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NBA Retro Randoms

NBA Retro Randoms pulls a random NBA trading card from a box every episode and discusses that player's career and life.

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Episode 12 - Reggie Lewis

An NBA All Star and Boston Celtics Guard/Forward.A promising career cut tragically short. We discuss the life on and off the court of Reggie Lewis. We also let Stocky do the introduction this time, which was clearly a mistake. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for more Retro NBA content.

10mins

29 Sep 2020

Rank #1

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Episode 11 - John Starks - INSERT EPISODE

From stealing stereos to 1.6 steals per game, we cover the all time leading 3-Point scorer for the New York Knicks, John Starks. Find out why Stocky hates him while most others rate him.  

19mins

24 Sep 2020

Rank #2

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Episode 10 - Jamal Mashburn

The "Monster Mash" had one of the best nicknames in the NBA, a line of the coolest shoes, and has become a successful entrepreneur since retiring. But was he also one of the most underrated NBA players of all time? Join us as we discuss Jamal's career, crossovers and cannabis.

17mins

27 Aug 2020

Rank #3

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Episode 9 - Brian Grant

"The General" grew up working on farms and was drafted to the Sacramento Kings in 1994, then played for the Trailblazers, Heat, Lakers and Suns. Diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease at 36, Grant now runs the "Brian Grant Foundation" helping those with Parkinson's improve their health and wellbeing.

18mins

23 Jun 2020

Rank #4

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Episode 8 - Charlie Ward

Charlie Ward spent nine years with the New York Knicks and started in the 1999 NBA Finals. However, not many people know that at the time he was also "New York's Best Quarterback". A great player with a lot of great (and perhaps one not so great) stories, have a listen.

16mins

16 Jun 2020

Rank #5

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Episode 7 - Darnell Mee

We randomly pull a local legend! Darnell Mee from the Denver Nuggets, but more importantly from the mighty Adelaide 36ers of the Australian National Basketball League. Hear about our celebrity sightings, ridiculous takes on the NBL and how long we've been hanging out at the local supermaket trying to get this card signed.

20mins

10 Jun 2020

Rank #6

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Episode 6 - Latrell Sprewell - INSERT EPISODE

In our first "Insert Episode" we explore the life and times of Latrell Sprewell, both on and off the court from the dazzling highs to the scummy lows. So strap yourself in because we're going to put a little bit of mustard on this one (if we can afford it).Follow us on facebook and instagram for more NBA retro content and giveaways.

15mins

1 Jun 2020

Rank #7

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Episode 5 - Bimbo Coles

"Bimbo" Coles was initially scouted for his football skills earlier on in life, but eventually went on to play in the NBA as a point guard for five teams over a 14 year period. How was he as a player? How did he get the name "Bimbo"? Does he shop at the Australian supermarket chain "Coles"? Answers to these ridiculous questions and many more in this episode.

12mins

25 May 2020

Rank #8

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Episode 4 - Negele Knight

We explore perhaps one of the least remarkable NBA players of the 1990's, Negele (often pronounced "Neggle" in Australia) Knight. A true NBA Retro Random that even our walking NBA encyclopedia, Stocky "The Rainman", had no idea about. No hard feelings, Nedge, we know you would absolutely dominate any of us on a basketball court, but when your only YouTube highlight is you being blocked, we're going to make fun of you. For more Retro NBA content, find us on facebook and instagram.

10mins

19 May 2020

Rank #9

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Episode 3 - Olden Polynice

Polynice was drafted in 1987 and played center for the Seattle SuperSonics, Los Angeles Clippers, Detroit Pistons, Sacramento Kings, and Utah Jazz. A great player, who amazingly had time to also pursue his (unoffical) career in law enforcement while still playing.For more NBA retro content find us on instagram and facebook.

11mins

13 May 2020

Rank #10