En este episodio especial de Dropping Dimes – oh hold on, we got a bit carried away with the whole Spain being World Champs. On the 40th episode of Dropping Dimes Rod and Evans go over the FIBA Basketball World Cup. What made these teams great? Did Rickyy Rubio deserve to be named MVP, where does Team USA go from here and more!
Rod and Evans are joined by two local legends, Coach Clay from HD Training and Demi Harris! Clay ad Demi share their experience playing ad winning the Canadian qualifier of the Red Bull Reign Tournament, how physical the games were and how they were able to conquer Canada to move on to the World tournament. The guys also talk about Demi’s recent trip to New York where he was crowned as champ of Bobbito Garcia’s Full Court 21 Tournament. And, as Demi says…when you get that thang, SHOOT THAT THANG!
The crew is live from the Ball for All event where, along with the Vancouver Basketball Foundation, Vancouver Basketball, Jr. NBA, NightHoops, the BC Wheelchair Basketball Society and PNE, we celebrate inclusivity in basketball. On this episode, the guys talk about some of the great programs available for youth – Jr. NBA and NightHoops – the crew also talked about wheelchair basketball and how much fun and physical it can be. Last but not least, the boys go through each group of the FIBA World Cup of Basketball and pick their teams to advance from each group.
After a 1 week break, the boys are back and with more complaints than ever! Well, not really. On this episode, Rod, Raf, and Evans do talk about why the FIBA Basketball World Cup might be as electric as its closest cousin, the FIFA World Cup, and what can be done to make the tournament more interesting.
Uncle Drew, Coach Carter, Jesus Shuttlesworth, Billy Hoyle, and Bugs Bunny – What do they all have in common? They are some of the many iconic characters in basketball movies that we all love and on this episode the boys tell us what are theit Top 3 of the Best Basketball Movies ever! Let us know what are your Top 3 Basketball Movies!
Jordans, Kobes, TMacs, Ewings, Pennys, you name them. We all have a favourite pair of shoe, realistically, more than one pair and on this episode, the guys share their top 3 favourite basketball shoes plus their honourable mentions, which include some very interesting options, to say the least.
As the news slows down, the Dropping Dimes crew does the exact opposite and continues to bring you basketball content! On this episode, Raf, Evans, and Rod get personal and share their Top 3 moments in basketball. The guys sit down and share what are some of the moments that marked their lives as fans, players, and basketball nerds. There was a bit of everything, from international games, Olympics, NBA, NCAA, and more! Trust us, you don’t want to miss out on this episode.