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Dunc'd On Basketball NBA Podcast

Nate Duncan hosts the most in-depth NBA basketball podcast, featuring detailed game breakdowns, salary cap analysis, and scouting.

Episodes

  • All-NBA and MVP of the Decade

    Dec 09 2019

    Nate and Danny go long on choosing an All-NBA team and MVP ballot for the decade.  Fascinating debates develop: What’s more important, longevity and peak? Scoring or scaleability? Which guard wins out among James Harden, Chris Paul, and Stephen Curry? What about how to handle shorter peak players like Dwyane Wade, Kobe Bryant, and Kawhi Leonard, and Dirk Nowitzki?  Who the heck are the centers? Oh, and we’ll spare you a little drama: LeBron James is MVP of this decade. Pl...more

  • 15 in 60 (East 12.05.19)

    Dec 05 2019

    We take a look at the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference, starting with the Miami/Toronto OT thriller and Detroit blowing out Cleveland, and then going in reverse alphabetical order from Washington to Atlanta. Timestamps: MIA/TOR (0:00), CLE/DET (16:17), WAS (28:23), PHI (36:29), ORL (43:15), NYK (50:12), MIL (58:19), CHI (1:02:35), CHA (1:06:40), BKN (1:13:42), BOS (1:17:00), ATL (1:21:20), IND (1:26:26). Please subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast pla...more

  • UTA/PHI; PHX/CHA; Coach, Worst Coach, 6th Man, Defensive Player, and Rookie Season of the Decade

    Dec 03 2019

    First we catch up on the 2 games of the night, Utah at Philly and Phoenix at Charlotte, the latter a candidate for worst loss of the month.  Then a look back at the best and worst coaching work from the last decade of the NBA, followed by the best 6th man of the decade and the best 6th man season of the decade, best defender of the decade and best defensive season of the decade, plus the best rookie season of the decade. Please subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your ...more

  • Executive and Not Executive of the Decade; News

    Dec 02 2019

    A look back at the best and worst front office work from the last decade of the NBA.  We look at how the best and worst teams of the decade were built and who was responsible. Then, a quick news catchup. Please subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player.  And if you like this pod and want additional bonus content, please subscribe to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com, sponsors...more

  • NBA Awards (11.26.19)

    Nov 27 2019

    Time for our first look at the NBA Awards!  Who are the picks for MVP, All-NBA, DPOY, COY, ROY, 6MOY and more?  Plus we pick the most surprising and disappointing teams and players, and get into a lively debate over Executive of the Year and NOT Executive of the year. Please subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player.  And if you like this pod and want additional bonus content, please subscribe to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/Dun...more

  • 15 in 60 (Western Conference) 11.25.19

    Nov 25 2019

    15 in 60 (Western Conference 11.25.19) We catch up on the last 2 weeks for the 15 teams in the Western Conference teams in loose reverse alphabetical order, hitting on games between OKC/LAL and HOU/DAL. Timestamps: UTA (0:00), MIN (6:54), SAS (21:18), SAC (29:26), POR (33:25), PHX (38:41), OKC and LAL (45:32), NOP (1:00:18), MEM (1:11:56), LAC (1:18:45), HOU and DAL (1:24:00), GSW (1:37:27), DEN (1:41:41) Please subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast pla...more

  • All-Decade: Best Individual Games and Series; News

    Nov 22 2019

    We rank the best games and series by individuals this decade.  Where do the classic LeBron, KD, Steph, Klay, Dirk, and Kawhi games and series stack up? Before that we hit on a brief news segment, including how Nikola Vucevic’s injury affects Orlando’s playoff chances. Please subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player.  And if you like this pod and want additional bonus content, please subscribe to support Nate and Danny at Patreon...more

  • BOS/LAC Game of the Year, Mailbag Continued

    Nov 21 2019

    The game of the year so far between Boston and the LA Clippers, we get into what stood out from this matchup for these teams going forward. Then we had so many great mailbag questions we continued that, discussing whether the pace & space era has rendered the big obsolete, Carmelo’s debut, grades for Vogel, Monty, Saunders and Fizdale to date, Portland’s potential to upgrade at forward in a trade, Luka being in the MVP conversation, trade scenarios for CP3 and Gallo, and more. ...more

  • 15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 11.19.20)

    Nov 19 2019

    15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 11.19.20) We catch up on the last 2 weeks for the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference teams in loose alphabetical order, hitting on games between East teams BRK/IND, CHA/TOR, CLE/NYK, CHI/MIL  Timestamps: ATL (0:00), BOS (6:22), BKN (15:50), IND (26:28), CHA (30:47), TOR (37:29), CHI (44:45), MIL (52:02), NYK (57:30), CLE (1:03:28), DET (1:05:49), MIA (1:09:30), ORL (1:15:20), PHI (1:19:40), WAS (1:26:54) Please subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On&rd...more

  • Mailbag! Melo? News.

    Nov 18 2019

    News catchup, then a mailbag. Questions:  How many teams could the league expand to? Who is the worst player that could start on every team? What young role players have stood out? How to referee illegal screens? Which 3 teams with losing records are most likely to make the playoffs? Who are the most likely new All-Stars? When should a team fire a coach mid-season?  And more. Please subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player.  And if you...more

  • All-Area Teams and News

    Nov 14 2019

    Nate and Danny lay out their All-Area teams based on where NBA players grew up then pit them against each other in a bracket to produce an All-Area champion, debating each theoretical seven-game series. Before that, Danny catches up on news, including injuries to Eric Gordon, Caris LeVert and Lauri Markkanen.   Please subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player.  And if you like this pod and want additional bonus content, please subscribe to s...more

  • 2017 Re-Draft and News

    Nov 12 2019

    Nate and Danny go through the 2017 Draft and break down their current tiers mixing present production and future value. Plenty of discussion about the order and structure of the top players (Mitchell, Tatum, Fox, etc) but also the challenges of assessing projects like Markelle Fultz, which prospects project as starters vs. backups, the depth of the class and much more. Before that, Danny catches up on news, including injuries to De'Aaron Fox, Khris Middleton, Gordon Hayward and Ben Simmons plus ...more

  • 15 in 60 (West 11.07.19)

    Nov 07 2019

    First full episode this year of the sports world’s most inaccurately named podcast as we take a look at the season to date for each team in the Western Conference. In alphabetical order except Memphis at the end. Timestamps to help you locate each team’s section: DAL – 0:00 DEN – 7:19 GSW – 15:15 HOU – 23:14 LAC – 28:10 LAL – 33:55 MEM – 1:25:03 MIN – 40:14 NOP – 45:34 OKC – 50:21 PHX – 56:00 POR – 1...more

  • Gamers: BOS/CLE; SAS/ATL; IND/CHA; LAL/CHI

    Nov 06 2019

    Game time as we take stock of a fun Tuesday around the league.  We break down Gordon Hayward’s best game as a Celtic and look at Darius Garland’s game among many other nuggets in a big break down.  Then a look at Trae Young’s masterful second half against the Spurs to lead Atlanta, a wild overtime win for Charlotte and some head-scratching coaching by Indiana, and finally a stirring Lakers comeback over the Bulls led by their second unit. Please subscribe by searchin...more

  • Time to Panic?!?!? Plus News and Rookie Option Decisions

    Nov 05 2019

    After catching up on news from the weekend we take a look at which teams’ fanbases should panic after a tough start to the year and assign a 1-10 rating based on how likely they are to still fulfill preseason expectations. Finally, an assessment of some of the controversial rookie option decisions that were made. Please subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player.  And if you like this pod and want additional bonus content, please subscribe t...more

  • Mulligans on Season Predictions 2019-20

    Nov 04 2019

    We’re only a week and a half in and a ton has changed, so it’s time to give some do-overs on preseason predictions. We look at our playoff locks and probables, plus which new teams have a shot at the postseason. We also look at whether our tiers of championship contenders have changed, and whether we think the candidates for the major individual awards contain any new names. Please subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player. And if you like this pod and want additional...more

  • Curry’s Broken Hand, Mailbag on Early Season Trends; NCAA Caves On Player Likenesses

    Oct 31 2019

    Packed episode. First we discuss Steph Curry’s broken hand and why that’s probably a good thing for nearly everyone in the organization. Then a really fun mailbag on the early season. Why did nobody see Kendrick Nunn coming? How sustainable is the Suns’ start? Will the Pacers trade Sabonis? What grade would we give Vlade Divac? Can Pascal Siakam maintain his start? Plus quick hitters on New Orleans D, Jayson Tatum’s D, determining whether hot starts will continue, and more?Then we catch up on n...more

  • 15 in 60 For Real Part 2

    Oct 30 2019

    We go through some of the main themes that have emerged for the other 15 teams in the league, taking 4 minutes for each team. In order: SAS, POR, DAL, LAC, SAC, DEN, OKC, UTA, HOU, NOP, BOS, TOR, NYK, IND, WAS.Please subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player. And if you like this pod and want additional bonus content, please subscribe to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com, sponsors list also available at Nate...more

  • 1st Gamer: PHI/ATL; GSW/NOP; CHI/NYK; DEN/SAC; UTA/PHX

    Oct 29 2019

    A fun clash of styles with Philly throttling Atlanta late, then we hit briefly on Golden State stanching the bleeding against a wounded New Orleans team (fewer combat metaphors in the actual pod). Then a look at the Knicks’ comeback win over the Bulls and our impressions so far of RJ Barrett, and finally how the Kings fell to 0-4 in a slugfest against the Nuggets.Please subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player. And if you like this pod and want additional bonus conten...more

  • 15 in 60, for Real This Time

    Oct 28 2019

    In a throwback, we do 4 minutes on 15 teams, with the remaining 15 for tomorrow. Here’s the order:PHXMIAMILMINATLORLCLEDETPHICHIGSWMEMBKNLALCHAPlease subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player. And if you like this pod and want additional bonus content, please subscribe to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com, sponsors list also available at NateDuncanNBA.com.With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @Da...more

  • EVERY Game, Plus More Season Predictions

    Oct 24 2019

    We hit every, yes EVERY game to some extent on the real opening night, as at least one of us saw at least some of every game and we remark on what most interested us. In order: CHI/CHA, DET/IND, CLE/ORL, MIN/BRK, MEM/MIA, BOS/PHI, WAS/DAL, NYK/SAS, OKC/UTA, SAC/PHX, DEN/POR.Then we finish our season predictions, recorded before tonight’s action. DPOY, ROY, 6MOY, and some of our own unofficial awards like Sophomore of the Year, most surprising/disappointing teams/players, and Executive and Not ...more

  • Season Predictions plus Opening Night: LAL/LAC and NOP/TOR

    Oct 23 2019

    We take a look at the opening night games and what they might portend for the season to come, including how the LeBron and AD pairing looked, how Kawhi fit in with the Clippers’ established players, the ex-Lakers in New Orleans, and Pascal Siakam’s role as the new star in Toronto.Then we go through the first part of our NBA predictions, including win totals for all teams, playoff seeds, playoff predictions, MVP, Coach of the Year, and a few other random predictions.Please subscribe by searching ...more

  • Huge News Day: Zion, Extensions, Latest on NBA/China

    Oct 21 2019

    Zion Williamson is out 6-8 weeks with a meniscus injury. How does that impact the outlook for him and the Pels this year? Then we look at all the extensions reached in the last few days, including Bradley Beal, Pascal Siakam, Dejounte Murray, Jaylen Brown, Domantas Sabonis, Buddy Hield, and Taurean Prince.We run through preseason roster moves and injuries, then look at the latest developments in the NBA/China saga including Adam Silver’s remarks that the Chinese government demanded the firing ...more

  • GSW Outlook w/ Anthony Slater; DEN Outlook w/ Adam Mares; CHI Outlook w/ Your Friendly Bullsblogger

    Oct 18 2019

    We take a look at the new-look Golden State Warriors with beat writer Anthony Slater of the Athletic (0:50). Can Draymond Green prop up a leaky defense? Who makes this team and who is going to play at the back end of the rotation? Will the D’Angelo Russell move work out? And how low is Nate actually going below the under of 48.5 wins, and why?Then Adam Mares of DNVR Nuggets and Locked on Nuggets examines whether the Denver Nuggets can take the next step this year (1:21:07). That starts with c...more

  • NOP Outlook w/ Mason Ginsberg; Ethan Strauss on LeBron/Kerr/China; BRK Outlook w/ Brian Lewis

    Oct 16 2019

    Mason Ginsberg joins to discuss the Pelicans’ upcoming season. How has Zion looked in preseason, how do Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram fit into the mix, who will close games for this group, and how good can the defense be with talent but also inexperience? Plus we make predictions for the Pels season.Then Ethan Strauss on LeBron James’ comments on China and Daryl Morey, plus his thoughts on how players and coaches should handle this situation and where we think Steve Kerr has gone awry.Finally Br...more

  • NBA/China w/ Bill Bishop of Sinocism; Memphis Grizzlies Outlook w/ Chris Herrington

    Oct 15 2019

    We wade a lot deeper into the NBA’s quagmire in China with expert Bill Bishop. Topics include: Evaluating the NBA’s response; how the NBA has handled this situation compared to others doing business in China; where that apologetic Weibo message came from; whether the outrage in China was real or manufactured, whether the NBA has any leverage in this situation; how this situation can resolve, and Bill’s advice for Adam Silver. Plus Bill gets into a ton of geopolitical background on these issues....more

  • Dallas Mavericks 2019-20 Outlook w/ Tim Cato

    Oct 14 2019

    Tim Cato, Mavs beat writer for the Athletic, joins for the Dallas Mavericks season outlook. We look at Luka Doncic and how he can take the next step to All-Star level, how Kristaps Porzingis has looked so far in his return from ACL surgery, and what pieces fit best around their two core pieces in the rotation. Plus, what key aspect of Rick Carlisle’s coaching will have to change for the Mavs to make the playoffs? Then we give our predictions for the 2019-20 Mavericks season.With host Nate Du...more

  • SAS Outlook w/ Jeff McDonald; CLE Outlook w/ Chris Fedor

    Oct 11 2019

    Jeff McDonald of the San Antonio Express-News joins to look at the San Antonio Spurs season. He discusses what Dejounte Murray looks like in camp, how the Spurs will build out their guard rotation with DeMar DeRozan, Derrick White, Lonnie Walker and co., whether the Spurs offense can sustain with their midrange-heavy attack, and give our predictions for the Spurs season.Then Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com on the Cavs. Among the topics: What will they look like under John Beilein; How is Darius G...more

  • LAC Outlook w/ Jovan Buha

    Oct 10 2019

    Jovan Buha, Clippers beat writer for the Athletic, joins with another deep dive on a Western contender. We spend a lot of time on how the rotation shakes out, including why Lou Williams and Montrezl Harrell may not play as much or close games this year. He gives us the latest on Kawhi and PG’s health status and handicaps which of the Clippers’ wings will emerge with the biggest roles. Finally we talk which teams the Clippers match up with best and worst in the West and give our predictions for...more

  • Zion Debuts; Lowry Extension; LAL Outlook w/ Darius Soriano

    Oct 09 2019

    We recap a few takeaways from yesterday’s preseason action, including Zion Williamson’s debut in Atlanta, discuss Kyle Lowry’s 1-year, $31 million extension in Toronto, and hit on the rest of the camp news.Then Darius Soriano joins for well over an hour to discuss the LA Lakers upcoming season. How will Anthony Davis be used, what to expect from LeBron’s age 35 season, can Rajon Rondo ruin the whole thing, how will the Lakers’ rotation shake out, and much more. We also hit on their expected st...more

  • PHI Outlook w/ Derek Bodner; Morey Tweet Situation

    Oct 08 2019

    Derek Bodner of the Athletic joins to discuss the Sixers this season. We look at whether replacing JJ Redick and Jimmy Butler with Al Horford and Josh Richardson is an upgrade, which of their young players can crack the rotation, how the Sixers and Bucks match up, whether Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons can take the next step, and make our predictions for the Sixers season.Then in a short solo session Nate tries to wrap his head around the controversy stemming from Daryl Morey’s tweet about Hong Ko...more

  • BOS Outlook w/ Jared Weiss; DET Outlook w/ Dan Feldman

    Oct 07 2019

    Jared Weiss of the Athletic joins to discuss the Kemba for Kyrie swap, whether Boston’s wing trio of Tatum, Brown, and Hayward can bounce back, what happens at center, and make predictions for the Celtics season.Then Dan Feldman discusses what, if anything whatsoever, is different about the Pistons this year. We try to break down how they’ve improved, how the wing rotation will work out, which of their young players can contribute, and prediction the Pistons’ record.With host Nate Duncan (@NateD...more

  • Outlooks: NYK w/ Jared Dubin; HOU w/ Rahat Huq; CHA w/ Spencer Percy

    Oct 04 2019

    We take a look at the rebuilt Knicks with Jared Dubin and try to parse out how this mix of veterans and young prospects will look on the floor in 2019-20. Particular attention is paid to RJ Barrett and Mitchell Robinson, as well as projecting the Knicks’ rotation this season.Then Rahat Huq wraps his head around James Harden’s 2017 MVP usurper Russell Westbrook joining the Rockets, and we attempt to answer whether he will be an upgrade on Chris Paul and what holes Daryl Morey might have to upgra...more

  • Western Conference Over/Unders 2019-20 and Best Bets

    Oct 02 2019

    Western Conference Over/Under time. We spend a ton of time debating some of the more vexing teams in the West with so much turnover. Then we discuss our disagreements and pick our 5 best bets on the board among the 30 teams.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA). And if you like this pod and want additional bonus content, please subscribe to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com, sponsors list also available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Eastern Conference Over/Unders 2019-20

    Oct 01 2019

    Time to look at 2019-20 over/unders. Where do we most disagree with the conventional wisdom on how these teams will finish, and who do Danny and Nate think is overrated or underrated by Vegas? And which was the annual team that Nate convinced Danny to switch his pick on?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA). And if you like this pod and want additional bonus content, please subscribe to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com, sponsors l...more

  • Camp News Roundup with Danny; SAC Outlook w/ James Ham

    Sep 30 2019

    Danny joins for the first time in awhile to catch up on news, including the NBA’s new tampering rules, the idea of 1 free throw per shooting foul in the G-League, the Magic exercising Markelle Fultz’s option and his participating in training camp, and the rest of the “September surprises.”Then James Ham of NBC Sports on the Kings. We discuss the evolution of De’Aaron Fox and Marvin Bagley, the Kings’ newfound depth, how Luke Walton’s system will affect this Kings roster, and make our prediction...more

  • Outlooks: UTA w/ David Locke; MIA w/ Albert Nahmad; TOR w/ Blake Murphy

    Sep 26 2019

    Another huge THREE TEAM Season Outlook. First, David Locke, Jazz radioman and creator of the Locked on Podcast Network, joins to discuss the acquisition of Mike Conley, how Donovan Mitchell can take the next step, whether Rudy Gobert can keep this an elite defense, a potentially underrated issue for the Jazz next season, and much more.Then Albert Nahmad, a preeminent capologist and also Heat observer, joins to discuss the NBA’s modifications to the Nene contract with the Rockets for a few minute...more

  • Outlooks: OKC w/ Royce Young; POR w/ Mike Richman; ATL w/ Brad Rowland

    Sep 23 2019

    We are truly getting back into it now, with a huge THREE TEAM Season Outlook with an All-Star Cast. First, Royce Young of ESPN on the OKC Thunder. We touch on the anatomy of the seminal summer as OKC commences their rebuild, the prospects for more moves in the future, and how Chris Paul, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, and Danilo Gallinari fit into the team this year. Plus we take stock of the local zeitgeist after the big moves and relive the last decade of Thunder basketball, including of course t...more

  • WAS Outlook w/ Fred Katz and Mike Prada; PHX w/ Michael Schwartz

    Sep 19 2019

    A massive, epic three-man Washington Wizards preview pod with Fred Katz of the Athletic DC and long-suffering Wizards observer Mike Prada of SB Nation. We discuss the overall direction of the franchise and prospects for a Bradley Beal trade, the big changes in the front office, and finally some of the rotation battles this season We follow up with predictions for the 2019-20 seasonThen Michael Schwartz, founder of Valley of the Suns and current ESPNer, joins for the Phoenix Suns outlook. Topic...more

  • MIN Outlook w/ Jon Krawczynski; IND Outlook w/ J. Michael

    Sep 16 2019

    Jon Krawczynski of the Athletic Minnesota joins to give the outlook for the Wolves’ season. We discuss the process behind the hiring of Gersson Rosas and his assessment of the Rosas era so far, then look at how this new Wolves roster will shake out with the team finally built around Karl-Anthony Towns. We follow up with predictions for the 2019-20 seasonThen J. Michael of the Indy Star joins to give the same treatment to the Pacers. We start by discussing the outlook for the frontcourt with My...more

  • Mock Rookie Extensions w/ Dan Feldman and Danny; FRA/USA and SER/ARG w/ Kristian Palotie

    Sep 12 2019

    Dan Feldman of NBC Sports joins Nate and Danny to simulate the rookie scale extensions. Dan and Danny are the teams and Nate is the player agent for Brandon Ingram, Jaylen Brown, Pascal Siakam, and the rest of the 2016 draftees, plus extension talks for some other extension-eligible restricted free agents like Royce O’Neale and Bogdan Bogdanovic.Then we had to have Kristian Palotie on to discuss France upsetting the USA, where USA went wrong and whether their task was hopeless with this roster ...more

  • 2019 FIBA World Cup with Kristian Palotie

    Sep 09 2019

    Euroleague and FIBA expert Kristian Palotie joins from across the pond to discuss the FIBA World Cup so far. We hit on how this USA team differs from past outfits and what they’ve had to do differently so far. Then we review the tournament to date, including most disappointing and surprising teams and players, plus pick an MVP of the tournament so far. We also discuss issues with the formatting and refereeing and how FIBA’s rift with the rest of basketball has contributed, before looking at h...more

  • MIL Season Outlook w/ Frank Madden; Gordon Extension and ORL Season Outlook w/ Danny

    Sep 05 2019

    Frank Madden of Locked on Bucks joins for the Milwaukee Bucks Season Outlook. Why did the Bucks lose in the playoffs a year ago, and how many of those weaknesses remain this year? More importantly, will they matter in a reshaped NBA? We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the season. Then Danny joins to discuss the latest news and give the same treatment to the Orlando Magic...more

  • Western Conference Offseason Grades, Part 2; CHA, IND, MIN, OKC Summer Leaguers w/ Ben Dull

    Sep 02 2019

    Part 2 of our look at the Western Conference Offseasons. What did we think of Memphis and OKC starting their rebuilds, Sacramento getting a ton of depth, Utah remaking their rotation, and more? Then Director of Basketball Research Ben Dull joins to give his take on his four summer league teams, CHA, IND, MIN, and OKC.

