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The Fan Asia

By Boys Night Out and Podcast Network Asia

The Fan Asia Podcast is a basketball podcast hosted by the boys from Boys Night Out, DJ TonyToni and DJ Slick Rick! With regular guest co-hosts, Chris Newsome and Jinno Rufino!

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Episode 62: CP3's future, Kai Sotto, and BOS VS MIA

The Fan AsiaMay 31, 2022

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Episode 67: NBA QUIZ NIGHT

Episode 67: NBA QUIZ NIGHT

We continue to guess ESPN's TOP Ranked No. 24- No. 1 players for 2022-2023

We also pick our TOP 8 teams from the EAST and WEST that will make the playoffs

Oct 24, 202242:49
Episode 66. Tonight we talk about Jinno Rufino's oldest jersey and him being snubbed by Magic Johnson when he visited the PH

Episode 66. Tonight we talk about Jinno Rufino's oldest jersey and him being snubbed by Magic Johnson when he visited the PH

Javier shares his story about meeting Evander Holyfield and Newsome trying to get Kobe's signature.


Kareem abdul jabar's comment on Kyrie Irving 


We breakdown ESPN's TOP 100-26 ranked players 2022-23 


Chris's unfortunate injury which will sideline him for the next 3.5 weeks +


Quiz night for the first time Tony TONI becomes a participant vs Javier Vs Newsome. Will he win his debut NBA QUIZ KING THIS WEEK ???

Oct 10, 202257:28
Episode 65: Chris Newsome talks about his new YOUTUBE Channel and what's going on with GILAS and the fans. Who will win this weeks NBA TRIVIA ??

Episode 65: Chris Newsome talks about his new YOUTUBE Channel and what's going on with GILAS and the fans. Who will win this weeks NBA TRIVIA ??

We discuss the biggest trades during the offseason 2022 

JInno gives his 2 cents on the Lakers acquiring Pat Beverly 

Javier discusses the future of HOU rockets and trading Christian WOOD

Oct 03, 202201:16:02
Episode 64: Chris Newsome Talks Gilas, Coach Chot, and playing with Kai Sotto and Jordan Clarkson

Episode 64: Chris Newsome Talks Gilas, Coach Chot, and playing with Kai Sotto and Jordan Clarkson

This episode was all about Chris Newsome and him finally debuting for Gilas Pilipinas. We discuss his experience on and off the court, the booing of Coach Chot, and what it was like playing with Kai Sotto and NBA veteran Jordan Clarkson.

Sep 29, 202201:15:24
Episode63: GSW winning game 2, COACH SNYDER LEAVING UTAH, & where will Kai Sotto go?

Episode63: GSW winning game 2, COACH SNYDER LEAVING UTAH, & where will Kai Sotto go?

The boys analyze the finals game for Golden state, Klay being missing in action, Will Spyder stay as coach Snyder leaves Utah Jazz, Where will Kai Sotto go, and the winner who will take Jinno's crown in this episode's Quiz Night. 

Jun 08, 202222:26
Episode 62: CP3's future, Kai Sotto, and BOS VS MIA

Episode 62: CP3's future, Kai Sotto, and BOS VS MIA

We're back after a few weeks! We're sharing our predictions on BOS VS MIA, the future of CP3 and Kyrie Irving, Gilas, our movie/ series recommendations, and will Javier keep the crown in this episode's NBA Quiz Night ūüŹÄ

May 31, 202201:01:50
Episode 61: Round 2 recap and does Joker deserve MVP

Episode 61: Round 2 recap and does Joker deserve MVP

Chris is back this episode! The boys will be recapping round 2 of the NBA Playoffs : Can MIA  hold off the 76ers?, Will BOS bounce back to defeat the Bucks?, MEM be able to come back and defeat GSW?, Will PHO be able to defeat the Mavs, can CP3 enter the Western Finals, and Our views on if  Joker deserves being awarded MVP. 

May 16, 202224:59
Episode 60: 2nd Round NBA Playoff Predictions, Will Kai Sotto be drafted this coming season?, and Paying RESPECTs to BOYET SISON

Episode 60: 2nd Round NBA Playoff Predictions, Will Kai Sotto be drafted this coming season?, and Paying RESPECTs to BOYET SISON

TonyToni and Jinno Rufino takes this episode as Chris is still on leave from the Champion run Vs Ginebra. They'll be discussing their 2nd Round Predictions for the NBA, determining if Kai Sotto will be drafted to the coming NBA Season, and paying respects to their colleague-- Legendary sports broadcaster/host/DJ  BOYET SISON.

May 02, 202245:41
Episode 59: NEWSOME updates, NYC allowing unvaccinated players to play, Miami Heat scuffle, WHO deserves MVP? JOKIC or EMBIID ?

Episode 59: NEWSOME updates, NYC allowing unvaccinated players to play, Miami Heat scuffle, WHO deserves MVP? JOKIC or EMBIID ?

