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The ETCs with Kevin Durant

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Welcome to The ETCs Podcast, where Kevin Durant, Eddie Gonzalez, and special guests will have candid conversations about the best of sports, music, entertainment and culture. From what's currently going on in the NBA to the history of some of your favorite albums to actors and producers who have changed the way that film and TV are made, The ETCs brings you never-before-heard stories and perspectives about all of your favorite topics.

Welcome to The ETCs Podcast, where Kevin Durant, Eddie Gonzalez, and special guests will have candid conversations about the best of sports, music, entertainment and culture. From what's currently going on in the NBA to the history of some of your favorite albums to actors and producers who have changed the way that film and TV are made, The ETCs brings you never-before-heard stories and perspectives about all of your favorite topics.

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United States

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Welcome to The ETCs Podcast, where Kevin Durant, Eddie Gonzalez, and special guests will have candid conversations about the best of sports, music, entertainment and culture. From what's currently going on in the NBA to the history of some of your favorite albums to actors and producers who have changed the way that film and TV are made, The ETCs brings you never-before-heard stories and perspectives about all of your favorite topics.

Language:

English


Episodes

Kyrie Irving Is Back On The ETCs

5/4/2022
Kyrie Irving returns to the show to talk with Eddie Gonzalez about the 2021-22 season, including his New York City vaccine mandate saga, returning to the court and the Nets postseason loss to the Boston Celtics. The seven-time All-Star looks back at the injury that ended his 2021 postseason and how soon he could have returned had the Nets advanced, plus he goes back to his time with the Cavaliers and Celtics earlier in his career. Kyrie also discusses his life off the court, the pressures he...

Duration:01:05:06

The ETCs x The Old Man and the Three

4/6/2022
In a special edition of the show, KD and Eddie link up with JJ Redick and Tommy Alter, hosts of The Old Man and the Three podcast. They guys discuss JJ and KD's epic 2014 Western Conference Semifinals matchup between the Clippers and Thunder. From there they discuss their meticulous shooting routines, Kevin's rookie year and relocating from Seattle to Oklahoma City, as well as the championship mentality of the Golden State Warriors. Plus, they talk JJ and Kevin's forays into the media...

Duration:01:22:03

KD Gets Double Teamed, Fined, Meme'd and Wins Player of the Week

3/23/2022
KD is back on the court and the newly minted Eastern Conference Player of the Week checks in on the show to talk everything that's happened since his return. Kevin reveals exactly what he told Knicks guard Evan Fournier when he went viral for showing him just how small he was with his fingers. Kevin also discusses his stellar play since his comeback, dealing with nerves over his injury, the edge he's been playing with and the "dark place" it takes him. Then Kevin talks about the NCAA...

Duration:01:01:28

KD Returns On and Off the Court

3/9/2022
After a brief hiatus, KD is back to discuss his return to the court, the state of the Brooklyn Nets and integrating new teammates Ben Simmons, Seth Curry and Andre Drummond. Plus, Kevin talks about Michael Jordan's reverence at NBA All-Star Weekend, LeBron James eventually reaching that status amongst his peers, Ja Morant's emergence as a superstar and being thrown into the fire as a rookie asked to carry a franchise. From there KD and Eddie transition to convos about Kanye West and the...

Duration:00:55:58

TJ Adeshola

2/23/2022
This week on The ETCs, Eddie Gonzalez talks to the head of Twitter Sports TJ Adeshola. The two discuss the future of social media, and Twitter's unique place in the landscape as the platform of ideas and users articulating their thoughts rather than projecting images. TJ and Eddie also talk about their journeys from ESPN to their current platforms, as well as the future of digital content and their emphasis on diversity and inclusion. Finally, TJ discusses his busy weekends at the Super Bowl...

Duration:01:20:14

KD on the All-Star Game, the Super Bowl, Catilin Clark and the Metaverse

2/9/2022
This week Kevin checks in to discuss being named Eastern Conference All-Star captain but having to miss his third All-Star Game in a row. Plus he talks about his Caitlin Clark fandom and her latest explosion for Iowa, following her career since high school and watching women's hoops continue to grow to new heights. Later Kevin discusses J. Cole and Benny The Butcher sparring on Benny's latest song "Johnny P's Caddy," the imminent return of Kendrick Lamar and Drake's cryptic Instagram...

Duration:01:01:29

KD Checks In

1/26/2022
Kevin and Eddie talk about KD's injury status and working his way back onto the court, as well as the Nets progress this season and their continuity going into the All-Star break and beyond. After that update, they discuss the incredible Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs, Kevin's favorite QB Aaaron Rodgers and the teams they want to see in the Super Bowl this year. Kevin also discusses this year's NBA All-Star Game, some thoughts on his roster construction as team captain, All-Star...

Duration:01:07:04

Introducing Fly on the Wall with Dana Carvey and David Spade

1/19/2022
Be a “Fly on the Wall” as Saturday Night Live alumni Dana Carvey and David Spade take you behind the scenes to reminisce about the most memorable stories and moments with friends of the show. In each episode, you’ll hear from your favorite cast members, hosts, writers, and musical guests as they share never-before told stories about their careers; including how they made their way to the show and how being a part SNL’s cultural history has impacted their lives beyond the show. Fly on the...

Duration:00:03:01

Isiah Thomas

1/12/2022
This week, KD and Eddie talk to NBA legend Isiah Thomas. The two-time NBA champion discusses everything from his Hall of Fame career, to his time as an executive and head coach in the league. Plus, Isiah talks his upbringing on the westside of Chicago, how the vaunted Chicago style of basketball helped his game, and how he foresaw the evolution of basketball into the game we all see and love now. Finally, Isiah talked about his reverence for today's players, including KD, and his fit in a...

