The 7 Footers Basketball Podcast, featuring sports and entertainment journalists Jarod Hector and Jenna Lemoncelli, break down all the latest news from the NBA. From the opening tip to the final buzzer, everything on the floor and off from the greatest league in the world. Show segments include: "What's up with?" "This team is a dumpster fire" and much more.
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Jarod is joined by Wosny Lambre aka “Big Wos”, he’s a cultural critic and NBA analyst for The Athletic. They discuss Wos’ unique path into the industry, and moving from NYC to LA. They also discuss the NBA potentially restarting and the motivations. Plus, they get into a deep internet hive discussion on “ANTI” vs.
Jarod and Jenna discuss the NBA moving closer to resuming the season in the Disney World Resort bubble. And they breakdown the new Showtime documentary, executive produced by Kevin Durant and Rich Kleiman, “Basketball County: In The Water”. As always follow @jshector and @jennalemoncelli on Twitter and Instagram. Follow @7FootersPod on Twitter and @7footerspodcast on
Jarod is joined by Senior NBA Writer for The Athletic, and the author of “The Victory Machine: The Making and Unmaking of the Warriors Dynasty”, Ethan Sherwood Strauss. They discuss the logistics of book writing versus NBA reporting, and lift the curtain on what it’s actually like within the NBA ecosystem. What was it like during
Jarod and Jenna are back and they are joined by the founder and lead skills trainer of Basketball Society, Martin Soaries. They discuss NBA facilities reopening and who might have an advantage. Plus the legacy of Michael Jordan and how the larger world is receiving the greatest player of all-time as we watch The Last
Jarod and Jenna are joined by their friends from the Ain’t Hard To Tell Podcast, Bryan Fonseca and Dexter Henry. They discuss the NBA potentially reopening facilities in states where “shelter in place” orders are lifted and their thoughts on the ESPN documentary, The Last Dance. As always follow @jshector and @jennalemoncelli on Twitter and
The NCAA says it will adopt new name, image and likeness rules for athletes starting 2021-22. That’s a loaded statement and it doesn’t mean what you think it does. Victoria Jackson, Assistant Professor at Arizona State University, and Andy Schwarz co-founder of The Professional Collegiate League and a sports economist join Jarod to discuss. How does the
Jarod and Jenna are back and they are joined by rising Memphis Grizzlies star Jaren Jackson Jr. They get into how JJJ has stayed busy during the #COVID19 shutdown. His Grizzlies team and where their confidence comes from, and what it’s like to play with Ja Morant. They keep it fun and discuss JJJ’s rap
Jarod talks to Pat Kondelis who directed the HBO Sports documentary “The Scheme”, which details Christian Dawkins’ rise and subsequent fall inside the multibillion dollar world of NCAA college basketball. They discuss his motivations for making this film, what ended up on the cutting room floor, and more. As always follow @jshector and @jennalemoncelli on
Jarod is joined by Christian Dawkins on this episode. Dawkins is the subject of the HBO Sports documentary “The Scheme.” Dawkins talks about how he found himself caught up in one of the largest criminal cases in sports history. Big time collegiate athletics is a multibillion dollar industrial complex and calling it amateurism is a sham
Jarod is back with coach David Thorpe of TrueHoop. They discuss the abbreviated 2019-2020 NBA season. How good are the Bucks and why don’t more people believe in them? The future of the 76ers’ on court dynamic with Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid How bright is the Grizzlies future with Jaren Jackson Jr. and Ja
Jarod sits down with David Thorpe, the “Godfather” of player development. They talk about David’s basketball journey, his philosophy on developing players, and much more! As always follow @jshector and @jennalemoncelli on Twitter and Instagram. Follow @7FootersPod on Twitter and @7footerspodcast on Instagram!
Jarod and Jenna are back and we are all still on COVID-19 lockdown. They are joined by their friends and the hosts of the Ain’t Hard To Tell Podcast, Dexter Henry and Bryan Fonseca. They discuss what NBA players are doing to stay active and busy during this shutdown. The league’s efforts at remaining connected
Jarod and Jenna are back and we are all still on COVID-19 lockdown. They are joined by their friends and the hosts of the Ain’t Hard To Tell Podcast, Dexter Henry and Bryan Fonseca. They discuss the Philadelphia 76ers owners, Josh Harris, David Blitzer, and Michael Rubin trying to get some of their employees to
The 7 Footers Basketball Podcast is pleased to be joined by Michele Roberts, Executive Director of The National Basketball Player’s Association. Jarod and Michele go in depth on the league’s response to the Coronavirus global pandemic. What has it been like since Rudy Gobert tested positive? The controversy over players “skipping the line” for testing.
Jarod and Jenna remain sequestered in their bunkers amid COVID–19. The NBA has suspended its season indefinitely, what’s next? Will a pushed back calendar be possible? How realistic is it to resume this season? There are so many questions and so little answers. Jarod referenced a profile he recently wrote on NBPA executive director, Michele