Rey-Rey Is Fundamental #76: Rebound (ft. Whitney Medworth)

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SPECIAL GUEST
Whitney Medworth (@its_whitney) of SB Nation

This is the 76th episode of the Rey-Rey Is Fundamental (@ReyReyIsFun) podcast.

Y’all already know what this podcast is about. A lot of NBA basketball but, really, it’s about whatever interests me. We do stick to ball in this episode.

The awesome Whitney Medworth joins me and Adam Jacobi (@Adam_Jacobi) as we talk hoops. After lamenting about the podcast we lost two weeks ago, we talked a myriad of things such as Whitney not ORIGINALLY being a Pacers fan, Adam’s former loyalty to a certain team, the tired resting players topic, and the evolution of Basketball Twitter.

Thanks for listening! And thanks to Whitney for talking to us.

SOUNDTRACK

Top Of The Stairs by Skee-Lo
Sailing by *NSYNC
MotownPhilly by Boyz II Men
Wonder’bout by Hikaru Utada (instrumental)

PROMOS

Matt Moore (@HPbasketball) of CBS Sports
Keith Closs (@BossCloss33), former Los Angeles Clipper
Harrison Faigen (@hmfaigen) of Silver Screen & Roll
Dave McMenamin (@mcten) of ESPN
Lana Berry (@Lana) of The Lana Berry Show

LOGO AND BANNER

Angelica Raquid (@magicmoment32)

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Rey-Rey Is Fundamental #75: Not Sticking To Sports (ft. Russ Bengtson)

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Russ Bengtson (@russbengtson) of Complex Magazine and former editor of SLAM

Welcome to the 75th episode of the Rey-Rey Is Fundamental (@ReyReyIsFun) podcast, part of the Happy Hour Network.

Y’all already know what this podcast is about. A lot of NBA basketball but, really, it’s about whatever I want. I’m not going to pigeonhole myself with just ball talk.

Russ Bengtson is back as we talked NBA trade deadline! Plus we talk about the beef we have with the administration, the beef between NBA players, a proposed “beef” podcast that should probably happen out there, and who else is going to make beef out of the Chicago Bulls. Now I just want beef. I’m hungry.

Thank you for the listen! And thanks to Russ for stopping by.

SOUNDTRACK

Top Of The Stairs by Skee-Lo
Wonder’bout by Hikaru Utada (instrumental)
Can’t Get Enough Of You by Smashmouth

PROMOS

Robert Littal (@BSO) of Black Sports Online
Jaime Maggio (@jaimemaggio) of Spectrum SportsNet
Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) of Hoopshype
Matt Moore (@HPbasketball) of CBS Sports

LOGO AND BANNER

Angelica Raquid (@magicmoment32)

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Rey-Rey Is Fundamental #74: Reloading (ft. Jeff Garcia)

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SPECIAL GUEST
Jeff Garcia (@JeffGSpursZone); co-founder of Project Spurs, Spurs writer for News 4 San Antonio and Fox San Antonio, and co-host of the Locked on Spurs podcast

This is the 74th episode of the Rey-Rey Is Fundamental (@ReyReyIsFun) podcast, part of the Happy Hour Network.

Y’all already know what this podcast is about. A lot of NBA basketball but, really, it’s about whatever I want. I’m not going to pigeonhole myself with just ball talk.

I brought back another old friend (and fellow nerd). Jeff Garcia is everything you want for a San Antonio Spurs reporter. He’s been on the beat for a long time and he was actually one of the two who got me into podcasting! So thanks, Jeff. We relived old times like the Blogs With Ball convention and staying at the Hooters Hotel for Las Vegas Summer League. Oh, yeah. Of course, we talked San Antonio Spurs. They’re always on or near the top and it’s amazing how they’ve maintained their spot for so long.

Thanks for the listen, guysh!

SOUNDTRACK

Top Of The Stairs by Skee-Lo
Wonder’bout by Hikaru Utada (instrumental)
Drive by Incubus

PROMOS

Pamela Horton (@PamelaHorton13), Playboy‘s Miss October 2012
Kristen Ledlow (@kristenledlow) of NBA Inside Stuff

LOGO AND BANNER

Angelica Raquid (@magicmoment32)

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Rey-Rey Is Fundamental #73: Army of Red (ft. John Karalis)

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John Karalis (@RedsArmy_John),, writer for Red’s Army and co-host of the Locked on Celtics podcast

Welcome to the 73rd episode of the Rey-Rey Is Fundamental (@ReyReyIsFun) podcast, part of the Happy Hour Network.

Y’all already know what this podcast is about. A lot of NBA basketball but, really, it’s about whatever I want. I’m not going to pigeonhole myself with just ball talk.

It’s been a while but I talk to my old friend, John Karalis! We talked about how the Celtics have done an unbelievable job getting back to contention so quickly. It pained me a little to say it but we gushed over Isaiah Thomas for what seemed like forever. After that, we talked about our longtime friendship as we reminisced about our stories with Dan Majerle and Mark Cuban.

