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Episode 062 Kyrie vs Bron or Melo vs OKC or Dr. Geb Peck vs Sal

7/26/2017
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It's been a huge few weeks in NBA news, and the professors are back post-move and Japan to break down the Kyrie/Bron Bron drama, if the Derrick Rose signing is lowkey good or lowkey terrible, whether there's fire under the Melo-to-OKC smoke, and more. What will Boston tweet the moment a team trades for Kyrie? How did Indy not extract more for PG13? Why are the Knicks so infinitely incompetent? PLUS: Discover the secret trauma that gave birth to the greatest public feud in Jabsteps history.

Duration: 00:39:59


Episode 061 Paul George and Boston's Eternal Ponzi Scheme

7/3/2017
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The professors reunite post and mid-travel to discuss the bombshell week in NBA free agency. Will Sal find a way to crap on the universally praised Paul George trade? How exactly will Chris Paul and James Harden work together on the Rockets? Does D'Antoni really want a reunion with Melo in Houston? And how did Sal react in Tokyo upon hearing the news that Jimmy D and the Straight Shot canned Eleven Rings himself? PLUS: Why is Boston trash?

Duration: 00:49:46


Episode 060 PLEASE DON'T LEAVE ME, KRISTAPS, MY BEAUTIFUL SON!

6/20/2017
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DON'T YOU DARE DO THIS PHIL JACKSON DON'T YOU DARE DO THIS TO ME I HAVE SUFFERED ENOUGH

Duration: 00:39:48


Episode 059 Salvatore Returns From Iceland to Weigh-in on These Awful NBA Finals

6/9/2017
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Salvatore's back from Iceland! The profs breakdown the disappointing NBA Finals while Sal irons his shirt for a wedding. Is this the inevitable outcome for the next four years? Is there anything the Cavs can do this offseason? And is KD, or is he not, to blame for this entire debacle.

Duration: 00:24:20


Episode 058 How Much is There Actually to Say About These NBA Finals?

6/5/2017
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Dr. Brad Fest joins the pod again to talk about the lackluster NBA Finals. Is this a mere repeat of last year, or are we on the precipice of an NBA Hellscape?

Duration: 00:45:37


Episode 057 Jabsteps Book Review with Dr. Brad Fest! Return of the King (LeBron not Tolkien)

5/30/2017
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As part of the Finals preview, the Jabsteps review Windhorst and McMenamin's Return of the King and discuss what this Finals means historically for LeBron and the Cavs versus Steph, KD and the Warriors.

Duration: 00:55:17


Episode 056 Is Fultz and Ball to Boston and LA Really a Sure Thing?

5/24/2017
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This week, the professors sidestep the comatose Conference Finals and dive into the draft and a series of recent player opt outs. Would Boston trade their draft pick for Kristaps? Is Magic Johnson 100% onboard with Lonzo Ball and his father? Can the Knicks squeak out of this draft with Monk, Smith, or Ntilikina? Then, the guys discuss where Lowry and Millsap might land and whether or not Scottie Pippen's better than Kyrie Irving. PLUS: What does the Nature Boy Ric Flair think of LaVar Ball?

Duration: 00:36:56


Episode 055 Zaza Sullies the WCF but Kristaps Saves MSG (And Harden's Still MIA)

5/16/2017
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Joining the profs this week is poet/critic Bradley J. Fest who helps breakdown Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals, the Kawhi injury, and the long term impact of James Harden's ghost job in Game 6 of the Western Semis. The trio also delves into the NBA Draft Lottery and the issue of tanking versus culture building. PLUS: A deep dive in to KRISTAPS SAVES MADISON SQUARE GARDEN!

Duration: 01:56:24


Episode 054 If You're Disappointed in the Playoffs, Just Blame KD

5/9/2017
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Amid rancor surrounding the opening rounds of the playoffs, the profs discuss the entertainment value thus far and look ahead to the historic payoff of Dubs-Cavs III. Peck and Pane then move into discussing the off-court news surrounding the futures of Kyle Lowry and Blake Griffin, and the Twitter habits of Pane's son, Kristaps. PLUS: A breakdown of Ice Cube's BIG3 rosters!

Duration: 00:44:52


Episode 053 or The Undisputed MVP of the Jabsteps: James Harden!

5/5/2017
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As the second round of the playoffs begin, the profs deep dive the Spurs Rockets series and try to figure out what exactly makes this Houston team so effective. Then, Peck and Pane examine the fallen Clippers, imagine trade destinations for Chris Paul and Blake, and quickly recap Cavs/Raps and Bos/Atl. Also, if you've ever wanted to hear Dr. Geoff Peck's IPA philosophy, now's the time. PLUS: What does Oklahoma City have to do to become relevant?

