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This is a basketball podcast by fans for fans for entertainment purposes. This podcast allows your everyday basketball fan to come on the show and speak their mind and opinions. Often times sport shows and podcast are ruled by ex professional athletes and media personal; and often leaves out what the fans have to say. Nothing wrong with that, but sometimes you just want to sit back enjoy a cold one and talk basketball with your friends and that is what this podcast brings.

David Hernandez, Axel Hernandez


    • Oct 11, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
    • every other week NEW EPISODES
    • 54m AVG DURATION
    • 42 EPISODES


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    Latest episodes from Shots Taken Podcast

    Will Kyrie Irving Cost The Brooklyn Nets A NBA Championship!?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 45:32

    This is season 2 of Shots Taken episode 24. In this episode we discuss the recent news going on with Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets. Kyrie has a big decision to make that can cost him millions of dollars and the possibility of the Brooklyn Nets to win a championship. We also discuss the possibility of Ben Simmons being traded and much more!

    Doc Rivers Is The Real Problem In Philly Not Ben Simmons!?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 43:56

    This is Season 2 of Shots Taken Episode 23. In this episode we discuss the increase Rumors of the possibility of Ben Simmons being traded. We discuss who is the real person to blame for the mishandling of the Ben Simmons situation. We also discuss which team would be the best fit to make the trade. We also discuss the sports Illustrated top 15 players and debate who should be on the list and much more!

    Is Drake The Greatest Of All Time!?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 60:59

    This is another After-hours Special. Note this is not a regular episode about basketball. After Hours is just us staying in and casually talking about pop culture topics while keeping the cameras rolling. This weeks topics includes the review of Drakes New album Certified Lover Boy (CLB), Ranking Drakes best albums, Is Drake the greatest of all time? We also discuss the best Artist Duos such as Drake and Lil Wayne, Kanye & Jay Z 50 cent & The Game, J Balvin & Bad Bunny etc. We also speak on the influence of reggaeton music and the impact on Latin Culture and more more!

    After Hours - Ranking All Of Kanye West Album's

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 45:59


    Hey everyone thanks for tuning in to the Shots Taken Podcast. This is a After-hours special. Note this is not a regular episode about basketball. After-hours is just staying after and casually talking about pop culture topics while keeping the cameras rolling.This weeks topics include Kanye West New Album DONDA, as it competes with Drakes upcoming album Certified Lover Boy. We also look back and personally rank All Of Kanye West Previous albums. We also get a chance to talk about the Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodly fight as well and much more!


    ESPN To Replace Rachel Nichols & Max Kellerman?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 40:22

    This is season 2 episode 22 Of Shots Taken. In this episode we discuss the recent pickups from the Los Angeles Lakers and The Brooklyn Nets. We also discuss the recent firing of ESPN Rachel Nichols and Max Kellerman. We also get to discuss our personal favorite basketball movies and shoes.

    Did The Los Angeles Lakers Win Free Agency!?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 51:00

    This is season 2 episode 21 of Shots Taken. In this episode we catch up on the NBA 2021 free agency. We discuss the recent signing and trades from the Los Angeles Lakers. We also discuss other teams such as the Chicago Bulls, Miami Heat, and The Charlotte Hornets. We discuss the recent trending of Gelo Ball in the Summer League and if the Hornets should sign him. That and much more!

    Giannis Antetokounmpo Went From Overrated to Under Appreciated!?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 58:47


    This is season 2 Episode 20 Of Shots Taken. In this episode we discuss the recent outcome of the 2020-21 NBA Champions The Milwaukee Bucks. We debate whether or Not Giannis is the best player in the league? How do the Phoenix Suns move forward? We also discuss the recent rumors of the lakers acquiring either Russell Westbrook, Kyle Lowry, DeMar Derozen, or Chris Paul? We also discuss our experiencing the Drew League and much more!


