Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Evaluating the season for every young player in the Pacific Division. Danny and Nate sum up where each player got better, what they have to work on, and where applicable give a rating for player’s improvement. We even pore through G-League stats and film when necessary. Then
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Veteran political reporter Perry Bacon, Jr. of FiveThirtyEight.com applies his ample knowledge of how the reporting game is played to the NBA. He and Nate discuss: When to trust or question stories that cite unnamed sources. Why sources leak stories to certain reporters. How the importance of
A look at where transmission is happening to boost case counts. How much is protests, and how much is bars? What should we make of claims that younger demographics in this latest surge mean it isn’t so bad? Surge states finally take some countermeasures. Has India given up on preventing the spread of the virus?
Youyang Gu discusses the methods behind his successful coronavirus modeling and what he sees coming in the next few months. He and Ben nerd out on modeling talk. Nate also does a solo news segment discussing mask adherence on planes, testing shortages again becoming an issue, and the “pause” in reopening in Texas. Plus, a
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Every aspect of LaMelo Ball’s game. He has some of the biggest strengths but also some of the biggest weaknesses in this draft and is a unique prospect. How does all that add up compared to the rest of the class, and how does he compare to
US case counts rise about 30,000 daily. Americans aren’t as unconcerned about COVID as media reports might indicate. NYC struggles to implement contact tracing. Australia will close its borders through the end of the year, China punishes “rumors.” More research has emerged indicating the D614G amino acid change matters. How should we evaluate these reports?
An Italian study shows improvement in fatality rates as treatments improve. A look at US super-spreading events at Ft. Benning and in Jacksonville. US authorities begin to embrace compulsory masks. A basketball game in Vermont before the shutdown was likely a super-spreading event and highlights the dangers of Trump’s indoor rally in Oklahoma. Pakistan’s outbreak
Ben and Nate brainstorm some big ideas and rate how much those ideas would help, how hard they would be to implement, and the level of social and political will that exists to implement them. If you want to support this ad-free show please join Nate’s Patreon, Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Articles and studies cited on the show
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Marc J. Spears of the Undefeated discusses his piece encouraging NBA players to return to play and use their platform to combat racism. Plus, the current state of minority hiring among the NBA and its teams, what he hears from Black candidates, and how teams could improve
Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. In alphabetical order, we answer listener questions on all 15 teams in the Eastern Conference. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.