Thanks so much for the listen, guysh!

SOUNDTRACK

Top Of The Stairs by Skee-Lo
Wonder’bout by Hikaru Utada (instrumental)
Winning It All by The Outfield

PROMOS

Russ Bengtson (@russbengtson of Complex
Pamela Horton (@PamelaHorton13), Playboy‘s Miss October 2012
Kristen Ledlow (@kristenledlow) of NBA Inside Stuff

LOGO AND BANNER

Angelica Raquid (@magicmoment32)

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Rey-Rey Is Fundamental #72: Blessed Trinity (ft. Rosalyn Ross)

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Rosalyn Ross (@R_Trinity); writer for The Sports Fan Journal, actress, model

VISITOR
E.J. Christian (@EJChristian7)

Yo, yo, yo. This is the 72nd episode of the Rey-Rey Is Fundamental (@ReyReyIsFun) podcast, part of the Happy Hour Network.

Y’all already know what this podcast is about. A lot of NBA basketball but, really, it’s about whatever I want. I’m not going to pigeonhole myself with just ball talk.

This is my first extended chat with actress/writer/model Rosalyn Ross. I had talked to her on Twitter for years but we never really had a conversation like this. We talked everything from her career to the Memphis Grizzlies to the Super Bowl to culture shock to the issues of this country. It’s a very sobering talk for me personally and I’m glad we had this conversation. And, yes, I mentioned she’s an actress so you can check her IMDB page.

Before I had the chat with Ros, E.J. Christian stops by to talk a little old-school. The topic was MTV’s iconic show, Total Request Live. I just loved people yelling after they requested their favorite pop song.

Thanks so much for the listen. You have no idea how much I appreciate it.

SOUNDTRACK

Top Of The Stairs by Skee-Lo
Wonder’bout by Hikaru Utada (instrumental)
Stage 5 music from Toejam and Earl of Sega Genesis
Sending My Love by Zhane
Can You Stand The Rain? by New Edition

PROMOS

Matt Moore (@HPbasketball) of CBS Sports
Dave McMenamin (@mcten) of ESPN
Shareef Jackson (@ShareefJackson), gamer
Sheila Mikailli (@SheilaMikailli), sports broadcaster
Gee Steelio (@GeeSteelio) of the The Only Show That Matters

LOGO AND BANNER

Angelica Raquid (@magicmoment32)

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Rey-Rey Is Fundamental #71: Star Road (ft. Loren Lee Chen)

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SPECIAL GUEST
Loren Lee Chen (@LorenLChen), podcaster for On The NBA Beat

VISITOR
Joanne Ross (@JoannePistonFan)

Yo, yo! We are at the 71st episode of the Rey-Rey Is Fundamental (@ReyReyIsFun) podcast, part of the Happy Hour Network.

Y’all already know what this podcast is about. A lot of NBA basketball but, really, it’s about whatever I want. I’m not going to pigeonhole myself with just ball talk.

Old friend Loren Chen comes on the podcast to talk about Super Mario World, one of the greatest video games of all-time. We talked about the depth of the game, our favorite secrets, and the most challenging stages. Also, we deviated a bit as we talked about other Mario games, the rival Sonic games, and awful Sega Genesis tricks to get secret codes in certain games.

Afterwards, I talked to gal pal Joanne about getting caught looking. When we see someone attractive, sometimes, we look and gaze at the beautiful person. We all look. It’s another thing, though, if you get caught (not by the attractive person). I talk about my experiences there.

Thanks for listening, guysh!

SOUNDTRACK

Top Of The Stairs by Skee-Lo
Wonder’bout by Hikaru Utada (instrumental)
Super Mario World by Ambassadors of Funk and MC Mario
Emerald Hill Zone from Sonic The Hedgehog 2
Final Jeopardy theme by Merv Griffin
Say You’ll Be There (Instrumental) by Spice Girls

PROMOS

Adam Jacobi (@adam_jacobi) of Go Iowa Awesome
Shareef Jackson (@ShareefJackson), gamer
Robby Kalland (@RKalland) of Uproxx
Derrick Docket (@ddocket), associate commissioner of new media in the Missouri Valley Conference

VOICEOVERS

Laura Walker (@stretchedoctave) from Clear Eyes, Full Shelves

LOGO AND BANNER

Angelica Raquid (@magicmoment32)

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Rey-Rey Is Fundamental #70: The Cursed (ft. Mick Minas)

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SPECIAL GUEST
Mick Minas (@MMinas8), author of The Curse

CO-HOST
Peter Kim (@YungBolo)

What is up, party people? This is the 70th episode of the Rey-Rey Is Fundamental (@ReyReyIsFun) podcast, part of the Happy Hour Network.

Y’all already know what this podcast is about. A lot of NBA basketball but, really, it’s about whatever I want. I’m not going to pigeonhole myself with just ball talk.

