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Entries from January 2017

Cal “GameFace” Lee on the NBA

January 27th, 2017 · Comments

It bears repeating because it cannot be said enough. If you don't listen to The Baseline NBA Podcast, you are not actually a sports fan and should turn in your card.

Cal "GameFace" Lee joins us for an hour to talk about the continuing saga of the New York Knicks. DRose going AWOL and the Carmelo/Phil drama probably could fill a full hour by itself. We also cozy up with Giannis Antetokounmpo because DAMN, HE'S GOOD. Have you seen the Greek Freak? Do yourself a favor and watch a Bucks game. They're getting a lot of NBA TV love because of Giannis.

Chris Paul is hurt, so we usher in the Austin Rivers era of Clippers basketball. It will be highlighted by, once again, not winning an NBA championship. That window has been nailed shut, painted over, and covered in bricks.

Do the Cavs need to be worried right now? Probably. Also, James Harden is a legit MVP, Russell Westbrook is going to average a triple-double for the season, and the Geto Boys deserve a lot more credit than what they get.

 

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#MTBShow - January 10, 2017 - Full Show

January 16th, 2017 · Comments

HOLY CRAP! WE’RE BACK! In our first official show in 2017, we…

  1. Try to put Clemson/Alabama II in perspective.
  2. Mourn the loss of our friend, Paul M. Banks. He’s not dead. He just got stuck on the Kennedy on the night of Obama’s farewell address in a snow storm. God speed, friend.
  3. Wonder aloud why Sonny Dykes got fired at Cal and why it was handled so poorly.
  4. Discuss the finer points of smart-home companions like the Amazon Echo and Google Home.
  5. Make our picks for the NFL divisional round.
  6. Make the plea for the Peter Francis Geraci Infotapes Bowl to become a real thing in Chicago.
  7. Find out that Peter Francis Geraci is making a horrible social media marketing error.
  8. Revisit our prediction that three alphas on the Chicago Bulls wouldn’t work, especially for Rajon Rondo.
  9. Try to figure out how the Knicks and Derrick Rose can co-exist.
  10. Try to figure out how the Knicks are run so poorly, yet the Rangers are run so well, even though the same idiot owns them.
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