The Weekly Dime – Episode 78 – Joakim Noah, I choose you!

Come for the basketball takes, stay for the free Portuguese lessons! Rod and Raf go at it again and discuss the following:

☘️Are the Celtics the most overrated team in the NBA?

🎷Are the Utah jazz contenders or pretenders?

🇧🇷Raf teaches Portuguese to Lebron James.

🔴🔵🟢Pokémon’s 25th anniversary – The boys choose their three NBA Pokemon starters.

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 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 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 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. 63 – Second Round Commentary

Yes, not only do we give our thoughts about the second round of the playoffs but we also give you a taste of our in-game broadcasting skills (spoiler alert, they need a lot of work). While the boys discuss the best of the playoffs so far, they also gave a live rendition of what ended up being an incredibly exciting game between the Raptors and the Celtics. In case that’s not enough, you might want to stick around to hear Raf opening up about what gets to him when he’s away from home when he’s on a business trip.

The Weekly Dime – Ep. 62 – The Race to the 8th and NBA Awards

If one thing has been clear throughout this time is that Rafael is very critical of Carmelo Anthony BUT the day when our very own Raf might get a Carmelo Anthony jersey is nigh! On today’s episode, Rod and Raf discuss the exciting race to the 8th in the West, the undefeated Suns, the disappointing Grizzlies, and of course, Damian Lillard’s great performance. The boys also discuss if the Bucks, Lakers, and Clippers fans should be concerned since their teams are not dominating in the bubble and last but certainly not least, Rod and Raf share their picks for this season’s NBA Awards.