In honor of Jason “White Chocolate” Williams 40th birthday, the guys discuss who might have the best handle in NBA history. From Kyrie Irving to God Shammgod, the contenders are fierce. Flashy or economical? Who do you think has the best handles, let us know @2ballhogs.
It’s time for the most important podcast in the history of the show. More than that, this might be the most important podcast in the history of podcasts. The guys discuss the least talked about but most important problem in basketball, the ballislife disease (trademark pending from Matt). How mixtapes and sneaker companies are changing the way American kids play basketball.
What does it take to be one of the greatest players of all time? It’s Philosophical Wednesday, and the guys are debating Steph Curry’s candidacy as a top five player of all time. And why is the public perception of Curry still as the lovable little brother? The world isn’t ready to see him as the most dominant player in the NBA. From stats to intangibles, it’s time to start considering Steph amongst the legends.
In this Casual Friday edition of the Ball Hogs podcast, the guys evaluate the current state of hair styles in the NBA. From nappy ‘fro’s to cornrows, NBA players go crazier than any professional athletes when it comes to their hair. Also, the guys recap the Thunder-Bulls and Blazers-Grizzlies matchups and the outlooks on each team for the rest of the season!
The guys talk with Royce Young of DailyThunder.com and ESPN about the most important season for the Oklahoma City franchise and their chances of winning it all. From the important topics like the Thunder’s over-the-top Halloween party, to the big-man rotation and team chemistry, learn everything you need to know going into the season. Also Royce presides over past podcast debates like Kevin Durant vs. Russell Westbrook, the Kings dumpster fire, and the importance of luck.
We’ve made it through another week! And now it’s time for a special “Casual Friday” edition of the Ball Hogs podcast. Today, we give NBA Dunk Contest-style ratings to NBA players who have attempted careers in rap. From Kevin Durant and Tony Parker to Lance Stephenson and Iman Shumpert, we’ve seen everything from hilariously terrible to surprisingly impressive.
From Space Jam to He Got Game, basketball movies have varied from goofy to gloomy. Both the biggest athletes like Michael Jordan and Shaquille O’Neal, and the biggest actors like Leonardo DiCaprio and Will Ferrell want to be play a basketball star on the silver screen. But what is the best basketball movie of all time? What are the top five worst?
In today’s “philosophical Wednesday” edition of the Ball Hogs podcast, Matt and Ken take on the difficult task of trying to compare the different generations of NBA players. Are players in today’s NBA really better? Ken says if you drop Magic in today’s NBA, he would rank him as the 8th best point guard in the league. Do you agree?