Clip Clop! Director, producer, and Clippers nut Payman Benz (Brooklyn 99, Robbie) joins Agata and Anastasia to give out the 2019 Dunkie Awards for several categories, including Best Butt and Best Grandpa. They discuss highlights from this NBA season and playoffs, as well as the listener picks for Dunkies, the weirdness of the NBA Awards, and the tears on draft night. Will Payman enter into a blood pact with the Dunktown crew for courtside seats? Check out the ep for the answer!
Oat Yeah! Agata, Anastasia, and Producer Gabe discuss the NBA’s love for peanut butter & jelly sandwiches, the origin story of locker room PB&Js, and the fight over them between players and trainers. The gang tries different sandwiches based on team and player preferences and talks about their own history with PB&Js. Will the Dunktown crew ever eat a peanut butter & jelly sandwich again after this smorgasbord? Probably not, but listen to find out!
Hootie Hoo! Natalia and Tristan join Agata and Anastasia at Staples Center to watch the New York Liberty battle it out with the Los Angeles Sparks on what happens to be Faith & Family Night. The crew discusses dancing for Jesus, Sparky’s big muscles, and what a badass Chelsea Gray is. They also give an update on mop guy and his horrible work ethic. Were there multiple celebs caught on the jumbotron this game? You just gotta hear this ep to find out!
This could be fun! Edgar Momplaisir (Culture Kings podcast, The Wokest podcast) joins Agata and Anastasia to watch the Raptors take on the Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA Finals. Edgar tells the gals about his love of Kevin Durant and tries to convince them that Kawhi is a sociopath and Beyoncé is a robot. The gang discusses VanVleet’s bloody eye, bad sex with basketball players, and Edgar’s forthcoming Warriors tattoo. Will Edgar plan a vacation in Gun Barrel City with the Dunktown gang? Be sure to listen for the answer!
Spark it up! Anastasia is joined by her sister, Leia, to watch the Connecticut Sun challenge the Los Angeles Sparks in their first home game of the WNBA season. They discuss Leia’s love of the Phoenix Suns, basketball player maternity leave, and whether college is overrated. They also chat about how fun their first Sparks game was, Candace Parker’s cool outfit, and a disrespectful mop guy. Will the Ogwumike sisters win a Dunkie or two? Gotta listen, Cutie!
A plug for chocolate milk! Owen Ellickson (Superstore, Splitting up Together) joins Anastasia as co-host while Agata is traveling the world. They watch the Raptors win the Eastern Conference Finals against the Bucks and discuss Owen’s sadness, VanVleet’s baby power, Kawhi’s machine-like qualities, and Nick Nurse’s past career in a ska band. Anastasia gives Owen some therapy and the duo state their hopes and predictions for the Finals. Will the Raptors take the Dunkies too or will the Bucks triumph? You’ll just have to listen for the thrilling answer!
A fun fact! Adam Conover (Adam Ruins Everything, Factually! Podcast) joins Agata and Anastasia to watch the Trail Blazers take on the Warriors in game two of the Western Conference Finals. Adam tells the gals about his newly found NBA fandom, his anti-sports past, and his journey to find a team to support. These three newbies try to figure a lot of stuff out as they discuss basketball family dynasties, what makes good defense, and Blazers player Meyers Lemon. Are Dame’s highlighter green shoes hurting or helping? Listening is the only way to find out!
A secret club! Writer Adrienne Rush joins Agata and Anastasia to watch the Trail Blazers and Nuggets’ big game seven. They chat about Enes Kanter’s fasting, Harkless’s facial hair, and Curry & Murray’s comedy duo. Adrienne tells the gals about her solo excursions to Wizards games as a ten-year-old, making friends through basketball, and being voted most likely to throw a punch. Who will win a Dunkie for closest resemblance to Ray Donovan? Tune in to find out!
Happy Basketball! The Air Buds (Jamel Johnson, Mike Benner, & Peter Moses) join Agata and Anastasia to watch the Rockets take on the Warriors in game three of the series. Things get steamy as the gang discusses butt shelves, Iman Shumpert’s sexy video with Teyana Taylor, and whether Klay Thompson is hot or not. They also talk about Harden’s cyborg eye, bad Staples Center food, and spotting celebs at NBA games. What do the Air Buds think of the Dunktown snack spread? Ya gotta listen!
Addicted to dunks! Jason Concepcion (NBA Desktop, Binge Mode) joins Agata and Anastasia to watch the 76ers challenge the Raptors in the first game of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. They admire Tobi & Bobi’s friendship, relive the excitement of Dame’s round one buzzer beater, and imagine what it’d be like to date Kawhi. Jason gives a behind-the-scenes peek of how NBA Desktop is made, and expresses his love for all the drama. What was Drake yelling at the players from his courtside seat? The only way to find out is to listen to this ep!