Tag Archives: NBA

3-Man Weave episode 122: All The Trimmings

DeSalv, LeMar, and Kodis O’Shay exchange declarations of gratitude and debate the most difficult basketball plays to defend. Download 3-Man Weave on iTunes Download 3-Man Weave on Stitcher

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3-Man Weave episode 121: When The Smoke Clears

DeSalv, LeMar, and Kodis O’Shay move past the election and talk about White House visits, a baseball team called the Baby Cakes, and surprising NBA conference finalists. Download 3-Man Weave on iTunes Download 3-Man Weave on Stitcher

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3-Man Weave episode 117: Welcome to Wentzylvania

DeSalv, LeMar, and Kodis O’Shay ride the wave of the Eagles’ 3-0 start and talk about NBA retirements and sport’s most hyperbolic sportscasters. Download 3-Man Weave on iTunes Download 3-Man Weave on Stitcher

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3-Man Weave episode 106: Comeback Kids

DeSalv and LeMar finally return after a tech-borne hiatus, and Brian Waddell joins us as we talk about improving the NBA, the Olympics, and more. Kodis O’Shay, we miss you. Download 3-Man Weave on iTunes Download 3-Man Weave on Stitcher Related Link Nine for XI: Pat XO – espnW

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3-Man Weave episode 103: Extreme Measures

DeSalv, LeMar, and Kodis O’Shay talk about Carmelo’s fresh outlook, NBA groin assaults, Ben Bentil’s jump to the pros, and more. Download 3-Man Weave on iTunes Download 3-Man Weave on Stitcher

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3-Man Weave episode 101: WWE Playoffs

LeMar and Kodis O’Shay pick the WWE analogs to the 2016 NBA playoff teams. DeSalv shows up eventually. Download 3-Man Weave on iTunes Download 3-Man Weave on Stitcher

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3-Man Weave episode 98: I’m A Business, Man

DeSalv, LeMar, and Kodis O’Shay discuss endorsement deals for college athletes, sponsored NBA jerseys, and more. Download 3-Man Weave on iTunes Download 3-Man Weave on Stitcher

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3-Man Weave episode 90: Swervin’ in the Fastlane

LeMar, DeSalv, and Kodis O’Shay reflect on NBA All-Star 2016, WWE Fastlane, and likely scenarios during this year in sports. Download 3-Man Weave on iTunes Download 3-Man Weave on Stitcher

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3-Man Weave episode 85: Papa, Don’t Tweet

LeMar, DeSalv, and Kodis O’Shay discuss Suns owner Robert Sarver’s bemusement by millennials, the NFL head coaching vacancies, the MLB Hall of Fame, and more.

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3-Man Weave episode 84: Dropping the Ball

LeMar, DeSalv, and Kodis O’Shay exit 2015 talking about the lowly Sixers, LeBron’s involvement in #JusticeForTamirRice, which country would field the best NBA Jam team, and more.

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3-Man Weave episode 82: Darth Rondo

Why is ESPN airing specials about Star Wars? Was Rondo’s 1-game suspension enough? Who’s the most rugged record label in rap? LeMar, DeSalv, and Kodis O’Shay answer these questions and more. Download 3-Man Weave on iTunes Download 3-Man Weave on Stitcher

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3-Man Weave episode 80: Kobe, Or Not Kobe

Special guest and LA Laker fan Steve Siegel rejoins DeSalv, LeMar, and Kodis O’Shay to talk about the legacy of Kobe Bryant, the future of the Lakers, the best crossovers in NBA history, and more. Download 3-Man Weave on iTunes Download 3-Man Weave on Stitcher

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3-Man Weave episode 76: NBA Tip-Off

DeSalv, LeMar, and Kodis O’Shay welcome the beginning of the 2015-16 NBA season by talking about stories to watch and making crazy predictions. Download 3-Man Weave on iTunes Download 3-Man Weave on Stitcher

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3-Man Weave episode 73: What Makes A Fan?

DeSalv, LeMar, and Kodis O’Shay talk sports fandom, including what influenced their own. Plus, they talk about the hit show Empire, Rick Pitino, and more. Download 3-Man Weave on iTunes Download 3-Man Weave on Stitcher

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3-Man Weave episode 72: Coulda Been Contenders

DeSalv, LeMar, and Kodis O’Shay talk about unfulfilled potential in sports, LeMar gets out of the way while DeSalv and Kodis talk football, and more. Download 3-Man Weave on iTunes Download 3-Man Weave on Stitcher

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3-Man Weave episode 61: NBA Free Agency Day 1

LeMar and DeSalv discuss the early transactions in the NBA free agency market and speculate on moves yet to come. Download 3-Man Weave on iTunes Download 3-Man Weave on Stitcher

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3-Man Weave episode 60: Silver’s Genuine Draft

LeMar and DeSalv discuss the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft and begin the summer-long discussion of how the NBA offseason will take shape. Download 3-Man Weave on iTunes Download 3-Man Weave on Stitcher

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3-Man Weave episode 54: Hammer and Tongs

