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Liberty Ballers: for Philadelphia 76ers fans

SB Nation
219 episodes
This podcast may contain explicit content.
The official home for audio programming from Liberty Ballers, SB Nation's community for fans of the Philadelphia 76ers.

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The Gastroenteritis Blues: (51) Sixers on 8-Game Win Streak & Playoff Matchup Preferences

On this week's episode of The Gastroenteritis Blues, Steve, Dan and Emily are back to discuss the Sixers, who have continued to mow down feeble competition en route to its current 8-game win streak. The vibes are impeccable. Listen to the hosts share their theories as to how the team has been able …

Talking About Podcast: Six straight wins have the Sixers in-line for the one seed and a great chance at winning the East

Needing just four wins in their final six contests to clinch home court throughout the Eastern Conference Playoffs, Dan and Sean break down how the team has gotten here and how important securing that top spot is for the team's title hopes. Then, they discuss whether of not Doc Rivers will stick wi…

The Gastroenteritis Blues: (50) LIVE on Locker Room - Sixers on a Win Streak, All-Defense Thybulle, Top 25 Players

Happy 50 Episodes, Gastro Blues fans! Dan, Emily and Steve ring in #50 on the Locker Room app. Today's topics: the Sixers' 6-game win streak, to give a shake or not give a shake about the team's inferior opponents, the level of fan excitement, Matisse Thybulle's amazing defensive season, takeaways …

No Particular Hurry: Episode 21 featuring Zainab Javed

Official predictions for season An honest look at Mental health and how Sixers Vibes can help us at our worst times and help us make new friends Collective panic like none of us are ok The Sixers fans we’re not gonna live long we have ten years of our life taken off. U don’t have to go all bench ev…

Out of Site: Episode 39 with Tom West

May the Fourth be with everyone in Philadelphia 76ers-land! Tom West joins host Adio Royster on the podcast to discuss the man who has become this team’s “Yoda”. Danny Green has been such an improvement to the Sixers roster in 2021. Tom and Adio talk about what he’s done for the team from several d…

The Gastroenteritis Blues: (49) Ben Simmons Buzzer Beater, Sixers Back in First, Hot Dogs + TV Talk

On this week’s episode of The Gastroenteritis Blues, Steve, Dan and Emily give their immediate reactions to Ben Simmons’ unlikely buzzer beater in overtime against the San Antonio Spurs. The hosts discuss the team’s blowout-filled week, the way the team should handle the upcoming condensed schedule…

No Particular Hurry: Episode 20 featuring Jordan Ligons of Spinsters podcast

On the concept of being a “token” and flipping it to one’s advantage Why the HECK doesn’t Philly have a WNBA team? Should we lower rims in practice to improve athleticism and encourage more female players to jam? This war of attrition NBA season is too much! Do the Sixers just want it more and Embi…

No Particular Hurry: Episode 19 featuring SNY's Ian Begley

In today's episode Dave Early interviews SNY TV's NBA Insider Reporter for the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets. In the pod they get into: who should be the coach of the year among Atlantic Division rivals: Doc Rivers, Tom Thibodeau, or Steve Nash. Are the Nets realllly hurt or are they just execu…

Talking About Podcast: The long awaited Talking About and Gastro Blues Crossover Special

Dan O and Sean are joined by Emily and Dan V from the Gastro Blues Pod on the LB podcast feed to quickly rehash the Sixers' annihilation of the Trae-less Hawks, before the Gastro Blues crew grills your Talking About co-hosts ranging from how confident they are in the Sixers to win it all this seaso…

No Particular Hurry: Episode 18 featuring The Ringer's Mirin Fader

In this pod host Dave Early interviews award winning sports writer Mirin Fader on many of her features. Hear Mirin impersonate how Packers' All-Pro wide receiver sounds with his baby daughter! Hear her talk about how being a 5' pitbull of a point guard at the college level prepared her for a future…

Out of Site: Episode 38 with Dave Early

Dave Early returns for a back-to-back repeat performance of the Out of Site Podcast. Hopefully, he’s not as drained as the Philadelphia 76ers on the second night of a back-to-back. The Sixers have lost four straight. The Brooklyn Nets have the 1-seed as of right now, and the Milwaukee Bucks have su…

The Gastroenteritis Blues: (48) BGN's Brandon Lee Gowton Joins the Pod to Talk Sixers' Struggles and Preview Eagles Dra…

It's a very special edition of The Gastroenteritis Blues as, this week, Dan, Emily and Steve welcome Bleeding Green Nation's Brandon Lee Gowton to the show. BLG -- also a former Liberty Baller -- shares his feelings on the Sixers' recent swoon. The panel discusses its current level of concern for t…

Talking About Podcast: The Sixers need to do all they can to hold onto the one seed, plus other thoughts on the team's …

Dan and Sean broke down the Sixers' exciting defeats at the hands of the Warriors and Suns, as well as their painfully boring loss to the Bucks, and what the recent skid could mean for the playoff picture going forward. Then they touch on everyone on the Sixers' roster from Joel Embiid to Anthony T…

The Gastroenteritis Blues: (47) LIVE on Locker Room - Talking About Vivian, The Warriors, The Suns and Matisse Thybulle

It's another live episode of The Gastroenteritis Blues recorded on the Locker Room App. Today, Steve, Dan and Emily delve into the catfishing drama that unfolded recently in Lakerland before getting to the Sixers. The trio discusses getting the full Steph Curry treatment in the team's loss to Golde…

No Particular Hurry: Episode 17 Featuring Keith Pompey

On today's pod, Dave and Keith get into everything from Doc, to Joel, to Ben to Daryl..... you won't want to miss this one Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Out of Site: Episode 37 with Dave Early

