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Light Years is dedicated to talking Golden State Warriors Basketball, the NBA, and everything else -- hosted by experts Saam Esfandiari and Andy Liu from WarriorsWorld.

Light Years is dedicated to talking Golden State Warriors Basketball, the NBA, and everything else -- hosted by experts Saam Esfandiari and Andy Liu from WarriorsWorld.
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United States

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Light Years is dedicated to talking Golden State Warriors Basketball, the NBA, and everything else -- hosted by experts Saam Esfandiari and Andy Liu from WarriorsWorld.

Language:

English

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415-488-7151


Episodes

Andy's Game 1 Recap (on Blue Wire Buckets)

5/15/2019
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Andy joined Sharp Notes' Ben Dowsett on the latest edition of Blue Wire Buckets to break down the Warriors' Game 1 thrashing of the Blazers. Plus the two also touch on the ramifications of an unexpected result in the NBA Draft Lottery.

Duration:00:34:35

Eulogizing the Rockets Series, Previewing the Blazers Series

5/14/2019
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Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari break down every single narrative of the Game 6 series win against Houston. They then preview the Blazers series and why Saam thinks they may be tougher than you think. Finally, "Food Corner" where Andy talks about Panda Express and pretentious millenials. Hosts: Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari Producer: Ben Cruz

Duration:01:00:55

Post-Game 5 Roller Coaster: KD Injured, #StephBetter Back?

5/9/2019
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Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari return to discuss everything that happened during Game 5 of Warriors-Rockets. From Steph’s struggles to KD’s injury to Steph finding his groove - the guys go over the entire roller coaster of emotions. And of course, your questions on the weekly mailbag segment. Hosts: Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari Producer: Ben Cruz

Duration:00:46:31

Light Years Wants 'A Fair Chance' Just Like the Rockets

5/2/2019
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Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari return to discuss James Harden’s legendary excuse-making, Daryl Morey’s lack of business tact, and a thorough breakdown of the Warriors’ 2-0 series lead. The guys then dive into a Light Years Mailbag going over KD’s chance of signing an extension, Steph’s “struggles”, and Eastern Conference contenders. Hosts: Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari Producer: Ben Cruz

Duration:00:54:09

Angry at the Warriors: Playoffs Edition

4/26/2019
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Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari return to slam the Warriors' let downs - from Steve Kerr to every single player on the roster. They then direct their attention to Bob Myers’ take on postseason adjustments and finally, predictions on the rest of the Clippers series. Hosts: Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari Producer: Ben Cruz

Duration:00:58:48

Blue Wire Buckets: Episode 5 Segment

4/24/2019
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Sam joins Jason Patt & Mo Dakhil for an episode of Blue Wire Buckets, Blue Wire's roundtable NBA Playoffs podcast. Here's a segment from the most recent episode of Blue Wire Buckets.

Duration:00:05:38

Blue Wire Buckets: Episode 3 Segment

4/19/2019
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Andy joins Justin Rowan & Ben Dowsett for an episode of Blue Wire Buckets, Blue Wire's roundtable NBA Playoffs podcast. Here's a segment from the most recent episode of Blue Wire Buckets.

Duration:00:06:00

Kevin Durant's Crumbling Relationship with Stephen Curry and the Warriors

4/17/2019
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Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari emerge from the rubble of a horrific Game 2 collapse by the Warriors to discuss KD’s relationship with the organization and Steph behind the scenes and why it’s worse than ever. They also debate pho vs. ramen in the weekly mailbag along with Demarcus Cousins’ injury and how/if the Warriors will recover. Hosts: Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari Producer: Ben Cruz

Duration:00:48:23

Blue Wire Buckets: Episode 1 Clip

4/15/2019
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Sam Esfandiari hosts the first episode of Blue Wire Buckets, a new NBA roundtable podcast on our network. Enjoy this seven minute clip with Sam, Mo Dakhil and executive producer Kevin Jones. bluewirepods.com

Duration:00:07:36

Light Years Playoff Preview

4/11/2019
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Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari bring you the Light Years Podcast Playoff Preview! The guys also look into Magic Johnson’s resignation (Lol), the Lakers’ debacle (LOL), and mailbag questions on Dirk’s legacy and Anthony Davis’ bad advice. Hosts: Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari Producer: Ben Cruz