  • Western Conference Offseason Grades Part 1

    Aug 28 2019

    Danny and Nate had so much to say about the West offseasons we had to make it a 2-part episode. In part 1, Dallas thru the LA Lakers in alphabetical order. How did we grade the West’s big moves, including D’Angelo Russell to the Warriors, Russell Westbrook to the Rockets, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George to the Clippers, and Anthony Davis to the Lakers?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/Du...more

  • LeVert Extends, Dwight to the Lakers, MEM/PHX/POR/SAS/UTA Summer Leaguers

    Aug 26 2019

    A surprise extension as Caris LeVert inks with the Nets for three years, $52 million, plus Dwight Howard joins the Lakers. Then we break down summer league for some intriguing young Western Conference teams, including Memphis (summer league MVP Brandon Clarke), Portland (Anfernee Simons) and San Antonio (Lonnie Walker), as well as looking at Phoenix, Sacramento, and Utah.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and D...more

  • News Catchup; Western Conference Summer League Review

    Aug 21 2019

    A catchup on the news for the past few weeks, including DeMarcus Cousins’ torn ACL and where he and the Lakers go from here. Then we get into summer league, starting with our limited impression of Zion Williamson and the rest of the Pels, then in alphabetical order through the West from Dallas to the LA Clippers.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at N...more

  • Offseason Grades (Eastern Conference 2019)

    Aug 15 2019

    We take a look back at the offseason for each Eastern Conference team and assign them a letter grade based on how much they improved their fortunes in the short- and long-term based on the resources available. We ended up having more disagreements than usual in this seminal 2019 offseasonWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 2019 Summer League Prospects Part 2

    Aug 07 2019

    We continue our review of 2019 Summer League, looking at Chicago (Coby White, Daniel Gafford, Cleveland, Detroit, Miami, New York (RJ Barrett), Orlando, Philadelphia, Toronto, and WashingtonWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Summer League Prospect Review Part 1; CJ and Draymond Extensions; News

    Aug 04 2019

    We look at CJ McCollum’s three-year, $100 million extension with the Blazers and whether it makes sense for both sides, plus catch up on the rest of the news including Draymond Green's 4/year, $100 million extension with the Warriors. Then, a look at the Summer Leagues for the Atlanta Hawks (De’Andre Hunter, Damian Jones, Bruno Fernando), Boston Celtics (Robert Williams, Grant Williams, Carsen Edwards, Tremont Waters, Tacko Fall), and Brooklyn Nets (Dzanan Musa, Nic Claxton, Rodion Kurucs, Jarre...more

  • Mailbag Time!

    Jul 30 2019

    A long overdue mailbag after a busy offseason. A bunch of fun topics, including:Who should make the USAB World Cup team?How should max contracts be reformed?Draymond Green’s 2020 free agencyWhat moves the Raptors might make during the seasonThe Pelican’s rotationRoster weaknesses among the main contenders this yearOur biggest weaknesses as analystsWhat could be the Clippers’ potential downfall this season?A lightning round where we fail to stick to 30 seconds per questionWith host Nate Duncan (...more

  • Re-Grading the 2018 Offseason (West)

    Jul 27 2019

    Nate and Danny shift to looking back at the offseasons for the Western Conference from a year ago. How do teams like the Warriors, Lakers, Mavs and Rockets look with the benefit of hindsight? We assess the moves made a year later, and also assess our own grades of those offseasons to see where we went wrong.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at Nate...more

  • Past Week News Catchup; Re-Grading the 2018 Offseason (East)

    Jul 24 2019

    After a news catchup on the signings and happenings of the last week or so, Nate and Danny shift to looking back at the offseasons for the Eastern Conference from a year ago. We assess the moves made with a year’s worth of hindsight, and also assess our own grades of those offseasons to see where we went wrong.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at Na...more

  • Ben Taylor: Lessons of 2019 Playoffs, Top-10 Players in the NBA, How More Player Movement Affects Team-Building, and more Basketball Dorkery

    Jul 18 2019

    With Danny in the internetless wilds, one of my favorite guests Ben Taylor of the Thinking Basketball YouTube Channel joins the show. We get into our key insights from the 2019 playoffs and offseason and how things at the highest levels may change with the demise of the Warriors and (for now) three-star teams. We also discussed the potential effects of shortening the season, his top-10 players in the NBA video, and what changes from his book Thinking Basketball have been implemented in the leag...more

  • Russell Westbrook Traded to Houston; Other Signings and News

    Jul 12 2019

    Welp, time to record again. Russell Westbrook is traded….to the Rockets! We break down how he’ll fit in the Rockets’ system, whether the Rockets got better with this trade, and whether the cost to swap Westbrook and Chris Paul was reasonable. We also look at where OKC goes from here, and their options to either bring in another star to compete or go for the total teardown, plus whether Paul is long for OKC. Then we break down the rest of the league news, including Marcus Morris’ decision to ...more

  • Free Agency and Trades Catch-Up; Winners and Losers [Better Audio]

    Jul 10 2019

    We wrap up all the news since Friday, including the Lakers and Clippers filling out their rosters and how those teams project with their work mostly done, and whether LeBron and AD or Kawhi and PG are the better duo. We hit on a couple of restricted free agent point guards on the move, the Warriors continued maneuvering around the hard cap, the Jerami Grant trade, and a discussion of a possible Russell Westbrook trade.

  • Kawhi and PG Are Clippers: Every Angle for the Winners and Losers

    Jul 06 2019

    Every possible angle on the Kawhi signing and the stunning trade of Paul George to the Clippers. First we look at what this team could be next year and what the next moves are in LA, followed by a look at Kawhi’s process and how he masterminded everything to get to this point. Then the ramifications for the Lakers as they miss out on Kawhi but sign Danny Green, KCP, and JaVale McGee, plus the Mavericks who miss out on….everybody. Then we turn to the crazy rollercoaster ride for the Raptors an...more

  • 2019 Free Agency Days 3 and 4: Every Deal, Every Team

    Jul 04 2019

    We wrap up every move from Days 3 and 4 of Free Agency. Memphis continues their excellent offseason with a pair of trades with Phoenix and Atlanta, while the Suns continue their puzzling offseason. Then we swing through the Warriors, Sixers, and Jazz filling out their roster, restricted free agents agreeing in LA and Dallas, and the rest of the signings as we await the end of the Kawhiet period. Finally, a look at the remaining free agents and cap space.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) a...more

  • 2019 Free Agency Day 2: Every Deal, Every Team

    Jul 02 2019

    We wrap up every move from Day 2 of Free Agency. First, the now 4-way trade with Jimmy Butler sign-and-traded to Miami involving Portland and the Clippers, then roll through the rest of the league’s signings and trades, like Dallas, Golden State, Philly, Sacramento, Chicago, and Washington. Plus, a look at the Knicks’ plan with team options for 2020 on these 2 year deals and some quality minimum signings. Finally, a look at the remaining free agents and cap space, including trying to walk thro...more

  • 2019 Free Agency Day 1: Every Deal, Every Team

    Jul 01 2019

    The biggest episode in the history of Dunc’d On to discuss maybe the most ridiculous day in NBA history. We hit on every single deal, every single player, every single team involved in this wild day. From the Nets with Kyrie and KD, the Warriors sign-and-trade for D’Angelo Russell, the Sixers completely remaking their team, Miami’s sign-and-trade for Jimmy Butler and their mixed up, nixed trade with Dallas, the Pelicans acquiring JJ Redick and Derrick Favors, the Jazz with Bojan, Indiana total...more

  • Free Agency Rumor Mill; BOS, DAL, NYK, LAC, BRK Offseasons

    Jun 28 2019

    Back to regularly scheduled programming, as we catch up on the rumor mill and discuss Jimmy Butler potentially going to the Rockets, Kemba Walker to Boston, players not receiving Qualifying Offers, news on potentially shortening the schedule, and more. Then a look at the offseasons of, in order, Boston, Dallas, New York, LA Clippers, and Brooklyn Nets as we finish off our offseason outlooks. We game out all the scenarios with these teams whether they get key free agents like Walker, Horford, Du...more

  • 2019 Mock Offseason Part 3

    Jun 26 2019

    The 2019 Mock Offseason wraps up. Kevin Pelton of ESPN and Dan Feldman of NBC join Danny and Nate to simulate the 2019 offseason. Nate is the player agent and Danny, Dan, and KP split up the 30 teams to find homes for all the key free agents. In part 3, we see the remainder of the teams fill out their rotations and use their cap exceptions, as the backup point guard market and backup center markets sort out, while the remaining restricted free agents find homes as well.Then we all give our big...more

  • 2019 Mock Offseason Part 2

    Jun 26 2019

    The 2019 Mock Offseason continues! Kevin Pelton of ESPN and Dan Feldman of NBC join Danny and Nate to simulate the 2019 offseason. Nate is the player agent and Danny, Dan, and KP split up the 30 teams to find homes for all the key free agents. In part 2, we see more veterans like Rucky Rubio, Patrick Beverley, DeMarcus Cousins, and Thaddeus Young sign free agent contracts. Plus a few surprise trades involving contenders shake up the league. Then we circle back on the restricted free agents....more

  • 2019 Mock Offseason Part 1

    Jun 25 2019

    The 2019 Mock Offseason is here! Kevin Pelton of ESPN and Dan Feldman of NBC join Danny and Nate to simulate the 2019 offseason. Nate is the player agent and Danny, Dan, and KP split up the 30 teams to find homes for all the key free agents. In part 1, we find homes for the big stars like Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Klay Thompson, Jimmy Butler, Kemba Walker, Al Horford, Khris Middleton, and Tobias Harris, then get into key restricted free agents like D’Angelo Russell, Kristaps ...more

  • GSW; TOR; HOU; WAS; ATL Offseasons, News

    Jun 24 2019

    We cover a full 1/6 of the league’s offseasons. First up, Golden State with one of the weirdest offseasons in recent memory. We go through all the scenarios, including keeping Kevin Durant, losing Kevin Durant, sign-and-trading him, and then how to keep their remaining players and build around their two remaining healthy stars.Then, Toronto. What do their options look like with the three main variables of Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green’s free agencies and Marc Gasol’s player option? We look a...more

  • 2019 NBA Draft

    Jun 21 2019

    A wrap-up of every team’s picks, plus all the trades of the night and, winners and losers.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Mike Conley Trade; 2019 NBA Draft Boards

    Jun 20 2019

    We discuss the Mike Conley trade to the Jazz, including what the Jazz will look like on the floor next year, whether this makes Utah a favorite in the West, and the price paid to get him. Plus we look at how Memphis did surprisingly well in the return.Then we rank the 12 prospects we scouted this year in advance of Thursday’s draft.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merch...more

  • Horford Done in Boston? HOU Turmoil; Cam Reddish, Sekou Doumbouya, Jaxson Hayes Mini Scouts

    Jun 19 2019

    We react to the news that Al Horford has opted out and is looking to sign outside of Boston, then take a look at the purported trade request by Chris Paul (and subsequent denial by the Rockets), and some possible destinations for Paul. We catch up on the rest of the news, then look at the games of Cam Reddish, Sekou Doumboya, and Jaxson Hayes in advance of the draft. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny ...more

  • No. 4 Pick Trade Ideas; NOP Offseason; News; Nassir Little and Bol Bol Mini Scouts

    Jun 18 2019

    Nate regales Danny with trade ideas for the No. 4 pick which the Pelicans acquired in trade from the Lakers. Then we discuss the rest of New Orleans’ offseason, how to build around Zion with their approximately $20m in cap space. Then a look at the rumor mill as the draft and free agency approach, followed by short scouting reports on Nassir Little and Bol Bol. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Pa...more

  • AD Trade; LAL Offseason Outlook

    Jun 17 2019

    We hit the AD trade from every angle, including how the Lakers can fill out the roster around LeBron, AD, and Kuzma, how this trade compares to previous superstar trades, the cap implications of completing the trade either now or at the end of July, where the Pels go from here with a stockpile of young talent and assets going forward, and finally how the Boston Celtics got to this point and how they can bounce back.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if y...more

  • MEGA Pod: 2019 NBA Finals Game 6; Klay Injury; Coby White Scouting Report; PHX Offseason; News

    Jun 14 2019

    Yet another incredibly surreal NBA Finals night. The Raptors outlast Golden State behind another wonderful performance from Kyle Lowry and fantastic contributions throughout the rotation. We also look back on how the Raptors got to this point, including the brilliant moves by Masai Ujiri, and the roles of Kawhi Leonard and Nick Nurse. Klay Thompson was in the midst of another classic Game 6, potentially pushing the Warriors into a Game 7 before going down with a torn ACL. We take an early look...more

  • AD Talks Heat Up, KD Fallout, News; De’Andre Hunter Scouting Report; CHI Offseason

    Jun 12 2019

    A lot of news has piled up, including some clarity on the Pelicans’ AD talks with up to five teams. We also hit on a little more of the KD injury fallout, plus discuss the retirement of Tony Parker and other news around the league. Then, a look at Virginia combo forward De’Andre Hunter, considered one of the higher floor players in the draft. But what is his upside?Finally, the Bulls and their offseason. How can they address the point guard position as the team looks to return to playoff conte...more

  • 2019 NBA Finals Game 5, KD Injury

    Jun 11 2019

    We recap a night with some crazy emotional swings, from the Warriors rolling with KD to his unfortunate injury and its ramifications. Then we break down the rest of the game in the usual excruciating detail, including a possession-by-possession look at the Warriors comeback in the last 3 minutes.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com...more

  • PHI Offseason; Jarrett Culver Scouting Report; CLE Offseason; KD Questionable

    Jun 10 2019

    We look at Philadelphia’s offseason and what happens with Tobias Harris, Jimmy Butler, and JJ Redick. How can they replace them if one or more leave, or build around their current nucleus? Then we look at Jarrett Culver, do we agree that he’s one of the more NBA-ready players in the draft? Cleveland has an edict to take on money from owner Dan Gilbert, how will that effect their offseason as they try to rebuild?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you...more

  • 2019 NBA Finals Game 4

    Jun 08 2019

    We look at the keys to Toronto seizing control of the series at Oracle Arena, including Kawhi Leonard’s dominating performance and why Golden State has had such trouble stopping this Raptors team. Also: Toronto’s defense and superior depth, why Steph Curry couldn’t repeat his Game 3 performance, and whether Golden State was in worse shape in 2016 down 3-1 to OKC or now.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Dann...more

  • BRK/ATL Trade; Warriors in Trouble? Darius Garland Scouting Report

    Jun 07 2019

    A ton of breakdown on the huge Atlanta/Brooklyn trade, as the Nets clear two max spaces. Did they get good value for the two first-round picks they gave up?. What does that mean for D’Angelo Russell’s future in Brooklyn, and for the Knicks for that matter? And is their bet on Taurean Prince worth it? Plus, was this the right move for Atlanta?Then, the news that KD will not play in Game 4 of the Finals. How much trouble are the Warriors in now down 2-1 without homecourt advantage? We hit on a f...more

  • 2019 NBA Finals Game 3; Free Agency Buzz; SAC Offseason Outlook; #MetroMediaJam Review

    Jun 06 2019

    We discuss the Raptors’ dominating offensive performance that propelled them to an easy win despite Steph Curry’s historic night, and discuss what the series may look like if Klay and KD can return for Game 4. Then a look at some recent news, including some rumors from Shams Charania on some teams’ priorities in free agency. Finally, the Kings’ offseason, including their rumored desire to acquire a center, what that means for Willie Cauley-Stein, Harrison Barnes’ player option, the backup point...more

  • Coach Cody Toppert on NBA Finals Strategy and NBA Player Development

    Jun 04 2019

    Cody Toppert, former Suns player development coach, head coach of the G-League Northern Arizona Suns, and Rio Grande Valley Vipers assistant discusses the strategy of the NBA Finals, including Toronto’s zone defense, how to defend the Warriors’ screening, and Steve Kerr’s bench options with Golden State’s injuries. Then we hit on his time in player development, what specific metrics and drills he focuses on, and how Devin Booker was able to improve this past season.With host Nate Duncan (@NateD...more

  • 2019 NBA Finals Game 2; News; UTA Offseason

    Jun 03 2019

    Golden State with a gritty victory to even the series despite myriad health issues. We hit on Draymond Green’s improved play, the impact of DeMarcus Cousins, how the Warriors limited Pascal Siakam, the potential effect of injuries going forward for the Warriors, the Raptors’ box and one defense and its potential application in the series, and much more.Then a look at recent news surrounding the draft, and finally the Utah Jazz offseason. They could potentially have max space, but that depends o...more

  • 2019 NBA Finals Game 1

    May 31 2019

    Toronto throttles Golden State behind a fantastic game from Pascal Siakam. How did he get loose, and what can the Warriors do about it? Why did Toronto make life so difficult for the Warriors offensively? Can the Warriors adjust for Game 2? And what would an Andre Iguodala hamstring injury mean for Golden State?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at Na...more

  • 2019 NBA Finals Outlook; RJ Barrett Scouting Report; HOU Trades Coming?