In this episode discuss the following: NEWSOME updates on playoff series vs Magnolia, NYC Mayor might allow unvaccinated players to finally play, are we okay with that?, Miami Heat scuffle between COACH SPO HASLEM and BUTLER, Jinno gives his EAST & WEST FINALS PREDICTION, WHO deserves MVP ? JOKIC or EMBIID, and this episode's NBA QUIZ CHAMPION is? Tune in to find out.

Mar 28, 202227:21
Episode 58: LAKERS 2022 team Vs. Bulls 1996 Team, Why Jordan is the GOAT, Who's the MVP of NBA this year, and Quiz Night Champion

Episode 58: LAKERS 2022 team Vs. Bulls 1996 Team, Why Jordan is the GOAT, Who's the MVP of NBA this year, and Quiz Night Champion

In this episode, the boys discuss the LAKERS 2022 team Vs. Bulls 1996 Team, Why Jordan is the GOAT in comparison to the age of MJ and LEBRON and how the attitude of the leader plays a huge roll in the team being competitive every night no matter who's injured, Kyrie scoring 60 pts, who's the MVP of NBA this year , who's coming out of the WEST and East, and who's gonna be this episode's quiz night champion ūüĎĎ

Mar 21, 202255:01
Episode 57: LBJ & the future of Lakers, Tatum's 50 pts, Newsome losing to SMB, and FAN Quiz Night

Episode 57: LBJ & the future of Lakers, Tatum's 50 pts, Newsome losing to SMB, and FAN Quiz Night

We talk about LBJ's 57 points and the Lakers future ,Tatum's 50pts tying Larry Bird for most 50 pts games as a Celtics-- Should Tatum be included in the future faces of the NBA ?, Newsome's disappointing loss to SMB, and who will win this this episode's quiz night.

Mar 14, 202235:27
Episode 56: NBA All Star Weekend, first PBA experience in a while, and a NEW NBA Quiz Night winner

Episode 56: NBA All Star Weekend, first PBA experience in a while, and a NEW NBA Quiz Night winner

In this episode of The Fan, they share their first PBA experience in a very long time: Meralco vs Rain or Shine, Their thoughts on the NBA ALL STAR 2022 ; How can they better improve the dunk contest and add some other events in the future to keep it fresh and going, and The NBA Quiz night will have a new winner since Jinno is away.. who will it be? Tune in to find out

Feb 28, 202237:57
Episode 55: HUGE TRADE OF SIXERS AND NETS--WILL THERE BE OTHER TRADES?, ALLSTAR WEEKEND, THE FAN NBA QUIZ NIGHT

Episode 55: HUGE TRADE OF SIXERS AND NETS--WILL THERE BE OTHER TRADES?, ALLSTAR WEEKEND, THE FAN NBA QUIZ NIGHT

In this episode the boys discuss the huge trade between Harden and Simmons, will there be any other huge trades as the trade season ends?, ¬†Whose team will win during the allstar weekend-- mvps, 3pt contest. and skill challenges, and will Jinno be 4x winner of our Fan Nba Quiz Night? Listen in to find out ūüŹÄ


Feb 21, 202246:48
Episode 54: PBA starting again , Will Nets trade Harden ?, Will 76ers let go of Simmons ?, our TOP 5 romantic valentine's day rnb songs

Episode 54: PBA starting again , Will Nets trade Harden ?, Will 76ers let go of Simmons ?, our TOP 5 romantic valentine's day rnb songs

In this episode the boys discuss the trades between Pacers and Cavs, Clippers and Blazers, Will Nets trade Harden this trade season?, Will 76ers let go of Simmons? Who will be willing to trade?, PBA starting again, and their TOP 5 romantic valentine's day rnb songs





Feb 14, 202201:15:56
Episode 53: Covid impact on Newsomes's health, Laker Talk, Jerry West losing his Lifetime Season Pass, and Coach Chot as new Gilas Coach

Episode 53: Covid impact on Newsomes's health, Laker Talk, Jerry West losing his Lifetime Season Pass, and Coach Chot as new Gilas Coach

In this episode, the boys talk about  Newsomes Covid impact on his health, Jinno has never gotten covid . Out of the 5 senses which would you choose to lose ?, The Laker Talk: playoff possibilities?, Jerry West losing his Lifetime Season Pass, Reviewing EAST and WEST teams, and  PBA: newest member of Meralco and Coach Chot as new Gilas Coach

Feb 07, 202201:09:52
Episode 52: STEPH CURRY SURPASSING RAY ALLEN , WHO LOOKS GOOD IN THE EAST AND WEST, and NBA TRIVIA

Episode 52: STEPH CURRY SURPASSING RAY ALLEN , WHO LOOKS GOOD IN THE EAST AND WEST, and NBA TRIVIA

In this episode of the pod, the boys are complete and ready to compete! They discuss Steph Curry surpassing Ray Allen after breaking NBA's career 3-point record, who they think are doing the best in both east and west conferences, updates on the fantasy league, and will Jinno continue to reign the NBA Trivia? Let's find out.