Duration:00:50:51

The Return of Andy and Andris

4/4/2019
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Andy. Is. Back. Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari reunite to discuss everything Andy has missed, from Steph’s blindness and LeBron’s pathetic first Lakers season. The guys also get to KD’s all-around greatness and most importantly, the resurfacing of Andris Biedrins! Hosts: Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari Producer: Ben Cruz

Duration:00:52:14

SuperTeam Fatigue Syndrome

3/26/2019
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Saam Esfandiari is joined by The Chase Down Podcast's Justin Rowan to laugh at the Lakers/LeBron missing the playoffs, discuss the SuperTeam Fatigue Syndrome, and engage in a mini-discussion of Warriors' players roles. And to round out the show, we answer your questions. By the way, set your alarms for next week: Andy Liu makes his triumphant return! Hosts: Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari Guest: Justin Rowan Producer: Ben Cruz

Duration:00:43:04

The Hot/Cold, On-Again/Off-Again Warriors (feat. The Athletic's Dave DuFour)

3/20/2019
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Saam Esfandiari is joined by guest host, Dave DuFour of The Athletic, to discuss the Warriors' hot and cold on-court chemistry the last two weeks, the differences between KD and Boogie, Klay's chances at All-NBA defensive team and the return of Andrew Bogut. Hosts: Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari Guest: Dave DuFour Producer: Ben Cruz

Duration:00:46:21

"Statement Game" Win and Boogie's Breakout

3/14/2019
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Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari return to discuss everything about the Warriors' big win over the Rockets. The guys look into Golden State's style of play without KD, DeMarcus Cousins’ breakout game, and Saam's affinity for Kevon Looney. And of course, a #LightYearsPodcast segment to close things out. Hosts: Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari Producer: Ben Cruz

Duration:00:47:49

KD's Increased Moodiness & The Return of Andrew Bogut (feat. Mo Dakhil)

3/7/2019
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Saam Esfandiari is joined by Mo Dahkil of the Washington Post to discuss similarities between KD's discontent with Shaq/Kobe, the Warriors floundering defense and the return of Andrew Bogut Hosts: Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari Guest: Mo Dakhil Producer: Ben Cruz

Duration:00:52:36

LeBron's Dreadful Performance, Boogie's Health, & In-N-Out (feat. Dave DuFour)

2/26/2019
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Dave DuFour joins Sam and Andy to discuss LeBron’s hilariously dreadful performance, the best player in the league, Boogie’s health, KD’s body language, mailbag questions, and finish with a debate on In-N-Out. Hosts: Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari Guest: Dave DuFour Producer: Ben Cruz

Duration:00:54:46

Andy Liu appears on 95.7 The Game (ft. Ryan Covay)

2/24/2019
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Andy popped in-studio on Friday to join Ryan Covay at 95.7 The Game to discuss all things Golden State Warriors.

Duration:00:45:44

Fantasy Duos: Stephen Curry & Giannis Antetokounmpo vs. Kevin Durant & Kyrie Irving (feat. The Ringer's Paolo Uggetti)

2/19/2019
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Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari welcome The Ringer’s Paolo Uggetti to the Light Years podcast to chat about All-Star Weekend, fan bases at Bill Simmons HQ, and KD/Kyrie fantasies. Then we spend the second half discussing the hypothetical Steph and Giannis pairing, figure out if KD is better than LeBron and preview the Kings matchup after the break. Hosts: Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari Guest: Paolo Uggetti Producer: Ben Cruz

Duration:00:59:18

Kevin Durant vs. Ethan Strauss & a Mailbag Extravaganza

2/14/2019
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Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari discuss Kevin Durant making an enemy of Ethan Strauss and dive into a full mailbag that goes over who they wanted to draft instead of Steph, LeBron missing the postseason, why Harden isn’t an MVP contender and who Steph will recruit next. Hosts: Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari Producer: Ben Cruz

Duration:00:49:53

Light Years Stirs the Pot and Kevin Durant Notices (feat. Dave DuFour)

2/4/2019
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Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari are joined by Dave DuFour to discuss KlutchSPN theatrics, Cousins’ eviscerating dunk on Kuzma, and how the #LightYearsPodcast provoked more KD Twitter drama. Hosts: Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari Guest: Dave DuFour Producer: Ben Cruz

Duration:00:50:29