Mo' Buckets Podcast
S1E8 - "First Team All-Defense!" ☝🏾
This week, the fellas analyze the Cavs' and LeBron's recent dominance, Steph's latest 2K 3-pt milestone, Hack-a-Simmons, and the return of the dreaded injury bug. The crew also examines today's best defenders, from perimeter to rim protection, supported by stats and ratings. Ben brings a special 'Fact or Fiction' segment, recapping all the action from the 1st Q of the season. Lastly, the guys have a surprise in store for Franky. Other discussions include: • The 'Steph Curry' effect on future...
S1E7 - A Withering Rose
This week, the guys discuss the Cavs' hot streak, David Fizdale's firing, Blake Griffin's injury and the Clippers' future, and the evolving rivalry between KD and Westbrook. We also break down Derrick Rose's future in the NBA and how the pressures of money, performance, injuries and media impact today's professional athletes. In our #MoBucketsPodcast questions segment, we debate whether Steph Curry would be in the GOAT conversation if KD never joined the Warriors. Other discussions...
S1E6 - When It's All Said and Done
This week, the crew analyzes the Celtics' formula for success, Embiid's unique skillset and dominance, CP3's return, and KD's mysterious personality. Sean comes through with a challenging edition of 'Fact or Fiction', covering a variety of topics, including whether the '95-'96 Bulls could beat today's Warriors, Raptors retiring Vince Carter's jersey, the one-and-done rule, and LeBron's legacy. Other discussions include: • Jaylen Brown's heroic performance • The growing legacy of Mask Kyrie...
S1E5 - New Kids on the Block
The fellas break down a wild week in the NBA, which saw the Rockets soar behind The Beard's recent MVP play (he dropped how much?!), OKC continue its 4th quarter struggles, and Bledsoe head to Milwaukee in the first major trade of the season. We also assess how key rookies have performed thus far, including players who are overachieving, meeting expectations and underperforming. Other discussions include: • Controversial offensive flagrant fouls • LiAngelo Ball's shoplifting incident • The...
S1E4 - Dame Time
This week, we look at the rise of the young Celtics and fall of the mighty Cavs. We also set our watches to Dame Time and have a heated debate on the top 5 clutch players in today's game. Jimmy comes through with a challenging 'sign, trade, waive' segment for all 5 positions. Other discussions include: • Philly resurgence and Ben Simmons ROY • OKC's continuing success behind Westbrook's leadership • Jahlil Okafor's frustrations with the Sixers • Is LeBron a top 5 clutch player in the NBA?...
S1E3 - A Sticky-Icky Situation
Join the fellas this week as they dissect Phoenix Suns' self-implosion, Eric Bledsoe's potential trade destinations, and OKC's formula for success. They also deep-dive into the sticky subject of marijuana, including pros and cons of removing it from the NBA's banned substance list. Other discussions include: ● Orlando Magic's sizzling start ● LeBron's new shooting form and transition to PG ● Draymond Green and Bradley Beal FIGHT!!! (sort of) ● Brooklyn Nets' sale ● A special Halloween...
S1E2 - Injury Bug Takeover
The crew recaps all the highlights and lowlights from opening week, and discuss the injury bug’s powerful ripple effects. They also analyze the impact of DeMar DeRozan, Chris Bosh and Vince Carter on the Raptors’ franchise history.
S1E1 - 2017-2018 NBA Season Preview
The guys break down one of the wildest summers in NBA history and preview what's coming up in the 2017-2018 season. They also discuss what it means to a be "franchise player" in the modern era.