier trade rumors, All-Star Game reform, and early 2018 NBA Draft steals. That, plus crosswalk etiquette, bad habits, animal imitations, and Matty O introduces the #SleepingInMyCupChallenge. via Knit
Nov 09, 2018
Thu. Nov. 8 - Why So Serious?
00:23:12
On Thu.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss why Nikola Jokic isn't taking any shots, the best dunk of the night, conflicting Terry Rozier trade rumors, and Tyson Chandler's immediate impact with the Lakers. All that, plus Headband LeBron and UFC Shaq in the Meme Team. via Knit
Nov 08, 2018
Wed. Nov. 7 - Blazing Blazers, Wall, Sky Miles
00:22:45
On Wed.'s ep. of The Starters, the guys discuss whether the Blazers are for real, if the Wizards can realistically trade John Wall, and why Miles Bridges needs a Dunk Contest invite. That, plus dark horse MVPs, televising the All-Star Draft, 80s shows, and fake in-arena entertainment bits. via Knit
Nov 07, 2018
Tue. Nov. 6 - Check The Polls!
00:23:25
On Tue.'s Election Day special, The Starters check the polls in regards to whether Jamal Murray was disrespectful, which team is the biggest train wreck, and the league's second-best team. That, plus Hall of Famer Grant Hill swings by the studio to talk Trae Young, The Debate Boyz are back, and a Very Solid Play. via Knit
Nov 06, 2018
The Drop - Jamal Murray, Raptors, Disappointments
01:06:27
On today's Drop, the guys discuss Jamal Murray's 48-point night, the Celtics' frustration with his final shot, whether the Raptors still have another gear, disappointing teams, and underrated players. That, plus Leigh's Vegas hydration story, NBA trivia, new looks, and Cousin Stavros returns for Top 5. via Knit
Nov 06, 2018
Mon. Nov. 5 - Tyson, Rockets, Sexton
00:22:57
On Mon.'s episode of The Starters, the guys discuss whether Tyson Chandler can help the Lakers, the Rockets' players-only huddle, if J.R.was trolling Sexton, and Greek-on-Greek dunk crime. That, plus Uncle Splash joins us live from The Bay to set up Grizz-Warriors, new Weekend Whoopsies, NBA cheeses, and more. via Knit
Nov 05, 2018
The Drop - Celtics, Fox, Wizards, Cousins
01:31:09
On today's Drop, the guys discuss the Bucks-Celtics game, De'Aaron Fox's star potential, which team is the bigger mess (Wizards or Rockets), and Kerr's comments about Cousins. That, plus Worst of the Week nominees, the new City Edition jerseys, our SmackDown Live experience, Halloween candy, 5-star reviews, and so much more. via Knit
Nov 02, 2018
Thu. Nov. 1 - D-Rose, JR, Dinwiddie
00:22:56
On Thu.'s episode of The Starters, the guys discuss D-Rose's 50-point night, J.R. asking the Cavs to trade him, and Dinwiddie's vendetta against the Pistons. That, plus our favorite 'City Edition' jerseys, Matthews' bizarre late-game foul, Draymond's DPOY desire, and a Halloween-heavy edition of the Meme Team. via Knit
Nov 01, 2018
Wed. Oct. 31 - Halloween Special VI
00:22:56
On today's sixth Halloween Special, The Starters - a.k.a. Austin Rivers Powers, Fat Lever Bastard, Dr. Evil J, and GoldWebber - discuss the latest Jimmy Butler news, whether the Rockets can get their swagger back, and Beverley-Westbrook reigniting their feud. That, plus SAC rookie Marvin Bagley III joins us in studio to discuss his Kings hot start, and we have a special spooky edition of Crossfire. via Knit
Oct 31, 2018
Tue. Oct. 30 - Let Klay Play
00:23:09
On Tue.'s episode of The Starters, the guys debate whether Kerr should've let Klay gun for more threes, if the Bucks are the East's best team, and if the Kings are back, baby. That, plus Jason Terry swing by the studio to discuss playing with Dirk, tricking JR Smith, socks, and so much more. via Knit
Oct 30, 2018
The Drop - Klay, Bucks, Early MIP Candidates
01:14:35
On today's Drop, the guys discuss Klay Thompson's record-breaking performance, the Bucks perfect start, what the Cavs next move is, and who's to blame in Washington. That, plus early Most Improved candidates, wrestling memories, Leigh's favorite ice cream flavors, NBA trivia, and more. via Knit
