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Dunc'd On Basketball NBA Podcast

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Nate Duncan hosts the most in-depth NBA basketball podcast, featuring detailed game breakdowns, salary cap analysis, and scouting.


Best and Worst Draft Picks of the Decade with Kevin Pelton; News Catchup with..Just Nate
Dec 12 • 99 min
Kevin Pelton of ESPN joins Nate to look back on a decade of drafting from 2009 to 2018 and pick our best and worst draft picks. See where Kevin and Nate differ in terms of what constitutes a great and terrible draft pick. And will we start with the worst…
The Decade Tournament with Ben Taylor: Part 1 Bracket Draft and 1st Round
Dec 11 • 71 min
Ben Taylor joins to provide the historical expertise that only he can. Ben and Nate snake draft the 16 best teams, a fascinating exercise in a league that changed so much over 10 years. Then we play out a fascinating first round with our matchups—which…
All-NBA and MVP of the Decade
Dec 9 • 67 min
Nate and Danny go long on choosing an All-NBA team and MVP ballot for the decade. Fascinating debates develop: What’s more important, longevity and peak? Scoring or scaleability? Which guard wins out among James Harden, Chris Paul, and Stephen Curry? What…
15 in 60 (East 12.05.19)
Dec 4 • 95 min
We take a look at the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference, starting with the Miami/Toronto OT thriller and Detroit blowing out Cleveland, and then going in reverse alphabetical order from Washington to Atlanta. Timestamps: MIA/TOR (0:00), CLE/DET (16:17),…
UTA/PHI; PHX/CHA; Coach, Worst Coach, 6th Man, Defensive Player, and Rookie Season of the Decade
Dec 3 • 72 min
First we catch up on the 2 games of the night, Utah at Philly and Phoenix at Charlotte, the latter a candidate for worst loss of the month. Then a look back at the best and worst coaching work from the last decade of the NBA, followed by the best 6th man…
Executive and Not Executive of the Decade; News
Dec 1 • 58 min
A look back at the best and worst front office work from the last decade of the NBA. We look at how the best and worst teams of the decade were built and who was responsible. Then, a quick news catchup. Please subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your…
NBA Awards (11.26.19)
Nov 26 • 77 min
Time for our first look at the NBA Awards! Who are the picks for MVP, All-NBA, DPOY, COY, ROY, 6MOY and more? Plus we pick the most surprising and disappointing teams and players, and get into a lively debate over Executive of the Year and NOT Executive…
15 in 60 (Western Conference) 11.25.19
Nov 25 • 109 min
15 in 60 (Western Conference 11.25.19) We catch up on the last 2 weeks for the 15 teams in the Western Conference teams in loose reverse alphabetical order, hitting on games between OKC/LAL and HOU/DAL. Timestamps: UTA (0:00), MIN (6:54), SAS (21:18), SAC…
All-Decade: Best Individual Games and Series; News
Nov 21 • 61 min
We rank the best games and series by individuals this decade. Where do the classic LeBron, KD, Steph, Klay, Dirk, and Kawhi games and series stack up? Before that we hit on a brief news segment, including how Nikola Vucevic’s injury affects Orlando’s…
BOS/LAC Game of the Year, Mailbag Continued
Nov 21 • 43 min
The game of the year so far between Boston and the LA Clippers, we get into what stood out from this matchup for these teams going forward. Then we had so many great mailbag questions we continued that, discussing whether the pace & space era has rendered…
15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 11.19.20)
Nov 19 • 92 min
15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 11.19.20) We catch up on the last 2 weeks for the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference teams in loose alphabetical order, hitting on games between East teams BRK/IND, CHA/TOR, CLE/NYK, CHI/MIL Timestamps: ATL (0:00), BOS (6:22),…
Mailbag! Melo? News.
Nov 17 • 53 min
News catchup, then a mailbag. Questions: How many teams could the league expand to? Who is the worst player that could start on every team? What young role players have stood out? How to referee illegal screens? Which 3 teams with losing records are most…
All-Area Teams and News
Nov 14 • 73 min
Nate and Danny lay out their All-Area teams based on where NBA players grew up then pit them against each other in a bracket to produce an All-Area champion, debating each theoretical seven-game series. Before that, Danny catches up on news, including…
2017 Re-Draft and News
Nov 12 • 61 min
Nate and Danny go through the 2017 Draft and break down their current tiers mixing present production and future value. Plenty of discussion about the order and structure of the top players (Mitchell, Tatum, Fox, etc) but also the challenges of assessing…
15 in 60 (West 11.07.19)
Nov 7 • 90 min
First full episode this year of the sports world’s most inaccurately named podcast as we take a look at the season to date for each team in the Western Conference. In alphabetical order except Memphis at the end. Timestamps to help you locate each team’s…
Gamers: BOS/CLE; SAS/ATL; IND/CHA; LAL/CHI
Nov 6 • 54 min
Game time as we take stock of a fun Tuesday around the league. We break down Gordon Hayward’s best game as a Celtic and look at Darius Garland’s game among many other nuggets in a big break down. Then a look at Trae Young’s masterful second half against…
Time to Panic?!?!? Plus News and Rookie Option Decisions
Nov 5 • 70 min
After catching up on news from the weekend we take a look at which teams’ fanbases should panic after a tough start to the year and assign a 1-10 rating based on how likely they are to still fulfill preseason expectations. Finally, an assessment of some…
Mulligans on Season Predictions 2019-20
Nov 4 • 46 min
We’re only a week and a half in and a ton has changed, so it’s time to give some do-overs on preseason predictions. We look at our playoff locks and probables, plus which new teams have a shot at the postseason. We also look at whether our tiers of…
Curry’s Broken Hand, Mailbag on Early Season Trends; NCAA Caves On Player Likenesses
Oct 31 • 80 min
Packed episode. First we discuss Steph Curry’s broken hand and why that’s probably a good thing for nearly everyone in the organization. Then a really fun mailbag on the early season. Why did nobody see Kendrick Nunn coming? How sustainable is the…
15 in 60 For Real Part 2
Oct 29 • 63 min
We go through some of the main themes that have emerged for the other 15 teams in the league, taking 4 minutes for each team. In order: SAS, POR, DAL, LAC, SAC, DEN, OKC, UTA, HOU, NOP, BOS, TOR, NYK, IND, WAS. Please subscribe by searching “Dunc’d…
1st Gamer: PHI/ATL; GSW/NOP; CHI/NYK; DEN/SAC; UTA/PHX
Oct 29 • 52 min
A fun clash of styles with Philly throttling Atlanta late, then we hit briefly on Golden State stanching the bleeding against a wounded New Orleans team (fewer combat metaphors in the actual pod). Then a look at the Knicks’ comeback win over the…
15 in 60, for Real This Time
Oct 28 • 57 min
In a throwback, we do 4 minutes on 15 teams, with the remaining 15 for tomorrow. Here’s the order: PHX MIA MIL MIN ATL ORL CLE DET PHI CHI GSW MEM BKN LAL CHA Please subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player. And if you…
EVERY Game, Plus More Season Predictions
Oct 24 • 89 min
We hit every, yes EVERY game to some extent on the real opening night, as at least one of us saw at least some of every game and we remark on what most interested us. In order: CHI/CHA, DET/IND, CLE/ORL, MIN/BRK, MEM/MIA, BOS/PHI, WAS/DAL, NYK/SAS,…
Season Predictions plus Opening Night: LAL/LAC and NOP/TOR
Oct 23 • 71 min
We take a look at the opening night games and what they might portend for the season to come, including how the LeBron and AD pairing looked, how Kawhi fit in with the Clippers’ established players, the ex-Lakers in New Orleans, and Pascal Siakam’s…
Huge News Day: Zion, Extensions, Latest on NBA/China
Oct 21 • 67 min
Zion Williamson is out 6-8 weeks with a meniscus injury. How does that impact the outlook for him and the Pels this year? Then we look at all the extensions reached in the last few days, including Bradley Beal, Pascal Siakam, Dejounte Murray, Jaylen…
GSW Outlook w/ Anthony Slater; DEN Outlook w/ Adam Mares; CHI Outlook w/ Your Friendly Bullsblogger
Oct 18 • 221 min
We take a look at the new-look Golden State Warriors with beat writer Anthony Slater of the Athletic (0:50). Can Draymond Green prop up a leaky defense? Who makes this team and who is going to play at the back end of the rotation? Will the D’Angelo…
NOP Outlook w/ Mason Ginsberg; Ethan Strauss on LeBron/Kerr/China; BRK Outlook w/ Brian Lewis
Oct 15 • 118 min
Mason Ginsberg joins to discuss the Pelicans’ upcoming season. How has Zion looked in preseason, how do Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram fit into the mix, who will close games for this group, and how good can the defense be with talent but also…
NBA/China w/ Bill Bishop of Sinocism; Memphis Grizzlies Outlook w/ Chris Herrington
Oct 14 • 110 min
We wade a lot deeper into the NBA’s quagmire in China with expert Bill Bishop. Topics include: Evaluating the NBA’s response; how the NBA has handled this situation compared to others doing business in China; where that apologetic Weibo message came…
Dallas Mavericks 2019-20 Outlook w/ Tim Cato
Oct 14 • 76 min
Tim Cato, Mavs beat writer for the Athletic, joins for the Dallas Mavericks season outlook. We look at Luka Doncic and how he can take the next step to All-Star level, how Kristaps Porzingis has looked so far in his return from ACL surgery, and what…
SAS Outlook w/ Jeff McDonald; CLE Outlook w/ Chris Fedor
Oct 11 • 105 min
Jeff McDonald of the San Antonio Express-News joins to look at the San Antonio Spurs season. He discusses what Dejounte Murray looks like in camp, how the Spurs will build out their guard rotation with DeMar DeRozan, Derrick White, Lonnie Walker and…
LAC Outlook w/ Jovan Buha
Oct 10 • 76 min
Jovan Buha, Clippers beat writer for the Athletic, joins with another deep dive on a Western contender. We spend a lot of time on how the rotation shakes out, including why Lou Williams and Montrezl Harrell may not play as much or close games this…
Zion Debuts; Lowry Extension; LAL Outlook w/ Darius Soriano
Oct 9 • 102 min
We recap a few takeaways from yesterday’s preseason action, including Zion Williamson’s debut in Atlanta, discuss Kyle Lowry’s 1-year, $31 million extension in Toronto, and hit on the rest of the camp news. Then Darius Soriano joins for well over an…
PHI Outlook w/ Derek Bodner; Morey Tweet Situation
Oct 7 • 75 min
Derek Bodner of the Athletic joins to discuss the Sixers this season. We look at whether replacing JJ Redick and Jimmy Butler with Al Horford and Josh Richardson is an upgrade, which of their young players can crack the rotation, how the Sixers and…
BOS Outlook w/ Jared Weiss; DET Outlook w/ Dan Feldman
Oct 7 • 127 min
Jared Weiss of the Athletic joins to discuss the Kemba for Kyrie swap, whether Boston’s wing trio of Tatum, Brown, and Hayward can bounce back, what happens at center, and make predictions for the Celtics season. Then Dan Feldman discusses what, if…
Outlooks: NYK w/ Jared Dubin; HOU w/ Rahat Huq; CHA w/ Spencer Percy
Oct 3 • 198 min
We take a look at the rebuilt Knicks with Jared Dubin and try to parse out how this mix of veterans and young prospects will look on the floor in 2019-20. Particular attention is paid to RJ Barrett and Mitchell Robinson, as well as projecting the…
Western Conference Over/Unders 2019-20 and Best Bets
Oct 2 • 101 min
Western Conference Over/Under time. We spend a ton of time debating some of the more vexing teams in the West with so much turnover. Then we discuss our disagreements and pick our 5 best bets on the board among the 30 teams. With host Nate Duncan…
Eastern Conference Over/Unders 2019-20
Oct 1 • 70 min
Time to look at 2019-20 over/unders. Where do we most disagree with the conventional wisdom on how these teams will finish, and who do Danny and Nate think is overrated or underrated by Vegas? And which was the annual team that Nate convinced Danny…
Camp News Roundup with Danny; SAC Outlook w/ James Ham
Sep 29 • 110 min
Danny joins for the first time in awhile to catch up on news, including the NBA’s new tampering rules, the idea of 1 free throw per shooting foul in the G-League, the Magic exercising Markelle Fultz’s option and his participating in training camp, and…
Outlooks: UTA w/ David Locke; MIA w/ Albert Nahmad; TOR w/ Blake Murphy
Sep 26 • 201 min
Another huge THREE TEAM Season Outlook. First, David Locke, Jazz radioman and creator of the Locked on Podcast Network, joins to discuss the acquisition of Mike Conley, how Donovan Mitchell can take the next step, whether Rudy Gobert can keep this an…
Outlooks: OKC w/ Royce Young; POR w/ Mike Richman; ATL w/ Brad Rowland
Sep 23 • 215 min
We are truly getting back into it now, with a huge THREE TEAM Season Outlook with an All-Star Cast. First, Royce Young of ESPN on the OKC Thunder. We touch on the anatomy of the seminal summer as OKC commences their rebuild, the prospects for more…
WAS Outlook w/ Fred Katz and Mike Prada; PHX w/ Michael Schwartz
Sep 19 • 162 min
A massive, epic three-man Washington Wizards preview pod with Fred Katz of the Athletic DC and long-suffering Wizards observer Mike Prada of SB Nation. We discuss the overall direction of the franchise and prospects for a Bradley Beal trade, the big…
MIN Outlook w/ Jon Krawczynski; IND Outlook w/ J. Michael
Sep 16 • 160 min
Jon Krawczynski of the Athletic Minnesota joins to give the outlook for the Wolves’ season. We discuss the process behind the hiring of Gersson Rosas and his assessment of the Rosas era so far, then look at how this new Wolves roster will shake out…
Mock Rookie Extensions w/ Dan Feldman and Danny; FRA/USA and SER/ARG w/ Kristian Palotie
Sep 12 • 121 min
Dan Feldman of NBC Sports joins Nate and Danny to simulate the rookie scale extensions. Dan and Danny are the teams and Nate is the player agent for Brandon Ingram, Jaylen Brown, Pascal Siakam, and the rest of the 2016 draftees, plus extension talks…
2019 FIBA World Cup with Kristian Palotie
Sep 9 • 81 min
Euroleague and FIBA expert Kristian Palotie joins from across the pond to discuss the FIBA World Cup so far. We hit on how this USA team differs from past outfits and what they’ve had to do differently so far. Then we review the tournament to date,…
MIL Season Outlook w/ Frank Madden; Gordon Extension and ORL Season Outlook w/ Danny
Sep 5 • 128 min
Frank Madden of Locked on Bucks joins for the Milwaukee Bucks Season Outlook. Why did the Bucks lose in the playoffs a year ago, and how many of those weaknesses remain this year? More importantly, will they matter in a reshaped NBA? We also hit on…
Western Conference Offseason Grades, Part 2; CHA, IND, MIN, OKC Summer Leaguers w/ Ben Dull
Sep 2 • 96 min
Part 2 of our look at the Western Conference Offseasons. What did we think of Memphis and OKC starting their rebuilds, Sacramento getting a ton of depth, Utah remaking their rotation, and more? Then Director of Basketball Research Ben Dull joins to…
Western Conference Offseason Grades Part 1
Aug 28 • 68 min
Danny and Nate had so much to say about the West offseasons we had to make it a 2-part episode. In part 1, Dallas thru the LA Lakers in alphabetical order. How did we grade the West’s big moves, including D’Angelo Russell to the Warriors, Russell…
LeVert Extends, Dwight to the Lakers, MEM/PHX/POR/SAS/UTA Summer Leaguers
Aug 26 • 68 min
A surprise extension as Caris LeVert inks with the Nets for three years, $52 million, plus Dwight Howard joins the Lakers. Then we break down summer league for some intriguing young Western Conference teams, including Memphis (summer league MVP…
News Catchup; Western Conference Summer League Review
Aug 21 • 77 min
A catchup on the news for the past few weeks, including DeMarcus Cousins’ torn ACL and where he and the Lakers go from here. Then we get into summer league, starting with our limited impression of Zion Williamson and the rest of the Pels, then in…
Offseason Grades (Eastern Conference 2019)
Aug 14 • 111 min
We take a look back at the offseason for each Eastern Conference team and assign them a letter grade based on how much they improved their fortunes in the short- and long-term based on the resources available. We ended up having more disagreements…
2019 Summer League Prospects Part 2
Aug 7 • 76 min
We continue our review of 2019 Summer League, looking at Chicago (Coby White, Daniel Gafford, Cleveland, Detroit, Miami, New York (RJ Barrett), Orlando, Philadelphia, Toronto, and Washington With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux…
Summer League Prospect Review Part 1; CJ and Draymond Extensions; News
Aug 4 • 69 min
We look at CJ McCollum’s three-year, $100 million extension with the Blazers and whether it makes sense for both sides, plus catch up on the rest of the news including Draymond Green’s 4/year, $100 million extension with the Warriors. Then, a look at…
Mailbag Time!