Dec 20, 202135:29
Episode 51: PBA: THE RETURN OF THE FANS?, OKC 73 POINT LOSS, KAREEM JABAR COMMENTS ON KING JAMES DANCE, PHOENIX VS GSW, & FANTASY LEAGUE UPDATES

Episode 51: PBA: THE RETURN OF THE FANS?, OKC 73 POINT LOSS, KAREEM JABAR COMMENTS ON KING JAMES DANCE, PHOENIX VS GSW, & FANTASY LEAGUE UPDATES

In this episode of The Fan Asia Podcast, the boys talk about the start of PBA's new season and the possible return of fans to stadium. The 73 point loss of OKC to Memphis and Chris gives advice on how to get out of a losing slump. Kareem comments on King James' dancing and how they feel about players being alienated on the court. They also give updates on their Fantasy League and how Phoneix vs GSW were the games to look out for in NBA's current season.

Dec 13, 202140:34
Episode 50: Jinno being in New York, Fantasy League, NBA Trivia, and PBA tune up games

Episode 50: Jinno being in New York, Fantasy League, NBA Trivia, and PBA tune up games

In this episode of The Fan Asia Podcast, they discuss Jinno being in NYC and if he's caught any Knicks games and the pros/cons of moving to a new country while in your teenage years. Chris starting PBA tune up games last Thursday, Fantasy basketball league:  is Newsome still in 1st place or is it someone new ? and NBA TRIVIA - Since Ines Kantar has legally changed his name INes Kantar Freedom we see how well they know their nicknames!

Dec 06, 202157:23
Episode 49: Suspensions and fines of Lebron James Vs Stewart ,Yahoo Fantasy League , Power Rankings of Teams, TOP 5 NBA TRIVIA

Episode 49: Suspensions and fines of Lebron James Vs Stewart ,Yahoo Fantasy League , Power Rankings of Teams, TOP 5 NBA TRIVIA

In this episode of The Fan Asia podcast, we start the show talking about Drag Queen, Manila Luzon. We also dive in into the suspensions of Lebron & Stewart, Yahoo Fantasy League, Power ranking of NBA Teams ( where Golden state is leading), and who will win in this episode's Top NBA Trivia.

Nov 29, 202125:24
Episode 48: THE FAN Trivia WINNER, Top 5 teams through week 4, Top players in assists, blocks, points, and steals ‚ö°

Episode 48: THE FAN Trivia WINNER, Top 5 teams through week 4, Top players in assists, blocks, points, and steals ‚ö°

We're testing your basketball knowledge in this episode of THE FAN ASIA PODCAST. Join Chris & Javier as they battle it out on who will win THE FAN Trivia questions while they go through who are the top 5 weeks of the NBA playoffs on week 4. They also assess the top players who contributed the most on points, steals, blocks, and assists.

Nov 22, 202123:11
Episode 47: Cryptocurrency, NFT's, Dirty Foul by Morris, NBA Fantasy League , PBA Updates, and other Asean Cons for the PBA?

Episode 47: Cryptocurrency, NFT's, Dirty Foul by Morris, NBA Fantasy League , PBA Updates, and other Asean Cons for the PBA?

In this episode, Chris and Tony go one-on-one on  crypto currencies and how music sports and artwork are making there mark VIA NFT'S in the metaverse. They discuss the Dirty Foul by Morris on Jokic and was the retaliation to Morris a cheap shot ? Was the suspension too much ? Shouldn't Morris be suspended also ?

They find out as well who is ahead in our NBA FANTASY LEAGUE 12 - Deep

PBA - More Fil-am's on a team and easier requirements  plus talks with other Asean  Pro or Con for the PBA ?

Nov 15, 202151:35
Episode 46: How to cure a hangover, Fantasy League, Jordan Clarkson vs Jasen Green, and PBA Updates

Episode 46: How to cure a hangover, Fantasy League, Jordan Clarkson vs Jasen Green, and PBA Updates

In this episode we start off with Javier and Newsome discuss their new found passion for cycling in town . We discuss our fantasy league and Jinno Starting week 3 in 1st place and him nursing a Halloween Hangover throughout the show.
We talk about our top performing picks and who's been a disappointment.

Jordan Clarkson vs Jalen Green for the first time ever two filipino players on an nba court .Players who had a game Monday Night and Javier tell us teams that look great ,crypto , NFT's really quickly , and how to cure a hangover: 1. Pocari Sweat , 2. Buko juice 3. H2O

Nov 08, 202134:20
Episode 45: NBA 75th Greatest Players, Lakers rough start, Jack Animam flourishing, and Filbasketball Amateur League

Episode 45: NBA 75th Greatest Players, Lakers rough start, Jack Animam flourishing, and Filbasketball Amateur League

In this hooping episode of Fan Asia, the boys are complete to talk about numerous things ūüŹÄ Clay not being part of the top 75th Greatest players of NBA, Dwight and AD scuffle and is seniority a big factor? Big surprises during the new season of NBA, how Jack Animam is flourishing on Siberia League, and Filbasketball Amateur League¬†

Oct 25, 202101:12:59
Episode 44: Start of the NBA Season, Bens Simmons showing up to practice, NBA Fantasy & Finals predictions, and PBA updates

Episode 44: Start of the NBA Season, Bens Simmons showing up to practice, NBA Fantasy & Finals predictions, and PBA updates

In this episode, The boys talk about the 75th anniversary ad of the PBA and why Jordan isn't there. They also talk about their NBS Fantasy picks and who they would like to see in this season's Finals. Chris talks about how the Sixers need a major retreat session as Ben Simmons shows up to practice not into it and his predictions for how will win this seasons PBA. 

