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The Starters

By NBA Digital

The Starters is a daily NBA podcast hosted by J.E. Skeets and Tas Melas that breaks down the league's biggest games, story lines, and off-court antics.

  1. 1.
    The Drop - Harden, Jabari, Dinwiddie12/14/2018
    1:27:29
  2. 2.
    Thu. Dec. 13 - Who Needs Kawhi?12/13/2018
    24:34
  3. 3.
    Wed. Dec. 12 - Bold Plan12/12/2018
    24:30
  4. 4.
    Tue. Dec. 11 - Best Friends Forever12/11/2018
    24:35
  5. 5.
    The Drop - One Last Wade-LeBron Dance12/11/2018
    1:16:22
  6. 6.
    Mon. Dec. 10 - Boylen Point12/10/2018
    24:30
  7. 7.
    The Drop - Mr. Melo, Toxic LeBron, Gobert's Ejection12/07/2018
    1:23:50
  8. 8.
    Thu. Dec. 6 - Join The Conversation12/06/2018
    24:51
  1. 9.
    Wed. Dec. 5 - Fultz, Lowry, Whiteside, Roller Skates12/05/2018
    24:30
  2. 10.
    Tue. Dec. 4 - Polls, John Collins + Steph12/04/2018
    24:35
  3. 11.
    The Drop - OKC, Jokic, Sir Elton John12/04/2018
    1:21:48
  4. 12.
    Mon. Dec. 3 - Hoiberg, Gobert, Beverley12/03/2018
    24:50
  5. 13.
    The Drop - Warriors-Raps, Kings Tension, 'Almost All-Stars'11/30/2018
    1:30:26
  6. 14.
    Thu. Nov. 29 - Korver, Depth, Russ, Spurs11/29/2018
    23:31
  7. 15.
    Wed. Nov. 28 - Mooooooves Coming?11/28/2018
    23:58
  8. 16.
    Tue. Nov. 27 - Q1 Stock Watch + Awards11/27/2018
    24:17
  9. 17.
    The Drop - NBA Q1 Report11/27/2018
    1:17:10
  10. 18.
    Mon. Nov. 26 - Petty Pop + Trading Fultz11/26/2018
    23:46
  11. 19.
    Wed. Nov. 21 - Angry Uncle Bob's Thanksgiving Special11/21/2018
    24:01
  12. 20.
    Tue. Nov. 20 - As The NBA Turns11/20/2018
    24:28
  13. 21.
    The Drop - Wack Wiz, Kemba, Surprise Teams11/20/2018
    1:05:16
  14. 22.
    Mon. Nov. 19 - Warriors + Wizards Woes11/19/2018
    23:18
  15. 23.
    The Drop - Spiritually Bruised Warriors, Melo, Trading Fultz11/16/2018
    1:14:46
  16. 24.
    Thu. Nov. 15 - LeBron, Jimmy, Draymond & Dwane11/15/2018
    23:51
  17. 25.
    Wed. Nov. 14 - When The Family Feuds11/14/2018
    24:11
  18. 26.
    Tue. Nov. 13 - KD vs. Dray, LeVert's Injury, Fultz11/13/2018
    23:56
  19. 27.
    Mon. Nov. 12 - Jimmy, Melo, Kyrie11/12/2018
    23:51
  20. 28.
    The Drop, Nov. 12 - The Jimmy Butler Trade11/12/2018
    58:35
  21. 29.
    The Drop - 'Melo, Bucks, #SleepingInMyCupChallenge11/09/2018
    1:17:35
  22. 30.
    Thu. Nov. 8 - Why So Serious?11/08/2018
    24:07
  23. 31.
    Wed. Nov. 7 - Blazing Blazers, Wall, Sky Miles11/07/2018
    23:40
  24. 32.
    Tue. Nov. 6 - Check The Polls!11/06/2018
    24:20
  25. 33.
    The Drop - Jamal Murray, Raptors, Disappointments11/06/2018
    1:06:44
  26. 34.
