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S2 Ep. 37: 1-Year Anniversary with Special Guests Latinos Out Loud!

Added on by Liz Lapp.

The Hoops Talk podcast celebrates its’ 1-year anniversary with special guest Juan Bago, Rachel La Loca, and Frank Nibbs, of the Latinos Out Loud Podcast. The LOL crew shares their podcasting journey and building up of the LatinX Community. through podcasts. The LOL crew also dives into the 2019-20 NBA Season with predictions, just the tips and taking a shot at the first pitch in our new segment, #ForeverFanFreer, by trying to sell the New York Knicks to our newest NBA Fantasy league member, Kyndall Freer, in her quest to find her forever NBA team. It was HILARIOUS and a fantastic way to start season 2!

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Favorite Latinos Out Loud podcasts:
Season 5 Episode 22 with Comedians Sasha Merci and Dee Nasty and Los Espooky’s (Juan Bago gives the hoops talk a shout out)

Season 5 Episode 29 with Marysol Castro, the first female public address announcer for the New York Mets and Deanna Munoz, Latino Arts Festival in Kansas City and on Queer Eye Netflix

Season 5 Episode 21 with Radio Personality and Envsn Festival creator Laura Stylez @hot97 Ebro in the morning

Ep. 36 NBA Fantasy Draft Picks, China, WNBA Finals and new season petty!

Added on by Liz Lapp.

We drafted our 2019-20 NBA Fantasy teams and we discuss our picks and bring back our “Just The Tips” segment. We try to unpack the China situation for the NBA, relish in a WNBA Big Game 5 and kick off the new season of Sweaty & Petty with mega-troll KD! It’s OCTOBER BABY!

Ep. 35: October is Lit! It's the start of Sweaty & Petty SZN.

Added on by Liz Lapp.

October is our favorite time of the year! It’s WNBA Finals, NBA 2019-20 season tip-off, Hispanic Heritage Month, Filipino Heritage Month, Halloween and The Hoops Talk 1-year Anniversary! In this episode, we dive into some of these topics, kick-off Sweaty & Petty with Shaq Fu vs. The Dame Rap Battle and Liz unveils her mystery NBA Superstar run-in. #RIPKimShattuck

Ep. 32: WNBA Playoffs, Fan Appreciation, Coach Kobe and Dennis Rodman's Redemption.

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In this episode we highlight Candace Parker and Liz Loza in the new #WomenCrushWednesday segment, discuss WNBA Playoffs brackets and picks, and begin the NBA Fantasy Basketball league discussion. We also roast Kobe Bryant, unpack Dennis Rodman and give some fan appreciation,

Ep. 30: #WomenWinning, Male Athletes in Crisis, and Kobe Beef

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This episode we talk about the #WNBA playoffs, Elena Delle Donna and Kia Nurse debut new fall footwear with signature sneakers for Nike and Jordan Brand. We also discuss the male athlete’s summer meltdowns and Kobe beefs with Shaq and Shaq drags Dwhite, in another episode of As The NBA Turns Soap Opera.

Ep. 28: WNBA/NBA Mental Health, Brittney Griner Sounds Off, NBA 2019-20 Regular Schedule

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We discuss mental health in WNBA / NBA, Brittney Griner responds to the WNBA after her 3-game suspension, Liz Cambage pens a powerful piece regarding her mental health status for the Players' Tribune and what games we are looking forward to with the recently announced NBA 2019-20 regular-season schedule.

REPLAY: Special Guest Josiah Johnson

Added on by Liz Lapp.

REPLAY: The Hoops Talk are on summer break and will be replaying episode 25, featuring special guest Josiah Johnson.

Josiah Johnson is easily considered one of the kings of #NBATwitter. His career shifted from playing basketball to creating satirical content about the game he loves.

In this discussion, he breaks down #NBATwitter, social media, and his animated comedy series, Legends of Chamberlain Heights, on Comedy Central. It was a show ahead of its' time, featuring what Josiah called "a great pot of gumbo" of creators, including Michael Starrbury (When They See Us), Carl Jones (The Boondocks), Devon Shepard(Being Mary Jane) & Erykah Badu(Music Icon).

