Taped 08.06.2009. Episode length: 48 minutes.
Ben Golliver from Blazersedge.com and Kevin Pelton from BasketballProspectus.com talk hoops over the course of 4 segments.
Whether Kevin, as a Seattleite, is more proud of his personal accomplishments or of Brandon's accomplishments.
Whether Brandon has a greater emotional pull on his fans than other NBA stars.
A short look at B Roy's contract negotiation and the false comparison with Andrea Bargnani.
A look back at B Roy's statistical similarity scores.
What specific improvements we would like to see in B. Roy's game.
How I think B Roy can and should be more proactive this season in helping Greg Oden.
Discussion of Rashard Lewis's positive PED test.
I admit to snooping in NBA lockers for illegal supplements and recount my interview with Blazers strength and conditioning coach Bobby Medina.
Kevin shoots down all NBA/steroid conspiracy theories.
Scouting in the NBA: what role do scouts play? Is it changing?
Reaction to Memphis's decision to disband their college scouts.
Kevin's thoughts on Moneyball's influence on MLB and NBA scouting, including a mind-blowing quote to end the podcast.
Theme Song: Cam'ron - Sports, Drugs and Entertainment
Jay-Z - Dope Man
Gangstarr - Full Clip
Richie Rich - Do G's Get to Go to Heaven?