The Hoops Talk Podcast

Liz Lapp and Karen Uyenco

Liz Lapp and Karen Uyenco work in social media and love basketball. These two BFF’s combine work and love to cover all the plays, fantasy basketball shit-talk, tweets, IG stories, pettiness, sneakers, jokes and pop-culture of basketball…on and off th...Show More
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Ep. 20 Basketball: BIG NEWS ALERT, The KD Factor, WNBA Woes and WTF JORTS.

1:45:09 | Jun 10th

BIG NEWS ALERT at the top of the show! On the day before the NBA Finals Game 5, the potential elimination of the Warriors by the Raptors, we discussed Game 4 and all the drama surrounding the series, including banning player abuser Mark Stevens, bl...Show More
Ep. 19 Basketball: NBA Finals, WNBA, The Real MVP and Lakers 2.0

1:44:36 | Jun 2nd

The NBA Finals kicked off and The Raptors routed The Warriors in Toronto for Game 1. Drake once again proved to be the MVP of these championships with his Trolling at an all time high. Liz attended her first WNBA game as a newbie L.A. Sparks fan and ...Show More
Ep. 18 Basketball: Kawhi vs. Giannis, WNBA Season, NBA All Team and Draaaaakkke???

1:37:47 | May 25th

The Golden State Warriors wait to see who they will meet in the NBA Championship Finals while the battle for Eastern Conference Finals continues. Who will be the victor between Kawhi and Giannis? WNBA season starts and we will be covering the coverag...Show More
Ep. 17 Basketball: NBA Conference Finals, Live Tweeting and Protesting the Lakers Protest.

1:57:20 | May 14th

The East and West NBA Conference Finals are locked and we talk about Game 7’s, Curry vs. Curry and what teams will make it to the 2019 NBA Championships. We also discuss the NBA Draft Lottery, live tweeting the NBA Playoffs, the Lakers Fan Protest an...Show More
Ep. 16 Basketball: Playoff Petty, Social Homecoming and the Night King.

1:36:52 | Apr 24th

We break out the NBA Playoff analysis and see how our predictions are going. We also examine the Beyonce's Homecoming effect on social media and reluctantly unpack Episode 1 of the final season of Game of Thrones.
Ep. 15 Basketball: Final Fantasy, NBA Playoffs, and So Many Feelings on Social Media.

1:34:21 | Apr 13th

Fantasy Basketball has ended and we discuss how we ended up in our leagues. Next up is the NBA Playoffs and we share some of our predictions. Lastly, there was a whole lot happening in the culture, and it all spilled out on social media, like a best ...Show More
Ep 14. Basketball: Statistically Eliminated, March Madness is Cancelled, and High Tech

1:31:33 | Mar 27th

In the final week of our Fantasy Basketball league, we discuss who's a contendor for league champion. We also discuss NBA playoffs, get social with Apple Events, and cancel March Madness.
Ep. 13 Basketball: NBA Playoffs, SXSW and Mercury in Retrograde

1:18:08 | Mar 18th

As we head into the Championships weeks of Fantasy Basketball we also discuss the NBA league playoff teams. We also recap Liz's trip to SXSW, Russell Westbrook vs. Utah Jazz Fans and other Sweaty and Petty Moments.
Ep. 12 Basketball: Tips for Life and Basketball

1:23:06 | Mar 6th

As we head to the NBA playoffs, Liz and Karen's fantasy league heads into the final weeks of league play. Tips are handed out, Anonymous Knicks Fan 922 gets into a standoff with Oscar Award Winner Spike Lee, Tristan Thompson is Trash and much more so...Show More
Ep. 11 Basketball: All Stars and Petty Trade

1:35:38 | Feb 15th

In this episode, which was recorded in a different spot so it sounds crunchy and you might hear a car horn, we discuss the All Stars player picks, these petty trade talks, and wine before whiskey, risky.
Ep. 10 Basketball: It's Been a Minute...

1:33:46 | Jan 20th

It’s been a minute… and now it is 2019! Liz and Karen are bringing new energy and new fantasy basketball strategy into the culture. It’s a free-for-all, with topics ranging from NBA All-Star Game, workouts, Cardi B, congress, new tattoos and much mor...Show More
Ep. 9 Basketball: NBA Christmas Day Games, listicles, and when the edibles kick-in.

1:35:48 | Dec 23rd, 2018

In this episode, Liz and Karen recap their NBA Fantasy League, discuss NBA Christmas Day Games agenda, create listicles and claim 2018 the year of the Otter.
Ep. 8 Basketball: Curry, Cardi, social party and extra sweaty & petty.

1:24:36 | Dec 12th, 2018

We are back! After a holiday break, Liz and Karen and back with NBA league updates, extra doses of sweaty and petty, social around the horn and lots of time outs for all this NBA drama.
Ep. 7 Basketball: Gratitude, Social Pulpit and the Warriors suck.

1:10:54 | Nov 22nd, 2018

In this very special Thanksgiving episode, Liz and Karen update you on their NBA Fantasy league standings, picks, drops and which basketball players lit it up on the court (LeBron James and Kemba Walker). The social around the horn brings up J.R. S...Show More
Ep.6: Basketball: Rants & Raves, Warriors Woes and the Butler did it.

1:17:34 | Nov 18th, 2018

In this episode, Liz and Karen give their regular NBA Fantasy Basketball league updates, but that's just the subplot to the bigger stories that hit in week 6 in the NBA.
Ep. 5: Basketball: Scorpio season, ballers at the ballots, and knowing some shit.

1:16:00 | Nov 10th, 2018

In this episode, Liz and Karen recap their NBA fantasy basketball teams standings, share their adds, drops, and clutch player tips for NBA week 4. They also get energized discussing athlete and social media activism, #NBATwitter and talk directly to ...Show More
Ep. 4: Basketball: Head-to-Head, Rose ceremony and listener questions.

1:03:32 | Nov 3rd, 2018

In this episode, Liz and Karen discuss going head-to-head in their fantasy basketball league, get heartfelt along with the rest of the NBA about Derrick Rose’s 50 point game, and go deep into listener’s question on Twitter re: moving the 3-point line...Show More
Ep 3: Basketball: Shooting 3s, SpitGate and just the tips.

56:03 | Oct 27th, 2018

In this episode, Liz and Karen dive into Week 2 of the NBA season and their fantasy basketball league, share some tips, discuss who’s wildin’ out on social and breakdown the now infamous #SpitGate during the Lakers first home game of the season again...Show More
Ep 2: Basketball: Draft picks, sneakers and parenting moments.

43:53 | Oct 21st, 2018

The NBA Basketball 2018-19 season has kicked off and hosts Liz and Karen discuss their fantasy basketball draft picks. Also in this episode, they discuss sneaker trends, ROI in parenting, and how social media, such as #NBATwitter, is cultivating the ...Show More
Ep 1: Basketball: We don't know what we are doing.

30:26 | Oct 18th, 2018

In the first episode of The Hoops Talk, Liz and Karen talk about NBA Preseason, which basketball players they like for Fantasy Basketball, LeBron James in Los Angeles and other antics around the court before the tip-off of the NBA basketball 2018-19 ...Show More