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Sports podcast that is centered around football, basketball, and wrestling. Bringing authentic opinions with real analysation on College Football, College Basketball, NFL, NBA, and WWE. Whether it's on games, teams, players, coaches, superstars, and/or PPVs. Group of 5 vs. Power 5! The Super Bowl! March Madness! The NBA Finals! The Road to WrestleMania. We will cover and discuss them all at The Playmakerz. Twitter: @PlaymakerzThe Facebook:@ThePlaymakerzBlog Email: theplaymakerzblog@gmail.com

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    Hoops Talk: NBA Early Season Talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 21:20

    A week and half into the 75th Anniversary Season of the NBA. The LA teams are struggling early including losing a 26-point lead to a winless team. Chicago, Charlotte, Washington, and New York has off to great starts to the season in the East while Boston and Brooklyn looking to right the ship early. Great weekend slate of basketball this Halloween weekend. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk Season 3: NBA 75th Season Begins

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 30:28

    The Playmakerz Blog Podcast: Hoops Talks return for Season 3 and season 3 is the NBA's 75th season. The NBA begins today and it is a good feeling this year. The Playmaker, Darnell Sallins will talk about the situation surrounding Kyrie Irving and playing this season or lack there of as well as Ben Simmons in Philadelphia drama. The Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers are favorites to meet in the NBA Finals, but we know Milwaukee is the defending champs and Phoenix is coming back more hungry. Also take a look at the potential star studded rookie class led by Cade Cunningham of Detroit and Jalen Green of Houston.  IT'S BASKETBALL SEASON AND THE NBA IS BACK!!!!!!! Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram)  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.42: Olympic Basketball and NBA Free Agency

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 24:53


    We have hit the knockout stage in Olympic Basketball. The Women will get started on Wednesday Morning as the ladies will face Australia in the Quarterfinals 12:40AM EST. The men's team played their Quarterfinals matchup earlier this morning against World rival Spain. A strong 2nd Half led by Kevin Durant pushed Team USA into the Semifinals on Thursday. The NBA Free Agency began yesterday and a lot of moves was made especially out West. The Lakers signed four former players to their roster after acquiring Russell Westbrook last week in a trade. Chris Paul re-signed with the Phoenix Suns for the max. Trae Young gets the max extension from the Hawks and NBA Free Agency to discuss on this episode of Hoops Talk. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message


    Hoops Talk EP.41: USA Basketball Tokyo Olympics

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 16:34

    USA Basketball is still in the Preliminary Round for both men's and women's. The men's team are now 1-1 after a dominating performance versus Iran early in the morning. A much-needed and performance for the men led by Damian Lillard. The ladies are one game in their run for a 7th consecutive gold medal, defeating Nigeria on yesterday morning. A'Ja Wilson led the way in her Olympic debut. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.40: NBA Champion Crowned; Now on to Tokyo

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 22:43

    A NBA Champion has been crowned. Congratulations to the Milwaukee Bucks, 2021 NBA Champions. Finals MVP, Giannis Antetokounmpo put on his best performance on the biggest game in Bucks' history. Dropping FIFTY POINTS to close out the Phoenix Suns in Game 6, to bring the city of Milwaukee another championship since 1971, FIFTY YEARS AGO. With the NBA Season over, doesn't mean Hoops Talk is over because now the focus turns to Tokyo. The 2020 Olympics is here and both the men and women's USA basketball teams are looking for Gold Medal yet again. On the women's side, going for a seventh straight Gold Medal is the journey. With Dawn Stanley coaching, Sue Bird and Diana Taursai leading the team, the USA Women's are primed and ready for number seven. On the men's side however, there are some questions going into Tokyo. Dropping the first exhibition games to Nigeria and Australia before beating Spain, the men's USA team has some things to workout. The men are going for their fourth Gold Medal, but it may not be a smooth ride this go around. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.39: NBA Finals Game 4 Preview and USA Basketball

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 25:13

    The Milwaukee Bucks took care of business in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Winning 120-100 over the Phoenix Suns cut the series deficit to 2-1 Phoenix. Giannis put himself in rare company by going for another 40-pt double-double in the Finals. Holiday came through to provide help for Giannis. Devin Booker for the Suns had his worst game of these playoffs with inly 10 points. Game 4 is tonight and the pressure is on the Bucks to defend homecourt again. In other news, dive into the USA Men's Basketball team as the Tokyo Olympics is just 8 days. The USA team have struggled in the exhibition games losing the first two games before winning the third game on last night. This Men's team on paper is not feared like the others teams of the past. Pop and company have two more exhibition games before Tokyo. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.38: NBA Finals Game 2 Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 18:29


