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The Flagrant Take

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A weekly show hosted by Jim Mathew and Fred Johnson, talk news across the NBA and debate issues in the basketball world.

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Jim is back just in time to forecast certain franchises rise or demise: Fred and Jim determine which teams are headed in the right direction and which teams need to just blow it all up: Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and like the... more

Blake Rodgers, host of ABPN's FastBreak, joins the show to discuss NBA All-Stars and the New York Knicks, but most of all, to set the record straight! Subscribe to The Flagrant Take on iTunes Susbcribe to the Almighty Baller... more

Jim and Fred discuss, mostly debate, the credentials of this year's All Star hopefuls. Should market size, winning, or stats determine the starters and reserves? Also we touch on the trade market for one Paul Milsap. Also, Jim... more

Jim and Fred check post Christmas to discuss potential trades, both blockbuster and lackluster, but entertaining nonetheless. Fan bases get ready to agree or shake your head in disgust. Listen to the Flagrant Take on iTunes Listen to the... more

D Wade is putting the League on notice about Jimmy Butler's play, and Doc Rivers has a melt down in Brooklyn. That's not all: Now that we are about a quarter of the way through the season, which team is the most surprising and... more

Be honest: you're tired of spending time with family already, and your in laws are judging how much wine you've had to drink - so be merry with your friends at the Flagrant Take Podcast! Jim and Fred discuss the Lakers buzzer beating win... more

Jim and Fred are back to answer all your NBA questions: Were Phil Jackson's comments out of line? Are the Pelicans better off trading Anthony Davis? Is Greg Oden the biggest bust of all time? Plus, life advice for the newly turned 21... more

Who says you can overreact to week 1 of an 82 game season?!?!? Plus Jim and Fred discuss Russell Westbrook's HOT start, contract extensions, and how the Chicago Bulls have completely gone against Fred\s prediction of being an... more

Always on schedule, but never on time: allow Jim and Fred to be the last to forecast the upcoming 2016-2017 NBA season. From playoff rankings, to potential trades, firings, and all of the awards, journey with us as we hit the fast forward... more

Jim and Fred discuss their Dark horse picks for the upcoming season, JR Swish's major cash in, MCW-Tony Snell trade, and Steve Kerr's belief that MJ would've won more rings in the Twitter era. All that and more on The Flagrant Take... more

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