It’s strasmore v. The ncaa as ‘ballers’ wraps up season four

It’s Strasmore v. the NCAA as ‘Ballers’ Wraps Up Season Four

Ballers Season 4, Episode 9: “There’s No Place Like Home, Baby” As the old saying goes, all’s well that ends well. But did this end well? I guess it depends on how you look at it. From an in-universe perspective, things seem to work out reasonably well for most everyone. After spending most of this…

‘ballers’ tackles privilege and protests in an all-new episode

‘Ballers’ Tackles Privilege and Protests in an All-New Episode

Ballers Season 4, Episode 7: “The Kids Are Aight” While this season of Ballers hasn’t been its best up to this point, the writers haven’t shied away from controversial material, and I applaud them for that. This season’s main storyline has been about exposing NCAA corruption (which we’ll get to in a few minutes), and…

Lance fights back, but joe has the last word on an all-new ‘ballers’

Lance Fights Back, but Joe Has the Last Word on an All-New ‘Ballers’

Ballers Season 4, Episode 4: “Forgiving is Living” It’s tough being the go-to guy all the time. There’s a lot of pressure on you when you’re always expected to take the last shot or carry the ball over the goal line as time runs out, and it can be too much for even the great…

Lance is spending like there’s no tomorrow on an all-new ‘ballers’

Lance Is Spending like There’s No Tomorrow on an All-New ‘Ballers’

Ballers Season 4, Episode 3: ” This Is Not Our World” We don’t get a full sense of the fallout after the controversial ending to last week’s surfing tournament, but it’s obvious that, despite his words to the contrary, Lance Klians isn’t happy about the way things went down. We don’t know if Cola-Cola backed…

‘ballers’ tackles issues of racial identity in its latest episode

‘Ballers’ Tackles Issues of Racial Identity in its Latest Episode

Ballers Season 4, Episode 2: “Don’t You Want to be Obama?” Most of us will never know what it’s like to be a professional athlete. Only a tiny fraction of the population are gifted with just the right combination of talent, opportunity, and drive that allow them to reach the top-level of their chosen sport….

Spencer and joe get extreme as ‘ballers’ hits the west coast

Spencer and Joe Get Extreme as ‘Ballers’ Hits the West Coast

Ballers Season Four, Episode One–“Rough Ride” Season Four of Ballers kicks off (pardon the pun) with a game-changer (and that one) that’s going to rock (I promise—that’s the last one) Spencer Strasmore’s world. After winning his battle with the NFL last season but ultimately losing the war, Spencer seemed ready to settle back into the…