The Athletic NBA Show

The Athletic NBA Show

By The Athletic

An NBA podcast featuring a rotating lineup of the best insiders, writers, and reporters from The Athletic. Monday thru Friday. Monday: Basketball Buds with Zach Harper, Jay King and Josh Huestis | Tuesday: Hoops Adjacent with David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson | Wednesday: Nerder She Wrote with Dave DuFour, Seth Partnow, and Mo Dakhil | Thursday: Tampering with Sam Amick, Anthony Slater and Fred Katz | Friday: The Slam & Jam with Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers.

Episodes

Lakers coaching staff | Team USA chemistry

Mo Dakhil and Dave DuFour break away from Summer League to discuss the Lakers coaching hires, discuss Team USA's chemistry as they head to the Olympics, and do a check-in with the Bucks and Magic. Host: Dave DuFour With: Mo Dakhil Executive Producer: Andrew Schlecht Producer: Dave DuFour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/07/2438m 48s

Joe Lacob and the Warriors' Big Changes

On today's episode of Hoops Adjacent, David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson discuss the off-season from the Warriors, how it is being an owner of such a team, and would they ever be sold? Hosts: David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson With: Joe Lacob Producer: Jeshua Kidd Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/07/2445m 28s

NBA Summer League Day 2 | Ranking the West

Zach Harper, Law Murray, and Kelly Iko are live for day 2 of NBA Summer League to discuss the second year players who have shown growth, consider which rookies will have the biggest impact this season, and predict the 2024-25 Western Conference seeding. Host: Zach Harper With: Law Murray & Kelly Iko Executive Producer: Andrew Schlecht Producer: Dave DuFour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/07/2456m 45s

Summer League Preview with Sam Vecenie

Andrew Schlecht and Sam Vecenie are on location at Summer League to breakdown all the rookies to watch and discuss the sophomores that need to show out. Host: Andrew Schlecht With: Sam Vecenie Executive Producer: Andrew Schlecht Producer: Dave DuFour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/07/2434m 0s

PG Goes East | Where do the Clippers Rank in the West?

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge, Marcus Thompson, and Law Murray discuss how Paul George felt disrespected by the Clippers in contract negotiations, and where the team goes without him. Where do the Clippers rank without PG there? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/07/2449m 29s

DeRozan's fit in Sacramento | Summer Review: Spurs & Nuggets

Mo Dakhil and Dave DuFour discuss DeMar DeRozan's fit on the Sacramento Kings, the San Antonio Spurs' summer so far, and the lack of organizational alignment in Denver. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/07/2436m 14s

What happened with Paul George and the Clippers? | How much better are the Warriors?

Zach Harper, Jay King and Law Murray discuss the latest on Paul George’s exit from the Clippers, Demar DeRozan’s role in Sacramento, and whisper loudly about the Warriors’ upside. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/07/241h 3m

NBA Contender Draft

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Fred Katz do a contender draft going back and forth choosing the teams that have the best chance to win the title next year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/07/2457m 55s

Klay Thompson’s exit | NBA Free Agency notes

Sam Amick and Anthony Slater go behind the scenes on Klay Thompson’s exit from Golden State, breakdown the Warriors options to upgrade their roster, and take a look at some of the other moves so far in NBA Free Agency. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/07/2446m 9s

Klay+PG Big Summer Moves | Celtics Are EXPENSIVE

Jared Weiss, Law Murray, and Tim Cato sit down to talk about the biggest moves of Free Agency so far. Klay to the Mavs? Derrick Jones Jr. to the Clippers? PG to the Sixers? Plus, Jared breaks down Jayson Tatum's large contract, and the Celtics moves in this off-season after becoming NBA champions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/07/2450m 22s

Nuggets out of contention? | New homes for Paul George and Klay Thompson

Mo Dakhil and Dave DuFour react to the Donovan Mitchell contract extension news, discuss the on-court fit for Paul George in Philly and Klay Thompson in Dallas, and breakdown the failures of the Nuggets and Bucks so far. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/07/2440m 45s

2nd Apron FAQ w/ Larry Coon | NBA Free Agency Day One reaction

First, Larry Coon, owner of CBAFAQ.com, walks Dave DuFour through the new CBA tax penalties and aprons. Then, Zach Harper, Jay King, and Mike Vorkunov react to all the day one signings around the NBA. Did the Thunder put themselves in pole position out west? Are the Sixers in the mix at the top of the east? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/07/241h 10m

Dejounte Murray Trade + NBA Draft Awards Show

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht is joined by Will Guillory to discuss the the Dejounte Murray to the Pelicans trade and how it affects both the Hawks and Pelicans. Then in part 2 Bryce Simon of the Game Theory Podcast joins to hand out our annual draft awards. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/06/241h 16m

Bronny James drafted by the Lakers | NBA Free Agency rumors

Sam Amick and Anthony Slater react to Bronny James' selection by the Lakers in the NBA Draft. Then, they exchange notes on the latest with Paul George, Klay Thompson, the Sixers, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/06/2436m 15s

NBA Draft Instant Reaction & Review

Zach Harper, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react to day one of the 2024 NBA Draft. Who won the first round? Trade grades, favorite picks, and a look ahead to day two round out the show.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/06/2459m 50s

Mikal Bridges traded to the Knicks | NBA Draft News & Rumors

Mo Dakhil and Dave DuFour react to the Brooklyn Nets trading Mikal Bridges to the New York Knicks, assess the Knicks' next moves, and discuss JJ Redick as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/06/2450m 45s

The NBA Draft Preview With Krysten Peek

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge sits down with Krysten Peek of Yahoo Sports to talk all things NBA Draft 2024, and although regarded as an underwhelming draft, they discuss why it may not be all that bad. They also go deep on a few potential picks, and Krysten gives her take on Zach Edey's NBA future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/06/2439m 4s

New Coach Day | NBA Draft & Free Agency for Rockets, Spurs, Grizzlies

Zach Harper, Jay King, and Kelly Iko discuss the recent coaching additions for the Lakers and Cavaliers and give their takes on the Thunder snagging Alex Caruso from the Bulls. Then, they enter the Ikosystem to discuss the draft, free agency, and possible trades for Houston, San Antonio, and Memphis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/06/2452m 0s

Giddey for Caruso + JJ Redick to the Lakers + Changes in Detroit

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Jovan Buha break down the JJ Redick hiring, the Giddey for Caruso trade and more. In Part 2 Fred Katz and James Edwards join to discuss the Detroit Pistons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/06/241h 23m

Paul George on the move? | Klay Thompson’s options

Sam Amick, Anthony Slater, and Law Murray discuss the coaching situation in Los Angeles, preview Paul George’s upcoming free agency, and weigh the prospects of Klay Thompson leaving the Warriors.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/06/2451m 15s

What did we learn from the NBA Finals? | The future of basketball

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react to the Boston Celtics winning the NBA championship, discuss the lessons learned, look ahead to the future, and say a few goodbyes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/06/2446m 42s

The Celtics are NBA Champions

Andrew Schlecht, Jay King, Jared Weiss and Tim Cato break down the Celtics winning the championship in 5 games against the Dallas Mavericks. The sites and sounds from the Celtics locker room, what this title means for the Celtics and the NBA, and on the back end, what is next for the Dallas Mavericks? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/06/2439m 23s

NBA Finals Game 5 Preview | Worst NBA draft ever?

Zach Harper, Jay King, and Will Guillory sift through the fallout from game four of the NBA Finals and look ahead to game five. Will Luka keep his composure? Will the Celtics close it out? Then, the guys discuss Paul George's upcoming summer, Charles Barkley's retirement, and the worst draft class ever. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/06/2455m 32s

Jerry West: A reflection on the life and career of an NBA Legend

David Aldridge and Sam Amick reflect on the life and career of Jerry West. They tell stories of what Jerry was like personally, and how he impacted the NBA from start to finish. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/06/2425m 17s

NBA Mock Draft + Trade Options

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Fred Katz are joined by Bryce Simon to break down the NBA Draft. Which players from last year would be considered to be the number 1 pick in this upcoming draft? We then conduct a Mock Draft for the lottery discussing their situation as a team, potential trades that could be made, and who would be best for each team in the lottery. We end the show with another fun edition of Fred vs. a Friend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/06/241h 50m

Mavs come "A-Lively", destroy Celtics to win game 4

Dave DuFour, Jared Weiss and Tim Cato discuss the Mavericks Game 4 blowout victory over the Celtics. Luka explodes in the first half, Mavs rookie Center Dereck Lively breaks out, and the Celtics, without Porzingis, stagnate on offense as the Mavericks' role players caught fire. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/06/2427m 45s

Luka Fouls Out | Celtics go up 3-0

Andrew Schlecht, Jay King and Tim Cato discuss the Celtics Game 3 victory over the Mavericks. Luka fouls out, Jaylen Brown steps up, and the Celtics without Porzingis rise above the Mavs and proving their regular season resilience was a good learning experience. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/06/2426m 16s

How does the Kristaps Porzingis injury alter NBA Finals?

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react to the first two games of the NBA Finals, discuss the Kristaps Porzingis injury news, and ask a few questions about the Lakers head coaching opening. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/06/2446m 49s

Coaching Carousel With Jovan Buha + NBA Finals Over?

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by The Athletic's Jovan Buha to discuss what in the world is going on with the Lakers coaching spot, and who will be taking the helm. What happened with JJ Redick and and Dan Hurley? Also, the guys break down why the Celtics have taken the first two games of the NBA Finals, and what the Mavs might be able to do to get back in it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/06/2458m 59s

Celtics win Game 2 | Take 2-0 NBA Finals lead

Dave DuFour is joined by Celtics beat writer Jared Weiss and Mavericks beat writer Tim Cato to discuss Game 2 of the NBA Finals. How did Jrue Holiday go 9 for 9 in the paint? What has the Boston defense done to Kyrie Irving? We discuss all this and more on today's episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/06/2443m 26s

Celtics Dominate Game 1 of the NBA Finals

Andrew Schlecht is joined by Celtics beat writer Jay King and Mavericks beat writer Tim Cato to discuss Game 1 of the NBA Finals. How did the Celtics dominate the Mavericks? How did they take away the corner 3s and lobs from the Mavericks? We discuss all this and more on today's episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/06/2429m 57s

Finals talk with Chris Mannix

Tampering Sam Amick and Anthony Slater are joined by NBCS Boston's Chris Mannix to talk all things Finals and preview what the Celtics can do against the Mavericks. The guys also discuss the Lakers coaching search as the headlines swirl with speculation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/06/2447m 24s

NBA Finals Questions | Best player in the world?

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour preview the NBA Finals by asking questions. How will the Celtics defend pick-and-roll? Which team has the better coach? Who are the X-factors? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/06/2443m 14s

NBA Finals + Caitlin Clark Talk With Candace Buckner

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by Washington Post's Candace Buckner to preview the Finals and what each team needs to do to win. They also discuss the circus that is the beginning of Caitlin Clark's WNBA debut, and why there seems to be such an uproar around her start in the league. Tune in to hear who is taking which team to win the Larry O'Brian this summer! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/06/2446m 41s

NBA Finals Preview | Hot Take Safe Zone

Zach Harper, Jay King, and Josh Huestis discuss the NBA Finals matchup between the Dallas Mavericks and Boston Celtics. Can the Celtics finish the job? Will Luka win Finals MVP? What is the hottest Finals take? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/06/2446m 32s

Mavs close out Wolves, Move on to the Finals | What's the problem with the Celtics?

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour give their instant reaction the Mavericks' series-clinching victory over the Timberwolves, recap the series, and discuss some of the issues for the Boston Celtics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/05/2438m 17s

Early Finals Preview + Looking to Game 5 of Western Conference Finals

Tampering Sam Amick and Anthony Slater are joined by The Athletic's Jared Weiss to discuss the Celtics' road to the NBA Finals, and previewing what they need to do to bring home banner No. 18. The guys also look at the Western Conference Finals to see if the Wolves will be able to force a Game 6, or if the Mavericks have a date with the Celtics on June 6th. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/05/2454m 28s

The RodFather | Rod Strickland

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by NBA legend Rod Strickland to discuss his godson Kyrie Irving and the Dallas Mavericks. The guys also discuss Strickland's playing days, how the game has changed since he was in the league, and how he ended up having a career doing something that he swore he'd never do. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/05/2445m 49s

Wolves Hang On + Spurs and Rockets Future

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Fred Katz discuss the Wolves win over the Mavs in Dallas to stave off elimination and if the Wolves can actually make this a competitive series.  In part 2 Kelly Iko joins to discuss the Rockets and Spurs offseason and how each of those teams is going to climb back in the Western Conference Playoffs. Then they finish with a fun edition of Fred vs. a Friend.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/05/241h 8m

Celtics Sweep Pacers, Move on to the Finals

Zach Harper and Jared Weiss discuss the Celtics win over the Pacers in Game 4. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/05/2419m 5s

Mavs and Celtics up 3-0 | Weekend Recap

Mo Dakhil and Dave DuFour recap the conference finals games from the Weekend as the Celtics and Mavericks are both one game away from Finals berths. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/05/2429m 40s

WCF Game 1 Takeaways | What's next for Denver & OKC?

Sam Amick, Anthony Slater, and Tim Cato give their takeaways from the opening game of the Western Conference Finals, what to look for in game two, and discuss what comes next for the Nuggets and Thunder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/05/2442m 20s

Mavs Take Game 1 + Celtics Arrive

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Fred Katz break down the Mavs win against the Wolves in Minnesota, how Luka did it, and what the Wolves need to do to get in this series. In Part 2 Jared Weiss of the Athletic joins to discuss the Celtics and their Game 1 win, Tatum's play, when Porzingis will return and much more. Then they play a rousing edition of Fred vs. a Friend Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/05/241h 14m

Celtics steal Game 1 in OT | Postgame Instant Reaction

Mo Dakhil, Seth Partnow, and Dave DuFour give their instant reaction and analysis after the opening game of the Eastern Conference Finals, preview the Western Conference matchup, and discuss the Nuggets earlier-than-anticipated exit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/05/2453m 52s

Indiana, She Wrote With Caitlin Cooper | Can the Pacers Hold Their Own Against The Celtics?

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by Basketball, She Wrote's Caitlin Cooper to break down the Indiana Pacers journey to the Eastern Conference Finals, and whether or not they stand a chance against the number one seeded Boston Celtics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/05/241h 2m

Conference Finals Preview | Game 7s Decoded

Buds Zach Harper, Jay King, and Josh Huestis react to the conclusion of the playoffs' second round, discuss the finish between the Nuggets and Wolves, and preview the Eastern and Western conference finals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/05/2451m 36s

Wolves & Pacers win | Game 7 postgame reaction

Mo Dakhil and Dave DuFour give their instant reaction to the Minnesota Timberwolves thrilling comeback game 7 victory over the Denver Nuggets, discuss the Pacers blowout win over the Knicks and the Mavericks dispatching the Thunder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/05/2434m 58s

NBA Draft Preview

Andrew Schlecht is joined by Sam Vecenie to break down the 2024 NBA draft. Is the draft as bad as some say? What could Alex Sarr bring to the Hawks? Who should the Hawks trade? That and much more about a bunch of different prospects. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/05/241h 34m

Mavs/Thunder Game 5 instant reaction + "Why So Serious?" w/ Mike Singer

Anthony Slater and Dave DuFour give their reactions to the Mavericks' game five win. Then, Mike Singer joins Sam to discuss the Denver Nuggets, Nikola Jokić, and his book, “Why So Serious? The untold story of NBA champion Nikola Jokić”. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/05/2458m 17s

A Jokić Masterpiece + Brunson destroys Pacers | Postgame

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react to the Denver Nuggets dismantling of the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Knicks destroying the Pacers, and discuss the Mavericks loss the Thunder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/05/2452m 30s

Pistons Draft Talk With James Edwards III | Is Bronny an NBA Player? + The Golden State Valkyries

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by The Athletic's James Edwards III to dissect the draft lottery and what the Pistons should be doing in the off-season. Then, the guys discuss what they think Bronny's decision to remain in the draft. Also, The WNBA has announced a new team! Check what the Bay's Finest Marcus Thompson had to say about the news. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/05/2452m 0s

Thunder strike back + Celtics scuffle to 3-1 lead

Andrew Schlecht and Dave DuFour give their instant reaction to the unlikely Thunder comeback win over the Mavericks and the Celtics uninspiring win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/05/2437m 30s

Playoff Panic Meter + Who really won the lottery?

