Brother from Another

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By: Michael Holley and Michael Smith

Longtime friends and journalists Michael Holley and Michael Smith discuss the latest across sports, culture, entertainment, and politics.

Can Celtics close out Mavericks; Charles Barkley retiring from TV
#753
Last Monday at 4:04 PM

Michael Holley and Vincent Goodwill react to the Dallas Mavericks win over Boston Celtics to force a game 5. They discuss what Celtics need to do to close out series, Marc J Spears stops by to share his insight on the Will Dawkins 2023 racial profiling incident at Saks Fifth Avenue and discussing Charles Barkley’s decision to retire from TV. 

 

00:00 - Analysis of the Dallas Mavericks win over Boston Celtics plus what Celtics need to do to close out series?

25:00 - Marc J Spears stops by to share his insight on the Will Dawkins 2023 raci...


Luka not a top-3 NBA player; Celtics up 3-0
#751
Last Thursday at 4:28 PM

Michael Holley and Vincent Goodwill react to the Boston Celtics going up 3-0 over the Dallas Mavericks. They discuss Luka’s faults at the end of Game 3, the Celtics’ recipe for success, and they remember Jerry West. 

0:00       Luka not a top 3 NBA player

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18:59    Celtics keys to success

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30:31    Brady Patriots Hall of Fame

32:37    BFA Watch Party

37:40    Joe Mazzulla race and religion

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43:20    Remembering Jerry West


Celtics up 2-0 vs Mavericks; Caitlin Clark left off Olympic team
#750
06/10/2024

Michael Holley and Vincent Goodwill break down the Boston Celtics going up 2-0 over the Dallas Mavericks and Boston’s poor history with race. Natalie joins the show to discuss whether Jaylen Brown is the best player on the Celtics and Caitlin Clark being left off the Olympic roster.

0:00      Celtics up 2-0

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17:30    Joe Mazzulla dodges race conversation

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34:38    Jaylen Brown, Celtics best player?

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54:53    Caitlin Clark not chosen for Olympic roster


Hurley targeted by Lakers; Physicality on Caitlin Clark is the norm
#749
06/06/2024

Michael Holley and Vincent Goodwill discuss the Lakers interest in UConn Head Coach Dan Hurley, they preview the NBA Finals, the coaching matchup between Joe Mazulla and Jason Kidd, and WNBA fans still learning about the physicality of the WNBA.

0:00       Dan Hurley being targeted by Lakers

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20:19    Mavericks vs Celtics preview

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30:27    Jason Kidd vs Joe Mazulla

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39:35    Geno Auriemma: Caitlin Clark being “targeted”


Mavericks vs Celtics preview; Caitlin Clark's media coverage
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06/04/2024

Michael Holley and Vincent Goodwill preview the NBA Finals matchup between the Mavericks and the Celtics. Natalie joins the show to discuss Pat McAfee calling Caitlin Clark a “white b****,” the idea that WNBA players are jealous of Clark, and Chennedy Carter’s foul on Caitlin Clark possibly being overblown by the media.

0:00    Mavericks vs Celtics – NBA Finals preview

24:11    Pat McAfee’s Clark comments 

30:28    WNBA, Clark jealousy?

40:47    Media coverage of Caitlin Clark


Timberwolves stay alive; T-Wolves capable of series comeback?
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05/29/2024

Michael Holley and Mike Smith react to the Timberwolves staying alive against the Mavericks, Kyrie and Luka’s struggles to close out game 4, Anthony Edwards’ heroics, and Timberwolves improvements that need to be made.

0:00       Ant and KAT carry T-Wolves

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12:34    Can T-Wolves make it a 7-game series?

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22:01    Are the Timberwolves ready for a Finals run?

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32:10    Did Timberwolves gain experience they need?


Celtics sweep Pacers; Kyrie and Luka best backcourt ever? Mavs seek sweep
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05/28/2024

Michael Holley and Mike Smith discuss the Celtics sweeping the Pacers, the Timberwolves chances of making a comeback from being down 3-0 to the Mavericks, Kyrie’s rank among best scorers of all-time, Luka and Kyrie’s rank among best backcourts of all-time, and remembering Bill Walton.

0:00     Pacers come up short

18:15    Jrue Holiday impact

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25:13    Celtics roster construction

30:07    Celtics’ good fortune

37:27    Tatum and Brown cement themselves

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44:10    T-Wolves chances to come back from 3-0

56:26    Kyrie and Luka – Best backcourt ever?

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1:32:43  Remembering


T-Wolves have arrived; Celtics are different this year; NBA Parity
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05/21/2024

Michael Holley, Mike Smith and Vincent Goodwill analyze the NBA Conference Semifinals, and look forward to the Conference Finals matchups including Mavericks vs Timberwolves and Pacers vs Celtics.

0:00     Timberwolves win sooner than expected

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14:33    NBA Parity is thriving

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21:18    Nuggets choked?

28:39    Mavs chances to make Finals

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38:13    Pacers look to upset Celtics

41:56    Celtics different than years past?


Timberwolves, Pacers win game 7; Mavs move on to WCF
#744
05/20/2024

Michael Holley and Mike Smith react to a historic set of NBA game 7’s including the Timberwolves’ 20-point comeback over the Nuggets and the Pacers tremendous shooting night against the depleted Knicks. They discuss the Celtics’ expectations heading into the ECF, Kyrie’s new era with the Mavericks, NBA Finals predictions, Bronny James’ draft stock, and the WNBA investigation into the Las Vegas Aces’ sponsorship.

0:00       Timberwolves shock Nuggets

32:53    Pacers rout Knicks

55:23    Mavs advance to WCF

1:09:44  Bronny James draft stock

1:21:00  WNBA investigates Aces


Caitlin Clark struggles in debut; Luka leads Mavs; A’ja dominates
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05/16/2024

Michael Holley and Terrika Foster-Brasby discuss the Thunder looking as young as they are, Luka Doncic leading the Mavericks, Caitlin Clark and Angel Reese’s WNBA debuts, A’ja Wilson’s dominance and shoe deal with Nike, possibility of Knicks vs Celtics in ECF, Nikola Jokic giving Nuggets commanding 3-2 lead over Minnesota, and Bronny James neglecting nepotism.

0:00      Mavs vs Thunder

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14:32    Clark struggles in debut

26:16    A’ja Wilson puts on a show

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35:06    Celtics vs Knicks?

45:50    Jokic’s greatness carries Nuggets

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53:13    Bronny James d