Today on ZardCast, CT, Duncan and Dave get into interesting six games in which Bradley Beal drops 51 against the Portland Trailblazers, the Wizards lose to the Utah Jazz in historic fashion, the bench crushes the Detroit Pistons, hack-a-Ben Simmons is deployed in a loss to the Philadelphia 76ers and Otto Porter comes up clutch against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Plus, what the guys would give up for DeAndre Jordan, a potential soft spot in the schedule, thoughts on the unveiling the of Capital City Go-Go, CT gets let go from his job and talks about what went down, and Pop Culture Detour. Finally, CT rides solo and recaps Washington’s win over the Phoenix Suns. Intro beats by The Passion HiFi.
Today on ZardCast, CT, Duncan and Dave celebrate 100 episodes of the podcast, reminiscing on the infancy and highlights of the last few years. The guys get into the very first episode, lessons learned and embarrassing moments. Later, they discuss John Wall’s injury and two rough losses to the Charlotte Hornets and the Portland Trailblazers. Plus, unearthing old bad takes from the past, how everyone celebrated their Thanksgivings, and CT and Dave recap their high school reunion. Intro beats by The Passion HiFi.
Today on ZardCast, CT and Duncan convene and are joined by WUSA9’s Frank Hanrahan to talk Washington Wizards before Thanksgiving. First, CT and Duncan run down a schedule loss to the Miami Heat, an injury loss to the Toronto Raptors and a solid win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Later, they’re joined by Frank to discuss the drive for 50 wins, the madness of the bench, Otto Porter’s hardhat and how he’s making Ernie Grunfeld look like a genius, if he’s buy into the “Beal is better than Wall” murmurs and more. Finally, the guys reel off the things for which they are not thankful. Intro beats by The Passion HiFi.
Today on ZardCast, CT, Duncan and Dave convene in the middle of a Wizards-Heat home-and-home and are joined by Bullets Forever and NBC Sports Washington’s Kelly Cohen. They get into Washington’s win over Miami in the first leg, how Kelly feels about this year’s Heat team, life after Dwayne Wade, Ian Mahinmi possibly being the worst rotation player in the league and a traditional Florida Thanksgiving at Publix. Later, the guys run down the Wizards’ four-game winning streak, denigrate of the Kings, continue to lobby for more shots from Otto, look ahead to a tougher schedule and discuss the other goings on in the Eastern Conference. Intro beats by The Passion HiFi.
Today on ZardCast, CT, Duncan and Dave convene following a bad loss to the Dallas Mavericks and are joined by Truth About It’s Conor Dirks. The guys get into the Washington’s atrocious defense, the disaster that is Ian Mahinmi, the inevitability of a mid-season trade, the peak and pit of Conor’s trip to Toronto with Kyle Weidie, Bradley Beal popping off and Otto Porter never missing. Later, they share their thoughts on LeBron James scoring 57 and TJ Warren scoring 40 in The Vault, and the outlook for the next four games at home. For Pop Culture Detour, a spoiler-filled rundown of Stranger Things 2. Be sure to follow us on Twitter, @ZardCast. Intro beats by The Passion HiFi.
Today on ZardCast, CT, Duncan and Dave convene to discuss of a week of Washington Wizards action, including a sloppy overtime loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, the Bradley Beal-Draymond Green scrap, eventually being out gunned by the Golden State Warriors and a rout of the Sacramento Kings. Later, Ivan the vampire joins the guys, followed by Almighty Baller's Chris Axmann to talk Wiz and the rest of the Eastern Conference. Finally, a special Halloween edition of Pop Culture Detour. Follow us on Twitter, @ZardCast. Intro beats by The Passion HiFi.
Today on ZardCast, CT talks Golden State Warriors with the San Francisco Chronicle's Connor Letourneau. They get into Connor's time spent on a farm in Kansas recovering from the NBA season, all of the wild things he saw the Warriors do on the basketball court in his first season covering the team, how only Golden State can beat Golden State, thoughts on Kevin Durant, who is the team's most valuable player and talking to Steve Kerr in the age of Donald Trump. Follow the guys on Twitter @ZardCast. Intro beats by The Passion HiFi.
