Episodes
Amin kicks off the show recapping his time at the 76ers vs Heat game last night, and tells Charlotte whether or not he's confident the "Playoffs Heat" will show up in time for, you know, the playoffs. They also dissect the Rockets' curious decision to jab at the Warriors using a quote from the move The Warriors (spoiler: Charlotte hasn't seen it). Amin and Charlotte close out the show previewing the Women's NCAA Final Four matches between Caitlin Clark and Iowa and Paige Bueckers and UConn,...
Published 04/05/24
Amin and Charlotte kick off the show discussing Julius Randle's season-ending surgery and how that impacts the NBA Eastern Conference playoff race. Then, Charlotte reveals her recent breakthrough: she's actually excited for the Boston Celtics to be the overall #1 seed... only for Amin to immediately explain why she shouldn't be. Amin and Charlotte acknowledge Vince Carter and Chauncey Billups being indicted into the NBA Hall of Fame before hearing from the Milwaukee Bucks equipment manager...
Published 04/04/24
The PLAYOFF HAVE STARTED! The PLAYOFFS HAVE STARTED! (Not really, Amin is just feeling it today). Amin and Charlotte discuss Embiid's return against OKC 2 months after a knee injury. Plus, Amin reveals what it was like to see Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau glitch out during post-game press conference. hey also recap how the Nuggets defeated the Spurs in a close game despite Wemby's near quadruple-double, how the Warriors are proving yet again why they are contenders after beating the Mavs, and...
Published 04/03/24
Charlotte thinks tickling Victor Wembanyana might be the best way to stop him, and she might not be wrong. Is Wemby bringing in a new era of basketball, or can nobody repeat what he's doing because he's 7+ feet? Luca Doncic could be the new face of petty in the NBA. Joel Embiid should take his time returning to the league, but not if he's going to play in the Olympics, how soon is too soon? Amin and Charlotte decide If(when) the Warriors make the playoffs, will they even be a threat to...
Published 04/02/24
Charlotte's anxiety about the Celtics following back-to-back losses to the Atlanta Hawks is at DEFCON 1, folks! Should the Celtics fear a possible first round of the playoffs against the Hawks as much as facing the Miami Heat again? Plus, are the Timberwolves for sale or what?! Make up your mind already, Glen Taylor! Amin and Charlotte look at the latest statements and drama over Alex Rodriguez and Marc Lore's now failed attempt to become the majority owners in Minnesota. Do you really think...
Published 03/29/24
Draymond continues to rack up ejections and has Steph Curry in tears... how much longer can Steve Kerr and the Warriors take this? Michael Porter Jr. has some, uh... less than convincing words to his brother, Jontay Porter's character, and sorry to Virginia, but the Wizards are staying in Washington... and likely to get a heck of renovation! (Thanks, taxpayers!) Plus, Kelly Oubre Jr. may have told off the officiating last night but nothing compared to Charlotte's story of what she did on her...
Published 03/28/24
When it comes to betting irregularities, the NBA has their EYE on the Raptors' Jontay Porter... wink wink, get it?! Friend of the show, Ice Cube and his BIG3 League have reportedly offered Caitlin Clark $5 million to play but what are the odds that actually happens and just how bad are the Bucks with Doc Rivers? Ah, let us count the ways with WORD COUNT! Plus, Amin and Charlotte can't help but blush to find out that Coach Craig Robinson is an Oddballer! The former head men’s basketball coach...
Published 03/27/24
Denver Nuggets 72-year-old super fan, Vicki Ray, says she was banned from Ball Arena after having the same seats for 25 years. She claims she did nothing wrong while the Nuggets organization released a statement that she "repeated violations and warnings of the NBA's Code of Conduct as well as Ball Arena's Code of Conduct". What is going on in this bizarre story? Then, Adam Silver says the NBA might be 'past the point' of having a competitive All-Star Game... you've got to be kidding! Don't...
