National NBA Insider Tom Haberstroh sits down with some of the biggest names in the NBA to share the stories and the numbers behind the biggest games and biggest moments in the league.
Wosny Lambre of The Athletic
Tom Haberstroh and Amin Elhassan are joined by familiar voice Wosny Lambre, The Athletic's style rankings chairman and cohost of the upcoming Culture Calculus podcast with Kavitha Davidson. Topics include the tragic passing of DMX and his permanent impact on layup line music, Nuggets prospects in the wake of Jamal Murray's injury, Warriors usage of Steph Curry, and it wouldn't be a Wos episode if he didn't talk about Brooklyn ad nauseam!
Tom Haberstroh and Amin Elhassan are joined by Hollywood producer/writer and hoops fan Liz Hannah to talk about her beloved Tar Heels, why she loves Gregg Popovich and her road to becoming a screenwriter and producer for The Post and Long Shot. Plus, she reviews the Space Jam 2 trailer and defends Tom Hanks' performance in A League Of Their Own.
The Legend of Don Shampoo
Tom and Amin are joined by Abstract Shine (Andrew Shalen) who tells stories about Don Shampoo, a legendary basketball player that has been canceled by today's soft NBA. Plus, we talk to Andrew about his work on social media and how he developed his comedy acts.
Warriors talk with Ethan Strauss
Tom Haberstroh and Amin Elhassan are joined by The Athletic's Ethan Strauss to discuss the Warriors season, Ethan's book and Steve Kerr's rant about a quote being taken out of context on Twitter. Radio Ethan also weighs in and then we react to Colin Cowherd's reaction to Steve Kerr.
NBA Agent Bernie Lee
Tom Haberstroh and Amin Elhassan are joined by NBA agent Bernie Lee. The President of Basketball at Quartexx Management tells us his journey to becoming Jimmy Butler's agent and plays fact-or-fiction on Jimmy Butler factoids. Lee also explains what it's like to be in a room with Pat Riley.
NBA Talent Booker Gina Paradiso
Amin Elhassan and Tom Haberstroh welcome in an old friend who may have the deepest contact list in the NBA, Gina Paradiso. "G" talks to us about her life as a talent booker at the ESPY's and ESPN NBA programming, her new podcast with Kendrick Perkins, her Stephen Curry fandom, the secret sauce of the All The Smoke podcast and also get into Miami Heat center Meyers Leonard's anti-semitic slur on his Twitch stream.