Jul 30 • 73 min
A long overdue mailbag after a busy offseason. A bunch of fun topics, including: Who should make the USAB World Cup team? How should max contracts be reformed? Draymond Green’s 2020 free agency What moves the Raptors might make during the season The…
Re-Grading the 2018 Offseason (West)
Jul 27 • 77 min
Nate and Danny shift to looking back at the offseasons for the Western Conference from a year ago. How do teams like the Warriors, Lakers, Mavs and Rockets look with the benefit of hindsight? We assess the moves made a year later, and also assess…
Past Week News Catchup; Re-Grading the 2018 Offseason (East)
Jul 24 • 95 min
After a news catchup on the signings and happenings of the last week or so, Nate and Danny shift to looking back at the offseasons for the Eastern Conference from a year ago. We assess the moves made with a year’s worth of hindsight, and also assess…
Ben Taylor: Lessons of 2019 Playoffs, Top-10 Players in the NBA, How More Player Movement Affects Team-Building, and more Basketball Dorkery
Jul 18 • 85 min
With Danny in the internetless wilds, one of my favorite guests Ben Taylor of the Thinking Basketball YouTube Channel joins the show. We get into our key insights from the 2019 playoffs and offseason and how things at the highest levels may change…
Russell Westbrook Traded to Houston; Other Signings and News
Jul 12 • 61 min
Welp, time to record again. Russell Westbrook is traded….to the Rockets! We break down how he’ll fit in the Rockets’ system, whether the Rockets got better with this trade, and whether the cost to swap Westbrook and Chris Paul was reasonable. We…
Free Agency and Trades Catch-Up; Winners and Losers [Better Audio]
Jul 10 • 77 min
We wrap up all the news since Friday, including the Lakers and Clippers filling out their rosters and how those teams project with their work mostly done, and whether LeBron and AD or Kawhi and PG are the better duo. We hit on a couple of restricted…
Kawhi and PG Are Clippers: Every Angle for the Winners and Losers
Jul 6 • 61 min
Every possible angle on the Kawhi signing and the stunning trade of Paul George to the Clippers. First we look at what this team could be next year and what the next moves are in LA, followed by a look at Kawhi’s process and how he masterminded…
2019 Free Agency Days 3 and 4: Every Deal, Every Team
Jul 4 • 66 min
We wrap up every move from Days 3 and 4 of Free Agency. Memphis continues their excellent offseason with a pair of trades with Phoenix and Atlanta, while the Suns continue their puzzling offseason. Then we swing through the Warriors, Sixers, and Jazz…
2019 Free Agency Day 2: Every Deal, Every Team
Jul 2 • 87 min
We wrap up every move from Day 2 of Free Agency. First, the now 4-way trade with Jimmy Butler sign-and-traded to Miami involving Portland and the Clippers, then roll through the rest of the league’s signings and trades, like Dallas, Golden State,…
2019 Free Agency Day 1: Every Deal, Every Team
Jul 1 • 165 min
The biggest episode in the history of Dunc’d On to discuss maybe the most ridiculous day in NBA history. We hit on every single deal, every single player, every single team involved in this wild day. From the Nets with Kyrie and KD, the Warriors…
Free Agency Rumor Mill; BOS, DAL, NYK, LAC, BRK Offseasons
Jun 27 • 138 min
Back to regularly scheduled programming, as we catch up on the rumor mill and discuss Jimmy Butler potentially going to the Rockets, Kemba Walker to Boston, players not receiving Qualifying Offers, news on potentially shortening the schedule, and…
2019 Mock Offseason Part 3
Jun 26 • 81 min
The 2019 Mock Offseason wraps up. Kevin Pelton of ESPN and Dan Feldman of NBC join Danny and Nate to simulate the 2019 offseason. Nate is the player agent and Danny, Dan, and KP split up the 30 teams to find homes for all the key free agents. In…
2019 Mock Offseason Part 2
Jun 26 • 89 min
The 2019 Mock Offseason continues! Kevin Pelton of ESPN and Dan Feldman of NBC join Danny and Nate to simulate the 2019 offseason. Nate is the player agent and Danny, Dan, and KP split up the 30 teams to find homes for all the key free agents. In…
2019 Mock Offseason Part 1
Jun 25 • 115 min
The 2019 Mock Offseason is here! Kevin Pelton of ESPN and Dan Feldman of NBC join Danny and Nate to simulate the 2019 offseason. Nate is the player agent and Danny, Dan, and KP split up the 30 teams to find homes for all the key free agents. In…
GSW; TOR; HOU; WAS; ATL Offseasons, News
Jun 23 • 121 min
We cover a full 1/6 of the league’s offseasons. First up, Golden State with one of the weirdest offseasons in recent memory. We go through all the scenarios, including keeping Kevin Durant, losing Kevin Durant, sign-and-trading him, and then how to…
2019 NBA Draft
Jun 21 • 97 min
A wrap-up of every team’s picks, plus all the trades of the night and, winners and losers. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux….
Mike Conley Trade; 2019 NBA Draft Boards
Jun 19 • 42 min
We discuss the Mike Conley trade to the Jazz, including what the Jazz will look like on the floor next year, whether this makes Utah a favorite in the West, and the price paid to get him. Plus we look at how Memphis did surprisingly well in the…
Horford Done in Boston? HOU Turmoil; Cam Reddish, Sekou Doumbouya, Jaxson Hayes Mini Scouts
Jun 18 • 66 min
We react to the news that Al Horford has opted out and is looking to sign outside of Boston, then take a look at the purported trade request by Chris Paul (and subsequent denial by the Rockets), and some possible destinations for Paul. We catch up on…
No. 4 Pick Trade Ideas; NOP Offseason; News; Nassir Little and Bol Bol Mini Scouts
Jun 18 • 74 min
Nate regales Danny with trade ideas for the No. 4 pick which the Pelicans acquired in trade from the Lakers. Then we discuss the rest of New Orleans’ offseason, how to build around Zion with their approximately $20m in cap space. Then a look at the…
AD Trade; LAL Offseason Outlook
Jun 16 • 66 min
We hit the AD trade from every angle, including how the Lakers can fill out the roster around LeBron, AD, and Kuzma, how this trade compares to previous superstar trades, the cap implications of completing the trade either now or at the end of July,…
MEGA Pod: 2019 NBA Finals Game 6; Klay Injury; Coby White Scouting Report; PHX Offseason; News
Jun 14 • 111 min
Yet another incredibly surreal NBA Finals night. The Raptors outlast Golden State behind another wonderful performance from Kyle Lowry and fantastic contributions throughout the rotation. We also look back on how the Raptors got to this point,…
AD Talks Heat Up, KD Fallout, News; De’Andre Hunter Scouting Report; CHI Offseason
Jun 12 • 68 min
A lot of news has piled up, including some clarity on the Pelicans’ AD talks with up to five teams. We also hit on a little more of the KD injury fallout, plus discuss the retirement of Tony Parker and other news around the league. Then, a look at…
2019 NBA Finals Game 5, KD Injury
Jun 11 • 56 min
We recap a night with some crazy emotional swings, from the Warriors rolling with KD to his unfortunate injury and its ramifications. Then we break down the rest of the game in the usual excruciating detail, including a possession-by-possession look…
PHI Offseason; Jarrett Culver Scouting Report; CLE Offseason; KD Questionable
Jun 9 • 79 min
We look at Philadelphia’s offseason and what happens with Tobias Harris, Jimmy Butler, and JJ Redick. How can they replace them if one or more leave, or build around their current nucleus? Then we look at Jarrett Culver, do we agree that he’s one of…
2019 NBA Finals Game 4
Jun 8 • 39 min
We look at the keys to Toronto seizing control of the series at Oracle Arena, including Kawhi Leonard’s dominating performance and why Golden State has had such trouble stopping this Raptors team. Also: Toronto’s defense and superior depth, why Steph…
BRK/ATL Trade; Warriors in Trouble? Darius Garland Scouting Report
Jun 6 • 61 min
A ton of breakdown on the huge Atlanta/Brooklyn trade, as the Nets clear two max spaces. Did they get good value for the two first-round picks they gave up?. What does that mean for D’Angelo Russell’s future in Brooklyn, and for the Knicks for that…
2019 NBA Finals Game 3; Free Agency Buzz; SAC Offseason Outlook; #MetroMediaJam Review
Jun 6 • 82 min
We discuss the Raptors’ dominating offensive performance that propelled them to an easy win despite Steph Curry’s historic night, and discuss what the series may look like if Klay and KD can return for Game 4. Then a look at some recent news,…
Coach Cody Toppert on NBA Finals Strategy and NBA Player Development
Jun 3 • 58 min
Cody Toppert, former Suns player development coach, head coach of the G-League Northern Arizona Suns, and Rio Grande Valley Vipers assistant discusses the strategy of the NBA Finals, including Toronto’s zone defense, how to defend the Warriors’…
2019 NBA Finals Game 2; News; UTA Offseason
Jun 3 • 76 min
Golden State with a gritty victory to even the series despite myriad health issues. We hit on Draymond Green’s improved play, the impact of DeMarcus Cousins, how the Warriors limited Pascal Siakam, the potential effect of injuries going forward for…
2019 NBA Finals Game 1
May 31 • 25 min
Toronto throttles Golden State behind a fantastic game from Pascal Siakam. How did he get loose, and what can the Warriors do about it? Why did Toronto make life so difficult for the Warriors offensively? Can the Warriors adjust for Game 2? And what…
2019 NBA Finals Outlook; RJ Barrett Scouting Report; HOU Trades Coming?
May 29 • 81 min
We look at every angle we can think of for this NBA Finals: Why Toronto has the best defense Golden State has played against in this whole run; the series hinging on who plays better among Curry or Kawhi; the effect of KD and Cousins coming back;…
MIL/MIN/IND Offseason Outlooks
May 28 • 65 min
Big questions now follow the Milwaukee Bucks as they try to keep this team together. Will they pay the tax, and how much will it cost to bring back key free agents Khris Middleton, Brook Lopez, Malcolm Brogdon, and Nikola Mirotic? Then we look at…
Ja Morant Scouting Report; News; CHA Offseason Preview
May 27 • 61 min
About 30 minutes on Murray State’s sensational point guard Ja Morant, one of the most exciting prospects we’ve ever evaluated. Then we catch up on news around the league, and take a look at Charlotte’s offseason now that Kemba Walker is eligible for…
TOR/MIL Game 6
May 26 • 37 min
We break down how Toronto pulled out the 0-2 comeback, the stretch run of the game, the Bucks’ issues, whether their season should be considered a disappointment, what they need to do to improve, and every other angle of this Game 6. With host Nate…
[Better Audio] TOR/MIL Game 5; All-NBA Team Implications; Zion Williamson Scouting Report
May 24 • 90 min
Now with fixed audio. Toronto continues its shocking comeback. How did they do it, and what can the Bucks do to counter? Then we look at the implications for players and teams as “supermax” eligibility is determined by the release of the All-NBA…
TOR/MIL Game 4; POR/GSW Game 4; POR Offseason Outlook; News
May 21 • 67 min
A Toronto team left for dead a few days ago ties the series in a complete performance. Have they cracked open the previously impenetrable Bucks defense? We also look at Golden State’s closeout of the Blazers, and then pivot to Portland’s offseason…
TOR/MIL Game 3; Playoff MVP So Far; MIA Offseason Outlook
May 20 • 70 min
We go into excruciating detail on Toronto’s Game 3 double overtime win over Milwaukee. How did the Raptors slow down Giannis, and does this win mean they can compete in the series? We also look at the key possessions of regulation and the overtimes…
POR/GSW Game 3; TOR/MIL Game 2; OKC Offseason Outlook; News
May 19 • 64 min
Golden State seizes complete command against an exhausted Portland team, while the Bucks are presenting Toronto with an unsolvable math problem. What adjustments can Toronto make? Then a look at where OKC stands going into this offseason. What moves…
POR/GSW Game 2; News
May 17 • 38 min
We recap Golden State’s comeback win over the Blazers, then look at the news including Tim Connelly’s meeting with the Wizards With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and…
TOR/MIL Game 1; DET and ORL Offseason Outlooks
May 16 • 64 min
Milwaukee takes Game 1 with a furious comeback despite poor shooting. Does this mean the Raptors are sunk in the series? What can they clean up going into Game 2? Then we look at how Detroit and Orlando will try to take the next step from their first…
Lottery Fallout, News, POR/GSW Game 1, DEN and SAS Offseason Outlooks
May 15 • 90 min
We look at the implications for each team from the lottery results. Then a catchup on coaching news, and a look at the Golden State/Portland series after Game 1. Finally, we look at the offseasons for the Denver Nuggets and San Antonio Spurs With…
PHI/TOR and POR/DEN Game 7s; POR/GSW Look Ahead; Vogel to Lakers
May 13 • 86 min
All angles on Toronto’s thrilling win over Philadelphia on only the second-ever buzzer-beater in a win or go home game in NBA history. How did Kawhi will Toronto the the win, and what was Philly’s downfall in the series? Plus, we assess Philly’s…
HOU/GSW Game 6
May 11 • 36 min
We break down a huge Warriors win in Houston to close out the series. Steph Curry’s huge second half, how the Warriors stayed in it without him in the first half, and where the Rockets let go of the rope in a game many thought they’d win easily….
PHI/TOR and POR/DEN Game 6s, Aaron Jackson on GSW/HOU
May 10 • 59 min
We hit on Denver/Portland and Philly/Toronto, both solid victories for the home team to give us at least 2 Game 7s. Did the underdogs find something in Game 6 that could give them a chance on the road in Game 7? Then former Rockets point guard Aaron…
HOU/GSW and BOS/MIL Game 5s, LAL Coaching Search, Free Agent Center Outlook
May 9 • 72 min
A crazy night at Oracle is the feature as the Warriors overcome Kevin Durant’s injury and a blown 20-point lead to take a 3-2 lead in the series. What should we expect going forward with KD likely out? Then we look at the news that Ty Lue will not…
POR/DEN and PHI/TOR Game 5s, HOU/GSW and BOS/MIL Game 4s
May 8 • 62 min
We wrap up the last 2 nights of action in the NBA playoffs, POR/DEN and PHI/TOR Game 5s, HOU/GSW and BOS/MIL Game 4s With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at…
PHI/TOR and POR/DEN Game 4s; Free Agent Power Forward Outlook
May 6 • 73 min
Toronto saves their season, while Denver roars back and gives Portland (and momentum) the L. Then we discuss the free agent power forward crop, headlined by Tobias Harris. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And…
HOU/GSW, BOS/MIL, and POR/DEN Game 3s
May 4 • 85 min
Recapping a fantastic Friday and Saturday nights of Game 3s, GSW/HOU OT as Houston gets back in the series, followed by Milwaukee’s big win in Boston and finally every single angle, nearly every play down the stretch of one of the greatest games in…
PHI/TOR Game 3, POR/DEN Game 2, News Catchup
May 2 • 43 min
The Sixers suddenly have the Raptors looking extremely mortal, while Portland wins a very weird game in Denver. Then we catch up on some of the latest news around the NBA. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And…
HOU/GSW and BOS/MIL Game 2s; Free Agent Small Forward Class
May 1 • 69 min
Golden State takes control against Houston, while the Bucks roar back to even their series against Boston. Then we look at a very thin free agent small forward class, including spending a lot of time on Jimmy Butler’s possible market. With host Nate…
PHI/TOR Game 2, POR/DEN Game 1; The Free Agent Shooting Guard Class
Apr 30 • 53 min
What key adjustments enabled Philly to tie their series with Toronto, and can the Blazers make any adjustments at all against Denver to stop Nikola Jokic? Plus, a look at the crop of free agent shooting guards this offseason. With host Nate Duncan…
HOU/GSW Game 1; BOS/MIL Game 1; POR/DEN Look Ahead
Apr 28 • 71 min
We go really in-depth on another close one in the Golden State/Houston rivalry, then look at how Boston dismantled the Bucks and potential adjustments for Game 2, plus a look ahead at Denver/Portland. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny…
SAS/DEN Game 7; PHI/TOR Game 1; LAC/GSW Game 6, GSW/HOU Look Ahead
Apr 28 • 59 min
Our first Game 7 of the playoffs, with Denver barely holding on against San Antonio. We get into some of the curious coaching issues down the end, and why Denver was able to win this rockfight. Then a breakdown of Toronto’s win against Philly, is…
PHI/TOR and BOS/MIL Series Outlook; SAS/DEN Game 6
Apr 25 • 51 min
We get into the fascinating East Second Round we’ve looked forward to all year, first Philly/Toronto and then Boston/Milwaukee. Then a discussion of San Antonio forcing a Game 7 against the Nuggets. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny…
LAC/GSW and UTA/HOU Game 5s; News; Free Agency Overview and Point Guards
Apr 25 • 78 min
We unexpectedly have to record on Clippers/Warriors, as the plucky underdogs from LA send it back for a Game 6. We also discuss Houston closing out Utah, then some news with Igor Koskoskov out in Phoenix. Then an overview of which teams have cap…
OKC/POR; SAS/DEN; BRK/PHI; ORL/TOR Game 5s
Apr 24 • 60 min
We spend most of our time with an exhaustive breakdown of Portland’s stunning Game 5 win over OKC, with a detailed breakdown of Lillard’s night and the last few minutes. Then a discussion of Denver taking control against San Antonio, followed by brief…
Taking Stock of the Playoffs So Far with Dave DuFour
Apr 23 • 53 min
Dave DuFour and Nate discuss our coach of the first round, the best coaching adjustment, the most surprising and most disappointing players, the individual player matchup we’ve found most interesting, and a few other meandering playoff topics. With…
All 7 Series Through the Weekend
Apr 22 • 108 min
We recap an eventful weekend, in order: BRK/PHI, UTA/HOU, SAS/DEN, IND/BOS, ORL/TOR, LAC/GSW and OKC/POR. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at…
BRK/PHI; SAS/DEN; LAC/GSW Game 3s, News
Apr 19 • 56 min
We start in Brooklyn where Ben Simmons dominated the Nets in a slightly above-average performance in the halfcourt. Then a look at the Derrick White show in San Antonio, and Kevin Durant responding to a tough game 2 as Golden State seizes control…
IND/BOS, HOU/UTA Game 2; Best 2020 Draft Prospects from the Nike Hoop Summit
Apr 18 • 49 min
Indiana made a number of adjustments against Boston that worked for 3 quarters. How did Boston wrest the game away in the 4th? Why has Utah looked so helpless against Houston? And Nate discusses the top 2020 draft prospects from the Nike Hoop…
SAS/DEN, OKC/POR, ORL/TOR Game 2s
Apr 17 • 61 min
Denver saves their season with a huge comeback against the Spurs, while Portland goes up 2-0 on OKC and Toronto evens its series with a blowout win against Orlando. We break down all 3 games in the usual excruciating detail. With host Nate Duncan…
LAC/GSW and BRK/PHI Game 2s; the NBA Layoffs
Apr 16 • 95 min
The Clippers now own the 2 greatest comebacks in NBA playoff history after a totally improbable reversal in Oakland. We look at it from both sides, then hit Game 2 in Brooklyn/Philly. Then we catch up on news, including coaching and executive changes…
All 7 Game 1s
Apr 15 • 129 min
With the first weekend of the playoffs in the books, we look at all 7 worthwhile first-round series in chronological order. We talk why the winners won and what adjustments need to be made for all of the series. We apologize to Pistons and Bucks…
All 8 Playoff Series Look-Ahead, Picks, and the Stakes of the 2019 Playoffs
Apr 11 • 107 min
Danny and Nate go through all 8 playoff series, in order UTA/HOU, IND/BOS, BRK/PHI, OKC/POR, SAS/DEN, ORL/TOR, DET/MIL, LAC/GSW, plus our picks for the rest of the playoffs and Finals, and which players have the most to gain in this year’s playoffs….
