Posts Tagged ‘Gregg Waigand’

Hang Time Podcast (Episode 196)

HANG TIME BIG CITY — Even though there are just a few games left in the NBA regular season, it’s time to make some decisions.

So while Sekou Smith lounges at the beach and our super producer Gregg Waigand is out stomping around The Shire, the Hang Time Podcast rolls on. This week, Rick Fox and I persevered and podcasted about the end of season awards. My vote is due soon, so we got into it and tried to figure some things out.

Who should be the MVP? Should it go to the best player on the best team? Or perhaps the best all-around offensive player? Does Steph Curry or James Harden have the inside track?

Does Andrew Wiggins have the Rookie of the Year award locked up?

How in the world do you sort out the All-NBA teams, especially the second and third teams?

Can we select someone to be the Sixth Man of the Year?

We got into all of this on this week’s Hang Time Podcast, and I haven’t even mentioned how we somehow got sucked into a Rick Fox Career Scoring Average vortex, which made me dig through the numbers and confront Rick with some hard truths.

And I didn’t even have to break this out…

Rick Fox, Skechers.

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All this and more in today’s Hang Time Podcast!

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As always, we welcome your feedback. You can follow the entire crew, including the Hang Time Podcast, co-hosts Sekou Smith of NBA.com, Lang Whitaker of NBA.com’s All-Ball Blog and renaissance man Rick Fox of NBA TV, as well as our new super producer Gregg (just like Popovich) Waigand.

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Hang Time Podcast (Episode 90) The Season Opener With Rick Fox

HANG TIME HEADQUARTERS — With a new NBA season comes new expectations, new responsibilities, new faces and new beginnings.

The same can be said of the Hang Time Podcast, the award-winning Hang Time Podcast mind you, and our new starting lineup.

In addition to the weekly musings of myself and co-host Lang Whitaker, who survived Sandy without a scratch, former Los Angeles Lakers star and NBA TV’s Rick Fox — three-time NBA champion/producer/actor/renaissance man — joins the party this season as the third member of the crew.

Fox couldn’t have shown up at a more opportune time than Episode 90, what with the Lakers dropping their season opener to the Dallas Mavericks Tuesday night, setting off a mini-panic across the Southland and in Lakers’ circles around the globe. He was there the last time the Lakers assembled a Hall of Fame squad (Karl Malone and Gary Payton joining Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant and Co. for the 2003-04 season), which ultimately turned out to be a failed attempt at winning a title.

We didn’t let the Celtics off the hook either, not after the way Kevin Garnett treated former teammate Ray Allen last night in Miami (with the no-look, no-reaction move when Allen tried to greet him). The Heat rang in the new season right, collecting their championship rings, hanging their banner and then handling their rivals before a packed house.

Check out all that and more on Episode 90 of the Hang Time Podcast, The Season Opener with Rick Fox.

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As always, we welcome your feedback. You can follow the entire crew, including the Hang Time Podcast, co-hosts Lang Whitaker of SLAM Magazine and Sekou Smith of NBA.com, as well as our new superproducer Gregg (just like Popovich) Waigand and the best engineer in the business, Jarell “I Heart Peyton Manning” Wall.

– To download the podcast, click here. To subscribe via iTunes, click here, or get the xml feed if you want to subscribe some other, less iTunes-y way.