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?
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.
We spoke to Craig about the best and worst NBA jerseys, logos (never create and NBA logo on Canva, kids!), his favourite sneakers, his work as a designer, his process, and where he draws inspiration from.
Of course, we also talked about That Nique Life (which you should be following already AND you should be subscribed to their newsletter), how the crew at That Nique Life curates all that amazing content and where they hunt for the latest basketball content we had a sneaker edition of the lightning round.
This episode is, in the words of Craig, for the culture! So, trust us, you don’t want to miss it!
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!
Team Dropping Dimes dropping an episode at the speed of light!
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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!
We had the absolute pleasure of chatting with producer, director, writer, podcaster, analyst, storyteller, and dare we say pioneer of media basketball in Canada. The one and only Duane Watson!!! Over the course of our conversation, we had a chance to get to know Duane a lot more through basketball of course, for instance, we talked about his favourite team growing up, which player he most identifies with, his most prized basketball possession and more.
We then took Duane on a trip down memory lane to revisit his basketball journey, how he got to write for Hoop and SLAM, his first interviews with Canadian NBA players, his work with Raptors. Heck, we even talked about Duane being a road manager for a hip-hop band on a tour!
On the third section of the show we talked about Duane’s most recent projects, including Crown League and ‘Nique (which btw, you should subscribe right now). We then finished off our chat with a not-so-fast lightning round where we got Duane to pick between some touch choices.
We say this time and time again but really, trust us, this is an episode that you don’t want to miss!
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, Clipper bros and Beantown boys, you’re in for a treat this week. On the second episode of the Dropping Dimes’ Two Cents Show, we had the chance to talk with one and only, J.E. Skeets from the No Dunks podcast on The Athletic!
On the first section of the show, we got to know Skeets a bit more from a basketball perspective, his favourite shoes, his first jersey, etc. We then talked about Canada Basketball and the chances of Team Canada making it to the Olympics and the current class of Canadians in the NBA. We also asked Skeets some questions about his Toronto Raptors and played a little game called “Why can’t we be friends”.
Close to the end of the show, we followed up with Skeets on the No Dunks Squad episode and asked him if he had the chance to have a new NBA franchise in Vancouver what would he name the team, what the uniform might look like, what concession stand item would be sold in the arena and who would be the celebrity ambassador.
Trust us, you definitely do not want to miss out on this episode!
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.
For our 30th episode, we decided to bring two special guests, Adrian and Jay Bryan from The Bryan Brothers podcast! Adrian and Jay joined Rod and Evans on a Raptors Extravaganza! The guys discussed all the major events from the Raptors season that led to the Championship. Check in for what will be an instant classic for all things Raptors, Toronto, and to to learn more on our affection for Cactus Club.