Courtside Theory

Courtside Theory

Three mates keep in touch across the Pacific Ocean by chatting about basketball and popular culture. And of course by giving each other sh-t.. Hosted by Noel Dong, Johan Carrasco & Herwin Bunting.... Show More

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This is our ALL STAR SPECIAL where we chat all things about the NBA ALL STAR WEEKEND.Mainly about the dunk comp and how the Kobe Tribute Rules made for the best ALL STAR game in recent memory.

In Garbage Time we chat the ALL STAR WEEKEND sneaker drops with a little game of COP OR DROP and discuss that Yeezy QNTM Giveaway with the Batman Tumbler Style trucks driving through the streets of Chicago. Would you give up your Air... Read more

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February 9, 2020 119 min

In this episode we chat about the NBA Trade Deadline Chaos - who won the trades and who did horribly, the finalized NBA All Star line ups, why this year's dunk competition sucks, the Yeezy Boost 'Alien' Basketball Shoes, and of course gambling woes I'll Bet 5 On It.

In Garbage Time we chat to our very special guest Mary who opens up to us about sex work and the cannabis industry here in the United States. Read more

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In this episode we chat about the NBA All Star game reserves and snubs, the tributes keep pouring in for the late Kobe Bryant, that Knicks / Grizzlies game and the Knicks franchise in general, Damian Lillard's crazy run, and of course our gambling on I'll Bet 5 On It!

In Garbage Time we react to the Fast and Furious 9 trailer and how lucky that guy was for copping the 6 Nike Air Mags for 75 USD in Oregon.

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January 26, 2020 92 min

RIP KOBE BRYANT.

In this episode we chat about Zion's debut, Dallas acquiring Willie Cauley Stein, How Kawhi celebrated his first ever career triple double in Miami, Louis Vuitton NBA Trophy Travel Cases, Clippers Locker Room Chemistry, and of course check out how our gambling is going in I'll Bet 5 On It.

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January 19, 2020 111 min

In this episode we chat about the Zion's announced debut, Kyrie opening his mouth again, recent meh NBA trades, All Star Dunk Competition Ideas, Rookie of the Year Ja Morant, Why Shells of Players Should Stop Playing, and of course I'll Bet 5 On It.

In Garbage Time we discuss our brand loyalty. Mostly basketball related loyalty honestly.

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In this episode we chat about Kyrie's Return, the KD/KP Twitter beef, the Lake Show, and reveal our criteria for our All NBA Yuck Team.

Of course we also talk about our gambling woes in I'll Bet 5 On It.

In Garbage Time we discuss what we've been watching over the break including The Witcher, Fleabag, and Don't F**k With Cats.

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January 8, 2020 87 min

In the first episode of the new decade we discuss the upcoming trade deadline - specifically with Andre Drummond, Kevin Love, Kyle Kuzma, Andre Iguodala, & Simmo, and of course we chat about gambling with I'll Bet 5 On It. Was there a multiball? Listen and find out!

In Garbage Time we discuss what we got up to on our respective Christmas breaks.

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In this special CHRISTMAS EPISODE we discuss Cream City defeating the Lakers in Milwaukee and how Giannis keeps getting better, The Rockets defeating the Clippers in their predicted chippy match up, The Luka-less Mavericks, and injuries affecting the Raptors.

In Garbage Time we discuss what we like and Noel doesn't like about Christmas and we end up talking about Crunchyroll and anime for some reason.

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In this episode we chat about the latest in Dion Waiters' troubles, Luka rolling his ankle, where we think Kevin Love is going, the Clutch Cuss COMBOS, and of course Johan and Herwin's gambling problems in I'll Bet 5 On It.

We have a special Garbage Time as we discuss our NBA All Decade 1st and 2nd Teams for the 2010's before the decade ends.

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In this episode we discuss Harden's Ghost Dunk, Cream City going 14-0 at home, Fizdale Got Fired, Lebron's Travel and Risky Business, and of course I'll Bet 5 On It where we actually got a MULTI-BALL this week.

