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.
To celebrate our 1,000th episode, we looked back through seven years of The Basketball Jones to bring you the Top 20 TBJ moments. Thanks, as always, for watching and listening. Honestly, you guys rock.
Skeets, Tas, JD, Matty O, Trey and Leigh
After the jump, check out full versions of some of the clips from today’s special show.
On Monday’s episode of “The Fix,” The Jones recap Saturday’s Heat-Pacers Game 6, before discussing Roy Hibbert’s postgame remarks, Grant Hill’s retirement, the NBA’s Executive of the Year, Masai Ujiri, returning to Toronto, and why it sounds as though Lionel Hollins is done coaching the Memphis Grizzlies.
All that, plus Hodor, the G-spot, crepes, Ep. 1000 plans, and Pakistani cricket.
On Friday’s episode of The Fix x The Overdose, The Jones discuss Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals, LeBron’s dominance, whether the Grizzlies will bring back Lionel Hollins, an update on the Jennings-Ellis backcourt saga in Milwaukee, Sacramento’s new head coach, and Karl Malone’s new gig.
All that, plus Portuguese chicken, Tas’ fighting tips, the Rolling Stones, and the romantic Twitter tale of Quincy Pondexter and Miss Tennessee.
Welcome to the 2012-2013 NBA Year-In-Review Quiz Show! Who will take home the crown in this high stakes game of basketball trivia — The Raspberry Gang (Skeets and Trey) or Team Clifford the Normal Sized Dog (Tas and Leigh). Listen to find out. And play along!
On Wednesday’s episode of “The Fix,” The Jones recap Heat-Pacers Game 4. Topics discussed include: Indy’s rebounding, Roy Hibbert’s dominance, Lance Stephenson’s timely shots, LeBron’s insane block, Wade’s travel, and Joey Crawford’s horrible officiating.
All that, plus more the Hawks hiring Spurs assistant, Mike Budenholzer, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Clifford the Normal-Sized Dog, Nickelback, Dr. J, crepes, quizzes, and more.
On Tuesday’s episode of “The Fix,” The Jones recap Game 4 of the Spurs-Grizz. Topics discussed include: Tony Parker’s brilliance, Z-Bo’s struggles, Splitter’s D, the Grizzlies’ immediate future, Patty Mills’ energy, and how the Spurs are like a soccer team.
All that, plus the Bobcats’ new head coach, Clifford the Big Red Dog, birthdays, and much more.