    Mon. Nov. 5 - Tyson, Rockets, Sexton11/05/2018
    23:52
  27. 35.
    The Drop - Celtics, Fox, Wizards, Cousins11/02/2018
    1:31:39
  28. 36.
    Thu. Nov. 1 - D-Rose, JR, Dinwiddie11/01/2018
    24:48
  29. 37.
    Wed. Oct. 31 - Halloween Special VI10/31/2018
    24:48
  30. 38.
    Tue. Oct. 30 - Let Klay Play10/30/2018
    25:01
  31. 39.
    The Drop - Klay, Bucks, Early MIP Candidates10/30/2018
    1:15:03
  32. 40.
    Mon. Oct. 29 - Losing Lue10/29/2018
    24:50
  33. 41.
    The Drop - Butler/Rockets Rumors, Lonzo, OKC10/26/2018
    1:18:22
  34. 42.
    Thu. Oct. 25 - Curry's Cloudy MVP Chances10/25/2018
    23:21
  35. 43.
    Wed. Oct. 24 - Superstar Blake10/24/2018
    23:10
  36. 44.
    Tue. Oct. 23 - The Worry Scale10/23/2018
    22:49
  37. 45.
    The Drop - One Week Overreactions + Spurs-Lakers10/23/2018
    1:04:08
  38. 46.
    Mon. Oct. 22 - Spitgate Reax10/22/2018
    22:22
  39. 47.
    The Drop - LeBron's Lakers + Early Surprises10/19/2018
    1:21:46
  40. 48.
    Thu. Oct. 18 - The MVP Race Is Over10/18/2018
    23:28
  41. 49.
    Wed. Oct. 17 - It's Just One Game, But ...10/17/2018
    23:07
  42. 50.
    Tue. Oct. 16 - Happy NBA Day!10/16/2018
    23:33
  43. 51.
    The Drop - Jimmy Eat World10/12/2018
    1:08:06
  44. 52.
    NBA Season Preview - Part 510/12/2018
    23:20
  45. 53.
    NBA Season Preview - Part 410/11/2018
    24:13
  46. 54.
    NBA Season Preview - Part 310/10/2018
    25:07
  47. 55.
    NBA Season Preview - Part 210/09/2018
    25:22
  48. 56.
    NBA Season Preview - Part 110/08/2018
    25:10
  49. 57.
    The Drop - Bold Predictions10/04/2018
    1:20:13
  50. 58.
    The Drop Off: The Advice Guys08/31/2018
    43:59
  51. 59.
    The Drop Off: The Crazy Life Of Cameraman Ric08/17/2018
    53:17
  52. 60.
    Drop Off: Overrated/Underrated08/07/2018
    48:34
  53. 61.
    The Drop - Kawhi-DeRozan Emergency Podcast07/19/2018
    51:19
  54. 62.
    The Drop Off: Would You Rather07/13/2018
    50:04
  55. 63.
    Tuesday, July 10 - The Grand Finale07/11/2018
    24:41
  56. 64.
    Monday, July 9 - What Do You Say, Shai!?07/10/2018
    24:44
  57. 65.
    VSL Twitter Show - July 907/10/2018
    54:16
  58. 66.
    Sunday, July 8 - When Harry Met The Starters07/09/2018
    24:42
  59. 67.
    Sat., July 7 - Gimme Some Moe07/08/2018
    24:43
  60. 68.
    Friday, July 6 - Ring That Bell07/07/2018
    26:04
  61. 69.
    The Drop - LeBron Emergency Pod07/02/2018
    37:40
  62. 70.
    Free Agency Twitter Show - July 107/01/2018
    1:11:09
  63. 71.
    2017-18 NBA Trivia Showdown06/26/2018
    1:00:20
  64. 72.
    The Drop - Draft Recap06/22/2018
    55:37
  65. 73.
    2018 NBA Playoff Awards06/13/2018
    23:08
  66. 74.
    Tue. June 12 - Parade Day!06/12/2018
    24:36
  67. 75.
    Twitter Show - June 1206/12/2018
    1:13:21
  68. 76.
    Mon. June 11 - NBA Finals Reax06/11/2018
    24:38
  69. 77.
    The Drop - June 806/08/2018
    1:22:24
  70. 78.
    Thu. June 7 - Game 3 Reax06/07/2018
    24:27
  71. 79.
    Wed. June 6 - Bad Whistle?06/06/2018
    24:32
  72. 80.
    Tue. June 5 - Pop The Hood06/05/2018
    24:51
  73. 81.
    Twitter Show - June 506/05/2018
    1:09:54
  74. 82.
    Mon. June 4 - Game 2 Reax06/04/2018
    25:04
  75. 83.
    Sun. June 3 - What To Watch Game 206/03/2018
    23:10
  76. 84.
    The Drop - June 106/01/2018
    1:21:43
  77. 85.
    Thu. May 31 - Finals MVP Picks + X-Factors05/31/2018
    23:10
  78. 86.
    Wed. May 30 - Finals Predictions + Burners05/30/2018
    23:50
  79. 87.
    Tue. May 29 - Run It Back05/29/2018
    23:43
  80. 88.
    Twitter Show - May 2905/29/2018
    1:18:07
  81. 89.
    Mon. May 28 - Crazy Eight05/28/2018
    23:41
  82. 90.
    The Drop - May 2505/25/2018
    1:31:14
  83. 91.
    Thu. May 24 - We're All Tired05/24/2018
    23:44
  84. 92.
    Wed. May 23 - How To Survive An Avalanche05/23/2018
    23:13
  85. 93.
    Tue. May 22 - Quiet 4405/22/2018
    23:43
  86. 94.
    Twitter Show - May 22, 201805/22/2018
    1:11:12
  87. 95.
    Mon. May 21 - That Curry Flurry05/21/2018
    23:44
  88. 96.
    The Drop - May 1805/18/2018
    1:15:54
  89. 97.
    Thu. May 17 - Help Has Arrived05/17/2018
    23:14
  90. 98.
    Wed. May 16 - C 'Em Rise05/16/2018
    23:40
  91. 99.
    Tue. May 15 - Problems05/15/2018
    23:46
  92. 100.
    Twitter Show - May 1505/15/2018
    1:26:40
  93. 101.
    Mon. May 14 - Concern Level05/14/2018
    23:16
  94. 102.
    The Drop - May 1105/11/2018
    1:19:23
  95. 103.
    Thu. May 10 - Weird Rematch05/10/2018
    23:43
  96. 104.
    Wed. May 9 - Crash Course05/09/2018
    23:42
  97. 105.
    May 8 - Extinction Level Event05/08/2018
    23:44
  98. 106.
    Twitter Show - May 805/08/2018
    1:19:16
  99. 107.
    Mon. May 7 - Stan Van Dundy05/07/2018
    23:46
  100. 108.
    The Drop - May 405/04/2018
    1:19:59
  101. 109.
    Thu. May 3 - Straya!05/03/2018
    23:10
  102. 110.
    Wed. May 2 - Kuzmania05/02/2018
    23:40
  103. 111.
    Tue. May 1 - Scary Terry05/01/2018
    23:47
  104. 112.
    Twitter Show - May 105/01/2018
    1:14:28
  105. 113.
    Mon. Apr. 30 - Semi-Charmed Life04/30/2018
    23:42
  106. 114.
    The Drop - Apr. 2704/27/2018
    1:34:56
  107. 115.
    Thu. Apr. 26 - King Game04/26/2018
    23:37
  108. 116.
    Wed. Apr. 25 - Wicked Smart04/25/2018
    23:09
  109. 117.
    Tue. Apr. 24 - Fired Up04/24/2018
    25:45
  110. 118.
    Twitter Show - Apr. 2404/24/2018
    1:12:30
  111. 119.
    Mon. Apr. 23 - 2-2 Reax04/23/2018
    23:15
  112. 120.
