all star game
An Early Look at the Likely NBA All-Star Snub Team
NBA All Star voting just started but we're already predicting who is going to be snubbed.
Gordon Hayward Is a Furnace, Not a Fluke
The Western Conference is once again overflowing with elite frontcourt talent, but the Utah Jazz's Gordon Hayward deserves to play in his first All-Star Game this season.
Julius Randle and the Baby Lakers Grow Up
For much of their history, the Lakers have been a quick-fix franchise. This group is different, at least for now. Julius Randle, as a player, doesn’t seem to fit in the modern NBA but has found a way to succeed anyway.
Rockets' Eric Gordon Is Shooting Threes at a Steph Curry Rate
The second leading three-point shooter in the NBA this season isn't Klay Thompson, Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum, James Harden, Kyle Lowry, Kyle Korver, or J.J. Redick. It's Eric Gordon.
Lou Williams Is Playing Borderline Impossible Basketball for the Lakers
We should probably go ahead and give the Sixth Man of the Year Award to Los Angeles Lakers guard Lou Williams already.
Defying Logic, the Chicago Bulls Are Getting It Done: Adam Mares' NBA Wraparound
Chicago is a surprising NBA Eastern Conference contender. We take a closer look at how Jimmy Butler, Dwyane Wade, and the rest of the Bulls are making it work.
The Jazz's Starting Five Are MIA, but They're Still a Top NBA Team
The Utah Jazz's startign five have played a grand total of 12 minutes together this season. And still the team is on pace to hang a 50 in the win column.
LeBron's Wrath, Larry Bird's Legacy, and 90s Hip-Hop as Dad Rock: COOKIES 36
Kevin Wildes of ESPN joins the podcast to discuss whether Larry Bird is overrated, LeBron's delightful game against the New York Knicks, and more.
Kyrie Irving Isn't a Prototypical Point Guard, and That's What Makes Him Great
The Cleveland point guard may be a so-so defender and distributor, but the Cavaliers only need him to be a phenomenal scorer.
Otto Porter's Strange, Sad Breakout Season in D.C.
Otto Porter's rise can't overcome one of the worst benches in basketball, and his role on the Washington Wizards may ultimately inhibit his true potential.
Can Knicks Fans and Nets Fans Finally Co-exist in Mediocrity? COOKIES 35
Chris Tomson of Vampire Weekend and Alex Frankel of Holy Ghost join the podcast to discuss DeMarcus Cousins' big night out with Matt Barnes, cautious optimism for the Knicks and the Nets, their own solo projects, and more.
the south beach process
The Miami Heat Should Tank
Aggressive and outright "tanking" has become sacrilegious in the post-Hinkie NBA, but here's why a strategic tank job makes sense for Pat Riley and the Heat.