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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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
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
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.
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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