Episodes
Published 03/30/24
After his latest incident, Draymond Green is back in the spotlight for reasons other than his play. How much are his antics contributing to the struggling nature of the Golden State Warriors? On this episode of Road Trippin', Richard and Channing discuss how much of a distraction Draymond is being while the Warriors fight for a playoff spot. Also, the crew looks at the Houston Rockets and discuss how coach Ime Udoka has managed to change this team so quickly. Also, the guys lament the Arizona...
Published 03/30/24
Kyrie Irving is reminding the league he has the most complete skillset of any player. Is he hitting his stride and peaking at just the right time...just before the playoffs tip? On this edition of Road Trippin', Rich, Channing and Allie discuss Kyrie's resurgence, if the Pelicans can thrive with a newly motivated Zion Williamson and how the league is missing Joel Embiid's presence to close out the regular season. With the playoffs fast approaching, we look at how certain teams need a push now...
Published 03/21/24
After the Denver Nuggets pulled off yet another comeback victory, is it more impressive they are able to steal wins, or are these comebacks cause for alarm? On this edition of Road Trippin', Rich, Channing and Allie discuss, the reigning NBA Champs, and their penchant for come-from-behind victories. Also, the crew discusses the potential of the league changing the minimum game requirements for individual awards. And we debate who has what it takes to take the mantle as the "face of the NBA"...
Published 03/14/24
With the Spurs having one of the worst records in the NBA, should Victor Wembanyama be in the discussion for DPOY? On this edition of Road Trippin', Rich and Channing give their takes on whether the rookie deserves the award despite being on one of the worst teams in the league. Also, the crew puts LeBron James's record of 40,000 points all-time into perspective, and take some guesses at who the most valuable teams in the NBA are according to Sportico. ► YouTube! 💻...
Published 03/07/24
With Jayson Tatum leading the Boston Celtics to 1st place in the Eastern Conference, does he still not get enough credit? On this edition of Road Trippin', Richard, Channing, and Allie talk about the discussion surrounding Jayson Tatum. Does the roster of All-Stars around him dampen his impact to some critics? Also, the crew talks about Monty Williams going to bat for his team after a blown call. And finally, the crew gives their takes on what the NCAA should do after yet another incident of...
Published 02/28/24
Is it a bad look that Giannis Antetokounmpo doesn't watch basketball? On this edition of Road Trippin', Richard, Channing and Allie dive into what this revelation tells us about the Bucks superstar, and why it is potentially stunting his greatness. Also, after a take about Doc Rivers was dropped by JJ Redick, what are players' feelings about the longtime NBA coach? And finally, the crew looks at All-Star Weekend, gives their takes on the game, the city it was played in, and how it can...
Published 02/22/24
After a devastating injury to Joel Embiid, who shoulders the most blame for letting this happen? On this edition of Road Trippin', Richard, Channing and Allie go in on this injury, and how much impact the sports and science departments of NBA teams should have on playing time. Also, the crew discusses the red-hot Cleveland Cavaliers, and what their lineup is missing to have a true shot at contending. Lastly, with the Lakers debuting Kobe Bryant's statue, the guys give their favorite stories...
Published 02/08/24
After the latest injuries to LeBron James and Anthony Davis, is this it for their era in Los Angeles? On todays edition of Road Trippin', Richard, Channing and Allie discuss the state of the Lakers, and if there is anything they could do to improve their team at the trade deadline. Also, the crew discusses the hot New York Knicks, and what they need to do to have a legitimate shot at a title. Lastly, we discuss the new-look Bucks with Doc Rivers, and if they can overcome their "trash can"...
Published 02/02/24
Just before the All Star Break, the Bucks have seen enough and have fired Adrian Griffin, and are reportedly hiring Doc Rivers as his replacement. On this episode of Road Trippin', Richard, Channing and Allie discuss how Griffin's firing draws parallels from David Blatt and the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016, and why Doc Rivers makes sense to lead the multiple stars on the Bucks roster. Also, the crew discusses the dominant performance by Joel Embiid after he scored 70 points, and debate if he...
Published 01/25/24
With the NBA Trade Deadline fast approaching, should the Golden State Warriors be asking themselves who is truly untouchable on their roster? On this edition of Road Trippin', Richard and Channing debate who should be on the table to set the Warriors up for one more shot at success in the next few years. The crew also discusses how Chicago Bulls fans treated Jerry Krause's widow, and give their thoughts on who is the frontrunner for Rookie of the Year so far between Chet Holmgren and Victor...
Published 01/18/24
After recording his first triple double of his young NBA career, Victor Wembanyama has put the league on notice. On this edition of Road Trippin, Richard, Allie, and special guest Kendrick Perkins discuss the budding potential of this rising NBA star, and how he is going to dominate the league in just a few short years. Also, after trading for OG Anunoby, the Knicks have been racking up the wins. Kendrick Perkins believes that the Knicks are one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference....
Published 01/12/24
To celebrate the to a great year for the Road Trippin' Crew, we put together some of the best moments of 2023! From adding a new wrinkle to the GOAT debate after LeBron James claimed the all-time scoring record, to a debate over whether Giannis or Jokic is the best player in the world, as well as stories about Gregg Popovich from Richard, and the outlook of the Spurs with Victor Wembanyama, we hope you enjoy our favorite moments from the year, and look forward to many more in 2024! ►...
