Blue Hardwood Podcast

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The Blue Hardwood podcast is a Dallas Mavericks podcast. Hosted by Brian Zilem. Brian is a die hard Dallas Mavericks fan and is happy to bring Mavericks content to the airwaves. #Mavs #MFFL #NBA
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The Blue Hardwood podcast is a Dallas Mavericks podcast. Hosted by Brian Zilem. Brian is a die hard Dallas Mavericks fan and is happy to bring Mavericks content to the airwaves. #Mavs #MFFL #NBA
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Jordan Green post game interview.
After the Austin Spurs beat the Sioux Falls Skyforce 116-107. I had chance to speak with Jordan Green after the game. I get Jordan’s thoughts on a solid team win for the Spurs. I also asked Jordan what it was like to play against Marcus Smart in High school.
December 7, 2019
So, Howl’s it goin?
Mike O'Hagan with Canishoopus joins the podcast to chat Minnesota Timberwolves and preview the upcoming match up on 12-04 against the Mavericks. Are the Wolves over achieving thus far? What’s changed for Wiggins this year? Is a big trade deadline move ahead for Wolves in 2020? Mavs Wolves game preview. You can follow Mike on Twitter here ‪@mikleohagan‬. Check out Mike’s work here
December 4, 2019
Bigger surprise this season the Mavs or Suns?
Happy Turkey day! Sam Copper Co-host of the Time line podcast joins me as we discuss all things Phoenix Suns. What stands out the most for the Suns improved start to 2019?  What do the Suns look like with DeAndre Ayton back in the lineup?  Mavs Suns preview for 11-29. Give Sam a follow ‪@scooperhoops‬  Check out Sam’s podcast here ⬇️
November 28, 2019
The Los Angeles Clippers and load Management
The Mavs and Clippers get ready to go to battle on 11-26 in Dallas. Friend of the show Garrett Chorpenning joins me to preview the game and discuss load management for the Clippers. You can follow Garret on Twitter here ‪@gachorpenning‬ You can check out Garrett’s work with Clipperholics here
November 26, 2019
Luka the Demi God. The current state of the Warriors.
Podcaster and writer with ‪@unstoppablebaby‬ Daniel Hardee joins me on this episode. Daniel was live at the ACC to witness the Mavs 142-94 win over the Golden State. I Review Daniel’s live in game Luka experience. How good is Luka? I get Daniel’s thoughts on the game plan for the Warriors moving forward this season. You can follow Daniel on Twitter here ‪@DHardee_SBN Check our Daniel’s work with SB nation here
November 22, 2019
New York Knicks preview
Jonathan Macri with Knicks Film School joins the podcast to talk the struggles of Dennis Smith Jr. and the return of K.P to MSG.   Follow Jonathan on Twitter ‪@JCMacriNBA‬ Check out Jonathan’s work here
November 14, 2019
Luka and the 7 footers come up big in Cleveland.
Mavs come away with their 3rd road victory in the young season with a 131-111 win over the Cavaliers. ‪@James_Laughery7 ‬host of ‪@_EverythingCavs‬ joins the pod to recap the game.
November 4, 2019
Mavs can’t close out Portland.
‪What better way to celebrate episode 100 with @TylerAtoms joining the pod to help dissect the first Mavericks loss of the season.‬ What went wrong in 121-119 loss to the Blazers? NBA Challenge overturned? Opportunities where this young squad can improve.
October 28, 2019
Mavs preseason review.
Friend of the pod R.C ‪@SenorTakes‬ joins me as we recap the preseason for your Dallas Mavericks. K.P looks ready Has Justin Jackson earned a starting job? Is Jalen Brunson being over looked? Will Carlisle have a bull pen approach with the starting unit? Will this team be able to play defense when it matters?
October 22, 2019
New Orleans Pelicans preview.
Willie Lutz Co-expert with ‪Pelican ‬Debrief joins the podcast to talk New Orleans Pelicans.  A.D departure from the pelicans.  Did the Pelicans get enough value from AD?  What’s the future hold for this young core?  Does Zion Williamson have a position in the NBA?  Can this team stay healthy?  You can follow Willie on Twitter ‪@willie_lutz.  You can check out Willie’s work here
October 7, 2019
Memphis Grizzlies preview.
Joe Mullinax joins the pod as we chat Memphis Grizzlies. The Core 4 are no more. Expectations versus reality  The Parsons departure. The realistic timeframe for these cubs to grow up? You can follow Joe Mullinax on Twitter @JoeMullinax You can check out Joe‘s work here
October 3, 2019
Houston Rockets preview.
@M_KnightNBA from @TheRocketsWire joins the podcast as we preview the Houston Rockets. 18-19 recap of the season. The CP3 Harden fallout. What went wrong? Was the investment for Russ to much? What will lineup of Russ and Harden look like in 2019? Can Mike D'Antoni make this lineup work? Western Conference chat
September 30, 2019
San Antonio Spurs preview
Robert Trejo host of the Bucking Spurs podcast joins the pod to chat San Antonio Spurs . Kawhi drama Thoughts on Dirk’s retirement in San Antonio. Who are the Spurs fans more excited for Luka Samanic or Keldon Johnson? When will Pop retire? Who will replace Pop? 2019-2020 Season expectations? Follow Robert on Twitter @BuckingSpursPod Check out Robert’s pod here ⬇️  
September 14, 2019
Mavs over or under.
