People question whether New York is still the King when is comes to basketball. The bright lights of the city will be even brighter with presences of KD, Kyrie, and to see if the Knicks take steps to move forward in being relevant again! With one of the shortest off seasons in NBA history, this upcoming season will be one of the most unique of all time. The best way to have a unique season is to have unique show to cover it. To this unique show, you add the 1991 NBA Draft’s number two pick, a 14 year NBA vet, a native son of Queens, New York to the mix. This makes this show posed to talk about New York City basketball.
The Entire Empire is a podcast show featuring T.J. Baker as the lead host, Mr. Kevin Philphotts (The Stoop Hoops Podcast) serves as the Co-Host, and Coach Kenny Anderson as the special co-host and NBA Analyst. You cannot talk about NETS basketball without mentioning his name, PERIOD! With so much attention on all of the stars now assembled in Brooklyn the need for the Knicks to find their identity again, we have the right chemistry to talk about and take a deep dive into it. With that said WELCOME TO THE ENTIRE EMPIRE!!
The Entire Empire - Pushing the Envelope About What's Real In The League, with Josh Powell
We are starting Season 5 off with a bigger bang than the 4th! We are so thankful to sit down with NBA Vet, and Coach Josh Powell! The world knew he was going to be special when he started his career with the Wolfpack putting up amazing numbers as a Freshman. In this interview he kept it all the way 100 with the state of the league in his eyes! We got a chance to talk about whether or not OG’s have a place in the league. We also pulled the curtain back and talked about the smoke and mirrors of the league too. This two time NBA Champ gave us one of the realist perspectives from any guest since The Stoop started. If you want something that will make you think then this is the interview for you, ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Josh Powell!
Episode 16 - NBA Playoff Preview & NBA Awards 2021
Coach Kenny and the fellas sit down to rap up and recap a different and unique season! This episode looks at the matchups and where things are shaking out to be. As always, T.J. and Kev go back and forth about the awards and T.J. still wants Randle to be this year's M.V.P. Coach Kenny looks at that 2 vs. 7 match up with his Celtics taking on the Nets and how he played for both squads and loves the match. This is a can't miss episode!
Episode 15 - You got the Juice Now!
The movie Juice ends with a passing of the torch and the understanding that someone else now had the juice. When thinking about the landscape of of New York, from the offseason and pre-season, someone else had the juice. Well there is another individual that now has the juice! In fact, things get heated thinking this guy has so much juice that it should translate into this year's M.V.P.! If you can not figure it out, we are talking Julius Randle and the case can be made with his current play.
Episode 14 - Smell the Roses!
Don't call it a come back! You can say its turning back the clock but this has been an impressive year for the former M.V.P. Being in New York is tough enough, but he has turned this tough situation into an opportunity that has add life to his career. The great D. Rose has managed to help the New York Knicks to become a team that has something to say in the league again. We don't know know how the Knicks will finish, but we know as of now they are making some much needed noise!
Episode 13 - CP the Fanchise Pt. 2
A much needed conversation with a different sense of energy! On this episode, our guy, CP the Fanchise from Knicks Fan TV stops by to talk all things Knicks and Nets. We also got Coach back with us this week, so you know we have a lot to talk about. One thing that is on everyone's mind is how long can the Knicks keep this energy up and make things happen! You gotta listen to this one!
Episode 12 - Thank you LaMarcus!
We have a lot to talk about this week, but nothing bigger than saying thank you to LaMarcus! LaMarcus Aldridge bids us good bye for his personal health and that is totally okay! We thank him for 15 amazing years! What does this do to the NETS and their bench this season? What is up next for a team that due to injury have not been at full strength for only 7 regular season games. Is this cause for concern? Will the NETS underachieve based on injury and non-play? The Knicks have managed to turn things on at the right time! Can they ride the wave to the end of the year? Can R.J. keep up the momentum? We have a lot to talk about!