Published 03/26/24
Ah, Dillon Brooks... Oddball has missed you! Amin and Charlotte react to the Bulls' DeMar DeRozan and Rockets' Dillon Brooks being ejected after an on-court scuffle last night in the Rockets seventh straight win and the latest in the Timberwolves analyst who received supervised release after being arrested for allegedly stealing "strategic NBA information." Amin and Charlotte also say goodbye to the NBA G League Ignite program after the announcement that it will end after this season. Did the...
Published 03/22/24
Patrick Beverley and the Bucks should've known better than to upset... Payton Pritchard. Also... do you hear that? Sounds like a MVP conversation is happening and Kings coach Mike Brown isn't happy that Domantas Sabonis and his NBA-leading 24 triple-doubles and 51 consecutive double-doubles hasn't been talked about enough. The Timberwolves may have as much drama as Minnesota has lakes after a Timberwolves employee was fired, arrested and charged with felony third-degree burglary for allegedly...
Published 03/21/24
Things are heating up in both conferences as the playoff push intensifies for nearly every team... except the Celtics. Also, ENOUGH with the injuries! Why can't OG and the Knicks catch a break... you know, the good kind! Do the Lakers have any depth left to get them into the playoffs? Oddball looks at which teams are hurting the most as the season crawls into the playoffs. Plus, A-Rod's financing to acquire the Timberwolves appears to be falling apart and Charlotte and Amin look at recent...
Published 03/20/24
Excuses are like assholes, Amin. Have you ever seen a more awful looking shot? Charlotte asks Amin about that viral video of someone who looks remarkably like Amin at a celebrity basketball game and Amin gives his strange take on Kyrie Irving's wild left-handed floater to beat the Nuggets over the weekend. Plus, Zion is dropping pounds, NC State has more wins than the Washington Wizards at Capital One Arena, and DeAndre Ayton moves from an air mattress to the... wait, he was sleeping on an...
Published 03/19/24
If you think Oddball and the Pistons are playing around with the effects of #RisingTaj then you haven't been paying attention to the 3-1 Pistons since Taj Gibson joined the Motor City. Quit messing around and get on board #RideWithThomas! The Miami Heat are rolling into Detroit for two games this weekend, Domantas Sabonis continues to not get the recognition he deserves, Darvin Ham has the Lakers worried about "favorites", and DeAndre Ayton wants to be known as a winner... Amin and Charlotte...
Published 03/15/24
Sure, seeing Nikola Jokic faceoff against Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo and the Heat is fun but the REAL entertainment on the court for Amin and Charlotte... the Heat's Golden Oldies dance team! If you don't have NBA League Pass... you're missing out on all the in-arena entertainment around the league and also the recent returns of Donovan Mitchell, OG Anunoby, and Tyrese Maxey. While Luka Doncic's triple-double streak may have come to an end, Daniel Gafford has an even more historic streak still...
Published 03/14/24
OG returned to Madison Square Garden from injury in a BIG way last night in the Knicks blowout win against the Sixers (sorry Tyrese Maxey, we still love you) but the real buzz around the NBA is... Steph Curry wants to be President? Amin and Charlotte have their ballots cast and already have the cabinet filled for a Curry Administration. Plus, Kobe Bryant's statue has... uh, a few mistakes, the Wizards' owner needs to make amends to fans in the District, and the Orlando Magic signed head coach...
Published 03/13/24
Rudy Gobert was fined $100,000 after his "money gesture" directed at ref Scott Foster... but was that enough? Should Gobert have been suspended for questioning an NBA ref's integrity to the game? Plus, Pistons GM Troy Weaver went off on a heckling Pistons fan in the stands - Ferris Bueller may have a day off but scrutiny in the NBA never does! Ooh, it's Oddball's favorite story time with NBA veteran Eddie Johnson! The always entertaining and charismatic Phoenix Suns' broadcaster and host of...
Published 03/12/24
Everybody is injured, huh? What's it gonna take to get a healthy Knicks squad? Think how good the Cavs will be when they get Evan Mobley, Donovan Mitchell, and Max Strus back on the court... looks like the NBA is in dire need of the return of HYPE ME UP! Plus, you already know them and love them, and if you don’t, you should! Shea Serrano and Jason Concepcion are back to share their biggest surprises this season, their favorite all-time NBA Twitter moments, and what the future of NBA social...
