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Brickhouse Ep 181: Tank Tips! How Your Team Can Go From Bad to Worst

Going into the All-Star break the ten worst teams in the NBA had lost 41 games in row combined! This is the last year the teams at the bottom have the most to gain the more they lose. We tell you how those teams can collect the most L’s and give outside the box suggestions on how they keep selling season tickets. Maybe the Kings could try cigarettes at halftime? The Bulls could hire Mike Ditka to coach and change the team’s catering to deep-dish pizza and polish sausage. Mark Cuban’s open...


Brickhouse Ep 180: NBA All-Star Mailbag

In stereotypical fashion an American travesty (the Fergie National Anthem) drastically overshadowed Canada (and the genteel rendition of O’Canada by the Barenaked Ladies). Bob and Matt answer questions from listeners on everything from Sam Presti to Black Mirror. Who plays more minutes for the Lakers next year: Isaiah Thomas or Gelo Ball? How will the Uncle Drew movie perform at the box office? And will the Miami Heat ever play in another jersey again since the release of their “Miami Vice”...


Brickhouse Ep 179: The Most Distracting Cavalier Rankings

The Cavs shook up their lineup this week trading six players. We couldn’t help but notice they replaced problematic players with the NBA equivalent of choir boys. Too many of the former Cavs were distracting the team from winning. We rank every Cavalier in order from least to most distracting. Find out where Isaiah Thomas, Kevin Love and Mr. Khloe Kardashian rank. Plus more trade news from around the league and we introduce a new segment called, “How is this Not Tampering?”


Brickhouse Ep 178: The Blake Griffin Trade and More NBA Drama

Blake Griffin is leaving LA and he’s taking Lob City with him. The only Clipper to have his jersey retired (in a mock ceremony) was traded seven months after signing the biggest deal in franchise history. We breakdown the fallout around the league as well as the LeBron James to Golden State fiction. It’s been a rough two weeks for Kevin Love. Greg Monroe goes to Boston and Joakim Noah goes home. Plus, Red Panda’s stolen unicycle and Shannon Sharpe vs ‘dry-snitching.’


Brickhouse Ep 177: Trade Rumors Everywhere

It’s that time of year where tankers turn borderline All-Stars into future draft picks and contenders pretend players like George Hill could be the final piece to their title-winning team. But the rumors don’t just stop with NBA basketball. We want juicy trade rumors so bad we start to see them everywhere we look. Find out about some big names changing teams like Meryl Streep to HBO and Nestle ditching candy for coffee and vitamins. We’ll keep tabs on the drunk guy outside the bar willing...


Brickhouse Ep 176: The Clipper Fight with Mick Minas

Chris Paul’s return to Los Angeles ended in a classic Clippers tragedy. Mick Minas, author of “The Curse: The Colorful and Chaotic History of the LA Clippers” joins us to break down the gossip-riddled locker room fight and a few other beefs that all took place on Martin Luther King Day. Mick details his playoff hopes for the team despite this season’s injuries and bad breaks. We introduce a new segment called: “Bad Precedent, Mr. President” and pit Steve Kerr, Gregg Popovich and Matt...


Brickhouse Ep 175: NBA Halftime Quiz Show

Come celebrate the NBA regular season’s halfway point by testing your knowledge in categories such as “Conspiracies”, “White Boys” and “Halftime Shows”. Catch up on the highlights from the week: everything from JJ Redick and Kyrie Irving’s doubts about dinosaurs to the James Johnson-Serge Ibaka fistfight. What’s the name of Kobe Bryant’s company? Why was Tim Donaghy in the news again? Which NBA player might secretly be from Uzbekistan? How DID the dinosaurs become extinct, really? NBA...


Brickhouse Ep 174: NBA Futurology

Imagine the NBA in a future with self-driving cars and artificial intelligence. Will virtual reality change the way we go to games? We speculate on futures near and far. How will the Uncle Drew movie do at the box office? Which free agents are really going to the Lakers? What’s next for Sam Hinkie, the guy with the longest view in any room? Plus updates on the Ball family in Lithuania and the truth behind Kyrie Irving’s departure from Cleveland… Something about a plant-based diet?


Brickhouse Ep 173: The Funniest NBA Moments of 2017

Was that year a doozy or what? The President Trump era has helped create basketball anomalies such as Flat-Earth Kyrie Irving and Lavar Christopher Ball. 2017 also ushered in the first year where the NBA unofficially became a year-round spectacle. We break down the highlights month by month, reminiscing about the funniest moments and the litter of jokes they spawned. This episode is basically Chris Farley on The Chris Farley Show, “You remember when Ice Cube announced he was starting a...


Brickhouse Ep 172: A Merry Brickmas Special

This holiday season we’ve picked out gifts for all our NBA favorites. We even wrote sideline questions Gregg Popovich would enjoy answering. Speculation flies about what LeBron brings to the Cavs white elephant gift exchange. We answer the question, “If the OKC Thunder were a classic Christmas movie what movie would they be?” Hear what we want to see during each of the five NBA Christmas day games. Plus, social media superstar Joel Embiid gives himself the new nickname “Tro-el” Embiid....