Zach Harper, Jay King, and Josh Huestis take a look at the Panic Meter for each playoff series and answer, "Who really won the NBA Draft Lottery?" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/05/2453m 29s

Nuggets tie series + Knicks toast? | Playoff weekend recap

Mo Dakhil and Dave DuFour give their instant reaction to Denver's Game 4 win to tie their series with the Timberwolves, breakdown the Pacers success in tying their series with the Knicks, discuss the Mavs and Celtics series leads, and react to the NBA Draft Lottery results. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/05/2439m 16s

Mavs Steal Game 2 + Knicks Surviving the Playoffs

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Tim Cato break down the Mavs win in OKC for game 2, how Dallas pulled it out, potential OKC adjustments, and what was up with the sex noises at Luka's press conference? In Part 2, Fred Katz and Jonathan Macri discuss the Knicks, OG's injury, and play a fun edition of Fred vs. a Friend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/05/241h 3m

Thunder rolling + Nuggets done?

Sam Amick, Anthony Slater, and Andrew Schlecht react to the dominant performance of the Oklahoma City Thunder in their first game against the Dallas Mavericks and discuss the odd vibes around the Denver Nuggets as they've struggled against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/05/2448m 43s

Thunder roll Mavs | Celtics cruise | What is wrong with the Nuggets?

Mo Dakhil, Seth Partnow, and Dave DuFour react to the Thunder pummeling the Mavs in Game 1 of their series and the Celtics taking care of business against the Cavaliers, discuss the Timberwolves dismantling of the Nuggets, and wonder why the Knicks are trying to run with the Pacers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/05/2455m 12s

Thunder Talk With Darnell Mayberry

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by The Athletic's Darnell Mayberry to discuss the emergence of the Thunder and how they may fair in their playoff run. The guys also discuss moves the Bulls could make this off-season and how dominant Anthony Edwards and the Timberwolves have looked. Plus, Darnell discusses his the blog he founded, Money Talks and why it was created in the first place! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/05/2458m 6s

Wolves hound Nuggets | Knicks take Game 1

Will Guillory and Dave DuFour react to an epic beatdown of the Denver Nuggets by the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Knicks heroics to defeat the Pacers.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/05/2424m 41s

Overreacting to the Timberwolves | Best Rookie Ever

Zach Harper, Jay King, and Josh Huestis overreact to Game 1 between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Denver Nuggets, make their picks for the second round of the playoffs, and discuss Victor Wembanyama's "Rookie of the Year" award winning season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/05/241h 7m

Weekend Playoff Update | Cavs disappear Magic | Wolves take Game 1

Mo Dakhil and Dave DuFour give their instant reaction to the Cleveland Cavaliers' game 7 victory over the Orlando Magic, recap the Minnesota Timberwolves game 1 win over the Nuggets, and discuss the Mavericks and Clippers game 6. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/05/2433m 24s

Brunson Delivers + KD Back Home? + Clippers Adjustments

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Will Guillory discuss the Knicks closing out the Sixers, which direction the Suns should go, if KD wants to move on and possibly back to OKC, the Pacers moving on to round 2, and what to make of the Pelicans being swept from the Playoffs. Then in part 2, Law Murray of the Athletic joins to discuss the Clippers, PG's free agency, and what adjustments they could make going into Game 6. Then they finish the episode with a fun trivia game between Will and Law. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/05/241h 15m

Darvin Ham out? + What's next for the Lakers? | Clippers in trouble

Sam Amick, Anthony Slater, and Jovan Buha react to the night's playoff games and their ramifications, the Lakers and Suns current situations, and look ahead to the next round of the playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/05/2456m 0s

Postgame instant reaction + Summer moves for Suns & Lakers

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react to the Sixers, Cavaliers, and Bucks' game 5 wins, discuss the playoffs so far, and do a post-mortem on the Suns, Lakers, and Pelicans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/05/241h 4m

Wolves on the prowl w/ Jon Krawczynski

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by Jon Krawczynski to talk about the Minnesota Timberwolves season, the latest in their ownership drama, their first round victory over the Phoenix Suns, the ascension of Anthony Edwards, and the Wolves chances against the Nuggets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/04/2447m 27s

Wolves sweep Suns + Vogel out? | Playoff roundup

Basketbuds Jay King, Will Guillory, and Dave DuFour react to the Minnesota Timberwolves closing out the Phoenix Suns and the beginning of the fallout in Phoenix, react to Sunday's games, and look ahead to Celtics vs. Heat and Pelicans vs. Thunder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/04/241h 6m

Dominant Wolves + Early Playoff Success

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Fred Katz discuss the week of basketball by discussing who has been the best offensive player, defensive player, role player and most disappointing player in the playoffs so far. In Part 2, Dane Moore of the Dane Moore NBA Podcast joins to discuss what is working so well for the Wolves against the Suns and they play Timberwolves trivia in a fun edition of Fred vs. a Friend.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/04/241h 6m

Thunder Buddies + Bulls update

Sam Amick and Anthony Slater are joined by "Thunder Buddy" Darnell Mayberry to discuss the Thunder's past and present and look at the current state of the Bulls. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/04/2452m 17s

The Heat is on + Thunder roll | Playoff reaction

Mo Dakhil, Andrew Schlecht, and Dave DuFour give their instant reaction and analysis to Miami's Game 2 win over the Celtics and the Thunder game 2 win over the Pelicans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/04/2423m 59s

"What does Bradley Beal do?" + Other questions about the playoffs so far

Nerder Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour give an instant reaction to the Wolves, Pacers, and Mavericks' Game 2 victories and answer questions about the playoffs so far. Do the Knicks miss Julius Randle? Was starting Kawhi the right move? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/04/2453m 42s

Going Crazy in the Garden With Fred Katz

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by The Athletic's Fred Katz to discuss the WILD ending at MSG that led to the Knicks leading the Sixers 2-0 in the series. They break down why the Knicks have looked so dominant thus far and why Josh Hart has meant so much to them to this point. Plus, are the Lakers done for? The guys discuss why the Nuggets aren't too worried about the fellas in the purple and gold. And why were the fans chanting Fred Katz name in MSG? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/04/2452m 18s

Weekend Recap | First Weekend of Playoffs in the Books

Buds  Zach Harper, Jay King, and Josh Huestis break down the first weekend of the playoffs with Game One Awards. Which players stood out in this first batch of games? Which teams should be worried? The Panic Meter is back! Plus much, much more!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/04/2450m 6s

Eastern Conference Playoff Preview

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Fred Katz preview the East Playoffs starting with Jared Weiss on the Celtics, Caitlin Cooper on the Bucks Pacers, Mike Vorkunov on the Knicks Sixers, and finishing with Justin Rowan on the Cavs Magic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/04/241h 34m

Western Playoff Preview

Tampering Sam Amick and Anthony Slater are joined by The Athletic's best to preview the Western Conference playoffs. The guys are joined by Jon Krawczynski, Law Murray, and Jovan Buha to get the latest on the teams they cover, and what to expect in the playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/04/241h 11m

Eastern Conference Play-In Instant Reaction | Sixers beat Heat | Bulls over Hawks

Mo Dakhil and Dave DuFour recap the Eastern Conference Play-In games. The Sixers hold off the Heat to clinch the East's 7 seed and a first round matchup with the Knicks. The Bulls crush the Hawks thanks to 42 from Coby White. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/04/2423m 32s

Western Conference Play-In Instant Reaction | Kings crush Warriors | Lakers move on to Denver

Nerder Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react to the Western Conference Play-In games. The Lakers move on to the playoffs after withstanding Zion Williamson's epic performance. The Kings destroy the Warriors and might have ended the dynasty. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/04/2452m 18s

Naz Reid Comes Through

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by the Timberwolves star Naz Reid to discuss the Wolves' playoff aspirations and what they look forward to in their first round matchup. Reid also discusses being undrafted, his thoughts on the sixth man of the year award, and which of Anthony Edwards dunks was his favorite. And why is his jumper so smooth? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/04/2446m 15s

Play-In Preview| Who is Poised to Make a Real Run?

Basket Buds Zach Harper is joined by The Athletic's Will Guillory and Dave DuFour to preview the loaded Play-in matchups between the 76ers and the Heat, Hawks and Bulls, Lakers and Pelicans, and the Warriors and the Kings. They debate who has the most to lose by not advancing, and look ahead to dabble in the matchups that are already set for the playoffs. The best time of year is here! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/04/241h 11m

NBA SLAMMY AWARDS + Grizzlies Week

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers recap the week that was in the NBA, discuss the Slam and Jam end of season awards (the Slammys), and then Keith Parish of Gritz and Grindz joins to discuss the Grizzlies and their season they end with a fun edition of Andrew vs. The Beat. 1) “I wasn’t familiar with your game” Award a. This award goes to the player whose ceiling changed the most this year compared to how we felt about them coming into the season 2) Prepare for Takeoff Award a. This award goes to the player who we believe is most primed to take a massive leap next season (similar to Haliburton, Maxey, Barnes, Ant, etc. this season) 3) The Rollercoaster Award a. This award goes to the team who we changed our opinion on the most violently this season. 4) The Time Traveler from August 2024 Award a. A time traveler shows up from August 2024. They only have time to tell you about what happened to one team this upcoming offseason (draft, free agency, trades). This award goes to the team we’d pick. 5) Stat of the Season a. This award goes to the stat that we still can’t believe is real. 6) Anti-League Pass Team of the Year Award a. This award goes to the team that we watched the least. 7) NBA Beat Reporter of the Year a. This award goes to the beat reporter/team podcaster who we thought had the best season 8) Best Take of the Year a. This award goes to the take we are most proud of. 9) Worst Take of the Year a. This award goes to the take we are most embarrassed by. 10) Bold Prediction for the NBA Playoffs Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/04/241h 20m

Pre-playoff Madness | Can the Warriors Make a Run to the Playoffs?

Tampering Sam Amick and Anthony Slater are joined by The Athletic's Marcus Thompson to talk about how the Warriors may be surging at the right time. The guys also look at how the playoff picture is shaping up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/04/241h

End of Season Mailbag + The truth about officiating

Nerder Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react to Adam Silver’s statements on officiating changes and then answer listener questions. What is Jason Kidd’s strength as a coach? Should Chris Finch be Coach of the Year? What should the Spurs do around Victor Wembanyama this summer? Naz Reid?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/04/2458m 53s

What if LeBron and Steph miss the playoffs? | Celtics award snubs?

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson envision an NBA Playoffs without LeBron James and Steph Curry, discuss their favored playoff matchups, and discuss the awards races. Are the young teams destined to disappoint in the playoffs? What's the most compelling series possible? Will the Celtics get shut out of regular season awards? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/04/2455m 27s

The End is Nigh | Who is Going to be an All-NBA Snub? + What Does Your Gut Say?

Buds Zach Harper, Jay King and Josh Huestis discuss All-NBA selections, and who might be missing from them. The guys also look at teams that need to have a bit of a 'Gut check'. And the return of 'Plant Your Flag'. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/04/241h 4m

Suns Rising? Bucks Road Woes + Wizards Future

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss the Week that was in the NBA, the games of the weekend, The Bucks road woes, and then Josh Robbins of the Athletic joins to discuss the Washington Wizards, their season, their future and more. Then they play a fun edition of Andrew vs. the Beat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/04/241h 19m

Do you believe in the Mavericks? + Vibe Check

Tampering Sam Amick, Anthony Slater, and Tim Cato check in on the Mavs and their title contender status, discuss the Warriors win streak and recent defensive success, and opine on the “yikes!” vibes around the Clippers.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/04/2454m 30s

The Playoffs have already started | Buy or Sell?

Nerder Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour breakdown the playoff races, discuss Joel Embiid's return and what it means for the 76ers, attempt to contextualize Victor Wembanyama's rookie season, and marvel at the ever-present specter of the Miami Heat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/04/241h 1m

Women's Tournament Talk | The Hype of The Elite Eight's Elite Star Power

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge hops from the NBA to talk about the Women's NCAA Tournament with The Athletic's Zena Keita and Girls Talk Sports' Khristina Williams. The crew discusses the huge rematch between Iowa and LSU and how the stars came out to play. How big of a star is Caitlin Clark going to be? They also discuss UCONN vs USC. Plus, we get their picks for the Final Four. Women's basketball is on the rise, listen to the best break down why. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/04/2454m 25s

Embiid's return + "Who owns the Timberwolves?"

Basketbuds Zach Harper, Jay King, and Josh Huestis discuss NBA talent in the NCAA Tournament, react to Joel Embiid's impending return, and project Victor Wembanyama's future. Then the guys react to the Minnesota Timberwolves ownership mess with a little game of, "Who owns the Timberwolves?". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/04/2454m 41s

Timberwolves Summer Trades + Warriors Future

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss the week that was in the NBA, trades that might have to happen for the Wolves this summer, Wolves crunch time issues, and then talk with Anthony Slater about the Warriors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/03/241h 11m

Looking Out East

Tampering Sam Amick is joined by Will Guillory and Jay King to switch up the usual trend of examining Western Conference teams to dive into the East. The guys discuss Miami and Philadelphia to analyze if if they'll be able to figure it all out before the playoffs. Also, are the Celtics finally ready to put things together in for this playoff run? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/03/241h 2m

March Basketball + Does Zion work in the playoffs?

Nerder Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour discuss the implications and takeaways from March basketball games in the NBA. Does it matter when contenders blow games? In preparation for the playoffs, the guys try to come up with questions team need to answer. Are the Cavs tough enough? Does Zion work in the playoffs? Should Orlando just be happy to be there? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/03/2455m 41s

Can the Rockets Leap the Warriors?

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by the Athletic's Kelly Iko to dissect what the Rockets have figured out here down the stretch. Is the team better without Alperen Şengün? Plus, are the Warriors done for? Or can they hold on to the 10th seed in the West and fight their way into the playoffs? Is there anyone that can help Steph Curry? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/03/2450m 2s

The 10th Place Race + Timberwolves or Thunder?

Buds Zach Harper, Jay King, and Josh Huestis talk about the race for the tenth spot in the West as the Rockets keep winning, and the Warriors keep losing. The top of the west is discussed as the guys look at the Thunder and Timberwolves, and they Plant Their flags for the playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/03/2457m 26s

2024 Mock Draft with Sam Vecenie

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht is joined by Sam Vecenie to discuss the potential of Jalen Williams, the NCAA Tournament and the players that could improve their draft stock, and then a mock draft through the lottery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/03/241h 22m

Checking in With The Four Seeds | The Race for The Play-in

Tampering    Sam Amick and Anthony Slater are joined by Fred Katz, Kelly Iko, and Law Murray to discuss if the Knicks can be healthy by playoff time, the Rockets' pursuit of the play-in, and are the Clippers in trouble? Tune in and find out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/03/241h 11m

You Can Bet on That! + Who Do You Trust?

Nerder Dave Dufour, Seth Partnow. and Mo Dahkil discuss whether or not the league implementing live betting into the League Pass App is good idea. Would you trust the Celtics more this post season, or would you put your faith in someone like the Knicks? The guys break it all down in Who Do You Trust? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/03/2443m 3s

NCAA Tournaments preview with Nicole Auerbach

Nicole Auerbach joins David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson to talk all things March Madness. Why parity has been the separator for Women’s college basketball. Who to watch in the Men’s and Women’s tournament. Does South Carolina have a weakness? How the transfer portal and the loss of legendary coaches have hurt the Men’s game. Should the NCAA expand the brackets? And Nicole gives her Final Four picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/03/2447m 18s

Nuggets Beatable? Concerned for the Clippers?

