Podcast Archive

How Did the Youngs Improve This Year? (Pacific Division)

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

Covid Daily News: Coronavirus Modeler Youyang Gu; News Roundup

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

Should LaMelo Be the No. 1 Pick? NBA News Catch-Up

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

Covid Daily News: How Do Americans Feel About COVID? NYC Contact Tracing Woes; D614G is Back

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?

Covid Daily News: Treatment Improving? US Superspreading Events; Pakistan’s Struggles

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

Covid Daily News: Big Ideas

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

Eastern Conference Mailbag, All 15 Teams

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.