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The Drive and Dish NBA Podcast hosted by Kevin Rafuse and Tim Tompkins with producer Justin Cousart. This isn’t your average NBA pod; not only do you get the best in analysis, but you’ll get it while feeling like your kicking back on your couch with the boys. Also, we’re funny sometimes.


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Justin and Kevin talk about the Trade Deadline move for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Can the Cavs win now with Jordan Clarkson, Larry Nance Jr, Rodney Hood and George Hill. How will the L.A Lakers deal with Isaiah Thomas and Channing Frye? will the Jazz Keep Derrick Rose and how ill they use Jae Crowder? and yay Dwyane Wade is back in Miami.

Joe Pantorno, Sports Editor for Metro New York, Joins the Show to talk about the Knicks and what to expect going forward this season

Justin And Kevin take a dive into the recent string of big-name NBA injuries

Duncan Smith joins the Guys to talk about the latest trade before everything gets even crazier in the NBA. They Ask Duncan for his initial reaction to Blake Griffin coming to Detroit to play alongside Andre Drummond. Did the Los Angles Clippers win this trade, was this a "WIN NOW" move for the Stan Van Gundy and the Pistons

Kevin and Justin Talk about Demarcus Cousin's Injury on Friday night, What impact does this have for the New Orleans Pelicans, and for his upcoming contract negotiations. they also mention how sighted they feel with this injury. Then they switch over to the Jason Kidd Firing and talk about how the Milwaukee Bucks did the right thing, but still did it wrong. Did they hurt the relationship with Giannis Antetokounmpo? Lastly, Justin and Kevin Redraft the NBA All-stars to see if they can make better teams! All This and some Witty comments on this episode of the Drive and Dish NBA!

Kevin and Justin talk about the Starters for the All-Star game, With Captains Stephen Curry and Lebron James. would you rather Victor Oladipo over Demar DeRozan, and should the Pelicans have both Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins as the starters? AND THE 76ERS HAVE EMBIID IN!!!!!!! We also talk about the San Antonio Spurs situation with Kawhi Leanord

With the NBA Trade Deadline coming up next month Rumors are starting to ramp up! Justin and Kevin talk about possible trades that we could see, Will the Chicago Bulls Send Nikola Mirotic To the Utah Jazz

Kevin and Justin start off talking about the NBA All-Star Vote Returns, Are they Suprised Giannis is over Lebron and should games played matter in these ranks? Also, Justin says if Kristaps Porzingis is tired

Kevin and Justin Welcome in the 2018 year looking to the East Coast Teams and what they should be looking to change into the new year. teams they dive into: Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Washington Wizards, Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks, Philadelphia 76ers, Miami Heat, Charlotte Hornets, Indiana Pacers, Orlando Magic, Atlanta Hawks.

Its New Years, and everyone is trying to better themselves

Justin brings back out Indiana Pacers writer, Grant Afseth (Indiana Pacers writer for Indiana Sports Coverage, Editor for Myles Turner's website & Columnist for the Kokomo Tribune.) They talk about the team as a whole and if they are actually legit this year. then, they talk about Coach Nate Mcmillan and ask if he should be considered for Coach of the year. After that Justing addresses the ESPN question, Did the Pacers win the PG13 Trade because of Victor Oladipo's recent play. hear all this and more on this midweek of the Drive And Dish NBA.

Kevin and Justin talk about some streaking teams in the NBA, more specifically the Cavs and The Rockets

Midweek interview!!! Kevin brings on Duncan Smith, @DuncanSmithNBA to talk about the Pistons newfound success. He asks about the changes that have been made to their offense. How Andre Drummond's overall game has improved, how in the hell do all the Pistons starters have a negative net rating, has Tobias Harris has taken the leap this year, what are the expectations for next year

We discuss some of the early bench players who are already making strong cases for 5th man including Marcus Smart, Tyreke Evans, Dwayne Wade, Lou Williams, Normal Powell & more. We also touch on the David Fizdale firing and what the next logical move for the Memphis Grizzlies are. Kevin Rafuse (@Rafusetolose) and Tim Tompkins (@RadioTimNBA) www.DriveAndDishPodcast.com