Today on ZardCast, CT, Dave and Duncan convene to discuss All-Star game starters and avoid talking about the Washington Wizards for the first 30 minutes of the pod. The guys then examine what exactly ails the Zards. Topics discussed include: Final All-Star game starters CT yells, wants to be noticed Duncan doesn’t vote for John Wall and Bradley Beal on his All Star ballot The guys avoid talking about the Wizards for the first 30 minutes of the podcast The loss to the Charlotte Hornets was miserable Markieff Morris and Marcin Gortat haven’t been all that great What lineup changes will Scott Brooks make? What are the ramifications of those changes? The Wizards are making midseason, right? A semi-epiphany about the Wizards’ poor run of form Intro beats by The Passion HiFi.
Today on ZardCast, CT and Duncan convene to discuss a Washington Wizards team that plays like a pendulum through the first half of the season. The guys get into where the team stands with a half to go, Stephen A. Smith's rant, dumb loses to the Milwaukee Bucks and Utah Jazz and CT discovering dog poop on his stoop. Intro beats by The Passion HiFi.
Today on ZardCast, CT, Dave and Duncan convene to discuss a Washington Wizards team seemingly on the up-and-up as they've notched an 8-3 record over the last 11 games. Plus, Dave moves and shares his harrowing experiences from the process. Intro beats by The Passion HiFi.
Today on ZardCast, CT and Duncan convene during the week between Christmas and the New Year to discuss two bad Washington losses to the Brooklyn Nets and the Atlanta Hawks that sandwiched the season's high water moment in a win over the Boston Celtics on Christmas. Later, the guys reel off their favorite music, podcasts, TV shows and movies from 2017. Intro beats by The Passion HiFi.
Today on ZardCast, CT, Dave and Duncan convene after the the Wizards beat the New Orleans Pelicans twice in one game to breakdown the win, another loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers behind a triple-double from LeBron James and an unremarkable win over the Los Angeles Clippers. Later, the guys are joined by Bullets Forever’s Jake Whitacre to get his takes on the season thus far, talk about which Wizards are the most interesting Instagram follows and discuss Christmas in the Whitacre household. Intro beats by The Passion HiFi.
Today on ZardCast, CT and Duncan convene for a morning pod to discuss the rough ending to the road trip with two strange finishes against the Clippers and Nets, a Revenge Game victory over Phoenix and John Wall's return against Memphis. Plus, Scott Brooks' ball handler-less lineups, the starters slumping, how many backup point guards they would take over Tomas Satoransky, Kelly Oubre's Superstar sleeve, and upcoming home games against the Clippers, Cavaliers and the Pelicans. Finally, the guys take a Pop Culture Detour to express their excitement for Star Wars and their favorite Star Wars video games. Intro beats by The Passion HiFi.
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