Oct 20, 202130:03
Episode 43: Andrew Wiggins not getting jabbed, Ben Simmons not going to training camp, Fantasy League '21, and Silver lining for Chris' team

Episode 43: Andrew Wiggins not getting jabbed, Ben Simmons not going to training camp, Fantasy League '21, and Silver lining for Chris' team

We're back for another episode of The Fan Asia!

This episode Chris talks about being away due to Covid Protocols and is back to full strength, he talks about his experience and the silver lining for his team who has the best rec ord ever in a conference 9-2 going into the playoffs. They also discuss why Andrew Wiggins ain't getting jabbed, why Ben Simmons is not participating in the Sixers training camp, and the returning FANTASY LEAGUE '21.


Sep 27, 202144:03
Episode 42: Latest trades within the week, Ben Simmons wants out, Are the Lakers too old?, PBA Updates, and Newsome's winning Basket

Episode 42: Latest trades within the week, Ben Simmons wants out, Are the Lakers too old?, PBA Updates, and Newsome's winning Basket

We got hooping stories here on the 42nd episode of The Fan Asia Podcast.

For this episode of the pod, the boys will be talking about the recent trades in the NBA this week. Ben Simmons wanting out of Philadelphia and where do they think would Ben Simmons fit?, Are the Lakers getting too old and do they still have the chance to make it to another finals?. Chris gives his weekly PBA Updates and the boys react to his game winning shot.

Sep 06, 202139:10
Episode 41: ESPN cancelling "THE JUMP" show, Kobe memory, Jack Aminam the face of Philippine Women’s Basketball, Dell & Sonya Curry divorce, and PBA Updates

Episode 41: ESPN cancelling "THE JUMP" show, Kobe memory, Jack Aminam the face of Philippine Women’s Basketball, Dell & Sonya Curry divorce, and PBA Updates

Welcome to the 41st episode of The Fan Asia Podcast.

The boys are complete to discuss about Newsome's debut in a rap song called " Eto Malupet", ESPN cancelling " THE JUMP" and how cancel culture affects people nowadays. The boys pay tribute to Kobe, Jack Aminam making it to Europe and being the face of Philippine Women's Basketball, how it's important to invest in athletes from the grassroot levels, and more PBA Updates from Chris. 

Aug 31, 202101:04:59
Episode 40: New NBA rules, PBA updates & future plans, Netflix malice in the palace, and trades of Lakers, Clippers, Miami, and Toronto

Episode 40: New NBA rules, PBA updates & future plans, Netflix malice in the palace, and trades of Lakers, Clippers, Miami, and Toronto

It's the 40th episode of The Fan Asia and the boys are back at it again.

Dj Tony Toni, Chris Newsome, Jinno Rufino, and Javier Delgado watch and analyse to the new NBA rules make sense? Are there any loop holes? Chris gives updates about the PBA and how they would deal with games and what will they do when players tests positive, what they think about malice in the palace, and what do they think about the recent trades of the NBA teams.

Aug 24, 202159:54
Episode 39: Team USA KD and Draymond address the haters , Importance of training and funding, Does the PH have what it takes to see the first NBA Player?, and PBA Updates

Episode 39: Team USA KD and Draymond address the haters , Importance of training and funding, Does the PH have what it takes to see the first NBA Player?, and PBA Updates

We have another episode of The Fan Asia tonight!

TonyToni, Javier Delgado, Jinno Rufino, and Chris Newsome come together to watch the interview of KD and Draymond addressing the haters. Tony discusses the importance of early training and the benefit of young athletes earning, Jinno and Javier speculate if the Philippines will ever have their first NBA star, and Chris gives important updates on the PBA and how will the games move forward.

Aug 16, 202133:44
Episode 38: Recap on the NBA Draft: Recent pick ups and trades, PBA Updates, and who will be the next FACE of the NBA? Who comes after LBJ?

Episode 38: Recap on the NBA Draft: Recent pick ups and trades, PBA Updates, and who will be the next FACE of the NBA? Who comes after LBJ?

It's another episode of The Fan Asia!


We have Tony Toni, Jinno Rufino, Javier Delgado, and Chris Newsome recap the recent trades and pick ups from the NBA draft after concluding the Season. Chris gives updates about the PBA during ECQ; will they be suspending the games or will they create a bubble?. Tony and Javier rave about Luka during the Tokyo Olympics. They boys speculate on  who will be the next face of NBA in the near future.

All these and more on The Fan Asia!

Aug 09, 202101:10:03
Episode 37: Suns loses to the Bucks Game 6 Recap, Will CP3 stay?, Olympics team USA vs France , Hidilyn Diaz winning gold , Chris Newsome as a Scorer to a playmaker

Episode 37: Suns loses to the Bucks Game 6 Recap, Will CP3 stay?, Olympics team USA vs France , Hidilyn Diaz winning gold , Chris Newsome as a Scorer to a playmaker

The boys are complete for this episode of The Fan Asia!

