An NBA Show hosted by basketball super fan Amir Blumenfeld. Each episode will include Amir and a friend discussing all things hoops--from way downtown Los Angeles.
Back in the Zoom room with Billy discussing All-Star snubs, and how that affects the TopShot marketplace, of course. Advertise on Buckets via Gumball.fm
Billy is back in the Zoom Room discussing NBA Trading Cards -- both real and digital. We discuss our own journeys through this old new world... Advertise on Buckets via Gumball.fm
It's a GOSH DARN EMERGENCY so we had to talk about the big Dante Exum trade that included a 2027 pick swap and also a shooting guard from Houston. Advertise on Buckets via Gumball.fm
A new season is upon us, and we are back in the Zoom discussing whether all these hot starts are THE TREND or THE END? Advertise on Buckets via Gumball.fm
The draftin' gang is back and we're picking team over/unders again. This is our FOURTH draft since 2018... will it get canceled halfway through March again? Let's find out! Advertise on Buckets via Gumball.fm
We are back in the Zoom studio discussing the 800 things that have happened between last episode and now. The Lakers got better. The Pistons got weirder. And nearly every other team did... something. Advertise on Buckets via Gumball.fm
Billy Scafuri is back on the Zoom as we fill out Lebron's new cabinet. Who will be Secretary of Agriculture? Director of Drip? Minister of Defense? Let's find out! Advertise on Buckets via Gumball.fm
We are the champions, my friends. Lakers win it all, and we take a stroll down memory lane to discuss our favorite bubble moments. LAKE SHOW. Advertise on Buckets via Gumball.fm
We are back in the zoom studio rambling and gambling about the NBA Finals. Will LeBron average more than 29 points per game? Will KCP average less than one block? Will Kelly "Sometimes" Olynyk win MVP? Only one way to find out... Advertise on Buckets via Gumball.fm
We're back and giving out nicknames for free. Grab one if you're interested. Then we discuss those frisky Nuggets. Advertise on Buckets via Gumball.fm
Billy is back! And we get to discuss our favorite team: the Denver Nuggets. Then we discuss whether Jimmy would want Giannis to join his team, and the legend of William Rondo. Advertise on Buckets with Amir Blumenfeld via Gumball.fm
Friend and fellow basketball podcaster ("NO DUNKS") is on the Zoom discussing the Houston Rockets, pick up basketball, and which team has the best chance at winning it all. Advertise on Buckets with Amir Blumenfeld via Gumball.fm
We are back in the bubble and discussing who's had the best August in NBA history! Advertise on Buckets with Amir Blumenfeld via Gumball.fm
All right, let's try this again! The regular season may have grinded to a halt, but we're back! 22 teams playing 8 games is a great opportunity to re-draft our Over/Under league with (nearly) all of our friends again. Just in time for some Bubble trouble. Advertise on Buckets with Amir Blumenfeld via Gumball.fm…
We are back! And chatting with LA Times Lakers beat writer Tania Ganguli, live from her quarantine hotel cell in Orlando. We ask her about the coolest thing she's seen so far, and if Lebron is staying in the best room in Disneyworld. Then we discuss whether or not we would head to central Florida for three months to watch this bizarre NBA Playoffs.…
"The Last Dance" director Jason Hehir is in the Zoom with us discussing MJ's parking skills, Phil Jackson's wardrobe, and why he won't be vacationing in Tanzania any time soon. Advertise on Buckets with Amir Blumenfeld via Gumball.fm
In this episode we take a time machine back 10 years and do an NBA Fantasy Draft with literally no research. Who did well? Who did poorly? Listen to find out. Advertise on Buckets with Amir Blumenfeld via Gumball.fm
We are pitching our best podcast ideas to current and former NBA stars. Help us get these made by tweeting at your favorite potential host! Who knows, maybe you can be their quasi co-host... Advertise on Buckets with Amir Blumenfeld via Gumball.fm
We are in our separate quarantine home studios trying to come up with the best name in NBA history letter-by-letter! Then we discuss a Woj Bomb or two. Get your mind off self-isolation and let us know who we missed. Advertise on Buckets with Amir Blumenfeld via Gumball.fm
Friend and near co-host Billy Scafuri is back in the studio answering as many questions as we can -- then asking a few of our own. Let us know how we did on Twitter -- positive feedback only, please! Thank you to today's sponsor, Elixinol. Visit elixinol.com and use the code BUCKETS20 at check out to receive 20% off Sports Gel today. Advertise on B…
The name behind the game Nick Elam is on the line discussing how he helped shape the 2020 NBA All Star Game, and what he hopes the future of NBA games will look like. Then I pitch him some minor adjustments to his infamous ending... Advertise on Buckets with Amir Blumenfeld via Gumball.fm
Friend and NBA Historian Utkarsh Ambudkar is in the studio discussing that awesome All-Star Game, predictions for the second half of the season, and where Karl Malone went wrong... Advertise on Buckets with Amir Blumenfeld via Gumball.fm
Co-Host of No Dunks, Handles, AND The Bounce is on the Skype-o-phone to discuss Raptors, Lakers, and the battle for eighth place. Then we get down and dirty and talk composting. Of course.
Friend and borderline co-host Billy Scafuri is in the studio answering as many NBA questions as we can in 48 minutes (plus overtime)!
