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BJ Armstrong has done it all in the world of basketball. From starting point guard on Michael Jordan's first three championship teams to front office executive, and now he's one of the highest profile NBA agents with clients such as Draymond Green and Derrick Rose. Each Friday on the Pure Hoops Podcast, BJ will be joined by co-host Eric Newman for an insider's perspective on every major issue that hoop fans care about.

BJ Armstrong has done it all in the world of basketball. From starting point guard on Michael Jordan's first three championship teams to front office executive, and now he's one of the highest profile NBA agents with clients such as Draymond Green and Derrick Rose. Each Friday on the Pure Hoops Podcast, BJ will be joined by co-host Eric Newman for an insider's perspective on every major issue that hoop fans care about.
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BJ Armstrong has done it all in the world of basketball. From starting point guard on Michael Jordan's first three championship teams to front office executive, and now he's one of the highest profile NBA agents with clients such as Draymond Green and Derrick Rose. Each Friday on the Pure Hoops Podcast, BJ will be joined by co-host Eric Newman for an insider's perspective on every major issue that hoop fans care about.

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English

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415 902 6089


Episodes

Pure Hoops Podcast #14: Warriors without Boogie, Harden's brilliance, Surging Celtics, and More!

4/19/2019
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BJ Armstrong and Eric Newman examine how the loss of DeMarcus Cousins affects Golden State's chance for a "three-peat." They also break down the brilliance of James Harden and Kyrie Irving, who have led their teams to 2-0 advantages in their respective first round playoff series. BJ explains how Gregg Popovich always remains flexible and changes his "in game" approach based on the performance of his players. In addition, the guys comment on the bad blood brewing between the 76ers and Nets...

Duration:00:44:22

Pure Hoops Podcast Episode #13: Chaos in Lakers Nation

4/12/2019
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BJ Armstrong and Eric Newman are joined by Mike Wise, the host of the Mike Wise Show on Pure Hoops Media. Back in February, Lakers owner Jeanie Buss appeared on Mike's show and painted a rosy picture of the Lakers organization and we'll hear some of her words. BJ, Eric, and Mike do a thorough analysis of the dysfunction surrounding the team. In addition to the Lakers discussion, BJ and Eric examine the key first round playoff matchups and size up the Celtics without Marcus Smart as well as...

Duration:01:02:48

Pure Hoops Podcast Episode #12: Who needs to fix the mess in LA LA Land?

4/5/2019
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BJ Armstrong and Eric Newman examine the hot mess the Lakers have become and how it can be addressed. They also examine the most intriguing #2 vs #7 Playoff matchup, discuss James Harden's style of play, and give love to the Utah Jazz who enter the postseason on a roll.

Duration:00:53:17

Pure Hoops Podcast Episode 11: Playoff positioning, Doc Rivers, Devin Booker, Michael Jordan's retirement

3/29/2019
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BJ and Eric get the ball moving with NBA playoff positioning including BJ's take on the Celtics, the affect of the Jusef Nurkic injury on the Blazers, the masterful job Doc Rivers has done with the Clippers, the surging Jazz, what's next for Devin Booker and the Suns exciting young core, Michael Jordan's 1993 retirement and more!

Duration:00:59:11

Pure Hoops Podcast Episode 10: D'Angelo Russell, LeBron and the Lakers, the Spurs’ professionalism, Michael Jordan’s return to to The Bulls

3/22/2019
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BJ and Eric talk March Madness memories, the continued emergence of D'Angelo Russell, the good, the bad and the ugly of the western conference including LeBron and the Lakers, the surging Spurs, the struggling Thunder, the uniqueness of Nikola Jokic, back to the 90s and more!

Duration:00:59:11

Pure Hoops Podcast Episode 9: Russell Westbrook, Boogie Impact, fan behavior, March Madness memories

3/15/2019
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BJ and Eric go deep into discussion on the incident in Utah involving Russell Westbrook and its aftermath, the impact of Boogie Cousins, in arena behavior including the latest Jim Dolan fan conflict, march madness memories from BJ's Iowa days, back to the 90s and more!

