Air Buds is a basketball lifestyle podcast hosted by Jamel Johnson, Peter Moses, and Mike Benner where they have stupid smart discussions about the NBA.
Russ is Garfield, John is Heathcliff
The Buds hopped on the ol’ Zoom to record a Patreon episode about the Westbrook/Wall trade, but we decided to release this one wide so the world can hear Jamel process this earth shattering news in real time. Topics discussed: Westbrook is Garfield, Wall is Heathcliff; Westbrook is Pixar, Wall is Dreamworks; Westbrook is A Bug’s Life, Wall is Antz; and Jamel is The Talented Mr. Ripley, John Wall is Jude Law. Enjoy!
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We're in the holiday endgame now. On this episode the Buds talk about their brand new merch, which Bogdanović is the hottest, that one time Nate Robinson got put to sleep, and why the NBA restart makes less sense than ever. Enjoy!
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Live from the Nashville Airport
The buds do it live on the Locker Room App while Jamel sits outside a Chili's in the Nashville airport. They talk a bit of free agency madness while Jamel and Mike question what financial incentives Peter has tied to all sports based apps. Finally Jamel unleashes on John Wall while someone plays Sweet Home Alabama in the Chili's and Peter and Mike fear for Jamel's safety. Vitntige Buds and a great start to the next 200 episode season of the Air Buds Podcast
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Our Very First 200th Episode with Haley O'Shaughnessy
The Buds celebrate their 200th episode... for the very first time! Jamel, Peter and Mike reflect on the time they almost canceled the show at a Wing Stop and favorite moments of episode past which culminates in Peter quizzes Jamel and Mike on Air Buds' history of failed recurring segments. All of that leads up to the one and only Haley O'Shaughnessey (@haleyosomething) stoping by the pod to talk trade, every Laker opting out and which vampire does Kawai act like from "What We Do In The Shadows." Thank you for listening to one of these episodes, let alone 200. Long live "Happy Basketball!"
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The Buds Save Democracy
Four years ago, we released a bummer of an episode after the Cheeto in Chief aka Donald Drumpf won the 2016 election. Today, the mood is decidedly cheerier after America finally dumped Trump. We talk about the season starting on December 22, free agency, Wizards, Sixers, Cavs, and what would happen if the election was decided by a game of 21.
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"I WILL Date Lena Dunham" w/Steve Hernandez [PATREON PREVIEW]
Happy basketball! Comedian, podcaster and Lena Dunham expert Steve Hernandez joins the Buds to help Jamel fulfill his debt for losing last season's game picks: listening to and recapping a Bill Simmons podcast with Lena Dunham.
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My wife left me to pursue Jamel
He is so traditionally handsome
Testing out a new nickname for Lamello Ball - Ballboy. Let me know your thoughts, would also appreciate it if you start referring to him as that from now on