    The NBA Finals No One Expected!?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2021 53:06

    This is season 2 episode 19 of Shots Taken. The NBA finals are finally here between the Phoenix Suns and The Milwaukee Bucks. We discuss both teams path to the NBA Finals. We also discuss various topics such as the recent rumors around Damian Lillard possible trade, The cancellation of Rachel Nichols, USA Basketball Olympics and much More! Tune in

    Did Kevin Durant Prove He Is The Best Player In The World?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2021 48:28

    This is Season 2 episode 18 of Shots Taken. In this episode we discuss various topics such as the final 4 remains teams in the 2021 Playoffs. We also discuss recent topics such as Ben Simmons and his future with the 76ers. We also discuss the recent beef between Scottie Pippen and Kevin Durant. We also open up a Playoff Moment NBA Topshot NFT and much more! Thanks for tuning in.

    The Clippers Exposes Luka Doncic !?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 69:04

    This is episode 17 season 2 of Shots Taken. In this episode we discuss the recent playoff matchups at the time of the recording. Such as the Clippers making a comeback from being down 0-2 to the Dallas Mavericks and winning in game 7. We also discuss the future of the Dallas Mavericks and how they can improve. We also discuss other match up such as Bucks and Nets, Utah vs Clippers, 76ers vs Hawks, and Nuggets vs Suns. We also talk about the recent rumors about Kevin Durant and Lana Rhoades story and finally open up a NBA Topshot Playoffs edition NFT and much more!

    Is It Time For The Lakers To Rebuild Their Roster?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2021 56:05

    This is episode 16 season 2 of Shots Taken. In this episode we discuss the downfall of the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round. We also discuss the future of the Team moving forward and how this affects Lebron James Legacy. We also catch up on the ending of the first round playoff series and much more!

    Playoffs is Here!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 55:53

    This is season 2 episode 15 of Shots Taken. In this episode we discuss the play in tournament outcome, our regular season rewards predictions, Playoff bracket predictions and opening up an Hustle and Show NBA Topshot NFT. Tune in and check out our predictions for this years NBA Playoffs.

    J Cole Is A Professional Basketball Player?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 36:49

    This is season 2 episode 14 of Shots Taken. In this episode we discuss various topics such as experiencing basketball in todays restrictions, J Cole's Professional basketball journey, Westbrook Career, Jaylen browns injury, NBA TopShot Pack Opening and much more!

    Are The Lakers In Danger Of Missing The Playoffs?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2021 44:18


    This is season 2 of Shots Taken Episode 13. In this episode we discuss various topics such as the potential of the Los Angeles Lakers missing the playoffs. We also discuss other topics such as LaMelo Ball, The evolution of basketball, and Jake Paul vs Mayweather. We also open up two NBA Top Shot NFT packs!


    DR.J Disrespects The King

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 40:25

    This is season 2 of Shots Taken Episode 12. In this episode of Shots Taken we discuss the recent comment of Julius Irving towards LeBron James. We also discuss other topics such as LeBron James return, Logan Paul vs Mayweather, Jason Tatum dropping 60 points, The Phoenix suns, and NBA Top Shots NFT pack openings.

    Why Are So Many NBA Superstars Getting Hurt?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 49:06

    This is season 2 of Shots Taken episode 11. In this episode we discuss various topics such as the amount of NBA players that have been getting hurt this shorten season. We also discuss the emergence of the New York Knicks and Julius Randle. In addition we discuss Vanessa Bryant deciding not to extend Kobes Contract with Nike; Lebron and Steph Curry, NFts, and much more!

    Kevin Durant VS Michael Rapport

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2021 50:00

    This is season 2 of Shots Taken episode 10. First of all thanks for helping us reach 200 Subscribers on Youtube! We appreciate the support and the growth of this channel and we hope to continue this momentum!

    NBA Trade Deadline Recap & Reactions

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2021 56:44

    This is season 2 episode 9 of Shots Taken. In this episode we go through the outcome of the NBA 2020/21 trade deadline. We discuss the winners and loser of the trades and discuss if any of the trades will make a huge difference for the final push of the regular season before the playoffs begin. We also discuss Injuries that may affect teams such as LaMelo Ball and LeBron James. We cover all this and much more!

    Did The Warriors Make A Mistake By Not Drafting Lamelo Ball?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2021 59:30

    This is season 2 episode 8 of Shots Taken. In this episode we discuss various topics such as the recent news of Myers Leonard suspension, Lamelo vs Lonzo, Blake Griffin to The Brooklyn Nets and much more!