Mega Pod: Magic Resigns; Playoff Scenarios; Looking Back on Preseason Predictions; Awards Part 2
Apr 10 • 93 min
Magic Johnson’s stunning resignation means a huge pod today. We give our reaction to the end of his tenure, look at playoff scenarios going into the last night of the season, look back on preseason predictions such as MVP and championship contenders,…
TrueHoop’s Henry Abbott: What he’s learned about basketball, what he wants to learn, career advice, and the new TrueHoop
Apr 9 • 61 min
TrueHoop founder and blogosphere patriarch Henry Abbott joins to discuss what he learned about basketball during his sabbatical, the burning questions he’s still trying to answer, and what advice he has for those trying to break into the industry…
NBA Awards 2018-19
Apr 7 • 78 min
Nate and Danny go through all the league’s official awards, including MVP, All-NBA, Coach of the Year, Rookie of the Year, All-Rookie, Most Improved, and Executive of the Year With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux)….
The Defense Episode
Apr 5 • 77 min
Would you like to listen to 75 minutes about the best and worst the NBA has to offer on defense? We pick our all-defensive teams and defensive player of the year, pick our worst-team all-defense, and then hit on some of our own categories for players…
Wednesday Games; Playoff Reset; Most Likely Contracts Stretched
Apr 4 • 51 min
We take a brief swing around the league for all the games affecting the playoff race, and look at where the races stand with a week left in the regular season. Then we do a couple of mailbag questions, including which contracts are most likely to be…
Nate vs Danny on Over/Unders 2019
Apr 3 • 79 min
A look back at our over/under predictions. Where did we go right and wrong, what’s the final record looking like, and what were our best picks, bad beats, and lucky wins? With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And…
Point Guard Rankings 2019
Apr 2 • 71 min
Our final position rankings of the 2018-19 season leads to a lot of intrigue as some familiar faces have had down years and younger options are the position are on the way up. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux)….
News Catchup and Center Rankings 2019
Mar 31 • 98 min
We catch up on news, including what Jusuf Nurkic’s injury means to the Blazers and the rest of the injuries and intrigue league-wide. Then we rank the league’s centers. Where to Embiid, Towns, Jokic, Ayton, Kanter, Capela, Turner, Vuc, and more fall…
The Capfather Larry Coon
Mar 28 • 57 min
Larry Coon, the original cap guru, joins Nate to assess the major changes in the 2017 CBA a couple years in. We go through all the major changes and rate whether they’re player- or owner-friendly, and rate whether they’re good for the league on a…
2021 Crystal Ball, Plus Evaluating Our 2019 Crystal Ball From 2 Years Ago
Mar 27 • 61 min
We put on our fortune-telling hats and look at what we expect the 2020-21 NBA season to bring. With 4 of the league’s top-10 players potentially on the move this summer, the prediction business gets difficult indeed. We pick our Final 4, All-NBA…
Power Forward Rankings 2019
Mar 26 • 76 min
Time to rank our power forwards, with some of our most significant disagreements so far. We struggle with where to rank Kevin Love, Paul Millsap, Tobias Harris, Ben Simmons (we explain why he’s a power forward in our rankings), plus young studs like…
15 in 60 (Western Conference Mailbag 3.25.19)
Mar 24 • 124 min
We look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference via mailbag in order of the standings from Denver to Phoenix With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at…
The Top-10 Players in the NBA 2019
Mar 21 • 82 min
We rank and separate into tiers the best players in the NBA based on who we would most want to have for an NBA season and playoffs. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support…
BOS/PHI; TOR/OKC; News; MIA/SAS, and More
Mar 21 • 70 min
A great night of games, starting with Philly trying to exorcise the ghost of Boston past, a wild OKC comeback against Toronto, a news catchup, and some other quick hitters including on Brooklyn’s 28-point comeback last night against Sacramento….
Lakers/Clippers Drama; 15 in 60 East Part 2
Mar 19 • 66 min
We catch up on news, including Brandon Ingram’s surgery and the Lakers/Clippers drama. Then a look at Washington, Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, and New York in the Eastern Conference. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux…
15 in 60 Part 1 (East Playoff Contenders, MIL thru ORL)
Mar 18 • 79 min
We look at the East playoff contenders in order of the standings, focusing on newcomers since the trade deadline and key matchups from Sunday’s action. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this…
Worst Contracts in the NBA and News
Mar 13 • 100 min
Nate and Danny go through all 30 teams to assess the most detrimental deals in the entire NBA then rank their own bottom five. Also, Dan Feldman (@DanFeldmanNBA) joins Danny to break down recent league news, including Danuel House, Isaiah Thomas and…
NBA Draft Review and Analysis (2013-2018) plus News
Mar 10 • 102 min
Nate and Danny go back through the 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013 NBA Drafts to discuss their biggest hits, worst misses and what they learned about evaluating prospects each year. Before that, Dan Feldman (@DanFeldmanNBA) and Danny catch up on…
Awards Through March 2019
Mar 6 • 76 min
Time for our awards through the beginning of March. We struggle through the MVP discussion to decide between Giannis, Harden, and PG, then the same with the centers for All-NBA. We fill out the rest of the All-NBA teams, and hit the rest of the…
15 in 60 (Western Conference 3.4.19)
Mar 4 • 118 min
We jump around the Western Conference, hitting on all 15 teams. We start with what’s wrong with the Lakers, and assign blame for their demise to various factors. Then continue in totally random order through the rest of the West, finishing with the…
A Six-Game Night
Mar 1 • 49 min
All gamers, all the time these days. We focus on the Jazz huge victory over the Nuggets, and the ill portent for the Nuggets’ playoff hopes. Then a look at the youngins in Cleveland/New York (seriously, it wasn’t that bad), and then quick hitters on…
GSW/MIA; Demps Firing, News, NOP/LAL, POR/BOS
Feb 28 • 54 min
A long overdue gamer, first a classic in Miami as Dwyane Wade wins it at the buzzer against Golden State. We catch up on news, including the firing of Dell Demps in New Orleans and what that means for AD trade talks, then discuss the Lakers’ win over…
15 in 60 (Eastern Conference Part 2 )
Feb 25 • 67 min
Part 2 of our mailbag look at the Eastern Conference, from Indiana to Atlanta in reverse alphabetical order. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at…
15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 2.25.19 Part 1)
Feb 25 • 66 min
A 2-part mailbag look at the Eastern Conference. In part 1, Miami to Washington. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux….
Buyout Signings, News Catch-Up, Questions About Contenders
Feb 22 • 61 min
We look at how buyout guys like Markieff Morris and Jeremy Lin will help their new teams, catch up on the rest of the NBA news, and then discuss what most interests us about contenders going down the stretch, including how teams in the West may jockey…
Trade Deadline Look-Back, Analyzing the Buyout Market, 2018-19 Small Forward Rankings
Feb 11 • 91 min
An examination of some of the reporting surrounding the trade deadline and some potential missed opportunities. Then, we look at who has been and will be bought out, and which contenders they could help. Finally, we rank which small forwards we’d…
Trade Deadline Wrap-Up: All the Day-of Deals, Overall Winners/Losers
Feb 7 • 74 min
We break down the consequences of every deal, from salary to on-court to the future implications, all the deals on deadline day. Then we go through the overall winners and losers from trade season. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny…
And This is Only the Day Before!
Feb 7 • 65 min
We break down the consequences of every deal, from salary to on-court to the future implications, all 7 deals that took place the day before the deadline, plus a look at what’s to come on deadline day itself. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA)…
MEGA Pod: Harris Trade, Bullock Trade, Wall Injury, Mock All-Star Draft
Feb 6 • 109 min
Tobias Harris is traded to the Sixers. Was the price right, and how will they look with him? The Clippers show yet again why front office and ownership realism is one of the biggest advantages in the NBA. Then we discuss the other LA team’s trade…
15 in 60 Mailbag! (Western Conference 02.05.19)
Feb 5 • 124 min
We look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference in mailbag form, in reverse alphabetical order from Utah to Dallas. Timestamps: UTA = 0:00-12:00 SAS = 12:00-22:00 SAC = 22:00-29:00 POR = 29:00-36:10 PHX = 36:10-46:35 OKC = 46:35-53:25 NOP =…
Marc Stein Discusses What He’s Hearing Before the Trade Deadline
Feb 4 • 50 min
Marc Stein of the New York Times weighs in on the upcoming NBA trade deadline. We discuss the Knicks/Mavs trade involving Kristaps Porzingis, including what else might have been out there for KP and how the Mavs view him going forward. We also…
NYK/DAL Trade; Predicting Most/Least Likely to Deal, AD Destination, plus NW Div Deadline Outlook
Jan 31 • 86 min
Discussing the NYK/DAL trade, and why Nate really likes it for the Knicks. Then, recorded a little earlier today, we go through the Northwest Division to discuss their teams’ outlook at the trade deadline, in order: Denver, OKC, Portland, Utah, and…
Why AD to Lakers Could Be Tough; ATL/SAC; MEM/MIN; DAL/NYK, News
Jan 31 • 56 min
Nate and Danny take their first look at the Anthony Davis trade situation, and why it’s going to be difficult for him to force his way to the Lakers if the Pelicans don’t believe they have the best offer. Then we actually get to do some gamers for…
Mock Trade Deadline 2019 Part 2
Jan 29 • 89 min
Kevin Pelton of ESPN and Dan Feldman of NBC join Nate and Danny. We split up the 30 teams and try to steward these teams as realistically as possible to simulate what might happen at the 2019 trade deadline. The second and final part sees us try to…
Mock Trade Deadline 2019 Part 1: AD, Conley, Gasol
Jan 28 • 66 min
The 2019 Mock Trade Deadline is finally here. Kevin Pelton of ESPN and Dan Feldman of NBC join Nate and Danny. We split up the 30 teams and try to steward these teams as realistically as possible to simulate what might happen at the 2019 trade…
Trade Deadline: Southeast and Pacific Divisions 2019
Jan 28 • 95 min
A huge trade deadline look at the Southeast and Pacific Divisions. What teams in the Southeast are buyers, and which are sellers? A number of these teams could go either way. Then we look at what the Kings can do with their $11 million in cap space,…
Mega SW Division Trade Deadline: Gasol, Conley, AD, Houston, and More; News
Jan 24 • 84 min
After discussing recent news, including the Victor Oladipo and Anthony Davis injuries and who is on the trade block, we hit on the Southwest Division. We spend a ton of time on Memphis’ potential options with Conley and Gasol, Houston’s opportunities…
Chris Haynes of Yahoo!: AD’s Options, Melo/Lakers, Teams Looking to Move at Deadline
Jan 23 • 51 min
Chris Haynes of Yahoo! joins to discuss a possible Carmelo Anthony move to the Lakers, Anthony Davis’ options in New Orleans, which teams are trying to add or sell at the deadline, Robin Lopez’s buyout situation, and some of his own career highlights….
All-Star Picks; Cousins’ Return; News
Jan 22 • 72 min
We select our All-Stars in both conferences, then discuss how DeMarcus Cousins has looked in his return and catch up on news around the league.
15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 01.21.19)
Jan 21 • 121 min
We look at the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference in close to reverse alphabetical order, from Washington to Atlanta. How are the Wiz doing since John Wall went down? What has changed about Kawhi’s game in Toronto? What to take away from Philly’s…
Trade Deadline: Central Division 2019
Jan 18 • 59 min
We look at the trade deadline for the 5 teams in the Central Division. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux….
Trade Deadline: Atlantic Division 2019
Jan 16 • 47 min
A look at the Celtics, Raptors, Sixers, Nets, and Knicks at the trade deadline. How will their financial situation impact their moves, who is the most likely to be traded, and what needs can they fill? With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny…
15 in 60 (Western Conference 1.15.19)
Jan 15 • 95 min
We look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference, including Dallas’ trade options for Dennis Smith, Jr, the Lakers’ recent struggles, OKC’s Terrance Ferguson, and more. Timestamps DAL = 0:00-7:15 DEN = 7:15-14:45 GSW = 14:45-23:05 HOU = 23:05-30:45…
How Much to Offer Veteran Extension Candidates; News
Jan 13 • 66 min
Danny and Nate go team-by-team and look at which players could possibly extend under the current CBA rules, and for how much. Who will be this year’s Lou Williams? Then we catch up on news around the league. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA)…
Awards and Season in Review Part 2, January 2019
Jan 10 • 56 min
We continue taking stock of the season to date and hand out some additional awards. Executive of the year (and Not Executive of the Year), Best Win, Worst Loss, Dunk and Game of the Month, Most Surprising Team and Player, Most Disappointing Team and…
15 in 60 Mailbag! (Eastern Conference 1.9.19)
Jan 9 • 130 min
A look at the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference using questions submitted by listeners on Twitter, in alphabetical order from Atlanta to Washington. Timestamps: ATL = 0:00-9:50 BOS = 9:50-17:50 BRK = 17:50-28:35 CHA = 28:35-42:45 CHI = 42:45-51:00…
Monday Gamer: DEN/HOU; HOU/CHI Trade; UTA/MIL; DAL/LAL; SAS/DET
Jan 8 • 57 min
We check in with takeaways for a potential playoff matchup between the Nuggets and Rockets, discuss injury news and the Rockets/Bulls trade, look at another fascinating stylistic contrast with Milwaukee and Utah, and hit on a few more games around the…
Thibs Era Over; Bulls/Grizz Trade; More Butler Drama; News Catchup
Jan 7 • 64 min
The Wolves abruptly fire Tom Thibodeau. We evaluate the decision, its timing, and the Thibs era as a whole. We also look at a surprising Bulls/Grizzlies trade and discuss Jimmy Butler again making waves. Plus we catch up on some of the weekend’s…
NBA Awards Through December
Jan 4 • 49 min
We give our picks for MVP, the All-NBA Teams, Defensive Player of the Year, Coach of the Year, Rookie of the Year, and Sixth Man of the year With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please…
Where Do Wiz Go Without Wall; News; Which Players Need a Change of Scenery?
Jan 2 • 60 min
We catch up on a ton of news around the league, including John Wall’s season-ending surgery and where the Wizards can go from here. Then a look at which players need a change of scenery the most, whether for their own good or ours. With host Nate…
15 in 60 Mailbag! (Western Conference 12.31.18)
Dec 31, 2018 • 124 min
A special mailbag look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference in alphabetical order from Dallas to Utah. Timestamps: DAL = 0:00-9:00 DEN = 9:00-17:15 GSW = 17:15-29:30 HOU = 29:30-36:00 LAC = 36:00-43:40 LAL= 43:40-51:00 MEM = 51:00-1:00:05 MIN =…
Hield Ages 2 Years in a Day, News Catchup, PHX/ORL and Around the League
Dec 27, 2018 • 60 min
Buddy Hield reveals he actually turned 26 last week instead of 25 and blames…Oklahoma, I guess? We catch up on the rest of the news, then a really deep dive on PHX/ORL and what we can learn about those teams’ young players. Finally we catch up on…
The Christmas Games 2018
Dec 26, 2018 • 71 min
A deep dive on the game of the day, PHI/BOS, then a look at the Lakers’ domination of the Warriors and Golden State’s issues, Houston taking care of OKC and the skill that James Harden might be the best at in NBA history, plus quicker hitters on…
AD/Lakers; G-League Showcase Notes, Big News Catch-up, Execs React to Top-10 Prospects
Dec 23, 2018 • 73 min
We discuss every angle of all the recent news regarding Anthony Davis to the Lakers. Why is this coming out now, what can the Lakers do to get him, and how will the Pels react? Then we hit on news throughout the league and some interesting stats,…
Top-10 Prospects in the NBA 2018
Dec 21, 2018 • 72 min
In one of our favorite episodes of the year, we pick our top-10 prospects in the NBA, honorable mentions, players to watch, and even address why certain popular players may not make the cut. Subscribe via iTunes and RSS Feed With host Nate Duncan…
15 in 60 Part 2, ATL-DET (Eastern Conference 12.19.18)
Dec 19, 2018 • 70 min
A look at the last 2+ weeks for teams in the Eastern Conference, in reverse alphabetical order from DET to ATL. Subscribe via iTunes and RSS Feed With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod,…
Marc Stein on the Kings, Ariza Trade and Non-Trade, Which Teams Will Make Moves at the Deadline
Dec 18, 2018 • 45 min
Marc Stein of the New York Times joins to discuss the situation in Sacramento with Dave Joerger and his comments about drafting Luka Doncic. We also hit on the failed Memphis/Phoenix/Washington trade, Phoenix’s decision to trade Trevor Ariza, the…
Brooks Wasn’t Here, WAS/PHX Trade, East 15 in 60 Part 1
Dec 17, 2018 • 89 min
We break down the failed Memphis/Phoenix/Washington trade, and then discuss what the move of Ariza to Washington and Oubre to Phoenix will do for their respective teams, plus ponder what other deals may have been out there. Then we look at WAS, TOR,…
Shooting Guard Rankings 2018-19
Dec 14, 2018 • 67 min
Nate and Danny organize the league’s shooting guards into tiers and rank the top 40 or so shooting guards in the NBA. How do we compare offensive specialists, 3-and-D aces, and the rest of a very diverse shooting guard crop? Subscribe via iTunes…
Most Promising Rookies; the Most Talented NBA Ever, and the GSW Gap with Ben Taylor.
