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July 7, 2020

2020 Autopsy Report: Hawks, Pistons | Episode 441

We breakdown two more teams on the 2020 Autopsy Report Series. This week we discuss the Atlanta Hawks and Detroit Pistons. Both teams had horrible seasons, but only one has readily apparent upside. Can either team see an immediate turnaround …

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June 30, 2020

Episode 440: FaceTime with The Baseline - Ft. Trent Sydney (CEO OF Co…

In the latest installment of FaceTime with The Baseline, we go one-on-one with the CEO of CoStar, Trent Sydney, to discuss the platform and partnership with the NBPA. CoStar gives fans unparalleled access to their favorite NBA idols via their...

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June 29, 2020

2020 Autopsy Report: Cavaliers, Warriors | Episode 439

While the NBA continues its resurrection, Shaw and I decided to bury some of the teams with our coveted Autopsy Report. This week we dissect another disappointing season of the Cleveland Cavaliers who have too many questions with very few …

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June 23, 2020

Episode 438: The Black Female Voice in Sports Journalism

Continuing to move conversations forward on the state of The Black Female Journalist in Sports we were fortunate to bring three dynamic women (Khristina Williams, Sharon Brown, and Dorothy J Gentry) to help give us their personal experiences on being...

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June 17, 2020

Episode 437: Is the NBA Back? Sam Amico cautiously joins to assuade us

SI.Com Writer and AmicoHoops.Net Founder, Sam Amico joins the show to breakdown the further implications and possible fall out over the NBA's decision to move forward with finishing the 2019-2020 Reg Season and possible Playoff Format Scenarios under...

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June 9, 2020

Episode 436: The JUST-US League w Joe Cardoso & Jabari Davis

We are living in an extraordinary times and we are fortunate that our platform affords the ability to have two knowledgeable brothers like Joe Cardoso of Nuts and Bolts Sports and Jabari Davis, Dunks & Discourse to speak on the …

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June 1, 2020

Episode 435: Facetime with The Baseline - Justin Kittredge

This week we had a chance to sit down and go one-on-one with Justin Kittredge, President and CEO of iSlide. His entrepreneurial spirit represents the movement of a millennial mindset that will forge innovation and sports business forward. Plus his...

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May 27, 2020

Episode 434: Remembering Jerry Sloan with Tony Jones

A special episode of our show to reminisce and show love to one of the greatest head coaches of all-time Jerry Sloan. The Athletic's Tony Jones joins us to break bread and share with us the greatness of Coach Sloan …

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May 25, 2020

Episode 433: Jason Howarth of Panini America Talks BlockChain Tech an…

This week we were fortunate to have Jason Howarth, VP of Martketing for Panini America, onboard to do a little Facetime with the Baseline. He discusses the latest in Blockchain Technology and how their partnership with the NBA has flourished …

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May 18, 2020

Episode 432: Saving The Last Dance Parts 9 &10

Our final wrap up discussion on the coveted Docu-series "The Last Dance" we breakdown the final two episodes aired this past weekend. Shaw and I analyze the emotional toll that consumed the 98' Bulls as they fought relentlessly to get …

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May 11, 2020

Episode 431: Kevin Danna & Overtime Tom Talk Next Gen Name...Next Gen…

This week's episode put the spotlight on the next-gen high school ballers Jalen Green, Daishen Nix, and Isaiah Todd and their decision to sign on and play in the G-League Development Program. We have two excellent guests to help elevate …

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May 11, 2020

Episode 430: Saving The Last Dance Parts 7 & 8

Our Post Show Wrap Up Discussion covering the Epic Docu-Series "The Last Dance" covering the 1998 Champion Season of the Chicago Bulls. By far the most emotional and to many the most impactful parts of the series covered. We dive …

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May 5, 2020

Episode 429: Bridging The Fan Experience with Rich Stein and OT

This week Rich Stein and OT joined our show to discuss the importance of fan engagement and how pro athletes are using technology to change their branding strategy to elevate the fan experience. When the NBA returns to us after …

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May 4, 2020

Episode 428 : Saving The Last Dance Parts 5 & 6

Another remarkable episode captured discussing Parts 5 & 6 of the docu-series The Last Dance chronicling the 1998 Chicago Bulls on their final run to be a 3 time NBA Champion. While the Bulls looked to have found its championship …

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April 28, 2020

Episode 427: Sacramento King's Yogi Ferrell Joins

FaceTime with The Baseline: Sacramento Kings Guard Yogi Ferrell joins the show. He leans in on how he's coping with the effects of the Pandemic and how he and his Foundation are still striving to doing great works in the …

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April 27, 2020

Episode 426: Saving the Last Dance - Parts 3 & 4

This week we get into: - Rodman's story and Impact - Phil's story and coming of age - Doug Collins, his Impact and his keen hindsight that he knew Phil Jackson was gonna take his job -Feuding with the Bad …

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April 23, 2020

Episode 425: Saving the Last Dance - Parts I & 2

Our After Show Breakdown and Discussion of the Docuseries: The Last Dance. We give our Post Show Analysis of Parts 1 and 2 via Zoom captured for the Podcast.

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April 20, 2020

Episode 424: Khristina Williams joins to recap the WNBA Draft

This week we were uber fortunate to have GirlsSportsTalk TV Founder Khristina Williams to hop on and help break down a historic 2020 WNBA Draft this past weekend. She highlights the highs of the first virtual draft in any sport …

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April 13, 2020

Episode 423: NBA gets creative during Crisis | Where do we go from he…

Staying on top of the various storylines throughout the league, Cal and Shaw dabble in the following tidbits over the last week: -NBA announces H-O-R-S-E Competition -NBA 2K Player Tournament update -Adam Silver says May 1 is the earliest a...

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April 6, 2020

Episode 422: FTWTB with Sacramento Kings Legend & Coach Bobby Jackson

Still hunkered down to due to the pandemic but never short of storylines to discuss this week we managed to drag away Sacramento Kings Assistant Head Coach and former player-favorite Bobby Jackson from his Sunday Funday to do a little …

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March 30, 2020

Episode 421: When the Game is Missed | T.R.O.Y: Shareef Abdur Raheem

Shaw and I discuss what the game will be missing should the season continue to be suspended indefinitely. From more LBJ milestones to the re-incarnation of Chris Paul we highlight a few things we will sorely miss from the passing …

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March 22, 2020

Episode 420: Tim Reynolds Discusses State of the NBA During The Crisis

We were privileged and blessed to get AP Senior Writer Tim Reynolds to help us sort out the NBA season's uncertainty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Our extensive convo breaks down his most recent article and sit-down with Commissioner Adam …

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March 20, 2020

Episode 419: Cracking The NBA Top 5 | Who Ya Got?: Bam Bam vs Siakam

As we continue to get beyond the impacts of a Suspended NBA Season due to the Coronavirus, Shaw and I reflect on rounding out the top 5 contenders so far this season. The Lakers, Clippers and Bucks are a top …

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March 16, 2020

Episode 418: NBA Season Suspended Indefinitely Due to CoronaVirus

We weigh in on the unprecedented move by Adam Silver and the league with its decision to suspend the NBA season indefinitely due to the Covid-19 Virus that has become a global pandemic. With at least 3 NBA players being …

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