Basketbuds Dave DuFour, Jay King and Josh Huestis discuss the following topics on today's episode: Nothing, Something or Everything Kyrie Irving hits a running lefty hook to beat the Nuggets, are the Mavs dangerous? Are the Nuggets beatable? Is the Kyrie shot, nothing, something or everything? The Clippers have lost 4 out of their last 5 games, with losses to Atlanta, New Orleans, Minnesota and Milwaukee.. Paul George said after the game, “Right now, I don’t think we have an identity” Is this nothing, something or everything? The Suns lose to the Giannis-less Bucks, in a game that Middleton described Dame as “Picking the Suns apart”… The Suns are 7-6 in their last 13 games.. is the recent play of the Suns, nothing, something or everything? Jalen Brunson has 2 consecutive 40 points games, against the Blazers and the Kings. The Knicks have won 5 of their last 7 games and are getting healthier by the week.. is this stretch from the Knicks something, nothing or everything? Ignoring the favorites…  You have to pick a team, other than Boston and Miami, to win the East this season… who are you going with? Pick a team, other than the Nuggets, to win the West.  Pick a player, other than Rudy Gobert, to win DPOY Pick a player, other than Jokic, to win MVP… Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/03/2459m 6s

Thunder Rebounding Problem | NCAA Players to Watch | Magic Deep Dive

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss the week that was in the NBA, 5 players to watch for in the NCAA tournament, DUNK or JUNK on the Thunder's rebounding problems leading to an early playoff exit, and then Jonathan Osbourne of the 6th Man Show joins to discuss the Orlando Magic. They end the show with another fun edition of Andrew vs. The Beat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/03/241h 11m

Pelicans poised for a run? + Shai's MVP case

Tampering Will Guillory joins Sam Amick and Anthony Slater to catch up on the Pelicans recent success, Zion’s health, and their push to the playoffs. Then, Slater shares some insight from Oklahoma City on the Thunder and discuss Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s chances at MVP, followed by quick hitter check ins on the Bucks, Warriors, Lakers, and Heat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/03/2452m 45s

Nerds With Answer + What's Up With The Negativity?

Nerder The guys are here to answer your questions on this week's mailbag episode. Is scoring higher in the earlier parts of the season? We don't talk about Sabonis? Who is your All-NBA escape room team? Also, the guys discuss why fans seem to have such a negative attitude about the league right now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/03/241h 1m

Rex Chapman

Hoops Adjacent Rex Chapman joins David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson to talk about his best selling book :It's Hard for Me to Live with Me, detailing his life in basketball, his battle with drug addiction during and after his career, and his calling to help others dealing with addiction. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/03/2451m 7s

Gobert's Gamble + Is This Real?

Buds Zach Harper, Jay King, and Dave DuFour catch up on some news and discuss Rudy Gobert's gambling insinuations. The guys also discuss Troy Weaver's fan interaction and play a game of "Is This Real?" about trends since the All Star Break. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/03/2458m 48s

Offseason Pressure + Defenseless Mavs

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss the Week that Was, 5 stats that made me say hmmm, a look at the teams that have pressure this offseason and then we dive deep on the Dallas Mavericks with Tim Cato of the Athletic. Then we finish the show with a fun edition of Andrew vs. The Beat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/03/241h 35m

Into the Mosh Pit | KAT's Injury Update

Tampering Sam Amick and Anthony Slater are joined by Jon Krawczynski to get an update the breaking news of Karl-Anthony Towns latest injury. Then, Jovan Buha joins to jump into the 'mosh pit' of the lower seeded teams in the NBA, and how the postseason will shake out. We want to hear from you! We're asking you to fill out a quick survey about you and your podcast habits by going to  theathletic.com/survey24 Three lucky entries will win $100 worth of Amazon vouchers. So whether you're a long-time listener or a new one, we want your feedback. Go to:  theathletic.com/survey24 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/03/241h 1m

The New Deal + Playoff Fears

Nerder, She Wrote Mo Dahkil, Seth Partnow, and Mike Vorkunov discuss how the next media deal could look, and what that means for the casual viewer. The guys also touch on what rule changes could come about in the next few years to help curve the offensive explosion of the modern NBA. Mo poses the question, " What should the top teams be most afraid of come playoff time?" We want to hear from you! We're asking you to fill out a quick survey about you and your podcast habits by going to  theathletic.com/survey24 Three lucky entries will win $100 worth of Amazon vouchers. So whether you're a long-time listener or a new one, we want your feedback. Go to:  theathletic.com/survey24 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/03/2458m 37s

Talking C's with Gary Washburn

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson talk up the Celtics with Boston Globe's Gary Washburn. Why do they look so good this year? How has Porzingis fit in with the Celtics? That, plus why Marcus was embarrassed in an old company photo from back in the day. We want to hear from you! We're asking you to fill out a quick survey about you and your podcast habits by going to  theathletic.com/survey24 Three lucky entries will win $100 worth of Amazon vouchers. So whether you're a long-time listener or a new one, we want your feedback. Go to:  theathletic.com/survey24 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/03/2452m 10s

LeBron's Unbelievable Legacy & Gut Feelings

Buds Zach Harper, Jay King, and Josh Huestis discuss how insane LeBron's consistency has been for the past 21 years as he's topped yet another milestone. The guys also check whether to trust their instincts as they play everyone's new favorite game: Gut Feeling. Plant Your Flag makes a comeback as well! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/241h 10m

NBA Role Player Awards + Pelican's Problems

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss the week that was in the NBA, the first edition of the NBA Role Player Awards, and how the Bucks have looked since Doc Rivers took over. Then in part 2, Will Guillory of the Athletic joins to discuss the Pelicans, point Zion, their crunch time problems and more. Then they end the show with another fun edition of Andrew vs. the Beat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/03/241h 3m

Leaping Around the League

Tampering Sam Amick, Fred Katz, and Anthony Slater welcome The Athletic's Jon Krawczynski, Mike Vorkunov, and Eric Nehm to check in around the league on Leap Day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/02/241h 13m

Rookie Race + Is the East a Wrap?

Nerder Dave, Seth, and Mo drop in to discuss the hot seasons of Wemby, Chet, and Jaime Jaquez Jr. and whether the rookie race is open or if Wemby has run away with it. The guys also hit the Eastern Conference to see who can challenge the Celtics in the postseason. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/02/2459m 1s

Great Clips with Law Murray

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson II talk if the pressure is on the Clippers with Law Murray. Also, they guys get into the Clippers' new arena, what issues they have to overcome before the playoffs, and thoughts on the new uniforms and rebrand. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/02/2445m 58s

Unwritten Rules=Getting Scrappy | Who's Panicking Around the League?

Basketball Buds Zach Harper, Josh Huestis, and Jay King discuss Trae Young's injury, the Wemby vs Chet rookie race, and determine what teams should be panicking as they play "The Panic Meter". Plus, the guys discuss the 'unwritten rules' of basketball, and why players feel the need to stand up for them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/02/2451m 40s

Wild Wild West | Wemby Mania

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss the week that was in the NBA, the top of the Western Conference, Potential Pre-Leap players, and more. Then they are joined by Matthew Tynan to discuss the San Antonio Spurs, Wembanyama, who else is developing on the Spurs, and how they move forward with their rebuild around Wemby. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/02/241h 11m

NBA A to Z with Jeff Zillgitt

Tampering Sam Amick sits down with colleague Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today to discuss how the rest of the season is going to shake out, who is the favorite for MVP at this point, and what is the deal with the beef between Doc Rivers, and JJ Redick. Plus, find out why LeBron James was so happy to see Jeff in Indy this All-Star Weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/02/241h

Doc Rivers' big mouth | Who is All-Star Weekend for? | Analytics affecting too much?

Nerder, She Wrote Dave Dufour, Mo Dakhill, and Seth Partnow discuss Doc's recent comments about Bucks coaching job, the firing of Jacque Vaughn, and why All-Star Weekend may not need to be fixed. Plus, are analytics actually ruining the game? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/02/2450m 26s

All Star Fallout + the Future of NBA Broadcasts

Jared Weiss, Mike Vorkunov, and Tim Cato react to the fallout from a lackluster All Star Weekend, discuss the upcoming NBA media rights deals and league implementation of gambling, and breakdown the Commissioner’s comments on officiating.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/02/2443m 29s

Jacque Vaughn fired | All Star Woes | Hot Take Safe Zone

Zach Harper, Jay King, and Josh Huestis discuss the firing of Jacque Vaughn, react to Doc Rivers’ hilarious comments, attempt to fix the All Star Game, and get into the Hot Take Safe Zone.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/02/2459m 19s

All Star Break Stats + The Elite Wolves

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss the All Star Saturday Night events and who who is favored for each event, a look back at the conference finalists of last season, and the Pelicans starting lineup. Then Dane Moore, of the Dane Moore NBA Podcast, joins to discuss the Timberwolves, their success, Rudy Gobert's defense, how far the can go in the Playoffs and more. Then the guys finish with a fun edition of Andrew vs. The Beat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/02/241h 15m

LeBron’s future + All Star Weekend

Jovan Buha, Sam Amick, and Anthony Slater discuss their recent reporting on LeBron’s future and options, the Lakers targeting Trae Young, Donovan Mitchell, or Kyrie Irving, and the Warriors’ upcoming summer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/02/2442m 21s

LeBron to the Bay + The Top of the West

Mo Dakhil, Seth Partnow, and Dave DuFour react to the deluge of post-deadline trade news, discuss the Knicks referee controversy, and the battle for the top of the West. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/02/2456m 56s

The Dream Team + the Warriors w/ Chris Mullin

NBA Legend Chris Mullen joins David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson to talk about the All Star Game in Indianapolis, the Dream Team experience, and the state of the game.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/02/2452m 43s

Contender Draft + Warriors in the Play In?

BUDS Zach Harper, Dave DuFour and Josh Huestis discuss the following topics: Super Bowl Discussion Plant Your Flag 1. Timberwolves, Clippers, Thunder or Nuggets to finish with the 1 seed? 2. Cavs or Bucks to go further in the Playoffs 3. Warriors or Jazz to miss the Play In 4. It was reported this morning Mitch Kupchak is moving into an advisory role with the Hornets as they search for a new President of Basketball Ops… the question is… do the Hornets make at least the Play In in the next 3 years… plant your flag Who had a better trade deadline: Mavs or Knicks? Plant your flag on which buyout player will have the biggest impact on their next team  Contender Draft  The guys discuss who are the contenders in the league today by doing a snake draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/02/241h 1m

NBA Trade Deadline Decode

Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss the Week that Was in the NBA, the line of the week, and then Sam Amick joins to break down the trade deadline with how deals came together, and what didn't happen yesterday. Then, Mike Prada joins to break down how the NBA will change after the deadline, and to play a fun version of Andrew vs. the Beat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/02/241h 20m

NBA Trade Deadline recap + reaction

Mo Dakhil, Seth Partnow, Andrew Schlecht, and Dave DuFour breakdown all of the biggest moves from a busy NBA trade deadline day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/02/241h 12m

Trade Deadline Preview

Sam Amick, Anthony Slater, and Fred Katz discuss all of the trade buzz going around the league, the options on the table for the Lakers, Knicks, and Warriors, and breakdown players available on the market. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/02/241h 10m

Rockets firing at the deadline? + Klay's rough stretch

Kelly Iko joins David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson to discuss the Rockets' playoff hopes and deadline opportunities, other trade scenarios around the league, and Klay Thompson's basketball mortality. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/02/2450m 14s

Embiid's Bad News | Trade Deadline Week

Zach Harper, Jay King, and Josh Huestis react to the Joel Embiid injury news, Doc Rivers first week in Milwaukee, and discuss the latest trade rumors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/02/2445m 37s

The Athletic's All-Access: Las Vegas Aces head coach Becky Hammon

Becky Hammon joins Ben and Sabreena to relive the 2023 Las Vegas Aces title run. Hammon shares how the team dealt with the super team expectations, the grind of repeating, some special moments that buoyed them throughout the year, and goes into great detail on the shorthanded closeout effort in Game 4. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/02/2457m 48s

Trade Deadline Expectations | NBA SNUB DAY | Clippers

Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss who the snubs are for the All Star game, the top 6 in each conference according to BetMGM, First time all stars, and trade deadline exceptions. Then in part 2, Law Murray joins to discuss the Clippers and play a fun edition of Andrew vs. the Beat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/02/241h 12m

Trade Scuttlebutt + Hot Action

Sam Amick, Anthony Slater, and Fred Katz react to the Joel Embiid injury situation, discuss various trade scenarios heading into the deadline, and take a look at the Lakers coaching situation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/02/2455m 27s

Embiid's injury | Trade Deadline Primer

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react to Joel Embiid's knee injury, discuss the new games played threshold, and play a trade deadline edition of "Fish or Cut Bait?". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/01/241h 5m

Explosive Offense + Taylor Swift w/ Wosny Lambre

The Ringer's Wosny Lambre returns to Hoops Adjacent, joining David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson to discuss whether the NBA has a scoring problem, Embiid missing games, and Taylor Swift at the Super Bowl. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/01/2454m 15s

Hot Take Safe Zone | Clippers win it all?

Zach Harper, Jay King, and Josh Huestis throw out some hot takes and then play a game of "Buy or Sell" to see who's buying Doc Rivers, the Clippers, and Joel Embiid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/01/2458m 1s

NBA Awards: The Slammies + The Hornets Plan

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers bring you: The Mid-Season Slammies. Individual Awards (We each pick our own winners) Most Shocking Stat Fine, I Was Wrong Award (Pre-Season Take We Reluctantly Are Giving Up) Mid-Season 7th Man of the Year (Has to be outside top 6 in MPG) First Half League Pass Team Award Bold Prediction for the 2nd Half of the Season Group Awards (We have to agree on a winner) 1) First-Half Major Awards (but you can't choose the favorites) MVP (no Embiid) COY (no Daisneault) MIP (no Maxey) ROY (no Wemby) DPOY (no Gobert) 6MOY (no Tim Hardaway Jr.) Master of Illusion Award (Team whose record is most deceiving) Second Half Run Award (Team currently around or below .500 that will make a 2nd half run) Play-Out to Play-In Award Then in part 2 Richie Randall of the Buzz Beat Podcast joins us to discuss the Charlotte Hornets, their direction and more PLUS a fun edition of Andrew vs. The Beat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/01/241h 34m

Inside the Bucks | Trade Deadline | Thunder Rise

Tampering Sam Amick, Anthony Slater, and Fred Katz are joined by Eric Nehm to discuss the decision making process behind firing Adrian Griffin, hiring Doc Rivers, and how they move forward. Then the guys discuss the Wizards, the trade deadline, and bring in Andrew Schlecht to discuss the rise of the Thunder and their defense. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/01/241h 7m

What's up Doc? + Embiid vs. KAT

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react to the coaching change in Milwaukee, breakdown the Terry Rozier trade to Miami, and compare Embiid's 70 point game to Karl-Anthony Towns' 62. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/01/2456m 16s

Embiid's 70 points + NBA Trade Chatter

Sam Amick joins David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson to react to Joel Embiid's 70 point performance, Karl-Anthony Towns getting benched while scoring 62, and all the NBA trade rumors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/01/241h 6m

All Star Starters + Plant Your Flag

Basketball Buds Zach Harper, Josh Huestis and Andrew Schlecht discuss who the All Star Starters will be, and where the voting gets it wrong. Then they play a fun edition of Plant Your Flag: Which team will make it further in the Playoffs/Play In Thunder or Wolves  Knicks or Cavs Pacers or Heat Mavs or Suns Jazz or Rockets Magic or Bulls  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/01/2454m 40s

NBA Trade Season + Bucks Talk

Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers bring on Sam Vecenie to discuss NBA Trade Season and who could be on the move including, Bruce Brown, Mikal Bridges, Nic Claxton, what the Sixers and Rockets might do and more. Then in part 2, Eric Nehm of the Athletic joins us to talk about the Milwaukee Bucks, how Dame and Giannis are meshing, and why a team with such a good record could have such weird vibes around them. Then they finish with a fun edition of Andrew vs. the Beat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/01/241h 45m

Siakam Trade Decode + Who's next on the trade market?

