The Mostly Hoops Show
7: Breaking Ankles
If high-tops protect players' ankles, why do so many ballers wear low-top shoes these days? The two players who turn the ball over more than anyone else are now on the same team. What the legend of George "Iceman" Gervin has to do with a ... uh ... a pimp? All this and more!
6: The Dark Tale of Darko
Family ties in the NBA including father-son scoring totals and the wild, weird stories of NBA twins. The worst free throw shooters--and a surprising success story. The confusing, miserable, uplifting story of an NBA bust. And more!
5: Average Joe
All the averages of the NBA, including the most average player. He's a legendary player and changed the rules of the game--but most don't know a thing about him. The longest shot in NBA history, and why it'll probably stay that way for a while. What's the connection between Wendy's and the NBA? And more!
4: He did WHAT in an Aquarium?
An NBA player who fired bazookas in the Egyptian desert, was a musician and poet ... oh, and had that episode with the aquarium. Some of the most interesting jobs players had before their NBA days. The average NBA salary (and how much player agents make). And the hosts' brushes with Wilt Chamberlain and David Robinson.
3: The Mystery of Assists
Why not all assists are created equal, and some types of assists the NBA is tracking that you've never heard of. Did Larry Bird really play a game left-handed because he was bored? How well do you know the different accomplishments—on and off the court—of Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell. And more!
2: Seven-Foot Seven Inches
The fascinating life of Manute Bol—on and off the court. Is the first pick in the draft all that it's cracked up to be? The NBA changed its traveling rule in 2009 ... or maybe not. A quadruple-double that a future Hall of Famer never got credit for. How to stop players from whining so much. And more!
1: East vs. West
Is the NBA's Eastern Conference truly weaker than the West? What you don't know about Elgin Baylor's amazing career. How to fix soccer in American (no, not that kind of fix). What happens if five or more players on an NBA team die? All this and more in the first-ever episode of The Mostly Hoops Show. But definitely no musical fanfare.