    Game 1 of the NBA Finals went to the home team, Phoenix Suns. Chris Paul was great, Devin Booker was good, and Deandre Ayton dominated inside. Giannis played great in return from injury, but the others failed to step up despite Khris Middleton scoring 29 points which came mostly in the 2nd half. Adjustments is a must for Mike Budenholzer and the Milwaukee Bucks going into Game 2 tonight. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message


    Hoops Talk EP.37: NBA Finals Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 24:57


    The NBA Finals are set to be tonight. 9pm EST exclusively on ABC. The Milwaukee Bucks out of the East against the Phoenix Suns out of the West. The Bucks haven't been this far since 1974 (last time they won the championship). The Suns haven't to the Finals since 1993. Chris Paul finally in the Finals in 16 years. Giannis health is in question for Game 1. Good matchups to look forward: CP3 vs. Jrue Holiday; Devin Booker vs. Khris Middleton, and more. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message


    Hoops Talk EP.36: One Half is set for the NBA Finals

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 15:52

    One half of the NBA Finals was determined last night. Congratulations to the Western Conference Champions, The Phoenix Suns. Finishing off the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 6. The first Finals appearance since 1993. The Eastern Conference Finals is tied 2-2 going into Game 5 tonight. No Giannis Antetokoumnpo for the Milwaukee Bucks with the hyperextension in his knee. The status of Trae Young is up in the air for the Atlanta Hawks with the deep bone bruise in the ankle. In a pivotal Game 5, the will of one team will show and put them one game away from the Finals. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.35: Conference Finals Talk 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2021 24:38


    The Western Conference could be on the verge of ending tonight. The Phoenix Suns are one win away from the NBA Finals. Despite, the play of the Suns, it's the Clippers fault for the Suns to be where they are up 3-1 with Game 5 in Phoenix. Paul George struggles in the big moments has Chris Paul on the verge on a deserving trip. The Eastern Conference Finals are showing the struggles of the Atlanta Hawks after dropping to straight games including Game 3 in Atlanta last night. Milwaukee could say this series should be 3-0, but they let the Hawks steal Game 1. A blowout in Game 2 to even the series and an early 15-point comeback last night has momentum with the Bucks. Trae Young needs help, but no one is joining the party. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message


    Hoops Talk EP.34: Conference Finals

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2021 22:36

    We are down to the Final Four in the NBA Playoffs. One teams hasn't won a title since the 70s. Another team hasn't won a title since the 50s. The other two have never won an NBA Title. One team has made the Conference Finals for second time in three season, another since 2007. One team has made it's first ever Conference Finals appearance. Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals has been played between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Phoenix Suns. A thrilling start to that series without major players out. The Eastern Conference Finals is set to begin on Wednesday between the Atlanta Hawks and the Milwaukee Bucks. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.33: Conference Semis Game 5 Dramatics

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2021 44:26

    The remaining three series enter the Best 2 out 3 as they all had Game 5's to play. Kevin Durant shined in the 2nd Half vs. the Bucks on Tuesday Night. There's a problem in the camp of the 76ers after their Game 5 performance against the Hawks. PG13, Paul George, looked like Playoff P in Utah over Donovan Mitchell. A lot of news came out on Tuesday, COVID Protocol for a Suns star, an injury in LA, coaches fired, and more. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoop Talks EP.32: Conference Semifinals Talk 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2021 26:40

    Congratulations to the Phoenix Suns on reaching the Western Conference Finals. Disappointing way for the Denver Nuggets to go out and The Playmaker will explain why. The Joker being ejected for is one reason where something worst happened in another series and nothing happen. Injury to Kyrie Irving last night find the Brooklyn Nets themselves in a brand new series with the Milwaukee Bucks. Philly up 2-1 on Atlanta, the Hawks must response in Game 4. The Clippers looked great in Game 3, but still down 2-1. The Conference Semis continue to heat up. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.31: Conference Semifinals Talk 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2021 33:37