Bo Dauster host of the O.P joins me to chat Dallas Mavericks over or under for the 2019-2200 season.  You can follow Bo on Twitter ‪@MavsHighlights‬.  Check out the the O.P podcast here
August 30, 2019
Disney Sony Into the Spider divorce
Bo Dauster host of the O.P joins me to chat the latest Disney Sony dispute over Spider-Man. How do we fix this? What positives can come from this divorce? Super hero poll Logan Dark Knight Enter the spider verse Which is your favorite? You can follow Bo on Twitter ‪@MavsHighlights‬. Check out the the O.P podcast here
August 25, 2019
Luka and Trae joined at the hip.
Chris Kirschner joins the podcast as we relive the 2018 draft night trade between the Hawks and Mavs. What If Luka wasn’t traded to Dallas?  Would Luka be as successful in Atlanta as he was in Dallas and vice versa?  Did the Hawks get enough in return for the trade?  Has the fan base accepted Trae Young as their guy?  Timeline for the Hawks moving forward? You can follow Chris on Twitter @ChrisKirschner  You can check out Chris’s articles at
August 19, 2019
There’s a new buzz in Brooklyn!
The off-season fun continues! Happy to chat Brooklyn Nets with friend of the show Chris Milholen.   How the Nets overcame one of the worst trades in NBA history?   The Nets understanding the free agency chess game.   Reviewing moves and trades the Nets made to create the cap space. How adding Irving and KD changes the expectations of the franchise?  Follow Chris on Twitter ‪@CMilholenSB   You can view Chris’s work with Nets Daily at
August 4, 2019
The Kawhi quake
Let the off-season fun begin. Los Angeles Clippers expert Garret Chorpenning  returns to pod to talk Kawhi Leonard.  Reviewing the timeline for the Clippers within the last year.  How exactly did the Clippers make Kawhi and PG13 happen?  What effects did the playoff run have on Clippers off season free agency?  Why Kawhi joining the Clippers is good for the NBA?  Follow Garret on Twitter at ‪@gachorpenning ‬  Check out Garret’s work with the Clippers at
July 27, 2019
Perception vs Reality
Friend of the show  Ben Zajdel  stops by to chat Mavs offseason. Why the expectation set by the front office set the fan base up for fail? What's the best mindset to have for this off season in general? What's the starting lineup look like going into the 2019-2020 season? Follow Ben on twitter  @BenZajdel Check out Ben's work for the Smoking Cuban
July 23, 2019
Summer league chat with Tim Cato
Live at the NBA summer league I had chance to chat with Tim Cato of the Athletic about summer league and the Mavs off-season. Be sure to follow Tim on social media @tim_cato.
July 10, 2019
Can the Mavs tame this Nittany Lion?
The Dallas Mavericks signed undrafted guard Josh Reaves out of Penn State to a two-way contract. Dylan Burd with Victory Bell Rings explains how Josh Reaves could be steal for the Mavericks. You can follow Dylan on Twitter @Sports_Burd   Please check out Dylan’s work at  Dylan also writes great draft profiles for the NBA and NFL check it out  You can follow Victory Bell Rings on Twitter  @VictoryBellRing 
June 30, 2019
Isaiah Roby nice to meet you.
On this episode we get to know the Dallas Mavericks 2019 2nd round draft pick Isaiah Roby. Patrick Gerhart with Corn Nation joins me to share his thoughts on Isaiah Roby. You can follow Patrick on Twitter @PatrickGerhart Please check Patrick’s work at Check out Patrick’s podcast Of Bangarangs & Daggers You can can follow Corn Nation on Twitter @CornNation 
June 27, 2019
NBA draft fallout
The Hero of the hardwood Justin Montemayor with 1310 the ticket joins the podcast for this episode. Who did the Mavericks draft? What is process to prep for a wall to wall NBA draft show? What teams won and lost the draft? What is the best direction for the Mavericks this offseason? Please follow Justin on Twitter @JustinMonty and listen Justin’s weekly radio show on @dfwticket.
June 22, 2019
Mavs draft history part 2
This is part 2 of 2 of a special draft pod series. ‪@MaxScouts ‬apart of the 3rd round picks podcast joins the show as we rank the top 5 best drafts in Mavericks history.
June 14, 2019
Mavs draft history part 1
This is part 1 of 2 of a special draft pod series.‪ @MaxScouts ‬apart of the 3rd round picks podcast joins the show as we rank the top 5 worst drafts in Mavericks history.
June 12, 2019
Let’s talk draft.
