Everything Mavs for Sports Drink. A podcast dedicated to the Dallas Mavericks, and other happenings around the NBA.
On this first episode of the relaunched Hoops and Hefeweizens podcast, Alex and Ruben take a look at the season so far, spend time discussing frustrations on the season, and look at what may be coming for the remainder
Alex and Ruben discuss the elephant in the room. Dennis Smith wants out of Dallas, and there has been discussion all week surrounding it. We look deeper into the entire situation, and run down the weeks events leading up to our thoughts about the debacle. We also discuss the rumor that the Kings are interested in trading for Harrison Barnes.
What a day! Unfiltered and Unedited, Alex and Ruben Discuss the Blockbuster trade where Dallas receives Kristaps Porzingis, Tim Hardaway JR, Trey Burke, and Courtney Lee in return for Dennis Smith JR, Wes Matthews, Deandre Jordan, and 2 1st round picks. We also briefly talk about Luka’s snub from the NBA All-Star Game, and the future of Kristaps in Dallas.
Alex and Ruben bring on Special guests Tyler (@TylerAtoms) and Blake (@SportingBFW) to discuss the latest Harrison Barnes trade rumors, possible destinations, and other trade options heading into the Feb. 7th deadline. Alex and Ruben also discuss the two games post Kristaps trade, and look ahead to the All-Star break where Dirk Nowitzki has been named the coach for the Rising Stars, and a special player added to the All Star Game itself.
It’s the end of an era in Dallas. Harrison Barnes was traded mid-game to the Sacramento Kings for Justin Jackson and Zach Randolph. We’re still in shock, and try and discuss the implications going forward, and also give appreciation to Barnes for his time here in Dallas. We briefly also discuss the game Barnes was traded in the middle of.
Alex and Ruben discuss the upcoming All Star Weekend slate of events, make predictions on who will win, talk about our 2019 free agent wish list, and briefly discuss the beat down against Milwaukee.
Alex and Ruben get to have some fun discussions with Brice Paterik (@BricePaterik) about his experiences in the Mavericks locker room, his investigative reporting into Dwight Powell's Schrodinger's dog, and some other fun stories!
Alex and Ruben discuss this past week that includes Dirk’s All-Star appearance, Friday’s loss against Denver, and looking at Saturday’s game against Utah. We also break down some horrific takes from Mavs Facebook groups, and Ruben talks about why tank season is not ever fun.
Alex and Ruben today talk to Kirk Henderson (@KirkSeriousFace) of Mavs Moneyball about his thoughts leading up to and after the Kristaps Porzingis trade, no longer having Harrison Barnes and Wes Matthews to pick on during games, Memories of the 2011 finals, raising your kid to be a Luka Doncic stan, and so much more.
Alex and Ruben Discuss the difficult week that was for the Mavs going 0-4 with 2 30 point losses and the other 2 being to not very good teams, the idea of being bad vs actually tanking, Beer-To-Go legislation running through Texas, and why you should support it, and lastly laugh about the insane week the Laker’s had.