    The Conference Semifinals are in full swing now. Every series except the Clippers/Jazz series are two games in and series are shifting. Philadelphia responded in Game 2 to even the series but it's off to the ATL where the Hawks are fly high. Brooklyn and Phoenix defended homecourt convincingly as both teams are set for two road games. In those two series however, the Milwaukee Bucks and Denver Nuggets are searching for answers after receiving beat downs in Game 2. There a couple of players, The Playmaker is looking to step up at home to be the second best player on their respective teams. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.30: Conference Semifinals Talk 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2021 36:24

    The NBA Playoffs have now reached the Conference Semifinals stage. Every thing went chalk for the most part except the Atlanta Hawks as the 5th seed taking the New York Knicks, the 4th seed. Both East Semis have gotten started already with Game 1's. A road already took homecourt from the favorite. The West is finally set as Game 7 of the Dallas Mavericks and Los Angeles Clippers took place yesterday at Staples Center.  Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.29: NBA Playoffs Coverage 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2021 30:07

    Memorial Weekend has passed and a lot of action took place in the NBA Playoffs. One series ended in a clean sweep, all the others going to at least Game 5. Injuries became the theme over the weekend as some series turn a major turn especially with Anthony Davis and Luka Doncic. With that being said, the Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Clippers have control of home court again. Utah looks like the top team with Spida Mitchell after dropping Game 1. The Nets and Hawks are in command of their series while the Wizards survived for an extra game. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.28: NBA Playoffs Coverage 1

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 32:39

    The NBA Playoffs are underway. Road teams went 4-4 in Game 1's so a lot of homecourt advantages snatched from the favorites. The Big 3 in Brooklyn struggled in the 1st half in Game 1, but took over the 2nd half. Trae Young made his impact known in Game 1 at Madison Square Garden. Portland blitz Denver in Game 1, but the Nuggets responded last night. Milwaukee dominated Miami in Game 2, but the series now goes to South Beach. The defending champs find themselves in a familiar in position after Game 1, but how will they response in Game 2?  Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.27: NBA Playoff Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2021 37:14

    Tomorrow! Tomorrow! Tomorrow! The NBA Playoffs begins tomorrow. The 1st Round will be very interesting to watch with the storylines in each series. BUT we do have one spot left to fill. The last Play-In game is tonight as Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies are in the Bay Area to face MVP favorite, Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors for the 8th seed in the West. We will recap the Play-In Tournament and preview tonight's games. Look at each of the NBA Playoffs such as Boston/Brooklyn as the Big 3 in Brooklyn first playoff taste together. Couple of rematches from last season's playoffs with Miami/Milwaukee and Dallas/LA Clippers. We will pick winners of each series. IT'S THE NBA PLAYOFFS!!! Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.26: Play-In Tournament Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 18:51

    The regular season in the NBA is done. We now know who's in the Playoffs, but we also know who's playing in the Play-In Tournament. Today's episode previews the Play-In games tonight and tomorrow. The Eastern Conference Play-In tips off tonight on TNT with Charlotte, Indiana, Washington, and Boston. The Western Conference Play-In tips off tomorrow on ESPN with Memphis, Golden State, San Antonio, and the reigning, defending NBA Champs, the LA Lakers. The fight for the final two spots in both conferences begin tonight. It's Win or Go Home time. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.25: The Final Days of the Regular Season

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2021 26:31

    Just 3 days left in the regular season for the NBA. The participants in the Western Conference are set, just seeding position to fight for. The Eastern Conference still has one opened spot left to fill while the rest fight for better seeding. Will the defending champs avoid the Play-In Tournament now that LeBron and AD are back? Will will win the eighth spots in the West and avoid the 9/10 matchup with San Antonio? Can Washington hold on to the 10th spot in the East? All these questions will be answered by the end of Sunday. Key games to watch this weekend so you will know who's playing in and who's in the playoffs. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.24: 5 Days Remaining in the Season

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 25:47

    Only 5 days remain and a handful of games left in the NBA season. As the race for the playoffs and play-in tournament gets tighter, the margin of errors gets even smaller. Boston is in a bad position as they sit in the 7th spot in the East and lost a key player for the rest of the season. The defending champs sit in the 7th in West and that could be what the doctor order for the Lakers as they could get LeBron back as soon as tonight. Should the West be concerned if the Lakers are in the Play-In Tournament? Key games to watch for today-Thursday. Congrats to Russell Westbrook on a huge accomplishment. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.23: May is Here, Regular Season Winding Down

