Bucher and Friends-logo

Bucher and Friends

Sports & Recreation Podcasts

The best new daily sports podcast w/ inside information and perspective from Bleacher Report & FS1's Ric Bucher, NFL Network's Will Blackmon, and former NBA center Ryan Hollins, as well as featured guests. Mon & Tues: Bucher & Blackmon Weds: Bucher & special guests Thurs & Fri: Bucher & Hollins

The best new daily sports podcast w/ inside information and perspective from Bleacher Report & FS1's Ric Bucher, NFL Network's Will Blackmon, and former NBA center Ryan Hollins, as well as featured guests. Mon & Tues: Bucher & Blackmon Weds: Bucher & special guests Thurs & Fri: Bucher & Hollins

Location:

United States

Description:

The best new daily sports podcast w/ inside information and perspective from Bleacher Report & FS1's Ric Bucher, NFL Network's Will Blackmon, and former NBA center Ryan Hollins, as well as featured guests. Mon & Tues: Bucher & Blackmon Weds: Bucher & special guests Thurs & Fri: Bucher & Hollins

Language:

English


Episodes

A solution for the NBA dunk contest, five things we learned from the NBA All-Star Game and how Colin Cowherd cheats in arguments

2/18/2020
In an episode of the ever popular Bucher, Friendless, Ric channels his inner Chris Paul and provides a new format to solve the NBA dunk contest's issues, outlines all that we learned in that epic fourth quarter of the All-Star Game -- including that there are no Kobes currently in the league -- and why he may have appeared less than prepared for a debate with FS1's Colin Cowherd on load management. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:35:22

All-Star Weekend Live with Zach LaVine

2/14/2020
Ric and Chicago Bulls' star Zach LaVine sit down in front of a live audience to discuss Kobe Bryant's impact, Zach's evolution from dunk champion to team leader and go-to scorer, questions about his defense, who he can count on to tell him the truth and how he's been preparing for the three-point contest since grade school. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:55:00

The Perkins-Hollins Twitter Beef Goes Live

2/11/2020
Former NBA centers Ryan Hollins and Kendrick Perkins join Ric to hash out their argument on Twitter about who the best players in the game today are, as well as what it was like to personally play alongside stars past (Kevin Garnett) and present (Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook). For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:09:06

NBA Trade Deadline Review, Rockets' First Microball Win and Jimmy Butler Revision

2/7/2020
Ric reviews all his trade deadline predictions, including what led him to believe Marcus Morris was headed to the Lakers. Also discussed: seeing in person the center-less Rockets befuddle those same Lakers and looking at Jimmy Butler's previous stops and why his Miami one could be different. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:31:16

Who Really Deserved MVP of SB 54, What It's Like to Win a Super Bowl, Who Is Living Up To Kobe's Legacy

2/3/2020
Ric and Will discuss where the 49ers fell short in Super Bowl 54, which Kansas City Chief deserved to be MVP, the meaning behind Tom Brady's Super Bowl commercial and the emotional effect Kobe Bryant's death had on the Super Bowl competitors as well as the NBA -- and if playing poorly is understandable under the circumstances. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:53:06

DJ Augustin on surviving Hurricane Katrina, the trade deadline and NBA competition for his spot

1/30/2020
Orlando Magic DJ Augustin, listed at 5'11" and 183 pounds, is in his 12th NBA season. DJ and Ric discuss how being displaced by Hurricane Katrina shaped DJ's perspective on life at an early age, how he handles mentoring young point guards brought in to take his job and what it was like to be constantly mentioned in trade rumors early in his career. Note: this conversation took place prior to the tragic loss of Kobe Bryant, which is why there is no mention of it. For information regarding...

Duration:00:46:20

Remembering Kobe

1/27/2020
In a special podcast with Ric and his rotating co-hosts Will and Ryan, the threesome discuss the shock of Kobe Bryant's death and his legacy. Ric and Ryan also share their personal interactions with Kobe, while Will discusses how he and other pro athletes outside of basketball measured Kobe and his accomplishments. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:27:05

Midseason Do-Overs (or Double-Downs) on 2019 draft, East Team to Beat, Etc.