We’re four games into this brutal stretch of games against playoff-caliber opponents, and the Philadelphia 76ers have done … decent. They’re 4-0 after defeating Oklahoma City, Brooklyn, the Los Angeles Clippers, and the Dallas Mavericks. There is a sense of unease around David Early, though. It’s w…

The Gastroenteritis Blues: (46) Sixers New Media Week, Playoff Rotation Thoughts PLUS Jeopardy's Brad Rutter Joins the …

This week on The Gastroenteritis Blues, Emily, Dan and Steve discuss the Sixers' big win over the LA Clippers. They try to predict the rotation guys who are due for heavy minutes in the postseason, and they discuss recent interviews from Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons as they campaign for their respec…

Talking About Podcast: What would a Sixers-Nets playoff series look like + what to expect in the Sixers-Clippers matchu…

Dan and Sean are first joined by Lucas Kaplan of The Nets Republic to react to LaMarcus Aldridge's retirement and ponder just how much we can even know about a potential Sixers vs Nets playoff matchup, then are joined by Noah of the NBA Underground to dissect the Sixers-Clippers matchup on deck. …

The Gastroenteritis Blues: (45) LIVE on Locker Room - Sixers vs. Nets Review, DPOY Talk, Sixers vs. Clippers Preview

The Gastroenteritis Blues is finally whole again, as Emily (now Connell) re-joins the podcast for another live episode on the Locker Room app. This week, Dan, Emily and Steve discuss the Sixers' win over the Brooklyn Nets. What can be learned from a win over BK without Harden and Durant? Was the fo…

Out of Site: Episode 36 with Steve Lipman

The gauntlet (as named by today’s podcast guest, Steve Lipman) is upon us, Sixers fans! The Philadelphia 76ers have a bevy of litmus tests coming over the next several games. Seven of which are nationally televised against playoff teams. Four of them are at home. Three are on the road, and this lat…

The Gastroenteritis Blues: (44) Simmons' Aggressiveness, Welcome Anthony Tolliver, Plus Sixers Trivia

Steve and Dan are holding down the Gastroenteritis Blues one last time without Emily. The guys discuss the Sixers' up-and-down weekend, and what Joel Embiid's recent comments about Ben Simmons mean in the larger context of this season. Plus, they discuss what Anthony Tolliver will bring to the team…

The Gastroenteritis Blues: (43) LIVE on Locker Room - Sixers vs. Pelicans Preview + Oh My God Emily is Married

The Gastro Blues was once again live on Locker Room as Steve and Dan previewed the Sixers-Pelicans game while watching Emily get married. Pretty normal day. Also discussed: Who should guard Zion when Ben rests? Should Matisse make an All-Defense team? Will the Sixers sign a buyout guy? Where do Emb…

Talking About Podcast: Recapping Joel Embiid's demolition of the Boston Celtics, plus some Matisse Thybulle love

Following the Sixers 106-96 win over the Boston Celtics, Dan and Sean relish in Philly's domination of the season series, sing Joel Embiid's praises in the debut of two brand new recurring segments and finish by discussing whether Matisse Thybulle deserves consideration for one of the All-Defense t…

The Gastroenteritis Blues: (42) "BBall" Paul Reed Joins the Pod for an Exclusive Interview!

Well, ladies and gentlemen, here is an extremely special bonus episode of The Gastroenteritis Blues featuring none other than Sixers rookie forward “BBall” Paul Reed. Paul tells Steve and Dan (with Emily sadly absent due to wedding preparations) all about what his rookie season has been like. Othe…

Out of Site: Episode 35 with Dave Early

Is something up with our man, Ben Simmons? He hasn’t been as feisty as he had been going into the All-Star break, and in 11 games out of the ASB, he’s been subpar. Is it because he’s injured? Is something else at work? If so, what is the issue, and what’s the next move for the Philadelphia 76ers wi…

The Gastroenteritis Blues: (41) Embiid's Return, Simmons' Struggles, Too Much Mike Scott

This week on The Gastroenteritis Blues, Steve, Emily and Dan discuss: Joel Embiid's return to play, Al Horford's liked tweets, Ben Simmons' struggles, Dwight Howard's puzzling comment, Mike Scott playing too much, Tobias Harris' continued great play, and some thoughts on the 3-0 Phillies. Then the …

Talking About Podcast: Ranking the NBA title contenders in the 2021 Season

On this week's episode of the Talking About Podcast, Dan and Sean highlight the encouraging play of Shake Milton, Matisse Thybulle and Seth Curry in the Sixers win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, before moving onto a discussion in which they rank the eight teams outside of Philadelphia that they beli…

The Gastroenteritis Blues: (40) LIVE on Locker Room - Sixers vs. Cavs Preview and Is Joel Embiid Returning Just in Time…

It’s time for another live episode of The Gastroenteritis Blues on the Locker Room app. Tonight, Steve, Dan and Emily preview the Sixers-Cavaliers game. Do they predict a road W for the Sixers? Why has this team struggled against the Cavs so far? Who deserves the most credit for the Sixers’ solid p…

Out of Site: Episode 34 with Tom West

Tom West is back on the Out of Site Podcast! We love it when he adds that touch of class. That aura of brilliance. The Philadelphia 76ers acquired George Hill at the trade deadline last week in exchange for future NBA MVP Tony Bradley. Tom and host Adio Royster chat about what this move means for t…

The Gastroenteritis Blues: (39) Porter aka TrillBroDude and Keith Pompey Discuss The Sixers with 26 Games Left

It's a very special episode of The Gastroenteritis Blues where, this week, Steve, Emily and Dan are joined by two highly esteemed guests: Porter (@TrillBroDude on Twitter, host of the Find a Topic podcast) and Keith Pompey (The Philadelphia Inquirer). First, all four pepper Keith with questions abo…