In this episode of the pod, the boys recap on Game 6 FINALS; what did Giannis do to win Bucks their Championship, Will Bucks win back to back titles, and will CP3 stay in the Suns next season?. Tony and Javier look at the Olympics and will Team USA get gold? Jinno talks about Hidilyn's winning moment at the Olympics , why is it necessary for the government to fund the athletes, is Volleyball will be the next big thing in the Philippines? Chris celebrates his Birthday ( Happy Birthday Chris! ) and looks back on his evolution to a scorer to a playmaker. He'll be sharing Updates on the PBA too!

All these on this hooping episode of The Fan Asia!

Aug 02, 202101:10:30
Episode 36: Javier's Biking hobby, PBA Opening and Positive Cases, Newsome's first game back, Space Jam 2, LBJ's Tequila, and Game 6 FINALS

Episode 36: Javier's Biking hobby, PBA Opening and Positive Cases, Newsome's first game back, Space Jam 2, LBJ's Tequila, and Game 6 FINALS

The boys are complete! Join Tony Toni, Jinno Rufino, Javier Delgado, and Chris Newsome  in another jam packed episode of The Fan Asia.


Javier opens up about his biking hobby and bikes that are worth up to 600k, Chris talks about the PBA Opening and what is the PBA doing as the covid cases affect their games? Chris also opens up about his game against the NorthPort, the incident with Terrence Romeo, and his leadership skills with his team. Tony and Jinno analyze Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the critique over Space Jam 2, beal & love out of the olympics, and Lebron James promoting his Tequila brand during the NBA Finals?

All these and more in this episode of The Fan Asia!

Jul 26, 202155:33
Episode 35: FINALS Game 3, How can the Suns stop Giannis, Team USA losing exhibition games, Overtime Elite League, and PBA Updates

Episode 35: FINALS Game 3, How can the Suns stop Giannis, Team USA losing exhibition games, Overtime Elite League, and PBA Updates

It's another episode of The Fan Asia! You got TonyToni, Jinno Rufino, and Chris Newsome for this episode.

In this episode, the boys analyze the NBA Finals so far: from Game 3, what should the Suns do to stop Giannis, and in turn how can the Bucks slow down the well-oiled team such as the Suns. Not only that for this pod! Jinno talks about how the teams from all over the world are stepping up their game, Tony with Lebron Lopez overseeing the Overtime Elite League as a coach, Chris share his sentiments about basketball players venturing other fields to earn money in the long run, and more PBA Updates!


Only here on The Fan Asia! ūüŹÄ

Jul 19, 202152:44
Episode 34: Eastern Conference Finals, NBA FINALS & FINALS MVP Predictions, NCAA allowing student endorsements, and PBA Updates

Episode 34: Eastern Conference Finals, NBA FINALS & FINALS MVP Predictions, NCAA allowing student endorsements, and PBA Updates

Welcome back to another episode of The Fan Asia! Tony Toni, Chris Newsome, Javier Delgado, and Jinno Rufino are once again complete for this episode! ūüŹÄ

On this pod, they'll be discussing about the Hawks vs Bucks, Jinno can't help but say that the universe is giving this chance to the suns, their NBA predictions ( Suns in_? Bucks in_?), how the Bucks should be prepared to fight CP3 in order to win the finals, Chris diving in on how the NCAA should let students athletes do endorsements, Jinno giving examples such as Jeron Teng and how scholarships are not enough to sustain student athletes, and Chris giving PBA Updates! Will he be giving out some spoilers on who will be part of the roster? ūü§Ē


All that on this buzzer episode of The Fan Asia!

Jul 12, 202147:08
Episode 33: Kemba Walker and AL Horford Trade, Playoff Insights, ECF and WCF Predictions, and PBA Updates!

Episode 33: Kemba Walker and AL Horford Trade, Playoff Insights, ECF and WCF Predictions, and PBA Updates!

The boys are complete! Join Jinno Rufino, Chris Newsome, Javier Delgado, and Tony Toni for another episode of The Fan Asia! 

Together, the boys discuss Kemba Walker & AL Horford trade, Kuz takes out lakers IG, Coach SVG gone from the Pelicans, Ben Simmons FT woes, and who would Jinno trade for Dame Lillard to be on the lakers? The boys also give their insights on playoff games: Clips vs Jazz. Nets vs Bucks, and 76ers vs ATL! And since their brackets are all effed up, they decided to pick our their Finals prediction ECF and WCF!

All that on this jam packed episode of The Fan Asia. Tune in!

Jun 28, 202101:03:18
Episode 32: Denver's Early Exit, Damian Lillard, Brooklyn Bucks, and Kawhi!

Episode 32: Denver's Early Exit, Damian Lillard, Brooklyn Bucks, and Kawhi!

