Mon. July 14: Number Two Buckaroo

, on July 15, 2014 , 4:11AM

 

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Live from Samsung NBA Summer League, The Starters are joined by Bucks forward Jabari Parker to do a bit of “Fact Checkin’” on some internet research. They also discuss this summer’s Team USA selections, Klay Thompson or Bradley Beal and all the on-the-court action from Day 4 in Vegas.

 

*****

 

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The Starters TV Clips: ‘Change This Face’ with Alexey Shved

, on July 14, 2014 , 1:30PM

 

Yes, Alexey Shved, you can throw that cake in Tas’ face. Go nuts.

 

Enjoy it!


Sun. July 13: Let There Be Cake

, on July 14, 2014 , 1:05PM

 

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Live from Samsung NBA Summer League, The Starters are joined by Wolves guard Alexey Shved to play a little game called “Change This Face.” They also discuss Chandler Parsons’ payday, Luol Deng heading to Miami, Paul Pierce’s legacy, and all the on-the-court action from Day 3 in Vegas.

 

*****

 

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Sat. July 12: The Dante Exum Show

, on July 13, 2014 , 2:19PM

 

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Live from Samsung NBA Summer League, The Starters are joined by Utah Jazz rookie and Leigh Ellis’ Aussie brother, Dante Exum. They also break down Pau’s move to the Midwest, Melo’s return to New York, and the rest of another busy day in free agency.

 

*****

 

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Fri. July 11: ‘Bron, Bosh, VSL

, on July 12, 2014 , 5:38PM

 

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On Friday’s episode of The Starters — live from NBA Summer League in Vegas — the guys discuss LeBron James’ decision to return home, Chris Bosh gettin’ paid, the Lakers busy day, the Wiggins/Parker matchup, and the 76ers’ Orlando Summer League title. That, plus mechanic shirts and the “Guy You’ve Never Heard of the Day.”

 

*****

 

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Video: Shaquille O’Neal among those taken on HBO’s ‘The Leftovers’

, on June 30, 2014 , 12:15PM

 

Dag. Really going to miss Shaq. He had a great run — basketball, movies, TV, rap music, soda pops, clothing, websites, other websites. Not sure how we’ll ever replace someone like him, but he’s in a better place now.

 

Maybe…


Proposed nicknames for all 60 2014 NBA draftees

, on June 27, 2014 , 2:15PM

2014 draft board

 

Once a year, I come up with a bunch of dumb nicknames for everyone in the draft, knowing that said nicknames will never be used by anyone else. It’s my favorite thing of the year. Here is this year’s edition:

 

1 — Andrew “Andy” Wiggins
2 — “Jolly” Jabari Parker
3 — Joel “Embones” Embiid
4 — Aaron “Deputy Commissioner” Gordon
5 — Dante “Hex Em” Exum
6 — Marcus “Smarc” Smart
7 — Julius “Adjunct Professor J” Randle
8 — Nik “The Stick” Stauskas
9 — Noah “Silent H” Vonleh
10 — Elfrid “Cloudhead” Payton

 

doug mcdermott draft

 

11 — Doug “Dougie McDougDoug” McDermott
12 — Dario Saric a.k.a. “Dario Nasaric”
13 — Zach “Maroon 1″ LeVine
14 — T.J. “Wiggly” Warren
15 — Adreian “Major” Payne
16 — Jusuf “Stevens” Nurkic
17 — “Sweet Baby” James Young
18 — Tyler “The Creator” Ennis
19 — Gary Harris a.k.a. “Hairy Garris”
20 — Bruno “Who Know?” Caboclo

 

(more…)


Fri. June 27: NBA Draft Recap

, on June 27, 2014 , 1:11PM

 

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On Friday’s episode of The Starters, the guys discuss anything and everything about the 2014 NBA Draft, including how happy Andrew Wiggins and Julius Randle were to end up where they did, if the Sixers are tanking too hard and Noah Vonleh’s perfect look. All that, plus Isaiah Austin’s awesome draft moment.

 

*****

 

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Thu. June 26: NBA Draft Preview

, on June 26, 2014 , 1:49PM

 

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On Thursday’s episode of The Starters, the guys discuss key questions heading into tonight’s NBA Draft, the Knicks/Mavericks six-player deal, why the Rockets traded Omer Asik to the Pelicans, and Arron Afflalo heading back to Denver. That, plus our Top 10 Worst Draft Day Suits. We see you, Drew Gooden.

 

*****

 

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Full episode: The Starters Best of 2013-14, part 2

, on June 26, 2014 , 11:45AM

 

If you haven’t checked out Part 1 of our Best Of shows, do that first. Once you’ve done that, hop back over here and get some laughs going. Next thing you know, you’re caught up on a full season’s worth of television shows, through the power of computing. That’s great efficiency.

 

Enjoy it!