Ep. 26: Hot Summer Hoops with Special Guests

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On episode 26 of The Hoops Talk we welcome two special guests, John Anin, founder and curator of Protect Home Court, an Instagram community showcasing basketball courts from around the world, and Mark Bland, the host of Sports Talk with Mark on The Good News Radio & Podcast.
With Mercury in Retrograde, the show starts off with a few technical malfunctions, but we quickly rebound and make a fast break into action. Topics include our Summer Spotify playlist, Hot Hoops Talk Summer, curated by fans of our show, dealing with Internet Trolls, Sports Trivia, and current stories sourced from Social.

Ep. 25: Special Guest Josiah Johnson, King of The Internet

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Big Episode #25 we are joined with writer, director, creator and King of the Internet, Josiah Johnson @kingjosiah54. He discusses his Comedy Central animated show, Legends of Chamberlain Heights, his reign on #NBATwitter, and his successes and challenges of making it in the entertainment business in La La Land.

The Hoops Talk: Independence Day & Kawhi Not?

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On episode 23, Liz & Karen celebrate the fourth of July with headlines from social media, which include Colin Kaepernick and Nike, Maya Moore’s calling to reform America’s justice system, Sue Bird’s ode to her girlfriend, Megan Rapinoe in The Player’s Tribune and a recall of Firework f*ckery.

Next up is The Good, The Bad and the Ugly outcomes from this summer’s NBA Free Agency and the Kawhi Leonard dilemma that puts 3-key teams on hold, including the Los Angeles Lakers.

In response to recent social media trolling about The Hoops Talk lack of Carmelo Anthony coverage, Liz & Karen do a Wikipedia deep dive on Anthony’s life and basketball career.

And the Ladies end by handing out Time Out’s to Toronto Raptors fans, #Kawhi Watch, and the entire NBA Free Agency drama.

Ep. 22 NBA Free Agency F*ckery and Summer Shade

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On this episode, we invite special guest Mykell the PG, co-host of The Courtside Radio Show and Zach Feintuch, co-creator and lead creative copywriter of Herman's Hell to discuss the state of the 2019 NBA Free Agency as we head into the start of the trades.

We also go over the results of our Twitter Social Experiment: First Basketball Movies that come to mind, discuss the juicy parts of Andre Iguodala's memoir, The Sixth Man, and the unpack travel woes of the WNBA.

Ep. 20 Basketball: BIG NEWS ALERT, The KD Factor, WNBA Woes and WTF JORTS.

Added on by Liz Lapp.

BIG NEWS ALERT at the top of the show!

On the day before the NBA Finals Game 5, the potential elimination of the Warriors by the Raptors, we discussed Game 4 and all the drama surrounding the series, including banning player abuser Mark Stevens, bleeding eyeballs, and Beyhive being extra. We also demand respect for the WNBA and app support. Keanu Reeves winning 2019 and wtf with JORTs.

Ep. 19 Basketball: NBA Finals, WNBA, The Real MVP and Lakers 2.0

Added on by Liz Lapp.

The NBA Finals kicked off and The Raptors routed The Warriors in Toronto for Game 1. Drake once again proved to be the MVP of these championships with his Trolling at an all time high. Liz attended her first WNBA game as a newbie L.A. Sparks fan and felt the joy and pride of the WNBA. Other topics include Killa Mode Klay, Lakers 2.0, and Alladin’s Sultan gets a time out!

Ep. 18 Basketball: Kawhi vs. Giannis, WNBA Season, NBA All Team and Draaaaakkke???

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The Golden State Warriors wait to see who they will meet in the NBA Championship Finals while the battle for Eastern Conference Finals continues. Who will be the victor between Kawhi and Giannis? WNBA season starts and we will be covering the coverage. NBA All Team snubs, and Drake is the Raptors 6th man. #HoopsHive

Ep 14. Basketball: Statistically Eliminated, March Madness is Cancelled, and High Tech

Added on by Liz Lapp.

It’s Spring Break and Karen drove to L.A. for our first in-person recording. Nestled into our Producer’s makeshift studio, a.k.a. his clothes closet, we unpack our final week of Fantasy Basketball, discuss NBA playoffs, March Madness, the Apple Event and much more.

Ep. 12 Basketball: Tips for Life and Basketball

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As we head to the NBA playoffs, Liz and Karen's fantasy league heads into the final weeks of league play. Tips are handed out, Anonymous Knicks Fan 922 gets into a standoff with Oscar Award Winner Spike Lee, Tristan Thompson is Trash and much more social around the horn.