Garbage into Gold: A Sixers Podcast

Garbage into Gold: A Sixers Podcast

By Garbage into Gold
Sixers podcast hosted by Brandon Apter and Jesse Larch. Part of Philadelphia Sports Nation.
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Sixers beat the Clippers, Sixth Man Al, Ben & Joel's co-existence, All-Star Break Grades
Brandon Apter and Jesse Larch discuss the Sixers beating Kawhi, Paul George and the Clippers. Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid can co-exist? Imagine that. We talk Al Horford as the sixth man, J-Rich the closer and give the entire team grades heading into the All-Star break. Garbage Into Gold is part of Philadelphia Sports Nation - Enhancing Your Philadelphia Sports Fan Experience.  Visit online at PHLSportsNation.com.  Follow @GarbageIntoGold on Twitter for our podcast live stream which is a weekly feature of the show!
52:12
February 13, 2020
Sixers add much-needed depth at the deadline
Brandon Apter and Jesse Larch discuss the Sixers adding Alec Burks & Glenn Robinson III at the trade deadline. James Ennis was dealt to the Magic and Trey Burke (fan-favorite point guard that never got a chance) was waived. Meanwhile, some big deals went on across the league and we talk about them too. Garbage Into Gold is part of Philadelphia Sports Nation - Enhancing Your Philadelphia Sports Fan Experience. Visit online at PHLSportsNation.com.  Follow @GarbageIntoGold on Twitter for our podcast live stream which is a weekly feature of the show!
48:16
February 7, 2020
Everything Sucks in Sixers Land
Brandon Apter and Jesse Larch get together to discuss how sucky the Sixers have looked and if the trade deadline can even help them enough to make a playoff run. Garbage Into Gold is part of Philadelphia Sports Nation - Enhancing Your Philadelphia Sports Fan Experience. Visit online at PHLSportsNation.com. Follow @GarbageIntoGold on Twitter for our podcast live stream which will start becoming a weekly feature of the show!
49:54
February 5, 2020
Remembering Kobe, Big win against Lakers, All-Star Talk
Brandon Apter and Jesse Larch reflect on the career of Kobe Bryant following his sudden passing along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and the Altobelli family, discuss the Sixers big win over the Lakers and debate whether Ben Simmons, Tobias Harris and Furkan Korkmaz deserve consideration for All-Star Weekend. Garbage Into Gold is part of Philadelphia Sports Nation - Enhancing Your Philadelphia Sports Fan Experience. Visit online at PHLSportsNation.com. Follow @GarbageIntoGold on Twitter for our podcast live stream which will start becoming a weekly feature of the show!
40:08
January 27, 2020
Barely Beating Bad Teams, Ben's Dominance, Our Furkan Savior
Brandon and Jesse talk about the Sixers recent four-game win streak that has their defense on display. The two also discuss Ben Simmons' recent dominance & fourth quarter disappearance, Furkan Korkmaz saving the Sixers from bad losses, Al Horford's big game against the Nets and the possibility of Derrick Rose or Robert Covington being acquired. Garbage Into Gold is part of Philadelphia Sports Nation - Enhancing Your Philadelphia Sports Fan Experience. Visit online at PHLSportsNation.com.  Follow @GarbageIntoGold on Twitter for our podcast live stream which will start becoming a weekly feature of the show!
47:37
January 21, 2020
Minisode: Simmons vs. Ingram, Markelle Fultz
Garbage into Gold's Brandon Apter is joined by Dan Morgan of Process Potables (@ProcessPotables) to discuss the Ben Simmons vs. Brandon Ingram debate that's been taking over Sixers Twitter over the past few days. The two also give their thoughts on Markelle Fultz, who all of a sudden has played his way back into the thoughts/nightmares of Sixers fans. Garbage into Gold is part of Philadelphia Sports Nation - Enhancing Your Philadelphia Sports Fan Experience. Follow on Twitter @PHLSportsNation and visit online at PHLSportsNation.com. Process Potables is part of the Underground Sports Philadelphia. Find the pod on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and much more!
25:38
January 17, 2020
Road Slump Continues, Brett Kapler & Coach Replacements
The Sixers have now lost six straight on the road. Brandon Apter and Jesse Larch discuss the recent road slump, Josh Richardson getting recognized by the league, whether coaching or the players are to blame, who to cut to keep Norvel Pelle, potential Brett Brown replacements and more.
