Former NBA star Charles Barkley and veteran sportscaster Ernie Johnson have unveiled their latest project — The Steam Room podcast — which recently released its first episode. For fans of the award-winning studio show, the podcast is a weekly, long-form conversation with two of its personalities, where they’ll keep the conversation going and tackle new topics. Everything is fair game as the hosts dive into current events, pop culture, and even local news, alongside their longtime Inside the NBA executive producer Tim Kiely.
Produced by Turner Sports and with new episodes releasing Thursdays, The Steam Room gets its name from one of the all-time favorite unscripted moments from Inside the NBA. You can see it HERE.
Episode 1: Full Steam Ahead
In this inaugural episode of The Steam Room, the guys discuss Le’Veon Bell’s bowling, the Patriots filming controversy, and Patrick Reed’s bunker dust-up. They also give their take on the media’s coverage of national politics, and welcome in legendary Inside the NBA Executive Producer Tim Kiely to delve into EJ’s roots in local news. Barkley checks his answering machine and responds to messages left by fans and a special guest.