Episodes

Oct. 23, 2020

FaceTime with The Baseline - Joanne Pasternack (Co-Founder of Athlete…

We break bread with one of pro athletes' biggest advocates and philanthropic partners Joanne Pasternack. She is a former athlete, a philanthropist, activist, entrepreneur and super mom uninterrupted. She's also the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy...

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Oct. 19, 2020

Episode 464: Calida Taylor Takes us to GM School | We Put A Bow on 2…

We bring finality to the 2019-2020 NBA season highlighting our most Surprising Teams, most disappointing Teams; players who increased their stock value, and players who in Shaw's view are Pure Manure for sure. We give you the Good the Bad …

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Sept. 29, 2020

Episode 463: 2020 NBA Finals Preview - Heat vs Lakers ft. Brady Hawk …

And then there were 2... Shaw and GameFace Lee preview the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakes . Since this is an expect finals matchup we decided to breakdown the discussion Four Horsemen Style w our …

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Sept. 25, 2020

Branded w The Baseline - Danyel Surrency Jones (CEO of PowerHandz)

Five years ago we connected with the then startup company Powerhandz as they entered the basketball training space. CEO Danyel Surrency Jones returns to the show to give us an update on the brand's growth, being a Black business owner, …

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Sept. 17, 2020

Episode 461: 2020 Western Conference Finals Preview- Nuggets vs Lakers

We doubt many saw the possibilities of a Nuggets vs Lakers Western Conference Finals. Except for maybe the Nuggets and the Lakers themselves. But here we are. The Denver Nuggets showing the most resilience of any team in the last …

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Sept. 14, 2020

Episode 460: 2020 Eastern Conference Finals Preview- Heat vs Celtics

Shaw and I breakdown the Eastern Conference Finals between the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics. Two teams who showed Bubble Motsy to be the last two standing in the East. Now only one team can advance. Do the Celtics …

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Sept. 7, 2020

Episode 459: The Good Bad and The Brodie of the 2020 Playoffs

Shaw and I do a deep dive on what we've seen from the playoffs thus far. There are some many gritty performances and unsung heroes who have emerged. We also raise the question on whether the playoffs have exposed the …

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Sept. 3, 2020

Episode 458: 2020 Playoffs West Semis Preview- Rockets vs Lakers

We breakdown the Western Conference Semi Final matchup between the LA Lakers and the Houston Rockets. Lakers have been patiently waiting to find out who theyll play in the second round and after getting pushed to the brink by the …

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Sept. 2, 2020

Episode 457: 2020 Playoffs West Semis Preview - Nuggets vs Clippers

Shaw and I breakdown the Western Conference Semi-Final Matchup between the Denver Nuggets and the LA Clippers. After a near insurmountable 3-1 comeback to take Game 7 in the first round vs the Jazz, do the Nuggets have enough in …

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Sept. 1, 2020

Episode 456: FaceTime with the Baseline : Alex Kennedy

This episode of the Baseline we sat down with Chief Content Officer Alex Kennedy to discuss the premiere of his team's website BasketballNews.com. He discusses how deeply talented his squad of writers and podcasters are, the importance of being...

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Sept. 1, 2020

2020 Autopsy Report: Indiana Pacers | Episode 455

Shaw and I determine the cause of death to the Indiana Pacers season and first round elimination of the playoffs. We also try to justify the immediate firing of their head coach, which promptly pissed off one of these hosts …

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Aug. 31, 2020

Episode 454: 2020 Playoffs East Semi Preview- Heat vs Bucks

Shaw and I preview the Eastern Conference Semifinal Matchup between the East (5) seed Miami Heat and the East top seed Milwaukee Bucks. Do the Heat have enough offense to keep up with the Bucks. Will the Bucks turn it …

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Aug. 26, 2020

Episode 453: 2020 Playoffs East Semis Preview - Celtics vs Raptors

Shaw and I preview the Eastern Conference Semifinal Matchup between the East (3) seed Boston Celtics and the East (2) seed Toronto Raptors. Do the Celtics have enough firepower to offensive hang with one of hottest scoring teams in the …

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Aug. 24, 2020

2020 Autopsy Report: Pelicans , Wizards | Episode 452

This week we unpack the cause of death for Pelicans and Wizards in our coveted Autopsy Reports. Both the Pelicans and Wizards were given canny and uncanny opportunities to valiate their participation in theNBA Restart and a possible seat at …

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Aug. 20, 2020

Episode 451: FaceTime w The Baseline ft. DJ M.I.L

Everyone talks NBA bubble life but we dont really know what it is really like within it. Until now. This week Shaw and I sat down with one of the premier music DJ and executive music coordinators for the NBA …

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Aug. 17, 2020

Episode 450: 2020 Western Conference First Round Playoff Preview

Its Playoff Time! We breakdown the Western Conference First Round Playoff Matchups: (1) Lakers vs (8) Blazers (2) Clippers vs (7) Mavericks (3) Nuggets vs (6) Jazz (4) Rockets vs (5) Thunder We break down the first round to the …

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Aug. 17, 2020

Episode 449: 2020 Eastern Conference First Round Playoff Preview

Its Playoff Time! We breakdown the Eastern Conference First Round Playoff Matchups: (1) Bucks vs (8) Magic (2) Raptors vs (7) Nets (3) Celtics vs (6) Sixers (4) Pacers vs (5) Heat We break down the East First Round to …

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Aug. 10, 2020

Episode 448: Facetime with The Baseline: Agu Ibanez-Baldor

This week we sat down with writer, now Author Agu Ibanez-Baldor to discuss some of the great NBA Dynasties in the league illustrious history. Challenging the status quo in his book Dynasty, he lays out quality arguments of how we …

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Aug. 3, 2020

Episode 447: FaceTime with The Baseline - JB Bickerstaff

You can't miss this episode with Cavaliers' head coach J.B. Bickerstaff who sat down with us to discuss the NBA Coaches Association's efforts to bring social injustice and reform awareness into today's climate, the influence of his family roots, and...

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July 30, 2020

Episode 446: NBA Restart Western Conference Preview ft Jannelle Moore

We top off our NBA Restart preview with Jannelle Moore (5 Reasons Sports and Complex Sports) as she helps us breakdown the Western Conference teams entering the bubble. Unabashed and Unfiltered, Jannelle lets it be known which teams might have …

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July 27, 2020

Episode 445: NBA Restart Eastern Conference Preview ft Nekias Duncan

5ReasonSports Contributor Nekias Duncan joins the show to help us breakdown the Eastern Conference teams participating in the NBA Bubble Restart. Prior to the league shutdown, the Bucks were the prohibited favorite coming out of the East and by all...

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July 20, 2020

2020 Autopsy Report: Bulls, Hornets | Episode 444

We finalize our "Delete 8" Autopsy Reports breaking down the Chicago Bulls and Charlotte Hornets in this weeks episode. Both teams are seeing organizational changes and have mercurial talented players on their roster clouded by an uncertain future....

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July 16, 2020

Episode 443: FaceTime with The Baseline ft. Bonzi Wells

This week we got Tee'd up to T'up one of the NBA's grittiest most competitive players of our generation to lace em up. Bonzi Wells is in the building which means the conversation is real regardless of your feels. Catch …

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July 13, 2020

2020 Autopsy Report : Timberwolves , Knicks | Episode 442

This week we autopsy the Timberwolves and the NY Knicks, two teams who seemingly find themselves with 6ft worth of Dirt constantly over their franchise casket. Both teams have talent and the rest of everything else is pure question marks. …

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