Posted Up with Chris Haynes

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 Feb 8, 2019

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Yahoo Sports NBA Insider Chris Haynes sits down with NBA stars to have real conversations about everything you don’t typically hear in player interviews.

Chris and his guests will dive into the most relevant NBA storylines, culture, style and some x’s and o’s too.

It’s just a couple of guys posted up and talking about life… Unscripted and unfiltered.

Don't miss the debut episode with Kevin Durant, dropping Christmas Eve.


Full video shows of most episodes will be available on the Yahoo Sports YouTube page


Check out all of the Yahoo Sports podcasts at yahoosports.com/podcasts


Episode Date
Adam Silver talks Drake, Toronto's first finals, marijuana and fan interactions
00:35:32

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).


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May 30, 2019
Ice Cube opens up about the Big3, rap beefs and John Singleton
00:29:50

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).

May 21, 2019
Lamar Odom on addiction, recovery, Kobe and the Kardashians
00:26:14

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).


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May 13, 2019
Ja Morant talks NBA Draft, declares himself a 'Point God'
00:44:00

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).


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May 07, 2019
John Wall on his relationship with Bradley Beal, Harden vs. Giannis, Nipsey Hussle and playing at Kentucky
00:52:05

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).

Apr 11, 2019
Boogie Cousins explains why he "doesn't care for" the media, his love-hate relationship with fans & much more
00:45:02

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.

Mar 27, 2019
Hawks' Trae Young says he's the NBA Rookie of the Year, talks Steph Curry comparisons & more
00:43:27

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.

Mar 19, 2019
Kemba Walker, Bradley Beal & Ronnie 2K talk loyalty, free agency & more
00:40:12

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.

Feb 26, 2019
Damian Lillard on not ‘selling out for a championship,’ All-Star Weekend & more
00:42:06

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);

Feb 19, 2019
Tampering, Magic Johnson’s loose lips & NBA trade deadline winners/losers
00:40:13

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)

Feb 12, 2019
Latest on Anthony Davis/Lakers talks & other trade rumors with the Yahoo Sports NBA insiders
00:46:57

Chris Haynes is joined by fellow Yahoo Sports NBA Insiders Seerat Sohi and Vince Goodwill, to discuss the latest trade rumors as the NBA Trade deadline approaches. 

They debate the Lakers willingness to "pull out" of a potential deal for Davis and what LeBron really wants (5:00);

The Porzingis deal and what it means for both the Knicks and Mavericks (15:00)

John Wall's recent injury and how much it impacts the Wizards (35:00)

And much more.

Feb 06, 2019
76ers’ Jimmy Butler talks being traded, his ‘confrontational’ personality and much more
01:11:49

Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Jimmy Butler joins Posted U with Chris Haynes: A Yahoo Sports Podcast and opens up about being traded to Philly, fans and other players' perception of him and much more.

Jan 29, 2019
Magic’s Aaron Gordon talks epic dunk contest, if he’ll take part again & Orlando’s bright future
00:46:23

Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon sat down with Yahoo Sports Senior NBA Insider Chris Haynes to talk about the epic 2015 dunk contest vs Zach LaVine, the best scorers in the NBA, bringing the Magic back to the playoffs, if he will take flight in another dunk contest and much more. 


Watch the full video show: https://youtu.be/VUjn1aEek7Y

Jan 22, 2019
Jazz big man Rudy Gobert talks All-Star chances, not being 'soft' & more
00:36:59

Utah Jazz big man Rudy Gobert joins Yahoo Sports Senior NBA Insider Chris Haynes on the latest episode of ‘Posted Up.’ Gobert opens up about his style of play and competitiveness (5:00), the likeliness of being selected for this year’s NBA All Star squad in Charlotte, NC (18:00), his future in free agency (25:00) and much more. 

Watch the full video show on the Yahoo Sports YouTube channel

Jan 15, 2019
Kings star De'Aaron Fox says he's 'the fastest' in the league & much more
00:37:47

Sacramento Kings budding star De'Aaron Fox sat down with Yahoo Sports Senior NBA Insider Chris Haynes on his podcast to look back at his rookie season, debate who is the fastest player in the NBA, how he improved his shot and much more. 

Jan 09, 2019
Tristan Thompson talks Cavs post-LeBron, Warriors rivalry ending, Draymond Green & more
00:57:37

Cleveland Cavaliers star Tristan Thompson joins Yahoo Sports Senior NBA Insider Chris Haynes on the latest episode of 'Posted Up' to discuss the end of the rivalry with the Golden State Warriors (10:00),


The new-look Cavs in the post-LeBron era (15:00),


What would have happened in the 2015 NBA Finals if Kyrie and Kevin Love weren’t hurt (25:00),


Untold stories from the Cavs’ 2016 championship run (31:00),


How Kevin Durant joining the Warriors changed the NBA (34:00),


The alleged dust-up with Draymond Green in the summer of 2016 (40:00),


And much more.


View the full video show on YouTube: https://youtu.be/s2fkJKIf-CU

Dec 31, 2018
Kevin Durant opens up about free agency, beef with media & WAY more
01:00:55

Golden State Warriors All-Star Kevin Durant sits down with Yahoo Sports Senior NBA Insider Chris Haynes for the show's debut episode.


KD opens up to Chris about clashing with the media and why he takes issue with the way so many things are reported.(3:00)


They discuss KD’s willingness to speak his mind and how it gets him in trouble — particularly with the league (24:00)


KD talks about the possibility of a three-peat for the Warriors and what it would mean to the city, the fans and his legacy (45:00)


What’s next for KD? He gives insight into what his future plans are and what the ultimate goal is. (55:00)


Check out the full video show on YouTube: https://youtu.be/hd5FXhrj8jg

Dec 24, 2018
Coming Soon ... Posted Up with Chris Haynes, an NBA podcast by Yahoo Sports
00:02:10

Yahoo Sports NBA Insider Chris Haynes sits down with NBA stars to have real conversations about everything you don’t typically hear in player interviews.

Chris and his guests will dive into the most relevant NBA storylines, culture, style and some x’s and o’s too.

It’s just a couple of guys posted up and talking about life… Unscripted and unfiltered.

Don't miss the debut episode with Kevin Durant, dropping Christmas Eve.

Full video shows of most episodes will be available on the Yahoo Sports YouTube page

Check out all of the Yahoo Sports podcasts at yahoosports.com/podcasts

Dec 10, 2018