• Detroit Pistons 2023 Outlook + Trade O.G. Anunoby For The 5th Pick? w/ Pistons Pulse Pod

    Time Codes:

    0:00 NBA Finals Game 2 Recap

    10:25 Can Monty Williams fix the Pistons?

    20:00 Will Cade Cunningham flourish under Monty?

    30:00 Will The Pistons Be A Playoff Team Next Season?

    38:00 Will The pistons Trade Their 5th Overall Pick?

    Esfandiar Baraheni is joined by the hosts of the Pistons pulse podcast Omari Sankofa II & Bryce Simon to discuss the future outlook of the Detroit pistons following their decision to hire Monty Williams to be their next head coach. Then, could they be shopping the 5th overall pick? Could the Toronto Raptors be one of the teams set to acquire the selection? Find out all that and more including an NBA Finals Game 2 recap here.

    58m | Jun 6, 2023
  • After Losing Game 1 How Can The Miami Heat Get Back In This Series? | OBP

    Esfandiar Baraheni and Lauren Gunn discuss Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Denver Nuggets and Miami Heat. How can Miami get back in this series? Then, the Pistons have hired Monty Williams to be their next Head Coach so we breakdown that decision. Finally, we let you know how we believe the rest of the NBA Finals is going to play out.

    39m | Jun 2, 2023
  • Down Go The Celtics + NBA Finals Preview | OBP

    Esfandiar Baraheni and Lauren Gunn discuss the craziness that was Game 7 between the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics. Then, now that the Heat have punched their ticket to the finals how will they perform against the Denver Nuggets? Do they even have a chance? Finally, Nick Nurse is hired as the next head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers.

    0:00 Celtics vs. Heat Game 7 Recap and Analysis

    23:30 Is Joe Mazzulla on the hot seat?

    31:10 - NBA Finals Preview

    43:18 - Nick Nurse Hired By Philadelphia

    53m | May 30, 2023
  • Will The Boston Celtics Pull Off The Comeback? | OBP

    Esfandiar Baraheni and Lauren Gunn take a look at the craziness of the NBA Eastern Conference Final. Can the Boston Celtics actually complete the comeback and win in 7 games or will Jimmy Butler and the Heat wake up? Then, which of those two team will give the Denver Nuggets more trouble?

    1h 5m | May 26, 2023
  • Can The Miami Heat Complete The Sweep?, Who Will Be The Next Bucks HC? & More

    Esfandiar Baraheni and Lauren Gunn discuss the craziness of the NBA Conference Finals. Can the Miami Heat really complete the sweep over the Boston Celtics? What does the Western Conference finals loss mean for LeBron and the L.A. Lakers future? Finally, will Nick Nurse be the next head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks.

    Time Codes:

    3:30 the Celtics are being DISMANTLED, What's Going On?

    14:00 - Can The Heat Complete The Sweep?

    21:25 Lakers/Nuggets

    29:35 - Do you still believe in the Lakers core with LeBorn James?

    35:25 - Carmelo Anthony retirement

    41:00 - Milwaukee Bucks narrow their coaching search

    44m | May 23, 2023
  • Where Do The Raptors Go From Here w/ Will Lou | OBP

    Esfandiar Baraheni is joined by host of The Raptors Show William Lou. They go over everything from who will be the next coach of the Raptors to whether or not the team should be extending Pascal Siakam. What's the Raptors offseason plans? Find out all that and more here!

    0:00 - Meet WIll Lou

    10:00 - What should the Raptors do with their 1st-Round Pick pick?

    22:30 - Who’s gonna be the next Toronto Raptors coach?

    29:15 - Who stays? Who goes? Raptors Edition

    37:45 - Will The Raptors Extend Pascal Siakam?

    46:00 - NBA Conference Finals Talk

    1h 4m | May 19, 2023
  • Down Go The 76ers & Warriors! & NBA Conference Final Previews | OBP

    Esfandiar Baraheni and Lauren Gunn discuss the Golden State Warriors being eliminated by the Los Angeles Lakers and where they'll go from here. Then, they get into the disappointing playoffs for both the Suns and Knicks. Finally we preview both conference finals. Can LeBron and the Lakers beat the Denver Nuggets?

    2:00 - Celtics v 76ers

    10:40 - Warriors Eliminated

    18:20 - New York Knicks Talk

    21:50 - Phoenix Suns debrief

    23:40 - Coaching Carousel

    29:30 - Conference Finals talk

    41:52 - Nuggets/Lakers

    56:26 Ja Morant

    1h 8m | May 15, 2023
  • Nuggets Eliminate The Suns, Can The Lakers Actually Pull This Off? & More w/ Hoop Venue

    Es and Lauren are joined by Hoop Venue to catch you up on everything going on around the NBA Playoffs. How were the Nuggets able to beat the Suns? Which team between the lakers and Warriors would give the Nuggets the hardest time? Will Los Angeles be able to beat golden State tonight? Find out all that and more here!


    1:40 Phoenix Suns eliminated

    15:45 Trade Theories

    24:30 Nuggets vs Lakers or Warriors

    30:45 All NBA teams

    40:55 - Playoff predictions

    43:20 Celtics v 76ers

    47:30 Knicks v Heat

    51:00 Lakers v Warriors

    56m | May 12, 2023
  • NBA Playoffs Breakdown, What's Wrong With The Knicks? & All-NBA Defence & Rookie Team Breakdowns | OBP

    Esfandiar Baraheni and Lauren Gunn discuss the latest news around the NBA. They go over everything from the All-NBA teams being announced, the NBA Draft Lottery and the craziness of the NBA Playoffs.

