Chronicles Of Crotty #173: The Message

HOST

Rey Moralde (@TheNoLookPass): Moving on up.

VISITOR

Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) returns to the podcast. Yes. Returns. He was on this show four years ago. You know Zach Lowe as the writing machine from Grantland. He also does a podcast called the Lowe Post at ESPN. Sit back and enjoy this educational NBA talk.

MENU
A. How did he get started? Would he return to what he was doing before?
B. What he thinks of the Adam Silver era?
C. Will Derrick Rose get back to where he was?
D. Is the NBA in a good place?

BANNER
Greg Sorvig

SOUNDTRACK
Free Your Mind by En Vogue (Instrumental)
Fight To Survive by Stan Bush
Wonder’bout by Hikaru Utada (instrumental)
The Message by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five

PROMOS

Brent Barry (@barryathree), 14-year veteran and NBA TV analyst
Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) from grantland
Zach Harper (@talkhoops) from CBS Sports’ Eye On Basketball
John Crotty (@JohnKCrotty), Miami Heat radio analyst

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Chronicles Of Crotty #172: Bridges

HOST

Rey Moralde (@TheNoLookPass): Making moves.

VISITOR

The man needs no introduction. John Crotty (@JohnKCrotty) joins me as we catch up on a few things, including the Miami Heat and his future as a broadcaster.

BANNER
Greg Sorvig

SOUNDTRACK
Free Your Mind by En Vogue (Instrumental)
Bridges by Courage My Love
Wonder’bout by Hikaru Utada (instrumental)
Rock With You by Michael Jackson

PROMOS

Kelly Dwyer (@KDonhoops) from Ball Don’t Lie
John Crotty (@JohnKCrotty), Miami Heat radio analyst

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Chronicles Of Crotty #171: Get Down On It

HOST

Rey Moralde (@TheNoLookPass): Don’t call me Princess Leia.

VISITORS

You may know Tina Cervasio (@TinaCervasio. She is the New York Knicks‘ sideline reporter. We talked about a various of things. Check the menu!

MENU
A. We talked about Tina’s career.
B. Is sideline reporting that challenging?
C. She told an excellent Carmelo Anthony story.
D. Her thoughts on the current state of the Knicks.

BANNER
Greg Sorvig

SOUNDTRACK
Free Your Mind by En Vogue (Instrumental)
Summertime by The Fresh Prince and DJ Jazzy Jeff
Get Down On It by Kool and the Gang
Wonder’bout by Hikaru Utada (instrumental)
Cantina Band from Star Wars

PROMOS

Brent Barry (@barryathree), 14-year veteran and NBA TV analyst
John Crotty (@JohnKCrotty), Miami Heat radio analyst
Jessica Camerato (@JCameratoNBA) from Basketball Insiders.

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Chronicles Of Crotty #170: Summertime 2014

HOST

Rey Moralde (@TheNoLookPass): Filipino time!

VISITORS

A bunch. I was at Las Vegas Summer League! Remember that this mostly happened two weeks ago.

I talked to Kendall Marshall (@KButter5) after one of the Summer League games. He’s now with the Milwaukee Bucks but, at the time of that chat, he was still with the Lakers.

Mark Madsen (@madsen_mark”) also stopped by for a little chat. He was coaching the Lakers Summer League team.

Drew Garrison (@DrewGarrisonSBN) from Silver Screen and Roll stopped by to talk Lakers. Kirk Henderson (@KirkSeriousFace from Mavs Moneyball talked to me about the Mavs. And Avi Saini (@AvikarSaini) from Bulls By The Horns talked to me about the Bulls.

Aaaaand Tas Melas (@TasMelas from The Starters talked to me about his first Summer League trip… and Chrissy Teigen.

MENU
Ton of interviews. That’s it.

BANNER
Greg Sorvig

SOUNDTRACK
Free Your Mind by En Vogue (Instrumental)
Come Baby Come by K7
Summertime by New Kids On The Block

PROMOS

John Crotty (@JohnKCrotty), Miami Heat radio analyst
Steve Perrin (@clippersteve) from Clips Nation
Drew Garrison (@DrewGarrisonSBN) from Silver Screen and Roll

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Chronicles Of Crotty #169: Apple Juice Break

HOST

Rey Moralde (@TheNoLookPass): I am so punctual.

VISITORS

Isaiah Pavia-Cruz (@Isaiah Pavia-Cruz) from The Halfcourt Heave helps me catch up with all the free agency moves that have been going on thus far.

MENU
A. All the free agent moves.
B. That’s really it.

BANNER
Greg Sorvig

SOUNDTRACK
Free Your Mind by En Vogue (Instrumental)
Show Me Love by Robyn
Apple Juice Break by Olu
Complicated by Avril Lavigne
Wonder’bout by Hikaru Utada (instrumental)
Never Had A Dream Come True by S Club 7

PROMOS

Jared Dudley (@JaredDudley619) of the Los Angeles Clippers
Glenn Moore (@GlennMooreCLE) from Cleveland.Com
John Crotty (@JohnKCrotty), Miami Heat radio analyst

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Chronicles Of Crotty #168: Begin Again

HOST

Rey Moralde (@TheNoLookPass): Someday, he wants to be written into a Taylor Swift song.

VISITORS

Alicia Guerrero (@alicia_nicole15) from Project Spurs to talk about (and brag about) the new NBA champions, the San Antonio Spurs. I don’t blame her for bragging, really; the Spurs are such a fun team to watch.

Also, Alicia believes that there is a Taylor Swift song for everything.

MENU
A. Getting to know Alicia.
B. Talked about the defending champions, the San Antonio Spurs.
C. How is that future looking for the Spurs?
D. We talked a bit about the NBA Draft.
E. There’s a Taylor Swift song for everything.

BANNER
Greg Sorvig

SOUNDTRACK
Free Your Mind by En Vogue (Instrumental)
Begin Again by Taylor Swift
You Belong With Me by Taylor Swift
Wannabe by Spice Girls
Change by Taylor Swift
22 by Taylor Swift
Wonder’bout by Hikaru Utada (instrumental)
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together by Taylor Swift

PROMOS

Jessica Camerato (@JCameratoNBA) from Basketball Insiders.
Kelly Dwyer (@KDonhoops) from Ball Don’t Lie
John Crotty (@JohnKCrotty), Miami Heat radio analyst

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Chronicles Of Crotty #167: Good Time

HOST

Rey Moralde (@TheNoLookPass): Kumusta?

VISITORS

Stan Sy (@Stan947) is here for the second straight episode. As I had mentioned, Stan writes for NBA Philippines and is a radio DJ for Mellow 94.7 FM out of Manila.

T.J. Perkins, also known as Manik (@MaskaraManik), also returns to the show. He wrestles for TNA Impact Wrestling and also does a basketball podcast called Killer Crossover.

MENU
A. How did Stan and T.J. get into basketball?
B. We talked about our style of play in basketball.
C. Basketball team names are funny.
D. Favorite moments from the previous NBA season.
E. The worst narratives today in the NBA.

BANNER
Greg Sorvig

SOUNDTRACK
Stage Select from Mega Man X (Instrumental, Smooth McGroove version)
Fantasy by Mariah Carey
Free Your Mind by En Vogue (Instrumental)
Good Time by Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen
That’s How I Beat Shaq by Aaron Carter
Wonder’bout by Hikaru Utada (instrumental)
Summer Bunnies by R. Kelly and Aaliyah

PROMOS

T.J. Perkins (@maskaramanik) also known as MANIK from TNA Wrestling
Stan Sy (@stan947) from NBA Philippines and Mellow 94.7 FM in Manila
Matt Barnes (@Matt_Barnes22) from the Los Angeles Clippers

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Chronicles Of Crotty #166: Do You Miss Me?

HOST

Rey Moralde (@TheNoLookPass): Pilipino ako. I am Filipino.

VISITOR

Stan Sy (@Stan947) is from the Philippines! Stan writes for NBA Philippines and is a radio DJ for Mellow 94.7 FM out of Manila. He’s our very first guest outside of America (and Canada).

MENU
A. We get to know Stan.
B. We talk about how life and basketball are in the Philippines. The Philippines has a huge love affair with the sport.
C. We briefly talk about the NBA Finals.

BANNER
Greg Sorvig

SOUNDTRACK
Grasslands from Super Mario Bros. 3 (Instrumental)
I Get Around by 2Pac
Free Your Mind by En Vogue (Instrumental)
Do You Miss Me? by Jocelyn Enriquez
Wonder’bout by Hikaru Utada (instrumental)
Metalingus by AlterBridge

PROMOS

Brent Barry (@barryathree), 14-year veteran and NBA TV analyst
Kelly Dwyer (@KDonhoops) from Ball Don’t Lie
John Crotty (@JohnKCrotty), Miami Heat radio analyst

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Chronicles Of Crotty #165: I Like The Way

HOST

Rey Moralde (@TheNoLookPass): I’m a model. You know what I mean?

VISITOR

Lizz Robbins (@Lizzs_Lockeroom) is an actress, model, sports expert… this beautiful woman is the total package. Besides Twitter, you can find her stuff at LizzModel.Com. Huge Knicks fan as well as a big Washington Redskins fan.

MENU
A. We get to know Lizz.
B. Her reaction to Derek Fisher going to the Knicks.
C. Not so much of a reaction to the other (rebuilding) teams getting new coaches.
D. Donald Sterling suing the NBA. Or maybe not. Or maybe he is.
E. Finals talk.
F. Finally, we reminisce about 90s R&B.

BANNER
Greg Sorvig

SOUNDTRACK
Rockit by Herbie Hancock (Instrumental)
Get Me Home by Foxy Brown and Blackstreet
Free Your Mind by En Vogue (Instrumental)
You Are Not Alone by Michael Jackson
I’ll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men
Forever My Lady by Jodeci
Sex Me by R. Kelly
Like A Virgin by Madonna
Knockin’ Da Boots by H-Town
I Like The Way (The Kissing Game) by Hi-Five
Wonder’bout by Hikaru Utada (instrumental)
Kingdom Trial from Chrono Trigger
Weak by SWV

PROMOS

Kelly Dwyer (@KDonhoops) from Ball Don’t Lie
Brent Barry (@barryathree), 14-year veteran and NBA TV analyst
Sophia Brugato (@Sophiabiabia), former Blazers blogger.
Jessica Camerato (@JCameratoNBA) from Basketball Insiders.

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Chronicles Of Crotty #164: Skillz

HOST

Rey Moralde (@TheNoLookPass): I’m so excited!

VISITOR

Elizabeth Benson (@gobibs) writes for Dime Magazine and is also quite the Lakers fan. Also, she loves funnel cake.

MENU
A. What to do with the Lakers now?
B. Coaching carousel.
C. Conference Finals fallout.
D. Finals preview.
E. We like 90s music.

BANNER
Greg Sorvig

SOUNDTRACK
Super Mario Bros. theme by Koji Kondo (Instrumental)
All I Wanna Do by Sheryl Crow
Free Your Mind by En Vogue (Instrumental)
Mr. Jones by Counting Crows
(She’s Got) Skillz by All-4-One
You Oughta Know by Alanis Morissette
I Wanna Sex You Up by Color Me Badd
Wonder’bout by Hikaru Utada (Instrumental)
I’m So Excited by Pointer Sisters

PROMOS

Eddie Maisonet (@edthesportsfan) from The Sports Fan Journal
John Crotty (@JohnKCrotty), Miami Heat radio analyst
Jared Dudley (@JaredDudley619) of the Los Angeles Clippers

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