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Road Trippin’

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Hosted by Allie Clifton, Channing Frye, & Richard Jefferson, Road Trippin' is the premier podcast for entertaining and insightful NBA stories told directly by your favorite players. Episodes often feature a guest NBA player or a sports and entertainment personality.

Hosted by Allie Clifton, Channing Frye, & Richard Jefferson, Road Trippin' is the premier podcast for entertaining and insightful NBA stories told directly by your favorite players. Episodes often feature a guest NBA player or a sports and entertainment personality.

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United States

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Panoply

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Hosted by Allie Clifton, Channing Frye, & Richard Jefferson, Road Trippin' is the premier podcast for entertaining and insightful NBA stories told directly by your favorite players. Episodes often feature a guest NBA player or a sports and entertainment personality.

Language:

English


Episodes

195: Warriors vs Mavericks / Kyrie's Burden

5/20/2022
On this edition of Road Trippin', the crew celebrates Channing's birthday in style and previews the Western Conference Finals series between the Warriors & Mavericks. How do the Warriors game plan to stop Luka Doncic from imposing his will on them? RJ/Channing react to Kyrie Irving's recent admission about his own maturity costing the Cavaliers more rings, and we also debate whether or not Deandre Ayton deserves a max contract in free agency. Have a question or topic for our next show? Text...

Duration:00:38:37

194: Celtics vs Heat / Suns Collapse

5/19/2022
On this edition of Road Trippin', the crew celebrates Channing's birthday in style and previews the Eastern Conference Finals series between the Celtics & Heat. We've been praising the Celtics defense, but does Jimmy Butler present a matchup issue for them? And after we dissect the Suns' epic collapse vs the Mavericks, we finally give the Mavs their props for taking down the NBA's regular season champs. Have a question or topic for our next show? Text or leave us a VM at 657-522-5578...

Duration:00:31:37

193: Heat & Mavs Flip The Switch

5/13/2022
On this edition of Road Trippin', Richard & Allie wrap up their discussion of the conference semifinal series. How has Dallas bounced back to force a Game 7 after falling down 0-2 early? And how did the Heat flip the switch again after dropping Games 3 & 4 in Philly? Richard also digs deeper into the Joel Embiid / James Harden dynamic, and how things will play out going forward. Richard also explains why there's no doubt Shaq would destroy ANYONE in his prime (including Rudy Gobert & LeBron...

Duration:00:34:42

192: MVP Award Is Flawed

5/12/2022
On this edition of Road Trippin', Richard & Allie react to Nikola Jokic's second consecutive MVP award, and take you through the conference semifinals. No one here is objecting to Joker winning the award, but we look at how the definition of MVP has changed over the decades. RJ explains why Boston will have an advantage vs Milwaukee as the series progresses, and how the Warriors are winning depite not playing their best brand of ball. We also have some fun with Tom Brady's $375M tv analyst...

Duration:00:42:10

191: Sixers & Mavs Know They Don't Have Enough

5/9/2022
On this edition of Road Trippin', the crew updates you on all things NBA Playoffs. We start with Dallas, where Luka Doncic simply can't advance far without a second scoring option. Paging James Harden...how exactly has he fallen off after being a guy who averaged 36 pts a night? And does everyone need to get off Doc Rivers' back? Plus, we get a text thread update as LeBron is enjoying his "early" offseason...so much so that the guys can't afford to keep up! Have a question or topic for our...

Duration:00:35:20

190: Dillon Brooks Flagrant // Beating Draymond To The Punch

5/6/2022
On this edition of Road Trippin', the crew gives their take on Dillon Brooks "Breaking the Code", and "dirty" plays in what's been a physical series between the Warriors-Grizzlies. RJ & Channing also explain why the Celtics' style of defense gives them a huge advantage vs Milwaukee. Plus, let's not forget Draymond Green owes the Road Trippin' community for being the FIRST in-season player podcast! And did Allie meet...have dinner with, or just eat at the same restaurant as Steve Urkel? Have...

Duration:00:37:08

189: Sharing The Blame

4/29/2022
On this edition of Road Trippin', the crew goes through every playoff matchup to explain what's really going on from a former player's perspective. Who's to blame for the Nets getting swept in the first round? Were Philadelphia's struggles vs Toronto cause for concern? And how do you pick your poison when the Warriors are firing on all cylinders? We also have some fun reviewing the Mike Tyson / JetBlue fiasco and share some thoughts on real-life courtroom dramas featuring Jerry West vs HBO +...

Duration:00:51:46

188: Your Right To Party

4/25/2022
On this edition of Road Trippin', the crew goes deeper into the 2022 NBA Playoffs in highlighting series that should stretch to six or seven games. And why does everyone have a problem with NBA players showing emotion and celebrating? Richard delivers a compelling argument for why there's a double-standard when comparing basketball to other major sports. We also share our thoughts on Jerry West's reputation / if HBO really owes him an apology over his portrayal in their "Winning Time"...

Duration:00:31:38

187: "They're A Problem."

4/22/2022
On this edition of Road Trippin', the crew gives dives into the first round of this year's NBA Playoffs. Celtics-Nets is living up to the hype, the Warriors are giving everyone flashbacks, the Sixers keep rolling and the Jazz are being the Jazz again... How do these playoffs rank compared to the past few years? The crew disagrees on how the on-court play has been so far, and gives you key factors to watch for as these first round matchups progress. Have a question or topic for our next show?...

Duration:00:36:40

186: NBA Playoffs Preview Feat. Derek Fisher (PT 2)

4/18/2022
On this edition of Road Trippin', you'll hear Part Two of our NBA Playoffs Preview with 5x NBA Champion & current L.A. Sparks GM/HC Derek Fisher. Derek and our crew share their favorite memories from playing in the NBA Playoffs over the years, and dive into this year's postseason...focusing specifically on challenges that lie ahead for all the top contenders, including the Bucks, Suns, Heat, Celtics & Grizzlies. Have a question or topic for our next show? Text or leave us a VM at...

Duration:00:28:43

185: NBA Playoffs Preview Feat. Derek Fisher (PT 1)

4/15/2022
On this edition of Road Trippin', the crew welcomes 5x NBA Champion & current L.A. Sparks GM/HC Derek Fisher. D-Fish details both how the WNBA has grown rapidly in the past few years, and his excitement for coaching one of the league's brightest and most outspoken stars in Liz Cambage. Derek and our crew also provide a comprehensive preview of the 2022 NBA Playoffs, focusing specifically on Giannis building his postseason legacy and driven role players being a crucial component to any...

Duration:00:28:33

184: Is The NBA Ready For Vegas?

4/11/2022
On this edition of Road Trippin', the crew gives their weekly text thread update, dominated by Paula Patton's failed fried chicken and Coach K's accomplished journey being ended by a man named Hubert. What's are the dumbest things NBA players blow their cash on, and how much do they really drop when they hit a casino together? We also talk you through Las Vegas' planned $3B arena, where developers are not being shy about making it turnkey for an expansion/relocating NBA franchise. Is a team...

Duration:00:30:15

183: NBA Awards Special Feat. Josiah Johnson

4/8/2022
On this edition of Road Trippin', the crew welcomes back "The King of NBA Twitter" Josiah Johnson for our NBA awards special. Josiah, Richard & Channing make their picks for MVP, Coach of the Year, Sixth Man, Most Improved Player and Defensive Player. A huge Lakers fan, Josiah shares his thoughts on LeBron gunning for the scoring title, Lakers fans' expectations setting the tone for the franchise's future and how accurate HBO's 'Winning Time' series has been. Have a question or topic for our...

Duration:00:56:11

182: All Eyes On South Beach

4/4/2022
On this edition of Road Trippin', the crew dives into a crowded group of Eastern Conference elite and tells you which squad has the goods to elevate their game come playoff time...and we also ID a few pretenders in the process. RJ & Channing explain why the Heat are a team that matches up well against some of the title favorites, and we explain why all the infighting on South Beach might actually propel their team to new heights. We also dissect the NCAA Tournament from a talent perspective,...

Duration:00:45:37

181: Ariana Kukors Smith: A Conversation Around Transgender Athletes

4/1/2022
On this edition of Road Trippin', the crew welcomes Ariana Kukors Smith to the show. A former world record holder in the 200-meter individual medley, Ariana is one of the most accomplished female swimmers in the world. She tells you what it's like for her to root for transgender swimmers (including now NCAA Champion Lia Thomas) while at the same time feeling a deep empathy for those women who are now losing to trans athletes. We have the tough conversation about what can/should be done at a...

Duration:00:54:37

180: Another Sunrise In The West

3/28/2022
On this edition of Road Trippin', the crew empties a mailbag chock full of listener questions. You hear Channing's best stories from his playing time at U of A in Tuscon...his NBA Finals prediction and why the Suns are destined to compete for the title...plus the funniest practical jokes teammates played on each other during his NBA travels. Allie's side hustle makes another appearance on the show and Channing brings you inside the wine industry for a closer look at the growing natural wine...

Duration:00:33:55

179: "This Ain't High School, Zion."

3/25/2022
On this edition of Road Trippin', the crew focuses on Zion Williamson's mysterious & bizarre week. RJ & Channing think both Zion and the Pelicans could be handling the situation much better while providing more clarity for the blue collar fans in New Orleans. Trae Young had a night at The Garden, and we get into the reasons how/why opposing teams elevate their games at MSG while the home team might actually dislike playing there. Channing also makes a case for why the 76ers style of play...

Duration:00:37:17

178: What Happens In Vegas?

3/21/2022
On this edition of Road Trippin', the crew heads to Las Vegas on the biggest hoops weekend of the year. LeBron is now #2 on the NBA's all-time scoring list and will likely pass Kareem next season...Richard & Channing don't understand the venom across social media when all assumptions are LBJ will continue to average 30ppg at his age. The Cavs are ballin out and could have the league's Most Improved Player, Rookie & Coach of the Year all on one squad. Our friends Haley & Jordan from Spinsters...

Duration:01:03:23

177: What's REALLY Going On With The Lakers?

3/18/2022
On this edition of Road Trippin', the crew tells you what LeBron, Russ & AD are really thinking inside the huddle when games start to go sideways. Plus - how will the Warriors fare in the wake of Steph's recent injury, amplifying the fact that their stars are never playing together? We also empty out a full mailbag of fan questions...topics start on the court, then branch out into video games, fast food, wild superstitions and actual NBA road trips. Have a question or topic for our next...

Duration:00:52:35

176: Ja Morant - Ready for Liftoff

3/14/2022
On this edition of Road Trippin', the crew looks forward to the NBA playoffs and identifies a few coaches & players that will be under the spotlight. We detail how Ja Morant & James Harden can peak come playoff time, and how Luka Doncic can break through and win a series or two despite the Mavericks' current lack of depth. We also touch on some funny fan interactions the crew has had over the years, and tell you when athletes & celebs really don't want to be bothered in public. The pressure...

Duration:00:38:22