Sam Amick, Anthony Slater, and Fred Katz discuss the life of Dejan Milojević, chronicle the events leading to the Pacers trading for Pascal Siakam, and consider the next names to gain traction in the NBA trade market. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/01/2455m 11s

Siakam to Indy + Nerder Mailbag

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react to the marquee NBA primetime games, discuss the recent Pascal Siakam trade rumors, and answer listener questions in a wide ranging mailbag. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/01/241h 1m

Chicago Boos w/ J.A. Adande + Vince Goodwill

J.A. Adande and Vince Goodwill join David Aldridge to discuss the NBA load management report, the reaction to Jerry Krause in Chicago, Michael Jordan’s career, and Bill Belichick on a job interview. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/01/2446m 30s

Zach Brings His Laptop + The Buddies

Zach Harper, Jay King, and Jost Heustis react to listener comments, discuss the trade between the Washington Wizards and Detroit Pistons, and hand out some mid-season awards. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/01/241h 7m

Jazz in Rhythm + Pacers Problems

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss the Week that Was, 5 offensive stats, and how the Jazz are cruising to the Play In Tournament. Then Caitlin Cooper of Basketball, She Wrote blog joins the podcast to talk Indiana Pacers and play a fun game of Andrew vs. the Beat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/01/241h 10m

Bouncing Around the NBA: Knicks, Raptors, Clippers and Wolves

Tampering Sam Amick and Fred Katz bounce around the NBA first discussing Fred's beat, the New York Knicks and how they've played since the OG Anunoby trade. They are then joined by William Lou of the Raptors show to discuss the other side of that trade and what might happen with Pascal Siakam. Law Murray, Clippers beat writer, joins to discuss the Kawhi Leonard extension and the potential of the Clippers. Finally, Sam and Fred are joined by Jon Krawczynski, Timberwolves beat writer, to discuss the recent play of the Wolves and what they are looking for as the trade deadline approaches. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/01/241h 12m

Mid-Season MVP Tiers + Clippers Contending

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react to the Ja Morant injury news, Eric Spoelstra's new contract, the Clippers status as title contenders, and check in on Seth's MVP Tiers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/01/2444m 42s

Draymond's resolutions | Bob Myers + The NFL

Zena Keita joins David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson to discuss resolutions, Bob Myers' new NFL gig, and the Draymond spectacle. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/01/2458m 33s

Draymond's return + Lakers and Warriors toast?

The Buds discuss the long awaited return of Draymond from his suspension and his comments amid his comeback. Are the Bucks title chances already over? Plus, they step into the Hot Take Safe Zone, and what teams should be on panic mode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/01/241h 3m

Thunder Contenders NOW? | Kings talk with Deuce and Mo

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss the Week that Was, 5 stats that made me say hmmm... including Thunder, Wolves and Warriors stats, and Alex making the case that maybe it's not crazy that the Thunder are contenders this season. After a break the guys bring in Deuce Mason and Morgan Ragan of the Deuce and Mo Podcast to discuss the Kings, if they need to make a deal and more. PLUS a really fun edition of Andrew vs. the Beat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/01/241h 8m

Lakers Struggle | Thunder Roll | Clippers Rise

Tampering Sam Amick, Anthony Slater and Fred Katz are joined in the first segment by Jovan Buha to discuss the Lakers struggles and how they are tuning out Darvin Hamm. Then they discuss the Knicks and how OG Anunoby has fit so far. Then Andrew Schlecht joins to discuss the Thunder, Mark Diagneault and if they will make a trade. Then Sam and the gang finishes discussing the Clippers and Draymond's return timetable. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/01/241h 8m

Are the Thunder Finals contenders? | OG Trade Reaction

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour discuss the rise of the Oklahoma City Thunder to contender status, react to the OG Anunoby trade between the Knicks and Raptors, and project some potential players on the move. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/01/2446m 25s

Resolutions | OG Trade | Top 5

Basketball Buds Zach Harper, Jay King, and Josh Huestis discuss the OG Anunoby trade to the Knicks, New Years Resolutions for NBA Teams and Players, and finish the show with Top 5 teams heading into 2024. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/01/2446m 14s

Holiday Check-in+Hooping with Bieber

Jared Weiss, Kelly Iko, Law Murray, and Tim Cato hop on to talk Suns, Mavs, the Grizzlies since Ja's return. Also, Law played ball with Justin Bieber. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/12/2359m 19s

Detroit Pistons: How did we get here?

Andrew Schlecht is joined by James Edwards to discuss the Detroit Pistons 27 game losing streak, how the Pistons got here, where things go from here, and they end the show briefly discussing some fake trades for the Thunder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/12/2352m 12s

Longhorns' Madison Booker and Rori Harmon

Rori Harmon and Madison Booker, two stars of the undefeated no. 5 Texas Longhorns, join Chantel and Sabreena to share some behind-the-scenes stories about Texas practices, how much Coach Vic Schaefer really talks about defense, and what they're looking to improve heading into Big 12 play. Rori and Madison also answer some rapid-fire questions about the holidays, game day, and Schaefer's practice plans.-Follow Zena on X: @itszenakeita -Follow Chantel on X: @chanteljennings -Follow Sabreena on X: @sabreenajm Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/12/2336m 45s

Christmas Day Reaction + Trouble in Phoenix?

Mo Dakhil and Dave DuFour react to the Christmas Day games, discuss Luka's 50 point game, and talk about the problems for the Suns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/12/2343m 13s

NBA Show Christmas Special

Zach Harper, Jay King and Josh Huestis preview the Christmas Day games, David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson look at NBA Christmas past, Nerder She wrote crew, Dave DuFour, Seth Partnow and Mo Dakhil, bring you Christmas Future, the tampering fellas, Sam Amick, Fred Katz and Anthony Slater hand out gifts to teams in the form of some juicy trades, And finally Slam and Jam Christmas with Andrew Schlecht, Alex Speers and JE Skeets as we do some Christmas Trivia.  Hope you enjoy the show and the holiday season with good friends and family and some basketball Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/12/231h 3m

10 Craziest Things about the Pistons + An Honest Look at the Cavs

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss the "Week that Was" in the NBA, why the NBA is making history with 3 teams, the top 10 craziest things about the Pistons losing streak and they chat with Justin Rowan of the Chase Down Pod about the Cleveland Cavaliers. They finish the show with a fun edition of Andrew vs. The Beat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/12/231h 6m

Zion's Contract + MVP Early Returns

Sam Amick, Anthony Slate, and Fred Katz are joined by Mike Vorkunov to discuss Zion Williamson's unique contract, the Warriors win against the Celtics, trade chatter, Ja's return, and the MVP race. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/12/231h 4m

Ja Morant return reaction + Teams in Panic Mode

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react to Ja Morant's return for Memphis, the Pelicans Zion problem, and pull out the Panic Meter for the Cavaliers, Hawks, Suns, Raptors, and Pistons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/12/2354m 47s

A Banner Night for the Lakers with J.A. Adande

David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by J.A. Adande to catch up on the Bulls recent success, jumping on the scorer’s table, Monta Ellis, and Lakers banners.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/12/231h 2m

SGA or Tatum? Clippers or Lakers? PLANT YOUR FLAG

Basketball Buds Hot Take Safe Zone, Christmas Edition PLANT YOUR FLAG Clippers or Lakers Suns or Pelicans  SGA or Jayson Tatum Team to make it further in the Playoffs: Sixers or Bucks Over/Under 10.5 games Draymond should be suspended for  Agree or disagree… Keegan Murray should have gone 3rd in the 2022 Draft  Do you play Christmas music in the car? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/12/2354m 19s

Lauri Markkanen Trades | Bulls Talk with Trey Kirby

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss fake Lauri Markkanen trades and what it might take to pry him away from the Utah Jazz. Then we look back at Alex's pre-leap players from the spring to see if they made a leap. Then in part 2, Trey Kirby of No Dunks joins to discuss the Bulls and play Andrew vs. the Beat! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/12/231h 9m

Draymond Indefinite Suspension | Game Ball Gate | Lakers Trades

Tampering Sam Amick, Anthony Slater and Jovan Buha discuss Draymond Green's indefinite suspension, and what is next for the Warriors? The Bucks, Giannis and "Game Ball Gate" and if Giannis is justified in his feelings about the game ball not being given to him after the Indiana matchup and career high 64 points. Then the guys finish up discussing the Lakers, their season and what potential trades they could make. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/12/231h

5 Questions + Draymond has lost it

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour take stock of the regular season at the quarter way mark, discuss the return of Ja Morant, and wonder if Draymond has gone over the edge. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/12/2344m 35s

NBA Relegations + IST Banners

David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson discuss NBA relegation, hanging banners, issues with the In-Season Tournament, and the Pacers’ current ceiling. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/12/2355m 11s

LaVine Trade Ideas | Magic and Thunder Real? + In Season Tournament Review

Basketball Buds Zach Harper, Jay King and Josh Huestis discuss the following topics: 1. In Season Tournament Thoughts 2. What would you change? What is Real? How much do you believe this statement… 1-10  Ja Morant returning will turn around the Grizzlies, 6-15, 13th in the West  The Warriors are toast  The Nets are the most underrated team in the East The Bulls are stuck with Zach LaVine The Magic and Thunder will make round 2 of the Playoffs  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/12/2349m 37s

Lakers Win the In Season Tournament

Andrew Schlecht and Sam Amick break down the Lakers win against the Pacers, LeBron winning the MVP, and overview of the in season tournament and what the future of the tournament could be. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/12/2328m 51s

Pacers and Lakers Win, Bucks Locker Room Problems

Andrew Schlecht and Eric Nehm discuss the Pacers and Lakers moving on to the In Season Tournament Finals, the Bucks locker room problems, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/12/2333m 24s

Evan Wasch, EVP Of NBA Basketball Strategy & Analytics

Evan Wasch, EVP Of NBA Basketball Strategy & Analytics, joins Sam Amick and Anthony Slater to discuss the In-Season Tournament, successes and tweaks, player buy-in, and schedule making. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/12/2334m 56s

Blown Calls | Why we were wrong about the In-Season Tourney

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react to the blown call at the end of the Lakers and Suns IST elimination game, recap the quarter finals, look ahead to the Semis, and admit where they were wrong. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/12/2347m 35s

What is wrong in Detroit?

Marcus Thompson, Zena Keita, and James Edwards get together to discuss the In-Season Tournament, sports fan psychology, and the issues in Detroit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/12/2348m 31s

Quarter Season Awards

Zach Harper, Josh Huestis and Jay King give their quick predictions on the In Season Tournament, and then discuss the following topics quarter way through the season: Best Team, Best Player, Best role player, Most entertaining player/team, Most disappointing team, Most disappointing player, Team that is playing unsustainably good, your preseason take that has aged the best, and your preseason take that has aged the worst. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/12/2357m 59s

Extreme Teams, 5 Man Lineups, and the Nuggets

Slam and JamAndrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss the "Week that Was" in the NBA, talk about 6 lineups that are standing out so far this season, EXTREME TEAMS, and then discuss the Denver Nuggets with Adam Mares of DNVR. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/12/231h 4m

Bracket Breakdown + What's wrong with the Warriors?

Sam Amick, Fred Katz, and Anthony Slater discuss how players feel about the In-Season Tournament, tie-breakers, take a look at the bracket, and check in on the Warriors, Clippers, and Knicks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/11/231h 8m

November Madness | Are the Wolves for real?

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour discuss the thrilling final night of the NBA In-Season Tournament, potential changes to the format, and whether the Minnesota Timberwolves are title contenders. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/11/2348m 45s

Orlando Magic Head Coach Jamahl Mosley

The Athletic's David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by Orlando Magic Head Coach Jamahl Mosley to discuss Orlando's early season success, the In-Season Tournament, and the future of the Magic's young core. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/11/2344m 20s

Buy or Sell Rookies, Thunder, Magic and more

Basketball Buds Zach Harper, Jay King and Josh Huestis discuss the top teams in the NBA, if the Bucks defense is going to keep them out of contender status, Victor WembanyaNa, if Tyrese Maxey and Joel Embiid are the best Sixers duo, Rookie Rankings and who will win tonight.... the Wizards or Pistons??? www.theathletic.com/NBAShow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/11/2344m 48s

Rookie Rankings + 2024 Draft Preview with Sam Vecenie

Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers are joined by Sam Vecenie from the Athletic to discuss the 2023 Rookie class including Chet v Wemby, how the Pistons are built, who is showing more skill?, who is put in a weird position, ranking some of the 1st round guards, and more.  Then the boys discuss the 2024 NBA Draft, are there any good players in this draft? Who could rise to the top? What archetypes of players exists in this draft that could help a team? They finish the show with a fun edition of Andrew vs. the Beat Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/11/231h 16m

Nerder Thanksgiving Mailbag

Will De'Aaron Fox be an MVP candidate? How bad are the Wizards? Did the Nuggets lose too many depth pieces? What the heck is a ghost screen? Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour respond and react to subscriber questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/11/231h 3m

Sacramento Kings Head Coach Mike Brown

The Athletic's David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by Sacramento Kings Head Coach Mike Brown to discuss the Kings, coaching star players, and Tyrese Haliburton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/11/2347m 41s

Warriors washed? | Hot Take Safe Zone

Zach Harper, Jay King, and Will Guillory react to the Warriors recent woes, discuss Chet Holmgren's season, and lob a few takes in the safe zone. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/11/2355m 29s

True NBA Contenders + The Content Nets

Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss the Week that Was in the NBA, the two faced Orlando Magic, which teams can win the NBA title, and then they are joined by Mike Smeltz of the Glue Guys podcast to discuss the Brooklyn Nets. Then they finish the episode with a fun edition of Andrew vs. the Beat! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/11/231h 15m

Draymond Green and the Timberwolves

Sam Amick, Anthony Slater and Jon Krawczynski discuss the Draymond Green suspension, did the league get it right? How will the Warriors stay afloat? Are the Timberwolves a real contender in the West? Is Zach LaVine on his way out of Chicago? Who would be interested? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/11/2357m 3s

Chet vs. Wemby | What's working for the Timberwolves

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react to the first meeting between Chet Holmgren and Victor Wembanyama, the early returns on the In-Season Tournament, Minnesota's winning streak, all of the problems with the Clippers, and the fun Pacers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/11/2353m 29s

Hoops Adjacent | Wembymania

On today's show, David Aldridge is joined by Bastien Fontanieu of Trash Talk to discuss Victor Wembenyama's early success, his future in the NBA, and his impact abroad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/11/2346m 51s

Harden Sinking the Clippers

Basketball Buds Zach Harper, Jay King and Josh Huestis discuss the sinking ship that is the Los Angeles Clippers, and then they play a game of Buy or Sell with the following statements: 1. Clippers ruined their team trading for Harden 2. Indiana Pacers as a top 3 team in the East 3. Philly as the best team in the East 4. Detroit is still, after 4 years of tanking, one of the worst teams in the NBA 5. Houston is finally ready to make the Playoffs again 6. Minnesota and Dallas are top 6 West by seasons end 7. The Bucks are a Play In team, not a Play Off team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/11/2357m 49s

Rockets Ready for Liftoff? + Knicks Talk with Fred Katz

SLAM AND JAM Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss the week that was in the NBA, 4 Players that need more shine this season, are the Rockets turning it around? and then they are joined by Fred Katz, Knicks beat writer for the Athletic to discuss RJ Barrett's hot start, Randle's cold start, Mitchell Robinson and more. PLUS a fun edition of Andrew vs. the Beat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/11/231h 19m

NBA Turnarounds and Misleading Teams

Tampering Sam Amick, Anthony Slater and Fred Katz discuss teams that could be ripe for a turnaround like the Knicks, Lakers, Grizzlies, and Heat. Then the guys shift gears and ask if the hot starts from the Rockets, 76ers, Mavs, Warriors and Wolves is misleading or not. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/11/231h 20m

Are the Nuggets inevitable?

