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Zach plays "So, Where The Hell Were We?" about the Raptors with Eric Koreen of The Athletic; and the Bucks and Jazz with ESPN's Kevin Pelton and Tim MacMahon.
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Live from the NBA bubble, Malika Andrews discusses her observations of practices and social gatherings, and whether players are adhering to the proper safety protocols. Bobby Marks and Tim Bontemps also join Brian Windhorst to talk about the lack of transparency concerning several star players' absences from the bubble (21:23). Plus, the guys wonder if we should be concerned about positive COVID-19 tests in the MLS (15:03) and also take an early look at next season's calendar (36:35).
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Zach talks to Chris Bosh about his playoff runs in Miami, his early days in Toronto, his new newsletter "The Last Chip," guarding Tim Duncan, much more.
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Hollywood Star Jaime Foxx joins Matt and Stephen on Episode 43 of All The Smoke where he opens up about his acting and comedic career. Foxx also talks about the impact sports has had on is life, gives his all-time starting NBA line-up, and tells stories about his relationship with Tupac and Biggie. Recorded on April 23rd, 2020
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It hasn’t been the greatest week in sports history… but Titus & Tate are here to remind you there’s still some good news out there! The guys catch you up on the latest TBT news, including the Titus & Tate Bump unintentionally(?) backfiring on Carmen’s Crew, react to all the hilarious developments inside the NBA bubble, and celebrate the 10-year anniversary of “The Decision.”
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The Sixers are in The Bubble, and the only people to tell us about it are the Sixers. We discuss the reports from Orlando so far, the seven year anniversary of The Ricky, welcome our newest staff member Mike O'Connor, and talk to Hassan Bennett, a Philadelphia man who was wrongly convicted of murder, spent 13 years in jail, and proved his innocence by acting as his own lawyer.  Follow Hassan on Twitter here, on Instagram here, and get his t-shirts here. Follow Mike O'Connor on Twitter here.  The Rights To Ricky Sanchez is presented by Draft Kings Sportsbook.
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How did a Sacramento Kings executive steal $13 million and almost get away with it? On this special episode, Brian Windhorst shares his favorite story of the season.
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Zach talks to ESPN's Malika Andrews and Meyers Leonard of the Miami Heat about life inside the NBA bubble, plus Leonard on shot-gunning beers, Heat Culture, video games, and more.
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On Fri.'s ep. of No Dunks, we discuss Stephen Jackson's anti-Semitic comments before entering the Up/Down Report to debate merging the Nets and Wizards into one team, Magic's tarnished Twitter account, players complaining about the Disney food and hotel rooms, which NBA star you'd sign to a Mahomes-like 10-year deal, our quarantine bods, watching podcasts, and more!
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The panel reacts to players arriving in the Orlando bubble showing their living quarters and practice facilities. Plus, can Zion win ROY? Will Brandon Ingram get a max contract? We run back the greatest old man plays, and take the Knicks to summer school grading their strengths and weaknesses.
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Henry Abbott stops by to discuss his article on Bill Simmons, and whether you need to be a jerk to get things done.
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Zach and John Hollinger of The Athletic play the second edition of "So, Where the Hell Were We?" starring the Sixers, Heat and Rockets.
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On Mon.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss LeBron's decision to go without a social justice message on his jersey, what Rondo's injury means for the Lakers' title chances, ESPN suspending Woj for sending a 'F–k you' email to a Missouri senator, Andre Roberson's return, The Palace of Auburn Hills, the Knicks' coaching search, and more.
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Shaq leads off the show this week with a healthy debate about the comments of Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson, and adversely the comments of Stephen Jackson that have escalated the situation. We also get the big man's thoughts on the state of the NBA bubble as players begin to arrive in Orlando, Patrick Mahomes record deal in Kansas City, and Shaq hilariously goes off on the people who joked that he was out of shape when he played! The biggest dummies of the week appear in "You Idiot", we have another funny round of Borderline, and bring some laughs with a new game called "Who's Got It?" Follow the show on Twitter @Shaqcast - on Instagram and Facebook @TheBigPodcastWithShaq - or email your best clips and comments to TheBigPodcastWithShaq@gmail.com.
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On today's ep. of SQUAD, the guys draft a Disney basketball team from five categories: Mickey Mouse legends, Disney princesses, Marvel superheroes, Star Wars characters, and villains. Who would you have picked? Let us know in the comments!
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On today's ep. of Poppin' Packs, Leigh welcomes legendary Lakers star James Worthy to the IG live stream. The Hall of Famer opens a pack of '91-92 Hoops basketball cards while discussing his biggest rivals of the 80s, Rolando Blackman's clutch performance in the '87 All-Star Game, the only Celtics player he liked, and how the Lakers employed Mitch Kupchak to get under the skin of Olajuwon in '86.
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The Athletic NBA show debuts with 'The Basketball Buds,' with Zach Harper, BIG Wos, Dave DuFour, Tray Edwards and Jay King. Talking about the new podcast format and Bubble Life.
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Steve and Pete provide updates on the upcoming NBA and NFL seasons before welcoming Senator Cory Booker to discuss player exploitation in the NCAA, his fight for criminal justice reform, expanding economic opportunity, and environmental reform. Later he talks about what it was like speaking as a Black man on the Senate floor, his experiences in politics, the complicity of America, and how individuals can help build a better nation. Host: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll Guest: Cory Booker
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Ben Golliver and Michael Pina announce that Ben will enter the NBA's Orlando quarantine bubble this weekend. Michael offers his travel tips and the two discuss health, food, exercise, and other quality of life concerns as a marathon hotel stay awaits. They check in on why the MLS had to send two teams home from its bubble and answer questions from the Open Floor Globe about how the next three months might unfold. From there, they double back to answer queries about topics from previous episodes, including the value of ring-chasing and which common phrases should be removed from the NBA pundit lexicon in light of the social justice protests. They close by running through listener nominations for worst NBA moves of the past decade, including the Paul George trade, the Grievis Vasquez trade, the entire Timberwolves franchise history, and Nerlens Noel betting on himself. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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The Sixers are in the NBA's bubble campus in Orlando, but Joel Embiid and Shake Milton aren't sure that they should be. What's behind their complaints? Derek Bodner and Rich Hofmann discuss that, and also talk about what you can expect from the Sixers in the coming weeks.
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The panel reacts to news of Russell Westbrook's positive COVID test, Rajon Rondo's hand injury and LeBron, AD and Embiid's decision to not put any messaging on their jerseys. Plus, a convo with Lynx star Napheesa Collier and more topics.
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The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to revisit the 2010 NBA draft and discuss some of its subplots, draft comedy, and NBA legends before redrafting the top 14 lottery picks.
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Zach talks to ESPN's Brian Windhorst about the legacy of "The Decision" 10 years later, and the positive coronavirus tests within the Brooklyn Nets.
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The Ringer’s Bill Simmons and ESPN’s Zach Lowe revisit the 2009 NBA draft and discuss some of its subplots, draft comedy, and NBA legends before redrafting the top 14 lottery picks.