Kodis O’Shay, LeMar, and DeSalv discuss the latest fallout of Deflategate, the fate of ESPN, and the NBA Playoffs. Also, LeMar demonstrates just how little he knows about hockey and soccer. Download 3-Man Weave on iTunes Download 3-Man Weave on Stitcher

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3-Man Weave episode 51: Playoff Scrunchy

LeMar and DeSalv get ready for the NBA Playoffs by making predictions for postseason awards and inventing a few awards of their own. Download 3-Man Weave on iTunes Download 3-Man Weave on Stitcher

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3-Man Weave episode 50: Fuke Duke

LeMar, DeSalv, and Kodis O’Shay talk men’s and women’s NCAA basketball championships, how coveted Coach Greg Popovich would be by NBA teams, the problem with WWE announcer Byron Saxton, and more. Download 3-Man Weave on iTunes Download 3-Man Weave on Stitcher

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MMP#170 – 3-Man Weave episode 46: Title NEIN!!!

LeMar and DeSalv discuss the lawsuit against the University of Iowa for trying to coddle its field hockey team. Then, they discuss whether Rajon Rondo was ever really THAT good, how the NBDL can be more useful, and more. Download 3-Man Weave on iTunes Download 3-Man Weave on Stitcher

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MMP#165 – 3-Man Weave episode 43: NBA All-Star Slobberknocker

Kodis O’Shay, DeSalv, and LeMar discuss the merits of NBA All-Star selections, pick their winners for the Slam Dunk and 3-Point Contests, and tell you the WWE Superstar counterparts of select NBA teams. Download 3-Man Weave on iTunes Download 3-Man Weave on Stitcher

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MMP#157: The McLean DeSalvo RePort episode 39: From Champs to Chumps

The 3-man weave resumes as LeMar, DeSalv, and Kodis O’Shay discussion the National Football Championship, the NFL Playoffs, NBA (not) tough guys, and more.   Download The McLean DeSalvo RePort on iTunes

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MMP#154 – The McLean DeSalvo RePort episode 37: Jingle Your OWN Balls

The holiday edition of the McLean DeSalvo RePort features a D-List of gifts, a WWE TLC Review, and the continuing discussion of the woeful Knicks and Lakers. Download The McLean DeSalvo RePort on iTunes

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MMP#152 – The McLean DeSalvo RePort episode 36: Casual Buckets

DeSalv and LeMar talk about activism in sports and the dismal state of the NBA’s most storied franchises. Then, Kodis O’Shay arrives to save DeSalv from a one-sided conversation about college hoops because LeMar knows virtually nothing about it. Download The McLean DeSalvo RePort on iTunes

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MMP#149 – The McLean DeSalvo RePort episode 34: LeBron Cena

Kodis O’Shay rejoins DeSalv and LeMar to talk about Kentucky’s platoon offense, the most over babyfaces in the NBA, and Survivor Series 2014. Related Links Fundraiser for James Harris (AKA wrestling’s Kamala)

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MMP#147 – The McLean DeSalvo RePort episode 33: One Kodi Don’t Stop No Show

LeMar and DeSalv hold it down in Kodis O’Shay’s absence despite his favorite player looking like a disco leprechaun. They discuss Mark Cuban’s suggestion that the OKC Thunder shut down for the season, whether the Kentucky Wildcats could beat the 76ers, Steve Nash’s legacy, and which terrible team LeMar would pay to watch. Download The […]

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MMP#144 – The McLean DeSalvo RePort episode 32: The NBA Hair Show!

DeSalv, Kodis O’Shay, and LeMar resume NBA talk with the difference between tanking and sucking, the most noteworthy hairstyles in the league, the most valuable (unstable) forwards of all time, and more. Download The McLean DeSalvo RePort on iTunes

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Kid With Cancer Inks Deal With Dismal Sixers, Will Get Playing Time

PHILADELPHIA, PA—Tommy Winsome was five years away from being born the last time the Philadelphia 76ers competed for an NBA championship. But now that 9-year-old Winsome—currently battling leukemia—has joined the team, the Sixers are poised to win one in Tommy’s lifetime. Winsome signed an honorary 1-day contract with the team last week, during which he […]

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MMP#143 – The McLean DeSalvo RePort episode 31: J.R. Smith, Ni**anational Man of Misery

Time for tip-off! LeMar, DeSalv, and Kodis present their top stories to follow during the 2014-15 NBA Season, as well as the projected winners and losers. Download The McLean DeSalvo RePort on iTunes

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MMP#139 – The McLean DeSalvo RePort episode 29: Bowflex Zone

DeSalv, Kodis O’Shay, and LeMar talk the MLB League Championship Series, the NBA trying 44-minute games, which athletes would be most likely to receive farewell tours upon retirement, and more. Download The McLean DeSalvo RePort on iTunes

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MMP#84: The Nameless Sports Show

This week, LeMar and DeSalv talk about the looming fan protest of the New York Knicks, whether the NBA D-League is more valuable than college basketball, what their ideal at-bat intro music would be, the potential lengthening of the extra point field goal distance,  and more. And don’t forget to send all questions, comments, concerns, […]

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Marz Media Podcast – Episode 81: A Kinder, Gentler NBA

LeMar and DeSalv reflect on the 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend, rank breakout celebrities, and decide on the best backcourt in the NBA.

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Marz Media Podcast – Episode 77: Roundball n’ Rasslin’

LeMar and DeSalv discuss the abrupt departure of WWE Superstar CM Punk and share one-word descriptions for each NBA team. Plus, during this week’s D-List, LeMar reveals his dream job.  

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Marz Media Podcast – Episode 75: Wrestling…With Women…For Sport

LeMar and DeSalv celebrate the 75th episode of the show by doing what they normally do. But this time, they also talk about Richard Sherman’s post-game interview, WWE, and the embarrassing display of anti-feminism at the Australian Open.

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Marz Media Podcast – Episode 69: Let ’em flop; it’s Christmas!

LeMar and DeSalv share their NBA wish lists, play underappreciated Christmas rap songs, and talk about whether the Jay Z/R. Kelly collaboration really was the best of both worlds.

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Marz Media Podcast – Episode 68: Fire Gary Vitti

LeMar and DeSalv talk more NBA, focusing on the Heat-Pacers rivalry, Dwight Howard’s diet, and how Kobe Bryant is similar to Hulk Hogan for all the wrong reasons.

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Marz Media Podcast – Episode 66: What Planet Are We On, DeSalv?

LeMar and DeSalv cast the remake of Blue Chips, discuss the state of the NBA, and CNN’s forfeiture of humanity.

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Marz Media Podcast – Episode 63: Off The Market, In The Mix

Fresh off his honeymoon, DeSalv rejoins the show to talk about the start of the NBA season, endangered races in sports, Matt Barnes’s latest twitter screw-up, and Kendrick Lamar’s heat with GQ Magazine.

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Marz Media Podcast – Episode 60: Twurk or Treat

LeMar and DeSalv celebrate Halloween with some seasonal music and a discussion about the start of the NBA season, how to prevent ‘tanking,’ the confounding unemployment of Jason Collins, and the real value of free rap mixtapes.

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Retired Basketball Star Confesses That He Is Happily Married

ATLANTA—Program executives at NBA TV are nervously awaiting the fallout of one of their newest host’s earth-shattering announcement. Former All-Star forward Grant Hill, co-host of the revival of NBA Inside Stuff, declared to a small gathering of reporters last night that he is devoted to his wife and two daughters. Tying the knot in 1999, […]

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Marz Media Podcast – Episode 54: NBA 2013-14 Western Conference Preview

LeMar and DeSalv discuss the 5 most compelling Western Conference stories of the upcoming NBA season, the biggest losers of the West, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s back-and-forth with Dwight Howard.

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Marz Media Podcast – Episode 49: “My name is my name!”

LeMar and DeSalv discuss The Arsenio Hall Show, Sons of Anarchy, Breaking Bad, and The Wire. DeSalv delivers another installment of The D-List, and we talk about how far the arm of NBA law should reach.

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Seattle to NBA: We Don’t Murder Black People

SEATTLE, WA—Local basketball fans are seizing an opportunity amid national tragedy: they’ve launched a campaign to become the new home of either the Orlando Magic or the Miami Heat. Recently, Seattle’s desire for an NBA franchise to replace their Supersonics intensified after talks of the Sacramento Kings relocation fell through. And with the looming boycotts […]

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Marz Media Podcast – Episode 35

LeMar gets taken to task in a listener email, and he and DeSalv discuss the latest NBA moves, and talk about their time on the elite periphery.

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Bloomberg to Garnett, Pierce: “Spread your cheeks and lift your sack!”

NEW YORK, NY—Mayor Mike Bloomberg has put the city on Amber Alert for the impending arrival of NBA stars Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. Upon joining the Brooklyn Nets this summer, the former Boston Celtics have been placed at the top of all New York Police Department watch lists. Further, Bloomberg has ordered mandatory cavity […]

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NBA’s Bobcats to Become Hornets Again, Insects Upset

CHARLOTTE, NC—North Carolina’s wasp population has banded together to protest Michael Jordan’s plan to restore the Hornets name to his NBA franchise. Currently known as the Bobcats, the team’s recent trend of futility has human residents of the city taking the threat of growing wasp ire seriously. Since Jordan’s announcement last week, EpiPens have disappeared […]

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Lakers Release Short List of Potential D’Antoni Replacements

As the Los Angeles Lakers’ troubled season ended with a whimper in their first-round elimination on Sunday, the Lakers front office was already in attack mode. Eager to avoid another winless playoff appearance next season, questions have arisen about whether Mike D’Antoni is the right coach to make the adjustments needed for a group that […]

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Marz Media Podcast – Episode 16

LeMar and DeSalv talk about how to save the NBA, how money will be the Knicks’ undoing, and how strong NBA Commissioner Stern’s pimp hand is.

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Miami Heat Bored, Considering Switch to ‘Hall of Fame’ Difficulty

ORLANDO, FL—Following their 27th consecutive win, the Miami Heat celebrated beating the Magic with a disinterested sigh as they jogged back to the visiting locker room, not a drop of sweat among them. Before reaching the bus, star forward LeBron James admitted that in order for his team to stay hungry, they will have to […]

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