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The Irish Astronaut

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Murtaza Kazmi and Ethan Jiang tackle the latest happenings in the NBA, focusing on their hometown teams: the Rockets and the Celtics.

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United States

Description:

Murtaza Kazmi and Ethan Jiang tackle the latest happenings in the NBA, focusing on their hometown teams: the Rockets and the Celtics.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Irish Astronaut - Epsiode 16

6/19/2023
As the 2022-2023 NBA season draws to a close, Murtaza and Ethan reflect on the season's many storylines and look ahead to the draft. Along the way, they touch on Ja Morant's suspension, Zion Williamson's future in New Orleans, and the upcoming offseason for the Rockets and the Celtics.

Duration:00:33:08

The Irish Astronaut - Episode 15

4/7/2023
Murtaza and Ethan break down the state of the 2023 NBA season, diagnosing the Rockets' downfall and the Celtics' strong season. They also make their picks for the upcoming NBA playoffs, choosing champions for the East and West.

Duration:00:30:49

The Irish Astronaut - Episode 14

5/18/2022
Murtaza and Ethan, in their return from hiatus, unpack the NBA playoffs so far, including the spectacular Celtics-Bucks series and the Suns implosion in Game 7. They then make predictions for the ongoing Conference Finals and share their takes on the NBA Draft Lottery, in which the Rockets secured the third pick.

Duration:00:51:54

The Irish Astronaut - Episode 13

9/15/2021
Murtaza and Ethan assess the performance of their favorite teams in the NBA Summer League, sifting through the tea leaves for indications of what the 2022 season brings. They also review the Rockets' and Celtics' newest offseason moves, focusing on John Wall and Dennis Schröder.

Duration:00:33:03

The Irish Astronaut - Episode 12

7/30/2021
Murtaza and Ethan react to last night's NBA draft, analyzing the big moments for the Rockets and the (not so big) picks from the Celtics. They also dissect the blockbuster LA-Washington trade that pairs Russell Westbrook with LeBron James and Anthony Davis.

Duration:00:32:51

The Irish Astronaut - Episode 11

7/15/2021
Murtaza and Ethan unpack the heightening tensions of the NBA Finals, with the Milwaukee Bucks finding their stride against the Phoenix Suns. Next, they examine the causes of USA Basketball's woes on the international stage.

Duration:00:33:37

The Irish Astronaut - Episode 10

6/30/2021
Murtaza and Ethan break down the Conference Finals thus far, including devastating injuries to Giannis Antetokounmpo and Trae Young and an inspiring Game 5 performance from Paul George. Next, they discuss the Rockets' good fortune in the draft lottery before turning their attention to new Celtics Head Coach Ime Udoka. -------------------------------------------------------- Find us on Instagram! Our handle is @theirishastronaut.

Duration:00:36:20

The Irish Astronaut - Episode 9

6/21/2021
Murtaza and Ethan tackle the upcoming ECF and WCF before turning to the Rockets' offseason priorities and turmoil in Boston.

Duration:00:35:07

The Irish Astronaut - Episode 8

5/17/2021
Ethan and Murtaza perform autopsies of the Rockets' and Celtics' seasons before breaking down the play-in games.

Duration:00:31:16

The Irish Astronaut - Episode 7

5/6/2021
Originally recorded 3/18/2021.

Duration:00:31:10

The Irish Astronaut - Episode 6

5/6/2021
Originally recorded 3/3/2021.

Duration:00:32:31

The Irish Astronaut - Episode 5

5/6/2021
Originally recorded 2/3/2021.

Duration:00:33:06

The Irish Astronaut - Episode 4

5/6/2021
Originally recorded 8/30/2020.

Duration:00:32:06

The Irish Astronaut - Episode 3

5/6/2021
Originally recorded 8/15/2020.

Duration:00:36:41

The Irish Astronaut - Episode 2

5/6/2021
Originally recorded 8/7/2020.

Duration:00:33:44

The Irish Astronaut - Episode 1

4/13/2021
Originally recorded August 8, 2020

Duration:00:29:20