    May 29 2019

    We look at every angle we can think of for this NBA Finals: Why Toronto has the best defense Golden State has played against in this whole run; the series hinging on who plays better among Curry or Kawhi; the effect of KD and Cousins coming back; whether Toronto’s centers can be effective, and the historical implications of the series, and finally our series picks Then a look at RJ Barrett, including who he compares to, his strengths and weaknesses, and whether his situation at Duke limited him...more

  • MIL/MIN/IND Offseason Outlooks

    May 29 2019

    Big questions now follow the Milwaukee Bucks as they try to keep this team together. Will they pay the tax, and how much will it cost to bring back key free agents Khris Middleton, Brook Lopez, Malcolm Brogdon, and Nikola Mirotic? Then we look at the job facing the Wolves for new PBO Gersson Rosas, and finally look at Indiana’s dilemma in bringing back it’s older but effective free agents like Bojan Bogdanovic and Thaddeus Young.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLe...more

  • Ja Morant Scouting Report; News; CHA Offseason Preview

    May 27 2019

    About 30 minutes on Murray State’s sensational point guard Ja Morant, one of the most exciting prospects we’ve ever evaluated. Then we catch up on news around the league, and take a look at Charlotte’s offseason now that Kemba Walker is eligible for the supermax.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • TOR/MIL Game 6

    May 26 2019

    We break down how Toronto pulled out the 0-2 comeback, the stretch run of the game, the Bucks’ issues, whether their season should be considered a disappointment, what they need to do to improve, and every other angle of this Game 6.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • [Better Audio] TOR/MIL Game 5; All-NBA Team Implications; Zion Williamson Scouting Report

    May 24 2019

    Now with fixed audio. Toronto continues its shocking comeback. How did they do it, and what can the Bucks do to counter? Then we look at the implications for players and teams as “supermax” eligibility is determined by the release of the All-NBA teams. Finally, a look at generational prospect Zion Williamson. We spend almost 45 minutes talking about him Where do we agree and disagree with the consensus on him? How do we see his career playing out?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Da...more

  • TOR/MIL Game 4; POR/GSW Game 4; POR Offseason Outlook; News

    May 22 2019

    A Toronto team left for dead a few days ago ties the series in a complete performance. Have they cracked open the previously impenetrable Bucks defense? We also look at Golden State’s closeout of the Blazers, and then pivot to Portland’s offseason and whether they can, and should, keep this whole group together. Finally, we hit on some coaching news and Magic Johnson’s searing interview on First Take.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this ...more

  • TOR/MIL Game 3; Playoff MVP So Far; MIA Offseason Outlook

    May 20 2019

    We go into excruciating detail on Toronto’s Game 3 double overtime win over Milwaukee. How did the Raptors slow down Giannis, and does this win mean they can compete in the series? We also look at the key possessions of regulation and the overtimes and what they say about this matchup. Then a short discussion on who is the playoff MVP so far, followed by a look at the offseason for the Miami Heat.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show...more

  • POR/GSW Game 3; TOR/MIL Game 2; OKC Offseason Outlook; News

    May 19 2019

    Golden State seizes complete command against an exhausted Portland team, while the Bucks are presenting Toronto with an unsolvable math problem. What adjustments can Toronto make? Then a look at where OKC stands going into this offseason. What moves can they make with their limited flexibility in the repeater tax?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available a...more

  • POR/GSW Game 2; News

    May 17 2019

    We recap Golden State’s comeback win over the Blazers, then look at the news including Tim Connelly’s meeting with the WizardsWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • TOR/MIL Game 1; DET and ORL Offseason Outlooks

    May 16 2019

    Milwaukee takes Game 1 with a furious comeback despite poor shooting. Does this mean the Raptors are sunk in the series? What can they clean up going into Game 2? Then we look at how Detroit and Orlando will try to take the next step from their first round exits this offseason.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Lottery Fallout, News, POR/GSW Game 1, DEN and SAS Offseason Outlooks

    May 15 2019

    We look at the implications for each team from the lottery results. Then a catchup on coaching news, and a look at the Golden State/Portland series after Game 1. Finally, we look at the offseasons for the Denver Nuggets and San Antonio SpursWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • PHI/TOR and POR/DEN Game 7s; POR/GSW Look Ahead; Vogel to Lakers

    May 13 2019

    All angles on Toronto’s thrilling win over Philadelphia on only the second-ever buzzer-beater in a win or go home game in NBA history. How did Kawhi will Toronto the the win, and what was Philly’s downfall in the series? Plus, we assess Philly’s season and what it means for them going forward. Then, the same treatment on Portland’s gutty Game 7 win against Denver after trailing by 17 in the first half. CJ McCollum had an all-time Game 7 of his own, while Denver just couldn’t score enough to ...more

  • HOU/GSW Game 6

    May 11 2019

    We break down a huge Warriors win in Houston to close out the series. Steph Curry’s huge second half, how the Warriors stayed in it without him in the first half, and where the Rockets let go of the rope in a game many thought they’d win easily.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • PHI/TOR and POR/DEN Game 6s, Aaron Jackson on GSW/HOU

    May 10 2019

    We hit on Denver/Portland and Philly/Toronto, both solid victories for the home team to give us at least 2 Game 7s. Did the underdogs find something in Game 6 that could give them a chance on the road in Game 7? Then former Rockets point guard Aaron Jackson returns to the show to discuss Houston/Golden State and his time with the Rockets last year, signing on the last day of the regular season.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, pl...more

  • HOU/GSW and BOS/MIL Game 5s, LAL Coaching Search, Free Agent Center Outlook

    May 09 2019

    A crazy night at Oracle is the feature as the Warriors overcome Kevin Durant’s injury and a blown 20-point lead to take a 3-2 lead in the series. What should we expect going forward with KD likely out? Then we look at the news that Ty Lue will not accept the Lakers’ coaching offer, followed by a postmortem on Boston’s season. Finally, we rank the free agent centers and discuss their likely market.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this sho...more

  • POR/DEN and PHI/TOR Game 5s, HOU/GSW and BOS/MIL Game 4s

    May 08 2019

    We wrap up the last 2 nights of action in the NBA playoffs, POR/DEN and PHI/TOR Game 5s, HOU/GSW and BOS/MIL Game 4sWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • PHI/TOR and POR/DEN Game 4s; Free Agent Power Forward Outlook

    May 06 2019

    Toronto saves their season, while Denver roars back and gives Portland (and momentum) the L. Then we discuss the free agent power forward crop, headlined by Tobias Harris.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • HOU/GSW, BOS/MIL, and POR/DEN Game 3s

    May 05 2019

    Recapping a fantastic Friday and Saturday nights of Game 3s, GSW/HOU OT as Houston gets back in the series, followed by Milwaukee’s big win in Boston and finally every single angle, nearly every play down the stretch of one of the greatest games in NBA history, the Portland/Denver 4OT classic from Friday night.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at Nat...more

  • PHI/TOR Game 3, POR/DEN Game 2, News Catchup

    May 03 2019

    The Sixers suddenly have the Raptors looking extremely mortal, while Portland wins a very weird game in Denver. Then we catch up on some of the latest news around the NBA.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • HOU/GSW and BOS/MIL Game 2s; Free Agent Small Forward Class

    May 01 2019

    Golden State takes control against Houston, while the Bucks roar back to even their series against Boston. Then we look at a very thin free agent small forward class, including spending a lot of time on Jimmy Butler’s possible market.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • PHI/TOR Game 2, POR/DEN Game 1; The Free Agent Shooting Guard Class

    Apr 30 2019

    What key adjustments enabled Philly to tie their series with Toronto, and can the Blazers make any adjustments at all against Denver to stop Nikola Jokic? Plus, a look at the crop of free agent shooting guards this offseason.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • HOU/GSW Game 1; BOS/MIL Game 1; POR/DEN Look Ahead

    Apr 29 2019

    We go really in-depth on another close one in the Golden State/Houston rivalry, then look at how Boston dismantled the Bucks and potential adjustments for Game 2, plus a look ahead at Denver/Portland.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • SAS/DEN Game 7; PHI/TOR Game 1; LAC/GSW Game 6, GSW/HOU Look Ahead

    Apr 28 2019

    Our first Game 7 of the playoffs, with Denver barely holding on against San Antonio. We get into some of the curious coaching issues down the end, and why Denver was able to win this rockfight. Then a breakdown of Toronto’s win against Philly, is there any reason for hope for the Sixers going forward? Plus Golden State’s win over the Clippers on Friday, and a look ahead to GSW/HOU with picks.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, pl...more

  • PHI/TOR and BOS/MIL Series Outlook; SAS/DEN Game 6

    Apr 26 2019

    We get into the fascinating East Second Round we’ve looked forward to all year, first Philly/Toronto and then Boston/Milwaukee. Then a discussion of San Antonio forcing a Game 7 against the Nuggets.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • LAC/GSW and UTA/HOU Game 5s; News; Free Agency Overview and Point Guards

    Apr 25 2019

    We unexpectedly have to record on Clippers/Warriors, as the plucky underdogs from LA send it back for a Game 6. We also discuss Houston closing out Utah, then some news with Igor Koskoskov out in Phoenix. Then an overview of which teams have cap space this offseason, and we go through the many options among the free agent point guards and discuss possible destinations.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Dan...more

  • OKC/POR; SAS/DEN; BRK/PHI; ORL/TOR Game 5s

    Apr 24 2019

    We spend most of our time with an exhaustive breakdown of Portland's stunning Game 5 win over OKC, with a detailed breakdown of Lillard's night and the last few minutes. Then a discussion of Denver taking control against San Antonio, followed by brief looks at Philly and Toronto closing out their series with aplomb.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available a...more

  • Taking Stock of the Playoffs So Far with Dave DuFour

    Apr 23 2019

    Dave DuFour and Nate discuss our coach of the first round, the best coaching adjustment, the most surprising and most disappointing players, the individual player matchup we've found most interesting, and a few other meandering playoff topics.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • All 7 Series Through the Weekend

    Apr 22 2019

    We recap an eventful weekend, in order: BRK/PHI, UTA/HOU, SAS/DEN, IND/BOS, ORL/TOR, LAC/GSW and OKC/POR.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • BRK/PHI; SAS/DEN; LAC/GSW Game 3s, News

    Apr 19 2019

    We start in Brooklyn where Ben Simmons dominated the Nets in a slightly above-average performance in the halfcourt. Then a look at the Derrick White show in San Antonio, and Kevin Durant responding to a tough game 2 as Golden State seizes control against LA.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • IND/BOS, HOU/UTA Game 2; Best 2020 Draft Prospects from the Nike Hoop Summit

    Apr 18 2019

    Indiana made a number of adjustments against Boston that worked for 3 quarters. How did Boston wrest the game away in the 4th? Why has Utah looked so helpless against Houston? And Nate discusses the top 2020 draft prospects from the Nike Hoop Summit.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • SAS/DEN, OKC/POR, ORL/TOR Game 2s

    Apr 17 2019

    Denver saves their season with a huge comeback against the Spurs, while Portland goes up 2-0 on OKC and Toronto evens its series with a blowout win against Orlando. We break down all 3 games in the usual excruciating detail.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • LAC/GSW and BRK/PHI Game 2s; the NBA Layoffs

    Apr 16 2019

    The Clippers now own the 2 greatest comebacks in NBA playoff history after a totally improbable reversal in Oakland. We look at it from both sides, then hit Game 2 in Brooklyn/Philly. Then we catch up on news, including coaching and executive changes in Sacramento, LA, Memphis, New Orleans, Phoenix, and Cleveland.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at ...more

  • All 7 Game 1s

    Apr 15 2019

    With the first weekend of the playoffs in the books, we look at all 7 worthwhile first-round series in chronological order. We talk why the winners won and what adjustments need to be made for all of the series. We apologize to Pistons and Bucks fans, as games in that series will only be analyzed if competitive with no Blake Griffin.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Mer...more

  • All 8 Playoff Series Look-Ahead, Picks, and the Stakes of the 2019 Playoffs

    Apr 11 2019

    Danny and Nate go through all 8 playoff series, in order UTA/HOU, IND/BOS, BRK/PHI, OKC/POR, SAS/DEN, ORL/TOR, DET/MIL, LAC/GSW, plus our picks for the rest of the playoffs and Finals, and which players have the most to gain in this year's playoffs.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Mega Pod: Magic Resigns; Playoff Scenarios; Looking Back on Preseason Predictions; Awards Part 2

    Apr 10 2019

    Magic Johnson's stunning resignation means a huge pod today. We give our reaction to the end of his tenure, look at playoff scenarios going into the last night of the season, look back on preseason predictions such as MVP and championship contenders, and then finish out our awards, including Best Sophomore, Dunk of the Year, and much more.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux....more

  • TrueHoop's Henry Abbott: What he's learned about basketball, what he wants to learn, career advice, and the new TrueHoop

    Apr 09 2019

    TrueHoop founder and blogosphere patriarch Henry Abbott joins to discuss what he learned about basketball during his sabbatical, the burning questions he's still trying to answer, and what advice he has for those trying to break into the industry after having managed so many writers in his career. He also asks about Nate's pickup basketball accouterments and reminisce about Nate as a wee basketball blogger.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like t...more

  • NBA Awards 2018-19

    Apr 08 2019

    Nate and Danny go through all the league's official awards, including MVP, All-NBA, Coach of the Year, Rookie of the Year, All-Rookie, Most Improved, and Executive of the YearWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • The Defense Episode

    Apr 05 2019

    Would you like to listen to 75 minutes about the best and worst the NBA has to offer on defense? We pick our all-defensive teams and defensive player of the year, pick our worst-team all-defense, and then hit on some of our own categories for players who improved and declined this year.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Wednesday Games; Playoff Reset; Most Likely Contracts Stretched

    Apr 04 2019

    We take a brief swing around the league for all the games affecting the playoff race, and look at where the races stand with a week left in the regular season. Then we do a couple of mailbag questions, including which contracts are most likely to be stretched this offseason.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Nate vs Danny on Over/Unders 2019

    Apr 03 2019

    A look back at our over/under predictions. Where did we go right and wrong, what's the final record looking like, and what were our best picks, bad beats, and lucky wins?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Point Guard Rankings 2019

    Apr 02 2019

    Our final position rankings of the 2018-19 season leads to a lot of intrigue as some familiar faces have had down years and younger options are the position are on the way up.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • News Catchup and Center Rankings 2019

    Mar 31 2019

    We catch up on news, including what Jusuf Nurkic's injury means to the Blazers and the rest of the injuries and intrigue league-wide. Then we rank the league's centers. Where to Embiid, Towns, Jokic, Ayton, Kanter, Capela, Turner, Vuc, and more fall this year?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • The Capfather Larry Coon

    Mar 28 2019

    Larry Coon, the original cap guru, joins Nate to assess the major changes in the 2017 CBA a couple years in. We go through all the major changes and rate whether they're player- or owner-friendly, and rate whether they're good for the league on a 1-10 scale. We also discuss our yearly Sports Business Classroom at the Vegas Summer League.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. ...more

  • 2021 Crystal Ball, Plus Evaluating Our 2019 Crystal Ball From 2 Years Ago

    Mar 27 2019

    We put on our fortune-telling hats and look at what we expect the 2020-21 NBA season to bring. With 4 of the league's top-10 players potentially on the move this summer, the prediction business gets difficult indeed. We pick our Final 4, All-NBA teams, and which teams we expect to be the worst in the NBA. Then in the last 10 minutes or so a look back at our 2019 predictions from March of 2017 to see how well we did.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And i...more

  • Power Forward Rankings 2019

    Mar 26 2019

    Time to rank our power forwards, with some of our most significant disagreements so far. We struggle with where to rank Kevin Love, Paul Millsap, Tobias Harris, Ben Simmons (we explain why he's a power forward in our rankings), plus young studs like Marvin Bagley and Jaren Jackson, Jr.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 (Western Conference Mailbag 3.25.19)

    Mar 24 2019

    We look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference via mailbag in order of the standings from Denver to PhoenixWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • The Top-10 Players in the NBA 2019

    Mar 22 2019

    We rank and separate into tiers the best players in the NBA based on who we would most want to have for an NBA season and playoffs.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • BOS/PHI; TOR/OKC; News; MIA/SAS, and More

    Mar 21 2019

    A great night of games, starting with Philly trying to exorcise the ghost of Boston past, a wild OKC comeback against Toronto, a news catchup, and some other quick hitters including on Brooklyn's 28-point comeback last night against Sacramento.Dunc’dOn, NateDuncan, DannyLeroux, BestBasketballPodcast, BestNBAPodcast, NBA, Basketball, BasketballPodcast, NBAPodcast, SalaryCap, NBADraft, NBAFreeAgency, FreeAgency,

  • Lakers/Clippers Drama; 15 in 60 East Part 2

    Mar 19 2019

    We catch up on news, including Brandon Ingram's surgery and the Lakers/Clippers drama. Then a look at Washington, Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, and New York in the Eastern Conference.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 Part 1 (East Playoff Contenders, MIL thru ORL)

    Mar 18 2019

    We look at the East playoff contenders in order of the standings, focusing on newcomers since the trade deadline and key matchups from Sunday's action. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Worst Contracts in the NBA and News

    Mar 13 2019

    Nate and Danny go through all 30 teams to assess the most detrimental deals in the entire NBA then rank their own bottom five. Also, Dan Feldman (@DanFeldmanNBA) joins Danny to break down recent league news, including Danuel House, Isaiah Thomas and Russell Westbrook.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • NBA Draft Review and Analysis (2013-2018) plus News

    Mar 10 2019

    Nate and Danny go back through the 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013 NBA Drafts to discuss their biggest hits, worst misses and what they learned about evaluating prospects each year. Before that, Dan Feldman (@DanFeldmanNBA) and Danny catch up on NBA news, including Brandon Ingram's DVT diagnosis, league revenues, Joel Embiid's return and much more.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com...more

  • Awards Through March 2019

    Mar 06 2019

    Time for our awards through the beginning of March. We struggle through the MVP discussion to decide between Giannis, Harden, and PG, then the same with the centers for All-NBA. We fill out the rest of the All-NBA teams, and hit the rest of the awards like DPOY, COY, ROY, and 6th man.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 (Western Conference 3.4.19)

    Mar 04 2019

    We jump around the Western Conference, hitting on all 15 teams. We start with what’s wrong with the Lakers, and assign blame for their demise to various factors. Then continue in totally random order through the rest of the West, finishing with the Dallas Mavericks.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • A Six-Game Night

    Mar 01 2019

    All gamers, all the time these days. We focus on the Jazz huge victory over the Nuggets, and the ill portent for the Nuggets’ playoff hopes. Then a look at the youngins in Cleveland/New York (seriously, it wasn’t that bad), and then quick hitters on the rest of a six-game night in the NBA.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • GSW/MIA; Demps Firing, News, NOP/LAL, POR/BOS

    Feb 28 2019

    A long overdue gamer, first a classic in Miami as Dwyane Wade wins it at the buzzer against Golden State. We catch up on news, including the firing of Dell Demps in New Orleans and what that means for AD trade talks, then discuss the Lakers’ win over the Pels and the streaking Blazers taking care of the reeling Celtics.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise availab...more

  • 15 in 60 (Eastern Conference Part 2 )

    Feb 25 2019

    Part 2 of our mailbag look at the Eastern Conference, from Indiana to Atlanta in reverse alphabetical order. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 2.25.19 Part 1)

    Feb 25 2019

    A 2-part mailbag look at the Eastern Conference. In part 1, Miami to Washington.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Buyout Signings, News Catch-Up, Questions About Contenders

    Feb 22 2019

    We look at how buyout guys like Markieff Morris and Jeremy Lin will help their new teams, catch up on the rest of the NBA news, and then discuss what most interests us about contenders going down the stretch, including how teams in the West may jockey to avoid the Warriors’ side of the bracket.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Trade Deadline Look-Back, Analyzing the Buyout Market, 2018-19 Small Forward Rankings

    Feb 11 2019

    An examination of some of the reporting surrounding the trade deadline and some potential missed opportunities. Then, we look at who has been and will be bought out, and which contenders they could help. Finally, we rank which small forwards we’d want to have for the rest of the season.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Trade Deadline Wrap-Up: All the Day-of Deals, Overall Winners/Losers

    Feb 07 2019

    We break down the consequences of every deal, from salary to on-court to the future implications, all the deals on deadline day. Then we go through the overall winners and losers from trade season.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • And This is Only the Day Before!