In Garbage Time we react to the latest trailer drops with Black Widow, No Time To Die, and Wonder Woman 1984.

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In this episode we chat about Melo being this week's player of the Western Conference, Lakers Win Streak Ending by the Hand of Luka Doncic, How Good the Bucks are with Giannis, Wiggins Island, Waiters Might Be Back, and of course we discuss Johan and Herwin's losing streak in I'll Bet 5 On It.

In Garbage Time we start our new segment "I Ain't No Pitch" where we pitch each other things like in Shark ... Read more

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In this episode we chat about the Clippers locking down Luka Doncic, Kemba Walker dropping 39 points in his return after that crazy injury, Kyrie Again, AD returning to New Orleans and dropping 41, the new city jerseys, and Embiid screwing Johan over in I'll Bet 5 On It.

In Garbage Time we chat about Noel's recent trip to New Orleans and our airplane travel related misadventures.

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In this episode we chat about LeBron being the first NBA player to get a triple double against every single NBA team, the rise of potential MVP Luka Doncic, Simmo FINALLY Hitting A 3, Carmelo Anthony's debut games with the Portland Trailblazers, and of course THAT Clippers/Celtics game in I'll Bet 5 On It.

In Garbage Time we chatted about Virgil Abloh and his IKEA collaboration AND Elon Musk with the Blade Runner v... Read more

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In the 10th episode of Courtside Theory we chat about the return of Carmelo Anthony after signing a non-guaranteed contract with the Portland Trailblazers, if The Ewing Theory is proven correct with Kyrie Irving, the Sixers rough start despite expectations, and of course updates on our bets with I'll Bet 5 On It.

In Garbage Time we discuss the tech we can't live without. Literally. Are we getting dumber as a result... Read more

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In this episode we recap the most interesting games since the last week's episode, why the Blazers aren't doing well, retiring Tony Parker's jersey, Broken Hands are the "IT" injury, and of course we assess Johan and Herwin's gambling addictions with I'll Bet 5 On It.

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In our first ever mid-week minisode AKA EPISODE 8.5 we share our thoughts on the most interesting NBA games since the past weekend.

We discuss how the Suns are shining so bright, the Lakers incredible run, John Collin's Drug Suspension, and so much more.

Herwin also gives us his "gambling tips" since he's had TWO MULTI-BALLS since we last spoke!

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In this episode we discuss the KAT FIGHT, Kyrie Irving going back to old tricks, Kawhi Leonard's trademarks and our own brushes with Copyrights and Contracts, why the Warriors are the WORST now, and Herwin gets MULTI-BALL!

We also discuss and the best and worst of the week, our players of the week, and gambling responsibly on another edition of I'LL BET 5 ON IT.

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In this week's SPECIAL HALLOWEEN episode we discuss Zion Williamson's Injury, Ayton’s Drug Related Suspension, the Toronto Raptors Ring Ceremony, I’ll Bet 5 On It, and Our Thoughts on the NBA games so far.

In Garbage Time we celebrate Halloween early with Johan's Scary Stories, Herwin sort of reviews the Joker movie, and as always we go on a tangent with Herwin telling us what he really thinks about the Fast an... Read more

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In our FINAL episode before the NBA season we discuss our BOLD DARK HORSE predictions for who the MVP, Rookie of the Year, Most Improved Player, and the NBA Champions are. We also marvel at the new NBA Jerseys - especially the new Clippers ones. 

We also start our new segment "I'LL BET 5 ON IT" where we bet 5 dollars on a games during the week.

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In this episode we chat about Daryl Morey's Tweet and it's cascading implications for the NBA/China relations, Ben Simmons' FIRST 3 in an NBA game, NBA Rookie Expiring Contracts, Our Favourite Everyday Sneakers, and continue with Part V of VI of our NBA Breakdown before the NBA Season begins.

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