@Mavsdraft stops by to talk NBA Draft prospects for the Dallas Mavericks. Who are the names Mav fans should get to know? Is there someone in draft the Mavs should consider trading up for? What would be a successful draft for the Mavs?
May 30, 2019
Fantastic free-agent fun!
Chris Friaser with ‪@MavsNationDAL ‬joins the show to talk Mavericks free agency. Mavs biggest needs this offseason when searching for free agents? Is it better to land a big fish or the best fit? Free agent wish list for the Mavs? Names to look forward to at pick number #37
May 24, 2019
Draft Lottery fallout:
Lady luck is not with the Mavs. Friend of show @CMolesky host of @lockedontwolves joins me for this episode. We recap the NBA draft lottery results. Who are people the Mavericks could target at pick number 37?
May 15, 2019
The Mavericks Mother’s Day massacre
Guess whose back?  @hmfaigen with @LakersSBN joins me for this episode. Harrison does is his best to explain what the hell is going on with the Lakers? What went wrong and what else can go wrong with the Lakers? How big was the series win against the Lakers in 2010-2011? What stands out from the Mother’s Day massacre close out game?
May 9, 2019
Did someone say News?
News News!
April 16, 2019
Dirk day is upon us !
Dirk day is here and it sucks! I’m live at the AAC to take it all. Jake Kemp @NotJackKemp stops by to chat Dirk and the Mavericks. How awesome is Dirk? Is there modern day NBA player that could be the next Dirk? Jake shares his favorite Dirk moment. 
April 10, 2019
Mavs Thunder up in OKC!
@martinbaltz @david_lindsey5 with @thunderpulsepod stop by to chat Mavericks and Thunder. Short handed Mavs upset OKC! What’s wrong with OKC? What can Dallas do to become a playoff next year? K.P rape allegations.
April 1, 2019
Higher upside Mavs or Kings?
The Mavericks and Kings wrap up their series finale for the season. Friend of the show @ivanowskinba with @sactownroyalty stops by to chat  Sacramento Kings. We touch base briefly about the 125-121 Mavs loss to the Kings. We also ask the question which team has a higher upside moving forward Mavs or Kings?
March 27, 2019
The Anthony Davis dilemma
@PrestonEllis with @thebirdwrites stops by to talk the Brow and the New Orleans Pelicans. What went  wrong with the Anthony Davis situation?  Julius Randle the monstar?  We preview the 03-18 game between the Mavericks and Pelicans.
March 18, 2019
The parallels of Luka Doncic and James Harden
@M_KnightNBA with @SpaceCity_Scoop stops by for a post game podcast. We recap the Rockets 94-93 over the Mavericks, Can the Rockets finally take down Golden State? Is Luka a mirror of James Harden?
March 11, 2019
Nikola Vucevic a future Maverick?
Philip Rossman-Reich @philrsquared  host of  Locked On Magic @lockedonmagic  and  editor of Orlando Magic Daily @OMagicDaily stops by to talk  Nikola Vucevic. Why should the Mavericks be interested in Nikola Vucevic? What are his strengths and weaknesses  as a pro? What is price range as a free agent?
March 7, 2019
The blossoming Brooklyn Nets
Chris Milholen @CMilholenSB writer with Sb Nation Nets Daily @NetsDaily stops by to talk  Brooklyn Nets. Reviewing the D'Angelo Russell trade. What has D'Angelo Russell done to  develop his game ? Nets mailbag questions Nets/ Mavs 03/04 preview 
March 4, 2019
Teenage wasteland
@PAKA_FLOCKA with @sbnGrizzlies and cohost of the @TheCore4Podcast stops by to talk Memphis Grizzlies and the NBA. What’s the direction of the grizzlies moving forward? We gush over how great Luka and JJJ are. Will Mike Conley be a  Memphis Grizzle next yeaR? Things to look forward to for the 03-02 Mavs/ grizzlies match up?
February 28, 2019
Wes Matthews returns to Dallas.
 @_Facci co-host of @SettingThePace3 stops by to talk Indiana Pacers basketball. How Victor’s injury has changed the mindset of the Pacers the rest of the season? How a change of scenery has helped Wes Matthews? What can the Mavericks learn from the Pacers when it comes to roster building? 
February 27, 2019
Mavs & Clippers offseason Destinations
Friend of the show @gachorpenning with @ClipperholicsFS stops by to talk Clippers basketball. How the Clippers and Mavericks direction this offseason isn’t so different. What would a playoff push mean to the Clippers franchise? We preview the 02-25 game between the Mavs and Clippers.
February 25, 2019
Mavericks round table
Reese Konkle  @RKonkle_Mavs  and  Bo Dauster  @MavsHighlights joins the podcast for a Mavs round table. What’s been the biggest surprise this season other than Luka? What’s been the biggest disappointment this season? What should the Mavs expectations be with 25 games left in the season? What is one thing you want to see before the season ends? What is your favorite Dirk moment ?
February 22, 2019
NBA mid-season review.