    Feb 07 2019

    We break down the consequences of every deal, from salary to on-court to the future implications, all 7 deals that took place the day before the deadline, plus a look at what’s to come on deadline day itself.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • MEGA Pod: Harris Trade, Bullock Trade, Wall Injury, Mock All-Star Draft

    Feb 06 2019

    Tobias Harris is traded to the Sixers. Was the price right, and how will they look with him? The Clippers show yet again why front office and ownership realism is one of the biggest advantages in the NBA. Then we discuss the other LA team’s trade for Reggie Bullock, go through the rest of the news including some trade rumors and how John Wall's Achilles tear affects Washington going forward, and finally do a Mock All-Star draft, plus discuss some of the notable All-Star snubs.With host Nate D...more

  • 15 in 60 Mailbag! (Western Conference 02.05.19)

    Feb 05 2019

    We look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference in mailbag form, in reverse alphabetical order from Utah to Dallas.Timestamps:UTA = 0:00-12:00SAS = 12:00-22:00SAC = 22:00-29:00POR = 29:00-36:10PHX = 36:10-46:35OKC = 46:35-53:25NOP = 53:25-1:02:30MIN = 1:02:30-1:10:30MEM = 1:10:30-1:17:35LAL = 1:17:35-1:26:30LAC = 1:26:30-1:35:10HOU = 1:35:10-1:43:30GSW = 1:43:30-1:50:25DEN = 1:50:25-1:58:05DAL = 1:58:05-EndWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like...more

  • Marc Stein Discusses What He's Hearing Before the Trade Deadline

    Feb 04 2019

    Marc Stein of the New York Times weighs in on the upcoming NBA trade deadline. We discuss the Knicks/Mavs trade involving Kristaps Porzingis, including what else might have been out there for KP and how the Mavs view him going forward. We also discuss New York’s future of two max salary slots this summer and what their chances are of turning those into superstars. Then the latest on Anthony Davis, including the Lakers’ offers and how that impacts Boston’s strategy. The market for Mike Conley...more

  • NYK/DAL Trade; Predicting Most/Least Likely to Deal, AD Destination, plus NW Div Deadline Outlook

    Feb 01 2019

    Discussing the NYK/DAL trade, and why Nate really likes it for the Knicks. Then, recorded a little earlier today, we go through the Northwest Division to discuss their teams’ outlook at the trade deadline, in order: Denver, OKC, Portland, Utah, and Minnesota. Then we predict our 5 teams most and least likely to do a deal, how many trades will take place between now and the deadline, and finally where and when Anthony Davis will be traded.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (...more

  • Why AD to Lakers Could Be Tough; ATL/SAC; MEM/MIN; DAL/NYK, News

    Jan 31 2019

    Nate and Danny take their first look at the Anthony Davis trade situation, and why it’s going to be difficult for him to force his way to the Lakers if the Pelicans don’t believe they have the best offer. Then we actually get to do some gamers for once, focusing on ATL/SAC, MEM/MIN, and DAL/NYK, plus catching up on the rest of the news around the league.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at P...more

  • Mock Trade Deadline 2019 Part 2

    Jan 29 2019

    Kevin Pelton of ESPN and Dan Feldman of NBC join Nate and Danny. We split up the 30 teams and try to steward these teams as realistically as possible to simulate what might happen at the 2019 trade deadline. The second and final part sees us try to find homes for players like Kevin Love, Dennis Smith, Jr., Nikola Mirotic, Jeremy Lin, Kent Bazemore, and more.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny ...more

  • Mock Trade Deadline 2019 Part 1: AD, Conley, Gasol

    Jan 29 2019

    The 2019 Mock Trade Deadline is finally here. Kevin Pelton of ESPN and Dan Feldman of NBC join Nate and Danny. We split up the 30 teams and try to steward these teams as realistically as possible to simulate what might happen at the 2019 trade deadline. In part 1, we try to find new homes for Anthony Davis, Marc Gasol, and Mike Conley.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/Duncan...more

  • Trade Deadline: Southeast and Pacific Divisions 2019

    Jan 28 2019

    A huge trade deadline look at the Southeast and Pacific Divisions. What teams in the Southeast are buyers, and which are sellers? A number of these teams could go either way. Then we look at what the Kings can do with their $11 million in cap space, and why the Lakers, Suns, Clippers and Warriors may struggle to make a move at the deadlineWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/Dunc...more

  • Mega SW Division Trade Deadline: Gasol, Conley, AD, Houston, and More; News

    Jan 25 2019

    After discussing recent news, including the Victor Oladipo and Anthony Davis injuries and who is on the trade block, we hit on the Southwest Division. We spend a ton of time on Memphis' potential options with Conley and Gasol, Houston's opportunities to upgrade, whether New Orleans should try to trade AD now and what they could get, and talk about why the Spurs aren't going to do anything.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please do...more

  • Chris Haynes of Yahoo!: AD's Options, Melo/Lakers, Teams Looking to Move at Deadline

    Jan 23 2019

    Chris Haynes of Yahoo! joins to discuss a possible Carmelo Anthony move to the Lakers, Anthony Davis' options in New Orleans, which teams are trying to add or sell at the deadline, Robin Lopez's buyout situation, and some of his own career highlights.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.

  • All-Star Picks; Cousins' Return; News

    Jan 22 2019

    We select our All-Stars in both conferences, then discuss how DeMarcus Cousins has looked in his return and catch up on news around the league.

  • 15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 01.21.19)

    Jan 21 2019

    We look at the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference in close to reverse alphabetical order, from Washington to Atlanta. How are the Wiz doing since John Wall went down? What has changed about Kawhi's game in Toronto? What to take away from Philly's game vs OKC? How has DJ Wilson claimed a rotation spot in Milwaukee? How about the Knicks' options with Frank Ntilikina? And much more.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to s...more

  • Trade Deadline: Central Division 2019

    Jan 18 2019

    We look at the trade deadline for the 5 teams in the Central Division.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Trade Deadline: Atlantic Division 2019

    Jan 16 2019

    A look at the Celtics, Raptors, Sixers, Nets, and Knicks at the trade deadline. How will their financial situation impact their moves, who is the most likely to be traded, and what needs can they fill?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 (Western Conference 1.15.19)

    Jan 15 2019

    We look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference, including Dallas’ trade options for Dennis Smith, Jr, the Lakers’ recent struggles, OKC’s Terrance Ferguson, and more.TimestampsDAL = 0:00-7:15DEN = 7:15-14:45GSW = 14:45-23:05HOU = 23:05-30:45LAC = 30:45-37:15LAL = 37:15-43:10MEM = 43:10-49:20MIN = 49:20-53:45NOP = 53:45-59:25OKC = 59:25-1:06:10PHX = 1:06:10-1:12:40POR = 1:12:40-1:18:40SAC = 1:18:40-1:23:30SAS = 1:23:30-1:28:05UTA = 1:28:05-EndWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Le...more

  • How Much to Offer Veteran Extension Candidates; News

    Jan 13 2019

    Danny and Nate go team-by-team and look at which players could possibly extend under the current CBA rules, and for how much. Who will be this year’s Lou Williams? Then we catch up on news around the league.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Awards and Season in Review Part 2, January 2019

    Jan 10 2019

    We continue taking stock of the season to date and hand out some additional awards. Executive of the year (and Not Executive of the Year), Best Win, Worst Loss, Dunk and Game of the Month, Most Surprising Team and Player, Most Disappointing Team and Player, and Sophomore of the Year are among the topics.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at ...more

  • 15 in 60 Mailbag! (Eastern Conference 1.9.19)

    Jan 09 2019

    A look at the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference using questions submitted by listeners on Twitter, in alphabetical order from Atlanta to Washington.Timestamps:ATL = 0:00-9:50BOS = 9:50-17:50BRK = 17:50-28:35CHA = 28:35-42:45CHI = 42:45-51:00CLE = 51:00-59:00DET = 59:00-1:05:50IND = 1:05:50-1:13:35MIA = 1:13:35-1:20:25MIL = 1:20:25-1:29:25NYK = 1:29:25-1:37:15ORL = 1:37:15-1:46:50PHI = 1:46:50-1:53:40TOR = 1:53:40-2:03:15WAS = 2:03:15-EndWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@...more

  • Monday Gamer: DEN/HOU; HOU/CHI Trade; UTA/MIL; DAL/LAL; SAS/DET

    Jan 08 2019

    We check in with takeaways for a potential playoff matchup between the Nuggets and Rockets, discuss injury news and the Rockets/Bulls trade, look at another fascinating stylistic contrast with Milwaukee and Utah, and hit on a few more games around the league.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Thibs Era Over; Bulls/Grizz Trade; More Butler Drama; News Catchup

    Jan 07 2019

    The Wolves abruptly fire Tom Thibodeau. We evaluate the decision, its timing, and the Thibs era as a whole. We also look at a surprising Bulls/Grizzlies trade and discuss Jimmy Butler again making waves. Plus we catch up on some of the weekend’s action and discuss the latest league-wide news.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNB...more

  • NBA Awards Through December

    Jan 04 2019

    We give our picks for MVP, the All-NBA Teams, Defensive Player of the Year, Coach of the Year, Rookie of the Year, and Sixth Man of the yearWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Where Do Wiz Go Without Wall; News; Which Players Need a Change of Scenery?

    Jan 03 2019

    We catch up on a ton of news around the league, including John Wall’s season-ending surgery and where the Wizards can go from here. Then a look at which players need a change of scenery the most, whether for their own good or ours.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 Mailbag! (Western Conference 12.31.18)

    Dec 31 2018

    A special mailbag look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference in alphabetical order from Dallas to Utah.Timestamps:DAL = 0:00-9:00DEN = 9:00-17:15GSW = 17:15-29:30HOU = 29:30-36:00LAC = 36:00-43:40LAL= 43:40-51:00MEM = 51:00-1:00:05MIN = 1:00:05-1:06:35NOP = 1:06:35-1:13:35OKC = 1:13:35-1:24:35PHX = 1:24:35-1:33:15POR = 1:33:15-1:41:25SAC = 1:41:25-1:49:35SAS = 1:49:35-1:56:40UTA = 1:56:40-EndWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, pl...more

  • Hield Ages 2 Years in a Day, News Catchup, PHX/ORL and Around the League

    Dec 27 2018

    Buddy Hield reveals he actually turned 26 last week instead of 25 and blames...Oklahoma, I guess? We catch up on the rest of the news, then a really deep dive on PHX/ORL and what we can learn about those teams’ young players. Finally we catch up on the rest of the action from a busy Wednesday night in the league.Subscribe via iTunes and RSS FeedWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.co...more

  • The Christmas Games 2018

    Dec 26 2018

    A deep dive on the game of the day, PHI/BOS, then a look at the Lakers’ domination of the Warriors and Golden State’s issues, Houston taking care of OKC and the skill that James Harden might be the best at in NBA history, plus quicker hitters on UTA/POR and MIL/NYKSubscribe via iTunes and RSS FeedWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDunc...more

  • AD/Lakers; G-League Showcase Notes, Big News Catch-up, Execs React to Top-10 Prospects

    Dec 24 2018

    We discuss every angle of all the recent news regarding Anthony Davis to the Lakers. Why is this coming out now, what can the Lakers do to get him, and how will the Pels react? Then we hit on news throughout the league and some interesting stats, followed by Nate discussing executives’ reaction to the Top-10 prospects podcast.Subscribe via iTunes and RSS FeedWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny...more

  • Top-10 Prospects in the NBA 2018

    Dec 21 2018

    In one of our favorite episodes of the year, we pick our top-10 prospects in the NBA, honorable mentions, players to watch, and even address why certain popular players may not make the cut.Subscribe via iTunes and RSS FeedWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 Part 2, ATL-DET (Eastern Conference 12.19.18)

    Dec 19 2018

    A look at the last 2+ weeks for teams in the Eastern Conference, in reverse alphabetical order from DET to ATL.Subscribe via iTunes and RSS FeedWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Marc Stein on the Kings, Ariza Trade and Non-Trade, Which Teams Will Make Moves at the Deadline

    Dec 18 2018

    Marc Stein of the New York Times joins to discuss the situation in Sacramento with Dave Joerger and his comments about drafting Luka Doncic. We also hit on the failed Memphis/Phoenix/Washington trade, Phoenix’s decision to trade Trevor Ariza, the trade value of Markelle Fultz, which other teams are likely to make a move to improve their team by the trade deadline, and the Chicago Bulls situation with Jim Boylen.

  • Brooks Wasn’t Here, WAS/PHX Trade, East 15 in 60 Part 1

    Dec 17 2018

    We break down the failed Memphis/Phoenix/Washington trade, and then discuss what the move of Ariza to Washington and Oubre to Phoenix will do for their respective teams, plus ponder what other deals may have been out there. Then we look at WAS, TOR, PHI, ORL, NYK, MIA, IND, and MIL (Liam’s team) over the past 2 weeks.Timestamps:Ariza Trade/WAS = 0:00-19:30TOR = 19:30-26:35PHI = 26:35-35:55ORL = 35:55-42:30NYK = 42:30-52:25MIA = 52:25-1:00:20IND = 1:00:20-1:15:00MIL = 1:15:00-End

  • Shooting Guard Rankings 2018-19

    Dec 14 2018

    Nate and Danny organize the league’s shooting guards into tiers and rank the top 40 or so shooting guards in the NBA. How do we compare offensive specialists, 3-and-D aces, and the rest of a very diverse shooting guard crop?Subscribe via iTunes and RSS FeedWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Most Promising Rookies; the Most Talented NBA Ever, and the GSW Gap with Ben Taylor.

    Dec 13 2018

    Ben Taylor joins to put this rookie class in historical perspective and discuss which of the current rookies we’d rather have for the rest of their careers. We also assess whether this is the most top-end talent the league has ever had, and whether rising offense around the league has closed the gap with the Warriors.Subscribe via iTunes and RSS FeedWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreo...more

  • Tuesday Gamer: POR/HOU; League-Wide News Catch-Up; TOR/LAC

    Dec 12 2018

    Two teams with issues COLLIDE in Houston; which team’s lack of depth would prove its undoing? Then we hit on news around the league, including walking wounded in New Orleans, Boston, and Detroit. Finally, the Raptors INVADE Staples Center sans Clippers summer target Kawhi Leonard. (Were those all caps movie trailer enough?)Subscribe via iTunes and RSS FeedWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at...more

  • 15 in 60 Part 2 (Western Conference 12.10.18)

    Dec 10 2018

    A look at the past 2 weeks for the rest of the Western Conference in alphabetical order from Dallas to San Antonio.Timestamps:DAL = 0:00-8:20DEN = 8:20-17:45GSW = 17:45-27:25MEM = 27:25-34:40MIN = 34:40-42:15NOP = 42:15-53:35POR = 53:35-1:00:35SAC = 1:00:35-1:07:35SAS = 1:07:35-EndWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Bucks/Cavs Trade; Bulls “Moo-tiny?; Ariza Rumors; 15 in 60 Part 1 (West)

    Dec 10 2018

    We break down the Bucks/Cavs trade of Hill for Henson and Delly, check in on the tumultuous Jim Boylen era in Chicago, discuss the Trevor Ariza to the Lakers rumor, and then recap the last 2 weeks for the Lakers, Suns, Rockets, Jazz, Thunder and Clippers (Liam’s team).Timestamps:CLE/MIL/WAS Trade = 0:00-15:10Bulls Mutiny = 15:10-23:20MIL/TOR = 23:20-30:00LAL/PHX Trade Rumor = 30:00-35:00LAL = 35:00-41:40PHX = 41:40-49:50OKC = 49:50-59:20UTA/HOU = 59:20-1:15:15LAC = 1:15:15-EndWith host Nate Dunc...more

  • First Month Awards Continued: Executive (and Not Executive) of the Year, Surprises, Disappointments, and More

    Dec 06 2018

    We continue taking stock of the first month and a half of the season and hand out some additional awards. Executive of the year (and Not Executive of the Year), Best Win, Worst Loss, Dunk and Game of the Month, Most Surprising Team and Player, Most Disappointing Team and Player, and Sophomore of the Year are among the topics.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Mer...more

  • What's Wrong With the Spurs; Mini-Mailbag: Is Offense Here to Stay?; Fultz Diagnosis and News

    Dec 05 2018

    What’s wrong with the Spurs as they get destroyed in Utah? Then a mailbag segment, including a long discussion on whether the NBA’s offensive boom is here to stay. Finally the latest news in the league, including Markelle Fultz’s diagnosis of Thoracic Outlet SyndromeSubscribe via iTunes and RSS FeedWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at Nate...more

  • DEN/TOR, Hoiberg Fired, HOU/MIN, Quick Hitters Around the League

    Dec 04 2018

    Denver’s surprise win in Toronto, Fred Hoiberg’s surprise firing in Chicago, the Wolves reverse a second-half blowout against Houston, and some quick hitters on GSW/ATL, LAC/NOP, and CLE/BRKSubscribe via iTunes and RSS FeedWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 (Yes, all 15!) Eastern Conference

    Dec 03 2018

    All 15 teams in the Eastern Conference are looked at, including Pascal Siakam's emergence (and why Nate thinks he's a poor man's Giannis), the Celtics' recent play, John Collins' return to Atlanta's lineup, Brooklyn's weird numbers in pick-and-roll defense, how the Pistons avoid giving up threes, and much more.Timestamps:BOS = 0:00-11:40ATL = 11:40-22:45BRK = 22:45-30:35CHA = 30:35-36:15CHI = 36:15-43:05CLE = 43:05-50:45DET = 50:45-57:15IND = 57:15-1:04:00MIA = 1:04:00-1:12:05MIL = 1:12:05-1:17:...more

  • NBA Awards Through November 2018

    Nov 30 2018

    Subscribe via iTunes and RSS FeedOur first look at the NBA’s official awards through November, 2018With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • What Can Washington Get in Trades; Korver Trades; News and a Rant on Leadership

    Nov 29 2018

    Subscribe via iTunes and RSS FeedWe discuss the pros and cons for the Washington Wizards of trading John Wall, Bradley Beal, and Otto Porter for over a half hour. Then a breakdown of the Kyle Korver/Alec Burks trade, and news including a Nate rant about “leadership.”With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Gamer Night: TOR/MEM; NYK/DET; LAL/DEN; and Around the League

    Nov 28 2018

    Subscribe via iTunes and RSS FeedA look around the association on a Tuesday night. How did Toronto come back on Memphis after a 71-points Grizzlies explosion in the first half? We check in on the Knicks’ youngsters in Detroit, the Nuggets continue their awesome defense against the Lakers, and quick hitters on Indiana/Phoenix and Atlanta/Miami.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com...more

  • News, Mailbag on Kings, Suns, Blazers, Spurs

    Nov 27 2018

    Subscribe via iTunes and RSS FeedWe catch up on news, including the latest on Markelle Fultz, Golden State’s injury returns, and more. Then we continue our mailbag look at the teams in the West, with extra attention to the Sacramento Kings followed by the Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers, and San Antonio Spurs.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise ava...more

  • 11 in 90 (Western Conference 11.26.18)

    Nov 26 2018

    Subscribe via iTunes and RSS FeedA mailbag look at MIN, UTA, then DAL thru OKC over the last two weeks.Timestamps:MIN = 0:00-11:00UTA = 11:00-19:05DAL = 19:05-25:50DEN = 25:50-33:20GSW = 33:20-42:20HOU = 42:20-50:25LAC = 50:25-58:00LAL = 58:00-1:04:55MEM = 1:04:55-1:12:10NOP = 1:12:10-1:18:25OKC = 1:18:25-EndWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available...more

  • 15 in 60 Mailbag! (Part 2, Eastern Conference 11.20.18)

    Nov 20 2018

    We take listener questions on the teams in the Eastern Conference.. In Part 2, IND, MIA, MIL, NYK, ORL, PHI, WASWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 Mailbag! (Eastern Conference 11.19.18 Part 1)

    Nov 19 2018

    We take listener questions on the teams in the Eastern Conference.. In order, BRK, BOS, TOR, ATL, CHA, CHI, CLE, DETTimestamps:BRK = 0:00-13:45BOS/TOR = 13:45-28:40ATL = 28:40-37:45CHA = 37:45-45:35CHI = 45:35-53:45CLE = 53:45-1:02:15DET = 1:02:15-EndWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Fultz Trade Value & Ideas; Big News Catchup; Should Rockets Have Offered More for Butler?

    Nov 16 2018

    First we catch up on news, including Draymond's comments on the KD spat and the rest of the leaguewide developments. We also discuss whether Houston should have offered more for Jimmy Butler. Then we discuss Markelle Fultz's trade value. Nate relays some comments from executives around the league on his value, and we discuss some reasonable trades the Sixers could make.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nat...more

  • Draymond vs. KD; Butler's First Game in Philly; Around the League; NOP/MIN

    Nov 15 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We give our reaction to the Draymond/KD reporting and what it could mean for Golden State going forward. Then we dive into Philly's first game with Jimmy Butler and what it says about their team going forward, take a brief look at some of the more interesting games around the league, and finally look at Minnesota's newcomers against New Orleans.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please dona...more

  • 15 in 60 Part 2 (Western Conference 11.14.18)

    Nov 14 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We take a look at the last 2 weeks for LAC, GSW, MEM, UTA, MIN, NOP, POR, and PHX With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com. 

  • 15 in 60 Part 1 (Western Conference 11.12.18)

    Nov 12 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at the last 2 weeks for, in order, HOU; SAS; DEN; OKC; DAL; SAC; LALWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Emergency Butler Trade Pod

    Nov 10 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Jimmy Butler is traded, finally. Our long national nightmare is over.  We look at who got the better of the trade, the cap implications for both teams, how the new-look Sixers and Wolves will be on the floor, and what the next moves should be for the Sixers.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDu...more

  • Ethan Strauss: GSW/MIL, and Which Teams Should Panic?

    Nov 09 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.The Master of Panic, the Panic Virtuouso, Ethan Strauss of the Athletic joins Nate and Danny to discuss Milwaukee's blowout of the Warriors, followed by a review of which teams should be panicking due to slow starts.  We hit on Houston, New Orleans, the LA Lakers, Boston, Philadelphia, Utah, Washington, and Minnesota, and give a 1-10 panic meter rating for each. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this...more

  • PHI/IND; DEN/MEM; General Soreness Invades LA; News

    Nov 08 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Philly heads into Indiana in a matchup of two likely East playoff teams, Denver and Memphis goes down to the wire in an old school rock fight, General Soreness leads Minnesota against the Lakers, and we catch up on news around the league.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com. 