Oct 30, 2018
Mon. Oct. 29 - Losing Lue
00:22:58
On Mon.'s episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Cavs firing Coach Lue, if the Wizards are in desperate need of a shakeup, and Steph Curry's latest three-point record. That, plus 3D joins us live from Minneapolis to get us ready for tonight's Lakers-Wolves, new Weekend Whoopsies, and more. via Knit
Oct 29, 2018
The Drop - Butler/Rockets Rumors, Lonzo, OKC
01:17:54
On today's Drop, the guys discuss the Jimmy Butler-Houston trade rumors, Karl-Anthony Frowns, whether Lonzo should start over Rondo, OKC's 0-4 start, and Steph Curry's slim MVP chances. That, plus David Stern calls out the Pelicans, shady ice cream trucks, heckling, and so much more. via Knit
Oct 26, 2018
Thu. Oct. 25 - Curry's Cloudy MVP Chances
00:22:26
On Thu.'s episode of The Starters, the guys debate whether Steph Curry could realistically win another MVP, if the Lakers have found their ideal starting lineup and if Towns has mentally checked out. That, plus Kawhi's "no-look" steal, trading Kevin Love, a new Meme Team, and so much more. via Knit
Oct 25, 2018
Wed. Oct. 24 - Superstar Blake
00:22:15
On Wed.'s episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Blake Griffin's 50-point night, if the Pistons are a playoff lock, and whether Joel Embiid's trash talk is starting to get tiresome. That, plus Trey Kerby talks to Hawks rookie Trae Young down at the renovated Fortress, and in Crossfire, the guys debate if the Wolves are ever going to trade Jimmy Butler. via Knit
Oct 24, 2018
Tue. Oct. 23 - The Worry Scale
00:22:49
On Tue.'s episode of The Starters, the guys play "How Worried Are You?" when it comes to the defenseless Lakers, the winless Thunder, and the struggling Celtics. That, plus DeRozan's strong start with the Spurs, Lillard's Stone Cold costume, Markieff's sneaky shorts pull, surprising players, and so much more. via Knit
Oct 23, 2018
The Drop - One Week Overreactions + Spurs-Lakers
01:04:00
On today's Drop, the guys discuss the insane Spurs-Lakers overtime game, final thoughts on The Staples Slobberknocker suspensions, and a few "It's Just One Week, But ..." overreactions. That, plus Kemba Walker's hot start, winless teams, Wade's farewell tour, Top 5 Gordons, NBA trivia, triceps, and more. via Knit
Oct 23, 2018
Mon. Oct. 22 - Spitgate Reax
00:22:22
On Mon.'s episode of The Starters, the guys debate whether the Rockets-Lakers suspensions were too lenient, if Trae Young's strong start has quieted his doubters, and if the Nuggets won the NBA weekend. That, plus 3D joins us live from LA, new Weekend Whoopsies, and more. via Knit
Oct 22, 2018
The Drop - LeBron's Lakers + Early Surprises
01:21:35
On today's Drop, the guys discuss LeBron's Lakers debut, early season surprises, concerning losses, MVP frontrunners, and some rookies. That, plus Leigh's McDonald's career, great states, laundry, haunted houses, and so much more. via Knit
Oct 19, 2018
Thu. Oct. 18 - The MVP Race Is Over
00:23:02
On Thu.'s episode of The Starters, the guys continue to overreact by playing another round of "It's Just One Game, But ..." with regards to Anthony Davis, Towns and Butler, and the Knicks playoff chances. That, we plus Kawhi and DeRozan's first games with their new teams, rookie debuts, and Boban stars a brand new Meme Team! via Knit
Oct 18, 2018
Wed. Oct. 17 - It's Just One Game, But ...
00:22:41
On Wed.'s episode of The Starters, the guys totally overreact by playing "It's Just One Game, But ..." with regards to the Celtics best player, Fultz starting for the 76ers, and the Warriors lackluster start. That, plus Jaylen's "dunk" on Embiid, reversible rings, whether the Wolves should play Butler, and so much more. via Knit
Oct 17, 2018
Tue. Oct. 16 - Happy NBA Day!
