The Starters






April 2014
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On today's live episode of The Starters, the guys break down and predict all eight NBA Playoffs series. I hope you like basketball.

Direct download: TheStarters_14-04-17.mp3
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On Wednesday's live episode of The Starters, the guys discuss: who the Nets would rather play in the first-round of the playoffs — Raps or Bulls, J.J. Redick's great game, a few of their best and worst preseason predictions, outdoor basketball, Executive of the Year, and disastrous seasons. All that, plus eggs to the chest; pies to the face.

Direct download: TheStarters_14-04-16.mp3
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On Tuesday's live episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Grizzlies clinching a postseason spot, the unexpected Phoenix Suns' season, Andrew Bogut's injury, Dwight Howard's post moves, the Bobcats' comeback, and the Bucks locking up the worst record in the NBA. All that, plus Brent Barry joins us to hand out some of his NBA hardware.

Direct download: TheStarters_14-04-15.mp3
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On Monday's live episode of The Starters, the guys run thru their NBA weekend winners and losers. That, plus poor multiplication, Markieff Morris' thoughts on the Sixth Man of the Year award, the Knicks interest in Lamar Odom, and much, much more.

Direct download: TheStarters_14-04-14.mp3
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On Friday's live episode of The Starters, the guys preview tonight's Pacers-Heat game with NBATV's Matt Winer, breakdown last night's two games (Spurs/Mavs, Nuggets/Warriors), discuss Anthony Davis' leap, and hand out their Worst and Tweet of the Week honors. All that, plus Leigh sings a little Bobby Brown.

Direct download: TheStarters_14-04-11.mp3
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On Thursday's live episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Heat/Grizz, the Pacers' B-Team, Russell Westbrook's rebounding, Cats/Wiz, and Dorrell Wright's game-winner in Portlandia. That, plus new player logos, historic playoff games, Mitch Kupchak, and a few NBA Craigslist ads.

Direct download: TheStarters_14-04-10.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:30 PM

On Wednesday's live episode of The Starters, the guys discuss Mason Plumlee's block, whether the Heat should be worried about the Nets, Dirk and Nash's milestones, Joe Dumars forthcoming resignation, the "Portlandia" Trail Blazers, and Tastradamus. That, plus a few leftover Starties awards: Best Game of the Season, Least Improved Player, and Biggest Surprise.

Direct download: TheStarters_14-04-09.mp3
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On today's special edition of The Starters, hosted by Kristen Ledlow, we hand out some major NBA awards in traditional categories, like this season's Most Valuable Player and Most Improved, while also deciding the winners in a few fun categories, like Fan of the Year and Wedgie of the Year.

In addition, we mourn those lost during the season via song, share the Whoa Boy AND Tweet of the Year, raise a Worst of the Year banner to the rafters, and get way too excited for The Starters' Top 10 Plays of the Year.

Enjoy the show!

Direct download: TheStarters_14-04-07.mp3
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On Friday's live episode of The Starters, the guys discuss why Reggie Jackson and the Thunder have the Spurs' number, Ibaka's defense, Brandan Wright, Blake Griffin's passing, 'Zo and Richmond heading to the Hall, Clyde-isms, and Vivek Ranadive's plan to fix tanking. That, plus Worst of the Week, Tweet of the Week, and our Top 10 Plays. Embrace the weekend, people.

Direct download: TheStarters_14-04-04.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:25 PM

On Thursday's live episode of The Starters, the guys discuss the Spurs' winning streak, the Clippers' small-ball comeback, Pretty Tricky Ricky, Indy baby steps, LeBron dunks, and whether the Hawks even want to make the playoffs. That, plus our favorite NBA biographies, little-big men, Rudy Gay's summer decision, and "Same First Name" rosters — Kevins, Derricks, Johns, etc.

Direct download: TheStarters_14-04-03.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:18 PM