  • MIL/POR; ATL/CHA; BRK/PHX

    Nov 07 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.For election night, we choose to hit on some less-covered teams.  Portland and Milwaukee features two teams with divergent styles, we check in on Trae Young and the Hawks against the on-fire Kemba Walker and the Hornets, and finally see what the Suns look like at full-strength against Brooklyn.  Nights like tonight are what Dunc'd On is all about.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please don...more

  • Lakers Drama; News; Who Has the Most Money On the Line This Year?

    Nov 06 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We check in on the latest in LA, where Luke Walton is apparently under pressure.  Then we catch up on the rest of the news around the league, and then a long segment on which players have the most to gain and lose this season heading into free agency.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA...more

  • 15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 11.05.18)

    Nov 05 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at the last 2 weeks for each of the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference, in reverse alphabetical order from Washington to Atlanta.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com. 

  • MIL/BOS Showdown; Around the League; News Catchup

    Nov 02 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We go deep on what we can learn from Boston and Milwaukee's first matchup.  How much have the Bucks grown with Mike Budenholzer as coach, and where are the issues still in trying to get past Boston? Then we hit on some other notable events from Thursday night's games, followed by a wrap-up of the latest news, including rookie option declines and injuries heading into the weekend.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And...more

  • Is Butler Sitting the right play?; MIN, NOP, OKC, SAC 15 in 60

    Nov 01 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We look at Jimmy Butler's situation in Minnesota; is this really the best way for him to get out of there as soon as possible? Then we give our observations on the season to date for MIN, NOP, OKC, and SAC.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com. 

  • Kings on Fire; News; PHI/TOR; WAS/MEM

    Oct 31 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We start with news, including the "voice of head coach" in Cleveland and Houston's struggles.  Then we discuss Toronto's dismantling of Philly, the red hot Kings' win in Orlando, and the Wiz falling to 1-6 against Memphis.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com. 

  • 15 in 60: LAL, SAS, MEM, PHX; Rookie Scale Option Decisions

    Oct 30 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We dive deep on the Lakers, Spurs, Grizzlies, and Suns seasons to date, before getting into a fun debate over which Rookie Scale options for second and third year players we would decline prior to the October 31 deadline.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com. 

  • Lue Fired; 15 in 60 Part 1 (Western Conference 10.29.18)

    Oct 29 2018

    Lue Fired; 15 in 60 Part 1 (Western Conference 10.29.18)

  • Butler to Houston Rumors, News; DEN/LAL; BOS/OKC; POR/ORL

    Oct 26 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We break down the latest rumor that the Rockets have offered 4 first-round draft picks to Houston, pluc catch up on the rest of the news around the league.  Then we catch up on two big comeback wins for the Lakers and Celtics, and touch briefly on the Blazers' win in Orlando.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise a...more

  • Season Prediction Mulligans

    Oct 25 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.With the season a whole entire week old, we look at how the early season trends have informed our predictions.  Yes, it's early, but what can we glean about which of our season predictions were right and which were wrong going forward.  Are we overreacting or underreacting to the first week of the season?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.co...more

  • News; Blake Drops 50 in PHI/DET OT Classic; LAC/NOP; SAC/DEN

    Oct 24 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.After discussing the latest news, Nate and Danny recap a wild win for the Pistons as Blake Griffin drops 50 points on the Sixers.  Then we discuss how the LAC/NOP and SAC/DEN games shaped our impressions of those teams early in the season.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com. 

  • 15 in 60 Mailbag Part 2 (Eastern Conference 10.23.18)

    Oct 23 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.15 in 60 returns, a look at the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference in alphabetical order using listener-submitted mailbag questions. In Part 2, Miami through Washington.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 Mailbag Part 1 (Eastern Conference 10.22.18)

    Oct 22 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.15 in 60 returns, a look at the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference in alphabetical order using listener-submitted mailbag questions. First up, Atlanta to Indiana, With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com. 

  • What Did We Learn About LA? G-League "Select Contracts"; MIA/WAS; CHI/PH

    Oct 19 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We start with a discussion of the news that the G-League will offer bigger contracts to elite young prospects and also hit on Michael Malone's extension in Denver.  Then a talk about LAL/POR, and what we can take away for what both teams will look like this year.  Finally, briefer hits on MIA/WAS and CHI/PHI. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patre...more

  • Around the League On the Real Opening Night

    Oct 18 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.DAL/PHX, MIN/SAS, NOP/HOU, MIL/CHA, and more snippets from around the league on opening night.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Season Openers: PHI/BOS and OKC/GSW; News; Season Predictions Part 2

    Oct 17 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.The season is finally here. We break down what we can take away for the season from PHI/BOS and OKC/GSW, then look at news including surprise waivers and a couple trades.  Then we finish up our season predictions.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com. 

  • Season Predictions: Wins for All 30 Teams, Awards, and More

    Oct 16 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Nate and Danny give their season predictions, starting with tiers and records for all 30 teams.  Then we give our picks for MVP, Coach of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, and many more awards.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • News w/ Danny; BOS Season Outlook w/ Jared Weiss

    Oct 15 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Nate and Danny discuss the latest in the Jimmy Butler saga, Justise Winslow's extension, and the rest of camp news.Then Jared Weiss joins for the Boston Celtics Season Outlook.  What does Gordon Hayward look like in his return? Can Brad Stevens keep all these talented players on the same page? We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the...more

  • DAL Season Outlook with Tim Cato

    Oct 12 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Tim Cato of the Athletic joins for the Dallas Mavericks Season Outlook.  What will this team look like with youngs Luka Doncic and Dennis Smith as their primary creators? We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the season.  With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA).  And if you like this pod and want additional bonus content, please subscr...more

  • TOR 2018-19 Season Outlook w/ Blake Murphy

    Oct 11 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Blake Murphy of the Athletic joins for the Toronto Raptors Season Outlook.  We start with the key question of what Kawhi Leonard looks like this season. We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the season.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA).  And if you like this pod and want additional bonus content, please subscribe to support Nate ...more

  • News w/ Danny; PHI Season Outlook w/ Derek Bodner

    Oct 10 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Danny and Nate hit on recent news, including the firing of Ryan McDonough and Kyrie Irving's declaration that he'll re-sign in Boston.  Then Derek Bodner of the Athletic joins for the Philadelphia 76ers Season Outlook.  We discuss the outlook for Markelle Fultz based on his shooting improvements this offseason, and how Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid can take steps forward. We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup...more

  • LAL Season Outlook 2018-19 with Darius Soriano

    Oct 08 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Darius Soriano joins for the LA Lakers Season Outlook.  How will Luke Walton fill in around LeBron James?  Will they go with the young guys or the vets? We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the season. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA).  And if you like this pod and want additional bonus content, please subscribe to support Nate ...more

  • Camp News; 2018-19 Season Breakout and Regression Candidates; O/U Best Bets

    Oct 04 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We hit on some of the big news of training camp, including Anthony Davis signing with Rich Paul of Klutch Sports and how injuries will affect rotation battles.  Then we each pick four breakout and regression candidates for the 2018-19 season, along with a few honorable mentions, before closing with our best bets for over/unders.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate...more

  • Ben Taylor on the Top-8 Greatest Players of All-Time

    Oct 03 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Ben Taylor with his long-awaited return to discuss the top-8 in his Greatest of All-Time series at BackPicks.com. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Eastern Conference Over/Unders 2018-19

    Oct 02 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We go through the over/unders for the Eastern Conference in alphabetical order, from Atlanta to Washington.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com. 

  • Nate's Back: Western Conference Over/Unders

    Oct 01 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Nate makes his return after his honeymoon and we discuss the Western Conference Over/Unders in alphabetical order from Dallas to Utah.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.  

  • CLE Outlook w/ Joe Vardon; ATL Outlook w/ Brad Rowland

    Sep 27 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Joe Vardon of The Athletic (@joevardon) joins for the Cleveland Cavaliers Season Outlook. We discuss how they will look without LeBron James, which veterans will still be in the starting five, predictions and much more. After that, Brad Rowland of Dime and Locked On Hawks (@BTRowland) comes on to break down the Hawks, including expectations for Trae Young, John Collins' ideal role, predictions and more. With interim host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  An...more

  • MIA Outlook w/ Albert Nahmad; PHX Outlook w/ Michael Schwartz

    Sep 24 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Albert Nahmad of Heat Hoops (@AlbertNahmad) joins for the Miami Heat Season Outlook. We discuss their overstuffed rotation, development of young players, predictions and much more. After that, Michael Schwartz of ESPN (@SchwartzCenterM) comes on to break down the Suns, including their roster overhaul, Devin Booker's ideal role, predictions and much more. With interim host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod and want additional bonus c...more

  • NYK Outlook w/ Jared Dubin; News w/ Tim Bontemps

    Sep 19 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. First, Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post comes on to break down the significant recent NBA news, including Jimmy Butler's trade demand, the Mave ricks' penalty, injuries, signings and more. Then, Jared Dubin joins for the New York Knicks Season Outlook. We discuss what their goals should be for the season, most interesting five-man lineup, predictions and much more. With interim host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod and want addi...more

  • SAS Outlook w/ Jabari Young; MEM Outlook w/ Chris Herrington

    Sep 16 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Jabari Young of the San Antonio Express-News joins for the San Antonio Spurs Season Outlook. We discuss how they will look after so much roster turnover, whether Pop can coach them up on defense again, what the future holds and much more. After that, Chris Herrington of the just-launched Daily Memphian comes on to break down the Grizzlies, including their new perimeter rotation, whether Conley and Gasol can propel them to the playoffs and Jaren Jackson ...more

  • DEN Outlook w/ Adam Mares; ORL Outlook w/ Danny

    Sep 13 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Adam Mares of Denver Stiffs and Locked on Nuggets joins for the Denver Nuggets Season Outlook.  What will the loss of Wilson Chandler mean, and what is the team’s defensive ceiling this year? We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the season.  Then Danny joins to give the same treatment to the Orlando Magic. With host Nate Duncan (@Nat...more

  • CHI Outlook w/ Stephen Noh of the Athletic; POR w/ Erik Gundersen

    Sep 10 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Stephen Noh of the Athletic joins for the Chicago Bulls Season Outlook.  The Bulls have added a lot of talent, but can they stop anybody? What should we expect from Jabari Parker, Zach LaVine, and Kris Dunn this year?. We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the season.  Then Erik Gundersen of Locked on Blazers joins to give the same tr...more

  • HOU/PHX Trade; News; HOU Outlook w/ Rahat Huq, NOP Outlook w/ Danny

    Sep 06 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Danny and Nate go over the Rockets/Suns trade, and discuss the rest of the news from the last couple weeks. Then Rahat Huq of Red94.net joins for the Houston Rockets Season Outlook.  What will the loss of Trevor Ariza mean, how will Carmelo Anthony be used, and what evolutions might Houston take to compete with Golden State? We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, ...more

  • LAC Season Outlook w/ Danny; WAS Season Outlook w/ Mike Prada

    Sep 03 2018

    Danny joins for the LA Clippers. What is their rotation going to look like with perhaps the deepest backcourt in the NBA?  Can this team stop anybody?  And what are their strengths and weaknesses going into the season?  Will they contend for the playoffs again? Then Mike Prada of SBNation joins for the Washington Wizards Season Outlook.  Mike and Nate discuss what will be different this year for the Wizards and how Dwight Howard fits into the team’s frontcourt. We also hit on potential breakout ...more

  • UTA Season Outlook w/ David Locke; MIL w/ Frank Madden

    Aug 29 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Jazz radioman David Locke joins for the Utah Season Outlook.  Can the Jazz take another step forward after a surprise 48-win season a year ago?. We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the season.  Then Frank Madden of Locked on Bucks joins to give the same treatment to With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA).  And if you like this pod an...more

  • MIN Season Outlook with Jon Krawczynski; DET Season Outlook with Dan Feldman

    Aug 27 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Jon Krawczynski of the Athletic joins for the Minnesota Timeberwolves Season Outlook.  We hit on what's going on with Karl-Anthony Towns' extension and what this season means for the key figures in the Wolves organization. We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the Wolves' season.  Then Dan Feldman joins to give the same treatment to th...more

  • GSW Season Preview w/ Ethan Strauss; CHA Season Preview w/ Spencer Percy

    Aug 22 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. Ethan Strauss of the Athletic joins (in studio!!) to discuss the Warriors upcoming season.   We talk who is likely to get better or worse, how the newcomers to the roster fit in, playing time battles, and make our predictions for the 2018-19 season, in addition to a number of the non-sequiturs to which Ethan is so enjoyably prone.Then Spencer Percy of Queen City Hoops joins to give the same preview treatment for the Hornets.With host Nate Duncan (@NateD...more

  • IND Season Preview w/ J. Michael; BRK Season Preview w/ Danny; News

    Aug 20 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.J. Michael, Pacers writer for the Indy Star, joins to preview the Indiana Pacers.  We talk who is likely to get better or worse, how the newcomers to the roster fit in, playing time battles, and make our predictions for the 2018-19 season. . Then Danny joins to give the same preview treatment for the Nets, and we hit on a few news items.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to sup...more

  • OKC Season Preview and Summer League All-Stars w/ Fred Katz; SAC w/ James Ham

    Aug 17 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Fred Katz, former beat writer of the Norman Transcript and now of MassLive, joins to preview the OKC Thunder.  We talk who is likely to get better or worse, how the newcomers to the roster fit in, playing time battles, and make our predictions for the 2018-19 season.  We also take a special look at NBA Summer League as only Fred can. Then James Ham joins to give the same preview treatment for the Kings.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA).  And if you ...more

  • MEGA 21-Team Summer League Prospect Review

    Aug 14 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A ridiculously long 21-team prospect review, from the LA Clippers thru Washington, but then Brooklyn, Boston, Detroit, New Orleans, and Utah at the end.  We hit on every NBA relevant prospect from summer league.Timestamps:0:00 = LAC10:50 = LAL22:25 = MEM36:30 = MIA41:10 = MIL46:15 = MIN53:35 = NYK1:06:49 = OKC1:13:20 = ORL1:24:20 = PHI1:31:15 = PHO1:48:25 = POR2:03:20 = SAC2:17:20 = SAS2:24:30 = TOR2:28:50 = WAS2:37:00 = BRK2:43:00 = BOS2:54:10 = DET3:04...more

  • Mock Rookie Extensions 2018

    Aug 09 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Dan Feldman of NBC Sports joins Nate and Danny to mock out the rookie extensions for this fall.  Where do the key young players drafted in 2015 fall, including Karl-Anthony Towns, Kristaps Porzingis, Myles Turner, and even Malcolm Brogdon from the 2016 second round?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available a...more

  • Eastern Conference Offseason Grades 2018

    Aug 06 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We grade the offseasons for the 15 teams in the East in alphabetical order.  How do the Kawhi Leonard trade, the Sixers' offseason, the Pacers' use of their capspace, and more look in the aggregate?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com. 

  • Western Conference Offseason Grades 2018

    Aug 02 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We take a look at which West teams improved and which took a step back, assigning grades for all 15 teams in the conference.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com. 

  • Capela Re-Signs, News, Re-Grading the 2017 Offseason (West)

    Jul 30 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Clint Capela returns to Houston on a surprisingly inexpensive deal; why did it happen? We catch up on the rest of the news, then hold ourselves accountable for our offseason grades for the Western Conference.  How do big moves like the Paul George and D"Angelo Russell trades look in hindsight?Timestamps:0:00-15:50 = Clint Capela signing15:50-28:15 = Other Recent NBA News28:15-56:40 = DAL-LAC 2017 Offseason Re-grades56:40-1:19:10 = LAL-OKC 2017 Offseason ...more

  • Marc Stein on the Summer; Love Extended; DEN-IND Summer League Review

    Jul 26 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Marc Stein of the New York Times joins up to discuss the offseason that was.  Why did the Spurs trade Kawhi to the Raptors, and what other offers were out there? Could the Lakers or Sixers have gotten Kawhi by offering more, or were the Spurs simply uninterested in future-focused packages? We also discuss DeMarcus Cousins signing with the Warriors and his market on July 1, why so many one-year deals were agreed to, the Melo/Schroder trade, and much more....more

  • Melo Trade, Vlade Poaching, Re-Grading the 2017 Offseason (East)

    Jul 23 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Catching up on all the big transactions of the last week, including the Melo/Schroder trade, Dudley/Arthur, Richaun Holmes, and more.  We also catch up on the recent signings, including the Kings getting committments from 2 players who had already agreed elsewhere.Then we hold ourselves accountable by going back over our grades for the 2017 offseason in the East.  How do the Jimmy Butler and Paul George trades look now in hindsight?Timestamps:0:00-21:15 ...more

  • Kawhi Leonard to TOR From Every Angle; SAC/MEM Trade, News

    Jul 18 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Kawhi Leonard is traded for DeMar DeRozan. We look at what the Raptors can be this year, whether Kawhi should/needs to show up in Toronto, the return from the Spurs' standpoint, and whether other suitors for Kawhi should have offered more.  We also hit on the Kings/Grizz trade and the rest of the news.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/D...more

  • Parker a Bull, News, Summer League Prospect Review ATL, CHA, CHI, CLE

    Jul 17 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We discuss how the Bucks got to this point with Jabari Parker, whether it was the right move to let him go, and whether the Bulls should have signed him despite some of the issues with his game. Then we hit on the rest of the league news before getting into a film-intensive review of prospects for ATL, CHA, CHI, and CLE. We spend a ton of time on Trae Young, Wendell Carter, Miles Bridges, Collin Sexton, and every other NBA-relevant player from the four t...more

  • DEN/BRK/ATL Trades, Every Deal in Free Agency, Free Agency Winners/Losers

    Jul 13 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We spend a ton of time breaking down the trades that dumped salary for Denver and sent Jeremy Lin to the Hawks.  We look at how Denver ended up in this situation and the curious case of the Hawks not wanting to take Faried and Arthur in a salary dump.  We also catch up on the rest of the deals around the NBA, including Houston finding their Luc Mbah-a-Moute replacement and Wayne Ellington returning to the Heat, among others. Then we break down some of th...more

  • Free Agency Wrap-Up: Every Deal, Every Team, Every Trade the Last 4 Days

    Jul 09 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We go through all the fascinating transactions of the last few days, including the Zach LaVine offer sheet, Kyle Anderson moving to the Grizzlies, and all the rest of the signings and trades. Plus we review how much space each team has to work with still.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDunca...more

  • PHI/DEN Trade;2018 Free Agency Days 3 and 4, Every Signing

    Jul 04 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We break down the trade of Wilson Chandler into Philly's cap space and discuss the latest signings from days 3 and 4 of 2018 free agency.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com. 

  • Lakers Fill Out the Roster, Cousins to GSW, Every Signing, Every Team Day 2

    Jul 03 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Another crazy day in free agency, as the Lakers renounce Julius Randle and sign Rajon Rondo, the Warriors suddenly agree with DeMarcus Cousins. Randle ends up in New Orleans, and every other signing, plus the remaining free agents and every team's cap and tax situation.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise availab...more

  • LeBron to LA From Every Angle. Plus Every Other Signing, Every Team from Day 1

    Jul 02 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.LeBron to LA from every angle. We discuss the Lakers' remaining cap space, their other signings of KCP, Lance, and JaVale, how the Lakers as constituted will look on the court next year, the math behind a Kawhi trade and which Lakers youngs would need to be included, what the plan should be with Julius Randle, and predict how many titles LeBron will win in LA and how many of the four Laker youngs will still be on the team after next summer.Then we go thr...more

  • Crazy First Night of Free Agency; Every Signing, Trends, Winners & Losers

    Jul 01 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.This is what we live for, almost 2 hours, every signing that happened in the first few hours of free agency. PG's return to OKC, Ariza's shocking destination, CP back in Houston, and everything else.  We also look at the winners and losers, pick and best and worst contract of the day, and discuss who has remaining room and which free agents remain on the market.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this ...more

  • Kawhi/Lakers Scenarios, Gortat/Rivers Trade; News; NYK, CLE, IND Offseasons

    Jun 28 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.The Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes heat up, as we discuss the perspectives of the Lakers and Spurs and what offers we would make if we were the Lakers.  Then we plow through a lot more news, including the Rivers/Gortat trade.  Finally, the offeseason for the Knicks, Cavs, and Pacers with the news Thaddeus Young has opted in.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Dann...more

  • 2018 Mock Offseason Part 2 with Kevin Pelton, Dan Feldman, and Danny Leroux

    Jun 26 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.The mock offseason continues! Finally some trades give teams a little breathing room, and the player agent continues to get squeezed as the market tightens again.  And we give our impressions of the process this year, what it means for the market, and get some thoughts from innocent bystander Liam Doyle.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com...more

  • 2018 Mock Offseason Part 1 With Kevin Pelton, Dan Feldman, and Danny Leroux

    Jun 25 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.It's finally here, the 2018 mock offseason.  With cap space down around the league, it's a tough job for Nate as the player agent this year.  In part 1, we find homes for the key free agents on the market like LeBron James, Paul George, and Chris Paul.  Then it's the restricted free agents' turn to see if they can agree to terms with their incumbent teams or test the market.  And finally we get into the meat of free agency to see how deep the middle clas...more

  • 2018 NBA Draft

    Jun 22 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.The 2018 NBA draft from every angle. We spend 20 minutes on the huge Hawks/Mavs trade for Luka Doncic and Trae Young, then discuss every pick of the first round, plus some of the overall trends that shaped the night.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.  

