Episode 24: 2K22 Release, 2K vs. NBA Live talk
In this episode I talk about the new NBA 2K which led me to want to share my experiences playing NBA Live and 2K and all the great successes and failures both games have gone through.
September 18, 2021
Episode 23: Space Jam: A New Legacy
In this episode, Richie and I review Space Jam: A New Legacy featuring Lebron James and talk about whether we liked it or not, what was good, what was bad, and how it stacks up with Pt. 1 with Michael Jordan.
August 4, 2021
Episode 22: Popular Sports Films-Space Jam (1996)
In this episode, Richie and I discuss the cult classic, Space Jam featuring Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny and Co. We talk about the movie's rise to cultural/star-status success since making the big screen in 96. Enjoy!
July 16, 2021
Episode 21: Social Rec. 1 Year Anniversary Podcast
In this episode, I do a run-down of some of my favorite things I've gotten to do since launching Social Rec. a year ago.
July 2, 2021
Episode 20: Puma/Breanna Stewart, NBA Awards/Playoffs and Dallas Mavericks season reflection
In this episode, I talk about the deal between Puma and WNBA superstar Breanna Stewart, the NBA Regular Season Awards, Playoffs, and give my thoughts on the Dallas Mavericks' rollercoaster ride of a season and hopes for next season. Enjoy!
June 12, 2021
Episode 19: It's a Love/Hate Thing
In this episode, Richie and I discuss the NBA Play-In tournament, our issues with Nike and the whole Kobe-Mamba Foundation stuff, and we discuss what NFT's are and how they're growing in popularity.
May 17, 2021
Episode 18: WrestleMania Recap-Fallout
In this episode I talk a bit about my passion for wrestling and how it blends into the sports/sneaker culture. I also give my reaction and thoughts to the different matches for WrestleMania that happened over two nights (this past weekend) .
April 13, 2021
Episode 17: Air Max Day 2021
Happy Air Max Day! In this episode Matt and I talk about the History of Air Max, how it all started, the sneakers we love and wear, and what we're looking forward to for Air Max Day 2021 in it's unique format this year.
March 26, 2021
Episode 16: NBA All-Star 2021 Recap.
NBA All-Star day is a wrap! This year we saw all the events in one day, rather than over the course of 4 days. I break down those events, my thoughts on them, the actual All-Star game, some of the kicks on court, and what I hope happens next season and years to come. Enjoy!
March 8, 2021
Episode 15: Houston we have a Problem.....Also, my Dallas Mavericks experience with the Greg Buckner Foundation
In this episode, I talk about some fun topics like the PS5, recap the not so fun Superbowl, the struggles that Houston teams like the Rockets and Texans are experiencing and lastly talk about my time as a member of the Greg Buckner Foundation, who was a former player with the Dallas Mavericks. I got to experience some fun events, games, and memories as I retell this story and experience. Enjoy!
February 22, 2021
Episode 14: Remembering Kobe Bryant
In this episode I discuss the legacy Kobe Bryant left on the game of basketball and beyond as we remember him on the anniversary of his death and the death of his daughter Gianna, and the other members of that tragic helicopter flight.
January 26, 2021
Episode 13: New Year, new goals!
In this episode, I talk with Richie about Big Sean being hired by the Detroit Pistons to be their Creative Director, Baron Davis and Master P looking to buy and rebuild Reebok, and discussing whether Kobe would have really left Nike or not and branched off to create Mamba brand.
January 13, 2021
Episode 12: Christmas Day Celebration
In this episode we explore some of our Christmas traditions and stories, we talk about Jerry Lorenzo's partnership with Adidas, the season opener of the NBA, the Kobe VI Grinch colorway, and The NBA's crazy Christmas day festivities.
December 23, 2020
Episode 11: Sneaker Talk/Sneaker Stories
In this episode, I bring on another host, Richie Pineda, along Matt Puente and we talk about events in the Social Rec. community and we also talk about sneaker come up's, sneaker stories, shops and relive some of our best experiences during our college years and beyond.
December 4, 2020
Episode 10: NBA's hectic week
News from around the community such as hot sneaker releases, major headlines, and news from the NBA on a busy week that saw trades take place, the NBA Draft, and NBA free agency.
November 22, 2020
Episode 9: Different forms of Sneaker Entertainment
In this episode, I talk about some events that are happening in the Social Rec. community with a round-up of news stories, and then go into the episode talking about different forms of sneaker content that is consumable either by listening, reading, or watching. Enjoy!
November 10, 2020
Episode 8: NBA Signature Athletes
An in-depth look at NBA players and the brands they wear on the court. We take a look at previous signature athletes, and the future athletes that will represent the brand. Also, we look at other athletes who are carrying the banner for smaller brands, looking to make a big impact.
October 6, 2020
Episode 7: Steve Nash named head coach of the Brooklyn Nets
Weekly round-up of events and my thoughts on Steve Nash being named the new head coach of the Brooklyn Nets.
September 6, 2020
Episode 6:Weekly Round-Up/Dallas Mavericks season comes to an end
round-up of events that happened since I've been gone. The Dallas Mavericks season came to an end as the Clippers won the series, 4-2, but overall great season for the Mavs, and looking back at that game 4 performance by Luka Doncic.
August 31, 2020
Episode 5: My Experience as an NBA Virtual Fan
Some news around the NBA and sports community and I get to share my experience as an NBA virtual fan.
August 10, 2020
Episode 4: Popular Sports Films- The Sandlot
A run down of this weeks newsworthy events throughout the Social Rec. Community and we take a look at the popular sports film The Sandlot and how it's impacted the Sneakers/Sports culture.
August 8, 2020
Episode 3: The NBA Restart is Here
Round Up of events happening in the community, and talking about the game from the NBA Restart and other information.
August 1, 2020
Episode 2: Life and Death of the Nike Fuelband
Topics around the Sneaker/Sports Community and the main topic on The Nike Fuelband that was discontinued in 2018.
July 27, 2020
Episode 1: Social Rec. Podcast, Inside the NBA Bubble
Recap of news events that have happened recently, and a look inside the NBA bubble with the scrimmages that have been happening, and changed that have been made.
July 25, 2020