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.

The Two Cents Show – Ep. 07 with Joe Shakalaka

On this edition of The Two Cents Show, we had the pleasure of chatting with LA-based artist and illustrator (drumroll, please) he’s heating up, he’s on fire, he’s Joe Shakalaka!!!
We had a chance to ask Joe about his love for the game and how he ended up becoming a loyal Lakers fan. Joe also took us through his process and shared with us how he comes up with the incredible mash-ups he has created with video-game characters and NBA players, not to mention his super dope #90AirMax90 series and other illustrations he’s worked on. Rod wrapped up his convo with Joe with a special Lakers edition of the lightning round!
Don’t forget to follow Joe and check out the amazing work he does!

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!

The Weekly Dime – Ep. 64 – It’s getting CALIENTE in here

This episode is FIRE! The triple threat of basketball podcasts is back together and they discuss it all. From social media burns suffered by the Clippers after their historic loss against the Denver Nuggets in game 7 of the second round of the playoffs to hot takes about the Lakers – Nuggets series, why is Miami staying hot after beating Boston 2-0 and we also discuss the All-NBA Teams.

And it wouldn’t be a playoffs episode if we didn’t do our last 2 minute commentary on the game between the Celtics and the Heat, all of that while Raf tries to come up with a catchphrase.

The Weekly Dime – Ep. 61 – NBA in a Bubble

Prepare for bubble and make it double!
To protect the sports world from boredom!
To unite all Lebron fans and haters!
To denounce the evils of the Kings and Wiz!
To extend our reach to #NBATwitter!
Rod!
Raf!
Team Dropping Dimes dropping an episode at the speed of light!
Check it out now, or prepare to fight!

The NBA Bubble has started and with that, we’re back to discuss the top teams on each conference as well as the race for the 8th spot on the West. As expected, Rod loses it a little when discussing the Lakers and Raf also kind of loses it when discussing the Blazers, check out what the boys have to say about the return of the NBA!

The Weekly Dime – Ep. 59 – The Toonie Episode

In honour of our 2-year anniversary, we decided to pick our two favourite players at each position. In classic Dropping Dimes fashion, the boys discuss their picks for their top two players at each of the five positions (with some honourable mentions, of course). Thank you all again for all your love and support! Let us know who are your top two at each position on the comments below!

The Weekly Dime – Ep. 58 – The Last Discussion of The Last Dance

We already miss the Last Dance and we’re sure you miss it as well so, in honour of this fantastic documentary-series, we revisit the last four episodes of the docuseries. Rod and Raf discuss Pippen’s season in charge, how Steve Kerr handled the whole getting punch in the face situation, Michael’s comeback, and whether the Bulls would have been able to go for title #7 had they stayed together.