Podcast by Back Porch Talk Podcast
Podcast by Back Porch Talk Podcast
2020 Michael Jordan The Last Dance Docuseries Part 7 and Part 8 Reaction
The 2020 Michael Jordan “The Last Dance” Docuseries parts 7 and 8 aired this past week and we provided our reactions to some of the key topics. The 2 episodes were filled with Jordan quotes that illustrated his drive to win and making his team during their second championship run when he returned from baseball appreciate the NBA grind to win it all. During practice, Jordan was highlighted talking to his teammates in a way to inspire them in his eyes. James Jordan’s support for his son Michael Jordan was key to how Jordan led his life post his father’s death, and what may have been the final influence to push Michael to baseball prior to James’ death. The NBA finals between the Seattle Supersonics and the Chicago Bulls was reviewed and Gary Payton was the main topic of discussion. Jordan had the infamous laugh after watching Gary Payton’s interview on the tablet indicating once Gary Payton was assigned to guard Jordan in Game 4, he wore Jordan down. We had a debate if Gary Payton was right by stating if he would have guarded Jordan the whole series, the Sonics may have won.
Isiah Thomas vs. Damian Lillard
We debate our trading card scenario between Isiah Thomas' 1986 Fleer rookie card and Damian Lillard's 2012 Panini rookie card. Who would you take?
2020 Michael Jordan The Last Dance Docuseries Part 5 and Part 6 Reaction
The 2020 Michael Jordan “The Last Dance” Docuseries parts 5 and 6 aired this past week and we provided our reactions to some of the key topics. Kobe Bryant (RIP) kicked off the show looking back at his experience facing Jordan in the All-Star game as a 19 year old and building his relationship with Jordan from that point on. The 1992 and 1993 finals were presented with Jordan’s motivating factors to dominate including Clyde Drexler from the Portland Trailblazers in 1992 and Dan Majerle from the Phoenix Suns in 1993. There is one Chicago Bull we had not seen in the Docuseries, Craig Hodges. We discussed Craig Hodges and some social activism items he did in the early 1990’s that may have impacted his standing with the Chicago Bulls. In our final segment, we debated our trading card scenario between Draymond Green’s 2012 Panini Rookie Card and Dennis Rodman’s 1988 Fleer Rookie Card. Who would you take?
2019-2020 NBA Playoff Predictions based on Pre COVID-19 Rankings and Damian Lillard vs Isiah Thomas
The 2019-2020 NBA season is currently postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There is no timetable for the NBA to return to the courts or if the season is cancelled. We decided to discuss and predict our conference playoffs based on the conference seedings when the NBA season was put on hold. In our final segment, we debated our trading card scenario between Damian Lillard’s 2012 Panini Rookie Card and Isiah Thomas’ 1986 Fleer Rookie Card. Who would you take?
2020 Michael Jordan The Last Dance Docuseries Part 1 and Part 2 Reaction
The 2020 Michael Jordan “The Last Dance” Docuseries kicked off on April 19, 2020 and we provided our initial reactions to the first two parts on Sunday night. Jerry Krause’s (former GM of the Chicago Bulls) roster and coaching decisions were a topic of discussion. The media access provided by the 1997-1998 Chicago Bulls team and the individual player conversations was unprecedented. We had a friendly debate regarding who would have won the 1994 and 1995 NBA championships if Michael Jordan was playing during the Houston Rockets run. Would it been a sweep by either Houston, Chicago or a split?
Giannis The Greek Freak Antetokounmpo Vs. Kevin Garnett Trading Card Scenario Show Clip
This is a clip of our Backporch trade discussion on the battle of power forwards across generations in the NBA; Giannis "The Greek Freak" and Kevin Garnett. Take a listen and join us in the full discussion in our NBA 2019-20 1st 9 Games and Bucks Discussion along with Kevin Garnett vs. Giannis Trade Scenario Show. Who would you take...?