Welcome to Episode 32 of The Fan Asia! We got DJ TonyToni, Chris Newsome, and Javier Delgado as they talk about Denver's Early exit and reasons why they were swept and the referees decision in ejecting Jokic cost them the game! They also talk about how great is CP3! What is the secret to this young team? Damian Lillard what team could afford him and who would you trade him for? Brooklyn Bucks predictions now that Kyrie and Harden are out? Will Brooklyn still be able to beat the Bucks? And Is Kawhi the best 2 player in the league? All that and more here on The Fan Asia Podcast!


Jun 21, 202135:00
Episode 31: Jinno and His "Eric Avar" Sneakers, Lakers Quitting in the Series, Second Round Predictions, and More!
Jun 15, 202101:03:10
Episode 30: Kendall Jenner and the Guys She's Dated and NBA Playoff 2021 Bracket (East and West 1st Round Predictions)

Episode 30: Kendall Jenner and the Guys She's Dated and NBA Playoff 2021 Bracket (East and West 1st Round Predictions)

The boys are back! You got TonyToni, Chris Newsome, Jinno Rufino and Javier Delgado for another episode of The Fan Asia. In this episode of the pod, the boys talk about Kendall Jenner (and how her exes AND her current BF are in the playoffs) + the NBA Playoff 2021 Bracket (EAST and WEST 1st round predictions). This is The Fan Asia!

Jun 01, 202146:14
Episode 29: NBA Play-In Tournament Picks

Episode 29: NBA Play-In Tournament Picks

The boys are back with another episode of The Fan Asia! That's right we're doing back-to-back episodes this week because it's the start of the NBA Play-In Tournament! Tune in a TonyToni, Chris Newsome, and Jinno Rufino place their bets and make their picks for this week. This is Episode 29 of The Fan Asia!

May 19, 202101:00:58
Episode 28: The NBA Top Shot NFT and the Future of Trading Cards

Episode 28: The NBA Top Shot NFT and the Future of Trading Cards

It's Episode 28 of The Fan Asia and the boys are back at it again! DJ Tony Toni, Jinno Rufino, and Chris Newsome are here to talk about the future of trading cards and the NBA TOP SHOT NFTs. Should one invest? How come its so expensive? How does one get started ? How can you purchase a top shot? We get to all of that and more on this episode of the pod! 

May 18, 202101:12:46
Episode 27: The Scoop on the PBA, Lamaracus Aldrige, Kyrie Irving, Dayne Wade, and More!

Episode 27: The Scoop on the PBA, Lamaracus Aldrige, Kyrie Irving, Dayne Wade, and More!

The boys are back again with another episode of The Fan Asia podcast! Join Tony, Chris Newsome, and Javier Delgado as they give you their take on the latest happenings in the world of basketball. From PBA updates and inside scoops (How much salary do PBA players earn?), to Lamarcus Aldrige retiring from the NBA, Jama ‚Äúthe future of the Denver Nuggets‚ÄĚ Murray, ¬†Dayne Wade being part of OWNER of the Utah Jazz, and more! Get all that on this episode of the Fan Asia. Tune in!

May 04, 202101:44:31
Episode 26: The Lowdown on the PBA, Paul Pierce, Lamello Ball, Basketball Cards, and More!

Episode 26: The Lowdown on the PBA, Paul Pierce, Lamello Ball, Basketball Cards, and More!

The boys of The Fan Asia are back again with another episode of the pod! Join Tony, Jinno, Chris, and Javier as they talk about PBA updates, MPBL vs VIS-MIN Super Cup, Paul Pierce being fired from ESPN, Lamello Ball dating a porn star, and more! We also get to know the boys a little better as Jinno talks about going through tough times and Chris talks about his new basketball venture! This is Episode 26 of The Fan Asia!

Apr 30, 202101:32:40
Episode 25: The Future of PBA, NBA Trades, Kelly Oubre, and the Search for the Caucasian GOAT

Episode 25: The Future of PBA, NBA Trades, Kelly Oubre, and the Search for the Caucasian GOAT

Episode 25 of The Fan Asia with DJ TonyToni, Chris Newsome, Jinno Rufino, and Javier Delgado is here! Join the boys of the pod as they talk about the future of the PBA, NBA Trades, Kelly Oubre’s comment on how NO ONE today can be called the GOAT, and the boys discussing amongst themselves on who’s the CAUCASIAN GOAT. All that on this episode of The Fan Asia!

Apr 23, 202101:27:01
Episode 24: Life Hacks- Jewels, Gems & Draymond Green RIGHT or WRONG

Episode 24: Life Hacks- Jewels, Gems & Draymond Green RIGHT or WRONG

Welcome to another Episode of The Fan Asia! This is probably the least basketball episode we've had! We talk about biking, staying healthy, eating nutritiously, and coming back from an injury! We even got into mental health, being single, and relationships!

But of course, we got your basketball fix covered! We did quick updates on the PBA, Draymond green rant and whether or not he's speaking the truth, is it good for young high school players to be able to join the G-League and opt out of college, more Nigerians coming into the league, and how Masai paved a way for South Africans to have hope to one day play for the NBA!

We also give our WEEK 10 predictions on the upcoming games and talked a little about NBA card collecting and the rise in popularity and insane prices of these cards! All that and more on The Fan Asia! 

