Hoops Adjacent is now part of The Athletic NBA Show! Subscribe here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-athletic-nba-show/id1358187061 to catch David Aldridge and Big Wos every Wednesday as they talk hoops, culture, politics, etc. with weekly guests from media, sports teams and whoever else is interesting and fun. Join us!
The Road Back, Trolls on Twitter and Speaking Out with Steve Kerr
In Part 1: Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr drops by to talk with David Aldridge and BIG Wos about how the Warriors' will get back to premium status in the NBA. An update on Klay Thompson, getting Draymond Green and Kevon Looney back to form and Steph's next iteration. D'Angelo Russell and Andrew Wiggins Plus how the NBA will open up for teams not in the bubble, and dealing with trolls on Twitter and standing up and speaking out for social justice.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta on the promise and unknowns of the NBA's plan
First, David and Wos look back on the 10 year anniversary of The Decision. Then at 19:30 CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta joins the show to dive into the NBA's return of play plan, the impact of the rise in positive tests in Florida, and broadly how professional sports can be played during a global pandemic.
Nick Nurse Defending Champion, Exceeding Expectations
Raptors head coach Nick Nurse drops by to talk with David and Wos about getting back on the floor and readying for Orlando, last year's Finals and guarding Steph Curry, his coaching philosophy, racial injustice and his long road to the NBA.
Young Hawks, Social Justice and Taking Action with Lloyd Pierce
Hawks Head Coach Lloyd Pierce drops in to talk with David and Wos about speaking out against police brutality, what the Hawks organization is doing to educate players on Social Justice and history, and what management and ownership is doing to change culture. Plus, the challenge of coaching one of the youngest teams in the NBA.
Bread and Circuses (Players as Commodity) + Grant Napear Gone
In the latest Hoops Adjacent, David Aldridge, BIG Wos and Sacramento Kings' reporter Jason Jones talk about recent statements put out by NASCAR banning the Confederate flag and the Boston Red Sox response to comments by Torii Hunter regarding racial abuse at Fenway Park. Also NBA's Bubble, players as commodity, the Kings, Buddy Heild and play-by-play announcer Grant Napear's 'All Lives Matter' tweet leading to his resignation.
The Reinvention of John Wall
Wizards' John Wall drops in to talk with David and Wos about Lockdown Life, the killing of George Floyd, the disruption of civil society and the blessings of fatherhood. Plus John lets the guys know when he will return to the court and the steps he is taking to get himself back into prime shape. Also John talks about his fundraiser called 202 Assist to help people in the poorest section of Washington D.C. dealing with Covid .
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Hoops Adjacent is Amazing!
DA and Wos are a perfect team and have incredible chemistry with superstar guests who respect these guys deeply. This is what podcasting should be all about. Thanks, gentlemen!
Awesome, Informational Podcast
That podcast with Dr. Sanjay Gupta was so wonderful i had to leave a review.