  • CHA/BRK Trade; Mi. Bridges, Shai, Walker, R. Williams Scouting; Draft Board

    Jun 21 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We break down the Charlotte/Brooklyn trade from every angle, including the effect on Brooklyn's 2019 cap space and Charlotte's opportunity cost for creating breathing room under the tax.  Then mini scouting reports on 4 more draft prospects, Miles Bridges, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Lonnie Walker, and Robert Williams.  Then Danny and Nate reveal their rankings of the top 8 prospects into tiers as we head into the draft.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA...more

  • Draft Scuttlebutt, Knox, Musa, Sexton and Mikal Bridges Scouting Reports

    Jun 20 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We catch up on news, including Kawhi Leonard's meeting with Gregg Popovich and continued reports he wants to be traded to the Lakers, plus draft scuttlebutt like the Hawks liking Luka Doncic at 3 and the Grizzlies and Kings struggling to get information on prospects.Then 4 shorter 10 minute bites on some prospects later in the lottery: Kevin Knox, Dzanan Musa, Collin Sexton, and Mikal BridgesWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@Danny...more

  • Jaren Jackson, Jr. Scouting Report; ORL Offseason Outlook, News

    Jun 19 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We take a look at perhaps the most "modern" of the big men in this draft, Jaren Jackson, Jr. Does his shooting, switchability, and shot blocking outweight concerns about his scoring and rebounding potential?  Then we examine Orlando's offseason, a more interesting one than many realize? Which player should they take at number 6, what should they be willing to pay for Aaron Gordon in restircted free agency, do they move towards the playoffs or continue re...more

  • ESPN Draft Film Guru Mike Schmitz on 2018 Draft; Danny on Kawhi Trade Request

    Jun 18 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.ESPN's Mike Schmitz joins to discuss the top of the draft, his overall board, what he thinks of so many bigs projected at the top of the draft, and who he likes further down.  We also discuss how he somehow saw Donovan Mitchell coming as a ROY candidate.Then Danny comes in for a talk about the news that Kawhi Leonard reportedly wants out of San Antonio.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, plea...more

  • Mo Bamba Scouting Report; DAL Offseason Outlook

    Jun 15 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Mo Bamba's 7'10 wingspan and 9'7 standing reach make him one of the most intriguing players in the draft.  Can he turn that potential into production at the pro level?  Then we look at how Dallas will use over $20 million in cap space this offseason.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA....more

  • CHI Offseason Outlook; Wendell Carter, Jr. Scouting Report

    Jun 14 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.The Bulls should have about $25 million in cap space to work with, will they use it to court free agents or take on bad money? What will happen with restricted free agent Zach LaVine?  Then we discuss a potential Bulls draftee, Duke center Wendell Carter, Jr. (starts at 33:00)With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise ...more

  • Nurse Hired in Toronto, News, GSW and SAC Offseason Outlooks

    Jun 13 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We hit on the latest news, including Nick Nurse in Toronto, Lonzo Ball's knee injury, player option news, and more.  Then a look at the offseasons for GSW and SAC.  What should the Warriors do with the mini-midlevel, who will be back next year, and how much will it all cost?  And where should Sacramento go with the number 2 pick, and who should they target with about $20 million in cap space?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@Danny...more

  • Luka Doncic Scouting Report; MEM Offseason Outlook

    Jun 12 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Luka Doncic is one of the best 18 year-olds ever.  How does he project to the NBA given his amazing production but also his athletic limitatations?  Then we look at Memphis' offseason.  The number 4 pick, Tyreke Evans' possible return, and how they can avoid the tax with only $10 million or so to work with.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon....more

  • Deandre Ayton Scouting Report: PHX Offseason Outlook

    Jun 11 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We break down the pros and cons of selecting Deandre Ayton number 1 overall.  Do his physical attributes and budding skill level make up for what could be a lack of feel?  Then a look at the Suns, widely projected to take Ayton.  What do they do about the point guard situation, and do they look to take on bad money or get better for next year?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate ...more

  • 2018 NBA Finals Game 4; Colangelo Done; Trae Young Scouting Report

    Jun 09 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We wrap up the 2018 NBA Finals, discussing where the Warriors stack up historically now, LeBron's injury, and the Finals MVP. Then we hit on the firing of Bryan Colangelo and whether it was deserved, followed by a scouting report on perhaps the most intriguing prospect in the draft, OklahWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  ...more

  • 2018 NBA Finals Game 3

    Jun 07 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We go through all the storylines from Game 3, including Kevin Durant's crazy performance, Andre Iguodala's return, the Cavs' defenseive lapses, and the play-by-play as the Warriors pulled away late.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • LAL Offseason Outlook; MEM Young Prospects Review

    Jun 06 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A very detailed look at the Lakers' offseason plans. What would they do to get LeBron James and Paul George, and would they move young guys if they did?  What if they only get George?  Under what circumstances would they roll their space over to 2019?  What will the market be for restricted free agent Julius Randle?Then we look at the development of Memphis' young players this season.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux)....more

  • Marvin Bagley III Scouting Report, ATL Offseason Outlook

    Jun 04 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.How does Duke's Marvin Bagley III project to the NBA?  Then we look at the Hawks' offseason as they continue their rebuild.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 2018 NBA Finals Game 2; SAS Offseason Outlook

    Jun 04 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We break down the Warriors win in Game 2 of the NBA Finals and discuss possible Cleveland adjustments going forward.  Then a look at the Spurs' offseason, including possible Kawhi trade scenarios, possibly Kawhi non-trade scenarios, the option decisions for Rudy Gay and Danny Green, and more.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerou...more

  • 2018 NBA Finals Game 1; Marc Stein on Colangelo and Kawhi

    Jun 01 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We recap a wild Game 1 from Oracle Arena, including a possession-by-possession break down of the stretch run.  Then Marc Stein of the New York Times joins to discuss the situation with Bryan Colangelo in Philadelphia and how the Kawhi Leonard situation could resolve in San Antonio.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchan...more

  • Colangelo Twitter; BOS Offseason Outlook

    May 30 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A breakdown of what we know so far and our best guesses as to what happens next in the crazy Bryan Colangelo Twitter account saga.  Then we look at the upcoming offseason for the Boston Celtics.  Marcus Smart and Aron Baynes' free agencies, the prospect of a big trade, and what to do about Terry Rozier's extension.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at ...more

  • CLE/GSW Look Ahead; HOU Offseason Outlook

    May 30 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We look ahead to the NBA Finals, including how Golden State will defend LeBron James and what the Cavs' scheme will be against the Warriors depending on whether Kevin Love plays or not.  Then (22:00) our longest offseason preview yet on the Houston Rockets. We attack it from all angles, including what it will cost to re-sign their many free agents, how they can dodge the tax, and how it could be possible to get LeBron James to Houston should he so desire...more

  • GSW/HOU Game 7; DEN Offseason Outlook

    May 29 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We break down Game 7 from every angle, including how it was won and lost, how the series differed from our expectations, and how it stacks up historically. Then, a look at the offseason for the Denver Nuggets.  What will they do with Jokic, and how do they minimize the tax bill?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandis...more

  • CLE/BOS Game 7; HOU/GSW Game 7 Look Ahead

    May 28 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We look at Game 7 of Cleveland/Boston, where another legendary performance by LeBron James propels the Cavs to a fourth straight NBA Finals.  How did he do it, and what moments will Boston rue as they think back on this game?  We also discuss James' legacy making eight straight Finals himself, and look ahead to Golden State/Houston Game 7.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to s...more

  • GSW/HOU Game 5; All-NBA Team Reactions

    May 25 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Houston does it again late against Golden State, but what of Chris Paul's injury going forward? Another crazy detailed breakdown of a classic game. We also react to the All-NBA teams and discuss the financial consequences.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • CLE/BOS Game 5; WAS Offseason Outlook

    May 24 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We break down Boston's continued home dominance in Game 5, and then discuss a cash-strapped offseason for the Washington Wizards. Will a major move be coming?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • GSW/HOU Game 4

    May 23 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Over an hour just on this game.  We look at the big themes of Houston's win and how they defended Golden State so well. Then a possession by possession breakdown of the stretch run, and an outlook for the remainder of the series.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • CLE/BOS Game 4; PHI Offseason Outlook; Michael Porter, Jr. Scouting Report

    May 22 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at how Cleveland tied the East Finals at 2-2 and what to expect moving forward in the series. Then we look at the ballyhooed offseason for the Sixers.  What's the plan if they get LeBron or Paul George, and what if they don't?  Also, how would they solve an impending roster crunch?  Finally, we discuss what little is available on Michael Porter, Jr. as he returns from a back injury that cost him his entire freshman seasonWith host Nate Duncan (@Na...more

  • GSW/HOU Game 3; BRK Offseason Outlook

    May 21 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Golden State gets back on track with a blowout of the Rockets.  What can Houston do to counter? Then we look at a crossroads offseason for the Brooklyn Nets, who will have their draft pick for the first time in 4 years next offseason.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • CLE/BOS Game 3

    May 20 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A thorough breakdown of the Cavs' big win over the Celtics in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • GSW/HOU Game 2; Bud Hired in Milwaukee; MIL and CHA Offseason Outlooks

    May 16 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We break down how Houston roared back to tie their series against Golden State.  Then a look at Milwaukee's fascinating offseason, including the Jabari Parker saga, followed by the.......less fascinating offseason for the Charlotte Hornets.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • CLE/BOS Game 2; Lottery; LAC Offseason Outlook

    May 16 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We break down how Boston roared back to take down Cleveland and seize command of the series, and take a look at how the lottery results went down.  Then we take a look at the Clippers' offseason, with key free agents DeAndre Jordan and Avery Bradley as well as a need to stay out of the repeater tax.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/Dunc...more

  • GSW/HOU Game 1; UTA Offseason Outlook

    May 15 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A thorough breakdown of the Warriors' win in Houston in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. We look at how it happened and what Houston can do to respond in Game 2.  Then long-lost Liam Doyle joins to discuss the Jazz offseason, including the fates of Dante Exum and Derrick Favors along with possible free agent additions.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate a...more

  • CLE/BOS Game 1; Casey Fired; SAS/HOU/NOP Prospect Review

    May 14 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We break down Boston's big Game 1 win over the Cavaliers, then the firing of Dwane Casey in Toronto and some of the candidates to replace him. Finally, a long overdue look at the young prospects on the Spurs, Rockets, and Pelicans.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • News, CLE/BOS Outlook, NOP Offseason Preview

    May 11 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We discuss the hiring of James Borrego in Charlotte, the most anticipated playoff series of the last 20 years, break down every angle of Cleveland and Boston, and then discuss the fascinating but limited off-season for the New Orleans Pelicans.  With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com....more

  • HOU/GSW Series Outlook

    May 10 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We break down every possible on-court angle of the Houston/Golden State series, which could be one of the best series we've seen in this era, then give our predictions, including Nate changing his prediction in the series from before the playoffs.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com...more

  • Ranking the Free Agent Bigs; MIN and POR Offseason Outlooks

    May 09 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We run through the free agent bigs, including DeMarcus Cousins, DeAndre Jordan, and the rest of a stocked center crop.  Then we look at the offseason options for Minnesota and Portland, two teams close to the luxury tax.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • PHI/BOS and CLE/TOR Game 4s, TOR and DET Offseason Outlook; SVG Out

    May 08 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Wrapping up Monday's Game 4s in the Eastern Conference, and then a look at the Raptors and Pistons' off-seasons.  Should the Raptors move on from Dwane Casey, how can they upgrade against LeBron, and who might be a tax casualty?  We also discuss the firing of Stan Van Gundy in Detroit, and look at their offseason of limited resources.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to suppor...more

  • UTA/HOU and NOP/GSW Game 4s; Ranking the Free Agent Wings

    May 07 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We recap big wings for the favorites in UTA/HOU and NOP/GSW Game 4s.  Then a recap of the free agent class on the wing, an always in-demand position group.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • All Four Game 3s: PHI/BOS; CLE/TOR; NOP/GSW; UTA/HOU

    May 06 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We take a look at all four Game 3s from Friday and Saturday, including a super in-depth breakdown of the C's dramatic Game 3 win.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • CLE/TOR and PHI/BOS Game 2, Free Agent Point Guard Rankings

    May 04 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We discuss LeBron James' ridiculous 43 point performance as the Raptors are eviscerated in Game 2, followed by the Celtics continuing to defy the odds against the Sixers in their own Game 2 victory.  Then we look at the free agent point guards, led by Chris Paul.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at N...more

  • UTA/HOU Game 2; OKC and MIA Offseason Outlook

    May 03 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at Utah's unlikely upset of Houston in Game 2, the Suns' hiring of Igor Kokoskov, and a breakdown of OKC and MIA offseasons, including the Paul George situation and potential trades of Hassan Whiteside.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • CLE/TOR Game 1, NOP/GSW Game 2, PHI/BOS Game 1, More on Kawhi/Melo

    May 02 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes. CLE/TOR Game 1, including a possession-by-possession breakdown of the final minutes.  Steph Curry's return in NOP/GSW Game 2, PHI/BOS Game 1, More on Kawhi/Melo.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • All 4 Weekend Games: IND/CLE and MIL/BOS Game 7s, NOP/GSW and UTA/HOU Game 1s

    Apr 29 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We break down all 4 weekend Games: IND/CLE and MIL/BOS Game 7s, NOP/GSW and UTA/HOU Game 1s, and also preview the East Second Round and make predictions.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • All 4 Game 6s: UTA/OKC, WAS/TOR, IND/CLE, MIL/BOS, Plus News

    Apr 28 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We look at 4 Game 6s:  UTA/OKC, WAS/TOR, IND/CLE, MIL/BOS, plus news.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Two Classics: UTA/OKC and IND/CLE Game 5s. Plus TOR/WAS, and Bud out in ATL

    Apr 26 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We recap two first-round classics in UTA/OKC and IND/CLE Game 5.  Then a look at Toronto's win against Washington, a little on Minnesota/Houston, and finally the departure of Mike Budenholzer from Atlanta.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • MIL/BOS; SAS/GSW; MIA/PHI Game 5s; NYT's Marc Stein on Coaching Carousel

    Apr 25 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We take a long look at an incredibly intense game between the Bucks and Celtics, then briefer discussions of GSW/SAS and MIA/PHI. Then Marc Stein of the New York Times joins to discuss Mike Budenholzer's destination, the Bucks' potential opening and the domino effect it could create, Marc's report that Terry Stotts could be on the move from Portland, the assistants getting the most buzz in the process, and JB Bickerstaff's future in Memphis.With host Nat...more

  • UTA/OKC; MIN/HOU Game 4s; DAL Prospect Season Review

    Apr 24 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We recap UTA/OKC and discuss what, if anything, the Thunder can do to get into the series.  We also assess the carnage of Houston's 50-point quarter.  Then a review of the season for Dallas' young prospects, headlined by Dennis Smith, Jr.  Where does he rank among the point guards selected in 2017?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/Dunca...more

  • Weekend Games: IND/CLE; MIL/BOS; WAS/TOR; UTA/OKC; MIA/PHI; MIN/HOU; NOP/POR

    Apr 23 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Wrap-up of seven games over the weekend, in order: IND/CLE; MIL/BOS; WAS/TOR; UTA/OKC; MIA/PHI; MIN/HOU; NOP/POR.  We skipped SAS/GSW with that series at 3-0.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Thurs/Fri Game 3s: IND/CLE, MIL/BOS, WAS/TOR; MIA/PHI; NOP/POR; SAS/GSW;

    Apr 21 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.On a special Friday night edition, we look at all of the Game 3s to date over the last 2 days.  In order:  IND/CLE, MIL/BOS, WAS/TOR; MIA/PHI; NOP/POR; SAS/GSW; With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • IND/CLE; UTA/OKC; MIN/HOU Game 2s, News

    Apr 19 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A full breakdown of the three Game 2s of the evening, in order IND/CLE; UTA/OKC; MIN/HOU.  Then we hit a few new items, including the lottery tiebreakers and a few coaching rumors.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • NOP/POR; MIL/BOS; WAS/TOR Game 2s, Listener Questions About All 3 Games

    Apr 18 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We break down NOP/POR; MIL/BOS; WAS/TOR Game 2s.  We also take listener questions via Periscope on all three series, including a segment where we ask listeners for potential adjustments for the Bucks going forward.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • MIA/PHI and SAS/GSW Game 2s, Coach Firings and Rumors

    Apr 17 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We recap MIA/PHI and SAS/GSW, then catch up on news including the coaching carousel.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • All 8 Game 1s

    Apr 16 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We look at each game of the playoffs' opening weekend, with possession-by-possession breakdowns of the final minutes for the close games..  In order:  MIL/BOS, IND/CLE, UTA/OKC, MIN/HOU, NOP/POR, MIA/PHI, SAS/GSW, and WAS/TOR.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Playoff Outlook 2018: MIN/HOU, UTA/OKC, WAS/TOR, MIL/BOS, MIA/PHI, NOP/POR

    Apr 12 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We break down 6 playoff series, in order: MIN/HOU, UTA/OKC, WAS/TOR, MIL/BOS, MIA/PHI, NOP/POR.  Note, we did SAS/GSW and IND/CLE last night.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • DEN/MIN Classic, The Last Night of the Season, SAS/GSW and CLE/IND Outlook

    Apr 12 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We go long on the MIN/DEN OT thriller, including an old school Dunc'd On possession-by-possession breakdown at the end. Then at 29:30, we get into the West and East playoff pictures and set the final lottery odds, before breaking down the SAS/GSW and CLE/IND series.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available a...more

  • Reviewing Preseason Predictions; Every Playoff Scenario and Incentive

    Apr 11 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We start with the crazy East playoff picture and all the incentives as the Bucks, Wizards, and Heat try to avoid Cleveland while the Bucks also try to keep their draft pick.Then Danny joins to discuss our preseason predictions for ROY, COY, MVP, and more and see how they stacked up with reality.Finally I go through the entire West playoff scenario to preview tomorrow's games and the varying incentives, before wrapping up the tank race and discussing the ...more

  • Playoff Race, Dylan Murphy on DEN/POR and OKC/MIA

    Apr 10 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We catch up briefly on all of the night's action around the league, and then Dylan Murphy joins to break down Denver/Portland and OKC/Miami. Then Nate goes on a solo mission with Danny on vacation to wrap up the East playoff picture, the tank race, and the West as we head into the final 2 games.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLe...more

  • Awards 2017-18

    Apr 09 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Nate and Danny pick their finals awards for the 2017-18 season.  MVP, All-NBA, COY, DPOY, and everything else, plus the game of the year and dunk of the year.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Young Prospect Season Review: DEN/MIN/OKC/POR/UTA

    Apr 06 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Note: With the Irving news, we added a short section plus a catch-up on the playoff race to start. If you already downloaded the episode, refresh and re-download and you should get the new 10 minutes at the start.Then, we review the seasons for the young players in the Northwest Division, going in alphabetical order with the Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Oklahoma City Thunder, Portland Trail Blazers, and Utah Jazz.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDu...more

  • Danny vs. Nate on Over/Unders; News

    Apr 05 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Nate and Danny review their over/under picks for the season and see where they went right and wrong, review the performance of their best bets, and pick their smartest and dumbest predictions for win totals this season.Then we catch up on the night's games and the playoff picture, plus look at some news around the NBAWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny ...more

  • Marc Stein On Coaching Vacancies/Candidates, Danny On Games/Playoff Race

    Apr 04 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Danny joins to start with brief wrap-ups of the night's key games, including TOR/CLE, IND/DEN, and GSW/OKC. Then we catch up on the playoff and tank race implications.Then ( 29:00) Marc Stein of the New York Times joins to discuss the probability of various job openings, why Charlotte is likely hiring Mitch Kupchak, and the hot coaching candidates in what could be a busy summer around the league.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@D...more

  • Young Prospects Season Review: Yes, We Spent 1:11 on the Kings and Suns

    Apr 03 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We finish up the Pacific Division for our Young Prospects Season Review series. The Kings and Suns are basically all young players, so we devoted an entire episode to just them.  Is there hope for these teams to finally escape the tanking morass?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com....more

  • Young Prospects Season Review: GSW, LAC, LAL, Plus News

    Apr 02 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We start our review of the young players in the Western Conference with Golden State and the LA Clippers, then a break for news including the first McDonald's All-American going straight to the G-League and Joel Embiid's facial fracture.  That's followed by an extensive review of the Lakers' young players for the 2017-18 season.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate...more

  • Worst-Team All-Defense 2018

    Mar 30 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We go position-by-position to pick the worst defensive players, PG through C. Includes first- and second-team, honorable mention, better than you think, worse than you think, and improved this year for each position.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Rest-of-Season Reset

    Mar 29 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A little different format for this one, as we take a rambling look through the remainder of the season for the playoff aspirants and tankers, catch up on news, and sprinkle in a few random observations as we get a little punchy with this late night recording.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateD...more

  • Young Prospect Season Review, Atlantic Division

    Mar 28 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We take stock of the seasons for the young prospects of the chock-full Atlantic Division, looking at (in order), Boston, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Toronto, and New York.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Fultz Re-Debuts, PHI/DEN, Young Prospect Review Central Division

    Mar 27 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Markelle Fultz makes his long-awaited debut as Philly blows out Denver at home for their 7th straight win. We discuss what we can take away, for good and for ill, from his debut. Then we get into reviewing the season for the young prospects of the Central Division, with Chicago, Cleveland, Indiana, and Detroit in order. (Milwaukee was in last night's episode).  With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this ...more

  • Young Prospects Season in Review: MIL, ATL, CHA, MIA, ORL, WAS; Kyrie/Steph Hurt

    Mar 26 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.So we kind of deviated from the plan on this one. We started off thinking we'd a prospect review for all 15 teams in the East, but then realized that was WAY too much for one podcast.  So we look at the youngs for Milwaukee, Atlanta, Charlotte, Miami, Orlando, and Washington this season.  Oh, and then we talked in detail about the Curry and Irving injuries at the end after we initially said we wouldn't. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Le...more

  • Kawhisis, Volume 79; News; Mailbag (Topics in Show Description)

    Mar 22 2018

    We hit on the latest in the Kawhi Leonard saga, including some news that was lost in the ether that seems more important than what's being highlighted nationally.  Then a catch up on the rest of news around the league, including the latest on Kyrie. That's followed by a public mailbag, answering the following questions:In the spirit of Shea Serrano’s book, who are your memory heroes? That is, guys who you grew up thinking were way way better than they actually were (Shea’s was Vinny Del Negro, R...more

  • David Locke: What We've Learned This Year; Jazz Streak; Rudy Gobert a Top-10?

