The 4-Down Podcast, episode 32: Beckley Mason of HoopSpeak

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The lockout continues on and makes it difficult for blogger-types like myself to write about Spurs-related goodness. To counter the lockout-induced writer’s block, I invited Beckley Mason of HoopSpeak to join the 4-Down Podcast this week and talk about the latest in NBA labor strife.

Tuesday was supposed to be the day of days when it comes to the lockout, and in a way it was. But it was also a big ol’ tease. According to David Stern, we’ve got until Monday before the first couple weeks of the NBA season are cancelled. Beckley and I talk about the threat of cancelled games, and how different things are from the 1998-99 NBA lockout.

We also take some time to talk about the death of former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, because nothing makes talking about a professional sports work stoppage more trivial than talking about actual life and death.

Subscribe to the 4-Down Podcast via iTunes. Or you can can keep up using the RSS feed. You can also download the audio file (33:56, 48.9 mb) or listen below. Whatever you do, please leave us good feedback and ratings in iTunes, I hear that’s what all the cool kids are doing these days. If you have a question you want answered on the next 4-Down Podcast, email 4downpodcast@gmail.com and it just might happen.

And make sure to tune into HoopSpeakLive on HoopSpeak.com on Thursday afternoon, at 2 pm central time, for a rip-roaring good time. Also, follow Beckley on Twitter, ol’ chap.