For this episode of the Summer Special we bring on Ives (@IvesBustamante) from Argentina to talk about all things Mavs, Luka, Real Madrid, and of course Manu Ginóbili.
Alex and Ruben deep dive this week with a mega pod! First, we have Bobby Karalla on to discuss Detective Pikachu, Mavericks players’ Pokemon teams, the NBA draft lottery, and the upcoming season. After talking with Bobby, we bring in Skyler in Dallas to talk about the Mavericks jersey designs, his favorite jersey work in sports, rebrands in the NBA, and general Mavs talk as well! Since the Pod is so long here’s some timestamps for what to expect.
Intro 0:00 - 2:11
Bobby Karalla 2:12 - 58:31
Twitter Brands 2:12 - 5:37
Pokemon 5:37 - 34:40
NBA 34:41 - 58:31
Recap 58:32 - 59:26
Skyler 59:27- 1:41:16
Outro 1:41:17- 1:42:48
Alex and Ruben use most of this week to discuss what beers each Maverick player would be, from the obvious Dirk as a Hefeweizen all the way down to Kostas Antetokounmpo as….. This week also has discussion of rooting for the Stars as they continue their playoff push, wishing Ben Bishop could hoop, trying to decide which Maverick would be the best hockey player, and more!
Alex and Ruben discuss the Portland Trailblazers, Dame Lillard, and how it parallels to the 2011 Mavericks and Dirk. We also discuss the upcoming WNBA season, including the new TV deal with CBS Sports and hopes for the Wings season. We also discuss Ruben’s new found love for Velvet Hammer, Beer-To-Go passing the Texas House, and the Dallas Stars moving on to the 2nd round of the NHL playoffs.
Welcome to our Special Summer Series where Alex and Ruben get to talk to MFFLs from all over the world. This is where we get to ask great questions and have fun discussions with fans that you wouldn’t always expect to be Mavs fans, or even NBA fans in general. This week we talk with Jeremy from Hong Kong about his intro to becoming a Mavs fan and much more. Enjoy!
Alex and Ruben go into full offseason mode with discussion about the Peticolas Velvet Hammer 5k, the Stars playoff run, and discussion about which animals would make the best NBA players. There’s also some fun discussion about the NBA playoffs in general with the Warriors blowing a 31 point lead, and Joel Embiid reminding us all that they also blew a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals.
Alex and Ruben give instant reactions from the American Airlines Center following Dirk’s retirement announcement, then discuss feelings on the season as a whole, hopes about the upcoming season, and predictions when it comes to the NBA playoffs.
Alex and Ruben bring on special guest TJ Macias (@nefarioussiren) to discuss how she started covering the Mavs, her favorite drinks, growing up a Kings fan, and preparing mentally for Dirk’s final game in the American Airlines Center. There’s also a brief discussion about Chandler Parsons that you won’t want to miss!
Alex and Ruben discuss a roller-coaster of a week, starting with a blowout of the Curry-less Warriors in Oakland, and ending with some new allegations against Kristaps Porzingis. There is, thankfully, a lighthearted discussion about Boban yelling “KOBE” on a fadaway in the paint. Alex and Ruben also discuss how they’re both preparing for the upcoming Velvet Hammer 5K.
Alex and Ruben bring on a special guest Mavs_Facebook (@Mavs_Facebook) to discuss the best and worst takes when it comes to the Dallas Mavericks on various Facebook groups, his intro to being a Mavs fan, his favorite beers, and much more.
Alex and Ruben discuss the 3 disappointing losses this week to the Spurs, Rockets, and Nuggets. They Discuss the Texas Legends game that was streamed on Twitch, along with some updates on Kostas
Antetokounmpo and Daryl Macon. Alex and Ruben also take a deep dive into their first experiences into the craft brewing scene, and why they love it so much before finally discussing this week’s NBA LOL in Steve Kerr being just “So Fucking tired of Draymond”.
Alex and Ruben Discuss the difficult week that was for the Mavs going 0-4 with 2 30 point losses and the other 2 being to not very good teams, the idea of being bad vs actually tanking, Beer-To-Go legislation running through Texas, and why you should support it, and lastly laugh about the insane week the Laker’s had.
Alex and Ruben today talk to Kirk Henderson (@KirkSeriousFace) of Mavs Moneyball about his thoughts leading up to and after the Kristaps Porzingis trade, no longer having Harrison Barnes and Wes Matthews to pick on during games, Memories of the 2011 finals, raising your kid to be a Luka Doncic stan, and so much more.
Alex and Ruben discuss this past week that includes Dirk’s All-Star appearance, Friday’s loss against Denver, and looking at Saturday’s game against Utah. We also break down some horrific takes from Mavs Facebook groups, and Ruben talks about why tank season is not ever fun.
(fixed) Alex and Ruben get to have some fun discussions with Brice Paterik (@BricePaterik) about his experiences in the Mavericks locker room, his investigative reporting into Dwight Powell's Schrodinger's dog, and some other fun stories!
Alex and Ruben discuss the upcoming All Star Weekend slate of events, make predictions on who will win, talk about our 2019 free agent wish list, and briefly discuss the beat down against Milwaukee.
It’s the end of an era in Dallas. Harrison Barnes was traded mid-game to the Sacramento Kings for Justin Jackson and Zach Randolph. We’re still in shock, and try and discuss the implications going forward, and also give appreciation to Barnes for his time here in Dallas. We briefly also discuss the game Barnes was traded in the middle of.
Alex and Ruben bring on Special guests Tyler (@TylerAtoms) and Blake (@SportingBFW) to discuss the latest Harrison Barnes trade rumors, possible destinations, and other trade options heading into the Feb. 7th deadline. Alex and Ruben also discuss the two games post Kristaps trade, and look ahead to the All-Star break where Dirk Nowitzki has been named the coach for the Rising Stars, and a special player added to the All Star Game itself.
What a day! Unfiltered and Unedited, Alex and Ruben Discuss the Blockbuster trade where Dallas receives Kristaps Porzingis, Tim Hardaway JR, Trey Burke, and Courtney Lee in return for Dennis Smith JR, Wes Matthews, Deandre Jordan, and 2 1st round picks. We also briefly talk about Luka’s snub from the NBA All-Star Game, and the future of Kristaps in Dallas.
On this episode Alex and Ruben discuss the week’s games, the return of Dennis Smith Jr to the team, predictions on the looming trade deadline, Luka’s All-Star snub, and announce a giveaway.