In an emergency podcast session, HTTD’s Rajan Nanavati is joined by good friends and longtime HTTD podcast contributors John and Neel to discuss the Washington Wizards acquiring Russell Westbrook from the Houston Rockets in exchange for John Wall.
The basketball-obsessed trio of Rajan, Neel, and John reconvene to break down the ridiculous 2017 NBA Offseason.
Boston Celtics, Carmelo Anthony, Demarcus Cousins, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, John Wall, Minnesota Timberwolves, Oklahoma City Thunder, Otto Porter, Paul George, Philadelphia 76ers, Russell Westbrook, Washington Wizards
A full weekend after the last pick of the NBA Draft was announced – some guy named Alpha, go figure – all the searing hot takes have engulfed Twitter in a fury of Woj bombs, Bill Simmons gasps, and enraged fanbases committing social media suicide.
Alpha Kaba, Andre Drummond, Andrew Wiggins, Bam Adebayo, Ben Simmons, Billy King, Buddy Heild, Caleb Swanigan, Carmelo Anthony, Chris McCullough, D'Angelo Russell, Danny Ainge, Daryl Morey, De'Aaron Fox, Dennis Lindsey, Dennis Smith Jr., Derrick White, Dirk Nowitzki, DJ Wilson, Doc Rivers, Donovan Mitchell, Dwayne Bacon, Dwight Howard, Elfrid Payton, Eric Maynor, Ernie Grunfeld, Evan Fournier, Frank Jackson, Frank Ntilikina, George Hill, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Gordon Hayward, Ike Anigbogu. Jawun Evans, Isaiah Hartenstein, Ivan Rabb, Jabari BIrd, Jaron Blossomgame, Jarrett Allen, Jayson Tatum, Jerry West, Jimmy Butler, Joel Embiid, John Calipari, John Collins, Jonah Bolden, Jonas Valanciunas, Jonathan Isaac, Jordan Bell, Josh Hart, Josh Jackson, Jrue Holliday, Justin Patton, Kadeem, Karl Anthony-Towns, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Kevin Pritchard, Kris Dunn, Kristaps Porzingis, Kyle Kuzma, Kyle Lowry, Lauri Markkanen, Lavar Ball, Lonzo Ball, Luke Kennard, Malik Monk, Marcus Morris, Mario Hezonja, Markelle Fultz, Mathias Lessort, Mitch Kupchak, Nerlens Noel, Nikola Vucevic, OG Anunoby, Patrick Beverly, Patrick Ewing, Patrick McCaw, Patty Mills, Paul George, Paul Milsap, Phil Jackson, R.C. Buford, Reggie Jackson, Ricky Rubio, Rudy Gobert, Russell Westbrook, Sam Presti, Semi Ojaleye, Serge Ibaka, Sindarius Thornwell, Sterling Brown, Steve Clifford, Steve Nash, Terrance Ferguson, Thomas Bryant, Thon Maker, Tim Connelly, Tim Duncan, Tim Frazier, TJ Leaf, Tom Thibodeau, Tony Bradley, Trey Burke, Trey Lyles, Tyler Dorsey, Tyler Lydon, Wesley Iwundu, Zach Collins, Zach Lavine, Zach Randolph
The official time of death yesterday, for what was billed as the most important night in D.C. sports in the last quarter century, was 9:38pm.
DC Sports Tags:
Alexander Ovechkin, Avery Bradley, Baltimore Orioles, Barry Melrose, Barry Trotz, Boston Celtics, Braden Holtby, Cleveland Cavaliers, Daniel Winnik, Ernie Grunfeld, John Wall, Marc-Andre Fleury, Marcus Morris, Markieff Morris, Michael Wilbon, Mike Emrick, Patric Hornqvist, Pittsburgh Penguins, Russell Westbrook, Stephen Strasburg, T.J. Oshie, Tony Kornheiser, Washington Capitals, Washington Nationals, Washington Wizards
Rajan is rejoined by good friends and fellow basketball fans Neel and John, to preview the 2017 NBA Playoffs.
In case you hadn’t heard the news: John Wall — the bona fide superstar point guard of our beloved Washington Wizards — was named to his fourth straight All-Star game yesterday.
Washington Wizards Tags:
Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Bradley Beal, Brian Windhorst, Brooklyn Nets, Carmelo Anthony, Cleveland Cavaliers, Demarr Derozan, Derrick Rose, Dwayne Wade, Isaiah Thomas, JaVale McGee, John Wall, Karl Anthony-Towns, Klay Thompson, Kyle Lowry, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Paul George, Paul Millsap, Phoenix Suns, Rajon Rondo, Russell Westbrook, Scott Brooks, Tomas Satoransky, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards
Hail To The District writer Dash Kannan provides a sequel — and an apology — to his previous thoughts on the Washington Wizards replacing the Chicago Cubs, in terms of the most hopeless fan base in professional sports.
Washington Wizards Tags:
Andrew Nicholson, Boston Celtics, Bradley Beal, Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Cubs, Ernie Grunfeld, Georgetown Hoyas, Ian Mahinmi, John Wall, Kelly Oubre Jr., Kevin Durant, Marcus Thornton, Markieff Morris, Oklahoma City Thunder, Otto Porter, Randy Wittman, Russell Westbrook, Scott Brooks, Serge Ibaka, Steve Buckhantz, Tomas Satoransky, Trey Burke, Washington Wizards
Neel rejoins the podcast to help provide the HTTD’s hoops trio’s collective final thoughts on the 2016 NBA Free Agency period.