Duration:01:03:13

Pure Hoops Podcast Episode 8: Celtics/Lakers status, Bucks brilliance, Thunder duo, floor generals, launching the Bulls dynasty

3/8/2019
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BJ and Eric are back as they discuss the Celtics and Lakers rivalry along with the teams heading in opposite directions including the impact of trade rumors on young players, Rajon Rondo court side seating, LeBron James' numbers, a past championship floor general Kyrie Irving should study, keys to the Bucks success, Thunder duo of Russell Westbrook and Paul George, the surging Rockets, Kevin Durant and the media, Joel Emiid's health, the launch of the 90s Bulls dynasty and more!

Duration:01:02:06

Pure Hoops Podcast Episode 7: Draymond Green, Dwyane Wade Legacy, Finals Contenders

3/1/2019
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Eric Newman joins in BJ Armstrong in LA as they discuss Draymond Green changing his representation leaving BJ and Wasserman for Klutch Sports, the legacy of Dwyane Wade, NBA Finals contenders and a trip back to the 90s featuring the toughest NBA Finals opponent for the Chicago Bulls.

Duration:00:54:08

Pure Hoops Podcast Episode 6: Zion Aftermath, Lakers postseason mission, Importance of veterans

2/22/2019
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BJ and Eric discuss the aftermath of the Zion Williamson injury and what it means for his future, the Lakers postseason mission, the importance of veteran leadership, the realities of life in the #NBA when climbing the championship mountain and much more!

Duration:01:00:42

The Pure Hoops Podcast Episode 5: NBA All-Star Edition

2/15/2019
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As NBA All-Star weekend is here Eric and BJ talk past and present NBA All-Star including the competitive mind games that used to take place between rivals, the rollercoaster that the Celtics continue to be on, the highly competitive western conference playoff race, the influence of rivalries and much more!

Duration:00:50:29

The Pure Hoops Podcast Episode 4: NBA Trade Deadline Breakdown

2/8/2019
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Following the NBA trade deadline BJ Armstrong and Eric Newman breakdown many of the moves from both on the court and business side of the league, the battle for eastern conference supremacy, Anthony Davis not being moved, where the Lakers go from here, the relationship between the media and the players following Kevin Durant's comments and much more!

Duration:01:00:34

The Pure Hoops Podcast Episode 3: Anthony Davis insights, the Knicks rebuild and a special rivalry (Pre Porzingis Trade!)

2/1/2019
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BJ and Eric delve into the Anthony Davis situation from multiple perspectives, how the Knicks have been going about their rebuild (pre Porzingis trade) the incredible Bulls, Knicks rivalry of the 90s and more!

Duration:01:07:10

The Pure Hoops Podcast -- Knicks, Mavs blockbuster sends Porzingis to Dallas

1/31/2019
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Pure Hoops Podcast special edition, Eric Newman is joined by Adam Stanco as they breakdown the Knicks Mavericks blockbuster that sends Kristaps Porzingis to Dallas in a 6 player deal with huge summer of 2019 free agency and draft implications.

Duration:00:12:40

The Pure Hoops Podcast Episode 2: Zion's challenge

1/25/2019
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Zion Williamson's uphill climb to the NBA; Behind Phil Jackson's strategic defensive move that helped lift the Bulls to their first NBA Championship over the Lakers.

Duration:00:56:27

The Pure Hoops Podcast Episode 1: Boogie returns

1/18/2019
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The rich get richer as DeMarcus Cousins joins the World Champs -- but what can we realistically expect after a year-long absence? Plus, BJ recounts his greatest lesson from Michael Jordan; and what's the real reason behind the Celtics' stumble?

Duration:00:51:35

The Pure Hoops Podcast with BJ Armstrong and Eric Newman

12/23/2018
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Take a deep dive into basketball with player-agent and 3-time NBA champion BJ Armstrong alongside co-host Eric Newman as they go beneath the headlines to bring you the stories that actually matter. No clickbait here -- subscribe to the Pure Hoops Podcast.

Duration:00:01:44