HeadGum's Chief Portland Officer Marty Michael is in the studio to discuss his undying allegiance to the Blazers and whether or not Carmelo Anthony can help them make the playoffs. Then he gives us some LOCKS of the week.
Fellow basketball podcaster and comedian Carl Tart is in the studio to discuss growing up a Clipper fan in Los Angeles, playing basketball against James Harden, and Lou Williams' costume party. For more Carl check out THE FLAGRANT ONES on Patreon.
Basketball season is finally upon us and we are back with the second annual over/under draft! Friends Billy, Adam, Marty, Chris, Jesse, and Zeus swing by the studio to make their selections. Oh, and check out the new cover art.
Who is the Antonio Brown of the NBA? Jerry Jones? Sean McVay? In this episode we go through various NFL personalities and discuss who we believe is their NBA equivalents.
Which NBA player is gonna get a statue? Why did Dwight choose number 39?? Who is the hottest basketball podcaster??? Friend and fan Adam Lustick is back in the studio to discuss all of it. The Over/Under league champ then gives us a sneak peak at his favorite picks for this upcoming year.
Friends and fellow fans Billy Scafuri and Chris Wendelken are in the studio discussing NBA Duos. Who are the best, who are the coolest, who are the funniest? Who has the best chance to stay together forever, and who will likely not make it through the season. As always, let us know what you think on Twitter, Instagram or Venmo.…
In this episode we discuss the existential drama that surrounds Kawhi Leonard's free agency -- and why he probably doesn't care. We also discuss other teams, I think.
Billy Scafuri is in the studio breaking down the best bets and possible narratives surrounding this Raptors/Warriors Finals. We also discuss how many hot dogs he ate at Dodger stadium the night before. Spoiler Alert: It was four.
I sit down with friends and Knicks, Cavs, Bulls fans as we discuss the draft then react in real time to our picks coming in. And they come in hot! Come for the NBA Analysis. Stay for the statistics talk!
Fellow basketball podcaster Hayes Davenport is in the house discussing Dame Lillard, the second round of the playoffs, and who we'd like to see in the conference Finals. Also our SAT scores.
Billy joins us yet again to discuss Magic's abrupt announcement. Then we call some friends to crown an Over/Under champion! What a regular season...
Superguest Billy Scafuri is in the studio giving out real awards like MVP, as well as some fake ones like Third Best Rookie of the Year, Most Anonymous Player, and Happiest Team. Agree/disagree? Weigh in on Twitter!
Basketball historian and NBA analyst Leigh Ellis is on the line recapping his long, amazing journey from a young hoops head in Melbourne, Australia, to television host on NBATV's "The Starters." We also discuss if anybody can take down the Warriors, and where he would like to see Zion play next year.…
Celtics/Clippers Fan Hayes Davenport is in the studio to discuss what went wrong with the Lakers, who will win the east, and the fan so offensive, he was banned from Utah Jazz games. Brought to you by SeatGeek and MyBookie!
Actor and Knicks fan Jerry Ferrara is in the studio discussing his first NBA memory, tips for improving the Dunk Contest, and naming his son.
Marc Gasol is traded! Anthony Davis, not so much. We tackle the biggest trades and weigh in on how it affects our favorite teams: The Knicks and Lakers.
Friend and fellow NBA Podcaster Chris Wendelken is in the studio floating (free!) ideas to the New Orleans Pelicans about flipping Anthony Davis for the best package. Then we decide whether or not the Pelicans should accept that deal or wait until July. For more Chris, check out ON THE LINE pod.
Fantasy EXPERTS Billy and Chris are in the house discussing fantasy basketball highs and lows... and whether or not it's fun to watch James Harden shoot a lot. Play with us on FanDuel by signing up here! If they ask who sent you, it's "BullyScafuri" -- then tweet your FanDuel name at me (@jakeandamir) for an invite into the BUCKETS league!…
We're back! Knicks fan and Duke fan Dave Rosenberg is on the line to chat about his optimistic outlook on his favorite team -- and whether or not he would get a hypothetical surgery to change allegiances.
Comedian/Friend Adam Lustick is in the house discussing the most shocking storylines of the first third of this NBA Season... and where we think/hope Anthony Davis will end up this year. Then we bet our lock of the week!
Cleveland super fan and HeadGum dumbass Geoffrey James is in the studio to discuss the greatest Cavs of all time--including Baron Davis, Alonzo Gee, Cedi Osman, and LeBron James. Then he reads a poem he wrote for some reason.
Actor, rapper, friend, and Washington Wizards superfan Utkarsh Ambudkar is in the studio to discuss life as a Wizards fan, then and now. And then he explains how and why Michael Jordan played for them.
New York Times writer and Boston Celtic fan Sopan Deb calls in to discuss Boston's early season woes, and the time Trump insulted him on Twitter. He also has some nice things to say about the Lakers!
Friend and fellow fan Billy Scafuri is in the studio as we discuss the best nicknames in NBA history from A-Z. No initials. No lists. Just names of nick.
If the Warriors have to lose one of their two all-stars, which one should it be? And what can they reasonably get in return? Amir and guest Hayes Davenport discuss their options, as well as what it was like growing up a Celtics fan in Wellesley, MA. Then another Buckets LOCK OF THE WEEK.
Jaime Maggio is in the studio discussing what it's like to be a Clippers sideline reporter, why she had to call Doc Rivers by his real name in Philadelphia, and why Patrick Beverley iced her for a month!