The playoffs are underway, and the story so far have been blowouts and injuries. We took to the airwaves today to breakdown the first round thus far, discuss the numerous injuries impacting the playoffs, and cover Kevin Durant’s disdain for second place.
00:00 – Introduction
03:30 – The first official postseason awards get distributed
I’m going to make this short and sweet. Over the next several weeks, you’ll hear several smart people talk about how critical Game 5 is of a 7-game series. After all, in a series that’s tied 2-2, the team who wins Game 5 takes commanding control of the series. But that is precisely why I think Game 4 is actually more important than Game 5. The outcome of Game 4 determines the importance of Game 5. Continue reading →
Christmas season isn’t the best time of year. That would be late April when the NBA Playoffs start. The Peoples Court staff would like to wish you all a Happy Playoffs and present you with a gift – our bracket style playoff predictions. Before you ask, we did fill these out before the playoffs started. You’re welcome. Continue reading →
At the dawn of the 2012-13 playoffs, we prepared a really big show. We reflected on our most memorable moments of the regular season, presented our 2012-13 All-Courtroom teams, handed our post-season hardware, and predicted the first round of the playoffs.
Here at The Peoples Court, we like to play with the relationship between a basketball court and a court of law. We hold basketball trials and close each podcast with “court is adjourned.” And now, rather than selecting typical All-NBA teams, we’ve assembled our All-Courtroom teams. Unlike an All-NBA team, or an All-Star team, we’ve made sure to combine complimentary players who excel not only as individuals, but as an actual team. Without further ado, presenting The Prosecution and The Defense. Continue reading →
That’s right. Here’s your chance to win a customized beanie from coffeenated. You too can get your head looking just as sexy as Lamont’s above. All you have to do to win is follow us on Twitter @peoplescourtfm, listen to our next live broadcast at 11:30am PT on Saturday, April 20, 2013, and send us a tweet during the show. We will choose one winner on air. What will you win? A spiffy customized, hand-made beanie from coffeenated, like the one Lamont is sporting up above. You get to pick the colors. Here are the available styles:
Heather Gray or Black Beanie with Two Stripes (you select the stripes’ colors)
The entire NBA community is reeling from Kobe Bryant’s season ending injury and we cover all angles, including how it impacts the Lakers playoffs chances, the remainder of Kobe’s career, and the difficult choice facing the Lakers front office. We also talked about Metta World Peace’s improbable comeback from knee surgery, and the NBA bringing MVP voting to Twitter.
00:00 – Introduction
03:15 – The story of Achilles, and how it relates to Kobe Bryant and the Lakers
06:40 – The bleak history of Achilles injuries in the NBA
07:50 – How will Kobe’s absence impact the Lakers playoff hopes?
11:20 – Adam rings the juicing bell for Metta World Peace
18:30 – Kobe’s various reactions to his injury, including post game interview, tweet, and Facebook post
In a few weeks the road to the NBA’s Promise Land for the 2012-13 season will commence. Even though my favorite team is currently on the outside looking in at the playoffs, I can’t wait for them to start. As the regular season comes to a close, here are a few observations I’ve had about the league over the past 45 days or so. Continue reading →
On this Final Four Saturday, we delved deeply into Mike Rice’s “fiery” coaching style, Mark Cuban’s suggestion that he may draft Baylor superstar Brittney Griner, and the various injuries that are affecting numerous playoff teams. And for once, we didn’t talk about steroids!
In the 116th installment of this here podcast, Adam finally received his payment for winning The Bet, and we discussed Miami’s streak coming to an end, Chicago’s physical play in that game, the role that violence plays in sports and society, and the Western Conference’s seeding battle.