This podcast is about more than basketball; it's about culture, business, and everything beyond the X's and O's. From how the NBA addresses social issues to the decline in TV ratings, join Jeffrey Lin, Matt, and friends in discussing how the real world crosses over with basketball.
Hosted by Jeffrey Lin
Part of Fung Jen Productions
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Episode 9: Gentrified State Warriors
We have Ray and Baldwin on from Real Asian Pod to settle the age old debate of who are the real Warriors fans.
Episode 8: Let Freedom Ring
We have friend of the pod Kevin on to talk about the impact of Enes Kanter Freedom's activism and what it means for the NBA and China.
Episode 7: CryptoBall
Matt joins us again to discuss NBA news and how cryptocurrency has spread through the NBA faster than COVID.
Episode 6: Anything is Possible
Annie Wang, my roommate and burgeoning basketball fan, joins me to discuss the new Showtime documentary Kevin Garnett: Anything is Possible. We discuss everything from the Ray Allen beef, high schoolers entering the NBA, and the gap between ownership and players.
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Episode 5: All Men Must Ball
Ever wonder who how basketball in the Seven Kingdoms would be like? Probably not, so we're doing the thought experiment for you. Jeffrey invites James Liu on to decide which Game of Thrones characters would make the best basketball team. Warning, this pod is heavy with spoilers.
Episode 4: Cancelball
The wake of the Robert Sarver allegations of racism, sexual harassment, and employee harassment, brings up the question of how fans of a team should react to news like this. Should fans 'disown' a team? Is a team its players, coach, GM, or owner? To address these questions, Jeffrey and a new guest Kevin Tian discuss what it would take for him to lose his Celtics fandom.
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