    3:00 NBA All-Rookie Teams Announced

    8:30 Previous all-rookie teams & snubs

    13:20 NBA All-Defence Teams

    23:30 76ers v Celtics

    26:40 Lakers v Warriors

    29:00 Nuggets v Suns

    34:00 Heat v Knicks

    38:50 Can The Warriors make the comeback?

    44:00 Is Wembanyama the best prospect since LeBron James?

    50m | May 10, 2023
  • The Bucks Fired Mike Budenholzer?!...Now What? + Round 2 Of The Playoffs Has Been Insane! | OBP

    Esfandiar and Lauren discuss the Milwaukee Bucks shocking decision to fire head coach Mike Budenholzer and whether or not they believe he is a fit in Toronto with the Raptors. Then, they catch you up on everything going on in Round 2 of the NBA Playoffs. Who's got the edge between the Lakers and Warriors? Can the Nuggets really keep dominating the Suns? find out all that and more here!


    0:50 Mike Budenholzer firing

    10:33 Lakers/Warriors

    22:40 - Celtics/76ers

    30:04 - Nuggets/Suns

    43m | May 5, 2023
  • Did Joel Embiid Deserve The MVP?, Dillon Brooks Is Out In Memphis & The NBA Playoffs Are Heating Up | OBP

    Esfandiar Baraheni and Lauren Gunn discuss the somewhat surprising MVP award win by Philadelphia 76ers star Center Joel Embiid. Then, Dillon Brooks and the Memphis Grizzlies have decided to part ways, where could he end up this summer? Finally, they breakdown some of the remaining Playoffs series in the NBA:


    0:00 Embiid MVP 

    8:45 Dillon Brooks

    28:20 Heat v Knicks

    31:45 76ers v Celtics

    42:05 Suns v Nuggets

    46:00 Grizzlies Offseason Plans

    53:50 Sacremento Kings

    1h 6m | May 3, 2023
  • The Heat Eliminate The Bucks In 5, What Happened To Milwaukee? + 2nd Round Preview | OBP

    Esfandiar Baraheni and Lauren Gunn discuss the insanity that was the Miami Heat vs Milwaukee bucks series. How were the Heat able to complete the upset in just 5 games? Where do the Bucks go from here? Then, what happened to the Cavaliers vs. New York? Finally, we take a look at some of the 2nd round matchups and break them down

    49m | Apr 28, 2023
  • Rockets Hire Ime Udoka, The Bucks Lose Again, Are The Knicks For Real? & More! | OBP

    Esfandiar Baraheni and Lauren Gunn are back for another episode where they go over everything from the Houston Rockets hiring Ime Udoka to be their next head coach to the New York Knicks being 1 win away from finally winning another playoff series.

    56m | Apr 25, 2023
  • What's Next For The Raptors Following Nick Nurse's Departure? w/ Samson Folk

    Esfandiar Baraheni is joined by Samson Folk of Raptors Republic to discuss what the future holds for the Toronto Raptors. Who will be their next head coach? What moves will they make this summer? Find out all that and more here!

    53m | Apr 22, 2023
  • Did Draymond Green Deserve His Suspension? + Can Miami Pull Off The Upset? | OBP

    1:05 Draymond Green Suspension

    4:10 Is the NBA rigging the series in favour of Sacremento

    12:40 -Giannis Antetokounmpo Injury Analysis

    14:30 - Can The Miami Heat pull off the upset?

    17:50 Ja Morant injury

    22:30 - Phoenix Suns/LA Clippers

    30:50 - Cavaliers / Knicks

    Esfandiar Baraheni and Lauren Gunn discuss the latest news around the NBA.

    37m | Apr 20, 2023
  • Play-In Game Reactions + Celtics/Hawks & Grizzlies/Lakers Series Previews

    Esfandiar Baraheni and Lauren Gunn discuss the results of the recent NBA play-in games. What will the off-season look like for the Toronto Raptors? Then, they preview both the Grizzlies vs Lakers and Celtics vs Hawks playoff matchups.

    43m | Apr 14, 2023
  • 2023 Full NBA Playoffs Picks & Preview

    Esfandiar Baraheni and Lauren Gunn share their predictions for the entirety of the 2023 NBA Playoffs. Who will win the play-in series' in either conference? Who will ultimately make the NBA Finals? Which team will take home the Larry O'Brien trophy?

    53m | Apr 11, 2023
  • NBA Western Conference Playoffs Preview w/ Jackson Frank

    Esfandiar Baraheni is joined by Jackson Frank of Dime and SB Nation to preview the entirety of the Western Conference playoffs. What will the matchups ultimately be? Which of the top-4 teams have the best chance at winning the title? Are the Denver Nuggets the team to beat? Are there any surprise teams to keep an eye on?

    1h 16m | Apr 7, 2023
  • Breaking Down The Eastern Conference Playoff Picture w/ Chris Herring

    Esfandiar is joined by Chris Herring of Sports Illustrated to discuss the entire Eastern Conference playoff picture. Who wins in a Celtics v Bucks playoff series? Can the Cavaliers make some noise? What about the Knicks? Find out all that and more on this edition of the Objective Basketball Podcast

    1h 7m | Apr 4, 2023
  • NBA Awards Predictions - Will Nikola Jokic Three-Peat? | OBP

    Lauren Gunn and Esfandiar Baraheni share their predictions for all of the 2023 NBA Awards. Is Nikola Jokic going to win his 3rd straight MVP? I the ROTY award all but decided already? Will Quickley take home the sixth-man award? Find out all that and more!

    1h 5m | Apr 1, 2023
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