35:53
January 15, 2020
Losing Streak Over, Trade Talk & the Buyout Market
Brandon Apter and Jesse Larch discuss the Sixers loss to Houston and their win at home against the Thunder which snapped a four-game skid. Also, the trade deadline is less than a month away, so Brandon and Jesse go over some potential trade targets and guys they could go after on the buyout market following the deadline. Follow Garbage into Gold on Twitter @GarbageIntoGold. Garbage into Gold is a proud member of the Philadelphia Sports Nation Podcast Network. Visit online at PHLSportsNation.com.
59:56
January 7, 2020
Christmas Highs Quickly Turn to Road Trip Lows, Sixers New Year's Resolutions
Brandon Apter and Jesse Larch ring in the new year by discussing how the Sixers dominant Christmas performance against Milwaukee now feels like a distant memory after an 0-3 start to their road trip. The two also examine if trading Al Horford be wise, what sort of value (if any) Zhaire Smith has, whether or not Matisse Thybulle should be untouchable in trades and if the Sixers could even trade for CJ McCollum (yes we know it's a false rumor) with their cap space and assets. In addition, Brandon and Jesse give each Sixers player along with Brett Brown and Elton Brand a New Year's Resolution. Podcast hosted by Philadelphia Sports Nation. Visit online at PHLSportsNation.com. Follow on Twitter @PHLSportsNation and @PHLSixersNation. You can find Garbage into Gold on Twitter @GarbageIntoGold
49:20
January 2, 2020
Sixers Home Winning Streak Comes To An End
Brandon Apter and Jesse Larch break down the Sixers loss to Miami, which ended their undefeated streak at home. The Sixers struggled against zone defense, had another bad game from beyond the arc but still almost won.
50:28
December 19, 2019
Embiid Silences Critics With Statement Game Against Celtics
Garbage Into Gold's Brandon Apter is joined by Dan Morgan of Process Potables to discuss the Sixers 115-109 victory over the Celtics in Boston. It was a statement game for Joel Embiid after being called out on national television and he responded with a 38-point, 13-rebound, 6-assist performance. Brandon and Dan also discuss Embiid's comments about not having fun, the Sixers finding a way to close out games, Ben going back to being passive, Matisse Thybulle's continued success and much more. You can follow Garbage Into Gold on Twitter @GarbageintoGold and Process Potables at @ProcessPotables and ProcessPotables.com. Garbage Into Gold is part of Philadelphia Sports Nation — Enhancing the Fan Experience. Visit online at PHLSportsNation.com.
1:05:11
December 13, 2019
Of course, the Sixers lost to the Wizards
With Jesse Larch out on assignment, Brandon Apter is joined by friend and Sixers fan (and Jahlil Okafor stan), Tom Long. The two react to the disappointing loss to Washington, which included 15 combined turnovers from Simmons and Embiid. Philadelphia has not won in DC since November 2013, when Evan Turner, Thad Young and MCW were all in the starting lineup. Oh happy day.  Garbage into Gold is proudly hosted by Philadelphia Sports Nation. Make sure to follow the show on Twitter @GarbageintoGold.
22:04
December 6, 2019
The Sixers roller coaster ride continues, and it's not funny anymore
Brandon Apter and Jesse Larch go over that embarrassing loss in Toronto, as well as the feel-good triumph over Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat. Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid's struggles dominate the discussion as Brandon and Jesse try their best to make sense of the Sixers up-and-down start to the season. Make sure you're following the show on Twitter @GarbageIntoGold.
48:34
November 27, 2019
Apter Thoughts: Simmons hits a 3, Brett makes adjustments, Horford & Korkmaz struggling
In the second installment of Apter Thoughts, Garbage into Gold host Brandon Apter discusses Ben Simmons making his first career regular season three-pointer, Brett Brown's late game adjustments, Al Horford & Furkan Korkmaz's struggles, Mike Scott & Trey Burke's contributions and Zach Lowe's ESPN article with a focus on the new Sixers roster and chemistry.
17:24
November 21, 2019
How long will the Sixers issues last? Reviewing the road trip & looking ahead
Brandon Apter and Jesse Larch sit down and discuss the trials and tribulations of the Sixers recent visits to Orlando and Oklahoma City, as well as the successes that took place in Cleveland. The pair also talk about the Sixers struggles with fouling, update you on Sixers G-League affiliate, and analyze Joel Embiid's recent comments about Ben Simmons.
43:59
November 19, 2019
Have Embiid and Simmons improved? Evaluating the Sixers after 10 games
Brandon Apter and Jesse Larch are back, and in this episode they tackle the topic that means the most to the Sixers season: Have Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid improved? In addition to that question the duo talks about the emergence of Furkan Korkmaz and recaps the Sixers Tuesday night win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, and look back at the team's worrisome western road trip.  Make sure you're following the show on Twitter @GarbageIntoGold.
