100 episodes

Howard Beck takes on the biggest topics and invites A-List guests along for a fast-moving NBA podcast from Bleacher Report that goes the full 48.

The Full 48 Bleacher Report

    • Basketball
    • 4.6, 738 Ratings

Howard Beck takes on the biggest topics and invites A-List guests along for a fast-moving NBA podcast from Bleacher Report that goes the full 48.

    Michael Lee on the NBA Restart and Bubble

    Michael Lee on the NBA Restart and Bubble

    Michael Lee from The Athletic returns to “The Full 48 with Howard Beck” to discuss concerns surrounding the NBA bubble, including disparity in testing resources for NBA vs the general population at large, the disproportionate effect of the virus on the black and brown communities, and the surging virus cases and related deaths in Florida and other parts of the States. They also delve into NBA activism and amplifying the #BlackLivesMatter movement, and the LeBron James 2020 impact on and off the court. Plus, they talk basketball including Giannis’ future, a possible Pelicans’ play-off run, the propensity for a Sixers bust, and the Toronto Raptors chances of repeating.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Kenny "The Jet" Smith

    Kenny "The Jet" Smith

    2x NBA Champion, and “Inside The NBA” on TNT co-host, Kenny “The Jet” Smith discusses the NBA restart amid social justice protests and COVID19, the bubble and no fans playing environment, the role of home court advantage, which teams are likely contenders for the Championship, and Kenny’s early playing days with the Sacramento Kings. Plus, he shares details on The Jet Academy, and his decision to start it during COVID19.

    • 33 min
    Zach Binney and Carl Bergstrom On The NBA Florida Bubble

    Zach Binney and Carl Bergstrom On The NBA Florida Bubble

    Epidemiologist and Asst. Professor of Quantitative Theory and Methods at Oxford College of Emory University, Zach Binney, and Carl Bergstrom, Professor of Biology at the University of Washington, join The Full 48 with Howard Beck to discuss Orlando's spike in Covid-19, and how it may impact the NBA's bubble plan. 

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Marc Spears Talks Social Injustice, Police Brutality, and Hope for the Future

    Marc Spears Talks Social Injustice, Police Brutality, and Hope for the Future

    Senior Writer for “The Undefeated,” Marc Spears, joins “The Full 48 with Howard Beck” for a phenomenal conversation about race, diversity and inclusion in NBA front offices and coaching staffs, the league in the post-George Floyd era, how the players can use their powerful platforms to speak about social injustice and police brutality, what fans can do to effect real change, and Marc’s own personal experiences as a black kid and teen growing up in San Jose, California.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Eric Paschall On Rookie Season And Future

    Eric Paschall On Rookie Season And Future

    Golden State Warriors Rookie Eric Paschall joins The Full 48 with Howard Beck to discuss spreading awareness with #BlackLivesMatter, the resumption of the NBA season, the lessons he learned during his first season, and what he's looking forward to in the future. 

    • 36 min
    Zach Lowe on NBA return and the issues that could impact it

    Zach Lowe on NBA return and the issues that could impact it

    Senior NBA writer for ESPN, Zach Lowe joins to discuss the NBA season resumption, what he's hearing about player concerns and potential issues that could impact the NBA's plans, and what his MVP ballot is shaping up like. 

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
738 Ratings

738 Ratings

Mike Woodson's Beard ,

The Most Informative NBA Podcast

Love HB as a writer and now a podcaster. Great interviews every week.

jstelmo ,

Great NBA reporter. Even better man.

That Marc Spears episode...man, that’s real.

Beck and Lowe, I’d listen to these 2 on any topic any day.

PK10908 ,

Best podcast.

Thank you, Beck

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