Wow! The midseason finale is already upon us! The Sacramento Kings are legit Kings! It looks like the Warriors are coming back into full form. Is the 2023 NBA draft class set to be one of the best? Find out during out 6th and final episode of 2022, with Malik and Nickeem. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We will see you in a couple of months!Continue reading
Podcasts: Hoop Central
Hoop Central is a podcast that covers everything basketball. The perfect place for a basketball fan of any stature. Hoop Central is a podcast that takes place once every week, and keeps viewers informed week in and week out. The show has 4 hosts; Nickeem Khan, Justin Pearce, Malik Maaytah-Moreria, and Stetson Colicchio. All of them being second year students at Ryerson University, in their RTA Sports Media program. They’re love and passion for the game, combined with their great chemistry, create an amazing experience for the viewer. Covering headlines throughout the NBA, and the NCAA, viewers will always be up to date in the basketball world. There are much more mainstream sports shows out there, but what makes Hoop Central different is their approach to it. Many fun and unique segments are scattered throughout the show. They know they aren’t going to be able to mimic the likes of people such as Stephen A. Smith, so they stay true to themselves. Hoop Central is a breath of fresh air, and will have you addicted for more after every week. Hoop Central is more than just a show talking about basketball, it’s a community. If you’re a basketball fan, Hoop Central has got you covered.
Ep.5: Way Too Early Trade Scenarios
The Cavs are on a roll! Nickeem and Malik give praise to the NBA’s most exciting team while discussing fun trade scenarios! We also shine a light on early NBA All-Star candidates that are ready to make a name for themselves this year.Continue reading
Early MVP Selections & Trouble in Brooklyn?
This has been the most exciting start to an NBA season in years. Malik and Nickeem discuss their early MVP favs and Brooklyn’s rough start.Continue reading
The Best is The Worst?
The script has flipped during the beginning of the 2022-2023 NBA season. The best teams have been at the bottom and lower tier teams are at the top. Nickeem and Malik discuss each slow start, surprising storylines and debate on who is the best rookie.Continue reading
The Wild Wild West
The Wild West remains competitive in the NBA. Some new faces, returning players and healthy teams. This season is geared up to be legendary. Nickeem and Malik analyze and discuss their top 15 for this year! Enjoy!Continue reading
#1: We Back!
HoopCentral is back for its first episode of the final season! Lots has happened during the NBA offseason! The Golden State Warriors were once again crowned NBA champs and the eastern conference is competitive again. Our panelists share their thoughts on the champs and predictions in the east. We have an exciting season in store!Continue reading
Episode #13: Season Finale/Celebrating Klow
We are here! The season finale has finally arrived. We want to thank everyone for joining Nickeem and Malik on this journey to uncovering the NBA’s most debatable topics. Kyle Lowry made his return to the 6ix and it was quite memorable and bittersweet. It is a wrap for season #3 of HoopCentral. Let’s talk about it!Continue reading
Episode #12: Utah Jazz…WAKE UP!!
The Utah Jazz have lost 5 in a row…from the first seed last year to the 6th seed this year, is this the end of Mitchell and Gobert’s partnership? Nickeem and Malik break it down; going in-depth on what the Jazz need to do to make a deep playoff run and maintain stability within the Western Conference! Let’s Talk!Continue reading
Episode #11: Miami Heated Exchange?
Spring is upon us! The NBA playoffs are two weeks away and things are getting spicy around the league! Are the Miami Heat falling short after their long-tenured run as first in the eastern conference? Who is making it out of the play-in on April 10th? Find out on episode #11 of HoopCentral, with Nickeem and Malik 🔥Continue reading
Episode #10: March Madness Time!
Wow, 10 episodes on HoopCentral! Our special 10th episode is all about…March Madness! It is time; March Madness is always an exciting time in the year of sports. Nickeem and Malik discuss their brackets, upsets and who’s taking it all. What’s your bracket?Continue reading
Episode #9: Westbrick & Raptors Rant
Throughout the Los Angeles Lakers season, Russell Westbrook has been in the headlines for the wrong reasons. The Raptors have shown glimpses of what they can be in the future. Can the Lakers end their post-all-star slump? Will the Raptors push for a 6th seed in the east? In episode #9, Nickeem and Malik break it down for y’all.Continue reading
Episode #9: Ja Morant is going crazy!!
The NBA western conference is a tight race after the all-star break. With Ja Morant’s play of late, will this elevate Memphis to be a conference finals team!? Or is this just another Cinderella story? Tune in to hear Nickeem and Malik elaborate on the NBA’s best!Continue reading
HoopCentral Episode #6: 2022 & NBA Post Trade Deadline Talk
Happy New Year everyone! Malik and Nickeem are here for the very first episode of HoopCentral in 2022! The NBA is getting exciting and the trade deadline just passed. Who won the 76ers/Nets trade? Find out on episode #7. Enjoy!Continue reading
HoopCentral Episode #6: Drama in New York & Houston
We are officially through the first quarter of the NBA! As expected, there is already some drama; with Kemba out of the rotation, does this solve the Knicks’ deficiencies? Are John Wall and Stephen Silas on their way out of Houston? In this episode, Malik and Nickeem state their opinions following the most controversial NBA headlines, this past week.Continue reading
Episode #5: Way Too Early NBA Season Awards
Hey everyone! We are already on episode #5…wow! In this week’s news, Malik and Nickeem discuss their top 3 players for each NBA award. The recent firing of Luke Walton is a bittersweet moment for the Sacramento Kings, was it worth it? Tune in for HoopCentral’s most analytical episode! Enjoy!Continue reading