Rod and Evans welcome Raf back from his international adventure. The guys discuss the surprising news of Kenny Atkinson abruptly leaving the Nets, what might be behind that decision and is this Kyrie’s doing? The boys also chat about the Bucks, Raptors, and Lakers punching their ticket into the playoffs, Joakim Noah and Dion Waiters moving to Los Angeles, and just what in the world are the Knicks doing?!?! The boys also give a big shoutout to the important women in their lives.
If you ever wanted to hear some real hot takes from the crew this is the episode you’ve been waiting for. Rod and Evans discuss whether the Bucks are really for real or if they’ll have an early exit from the playoffs (again). Rod goes on a bit of rant and tries to make an argument for why the Clippers are playing the victim this season but also for why they should move out of LA! Last but not least, Rod and Evans predict the teams that will make the playoffs in a few weeks and where they will be placed on the standings.
After the tragic events from last Sunday, we tried our best to honour the memory of Kobe Bryant, the Black Mamba. Kobe and his daughter Gigi are now the new constellations in the basketball heavens and we will always remember them. RIP Kobe.
“Heroes come and go but legends are forever”
What a better way to start off the year than reaching a milestone? That’s right folks, our 50th episode of Dropping Dimes is now live! That’s right folks, we have accumulated 50 dimes/5 dollars worth of episodes. In this episode, the boys talk about David Stern’s legacy, Rod and Raf share their experience from their most recent trip to Portland to catch the Blazers vs Lakers. The boys also share their All-Star votes and they give their boldest predictions for 2020. Thank you all for your support throughout these 50 episodes, here’s to many more Dimes!
A Slovenian basketball player representing a team from Dallas drops a triple-double in Mexico City. Now that’s a sentence that’s a sequence of words that no one ever dreamed of typing but this is 2019 and basketball is international folks! In this episode of The Weekly Dime, the whole gang gets together to talk about the Raptors and the Nuggets’ recent hiccups and whether we should be worried about them, the lack of recognition in the Bucks’ winning streak, the Lakers playing even better than expected. The trio also discusses the Mexico City games series and the recent news of Mexico City hosting a G-League team. You don’t want to miss out on this episode, folks!
Good news, Dropping Dimes Devotees! We finally found a name for our weekly banter, The Weekly Dime!!! We will bring you the beloved debate and analysis show every week as we have been doing so far but this will allow us to bring you even more exciting content.
Having said all of that, on this week’s episode, we talk about James Harden’s phantom dunk, a quick recap of the Lakers-Blazers game from last Friday, the Knicks firing coach Fizdale, Zion’s projected debut, and we try to solve the mid-season tournament question.
If you tuned in for a basketball podcast, good, you will get that content as we chat about Carmelo Anthony, Luka Doncic, and the Lakers and Clippers. Now, if your real intentions were to get advice on the latest NBA fashion, you’re in the right place, friend. Rod and Raf, also known as NBA style-gurus, pick their favourite city edition jerseys. You don’t want to miss this conversation bout basketball haute couture.
After a couple of weeks off, the boys are back just in time to celebrate Thanksgiving (in Canada). In this episode of the Dropping Dimes podcast the boys share what are the things that they are most grateful for in basketball and just like your traditional turkey day dinner, there were some disagreements and arguments but in the end, we’re all family…right?
What does the squad do when they’re in different countries? RECORD! Distance is not a challenge and on this episode Rod and Evans discuss the WNBA Finals, the NBA Pre-season game in Vancouver and Rod becoming a celebrity in Mexico
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.