The Starters NBA Podcast
Wednesday, Jan. 28 — The Starters' All-Star Reserves01/28/15
On Wednesday'sepisode of The Starters, the guys select their NBA All-Star reserves. Do you leave off the reigning MVP? How many Hawks make the roster? And who were the toughest omissions? That, plus we discuss the four Sprite Slam Dunk participants...
Tuesday, Jan. 27 — Turn Around
On Tuesday'sepisode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Los Angeles Clippers' turnaround, and a rested, and engaged, LeBron James. That, plus the rumored Nets/Hornets trade, the Suns' benched-for-a-tech rule, the new Chinese New Year jerseys, and...
Monday, Jan. 26 — Injury Updates
On Monday'sepisode of The Starters, the guys discuss Brandon Jennings' season-ending injury, LaMarcus Aldridge's surprise return, and the latest on Kobe Bryant's torn rotator cuff. That, plus Bones joins us to discuss Klay Thompson's record-breaking...
The Drop — Friday, Jan. 23
On today's episode of The Drop, The Starters discuss the starting lineups for the 2015 All-Star Game, Kobe Bryant and LaMarcus Aldridge's injuries, and our "must-invite" Three-Point Shootout participants. That, plus Tas' Worst of the Week, "Wizard of...
Thursday, Jan. 22 — The Starters' Starters
On Thursday'sepisode of The Starters, the guys pick and debate their NBA All-Star Game starting rosters before they're announced later this evening. That, plus a painful edition of The Meme Team, Shawn Marion's Hall of Fame credentials, and Mr. Skeets.
Wednesday, Jan. 21 — How The West Will Be Won
On Wednesday'sepisode of The Starters, the guys discuss how the Western Conference landscape now that the Spurs and Thunder are returning to form. That, plus Trey's "Most Watchable Player," NBA books, karaoke, and thoughts on the rumored format change...
Tuesday, Jan. 20 — How Many Is Too Many?
On Tuesday'sepisode of The Starters, the guys discuss how many Hawks should make the All-Star team, a frustrated Derrick Rose, and the Suns' chances of making the playoffs. That, plus teams poised to make a 2015-16 turnaround, must-invite dunkers,...
The Drop — Friday, Jan. 16
On today's episode of The Drop, The Starters discuss the rumored Brook Lopez/Lance Stephenson three-way deal, which recent transaction will have the biggest impact come the playoffs, and the NBA's Most Popular Jersey list. All that, plus Swaggy P's...
Thursday, Jan. 15 — The NBA's European Vacation
On Thursday'sepisode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Knicks/Bucks in London, Melo's return, and the obstacles facing the NBA's plan of expanding overseas. All that, plus some minor trades (Austin Rivers to the Clips; Jameer Nelson to the...
Wednesday, Jan. 14 — When Push Comes To Shove
On Wednesday'sepisode of The Starters, the guys discuss LeBron's return — and controversial shove — Kevin Love's fourth quarter benching, and M.I.P. M.M. That, plus Mo Williams' 52-point explosion, our All-Quote Team, classic NBA rivalries, the...
Tuesday, Jan. 13 — Headbutt
On Tuesday'sepisode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Garnett-Howard scuffle, whether the Nuggets are ready for a fire sale, and the Spurs' visit at The White House. That, plus trade talk in Crossfire; and London, nubs, and tats in the Up/Down...
Monday, Jan. 12 — Going Green
On Monday'sepisode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Celtics busy weekend, and what type of impact Jeff Green brings to the Grizzlies. That, plus Bones talks about the struggling Cavaliers, and we try to recreate Trevor Booker's unbelievable...
The Drop — Friday, Jan. 9
On today's episode of The Drop, The Starters discuss the best teams in the East, the New York Knicks' free agent wish list, a few NBA rumors (Jeff Green, Tony Wroten, Jose Calderon), and why the Thunder wouldn't give Dion Waiters No. 13. All that,...
Thursday, Jan. 8 — Go, Mordecai!
On Thursday'sepisode of The Starters, the guys discuss the high-flying Hawks, Detroit vs. Everybody, and whether the Grizzlies would be smart to try and get Luol Deng or Jeff Green. All that, plus sad smoothies, glasses, Ballmer's dance moves, and our...
Wednesday, Jan. 7 — The Fruitcake Payoff
On Wednesday'sepisode of The Starters, the guys discuss the reported Mozgov trade, whether DeMarcus Cousins is at risk of "checking out" on the Kings, some new All-StarSaturdayNight ideas, and where the New York Times should send their Knicks beat...
Tuesday, Jan. 6 — We Have Ourselves A Trade
On Tuesday'sepisode of The Starters, the guys discuss last night's three-team trade involving the Cavaliers, Thunder, and Knicks. That, plus a heated round of Crossfire; and in the Up/Down Report, thoughts on eliminating morning shootarounds, KD's new...
Monday, Jan. 5 — New Year, New Parts
On Monday'sepisode of The Starters, the guys discuss Rajon Rondo's impact on the Mavs, and whether the Pistons' winning streak can be solely attributed to waiving Josh Smith. That, plus Bones talks Hawks, ‘Melo, and Pearl Jam, and we highlight a new...
The Holiday Drop — Friday, Dec. 26
On today's holiday edition of The Drop, The Starters discuss their favorite Christmas Day moments, the first All-Star Game ballot returns, Josh Smith’s decision, "Russanity," mall Santas, our best/worst Christmas gifts, and a few New Year's...
Tuesday, Dec. 23 — Smoove Suitors
On Tuesday'sepisode of The Starters, the guys discuss a few of the leading contenders in the Josh Smith arms race; a special Christmas Day edition of Crossfire; and thoughts on the Raptors' new logo, K.J. McDaniels' mom, and Kobe's heavy minutes in...
Monday, Dec. 22 — Fill In The Blank
On Monday'sepisode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Pistons waiving Josh Smith, Rondo's Mavericks debut, and the high-flying Atlanta Hawks. That, plus Bones joins us to open another pack of old basketball cards, and a million weekend wedgies.
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