Brennan and James are joined by a half passed-out friend Zach in their hotel room in Las Vegas at 3 A.M. At first, they go all-in on their trip to Las Vegas, angels and demons, and other topics. Afterward, they get into what all of the NBA free agency signings have done to the NBA, including both Los Angeles teams, their signings, and how it shapes the West (27:29), and the Westbrook trade and how it affects Houston and Oklahoma City (35:56). To end the show, they tell more Vegas stories, including ones about bringing kids to Vegas and Baron Davis (59:22).
Brennan and James start by recapping the draft and how trades work, followed by the Suns’ questionable moves and their struggles throughout the past decade (13:43), the Anthony Davis trade and how it’s playing out for both teams (30:32), peoples’ recency biases for the state of the NBA (44:09), the Tampa Bay Ray’s thoughts of moving the team (53:58), and Max Scherzer’s past couple days (59:35).
Time to celebrate! TSPP’s 50th episode wraps up the Raptors’ incredible journey to a Finals win, including performances of each player, a breakdown of Golden State’s dynasty (10:49), a comparison of the Raptors vs. other NBA Finals teams (23:31), and a comparison of Kawhi vs. other greats like KD (29:59). The bros then transition into the future of the NBA, including Anthony Davis (37:05), and how the Western Conference will look like next season (46:04). Finally, Brennan and James discuss tiger-sized spiders and vice versa, as well as James’s financial decisions (1:00:06).
Happy One-Year Anniversary! The bros celebrate one year of The Sports Podcast Podcast with talk about the weird, interesting, and boring parts of Super Bowl LIII, followed by how and if Anthony Davis could be traded, including the possibility of him going to Denver or Milwaukee ( 27:29).
The bros start the show covering Anthony Davis’s request for a trade as well as the current NBA MVP race headlined by James Harden, followed by talk surrounding Tom Brady’s career and a preview of Super Bowl LIII (38:34), and concluded with a fan-led segment on fixing the NFL overtime rules and a special question from THE Kacie for a round of Kacie’s Corner (55:33).
The bros come back strong with their thoughts on Championship Sunday in the NFL, followed by NBA talk centered around the Grizzlies’ pickle of a situation, the Trailblazers, and the Western Conference’s two best centers (24:17), capped off by a Vegan-inspired round of Kacie’s Corner (1:02:56).
Brennan and James are back with a Christmas Special. The show starts with talk about the Broncos, Nathan Peterman, and Josh Gordon, followed by “Five Words to Describe Every Game in Week 16” (14:16), NBA talk surrounding the Nuggets, Suns, and Lakers (35:39), and a Christmas edition of Kacie’s Corner (47:19). Merry Knishmas!