We did stick to basketball for this episode. First, I reunite with one of my old friends and old podcast co-host, Peter Kim (you may remember him from the old Chronicles of Crotty podcast). Then we welcome Mick Minas, author of probably the most comprehensive history of the Los Angeles Clippers, The Curse. We talked about the process Mick went through into writing the book, went over a few of his stories, and just had a fantastic chat about what is probably the most cursed franchise in sports history.

You can get the book at ClipperCurse.Com or Amazon.

Thanks for listening, guysh!

SOUNDTRACK

Top Of The Stairs by Skee-Lo
Wonder’bout by Hikaru Utada (instrumental)
My Curse by Killswitch Engage

PROMOS

Serena Winters (@SerenaWinters) of Lakers Nation

LOGO AND BANNER

Angelica Raquid (@magicmoment32)

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Rey-Rey Is Fundamental #69: Nice (ft. Kacy Sager)

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SPECIAL GUEST
Kacy Sager (@THESagerbomb), NBA writer for BBallBreakdown.

CO-HOST
Adam Jacobi (@Adam_Jacobi)

Welcome to the 69th (TEE-HEE) episode of the Rey-Rey Is Fundamental (@ReyReyIsFun) podcast, part of the Happy Hour Network.

Y’all already know what this podcast is about. A lot of NBA basketball but, really, it’s about whatever I want. I’m not going to pigeonhole myself with just ball talk.

After I made a little commentary about what’s about to happen on Friday, Kacy Sager talks to me and Adam about various topics in the NBA. We love Giannis Antetokounmpo. We love Joel Embiid. Is Kristaps Porzingis a little forgotten now? What is up with the Knicks? What is up with the Hawks? Is Warriors/Cavs the best rivalry in sports? And once again, the topic of the NBA being romanticized in the 90s comes up.

Also, we love the number 69

Thanks for listening, guysh!

SOUNDTRACK

Top Of The Stairs by Skee-Lo
Wonder’bout by Hikaru Utada (instrumental)
Kitty Kitty by 69 Boyz
Tootsee Roll by 69 Boyz

PROMOS

Zach Harper (@talkhoops), NBA writer
Lana Berry (@Lana) of The Lana Berry Show
Russ Bengtson (@russbengtson of Complex
Kristen Ledlow (@kristenledlow) of NBA Inside Stuff

LOGO AND BANNER

Angelica Raquid (@magicmoment32)

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Rey-Rey Is Fundamental #68: Renaissance Man (ft. Eric Pincus)

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SPECIAL GUEST
Eric Pincus (@EricPincus), salary cap guru of Basketball Insiders and lead Lakers writer for Bleacher Report

What is up, party people? This is the 68th episode of the Rey-Rey Is Fundamental (@ReyReyIsFun) podcast, part of the Happy Hour Network.

Y’all already know what this podcast is about. A lot of NBA basketball but, really, it’s about whatever I want. I’m not going to pigeonhole myself with just ball talk.

Longtime friend Eric Pincus stops by for a little one-on-one. Of course, we talked basketball (especially about the Lakers). But did you know that he did other things, too? Did you know he was on a short series on Lifetime? Did you know how much he loved music? The man is talented and we went over those things in a little 20-minute chat.

Thank you for listening, guysh!

SOUNDTRACK

Top Of The Stairs by Skee-Lo
Wonder’bout by Hikaru Utada (instrumental)
I Love L.A. by Brian McKnight

PROMOS

Serena Winters (@SerenaWinters) of Lakers Nation
Harrison Faigen (@hmfaigen) of Silver Screen & Roll

LOGO AND BANNER

Angelica Raquid (@magicmoment32)

You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes!

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Rey-Rey Is Fundamental #67: Earnestly Fundamental II (ft. E.J. Christian)

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SPECIAL GUEST
E.J. Christian (@EJChristian7)

What is up, party people? You are about to listen to the 67th episode of the Rey-Rey Is Fundamental (@ReyReyIsFun) podcast, part of the Happy Hour Network.

Y’all already know what this podcast is about. A lot of NBA basketball but, really, it’s about whatever I want. I’m not going to pigeonhole myself with just ball talk.

It was supposed to be a home-and-home podcast but things happen. Anyway, my boy, E.J. Christian, stops by for a nice talk about the ongoing politics of this country. Can America really survive with four years of Donald Trump? Also, we talk NFL Divisional Playoffs as E.J. makes some predictions. We also talked about why I’m not so into the NFL these days and reminisced about the old 49ers/Giants rivalry. Lastly, E.J. wondered why I have a Gal Pal Squad.

Thanks for listening, guysh!

SOUNDTRACK

Top Of The Stairs by Skee-Lo
Wonder’bout by Hikaru Utada (instrumental)
Passin’ Me By by the Offspring
Ram It by the L.A. Rams

PROMOS

Russ Bengtson (@russbengtson) of Complex
Adam Jacobi (@adam_jacobi) of Go Iowa Awesome

LOGO AND BANNER

Angelica Raquid (@magicmoment32)

You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes!

LISTEN HERE: