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WHAT Podcast: 15 Things We Loved about the 2018 NBA Season with Jamie Hudson

We are celebrating the 15th episode of the WHAT Podcast by talking about 15 things we loved about the NBA season.

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Jamie Hudson of NBC Sports Northwest joins Tara and Kendyl for the latest edition of the Women’s Hoops And Talks podcast. We are celebrating our 15th episode by talking about 15 things we loved about the NBA season. It’s a whirlwind tour of the 2018 season, from Shabazzle Dazzle to Nurk dunks to the Secret Wine Society of the NBA. Join us as we reminisce about what entertained us this year with one of the hardest working members of the Portland sports media.


Time stamps:

2:00 Does Jamie get an offseason?

4:00 Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors, again?

7:00 Conference finals recaps

15 Favorite things:

12:30 #1 The rise of Shabazz Napier

15:45 #2 New All-Star game format (should Damian Lillard have been All-Star MVP?)

19:30 #3 Al Farouq Aminu adds Euro step

21:45 #4 Zach Collins’ rookie season and his relationship with Ed Davis

24:37 #5 Rockets storm Clippers locker room (Game of Zones episode)

26:17 #6 Jusuf Nurkic dunks

29:08 #7 Two game 7s in the Conference Finals since 1979

31:53 #8 Joel Embiid’s social media presence

33:30 #9 NBA focus on mental health awareness

36:20 #10 Brad Stevens coaching in Boston

39:08 #11 Secret wine society

42:15 #12 Truck crashes into Evan Turner’s pool

45:55 #13 Damian’s play during the 13-game winning streak

47:05 #14 Winning streak

48:42 #15 Blazers defeat the streaking Utah Jazz in Utah

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