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Welcome to the Drive & Dish NBA Podcast, hosted by Kevin Rafuse (@rafusetolose) & Justin Cousart (@JustinContheAir). We started back in 2014 as a way to discuss our favorite league like we would whenever we hung out outside of work. Two cities, and a couple of radio jobs later, here we are. We strive to give you the best in everything NBA both on and off the court on a weekly basis and keep it light and fun, the way basketball is supposed to be. Honestly, which league is more fun than the NBA right now? Our goal is to make you feel like you’re sitting on the couch, at the barbershop, or at a barstool with us. We cover the league year-round from opening night in October, all the way through the NBA Finals in June. If that’s not enough, we keep going in the summer for the NBA draft, NBA summer league & free agency. Segments include Who’s Ballin, Who’s Fallin, our NBA version of the stock market where we tell you what’s trending up, and what’s trending down each week. We’ve also got Hot Takes from Reddit, where we bring you the spiciest and most comical takes from NBA Reddit each week. You also will hear the best in NBA guests throughout the season and all summer long. Like we said earlier though, the show is all about fun, because if you’re not having fun, why do something right

Drive and Dish NBA Podcast Justin Cousart

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    • 4.6 • 216 Ratings

Welcome to the Drive & Dish NBA Podcast, hosted by Kevin Rafuse (@rafusetolose) & Justin Cousart (@JustinContheAir). We started back in 2014 as a way to discuss our favorite league like we would whenever we hung out outside of work. Two cities, and a couple of radio jobs later, here we are. We strive to give you the best in everything NBA both on and off the court on a weekly basis and keep it light and fun, the way basketball is supposed to be. Honestly, which league is more fun than the NBA right now? Our goal is to make you feel like you’re sitting on the couch, at the barbershop, or at a barstool with us. We cover the league year-round from opening night in October, all the way through the NBA Finals in June. If that’s not enough, we keep going in the summer for the NBA draft, NBA summer league & free agency. Segments include Who’s Ballin, Who’s Fallin, our NBA version of the stock market where we tell you what’s trending up, and what’s trending down each week. We’ve also got Hot Takes from Reddit, where we bring you the spiciest and most comical takes from NBA Reddit each week. You also will hear the best in NBA guests throughout the season and all summer long. Like we said earlier though, the show is all about fun, because if you’re not having fun, why do something right

    Buyout Bonanza & Mad Hand Injuries

    Buyout Bonanza & Mad Hand Injuries

    On this episode of The Drive & Dish NBA Podcast, hosted by Kevin Rafuse (@rafusetolose) & Justin Cousart (@JustinContheAir), the guys star the show off by ranking their NBA Teams in Tier Maker. Who is at the top of the chart and who is at the bottom and who can make the biggest change in the upcoming final quarter of the season. The duo then discusses the buyout market, including Mike Muscala signing with OKC & a number of key names still up for grabs. In Who's Ballin Who's Fallin, Kevin & Justin discuss hand injuries for Trae Young, Scottie Barnes & Russell Westbrook plus the dominant Celtics. Finally, some Immaculate Grid to wrap up the show as the guys try to get another 9/9. Subscribe to the show anywhere you get your podcasts and watch the show on YouTube!

    • 1 hr 13 min
    All-Star Apathy & Second Half Shenanigans

    All-Star Apathy & Second Half Shenanigans

    On this episode of The Drive & Dish NBA Podcast, hosted by Justin Cousart (@JustinContheAir) & Kevin Rafuse (@rafusetolose), the guys start Warm Up Jumpers by recapping All-Star weekend and debate if there's a way to improve the game itself and the dunk contest. The duo then talks a pair of coaches with Jacque Vaughn losing his job in Brookyln and Steve Kerr signing a two-year extension with Golden State. The guys then look ahead to the second half of the season and discuss what they're looking forward to watching and which teams might surge. Finally, another round of Immaculate Grid include some clutch Justin guesses. Listen to the show anywhere you get your podcasts and watch the show on YouTube!

