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Hardwood Hype

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Breaking down the goings-on in the NBA. Discussions on players and teams on and off the floor, and cap-friendly transactions.

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The first round of the NBA playoffs, at least in the West, are in the books. It's time to take a brief look back and, more importantly a look ahead, at both West Semis, as well as a pair of Game 7's in the East. Eight teams will play on- who will... more

Two series are through, three others might as well be, and three more (one an instant classic!) are down to a best-of-three. Family commitments pushed us back a couple of days, but there's no way I'd miss a chance to recap the progress... more

With the regular season behind us, and the postseason kicking off tonight, we're talking Playoffs on The Hype! Tune in for a preview of the matchups and predictions on what to look for in the postseason. Call in with your thoughts and... more

The Hype has moved to Saturday! Join Emile on The Hype, now 30 minutes on Saturday mornings! This week, a look at the playoff picture in both conferences, as well as the Hype's 1st Annual NBA Awards Presentations.

After witnessing AI's last game as a Piston, and seeing the fallout of his post-game comments, it's obvious that everyone is jumping ship from Team Iverson- not me! Also, I've examined the format of The Hype, and will be... more

Hi all, Emile here. In this episode of Hardwood Hype, I propose that the NBA consider an idea that's worked for decades in European soccer, and I'll be looking at the Hawks' recent run at home and the huge impact they could have... more

Hi all, Emile here, from NY. Join me as I take a look at two nice wins for LeBron and this week, a look ahead at the weekend to come in the NBA, and more!

Hi all, Emile here, and I want to ask for another chance to make a first impression! In my debut episode, I introduced myself (for too long) and touched on (too few) stories from the NBA. Going to take a second crack on Tuesday morning. Would... more

I'm Emile A, and I want to talk pro hoops! In my debut episode, I'll introduce myself (not for too long) and touch on recent stories from the NBA. Guests and your phone calls to come in future episodes!