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour discuss how the Nuggets remind them of the 73 win Warriors, the broken Bucks defense, and what is happening in Portland, Detroit, and Utah. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/11/231h

Hoops Adjacent | New Look 76ers with Kate Scott

David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by 76ers play-by-play announcer Kate Scott to discuss the 76ers hot start, the team's aspirations for this season, and Back to the Future. Tune in! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/11/2347m 51s

Grizzlies Intervention + How to guard Steph and Klay

Basket Buds Zach Harper, Jay King and Josh Huestis discuss the in season tournament night 1, how to guard Steph and Klay, a Grizzlies Intervention, and we enter the Hot Take Safe Zone discussing the Hawks, Lakers, Wemby and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/11/2355m 49s

Young Player Good News/Bad News + Hawks Ready to Fly?

Slam and Jam The Week that Was in the NBA , A quick explainer on the In Season tournament, and then Good News/Bad News on young NBA Players including Jeremy Sochan, Cade Cunningham, Ausar Thompson, Tyrese Maxey, and Jordan Hawkins. Then in Part 2, Lauren Williams of the Atlanta Journal Constitution joins to talk Hawks and play some Hawks trivia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/11/231h 14m

Bucks Struggles + Behind the Scenes on James Harden

Tampering Sam Amick is joined by Vincent Goodwill or Yahoo Sports, Law Murray of the Athletic and briefly by Fred (Matthew) Katz to discuss behind the scenes of the James Harden trades, the adjustment the Bucks are making, and then bouncing around the league including what is going on with the Bulls. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/11/2358m 8s

Wemby vs. Durant | How will Harden work with the Clippers?

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react to the first face-off between Victor Wembanyama and Kevin Durant, discuss James Harden's fit with the Clippers, and discuss the disappointing starts for Memphis, Cleveland, and Miami. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/11/2345m 4s

Hoops Adjacent | James Harden Trade doesn't change a thing.

David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson sit with The Ringer's Logan Murdock to discuss James Harden's move to the Clippers, Jordan Poole (and the Wizards of course), and other teams around the league! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/10/2350m 3s

James Harden traded to the Clippers

Law Murray and Dave DuFour react to James Harden being traded from the Philadelphia 76ers to the Los Angeles Clippers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/10/2326m 40s

Rookie Report

Zach Harper, Josh Huestis and Jay King discuss their teams and players of the weekend, the new In Season Tournament Courts, and a Rookie Check In. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/10/2345m 30s

Flipping Our NBA Predictions | Blazers Rebuild Begins

Slam and Jam Are we ready to move off of any of the following pre-season takes? Dallas as a team relying too heavily on a rookie center Pistons as a locked in bottom-3 team Raptors as a dysfunctional mess Grizzlies as a locked-in playoff team Wizards as a team full of capable veterans Then in Part 2 Danny Marang of the Jacked Ramsay's podcast joins to discuss the Blazers, Scoot Henderson's debut, Anfernee Simons role on the team, Shaedon Sharp's development, and a rousing edition of Andrew vs. the Beat! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/10/231h 8m

Impressive/Disappointing Teams from Opening Night

Sam Amick, Fred Katz and Anthony Slater discuss opening night in the NBA, Porzingis' fit with the Celtics, Wembanyama, Teams that impressed and teams that disappointed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/10/2356m 24s

League Pass Parity | Opening Night Reactions

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour discuss League Pass parity, predict on Victor Wembanyama's debut, and give their initial reactions to the Western Conference contenders' debuts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/10/2344m 40s

Hoops Adjacent | Celtics Talk

Jared Weiss joins David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson to talk about the offseason the Celtics had, how they'll be in the East this year, Jaylen Brown's left hand, and off course DA had to talk about some ex-wizards.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/10/2342m 44s

Plant Your Flag

Basket Buds Zach Harper, Jay King and Josh Huestis discuss awards predictions and then play a new game called "Plant Your Flag" Celtics or Bucks Team with a better offensive rating? Kings or Nuggets Team with a better defensive rating? Cavs or Celtics? Nuggets or the Field to make the finals from the West Who finishes with more wins? Thunder or Pacers  6 players scored 30 points per game last season, Embiid, Luka, Lillard, SGA, Giannis and Tatum. Pick 4 that are a lock to do it again.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/10/2350m 40s

Surprise NBA Teams

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss which team expected to win less than 36 games will surprise and win 10 more than their Vegas over/under. Our discussion includes the Rockets, Pistons, Wizards, Hornets, Jazz, Blazers, and Spurs. Which teams will Andrew and Alex pick to be their "Surprise Team"? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/10/231h 7m

NBA Awards Predictions

Tampering Sam Amick, Fred Katz and Anthony Slater discuss the Warriors Kings preseason game, what Chris Pauls role will be, and then predict NBA Awards including: Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player, Defensive Player of the Year, Coach of the Year and Executive of the Year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/10/231h 6m

6 Questions about the 2023-24 NBA Season

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour preview the upcoming NBA season through a series of questions. Have we reached peak offense? What if Victor Wembanyama is a top 15 player already? Is MPJ the key to a Nuggets repeat? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/10/2347m 56s

Hoops Adjacent | 2023-24 NBA Preview

David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson look at the the NBA Title favorites in a wide ranging season preview. Can the Nuggets repeat? Is the Dame/Giannis combo unstoppable? Is this the last dance for the Warriors? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/10/231h 13m

Basket Buds | Season Preview, Hot Takes, & more

Zach Harper and Jay King welcome new teammate Josh Huestis to show as they break dish hot takes in the safe zone, give some predictions on what is to come this season, and much, much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/10/2358m 29s

Wemby and the Knicks with Shea Serrano and Jason Concepcion

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers are joined by Jason Concepcion and Shea Serrano of the new NBA Podcast Six Trophies to discuss the Knicks, Spurs, Wembanyama, the Sphere, some rapid fire questions, and a rousing edition of Andrew vs. the Beat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/10/2359m 28s

Daily Ding | Clippers Talk with Law Murray

*Ding ding* Jared Weiss catches up with Clippers beat writer Law Murray to discuss the Clippers outlook on the season, what went down at training camp, and of course the latest on Harden speculation. *Ding ding* Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/10/2320m 46s

Daily Ding | The Thompson Twins

Jared Weiss gets an update from Kelly Iko and James Edwards on Amen and Ausar Thompson as they begin their careers with their respective teams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/10/2318m 33s

Harden Check-In + Indie NBA

Sam Amick, Fred Katz and Anthony Slater discuss how the James Harden situation unfolding for the 76ers, how good the Pacers can be, extension talks for Klay Thompson and Immanuel Quickley, and the defending champ Denver Nuggets Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/10/231h 1m

The Wide Open West

Mo Dakhil, Seth Partnow, and Dave DuFour take a look at the landscape of the Western Conference in the wake of the Damian Lillard trade, discuss the Nuggets as returning champions, attempt to project the Lakers and Warriors, and touch on the competitiveness throughout the West. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/10/2340m 36s

Jrue Holiday Arrives in Boston

Jared Weiss joins Dave DuFour immediately after Jrue Holiday's introductory press conference with the Boston Celtics to discuss Jrue's comments on working with Joe Cronin and the Portland Trail Blazers to find a home, his desire to play in Boston, and looking forward to facing the Milwaukee Bucks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/10/2321m 59s

The Bucks start here

Eric Nehm joins Marcus Thompson and David Aldridge to discuss the Damian Lillard move to Milwaukee, the Bucks operating in silence, and expectations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/10/2344m 14s

Media Day Round Up

Tampering Sam Amick, Fred Katz, Anthony Slater and Andrew Schlecht break down NBA Media Day across the league including: James Harden not showing up for Philly, Jimmy Butler's hair, Nuggets defending champs, SGA and OKC, the Knicks and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/10/231h 7m

Basketball Beef and Petty Trades

Zach Harper, Jay King, and Eric Nehm react to the fallout from the Damian Lillard and Jrue Holiday trades, discuss all the beefs created during the saga, and look ahead to the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/10/2347m 54s

Who won the Damian Lillard trade?

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react to Damian Lillard being traded to the Milwaukee Bucks, the Phoenix Suns and Portland Trail Blazers swapping centers, and the Miami Heat losing out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/09/2344m 24s

Damian Lillard traded to Milwaukee

The Athletic's Milwaukee Bucks beat writer, Eric Nehm, joins Dave DuFour to breakdown Damian Lillard's move to the Milwaukee Bucks from the Portland Trail Blazers in a three-team trade involving the Phoenix Suns, his fit with Giannis Antetokounmpo, and the loss of Jrue Holiday's defense. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/09/2322m 53s

Lillard to Toronto?

Eric Koreen and Dave DuFour discuss the Toronto Raptors' interest in Damian Lillard, why it may be a bad idea, and trade scenarios. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/09/2330m 40s

Interview with Warriors GM Mike Dunleavy

Golden State Warriors General Manager Mike Dunleavy Jr. joins Sam Amick and Anthony Slater to discuss the Chris Paul trade, golf, and continuing to compete for championships. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/09/2329m 39s

Harden to Clippers? | PPP effect on LAC

Law Murray and Dave DuFour discuss the latest on a potential James Harden acquisition for the Los Angeles Clippers, Harden's fit with Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, and the effects of the Player Performance Policy on the Clippers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/09/2328m 3s

The Damian Lillard Saga Continues

Mo Dakhil, Seth Partnow, and Dave DuFour discuss Damian Lillard's most recent comments, the Blazers' timeline of failures, and Lillard's fit and value around the league. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/09/2340m 46s

Rest & Injury Management with Jeff Stotts

Jeff Stotts from InStreetClothes.com joins Dave DuFour to discuss the NBA's new player rest policy, potential loopholes, and whether injuries are more likely. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/09/2320m 48s

Winning Time with Jeanie Buss

Jeanie Buss, Co-Owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, joins David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson to discuss the ways ownership has changed in the NBA, HBO's Winning Time, the 2023 trade deadline, and dealing with stars (players and celebrities). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/09/2344m 16s

Zion Trade and the Pelican's Curse

Jared Weiss is joined by Will Guillory to discuss the Zion Williamson trade idea from before the All Star Break and if that is still a possibility for the Pelicans. Then they discuss the injury to Trey Murphy III and when he might return. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/09/2319m 3s

82 Game League | Bucks on the Hot Seat

Jay King, Travonne Edwards, and Dave DuFour discuss the NBA's new player resting policy, Giannis Antetokounmpo's recent comments pressuring the Bucks, and the Suns tv antenna giveaway. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/09/2330m 52s

Media/Player Relations + Punching Mascots

Jared Weiss and Sam Amick discuss 2 of Sam's stories from the past season including his story on Giannis responding to our own Eric Nehm after a playoff loss, and Conor McGregor punching the Heat mascot and how that story came together. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/09/2329m 47s

Warriors Light-Years Stories with Tim Kawakami

Jared Weiss is joined by Tim Kawakami to discuss his story on the Warriors beating the Kings in game 7, and the Warriors turning KD into Wiggins and winning a title. https://theathletic.com/4468222/2023/04/29/warriors-kings-score-game-7-analysis/ https://theathletic.com/3340727/2022/06/01/warriors-wiggins-durant-kuminga/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/09/2327m 16s

SGA Future MVP? + Canadian Victory

Eric Koreen joins Andrew Schlecht to discuss team Canada winning the bronze medal, SGA is a superstar, Dillon Brooks delivers, RJ Barrett's future, Jordi Fernandez NBA future, and what is going on with the Toronto Raptors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/09/2341m 28s

NBA Lens on the FIBA World Cup

Sam Amick is joined by the Athletic's Jovan Buha and Jon Krawczynski to discuss Team USA through an NBA lens, how Anthony Edwards play will translate to the season, is Austin Reaves too harshly criticized? and more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/09/2354m 49s

Germany wins Gold | Canada takes Bronze

Keith Parish and Dave DuFour recap the medal games from the FIBA World Cup. Germany takes down Serbia 83-77 to capture the gold medal. Canada defeats the USA in overtime to claim Bronze. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/09/2326m 11s

Anthony Edwards in Minnesota | Bucks Under Pressure

The Athletic's Eric Nehm joins Seth Partnow and Dave DuFour to discuss Anthony Edwards discourse, Damian Lillard's stalemate with Portland, the Bucks consistency and potential pitfalls of their strategy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/09/2337m 27s

Daily Ding: The Athletic Women's Basketball Show w/Sabreena Merchant

The Athletic's Sabreena Merchant joins Dave DuFour to discuss the launch of "The Athletic Women's Basketball Show", the Aces and Liberty on a Finals collision course, and the results of the Athletic's WNBA Player Poll. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/2319m 39s

Big Changes in Houston w/ Kelly Iko

The Athletic’s Kelly Iko joins David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson to talk about the young Rockets, Ime Udoka, and maximizing talent.  Check out our listener survey! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/09/2337m 50s

Daily Ding: Joe Vardon Team USA update

Team USA picked up their first loss in World Cup play, struggling to match Lithuania's intensity on the boards. Can they right the ship and come away with a medal? The Athletic’s Joe Vardon joins the Daily Ding from Manila to break it down. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/09/2320m 13s

USA or Canada | Ref Burner Questions

The Basketbuds get together to discuss Team USA vs. Team Canada in the World Cup, Anthony Edwards breaking out, Jay King cursing Team Canada, and the abrupt retirement of NBA Referee Eric Lewis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/09/2334m 36s

First Time All Stars + Canadian Basketball with JE Skeets

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss which players will become first time All Stars. They go through and each pick 5 players they think are most likely to be selected for their first ASG. Players like Jamal Murray and Jalen Brunson are brought up... who do you think will be a first time All Star? Then in Part 2, JE Skeets of No Dunks drops by to discuss the Canadian National Team, if they have a chance to knock off the USA, and more. Plus a fun edition of Andrew vs. the Beat Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/09/231h 14m

Austin Reaves: International Superstar

Jared Weiss and Jovan Buha discuss Austin Reaves rise to stardom. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/08/2325m 36s

Which lottery teams will make the leap?

Andrew Schlecht and James Edwards III discuss the Pistons and the direction of the franchise, if Cade can be a top 25 player, where Jaden Ivey fits in, and more. Then in Part 2 James and Andrew pick which teams they believe can jump from the lottery to the Playoffs/Play In. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/08/231h 13m

Kerr recruiting the next Warriors star?

Sam Amick and Marcus Thompson discuss their time in Seattle, Team USA, if Steve Kerr is using team USA as a recruiting tool, and if Giannis is looking elsewhere.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/08/2356m 48s

Mitchell Robinson (NOT) Riding the D Train

Jared Weiss is joined by Fred Katz to discuss two stories on the Knicks including a story on Mitchell Robinson's personality, and Immanuel Quickley's attention to detail on defense. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/08/2333m 18s

Anthony Edwards Ascension with Jon Krawczynski

Jared Weiss is joined by Jon Krawczynski to discuss the ascension of Anthony Edwards and a story he wrote on Naz Reid.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/08/2325m 43s

Breaking down the Knicks suing the Raptors

Jared Weiss is joined by Fred Katz to discuss the Knicks suing the Raptors, former employee for taking proprietary information with him to Toronto. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/08/2327m 46s

Evan Turner on New Media and James Harden

Mike Vorkunov is joined by Evan Turner to discuss his podcasting career with Point Forward and Beyond the Big 10, how he was covered when he was in the NBA, how there needs to be more journalistic integrity, how Evan views the James Harden situation, if Evan would have stayed in college if NIL existed when he was in college, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/08/2352m 15s

Daily Ding: Heating up in Dallas?

