The Weekly Dime – Episode 80 – A Trade with the Basketball Gods

How far would you go in order to guarantee your favourite team a title? Don’t ask Rod because it sounds like he would trade Raf and Evs to the basketball gods just to give LeBron James more years as a Laker. Sheesh! Talk about fandom…here are some other topics the boys went over:

  • MVP race. With Lebron, KD, and Embiid out with player will benefit from their absences?
  • Where will the Lakers land on the West after dealing with LBJ and AD injuries?
  • LaMarcus Aldridge joins the Nets and the expectations for Brooklyn.
  • Trade deadline. The Orlando Magic have a garage sale and Kyle Lowry stays put.
  • and more!

The Weekly Dime – Episode 79 – The (late) Earned Edition Episode

You know when you feel like the world is moving too fast and you’re running a bit late? Well, you’re not alone and just like the jerseys of 16 teams in the NBA, this episode is late but earned! Rod and Raf do a very late analysis of the All Star Game, the boys have an in-depth conversation about the earned edition jerseys which, as we found out, ended up being a trigger for Rod, and more!

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 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 67 – BOOsketball

The Weekly Dime – Episode 67 – BOOsketball

Rod and Raf celebrate Halloween by choosing an NBA player with whom they would go trick or treating, you will want to hear why Joel Embiid would be the perfect companion to get the most treats in your neighbourhood and the boys also do they annual Halloween draft where they try to assemble the scariest NBA team ever. Will this year’s teams be scary good or scary bad? Find out on our newest episode and tell us which players would you draft for your all-time scary squad!


The Weekly Dime – Episode 66 – The Lakeshow wins!

If you ever thought Rod talked about the Lakers too much during previous episodes well, get ready because on this episode he makes sure that Raf and the world know that the LA Lakers are, once again, the NBA Champions.
On this episode, Rod and Raf review the NBA Finals, the uphill battle the Heat had in front of them, LeBron’s amazing performance, AD’s versatility, Markieff’s blown pass, Danny Green getting death threats, and more. The duo also chat about Skip Bayless’ tweets on Lebron, will AD re-sign with the Lakers, and the boys give their waaaaaay too early predictions for next season.
This was a long and strange NBA season so we want to take the chance to thank you all for your support. We’ll keep on working on more basketball content for all of you to enjoy!