1/22/2020
On the eve of Zion Williamson's debut, Ric and Ryan list the unlikely events that would have to transpire for the No. 1 pick to win ROY over Ja Morant. Also, halfway through the NBA season, Ric and Ryan revisit the 2019 draft, their picks to win the Eastern Conference, the battle for the last playoff spot in the Western Conference and why the Blazers acquired Trevor Ariza from the Sacramento Kings. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:39:46

The Preposterous Claim After The McGregor-Cerrone Fight. What Packers and Titans Could Have Done Different

1/20/2020
Ric and Will discuss the allegedly novel strategy Conor McGregor used to defeat Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone in their recent UFC showdown, the NFL championships, their personal ties to retiring Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly and how to develop the mental speed that beats foot speed every time. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:47:10

Former Knick/Wizard and TV Fishing Show host Jared Jeffries talks MJ, Kwame, Hibachi

1/17/2020
Former NBA C Jared Jeffries shares stories about playing with Michael Jordan, why Kwame Brown never liked him, the kaleidoscope that is Gilbert Arenas, the pain every player experiences in an 82-game season, how he knew it was time to quit and introduces his new podcast, "Rookie Year." For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:35:21

Five Most Deserving All-Star Starters in Each Conference and Ja Morant or Trae Young -- who are you taking?

1/15/2020
Ric and Ryan give their top five players in each conference going into the All-Star break and disagree on who they'd take to start their franchise between Ja Morant and Trae Young. Guest starring Mat Bucher, Ric's son, as well as Ryan's room service attendant. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:46:50

Lamar Jackson and Bill O'Brien share the same flaw, who new Browns coach Kevin Stefanski must be

1/13/2020
Ric and Will examine the NFL Divisional Playoff games and unveil the element that sabotaged both Ravens QB Lamar Jackson and Texans coach Bill O'Brien in their respective losses, along with who and what new Cleveland Browns coach Kevin Stefanski must be to succeed (and why they should've hired Patriots OC Josh McDaniel). Bonus topic: the vegetable the hosts now love that they hated as kids. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:49:22

Kent Bazemore on hangin' with look-alike Chance the Rapper, Rookie Pranks & Luring Steph to

1/10/2020
Ric is joined by Portland Trail Blazers swingman Kent Bazemore to talk about why the Warriors vets filled his car with popcorn, the prank he decided not to pull on Trae Young, getting to know his doppelgänger Chance the Rapper, how he lured Steph Curry to sign with Under Armour and his most misunderstood teammate. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:40:29

All That AD Must Weigh Before Re-Upping With the Lakers

1/8/2020
Ric and Ryan discuss what it will take for Anthony Davis to remain a Laker, how to fix All-Star voting, how to load manage without missing games and how some NBA coaches talk about players when they don't think they can be heard. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:52:42

The three QBs who could keep the Patriots' dynasty alive

1/6/2020
Will and Ric assess the fallout from the first weekend of NFL playoff action, how and if the New England Patriots can keep their dynasty alive, three QBs who could replace Tom Brady, what Brady should do next and what it's like to play with a disgruntled teammate. Also: Ric brags about re-wiring his house. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:45:13

Top 10 Most Meaningful Events in the NBA in 2019

1/1/2020
Ric Bucher provides a countdown from 10 to 1 of the most meaningful events that occurred in the NBA for the 2019 calendar year. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:28:37

Did Kyle Kuzma's trainer lob a grenade into the Lakers' locker room?

12/28/2019
Ric and Ryan discuss social media posts by Kyle Kuzma and his reported trainer that appeared to throw shade at his Lakers' teammate, LeBron James, as well as a review of what mattered (and didn't) on Christmas Day. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:24:26

Why what Isaiah Thomas did was right and why the NBA did him and the fans wrong

12/24/2019
NFL vet Will Blackmon and Ric Bucher discuss player-fan interaction and whether Isaiah Thomas or the fans he confronted were treated fairly. Also: Will assesses what first-year coach Matt LeFleur has done for Rodgers, whether or not the latter is still elite and the saving grace for his former teammate, Kirk Cousins. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:25:12

What gettable player could move the needle for one of the NBA title contenders?

12/19/2019
Ric Bucher and Ryan Hollins discuss which team now holding a playoff seed is likeliest to lose it by season's end and which team will take its place in both conferences, along with the gettable player that could strengthen a title contender's chances of being crowned champion. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:28:04

How the NFL and NBA today make it painfully clear all-time selections are inherently flawed

12/17/2019
Bucher examines why it's time to stop thinking of Brady, Rodgers and Brees as great quarterbacks, why picking all-time teams is not much more than a marketing ruse and how the No. 1 prerequisite for playing in the NBA has nothing to do with height, speed or leaping ability. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:16:52