On this edition of Catch and Shoot 2.0, Aaron Berlin and Bruce Bernstein look ahead to their top stories this offseason, including how the Warriors will bounce back and what will happen with Victor Oladipo. The guys are also joined by Kelly Iko of The Athletic to discuss the Houston Rockets. Iko reflects on Daryl Morey's tenure in Houston and dissects how James Harden can … [Read more...] about Predicting James Harden’s future with The Athletic’s Kelly Iko
LeBron James was already on the short list of the best NBA players of all time. After leading his third franchise to a championship, has he reached the top of the list? How does he compare to Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kobe Bryant, Magic Johnson, Bill Russell, and others? Monica McNutt, King McClure, and Bruce Bernstein examine all of the candidates, make the case for … [Read more...] about The GOAT Rubric: Where LeBron James ranks among the best NBA players of all time
John Fanta chats with Rutgers coach Steve Pikiell about rising star Geo Baker, the competition in the Big Ten, and breaking a 30 year tournament drought. Plus, what Pikiell learned from Jim Calhoun and what's on his playlist. All that and John gives give storylines to watch - from a potential beast in Champaign to a possible concern in Durham. … [Read more...] about Rutgers’ Steve Pikiell is Ready for the Big Ten Gauntlet
On this edition of Catch and Shoot 2.0, Otto Strong and Bruce Bernstein wrap up the NBA season and look forward to next year. The guys reflect on LeBron James' greatness, Rajon Rondo's playoff excellence, Jimmy Butler's strong leadership and give (surprise) predictions on next season. … [Read more...] about Why LeBron is the greatest player ever, Butler’s leadership and 2021 NBA predictions.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jh70zVLvdlY In this week's Quick Hitter from the Mike Wise Show, our guests are Dave Wohl, a 50 year NBA veteran and future host of "Dave's Front Office" on Pure Hoops Media & long time Lakers radio and studio analyst Dave Miller. The guys take a 17 minute deep dive into the remarkable career and life of LeBron James. Every angle on LeBron's … [Read more...] about The Mike Wise Quick Hitter: LeBron James leads the Lakers to Banner #17
It only took LeBron James two seasons to take the Lakers from the depths of the NBA to the top of the NBA World. If Dr James Naismith, the creator of basketball tried to create a perfect basketball player in his laboratory, that player would look a whole lot like LeBron James. Mike welcomes 50 year NBA veteran Dave Wohl, who won rings with the Lakers and the Celtics and was the … [Read more...] about Breaking down the greatness of LeBron James and the Lakers’ 17th NBA Title
Brad Daugherty is one of the most unique individuals in basketball history. He was one of the best big men ever to play at the University of North Carolina for coach Dean Smith. He was the #1 overall pick in the 1986 NBA Draft, ahead of his good friend the late Len Bias who went #2. His NBA career was on a Hall of Fame trajectory, with 5 All Star appearances in his first 7 … [Read more...] about Pure Thoughts: Brad Daugherty
Eric Newman, BJ Armstrong and Howard Beck discuss whether the Heat have an answer for the Lakers. Plus, offseason priorities for both teams and whether LeBron James can catch Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the scoring title and Michael Jordan for the 6th ring. All that and how the heck did the NBA pull off the bubble? … [Read more...] about How Many More Years for LeBron James?
Monica and King are joined by producer Bruce to break down how the Lakers took a 3-1 lead over the Heat. Monica and King give love to Sue Bird and the Seattle Storm, the new WNBA Champions. We present the first #BBB Bubble Awards where Monica and King choose winners in some categories that no other podcast would dare touch. And finally, the always controversial "Who's Trippin," … [Read more...] about Perfect Storm in Seattle, Lakers on the Verge, the #BBB Awards, & Who’s Trippin’
On this edition of Catch and Shoot 2.0, Otto Strong and Aaron Berlin weigh in on Game 4 of the NBA Finals. The guys discuss whether LeBron James and Anthony Davis should make history in becoming the first pair to share MVP honors. Also, author Pete Croatto discusses his upcoming book “From Hang Time To Prime Time" and tells great stories about Michael Jordan, Larry Bird and the … [Read more...] about Breaking down Game 4, Finals MVP race and author Pete Croatto discusses NBA’s heyday