Dec 13, 2018 • 66 min
Ben Taylor joins to put this rookie class in historical perspective and discuss which of the current rookies we’d rather have for the rest of their careers. We also assess whether this is the most top-end talent the league has ever had, and whether…
Tuesday Gamer: POR/HOU; League-Wide News Catch-Up; TOR/LAC
Dec 12, 2018 • 51 min
Two teams with issues COLLIDE in Houston; which team’s lack of depth would prove its undoing? Then we hit on news around the league, including walking wounded in New Orleans, Boston, and Detroit. Finally, the Raptors INVADE Staples Center sans…
15 in 60 Part 2 (Western Conference 12.10.18)
Dec 10, 2018 • 76 min
A look at the past 2 weeks for the rest of the Western Conference in alphabetical order from Dallas to San Antonio. Timestamps: DAL = 0:00-8:20 DEN = 8:20-17:45 GSW = 17:45-27:25 MEM = 27:25-34:40 MIN = 34:40-42:15 NOP = 42:15-53:35 POR =…
Bucks/Cavs Trade; Bulls “Moo-tiny?; Ariza Rumors; 15 in 60 Part 1 (West)
Dec 10, 2018 • 89 min
We break down the Bucks/Cavs trade of Hill for Henson and Delly, check in on the tumultuous Jim Boylen era in Chicago, discuss the Trevor Ariza to the Lakers rumor, and then recap the last 2 weeks for the Lakers, Suns, Rockets, Jazz, Thunder and…
First Month Awards Continued: Executive (and Not Executive) of the Year, Surprises, Disappointments, and More
Dec 6, 2018 • 57 min
We continue taking stock of the first month and a half of the season and hand out some additional awards. Executive of the year (and Not Executive of the Year), Best Win, Worst Loss, Dunk and Game of the Month, Most Surprising Team and Player, Most…
What’s Wrong With the Spurs; Mini-Mailbag: Is Offense Here to Stay?; Fultz Diagnosis and News
Dec 5, 2018 • 51 min
What’s wrong with the Spurs as they get destroyed in Utah? Then a mailbag segment, including a long discussion on whether the NBA’s offensive boom is here to stay. Finally the latest news in the league, including Markelle Fultz’s diagnosis of…
DEN/TOR, Hoiberg Fired, HOU/MIN, Quick Hitters Around the League
Dec 4, 2018 • 55 min
Denver’s surprise win in Toronto, Fred Hoiberg’s surprise firing in Chicago, the Wolves reverse a second-half blowout against Houston, and some quick hitters on GSW/ATL, LAC/NOP, and CLE/BRK Subscribe via iTunes and RSS Feed With host Nate Duncan…
15 in 60 (Yes, all 15!) Eastern Conference
Dec 3, 2018 • 111 min
All 15 teams in the Eastern Conference are looked at, including Pascal Siakam’s emergence (and why Nate thinks he’s a poor man’s Giannis), the Celtics’ recent play, John Collins’ return to Atlanta’s lineup, Brooklyn’s weird numbers in pick-and-roll…
NBA Awards Through November 2018
Nov 30, 2018 • 43 min
Subscribe via iTunes and RSS Feed Our first look at the NBA’s official awards through November, 2018 With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at…
What Can Washington Get in Trades; Korver Trades; News and a Rant on Leadership
Nov 29, 2018 • 59 min
Subscribe via iTunes and RSS Feed We discuss the pros and cons for the Washington Wizards of trading John Wall, Bradley Beal, and Otto Porter for over a half hour. Then a breakdown of the Kyle Korver/Alec Burks trade, and news including a Nate rant…
Gamer Night: TOR/MEM; NYK/DET; LAL/DEN; and Around the League
Nov 28, 2018 • 50 min
Subscribe via iTunes and RSS Feed A look around the association on a Tuesday night. How did Toronto come back on Memphis after a 71-points Grizzlies explosion in the first half? We check in on the Knicks’ youngsters in Detroit, the Nuggets continue…
News, Mailbag on Kings, Suns, Blazers, Spurs
Nov 27, 2018 • 59 min
Subscribe via iTunes and RSS Feed We catch up on news, including the latest on Markelle Fultz, Golden State’s injury returns, and more. Then we continue our mailbag look at the teams in the West, with extra attention to the Sacramento Kings followed…
11 in 90 (Western Conference 11.26.18)
Nov 26, 2018 • 87 min
Subscribe via iTunes and RSS Feed A mailbag look at MIN, UTA, then DAL thru OKC over the last two weeks. Timestamps: MIN = 0:00-11:00 UTA = 11:00-19:05 DAL = 19:05-25:50 DEN = 25:50-33:20 GSW = 33:20-42:20 HOU = 42:20-50:25 LAC = 50:25-58:00 LAL =…
15 in 60 Mailbag! (Part 2, Eastern Conference 11.20.18)
Nov 20, 2018 • 70 min
We take listener questions on the teams in the Eastern Conference.. In Part 2, IND, MIA, MIL, NYK, ORL, PHI, WAS With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and…
15 in 60 Mailbag! (Eastern Conference 11.19.18 Part 1)
Nov 18, 2018 • 72 min
We take listener questions on the teams in the Eastern Conference.. In order, BRK, BOS, TOR, ATL, CHA, CHI, CLE, DET Timestamps: BRK = 0:00-13:45 BOS/TOR = 13:45-28:40 ATL = 28:40-37:45 CHA = 37:45-45:35 CHI = 45:35-53:45 CLE = 53:45-1:02:15 DET =…
Fultz Trade Value & Ideas; Big News Catchup; Should Rockets Have Offered More for Butler?
Nov 16, 2018 • 61 min
First we catch up on news, including Draymond’s comments on the KD spat and the rest of the leaguewide developments. We also discuss whether Houston should have offered more for Jimmy Butler. Then we discuss Markelle Fultz’s trade value. Nate relays…
Draymond vs. KD; Butler’s First Game in Philly; Around the League; NOP/MIN
Nov 15, 2018 • 59 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We give our reaction to the Draymond/KD reporting and what it could mean for Golden State going forward. Then we dive into Philly’s first game with Jimmy Butler and what it says about their team going…
15 in 60 Part 2 (Western Conference 11.14.18)
Nov 14, 2018 • 75 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We take a look at the last 2 weeks for LAC, GSW, MEM, UTA, MIN, NOP, POR, and PHX With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to…
15 in 60 Part 1 (Western Conference 11.12.18)
Nov 12, 2018 • 77 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at the last 2 weeks for, in order, HOU; SAS; DEN; OKC; DAL; SAC; LALWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and…
Emergency Butler Trade Pod
Nov 10, 2018 • 48 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Jimmy Butler is traded, finally. Our long national nightmare is over. We look at who got the better of the trade, the cap implications for both teams, how the new-look Sixers and Wolves will be on the…
Ethan Strauss: GSW/MIL, and Which Teams Should Panic?
Nov 9, 2018 • 80 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. The Master of Panic, the Panic Virtuouso, Ethan Strauss of the Athletic joins Nate and Danny to discuss Milwaukee’s blowout of the Warriors, followed by a review of which teams should be panicking due to…
PHI/IND; DEN/MEM; General Soreness Invades LA; News
Nov 8, 2018 • 56 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Philly heads into Indiana in a matchup of two likely East playoff teams, Denver and Memphis goes down to the wire in an old school rock fight, General Soreness leads Minnesota against the Lakers, and we…
MIL/POR; ATL/CHA; BRK/PHX
Nov 7, 2018 • 48 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. For election night, we choose to hit on some less-covered teams. Portland and Milwaukee features two teams with divergent styles, we check in on Trae Young and the Hawks against the on-fire Kemba Walker and…
Lakers Drama; News; Who Has the Most Money On the Line This Year?
Nov 6, 2018 • 51 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We check in on the latest in LA, where Luke Walton is apparently under pressure. Then we catch up on the rest of the news around the league, and then a long segment on which players have the most to gain…
15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 11.05.18)
Nov 5, 2018 • 105 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at the last 2 weeks for each of the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference, in reverse alphabetical order from Washington to Atlanta. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux…
MIL/BOS Showdown; Around the League; News Catchup
Nov 2, 2018 • 54 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We go deep on what we can learn from Boston and Milwaukee’s first matchup. How much have the Bucks grown with Mike Budenholzer as coach, and where are the issues still in trying to get past Boston? Then…
Is Butler Sitting the right play?; MIN, NOP, OKC, SAC 15 in 60
Nov 1, 2018 • 49 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We look at Jimmy Butler’s situation in Minnesota; is this really the best way for him to get out of there as soon as possible? Then we give our observations on the season to date for MIN, NOP, OKC, and SAC….
Kings on Fire; News; PHI/TOR; WAS/MEM
Oct 31, 2018 • 46 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We start with news, including the “voice of head coach” in Cleveland and Houston’s struggles. Then we discuss Toronto’s dismantling of Philly, the red hot Kings’ win in Orlando, and the Wiz falling to 1-6…
15 in 60: LAL, SAS, MEM, PHX; Rookie Scale Option Decisions
Oct 30, 2018 • 83 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We dive deep on the Lakers, Spurs, Grizzlies, and Suns seasons to date, before getting into a fun debate over which Rookie Scale options for second and third year players we would decline prior to the…
Lue Fired; 15 in 60 Part 1 (Western Conference 10.29.18)
Oct 29, 2018 • 76 min
Lue Fired; 15 in 60 Part 1 (Western Conference 10.29.18)
Butler to Houston Rumors, News; DEN/LAL; BOS/OKC; POR/ORL
Oct 26, 2018 • 57 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We break down the latest rumor that the Rockets have offered 4 first-round draft picks to Houston, pluc catch up on the rest of the news around the league. Then we catch up on two big comeback wins for the…
Season Prediction Mulligans
Oct 25, 2018 • 38 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. With the season a whole entire week old, we look at how the early season trends have informed our predictions. Yes, it’s early, but what can we glean about which of our season predictions were right and…
News; Blake Drops 50 in PHI/DET OT Classic; LAC/NOP; SAC/DEN
Oct 24, 2018 • 62 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. After discussing the latest news, Nate and Danny recap a wild win for the Pistons as Blake Griffin drops 50 points on the Sixers. Then we discuss how the LAC/NOP and SAC/DEN games shaped our impressions of…
15 in 60 Mailbag Part 2 (Eastern Conference 10.23.18)
Oct 23, 2018 • 64 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. 15 in 60 returns, a look at the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference in alphabetical order using listener-submitted mailbag questions. In Part 2, Miami through Washington. With host Nate Duncan…
15 in 60 Mailbag Part 1 (Eastern Conference 10.22.18)
Oct 22, 2018 • 59 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. 15 in 60 returns, a look at the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference in alphabetical order using listener-submitted mailbag questions. First up, Atlanta to Indiana, With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and…
What Did We Learn About LA? G-League “Select Contracts”; MIA/WAS; CHI/PH
Oct 19, 2018 • 60 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We start with a discussion of the news that the G-League will offer bigger contracts to elite young prospects and also hit on Michael Malone’s extension in Denver. Then a talk about LAL/POR, and what we can…
Around the League On the Real Opening Night
Oct 18, 2018 • 56 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. DAL/PHX, MIN/SAS, NOP/HOU, MIL/CHA, and more snippets from around the league on opening night. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please…
Season Openers: PHI/BOS and OKC/GSW; News; Season Predictions Part 2
Oct 16, 2018 • 99 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. The season is finally here. We break down what we can take away for the season from PHI/BOS and OKC/GSW, then look at news including surprise waivers and a couple trades. Then we finish up our season…
Season Predictions: Wins for All 30 Teams, Awards, and More
Oct 16, 2018 • 68 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Nate and Danny give their season predictions, starting with tiers and records for all 30 teams. Then we give our picks for MVP, Coach of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, and many…
News w/ Danny; BOS Season Outlook w/ Jared Weiss
Oct 15, 2018 • 115 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Nate and Danny discuss the latest in the Jimmy Butler saga, Justise Winslow’s extension, and the rest of camp news. Then Jared Weiss joins for the Boston Celtics Season Outlook. What does Gordon Hayward…
DAL Season Outlook with Tim Cato
Oct 12, 2018 • 67 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Tim Cato of the Athletic joins for the Dallas Mavericks Season Outlook. What will this team look like with youngs Luka Doncic and Dennis Smith as their primary creators? We also hit on potential breakout…
TOR 2018-19 Season Outlook w/ Blake Murphy
Oct 11, 2018 • 64 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Blake Murphy of the Athletic joins for the Toronto Raptors Season Outlook. We start with the key question of what Kawhi Leonard looks like this season. We also hit on potential breakout and regression…
News w/ Danny; PHI Season Outlook w/ Derek Bodner
Oct 10, 2018 • 91 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Danny and Nate hit on recent news, including the firing of Ryan McDonough and Kyrie Irving’s declaration that he’ll re-sign in Boston. Then Derek Bodner of the Athletic joins for the Philadelphia 76ers…
LAL Season Outlook 2018-19 with Darius Soriano
Oct 7, 2018 • 76 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Darius Soriano joins for the LA Lakers Season Outlook. How will Luke Walton fill in around LeBron James? Will they go with the young guys or the vets? We also hit on potential breakout and regression…
Camp News; 2018-19 Season Breakout and Regression Candidates; O/U Best Bets
Oct 4, 2018 • 69 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We hit on some of the big news of training camp, including Anthony Davis signing with Rich Paul of Klutch Sports and how injuries will affect rotation battles. Then we each pick four breakout and regression…
Ben Taylor on the Top-8 Greatest Players of All-Time
Oct 3, 2018 • 69 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Ben Taylor with his long-awaited return to discuss the top-8 in his Greatest of All-Time series at BackPicks.com. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like…
Eastern Conference Over/Unders 2018-19
Oct 2, 2018 • 74 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We go through the over/unders for the Eastern Conference in alphabetical order, from Atlanta to Washington. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod,…
Nate’s Back: Western Conference Over/Unders
Sep 30, 2018 • 97 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Nate makes his return after his honeymoon and we discuss the Western Conference Over/Unders in alphabetical order from Dallas to Utah. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux)….
CLE Outlook w/ Joe Vardon; ATL Outlook w/ Brad Rowland
Sep 26, 2018 • 135 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Joe Vardon of The Athletic (@joevardon) joins for the Cleveland Cavaliers Season Outlook. We discuss how they will look without LeBron James, which veterans will still be in the starting five, predictions…
MIA Outlook w/ Albert Nahmad; PHX Outlook w/ Michael Schwartz
Sep 23, 2018 • 130 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Albert Nahmad of Heat Hoops (@AlbertNahmad) joins for the Miami Heat Season Outlook. We discuss their overstuffed rotation, development of young players, predictions and much more. After that, Michael…
NYK Outlook w/ Jared Dubin; News w/ Tim Bontemps
Sep 19, 2018 • 147 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. First, Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post comes on to break down the significant recent NBA news, including Jimmy Butler’s trade demand, the Mave ricks’ penalty, injuries, signings and more. Then, Jared…
SAS Outlook w/ Jabari Young; MEM Outlook w/ Chris Herrington
Sep 16, 2018 • 147 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Jabari Young of the San Antonio Express-News joins for the San Antonio Spurs Season Outlook. We discuss how they will look after so much roster turnover, whether Pop can coach them up on defense again,…
DEN Outlook w/ Adam Mares; ORL Outlook w/ Danny
Sep 13, 2018 • 115 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Adam Mares of Denver Stiffs and Locked on Nuggets joins for the Denver Nuggets Season Outlook. What will the loss of Wilson Chandler mean, and what is the team’s defensive ceiling this year? We also hit…
CHI Outlook w/ Stephen Noh of the Athletic; POR w/ Erik Gundersen
Sep 10, 2018 • 111 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Stephen Noh of the Athletic joins for the Chicago Bulls Season Outlook. The Bulls have added a lot of talent, but can they stop anybody? What should we expect from Jabari Parker, Zach LaVine, and Kris…
HOU/PHX Trade; News; HOU Outlook w/ Rahat Huq, NOP Outlook w/ Danny
Sep 6, 2018 • 145 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Danny and Nate go over the Rockets/Suns trade, and discuss the rest of the news from the last couple weeks. Then Rahat Huq of Red94.net joins for the Houston Rockets Season Outlook. What will the…
LAC Season Outlook w/ Danny; WAS Season Outlook w/ Mike Prada
Sep 3, 2018 • 95 min
Danny joins for the LA Clippers. What is their rotation going to look like with perhaps the deepest backcourt in the NBA? Can this team stop anybody? And what are their strengths and weaknesses going into the season? Will they contend for the…
UTA Season Outlook w/ David Locke; MIL w/ Frank Madden
Aug 29, 2018 • 132 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Jazz radioman David Locke joins for the Utah Season Outlook. Can the Jazz take another step forward after a surprise 48-win season a year ago?. We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates,…
MIN Season Outlook with Jon Krawczynski; DET Season Outlook with Dan Feldman
Aug 27, 2018 • 116 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Jon Krawczynski of the Athletic joins for the Minnesota Timeberwolves Season Outlook. We hit on what’s going on with Karl-Anthony Towns’ extension and what this season means for the key figures in the…
GSW Season Preview w/ Ethan Strauss; CHA Season Preview w/ Spencer Percy
Aug 22, 2018 • 119 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Ethan Strauss of the Athletic joins (in studio!!) to discuss the Warriors upcoming season. We talk who is likely to get better or worse, how the newcomers to the roster fit in, playing time battles, and…
IND Season Preview w/ J. Michael; BRK Season Preview w/ Danny; News
Aug 20, 2018 • 112 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. J. Michael, Pacers writer for the Indy Star, joins to preview the Indiana Pacers. We talk who is likely to get better or worse, how the newcomers to the roster fit in, playing time battles, and make our…
OKC Season Preview and Summer League All-Stars w/ Fred Katz; SAC w/ James Ham
Aug 17, 2018 • 120 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Fred Katz, former beat writer of the Norman Transcript and now of MassLive, joins to preview the OKC Thunder. We talk who is likely to get better or worse, how the newcomers to the roster fit in, playing…
MEGA 21-Team Summer League Prospect Review
Aug 14, 2018 • 199 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A ridiculously long 21-team prospect review, from the LA Clippers thru Washington, but then Brooklyn, Boston, Detroit, New Orleans, and Utah at the end. We hit on every NBA relevant prospect from summer…
Mock Rookie Extensions 2018
Aug 8, 2018 • 85 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Dan Feldman of NBC Sports joins Nate and Danny to mock out the rookie extensions for this fall. Where do the key young players drafted in 2015 fall, including Karl-Anthony Towns, Kristaps Porzingis, Myles…
Eastern Conference Offseason Grades 2018
Aug 6, 2018 • 98 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We grade the offseasons for the 15 teams in the East in alphabetical order. How do the Kawhi Leonard trade, the Sixers’ offseason, the Pacers’ use of their capspace, and more look in the aggregate? With…
Western Conference Offseason Grades 2018
Aug 2, 2018 • 108 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We take a look at which West teams improved and which took a step back, assigning grades for all 15 teams in the conference. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if…
Capela Re-Signs, News, Re-Grading the 2017 Offseason (West)
Jul 30, 2018 • 101 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Clint Capela returns to Houston on a surprisingly inexpensive deal; why did it happen? We catch up on the rest of the news, then hold ourselves accountable for our offseason grades for the Western…
Marc Stein on the Summer; Love Extended; DEN-IND Summer League Review
Jul 26, 2018 • 98 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Marc Stein of the New York Times joins up to discuss the offseason that was. Why did the Spurs trade Kawhi to the Raptors, and what other offers were out there? Could the Lakers or Sixers have gotten Kawhi…
Melo Trade, Vlade Poaching, Re-Grading the 2017 Offseason (East)
Jul 23, 2018 • 114 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Catching up on all the big transactions of the last week, including the Melo/Schroder trade, Dudley/Arthur, Richaun Holmes, and more. We also catch up on the recent signings, including the Kings getting…
Kawhi Leonard to TOR From Every Angle; SAC/MEM Trade, News
Jul 18, 2018 • 67 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Kawhi Leonard is traded for DeMar DeRozan. We look at what the Raptors can be this year, whether Kawhi should/needs to show up in Toronto, the return from the Spurs’ standpoint, and whether other suitors for…
Parker a Bull, News, Summer League Prospect Review ATL, CHA, CHI, CLE
Jul 17, 2018 • 97 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We discuss how the Bucks got to this point with Jabari Parker, whether it was the right move to let him go, and whether the Bulls should have signed him despite some of the issues with his game. Then we hit…
DEN/BRK/ATL Trades, Every Deal in Free Agency, Free Agency Winners/Losers
Jul 13, 2018 • 77 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We spend a ton of time breaking down the trades that dumped salary for Denver and sent Jeremy Lin to the Hawks. We look at how Denver ended up in this situation and the curious case of the Hawks not…
Free Agency Wrap-Up: Every Deal, Every Team, Every Trade the Last 4 Days
Jul 9, 2018 • 92 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We go through all the fascinating transactions of the last few days, including the Zach LaVine offer sheet, Kyle Anderson moving to the Grizzlies, and all the rest of the signings and trades. Plus we review…
PHI/DEN Trade;2018 Free Agency Days 3 and 4, Every Signing
Jul 4, 2018 • 41 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We break down the trade of Wilson Chandler into Philly’s cap space and discuss the latest signings from days 3 and 4 of 2018 free agency. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux…
Lakers Fill Out the Roster, Cousins to GSW, Every Signing, Every Team Day 2
