15 episodes

What is Hoops, Adjacent? It’s a podcast about basketball… and other stuff, hosted by Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Curt Gowdy Award winner David Aldridge. Hoops, culture, politics, laughs--we talk about it all, with weekly guests from media, sports teams and whoever else is interesting and fun. Join us!

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What is Hoops, Adjacent? It’s a podcast about basketball… and other stuff, hosted by Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Curt Gowdy Award winner David Aldridge. Hoops, culture, politics, laughs--we talk about it all, with weekly guests from media, sports teams and whoever else is interesting and fun. Join us!

    Inside the WNBA CBA, Stern Memorial and The Forgotten, MLK Day

    Inside the WNBA CBA, Stern Memorial and The Forgotten, MLK Day

    In the latest episode of Hoops, Adjacent David Aldridge and Wos Lambre talk with Executive Director of the WNBPA Terri Jackson on what it was like negotiating the new CBA and the important steps that were made in this important labor agreement. Also watching her son Jaren Jackson Jr and bright future of the Memphis Grizzlies. Plus, David's trip to NYC to honor David Stern and reflecting on the forgotten players who helped build the NBA. Finally the importance of MLK Day and what Monday meant to the guys.

    • 1 hr
    Kyrie Needs Help + ESPN/FiveThirtyEight's Chris Herring

    Kyrie Needs Help + ESPN/FiveThirtyEight's Chris Herring

    ESPN and FiveThirtyEight's Chris Herring drops by to talk about Chris Paul, the 76ers chemistry, Al Horford, Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons vs Markelle Fultz and likely Eastern Conference Finalists. Also at the top of the show, a discussion on Kyrie Irving's latest comments about the Nets needing more help to compete with the league's best teams.

    • 58 min
    The Ben Simmons Enigma with Sam Vecenie

    The Ben Simmons Enigma with Sam Vecenie

    David Aldridge and BIG Wos welcome in Sam Vecenie to talk about the Ben Simmons hype and mystery,

    • 59 min
    Reflections of a Man and Commissioner, David Stern

    Reflections of a Man and Commissioner, David Stern

    In a special edition of Hoops, Adjacent David Aldridge speaks with Sam Amick, Ethan Strauss and Tony Jones on the passing of former NBA Commissioner David Stern. Notably all that he brought to the game as we know it, and separating his failures as a commissioner from his achievements as a human being.

    • 42 min
    With Chris Webber

    With Chris Webber

    In this week's Hoops's Adjacent TNT's Chris Webber drop in to talk about the Clippers potential to win the title, Lakers depth, Chris Paul's weaknesses, and his upcoming memoir 'By God's Grace.'

    Also the Miami Heat are pretty good and best fits for Kevin Love. And finally Wos' latest Style Rankings.

    • 55 min
    Knicks Conundrum, Impeachment Malaise, Trail Blazers Status with Brooke Olzendam

    Knicks Conundrum, Impeachment Malaise, Trail Blazers Status with Brooke Olzendam

    David Aldridge and BIG Wos talk to Trail Blazers reporter Brooke Olzendam of NBC Sports, about Melo, Damian Lillard, injuries and Kevin Love. Also trying to understand how and why the Knicks are so bad. Plus the current crisis in DC, the Impeachment and imagining if Obama had the record of Trump. Finally Style Rankings.

    • 1 hr 6 min

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