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 21:34

    We are in the fifth month of the year. It's the month of May which means the regular season is beginning to wind down. Only 12 days left in the season and then the real fun begins. The King has returned for the defending champs, but the Lakers continue to struggle down the stretch. The Play-in race continues to get tighter. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.22: Final Few Weeks of the Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2021 35:17

    We have reached the end of April. The NBA season is starting to wind down. Playoff seedings and play-in race are tighter than ever. Only 3 teams in the Western Conference are out of the race and nobody, yes, NOBODY is out in the East. The Milwaukee Bucks took a hit as Giannis was injured in their last game. The reigning defending champs continue to struggle with Anthony Davis back and now find themselves too closer to the play-in spot than they want to be. Recap of key games from Tuesday night to Thursday night, plus Steph Curry's crazy month of April. Look ahead to key games for the weekend. The regular season ends on May 16. Play-In Tournament begins May 18-May21. NBA Playoffs tip-off on May 22. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) & our Website for all our other podcasts. Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.21: NBA Talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 38:18

    A couple of winning streaks have ended. The Play-In Tournament is getting tighter. The New York Knicks and Atlanta Hawks continue to look like threats in the playoffs. Position battle in the West is getting heated. Steph Curry is still on a crazy month of April with two more games to go. Recap of this past weekend's action. Preview this week's NBA action. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.20: NBA Talk (Streak Ends & Knicks Rolling)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2021 28:24

    Just less than a month away from the Playoffs starting in the NBA. Steph Curry's crazy streak has ended Wednesday night at 11. He looks to start another this weekend. The New York Knicks are rolling and it is great thing to see for the NBA. Philadelphia and Brooklyn are both hitting bumps lately as both are tied at the top in the East. The same can be said for the Phoenix Suns in the West as the gap between Utah and Phoenix begins to grow. Recap of key games from Tuesday through Thursday. Preview key games for this weekend. It's time to make that playoff push. Subscribe and follow the podcast on your favorite streaming platforms. Leave a rate & review on iTunes/Apple Podcast. Follow The Playmakerz Blog on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) Follow The Playmaker on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.19: The Chef Cooking & KD Tripping???

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 43:34

    Episode 19 of Hoops Talk is jam-packed. Steph Curry is going bananas in the league, continuing his hot streak with ridiculous numbers and a big road win as well. Is there something going on between Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook??? Durant's Top 5 Teammates makes you wonder.  Of course a recap from this past weekend of hoops from the league and previewing key game to watch up this week.  Follow/Subscribe to The Playmakerz Blog Podcast on your favorite streaming platforms & on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) Follow Me, Darnell "The Playmaker" Sallins on Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.18: NBA Talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2021 24:25

    Steph Curry has been cooking a lot lately. Last nine games for The Chef, RIDICULOUS. The Boston Celtics have been on a roll as of late, having a winning record in their last 10 games. The C's now sit in 5th place in the East. In the West, the top 4 teams had been rolling, all with winning records in their last 10 games. The top 2 teams in the NBA have reached the 40-win mark of the season. In other news, LaMarcus Aldridge has announced retirement on yesterday where as James Wiseman season has ended with surgery. Key Games to watch featuring Boston, Brooklyn, Utah, Golden State, LA Clippers, Philadelphia, & more. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.17: Talking NBA

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2021 28:01

    Now that the college basketball season is over, The Playmaker can get back to the NBA talks. The Western Conference looks great as 6 teams have 30 wins while 3 teams in the East have 30 wins. The Boston Celtics and Miami Heat are not living up to expectations. Brooklyn, Philadelphia, and Milwaukee are living up to expectations in the East. The West however, is more compelling and have better competition. Recap of TNT's doubleheader last night: Los Angeles Lakers @ Miami Heat & Phoenix Suns @ Los Angeles Clippers Games to look forward to this weekend. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.16: National Championship Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 18:47

    A national champion was crowned last night. With dominant fashion, the Baylor Bears have reached the mountain top of the college basketball world. 4 decades since Baylor crowned the men's national championship. Congratulations to Scott Drew on one of if not the best program turn around not only in college basketball history, but sports history overall. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.15: Final Four Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2021 28:54

    We are down to the Final Four. The Houston Cougars, who haven't been this far since the 1980s. The Baylor Bears, who haven't been this far in decades. UCLA, who has done what Loyola-Chicago two years ago as a double-digit seed and hasn't been this far since 2007-2008. Then the best team in all of college basketball, the Gonzaga Bulldogs, who are trying to accomplish something that hasn't happen in decades. Saturday evening is Final Four: 2. Houston vs. 1. Baylor 11. UCLA vs. 1. Gonzaga Championship Game will be on Monday, April 5. We also say goodbye to one of the greatest coaches to ever coach the game of basketball. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.14: NBA Trades & Sweet 16 Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2021 27:38

    This episode of Hoops Talk is different. The NBA trade deadline was yesterday and a lot of moves took place. One franchise completely blew up their roster. The West saw key teams make good moves to complete with the Los Angeles Lakers. This weekend is all about the Madness. The Sweet 16 begins on Saturday through Sunday. The Elite 8 will take place Monday and Tuesday. The Road to the Final Four is narrowing down. Will a double-digit seed make to next weekend? Can Cinderella make another run? The PAC-12 has been dominated so far, but will it continue with 4 teams playing this weekend? The true contenders will rise from this point forward. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.13: The Madness

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 32:01

    The NCAA Tournament saw 9 upsets in the 1st Round. Oral Roberts pulling off the biggest one in the 15-2 upset, but they was not done there. The PAC-12 showing up well as four teams are in the Sweet 16. The Big Ten on the other hand, went from 9 teams in the tournament to only ONE remaining after four days. Loyola-Chicago are back at it again as well as Syracuse, both in the Sweet 16. In the NBA, the Lakers are now without both LeBron James and Anthony Davis, the struggle is real for the defending champs. Boston has dropped from the 4th seed at the All-Star Break to now the 8th seed in the East. Utah and Philadelphia still remaining tops in the NBA but, for Philly beware of the Milwaukee Bucks as the Bucks are coming. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.12: NBA Talk & March Madness

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 31:21

    Episode 12 of Hoops Talk, will mostly focus on the NBA. A first has happen for the Step Curry and the Warriors and not in a good way. The Clippers are slipping and PG13 is behind it. Jimmy Butler has Miami looking like Miami. Milwaukee starting to their strived while teams like Orlando can't get it right. March Madness is official and we have a bracket. Tomorrow join us live on Pipebomb Radio NYC as The Playmaker will fill out his bracket live on the air at 4PM EST. https://www.spreaker.com/show/pipebomb-radio-nyc ESPN Tournament Challenge: https://fantasy.espn.com/tournament-challenge-bracket/2021/en/group?groupID=3888774 CBS Sports Bracket Game: https://picks.cbssports.com/college-basketball/ncaa-tournament/bracket/pools/kbxw63b2gu3tqnryg43a====?pool-join-key=M0aodxnqe8sbsc2j062b12&invited-by=ivxhi4tzhi4domjygeydmoi%3D&via-medium=copy&ttag=FF21_lk_cbssports_cbb_bpm_copySetupInvite (Password: Madness2021) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.11: 2nd Half Tip-off & Champ Week

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 12, 2021 31:17

    The NBA tipped off their 2nd half of the season on Wednesday. We have already got to see a 40-point in the East. LaMarcus Aldrige has parted ways with the Spurs. Blake Griffin has a new home in the East. College Basketball is in the midst of Champ Week as Conference Tournaments in the major conferences are full swing. One top seed already fell and two blue bloods are done for the season. Selection Sunday is this Sunday and the March Madness will be at peak. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.10: Let the Fun Begin

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 31:47

    The All-Star Game has taking place, good things happen during the All-Star day on Sunday. Giannis gets MVP honors and deservingly so. Now the 20 half is set to begin on Wednesday and The Playmaker gives out his 1st Half NBA Awards. The regular season is over in college, so that means the fun is about to begin. 6 teams having already clinched their spot in the NCAA Tournament, but more spots are needed to be filled. The majors conferences are set to start conference tournaments beginning with the ACC today and ending with the American Championship on Sunday ahead of Selection Sunday. IT'S MADNESS TIME!!!! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.9: All-Star Break for NBA & Final Weekend for NCAAB

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 5, 2021 49:38

    The first half of the NBA season is over. A recap of Tuesday, Wednesday, and last night's games are in order. A look at the All-Star as Team LeBron and Team Durant have been assembled for Sunday's game and how the best team in the league show no respect from the two captains. In college hoops, the pressure is almost at the boiling point. Just 9 days away from Selection Sunday and a lot of teams have work to do. Big games to recap from Tuesday to last night's action. Look forward to the final weekend of the college hoops season as Conference Tournaments take full effect on March 10. IT'S MARCH SO LET THE MADNESS BEGIN!!!! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.8: March is Here. The Madness Approaches