Published 03/08/24
The biggest story in the NBA tonight is gonna be whether or not you chose to #RideWithThomas. Oh, you'll see... better check out BET THE SHOW to get in on the action. Amin is in New Orleans trying to find some solid internet connection and avoid any voodoo from Zion Williamson after the comments he TOTALLY *didn't* make about him, while Charlotte is in NYC wondering whether LeBron James' ankle injury from 'wear and tear' is the truest sign that we're finally seeing LeBron's mortality. Plus,...
Published 03/07/24
Charlotte needs someone to blame! The Cavaliers overcome a 22-point deficit last night to beat the Celtics and end Boston's 11-game winning streak - is this the Celtics' mentality we can expect in the playoffs? Plus, Zion Williamson says he's willing to participate in the All-Star Dunk Contest only IF he's selected as an All-Star which begs the question: can Amin control himself over this headline?! Then, she’s one of the best in the game - your favorite hooper's favorite hooper - the WNBA's...
Published 03/06/24
Oddball is doing things a little differently today and you should definitely listen. You know him as a college basketball phenom at Kentucky, an NBA star, and beloved social media figure, but Rex Chapman’s personal account of his recovery from addiction in his new memoir, IT’S HARD FOR ME TO LIVE WITH ME, is truly incredible. Rex joins Amin and Charlotte in New York City for one of the realest conversations anywhere. After listening, pick up a copy of Rex's book, IT’S HARD FOR ME TO LIVE WITH...
Published 03/05/24
Problems are solved in this episode of Oddball. The San Antonio Spurs ended their five-game losing streak, which led to Victor Wembanyama taking the mic to celebrate with the Spurs fans. Joel Embiid spoke to the media for the first time since his knee surgery, and while his problem isn’t solved, we did get clarity. Well, did we? It’s up to you, but he spoke. Trust the process, baby. Are you sick of hearing about injuries? Because we also look at the injury trouble that the New York Knicks...
Published 03/02/24
Sorry Clippers, but if you come at the king... well, you know the rest. In the Lakers 21-point comeback win, LeBron showed everyone that he is still HIM… and on the verge of 40,000 points. Amin and Charlotte also breakdown why the Knicks' protest of the Feb. 12th loss to the Rockets was denied by the NBA and what action to watch for tonight thanks to BET THE SHOW presented by DraftKings. Later on, Amin and Charlotte are joined by Indiana legend and two-time NBA All-Star Brad Miller, who...
Published 02/29/24
What do people have against scoring? Wait... maybe we should rephrase that? Amin and Charlotte explain what's behind the NBA Competition Committee reviewing whether there's too much offense in the league now, when it all changed and what might happen next to make it... worse? Also, what's really going on with LeBron's now deleted tweet in defense of Bronny being left off ESPN's 2024 NBA Mock Drafts? Oh, and Amin reveals another father-son dynamic that will totally SHOCK you! Plus, it's...
Published 02/28/24
As several Miami Heat and New Orleans Pelicans players serve their suspensions from the scuffle in the Big Easy over the weekend, Amin and Charlotte react to the NBA's continued 'slap on the wrist' storylines this season. Plus, have you SEEN the Clippers new logo?! Then, Charlotte sits down in Indianapolis with the always charismatic Joakim Noah, the two-time NCAA Champion and two-time NBA All-Star to talk about turning his experience and wisdom from 13 seasons in the NBA to now being an...
Published 02/27/24
Don't you dare call the Midwest a bunch of flyover states! Amin and Charlotte talk with comedian Megan Gailey from Indianapolis about her pride in repping Indy (and especially the Pacers) her whole life, why the city is buzzing about Tyrese Haliburton carrying the torch of the franchise in the way Reggie Miller did, and how basketball is part of all aspects of her life - from her comedy and marriage to motherhood. If you still don't know the love people have for basketball in Indiana after...
Published 02/23/24