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On Friday’s episode of “The Fix” x “The Overdose,” The Jones preview and predict the Western Conference Finals before discussing George Hill’s injury, Woodson finally playing Chris Copeland, guys that have boosted their free agency stocks, whether Paul Pierce has played his last game in a Celtics uniform, the Kings staying in Sacramento, and the NBA’s best and worst mascots.

All that, plus swirling winds, “The Office,” tiny “Baby Birdman,” and more on crepes.

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On today’s special edition of The OD, The Basketball Jones break down all eight series in an NBA Playoffs preview podcast. Will ex-Thunder star James Harden get the last laugh? Are the Nuggets and Warriors going to break the scoreboard? Can Mike D’Antoni finally defeat Gregg Popovich in the playoffs? Do the Bucks stand a chance? And does anyone care about the Pacers-Hawks series?

All that, plus Joakim Noah’s foot, Qantas airlines, forthcoming Clippers-Grizzlies suspensions, Paul Pierce in MSG, a giant octopus, and Superman tattoos.

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On Friday’s episode of The OD, The Jones debate and distribute some NBA hardware amongst the league’s seven major awards: Most Valuable Player, Sixth Man of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Most Improved Player of the Year, Coach of the Year, and Executive of the Year.

Also, we mourn those we “lost” during the 2012-13 NBA season, revisit the year’s best dunks, games, and beefs, and raise our third official “Wanker of the Year” to the studio rafters.

It’s been one hell of a season, team.

Make sure to leave your award nominees and winners in the comments below.

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On today’s Overdose, The Basketball Jones discuss Danilo Gallinari’s injury and how it hurts the Nuggets’ playoff hopes, the “race” for the No. 4 seed in the East, Shaq’s backwards jersey, the value of some of the summer’s top free agents, Brittney Griner’s NBA chances, and Gary Payton’s Hall-of-Fame career.

All that, plus stolen Tutankhamun books, chewing gum, and we say goodbye to the 2012-13 Raptors.

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On today’s live Overdose, The Basketball Jones discuss the Bulls snapping the Heat’s 27-game win streak, LeBron’s post-game comments, whether the Lakers can hold to a playoff spot without Ron-Ron, ditching conferences for the playoffs, individual postseason debuts we’re excited to see, and some of our favorite NBA wild finishes — Tyreke Evans, Rodney Rogers, Derek Fisher, etc.

All that, plus Kanye West lyrics, mimes, and we say goodbye to the 2012-13 Orlando Magic.

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On today’s Overdose, The Jones discuss the Heat’s impressive 24-game winning streak, their odds at tying or surpassing the ’71-72 Lakers record, our favorite playoff race storylines, Andray Blatche screwin’ the Wizards, players and teams who have disappointed us this season, and Dirk Nowitzki’s future.

All that, plus “Bowling for Contracts,” organic bananas, Mrs. Woobly O’Balls, Manu Ginobili’s upcoming AMA Reddit, “The Bachelor,” and Leigh Ellis returns for Tweet of the Weak and to recite a scene from “Four Weddings and a Funeral.”

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On today’s Overdose, The Jones are joined, in studio, by Grantland’s Zach Lowe to discuss the Heat’s 20-game winning streak, the Kobe controversy, Derrick Rose’s potential return, whether Andrea Bargnani will (and should) ever play in a Raptors uniform again, John Wall’s contract, a March Madness-like Summer League, and Raymond Felton’s “sweet” return to Portland.

All that, plus more bowling, Russell Westbrook’s fedora, Pun-Gun, and the greatest “Tweet of the Weak” Army shout-out roll call in Jones history. (Sorry, Leigh.)

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