    Mar 22 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Jazz radioman and founder of the Locked on Podcast Network David Locke joins to discuss what we've learned about basketball this season, what makes Quin Snyder special, whether Rudy Gobert is a top-10 player, if offense is more important than defense, and the development of Donovan Mitchell.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux...more

  • HOU/POR, How Do You Stop the Rockets? MEM Buy/Sell, LAC/MIN

    Mar 21 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We discuss another dominant performance from James Harden in Houston's win over Portland and speculate on what strategies might slow the Rockets down.  Then we look at news, including the valuation for the buy/sell provision in Memphis, Ty Lue's absence, Kyrie Irving's tendinitis, and more.  Finally, we look at the Wolves' solid victory over the fading Clippers.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this ...more

  • 2020 Crystal Ball: Predicting Best/Worst Teams, All-NBA, MVP, and More

    Mar 20 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Nate and Danny try to predict the future, again.  We look back on how our predictions last year for 2019 have aged, then predict the best teams in 2020, the worst lottery teams, NBA Champion, Finals MVP, the All-NBA teams, and more.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 (Western Conference 3.19.18)

    Mar 19 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference generally in order of the standings, starting with the Houston Rockets.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • NYT's Marc Stein: GM Openings, Hinkie, Next Star on the Move, Tanking Eight

    Mar 16 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Marc Stein of the New York Times discusses how Derrick Rose ended up in Minnesota, the disappointing buyout market, the future in Charlotte and Rich Cho's replacement, what's next for Sam Hinkie, "active" owners, the potential for Giannis and AD to leave their small markets eventually, and whether the Tanking Eight will change anything the league is doing going forward.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you li...more

  • The Top 10 Players in the NBA 2018

    Mar 15 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We rank the NBA's top 10 players into tiers, and Nate gets so carried away he even gets into the teens.  We also discuss our biggest regrets from last year's rankings, which players are the most plug-and-play, who dropped off last year's list and why, and which players we expect to have the most upward and downward mobility going forward.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to su...more

  • The Kawhinaction, News, IND/PHI, DEN/LAL

    Mar 14 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We catch up on news, including the latest potential setback for Kawhi Leonard.  That's followed by gamers on Indiana/Philadelphia and Denver/LA Lakers, plus a quick update on the bottom of the West playoff race.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Headmaster Larry Coon: Debating Cap Smoothing, What's Right/Wrong this CBA

    Mar 13 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Larry Coon joins to discuss our project at Sports Business Classroom, debate the union's decision to reject cap smoothing (and the league's decision not to make a harder push for it), what's gone right and wrong in the new CBA,.  Larry also gives a lesson on how non-guaranteed contracts work for trade purposes and the evolution of restricted free agency from 1995 to today. With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if yo...more

  • 15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 3.12.18)

    Mar 12 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference starting with Liam's team, Detroit, followed by the rest of the conference in reverse alphabetical order from Washington to Atlanta.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Point Guard Rankings 2017-18, News

    Mar 09 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Ranking the point guards in the NBA. Where do Steph Curry, Kyrie Irving, Chris Paul, Damian Lillard, and the rest of the NBA's floor generals end up in the rankings?Then some news, including the potential return of Kawhi Leonard, some actual reporting by Nate, and a roundup of everything else going on around the leagueWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny...more

  • Ben Taylor on the Most Over- and Underrated All-Time Players

    Mar 08 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Ben Taylor discusses his wonderful series ranking the greatest players of all-time for his site Backpicks.com.  We use that as the vehicle to dig into some new concepts like floor-raising, and scalability among the greatest players of all-time.  We talk about how Wilt Chamberlain's game greatly differed from most people's conception of him, which players he rates higher and lower than the popular understanding, and which players were better and worse in ...more

  • Awards Through February: MVP, All-NBA, COY, ROY and More

    Mar 07 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We give our picks for all the major awards, plus a few categories we've made up, through this point in the NBA season.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • MIL/IND, POR/LAL, News Catchup, Patreon Mailbag Sneak Preview

    Mar 06 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We break down the Bucks/Pacers, including some advice for NBA players on jump balls late in games.  Then a look at Damian Lillard's masterful performance to overcome the Lakers at home, followed by news including the NBA's efforts to become more involved in youth basketball.  Then it's a sneak preview of our Patreon mailbag, discussing the potential outcome for restricted free agents this summer and what, if anything we'd change about our careers.With ho...more

  • 15 in 60 (Western Conference 03.05.18)

    Mar 05 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference in reverse alphabetical order.  We start with the Spurs (Liam's team), then Utah through Dallas.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Teenage Prospects to Australia? News, PHI/CLE

    Mar 02 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Could Australia be the place for American prospects instead of college?  Then we catch up on the rest of the news around the league, and do a detailed breakdown of Cleveland/Philadelphia as the Sixers take care of business in Cleveland.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Best Young Cores in the NBA, News Catchup

    Mar 01 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.The latest news around the league, including the Jimmy Butler injury, the latest on Kawhi, tanking prevention initiatives, and the possibility of a play-in tournament to the playoffs.Then, we rank the best young cores in the NBA.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Playoff Race Games Go Down to the Wire: LAC/DEN, PHI/MIA, WAS/MIL

    Feb 28 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We lock in on the playoff race with 3 outstanding games between playoff hopefuls: LA Clippers at Denver, Philly at Miami, and Washington at Milwaukee.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Dylan Murphy: MIN Without Butler, 18 Year-Olds to G-League, OKC/GSW, DET w/Blake

    Feb 27 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.G-League Coach and Scout Dylan Murphy joins to discuss the Wolves without Jimmy Butler, 18 year-old would be college stars playing in the G-League, the OKC/Golden State matchup, and the Pistons' new dynamic with Blake Griffin and Andre Drummond.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 2.26.18)

    Feb 26 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference in alphabetical order, with the exception of the Sixers who are last since they're Liam's team.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • College and Mavs Scandals, News Catch-up, Mini-Mailbag

    Feb 23 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We hit on the latest news, including potential ramifications of the Mavericks and college basketball scandals, and take you through injury news and more around the league at the start of the second half.  Then a mini-mailbag, including the greatest ever bad shot-takers off the dribble, Rudy Gobert's DPOY chances, whether LeBron could fit in Houston, and more.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod...more

  • The Great Tank Race of 2018; Kawhi and the Spurs

    Feb 23 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We start with the implications of the news that Kawhi Leonard could miss the rest of the season, including potential consequences for the long-term future of the Spurs.  Then, a comprehensive preview of the Great Tank Race of 2018, as we look at how the dregs of the NBA project to finish the season in this last year of the old lottery odds.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to ...more

  • Center Rankings 2017-18

    Feb 19 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Our center rankings, looking at where all the young big men like Joel Embiid, Karl-Anthony Towns, and Nikola Jokic fall, while also discussing at length what these rankings mean in terms of resource allocation for the NBA as a whole.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 Part 2 (Western Conference 2.13.18)

    Feb 13 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at the last 8 of the 15 teams in the Western Conference in order of the standings, from New Orleans to Sacramento, with Phoenix last because they were Liam's team.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 Part 1 (Western Conference 2.13.18)

    Feb 12 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at the first 7 of the 15 teams in the Western Conference in order of the standings, from Golden State to the Denver Nuggets.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • CLE/BOS, News, Marc Stein on the Trade Deadline

    Feb 11 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We catch up on the latest buyout news and give our impressions of the new-look Cavs.  Then Marc Stein of the New York Times wraps up the trade deadline to discuss why the players who moved did, who didn't move and why, and which teams may rue not making moves.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at Nate...more

  • Trade Deadline Part 2: Wrapping Up Every Deal, plus Winners and Losers

    Feb 08 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We look at every other deal in the NBA at the trade deadline, plus discuss our winners and losers from the deadline.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Trade Deadline Part 1: The CLE/LAL and CLE/UTA/SAC Deals

    Feb 08 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.In part 1 of our trade deadline wrap-up, we look at the Cleveland Cavaliers' big day and break down every angle of their deals from both teams' perspectives.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • #TwitterNBAShow: OKC/GSW, Porzingis, Trade Chatter, Your Questions

    Feb 07 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Oklahoma City dominates Golden State for the second time this season; how did they do it and how concerned should the Warriors be?  Kristaps Porzingis suffers a torn ACL; what does this mean for the Knicks' future and his own?  Then we look at all the latest trade chatter and take user questions throughout.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon....more

  • Nets/Bucks Trade, News, Trade Deadline Talk, POR/DET, UTA/NOP

    Feb 06 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A breakdown of the Nets/Bucks trade, injury news roundup, and a general discussion of the trade deadline, including why maybe Dan Gilbert isn't quaking in his boots at the idea of LeBron leaving. Then we check in on recent tradees Blake Griffin against the Blazers and Nikola Mirotic against the Jazz as we dig deep into the two games of the night.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please dona...more

  • Awards Through January: MVP, All-NBA, COY, ROY and More

    Feb 05 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We give out our awards through January, including MVP, All-NBA, Coach of the Year, 6th man, and a few of our own invented categories.  ROY in particular was impossible to pick this season.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Marc Stein With Your 1 Week To Go Trade Deadline Primer; Danny on Mirotic Trade

    Feb 01 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Marc Stein of the New York Times joins us to discuss what most interests him this trade deadline, the Blake Griffin trade and "palace" intrigue in Detroit, the latest on the Clippers with DeAndre Jordan, Lou Williams, and Avery Bradley, the market for DeMarcus Cousins after his injury, Memphis' quest for get a first-rounder for Tyreke Evans, the Cavs' next move, the Mavericks' options with Wesley Matthews, and more.Then Danny Leroux and Nate break down t...more

  • Latest News, MIA/CLE, 15 in 60 Part 3 on MIA, NYK, PHI

    Feb 01 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We discuss Greg Monroe's buyout in Phoenix, the latest injury news, Nikola Mirotic and Tyreke Evans being shut down prior to the deadline, and more.  Then we recap the thrilling end of a rockfight in Cleveland between the Cavs and Heat, and recap the latest from the Heat, Knicks, and Sixers to finally conclude the 15 in 60.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and ...more

  • Love Out, Mirotic NOT Traded, Wall Injury, 15 in 60 Part 2 (East)

    Jan 31 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We look at the impact of Kevin Love's broken hand and an underrated aspect of Cleveland's recent struggles give our take on Nikola Mirotic not being traded to the Pelicans, and also look at John Wall's forthcoming injury absence.  Then we break down the latest from the Pacers, Hornets, Raptors, and Magic.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.co...more

  • Blake Griffin Trade; Chicago Bulls Associate Head Coach Jim Boylen

    Jan 29 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We spend over 30 minutes on the trade of Blake Griffin to the Detroit Pistons from the LA Clippers, breaking down how it affects each team on the court and on the balance sheet going forward.  Then Chicago Bulls associate head coach Jim Boylen joins the program to discuss the evolution of the Bulls this year, his favorite drill, his journey from San Antonio to Chicago, and more. This was a revealing talk with a lot of new NBA defensive terminology.With h...more

  • DeMarcus, Roberson, Conley Done for the Year; 15 in 60 (East) Part 1

    Jan 28 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.What are the implications of DeMarcus Cousins' injury for he and the Pelican's short- and long-term futures? How will OKC look without Andre Roberson? The Grizz rev up the tank with Mike Conley done for the season.  Plus we look at 7 of the East's teams, in order Boston, Atlanta,    Milwaukee, Chicago, Detroit, Brooklyn, and Washington.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to supp...more

  • Mock Trade Deadline Part 3

    Jan 26 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.The third annual mock trade deadline extravaganza! We're joined by Kevin Pelton of ESPN and Dan (Grun)Feldman of NBC Sports to helm the league's 30 teams and mock out the trade deadline.  In part 3, the Lakers try to dump salary, Portland looks to get under the tax, Atlanta tries to move their expiring contracts, Miami tries to pick up another creator, and the Bulls try to hold their cap space hostage. Plus we wrap up the whole 3 hours with lessons for t...more

  • Mock All-Star Draft, Mock Trade Deadline Part 2

    Jan 25 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.The third annual mock trade deadline extravaganza! We're joined by Kevin Pelton of ESPN and Dan (Grun)Feldman of NBC Sports to helm the league's 30 teams and mock out the trade deadline.  In part 2, the action heats up as the Jazz and Nuggets try to make big moves, the Celtics look to add some scoring, the Wizards look to bolster their bench, and much more.  Plus, see if Omer Asik can finally get moved after two years of the Pels unsucessfully trying to ...more

  • Mock Trade Deadline 2018 Part 1

    Jan 24 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.The third annual mock trade deadline extravaganza! We're joined by Kevin Pelton of ESPN and Dan (Grun)Feldman of NBC Sports to helm the league's 30 teams and mock out the trade deadline.  In part 1, we examine what each of the 30 teams are trying to accomplish.  Then, we look at what the Cavs might do with the Brooklyn pick and Kevin Love, what kind of return Charlotte would be willing to accept for Kemba Walker, the Clippers discuss potential free agent...more

  • Kidd Fired, Love Chastised, Kawhi Rift, Central Division Trade Preview

    Jan 23 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Jason Kidd is fired in Milwaukee.  Could the accusations by teammates against Kevin Love lead to a trade? What to make of Kawhi's "rift" with San Antonio? Then we look at the Central Division at the trade deadline. What could be moved to shake Cleveland out of its doldrums, maybe Love or the Brooklyn pick?  Nikola Mirotic is on the block for Chicago, while Detroit might have to pick a direction soon if their free fall continues.  Meanwhile, we expect few...more

  • Trade Deadline Look-Ahead: Atlantic and Northwest Divisions

    Jan 22 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A hardcore breakdown of 10 teams going into the trade deadline. The Atlantic Division, Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Toronto, and Brooklyn, and then the Northwest, in order,  Portland, Oklahoma City, Denver, Utah and Minnesota.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Southeast Division Trade Deadline Preview; Kawhi Out Again, NOP/ATL

    Jan 18 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We put the Southeast Division in our crosshairs in advance of the trade deadline.  Can the Hawks move their veterans, will Charlotte put Kemba Walker on the table, what will Orlando do with their restricted free agents, how can the Wiz get under the tax, and will Miami do anything at all?Then a news roundup, centered on Kawhi Leonard being shut down again and what that means for the Spurs' seeding, and finally a look at a dramatic ending in Atlanta betwe...more

  • News Catchup, Pacific Division Trade Deadline Preview

    Jan 17 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We hit on news, including JJ Redick's injury and as much of the Clippers/Houston fracas as Nate can stand (not much).  Then a trade deadline analysis of the Pacific division, including the Clippers' trade options with LouWilliams and DeAndre Jordan, the Lakers' quest to clear space for the summer, and the Warriors' bid to get better this year without paying more tax.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like ...more

  • Marc Stein Previews the Trade Deadline; #TwitterNBAShow GSW/CLE

    Jan 16 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Marc Stein of the New York Times previews the NBA trade deadline after a few days at the G-League Showcase talking to executives.  We hit on the most likely trade candidates, whether the Cavs will make a trade with the Brooklyn pick, the dilemma for teams at the trade deadline, the market for moving dead money, destinations for expiring contracts like DeAndre Jordan and Tyreke Evans, and whether Charlotte will look to sell high on Kemba Walker.Then a sim...more

  • 15 in 60 (Western Conference 1.15.18)

    Jan 15 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference starting with Minnesota, then in reverse order of the standings from Sacramento to Golden State.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • #TwitterNBAShow: TOR/CLE, Viewer Questions, News

    Jan 12 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A simulcast of the #TwitterNBAShow postgame wraps up Toronto/Cleveland. What matters and what didn't from this game? Then we take some listener questions and follow up with a news catch-up.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Southwest Division Trade Deadline Preview: Trade Candidates, Finances and More

    Jan 11 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We take a look at the 5 teams of the Southwest Division and look at their financial situations, motivations at the trade deadline, and pick a player most likely to be traded from each squad.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Nate's Favorite Game of the Year, News, Trade Candidates, POR/OKC, ORL/DAL

    Jan 10 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We discuss a Miami/Toronto classic, discuss potential trade candidates and the latest news, then check in on Portland's win in OKC and Dallas/Orlando.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 Part 2 (Eastern Conference 1.8.18)

    Jan 08 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at the remaining 8 teams in the Eastern Conference.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 Part 1 (Eastern Conference 1.8.18)

    Jan 08 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at the top 7 teams in the Eastern Conference, starting with Toronto and ending with Detroit. Part 2 coming soon.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Awards Through December: MVP, All-NBA, and More

    Jan 05 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We give out our awards through December, including MVP, All-NBA, Coach of the Year, 6th man, and a few of our own invented categories.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • CLE/BOS, NOP/UTA, GSW/DAL, Around the League, News

    Jan 04 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A rundown of a fun Wednesday in the NBA, including CLE/BOS, NOP/UTA, GSW/DAL, plus quick hitters on a few other games and some news items.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 (Western Conference 1.2.18)

    Jan 02 2018

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference in reverse order of the standings, from Houston to the LA Lakers.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • News, Power Forward Rankings 2017

    Dec 29 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We wade through a huge news backlog, including the various point guard injuries, the latest on two-way contract situations for Phoenix, Indiana, and the Clippers, and more.  Then (27:00) we start our power forward rankings.  Where do Giannis, AD, KLove, and the rest fall?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise avail...more

  • The Christmas Games 2017

    Dec 26 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at the 5 Christmas day games, in order: Cleveland/Golden State, Houston/Oklahoma City, Washington/Boston, Philadelphia/New York, and Minnesota at LA.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • News, Who Should Be Playing More?