The Athletic’s Dallas Mavericks beat writer Tim Cato joins Jared Weiss for a midsummer update on the Mavericks roster, the weather in Dallas, and a look back at some of the big stories from last season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/08/2318m 15s

King of the Trade Request | Scheduled Takes

Zach Harper, Travonne Edwards, Jay King, and Mo Dakhil react to James Harden’s comments about Daryl Morey, the NBA schedule release, and the tournament groups. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/08/2333m 39s

NBA Schedule Making with Evan Wasch

Mike Vokunov brings on Evan Wasch Executive Vice President, Basketball Strategy & Analytics at National Basketball Association, about creating the NBA Schedule, the challenge of the In Season Tournament, and much more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/08/2347m 38s

NBA Tiers with Seth Partnow

Mo Dakhil and Seth Partnow discuss the NBA tiers he released this week on the Athletic: Why did LeBron fall? Why is Bridges so low? Who could be on the rise in the future? and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/08/2358m 54s

The Raptors Direction

Jared Weiss is joined by Eric Koreen to discuss the Raptors choosing Darko Rajakovic, and the direction of the franchise. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/08/2327m 29s

Kawhi's Return and the Clippers Potential

Daily Ding Jared Weiss and Law Murray discuss the Clippers offseason, Kawhi's return and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/08/2326m 35s

Harden vs. Morey

Sam Amick and Kelly Iko discuss the on going saga between James Harden and the GM of the 76ers Daryl Morey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/08/2340m 27s

Team USA vs. The World

The Athletic's Joe Vardon and Will Guillory join Dave DuFour to discuss Team USA's recent training camp and their prospects in the upcoming World Cup. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/08/2333m 36s

Nerder Summer Mailbag

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour convene for an early August listener mailbag episode. What's their favorite catch-all stat? Does roster continuity matter? Can Dave actually fly? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/08/2338m 40s

Daily Ding: Rockets ready to take off?

The Athletic’s Houston Rockets beat writer Kelly Iko joins Jared Weiss for a backstage look at some of his recent profiles and discuss the expectations for the young Rockets in the forthcoming season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/08/2323m 24s

Daily Ding: Damian Lillard update | The Tao of Spo

The Athletic’s Jason Quick joins Jared Weiss for an update on the Damian Lillard trade request and a behind the scenes look at some of Jason’s biggest features from last season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/08/2328m 36s

Billion dollar contracts | Rudy Gob3rt

Zach Harper, Mo Dakhil, and Travonne Edwards take a break from their Summer vacations to discuss the Anthony Davis contract extension, $100 million players, and Rudy Gobert making a three pointer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/08/2334m 23s

LeBron James' Basketball Future | A King's Reign Ep 11

In the final episode of A King's Reign, Sam Amick and Jovan Buha discuss what they expect from LeBron James and the Lakers this upcoming season, and how the rest of LeBron's career may play out. Head to factormeals.com/king50 and use code KING50 to get 50% off, now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/08/2330m 13s

The Basketball Evolution of LeBron James | A King's Reign Ep 10

In episode 10 of A King's Reign, Dave DuFour, Seth Partnow and Mo Dakhil go all the way back to LeBron James' first NBA game and fast forward to today - analyzing how LeBron has evolved as a basketball player over time. Head to factormeals.com/king50 and use code KING50 to get 50% off, now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/08/2343m 12s

LeBron's School and Activism | A King's Reign Ep 9

In episode 9 of A King's Reign, Joe Vardon analyzes how LeBron James has differentiated himself from Michael Jordan by diving head first into political debates. And Joe details one of LeBron's greatest achievements - his family foundation and the I Promise school in Akron. Then, Bre Singleton speaks with Dr. Todd Boyd on how LeBron has reached an elite tier for impact amongst all professional athletes. Head to factormeals.com/king50 and use code KING50 to get 50% off, now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/08/2354m 45s

The Bubble Title | A King's Reign Episode 8

In episode 8 of A King's Reign, Sam Amick and Joe Vardon - two reporters who covered the Bubble from inside the Bubble - dive into all the wild, dramatic, emotional moments from the entire Bubble experience, including LeBron James and the Lakers' title run. Head to factormeals.com/king50 and use code KING50 to get 50% off, now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/08/2355m 27s

Rom-Com LeBron with Bill Hader and Judd Apatow | A King's Reign Ep 7

In episode 7 of A King's Reign, Bill Hader and Judd Apatow trade stories from what it was like working with LeBron James as a comedic actor in the 2015 comedy Trainwreck. Then, The Athletic's Richard Deitsch details how LeBron has fueled ratings and engagement at media companies like ESPN, TNT and Bleacher Report. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/07/2333m 45s

LeBron, Steph and the Cavs 2016 Title | A King's Reign Ep 6

In episode 6 of A King's Reign, Jason Lloyd details how the Cavaliers got LeBron James back to Cleveland, Joe Vardon on the epic Cavs 2016 title, and then Marcus Thompson and Zena Keita with a deep dive into the history of the LeBron James-Steph Curry rivalry. A King's Reign is brought to you by Factor. Head to factormeals.com/king50 and use code KING50 to get 50% off, now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/07/231h 17m

Best LeBron James Memes with No Dunks | Ep 5 A King's Reign

In episode 5 of A King's Reign, LeBron James' life on and off the court has been documented on so many social media platforms. The iconic No Dunks crew details the 20 best LeBron memes including the Banana Boat, Taco Tuesday and I Can't Believe This Is My Life. A King's Reign is brought to you by Factor. Head to factormeals.com/king50 and use code KING50 to get 50% off, now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/07/2339m 57s

Interview with Erik Spoelstra | Ep 4 A King's Reign

In episode 4 of A King's Reign, David Aldridge speaks one-on-one with Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra about LeBron James' years in Miami: the harsh spotlight, how the team became a villain, and ultimately the successful pursuit of winning two NBA championships. A King's Reign is brought to you by Factor. Head to factormeals.com/king50 and use code KING50 to get 50% off, now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/07/2348m 37s

Dan Le Batard on LeBron's Miami arrival + the Mavs 2011 Title | Ep 3 A King's Reign

In episode 3 of A King's Reign: Zach Harper is joined by Meadowlark Media's Dan Le Batard to discuss the huge impact of LeBron James' arrival in 2010 on the city of Miami and the unprecedented spotlight on the team. Then Dave DuFour and Tim Cato details the significance of the Dallas Mavericks overcoming the Heat to win the 2011 NBA title. A King's Reign is brought to you by Factor. Head to factormeals.com/king50 and use code KING50 to get 50% off, now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/07/2339m 22s

Interview with Coach K + young LeBron goes off against Detroit | Ep 2 A King's Reign

In episode 2 of A King's Reign: James Edwards III details the moment a young LeBron James broke through in the playoffs in the biggest way, scoring 25 straight points against the Detroit Pistons in the 2007 ECF Game 5. Then Joe Vardon analyzes the long arc of LeBron's international career, including Joe's one-on-one interview with Coach K. A King's Reign is brought to you by Factor. Head to factormeals.com/king50 and use code KING50 to get 50% off, now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/07/231h 14m

LeBron James before the hype | Ep 1 A King's Reign

Welcome to A King's Reign, a multi-episode series all about the life, career and impact of LeBron James. Across the next two weeks here on The Athletic NBA Show, more than a dozen journalists from The Athletic will detail the highs and lows of LeBron's basketball life. In episode 1, Joe Vardon charts LeBron's rise from an interesting local high school player to a generational basketball prospect. Then, Joe, The Athletic's Jason Lloyd and Tom Withers from the Associated Press discuss all the amazing moments from LeBron's high school and early Cleveland Cavaliers career. A King's Reign is brought to you by Factor. Head to factormeals.com/king50 and use code KING50 to get 50% off, now! Start building your credit up. Open a Chime Checking account with at least a $200 qualifying direct deposit to get started. Get started at chime.com/nbashow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/07/231h

Saturday Flip & Flop

Keith Parish and Dave DuFour close the books on Summer League and take a look at some of the new rule changes, early FIBA rosters, and ponder the fates of Damian Lillard and James Harden. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/07/2331m 57s

Endless Summer League 2

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour discuss the problems with taking away too much from Summer League, what to actually look for, and react to the mid season tournament format. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/07/2336m 31s

Heads Are Gonna Roll (Making Sense of the West)

Andrew Schlecht, Dave DuFour and Kelly Iko discuss the Western Conference and who will be in the top 10? Which teams are on the outside looking in, and what will happen if the Rockets don't make the Playoffs? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/07/2349m 43s

In Season Tournament?

Sam Amick, Fred Katz, Marcus Thompson, and Will Guillory discuss the NBA's In Season Tournament Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/07/2344m 33s

Rookies in Summer League with Sam Vecenie

Andrew Schlecht and Sam Vecenie run through the lottery and discuss all the top picks of the 2023 NBA Draft and how they have performed in Summer League so far. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/07/2354m 12s

Wembanyama Bounce Back

Zach Harper, Jay King and special guest Justin Verrier of the Ringer joined to discuss Wembanyama's 2nd game and how he bounced back + other observations LIVE from Las Vegas Summer League. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/07/2341m 55s

Wembanyama's Bummer Debut + Scoot, Amen, and Jabari Smith Jr.

Andrew Schlecht, Sam Vecenie and Mo Dakhil discuss Victor Wembanyama's first summer league game, why it was a disappointment and more. Plus a breakdown of the Rockets/Blazers game and how Scoot, Whitemore, Jabari Smith, Amen Thompson and Tari Eason looked. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/07/2329m 12s

Endless Summer League

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour get together at Summer League and talk about what they'd like to see. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/07/2350m 52s

Daily Ding: Free Agency Thoughts | NBA Summer League Tips

Keith Parish and Dave DuFour give their reactions to some of the free agency moves so far, the Lakers big wins, the Suns hopes, and some insider tips and tricks for attending NBA Summer League. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/07/2337m 36s

Underrated/Overrated Free Agent Signings

Tampering Sam Amick, Fred Katz and Anthony Slater break down the following topics surrounding NBA Free Agency: Best Signing, Worst Signing, Best under the radar signing, Most confusing contract, and who advanced the most in the offseason? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/07/231h 8m

Lillard and Harden ask out | Best & Worst of Free Agency

Zach Harper, Travonne Edwards, and Jay King react to the Damian Lillard trade request, James Harden trade request, and the first few days of free agency. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/07/2342m 47s

Free Agency Day 1 Recap

Saturday Slam and Jam Fred VanVleet's massive deal, Houston and Toronto's outlook, the Lakers improvements, Bruce Brown to Indy, and much more.  The guys then play another rousing edition of Andrew vs. the Beat.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/07/2358m 20s

New CBA Fears | Summer Plans

Mo Dakhil, Seth Partnow, and Dave DuFour react live to James Harden's decision to exercise his option and make a trade request, the fears of a new CBA, and what teams have planned or unplanned for the offseason. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/06/231h 3m

Harden Fake Trades + Rockets Offseason Checklist

Andrew Schlecht and Dave DuFour discuss 6 fake trades for James Harden after his opt in and trade request from the 76ers. In part 2 Andrew Schlecht and Kelly Iko break down the upcoming offseason for the Houston Rockets, how they did in the draft, who they will target in Free Agency and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/06/2345m 3s

Free Agency Position Rankings

Point of Contention Zach Harper, Will Guillory and Jay King discuss Free Agency with 5 topics, 5 minutes 5 points of contention Ranking the Free Agents by position Point Guards, Shooting Guards, Small Forwards, Power Forwards and Shooting Guards Including players like Kyrie Irving, Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Bruce Brown, Khris Middleton, Jerami Grant, Draymond Green and Brook Lopez. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/06/2341m 3s

Free Agents to Watch

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by Sam Amick of the Athletic to discuss the opening of NBA Free Agency. They discuss what the Kings are up to with their cap space, can Detroit or Houston make a leap?, What big names will move? and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/06/2347m 51s

Free Agency Primer

Sam Amick, Fred Katz and Anothony Slater discuss the direction of the Blazers, what the Kings could do in Free Agency, what Jerami Grant might do, where the Rockets are headed, what the Warriors and Draymond Green will do with his contract expiring. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/06/231h

Smart move in Memphis?

Jay King, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour take a look at last week's trades, the roster fits, and what teams should do next. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/06/2347m 7s

Weekend Update: Wolves sign Naz Reid | Free Agency outlook

Keith Parish and Dave DuFour react to Naz Reid signing a new deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves and take a look at the weirdness of the 2023 free agency class. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/06/2324m 36s

NBA Draft Awards

Andrew Schlecht and Sam Vecenie bring you their 3rd annual NBA Draft Awards 1) First Round Fit Award 2) Second Round Steal Award 3) League Pass Jump Award 4) They Definitely Have a Type Award 5) Mixed Emotions Award 6) Miffed and Peeved Award 7) Slam and Jam Best Draft Award Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/06/2354m 43s

The Athletic NBA Draft Show 2023 Part 2

Zach Harper, Jay King, Mo Dakhil, Dave DuFour, Seth Partnow, and Fred Katz react in real time to the 2023 NBA Draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/06/231h 37m

The Athletic NBA Draft Show 2023 Part 1

Zach Harper, Jay King, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react in real time to the 2023 NBA Draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/06/2349m 30s

Daily Ding: Trade Reaction | Smart to MEM, Porzingis to BOS

Jared Weiss and Keith Parish react to the big trade on the eve of the 2023 NBA Draft. Memphis brings in Marcus Smart for a couple of first round picks. Meanwhile, the Celtics land Kristaps Porzingis after he opts into the final year of his contract. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/06/2321m 16s

Wembymania w/ Michelle Beadle

David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined on Hoops Adjacent by Michelle Beadle to talk all things Victor Wembanyama in San Antonio, the media reaction, and Tim Duncan's feet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/06/2342m 7s

NBA Offseason Scuttlebutt

Tampering Sam Amick, Anthony Slater and Fred Katz discuss the inside details on the Bradley Beal trade, if teams should trade for Zion Williamson, is it time for the Blazers to move on from Dame and so much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/06/231h 2m

A Steal for Beal?

Zach Harper, Travonne Edwards, Mo Dakhil, and Jay King discuss the Bradley Beal trade, react to Ja Morant's suspension, and Chris Paul's future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/06/2346m 5s

Daily Ding: Bradley Beal traded to Phoenix

Mo Dakhil and Dave DuFour react to Bradley Beal's trade to the Phoenix Suns, the fit for that team, and Chris Paul's immediate future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/06/2317m 54s

NBA Draft Preview + Lotto Slotto

Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers are joined by Sam Vecenie to discuss the NBA Draft, and then play a NBA Draft categories exercise. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/06/231h 23m

Daily Ding: Ja Morant Suspended

Keith Parish and Dave DuFour discuss and react to the 25 game suspension for Ja Morant handed down by the NBA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/06/2317m 9s

What did we learn? | What's next?

Mo Dakhil, Seth Partnow, and Dave DuFour put a bow on the NBA Finals and look ahead to next season for Denver and Miami. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/06/2344m 24s

Beal Deals + NBA Draft Busts

Point of Contention Zach Harper, Jay King, and James Edwards III discuss 5 topics in 5 minutes each including: Bradley Beal on the move? Nuggets going back to back? Pelicans moving up to 2? Kuminga on the block? and who is going to boom or bust in the NBA Draft? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/06/2339m 16s

Has Nikola Jokic changed the game?

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by Chris Dempsey of Altitude Sports to discuss the NBA Champions, the Denver Nuggets and if Nikola Jokic has changed the NBA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/06/2356m 15s

The Denver Nuggets are NBA Champions

Tampering Sam Amick and Anthony Slater discuss the Denver Nuggets winning the NBA Championship, how they got here, and what is next for them and the league. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/06/2332m 15s

Daily Ding: Denver Nuggets Win the NBA Championship

Daily Ding Andrew Schlecht, Mark Schindler and Mo Dakhil discuss the Nuggets beating the Heat in Game 5 to win the NBA Championship Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/06/2325m 52s

Championship Eve

Zach Harper, Mo Dakhil, Travonne Edwards, and Jay King discuss the NBA Finals and whether Denver can complete the sweep. Jay makes his best point right after the pod finished. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/06/2342m 25s

Kenny Beecham on the Bulls + Wizards New Era

Slam and Jam On today's episode, Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers are first joined by Josh Robbins to discuss the Washington Wizards and how the changes to their front office could change the trajectory of the franchise, and what they will do in the NBA Draft. In Part 2, Kenny Beecham joins the show to break down the Bulls upcoming offseason, should they blow it up? and more Then Kenny hangs around to play a fun edition of Andrew vs. The Beat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/06/231h 12m

Daily Ding: NBA Finals Game 4 Live Reaction

Keith Parish and Dave DuFour react to Game 4 of the NBA Finals between the Denver Nuggets and Miami Heat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/06/2324m 47s

NBA Finals Game 3 Decode | Chris Paul's Future

Mo Dakhil, Seth Partnow, and Dave DuFour breakdown Denver's Game 3 win, the Jokić and Murray historic performances, Miami's problems, and take a look at Chris Paul's future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/06/2348m 12s

Jokic Makes History + Where is CP3 Going?

Point of Contention Zach Harper hosts as Law Murray and Jay King debate the following 5 topics Nuggets make history Heat adjustments CP3 Out? Trading for a Star? NBA Draft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/06/2349m 17s

Daily Ding: NBA Finals Game 3 Live Reaction

Daily Ding Jared Weiss, Mo Dakhil and Keith Parish break down Denver's dominant win in Miami, Jokic's insane stat line, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/06/2321m 15s

NBA Finals Game 3 Preview

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by Marc Spears of ESPN to discuss the NBA Finals, how the Heat have tied the series, what to expect for Game 3, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/06/2337m 42s

Nuggets Adjustments + Mavs Superteam Incoming?

Tampering Sam Amick and Will Guillory discuss the NBA Finals, what to expect after the 1-1 start for Denver and Miami, what adjustments can be made, how different the NBA Finals is to cover and more. Then the guys discuss the report about Kyrie Irving recruiting LeBron James to the Mavericks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/06/2348m 2s

Culture Wins | LeBron to Dallas?

Zach Harper, Jay King, Travonne Edwards, and Dave DuFour react to Miami's Game 2 victory, the Nuggets effort, and Kyrie's courtship of LeBron. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/06/2351m 14s

Daily Ding: NBA Finals Game 2 Live Reaction

Jared Weiss, Keith Parish, and Dave DuFour react to Game 2 of the NBA Finals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/06/2325m 19s

Mavs Trading Pick 10? + Changes in Boston?

Saturday Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers bring on Jared Weiss of the Athletic to discuss the Boston Celtics, their rough exit from the East Finals, Joe Mazzulla returning next season and what it means for the team, Jaylen Brown's future (and his dribbling), what changes need made, and more In part 2, Tim Cato of the Athletic joins to discuss the Dallas Mavericks, what they will do with 10th pick, which prospects they like at 10, what trades they could make and more + a fun edition of Andrew vs. The Beat. Download the Frontdoor app now and get a free video chat! Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code NBASHOW to get 50% off your first month Try LinkedIn Sales Navigator and get a sixty-day free trial at LinkedIn.com/NBASHOW23. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/06/231h 6m

NBA Finals Game 1 Decode & Adjustments

Mo Dakhil, Seth Partnow, and Dave DuFour react to the Frank Vogel hiring in Phoenix, Denver's dominant performance in Game 1 of the NBA Finals and consider possible adjustments and tweaks for Game 2. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/06/2339m 19s

Daily Ding: Nuggets Take Game 1

Andrew Schlecht, Dave DuFour and Mo Dakhil discuss the Denver Nuggets win in Game 1, what went wrong for the Heat, and more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/06/2321m 38s

NBA Finals Preview

Point of Contention Zach Harper, Jay King and Will Guillory discuss 5 topics, 5 minutes, 5 points of contention HEAT CULTURE Why we didn't believe in the Nuggets What is next in Bean Town? Bob Myers out in the Bay NBA Finals Predictions Download the Frontdoor app now and get a free video chat! Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code NBASHOW to get 50% off your first month Try LinkedIn Sales Navigator and get a sixty-day free trial at LinkedIn.com/NBASHOW23. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/06/2351m 35s

Bob Myers is OUT + NBA Finals Preview with Nekias Duncan

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by Nekias Duncan of the Dunker Spot podcast to discuss Bob Myers exit from the Warriors, what it means for the Warriors next season and this summer and more. In Part 2, David, Marcus and Nekias preview the NBA Finals, what Miami can do to win, why Denver should be considered the favorite, what the Heat can do with Jokic and so much more. Download the Frontdoor app now and get a free video chat! Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code NBASHOW to get 50% off your first month Try LinkedIn Sales Navigator and get a sixty-day free trial at LinkedIn.com/NBASHOW23. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/05/2353m 1s

Heat Trounce Celtics | Face Nuggets

Tampering Sam Amick and Anthony Slater discuss the Heat's win over the Celtics to reach the NBA Finals, the Nuggets Heat matchup, and quickly touch on the NBA coaching carousel and Bob Meyers upcoming press conference. Download the Frontdoor app now and get a free video chat! Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code NBASHOW to get 50% off your first month Try LinkedIn Sales Navigator and get a sixty-day free trial at LinkedIn.com/NBASHOW23. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/05/2340m 54s

Daily Ding: Heat Win! | Miami vs. Denver Finals Preview

Mark Schindler, Andrew Schlecht, Zach Harper, and Dave DuFour react to the Miami Heat clobbering the Boston Celtics in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals and look ahead to the Finals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/05/2337m 38s

Heat Culture or Celtic Pride?

Zach Harper, Mo Dakhil, Travonne Edwards, and Jay King react to the Celtics shocking win, Game 7 in Boston, and Olivia Wilde. Download the Frontdoor app now and get a free video chat! Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code NBASHOW to get 50% off your first month Try LinkedIn Sales Navigator and get a sixty-day free trial at LinkedIn.com/NBASHOW23. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/05/2339m 4s

Weekend Update: ECF Game 6 | Boston's game winner

Keith Parish and Dave DuFour recap Game 6 of Eastern Conference Finals and preview Game 7. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/05/2322m 2s

Rockets Trading 4th Pick? + Harden Leaving Sixers?

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers are joined by Kelly Iko of the Athletic to discuss the Houston Rockets, if they are going to trade the 4th pick, if Harden coming to the Rockets will affect how they use the picks, and much more. In Part 2, Mike Levin of the Rights to Ricky Sanchez Podcast joins to discuss the 76ers, their early exit from the Playoffs, what is next for James Harden, Tobias Harris trades, and who will be the next coach. Then the boys play a fun, Process Sixers edition, of Andrew vs. The Beat Sign up for a Chime Checking Account today to link your paycheck. It only takes two minutes and doesn’t affect your credit score. Get started at chime.com/nbashow. Try LinkedIn Sales Navigator and get a sixty-day free trial at LinkedIn.com/NBASHOW23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/05/231h 7m

Will the Heat flame out?

Mo Dakhil, Seth Partnow, and Dave DuFour react to Boston's game 5 win, the Eastern Conference Finals, and potential rule changes. Sign up for a Chime Checking Account today to link your paycheck. It only takes two minutes and doesn’t affect your credit score. Get started at chime.com/nbashow. Try LinkedIn Sales Navigator and get a sixty-day free trial at LinkedIn.com/NBASHOW23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/05/2347m 46s

Daily Ding: Heat vs. Celtics Game 5 Live Reaction

Mo Dakhil and Dave DuFour react to Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/05/2318m 1s

Can the Celtics do it? + Nuggets Team Building Lessons

Point of Contention 5 topics, 5 minutes, 5 points of contention Andrew Schlecht hosts, and Will Guillory and Jay King debate the following 5 topics Can the Celtics do it? Nuggets Team Building Lessons Bye Bye Bron Bron? Suns Coaching Search Who is the most stuck? Sign up for a Chime Checking Account today to link your paycheck. It only takes two minutes and doesn’t affect your credit score. Get started at chime.com/nbashow. Try LinkedIn Sales Navigator and get a sixty-day free trial at LinkedIn.com/NBASHOW23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/05/2345m 15s

Magic Jokić + The Nuggets' journey to the Finals

David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by Tony Jones to talk about the Denver Nuggets and their rise, Nikola Jokić as the best player in the world, and the journey to the Finals. Sign up for a Chime Checking Account today to link your paycheck. It only takes two minutes and doesn’t affect your credit score. Get started at chime.com/nbashow. Try LinkedIn Sales Navigator and get a sixty-day free trial at LinkedIn.com/NBASHOW23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/05/2346m 29s

Daily Ding: Celtics vs. Heat Game 4 Live Reaction

Mo Dakhil and Dave DuFour react to Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/05/2317m 48s

LeBron Out? + Nuggets Finals Bound

Sam Amick, Fred Katz and Anthony Slater break down the Nuggets heading to the Finals and how their team came together, is LeBron retiring? What is next for the Lakers? Plus, what is going on with the Wizards and the NBA Coaching Carousel. Sign up for a Chime Checking Account today to link your paycheck. It only takes two minutes and doesn’t affect your credit score. Get started at chime.com/nbashow. Try LinkedIn Sales Navigator and get a sixty-day free trial at LinkedIn.com/NBASHOW23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/05/2356m 33s

Daily Ding: Lakers vs. Nuggets Game 4 Live Reaction

Andrew Schlecht and Mark Schindler break down the Nuggets win against the Lakers as they sweep the conference finals and head to the NBA Finals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/05/2326m 47s

Culture Clash | Bye Melo

Mo Dakhil, Travonne Edwards, Jay King, and Dave DuFour react to the conference finals, Heat Culture, and Carmelo Anthony's retirement. Sign up for a Chime Checking Account today to link your paycheck. It only takes two minutes and doesn’t affect your credit score. Get started at chime.com/nbashow. Try LinkedIn Sales Navigator and get a sixty-day free trial at LinkedIn.com/NBASHOW23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/05/2346m 45s

Weekend Update: Denver and Miami up 3-0

Keith Parish and Dave DuFour react to Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals and recap the weekend in the NBA Playoffs. Sign up for a Chime Checking Account today to link your paycheck. It only takes two minutes and doesn’t affect your credit score. Get started at chime.com/ding. Give Firstleaf a try—head over to TryFirstleaf.com/DING to sign up and save 50% on your first SIX bottles plus free shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/05/2324m 14s

Blazers Trading the 3rd Pick? + Pistons Disappointment

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers are joined by Sean Highkin of the Rose Garden Report to discuss the Blazers, their luck in the lottery, what they will do with Dame, and trade options for the 3rd overall pick Then the guys are joined by James Edwards III of the Athletic to discuss the Pistons, them falling to 5th in the lottery, players that makes sense at 5, players the Pistons might trade the 5th pick for, and more. Then they boys play a fun edition of Andrew vs. the Beat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/05/231h 5m

Specialists in the Playoffs | Jimmy Butler Culture

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react to Michael Malone's postgame comments, the first two games of the Western Conference Finals, and discuss the Heat Culture's impact on their game one win. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/05/2357m 24s

Daily Ding: Western Conference Finals | Nuggets take 2-0 lead in series

Jared Weiss and Mo Dakhil recap Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals between the Lakers and Nuggets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/05/2317m 24s

Heat Culture + Wemby in the Tone

Point of Contention 5 Topics 5 Minutes 5 Points of Contention Andrew Schlecht, Jay King and Will Guillory discuss the following topics Heat Culture Spurs Direction for Wemby? Nuggets lead 1-0 Who makes the post season first, Rockets or Pistons? Scoot going 2? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/05/2350m 4s

Daily Ding: Eastern Conference Finals | Butler Steals Game 1

Mo Dakhil and Dave DuFour recap and react to Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/05/2319m 16s

Best Place for Wemby

Hoops Adjacent David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by Bastien Fontanieu to discuss Victor Wembanyama and which team would be the best place for him. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/05/2352m 34s

Daily Ding: Nuggets hold off Lakers' comeback bid

Jared Weiss and Mo Dakhil recap Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals between the Nuggets and the Lakers, Doc Rivers' firing, and the San Antonio Spurs winning the NBA Draft Lottery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/05/2319m 1s

Wemby to the Spurs! Live Lottery Reaction Podcast

Andrew Schlecht, Dave DuFour, Jay King and Zach Harper react LIVE to the NBA Draft Lottery.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/05/2345m 20s

Doc Rivers Fired + Warriors Direction

Tampering Sam Amick and Anthony Slater discuss the situation surrounding the Grizzlies and Ja Morant, the Warriors direction after losing to the Lakers in round 2, the Sixers firing Doc Rivers and what is next for the Sixers with Rich Hofmann, and finally they discuss the Western Conference Finals matchup between the Lakers and Nuggets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/05/2358m 4s

Fraudulent Sixers | Conference Finals Preview

Zach Harper, Mo Dakhil, Travonne Edwards, and Jay King react to the Sixers meltdown and look ahead to the Conference Finals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/05/2357m 26s

Weekend Update: Celtics Advance | Conference Finals Matchups

Keith Parish and Dave DuFour recap the game 7 matchup between the Sixers and Celtics and recap the second round of the playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/05/2335m 53s

NBA Draft and Lottery Preview with Sam Vecenie

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers are joined by Sam Vecenie of the Athletic to discuss the upcoming NBA Draft Lottery, who is in the the top tier with Wemby? Who should be the number 2 pick? Which of the combo guards in the mid-first round is the best? and much much more. And of course... Sam sticks around and we play Andrew vs. The Beat, NBA Draft Edition! Give Firstleaf a try—head over to tryfirstleaf.com/nbashow to sign up and save 50% on your first SIX bottles plus free shipping Right now, you can try LinkedIn Sales Navigator and get a sixty-day free trial at LinkedIn.com/nbashow23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/05/231h 25m

The Nuggets have arrived | Celtic Pride

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react to the Celtics 4th quarter comeback against the Sixers, look ahead to their game 7, and recap the second round series between the Nuggets and Suns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/05/231h 3m

Daily Ding: Celtics force Game 7 | Nuggets eliminate Suns

Will Guillory and Mo Dakhil discuss the Celtics' win over the 76ers and look ahead to Game 7, the Nuggets advancing to the Conference Finals, and what's next for the Suns in the offseason. Give Firstleaf a try—head over to tryfirstleaf.com/nbashow to sign up and save 50% on your first SIX bottles plus free shipping Right now, you can try LinkedIn Sales Navigator and get a sixty-day free trial at LinkedIn.com/nbashow23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/05/2325m 15s

Snub Day + Lakers in 6?

