Ep. 958: The Big Jersey

On Wednesday’s live episode of “The Fix,” The Jones discuss Shaq’s Lakers jersey ceremony, Kobe’s triple-double (and minutes), Earl Clark’s energy, what was wrong with Dirk, ‘Melo’s odd 50-point night, Mike Miller’s put-back dunk, John Wall’s blocking abilities, and Brent Barry’s “Kenny Pictures” halftime gag.

All that, plus free throw frequency, NBA wrestling tag teams, basketball video games, and some Australian Rules Football fight songs. (“See the Bombers fly up, up!”)

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Comments (29)

  1. So. With Melo going off… I wonder if anyone from the heat tried to tell Melo his wife tastes like honey nut cheerios? It seems to be Melo’s kryptonite.

  2. Hakeem “the Dream” Olajuwon & Ralph Sampson vs. Akeem “the African Dream” & the Big Boss Man

    Twin Towers vs. Twin Towers

  3. Think Leigh meant this tweet from Arash Markazi https://twitter.com/ArashMarkazi/status/319315123837734913

  4. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8F1cOvZ3nS8

    Barkley Shutup and Jam: Gaiden. – “The game takes place in 2053, in “post-cyberpocalyptic Neo New York”. Twelve years prior, Charles Barkley performed a powerful dunk called a Chaos Dunk at a basketball game, inadvertently killing most of the people in attendance. As a result, basketball was outlawed and many basketball players were hunted down and killed.”

    An RPG about Barkley in a storyline that sounds like it’d be an amazing/cheesy mid 90′s movie. The plot gets even better/weirder with the ghost of LeBron, a dwarf, evil Jordan, and robo-Vince Carter.

    • Always remember the dating simulation with Cyber Dwarf and Ivory Latta. Haha. Great game. Really need a sequel to it.

  5. Andre Iguadola and Ty Lawson: Iggy Smalls

  6. http://hoopfiend.com/. Has plenty great shit

  7. As a Lakers fan, I want 24 and 8 retired. Put 24 on one side of the jersey and 8 on the other side and hang that bad boy up!

  8. What a shit question that first one was

  9. Trey going Westbrook lite today with the shirt, are those cats or dogs on there?

    that shirt is fresh though!

  10. Get this, it’s Grand Theft Auto type of sandbox game with Delonte West as the central character. He plays himself after his career has withered away and needs to find oddjobs and errands in the underground world of Boston (or perhaps Cleveland) to see means to an end. He obviously has a capability of carrying around weapons and riding motorcycles between missions, there would be side missions like in GTA where he could do truck-driving missions for an easy buck. The game might end with him sleeping with the mother of his final boss or something. There’s a lot of potential there. Plus, all the cut scenes would be hilarious and he would do his own voice-acting which would be great and motion capture his weird posture and such.

  11. It would be out of date now, but it would be interesting to see a game of the Wizards roster from a couple years ago. I would call it “Knuckleheadz” and it would probably be just random minigames that you could do on the team bus and in the locker room. Like Mario Party Road Trip or something like that.

  12. Kobe no24 jersey can be in the rafters. A statue with the pose with one finger up while wearing the number 8 after dropping 81 on the raptors can be erected at the staples centre.

  13. WWE tag team – patty mills & andy bogut as the flying Kangaroos.

    Video games – Jason Terry in some sort of WW2 bomber type game (like the commodore 64 classic 1942). viewed from above, instead of a plane it is Jet with his arms outstretched dropping basketball bombs

    Or a motorcycle game with VInce Cater riding a bike a la Terminator 2

  14. How about Dennis Rodman & Hollywood Hogan versus Karl Malone & Diamond Dallas Page…oh wait, that already happened.

  15. I’m surprised you don’t have a ‘wud up with that’ drop from SNL

  16. Love AFL but am pretty new to it having only watched a few grand finals the last few years. Leigh, you have any tips or websites that can keep me up on the AFL season this year? Preferably sites with live game action.

  17. Mike Pyke! (the Canadian on the swans)

  18. Video Game: Deron Williams and Carlos Boozer in… Barbershop

  19. AFL, what a embarrassment of a sport to Australia. Im Australian born and bred and think its the least skilled ramble of a sport world wide. There is a reason its only popular in half the country and not played in any other country.

  20. @ the WWE tag team:

    Gotta go with my homeboys, Tyler and Ben Hansbrough.

    The HANSBROS!

  21. The video game questions alone should make this ep a Beckinsale but then some AFL talk on top of that, wow. The show keeps getting better and better great work guys.

    Rajon Rondo Pro Roller Skater just like Tony Hawk Pro Skater but better

  22. Tag team suggestion: David West and Kevin Garnett should grow their goatees and team up as “The Pharabros”. Also, they should have The Pyramid Arena (aka “Tomb of Doom”) in Memphis as a kind of home court.

  23. “Yellow and Black!”

    Love it!

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