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In this episode, John Hollinger joins the podcast and we break down the nine teams heading to Orlando in the Eastern Conference. We give general thoughts on them heading to the Bubble, the player we're most excited to watch, and the ways it could all go wrong. Episode Time Stamps: General Overall Thoughts on the East: 2:00-5:40 Milwaukee Bucks: 5:40-15:30 Toronto Raptors: 15:30-23:10 Miami Heat: 23:10-30:15 Boston Celtics: 30:15-37:45 Philadelphia 76ers: 37:45-46:20 Indiana Pacers: 46:20-50:50 Orlando Magic: 50:50-54:45 Washington Wizards and Brooklyn Nets: 54:45-end
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Baseball legend Ken Griffey Jr. joins Matt and Stephen on episode 42 of All The Smoke to reflect on his Hall Of Fame career. Griffey talks about his home runs, opens up about injuries and discusses the steroid era. He also dives into Michael Jordans time in baseball.
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Pete and Darius discuss the Lakers' arrival in Orlando for the beginning of the NBA's attempt to restart the season.
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No Dunks hit the beach to answer your questions! Topics include: The likelihood of crowning an NBA champion in 2020, those Fyre Festival-like Disney food pics, players you'd send to the Hall on the basis of actual fame, the 2006 NBA Draft, bubble wedgies, putting mayo on a burger, NBA kombucha pun gun, and more!
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After entering the NBA bubble, Malika Andrews joins Brian Windhorst and Royce Young to detail her experience thus far. Plus, the crew discusses how teams' playoff standing could impact some player decisions regarding opting in or out of playing at Disney World (41:00).
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On Wednesday, the Ivy League made significant news in college sports when it announced all organized sports within the league would not be permitted through the end of the fall semester. Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander open with thoughts on basketball -- and football -- and how these issues are interconnected and why college hoops' season is already impacted. The guys also discuss Makur Maker's commitment to Howard (29:40). Will he even get to play for the Bison? Will others follow? And the podcast wraps with the story of Rasir Bolton and Pat Chambers (44:00). The former PSU player went public this week, prompting Chambers to issue a formal statement and apologize. Nominate Eye on College Basketball for the People's Choice Podcast Awards: http://podcastawards.com/app/signup/ Eye on College Basketball' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Castbox and wherever you listen to podcasts.  Follow our hosts on Twitter: @GaryParrishCBS, @MattNorlander For more college basketball coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Host Josh Lloyd speaks to John Karalis of Locked On Celtics about Kemba Walker's knee, Jayson Tatum's breakout, and other players they are keen to watch in the NBA's restart Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors!  Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Zach and ESPN's Kevin Pelton discuss whether the NBA should cancel the season, and then play the first edition of, "So, where were we?" with the Lakers, Mavs, Celtics, and Nuggets (19:02).
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We bet on over/unders for the Sixers entire stay during the Hostage Orlando Playoffs (play the free pool to win $500 on Draft Kings) including starts by Horford, threes by Embiid and Covington vs. Thybulle shooting, Tony T and Tommy from Down The Shore join to talk about their Top 20 foods list and Hoagie quarantine, we discuss the DeSean Jackson situation, the total money raised for the Brotherly Love script, and Joel Embiid's comments about the playoffs. The Rights To Ricky Sanchez is presented by Draft Kings Sportsbook. 
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Now that Goran Dragic revealed the names we've quietly known, the hosts (Ethan J. Skolnick, Alex Toledo, Greg Sylvander) discuss what it means to have Bam Adebayo and Kendrick Nunn absent from the team due to positive Covid-19 tests. Also a discussion of the Heat's first few days of their Orlando training camp, the likelihood that Meyers Leonard starts and some Bradley Beal teasing. Sponsored by Biscayne Bay Brewing Company and ChiropracticKeystone.com
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Utah Jazz radio voice and Jazz NBA Insider David Locke takes a look at Utah Jazz lineup data and it shows how much the Utah Jazz will have to do an entire re-boot in Orlando. It is a live show edition with questions from the fans and a visit from Georegs "Metta World Peace" Niang Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Steve and Pete are joined by Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers to talk about how players balance being an athlete with their role as role models and icons, growing up in Chicago in the '60s and '70s as the son of a police officer, and the importance of voting in the upcoming election. Later, they discuss how promoting and facilitating openness in the locker room is essential to bringing a team together, as well as the return of the NBA season and preparing for the unusual circumstances of playing in Orlando. Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll Guest: Doc Rivers This show is raising money for COVID-19 relief. Donate here!
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Shaq opens the show by talking about how he is NOT going into the NBA bubble in Orlando, and lays out what he knows about TNT's studio plans as their Emmy-winning show returns next week. And stick around for our AMAZING conversation with Shaq's co-worker Kenny Smith, who shares his thoughts about the NBA bubble, shares some amazing Shaq stories from the set of Inside the NBA on TNT, and how he's trying to help kids without camps this summer. We also joke about how Shaq wouldn't survive in the bubble, especially in light of Stephen A Smith's comments that NBA players are going to struggle with being away from their wives and girlfriends. Shaq also has some nice words for Avery Bradley, who has opted out of the season, and while most people are bashing him, Shaq commends him. Of course we get Borderline, and we play a special July 4th Fireworks edition of "Truth or Sheee". Follow the show on Twitter @Shaqcast - on Instagram and Facebook at TheBigPodcastWithShaq, or email your best clips and comments to TheBigPodcastWithShaq@gmail.com.
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The panel reacts to players arriving in the Orlando bubble, along with Jokic and Kawhi's absence... Plus, Joel Embiid thinks the the "Offense should go through me," Jamal Crawford signs with the Nets and more NBA topics.
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2004 NBA Champion Rip Hamilton joins Matt and Stephen on episode 41 of All The Smoke to look back at his 14-year career. Hamilton talks with Matt and Stephen about winning a title with the Pistons during his 9-year run with the team and looks back on the Malice at the Palace. He also opens up about being teammates with MJ on the 2003 Wizards and tells stories about facing Kobe & Shaq.
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The Celtics are REALLY being cautious with Kemba Walker, including already sitting him for a practice. MassLive's John Karalis has that, the C's reaction to Kara Lawson taking the Duke Women's job, and why NBA players might already be screwing up the bubble Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to revisit the 2008 NBA draft and discuss some of its subplots, draft comedy, and NBA legends before redrafting the top 14 lottery picks.
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Titus & Tate are joined by the reigning champions of The Basketball Tournament, Carmen’s Crew (Aaron Craft, Jon Diebler, David Lighty), to get a sneak peek inside the TBT bubble and discuss Titus’ obvious snub by the team. Plus, the guys share some of their favorite Summer League memories of years past and give another quick NBA update.
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The legendary Vince Carter joins Matt and Stephen for the 38th episode of All The Smoke. The Atlanta Hawks shooting guard looks back on his long and special NBA career including his infamous dunk contest win, playing with Jason Kidd and the Nets, and giving his 2003 All-Star game starting spot to MJ. He also tells stories of battling Allen Iverson, winning an olympics gold medal, and picks his top 5 favorite career dunks.
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Day 124: Nick Angstadt and Isaac Harris hear from Luka Doncic, BOBAN, Dorian Finney-Smith, JJ Barea, and Rick Carlisle on the NBA Bubble and Playoff Experience. The Locked On Podcast Network stands against racism and social injustice. That’s why we, the hosts, are making personal donations to local and national organizations that are fighting for change. And, in the month of June, Locked On is matching the total of all host donations up to an additional $10,000. To make your own donation along with us, please visit lockedonpodcasts.com/blacklivesmatter Join us LIVE every Thursday Night on HotMic. Follow & Use Code: NICKVANEXIT Read Isaac Harris’ Articles on Mavs.com If your business wants to advertise on Locked On Mavericks: DM Nick Angstadt or Isaac Harris or email NickAngstadt@gmail Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! | Offers from our sponsors: lockedonpodcasts.com/offers Magic Spoon(!) Go to magicspoon.com/NBA to grab a variety pack and try it today! And be sure to use our promo code NBA at checkout to get free shipping. Manscaped Go to Manscaped.com and use code Locked On to get 20% Off and Free Shipping. Manscaped is #1 in men’s below the belt grooming and offers precision-engineered tools for your family jewels. Theragun Try Theragun RISK-FREE for THIRTY-DAYS. There is no substitute for the Theragun Gen FOUR - with an OLED screen, personalized Theragun app, and the quiet and POWER you need. Visit Theragun.com/LockedOn Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get $10 off your first order. Blinkist Right now, for a limited time Blinkist has a special offer just for our audience: Go to Blinkist.com/NBA try it FREE for 7 days AND save 25% off your new subscription. Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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The one and only T-Mac joins Matt and Stephen for Episode 39 of All The Smoke. Tracy McGrady opens up about his Hall of Fame career including playing against MJ as a rookie and having an impactful relationship with Kobe. He also discusses his time with the Rockets, his pairing with Yao Ming, and the impact Kevin Garnett had on the league.
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The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to revisit the 2004 NBA draft and discuss some of the subplots, draft comedy, and NBA legends from that class before redrafting the top 14 lottery picks.
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Listeners submit more fun categories for John and Nate discuss the NBA’s best. Included: The most average player at every position Most likely to coach Best NFL player in the NBA Most unfairly labeled as “good stats, bad team” Most fairly labeled as same Best team at developing talent The best roll and pick-and-pop men Best pick-and-roll duo Best screener Best cutter Best fundamentals With @JohnHollinger and @NateDuncanNBA Subscribe now via iTunes, RSS Feed, or search "Hollinger" in your favorite podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Pete and I spend some time discussing some pretty great quotes from J.R. Smith about being back in the NBA, playing for the Lakers and being a teammate with LeBron James. From there, we look back at "The Decision" and how it's impacted the league and the Lakers, specifically. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Zach talks to Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce about the intersection of basketball and social justice in Atlanta, and the WNBA's Renee Montgomery about sitting out the 2020 season to focus on reform (46:04).
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The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chad Ford to revisit the 2003 NBA draft and discuss some of the subplots and legends from that draft class before redrafting the top 14 lottery picks.
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Zach and The Ringer's Bill Simmons re-draft the 2009 NBA Draft.
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Andrew Schlecht, Jay Smith, Luke Stephens and Taylor Dickerson discuss the Thunder's clutch numbers, activities in the Orlando Bubble, OKC's first round pick situation, food, animated movies and more!
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Steve and Pete are joined by San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich to have a conversation about the state of our nation, how we got here as a country, our absence of leadership, and how we can take action to grow and bring about change following the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer. Host: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll Guest: Gregg Popovich This show is raising money for COVID-19 relief. You can help! Donate here!
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All The Smoke returns with special guest and 3-time NBA champion, Draymond Green, joining the boys for Episode 30. Matt and Stephen talk with the Warriors forward about the Golden State dynasty, Kevin Durant, Charles Barkley, and what it's like playing with Steph and Klay. Draymond also opens up about being a 2nd-round pick and being doubted.
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In this episode, Jon & Jeremy are joined by P&T's Shwinny Pooh. They react live to the news that Lance Thomas is joining the Nets, talk about the Knicks' rooting interests for the Orlando bubble, discuss likely coaching outcomes, and drop plenty of hot takes along the way. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Sam Vecenie is joined by grassroots evaluator Matt Pennie to scout the 2020 NBA Draft. Also, Sam explains the podcast's move to The Athletic's Podcast Network.
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The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN’s Zach Lowe to revisit the 2001 draft and discuss some of the NBA subplots and legends from that draft class before redrafting the top 14 lottery picks.
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Basketball is almost back! We discuss the Lakers heading to Orlando, the roles of Dion Waiters and JR Smith, Kyle Kuzma's roller coaster, the upcoming schedule, and tons more.
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Charles' “all-time favorite guest” Killer Mike steps into The Steam Room to discuss the Black community’s need to plot, plan, strategize, organize and mobilize. Chuck was noticeably less excited to welcome-in Kenny ‘The Jet’ Smith for an overdue catch-up between the Inside the NBA deskmates, including a conversation about the return of the NBA season, and why Chuck is having doubts. Tip of the cap to Baseball's Negro Leagues. Roses for Maya Moore. Wear a mask. Shout out to Bobby Bonilla.
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On today's ep. of No Dunks, the guys talk with television writer and "Meme King" Josiah Johnson about his NBA bubble concerns, social justice messages on jerseys, working on the new Netflix series "Colin in Black & White," his dad's iconic role in "White Men Can't Jump," Disney memes, phantom poopers, and more.
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All The Smoke is back with another quarantine edition. On episode 34, Matt and Stephen are joined by 2x NBA MVP Steve Nash. The former Suns' point guard ranks MJ, Lebron and Kobe on their greatness and tells stories about playing against them. Nash also dives into his playing days in Phoenix and being traded to the Mavericks.
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Ben Golliver and Michael Pina commemorate the tenth anniversary of LeBron James's "The Decision" television special by running through the 10 worst NBA decisions of the past decade. Before they dig into the list, Ben and Michael recall where they were when they found out James had picked the Heat in 2010, whether Miami's four-year run was a success or a disappointment (or both), and why "The Decision" left such a major mark on the league. Then, it's time to dig deep on blown draft picks (Anthony Bennett), terrible trades (Jayson Tatum), insane free agent contracts (Ian Mahinmi), and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to revisit the 2007 NBA draft and discuss some of its subplots, comedy, and legends before redrafting the top 14 lottery picks.
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On episode 21 of All The Smoke, NFL Hall of Fame and Super Bowl winning Tight End, Shannon Sharpe joins Matt and Stephen to talk about his football career, his transition to television, and what it's like working with Skip Bayless. They also dive into Lebron's greatness and Tony Romo's new CBS contract.
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The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan and Joe House to revisit the 2006 NBA draft and discuss some of its subplots, comedy, and legends before redrafting the top 14 lottery picks.
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On All The Smoke Episode 36, NBA great, Penny Hardaway joins Matt and Stephen to open up about his career. He talks about his pairing with Shaq and his battles with MJ while he was on the Magic. Hardaway also tells stories of a young Kobe entering the league and what it was like playing against the 'Dream Team'.
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The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan and Joe House to revisit the bizarre 2002 NBA draft and discuss some of the subplots and legends from that draft class before redrafting the top 14 lottery picks.
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The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to revisit the 1996 NBA draft and discuss mid-'90s NBA subplots and legends of the '96 draft class before redrafting the top-14 lottery picks.