Feb 27, 202102:12:49
Episode 23: Beal or No Beal?

Episode 23: Beal or No Beal?

Welcome to another episode of The Fan Asia! The panel? We got Javier Delgado, Jinno Rufino, and Chris Newsome joining DJ TonyToni for another round of the pod! On this episode, we ask...

Are the Brooklyn Nets for real?  Can they win it all ?

Beal or No Beal? Guys decide if they would take him on their fav team and who they would trade if ever .

Shaq's comment to Spida - qas it done at the wrong time and place ?

Utah's 11 game win streak

Our individual All-Star Selection Top 5

PBA update and covid protocols (anal swab is it an option?)

Superbowl Predictions KC vs Bucc's

Feb 19, 202101:22:32
Episode 22: On Trades, the Most Improved Team, and Predictions

Episode 22: On Trades, the Most Improved Team, and Predictions

The boys are back at it again. Join Tony, Jinno, Javier, and Chris as they talk everything and anything NBA! From the most improved team (Nets? Celtics? Which one's your pick?) to predictions, we got it all that and more on Episode 22 of The Fan Asia!

Feb 10, 202157:02
Episode 21: On New Players, The Modern Day Rodman, The Second Season of COVID, and More!

Episode 21: On New Players, The Modern Day Rodman, The Second Season of COVID, and More!

Welcome to Episode 21 of The Fan Asia! You got the boys talking about the start of the NBA season. From the attitude of the new generation of players to the effect of not having fans on the court for the games, we talk about all of that and more for Episode 21! This is The Fan Asia!

Feb 03, 202127:32
Episode 20: The Return of The Fan

Episode 20: The Return of The Fan

The Fan Asia's back! New sound, same old boys! Join Tony, Javier, Jinno, Slick Rick, and Chris Newsome as they talk about the latest on both the local and international basketball scene. What's the scoop on the PBA Bubble? Their take on Coach Doc Rivers and Kawhi and so much more! Only here on The Fan Asia!

Jan 27, 202148:31
Episode 19: The Season Finale of the 2020 NBA PLayoffs

Episode 19: The Season Finale of the 2020 NBA PLayoffs

Welcome to the 19th episode of The Fan Asia and it's all about the season finale of the 2020 NBA Playoffs! 

We discussed whether or not LBJ has surpassed MJ as the GOAT, would LBJ be as successful in the league during the 80-90s era, predictions for 2021-22 EAST WEST, and so much more! 

Join the usual suspects of TonyToni, Jinno rufino , Javier Delgado , Chris Newsome, and Slick Rick on the Fan Asia!

Oct 18, 202001:43:04
Episode 18: Game 6 of The NBA Finals, Jimmy Butler and the Mamba Mentality, LBJ, and More!

Episode 18: Game 6 of The NBA Finals, Jimmy Butler and the Mamba Mentality, LBJ, and More!

It's another episode of The Fan Asia! On this episode, we talked about Jimmy Butler and the Mamba Mentality, the great players that went 30th pick 1st round, Danny Green slump, LBJ being the greatest player of all time but does he make other players better? And of course Newsome tells us about the PBA bubble and what that's like! All that and more on this episode of The Fan Asia! 

Oct 12, 202001:23:42
Episode 17: The Heat VS The Lakers Predictions

Episode 17: The Heat VS The Lakers Predictions

Welcome to another episode of The Fan Asia! You got the boys all together again and this time we're talking about the 2020 NBA Finals - The Heat VS The Lakers! Who's it gonna be? Is this Lebron's easiest path to an NBA ring in his whole career? We also discussed how Sports Illustrated ranked Jimmy Butler as the 11th top player of 2020 and whether or not it was it fair that the Clippers let go of Coach Doc. Tune in! 

Oct 04, 202001:21:09
Episode 16: Game 4 of The Nuggets VS The Lakers and Other Sports Filipinos Would Be Great In!

Episode 16: Game 4 of The Nuggets VS The Lakers and Other Sports Filipinos Would Be Great In!

The boys of The Fan Asia give their two cents' worth on Game 4 of The Nuggets VS The Lakers. Jinno and Tony also talk about their experience in the virtual bubble as a fan. It was so cool! We also got into how Filipinos would be great in these sports: Billiards, Curling, E-sports and how Newsome is leaving for the PBA BUBBLE! All that and more on this episode of The Fan Asia!

Oct 03, 202001:18:38
Episode 15: The Scoop on the Celtics and the Heat, Tyler Herro, Jamal Murray, and More!

Episode 15: The Scoop on the Celtics and the Heat, Tyler Herro, Jamal Murray, and More!

Welcome to another episode of The Fan Asia! Join the usual suspects as they talk about the lowdown on  the Miami Heat leading 3-2 against the Boston Celtics. They also discussed their all time favorite Celtics All-Star, Tyler Herro, Jamal Murray, and so much more. Only here on The Fan Asia!

Sep 28, 202001:03:39
Episode 14: The Lakers Dominating Over the Nuggets, Lebron, Dan House and the Nurse Situation and More!