Brickhouse Ep 171: The NBA Holy War: Donald Trump Vs Lavar Ball

America’s most outspoken blowhards use social media to instigate mutually assured destruction. We petition Gelo Ball to join the Palestinian hoop squad. Plus, why did DeAndre Jordan wait two years to hire an agent? How much pot did Sam Presti smoke before coming up with Rob Hennigan’s new job title? And was Patrick Patterson’s Instagram post a diss at Derrick Rose, the San Antonio Spurs or both? Email us questions and NBA news through our website:


Brickhouse Ep 170: Weird News and Thanksgiving Drama

Strange week around the NBA: Derrick Rose took a leave of absence, Lavar Ball took on Donald Trump and the Grizzlies suddenly fired their coach. Get ready for LeBron James’s career as a voiceover actor. LeBron will play the voice of a cartoon Yeti next fall. Chicago Bull Nikola Mirotic accepts an apology for being punched in the face by his teammate. Meanwhile, Ben Gordon gets arrested for punching his landlord. Bulls fans have switched to watching Duke games. Original music by @Brendan_Eder


Brickhouse Ep 167: The NBA’s Unprecedented with Joe Borelli

Has a tweet ever gotten a coach fired before? Would a rookie-All-Star Ben Simmons be a big deal? Superflight host Joe Borelli helps us answer whether what we’re seeing in the NBA today is precedented or unprecedented. We start a fake beef war with another LA-based NBA comedy pod, quote Gregg Popovich’s latest and finest in our segment, “Popping Off,” and pit Nick Young against Kyrie Irving’s NBA reddit critics in our Diss of the Week.


Brickhouse Ep 166: Seinfeld and the Suns Timeline with Greg Esposito

Suns staffer turned radio host Greg Esposito thinks there’s still hope for the Phoenix Suns yet! He introduces us to #TheTimeline and explains if he could yada, yada, yada his way to this Suns team three years from now, he would. We quiz him on Seinfeld sports trivia and ask the tough questions like: What NBA player would you name your cockfighting rooster after? And if LeBron James is the NBA’s Seinfeld, then who’s Newman? The NBA is back baby!


Brickhouse Ep 165: Golden State Warriors 2018 NBA Preview #1

It’s finally here. Our 2018 season previews had a more predictable ending than ‘The Passion of the Christ.’ The Warriors seem about as untouchable as the Roman Empire, except for KD who we discovered is a tad sensitive. How do we approach roasting one of the greatest basketball teams ever assembled? Just like Draymond Green. Close your eyes and swing for the nuts! Please rate and review us on iTunes. Reach out on Twitter: @brickhousepod


Brickhouse Ep 164: Cleveland Cavaliers 2018 NBA Preview #2

The Emmy for Drama next year will be the Cleveland Cavaliers over Game of Thrones. LeBron’s team added three former All-Stars and a great new main plot for the year. Kyrie versus LeBron should entertain for seasons. Cavaliers Survivor pits LeBron against his teammates. Five Stars features movies, rock n’ roll and more from Cleveland.


Brickhouse Ep 163: Boston Celtics 2018 NBA Preview #3

Danny Ainge may have twelve new players but he’s getting coal in his stocking this Christmas. In an unprecedented offseason the number one seed in the East traded the number one pick in the draft AND brings back only four players from last year. Find out what MIT has promised Kyrie Irving and hear one of the worst Boston accents of all time. LeBron’s biggest rival in the East just got way more interesting.


Brickhouse Ep 162: Houston Rockets 2018 NBA Preview #4

The Houston Rockets prepare for a banner year. James Harden has his jersey retired in a strip club. The third round of the playoffs is all Chris Paul needs to be happy. We bring back a segment from Brickhouse Season One: “Who’s That Owner?!” and introduce the new Rockets owner and restaurant billionaire Tillman Fertitta. Liner notes prediction from listener Bjorn: Bet Chris Paul for MVP at 35/1 while you can!


Brickhouse Ep 161: Oklahoma City Thunder 2018 NBA Preview #5

Sam Presti is a mad scientist who made a Frankenstein NBA team with iso-scorers. No one’s accused Sam of sitting on his hand this summer. Can we give him the GM of the Year trophy today? We’ve got stripper jokes, Lakers jokes and ball hog jokes for days. Who will start? Who will sacrifice stats? We can’t wait to see this Presti-created monster unleashed against Golden State.


Brickhouse Ep 160: San Antonio Spurs 2018 NBA Preview #6

The Spurs are like high school girls and we’re all Matthew McConaughey: “Every year we get older, they stay the same age.” We’re not even sure if anyone has told Kawhi the NBA is televised and he’s a star. How would Popovich act in an interview with the census bureau? Find out how we rate the Alamo, the Riverwalk and Pee-Wee Herman’s Big Adventure.


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