Welcome back to CSPN’s Know the Score!
On this week’s episode, we begin by remembering departed basketball greats Flip Saunders & Mel Daniels, then discuss the Tip-Off of the new NBA season, followed by a recap of Week 7 and preview of Week 8 of the NFL.
All of this, plus our nominees for the weekly #KTSPod awards.
Panelists this week are Chicken & Jollof Rice Show co-host The Wurdsmith (@thewurdsmith) and BallerMindFrame.com contributors Brandon Harrison (@_brandonallen) & Mister King (@misterking730), plus our regular co-host Jessy (@thatssojessy).
This week’s episode is moderated by Nubyjas Wilborn (@nwilborn19).
What are your picks for Play of the Week, Ride the Pine, & Score of the Week? Vote in the polls below!
Play of the Week nominees
- Georgia Tech’s blocked kick returned for a TD vs. Florida State
- Pats RB Dion Lewis’ spin move vs. The Dolphins on TNF
- Mets Captain David Wright’s two-run HR in Game 3 of WS
- Harrison Barnes dunks all over Dwight Howard
- Giannis Antetokounmpo posterizes Nene
Ride the Pine nominees
- Cowboys’ Greg Hardy for outburst w/coaches & players on the sideline over Giants’ kickoff return TD
- Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett arrested for driving impaired, suspended
- Urban Meyer for his apparent hypocrisy
- Nets’ Andrea Bargnani airballs a three-pointer as coach Lionel Hollins can’t bear to watch
Score of the Week nominees
- 24 – Number of points Stephen Curry scored in the 1st quarter on Opening Night (DD)
- 14 – the number of points the Temple Owls scored over 73 seconds in the 4th quarter in a win vs. East Carolina
- 91 & 23 – combined pts. & rebounds of Durant & Westbrook in double OT win vs. The Magic on Friday
- 11,331 – number of career field goals made by Kobe Bryant as of this week, surpassing former teammate Shaq for 5th all-time in NBA history.
- 14 & 12; 28 & 14 – At age 19, Wolves top draft pick Karl Anthony Towns the first teenager to start his NBA career w/two straight double-doubles
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About the Know the Score team:
“Crossfitter, born again Runner & craft beer lover. multimedia sports journalist. Here to incite, enlighten, & entertain.” Nubyjas is a health/fitness & food reporter for the Tallahassee Democrat.
Follow Nubyjas on twitter @nwilborn19
Father of 2 girls, Washington, DC native by way of Harlem in NYC. Working in IT Security. Very passionate about sports, known to be “the ESPN anchor from around the way.” Die hard fan of the Dallas Cowboys, NY Knicks, Florida State Seminoles (CFB), and the North Carolina Tar Heels (CBB). Huge buff of documentaries & biopics.
Follow Tim on twitter @TimmyJig
“I consider myself a sports super nerd. I’m #HTTR and #BeatDook till I die.” Member of the #RampanBlackNeckaryCrew. Don is also the co-host of CSPN’s pro wrestling podcast The WrassleCast.
Follow on twitter @DonDelarente