Published 12/20/23
After a dust up over the game ball between the Pacers and Bucks, Richard, Channing and Allie break down the drama on this edition of Road Trippin'. The guys dive in on how petty NBA players can truly be when it comes to competition, and give their takes on who should've received the game ball. Also, after his latest indefinite suspension for punching Jusuf Nurkić, the crew discusses Draymond Green's antics, and why it's important for him, and the NBA, that these incidents no longer...
Published 12/15/23
After a slow start to the season, is it time for Golden State to start discussing trades for Klay Thompson? On this edition of Road Trippin, find out if this move makes sense, or if it would blow up in the face of the Warriors. Also, the crew discusses the issues with college football from the PAC 12, to the decision to leave Florida State out of the CFP. Finally, we end with some more Truth or Trash, and find out which game-worn jerseys would be the most valuable on the open market. ►...
Published 12/07/23
On this episode of Road Trippin', Richard, Channing and Allie dive into the exchange between LeBron James and Ime Udoka. After online sleuths transcribed the argument, the crew talks about what was said that lead to technical fouls and ejections during the discussion, and whether or not Ime Udoka was trying to instill something in his team with it. Also, the crew debates whether or not Jayson Tatum has what it takes to win on the big stage after being eliminated from the In-Season Tournament,...
Published 12/06/23
On this episode of Road Trippin, Richard, Channing and Allie discuss their newfound love of watching the NBA In-Season Tournament. The crew discusses how everyone is buying into the newest NBA showcase, and the way teams are approaching playing in it. Also, we discuss our biggest early season surprise in the Minnesota Timberwolves, and what they have to do to prove they are legit contenders this season. ► YouTube! 💻 https://www.youtube.com/roadtrippin ► iTunes 🔊...
Published 12/01/23
After his latest run in with Scott Foster, does Chris Paul have a legitimate grievance with this particular referee? On this episode of Road Trippin, the crew gives their takes on the incident. Also, the crew discusses a rough loss for the Los Angeles Lakers, and a strange connection between this loss for LeBron James and Michael Jordan. Lastly, we look at the sale of the Dallas Mavericks by owner Mark Cuban, and speculate if he is doing this so he can run for president. ► YouTube! 💻...
Published 11/30/23
LeBron is keeping receipts and "reminding folks" why he's here at the ripe age of 38...On this episode of Road Trippin', the crew talks LeBron, evaluates the Warriors' recent home struggles and explains why the league has left the Grizzlies for dead after a month. Plus, does Richard deserve his flowers for predicting the Rockets to make the play-in tournament? Finally, the crew answers a few more questions in Truth or Trash! Who needs cranberry sauce, anyway? ► YouTube! 💻...
Published 11/21/23
Anthony Edwards got a technical foul for a staredown after a poster dunk... but should he have? On this episode of Road Trippin', the crew voices their opinions why this call should not have been made, and how fans want to see more passion like this in the middle of the season. Also, the crew gives love to the In-Season Tournament, and praise how the players have been embracing it. Finally, the crew answers a few more questions in Truth or Trash! CHAPTERS: ► YouTube! 💻...
Published 11/15/23
Is Zion Williamson politely putting out there that he wants to leave New Orleans? On this episode of Road Trippin', the crew takes a dive into the early struggles for the Pelicans, as Zion and Brandon Ingram have started the season slumping. What should the Pelicans do to right the ship? Richard, Channing and Allie also look at the Golden State Warriors and their early issues. Would one of their starters moving to the bench help the team? ► YouTube! 💻...
Published 11/14/23
Early into this NBA Season, LeBron James is already playing a lot of minutes for the Los Angeles Lakers. What is the plan for the Lakers if he is not on the court? On this episode of Road Trippin', Richard, Channing and Allie discuss what the Lakers plan to do with their cornerstone this season, and teams of the past they can draw parallels to when it comes to resting LeBron. Also, the crew dives into the potential for NIL deals to be given out to high school students, and the potential...
Published 11/09/23
The Knicks are off to a shaky start, and Julius Randle has been taking a lot of the heat. On this episode of Road Trippin', Richard, Channing and Allie take a look at what issues have plagued the Knicks early on this season, and how important it is for the team that Julius Randle finds his rhythm. Meanwhile, in Brooklyn, Cam Thomas is playing out of his mind! The crew looks at his recent breakout, and wonder whether or not he has what it takes to win the NBA Most Improved Player Award. Have...
Published 11/08/23
With their recent acquisition of James Harden, have the Clippers done enough to pass the Lakers? On this episode of Road Trippin', Richard, Channing and Allie debate which Los Angeles team will reign supreme this season. The crew also dives into their thoughts on Tyrese Maxey, and if he can be an elite point guard in the NBA this season. And finally, we revisit Truth or Trash to find out if Steph Curry will score 40+ multiple times this season, The Wizards will win 23 games, and whether or...
Published 11/02/23
James Harden is officially a member of the Los Angeles Clippers! Did the 76ers get enough back for him? Richard, Channing and Allie dive in on this edition of Road Trippin'. Find out why Richard thinks this trade is "addition by subtraction" for Philly, and what obstacles the Clippers will have juggling many strong personalities on their roster. The crew also dives in on the Boston Celtics and their hot start, and how Kristaps Porzingis is adding another element to their game. Finally, Rich...
Published 11/01/23