00:23:32
On Tuesday's episode of The Starters, the guys debate whether the Celtics are a Finals lock, if the 76ers should start Markelle Fultz, Doncic's ROY odds, Durant's future, and more. All that, plus Shaq swings by the studio to discuss the Warriors' dynasty, whether Butler and the Wolves can coexist, and ice cream sundaes. via Knit
Oct 16, 2018
The Drop - Jimmy Eat World
01:07:57
On today's Drop, the guys discuss the Jimmy Butler fiasco, the Lakers' playoff chances, Rookie of the Year favorites, and Zach LaVine. That, plus continuity errors, which animal would make the best point guard, Canadian folk songs, flag-bearing bodies, and so much more. via Knit
Oct 12, 2018
NBA Season Preview - Part 5
00:23:20
On today's fifth (and final part) of The Starters' 2018-19 NBA preview, the guys finish tackling 50 burning questions about the upcoming season. Who wins MVP? What was the best under-the-radar offseason move? And are the Rockets better than last season? All that, plus is Blake Griffin still a superstar, must-watch League Pass teams, J.R. Smith's Supreme tattoo, and more. via Knit
Oct 12, 2018
NBA Season Preview - Part 4
00:23:36
On today's fourth part of The Starters' 2018-19 NBA preview, the guys continue tackling 50 burning questions about the upcoming season. Which team is under the most pressure? Which player has the most to prove? And has Jimmy Butler completely derailed the Wolves season? All that, plus nicknames, expected sophomore surges, the best throwback jerseys, and more. via Knit
Oct 11, 2018
NBA Season Preview - Part 3
00:23:01
On today's third part of The Starters' 2018-19 NBA preview, the guys continue tackling 50 burning questions about the upcoming season. Which front office had the best offseason? Will Rudy Gobert repeat as Defensive Player of the Year? And which team is the toughest to predict? All that, plus NY Post headlines, Sixth Men, memes, Space Jam 2, and more. via Knit
Oct 10, 2018
NBA Season Preview - Part 2
00:23:16
On today's second part of The Starters' 2018-19 NBA preview, the guys continue tackling 50 burning questions about the upcoming season. Are the Celtics the best team in the East? Is LeBron the best player in the league? And who wins Most Improved? All that, plus the Knicks' playoff chances, must-invite Dunk Contest participants, fashion trends, and more. via Knit
Oct 09, 2018
NBA Season Preview - Part 1
00:23:04
On today's first part of The Starters' 2018-19 NBA preview, the guys begin tackling 50 burning questions about the upcoming season. Which Western Conference team is the Warriors' biggest challenger? Who wins Rookie of the Year? And does LeBron immediately turn the Lakers into a playoff team? All that, plus Skeets and Tas go head-to-head in Crossfire (winner stays), as well as predictions about the Hawks and Nikola Jokic. via Knit
Oct 08, 2018
The Drop - Bold Predictions
01:20:02
On today's Drop, the guys make some bold predictions about the upcoming NBA season with regards to MVP, trading Jimmy Butler, the loaded Western Conference, LeBron's Lakers, and so much more. All that, plus which player will flourish thanks to a change of scenery, NBA Con panels, and Leigh reviews a Sting and Shaggy concert. via Knit
Oct 04, 2018
The Drop Off: The Advice Guys
00:42:09
On today's final summertime Drop Off, The Starters give unqualified advice to try and solve their listeners' biggest problems. Should you move in with your girlfriend? Where's the best place to get a tattoo? And how do you start your career when you have no idea what you want to do? All that and more on today's podcast! via Knit
Aug 31, 2018
The Drop Off: The Crazy Life Of Cameraman Ric
00:51:26
On today's summertime Drop Off, The Starters interview their Emmy-award winning cameraman - and Leigh's personal hair assistant - Ric Blackburn. Ric breaks down the crazy career that's led him to cross paths with Fidel Castro, Ted Turner, John McEnroe, and a bird flu-infested chicken coop. Plus, he explains how Queen Latifah gave him his nickname! via Knit
Aug 17, 2018
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