ZardCast EP. 69: Deep Dive on Crazy Cavaliers Game, Ian Mahimni Returns, Dad NBA Takes, Chili Talk

Today on ZardCast, CT, Dave and Gary go deep on the loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, what the Cavs had to do to beat the Wizards, the what-ifs and how it made the guys feel about the team going forward. Later, they get into Ian Mahinmi’s return at Brooklyn, dad NBA takes, the Wizards closing games against the Los Angeles Lakers and New Orleans Pelicans and CT participates in a chili cookoff. Plus, looking ahead at the schedule and the rest of the Eastern Conference, thoughts on trading for Carmelo Anthony, This Week in John Wall and Pop Culture Detour featuring Law and Order: SVU and M. Night Shyamalan movies.

Topics discussed include:

  • The guys appear across the Almighty Baller Podcast Network with the Wizards on fire
  • The Wizards lose to the Cavaliers in overtime, the guys go deep on how it all went down
  • What the Cavs has to do to beat the Zards
  • A game of what-ifs
  • How does it make the guys feel about the Wizards going forward?
  • Three national TV games in a week!
  • Game against the Brooklyn Nets was an obvious trap, Wizards squeak it out in overtime
  • Ian Mahinmi returns and surprisingly grabs five rebounds
  • Worrying about everyone’s minutes
  • There are always steroids in the banana
  • Gary and his dad go to their annual game at the Phone Booth against the
  • Lakers, currently 5-0
  • Dad NBA takes
  • Opposing fans forcing Wizards fans to be engaged and loud
  • John Wall takes over in the fourth quarter against the Lakers, winning more games than he’s shot them out of. How much more excellent could he be?
  • Wizards outscore the New Orleans Pelicans 25-8 in the fourth quarter, Marcin has a nice game on Polish Heritage Night
  • CT participates in a chili cookoff, chili versus soup drama and where to get/not get chili
  • Looking at the next three, tough schedule ahead
  • The guys discuss starting a second page on the sound board
  • Ben Simmons might make his debut against the Wizards
  • Examining the rest of the Eastern Conference, Washington sitting in the three seed
  • Charles Oakley-New York Knicks drama
  • Thoughts on trading for Carmelo Anthony? (Floated by Ben Mehic earlier in the day)
  • This Week in John Wall
  • Wall to participate in the Skills Challenge
  • Pop Culture Detour
  • CT doesn’t watch this week’s The Young Pope episodes, Dave watches one, Gary does both, decide they’ll discuss after the finale
  • The guys watch the 400th episode of Law and Order: SVU before they started recording
  • Ranking fav M. Night Shyamalan movies

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