Episode 14: The Lakers Dominating Over the Nuggets, Lebron, Dan House and the Nurse Situation and More!

Another episode with TonyToni, Slick Rick, Jinno Rufino, Chris Newsome and Javier Delgado! 

Join us for this episode as Jinno talks about the lakers dominance over the Nuggets, Lebron and how Lebron's the 1st player to be nominated 16x All-NBA Team! They also discuss Dan House and the nurse situation. We mean, can you even control your urges if the event presented itself?!

Sep 25, 202001:22:18
Episode 13: The Clippers Choke to the Nuggets, The Greatest Chokes in NBA History, and More!

Episode 13: The Clippers Choke to the Nuggets, The Greatest Chokes in NBA History, and More!

Welcome to another episode of The Fan Asia! You got your boys, Tony Toni, Slick Rick, Jinno Rufino , Chris Newsome, and Javier Delgado all together again! They talked about so many things like How (and why) The Clippers choke to The Nuggets, Doc Rivers as Head Coach, whether or not Kawhi vocal enough to be a LEGEND, Greatest Chokes in NBA History, and so much more! 

Only here on #TheFanAsia! 

Sep 21, 202001:05:24
Episode 12: NBA Playoffs Week #3

Episode 12: NBA Playoffs Week #3

We're continuing our discussion on The 2020 NBA Playoffs! 

Tonight we have Chris Newsome from the PBA Meralco Bolts and Denver fan, Sports Broadcaster and Lakers fan Jinno Rufino, and Houston Rockets fan Javier Delgado!

On this episode, we talked about what happening in the East like the Raps losing game 7 and their future, the Miami vs Celtics predictions, Herro being the first player born in 2000 to make it into the playoffs! Over in the West, we talked about  the Lakers playing small ball and beating the Rockets at their own game. Is this the end of Russell and Harden tandem ? 

All that and more on this episode of The Fan Asia! 

Sep 16, 202001:55:20
Episode 11: NBA Playoffs Week #2
Sep 08, 202001:35:56
Episode 10: Week 1 of the NBA Playoffs

Episode 10: Week 1 of the NBA Playoffs

DJ TonyToni is joined by regular guest co-hosts Chris Newsome, Jinno Rufino, with special guest Aaron Atayde! Together, the boys talked about the first week of the NBA Playoffs. 

Listen to the boys as they share their observations on who is surprising them and which teams are bound to advance, the injuries during the NBA playoffs.  the very timely events in basketball regarding Montrezl Harrell and his words towards Luka Doncic during the Clippers vs Mavs game, the controversial incident of Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujuri law suit and GSW Secuirty guard who lied on his police statement,and more!

Aug 25, 202001:03:17
Episode 09: The End of The Restart "Seeding Game", Bubble Play Advantage VS Home and Away Teams, Playoff Bracket Picks, and More!

Episode 09: The End of The Restart "Seeding Game", Bubble Play Advantage VS Home and Away Teams, Playoff Bracket Picks, and More!

Welcome to another episode of The Fan Asia! Joining Tony are broadcaster, Jinno Rufino, and Pro Basketball Player, Chris Newsome!

Together, they discussed the end of the restart "Seeding Games" AKA Phoenix Suns 8-0 Raptors 7-1, the bubble play and whether or not it has an advantage to the home or away team and if it makes a difference in the playoffs, and their playoff bracket picks!

All of that and more on this episode of The Fan Asia!

Aug 18, 202001:45:51
Episode 08: The NBA Restart

Episode 08: The NBA Restart

Welcome to Episode 8 of The Fan Asia! 

We talked about a lot of things on the show like the NBA supporting #BLM, the players and teams that surprised us, whether the "No Fans" and "No Home/Away" setup will be an advantage or detrimental to the  teams, and so much more!

Don't miss out on this episode of The Fan Asia Podcast. 

Aug 06, 202001:10:41
Episode 07: NBA Predictions with the Boys

Episode 07: NBA Predictions with the Boys

Listen to TV, radio, and events host TonyToni as he shares his passion and love for basketball on this brand new podcast - The Fan Asia! He's bringing you interviews with your favorite players, inside information on and off the court, and so much more

This is The Fan Asia Podcast!

Jul 07, 202001:10:13
Episode 02: Talking with Jinno Rufino and Dong Magsajo

Episode 02: Talking with Jinno Rufino and Dong Magsajo

Listen to TV, radio, and events host TonyToni as he shares his passion and love for basketball on this brand new podcast - The Fan Asia! He's bringing you interviews with your favorite players, inside information on and off the court, and so much more

This is The Fan Asia Podcast!

May 24, 202001:36:42
Episode 01: Talking with Jinno Rufino Chris Newsome, and Sean Anthony

Episode 01: Talking with Jinno Rufino Chris Newsome, and Sean Anthony

Listen to TV, radio, and events host TonyToni as he shares his passion and love for basketball on this brand new podcast - The Fan Asia! He's bringing you interviews with your favorite players, inside information on and off the court, and so much more

This is The Fan Asia Podcast!

May 24, 202001:29:46