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Trade Deadline Recap & All-Star Game Preview

    Trade Deadline Recap & All-Star Game Preview

    Welcome back to another episode of The Drive & Dish NBA podcast, hosted by Kevin Rafuse (@rafusetolose) & Justin Cousart (@JustinContheAir). On this week the guys begin by previewing All-Star weekend and discuss what they're most excited to watch and ways to bring more excitement to some of the traditional events. The duo then breaks down the trade deadline including a strong one for the Knicks and a questionable one for the Bulls. How does the league shake up after everyone's moves? The guys then do Who's Ballin Who's Fallin and another round of Immaculate Grid. Subscribe to The Drive & Dish NBA podcast anywhere you get your podcasts & watch the show on YouTube!

    • 1 hr 9 min
    More Embiid/Lavine Injuries & Levels of Confidence in the West

    More Embiid/Lavine Injuries & Levels of Confidence in the West

    On this episode of The Drive & Dish NBA Podcast, hosted by Kevin Rafuse (@rafusetolose) & Justin Cousart (@JustinContheAir), Justin is off this week so Kevin is joined by Shervin Mobasseri (@ShervinMthe1) & Vince Silva (@ThatGuyIsidro). The guys start the show by discussing the All-Star rosters including who got snubbed. The trio then look at a trio of injuries, starting with Zach Lavine and whether this ends the market on a potential trade for the Bulls. Then the guys go to NYC to discuss Julius Randle's shoulder injury and debate just how far the Knicks can go this season. Finally, the guys discuss Joel Embiid's latest injury and why it's not the end of the world just yet for the Sixers. The three then head out West and discuss their levels of confidence in the current conference front runners. Are Minnesota & OKC too young? Is it finally the Clippers year to break through? Listen to the show wherever you get your podcast and watch the show on YouTube!

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Eh What's Up Doc? & Multiple 70 Burgers

    Eh What's Up Doc? & Multiple 70 Burgers

    On this episode of The Drive & Dish NBA Podcast, hosted by Kevin Rafuse (@rafusetolose) & Justin Cousart (@JustinContheAir), the guys start the show with Warm Up Jumpers breaking down the Terry Rozier trade & why it makes sense for Miami and Charlotte. Plus as an added bonus, the guys best experiences at colleges they didn't attend. Then the duo dives into the Bucks surprise firing of Adrian Griffin & hiring of Doc Rivers. What caused Griffin's early demise and why Doc isn't the answer. In Who's Ballin Who's Fallin the guys talk All-Star starters, 70 point games for Embiid & Luka & rank all-time Kevin's after KD brings up the debate. Finally, another round of Immaculate Grid. Listen to the podcast wherever you get your podcasts & watch the show on YouTube!

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Pascal Siakam Heads to Indy & EmbiidVP Again?

    Pascal Siakam Heads to Indy & EmbiidVP Again?

    On this episode of The Drive & Dish NBA Podcast, hosted by Kevin Rafuse (@rafusetolose) & Justin Cousart (@JustinContheAir) start warm up jumpers with the Utah Jazz moving into play-in position. What's led to the recent hot streak and how much of it is sustainable. The guys then break down the Pascal Siakam trade. How much of a factor does this make the Pacers in the East and if we think they're done making moves. Plus, why this was a needed move for Toronto and what to expect as they begin rebuilding. In Who's Ballin Who's Fallin, the duo discusses continued dominance from Joel Embiid, a potential Finals preview in Nuggets/Celtics & DeAndre Ayton getting stuck at his house. Finally, another round of Immaculate Grid? Does Dwight Howard have more than 20,000 points? Subscribe and download the show anywhere your get your podcast and watch us on YouTube.

    • 1 hr 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
216 Ratings

216 Ratings

finn03h04 ,

Cool

Very relaxing pod

Ray Ray Kay ,

Fix the cohost mic

Please fix the cohosts mic it’s incredibly hard to hear

justshutupanddribble ,

Great show let’s get these reviews up!

This is my second review. You guys have good content and good banter. I’ve been listening for about 4 years now since it was the 3 of you guys. Congrats on the wedding Justin!! And shout out to Flagler college again!! Keep grindin fellas!!

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