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Halfcourt Hustle

Halfcourt Hustle

By David Odejayi
Halfcourt Hustle is the NBA basketball podcast bringing you news, breakdowns, recaps and highlights from the regular season to the NBA finals and beyond.

Top-tier basketball content with insightful analysis and smooth delivery.

Keep the conversation going on Twitter and Instagram - follow me at @halfcourthustle.
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Halfcourt Hustle - Ep 4 - Lakers and Houston trades - Brodie and the Brow

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Halfcourt Hustle - Ep 19 - Epic Anthony Davis buzzer beater, Clippers collapse, Miami v Boston and more
Anthony Davis hit a massive game winning buzzer beater to put the Lakers up 2-0 on Denver. I break down the Miami v Boston series and offer my predictions, plus - what the hell happened to the Clippers?! Join me this week as I run down the latest from the NBA basketball world. Follow the show on Twitter and Instagram using the handle @halfcourthustle. #NBA Finals #NBA Analysis #NBA #NBA bubble #basketball #Lebron James #Anthony Davis #LA Lakers #Denver Nuggets #Miami Heat #Boston Celtics
25:29
September 23, 2020
Halfcourt Hustle - Ep 18 - Game 7 recaps, NBA Eastern Conference semis, Giannis struggles and more
Houston Rockets and Denver Nuggests win two amazing Game 7 series. Toronto Raptors fight back against the Celtics thanks to Kyle Lowry. Giannis Antetokounmpo is helpless before the Miami Heat defence. All this and more in this week's episode of Halfcourt Hustle. Follow the show on Twitter and Instagram using the handle @halfcourthustle. #NBA Finals #NBA Analysis #NBA #NBA bubble #Houston #Rockets #Milwaukee #Bucks #Lakers #Clippers #Giannis #Harden #Westbrook #Lowry #Toronto #Raptors #Championship #Playoffs 
24:28
September 7, 2020
Halfcourt Hustle - Ep 17 - NBA protests, second round matchups, Clippers v Mavs and more
Last week was a heavy week both on and off the court. We saw an unprecedented set of protests across the NBA and WNBA. Luckily for us, the players opted to continue, but we can't forget what they are fighting for. Join me as I discuss this as well as this week's second round matchups. #protests #NBA #NBA bubble #Lakers #Clippers #Kawhi #Luka #Doncic #Jamal #Murray #Championship #Playoffs #BlackLivesMatter
26:52
September 1, 2020
Halfcourt Hustle - Ep 16 - Emergency Luka Doncic cast!
Luka Doncic - WOW. There was no way I could sit on this one, had to get you lot some fresh takes on that jawdropping Clippers v Mavericks game. Keep the conversation going on Twitter and Instagram - follow me at  @halfcourthustle. Apple Podcasts:  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/halfcourt-hustle/id1469461923 Anchor: https://anchor.fm/halfcourthustle Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/48mG9JJdvYsNgHxH3vJ9Tv Tags: NBA season, NBA restart, NBA playoffs, NBA western conference,  NBA bubble, basketball analysis, NBA news, Los Angeles Clippers, Luka Doncic, Kawhi Leonard, Paul George, Chris Paul, James Harden, Houston Rockets, NBA championship, NBA finals
16:16
August 24, 2020
Halfcourt Hustle - Ep 15 - Trailblazers v Grizzlies, NBA playoff predictions
Carmelo Anthony, I owe you an apology! Listen as I take you through the gripping battle between the Portland Trailblazers and the Memphis Grizzlies, as well as laying down my first round playoff predictions. Keep the conversation going on Twitter and Instagram - follow me at  @halfcourthustle.  Apple Podcasts:  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/halfcourt-hustle/id1469461923  Anchor: https://anchor.fm/halfcourthustle  Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/48mG9JJdvYsNgHxH3vJ9Tv  Tags: NBA season, NBA restart, NBA playoffs, NBA western conference, NBA bubble, basketball analysis, NBA news, Portland Trailblazers, Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum, Ja Morant, Memphis Grizzlies, NBA championship,  NBA finals
21:12
August 17, 2020
Halfcourt Hustle - Ep 14 - Phoenix Suns rising, TJ Warren gliding, playoff predictions and more
