Podcast Archive

Reddit Mailbag August 25

Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. A long overdue mailbag using questions submitted via NBAReddit.  Topics: Should Sixers move Jahlil Okafor or Nerlens Noel; can/will the D-League become a realistic alternative to college basketball, the Pistons’ future ceiling, which second-rounder is most likely to make All-Rookie; what “up-and-coming” team is overrated; why does the Excluded

Olympics Quarterfinals, Best/Worst Contracts Since the Lockout Pt. 1

Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We review the Olympic quarterfinals, in order AUS/LTU, SRB/CRO, USA/ARG, ESP/FRA, look ahead to USA/ESP, and then (33:00) part 1 of the best and worst contracts since the lockout, looking at the 2011 – 2013 offseasons. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux of RealGM, The Athletic and the Sporting News (@DannyLeroux). 

Re-Grading the 2015 Offseason

Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. We re-grade the 2015 offseason with a year of hindsight, and evaluate where our original grades were right or wrong.  We start in alphabetical order with the East, then do the West (53:00), and finally pick the grades we are least and most proud of. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux of RealGM, The Athletic and

Westbrook Extension and Olympics Preview

Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Danny Leroux of RealGM, The Athletic and the Sporting News (@DannyLeroux) joins to talk Russell Westbrook’s renegotiation and extension in OKC: why it happened, plus the long-term cap implications for the Thunder and where they go from here.  We also talk other R&E candidates and hit some news. Then (33:00) European broadcaster and youth coach Kristian Palotie (@4ProPalotie) joins

Eastern Conference Offseason Grades

Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Eastern Conference offseason grades in alphabetical order, based on how much teams improved for this year, how it affects their future, and what other options they could have pursued With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux of RealGM, The Athletic and the Sporting News (@DannyLeroux). 

Western Conference Offseason Grades

Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Western Conference offseason grades in alphabetical order, based on how much teams improved for this year, how it affects their future, and what other options they could have pursued With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux of RealGM, The Athletic and the Sporting News (@DannyLeroux). 

Summer League Prospect Review, Part 2

Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. News on CJ McCollum’s max extension, Dion Waiters to Miami, and Boston’s signings.  Then we continue a massive prospect review of Summer League, starting in alphabetical order with Detroit through Washington, then pick our best and worst of summer league among the rookies and vets. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux of RealGM, The Athletic and

Summer League Prospect Review, Part 1

Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. First, some news as we look at the Miles Plumlee contract in Milwaukee and the Bucks’ overall offseason, then Dirk’s 2-year, $50 million deal in Dallas.  We also debate OKC revoking Dion Waiters’ qualifying offer. Then, (23:00) we look at summer league prospects from, in alphabetical order, the Atlanta Hawks through