Jul 3, 2018 • 72 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Another crazy day in free agency, as the Lakers renounce Julius Randle and sign Rajon Rondo, the Warriors suddenly agree with DeMarcus Cousins. Randle ends up in New Orleans, and every other signing, plus…
LeBron to LA From Every Angle. Plus Every Other Signing, Every Team from Day 1
Jul 1, 2018 • 88 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. LeBron to LA from every angle. We discuss the Lakers’ remaining cap space, their other signings of KCP, Lance, and JaVale, how the Lakers as constituted will look on the court next year, the math behind a…
Crazy First Night of Free Agency; Every Signing, Trends, Winners & Losers
Jul 1, 2018 • 108 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. This is what we live for, almost 2 hours, every signing that happened in the first few hours of free agency. PG’s return to OKC, Ariza’s shocking destination, CP back in Houston, and everything else. We…
Kawhi/Lakers Scenarios, Gortat/Rivers Trade; News; NYK, CLE, IND Offseasons
Jun 28, 2018 • 93 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. The Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes heat up, as we discuss the perspectives of the Lakers and Spurs and what offers we would make if we were the Lakers. Then we plow through a lot more news, including the…
2018 Mock Offseason Part 2 with Kevin Pelton, Dan Feldman, and Danny Leroux
Jun 26, 2018 • 167 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. The mock offseason continues! Finally some trades give teams a little breathing room, and the player agent continues to get squeezed as the market tightens again. And we give our impressions of the process…
2018 Mock Offseason Part 1 With Kevin Pelton, Dan Feldman, and Danny Leroux
Jun 24, 2018 • 140 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. It’s finally here, the 2018 mock offseason. With cap space down around the league, it’s a tough job for Nate as the player agent this year. In part 1, we find homes for the key free agents on the market…
2018 NBA Draft
Jun 22, 2018 • 9 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. The 2018 NBA draft from every angle. We spend 20 minutes on the huge Hawks/Mavs trade for Luka Doncic and Trae Young, then discuss every pick of the first round, plus some of the overall trends that shaped…
CHA/BRK Trade; Mi. Bridges, Shai, Walker, R. Williams Scouting; Draft Board
Jun 21, 2018 • 80 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We break down the Charlotte/Brooklyn trade from every angle, including the effect on Brooklyn’s 2019 cap space and Charlotte’s opportunity cost for creating breathing room under the tax. Then mini scouting…
Draft Scuttlebutt, Knox, Musa, Sexton and Mikal Bridges Scouting Reports
Jun 20, 2018 • 55 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We catch up on news, including Kawhi Leonard’s meeting with Gregg Popovich and continued reports he wants to be traded to the Lakers, plus draft scuttlebutt like the Hawks liking Luka Doncic at 3 and the…
Jaren Jackson, Jr. Scouting Report; ORL Offseason Outlook, News
Jun 19, 2018 • 79 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We take a look at perhaps the most “modern” of the big men in this draft, Jaren Jackson, Jr. Does his shooting, switchability, and shot blocking outweight concerns about his scoring and rebounding…
ESPN Draft Film Guru Mike Schmitz on 2018 Draft; Danny on Kawhi Trade Request
Jun 18, 2018 • 85 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. ESPN’s Mike Schmitz joins to discuss the top of the draft, his overall board, what he thinks of so many bigs projected at the top of the draft, and who he likes further down. We also discuss how he…
Mo Bamba Scouting Report; DAL Offseason Outlook
Jun 15, 2018 • 66 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Mo Bamba’s 7’10 wingspan and 9’7 standing reach make him one of the most intriguing players in the draft. Can he turn that potential into production at the pro level? Then we look at how Dallas will use…
CHI Offseason Outlook; Wendell Carter, Jr. Scouting Report
Jun 14, 2018 • 60 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. The Bulls should have about $25 million in cap space to work with, will they use it to court free agents or take on bad money? What will happen with restricted free agent Zach LaVine? Then we discuss a…
Nurse Hired in Toronto, News, GSW and SAC Offseason Outlooks
Jun 12, 2018 • 66 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We hit on the latest news, including Nick Nurse in Toronto, Lonzo Ball’s knee injury, player option news, and more. Then a look at the offseasons for GSW and SAC. What should the Warriors do with the…
Luka Doncic Scouting Report; MEM Offseason Outlook
Jun 12, 2018 • 73 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Luka Doncic is one of the best 18 year-olds ever. How does he project to the NBA given his amazing production but also his athletic limitatations? Then we look at Memphis’ offseason. The number 4 pick,…
Deandre Ayton Scouting Report: PHX Offseason Outlook
Jun 11, 2018 • 59 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We break down the pros and cons of selecting Deandre Ayton number 1 overall. Do his physical attributes and budding skill level make up for what could be a lack of feel? Then a look at the Suns, widely…
2018 NBA Finals Game 4; Colangelo Done; Trae Young Scouting Report
Jun 9, 2018 • 80 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We wrap up the 2018 NBA Finals, discussing where the Warriors stack up historically now, LeBron’s injury, and the Finals MVP. Then we hit on the firing of Bryan Colangelo and whether it was deserved,…
2018 NBA Finals Game 3
Jun 6, 2018 • 47 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We go through all the storylines from Game 3, including Kevin Durant’s crazy performance, Andre Iguodala’s return, the Cavs’ defenseive lapses, and the play-by-play as the Warriors pulled away late. With…
LAL Offseason Outlook; MEM Young Prospects Review
Jun 5, 2018 • 61 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A very detailed look at the Lakers’ offseason plans. What would they do to get LeBron James and Paul George, and would they move young guys if they did? What if they only get George? Under what…
Marvin Bagley III Scouting Report, ATL Offseason Outlook
Jun 4, 2018 • 53 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. How does Duke’s Marvin Bagley III project to the NBA? Then we look at the Hawks’ offseason as they continue their rebuild. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if…
2018 NBA Finals Game 2; SAS Offseason Outlook
Jun 4, 2018 • 71 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We break down the Warriors win in Game 2 of the NBA Finals and discuss possible Cleveland adjustments going forward. Then a look at the Spurs’ offseason, including possible Kawhi trade scenarios, possibly…
2018 NBA Finals Game 1; Marc Stein on Colangelo and Kawhi
Jun 1, 2018 • 109 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We recap a wild Game 1 from Oracle Arena, including a possession-by-possession break down of the stretch run. Then Marc Stein of the New York Times joins to discuss the situation with Bryan Colangelo in…
Colangelo Twitter; BOS Offseason Outlook
May 30, 2018 • 59 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A breakdown of what we know so far and our best guesses as to what happens next in the crazy Bryan Colangelo Twitter account saga. Then we look at the upcoming offseason for the Boston Celtics. Marcus…
CLE/GSW Look Ahead; HOU Offseason Outlook
May 30, 2018 • 61 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We look ahead to the NBA Finals, including how Golden State will defend LeBron James and what the Cavs’ scheme will be against the Warriors depending on whether Kevin Love plays or not. Then (22:00) our…
GSW/HOU Game 7; DEN Offseason Outlook
May 29, 2018 • 82 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We break down Game 7 from every angle, including how it was won and lost, how the series differed from our expectations, and how it stacks up historically. Then, a look at the offseason for the Denver…
CLE/BOS Game 7; HOU/GSW Game 7 Look Ahead
May 28, 2018 • 49 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We look at Game 7 of Cleveland/Boston, where another legendary performance by LeBron James propels the Cavs to a fourth straight NBA Finals. How did he do it, and what moments will Boston rue as they think…
GSW/HOU Game 5; All-NBA Team Reactions
May 25, 2018 • 66 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Houston does it again late against Golden State, but what of Chris Paul’s injury going forward? Another crazy detailed breakdown of a classic game. We also react to the All-NBA teams and discuss the…
CLE/BOS Game 5; WAS Offseason Outlook
May 23, 2018 • 45 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We break down Boston’s continued home dominance in Game 5, and then discuss a cash-strapped offseason for the Washington Wizards. Will a major move be coming? With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and…
GSW/HOU Game 4
May 23, 2018 • 66 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Over an hour just on this game. We look at the big themes of Houston’s win and how they defended Golden State so well. Then a possession by possession breakdown of the stretch run, and an outlook for the…
CLE/BOS Game 4; PHI Offseason Outlook; Michael Porter, Jr. Scouting Report
May 21, 2018 • 69 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at how Cleveland tied the East Finals at 2-2 and what to expect moving forward in the series. Then we look at the ballyhooed offseason for the Sixers. What’s the plan if they get LeBron or Paul…
GSW/HOU Game 3; BRK Offseason Outlook
May 20, 2018 • 52 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Golden State gets back on track with a blowout of the Rockets. What can Houston do to counter? Then we look at a crossroads offseason for the Brooklyn Nets, who will have their draft pick for the first time…
CLE/BOS Game 3
May 19, 2018 • 24 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A thorough breakdown of the Cavs’ big win over the Celtics in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod,…
GSW/HOU Game 2; Bud Hired in Milwaukee; MIL and CHA Offseason Outlooks
May 16, 2018 • 66 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We break down how Houston roared back to tie their series against Golden State. Then a look at Milwaukee’s fascinating offseason, including the Jabari Parker saga, followed by the…….less fascinating…
CLE/BOS Game 2; Lottery; LAC Offseason Outlook
May 16, 2018 • 56 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We break down how Boston roared back to take down Cleveland and seize command of the series, and take a look at how the lottery results went down. Then we take a look at the Clippers’ offseason, with key…
GSW/HOU Game 1; UTA Offseason Outlook
May 15, 2018 • 69 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A thorough breakdown of the Warriors’ win in Houston in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. We look at how it happened and what Houston can do to respond in Game 2. Then long-lost Liam Doyle joins to…
CLE/BOS Game 1; Casey Fired; SAS/HOU/NOP Prospect Review
May 13, 2018 • 62 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We break down Boston’s big Game 1 win over the Cavaliers, then the firing of Dwane Casey in Toronto and some of the candidates to replace him. Finally, a long overdue look at the young prospects on the…
News, CLE/BOS Outlook, NOP Offseason Preview
May 11, 2018 • 40 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We discuss the hiring of James Borrego in Charlotte, the most anticipated playoff series of the last 20 years, break down every angle of Cleveland and Boston, and then discuss the fascinating but limited…
HOU/GSW Series Outlook
May 10, 2018 • 28 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We break down every possible on-court angle of the Houston/Golden State series, which could be one of the best series we’ve seen in this era, then give our predictions, including Nate changing his prediction…
Ranking the Free Agent Bigs; MIN and POR Offseason Outlooks
May 9, 2018 • 56 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We run through the free agent bigs, including DeMarcus Cousins, DeAndre Jordan, and the rest of a stocked center crop. Then we look at the offseason options for Minnesota and Portland, two teams close to…
PHI/BOS and CLE/TOR Game 4s, TOR and DET Offseason Outlook; SVG Out
May 7, 2018 • 57 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Wrapping up Monday’s Game 4s in the Eastern Conference, and then a look at the Raptors and Pistons’ off-seasons. Should the Raptors move on from Dwane Casey, how can they upgrade against LeBron, and who…
UTA/HOU and NOP/GSW Game 4s; Ranking the Free Agent Wings
May 6, 2018 • 57 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We recap big wings for the favorites in UTA/HOU and NOP/GSW Game 4s. Then a recap of the free agent class on the wing, an always in-demand position group. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny…
All Four Game 3s: PHI/BOS; CLE/TOR; NOP/GSW; UTA/HOU
May 5, 2018 • 64 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We take a look at all four Game 3s from Friday and Saturday, including a super in-depth breakdown of the C’s dramatic Game 3 win. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And…
CLE/TOR and PHI/BOS Game 2, Free Agent Point Guard Rankings
May 4, 2018 • 69 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We discuss LeBron James’ ridiculous 43 point performance as the Raptors are eviscerated in Game 2, followed by the Celtics continuing to defy the odds against the Sixers in their own Game 2 victory. Then we…
UTA/HOU Game 2; OKC and MIA Offseason Outlook
May 2, 2018 • 73 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at Utah’s unlikely upset of Houston in Game 2, the Suns’ hiring of Igor Kokoskov, and a breakdown of OKC and MIA offseasons, including the Paul George situation and potential trades of Hassan…
CLE/TOR Game 1, NOP/GSW Game 2, PHI/BOS Game 1, More on Kawhi/Melo
May 2, 2018 • 78 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. CLE/TOR Game 1, including a possession-by-possession breakdown of the final minutes. Steph Curry’s return in NOP/GSW Game 2, PHI/BOS Game 1, More on Kawhi/Melo. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA)…
All 4 Weekend Games: IND/CLE and MIL/BOS Game 7s, NOP/GSW and UTA/HOU Game 1s
Apr 29, 2018 • 61 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We break down all 4 weekend Games: IND/CLE and MIL/BOS Game 7s, NOP/GSW and UTA/HOU Game 1s, and also preview the East Second Round and make predictions. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny…
All 4 Game 6s: UTA/OKC, WAS/TOR, IND/CLE, MIL/BOS, Plus News
Apr 28, 2018 • 65 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We look at 4 Game 6s: UTA/OKC, WAS/TOR, IND/CLE, MIL/BOS, plus news. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and…
Two Classics: UTA/OKC and IND/CLE Game 5s. Plus TOR/WAS, and Bud out in ATL
Apr 26, 2018 • 70 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We recap two first-round classics in UTA/OKC and IND/CLE Game 5. Then a look at Toronto’s win against Washington, a little on Minnesota/Houston, and finally the departure of Mike Budenholzer from Atlanta….
MIL/BOS; SAS/GSW; MIA/PHI Game 5s; NYT’s Marc Stein on Coaching Carousel
Apr 25, 2018 • 68 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We take a long look at an incredibly intense game between the Bucks and Celtics, then briefer discussions of GSW/SAS and MIA/PHI. Then Marc Stein of the New York Times joins to discuss Mike Budenholzer’s…
UTA/OKC; MIN/HOU Game 4s; DAL Prospect Season Review
Apr 24, 2018 • 52 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We recap UTA/OKC and discuss what, if anything, the Thunder can do to get into the series. We also assess the carnage of Houston’s 50-point quarter. Then a review of the season for Dallas’ young prospects,…
Weekend Games: IND/CLE; MIL/BOS; WAS/TOR; UTA/OKC; MIA/PHI; MIN/HOU; NOP/POR
Apr 23, 2018 • 105 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Wrap-up of seven games over the weekend, in order: IND/CLE; MIL/BOS; WAS/TOR; UTA/OKC; MIA/PHI; MIN/HOU; NOP/POR. We skipped SAS/GSW with that series at 3-0. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and…
Thurs/Fri Game 3s: IND/CLE, MIL/BOS, WAS/TOR; MIA/PHI; NOP/POR; SAS/GSW;
Apr 21, 2018 • 84 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. On a special Friday night edition, we look at all of the Game 3s to date over the last 2 days. In order: IND/CLE, MIL/BOS, WAS/TOR; MIA/PHI; NOP/POR; SAS/GSW; With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and…
IND/CLE; UTA/OKC; MIN/HOU Game 2s, News
Apr 19, 2018 • 71 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A full breakdown of the three Game 2s of the evening, in order IND/CLE; UTA/OKC; MIN/HOU. Then we hit a few new items, including the lottery tiebreakers and a few coaching rumors. With host Nate Duncan…
NOP/POR; MIL/BOS; WAS/TOR Game 2s, Listener Questions About All 3 Games
Apr 18, 2018 • 54 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We break down NOP/POR; MIL/BOS; WAS/TOR Game 2s. We also take listener questions via Periscope on all three series, including a segment where we ask listeners for potential adjustments for the Bucks going…
MIA/PHI and SAS/GSW Game 2s, Coach Firings and Rumors
Apr 17, 2018 • 54 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We recap MIA/PHI and SAS/GSW, then catch up on news including the coaching carousel. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to…
All 8 Game 1s
Apr 16, 2018 • 126 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We look at each game of the playoffs’ opening weekend, with possession-by-possession breakdowns of the final minutes for the close games.. In order: MIL/BOS, IND/CLE, UTA/OKC, MIN/HOU, NOP/POR, MIA/PHI,…
Playoff Outlook 2018: MIN/HOU, UTA/OKC, WAS/TOR, MIL/BOS, MIA/PHI, NOP/POR
Apr 12, 2018 • 76 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We break down 6 playoff series, in order: MIN/HOU, UTA/OKC, WAS/TOR, MIL/BOS, MIA/PHI, NOP/POR. Note, we did SAS/GSW and IND/CLE last night. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux…
DEN/MIN Classic, The Last Night of the Season, SAS/GSW and CLE/IND Outlook
Apr 12, 2018 • 83 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We go long on the MIN/DEN OT thriller, including an old school Dunc’d On possession-by-possession breakdown at the end. Then at 29:30, we get into the West and East playoff pictures and set the final lottery…
Reviewing Preseason Predictions; Every Playoff Scenario and Incentive
Apr 10, 2018 • 56 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We start with the crazy East playoff picture and all the incentives as the Bucks, Wizards, and Heat try to avoid Cleveland while the Bucks also try to keep their draft pick. Then Danny joins to discuss our…
Playoff Race, Dylan Murphy on DEN/POR and OKC/MIA
Apr 9, 2018 • 50 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We catch up briefly on all of the night’s action around the league, and then Dylan Murphy joins to break down Denver/Portland and OKC/Miami. Then Nate goes on a solo mission with Danny on vacation to wrap up…
Awards 2017-18
Apr 8, 2018 • 89 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Nate and Danny pick their finals awards for the 2017-18 season. MVP, All-NBA, COY, DPOY, and everything else, plus the game of the year and dunk of the year. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and…
Young Prospect Season Review: DEN/MIN/OKC/POR/UTA
Apr 6, 2018 • 87 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Note: With the Irving news, we added a short section plus a catch-up on the playoff race to start. If you already downloaded the episode, refresh and re-download and you should get the new 10 minutes at the…
Danny vs. Nate on Over/Unders; News
Apr 5, 2018 • 75 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Nate and Danny review their over/under picks for the season and see where they went right and wrong, review the performance of their best bets, and pick their smartest and dumbest predictions for win totals…
Marc Stein On Coaching Vacancies/Candidates, Danny On Games/Playoff Race
Apr 3, 2018 • 71 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Danny joins to start with brief wrap-ups of the night’s key games, including TOR/CLE, IND/DEN, and GSW/OKC. Then we catch up on the playoff and tank race implications. Then ( 29:00) Marc Stein of the New…
Young Prospects Season Review: Yes, We Spent 1:11 on the Kings and Suns
Apr 3, 2018 • 71 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We finish up the Pacific Division for our Young Prospects Season Review series. The Kings and Suns are basically all young players, so we devoted an entire episode to just them. Is there hope for these…
Young Prospects Season Review: GSW, LAC, LAL, Plus News
Apr 2, 2018 • 96 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We start our review of the young players in the Western Conference with Golden State and the LA Clippers, then a break for news including the first McDonald’s All-American going straight to the G-League and…
Worst-Team All-Defense 2018
Mar 30, 2018 • 58 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We go position-by-position to pick the worst defensive players, PG through C. Includes first- and second-team, honorable mention, better than you think, worse than you think, and improved this year for each…
Rest-of-Season Reset
Mar 29, 2018 • 68 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A little different format for this one, as we take a rambling look through the remainder of the season for the playoff aspirants and tankers, catch up on news, and sprinkle in a few random observations as we…
Young Prospect Season Review, Atlantic Division
Mar 28, 2018 • 100 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We take stock of the seasons for the young prospects of the chock-full Atlantic Division, looking at (in order), Boston, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Toronto, and New York. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA)…
Fultz Re-Debuts, PHI/DEN, Young Prospect Review Central Division
Mar 27, 2018 • 79 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Markelle Fultz makes his long-awaited debut as Philly blows out Denver at home for their 7th straight win. We discuss what we can take away, for good and for ill, from his debut. Then we get into reviewing…
Young Prospects Season in Review: MIL, ATL, CHA, MIA, ORL, WAS; Kyrie/Steph Hurt
Mar 26, 2018 • 104 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. So we kind of deviated from the plan on this one. We started off thinking we’d a prospect review for all 15 teams in the East, but then realized that was WAY too much for one podcast. So we look at the…
Kawhisis, Volume 79; News; Mailbag (Topics in Show Description)
Mar 22, 2018 • 57 min
We hit on the latest in the Kawhi Leonard saga, including some news that was lost in the ether that seems more important than what’s being highlighted nationally. Then a catch up on the rest of news around the league, including the latest on Kyrie….
David Locke: What We’ve Learned This Year; Jazz Streak; Rudy Gobert a Top-10?
Mar 21, 2018 • 59 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Jazz radioman and founder of the Locked on Podcast Network David Locke joins to discuss what we’ve learned about basketball this season, what makes Quin Snyder special, whether Rudy Gobert is a top-10…
HOU/POR, How Do You Stop the Rockets? MEM Buy/Sell, LAC/MIN
Mar 21, 2018 • 60 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We discuss another dominant performance from James Harden in Houston’s win over Portland and speculate on what strategies might slow the Rockets down. Then we look at news, including the valuation for the…
2020 Crystal Ball: Predicting Best/Worst Teams, All-NBA, MVP, and More
Mar 20, 2018 • 69 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Nate and Danny try to predict the future, again. We look back on how our predictions last year for 2019 have aged, then predict the best teams in 2020, the worst lottery teams, NBA Champion, Finals MVP, the…
15 in 60 (Western Conference 3.19.18)
Mar 19, 2018 • 123 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference generally in order of the standings, starting with the Houston Rockets. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you…
NYT’s Marc Stein: GM Openings, Hinkie, Next Star on the Move, Tanking Eight
Mar 16, 2018 • 40 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Marc Stein of the New York Times discusses how Derrick Rose ended up in Minnesota, the disappointing buyout market, the future in Charlotte and Rich Cho’s replacement, what’s next for Sam Hinkie, “active”…
The Top 10 Players in the NBA 2018
Mar 15, 2018 • 68 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We rank the NBA’s top 10 players into tiers, and Nate gets so carried away he even gets into the teens. We also discuss our biggest regrets from last year’s rankings, which players are the most…
The Kawhinaction, News, IND/PHI, DEN/LAL
Mar 14, 2018 • 60 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We catch up on news, including the latest potential setback for Kawhi Leonard. That’s followed by gamers on Indiana/Philadelphia and Denver/LA Lakers, plus a quick update on the bottom of the West playoff…
Headmaster Larry Coon: Debating Cap Smoothing, What’s Right/Wrong this CBA
Mar 12, 2018 • 67 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Larry Coon joins to discuss our project at Sports Business Classroom, debate the union’s decision to reject cap smoothing (and the league’s decision not to make a harder push for it), what’s gone right and…
15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 3.12.18)
Mar 12, 2018 • 118 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference starting with Liam’s team, Detroit, followed by the rest of the conference in reverse alphabetical order from Washington to Atlanta. With host Nate Duncan…
Point Guard Rankings 2017-18, News
Mar 9, 2018 • 75 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Ranking the point guards in the NBA. Where do Steph Curry, Kyrie Irving, Chris Paul, Damian Lillard, and the rest of the NBA’s floor generals end up in the rankings? Then some news, including the potential…
Ben Taylor on the Most Over- and Underrated All-Time Players
Mar 8, 2018 • 63 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Ben Taylor discusses his wonderful series ranking the greatest players of all-time for his site Backpicks.com. We use that as the vehicle to dig into some new concepts like floor-raising, and scalability…
Awards Through February: MVP, All-NBA, COY, ROY and More
Mar 7, 2018 • 62 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We give our picks for all the major awards, plus a few categories we’ve made up, through this point in the NBA season. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you…
MIL/IND, POR/LAL, News Catchup, Patreon Mailbag Sneak Preview
Mar 6, 2018 • 66 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We break down the Bucks/Pacers, including some advice for NBA players on jump balls late in games. Then a look at Damian Lillard’s masterful performance to overcome the Lakers at home, followed by news…
15 in 60 (Western Conference 03.05.18)
Mar 5, 2018 • 112 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference in reverse alphabetical order. We start with the Spurs (Liam’s team), then Utah through Dallas. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux…
Teenage Prospects to Australia? News, PHI/CLE
Mar 1, 2018 • 37 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Could Australia be the place for American prospects instead of college? Then we catch up on the rest of the news around the league, and do a detailed breakdown of Cleveland/Philadelphia as the Sixers take…
Best Young Cores in the NBA, News Catchup
Mar 1, 2018 • 68 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. The latest news around the league, including the Jimmy Butler injury, the latest on Kawhi, tanking prevention initiatives, and the possibility of a play-in tournament to the playoffs. Then, we rank the best…
Playoff Race Games Go Down to the Wire: LAC/DEN, PHI/MIA, WAS/MIL
Feb 28, 2018 • 48 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We lock in on the playoff race with 3 outstanding games between playoff hopefuls: LA Clippers at Denver, Philly at Miami, and Washington at Milwaukee. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux…
Dylan Murphy: MIN Without Butler, 18 Year-Olds to G-League, OKC/GSW, DET w/Blake
Feb 27, 2018 • 51 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. G-League Coach and Scout Dylan Murphy joins to discuss the Wolves without Jimmy Butler, 18 year-old would be college stars playing in the G-League, the OKC/Golden State matchup, and the Pistons’ new dynamic…
15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 2.26.18)
Feb 26, 2018 • 134 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference in alphabetical order, with the exception of the Sixers who are last since they’re Liam’s team. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux…
College and Mavs Scandals, News Catch-up, Mini-Mailbag
Feb 23, 2018 • 42 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We hit on the latest news, including potential ramifications of the Mavericks and college basketball scandals, and take you through injury news and more around the league at the start of the second half. …
The Great Tank Race of 2018; Kawhi and the Spurs
Feb 23, 2018 • 66 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We start with the implications of the news that Kawhi Leonard could miss the rest of the season, including potential consequences for the long-term future of the Spurs. Then, a comprehensive preview of the…
Center Rankings 2017-18
Feb 19, 2018 • 73 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Our center rankings, looking at where all the young big men like Joel Embiid, Karl-Anthony Towns, and Nikola Jokic fall, while also discussing at length what these rankings mean in terms of resource…
15 in 60 Part 2 (Western Conference 2.13.18)
Feb 13, 2018 • 82 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at the last 8 of the 15 teams in the Western Conference in order of the standings, from New Orleans to Sacramento, with Phoenix last because they were Liam’s team. With host Nate Duncan…
15 in 60 Part 1 (Western Conference 2.13.18)
Feb 12, 2018 • 60 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at the first 7 of the 15 teams in the Western Conference in order of the standings, from Golden State to the Denver Nuggets. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux)….
CLE/BOS, News, Marc Stein on the Trade Deadline
Feb 11, 2018 • 50 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We catch up on the latest buyout news and give our impressions of the new-look Cavs. Then Marc Stein of the New York Times wraps up the trade deadline to discuss why the players who moved did, who didn’t…
Trade Deadline Part 2: Wrapping Up Every Deal, plus Winners and Losers
Feb 8, 2018 • 61 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We look at every other deal in the NBA at the trade deadline, plus discuss our winners and losers from the deadline. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like…
Trade Deadline Part 1: The CLE/LAL and CLE/UTA/SAC Deals
Feb 8, 2018 • 48 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. In part 1 of our trade deadline wrap-up, we look at the Cleveland Cavaliers’ big day and break down every angle of their deals from both teams’ perspectives. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny…
#TwitterNBAShow: OKC/GSW, Porzingis, Trade Chatter, Your Questions
Feb 6, 2018 • 62 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Oklahoma City dominates Golden State for the second time this season; how did they do it and how concerned should the Warriors be? Kristaps Porzingis suffers a torn ACL; what does this mean for the Knicks’…
Nets/Bucks Trade, News, Trade Deadline Talk, POR/DET, UTA/NOP
Feb 5, 2018 • 54 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A breakdown of the Nets/Bucks trade, injury news roundup, and a general discussion of the trade deadline, including why maybe Dan Gilbert isn’t quaking in his boots at the idea of LeBron leaving. Then we…
Awards Through January: MVP, All-NBA, COY, ROY and More
Feb 4, 2018 • 66 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We give out our awards through January, including MVP, All-NBA, Coach of the Year, 6th man, and a few of our own invented categories. ROY in particular was impossible to pick this season. With host Nate…
Marc Stein With Your 1 Week To Go Trade Deadline Primer; Danny on Mirotic Trade
Feb 1, 2018 • 51 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Marc Stein of the New York Times joins us to discuss what most interests him this trade deadline, the Blake Griffin trade and “palace” intrigue in Detroit, the latest on the Clippers with DeAndre Jordan, Lou…
Latest News, MIA/CLE, 15 in 60 Part 3 on MIA, NYK, PHI
Feb 1, 2018 • 65 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We discuss Greg Monroe’s buyout in Phoenix, the latest injury news, Nikola Mirotic and Tyreke Evans being shut down prior to the deadline, and more. Then we recap the thrilling end of a rockfight in…
Love Out, Mirotic NOT Traded, Wall Injury, 15 in 60 Part 2 (East)
Jan 31, 2018 • 73 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We look at the impact of Kevin Love’s broken hand and an underrated aspect of Cleveland’s recent struggles give our take on Nikola Mirotic not being traded to the Pelicans, and also look at John Wall’s…
Blake Griffin Trade; Chicago Bulls Associate Head Coach Jim Boylen
Jan 29, 2018 • 64 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We spend over 30 minutes on the trade of Blake Griffin to the Detroit Pistons from the LA Clippers, breaking down how it affects each team on the court and on the balance sheet going forward. Then Chicago…
DeMarcus, Roberson, Conley Done for the Year; 15 in 60 (East) Part 1
Jan 28, 2018 • 78 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. What are the implications of DeMarcus Cousins’ injury for he and the Pelican’s short- and long-term futures? How will OKC look without Andre Roberson? The Grizz rev up the tank with Mike Conley done for the…
Mock Trade Deadline Part 3
Jan 26, 2018 • 88 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. The third annual mock trade deadline extravaganza! We’re joined by Kevin Pelton of ESPN and Dan (Grun)Feldman of NBC Sports to helm the league’s 30 teams and mock out the trade deadline. In part 3, the…
Mock All-Star Draft, Mock Trade Deadline Part 2
Jan 25, 2018 • 66 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. The third annual mock trade deadline extravaganza! We’re joined by Kevin Pelton of ESPN and Dan (Grun)Feldman of NBC Sports to helm the league’s 30 teams and mock out the trade deadline. In part 2, the…
Mock Trade Deadline 2018 Part 1
Jan 23, 2018 • 53 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. The third annual mock trade deadline extravaganza! We’re joined by Kevin Pelton of ESPN and Dan (Grun)Feldman of NBC Sports to helm the league’s 30 teams and mock out the trade deadline. In part 1, we…
Kidd Fired, Love Chastised, Kawhi Rift, Central Division Trade Preview
Jan 22, 2018 • 83 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Jason Kidd is fired in Milwaukee. Could the accusations by teammates against Kevin Love lead to a trade? What to make of Kawhi’s “rift” with San Antonio? Then we look at the Central Division at the trade…
Trade Deadline Look-Ahead: Atlantic and Northwest Divisions
Jan 21, 2018 • 95 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A hardcore breakdown of 10 teams going into the trade deadline. The Atlantic Division, Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Toronto, and Brooklyn, and then the Northwest, in order, Portland, Oklahoma City,…
Southeast Division Trade Deadline Preview; Kawhi Out Again, NOP/ATL
Jan 17, 2018 • 74 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We put the Southeast Division in our crosshairs in advance of the trade deadline. Can the Hawks move their veterans, will Charlotte put Kemba Walker on the table, what will Orlando do with their restricted…
News Catchup, Pacific Division Trade Deadline Preview
Jan 16, 2018 • 65 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We hit on news, including JJ Redick’s injury and as much of the Clippers/Houston fracas as Nate can stand (not much). Then a trade deadline analysis of the Pacific division, including the Clippers’ trade…
Marc Stein Previews the Trade Deadline; #TwitterNBAShow GSW/CLE
Jan 16, 2018 • 63 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Marc Stein of the New York Times previews the NBA trade deadline after a few days at the G-League Showcase talking to executives. We hit on the most likely trade candidates, whether the Cavs will make a…
15 in 60 (Western Conference 1.15.18)
Jan 15, 2018 • 108 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference starting with Minnesota, then in reverse order of the standings from Sacramento to Golden State. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux…
#TwitterNBAShow: TOR/CLE, Viewer Questions, News
Jan 12, 2018 • 38 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A simulcast of the #TwitterNBAShow postgame wraps up Toronto/Cleveland. What matters and what didn’t from this game? Then we take some listener questions and follow up with a news catch-up. With host Nate…
Southwest Division Trade Deadline Preview: Trade Candidates, Finances and More
Jan 11, 2018 • 47 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We take a look at the 5 teams of the Southwest Division and look at their financial situations, motivations at the trade deadline, and pick a player most likely to be traded from each squad. With host Nate…
Nate’s Favorite Game of the Year, News, Trade Candidates, POR/OKC, ORL/DAL
Jan 10, 2018 • 57 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We discuss a Miami/Toronto classic, discuss potential trade candidates and the latest news, then check in on Portland’s win in OKC and Dallas/Orlando. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux…
15 in 60 Part 2 (Eastern Conference 1.8.18)
Jan 8, 2018 • 79 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at the remaining 8 teams in the Eastern Conference. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny…
15 in 60 Part 1 (Eastern Conference 1.8.18)
Jan 8, 2018 • 70 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at the top 7 teams in the Eastern Conference, starting with Toronto and ending with Detroit. Part 2 coming soon. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you…
Awards Through December: MVP, All-NBA, and More
Jan 5, 2018 • 61 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We give out our awards through December, including MVP, All-NBA, Coach of the Year, 6th man, and a few of our own invented categories. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux)….
CLE/BOS, NOP/UTA, GSW/DAL, Around the League, News
Jan 4, 2018 • 65 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A rundown of a fun Wednesday in the NBA, including CLE/BOS, NOP/UTA, GSW/DAL, plus quick hitters on a few other games and some news items. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux…
15 in 60 (Western Conference 1.2.18)
Jan 2, 2018 • 126 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference in reverse order of the standings, from Houston to the LA Lakers. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like…
News, Power Forward Rankings 2017
Dec 29, 2017 • 67 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We wade through a huge news backlog, including the various point guard injuries, the latest on two-way contract situations for Phoenix, Indiana, and the Clippers, and more. Then (27:00) we start our power…
The Christmas Games 2017
Dec 26, 2017 • 71 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at the 5 Christmas day games, in order: Cleveland/Golden State, Houston/Oklahoma City, Washington/Boston, Philadelphia/New York, and Minnesota at LA. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny…
News, Who Should Be Playing More?
Dec 22, 2017 • 54 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Chris Paul goes out again, and Danilo Gallinari won’t be back for awhile with the Clippers, plus more news around the league. Then Danny and Nate examine which players could help their teams if they were to…
OKC Offense, Rockets’ Defense, Ice Coverage, KD Scouting Report w/ Dylan Murphy
Dec 21, 2017 • 54 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Coach Dylan Murphy is back to discuss his observations on the Thunder offense. Is it the system, the fit, the stars, the support players, or all of the above holding them back? We also discuss the Rockets’…
News, CLE/MIL, SAC/PHI, Playoff Pictures
Dec 20, 2017 • 55 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We catch up on news around the league, then recap a wild Cavs/Bucks game. A quick look at Sacramento/Philly and the Sixers’ recent struggles follows, then a look at the playoff picture in both conferences….