Wow! It's been an incredible week of fun, competitive basketball. Listen as I take you through the Phoenix Suns' hot start, the explosion of T.J. Warren, breakout players, eight seed predictions and more. Keep the conversation going on Twitter and Instagram - follow me at @halfcourthustle. Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/halfcourt-hustle/id1469461923 Anchor: https://anchor.fm/halfcourthustle Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/48mG9JJdvYsNgHxH3vJ9Tv Tags: NBA season, NBA restart, NBA playoffs, NBA western conference,  basketball analysis, NBA news, LA Lakers, LA Clippers, Phoenix Suns, Devin Booker, Paul George, Kawhi Leonard, TJ Warren, NBA championship, NBA finals
22:48
August 10, 2020
Halfcourt Hustle - Ep 13 - NBA Restart, Lakers v Clippers, watching the bubble
The return! It's been far too long since I've last put out an episode, and I got to say I've missed basketball and this podcast. Listen as I take you through the NBA restart, the close game between the Lakers and Clippers, watching the 'new look' NBA and more. Keep the conversation going on Twitter and Instagram - follow me at @halfcourthustle. Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/halfcourt-hustle/id1469461923 Anchor: https://anchor.fm/halfcourthustle Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/48mG9JJdvYsNgHxH3vJ9Tv Tags: NBA season, NBA restart, NBA playoffs, NBA western conference, basketball analysis, NBA news, LA Lakers, LA Clippers, Atlanta Hawks, Lebron James, Paul George, Kawhi Leonard, Anthony Davis, NBA championship, NBA finals
21:02
August 3, 2020
George Floyd mattered. Black Lives Matter.
George Floyd was murdered in the US in circumstances which lay bare racial inequalities in American society. Those same inequalities affect the lives of Black people here in the UK. In this piece, I explore these issues and also set out some practical steps we can take to move our society in a better direction. #BlackLivesMatter
09:07
June 7, 2020
Halfcourt Hustle - Ep 12 - Crazy Utah Jazz game, Lebron going HAM, load management and PEDs
Epic buzzer beater in the Utah-Milwaukee game! Lebron is still the best player in the league! Kawhi and the Clippers get fined! The NBA's doping scandal! I got all this and more, starting out with the game-of-the-week thriller between the Utah Jazz and the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night. Keep the conversation going on Twitter and Instagram - follow me at @halfcourthustle. Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/halfcourt-hustle/id1469461923 Anchor: https://anchor.fm/halfcourthustle Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/48mG9JJdvYsNgHxH3vJ9Tv Tags: NBA season, NBA league, NBA predictions, NBA eastern conference, basketball analysis, NBA news, Utah Jazz, Milwaukee Bucks, LA Lakers, LA Clippers, Atlanta Hawks, Lebron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kawhi Leonard, NBA championship, NBA finals
16:47
November 11, 2019
Halfcourt Hustle - Ep 11 - Fight Night, Lebron and Luka's historic performance, crazy Houston-Washington game
Lebron James and Luka Doncic set history! Joel Embiid and Karl-Anthony Towns get into a cage match!; Houston and Washington break the scoreboard and forget how to play defence! I got all that and more in this week of NBA basketball. Keep the conversation going on Twitter and Instagram - follow me at @halfcourthustle. Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/halfcourt-hustle/id1469461923 Anchor: https://anchor.fm/halfcourthustle Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/48mG9JJdvYsNgHxH3vJ9Tv Tags: NBA season, NBA league, NBA predictions, NBA eastern conference, basketball analysis, NBA news, LA Lakers, Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks, Minnesota Timberwolves, Joel Embiid, James Harden, Bradley Beal, Lebron James, Luka Doncic, NBA championship, NBA finals
18:49
November 4, 2019
Halfcourt Hustle - Ep 10 - NBA opening week - Rockets vs Bucks
The first week of NBA basketball has already given us a number of surprises, superstar performances and outright gasp moments. This week I'm taking you on a whistlestop tour of the happenings around the league, plus I take a detailed look at the Milwaukee Bucks' road win over the Houston Rockets. Keep the conversation going on Twitter and Instagram - follow me at @halfcourthustle. Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/halfcourt-hustle/id1469461923 Anchor: https://anchor.fm/halfcourthustle Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/48mG9JJdvYsNgHxH3vJ9Tv Tags: NBA season, NBA league, NBA predictions, NBA eastern conference, basketball analysis, NBA news, Milwaukee Bucks, Houston Rockets, Brooklyn Nets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Kyrie Irving, NBA championship, NBA finals