Kevin Love editor of @Liberty_Ballers joins the podcast as we grade the NBA season thus far. Sixers talk Is Elton Brand G.M of the year? Are the Sixers the biggest threat for the raptors? What’s the future look like for free agency? Mavs talk How the Mavericks should be acknowledged for the moves they have made in the last 6 months! How great can the KP Luka be. Biggest surprise at the half way point team or player? Biggest disappointment team or player? Why fans should be excited for the NBA playoffs.
February 18, 2019
The Legend of Luka Doncic.
It's All-Star weekend lets have some fun! Yiannis Bouranis  @YBouranis   Editor-In-Chief of TalkBasket joins me for this episode as we deep drive and discuss Luka Doncic.      What was it like watching Luka play club and euro league? Did you have expectations for him to be this great already? Does Luka have a chance to go down as the greatest Euro player in NBA history? What is your favorite Dirk moment? What NBA team do people living in Europe watch the most?
February 16, 2019
The Dirk and Wade swan song.
 ‪@dramil13 with @LockedOnHeat joins the podcast as we discus 2 greats hanging it up at the same time.  06 and 11 NBA finals talk. How good can Josh Richardson be?  We also preview the 02-13 match up between the Mavs and Heat. 
February 13, 2019
Why Maverick fans should excited about Justin Jackson!
‪@TheRealestRJL with @tarheelblog joins the podcast. As we get to know and welcome the newest addition to the Dallas Mavericks @JJacks_44.  Sign up with this link to double your first deposit with Thrive  Fantasy 
February 9, 2019
The Greek freak pays a visit to Dallas.
 @AndrewG_NBA insider with  @BrewHoop  joins the podcast to talk  Milwaukee Bucks. Rapid fire NBA trade deadline recap. What is like to watch and cover the Greek freak?  With the recent player movement within the NBA should Bucks fear Giannis wanting out of Milwaukee?   The infamous Draft night trade for Dirk.   What we learned from Mavs Bucks match on 01-21.   Can Mavericks adjust to a new roster and pull out an important home win against the Bucks?   Sign up with this link to double your first deposit with Thrive  Fantasy 
February 7, 2019
Trade deadline dash with LOW.
I was happy to join @CMolesky and @TreyFlynnNBA with @lockedontwolves as we round table the NBA trade deadline. Sign up with this link to double your first deposit with Thrive  Fantasy
February 7, 2019
Mavs and Kings mid game trade!
Harrison Barnes is now with Sacramento Kings as the Mavericks traded him during the 3rd quarter of the  Charlotte Hornets game. I’m joined by @ivanowskinba writer with @sactownroyalty to sort out our feelings of this big trade! How Sacramento has changed the Mavericks organization in 7 months?  Sign up with this link to double your first deposit with Thrive  Fantasy  
February 7, 2019
A new buzz with the Mavs as the Hornets visit the AAC.
 @EvanDyal NBA writer with  @At_The_Hive joins the podcast. Is it time to cut ties with Kemba Walker? Has M.J mishandled the Hornets franchise? Will Miles Bridges be over looked in the 2018 draft class? Things to know going into the Mavs Hornets game on 02-06-19.  Sign up with this link to double your first deposit with Thrive  Fantasy   
February 6, 2019
Luka and the Mavs capture a road win in Cleveland.
‪@James_Laughery7 ‬host of ‪@_EverythingCavs joins the podcast to discuss the Cleveland Cavaliers and recap the 111-99 Mavericks win over the Cavs.‬   How do Cavs fan feel about LBJ leaving for a 2nd time?   What’s the overall  direction of the Cavs as a franchise?  The Mavs pull out a road win 111-98 over the Cavs.   How did James enjoy his in game Luka experience?   Sign up with this link to double your first deposit with Thrive  Fantasy
February 3, 2019
Jonathan Schulman from toasting and posting joins me as we discuss massive WOJ BOMB that was dropped.  Kristaps Porzingis traded to the Mavericks for Dennis  Smith Jr.
January 31, 2019
The Drummond and Jordan dilemma.
The Mavericks play the Pistons 2 times within 6 days. Host of the @lockedonpistons @Matt_Schoch_  joins the show to talk Detroit Pistons. How has Dwayne Casey done thus far year one as a head coach? Are the Pistons ready to move on from Andre Drummond? Would you trade DeAndre for Andre?  Things to know for the 01-25 match up for the Mavericks and Pistons.
January 25, 2019
Disgruntled DSJ returns against the Clippers.
Friend of the show @gachorpenning from @ClipperholicsFS joins the pod to discuss Dennis Smith Jr and the Los Angeles Clippers. How would the Clippers handle a DSJ situation? Who dropped the ball? DSJ or the Mavs? Are the Clippers a buyer or seller? Things to watch for the Mavericks Clippers match up on 01-22.
January 22, 2019
Can the Mavs keep pace with Indiana?
@_Facci co-host of @SettingThePace3 joins the show to talk Indiana Pacers basketball. Are the Pacers the most complete team in the Eastern Conference? DSJ trade drama. What’s gone wrong with both sides? Facci drops a blockbuster trade for DSJ! Is there any hope the Mavericks can win a game on the road?