Kobe’s Retirement, GSW/LAL, BOS/IND, DEN/OKC Thrillers
Dec 19, 2017 • 52 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Danny shares his impressions from LA on the Kobe retirement ceremony. Then a look at three down-to-the wire thrillers: GSW/LAL, BOS/IND, DEN/OKC. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux…
15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 12.18.17)
Dec 18, 2017 • 111 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We look at the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference in rough reverse alphabetical order, focusing on some individual games over the weekend. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux…
Top 10 Prospects in the NBA 2017
Dec 15, 2017 • 91 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. One of our favorite podcasts of the year. We pick our top-10 prospects in the NBA by tiers, including honorable mention, players to watch, players most likely to break into the list or drop off, and much…
#TwitterNBAShow: OKC/IND, CHA/HOU, Periscope ?’s, A Trade Idea
Dec 14, 2017 • 52 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A breakdown Paul George’s return to Indiana, the first 18 minutes of Houston/Charlotte (the only part that mattered), and then a bunch of interesting Periscope questions taken live on the air. Finally, with…
Kawhi’s Return, Balls in Lithuania, LAL/NYK, PHI/MIN
Dec 13, 2017 • 63 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A breakdown of Kawhi Leonard’s first game back, the Balls’ decision to play in Lithuania, a look at the rest of the news around the league, and then a look at 2 overtime national games, Lakers/Knicks and…
Small Forward Rankings, Okafor Trade, News
Dec 12, 2017 • 66 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We start with extensive analysis of the Jahlil Okafor/Trevor Booker trade, then get into our tiers ranking the NBA’s top 30 or so small forwards. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux…
15 in 60 (Western Conference 12.11.17)
Dec 11, 2017 • 136 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference, starting with Golden State, then reverse alphabetical order from Utah to Dallas. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux)….
Dylan Murphy: Pacers O, Blazers D, Our Favorite Types of PNR Coverages, More
Dec 8, 2017 • 60 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. G-League coach and scout Dylan Murphy joins to discuss the Pacers’ offensive improvement, Victor Oladipo’s transformation, Portland’s defense, our favorite pick-and-roll coverages, drills he likes, how the…
Mailbag, MIN/LAC, GSW/CHA, News
Dec 7, 2017 • 60 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We change it up by starting with a mailbag, some interesting questions including the difference between DHOs and PNRs, college vs pro scouting, best players whose careers were cut short by injury, and more. …
UTA/OKC, Curry Ankle Injury, Hornets GM Rich Cho
Dec 6, 2017 • 69 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at an interesting Utah/OKC game, Stephen Curry’s ankle injury, plus catching up on more leaguewide news. Then Hornets GM Rich Cho joins to discuss his food blog, the progress of the Hornets’ young…
MIL/BOS, ORL/CHA, GSW/NOP, DET/SAS, News
Dec 5, 2017 • 62 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at the big games from Monday’s slate, including Milwaukee at Boston, Orlando at Charlotte, Golden State at New Orleans, and Detroit at San Antonio. Plus we hit on the latest injury news, including the…
15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 12.04.17)
Dec 3, 2017 • 105 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We look at the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference in rough alphabetical order. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support…
First Month Awards, Grizzlies’ Buy/Sell Clause
Dec 1, 2017 • 67 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Our first awards show of the season, with some big surprises in the All-NBA teams. We roll through MVP, All-NBA, DPOY, ROY, Coach of the Year, dunk of the month, and much more. Also, a look at the…
GSW/LAL, Mailbag
Nov 30, 2017 • 48 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A very deep dive on a very fun Warriors/Lakers game. Then a mailbag of questions from listeners, including when LeBron can finally get dethroned in the East, what types of players are underrated, and more….
What Happened in Memphis, and Where Do Clips Go Now? Plus SAC/MIL, MIA/CLE
Nov 29, 2017 • 51 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We take a lenghty look at erstwhile West playoff contenders Memphis and the Clippers, and discuss what went wrong in Memphis and how much was David Fizdale’s fault. Then the impact of the Blake Griffin MCL…
Ranking the Top Shooting Guards, News with Danny
Nov 27, 2017 • 52 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A ranking of the top shooting guards in the NBA, in the usual tiered format. Then we look at the day’s news, including John Wall’s injury and the rest of the news around the NBA. (We recorded early, so…
15 in 60 (Western Conference 11.27.17)
Nov 27, 2017 • 109 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference in a loose alphabetical order, but skip around a lot to focus on individual matchups between the Mavs and Thunder, Suns and Wolves, and Clippers and Kings…
What’s With the Bucks, News, Updated Playoff Projections
Nov 22, 2017 • 61 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Nate was at the Milwaukee/Washington game and gives his impressions of the Bucks at this point, then we look at injury news, including a forecast of continued struggles for the Grizz and Clips. Finally, we…
Dylan Murphy: Celtics D, Jaylen Brown, Defending Embiid, Crunchtime Offense
Nov 21, 2017 • 61 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Former D-League coach and scout Dylan Murphy (@DylanTMurphy) returns to discuss the Celtics’ amazing D, Jaylen Brown’s future, how to guard Joel Embiid, the ideal crunch time offense, and much more. With…
GSW/BOS, HOU/PHX, Covington Extension, Embiid’s Ceiling, News
Nov 17, 2017 • 55 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A detailed breakdown of Boston’s comeback win against Golden State, then a look at how Houston put up the second-highest first-half point total in NBA history against Phoenix. Then, a discussion of Joel…
Mailbag (11.16.17)
Nov 16, 2017 • 57 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Some fun questions in this one. Our favorite announcers, Harden’s defense, where LeBron should sign in 2018, which team has the worst best player, would Nate or Danny be a better coach, Smith vs. Frank, and…
TOR/HOU, BOS/BRK, and then 4 Random Questions
Nov 15, 2017 • 50 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Toronto pulls out a nice win at Houston on the strength of solid bench play, and Boston pushes their winning streak to 13 against the Nets. Then, 4 random questions on which players have most disappointed…
Who Has Learned New Tricks, Plus News with Danny
Nov 14, 2017 • 52 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Which players have improved the most this season, and how are they doing it? A look at Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kristaps Porzingis, Aaron Gordan, and many others who have taken a step forward this season. …
15 in 60 (Western Conference 11.13.17)
Nov 13, 2017 • 107 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference in reverse alphabetical order from Utah to Dallas. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please…
CLE/HOU, News, OKC/DEN, Mini-Mailbag
Nov 10, 2017 • 54 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We discuss the fun Cleveland/Houston showdown, hit on some brief news, and then do a deep dive on OKC/Denver. What is wrong with OKC’s offense, and how has Denver improved defensively? Then we discuss…
Time to Panic 2017-18, News
Nov 9, 2017 • 42 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at how worried teams that have played below expectations should be with 10 games in the rearview mirror, including OKC, Miami, Denver, Washington, and Cleveland. Then we look at news, including Al…
Bledsoe Traded to Milwaukee, MIL/CLE, CHA/NYK, DAL/WAS
Nov 8, 2017 • 50 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We look at the Eric Bledsoe trade from all angles. Could the Suns have gotten more, and why didn’t they? When is the pick Milwaukee sent them likely to convey? How do the Bucks look with Bledsoe in the…
Former Sixers and Blazers Exec Ben Falk
Nov 7, 2017 • 65 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Ben Falk (@BenCFalk) discusses how to know what’s real early in the season, how he learned the game, what he’s trying to learn more about, and answers to Nate’s dorky stats questions, in addition to what’s…
15 in 60 (Eastern Conference (11.06.17)
Nov 6, 2017 • 102 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference, starting with Charlotte, then alphabetically from Atlanta to Washington. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you…
LAL/POR Thriller, GSW/SAS, Mailbag, Which 2017 Rookie Will Have the Best Career?
Nov 3, 2017 • 58 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We get into a ton of observations from the Lakers/ Portland thriller, then hit on Golden State/San Antonio before a fun mailbag. Finally, we look at which 2017 rookie we expect to have the best career with…
Who is For Real? Plus IND/CLE and ORL/MEM
Nov 2, 2017 • 49 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at five surprise teams and whether they can sustain their effort to date, plus a look at Indiana at Cleveland and Orlando at Memphis. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux…
Rookie Options Declined, News, SAC/IND, OKC/MIL, PHX/BRK
Oct 31, 2017 • 53 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Jahlil Okafor leads a list of rookies whose options were declined. We discuss whether we agree with those decisions. Then more news, including the sale of the Nets, followed by a look at three games around…
GSW/LAC, ORL/NOP, News Catchup
Oct 31, 2017 • 53 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. News, including the latest on Markelle Fultz being shut down for three weeks. We also look at some early rookie option decisions, then run down Golden State and the LA Clippers. The show concludes with New…
15 in 60 (Western Conference 10.30.17)
Oct 30, 2017 • 105 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference, starting with Sacramento, then in alphabetical order from Dallas to Utah. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if…
Fultz Drama, News, Ranking Traded Picks
Oct 26, 2017 • 47 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We go deep into the Markelle Fultz drama in Philly, about which Nate has great concerns. Then we catch up on injury news, followed by an episode Danny has wanted to do for awhile, ranking the picks that…
Dylan Murphy: NBA Observations, Coaching in the D-League, How He Got a Job
Oct 26, 2017 • 67 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Coach and Scout Dylan Murphy discusses his transition from blogger to the D-League, his coaching insights and lessons, NBA trends, players who look improved (or not), and his observations of the season so…
Jack McCallum on Jerry West, the Warriors and his new book Golden Days
Oct 25, 2017 • 48 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Jack McCallum joins to discuss his new book, Golden Days. Nate asks him about Elgin Baylor’s surprising comments in his book, why Jerry West left the Warriors, his interviews with Pat Riley, what it’s like…
Bledsoe Trades, Rookie Option Decisions, News
Oct 23, 2017 • 68 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. With news of Eric’ Bledsoe’s trade demand being sent home by the Suns, we look at the most logical trade destinations and engage in a substantial debate about how much teams should give up to get him. Then…
30 in 60—Something Good About Every Team
Oct 23, 2017 • 101 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We embark on our greatest challenge yet—saying only good things about every team. We start with the East, then the West in alphabetical order. We also hit on Earl Watson’s firing (ok, not all positive). …
Lonzo’s Debut, Melo in OKC, CHI/TOR, Mini-Mailbag
Oct 19, 2017 • 58 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Danny and Nate share their thoughts on Lonzo Ball’s debut, Blake Griffin’s form, Carmelo Anthony’s first game in a Thunder uniform, Toronto/Chicago, and then do a mini-mailbag, including how much longer…
The Real Opening Night: PHI/WAS, MIN/SAS, NOP/MEM, DEN/UTA
Oct 19, 2017 • 60 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We recap 4 games from the first big league pass day of the season. Philly/Washington in an exciting, fast-paced game, the Spurs tackle the Wolves without Kawhi Leonard, Memphis takse on New Orleans’ twin…
Opening Night: Hayward, BOS/CLE, HOU/GSW, Aldridge Extension, Mirotic/Portis
Oct 18, 2017 • 76 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We discuss the ramifications of the awful Gordon Hayward injury and give out in-depth breakdowns of BOS/CLE and HOU/GSW. We also hit on news, like LaMarcus Aldridge’s extension and the fight between Bobby…
Season Preview 2017-18
Oct 16, 2017 • 69 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Danny returns as we gear up for the season with win projections for all 30 teams, seeding races, playoff predictions, MVP and other award picks, and more. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny…
BOS Season Outlook w/ Jared Weiss; PHI w/ Derek Bodner
Oct 16, 2017 • 139 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Jared Weiss of CelticsWire joins for the Boston Celtics Season Outlook. We hit on how newcomers Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward will power the Celtics’ offense, how their young wings Jaylen Brown and Jayson…
News with Danny, NYK Season Outlook 2017-18 with Jared Dubin
Oct 13, 2017 • 87 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Danny and Nate discuss some news, including more detail on Joel Embiid’s contract, the latest injuries around the league, and more. Then Jared Dubin (@JADubin5) joins to preview the New York Knicks season….
GSW Season Outlook 2017-18 with Anthony Slater
Oct 12, 2017 • 59 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Anthony Slater of the Athletic joins to discuss the Golden State Warriors season outlook. How will the new Warriors fit into the rotation, could this team be even better than last year, and how can other…
HOU Season Outlook 2017-18 with Rahat Huq
Oct 11, 2017 • 55 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Rahat Huq of Red94.net joins to preview the Houston Rockets. We hit on how Chris Paul will fit into the Rockets lineup, what to expect from James Harden after his historic season last year, and the Rockets’…
Embiid Extension and More News, MIA Season Outlook with Albert Nahmad
Oct 10, 2017 • 93 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Lots of news to catch up on, including Joel Embiid’s extension, the Gary Harris and Norman Powell extensions, and key injuries during the preseason. Then Albert Nahmad joins to discuss the outlook for the…
CLE Season Outlook 2017-18 with Chris Fedor
Oct 9, 2017 • 56 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com joins for the Cleveland Cavaliers Season Outlook. We hit on how all the Cavs’ new additions will fit in, the health of Isaiah Thomas, the move to start Kevin Love at center, and…
LAL Season Outlook 2017-18 with Darius Soriano
Oct 6, 2017 • 52 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Darius Soriano of Forum Blue & Gold joins for the Los Angeles Lakers Season Outlook. We project the seasons for prize youngs Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball, and discuss if the Lakers can improve their…
DEN Season Outlook with Adam Mares
Oct 5, 2017 • 58 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Adam Mares of Locked on Nuggets and Denver Stiffs joins for the Denver Nuggets Season Outlook. We hit on how Paul Millsap will fit into the Nuggets lineup, what to expect from Nikola Jokic after he led…
MEM Season Outlook with Chris Herrington
Oct 4, 2017 • 51 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Chris Herrington of the Memphis Commercial-Appeal joins for the Memphis Grizzlies Season Outlook. We hit on how the Grizzlies injury reclaimation projects are doing, how they will weather the loss of Zach…
LAC Season Outlook
Oct 3, 2017 • 49 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Danny Leroux joins for the LA Clippers Season Outlook. We hit on how the players who arrived in the Chris Paul trade can keep the Clippers afloat, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan’s prospects without Paul,…
Russ Extends, Lottery Reform, Kawhi Out, Veteran Extension Candidates
Oct 1, 2017 • 69 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Russell Westbrook signs the largest contract in NBA history, Kawhi Leonard will miss at least the preseason, and we look at much more news from the first week of camp. Then a look at veterans who might…
Wade to Cavs, Updated OKC Outlook With Fred Katz, News
Sep 27, 2017 • 67 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Danny and Nate catch up on news, including Dwayne Wade to Cleveland, TJ Warren’s extension, JaMychal Green’s new contract, and the big college basketball investigation. Then Fred Katz joins for a renewed…
Melo to OKC, IND Outlook, CHA Outlook w/ Spencer Percy
Sep 24, 2017 • 137 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. First Danny Leroux joins for a discussion of the big Melo trade plus other news, including a live reaction to the Nikola Mirotic signing. Then we give our Indiana Pacers Season Outlook. We hit on how and…
Big News Catch-Up w/ Danny Leroux, MIL Season Outlook w/ Frank Madden
Sep 20, 2017 • 112 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. First Danny Leroux joins for a huge news catch-up, including Mason Plumlee’s new contract, Josh Richardson’s extension, lottery reform, and the reports that NBA teams are losing money. Then Frank Madden of…
ORL Season Outlook with Danny Leroux, PHX with Michael Schwartz
Sep 18, 2017 • 109 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Danny joins Nate for the Orlando Magic Season Outlook. We discuss what the Magic’s underperformance of their point differential last season means for this year, and whether the defense can take a big leap…
DAL Season Outlook with Tim MacMahon, CHI with Stephen Noh
Sep 14, 2017 • 115 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Tim MacMahon of ESPN joins for the Dallas Mavericks Season Outlook. We hit on how Dennis Smith will fit into the Mavericks lineup, what the heck happened with the Nerlens Noel contract situation, and even a…
UTA Season Outlook with David Locke, NOP with Mason Ginsberg
Sep 11, 2017 • 118 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Jazz radioman David Locke joins for the Utah Jazz Season Outlook. We hit on how Gordon Hayward’s departure will effect the Jazz, whether Derrick Favors and Rodney Hood can bounce back, and how rookie…
Mock Rookie Extensions 2017
Sep 7, 2017 • 87 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Dan Feldman (@DanFeldmanNBA) of NBC Sports joins for our third annual Mock Rookie Extension podcast. Nate is the player agent while Dan and Danny helm the teams in the East and West in attempting to…
Eastern Conference Over/Unders 2017, News
Sep 4, 2017 • 81 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. News, including Quincy Pondexter traded to Chicago and the Lakers being fined $500,000 for tampering. Then a look at the over/under lines for the 2017-18 season win totals in the Eastern Conference, where…
Western Conference Over/Unders 2017, News
Aug 30, 2017 • 83 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We start with news, including the completion of the Kyrie trade and Nerlens Noel taking the qualifying offer. Then a look at the over/under lines for the 2017-18 season win totals in the Western Conference,…
WAS Season Outlook with Mike Prada, BRK with Danny Leroux
Aug 28, 2017 • 108 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Mike Prada of SBNation and formerly of Bullets Forever joins for the Washington Wizards Season Outlook. We hit on how the Wizards can take the next step with basically the same team, and whether they’ve…
MIN Season Outlook w/ Jon Krawczynski; SAC Season Outlook with James Ham
Aug 24, 2017 • 127 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Jon Krawczynski of the AP joins for the Minnesota Timberwolves Season Outlook. We discuss the move to acquire Jimmy Butler, why the Wolves weren’t really in the Kyrie Irving sweepstakes, and how all the new…
Kyrie Irving Traded to Boston
Aug 22, 2017 • 25 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Dan Feldman and Danny Leroux join to break down the Kyrie Irving to Boston trade an hour after it went down. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this…
POR Season Outlook with Erik Gundersen; ATL Season Outlook with Brad Rowland
Aug 21, 2017 • 111 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Erik Gundersen of Locked on Blazers joins for the Portland Trail Blazers Season Outlook. We look at whether the Blazers can sustain their success with Jusuf Nurkic in the lineup last season. We also hit on…
TOR Season Outlook with Blake Murphy; SAS with Jeff McDonald
Aug 17, 2017 • 114 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Blake Murphy of Raptors Republic joins for the Toronto Raptors Season Outlook. What will the departures of PJ Tucker, DeMarre Carroll, and Patrick Patterson mean for the Raptors, and how will new…
OKC Season Outlook with Fred Katz, DET with Dan Feldman