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An NBA podcast featuring a rotating lineup of the best insiders, writers and reporters at The Athletic. The latest news, analysis and ongoings across the Association. Monday thru Friday. Monday: Basketball Buds with Zach Harper and Friends Tuesday: Tampering with Sam Amick Wednesday: Hoops Adjacent with David Aldridge and Wosny Lambre Thursday: Point of Contention with Ethan Strauss and Marcus Thompson Friday: Nerder She Wrote with Dave DuFour, Seth Partnow and Mo Dakhil
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David Locke and Ben Golliver get pumped up for the NBA season as it gets near. Ben Golliver of the Washington Post is heading into the bubble this weekend and he shares what it is going to be like and what he is expecting. Then Locke and Golliver talk about the season, what impact it will have on awards. Locke thinks it could be the best basketball we have ever seen by the time they get to the 2nd round. Then the guys look at what are the important signals of the next few weeks and Locke presents the ultimate NBA player power play. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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We have a new women's basketball coach! Rob Clough of DWHoops.com joins us to discuss Duke's hiring of Kara Lawson, and we react to the hire and what it could mean for the program. We also get into the story of several conferences moving to conference-only football schedules and why it's not necessarily the best solution. After the break, we get into all the Zion mess with new filings, fraudulent documents, and lash out at the media for not properly reporting on it all. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to revisit the 1997 NBA draft and discuss the gravitas of NCAA basketball, the lack of info on most draft prospects, the "Duncan Lottery," and more before redrafting the top 15 picks.
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NBA Star Bradley Beal joins Matt and Stephen for Episode 40 of All The Smoke. The Wizard's shooting guard opens up on his relationship with John Wall, his contract extension with Washington, and his time playing for Billy Donovan at Florida. Beal also talks about modeling his game after Allen Iverson, Ray Allen & Dwayne Wade.
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Steve and Pete provide an update on their respective sports, express optimism on a possible NBA return, and discuss how the NFL is managing in the offseason (00:00). Then they are joined by the one and only Bill Murray to talk about filming 'Space Jam' and playing golf with Larry Bird and Michael Jordan, the similarities between sports and filmmaking, stories from the set of 'Ghostbusters,' how he got his start in comedy, and more (00:00). Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll Guest: Bill Murray This show is raising money for COVID-19 relief. You can help! Donate here!
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Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich convene to ask the tough questions, like, do people call players from Philly junkyard dogs because they’re not any good? The guys discuss that and Overseas Elite being just good enough to win its first game, why names don’t matter in this tournament, Andrew Dakich’s biggest takeaways from TBT and living in the bubble and who they think will win the tournament. Plus, they get into if Zion Williamson’s family actually took $400k while he was at Duke and when they think college basketball will start.
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The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Chris Ryan to revisit the 1998 NBA draft and some of the legends in that draft class, before redrafting the first 15 picks.
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Joining SI's Chris Mannix this week is Sarah Kustok, YES Network and FS1 NBA analyst. Mannix and Kustok discuss the Wizards and Nets depleted rosters, if the NBA should have -- and should still -- reseed the playoffs, if the NBA's bubble will hold up, what losing Avery Bradley means to the Lakers and The Decision, ten years later Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House and Chris Ryan to revisit the 1999 NBA draft, talk through some of the NBA subplots and legends in that draft class, and redraft the first 14 lottery picks.
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The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to revisit the 2005 NBA draft and discuss some of its subplots, draft comedy, and NBA legends before redrafting the top 14 lottery picks.
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Ten years after "The Decision," Brian Windhorst, Kevin Arnovitz and Nick Friedell recount the unforgettable week that nearly ended with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh choosing the Chicago Bulls over the Miami Heat.
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2x NBA Champion, and “Inside The NBA” on TNT co-host, Kenny “The Jet” Smith discusses the NBA restart amid social justice protests and COVID19, the bubble and no fans playing environment, the role of home court advantage, which teams are likely contenders for the Championship, and Kenny’s early playing days with the Sacramento Kings. Plus, he shares details on The Jet Academy, and his decision to start it during COVID19.
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On episode 19 of All The Smoke, music legend Snoop Dogg joins the boys to talk about his favorite Lakers moments of all-time, Nipsey's legacy, and Ja Morant. He also reveals how he got his start in the music industry.
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STEPH CURRY JOINS ALL THE SMOKE!
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The LA Times' Brad Turner joins the show for an hour. Will the JR Smith Dion Waiters expirement work? BT isn't sure. Plus, newest addition to the ESPNLA and LAFC family, Adrian Garcia stops by to talk futbol.
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Frank is here for the mailbag!! -Bucks non All-Stars you'd love on the current squad, -Khris hot shooting or a 3P% bump from Brook - which would you prefer? -Future Bucks on other teams around the league -MARK POPE -PIZZA Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors!  Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz discuss the Orlando bubble and then fill out their all-defensive ballots.
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All The Smoke returns with Celtics star Jayson Tatum joining Matt and Stephen for episode 35. The boys talk with Tatum about his time at Duke, his playoff runs with the Celtics and his poster dunk on Lebron. He also tells some of his favorite stories abut Kobe and MJ and opens up about growing up in St. Louis
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It's the inaugural episode of the new Establish The Run NBA podcast. Adam Levitan, Drew Dinkmeyer and Andrew Wiggins set the table for both this podcast and the Orlando restart. Who is in, who is out, who is hurt and who will be motivated?   Editor's Note: Our NBA package is live on EstablishTheRun.com right now. Click here for more info.    
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Several players don't trust that their teammates will adhere to the NBA's campus protocol, Brian Windhorst tells Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon (38:45). The crew also discusses big decisions that Victor Oladipo and Bradley Beal must make, and if any coaches will voluntarily forgo the chance to go to Disney.
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Mailbag and College Football! Nick gives his thoughts on the Ivy League cancelling fall sports, the Big 10 only playing 10 conference games, and then answers mailbag questions from listeners.
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Some of the Dream died quickly. Larry Bird retired right away. Magic’s HIV became big news again, a year later, Michael was gone…to baseball, after one of sports history’s most mysterious retirements. But what remains is the Dream Team’s enduring legacy, one many did not see while they were beating teams by fifty points. Their participation in the Olympic did exactly what Boris Stankovic said it would do—it grew the game around the world. The course that the NBA is on right now, as the most international of all sports, was set in that fateful year of 1992.
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Titus & Tate react to Under Armour trying to get out of their $280 million deal with UCLA and dig into which basketball shoe is the best in the last 10 years. Plus, in the latest NBA update, they’ve added a second bubble, guys are setting up studios in their hotel rooms, and it looks like Zion has thrived in quarantine.
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Day 121: Nick Angstadt is live on HotMic answering your questions about the Mavs, Avatar, and the NBA Bubble. The Locked On Podcast Network stands against racism and social injustice. That’s why we, the hosts, are making personal donations to local and national organizations that are fighting for change. And, in the month of June, Locked On is matching the total of all host donations up to an additional $10,000. To make your own donation along with us, please visit lockedonpodcasts.com/blacklivesmatter Join us LIVE every Thursday Night on HotMic. Follow & Use Code: NICKVANEXIT Read Isaac Harris’ Articles on Mavs.com If your business wants to advertise on Locked On Mavericks: DM Nick Angstadt or Isaac Harris or email NickAngstadt@gmail Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! | Offers from our sponsors: lockedonpodcasts.com/offers Magic Spoon(!) Go to magicspoon.com/NBA to grab a variety pack and try it today! And be sure to use our promo code NBA at checkout to get free shipping. Manscaped Go to Manscaped.com and use code Locked On to get 20% Off and Free Shipping. Manscaped is #1 in men’s below the belt grooming and offers precision-engineered tools for your family jewels. Theragun Try Theragun RISK-FREE for THIRTY-DAYS. There is no substitute for the Theragun Gen FOUR - with an OLED screen, personalized Theragun app, and the quiet and POWER you need. Visit Theragun.com/LockedOn Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get $10 off your first order. Blinkist Right now, for a limited time Blinkist has a special offer just for our audience: Go to Blinkist.com/NBA try it FREE for 7 days AND save 25% off your new subscription. Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Nerder She Wrote: Dave DuFour, Seth Partnow and Mo Dakhil along with Pistons reporter James Edwards III on their future and outlook, then with Timberwolves reporter Jon Krawczynski on where things stand for the Wolves and Karl Anthony-Towns.
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The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to revisit the 2000 NBA draft, talk through some of the NBA subplots and what made this draft the worst in NBA history, and then break down the first 14 lottery picks.
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Lakers guard Quinn Cook joins Matt and Stephen on Episode 37 of All The Smoke to open up about his young career. Cook talks about his path from playing in the G-league to being an NBA champ with the Warriors. He also discusses being an executive producer of SHOWTIME's new documentary 'BASKETBALL COUNTY: In The Water', which tells the story of Prince George's County, Maryland, a hot bed of NBA talent, and his home town.
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The Utah Jazz mangement team of Dennis Lindsey and Justin Zanik held a media call yesterday and David Locke, radio voice of the Utah Jazz and Jazz NBA Insider takes you through their comments. Four major topics are touched on in the call. How they felt Rudy Gobert has responded to the ESPN article and his relationship with Donovan Mitchell. Whether or not this crisis has caused the Miller family to change their support of the Utah Jazz. How the front office feels about the Utah Jazz players social justice actions and finally what to expect when the Jazz take the floor today for practice in Orlando. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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This week on Assembly Call Radio, we react to how the pandemic's impact on fall sports my affect the college basketball season and then dive into our offseason analysis of the Hoosiers' undisputed most important player: Trayce Jackson-Davis.All that and much more, including your questions, on this edition of The Assembly Call.On the mics: Andy, Ryan, and Coach
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On Mon.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss multiple teams shutting practice facilities after receiving coronavirus test results, Victor Oladipo's decision to sit out the NBA restart, the list of social messages that can be put on jerseys, rumors of a second bubble, the league's best defenders, NBA 2K21 covers, and more.
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Steve and Pete are joined by author Michael Lewis ('Moneyball,' 'The Blind Side,' and 'The Big Short') to talk about how he gets the ideas for his books, and the background story of ‘The Blind Side’ and how it influenced the NFL’s view on the left tackle position. They discuss how advancements in technology are affecting sports and whether or not a coach can change a player's natural ability. Finally they discuss the extraordinary influence of Timothy Gallwey‘s book ‘The Inner Game of Tennis.’ Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll Guest: Michael Lewis
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NBA legend Gary Payton joins Matt and Stephen on episode 29 of ALL THE SMOKE. The guys talk about the current state of the NBA, Payton’s run with Shawn Kemp, and they listen to him tell stories about Kobe and MJ.
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Steve and Pete are joined by Pete’s former college housemate and baseball super agent Scott Boras to chat about helping players overcome fear, the similarities and differences between coaches and agents, and understanding how to negotiate for a player. Next they get into the necessary measures being taken to begin the process of bringing sports back amid the COVID-19 outbreak.  Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll Guest: Scott Boras  This show is raising money for COVID-19 relief. You can help! Donate here!
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Gary Washburn covers the NBA for the Boston Globe. Twitter: @GwashburnGlobe    4:03 NBA bubble SHOULD go smoothly    13:50 The players have it GOOD in Orlando    21:28 Could a Celtics bench player be a x factor?   30:24 Players are still worried/curious about how this is going to go   33:15 Gary on the BLM movement    Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, July 12th, 2020. Celtics Beat is powered by BetOnline.AG. Go to BetOnline.AG today for your exclusive sign-up bonus.
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The Utah Jazz have spent the opening days in the bubble practicing. They are showing a good deal of confidence to who their condiitoning and how they are coming together. However, their is a still a long way to go and the bubble life is going to grow old in a hurry. David Locke, the radio voice of the Utah Jazz and Jazz NBA Insider, takes a look at Joe Inlges play this season and how his game has evolved. Without Bojan Bogdanovic Joe's shot selection might go back to how it was when he first came into the NBA with more catch and shoot opportunities. The Los Angeles Lakers have lost Rajon Rondo for 8 weeks. Is that bad news for the Lakers? It isn't on the court because the Lakers ere much worse with Rondo on the floor than off the floor, but Orlando might be a war of attrition and the Lakers are getting thin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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All The Smoke is back with Episode 28 where Matt and Stephen are joined by Grizzles point guard Ja Morant. The star rookie talks about being drafted by Memphis, his Westbrook mentality, potentially being rookie of the year and he opens about the Iggy drama.
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Doug Smith from the Toronto Star discusses whether the Raptors are legitimate NBA Finals contenders. He also explains why he thinks the Raptors and the Celtics are the top two teams in the East, and the Bucks are third. 1:00- Reaction to the first look at life in Orlando  13:20- Doug Smith on Raptors experience in the bubble 16:50- Are people underestimating the Raptors' chances to repeat? 18:100- Doug Smith says the Raptors and Celtics are top teams in the East 22:45- Which player is the x-factor for the Raptors in the playoffs? 30:20- Do the Celtics and Raptors have what it takes to win the NBA Finals? Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/l7IEo9gS0KU
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The Dream Team reaches Barcelona and the circus never stops, featuring: The Charles Barkley elbow. The internecine battles between USA Basketball and USOC. The famous “Kukoc Game” in which Jordan and Scottie Pippen made life miserable for the Croatian and would-be Bull. The non-stop life force that was Jordan, and, most of all, the all-galactic level of behind-the-scenes trash talking that went on when the team got together in what the author calls “The Coolest Room in the world.” Oh, yes, the U.S. also won the gold medal and managed to stir up controversy on the podium.
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Celtics legend Paul Pierce joins Matt and Stephen on episode 20 of All The Smoke to talk about his beef with Dwyane Wade, Kobe’s impact on his game, and being a part of the first Big 3 in Boston. He also opens up about being stabbed in 2000.
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The panel reacts to Bradley Beal, Spencer Dinwiddie and Dwight Howard's decisions on playing in Orlando. Plus, what player is most worthy of a Mahomes style 10 year contract? They react to Joel Embiid's comments about returning to play and more NBA topics.
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In honor of UConn’s return to the Big East, Titus & Tate draft their top moments from the Old Big East. Plus, the guys react to “the best recruit since the last recruit that was the best recruit since LeBron James,” Emoni Bates, committing to Michigan State.
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JR Smith did JR Smith things last night, and it's pretty funny. The LA Times' Brad Turner joins the show for an hour. B.T. talks food and everything else he's been up to in quarantine.
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Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr drops by to talk with David Aldridge and BIG Wos about how the Warriors' will get back to premium status in the NBA. An update on Klay Thompson, getting Draymond Green and Kevon Looney back to form and Steph's next iteration. D'Angelo Russell and Andrew Wiggins Plus how the NBA will open up for teams not in the bubble, and dealing with trolls on Twitter and standing up and speaking out for social justice.
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Matt and Stephen are joined by Thunder point guard Chris Paul in a special remote episode of ALL THE SMOKE. CP3 opens up about being traded to the Thunder, his days with the Lob city Clippers and talks about his bond with Kobe. The boys also dive into the state of the NBA today and Adam Silver’s leadership.
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Al Horford suggests he was hurt, Ben Simmons says he's in great shape and wants more pick and roll, and Bryan Colangelo says he was absolved of wrong-doing. We welcome Alonzo Jones to Team Ricky, sign up for Zo's Corner Three newsletter here. We review Devon Gilfillian's Black Hole Rainbow in the Carl Landry Record Club, discuss trading for Wall or Wiggins, and name music and movies Mt Rushmores. The Rights To Ricky Sanchez podcast is presented by Draft Kings Sportsbook. Sign up for Spike's chat with Chuck Klosterman here, and order the book with promo code RTRS for free shipping and a free book here. 
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NBA Draft analyst from the The Athletic, Sam Vecenie joins the show to talk NBA Draft, prospects the Bucks could be looking at selecting and LOTS of discourse on Donte DiVincenzo. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors!  Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get $10 off your first order. Blinkist Right now, for a limited time Blinkist has a special offer just for our audience: Go to Blinkist.com/NBA try it FREE for 7 days AND save 25% off your new subscription. Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll sit down for the premiere episode of their new podcast ‘Flying Coach With Steve Kerr & Pete Carroll,’ in which they offer up their unique perspectives as championship-level coaches in the NBA and NFL. Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll This show is raising money for COVID-19 relief. You can help! Donate here!
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Zach Harper and Dave Dufour discuss the news and notes around the NBA Bubble in Orlando, get exclusive information from Fred Katz on the entertainment in Walt Disney World for the players, discuss food, Embiid's concerns, and more.
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Kevin Garnett joins Matt and Stephen live from NBA All-Star weekend in Chicago for Episode 15 of All The Smoke.
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Michael Lee from The Athletic returns to “The Full 48 with Howard Beck” to discuss concerns surrounding the NBA bubble, including disparity in testing resources for NBA vs the general population at large, the disproportionate effect of the virus on the black and brown communities, and the surging virus cases and related deaths in Florida and other parts of the States. They also delve into NBA activism and amplifying the #BlackLivesMatter movement, and the LeBron James 2020 impact on and off the court. Plus, they talk basketball including Giannis’ future, a possible Pelicans’ play-off run, the propensity for a Sixers bust, and the Toronto Raptors chances of repeating.
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All The Smoke is back for episode 33 with Atlanta Hawks star point guard Trae Young joining Matt and Stephen. Young describes his college experience at Oklahoma, the draft night swap with Luka Doncic, and talks about being compared to Steph Curry. He also tells his story of meeting Kobe and looks back at some other greats, including teammate Vince Carter.
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On Episode 23 of All The Smoke, Matt and Stephen are joined remotely by former NFL star, 'Primetime' himself, Deion Sanders. Sanders talks about Antonio Brown, his NFL career with the Cowboys and 49ers, and his time playing in 2 pro sports (MLB and NFL) in one day.
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ESPN’s Malika Andrews and Bobby Marks join The Woj Pod to discuss the Orlando restart, including the Lakers, Clippers and Bucks championship aspirations, the 76ers leadership, the Nets future and much more.
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On another crossover episode with Knicks Film School, Drew and Shwin are joined only by Jeremy Cohen. Why Jonathan Macri refused to join the guys is something that Drew and Shwin are just going to have to get over. The three amigos primarily discuss and speculate about the impact COVID is going to have on the non-major markets as teams will need to navigate a smoothed-out salary cap, very little, if any, revenue sharing from the big-market teams, and so forth. Then they discuss whether or not Tom Thibodeau would actually ruin a chance at a job that is apparently to lose by holding out to wait for another potential opening. You can catch the rest of this conversation and more on the Knicks Film School podcast coming out whenever they release their 'sodes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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ESPN/ABC analyst Mark Jones, who has spent nearly 30 decades living in South Florida, joins Ethan J. Skolnick and Alphonse Sidney for a wide-ranging, candid conversation. A little something on the Miami Heat, Erik Spoelstra, Jimmy Butler, LeBron James, the NBA at large, Covid-19, social justice and more before heading into the NBA Bubble in Orlando. Then Alex Toledo joins Ethan to discuss the Heat's bus trip and Victor Oladipo's apparent unhappiness with the Pacers. Sponsored by UBreakWheelFix.com (listen for the word for the promotion) and Biscayne Bay Brewing Company.
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Connor Letourneau rejoins the Huddle and drops his unique insight on the Golden State locker room. SUPPORT US ON PATREON by clicking here: Huddle Patreon GET A HUDDLE T-SHIRT & MORE click here: Huddle Merch LEAVE US A VOICEMAIL: 510-473-5133 TWEET US by clicking here: warriorshuddle EMAIL US by clicking here: warriorshuddle@gmail.com Subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts here, Google Play here, Spotify or Stitcher here.
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LA Times reporter Brad Turner joins Sekou Smith to discuss LeBron's leadership over the past few months, Avery Bradley's absence, the signing of J.R. Smith and how the Lakers can find their pre-hiatus chemistry in Orlando. We're gearing up for the restart of the NBA season with a series of 22 daily podcasts featuring an expert on each team entering "the bubble." Subscribe & download NBA Hang Time for all the latest on the league's return!
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Warriors guard Damion Lee reveals to Kerith Burke and Grant Liffmann what is happening behind the scenes at the Warriors facility.
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On episode 24 of All The Smoke, rapper Lil Wayne joins Matt and Stephen remotely to talk about his music career and the impact sports had on it. Lil Wayne also opens up about Kobe Bryant's impact on him and gives us his favorite players in today's NBA.
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The panel reacts to players disappointment with the NBA's list of jersey messages, more teams shutting down practice facilities, the Celtics title potential and more NBA topics.
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Pat and Bill are joined by two new members of the 2021 class. #CA2VT (3:28) Sierra Canyon 4 Star Defensive Back DJ Harvey joins to discuss his choice to commit to tech, why VT is the real DBU, and the Midnight Madness visit back in March. #VA2VT (34:32) 6 foot 4 inch athlete from Sherando HS Keli Lawson details how he looked at his recruitment, Journey back from injury, and workout regimen. Spoiler Alert! BRM and Keli talk Chipotle hacks.
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On today's episode, Sam Cooper is back as he joins Evan for our first Suns mock offseason exercise! What ends up happening as they both put on the GM hats for Phoenix? Who should the Suns keep around? With team options and restricted tags on the table, there's a few decisions to make. Dario Saric or Frank Kaminsky for the backup power forward spot? Will Jevon Carter or Elie Okobo stick around? How about re-signing Aron Baynes, and at what price tag? Will Kelly Oubre Jr. be on the move this offseason to improve the overall roster balance? Evan proposes a HUGE deal that could be a win-win for both sides, but especially Phoenix. Then, we dive into our mock offseason completely revealing our free agency signings and other moves made along the way. How improved will the Suns roster look by the end of this? This was a very fun episode, Suns fans, so make sure to gobble up all of this great offseason information before it officially begins in a few months! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Pelicans opponents missing key players in the restart; Jrue Holiday catch-up; Pels having fun Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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LeBron's Social Justice Decision, Free Woj and dudes inviting ladies to the bubble. We discuss the UFC card and the NHL being back. WTH Internet graphic can be found on @snapbackpod on IG. Would you rather: Have an itchy shirt or use single ply toilet paper forever. Intro 0:00 - 1:00 What's on Abe's mind 1:00 - 2:41 Matisse Thybulle  2:41 - 5:13 Lebron's Jersey 5:24 - 7:37 Free Woj 7:37 - 11:53 BubbleThots 12:41 - 14:09 UFC 14:09 - 21:21 NHL 21:21 - 24:15 Would You Rather?  26:16 - 30:16 WTH Graphic 30:16 - 34:29 Monday Mailbag; Clay Richards: What player will shock people in the NBA bubble/who will people learn about? 34:29 - 39:33 Cory Sparks: How serious should we take the Miami Heat? 39:49 - 42:24 Trevor Stall: What will baseball look like if Mike Trout opts out? 42:24 - 43:53 John Smith: What is the future of sports after coronavirus, will there ever be 100,000 seat stadiums again? 43:53 - 47:45 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jack-settleman/support
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Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report about his oral history of the epic Game 7 between the Lakers and in 2000, the legacy of the Kobe-Shaq partnership, the NBA's restart plan, and more.
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In this episode of The NBA Podcast, Morten Jensen (@msjnba) and Bryan Toporek (@btoporek) discuss the depleted Brooklyn Nets, Joel Embiid's concerns about the NBA restart and players complaining about the accommodations at Walt Disney World.How much will Jamal Crawford and Michael Beasley help the Nets? Was Kendrick Perkins right to mock Embiid's concerns about the bubble? Are players risking PR backlash for criticizing their accommodations at Disney World? What will next season look like?Check out the episode to hear Morten and Bryan discuss all of that and more.Follow us on Twitter: @TheNBAPod
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Zach talks to former NBA star Caron Butler about his work in criminal justice reform, the protests sweeping the U.S., lessons from Kobe, peak Wizards-Cavaliers hijinks, and much more.
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Shaq gets into the drama surrounding the NBA bubble in Orlando, the fallout from the NASCAR Bubba Wallace controversy and what we learned from it, and the insight on Shaq's Fun House vs Gronk Beach, a huge virtual concert coming up this weekend! We also debate the state of "cancel culture", of course we get Borderline, and we celebrate both black and white heroes in a new game! Follow the show on Twitter @Shaqcast, follow TheBigPodcastWithShaq on Instagram and Facebook, or email your best stuff to TheBigPodcastWithShaq@gmail.com.
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The boys are back as All The Smoke remote episodes keep rolling on. Episode 27 features Mark Jackson joining Matt and Stephen to open up about his time with the Warriors and getting replaced by Steve Kerr. Jackson also discusses his ESPN job, the Knicks and talks about Lebron's greatness.
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John and Nate discuss the NBA’s best in a ton of fun categories. You ever have those debates with your friends about those nebulous topics like who is the best passer in the NBA? Who is the smartest player? The fastest? The most and least athletic? We’re here for you to debate the answer in these and a bunch of other NBA categories. With @JohnHollinger and @NateDuncanNBA Subscribe now via iTunes, RSS Feed, or search "Hollinger" in your favorite podcast player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Jon and JB talk about Knicks Twitter, the state of sports media and Worldwide Wes at the cool kid's table. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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NBA Champion Caron Butler joins Sekou Smith to discuss what Giannis Antetokounmpo & the Milwaukee Bucks have to do to cap off their historic 2019-20 regular season with a championship in Orlando.  We're gearing up for the restart of the NBA season with a series of 22 daily podcasts featuring an expert with deep knowledge of each team entering "the bubble." Subscribe & download NBA Hang Time for all the latest on the league's return!
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Zion's added new elements to his game, Ingram's added muscle and the whole gang has taken the floor. We give our reactions and answer questions!
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On the newest episode of All The Smoke, Wizards point guard John Wall joins Matt and Stephen to talk about his rehab, his relationship with teammate Bradley Beal, and idolizing Allen Iverson. Wall also recalls his college career at Kentucky with Coach Cal and tells some Kobe stories.
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Remembering the Game 7 when Kawhi Leonard became immortal, the Jimmy Butler era ended in Philly, Joel Embiid cried, the 2019 playoffs shifted gears, and Kawhi sank the greatest (and craziest) series-winning shot of all time. Would the NBA ever be the same? Was this one of the greatest performances ever? And why did Kawhi shoot 39 times while still obeying the Secret? Bill Simmons breaks it all down with The Ringer’s Ryen Russillo and Chris Ryan.
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Day 120: Nick Angstadt and Isaac Harris discuss Rick Carlisle's press conference on the Mavs Training Camp, the benefits of the layoff for Luka, and Porzignis' training. The Locked On Podcast Network stands against racism and social injustice. That’s why we, the hosts, are making personal donations to local and national organizations that are fighting for change. And, in the month of June, Locked On is matching the total of all host donations up to an additional $10,000. To make your own donation along with us, please visit lockedonpodcasts.com/blacklivesmatter Join us LIVE every Thursday Night on HotMic. Follow & Use Code: NICKVANEXIT Read Isaac Harris’ Articles on Mavs.com If your business wants to advertise on Locked On Mavericks: DM Nick Angstadt or Isaac Harris or email NickAngstadt@gmail Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! | Offers from our sponsors: lockedonpodcasts.com/offers Magic Spoon(!) Go to magicspoon.com/NBA to grab a variety pack and try it today! And be sure to use our promo code NBA at checkout to get free shipping. Manscaped Go to Manscaped.com and use code Locked On to get 20% Off and Free Shipping. Manscaped is #1 in men’s below the belt grooming and offers precision-engineered tools for your family jewels. Theragun Try Theragun RISK-FREE for THIRTY-DAYS. There is no substitute for the Theragun Gen FOUR - with an OLED screen, personalized Theragun app, and the quiet and POWER you need. Visit Theragun.com/LockedOn Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON,” and you’ll get $10 off your first order. Blinkist Right now, for a limited time Blinkist has a special offer just for our audience: Go to Blinkist.com/NBA try it FREE for 7 days AND save 25% off your new subscription. Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Brad Rowland (@BTRowland, Peachtree Hoops) hosts episode No. 782 of the Locked on Hawks podcast and the show answers mailbag questions on John Collins, Anthony Edwards, LaMelo Ball, undraftable players and (much) more. **Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll discuss all things draft, including how they are preparing for a virtual draft, how they scout players, and drafting late-round guys like D.K. Metcalf and Draymond Green (3:25) before talking about the coaches in both the NFL and NBA who innovated the game like no one before them (39:30). Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll This show is raising money for COVID-19 relief. You can help! Donate here!
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BJ Armstrong and Tate Frazier are joined by Senior Writer at ESPN, Zach Lowe, to discuss the weirdest basketball storylines heading into the Bubble, the writing rust after a four-month hiatus, the approach to CBA discussions ahead for next season, the 2013 Conference Finals sliding doors with Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, and potential Marc Gasol All-Stars in the Bubble.
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5 Time Tart is back and better than ever...with some inside info on a new Clippers design. Discussing the latest happening with practice and personnel in the Clippers bubble, Amir Coffey could be a Bubble Darling, Woj got shafted. and new arena and Clippers design discussions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Everyone remembers Kobe’s Lakers finally winning a title without Shaq in 2009. But why don’t they remember Orlando’s epic Game 4 collapse? Was this one of the biggest Finals meltdowns ever? Should the Magic have won the the series? How did those two missed free throws change Dwight Howard’s legacy? And just what the hell was Jameer Nelson doing? Bill breaks it down with The Ringer’s Kevin Clark and Joe House.
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A double episode.... -- First, Ethan J. Skolnick, Alex Toledo and Alphonse Sidney discuss the elite 2-guards who might be available to the Miami Heat at some point, including bubble no-shows Bradley Beal and Victor Oladipo and Jazz young All-Star Donovan Mitchell. Can Tyler Herro reach their levels at any point? -- Second, Stefano Fusaro (the only ESPN reporter in the Major League Soccer bubble in Orlando) discusses with Ethan and Greg Sylvander that experience so far, and how similar it might be to the NBA resumption in that area. Plus, Fusaro (who covers the Rockets and has ties to Jimmy Butler) talks about the Rockets and Heat.  Sponsored by Biscayne Bay Brewing Company and Keystone Chiropractic.
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Remember the night when Tim Duncan’s Spurs basically ended Shaq and Kobe’s quest for a four-peat, only they blew a huge lead and got saved because Robert Horry MISSED the game-winning shot? Remember when Duncan won a series against Shaq and Kobe in their primes? Remember when the thought of Duncan winning five titles seemed absurd? Remember the season when Kobe looked the most like MJ? Bill breaks it all down with The Ringer’s Shea Serrano.
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ESPN's Amin Elhassan stops by to talk Kyrie, Perk and how the hell the bubble is going to go.
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Altitude Sports' Chris Dempsey joins the show to talk his career, how the Nuggets are adapting to strange circumstances, and what the mindset of the team is as they begin scrimmage and practice inside quarantine. Part 1 of 2. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Ever since the book Dream Team was released in 2012, fans have been curious about the intrasquad scrimmage the Dream Teamers played in Monte Carlo, a few days before the Olympics began in Barcelona. “The Greatest Game Nobody Ever Saw” is what McCallum called that chapter in his book … even though he did see it on film. McCallum breaks it down, along with the phenomenon of the world’s most famous team hanging out in the world’s most famous playground. Hint: Money exchanged hands.
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Ben and Max are joined by P.D. Web to discuss freshmen who disappointed this last season, why they disappointed and what lessons we can take away from their performance. Presented by Betonline.ag and Manscaped 1:02 - Matthew Hurt and Wendell Moore 26:24 - Tre Mann 38:05 - CJ Walker 44:40 - Isaiah Mobley 55:09 - Kahlil Whitney and Keion Brooks 1:10:59 - Oscar Tshiebwe
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Andy Liu and Saam Esfandiari welcome Evan Zamir (Warriors Twitter OG and draft expert) to chat about his favorite prospects and types of players to draft. Then Andy and Sam discuss the second bubble, the player most likely to come into this postseason out of shape, and take your mailbag questions including their favorite SF cuisine/restaurants.Thanks to our friends over at BetOnline.AG for sponsoring the show!Hosts: Andy Liu and Saam EsfandiariGuest: Evan ZamirProducer: Ben Cruz
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Pete Carroll gives an inside look at how the NFL draft went for the Seahawks, talks about a few of their picks, and discusses how college experience affects a player's draft stock in the NBA and NFL. Pete and Steve reflect on losing a Super Bowl and an NBA Finals in devastating fashion and how to learn and move forward from it (0:15). Then author and speaker Dr. Brené Brown joins the show to talk about turning vulnerability into strength as a coach, preparing players for public scrutiny, and more (24:30). Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll This show is raising money for COVID-19 relief. You can help! Donate here!
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Cleveland won a championship? The Cavs rallied back from 3-1? LeBron delivered on his promise to Ohio? The Warriors blew a chance to become the greatest team ever? How did one dramatic Game 7 yield The Shot, The Block, AND The Stop? Why wasn’t Stephen Curry a bigger goat? Was this LeBron’s greatest performance ever? And did this nudge Kevin Durant to the Warriors and change the course of NBA history? Bill answers all of these questions and more as he breaks down Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals with ESPN’s Brian Windhorst.
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Chapter 5: How did the 2011 playoffs change Dirk’s destiny as a top-35 player? Would he have been even better in the current 3-point-happy era than the previous one? Is he the most popular Dallas athlete ever? And could Dirk crack the Pantheon in Bill’s 100-player Hall of Fame Pyramid? These questions and more are broken down in our fourth “Pyramid Podcast” with Marc Stein of ‘The New York Times.’
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On today’s episode we welcome the very funny Errol Chatham (Odd Future affiliate, Jasper & Errol’s First Time) to chat about Woj’s bomb, JJ Redick shotgunning beers, Ben Simmons refusal to shoot, Jamel getting in trouble at a Wegman’s, and LeBron deciding to put “James” on the back of his jersey. It’s a fun one!Follow us @AirbudsPod & subscribe to our Patreon  for even more exclusive content. Thanks again to our sponsor BetOnline.ag
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Steve Deace and Aaron McIntire break down the top 5 ways in which the Big Ten’s schedule could be impacted by the coronavirus this season.
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Chapter 2: Will we remember the 2010s for Curry or LeBron? Is Curry already the greatest shooter of all time? Has any modern superstar ever had more career-related “what ifs”? Is Curry STILL underrated? And where does he rank on Bill’s 100-player Hall of Fame Pyramid? These questions and more are broken down in our first Pyramid Podcast with The Ringer’s Ryen Russillo.
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Gavin is joined by Knicks Film School's Jeremy Cohen to discuss DeSean Jackson's anti-Semitic posts, how the NBA can best educate players going forward, and a bit of Knicks free agency talk to wrap things up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo discusses racial inequality and moving forward with college athletics. Izzo builds his ‘Dream Player’ with Andy from ten specific characteristics. All six men’s DI head coaches in Mississippi discuss the impact of removing the Confederate symbol from the state flag.
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Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss the Thunder traveling to Orlando, Bubble News, and a look back at the Paul George Trade from a year ago.
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Dwight Howard was the league’s best center for five straight seasons. He even toppled LeBron in a conference finals to make the 2009 Finals. So what derailed him from being an all-time great? Was it injuries? Was he just kind of a jackass? Had the level of competition at center dipped so much that it made him seem better than he was? How do you explain his redemption with the 2019-20 Lakers? And why was Dwight the most properly rated NBA star ever? Bill breaks it all down with The Ringer’s Ryen Russillo and Joe House.
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Al Harrington | Ep 18 | ALL THE SMOKE Full Podcast | SHOWTIME Basketball
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"The NBA Fails Group Economics" Keith, Jon and Chuck complain about the tone-deaf food complaints and the NBA failing to follow through on some promises, while still mostly keeping things ridiculous.Support the show at Patreon.com/FastbreakBreakfastEpisode 447 (S6 Ep. 26)
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Tony East and Adam Friedman answer your question from Twitter, including some on Oladipo's Indiana future and life in the NBA bubble. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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The guys talk about if they think the NBA season will start on time and what issues and problems that could come up. Should the NBA have done a tournament like TBT instead of the current plan? How will the product look on tv with an empty arena? And would Kelly Oubre be a good fit for the Warriors in a draft night trade?