Duration: 01:11:36


Episode 052 BOW DOWN TO KING BRON BRON, BABY

4/21/2017
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In Episode 52, Geoff and Sal review Cavs/Pacers, Thunder/Rockets, Bulls/Celtics, and more. The profs discuss whether or not Kobe Westbrook and his 43 shots drowned the Thunder in Houston, just how badly LeBron stomped on the hearts of the nonexistent Pacer fanbase, and if Robin Lopez is the greatest post-up center in NBA history. Then, they deep dive Pacer ticket prices, fantasize about Cavs/Bucks, and break down Boston's postseason moves if they get swept as a 1 seed. PLUS: Did Tarver...

Duration: 01:10:47


Episode 049 Brackets and Playoffs and IPAs

3/31/2017
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The professors return to discuss the Jabsteps Tournament Challenge and the NBA Playoffs. They also revisit the MVP race after Russell Westbrook's monster week and play Real or Desert of the Real? with the Kyrie Irving Earth is Flat thing that won't go away. Oh, and Sal's more excited about Wrestlemania than the Final Four. PLUS: People who eat sushi and drink espresso vs. those who prefer cubans and IPAs.

Duration: 00:42:45


Episode 047 Kevin Durant's Injury: A Rorschach Test for the NBA Fan

3/4/2017
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This week, the professors discuss Kevin Durant's injury in terms of Golden State's playoff run and the NBA fan's reaction to the news. They also break down the numerous trades/acquisitions made around the deadline and LeBron James' walk-reading habits. PLUS: SHAQ BACKED OUT OF HIS MATCH AGAINST BIG SHOW AT WRESTLEMANIA.

Duration: 00:47:31


Emergency Episode 004 Boogie to NOLA + All-Star Recap

2/21/2017
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It's an emergency episode of The Jabsteps, and the profs are in session breaking down the winners and losers of the Boogie-to-Pelicans trade. Did Vivek and Vlade get robbed? Can AD and Cousins co-exist? Why didn't Boston offer up a better package? Can Gentry really coach these guys? PLUS: An All-Star recap focused on Chris Bosh playing guitar.

Duration: 00:16:24


Episode 046 James Dolan's Very Bad All-Star Weekend

2/18/2017
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This week, the professors dissect the Charles Oakley incident and deep dive the ramifications for James Dolan, the Knicks, Carmelo, Phil, and even Latrell Sprewell and Michael Jordan. Then, they debate whether or not the Oklahoma City fanbase went overboard during KD's homecoming and if booing former All-Stars is a good look for any NBA city. Most importantly--AN NBA ALL-STAR WEEKEND PREVIEW! The guys deep dive Arne Duncan, Win Butler, Guy Fieri, Kristaps, Kaminsky, GR3, and more. PLUS:...

Duration: 00:48:12


Episode 045 David James Keaton: Creator of the Eurostep

2/4/2017
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This week, the professors discuss LeBron v Chuck, the unexpected rise of the Celtics-Wizards feud, and somehow windup talking Melo trade once again. The profs play Real or Desert of the Real? with Dwight Howard's return to Houston and project more wrestling theme songs onto NBA players. PLUS: Did David James Keaton create the Eurostep?

Duration: 00:42:06


Episode 044 I've Got Three Letters For Ya: DNP

1/24/2017
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This week, the professors analyze Westbrook's All-Star snub and what exactly the Knicks can do to advance the franchise if Melo's unwilling to waive his no trade clause. The profs talk expansion to Mexico City and Seattle and break down LeBron's recent comments about needing a backup PG. PLUS: Can Geoff recognize Hulk Hogan's theme song?

Duration: 00:49:06


Episode 043 Eastern Conference All-Stars

1/13/2017
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The profs are back for the second time this week picking their selections for the Eastern Conference All-Star team. Will they fight over Carmelo, Porzingis, or Paul George? Absolutely. Beyond All-Star Weekend, Peck and Pane search for conspiracies in the Cousins contract story, follow up the Derrick Rose no call/no show saga, and deep dive Joel Embiid's Twitter feed. PLUS: Why does Dr. Geoff Peck despise Latvia?

Duration: 00:56:35


Episode 042 Western Conference All-Stars

1/10/2017
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In this episode, the professors announce their picks for the Western Conference All-Star starters and reserves. Peck and Pane debate the merits of Zaza Pachulia, which Warrior will be the fourth man out, if Gobert or Hayward can make it in, and why the fans are wrong for voting in Steph over Russ. In addition to their picks, the guys break down Derrick Rose ghosting on the Knicks, the ascension of RON BAKER, what Pablo Prigioni's retirement means for the league, and why Joel Embiid's the...

Duration: 00:47:49


Episode 041 Ranking 49 Point Guards

1/6/2017
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The professors are back in session after the holiday lull to break down the emerging Kyle Korver trade, the Knicks' implosion, Harden vs. Westbrook, and more. This week, Peck and Pane ask tough questions about overshooting your shot, Joel Embiid's Twitter, a dubious band of 49 point guards, and dropping trou in this dysotpian pantopicon. PLUS: The thrilling conclusion to Geb Peck's ill-fitting suit chronicles!

Duration: 00:45:24

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