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The I Still Love This Game podcast, hosted by Matthew Damian, is an honest opinion of all things NBA and Basketball

The I Still Love This Game podcast, hosted by Matthew Damian, is an honest opinion of all things NBA and Basketball

Location:

Australia

Description:

The I Still Love This Game podcast, hosted by Matthew Damian, is an honest opinion of all things NBA and Basketball

Language:

English

Contact:

+61413937890


Episodes

Michael Jordan's Last Dance

5/23/2020
The last dance has concluded, and this episode not only recaps episode 9 and 10, but the entire series of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls championship runs

Duration:00:59:29

Michael Jordan vs The Media

5/11/2020
In the latest episodes of The Last Dance, we saw the very ugly side of the media and their true colors as they attacked Jordan after the passing of his father.

Duration:00:51:15

Last Dance Episodes 3 and 4 recap

4/27/2020
In episodes 3 and 4 of The Last Dance, we saw the evolution of the Bulls and how Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and Phil Jackson overcame the Detroit Pistons. We also saw an insight as to how the Bulls managed Dennis Rodman.

Duration:00:52:23

Last Dance Recap

4/19/2020
After weeks of anticipation, The Last Dance premiered tonight, and did not disappoint. The first two episodes showed Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen's arrival to the Bulls, and how clashes with management were not something new to the team. In this episode, I'll be looking at those circumstances closely and how they built up to situations in 98.

Duration:00:39:19

What would have happened if Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant had played together?

2/24/2020
What would have happened if Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant had played together? This could have very easily taken place in 2000 or 2001

Duration:00:30:19

NBA All Star Weekend Mess

2/18/2020
In the aftermath of the slam dunk contest, the NBA all star weekend can't seem to escape from criticism. Are these claims fair? Also on the show:

Duration:00:37:16

The Impact of the 1996 NBA Draft Class

2/7/2020
What was the lasting impact and legacy of the 1996 NBA draft class? With Kobe, Iverson, Ray Allen, Steve Nash, and Ben Wallace, does it deserve the label of the best draft class the NBA has ever seen?

Duration:00:31:56

Is Patrick Mahomes the next Michael Jordan

2/5/2020
Even prior to the Kansas City Chiefs victory in the super bowl, comparisons between Patrick Mahomes and Michael Jordan began to emerge. Now, with a super bowl under his belt, is there any substance to the comparison with Jordan?

Duration:00:28:20

Kobe Bryant Legacy

1/31/2020
What is the legacy of Kobe Bryant? What was the foundation of his game and how did it evolve?

Duration:01:55:09

The Saddest Day in NBA History - Kobe Bryant Passes Away

1/26/2020
The Saddest Day in NBA History - Kobe Bryant Passes Away tragically

Duration:00:43:39

Kobe Bryant Dead, Age 41

1/26/2020
Kobe Bryant has died, at age 41, tragically in a helicopter accident.

Duration:00:14:33

David Stern Passes Away

1/1/2020
David Stern passes away. We will never see another Larry Bird. We will never see another Magic, or Kobe, or Shaq, or Jordan. And we will never see another David Stern. And the icons of the game, these icons, they are not Gods. They are mortal. Don’t take them for granted, because how long will we have Bill Russell for? Or Allen Iverson? Or Jordan? Or Magic? These legends, and put Stern’s name in there with them, are the reason the NBA was held in such a high regard for such a long time. He...

Duration:00:17:23

NBA Players Shut Up and Dribble over China

10/11/2019
The NBA players relationship with social justice came to a crashing halt after the conflict with China over the Hong Kong protests, and with it, exposed the league for its hypocrisy. How damaging is this for the NBA?

Duration:00:21:04

Russell Westbrook Traded

7/12/2019
The final piece of the NBA off-season puzzle fell into place with Russell Westbrook being traded to the Houston Rockets to team back up with James Harden. On top of that, I also discuss the Kawhi Leonard and Paul George moves to the Clippers, Durant and Kyrie Irving to the Nets, Kemba Walker to the Celtics and Al Horford to the 76ers.

Duration:00:23:11

Anthony Davis Traded to the Lakers!

6/15/2019
Anthony Davis traded to the Lakers and the conclusion of the NBA finals, with the Raptors winning the championship

Duration:00:23:05

Raptors Choke and Warriors Rise!

6/11/2019
Game 5 of the NBA finals had everything you could of asked for from a storyline standpoint, and even though the execution wasn't great, this will be a game we will be talking about for years to come; whether it's the last possession, or Durant's injury, or Kawhi not playing well all game, or missed calls, this game had it all. And now, we get a game 6 to look forward to!

Duration:00:18:28

Raptors on the verge of the impossible!

6/8/2019
After 2 impressive victories in Oakland, the Toronto Raptors are on the verge of what many felt was impossible: an NBA championship!

Duration:00:27:17

NBA Finals Game 1

5/31/2019
Game 1 of the NBA finals is in the books and the Raptors looked controlled and relaxed on basketball's biggest stage. The question now emerges as to if the Golden State can make the necessary adjustments moving forward to counter the Raptors momentum.

Duration:00:16:37

NBA Finals Preview

5/26/2019
The NBA Finals are among us, and we have a fascinating match-up of Golden State vs Toronto. Can the Raptors balance the wave of excitement and emotion with focus to stay competitive with the Warriors? Will the Warriors be able to neutralize Kawhi Leonard?

Duration:00:33:57

NBA Conference Finals Preview

5/14/2019
With the NBA conference finals about to begin, what better time to come out of a sabbatical than right now? In this episode, both conference finals are previewed, along with a review of the second round series, and what to expect in the off-season for the losing teams.

Duration:00:27:48