Posted Up with Chris Haynes

Posted Up with Chris Haynes

Yahoo Sports
Apr 21, 2020 26 min

Sports agent Aaron Goodwin on the importance of the Jalen Green decision

Last week a major shockwave was sent through the entire world of basketball, as high school standout Jalen Green announced that he would forgo playing basketball in college and head directly to the NBA’s G League, a decision that could potentially redefine how young athletes transition to their professional careers in America. To gain perspective on this game-changing announcement and what this means for other student athletes, Chris Haynes speaks with Green’s agent, Aaron Goodwin. Chris and Aaron also discuss Green’s similarities to Goodwin’s other client, Damian Lillard, how Green stacks up against other top draft prospects, Goodwin’s early-career work with the Williams sisters and the NBA’s plans to return to play. Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports Podcast family at https://apple.co/2Abi8jk or at yahoosports.com/podcasts 
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Apr 03, 2020 39 min

Meyers Leonard talks mental health, the Heat Culture, and streaming COD

Miami Heat big man and avid Call of Duty streamer Meyers Leonard chats with Chris Haynes about his routine during the hiatus in the NBA season (01:30), why he posted his phone number on social media (04:40), dealing with anxiety and depression while playing in the NBA (10:20), his current rehab from injury (18:58), playing with Jimmy Butler and why Jimmy's reputation of being an ---hole is wrong (21:50), and tells a story about the late Kobe Bryant during his very first game in the NBA (35:40). Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports Podcast family at https://apple.co/2Abi8jk or at yahoosports.com/podcasts 
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Apr 01, 2020 20 min

Wesley Matthews on returning home and the future of the Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks shooting guard Wesley Matthews chats with Chris Haynes to discuss the NBA season on hiatus and his first season in Milwaukee: how he's adjusted training away from the team (02:13), his reaction when he saw the NBA season was being suspended (3:50), what the NBA should do if the season is cancelled (13:00), and how he feels about the constant rumors of reigning MVP Giannis Antentokounpo leaving Milwaukee during free agency (14:07). Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports Podcast family at https://apple.co/2Abi8jk or at yahoosports.com/podcasts 
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Mar 20, 2020 39 min

Collin Sexton and Quinn Cook on a season interrupted

Quinn Cook of the Los Angeles Lakers and Collin Sexton from the Cleveland Cavaliers…join Chris Haynes for a special two-part episode from their own homes. Quinn Cook talks about his day-to-day routine in isolation (01:51), his reaction when he heard that Kevin Durant and other members of the Brooklyn Nets -- a team the Lakers had recently faced -- tested positive for COVID-19 (04:40), the nerve-racking, painful process of undergoing testing for the disease (06:10), understanding criticism about NBA players receiving testing before other individuals (08:05), and how the Lakers are maintaining team chemistry miles apart (11:30). Then, Collin Sexton joins the show (24:55). Sexton talks about keeping busy in isolation, where he was when he found out about Rudy Gobert testing positive for COVID-19 (26:48), his thoughts on if the NBA season will return (29:00), John Beilein's tenure as Cleveland's coach and the reported 'thugs' comment (32:43), and J.B. Bickerstaff taking over (34:00). Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports Podcast family at https://apple.co/2Abi8jk or at yahoosports.com/podcasts 
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Feb 20, 2020 40 min

Damian Lillard and Anthony Davis recap the first half of the season

Damian Lillard from the Portland Trailblazers and Anthony Davis of the Los Angeles Lakers join Chris Haynes for a two-part episode from All-Star Weekend in Chicago. Damian Lillard talks about his season so far, including the groin injury he suffered in his last game before the All-Star break (0:40), his hot streak (8:35), playing the Los Angeles Lakers' first game after Kobe Bryant's passing (12:00), and why his pre-game ritual includes a trip to chapel (18:00). Then, Anthony Davis recaps his first season in Los Angeles (30:30), early success and chemistry with LeBron James (33:00), his focus on defense (34:20), and handling playing in the wake of Kobe Bryant's death (36:00). Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports Podcast family at https://apple.co/2Abi8jk or at yahoosports.com/podcasts 
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Feb 17, 2020 48 min

