Paints in the Point Podcast: Episode 17

January 30, 2010

In the seventeenth Paints in the Point Podcast, The Champ, The Custodian, and The Franchise return from a “long sabbatical” to discuss Gilbert Arenas, Blake Griffin, Hasheem Thabeet, the Dunk-In to qualify for the Dunk Contest, Kobe Bryant’s finger, LeBron James’ MVP prospects, Dwight Howard, reformatting the NBA playoff systems, teams that need to hit the reset button, trade rumors, a discussion of “alpha dogs,” LeBron James’ role in Cleveland, franchises that need to be eliminated, and the “surging” San Antonio Spurs. The Freelancer guest stars In Wildcard Time, where they discuss, among other things, the NBC late night fiasco, favorite sandwiches, and the “LT Slide Electric Glide.” Champ’s Story Time discusses The Franchise’s Cleveland parking woes, replete with censored bleeps (courtesy of ermine at the freesound project).


When They Were President: One Liners

January 25, 2010

Baron Davis would certainly have a great presidency.

A recap and an extension of the one liners presented in the 18th Paints in the Point podcast.

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When They Were President: Pat Riley

January 21, 2010

After growing tired of being ruler of all things basketball in Miami, Pat decided to make a brief foray into politics. After winning the 2016 election with old comrade Stan Van Gundy as his running mate under the platform of promised results within a reasonable amount of time, Riley takes office with tremendous momentum. Read the rest of this entry »

When They Were President: The Prologue

January 20, 2010

We at Paints In The Point have decided to embark upon a journey to the future where basketball figures have become president, all of them. This, I guess, would be considered a series, but with our tendency to forego finishing some series I hesitate to broach that category. However, the intention remains the same. Read the rest of this entry »

Fire and Rain

January 18, 2010

The contestants for the Slam Dunk contest have been announced, and I don’t know the exact time but I just heard about it around 5:00 on TNT by the immortal Ernie Johnson. Those players are: Gerald Wallace, Nate Robinson, Shannon Brown, and Demar Derozan/Eric Gordon depending on who wins the Dunk-in event during the halftime of the rookie/sophomore game. Read the rest of this entry »

We Never Change

January 17, 2010

I glanced at and found this very interesting article. In it, Ray Allen points out the obvious (at least for me) that the voting in the All-Star game needs to be changed. Perhaps not radically, but a change is definitely needed. How can both Allen Iverson and Tracy McGrady both be starters for their respective squads? Neither has been anywhere near productive, let alone All-Star caliber. And McGrady hasn’t even played in 5 games yet has a slight edge over Steve Nash, who is a more than legitimate MVP candidate. Read the rest of this entry »

Paints in the Point Podcast: Episode 16

January 15, 2010

In the sixteenth Paints in the Point Podcast, The Champ, The Custodian, The Franchise, and The Freelancer discuss Christmas Basketball, The Next Big Thing for Paints in the Point, and the Official Paints in the Point Decoder Ring. Champ’s Story Time tells a tragic tale of a good idea involving ESPN Classic gone awry. The Oracle and The Riveter guest star in Wildcard Time, discussing The Champ’s “Sweater Look,” least-favorite holidays, Todd Rundgren, and ten things The Champ learned in 2009.