The Weekly Dime – Episode 77 – Get Over Here

Straight from the Netherrealm, Kotal Rod and BaRAFa come to Earth to discuss all things basketball! On this episode the combatants talk about several topics

  • Should Damian Lillard be a starter in the All Star Game?
  • Fake jerseys vs Real jerseys – What to look for and our experience in Vancouver
  • Derrick RoseRose trade (suggested by podcast listener, Teppei)
  • NBA Top Shot – Should we try and get a pack or should we ride out the craziness?
  • The fellas discuss which NBA players would be perfect Mortal Kombat characters

The Weekly Dime – Episode 76 – The Raf Agenda

Folks, it is official. Raf took over the show’s agenda this week and he made it an interesting one! The boys discuss a few topics:
🌎FIBA Champions League Americas
⛹️‍♀️Female basketball players that influenced us the most
🐣Early Rookie of the Year discussion (we gave Tyrese Haliburton a new nickname btw)
⚫️🔴A look at how the Blazers are doing
👟New Nike Fly Ease
😡KD’s Contact tracing disaster

The Weekly Dime – Episode 75 – Basketball Stocks!

75 episodes and counting! On this edition of The Weekly Dime, Rod and Raf discuss the following:
– NBA stars that had great individual years but were stuck in bad teams
– 2021 All-Star Game – Rod and Raf discuss their starters and ideas to make the ASG, 3 pt and dunk contests happen
– Basketball stocks – Tell us in the comments a basketball stock you would like to invest on
– From public enemy #1 to loveable underdogs – Which teams have gone from hated to loveable within a couple of seasons

The Weekly Dime – Episode 74 – Old Guard vs New School

If you enjoy the episodes where Raf and Rod yell at each other, then this is a must-listen! Raf and Rod discuss the fine that FIBA imposed on Canada Basketball and potential repercussions from that fine. The boys then get into it when discussing the awkward post-game interview between Shaq and Donovan Mitchell. The boys wrap it up talking about Kevin Porter Jr. and Damian Lillard’s new shoes.

The Weekly Dime – Episode 73 – For Auld Lang Ball

New Year, New Episode! Rod and Raf go over this…particular…beginning of the NBA season. Should the Nuggets, Raptors, Heat, and Mavs be worried about their slow start? Will the Bucks and Lakers’ lacklustre performances affect them in the long run? The boys also set some new year resolutions for a few teams and players and Rod tests Raf’s NBA knowledge with a round of WHO HE PLAY FOR?

The Weekly Dime – Episode 72 – ‘Tis the Season!

Ah yes, nothing like the NBA Season Preview to kick off the holiday season! On this episode, Rod and Raf predict which teams will make the playoffs in each conference, who will win the MVP, which teams might be the biggest disappointment and the boys share their biggest takes for the 2020-2021 season (Toronto fans, you’re going to like what Rod had to say about your city in this section)

Feliz Navidad, DD fam!

The Weekly Dime – Episode 71 – A Unicorn inside a Pegasus

For this episode, we have two very special guests to discuss this year’s edition of the NBA’s city jerseys. From thatniquelife, we are joined by Duane Watson and Craig White! Craig and Duane take us through the entire collection of city edition jerseys and they tell us which ones made their top 3 and which ones shouldn’t have made the cut (cough OKC *cough). What else can you expect from this episode, you ask? Well, here are some more reasons to listen to our new episode:

🎽The REAL reason why the Houston Rockets went for powder blue in their city uniforms
🦄Conspiracy theory on the Mavs white and gold jersey + a fantastic pitch on how to sell these jerseys
🪙The history behind the Hornets’ minty fresh new look
🎶Cool alternate uses of Phoenix’s new Valley jersey
❌The not so many reasons why The Beatles, Nirvana, and other bands are in Cleveland’s jersey
👔Rod and Raf’s abbreviated history of the NBA’s fashion icons

And a lot more! Trust us, you don’t want to miss this episode.

The Weekly Dime – Episode 70 – Love and Basketball

No Raf, no Evs, no problem! On episode 70th of the Dropping Dimes podcast Rod got a very special guest to join him on the pod, his girlfriend Ana! Ana is an environmental scientist, Raptors fan, and she shares an apartment with Rod’s jerseys errrrrr with Rod. Ana and Rod discuss the latest trades that saw Serge Ibaka going to the Clippers and Marc Gasol to the Lakers, Ana shared what it felt to see Serge leaving the Raptors and joining Kawhi and they both share their unfounded dislike for the Clippers (these two are meant for each other). Ana also tells us how Rod behaves when watching the Lakers, the challenges in decorating their apartment and what it is to live with someone that own more jerseys and sneakers than they really need. Basketball talk + relationship talk = A must listen episode!

The Weekly Dime – Episode 69 – Trade Talk

Rod and Raf were in a comedic mood as they went through some of the trades that have happened so far in the NBA. The boys discuss whether Deandre Ayton will be the most yelled at player in the NBA now that Chris Paul is a member of the Valley Boys; did the Bucks pay too much to get Jrue Holiday (and BoBo) or will this squad will give Giannis and the Bucks their best chance at the title? As usual, Rod talks about his Lakers and their trade for Dennis Schroeder, the Lakers short pursuit of Demar DeRozan, and of course, the latest telenovela of the NBA, the House ton Rockets. All of this, plus some really bad jokes featuring Trevor ARITZIA on today’s episode of Dropping Dimes. Check it out!

The Weekly Dime – Episode 68 – The Rules of Basket Ball

On this episode, Rod and Raf discuss the dates for the 2020-2021 season and make plans for watching basketball all day on Christmas Day. The guys then take a trip back in time to discuss the life and legacy of Dr. James Naismith, creator of basketball, the 30 for 30 “There’s no place like home” and the boys go over the original 13 rules of the sport and whether they still apply today.