19:54
October 27, 2019
Halfcourt Hustle - Ep 9 - NBA season opener - Lakers and Clippers - Western conference predictions
Whew! The NBA season opened with a bang after a scorching game between the Clippers and the Lakers. Listen as I breakdown the Kawhi Leonard show, Anthony Davis and Lebron James' shaky performances, the Lou Will - Montrezl Harrell connection and much much more. Plus, listen to the first half of my predictions for the utterly unpredictable 2020 western conference. This year is gonna be a madness! Keep the conversation going on Twitter and Instagram - follow me at @halfcourthustle. Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/halfcourt-hustle/id1469461923 Anchor: https://anchor.fm/halfcourthustle Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/48mG9JJdvYsNgHxH3vJ9Tv Tags: NBA season, NBA league, NBA predictions, NBA western conference, basketball analysis, NBA news, LA Lakers, LA Clippers, Utah Jazz, Denver Nuggets, Kawhi Leonard, Lebron James, Anthony Davis, Paul George, Lou Williams, Nikola Jokic, Donovan Mitchell, NBA championship, NBA finals
32:07
October 23, 2019
Halfcourt Hustle - Ep 8 - NBA season predictions - Eastern conference
It's October! You know what that means (aside from the torrential rain) - a fresh season of basketball will soon be upon us. No NBA season would be complete without a set of predictions and speculation. Join me as I breakdown and analyse the Eastern Conference - who will make it out of the playoffs and into the NBA finals? Listen and find out.  Keep the conversation going on Twitter and Instagram - follow me at @halfcourthustle. Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/halfcourt-hustle/id1469461923 Anchor: https://anchor.fm/halfcourthustle Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/48mG9JJdvYsNgHxH3vJ9Tv Tags: NBA season, NBA league, NBA predictions, NBA eastern conference, basketball analysis, NBA news, Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors, Boston Celtics, Miami Heat, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Joel Embiid, Kyrie Irving, Ben Simmons, Jimmy Butler, NBA championship, NBA finals
49:17
October 9, 2019
Halfcourt Hustle - Ep 7 - Team USA - what the hell happened?!
What in the world happened to Team USA?! In this year's FIBA world cup, the Americans suffered crushing defeats at the hands of France and Serbia en route to a humiliating seventh place finish. How bad is it? What's next for the Team USA programme? Listen up and find out. Keep the conversation going on Twitter and Instagram - follow me at @halfcourthustle. Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/halfcourt-hustle/id1469461923 Anchor: https://anchor.fm/halfcourthustle Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/48mG9JJdvYsNgHxH3vJ9Tv TAGS: NBA Basketball Analysis breakdown FIBA USA Tokyo olympics China world cup France Turkey Spain Argentina Serbia BaloncestoESP FIBAWC
24:01
September 18, 2019
Halfcourt Hustle - Ep 6- Carmelo Anthony and Dwight Howard - You know the score
This week's a spicy one! There's been a lot of controversy around whether Carmelo Anthony still deserves a shot at a roster spot in today's NBA. I'm not so convinced. There's parallels with the Dwight Howard situation - Dwight's been signed, just not for any guaranteed money. Listen to my take on both of these ageing stars. Keep the conversation going on Twitter and Instagram - follow me at @halfcourthustle. Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/halfcourt-hustle/id1469461923 Anchor: https://anchor.fm/halfcourthustle Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/48mG9JJdvYsNgHxH3vJ9Tv Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/courthustle TAGS: NBA Basketball Analysis Carmelo Anthony Dwight Howard LA Lakers Houston Rockets New York Knicks signing breakdown
19:44
September 10, 2019
Halfcourt Hustle - Deng Camp #1 - Josh Uduje