January 18, 2019
The Barea bummer :(
@__mattwin with @otgbasketball joins the pod to discus the J.J Barea achilles injury.  What’s the timeframe for his recovery?   Could this be a career ending injury?  Does J.J’ s Jersey deserve to be retired?  Woj 💣 DSJ on his way out?
January 15, 2019
Luka lands a Purple Rainmaker!
@CMolesky with @lockedontwolves joins me for a post game pod. Tom Thibodeau fired! Could Ryan Saunders be a long term fit? Wolves in the news for the wrong reasons. Post game reactions after a 119-115 Mavs win over the TimberWolves. How did the Mavericks steal this road victory? Luka comes up in the clutch! Sign up with this link to double your first deposit with Thrive  Fantasy
January 12, 2019
Boston Tea Party
Chris Grenham with @celticsblog joins the podcast to talk Boston Celtics. Kyrie Irving injury update. Jason Tatum struggles due more to a soft-more slump or struggling to find his role?  Is there a big trade waiting to happen for Boston?  Will Boston use their draft assets to move up for someone in the draft?  Why does the Rondo trade still hurt so bad?  What can the Mavericks do to come away with a quality road win?
January 1, 2019
Cloudy with a chance of OKC
The Mavericks have a tough back to back home and home against OKC. Jordan Buckammer writer for Thunderous Intentions joins the pod to discuss the OKC Thunder. Is this the Paul George OKC signed up for. Nerlens Noel defensive stopper? Could the surging PG13 cause some problems for the Mavericks? What can the Mavericks do to wreak havoc against the Thunder?
December 29, 2018
DSJ over and out?
Co-host of The 3rd round picks podcast Max Levy joins the show to discuss the latest rumors regarding DSJ. Should Mavs fans be surprised? The pros and cons of a DSJ trade What trade packages would we take for DSJ?
December 26, 2018
Do the Mavs have a pending Dame CJ situation on their hands?
Is Dame having an MVP type year this far? Is this team different or is the same old blazers as before? Why is it hard to find and home grown your own super stars? We preview the 12-23 match up.
December 23, 2018
The way of the Warriors!
The way of the Warriors! Mavs Warriors Match up on 12-21. @PeteThreee with @BlueManHoop joins the podcast to discuss the Golden State Warriors. Why have the warriors struggled so much this season? Is the KD Draymond situation about to implode? Whose most likely to leave during free agency? Is Luka the Mav Version of Stephen Curry? The Warriors will be looking to avenge the 112-109 loss to the Mavericks from 11-17.
December 22, 2018
Mavericks Clippers preview 12-20
Could Tobias Harris be an all star? Why have the Clippers struggled in December? Brian and Garrett circle back to DeAndre Jordan conversation they had during the summer. What do the Clippers have to do to rebound from the 114-110 loss from 12-02?
December 20, 2018
The baffling Kings took Bagley over Luka!
The Mavericks and Kings lock horns for the first time on 12-16. ‪@ivanowskinba writer with ‪@sactownroyalty ‬joins me to discuss the Sacramento Kings. DSJ or De’Aaron Fox? Luka and Bagley will be forever tied together. Things to watch out for during the match up on 12-16. Which team do you trust more to make the playoffs?
December 16, 2018
The Limitless Range Podcast
I was honored to join Cory Chandler and Pete Coleman on their podcast to discuss Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks. Follow their podcast on twitter ‪@1LimitlessRange ‬The Limitless Range Podcast.
December 16, 2018
Halleluka! Friend of the show Rylan Coulter ‪@SenorTakes writer with ‪@MavsNationDAL ‬joins me as we discuss all things Luka Doncic. How wonderful is our wonderboy? How can the Mavs make Luka even better? Is it possible Luka could have a soft-more slump? Halleluka written and performed by @jga41agher and @IsaacKLee with ‪@ringer.
December 11, 2018
Pelicans preview Blazers review
2 for 1 special! For the 1st part of the podcast I’m joined by Terry Kimble with the ‪@PelicanDebrief ‬to preview Mavs Pelicans match up on12-05. Why do the Pelicans struggle so much defensively but then thrive offensively? Should Pelicans fans be considered of the AD trade talks? What are the keys of the game for the Pelicans to beat the Mavericks? For the 2nd part of the podcast I’m joined by ‪@MavsNationDAL ‬writer Sameer Moosa for a post game podcast. Why are the Mavericks so good at home but so bad on the road? What stood out in the Mavericks 111-102 victory over the Blazers? Could the playoffs be possible for this Mavericks team?
December 5, 2018
The Los Angeles Clippers best team in the western conference?
The Mavs match up with the Los Angeles Clippers on 12-01. To help preview this match up I’m joined by Kenneth Hawkes Writer for ‪@ClipperholicsFS‬. What’s been the biggest surprise from the Clippers thus far? Are the Clippers better without there big 3? Can the Clippers keep this up all season? Was DAJ leaving the Clippers the best decision for both parties?
December 2, 2018
Mavs are road warriors!
Mavs get their first road victory of the year against the Chicago Bulls 103-98. @MavsHighlights ‬host of the ‪@theOPpod ‬joins the podcast as we provide our post game reactions after this Maveicks win.
November 13, 2018
The Mavs find their magic against the Wizards.
The Mavs 6 game losing streak ends at 6 games after a 119-100 win over the Wizards. To recap Mavs/Wizards Alan Jenkins ‪@AJenks24 with Bullets forever ‪@BulletsForever ‬joins the podcast. How did the Mavs win this game? The Mavs young core looked great! How would Alan fix the Wizards? Could Kelly Oubre be a good free agent target for the Mavs?
November 7, 2018
2-7 Take that for data!
2-7 Take that for data! Mavs losing streak is now 6 games after a 118-106 loss to the New York Knicks. To recap the game and talk Knicks basketball I’m joined by Jonathan Schulman editor with ‪@ptknicksblog‬. How did Mavericks loss this must win game? ‪What’s the best path to fix the Mavericks?‬ Could the Knicks sneak into the playoffs in the East?
November 3, 2018
Why Wes Why?
The Mavericks losing streak extends to 5 games. To recap the Lakers 114-113 win Grant Goldberg ‪@GrantGoldberg ‬ from Silver screen & roll ‪@LakersSBN ‬joins the show. 0:00 Theme 0:31 Show intro 1:37 Game recap from Mavs/Lakers 08:12 What was Wes thinking? 10:31 Grant’s Luka experience 12:48 Lakers Roster and getting along with LBJ 16:30 Grant’s biggest surprise and disappointment so far in the NBA.
November 1, 2018
Mavs weekly preview from 10-28 to 11-02. Utah Spurs Lakers Knicks.
For this episode Brian reviews the Mavs next 4 opponents. Let’s get to know Utah, San Antonio, Lakers and the Knicks.
October 28, 2018
Round 1 goes to Trae Young and the Hawks
Mavs blew a 26 point lead vs the Hawks and lose 111-104 To recap the game and talk Trae Young I’m joined by @ZackeryRogers13 from @SoaringDwnSouth for the post game pod. 0:00 Theme 0:34 Intro 1:34 Stadium talk 4:16 Game Recap 14: 52 My Trae young experience 17:56 Reviewing the Trae Luka trade 24:00 Trae Young ROY? 26:40 Zach’s Luka’s experience 29:13 Vince Carter Talk
October 25, 2018
Mavs are above 500 for the 1st time in ever!
Dallas Mavericks took the W over the Chicago Bulls 115-109. To recap the the game I’m joined by 00 @jdez_xo from @BullNationCHI. 0:00 Theme 0:33 Show Intro 1:44 Game recap 14:58 What's the ceiling for the Bulls? 26:10 J. Parker 6th man of the year? 30:30 Luka DSJ talk 38:04 Mavs/ Hawks preview
October 23, 2018
Home opener Mavs /Twovles recap.
Game 2 of 82 in the books. I’m joined by @CMolesky from @LockedOnWolves to recap the Mavericks home opener 140-136 win vs the Timberwolves. 0:00 Theme 0:36 Show Intro 2:36 Box Score recap 13:40 DSJ game winner controversial? 19:02 Colt’s Luka experience 27:40 Colt’s 3 things he’s learned this weekend
October 21, 2018
Mavs/ Suns post game pod
1 of 82 is in the books. ‪@dan_volpone ‬joins the show for the 1st BHP post game show of the year. Dan and I recap the 121-100 Mavs loss. Booker goes off! What was wrong with DSJ? Luka/ Ayton talk What’s a 🐉 Bender?
October 18, 2018
Could Miles Bridges compete with Luka for ROY?
The NBA preseason wraps up for the Dallas Mavericks. To recap the 123-118 win by the Charlotte Hornets I’m joined by ‪@JaxonNBA‬ with ‪@At_The_Hive‬ to talk Hornets basketball. 0:00 Theme 00:35 Show run down and Dylan intro 05:16 Hornets stuck in the middle 13:43 Hornets offseason moves 16:20 Miles Bridges 21:01 Mavs/Hornets preseason 24:00 Luka talk 27:37 Crazy trade hypothetical 37:14 Season predictions 49:00 2017 NBA draft hypothetical 57:40 2019 NBA draft
October 15, 2018
Global games Mavs vs Sixers
I’m joined by ‪@KevinFLove ‬from‪ @Liberty_Ballers ‬to talk Philadelphia 76ers. Kevin joins the show to talk all things related to the 76ers. We also recap preseason game one of two between the Mavs and 76ers. 00:00 Theme 00:54 Kevin Love introduction 08:08 Burner account Scandal 11:14 Elton Brand General Manger 22:20 Markelle Fultz/ 2018 draft 32:00 J.J Redick moving to the bench 41:00 Global Games bad idea? 45:00 Mavs Sixers preseason game #1 53:00 Nerlens Noel talk 57:00 NBA finals predictions
October 8, 2018
Luka mania is running wild!
Kirk ‪@KirkSeriousFace from @mavsmoneyball ‬joins the podcast. We talk‪ Luka, fan expectations, roster building, and answer your twitter questions.‬ 0:00 Theme 0:35 Kirk introduction 13:00 Luka rookie of the year 21:00 Mavericks fans hopes are to high 33:00 Maverick offseason additions 42:23 DSJ role changing 52:00 Roster building 01:05 2018 NBA draft 01:14 Twitter mailbag
October 4, 2018
Season predictions for the Mavs
‪An @MavsNationDAL round table podcast with staff members @SenorTakes,@smoosa786, @flava_fras. The boyz and I review Luka’s first preseason game. We also provide our season predictions for the 2018-2019 Dallas Mavericks.‬ Run down 0:00 Theme 0:31 Intro meeting the staff 1:51 Show outline 2:11 Luka talk 13:40 Mavs best shooter 17:20 Biggest concen this season 23:12 DSJ assist average 29:50 Break out player 35:00 Over under Dirk’s PPG 40:28 Mavs season record
October 1, 2018
Addressing The Mavs Sexual Harassment Scandal.
Im joined by Bo Dauster @‪MavsHighlights for this episode.‬ ‪Bo and I do our best to sort out this mess.‬ ‪How did this happen?‬ ‪Did Cuban know this behavior was going on?‬ ‪Was the punishment fair?‬ ‪Will Cuban be viewed differently in the NBA moving forward?‬
September 24, 2018
Will Nerlens Noel find a home with OKC?
I’m joined by Jordan Buckammer ‪@jbuckamneer ‬writer for thunderous intentions ‪@thunderousint‬ to talk OKC Thunder. ‪Will OKC’S offseason moves put them on Golden State’s or Houston’s level? Could OKC be a launching pad for Nerlens Noel? Why would Russ wait so long for knee surgery?
September 18, 2018
Lauri Markkanen the next Dirk Nowitzki?
I’m joined by Daniel Greenberg ‪@ChiSportUpdates‬ to talk Chicago Bulls Basketball. Could the Bulls be a surprise team in the East this year? Does Markkanen have potential to be good as Dirk? What roster would you rather have between the Bulls and Mavs?
September 12, 2018
Preview the 2018-19 Dallas Mavericks
I was happy to join the @otgbasketball podcast to preview the 2018-2019 Dallas Mavericks with Nick Fay and Kory Waldron. Dallas Mavericks Season Preview - Last Season’s Recap - This Year’s Rankings - Additions - Departures - Starters - Breakout Players - Season Prediction - The Truth - League Pass Rating
September 7, 2018
DeAndre Jordan best Mavericks center ever?
On this episode I’m joined by ‪@BenZajdel ‬contributor to the ‪@thesmokingcuban‬. ‪Ben and discuss ‬DeAndre Jordan signing with the Mavericks 3 years later. Have Maverick fans forgiven DeAndre for emoji gate? What does DeAndre do for this team moving forward? ‪We discuss our top 5 Maverick centers of all time.‬
September 3, 2018
5 Important Maverick questions heading into 2018-2019.
‪On this episode ‬I’m joined by‪ @Rkonkle_mffl staff writer from @Dallas_Fanatic Reese and I discuss 5 important Maverick questions heading into the 2018-2019 season. Is this a playoff team? Where does the offense come from? What can we expect from DSJ in his sophomore season? What will the Luka and Dennis chemistry look like? Is this the final season of Dirk?
August 31, 2018
Luka vs Ayton opening night what could be better?
I’m joined by ‪@dan_volpone ‬writer for ‪@ValleyoftheSuns‬. Dan recaps the 2017-2018 season for the Phoenix Suns. I get Dan’s thoughts on the Suns drafting Deandre Ayton #1 overall. We discuss Ayton vs Luka. What situation looks better moving better Mavs or Suns?
August 26, 2018
We’ve got high hopes
I was happy to join ‪@CMolesky ‬host of the Locked on Wloves podcast for this episode. Colton and I explore three unrealistic expectations around the Minnesota Timberwolves and Dallas Mavericks. We also share three ridiculous expectations we have for the upcoming NBA season.
August 19, 2018
On this episode I was joined by ‪@smoosa786 from @MavsNationDAL ‬ ‪to talk Dallas Mavericks.‬ ‪Sameer and I discuss the possibility of the Mavericks making the playoffs in 18-19‬. ‪Can the offseason additions through free agency and the draft make this happen?‬
August 17, 2018
Mavs Roster Building
I was joined by ‪@flava_fras from @MavsNationDAL ‬to talk Mavs. Chris and I discuss what’s the best starting lineup for the Mavericks right now. What’s the biggest concern with this roster right now? Will April 10th at San Antonio be Dirks last game?
August 11, 2018
Mavs offseason review.