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2021 44:14

    We are in the third of month of the year. It is March! The Madness in college basketball will begin soon and chaos will happen. Oklahoma State big winners over the weekend. Duke and Kentucky look doomed. Kansas solidified their tournament spot. Key names are on the bubble line as Conference Tournaments appproach. All eyes on the Big 12 and Big Ten as key games will determine Regular Season Conference Champions with two major matchups:  3. Baylor at 6. West Virginia & 4. Illinois at 2. Michigan In the NBA, the Lakers got their point guard and started winning again. Giannis put on a show for Sunday Showcase. Luka and the Mavs are winning now including a big one on Saturday.  We are just days away from the All-Star Games on March 7.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.7: Great NBA Action & Bubble Watch for NCAA

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2021 66:19

    It's a great time to watch basketball. Great games took place over the last few days. Shocking results in college basketball and NBA. Los Angeles Lakers are lost without AD and Dennis Schroder. Utah Jazz and Philadelphia 76ers best looking teams in the NBA. Boston Celtics going in the wrong direction as of late. All-Star reserves were announced on Tuesday so the All-Star is just about set for March 7. In college basketball, the pressure in mounting real quick as we are just about at the end. Upsets in the SEC, Big 12, Big Ten, and PAC-12 shake things up in the conferences and Tournament. Michigan looks too good along with Gonzaga and Baylor. Michigan St. with big wins this week. Take a look at ESPN's Joe Lunardi Bubble Watch as some teams need big weekends to help make the Tournament. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.6: Blue Bloods Coming and NBA Talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2021 40:13

    This past weekend show the Blue Bloods of college basketball get needed wins headline by Kansas, North Carolina, and Kentucky. The PAC-12 has become open as USC dropped a game. Just a week to a week & half left in the regular season so the pressure is mounting for bubble teams. Big games to look forward to for tournament resume. In the NBA, the defending champs are struggling and Anthony Davis can't get back fast enough. Joel Embiid had his 1st career 50-point over the weekend. The Brooklyn Nets continues to stay hot while the Jazz saw their winning streak end at 9. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.5 Pre-Weekend Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 19, 2021 40:00

    The Brooklyn Nets are a scary team in the NBA, two big wins on the road in the West Coast shows why. The Miami Heat and Milwaukee Bucks are heading in the wrong direction. Anthony Davis officially out longer after reevaluation. All-Star Game starters have been announced and details on the game itself has been released. Saturday Night Primetime: Miami Heat @ Los Angeles Lakers College Hoops show why Gonzaga is simply unbeatable at this point. The Big Ten showing their strength as a whole while the ACC is on a downward spiral. The Big 12 will continue to cannibalize itself with big ranked vs. ranked matchups to headline the weekend ahead. Marquee Matchups: 15. Texas Tech @ 23. Kansas; 13. West Virginia @ 12. Texas; 3. Michigan @ 4. Ohio State --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk Episode 4: Post Valentine's Weekend

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2021 33:14

    Valentine's Day weekend has past but there was some great basketball played over the weekend. Upsets and big wins in the college ranks. Michigan big road win headlines the college weekend. Duke Freshman, Jalen Johnson has opted out of the rest of the season, good move or not? Big college games to look forward tonight through Thursday.  In the NBA, Dame Dolla does it again, this time in Dallas. Ben Simmons had a career night but in a losing effort. The Miami Heat are not the Miami Heat of last season. Griffin to sit out in Detroit and Anthony Davis out for Lakers lineup for 2-3 weeks.  A lot to get into in this episode of Hoops Talk.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk EP.3: All-Star Game Announcement & Blue Blood Struggles

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 12, 2021 27:29

    Episode 3 of Hoops Talk looks into the report of the All-Star Game to take places next month. Mixed feelings about the All-Star Game but it is set for now. Kevin Durant headlines this weekend's Saturday Night Primetime in the NBA.  In the college rankings, the blue bloods are struggling in a unprecedented season as none of them are ranked at this moment. Key games to take place this weekend as the conference tournaments are just a few weeks away and the NCAA Tournament to follow soon.      --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Super Bowl Preview Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 7, 2021 115:52