    The Drop - Apr. 2004/20/2018
    1:16:58
  113. 121.
    Thu. Apr. 19 - Confidence & Cautiousness04/19/2018
    23:13
  114. 122.
    Wed. Apr. 18 - The Grindfather04/18/2018
    23:37
  115. 123.
    Tue. Apr. 17 - Father Prime04/17/2018
    23:28
  116. 124.
    Twitter Show - Apr. 1704/17/2018
    1:10:10
  117. 125.
    Mon. Apr. 16 - Wakanda Forever04/16/2018
    23:42
  118. 126.
    The Drop - 2018 NBA Playoffs Preview04/12/2018
    1:13:47
  119. 127.
    Wed. Apr. 11 - The Definition04/11/2018
    23:14
  120. 128.
    Tue. Apr. 10 - The Unknown04/10/2018
    23:45
  121. 129.
    Twitter Show - Tue. Apr. 1004/10/2018
    1:29:16
  122. 130.
    Mon. Apr. 9 - 100 Percent?04/09/2018
    23:44
  123. 131.
    The Drop - Apr. 604/06/2018
    1:15:52
  124. 132.
    Thu. Apr. 5 - Kyrie + Wax Payoff04/05/2018
    24:13
  125. 133.
    Wed. Apr. 4 - Jose Goes Ham04/04/2018
    23:50
  126. 134.
    Tue. Apr. 3 - Butler, Whiteside, Kawhi04/03/2018
    23:29
  127. 135.
    Fri. Mar. 30 - Embiid, KD, Spurs03/30/2018
    23:34
  128. 136.
    Drop x Twitter Show - Thu. Mar. 2903/29/2018
    1:23:06
  129. 137.
    Wed. Mar. 28 - PUBG03/29/2018
    23:39
  130. 138.
    Tue. Mar. 27 - The People's Choice03/28/2018
    23:55
  131. 139.
    Mon. Mar. 26 - Fultz, Curry, Bolton03/27/2018
    23:18
  132. 140.
    The Drop - Friday, Mar. 2303/23/2018
    1:20:00
  133. 141.
    Thu. Mar. 22 - The King Stays The King03/22/2018
    23:41
  134. 142.
    Wed. Mar. 21 - Rest For The Wicked03/21/2018
    23:44
  135. 143.
    Tue. Mar. 20 - Mr. Big Suit03/20/2018
    23:06
  136. 144.
    Twitter Show - Tue. Mar. 2003/20/2018
    1:32:17
  137. 145.
    Mon. Mar. 19 - Lue Out, Love In03/19/2018
    23:50
  138. 146.
    Wed. Mar. 14 - Episode 1-0-0-003/14/2018
    23:43
  139. 147.
    Tue. Mar. 13 - All Good Things ...03/13/2018
    25:29
  140. 148.
    Twitter Show - Tue. Mar. 1303/13/2018
    1:14:14
  141. 149.
    Mon. Mar 12 - Everybody Hurts03/12/2018
    23:16
  142. 150.
    The Drop - Friday, Mar. 903/09/2018
    1:18:12
  143. 151.
    Thu. Mar. 8 - Rose & DeRozan03/09/2018
    23:31
  144. 152.
    Wed. Mar. 7 - This Is Bananas03/08/2018
    23:42
  145. 153.
    Tue. Mar. 6 - Ricky!03/07/2018
    23:50
  146. 154.
    Twitter Show - Tue. Mar. 603/06/2018
    1:29:55
  147. 155.
    Mon. Mar. 5 - Threats & Dips03/05/2018
    23:14
  148. 156.
    The Drop (Q3 Awards) - Fri. Mar. 203/02/2018
    1:31:33
  149. 157.
    Thu. Mar. 1 - Q3 Report03/02/2018
    23:58
  150. 158.
    Wed. Feb. 28 - Flashback03/01/2018
    23:43
  151. 159.
    Tue. Feb. 27 - The Daily Show02/28/2018
    23:46
  152. 160.