39:05
November 13, 2019
Jazz preview with Jared Woodcox of JNotes and Fansided
Jesse Larch is joined by Jared Woodcox (@JaredWoodcox), editor of JNotes, a Utah Jazz-centric website. He provides insight into what the new look Jazz bring to the table after the additions of Mike Conley and Bojan Bogdanovic, as well as the continued development of Donovan Mitchell. Jared and Jesse both break down the matchup between Utah and the Sixers and offer their predictions for the game. Make sure you're following the show on Twitter @GarbageIntoGold.
39:11
November 6, 2019
Apter Thoughts: The Jimmy Butler Article
Garbage Into Gold host Brandon Apter kicks off the first Apter Thoughts segment with thoughts on Jimmy Butler’s comments to Yahoo! Sports report Chris Haynes about leaving the Sixers for the Heat in free agency.
12:48
November 4, 2019
Reacting to fight night in Philly, and looking at the Sixers upcoming road trip
Joel Embiid and Karl-Anthony Towns wrestled each other in front of the Wells Fargo Center crowd, and stole the attention of the basketball world. Brandon Apter and Jesse Larch react to the NBA's hottest story while also looking ahead to the Sixers upcoming western road trip with stops in Portland, Phoenix, Utah, and Denver. Make sure you're following the show on Twitter @GarbageIntoGold.
44:07
November 1, 2019
An update on Joel Embiid, and a Hawks preview with Chris Kirschner of The Athletic
Chris Kirschner (@ChrisKirschner) of The Athletic joins Jesse Larch to discuss the surprisingly undefeated Atlanta Hawks ahead of Monday night's matchup with the Sixers. Chris discusses how the young Hawks have found success despite their inexperience including highlighting players like Trae Young, John Collins, De'Andre Hunter, and St Joeseph's alum DeAndre' Bembry. Chris also provides an update from the Sixers shootaround in Atlanta where Joel Embiid delivered an update on his health.  Make sure you're following the show on Twitter @GarbageIntoGold.
38:02
October 28, 2019
Opening Night Preview with Justin Quinn of USA Today's Celtics Wire
Brandon and Jesse are joined by an old friend in Justin Quinn of the USA Today's Celtics Wire and the Celtics Lab podcast. The trio discuss the different paths that the Sixers and Celtics have taken this offseason as both have undergone remodels to their rosters. Justin offers an informed perspective of what Al Horford will bring to the Sixers, and discusses his thoughts on the draft night trade that saw Matisse Thybulle become a 76er and Carsen Edwards and Grant Williams become Celtics. In addition to this the boys offer their predictions for both the Sixers and Celtics respective seasons. Make sure you're following the show on Twitter @GarbageIntoGold. You can follow Justin's podcast on Twitter @CelticsLab
56:58
October 20, 2019
Season Preview & Predictions with the Hoop Heads Pod
Jesse Larch joins Mike and Jason on the Hoops Heads Pod to discuss the Sixers' playoff exit last season, their offseason additions and what to expect from the team during the 2019-20 campaign.  Make sure you're following the show on Twitter @GarbageIntoGold. Follow the Hoops Head Pod on Twitter @hoopheadspod.
35:54
October 15, 2019
Ben Simmons shot a three, and the Sixers bullied a team from the Chinese league
The Sixers opened their preseason schedule by taming the Guangzhou Loong Lions of the CBA. The Sixers showed positive signs in a largely non-competitive game, but the roof of the Wells Fargo Center came off when Ben Simmons attempted and made his first three-pointer. Brandon Apter and Jesse Larch react in this episode of Garbage into Gold.
37:21
October 9, 2019
Sixers training camp preview
The Sixers are preparing for training camp, and Brandon Apter and Jesse Larch are back with another episode to help you stay up to date on the storylines heading into preseason. Topics include position battles, the development of Ben Simmons, and Brett Brown's future with the team.
29:48
September 30, 2019
50 shades of (Brett) Brown: Reacting to the coach's recent comments
In the second episode of Garbage into Gold Brandon Apter and Jesse Larch review what Sixers head coach Brett Brown had to say at his annual media luncheon. Topics include Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, the fits of new players, and the expectations for the upcoming season.
31:18
September 27, 2019
Does Elton Brand's offseason make sense?
In the debut episode of Garbage into Gold Brandon Apter and Jesse Larch discuss the Sixers offseason and if the team is set up to continue building on the momentum of back-to-back 50-win seasons. Follow the show on Twitter @GarbageIntoGold.
13:09
September 24, 2019