Aug 14, 2017 • 125 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Fred Katz of the Norman Transcript joins for the Oklahoma City Thunder Season Outlook. We hit on how Paul George will fit into the Thunder lineup, what to expect from Russell Westbrook after his historic…
2018 Free Agency Preview, News
Aug 9, 2017 • 103 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. After hitting some news, including the demise of Roc Divers in Los Angeles, we look ahead to the top free agents and go through every team’s potential cap space for the summer of 2018. Who are the major…
Regrading the 2016 Offseason
Aug 7, 2017 • 132 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A little humble pie for both of us as we revisit our grades for the 2016 offseason 1-year later and see how they look. Quite a few revisions are in order. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny…
Eastern Conference Off-Season Grades 2017
Aug 3, 2017 • 90 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We grade each Eastern Conference team’s offseason in alphabetical order from Atlanta to Washington. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please…
Western Conference Off-Season Grades 2017
Jul 30, 2017 • 98 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We grade each Western Conference team’s offseason in alphabetical order from Dallas to Utah. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please…
Crabbe Trade, News, Summer League Prospects Part 3
Jul 27, 2017 • 151 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. The Allen Crabbe trade, Pau Gasol returns to San Antonio, Derrick Rose to Cleveland, plus the remainder of the Summer League Prospects series, looking at MIA thru WAS in alphabetical order. Includes analysis…
Aaron Jackson with an Honest Interview, plus LAC, LAL, MEM Summer Prospects
Jul 23, 2017 • 100 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Aaron Jackson (@AaronfingJ) late of CSKA Moscow and now the Beijing Ducks, provides a refreshingly honest perspective on the NBA’s offseason, the Kyrie situation in Cleveland, European players making the…
Kyrie Trade Request, Potential Destinations and Trades
Jul 21, 2017 • 45 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Discussing Kyrie Irving’s bombshell trade request and what Cleveland can do to recoup some value. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please…
Summer League Prospect Review 2017 Part 1, News
Jul 20, 2017 • 120 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We look at every relevant prospect from Summer League in alphabetical order from the Hawks to the Pacers. We also hit on recent news, including Rondo to the Pels, Derrick Rose’s potential destinations, and…
Rules Changes, Free Agency Winds Down, Remaining Free Agents
Jul 17, 2017 • 73 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We discuss the effect changes in the timeout structure will have on the game, then go through each signing of the last 6 days and look at which free agents remain. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and…
Free Agency Catch-Up: BOS/DET and Toronto trades, Every Signing, Every Team
Jul 10, 2017 • 98 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux, where Nate is posting updated salary sheets for each team in real time with each transaction. Boston creates…
Free Agency 2017 Days 5 and 6: Every Team, Every Deal
Jul 7, 2017 • 60 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux, where Nate is posting updated salary sheets for each team in real time with each transaction. We look at the…
Free Agency Days 3 and 4: Hayward, Gallo, Every Signing, Every Team
Jul 5, 2017 • 77 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux The Gordon Hayward signing in Boston, how will they create room for him, and who else can they sign to fill out…
Day 2 of Free Agency: Every Signing, Every Team, and Market for the Rest of FAs
Jul 3, 2017 • 96 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux All the big signings from Day 2 of free agency, including Paul Millsap, Kyle Lowry, Taj Gibson, Serge Ibaka, and…
Free Agency 2017 Full Day 1: Every Signing
Jul 2, 2017 • 76 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux Discussions of every signing on the first full day of free agency 2017. Including Houston’s moves, Andre…
George and Rubio Traded, First Night of Free Agency, Every Signing, Every Team
Jul 1, 2017 • 110 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux where Nate will be updating his salary sheets in real-time with each signing during free agency. A massive 2…
2017 Mock Offseason Part 2 with Kevin Pelton, Dan Feldman, and Danny Leroux
Jun 28, 2017 • 136 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux Our most anticipated podcast of the year, the mock offseason, returns. Nate and Danny are joined by Dan Feldman…
Chris Paul Traded to HOU: Immediate Reaction
Jun 28, 2017 • 21 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux Chris Paul opts in and is traded to the Rockets. We take an immediate look at what the trade means for all…
Phil out in New York: 20 minutes at 1 am
Jun 28, 2017 • 19 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux We respond to the news that the Knicks will move on from Phil Jackson as team president, plus discuss Boston’s…
2017 Mock Offseason Part 1 with Kevin Pelton, Dan Feldman, and Danny Leroux
Jun 27, 2017 • 130 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux Our most anticipated podcast of the year, the mock offseason, returns. Nate and Danny are joined by Dan Feldman…
NBA Awards, NYK and PHX Offseasons
Jun 27, 2017 • 64 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux We react to NBA awards voting, then look at the offseasons for the New York Knicks and the Phoenix Suns. With…
Love to Denver? MIN/DAL/SAC Offseasons
Jun 26, 2017 • 79 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux We look at the logistics of a potential three-way deal between Denver, Indiana, and Cleveland centered around…
2017 NBA Draft, Butler Trade
Jun 23, 2017 • 108 min
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Cap Going Down, Porzingis Rumors, Other News, Malik Monk, ORL Offseason
Jun 22, 2017 • 63 min
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Huge Trades: BRK/LAL and CHA/ATL, Scouting the 2017 NBA Draft with Mike Schmitz
Jun 21, 2017 • 118 min
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David Griffin Out in CLE; Projecting the 2017 Draft with Kevin Pelton
Jun 19, 2017 • 68 min
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Huge PHI/BOS Trade, PG Wants Out, and PHI Offseason Options
Jun 18, 2017 • 62 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux We break down one of the biggest draft trades in years between Philadelphia and Boston, discuss the hiring of…
News, DEN Offseason, Lauri Markkanen Scouting Report
Jun 15, 2017 • 58 min
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Where Does Golden State Rank Historically w/ Kevin Pelton; GSW Offseason Preview
Jun 14, 2017 • 55 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux Kevin Pelton brings his unique historical insight to discuss where the 16-17 Warriors rank historically. Then…
CLE Offseason Preview, Potential Love Trades, Frank Ntilikina Scouting Report
Jun 14, 2017 • 62 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux We look at Cleveland’s offseason. How can they reload to compete with Golden State given their financial…
2017 NBA Finals Game 5
Jun 13, 2017 • 60 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux Golden State are champions and one of the best teams ever. Steve Kerr pulled out all the stops and went with…
Will Kerr Go Small? News, LA Lakers Offseason Preview
Jun 12, 2017 • 49 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux Nate asked Steve Kerr about why he doesn’t go small more, plus more news. Then a look at the offseason for the…
2017 NBA Finals Game 4
Jun 10, 2017 • 44 min
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2017 NBA Finals Game 3
Jun 8, 2017 • 68 min
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De’Aaron Fox Scouting Report, CHA Offseason, News and 2 Random Questions
Jun 7, 2017 • 54 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. First we look at a few news items, and then two random questions on Julius Randle and Eric Bledsoe. After that, a full scouting report on Kentucky’s De’Aaron Fox, followed by a look at the future of the…
2017 Finals Game 2; UTA Offseason Preview
Jun 5, 2017 • 71 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux A full wrap-up of Game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals. Can Cleveland play any better, or was this their best shot?…
2017 Finals Game 1, News
Jun 2, 2017 • 58 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux We look at Game 1 of the Finals from every possible angle, including what Cleveland can do better to make this a…
Lonzo Ball Scouting Report, News
May 31, 2017 • 49 min
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Dunc’d On: 2017 NBA Finals Preview, DET Offseason w/ Dan Feldman
May 30, 2017 • 68 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux 40 minutes previewing the 2017 NBA Finals. What matchups will decide the series, who will close games for these…
MIA and NOP Offseason Outlooks, More on BOS Offseason
May 28, 2017 • 62 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux The offseason outlook for the Miami Heat. How can they build on their great finish to the season, and…
BOS/CLE Game 5, BOS Offseason Preview
May 26, 2017 • 54 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux Recapping the Boston/Cleveland series, plus a look at where this NBA Finals matchup ranks historically. Then we…
Dennis Smith, Jr. Scouting Report, MIL Offseason Preview
May 25, 2017 • 54 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux A scouting report on North Carolina State guard Dennis Smith, Jr., and then a look at the Milwaukee Bucks’…
BOS/CLE Game 4, News, Markelle Fultz Scouting Report
May 24, 2017 • 45 min
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Manu Memories, GSW Sweeps to Finals, SAS and POR Offseason Previews
May 23, 2017 • 63 min
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BOS/CLE Game 3, Josh Jackson Scouting Report
May 21, 2017 • 50 min
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Conference Finals, All-NBA Team Implications, Jonathan Isaac Scouting Report
May 21, 2017 • 57 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux We review the weekend’s conference finals action, plus hit some news items including the injury to Isaiah…
CLE/BOS Game 1, All-Defensive Teams, WAS Offseason Preview
May 18, 2017 • 54 min
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Lotto Mania, SAS/GSW Game 2, Jayson Tatum Scouting Report
May 17, 2017 • 51 min
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WAS/BOS Game 7, Pop Goes Off, Lottery Preview
May 16, 2017 • 46 min
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SAS/GSW Game 1, HOU Offseason Preview
May 14, 2017 • 63 min
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BOS/WAS Game 6, GSW/SAS Preview, CHI and OKC Offseason Previews
May 13, 2017 • 76 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux Huge episode. Possession by possession analysis of a classic end to Celtics/Wizards. Then a preview of Golden…
SAS/HOU Game 6, LAC and MEM Offseason Previews
May 12, 2017 • 67 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny. The San Antonio/Houston Game 6. Also, catch our live commentary synced up with the key moments of this game with Dunc’d On Video. Then,…
SAS/HOU Game 5 Classic, ATL and BRK Offseason Previews
May 10, 2017 • 67 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny. The San Antonio/Houston classic game 5, how did the Spurs win it without Kawhi Leonard down the stretch? Also, a new product, catch our…
UTA/GSW Game 4, News, TOR, IND Offseason Previews, PG Fake Trades
May 9, 2017 • 66 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny. Wrapping up the Golden State/Utah series, news including Rudy Gay’s opt-out, TOR offseason preview (do they re-sign Lowry or blow it up?)…
Catching up on all 4 Second Round Series
May 8, 2017 • 58 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny. We look at all 4 second round series’ action over the weekend. In order: San Antonio/Houston Games 3 and 4, Golden State/Utah Game 3,…
Ranking the Free Agent Bigs, BOS/WAS and GSW/UTA Game 2s
May 5, 2017 • 65 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny. We start with ranking the free agent bigs, discussing possible contracts and destinations. Then a look at Boston/Washington and Golden…
#TwitterNBAShow: San Antonio Roars Back, CLE/TOR, Free Agent Wing Class
May 4, 2017 • 64 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny. How San Antonio’s adjustments won Game 2, the outlook without Tony Parker, and Houston’s responses. Why Toronto can’t do anything against…
Isaiah Drops 53 vs WAS, GSW/UTA
May 3, 2017 • 50 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny. A full-length breakdown of how Isaiah Thomas led Boston to an overtime victory over John Wall and the Wizards, including play-by-play of…
#TwitterNBAShow: HOU/SAS and CLE/TOR Game 1s, GSW/UTA Preview, News
May 1, 2017 • 55 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny. Houston kills San Antonio in Game 1, do the Spurs have any chance now? And why couldn’t Toronto score against a porous Cleveland defense?…
UTA/LAC Game 7, WAS/BOS Game 1, Previewing SAS/HOU and TOR/CLE, News
Apr 30, 2017 • 66 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny. Jazz close out the Clippers, Boston takes a lead as Markieff goes down, previewing SAS/HOU and TOR/CLE, plus front office news. With host…
All Five Game 6s
Apr 29, 2017 • 103 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny. All five Game 6s, in order: LAC/UTA, WAS/ATL, BOS/CHI, TOR/MIL, SAS/MEM. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux…
BOS/CHI and WAS/ATL Game 5s, plus the Free Agent Point Guards
Apr 27, 2017 • 72 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny. BOS/CHI and WAS/ATL Game 5s, in which the home teams hold serve, plus a long preview of the Free Agent Point Guards. With host Nate Duncan…
UTA/LAC, HOU/OKC, MEM/SAS Game 5s, Playoff MVP So Far
Apr 26, 2017 • 57 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. UTA/LAC, HOU/OKC, MEM/SAS Game 5s, Playoff MVP So Far With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).
TOR/MIL, WAS/ATL, GSW/POR, could non-playoff All-Stars beat GSW?
Apr 25, 2017 • 46 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. TOR/MIL, WAS/ATL, GSW/POR, and could a team of All-Stars from the non-playoff teams beat Golden State in a series? With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).
Game 4s: All 8 Series
Apr 24, 2017 • 112 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. In order: HOU/OKC, BOS/CHI, GSW/POR, TOR/MIL, CLE/IND, WAS/ATL, LAC/UTA and then a blow-by-blow of the best game of the playoffs so far, SAS/MEM Game 4. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny…
Game 3s: CLE comes back on IND, MIL/TOR, MEM/SAS
Apr 20, 2017 • 51 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. How Cleveland came back in Indiana down 25, Milwaukee throttles Toronto, and Memphis draws blood vs. San Antonio. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).
OKC/HOU (Did Russ Play Selfishly?), ATL/WAS, POR/GSW Game 2s
Apr 20, 2017 • 49 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Full breakdowns of OKC/HOU, ATL/WAS, POR/GSW Game 2s. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).
Game 2s: CHI/BOS, MIL/TOR, UTA/LAC, plus KD Injury and Lottery Ties broken
Apr 19, 2017 • 48 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Full breakdowns of CHI/BOS, MIL/TOR, UTA/LAC, then news of KD’s calf injury and the lottery ties are broken. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).
IND/CLE and MEM/SAS Game 2s, Fizdale’s Complaints, News
Apr 18, 2017 • 68 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. IND/CLE, MEM/SAS, and then news of Rob Hennigan’s firing in Orlando, Phil Jackson’s non-firing in New York, and more. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).
Massive 2 Hour Pod on all 8 Game 1s
Apr 17, 2017 • 124 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Starting with a fun snippet of #TwitterNBAShow with our live reaction to the fateful final possessions of IND/CLE, we then analyze all 8 first round series, in order: IND/CLE, MEM/SAS, TOR/MIL, UTA/LAC,…
Playoffs Outlook Part 2
Apr 14, 2017 • 65 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A look ahead to the Eastern Conference playoffs, Boston/Chicago, Cleveland/Indiana, Toronto/Milwaukee, and Washington/Atlanta, and overall predictions for the NBA playoffs. With host Nate Duncan…
Last Day of the Season, Playoffs Outlook Part 1
Apr 12, 2017 • 71 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We wrap up the last night of the season and discuss the playoff field and lottery odds. Then we preview the 4 playoff series in the Western Conference. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny…
The Boring End to the Season, Tank Ranks, Nike Hoop Summit Top Prospects
Apr 12, 2017 • 61 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Nate complains about a non-competitive end to the season, Danny takes us through the “fight” for lottery position, we wrap up some news, and then we discuss the top prospects at the Nike Hoop Summit,…
East Playoff Picture, CLE/MIA OT Thriller, Cap Estimate Down
Apr 11, 2017 • 43 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We talk through the complexities of the East playoff picture, then a full breakdown of Miami’s OT win over a shorthanded Cleveland squad, then news, including a reduction in the NBA’s cap estimate for 2017…
Russ Knocks Out DEN, ATL Stuns CLE, Playoff Scenarios
Apr 9, 2017 • 67 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Russell Westbrook sets the NBA record for triple-doubles and knocks out Denver in the process, ATL shocks CLE with a 26-point 4th quarter comeback, plus playoff scenarios and news. With host Nate Duncan…
2017 Awards
Apr 7, 2017 • 74 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We give our award picks, including All-NBA, ROY, 6MOY, and some fun made up awards as well. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux)
Playoff Picture, CLE/BOS, Ranking the Tankers
Apr 6, 2017 • 47 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We look at the emerging playoff picture in both conferences, break down Cleveland’s blowout of Boston, and rank the tanking teams. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLero
2017 MVP Deep Dive
Apr 5, 2017 • 64 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. An entire episode devoted to breaking down the best 4 MVP candidates, James Harden, Russell Westbrook, LeBron James, and Kawhi Leonard. We look at over 20 different categories and finally rank them 1-4….
A Look Back at 2016-17 Predictions, News, and Transactions
Apr 3, 2017 • 50 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We catch up on transaction and injury news, then look back in time at our 2016-17 season predictions With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).
Danny vs. Nate on Over/Unders 2017
Apr 2, 2017 • 85 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Nate and Danny look back at their preseason over/under picks and evaluate what went right and wrong, and who is going to win their yearly crown. Can Nate repeat after the Warriors’ Game 7 loss gave him the…
David Locke on League Trends and Observations, Jazz, and West Playoffs
Mar 30, 2017 • 30 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Golden State’s win in San Antonio, and a dramatic Bucks win in Boston solidify their playoff positions. Then, we do 4 random questions on the Bucks’ playoff quality, the effect of Miami’s season on their…
GSW/SAS, MIL/BOS, 4 Random Questions on Bucks, Heat, West Playoff Matchups
Mar 30, 2017 • 60 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Golden State’s win in San Antonio, and a dramatic Bucks win in Boston solidify their playoff positions. Then, we do 4 random questions on the Bucks’ playoff quality, the effect of Miami’s season on their…
Nurkic Revenge Game (DEN/POR), GSW/HOU, MIA/DET
Mar 29, 2017 • 58 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Jusuf Nurkic destroys his old mates in Denver, Golden State continues its domination in Houston, and Miami ends Detroit’s playoff chances with a Hassan Whiteside buzzer-beater. With host Nate Duncan…
News, 4 Random Players, CLE/SAS
Mar 28, 2017 • 58 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We run through the news, including Paul Millsap’s injury and its affect on the Hawks’ chances, Joakim Noah’s suspension, a conclusion to the Laker drama, and a potential beginning to a very disjointed…
The Top-10 Players in the NBA 2017
Mar 27, 2017 • 69 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We rank our top-10 players in the NBA, based on who we would most want on our team to win a playoff series. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).
2019 Crystal Ball
Mar 22, 2017 • 55 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We predict what the NBA will look like 2 years from now in 2019. Who will be the final 4, MVP, All-NBA teams, and the 2 worst teams in the league? Plus news, including the passing of former Bulls GM Jerry…
Reddit Mailbag Part 2 (03.21.17)
Mar 21, 2017 • 66 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Part 2 of the Reddit mailbag. Includes questions on Isaiah Thomas’ future with the Celtics, which team’s roster spots 11-15 would win a tournament, and much more. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and…
Reddit Mailbag Part 1 (03.20.17) and News
Mar 20, 2017 • 47 min
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A full rundown of the league’s news, including the latest in the Lakers ownership saga, tanking shut downs, and injuries. Then, part 1 of a Reddit mailbag. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny…