Good prospects make for good NBA players, right? Matt and Ken would disagree with you. The guys look into what makes a young NBA player successful, with an emphasis on situation and circumstances.
How old is too old to coach? The guys look at the possibility of Phil Jackson returning to the bench for either New York or Los Angeles. From there, we look at the comparison between Phil Jackson, Pat Riley, and Gregg Popovich. Who’s been the best as a coach and general manager? Finally, who’s going to be the greatest coach of the young generation, Brad Stevens or Steve Kerr.
Welcome to the 2016 Stroudys!!
In honor of the Academy Awards Sunday evening, it’s time for the March Madness Survival Guide to name it’s Stroudys, honoring the best in college basketball this season! And unlike the Oscars, which were named after some chick’s “Uncle Oscar” as the story goes, our name has history and meaning.
Steph Curry has been ridiculous this season, prompting comparisons to a video game cheat-code. But should the rules be changed because of it? The guys follow this tangent to its wild and wacky conclusion, speculating on the future of the NBA.
On this Casual Friday edition of the Ball Hogs podcast, Matt and Ken honor the Oscars by hosting an award show for the greatest and worst nicknames in NBA history. From classics like “The Mailman” to unfortunate ones like “Eggs,” the NBA has seen it all. Nicknames are an important part of becoming an NBA legend, but they can go so wrong.
Brian Davis, the Voice of the Oklahoma City Thunder on Fox Sports Oklahoma, joins the show to talk all things Thunder. Topics include the recent loss to the Cavs and upcoming game against the Warriors, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook’s impending free agency, and the Thunder’s title hopes.
We’re on the home stretch of basketball season! It only makes sense for Ball Hogs co-host Matt Craig to join the show, as he breaks down the biggest news coming out of college and the NBA. The guys address a wide variety of topics, from the not so exciting NBA Trade Deadline to Kobe Bryant to Indiana’s tournament chances. You can listen to the Ball Hogs right here on chirpcitybsu.com.
WE’RE BACK! After a prolonged absence, your favorite college basketball column returns with status reports on all of the contenders, and what we learned from the fourth best week of the season.