The Baseline is a weekly NBA podcast hosted by Cal "GameFace" Lee and NBA journalist Warren Shaw. They provide a unique perspective on trades, matchups, analytics and the business of the NBA with special guests and insiders from the association. The Baseline is your go-to podcast for everything happening in and around the NBA.
Raptors On the RIse | Kobe Deserves Better than a Logo | Episode 489
With a week before All Star Weekend, we discuss the reserves selected and whether there was any "snubbery" taking place this year. We dig into the discuss of how the NBA should honor the legacy of Kobe Bryant, and we Breakdown the Rise of the Tampa Bay (Toronto) Raptors. Have they turned the corner? or is this just a facade with inevitable extinction. We breaks it all down to the bone bristle. Download and Discuss with US!
FaceTime with The Baseline: Alvin Gentry | Episode 488
We sit down and go one on one with the Associate Head Coach of the Sacramento Kings Alvin Gentry as he expounds on how 33 years of professional coaching in the NBA has enabled him to have the kind of influence he's had on the league. He talks coaching, Kings, Pelicans and why Reporters wish they had him as their best friend on the mean NBA Streets. Its great convo to be had, with Gentry, Us and You. Download and Discuss with Us
Sixers, Jazz and Andre Drummond Leave Lasting Impressions | Episode 487
This week we take it back to high school and try to impress each other with some under the radar storylines bubbling the league. On the Drop Shaw and I double down or abandon ship on preseason predicts. Quality Talk with a little Busta Bust in the background! Download and Discuss with Us!
Knicks making Moves | Trade Rumors Galore | Episode 486
Despite a lackluster SuperBowl Weekend, the NBA didnt dissappoint with some quality comp and some moves made that actually may make the Knicks look like they know what they are doing this season. Shaw might disagree so we weigh in on the Derrick Rose Trade and other possible trade rumors bubbling in the league. We also discuss the players dissatisfaction of the NBA push for an All Star Game. Alot to dig into. Download n Discuss with US!
Utah is Hitting the Right Notes | Remembering Lives Well Lived
This week we spent a few moments memorializing the passing of Sekou Smith on the 1 yr anniversary of losing Kobe and Gianna Bryant in that fatal helicopter crash that took 9 lives. Though 2021 has not offered us any oxygen of optimism, we still found some hope in Utah that their success in the West is great eye candy for the NBA. But is it sustainable? We weigh in on what's going right in Salt Lake.
We also take a look at some of the offseason acquisitions and early season trades that has moved some marquee names over to new teams. Are they panning out? Will they be there by the Trade Deadline? So much to get into. Download and DIscuss with Us
Joel EmBiid-VP has a nice exhausting ring to it | Episode 484
We run through a bevy of topics this week including if we believe if Joel Embiid will be a top 3 MVP candidate. Shaw shows optimism, but you know GameFace Lee isnt completely sold on that sediment. Also we have a juicy Who Ya Got segment. Which of the two guys we discuss would you pick first to start your franchise...
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Warren’s takes on Persona are top notch. Love listening to their full episodes on all things NBA. Some of the best in the biz.
Great podcast! would love for you guys to get Collin Sexton on the podcast!
I just recently started listening and they are really entertaining and fun to listen to. Love it. Highly recommended.