Today on ZardCast, CT, Duncan and Dave convene to amidst the Washington Wizards' 3-0 start to the season. The guys start by discussing the win over the Denver Nuggets and breakdown Nikola Jokic love tapping Scott Brooks. They dive into wins over the Detroit Pistons and the Philadelphia 76ers, exciting starts to the season from Otto Porter and Kelly Oubre, and what they think of the bench through three games. Later, they rundown injury news, Marcin Gortat's Twitter words for LaVar Ball, Oubre's option being picked up and the rest of the Eastern Conference. Plus: The gang goes to the opener against Philly. At the time of recording Friend Of The Pod Connor Letourneau from the San Francisco Chronicle was scheduled to come on the show. Unfortunately, our paths didn't cross as planned, but we plan to have him on the show later in the week, before the Wizards take on the Golden State Warriors. Keep an eye on
Today on ZardCast, CT, Duncan and Dave convene on the eve of the Washington Wizards first game of the season. They preview the first three games against the Philadelphia 76ers, the Detroit Pistons and Denver Nuggets, discuss their favorite spots to eat and drink around the Capital One Arena and pick preseason awards. Toward the end of the show, news breaks that Gordon Hayward suffered a severe leg injury in the first game of the season. The guys react and breakdown the impact of the Boston Celtics very likely losing him for the year on the rest of the Eastern Conference. Follow us on Twitter @ZardCast. Intro and outro beats by The Passion Hifi.
Today on ZardCast, CT, Duncan and Dave convene to explain the delay in the 21 questions preview pod, go through some housekeeping items, talk Washington Wizards, peek in on some NBA news, discuss Dave and CT's trip to Ecuador, and plow ahead through CT’s staycation drunkenness and a nonfunctioning soundboard. Be sure to follow the guys @ZardCast on Twitter. Intro beats by The Passion HiFi.
Today on ZardCast, CT, Duncan and Dave convene to ask 21 questions and preview the 2017-2018 Washington Wizards season – with a little help from their friends 50 Cent and Nate Dogg. Follow us on Twitter. Intro beats by The Passion HiFi.
Today on ZardCast, CT, Dave are Duncan convene to draft storylines for the upcoming Washington Wizards season. The guys select teams of five storylines, inevitable chatter and things to watch for during the year. Be sure to follow the guys @ZardCast on Twitter and them know when one of these fantasy draftees pops up. Once the year is over, a neutral arbiter will oversee the scoring and crowning of a Fantasy Storyline Champion for the 2017-18 season. Intro beats by The Passion HiFi.
Today on ZardCast, the CT, Duncan and Dave convene to preview their plan to preview the 2017-2018 Washington Wizards season with a storyline draft and answering 21 questions on the upcoming season. But first, Pop Culture Detour Horror Edition with Duncan breaking down It, Mother and Little Evil. The Wizards storyline draft show will drop Wednesday, Sept. 27 and the 21 question preview show will land the following week on Wednesday, Oct. 4. Follow us on Twitter, sometimes we’re funny/interesting.
Today on ZardCast, CT, Dave and Duncan convene at the end of summer to discuss mostly non-Wizards items, including, Duncan's return and trip into the wilderness, thoughts on the Cleveland-Boston trade and what it means for Washington. Plus, Pop Culture Detour featuring a breakdown of the absurdities in Beauty and the Beast, and Dave airs his grievances over Game of Thrones. Follow us on Twitter, sometimes we’re funny/interesting. Listen to the Almighty Baller Podcast Network on Apple Podcasts or check out the rest of the Almighty Baller Podcast Network at AlmightyBaller.com. Outro music by The Passion HighFi. Topics discussed include: • Gary is Duncan • Two preview shows upcoming • CT and Duncan are going to Ecuador, need to record before • T-shirts are available – Clothing discussion• Duncan was in the wilderness when the Cleveland-Boston trade went down • Initial thoughts • Kyrie Irving’s motives for the trade push, will he change his game or pretty much play the same? • What does it mean for the Wizards? • Where’s LeBron