Point of Contention 5 Topics, 5 Minutes, 5 Points of Contention Zach Harper, Will Guillory and Jay King discuss the following topics surrounding the NBA Playoffs: Warriors Survive, Sixers the Better Team?, Can the Nuggets win on the road?, Do the Knicks have a chance?, and All NBA Snubs Give Firstleaf a try—head over to tryfirstleaf.com/nbashow to sign up and save 50% on your first SIX bottles plus free shipping Right now, you can try LinkedIn Sales Navigator and get a sixty-day free trial at LinkedIn.com/nbashow23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/05/2346m 19s

Daily Ding: Warriors strike back | Knicks survive

Mark Schindler and Dave DuFour recap the NBA Playoffs second round game 5 wins for the Warriors and Knicks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/05/2322m 54s

Inside Playoff Battles with Vernon Maxwell

On this week's Hoops Adjacent, David Aldridge is joined by J.A. Adande and Vernon Maxwell to dive into what it is like competing in intense playoff series, the way role players can flip a series and how Maxwell would have handled the Jokic-Ishbia run-in in the Suns-Nuggets series. *Disclaimer: there's a fair amount of cursing in this episode, so save this one for when the kids aren't listening* Give Firstleaf a try—head over to tryfirstleaf.com/nbashow to sign up and save 50% on your first SIX bottles plus free shipping Right now, you can try LinkedIn Sales Navigator and get a sixty-day free trial at LinkedIn.com/nbashow23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/05/2334m 58s

Daily Ding: A night of struggles for Celtics and Suns

Mo Dakhil and Law Murray recap Tuesday night's 76ers-Celtics and Suns-Nuggets games. Give Firstleaf a try—head over to tryfirstleaf.com/nbashow to sign up and save 50% on your first SIX bottles plus free shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/05/2318m 23s

Knicks Getting Out Knicked

Andrew Schlecht and Fred Katz bring you a special edition of the Tampering podcast breaking down the Knicks/Heat series and how the Heat have found themselves up 3-1 on the Knicks.  Give Firstleaf a try—head over to tryfirstleaf.com/nbashow to sign up and save 50% on your first SIX bottles plus free shipping Right now, you can try LinkedIn Sales Navigator and get a sixty-day free trial at LinkedIn.com/nbashow23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/05/2356m 20s

Daily Ding: Lonnie's World

Daily Ding Jared Weiss and Mark Schindler break down the Lakers win over the Warriors to take a 3-1 lead, and the Heat taking a 3-1 lead over the Knicks. Give Firstleaf a try—head over to tryfirstleaf.com/nbashow to sign up and save 50% on your first SIX bottles plus free shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/05/2321m 56s

Jokić vs. Ishbia | Staying Alive

Zach Harper, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react to the Jokić incident, and discuss the NBA playoffs. Give Firstleaf a try—head over to tryfirstleaf.com/nbashow to sign up and save 50% on your first SIX bottles plus free shipping Right now, you can try LinkedIn Sales Navigator and get a sixty-day free trial at LinkedIn.com/nbashow23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/05/2354m 34s

Weekend Update: Booker's Amazing Weekend | Harden clutch again

Mo Dakhil and Dave DuFour recap the weekend in the NBA Playoffs and react to Devin Booker's ridiculous weekend performances, James Harden's clutch shooting, and the Lakers dismantling of the Warriors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/05/2331m 17s

Nuggets: The Best Team in the NBA?

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht is joined by Harrison Wind of DNVR to discuss the Denver Nuggets and their series against the Suns, the Nuggets bench, Jokic not winning MVP and more. Then Michael Pina of the Ringer joins the show to play a Trivia Game called "Wind vs. Pina" a trivia game about the Denver Nuggets Michael Pina hangs around to discuss the NBA at large and who he thinks will win the NBA Championship. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/05/231h 1m

Does the regular season matter?

Mo Dakhil, Seth Partnow, and Dave DuFour discuss playoff rotations, Allen Iverson's love of hoopers, and whether the regular season has lost importance. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/05/2345m 56s

Daily Ding: Klay Thompson eviscerates Lakers

Jared Weiss and Mo Dakhil recap the Warriors' domination of the Lakers on Thursday night, look ahead to Friday's games, and discuss the new coach vacancy in Milwaukee. Go to indochino.com and use code DING to get 10% off any purchase of $399 or more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/05/2318m 17s

Nuggets Rollin + Dillon Brooks

Point of Contention 5 Topics, 5 Minutes, 5 Points of Contention Zach Harper, Jay King and Will Guillory discuss the following topics surrounding the NBA and the Playoffs: Embiid MVP Lakers Up 1-0 Rollin Nuggs Dillon Brooks.... Knicks Scraping By Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/05/2342m 53s

Daily Ding: Celtics crush Sixers | Series tied 1-1

Mark Schindler and Dave DuFour recap and react to the Celtics pummeling the Sixers in Game 2 of their NBA Playoffs series. Go to indochino.com and use code DING to get 10% off any purchase of $399 or more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/05/2324m 17s

Steph v. LeBron with Allie Clifton

Los Angeles Lakers broadcaster Allie Clifton from Spectrum Sportsnet joins David Aldridge and Zena Keita to discuss what the Lakers-Warriors series means in the long arc of NBA history including how it'll impact how LeBron James and Steph Curry will be viewed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/05/2347m 5s

Daily Ding: Lakers win in Game 1 thriller | Knicks beat Butler-less Heat

Jared Weiss and Mo Dakhil recap Tuesday night's NBA action with the Lakers beating the Warriors and the Knicks beating the Heat. Go to indochino.com and use code DING to get 10% off any purchase of $399 or more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/05/2316m 28s

Warriors Lakers Preview

Tampering Sam Amick and Anthony Slater are joined by the Athletic's Jovan Buha to discuss and preview the Lakers vs. Warriors series, LeBron vs. Curry, Anthony Davis' defense, and so much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/05/2353m 11s

Daily Ding: Harden Sinks Celtics | Jokic Dominates

Andrew Schlecht and Mark Schindler break down the night of NBA basketball including the Sixers beating the Celtics with heroics from Harden, and the Nuggets beating the Suns with a big night from Jokic. Go to indochino.com and use code DING to get 10% off any purchase of $399 or more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/05/2328m 58s

Doubting Curry | 2nd Round Matchups

Zach Harper, Mo Dakhil, Jay King, Travonne Edwards, and Dave DuFour react to the Warriors win over the Kings and discuss the second round of the playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/05/2356m 4s

Weekend Update: Warriors Advance | Heat & Nuggets strike first

Keith Parish and Dave DuFour recap the weekend action in the NBA playoffs and discuss Stephen Curry's magical game 7 against the Kings, the Heat beating an ice cold Knicks squad, and the Nuggets rolling the Suns. Go to indochino.com and use code DING to get 10% off any purchase of $399 or more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/05/2330m 40s

Count on Vic | Stargazing

If you look up 'Count on Vic' on Reddit, you'll see the same question over and over again: What does she do?!?! Vic joins Stargazing host Jovan Buha to detail the woman behind the mystery - how she's developed a connected web of advising NBA players on fashion and marketing through a love of the game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/04/2339m 22s

Chris Herring on Heat|Knicks + Bucks Disbelief

Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers are joined by Chris Herring of Sports Illustrated to discuss the history of Heat/Knicks and to preview the Heat/Knicks series. They then have a Playoff Champion draft. In Part 2 the boys are joined by Ti Windisch to discuss the Bucks early exit from the Playoffs, what is next for Coach Bud, and then they play a fun edition of Andrew vs. The Beat. Start making your financial dreams a reality with Chime. Get started at chime.com/nbashow Give Firstleaf a try—head over to tryfirstleaf.com/nbashow to sign up and save 50% on your first SIX bottles plus free shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/04/231h 14m

Bucks Failures | Nuggets vs. Suns Preview

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour react to the Milwaukee Bucks' playoff exit and preview the second round matchup between the Phoenix Suns and Denver Nuggets. Start making your financial dreams a reality with Chime. Get started at chime.com/nbashow Give Firstleaf a try—head over to tryfirstleaf.com/nbashow to sign up and save 50% on your first SIX bottles plus free shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/04/231h

Daily Ding: Boston Celtics advance to round two

Mo Dakhil and James Edwards III recap the Celtics' Game 6 win over the Hawks, make some series predictions for round two, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/04/2317m 39s

Jimmy F'n Butler

Point of Contention 5 Subjects, 5 Minutes, 5 Points of Contention Zach Harper hosts and Jay King and Will Guillory debate the following 5 topics Jimmy Butler and the Heat continuing the show? Kawhi and the Clippers running it back? Was Giannis right that it wasn't a failure? Who will win in Jokic vs. Durant? and Who do you believe in more, the Grizzlies or Kings? Start making your financial dreams a reality with Chime. Get started at chime.com/nbashow Give Firstleaf a try—head over to tryfirstleaf.com/nbashow to sign up and save 50% on your first SIX bottles plus free shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/04/2342m 32s

Daily Ding: Warriors Back | Jimmy Butler

Jared Weiss and Mark Schindler recap an epic night in the NBA playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/04/2319m 20s

Miami Heat Check with Jason Jackson

Jason Jackson, longtime Miami Heat broadcaster, joins David Aldridge to discuss the major stories from the Heat Bucks series including Jimmy Butler's place in Heat history, what the Heat are doing right, and what it would mean for the franchise to take down the Bucks in round one. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/04/2336m 1s

Daily Ding: Hawks survive! | Nuggets and Suns advance

Mo Dakhil and Dave DuFour react to Trae Young's game winner and discuss the Nuggets and Suns moving on to the second round of the NBA Playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/04/2323m 39s

Bucks Against the Wall

Tampering Podcast Sam Amick and Anthony Slater are joined by Eric Nehm of the Athletic to discuss the Bucks/Heat series and what the Bucks can do to come back in the series. They also discuss Jimmy Butler's heroics and what the Heat have done to stifle the Bucks. In part 2, Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo Sports joins to discuss the Grizzlies/Lakers series, why the Grizzlies are so dumb, and finish with a discussion on the Kings/Warriors series. Start making your financial dreams a reality with Chime. Get started at chime.com/nbashow Give Firstleaf a try—head over to tryfirstleaf.com/nbashow to sign up and save 50% on your first SIX bottles plus free shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/04/231h 16m

Daily Ding: Jimmy's World

The Daily Ding Andrew Schlecht and Will Guillory break down the Heat's big time win against the Bucks to go up 3-1. We discuss Jimmy Butler's big game and more Then Mark Schindler joins to discuss the Lakers big win over the Grizzlies to go up 3-1. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/04/2326m 34s

Bucks in Trouble? | Warriors Back?

Zach Harper, Mo Dakhil, Travonne Edwards, and Jay King discuss Dillon Brooks, the Giannis Antetokounmpo injury situation, and the rest of the playoffs. Start making your financial dreams a reality with Chime. Get started at chime.com/nbashow Give Firstleaf a try—head over to tryfirstleaf.com/nbashow to sign up and save 50% on your first SIX bottles plus free shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/04/2359m 14s

Weekend Update: Warriors Get Even | Giannis Questions

Keith Parish, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour recap and react to the weekend's NBA playoff matchups. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/04/2340m 12s

Aaron Larsuel | Stargazing

Stargazing host Jovan Buha welcomes in Aaron Larsuel, the Los Angeles Lakers international man of mystery - someone who has gone from reluctant radio producer to inside Lakers owner Jeanie Buss's inner circle. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/04/2354m 37s

Kawhi Gone Again + Kings Reign

Saturday Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss the Clippers, Kawhi's injury, Westbrook and more with the Athletic's Law Murray. Then in part 2 Deuce and Mo from the Deuce and Mo Podcast join to discuss the Kings, their 2-1 lead, and then play a fun edition of Andrew vs. the Beat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/04/231h 10m

Nurse Out | Playoff Adjustments

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour discuss the departure of Nick Nurse in Toronto and react to the playoff matchups so far. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/04/231h 3m

Daily Ding: Suns beat Clippers | Warriors handle Kings

Jared Weiss and Mo Dakhil recap Thursday night's Game 3 action- the Suns win vs. the Clippers, Warriors beating the Kings and 76ers over the Nets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/04/2317m 38s

Weaponized Balls + Grizzly Poking a Bear

Point of Contention Zach Harper, Jay King and Will Guillory 5 Topics, 5 Minutes, 5 Points of Contention Take 1: Draymond Green Suspension Take 2: King of the Coaches (Mike Brown COY) Take 3: A Grizzly Poking a Bear (Lakers Grizzlies) Take 4: Suns E-Clipps Take 5: Who can make it a series? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/04/2346m 47s

Daily Ding: Bubble Murray is back | Dillon Brooks pokes the bear

Jared Weiss and Mark Schindler recap Wednesday night's action, discuss Kings coach Mike Brown winning Coach of the Year and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/04/2319m 4s

California Playoff Hoops with Brad Turner

Brad Turner from the LA Times joins David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson to talk about the three California-centric playoff series: Warriors v. Kings, Lakers v. Grizzles and Clippers v. Suns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/04/2333m 33s

Daily Ding: Cavs & Suns Strike Back | Celtics Cruise

Mo Dakhil and Dave DuFour react to the Game 2 matchups from the NBA playoffs. The Cavaliers were dominant in their win to even their series with the Knicks at one game each. The Celtics crushed the Hawks to go up two games to zero. The Suns even their series against the Clippers thanks to 38 points from Devin Booker. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/04/2325m 53s

Kings Rise, Draymond Stomps

Sam Amick, Anthony Slater and Fred Katz break down the Kings 2-0 lead against the Warriors, Draymond Green stomping on Sabonis, the Knicks 1-0 lead on the Cavs and more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/04/231h 3m

Daily Ding: Beam Team Take Down the Ws

Andrew Schlecht and Mark Schindler discuss the Kings defeating Warriors in Game 2 of the first round, and the 76ers beating the Nets to take a 2-0 lead. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/04/2325m 0s

Ban the Charge!

Zach Harper, Mo Dakhil, Travonne Edwards, and Jay King discuss the opening weekend of the playoffs and how to solve the charge problem. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/04/2350m 18s

Weekend Update: Playoff Opening Weekend | First Round Game 1s

Mo Dakhil and Dave DuFour recap the opening weekend of the NBA playoffs and react to the first games of the series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/04/2338m 48s

Austin J. Mills | Stargazing

Stargazing host Jovan Buha is joined former college basketball player Austin J. Mills, who has turned a talent for trick shots into a multimedia broadcasting career. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/04/2328m 53s

Eastern Conference Playoff Preview

Saturday Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers preview the Eastern Conference Playoffs Cavs/Knicks featuring Fred Katz of the Athletic Bucks/Heat featuring Eric Nehm of the Athletic Celtics/Hawks featuring Jared Weiss of the Athletic Sixers/Nets featuring Spike Eskin of the Rights to Ricky Sanchez Podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/04/231h 20m

Daily Ding: Heat burn Bulls | Wolves trounce Thunder

Jared Weiss and Mo Dakhil react to the NBA Play-in elimination games. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/04/2314m 41s

2023 Western Conference Playoff Preview

Mo Dakhil, Seth Partnow, Dave DuFour preview the Western Conference playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/04/2359m 9s

Lakers Upsetting the Grizz?

Point of Contentions 5 Topics, 5 Minutes, 5 Points of Contention Zach Harper, Marcus Thompson, and Jay King tackle 5 topics about the upcoming NBA Playoffs: Lakers Wolves Debacle Hawks soar and Heat flame out Better future: Pelicans or Thunder? Who should blow it up: Raptors or Bulls? Picking the sweep or 7 game series Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/04/2349m 17s

Daily Ding: Thunder Shock Pels | Bulls Battle Back

Jared Weiss, Mark Schindler and Andrew Schlecht break down the Thunder's win in New Orleans and the Bulls come back win against the Raptors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/04/2322m 56s

Most compelling 1st round matchups with Vince Goodwill

Vince Goodwill from Yahoo! Sports joins David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson to talk about the most compelling 1st round NBA playoff matchups including Kawhi Leonard v. Kevin Durant, Donovan Mitchell against the Knicks and the I-80 Battle Warriors v. Kings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/04/2336m 49s

Daily Ding: Wolves Collapse, Lakers Advance | Hawks Cruise

Mo Dakhil and Dave DuFour recap and react to the 7 seed vs. 8 seed play-in games. The Lakers come back to defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves in overtime. The Hawks dominate the Miami Heat to advance as the 7 seed in the playoffs. Head over to tryfirstleaf.com/ding to sign up and save 50% on your first SIX bottles plus free shipping. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/04/2327m 0s

Setting the Post Season Table

Tampering Sam Amick and Fred Katz are joined by Mike Singer of the Denver Post to discuss the fiasco in Minnesota, the Play In matchups, if Gobert should be suspended, the Cavs/Knicks series, the Kings/Warriors series, and then a deep dive on the Denver Nuggets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/04/231h 18m

Play-In Preview | Minnesota Mess

Zach Harper, Mo Dakhil, Travonne Edwards, and Jay King react to the scuffle between Rudy Gobert and Kyle Anderson, the mess in Dallas, and preview the play-in games. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/04/2354m 59s

Weekend Update: Regular Season Finale

Keith Parish and Dave DuFour react to the final day of the NBA regular season and the updated playoff standings. Head over to tryfirstleaf.com/ding to sign up and save 50% on your first SIX bottles plus free shipping. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/04/2327m 8s
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