Dunk contest disappointment and fear the new All-Star format could lead to injuries

You can always count on NBA All-Star festivities to deliver at least a little bit of drama both on and off the court. Chris Haynes is joined by Vincent Goodwill & Seerat Sohi in frigid Chicago to react to All-Star Weekend and the controversial dunk contest results from Saturday night (0:15). The new scoring format for Sunday's All-Star game yielded positive reviews all-around, but should the league, teams and players be concerned about injuries as a result of the changes? (6:00). Later in the show, the breaks down Dame D.O.L.L.A.'s performance, the rich history of athletes who rap, and Chris tells a story about meeting Common over the weekend (24:45). Chris, Vince & Seerat wrap up the show discussing whether Chicago played successful host, how the next three All-Star Games are in cold weather cities (Indianapolis, Cleveland & Salt Lake City) and the disappointing absence of Michael Jordan from much of the weekend's festivities (33:45). Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports Podcast family at https://apple.co/2Abi8jk or at yahoosports.com/podcasts 
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Feb 13, 2020 49 min

Chris Childs on the current state of the Knicks and life after basketball

Former New York Knicks guard Chris Childs joins Chris Haynes to talk about playing against a young Kobe Bryant (03:15), his experience coming into the NBA at the age of 25 (12:56), the current state of the New York Knicks (17:56), why the 90s Knicks never got over the championship hump (19:50), some of his favorite stories about John Starks and Charles Oakley (34:14), and his work with the mentorship non-profit Males-2-Men (46:35). Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports Podcast family at https://apple.co/2Abi8jk or at yahoosports.com/podcasts 
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Feb 05, 2020 57 min

Jamal Crawford on waiting in Free Agency, why vets aren't valued, and more

Jamal Crawford, 19-year vet and 3-time Sixth Man of the Year award winner, talks with Chris Haynes about his upbringing in Seattle (3:21), why vets aren't being valued as free agents (12:15), the 19 (!) coaches he's played for (35:15), what's next if he doesn't sign with a team (38:20), and getting to play the role of Michael Jordan in an iconic Gatorade commercial (53:24). Note: This episode of Posted Up with Chris Haynes and Jamal Crawford was filmed on January 17, before the tragic accident that killed 9 people, including Kobe Bryant. Yahoo Sports reached out to Jamal for his thoughts on Kobe Bryant, but he was not ready to comment. Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports Podcast family at https://apple.co/2Abi8jk or at yahoosports.com/podcasts 
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Jan 30, 2020 1 hr 23 min

Remembering the complicated career, life, and legacy of Kobe Bryant

Yahoo NBA reporters Seerat Sohi and Vincent Goodwill join Chris Haynes to react to the unexpected death of Kobe Bryant, players changing their jersey numbers in remembrance (26:20), and the Washington Post's suspension of reporter Felicia Sonmez after her tweets sharing an article about Bryant's 2003 rape trial (48:40). Note: This conversation includes discussion of sexual assault. Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports Podcast family at https://apple.co/2Abi8jk or at yahoosports.com/podcasts 
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Jan 23, 2020 38 min

Bradley Beal on staying with the Wizards, chasing rings, and fixing the All-Star Game

Bradley Beal from the Washington Wizards talks with Chris Haynes about signing an extension with the Wizards (00:30), playing with John Wall after he returns from injury (8:55), leaving Washington to chase rings (18:59), being with Paul George the day of his trade to the Clippers (22:55), and how he would fix voting for the All-Star Game (25:17). Check out the rest of the Yahoo Sports Podcast family at https://apple.co/2Abi8jk or at yahoosports.com/podcasts 
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