Duration:01:06:32

KD From Covid Protocol

12/29/2021
Kevin and Eddie check in live from Covid protocol and discuss the recent outbreak throughout the league. Then they talk Kyrie Irving's much anticipated return to the Brooklyn Nets, Steph Curry breaking the NBA's career 3-PT record and getting MVP chants in arenas league wide. Plus they talk Spider-Man No Way Home, new music from Roddy Ricch and Rick Ross and the Kanye West and Drake Larry Hoover benefit concert. Finally Kevin looks forward to the second half of the Nets season and dives into...

Duration:00:55:43

Roddy Ricch

12/15/2021
On this episode KD and Eddie talk to Grammy Award-winning, multi platinum superstar Roddy Ricch. The 23-year-old rapper discusses his new album, Live Life Fast, the two year hiatus between albums, and his need to live enough life to have content for the new album. Plus, KD and Roddy talk about the lifestyle changes they dealt with in catapulting to superstardom, learning to carry themselves differently once they got there. Roddy also discusses the impact fellow rap stars like Kanye West, Jay...

Duration:01:02:23

Charles Barkley

11/10/2021
This week, KD and Eddie are joined by 11-time NBA All-Star and four-time Sports Emmy Award winner Charles Barkley. Chuck talks to the guys about his start in the league, Moses Malone telling him he was too fat, his disdain for analytics in basketball. Then he discusses his relationship with social media, the way it would have affected him in his playing career and his infamous "I am not a role model" Nike campaign. Finally Kevin and Charles discuss making the NBA75 list, what it means to...

Duration:00:52:23

Issa Rae

10/27/2021
To kick off season two of The Etcs Kevin and Eddie sit down with award-winning writer, director, producer, actress, and New York Times best-seller Issa Rae. Issa talks the fifth and final season of her hailed HBO series Insecure. Then, they discuss their love for Drake, and why Issa has yet to forgive Meek Mill for their beef, along with a deep dive into social media and privacy for Kevin and Issa in the face of superstardom. And finally, they find out what's next for Issa and her media...

Duration:00:55:48

J. Cole

5/15/2021
On this episode, KD and Eddie speak to Grammy award-winning, multi-platinum rapper, producer, singer, songwriter and rookie professional basketball player J. Cole. They discuss Cole's new album 'The Off Season,' returning to his rapping roots in punchlines and being relatable. Plus Cole and KD talk about the competition/friendships they have with the likes of Drake, Kendrick Lamar and LeBron James. And of course they talk about Cole's dive into professional basketball as a member of the...

Duration:01:31:36

KD on the road

5/6/2021
This week, Eddie calls up KD while he's on the road and catches up with GQ's newly minted Twitter GOAT. The ETCs duo discuss their love for Twitter and social media in general, the constantly evolving dialogue around basketball, the legendary open runs NBA players have in the offseason, and Eddie's daughter realizing uncle Kevin is famous. Plus, they finally talk about how they met and became friends all off a little Twitter trash talk and much, much more. Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:01:10:36

Draymond Green

4/8/2021
This week Kevin and Eddie talk to the former NBA Defensive Player of the Year, three-time NBA Champion, three-time All-Star, and self proclaimed greatest defender of all-time Draymond Green. Kevin and Dray talk about the competitiveness of the new era of NBA players, Draymond's future in TV, what made their Warriors teams so special in their championship runs. Plus, they reveal what they were talking about in THAT conversation that became an iconic gif/meme, and of course they discuss the...

Duration:01:14:04

Jerry Lorenzo

3/25/2021
This week, KD and Eddie talk to iconic designer, founder of Fear of God, and newly minted head of Adidas basketball Jerry Lorenzo. Jerry discusses the origins of Fear of God, "style" vs. fashion, his inspirations for the brand, how sports is always at the roots of anything he does, his new partnership with Adidas and the idea of having signature athletes signed to Fear of God athletics. Then, they guys as Jerry if imitation really is a form of flattery, Jerry and KD reminisce on KD's...

Duration:01:04:32

Rick Famuyiwa

3/11/2021
This week KD and Eddie are joined by famed writer, director and producer Rick Famuyiwa, known for his work on movies and TV series like The Wood, Brown Sugar, Dope, The Chi and The Mandalorian. Rick, KD and Eddie talk about Rick's journey from a highschool hoops star, to a walk on at USC and all the way through Hollywood as a filmmaker. They also discuss Rick's forthcoming Magic Johnson documentary, the difference in play styles between basketball in the 80s and basketball now, the idea of...

Duration:01:33:26

Shams Charania

2/25/2021
This week KD and Eddie are joined by legendary NBA reporter Shams Charania from The Athletic and Stadium. The guys talk with Shams about what he’s doing away from basketball, including the shows he’s bingeing, the music he’s listening to and how often he gets to go hoop. Plus, Shams breaks a little news, and KD discusses trash talking on the court and how Kevin Garnett’s trash talking legacy left its imprint on the league for years to come. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:01:25

Catching Up With KD

2/11/2021
Back from hiatus, KD and Eddie are joined by the newest member of the Boardroom family, Pierce Simpson, and Fox Sports’ Kameron Hay. They talk the Super Bowl, The Weeknd’s halftime show, and Kevin’s favorite player Calvin Johnson making the hall of fame. Then they pivot to music and discuss Lil Durk’s rise to superstardom, the artists they’re looking out for in 2021, and of course the NBA’s COVID protocols and Shams Charania’s very, very in depth reporting and much, much more. Learn more...

Duration:01:45:22