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The Basketball Jones is a must listen for hardcore and casual NBA fans alike. Monday to Friday, J.E. Skeets and Tas Melas discuss the major games/stories from the night before, with a mix of in-depth analysis and entertaining, irreverent humor. Embrace it!

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    • 5.0 • 163 Ratings

The Basketball Jones is a must listen for hardcore and casual NBA fans alike. Monday to Friday, J.E. Skeets and Tas Melas discuss the major games/stories from the night before, with a mix of in-depth analysis and entertaining, irreverent humor. Embrace it!

    Ep. 1007: NBA Finals, Game 7 Recap

    Ep. 1007: NBA Finals, Game 7 Recap

    On today's last Fix/Overdose of the season, The Basketball Jones recap an entertaining Game 7 of the NBA Finals, share their favorite and weirdest moments from the 2012-13 postseason, breakdown the proposed Celtics-Clippers deal, and contemplate whether DeMarcus Cousins is a max-money player.

    All that, plus Leigh's Tweet of the Weak, sleeved jerseys, back problems, Box-Out Kid, and an important offseason programming note.

    To keep in touch with The Jones, follow us on Facebook, Twitter — @jeskeets, @TasMelas, @TreyKerby, @LeighEllis, @TBJProd and @TBJDir — and/or email us at our new account: skeetsandtas@gmail.com.

    Thanks to all of you for making the show such a success.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Ep. 1006: NBA Finals, Game 6 Recap

    Ep. 1006: NBA Finals, Game 6 Recap

    On Wednesday's episode of "The Fix," The Jones recap an instant classic — Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Topics discussed include: Ray Allen's three, Chris Bosh's back-and-forth narrative, LeBron sans-headband, Mike Miller sans-shoes, why Pop took Duncan out late, whether Ray fouled Ginobili, Tony Parker's step-back three, Diaw's D, poor Kawhi Leonard, and Chalmers' early contributions.

    All that, plus unopened free beer, hairy arms, and a whole lot of Zaza "Game 7" drops.

    • 35 min
    Ep. 1005: Game 5 Recap

    Ep. 1005: Game 5 Recap

    On Monday's episode of "The Fix," The Basketball Jones recap Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Topics discussed include: Manu's breakout performance, Tony Parker killin' Cole and Chalmers, Danny Green's unprecedented three-point shooting, Diaw on LeBron, whether Spoelstra should go back to The Birdman, and transition D.

    All that, plus Jay-Z's commercial, Tim Duncan's masked kids, and women razor blades.

    • 38 min
    Ep. 1004: Game 4 Recap + Coaching Carousel

    Ep. 1004: Game 4 Recap + Coaching Carousel

    On Friday's episode of "The Fix" x "The Overdose," The Jones recap Game 4 of the NBA Finals, before discussing the latest coaching carousel news (Jason Kidd, Doc Rivers, Lionel Hollins, etc.), the NBA's new on-court advertising, and ideas for NBATV’s next documentary.

    All that, plus grounders, Roxy, mean tweets, the Social Media Awards, and the Stanley Cup.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Ep. 1003: NBA Finals, Game 3

    Ep. 1003: NBA Finals, Game 3

    On Wednesday's episode of "The Fix," The Jones recap Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Topics discussed include: Danny Green and Gary Neal 11 (!) three-pointers, LeBron's shot selection and passiveness, Tony Parker's status, Spurs' ball movement, whether Wade thinks he's still playing the Pacers, and whether Kawhi Leonard is the early frontrunner for Finals MVP.

    All that, plus mouthguards, floppy wrists, Sebastien De La Cruz, chants, and more.

    • 33 min
    Ep. 1002: NBA Finals, Game 2

    Ep. 1002: NBA Finals, Game 2

    On Monday's episode of "The Fix," The Jones recap Game 2 of the NBA Finals. Topics discussed include: Mario Chalmers' big game, LeBron's block, Manu's slippery hands, the Heat's defensive adjustment on Tony Parker, and turnovers.

    All that, plus Jason Kidd's interest in the Nets' head coaching vacancy, the inaugural Twyman/Stokes Teammate Award, paintball, and chalupas.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
163 Ratings

163 Ratings

d0nnix ,

Aussie Aussie Aussie

Nice to see that the (g)Leigh factor still rocks the Aussiest part of America...love your work guys....love that you own everything you guys attempt...hope to get some new episodes soon...

Coachnoodles ,

As good as it gets

The Jones is the best podcast out there if you're a hoops fan

Chevy Derrick hubbub ,

It's Great

A really great show for lovers of Basketball. I find it hard to keep up with all the goings on in the NBA considering I live in Australia and the games are aired around midday. Therefore this is a perfect podcast for each morning to summarise the happenings of the day before. Don't know where I'd be without them. Keep up the good work!

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