    Twitter Show - Tue. Feb. 2702/27/2018
    1:19:17
  153. 161.
    Mon. Feb. 26 - Dirty Jokes02/27/2018
    23:39
  154. 162.
    The Drop - Friday, Feb. 2302/23/2018
    1:31:14
  155. 163.
    Thu. Feb. 22 - Final Say02/23/2018
    23:07
  156. 164.
    Wed. Feb. 21 - Exposed02/22/2018
    23:39
  157. 165.
    The Drop - All-Star Recap02/18/2018
    1:09:52
  158. 166.
    Friday, Feb. 16 - All-Star Special02/17/2018
    46:05
  159. 167.
    Wed. Feb. 14 - Nugget Love02/15/2018
    23:45
  160. 168.
    Tue. Feb. 13 - No Disrespect, But I Respect You02/14/2018
    23:13
  161. 169.
    Twitter Show - Tue. Feb. 1302/13/2018
    1:12:07
  162. 170.
    Mon. Feb. 12 - New-Look Cavs02/12/2018
    23:44
  163. 171.
    The Drop - Friday, Feb. 9 (Deadline Recap)02/09/2018
    1:35:07
  164. 172.
    Thu. Feb. 8 - Trade Deadline Special02/09/2018
    46:17
  165. 173.
    Wed. Feb. 7 - Did He Just Do That?02/08/2018
    23:47
  166. 174.
    Tue. Feb. 6 - Recalibrating02/07/2018
    23:45
  167. 175.
    Twitter Show - Tue. Feb. 602/06/2018
    1:19:22
  168. 176.
    Mon. Feb. 5 - John The Baptist02/05/2018
    23:43
  169. 177.
    The Drop - Friday, Feb. 202/02/2018
    1:26:47
  170. 178.
    Thu. Feb. 1 - Hot Ones02/02/2018
    23:41
  171. 179.
    Wed. Jan. 31 - My Buddy Griff02/01/2018
    23:45
  172. 180.
    Tue. Jan. 30 - Trade Grades01/31/2018
    23:47
  173. 181.
    Twitter Show - Tue. Jan. 3001/30/2018
    1:19:13
  174. 182.
    Mon. Jan. 29 - Blake Bomb!01/30/2018
    23:42
  175. 183.
    The Drop - Friday, Jan. 2601/26/2018
    1:18:52
  176. 184.
    Thu. Jan. 25 - Throwing Shade01/25/2018
    23:40
  177. 185.
    Wed. Jan. 24 - All-Star Mock Draft01/25/2018
    23:42
  178. 186.
    Tue. Jan. 23 - Love & War01/23/2018
    23:36
  179. 187.
    Twitter Show - Tue. Jan. 2301/23/2018
    1:22:20
  180. 188.
    Mon. Jan. 22 - What The Kidd Did01/23/2018
    23:37
  181. 189.
    The Drop - All-Star Picks (Jan. 19)01/19/2018
    1:23:11
  182. 190.
    Thu. Jan. 18 - The Starters Starters01/18/2018
    22:47
  183. 191.
    Wed. Jan. 17 - Haymakers, Suspensions, Tributes01/18/2018
    23:29
  184. 192.
    Tue. Jan. 16 - Tensions High01/17/2018
    23:05
  185. 193.
    The Drop - Friday, Jan. 1201/12/2018
    1:25:27
  186. 194.
    Thu. Jan. 11 - London Delivers01/11/2018
    23:08
  187. 195.
    Wed. Jan. 10 - Punches Thrown01/11/2018
    23:37
  188. 196.
    Tue. Jan. 9 - Curry Favor01/10/2018
    23:40
  189. 197.
    Twitter Show - Tue. Jan. 901/09/2018
    1:20:18
  190. 198.
    Mon. Jan. 8 - Is LaVar News?01/08/2018
    23:10
  191. 199.
    The Drop - Friday, Jan. 501/05/2018
    1:20:47
  192. 200.
    Thu. Jan. 4 - The Pitch01/05/2018
    23:36

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