Posted Up with Chris Haynes

Posted Up with Chris Haynes

Adam Silver talks Drake, Toronto's first finals, marijuana and fan interactions
May 30, 2019 35:32

Adam Silver talks Drake, Toronto's first finals, marijuana and fan interactions

Chris Haynes sits down with NBA commissioner Adam Silver on the eve of the NBA finals for a conversation about how the league approaches some of the most important topics in 2019. They discuss the Toronto Raptors' first finals and the now-infamous moment where Drake gave Raptors coach Nick Nurse a back rub during a game (0:50). Adam discusses the difficulties that came with Lebron James moving to the Western Conference (4:45) as well as how the league is trying to combat detrimental fan interactions with the players (9:00). Later, Chris asks Adam about how changes could be implemented to how supermax contracts are issued to the league's best players (13:20), what could be done to improve the in-game fan experience (19:15) and they wrap up discussing marijuana's increasing legalization and if the league could allow players to consume marijuana in the future (27:30). Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports Podcast family at https://apple.co/2Abi8jk or at yahoosports.com/podcasts For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Ice Cube opens up about the Big3, rap beefs and John Singleton
May 21, 2019 29:50

Ice Cube opens up about the Big3, rap beefs and John Singleton

Rap legend, actor and now sports-media mogul Ice Cube joins Chris Haynes for a personal conversation about rap music, the film industry, sports and a 30-year career that spans all three. First, Ice Cube opens up about the passing of director John Singleton (1:50) and later the loss of Nipsey Hussle (5:40) and the impacts they've made in both their industries and communities. Afterwards, Ice Cube talks about his music career, leaving N.W.A. at the age of 21, working with Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg and his interactions with Suge Knight (8:30). Chris asks Ice Cube about the formation of the Big3, the new stars its bringing in and the league's international aspirations (21:15). Finally, Ice Cube gives some behind-the-scenes details on the making of 'Friday,' the casting of Chris Tucker as Smokey and his plans for a sequel (26:25). For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Lamar Odom on addiction, recovery, Kobe and the Kardashians
May 13, 2019 26:14

Lamar Odom on addiction, recovery, Kobe and the Kardashians

Two-time NBA champion, former Laker and Clipper Lamar Odom joins Chris Haynes for an intimate conversation about addiction, basketball and one of the most intriguing NBA careers in recent memory. Chris begins the show asking Lamar about his road back to professional basketball, including his current stint with the Big 3. Next, Lamar dishes on what it was like to play in L.A. for both the Clippers and the Lakers, his relationship with Kobe Bryant and his "weird" experiences with former Clippers owner Donald Sterling (5:00). Lamar also opens up about his 2015 accident and his fight against addiction (13:00), and later discusses his relationship with Khloe Kardashian and his time on Keeping Up with the Kardashians (16:30). Wrapping up the show, Lamar talks about why star players like LeBron James should play in the slam dunk contest (17:45), moving to Atlanta and practicing black excellence (20:30) and how he envisions a future in which the Big 3 competes with the NBA for the biggest superstars (24:00). For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Ja Morant talks NBA Draft, declares himself a 'Point God'
May 07, 2019 44:00

Ja Morant talks NBA Draft, declares himself a 'Point God'

Former Murray State Racers star and top NBA prospect Ja Morant joins Chris Haynes on the latest episode of Posted Up. The All-American point guard shares his mindset heading into the upcoming NBA Draft and why he thinks he’s a top pick right now (2:00), but explains why he doubted himself at times in high school (8:00). He talks about the daily routine he currently has to help him physically prepare for the NBA (20:00). Morant discusses his love for the game of basketball (23:00) and the NBA stars that helped influence him (29:00).  As he looks ahead to the draft, Morant talks about the support system he has to help him through this life-changing experience (36:00). 🎧SUBSCRIBE to Posted Up with Chris Haynes 🎧 🍎Apple Podcasts 🍎 🔊Stitcher 🔊 ✳️Spotify ✳️ Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports Podcast family at https://apple.co/2Abi8jk or at yahoosports.com/podcasts For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
John Wall on his relationship with Bradley Beal, Harden vs. Giannis, Nipsey Hussle and playing at Kentucky
Apr 11, 2019 52:05

John Wall on his relationship with Bradley Beal, Harden vs. Giannis, Nipsey Hussle and playing at Kentucky

Washington Wizards guard John Wall joins Yahoo Sports' Chris Haynes for a conversation about his difficult year on and off the court as he deals with an Achilles injury and his mother's cancer diagnosis. Wall details his relationship with Bradley Beal (2:45) and the franchise firing long-time GM Ernie Grunfeld (6:00). Next, Chris wants to know John's opinion about who the six All-NBA guards should be and who he is taking in the James Harden vs. Giannis Antetokounmpo MVP race (16:30). Later, John reflects on the loss of rapper Nipsey Hussle and how intertwined he was with the NBA community (33:00). John also talks about about the college recruitment process that lead to him, Demarcus Cousins and Eric Bledsoe all ending up at Kentucky (35:40). Chris wraps up the show asking John how he feels about referees officiating a less physical game (42:30) and how hurtful fan interactions like the Russell Westbrook incident in Salt Lake City affect him (46:00). For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Boogie Cousins explains why he "doesn't care for" the media, his love-hate relationship with fans & much more
Mar 27, 2019 45:02

Boogie Cousins explains why he "doesn't care for" the media, his love-hate relationship with fans & much more

Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins joins Yahoo Sports NBA Insider Chris Haynes on the latest edition of Posted Up. Boogie talks about returning from injury, playing on a new team and argues that he can play in any style of the game. (2:00) He explains why he doesn't "care for the media" (5:00) and his love-hate relationship with fans (10:00) Does Boogie think he's the best center in the game? (20:00) He says what he's looking forward to the most about playing in the postseason for the first time and what it would mean to be on a championship team (32:00) And much more. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Hawks' Trae Young says he's the NBA Rookie of the Year, talks Steph Curry comparisons & more
Mar 19, 2019 43:27

Hawks' Trae Young says he's the NBA Rookie of the Year, talks Steph Curry comparisons & more

Atlanta Hawks rookie guard Trae Young joins Posted Up with Chris Haynes: A Yahoo Sports Podcast. He talks about being forever connected to Luka Dončić, his time at Oklahoma, comparisons to Steph Curry and being in contention for rookie of the year. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Kemba Walker, Bradley Beal & Ronnie 2K talk loyalty, free agency & more
Feb 26, 2019 40:12

Kemba Walker, Bradley Beal & Ronnie 2K talk loyalty, free agency & more

Charlotte Hornets' Kemba walker and Washington Wizards' Bradley Beal and NBA 2K's Ronnie 2K join Yahoo Sports NBA Insider Chris Haynes on the latest episode of Posted Up. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Damian Lillard on not ‘selling out for a championship,’ All-Star Weekend & more
Feb 19, 2019 42:06

Damian Lillard on not ‘selling out for a championship,’ All-Star Weekend & more

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard joins Yahoo Sports NBA Insider Chris Haynes on the All-Star edition of Posted Up. The four-time NBA All-Star talks about his stint as a news-breaking reporter (2:00); Thoughts on Anthony Davis requesting a trade and what he expects to see out of it (10:00) What it’s been like being in Portland his entire career and how he helps recruit free agents (15:00) How the late Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen helped him get his album recorded (20:00): The importance of not ‘selling out’ for a championship (26:00); For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Tampering, Magic Johnson’s loose lips & NBA trade deadline winners/losers
Feb 12, 2019 40:13

Tampering, Magic Johnson’s loose lips & NBA trade deadline winners/losers

Chris Haynes is joined by fellow Yahoo Sports NBA Insiders Seerat Sohi and Vince Goodwill to discuss all of the latest NBA news, including Magic Johnson's loose lips - is it tampering of just 'Magic being Magic?' (2:00)  The biggest winners and losers from the NBA trade deadline (18:00) And Lakers "GM" LeBron James has Seerat wondering if players really have as much power as we think they do (25:00) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy