Basketball Guyaries Nba History Podcast



NBA history podcast by Michael Chiappini and Philip Derbesy. Dive into the discourse with us. New episodes every Wednesday.


  • 99 - Reggie Miller

    99 - Reggie Miller

    10/04/2019 Duración: 01h13min

    Everyone's fav trash-talkin', three-point-shootin' Pacer!

  • 98 - Vince Carter

    98 - Vince Carter

    03/04/2019 Duración: 01h20min

    This week, we cover Air Canada's rise to fame with the fledgling Raptors, all his sick dunks, his fall from grace after a forced trade to the Nets, and his image rehab in recent years.

  • 97 - The Bob Pettit Hawks

    97 - The Bob Pettit Hawks

    27/03/2019 Duración: 57min

    boy, we've been talkin around this for years! It's time to go back to the 50s and take a look at 'ole Bob Pettit (the progenitor of the power forward) and his wonderful, fabulous St. Louis Hawks...they spar with Russel's Celtics, they win a title, they move to get the picture!!!!

  • 96 - Jerry West, Off the Court

    96 - Jerry West, Off the Court

    20/03/2019 Duración: 01h04min

    This week, we continue our discussion of Mr. Clutch, picking up after his retirement from the Lakers and following his golden touch in managerial capacities. We talk his GM years putting together the Showtime and Shaq/Kobe Lakers, his rebuild of the Grizzlies, advising the Warriors, and now the Clippers.

  • 95 - Jerry West, On the Court

    95 - Jerry West, On the Court

    13/03/2019 Duración: 01h06min

    We're talkin' a major legend this week...Mr. Clutch! In the first of a two-part series, we cover Jerry West's playing career, from WVU to the Los Angeles Lakers, all those sad trips to the Finals against the Celtics, the championship year, and many injuries in between.

  • 94 - Gregg Popovich

    94 - Gregg Popovich

    06/03/2019 Duración: 57min

    This week, we're taking a non-standard angle on Pop's career: his life before all the Spurs titles. We talk his time in the Air Force (and maybe as a spy?), his years spent coaching D-III in Pomona, and his years as assistant coach and GM on the Spurs.

  • 93 - 07 Seconds or Less Part 2

    93 - 07 Seconds or Less Part 2

    27/02/2019 Duración: 01h21min

    We round off our discussion of Mike D'Antoni, Steve Nash, and the Seven Seconds or Less Phoenix Suns by looking at the years following Nash's back-to-back MVPs, trouble with the Spurs and the dissolution of the franchise, and the reuniting of Nash and D'Antoni on the Lakers.

  • 92 - 07 Seconds or Less Part 1

    92 - 07 Seconds or Less Part 1

    20/02/2019 Duración: 01h32min

    The first of a two part series on the progenitor of the modern league, the runnin' and gunnin' :07 Seconds or Less Phoenix Suns! We're talking Mike D'Antoni, Steve Nash, Amar'e, the Matrix, underdogs, and some wild series!

  • 91 - Penny Hardaway

    91 - Penny Hardaway

    13/02/2019 Duración: 01h09min

    Penny Hardaway - a real sweetie! This week we discuss his meteoric rise on the Magic in the mid-90s, some grisly knee injuries, the time he spent with the Suns, and, of course, Lil' Penny.

  • 90 - Yao Ming

    90 - Yao Ming

    06/02/2019 Duración: 56min

    This week, we're dipping into that much-beloved early-2000s range and looking at the tallest player ever to play, Yao Ming. We cover his time playing in China, and short but sweet time with the Houston Rockets.

  • 89 - Linsanity

    89 - Linsanity

    23/01/2019 Duración: 57min

    This week we're linsane in the membrane! That's right, we're talking everybody's favorite three week long global sensation, Linsanity. We cover Jeremy Lin's precarious beginnings, his month of international superstardom on the Knicks, and his struggles to find a place in the NBA in the aftermath.

  • 88 - Sam Bowie and the 84 Draft

    88 - Sam Bowie and the '84 Draft

    16/01/2019 Duración: 41min

    This week, we consider the Portland Trailblazers drafting Sam Bowie over Michael Jeffrey Jordan in 1984, and ask if it's really the biggest draft bust in all of sports history. You know how we like to trouble the narrative!

  • 87 - Robert Horry

    87 - Robert Horry

    09/01/2019 Duración: 39min

    For the first short of the new year, we're taking a quick look at a figure of much debate - Robert Horry and his seven championships. Is Big Shot Bob a clutch performer who deserves our praise, or a phony fraud who got lucky? We lay out the evidence of his time on the Rockets, Lakers, and Spurs, and debate his legacy.

  • 86 - World B. Free

    86 - World B. Free

    19/12/2018 Duración: 45min

    This week's short takes a look at the 70s/80s shooting phenom World B. Free. We cover his time on the 76ers, Clippers, and Cavs, get into his famous name change, and interrogate his shooting legacy.

  • 85 - Quadruple Doubles

    85 - Quadruple Doubles

    12/12/2018 Duración: 36min

    The Holy Grail of basketball stats - the quadruple double! In this short, we cover the only four that have ever happened, talk about how they sometimes almost happen, and theorize why they get talked about so much.

  • 84 - LeBron in High School

    84 - LeBron in High School

    05/12/2018 Duración: 37min

    We're kicking off our Guyaries Shorts series with a look at The Chosen One's beginnings in old Akron, OH. We interrogate the insanity and mythology surrounding Lebron's high school career, culminating in a decision by ESPN to broadcast one of his games nationally.

  • 83 - Craig Hodges

    83 - Craig Hodges

    28/11/2018 Duración: 02h03min

    We're capping off Never Heard of 'Em November with a crown jewel - the blacklisted 90s Bulls shooter and activist Craig Hodges! We cover Hodges' time on the Clippers and Bucks, his role on the Bulls alongside one Michael Jeffrey Jordan, his phenom 3-point shot, and his ultimate blacklisting from the league for his political and activist views.

  • 82 - Walter Davis

    82 - Walter Davis

    21/11/2018 Duración: 01h13min

    For our third installment of Never Heard of 'Em November, we're looking at the 80s Phoenix Suns scorer Walter Davis. We cover his blowout rookie season, the Suns in the 80s, and Waltergate - a drug scandal revolving around Davis that nearly broke the franchise.

  • 81 - Jo Jo White

    81 - Jo Jo White

    14/11/2018 Duración: 01h08min

    For our second entry of Never Heard of 'Em November, we're looking at a figure you may have, well, heard of, but maybe don't know much about - the 70s Celtics legend Jo Jo White. We look at his time at U of Kansas and role in the '68 Olympics, his years on the Celtics and The Greatest Game Ever Played, and his belated Hall of Fame admission.

  • 80 - John McLendon

    80 - John McLendon

    07/11/2018 Duración: 01h05min

    We're kicking off our new suite, Never Heard of 'Em November, with a deep dive on a neglected figure of the 40s-60s: John McLendon. The inventor of the fast break, a figure involved in the desegregation of college ball, and a student of James Naismith himself, McLendon's place in the sport cannot be overstated!

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