    Should We Invest In Basketball Cards?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2021 43:42


    Thanks for tuning in to this weeks episode of Shots Taken. This is season 2 episode 7. In this episode we discuss the all star teams and how the weekend can be improved. We also discuss in the recent boom of basketball cards and NFT's. We also discuss various topics such as Lamelo Ball, Nike, and Kevin Garnet and much more!


    Meek Mill Really Dissed Kobe Bryant!?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2021 48:05

    Thank your for Tuning in to Shots Taken season 2 episode 6. In this weeks episode we discussed the recent trending of Meek Mill rapping about the death of Kobe Bryant. We discuss whether or not its a bar or a diss? We also talk about the NBA All Star game details being released and the Starters and much more!

    Are The Clippers Contenders or Pretenders?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2021 45:00

    This is Episode 5 of Shots Taken season 2. In this episode we talk about the Clippers being a serious contender this season. With the talks being about mainly the Nets or Lakers, The Clippers have been succeeding quietly. We also get into topics such as the Hornets, Bradley Beal Trade, NBA 2K, and much more!

    Should The Hornets Trade for Lonzo Ball? - Shots Taken Season 2 Episode.4

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2021 65:10

    Thank you for tuning in to Shots Taken season 2 episode 4. In this episode we get a chance to talk basketball with another smaller basketball channel Overconfident Sports. We talk about basketball topics such as the Courtside Karen, The 76ers, Dallas Mavericks, Lonzo Ball trade, Lamar Odom vs Aaron Carter, and much more!

    The NBA Scariest Big 3 ever?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2021 75:38


    This is season 2 episode 3 of Shots Taken. In this weeks episode we catch up on the recent news of James Harden being traded to the Brooklyn Nets. We get into depth about how the team will be structure moving forward and if they are they NBA favorites to win it all. We also get into depth of the Kyrie Irving situation. We also Discuss various topics such as the Cavs, Knicks, and Hawks. We also continue the James Johnson controversy. We also discuss the 1 year of Kobe Bryant's passing and much more!. Make sure to Like and Subscribe for future basketball content


    The James Johnson Controversy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2021 59:55


    This is season 2 ep 2 of Shots Taken. In this weeks episode we discuss the following topics: James Johnson MMA Career controversy, Which NBA players could fight?Julius Randle great start to the season, Paul George & Kawhi Leonard, and much more! Subscribe for any future basketball content.


    THE NBA IS BACK!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 25, 2020 71:29

    Thank you for tuning in to this weeks episode of Shots Taken. It is a new NBA season thus meaning a new Season of Shots Taken. In this episode we discuss the outcome of the NBAs opening night results from the Warriors VS Nets and Lakers vs Clippers. We also discuss the James Harden drama and much more. Subscribe and follow for future basketball content and help grow the Shots Taken Channel.

    2020 NBA Offseason Comes To A Close

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2020 58:52

    This is Episode 16 of Shots Taken. In this episode of Shots Taken we discuss the following topics; James Harden wanting out of Houston, Who will have a better career LaMelo Ball or Lonzo Ball, Logan Paul vs Mayweather and much more.

    NBA Offseason Reaction

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2020 80:03


    This is the 15th episode of Shots Taken. In this episode we discuss the outcomes of the NBA 2020 Offseason and our initial reactions. We discuss the following topics such as the Hornets drafting LaMelo Ball and the free agent signing of Gordon Hayward. We discuss the winners and Losers of the John Wall and Russel Westbrook trade. We discuss teams such as the Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks. We also discuss the offseason moves made by the Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers. We also discuss the outcome of the Nate Robinson and Jake Paul fight.


    2020 Is The Year Of Los Angeles!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2020 56:39

    This week episode we Bring in two special guest Patrick and Marlin. Marlin being a Clipper fan and Patrick being a Laker fan. This week we got a chance to get both sides of the discussion. We discuss what it was like to be in Los Angeles to watch the Lakers win a championship, the Dodgers win the world series, and the Clippers blow a 3-1 lead. Patrick also gives a inside look of the Kobe Bryant Funeral at Staples Center. .

