J.E. Skeets

J.E. Skeets

J.E. Skeets is a co-founder of The Basketball Jones podcast and a contributing NBA personality for The Score. He has written for Yahoo! Sports, Deadspin and FanHouse. He lives in Toronto, and enjoys The Roots, chicken fingers and the hit BMX movie Rad.

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On today’s last Fix/Overdose of the season, The Basketball Jones recap an entertaining Game 7 of the NBA Finals, share their favorite and weirdest moments from the 2012-13 postseason, breakdown the proposed Celtics-Clippers deal, and contemplate whether DeMarcus Cousins is a max-money player.

All that, plus Leigh’s Tweet of the Weak, sleeved jerseys, back problems, Box-Out Kid, and an important offseason programming note.

To keep in touch with The Jones, follow us on Facebook, Twitter — @jeskeets, @TasMelas, @TreyKerby, @LeighEllis, @TBJProd and @TBJDir — and/or email us at our new account: skeetsandtas@gmail.com.

Thanks to all of you for making the show such a success.

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On Wednesday’s episode of “The Fix,” The Jones recap an instant classic — Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Topics discussed include: Ray Allen’s three, Chris Bosh’s back-and-forth narrative, LeBron sans-headband, Mike Miller sans-shoes, why Pop took Duncan out late, whether Ray fouled Ginobili, Tony Parker’s step-back three, Diaw’s D, poor Kawhi Leonard, and Chalmers’ early contributions.

All that, plus unopened free beer, hairy arms, and a whole lot of Zaza “Game 7″ drops.

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On Monday’s episode of “The Fix,” The Basketball Jones recap Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Topics discussed include: Manu’s breakout performance, Tony Parker killin’ Cole and Chalmers, Danny Green’s unprecedented three-point shooting, Diaw on LeBron, whether Spoelstra should go back to The Birdman, and transition D.

All that, plus Jay-Z’s commercial, Tim Duncan’s masked kids, and women razor blades.

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On Friday’s episode of “The Fix” x “The Overdose,” The Basketball Jones recap Game 4 of the NBA Finals, before discussing the latest coaching carousel news (Jason Kidd, Doc Rivers, Lionel Hollins, etc.), the NBA’s new on-court advertising, and ideas for NBATV’s next documentary.

All that, plus grounders, Roxy, mean tweets, the Social Media Awards, and the Stanley Cup.

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On Wednesday’s episode of “The Fix,” The Jones recap Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Topics discussed include: Danny Green and Gary Neal’s 13 (!) three-pointers, LeBron’s shot selection and passiveness, Tony Parker’s status, Spurs’ ball movement, whether Wade thinks he’s still playing the Pacers, and whether Kawhi Leonard is the early frontrunner for Finals MVP.

All that, plus mouthguards, floppy wrists, Sebastien De La Cruz, chants, and more.

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On Monday’s episode of “The Fix,” The Jones recap Game 2 of the NBA Finals. Topics discussed include: Mario Chalmers’ big game, LeBron’s block, Manu’s slippery hands, the Heat’s defensive adjustment on Tony Parker, and turnovers.

All that, plus Jason Kidd’s interest in the Nets’ head coaching vacancy, the inaugural Twyman/Stokes Teammate Award, paintball, KevCops, and chalupas.

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On Friday’s episode of “The Fix” x “The Overdose,” The Jones recap Game 1 of the NBA Finals, before discussing Jason Kidd’s retirement, the Nuggets firing George Karl, the Pacers’ bright future and a new idea for the 2K video game series.

All that, plus ring hats, The Boss, title chasers, and the return of JD’s kids.

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