We dive into lots of WNBA talk this episode. The WNBA elimination games, semi-finals, draft, travel and game-day highlights. We also celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by highlighting Charo, Jlo, and Tamarindo Podcast - which was recently listed on Oprahmag.com. Lastly, we look at Lavar Ball’s latest outburst on his Ball in the Family Facebook Watch series.
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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,
We are highlighting some women crushing it this Wednesday, celebrating the National Holiday, Beyonce's Birthday, getting naked with the ESPN 2019 Body Issue, featuring WNBA Las Vegas Center Liz Cambage and test our maths skills to discuss the FiveThirtyEight 2019-20 NBA Projections.
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.
As the Mystics, Suns and Aces, clinch a spot in the #WNBA playoffs, a spicy chicken sandwich was birthed to save America. We breakdown Dwight Howard, the heir apparent, and other potential players for Boogie Cousins spot on the Lakers. And Jay-Z is a Business, Man. His partnership with the NFL leaving lots of questions, confusion and exasperation by fans.
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.
In this episode coaches and coaching gets checked. From Pat Summitt to Phil Jackson, what does coaching mean and how should coaches evolve in this moment of #MoreThanAnAthlete and more women slowly joining assistant coaching roles in the NBA. Joining me is Jackie Martinez, a.k.a. Mysterious Jacks and host of The Ladies Night Radio Show, subs in for Karen, who is on vacation. We are joined by our special guest, Kea Meyers Duggan, a Career Makeover Coach, who believes Sports has been a positive driver on and off the field. Duggan gives five tips for career growth, gives advice to Carmelo Anthony about his career transitioning and discusses the number one challenge she tackles with her female clients.
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.
Episode 24 looks at the USWNT and the fight for equal pay band support for women in sports. We also discuss the aftermath of NBA Free Agency and how do the NBA stars align for the next NBA season and the fight for Hollywood.
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.
The Hoops Talk debuts its' live show tonight on The Good News Radio App! We've signed with The Good News Radio sports vertical and will be live every Wednesday, 630-8pm pst. in the studio.
For our debut show, we invited two women co-hosts and founders of their own shows and podcasts to share in a conversation of Sports, from a woman's pov.
Ana Sheila is the co-host/creator of The Tamarindo Podcast and Jackie Martinez, a.k.a. Mysterious Jacks, is host and creator of The Ladies Night Radio Show on The Good News Radio Station original studio.
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.
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!
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