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.
The Rucker Park Tournament, the Drew League, the Venice Beach League, the Seattle Pro-Am, you’ve probably heard about these summer pro-am leagues but have you heard about the Dolphin Basketball Classic? On its 34th edition, the Dolphin gathers Vancouver’s top talent and manages to draw players from other provinces and even from Div 1 schools in the US for a fun two and a half day tournament while engaging with the local community. This is all the result of a group of hard working friends who 30+ years ago decided to start a tournament in their local park and this same group of friends is still the driving force behind the Dolphin Basketball Classic. If you want to hear more about Vancouver’s own summer basketball classic, you don’t want to miss this episode.
You know how when you play 2K you can make some crazy trades? You send Lebron to Phoenix, or Joel Embiid to Boston or, check this out, Kawhi to the Clippers?!?! Not in a thousand years would that ever happen! Except this time one of those trades became a reality.
Join Rod and Raf as they both discuss what was one of the most exciting and intriguing weeks in NBA free agency as they analyze Kawhi’s decision, the aftermath of his decision, and more!