    The Playmakerz Blog along with Pipebomb Radio have come together once again. This collaboration as Darnell "The Playmaker" Sallins, Ricky Litwinkowich, and The Bear of Texas, Alex Al Kazzaz lead as they preview Super Bowl LV. With a panel of other great men in the sports media industry, the guys discuss and breakdown the Kansas City Chiefs, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the Super Bowl matchup itself.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk Episode 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2021 29:57

    The Playmaker, Darnell Sallins gives you Episode 2 of Hoops Talk. This episode will talk about the NBA as the Lakers & Celtics headlined the first Saturday Primetime game of the NBA Season. Utah Jazz being a big surprise while the last two East Final winners are big disappointments so far. Then switch gears to the college basketball as the SEC/Big 12 Challenge took places on Saturday. Big wins and upsets took place in the challenge as well as other upsets in the ACC and Big Ten conferences.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Royal Rumble Preview Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2021 135:11

    The Playmakerz Blog and Pipebomb Radio NYC come together to preview the first PPV of 2021, WWE Royal Rumble. Ricky Litwinkowich, Darnell "The Playmaker" Sallins, and The Bear Man of Texas, Alex Al Kazzaz break down and discuss the matches for the Royal Rumble. 4 Championship matches and both Rumble matches along with some of the Royal Rumble theme music.  The Road to WrestleMania begins here at the Royal Rumble.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Championship Sunday Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2021 32:19


    It's down to the Final Four in the NFL as Championship Sunday is almost here. The Playmaker and The Bear Man of Texas will review the Divisional Round and preview Championship Sunday as we inch closer to the Super Bowl. Aaron Rodgers vs. Tom Brady and Josh Allen vs. a hopefully Patrick Mahomes.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message


    Divisional Round Talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2021 50:33


    Wildcard Weekend is over and now we're in the Divisional Round. Great matchup/storylines in all four teams this weekend. Aaron vs. Aaron, as the Aaron Donald and the Los Angeles Rams travel to Lambeau Field to face Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. Lamar Jackson vs. Josh Allen in primetime as the Baltimore Ravens visit the Buffalo Bills. The Cleveland Browns coming off their surprising in Pittsburgh, now travel to Arrowhead to the Super Bowl Champs, Kansas City Chiefs. Finally, it's the Legends Battle Part 3, Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers try to beat their Division Rivals for the first time as they travel to the Big Easy to face Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message


    Wildcard Weekend Special

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2021 52:31

    The Playmakerz Blog presents Wildcard Weekend Special. In this episode Darnell "The Playmaker" Sallins and The Bear Man of Texas, Alex Al-Kazzaz preview Super Wildcard Weekend as the NFL Playoffs are to start. Triple-headers on Saturday and Sunday, beginning with Colts/Bills at 1PM on Saturday and ending with Browns/Steelers at 8PM on Sunday. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talks Return

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2020 28:29

    As the NBA season is set to begin tonight, Hoops Talk return for Season 2. Darnell "The Playmaker" Sallins is back to discuss everything basketball. Taking a dive into the College Basket ball season as the season is heading into conference play while battling the COVID-19 pandemic. Then the focus turns to the NBA as Christmas is approaching. Merry Christmas and basketball is back. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    NBA Finals Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2020 39:01

    The NBA Finals are set for Wednesday, September 30 at 9PM on ABC. The Los Angeles Lakers versus the Miami Heat.  The Lakers won the West in five games over the Denver Nuggets as LeBron James took over the 4th Quarter. The Heat won the East in six games over the Boston Celtics as the Heat looks like a complete team. Tyler Herro broke out in Game 4 and Bam Adebayo shined in the Game 6 to close out the Celtics.  Subscribe to the podcast on major platforms. Rate and Review on Apple Podcast.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

    Hoops Talk: Conference Finals Talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2020 30:54

    The Conference Finals are moving on to Game 4 on both sides. The Denver Nuggets took Game 3 on last night to trim the Lakers series lead to 2-1 and avoid the 3-0 deficit. The Playmaker will recap the important Game 3 in West Finals and then preview Game 4 which will take place on Thursday night. Look forward to the East Finals as that series will resume after three days off as the Miami Heat lead that series 2-1 after the Boston Celtics took Game 3 on Saturday night. Billy Donovan has been hired as the new head coach of the Chicago Bulls.  Subscribe, Review, and Rate on Apple Podcast.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-playmakerzblog/message

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