In this special episode, I sit down with the brightest young star in British basketball, Josh Uduje. Uduje was recently named the top player in Deng Camp. Started by Chicago Bulls legend Luol Deng, the Deng Camp is a basketball combine which identifies the best under-19 basketball players in the country.  Read more about the Deng Camp here: http://dengcamp.com Keep the conversation going, follow me on Twitter and Instagram: @halfcourthustle Anchor: https://anchor.fm/halfcourthustle Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/48mG9JJdvYsNgHxH3vJ9Tv Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/courthustle
04:39
September 1, 2019
Halfcourt Hustle - Ep 5 - the Classics - Steve Nash and the Phoenix Suns
This is the first of a series titled "the Classics" where I look at some of the best teams of the last couple decades. I'm opening the series with a personal favourite of mine: the Seven Seconds or Less Phoenix Suns, coached by Mike D'Antoni and starring the incredible duo of Steve Nash and Amar'e Stoudemire. Keep the conversation going on Twitter and Instagram - follow me at @halfcourthustle. Anchor: https://anchor.fm/halfcourthustle Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/48mG9JJdvYsNgHxH3vJ9Tv Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/courthustle #NBA #Basketball #Phoenix Suns #PHX #SteveNash #AmareStoudemire #Spurs #LA Lakers #LAL  #basketballanalysis #NBArecap #NBAbreakdown #NBAclassics #old school #legend
35:02
August 21, 2019
Halfcourt Hustle - Ep 4 - Lakers and Houston trades - Brodie and the Brow
Halfcourt Hustle is back to talk Lakers and Houston. LA traded for Anthony Davis, and Lebron is celebrating like its Taco Tuesday. Russell Westbrook aka Brodie reunites with former teammate James Harden, and we're all asking: can two of the most ball dominant stars of all time co-exist?  Keep the conversation going on Twitter and Instagram - follow me at @halfcourthustle. Anchor: https://anchor.fm/halfcourthustle Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/48mG9JJdvYsNgHxH3vJ9Tv Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/courthustle #NBA #Basketball #FreeAgency #NBA trades #LA Lakers #LAL #Houston Rockets #HOU #basketballanalysis #NBArecap #NBAbreakdown #Lebron #Harden #Westbrook #Davis  
34:09
July 31, 2019
Halfcourt Hustle - Ep 3 - Cold Summer - NBA Free Agency
What it do babyyyy! This free agency has been one of the most consequential in years. Join me as I go through all of the biggest moves that have happened this offseason. Anchor: https://anchor.fm/halfcourthustle Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/48mG9JJdvYsNgHxH3vJ9Tv Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/courthustle #NBA #Basketball #FreeAgency
41:32
July 17, 2019
Halfcourt Hustle - Ep 2 - Who got next? - NBA Draft Breakdown
Welcome back! Just because the season is over, doesn't mean we can't talk ball. The basketball world moves incredibly quickly and now we're already welcoming the next generation of talent into the league. In this episode, I take a look at the top 5 NBA draft prospects and answer some key questions - will RJ Barrett be a deadly scorer at the next level? Is Zion Williamson the chosen one? Take a listen and find out! Also available: Anchor: https://anchor.fm/halfcourthustle Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/48mG9JJdvYsNgHxH3vJ9Tv Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/courthustle #NBA #basketball #NBAdraft #Zion #Willamson #RJbarrett #Darius #Garland #De'Andre #Hunter #JaMorant #draftprospect #scoutingreport #draftanalysis
33:48
July 2, 2019
Halfcourt Hustle - Ep 1 - Game 6 NBA Finals Recap
We're finally here! The board man got paid. Canada claims its first championship. The future of the Warriors is in question. On a thrilling night of basketball, the Toronto Raptors penned a new chapter in the history books of the NBA. Join me for the inaugural episode of Halfcourt Hustle as we re-live Game 6 of the NBA finals. Also available: Anchor: https://anchor.fm/halfcourthustle Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/48mG9JJdvYsNgHxH3vJ9Tv Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/courthustle Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLcyQjMv9hlR0mL2K5rs5zw #NBA #Basketball #TorontoRaptors #TOR #Goldenstate #Warriors #GSW #basketballanalysis #NBAFinals #NBArecap #NBAbreakdown #Kawhi #Steph #Klay
18:56
June 19, 2019