I’m joined today by media member from ‪@NickVanExit to talk Dallas Mavericks.‬. I get Nick’s thoughts on how the Mavericks did in the 2018 NBA draft.‬ ‪Did the Mavs give up to much for Luka?‬ ‪What’s the starting 5 look in 2018-2019?‬ ‪Will the Mavericks still be a bottom 5 team in the NBA?‬
August 4, 2018
Duke’s Big 3
It’s never to early to look at 2019 NBA prospects. I sat down with JD King from @dbrsbn to talk Duke basketball. JD provides his thoughts on the Duke players who were drafted in 2018. Brian asks JD about Duke’s upcoming 2019 class including Cameron Reddish, RJ Barrett and Zion Williamson. Is Zion Williamson a future power forward in the NBA?
August 4, 2018
Jalen Brunson fits like a glove
I’m joined by @erapay5 from @VUhoops to break down Jalen Brunson. Why did Jalen fall out of the first round? Is Dallas a perfect landing spot for Jalens development? What’s Jalens ceiling as a prospect?
August 4, 2018
Could Ray Splading be 2nd round steal?
I’m joined by‪@jeffgreer_cj ‬from the Courier-Journal to break down Ray Splading. We discuss the Rick Pitino scandal. Along with Papa John. We review the ups and downs of Ray Splading’s College career. Could Ray be a model center in today’s NBA?
August 4, 2018
Kostas Antetokounmpo Greek freak 2.0?
Im joined by ‪@DavidPJablonski‬ from the Daily Dayton news to break down Kostas Antetokounmpo. Did Kostas leave Dayton to early for the pros? Is Dallas a perfect landing spot for Kostas’s development? What’s the ceiling of Kostas as NBA player?
August 4, 2018
I’m joined by ‪@PAKA_FLOCKA from the @sbnGrizzlies to talk Memphis Grizzlies basketball.‬ ‪‬ ‪Parker explains what went wrong with the Grizzlies ‪tanking strategy in the 2017-2018 season?‬ We discuss Luka and Jaren Jackson Jr.‬ ‪Offseason moves for Memphis.‬ ‪Chandler Parsons terrible contract‬
August 4, 2018
Could Luka +DSJ have a Dame and CJ upside?
I’m joined by ‪@_idelossantos from the @blazersedge to talk Portland Trail Blazers.‬ Isaiah will address the issue with Portland’s current roster. Will Dallas regret losing Seth Curry to Portland? We talk NBA free agency What’s the upside of the Luka and DSJ pairing?
August 4, 2018
Luka Dallas Bound
Luka is a Dallas Maverick! Brian provides his overall draft grade for the Mavs.
August 4, 2018
Lottery picks don’t always mean success.
Im joined by ‪@TimMaxwell22 ‬from sactownroyalty. Tim and I discuss the struggles of the Sacramento Kings the past few years. Tim provides his draft grade on Marvin Bagley. Could Sacramento and Dallas ever renew the rivalry?
August 4, 2018
Kawhi vs the Spurs
Who better to have on other than @JeffGSpursZone to talk San Antonio Spurs. Jeff explains whose really to blame for Kawhi Leonard situation. Who would be th best trade partner for the Spurs
August 4, 2018
NBA Draft Round Table
I was honored to join @CMolesky and @LucasJHann on the Locked On Wolves podcast. We round table draft moves teams could make before and after the draft. We also discuss how this off-season affects draft strategies already.
August 4, 2018
Minnesota retooling their roster could be the Mavericks gain.
Minnesota retooling their roster could be the Mavericks gain. I’m joined by ‪@CMolesky‬ on this Episode. Colt provides his overall grade for the Timberwolves season. Brian presents a block buster trade both Dallas and Minnesota could pull off. Is Mikal Bridges an underrated draft prospect? We recap game 3 of the NBA finals.
August 4, 2018
DeAndre Jordan to Dallas 3 years later?
@gachorpenning form @lockedonclips joins the show today. Garret explains what went wrong with Blake griffin signing/ the Clippers 2017-2018 season. Brian proposes a trade to acquire ‬DeAndre Jordan‪.‬ ‪Brian and Garret discuss their draft prospects they could fall out the top 10.‬ ‪We also recap game 1 of the finals.‬
August 4, 2018
Andre Drummond a building block for the Dallas Mavericks?
Andre Drummond a building block for the Dallas Mavericks? On this episode @brianzilem is joined by ‪@Matt_Schoch_ ‬. Matt breaks down the 2017-2018 Detroit Pistons season along with their offseason struggles. Brian proposes a trade to land Andre Drummond to the Mavericks. Brian and Matt preview the NBA finals and talk NBA draft.
August 4, 2018
Julius Randle the next Nerlens Noel?
Julius Randle the next Nerlens Noel? Jeremiah Whitten co-host of the Big Baller podcast joins the show. Jeremiah explains the ups and downs of the Mavericks potentially adding Julius Randle in the offseason.
August 4, 2018
2017-2018 season of the Dallas Mavericks.
Episode 1 Brian reviews the 2017-2018 season for the Dallas Mavericks.
August 4, 2018
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