    Los Angeles Lakers 2020 NBA CHAMPIONS!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2020 54:20

    This is episode 12 of Shots Taken. In this episode we discuss our reaction to the Lakers becoming NBA champions after a long 10 years. We also discuss various topics such as the possibility of the Laker repeating, free agency, and the hiring of Ty Lue to the Clippers. We also discuss the possibility of the Warriors and Nets becoming contenders next year.

    Lakers In Danger Of Blowing A 3-1 Lead?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2020 60:04


    This is episode 11 of Shots Taken. We discuss the recent Game 5 Loss of the Los Angeles Lakers to The Miami Heat. We discuss if the Miami Heat have a chance to make a 3-1 lead comeback against the Lakers or if the Lakers will win in game 6. We also discuss the possibility of LeBron Losing his 7th NBA Finals. Tyler Herro vs Kyle Kuzma and much more.


    2020 NBA Finals Game 2 Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2020 41:22


    This is episode 10 of Shots Taken. We discuss our initial reaction to game 2 of the 2020 NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat. We also discuss the recent hiring of Doc Rivers to the 76ers. Also did Kyrie Irving throw shade at LeBron?


    2020 NBA Finals Game 1 Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2020 43:16


    This weeks episode discuss our reactions to the outcome of the first game of the 2020 NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers vs the Miami Heat. We discuss how the series will continue on from here moving forward. We also discuss the firing of Doc Rivers and we’re would be the best fit for him as a coach.


    Lakers To The NBA Finals!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2020 79:31

    The Los Angeles Lakers defeat the Denver Nuggets to advance to the NBA Finals. We discuss our predictions moving forward. Do the Celtics have a chance of beating Miami? What does the Clippers do moving forward? We also discuss various basketball topics such as the Zion vs BAM and Simmons vs Luka.

    Professional Basketball Player To Best Selling Author!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2020 77:55

    This week's episode include our special guest Maurice Cole and Marina Sourial. Authors of, "The Way Men and Women Think: Dating and Relationships". We discuss Maurice Cole Journey from playing professional basketball to becoming an author with his girlfriend. We also discuss multiple hoop topics.

    LAKERS VS CLIPPERS?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2020 51:10

    This week's episode consist of various basketball Topics. We discuss the possibility of the Lakers vs Clippers in the Western Conference. We also discuss the possibility of Giannis leaving the Bucks unless they trade for pieces to build around him. The Boston and Raptors series coming to close as well. The Houston Rockets coming to a close? 

    NBA BOYCOTT

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2020 50:28

    This week episode we discussed various topics regarding playoff highlights and the Boycotting of the NBA. How the NBA can continue to push for police reform and how they can contribute to the matter. We also discuss Luka Doncic and the Mavericks against the Los Angeles Clippers. Mitchell vs Murray, and the future of 76ers.

    Mamba Day 8.24

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2020 26:27

    This is just a chance for us to express how much Kobe Bryant means to the Shots Taken Crew. We thought we spend some time to dedicate a clip just honoring the great Kobe Bryant. This is not like every episode where we would analyze before we debate but just speak from our heart and have a conversation about how Kobe not only inspired us, but generations of people across the world. Kobe Bryant may not be with us anymore but his legacy and teaching lives on in every single one of us that he has inspired.

    ROAD TO THE NBA FINALS

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2020 48:49

    This episode we discuss every playoff game as we head closer to crowing a NBA champion. Is there any teams that has surprised us so far in the playoffs? Any disappointments? Are the Lakers or Clippers still the favorite after a rocky start to the playoffs? All is discussed in this episode. 

    PLAYOFFS IS HERE!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2020 57:54

    The playoffs is now here! This week episode consist of various basketball topics such as Kuzma, Bubble MVP, and our playoff predictions and thoughts on the final weeks of the bubble as Damian Lillard leads his team to the 8th seed.

    BEST NBA DUOS?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2020 45:03

    This weeks episode consist of various topics in relation to basketball. Discussion in relation to breakout stars in the NBA bubble in Orlando. How to improve the WNBA? Best NBA DUOS? 

    THE NBA IS BACK!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2020 73:56


    The NBA is officially back! This week episode consist of various topics in relation to basketball returning. This is a basketball podcast from fans to fans for entertainment purposes.


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