    Dec 22 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Chris Paul goes out again, and Danilo Gallinari won't be back for awhile with the Clippers, plus more news around the league.  Then Danny and Nate examine which players could help their teams if they were to get more playing time.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • OKC Offense, Rockets' Defense, Ice Coverage, KD Scouting Report w/ Dylan Murphy

    Dec 21 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Coach Dylan Murphy is back to discuss his observations on the Thunder offense.  Is it the system, the fit, the stars, the support players, or all of the above holding them back? We also discuss the Rockets' surprisng defense, and whether they can stop the Warriors, how he'd tell KD's man to guard him in an iso, another of his favorite drills, the point of icing pick-and-rolls, and much more.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyL...more

  • News, CLE/MIL, SAC/PHI, Playoff Pictures

    Dec 20 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We catch up on news around the league, then recap a wild Cavs/Bucks game. A quick look at Sacramento/Philly and the Sixers' recent struggles follows, then a look at the playoff picture in both conferences.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Kobe's Retirement, GSW/LAL, BOS/IND, DEN/OKC Thrillers

    Dec 19 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Danny shares his impressions from LA on the Kobe retirement ceremony. Then a look at three down-to-the wire thrillers: GSW/LAL, BOS/IND, DEN/OKC.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 12.18.17)

    Dec 18 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We look at the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference in rough reverse alphabetical order, focusing on some individual games over the weekend.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Top 10 Prospects in the NBA 2017

    Dec 15 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.One of our favorite podcasts of the year. We pick our top-10 prospects in the NBA by tiers, including honorable mention, players to watch, players most likely to break into the list or drop off, and much more.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • #TwitterNBAShow: OKC/IND, CHA/HOU, Periscope ?'s, A Trade Idea

    Dec 14 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A breakdown Paul George's return to Indiana, the first 18 minutes of Houston/Charlotte (the only part that mattered), and then a bunch of interesting Periscope questions taken live on the air.  Finally, with Charlotte struggling Nate provides a Kemba Walker trade idea.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise availabl...more

  • Kawhi's Return, Balls in Lithuania, LAL/NYK, PHI/MIN

    Dec 13 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A breakdown of Kawhi Leonard's first game back, the Balls' decision to play in Lithuania, a look at the rest of the news around the league, and then a look at 2 overtime national games, Lakers/Knicks and Sixers/Wolves.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Small Forward Rankings, Okafor Trade, News

    Dec 12 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We start with extensive analysis of the Jahlil Okafor/Trevor Booker trade, then get into our tiers ranking the NBA's top 30 or so small forwards.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 (Western Conference 12.11.17)

    Dec 11 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference, starting with Golden State, then reverse alphabetical order from Utah to Dallas.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Dylan Murphy: Pacers O, Blazers D, Our Favorite Types of PNR Coverages, More

    Dec 08 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.G-League coach and scout Dylan Murphy joins to discuss the Pacers' offensive improvement, Victor Oladipo's transformation, Portland's defense, our favorite pick-and-roll coverages, drills he likes, how the scout team works, and much more.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Mailbag, MIN/LAC, GSW/CHA, News

    Dec 07 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We change it up by starting with a mailbag, some interesting questions including the difference between DHOs and PNRs, college vs pro scouting, best players whose careers were cut short by injury, and more.  Then a look at today's national games, Golden State at Charlotte and Minnesota at LA Clippers.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/Du...more

  • UTA/OKC, Curry Ankle Injury, Hornets GM Rich Cho

    Dec 06 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at an interesting Utah/OKC game, Stephen Curry's ankle injury, plus catching up on more leaguewide news.  Then Hornets GM Rich Cho joins to discuss his food blog, the progress of the Hornets' young players, the Dwight Howard trade, and his own path to working in the NBA.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise...more

  • MIL/BOS, ORL/CHA, GSW/NOP, DET/SAS, News

    Dec 05 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at the big games from Monday's slate, including Milwaukee at Boston, Orlando at Charlotte, Golden State at New Orleans, and Detroit at San Antonio. Plus we hit on the latest injury news, including the imminent return of Kawhi Leonard.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 12.04.17)

    Dec 04 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We look at the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference in rough alphabetical order.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • First Month Awards, Grizzlies' Buy/Sell Clause

    Dec 01 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Our first awards show of the season, with some big surprises in the All-NBA teams.  We roll through MVP, All-NBA, DPOY, ROY, Coach of the Year, dunk of the month, and much more.  Also, a look at the Grizzlies' buy/sell clause and the dynamics at hand between Robert Pera and Steve Kaplan.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  M...more

  • GSW/LAL, Mailbag

    Nov 30 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A very deep dive on a very fun Warriors/Lakers game.  Then a mailbag of questions from listeners, including when LeBron can finally get dethroned in the East, what types of players are underrated, and more.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • What Happened in Memphis, and Where Do Clips Go Now? Plus SAC/MIL, MIA/CLE

    Nov 29 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We take a lenghty look at erstwhile West playoff contenders Memphis and the Clippers, and discuss what went wrong in Memphis and how much was David Fizdale's fault.  Then the impact of the Blake Griffin MCL sprain in LA, and a talk about what this means for the Clippers going forward.  Finally a look at Bucks/Kings and Heat/CavsWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate...more

  • Ranking the Top Shooting Guards, News with Danny

    Nov 28 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A ranking of the top shooting guards in the NBA, in the usual tiered format. Then we look at the day's news, including John Wall's injury and the rest of the news around the NBA. (We recorded early, so Fizdale analysis coming tomorrow.)With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • 15 in 60 (Western Conference 11.27.17)

    Nov 27 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference in a loose alphabetical order, but skip around a lot to focus on individual matchups between the Mavs and Thunder, Suns and Wolves, and Clippers and Kings over the weekend. Plus Liam tackles the Memphis Grizzlies' recent struggles.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchand...more

  • What's With the Bucks, News, Updated Playoff Projections

    Nov 22 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Nate was at the Milwaukee/Washington game and gives his impressions of the Bucks at this point, then we look at injury news, including a forecast of continued struggles for the Grizz and Clips.  Finally, we take stock of the East and West playoff picture.  Who are the locks, the maybes, and the forlorn in both conferences?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and D...more

  • Dylan Murphy: Celtics D, Jaylen Brown, Defending Embiid, Crunchtime Offense

    Nov 21 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Former D-League coach and scout Dylan Murphy (@DylanTMurphy) returns to discuss the Celtics' amazing D, Jaylen Brown's future, how to guard Joel Embiid, the ideal crunch time offense, and much more.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • GSW/BOS, HOU/PHX, Covington Extension, Embiid's Ceiling, News

    Nov 17 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A detailed breakdown of Boston's comeback win against Golden State, then a look at how Houston put up the second-highest first-half point total in NBA history against Phoenix.  Then, a discussion of Joel Embiid's ceiling, Robert Covington's extension, potential Sixers free agent targets, and a roundup of league news.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny a...more

  • Mailbag (11.16.17)

    Nov 16 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Some fun questions in this one.  Our favorite announcers, Harden's defense, where LeBron should sign in 2018, which team has the worst best player, would Nate or Danny be a better coach, Smith vs. Frank, and more.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • TOR/HOU, BOS/BRK, and then 4 Random Questions

    Nov 15 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Toronto pulls out a nice win at Houston on the strength of solid bench play, and Boston pushes their winning streak to 13 against the Nets.Then, 4 random questions on which players have most disappointed us this season, who is the best backup PG in the NBA, and which of the 3-and-D shooting guards in 2018 will get the most money.  Plus a little "inside baseball" storytelling from Nate.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux)...more

  • Who Has Learned New Tricks, Plus News with Danny

    Nov 14 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Which players have improved the most this season, and how are they doing it?  A look at Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kristaps Porzingis, Aaron Gordan, and many others who have taken a step forward this season.  Then a news wrap-up, including Robert Covington's imminent extension.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise ava...more

  • 15 in 60 (Western Conference 11.13.17)

    Nov 13 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference in reverse alphabetical order from Utah to Dallas.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • CLE/HOU, News, OKC/DEN, Mini-Mailbag

    Nov 10 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We discuss the fun Cleveland/Houston showdown, hit on some brief news, and then do a deep dive on OKC/Denver.  What is wrong with OKC's offense, and how has Denver improved defensively?  Then we discuss Danny's film-watching punishment, who is the best post-up player in the NBA, and who is the most underrated starter in the league.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support N...more

  • Time to Panic 2017-18, News

    Nov 09 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at how worried teams that have played below expectations should be with 10 games in the rearview mirror, including OKC, Miami, Denver, Washington, and Cleveland.  Then we look at news, including Al Horford's concussion and Luol Deng's buyout request.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDun...more

  • Bledsoe Traded to Milwaukee, MIL/CLE, CHA/NYK, DAL/WAS

    Nov 08 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We look at the Eric Bledsoe trade from all angles.  Could the Suns have gotten more, and why didn't they? When is the pick Milwaukee sent them likely to convey? How do the Bucks look with Bledsoe in the lineup now, and where will Greg Monroe end up?  Then we close with discussions of Bucks/Cavaliers, Hornets/Knicks, and Mavs/Wizards.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support...more

  • Former Sixers and Blazers Exec Ben Falk

    Nov 07 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Ben Falk (@BenCFalk) discusses how to know what's real early in the season, how he learned the game, what he's trying to learn more about, and answers to Nate's dorky stats questions, in addition to what's special about his new site CleaningTheGlass.com.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.

  • 15 in 60 (Eastern Conference (11.06.17)

    Nov 06 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at the 15 teams in the Eastern Conference, starting with Charlotte, then alphabetically from Atlanta to Washington.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • LAL/POR Thriller, GSW/SAS, Mailbag, Which 2017 Rookie Will Have the Best Career?

    Nov 03 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We get into a ton of observations from the Lakers/ Portland thriller, then hit on Golden State/San Antonio before a fun mailbag. Finally, we look at which 2017 rookie we expect to have the best career with 10% of the season in the books.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Who is For Real? Plus IND/CLE and ORL/MEM

    Nov 02 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at five surprise teams and whether they can sustain their effort to date, plus a look at Indiana at Cleveland and Orlando at Memphis.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Rookie Options Declined, News, SAC/IND, OKC/MIL, PHX/BRK

    Nov 01 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Jahlil Okafor leads a list of rookies whose options were declined. We discuss whether we agree with those decisions.  Then more news, including the sale of the Nets, followed by a look at three games around the league, Sacramento and Indiana, Oklahoma City and Milwaukee, and Phoenix at Brooklyn.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLe...more

  • GSW/LAC, ORL/NOP, News Catchup

    Oct 31 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.News, including the latest on Markelle Fultz being shut down for three weeks.  We also look at some early rookie option decisions, then run down Golden State and the LA Clippers.  The show concludes with New Orleans/Orlando, including whether the Magic are for real.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available a...more

  • 15 in 60 (Western Conference 10.30.17)

    Oct 30 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference, starting with Sacramento, then in alphabetical order from Dallas to Utah.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Fultz Drama, News, Ranking Traded Picks

    Oct 27 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We go deep into the Markelle Fultz drama in Philly, about which Nate has great concerns.  Then we catch up on injury news, followed by an episode Danny has wanted to do for awhile, ranking the picks that have been traded as assets.  Where do the 2018 Brooklyn first (CLE), 2019 Memphis first (BOS), and all the rest fall in our rankings?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to suppo...more

  • Dylan Murphy: NBA Observations, Coaching in the D-League, How He Got a Job

    Oct 26 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Coach and Scout Dylan Murphy discusses his transition from blogger to the D-League, his coaching insights and lessons, NBA trends, players who look improved (or not), and his observations of the season so far.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Jack McCallum on Jerry West, the Warriors and his new book Golden Days

    Oct 25 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Jack McCallum joins to discuss his new book, Golden Days.  Nate asks him about Elgin Baylor's surprising comments in his book, why Jerry West left the Warriors, his interviews with Pat Riley, what it's like interviewing the luminaries of the game, evolutions in NBA basketball, and a ton of random tangents about NBA history.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux...more

  • Bledsoe Trades, Rookie Option Decisions, News

    Oct 24 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.With news of Eric' Bledsoe's trade demand being sent home by the Suns, we look at the most logical trade destinations and engage in a substantial debate about how much teams should give up to get him.Then we look at news, including Dwyane Wade coming off the bench in Cleveland, followed by a look at which rookie scale options might get declined.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donat...more

  • 30 in 60--Something Good About Every Team

    Oct 23 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We embark on our greatest challenge yet--saying only good things about every team.  We start with the East, then the West in alphabetical order.  We also hit on Earl Watson's firing (ok, not all positive).  Also, the debut of Dunc'd On Intern Liam Doyle!With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncan...more

  • Lonzo's Debut, Melo in OKC, CHI/TOR, Mini-Mailbag

    Oct 20 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Danny and Nate share their thoughts on Lonzo Ball's debut, Blake Griffin's form, Carmelo Anthony's first game in a Thunder uniform, Toronto/Chicago, and then do a mini-mailbag, including how much longer LeBron will  play at this level.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • The Real Opening Night: PHI/WAS, MIN/SAS, NOP/MEM, DEN/UTA

    Oct 19 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We recap 4 games from the first big league pass day of the season.  Philly/Washington in an exciting, fast-paced game, the Spurs tackle the Wolves without Kawhi Leonard, Memphis takse on New Orleans' twin towers, and the two high-altitude teams clash in Salt Lake City.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise availabl...more

  • Opening Night: Hayward, BOS/CLE, HOU/GSW, Aldridge Extension, Mirotic/Portis

    Oct 18 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We discuss the ramifications of the awful Gordon Hayward injury and give out in-depth breakdowns of BOS/CLE and HOU/GSW. We also hit on news, like LaMarcus Aldridge's extension and the fight between Bobby Portis and Nikola Mirotic that will sideline Mirotic for 4-6 weeks.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise avail...more

  • Season Preview 2017-18

    Oct 17 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Danny returns as we gear up for the season with win projections for all 30 teams, seeding races, playoff predictions, MVP and other award picks, and more.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • BOS Season Outlook w/ Jared Weiss; PHI w/ Derek Bodner

    Oct 16 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Jared Weiss of CelticsWire joins for the Boston Celtics Season Outlook.  We hit on how newcomers Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward will power the Celtics' offense, how their young wings Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum project, and how Brad Stevens can weave all these new faces into his system. We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the Thun...more

  • News with Danny, NYK Season Outlook 2017-18 with Jared Dubin

    Oct 13 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Danny and Nate discuss some news, including more detail on Joel Embiid's contract, the latest injuries around the league, and more.  Then Jared Dubin (@JADubin5) joins to preview the New York Knicks season. We hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the Thunder season.  With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA).  And if you like this pod and want a...more

  • GSW Season Outlook 2017-18 with Anthony Slater

    Oct 12 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Anthony Slater of the Athletic joins to discuss the Golden State Warriors season outlook. How will the new Warriors fit into the rotation, could this team be even better than last year, and how can other teams try to attack the Warriors in the playoffs? We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the Warriors season.  With host Nate Duncan (...more

  • HOU Season Outlook 2017-18 with Rahat Huq

    Oct 11 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Rahat Huq of Red94.net joins to preview the Houston Rockets.  We hit on how Chris Paul will fit into the Rockets lineup, what to expect from James Harden after his historic season last year, and the Rockets' matchup with the Warriors. We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the Rockets season.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA).  And ...more

  • Embiid Extension and More News, MIA Season Outlook with Albert Nahmad

    Oct 10 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Lots of news to catch up on, including Joel Embiid's extension, the Gary Harris and Norman Powell extensions, and key injuries during the preseason.  Then Albert Nahmad joins to discuss the outlook for the Miami Heat, including whether last year's hot finish can sustain, how Kelly Olynyk fits in, and what to expect from Coach Spolestra's rotations this season.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this po...more

  • CLE Season Outlook 2017-18 with Chris Fedor

    Oct 09 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com joins for the Cleveland Cavaliers Season Outlook.  We hit on how all the Cavs' new additions will fit in, the health of Isaiah Thomas, the move to start Kevin Love at center, and if this could possibly be the year LeBron James finally slows down. We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the Cavs season. With h...more

  • LAL Season Outlook 2017-18 with Darius Soriano

    Oct 06 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Darius Soriano of Forum Blue & Gold joins for the Los Angeles Lakers Season Outlook.  We project the seasons for prize youngs Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball, and discuss if the Lakers can improve their defense from last year. We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the Lakers season.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA).  And if you like...more

  • DEN Season Outlook with Adam Mares

    Oct 05 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Adam Mares of Locked on Nuggets and Denver Stiffs joins for the Denver Nuggets Season Outlook.  We hit on how Paul Millsap will fit into the Nuggets lineup, what to expect from Nikola Jokic after he led Denver to the league's number 1 offense after December, and which of the young players can become viable rotation pieces.  We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, an...more

  • MEM Season Outlook with Chris Herrington

    Oct 04 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Chris Herrington of the Memphis Commercial-Appeal joins for the Memphis Grizzlies Season Outlook.  We hit on how the Grizzlies injury reclaimation projects are doing, how they will weather the loss of Zach Randolph and Tony Allen, and the health of Chandler Parsons. We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the Grizzlies season.With host N...more

  • LAC Season Outlook

    Oct 03 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Danny Leroux joins for the LA Clippers Season Outlook.  We hit on how the players who arrived in the Chris Paul trade can keep the Clippers afloat, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan's prospects without Paul, what we think of Milos Teodosic, and more. We also discuss potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the Clippers season. With host Nate Duncan (@Nat...more

  • Russ Extends, Lottery Reform, Kawhi Out, Veteran Extension Candidates

    Oct 01 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Russell Westbrook signs the largest contract in NBA history, Kawhi Leonard will miss at least the preseason, and we look at much more news from the first week of camp.  Then a look at veterans who might extend under the new CBA rules.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Wade to Cavs, Updated OKC Outlook With Fred Katz, News

    Sep 28 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Danny and Nate catch up on news, including Dwayne Wade to Cleveland, TJ Warren's extension, JaMychal Green's new contract, and the big college basketball investigation.  Then Fred Katz joins for a renewed season outlook for the Oklahoma City Thunder and discuss how Carmelo Anthony will fit in.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLero...more

  • Melo to OKC, IND Outlook, CHA Outlook w/ Spencer Percy

    Sep 24 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.First Danny Leroux joins for a discussion of the big Melo trade plus other news, including a live reaction to the Nikola Mirotic signing.Then we give our Indiana Pacers Season Outlook.  We hit on how and whether Myles Turner and Victor Oladipo can improve. We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the Pacers season.  Then Spencer Percy of ...more

  • Big News Catch-Up w/ Danny Leroux, MIL Season Outlook w/ Frank Madden

    Sep 21 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.First Danny Leroux joins for a huge news catch-up, including Mason Plumlee's new contract, Josh Richardson's extension, lottery reform, and the reports that NBA teams are losing money.Then Frank Madden of Locked on Bucks joins for the Milwaukee Bucks Season Outlook.  We hit on how and whether Giannis Antetokounmpo can improve, and whether last year's rookies can take another step forward. We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playi...more

  • ORL Season Outlook with Danny Leroux, PHX with Michael Schwartz

    Sep 18 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Danny joins Nate for the Orlando Magic Season Outlook.  We discuss what the Magic's underperformance of their point differential last season means for this year, and whether the defense can take a big leap forward to get the Magic into playoff contention. We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the Magic season.  Then Michael Schwartz of...more

  • DAL Season Outlook with Tim MacMahon, CHI with Stephen Noh

    Sep 14 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Tim MacMahon of ESPN joins for the Dallas Mavericks Season Outlook.  We hit on how Dennis Smith will fit into the Mavericks lineup, what the heck happened with the Nerlens Noel contract situation, and even a little digression on Tony Allen's situation in Memphis. We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the Mavs season.  Then Stephen Noh ...more

  • UTA Season Outlook with David Locke, NOP with Mason Ginsberg

    Sep 11 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Jazz radioman David Locke joins for the Utah Jazz Season Outlook.  We hit on how Gordon Hayward's departure will effect the Jazz, whether Derrick Favors and Rodney Hood can bounce back, and how rookie Donovan Mitchell fits into the mix. We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the Jazz season.  Then Mason Ginsberg of Bourbon Street Shots ...more

  • Mock Rookie Extensions 2017

    Sep 07 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Dan Feldman (@DanFeldmanNBA) of NBC Sports joins for our third annual Mock Rookie Extension podcast. Nate is the player agent while Dan and Danny helm the teams in the East and West in attempting to negotiate deals for players in the 2014 rookie class.  A list of all the contracts agreed to is available for Patreon subscribers.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate ...more

  • Eastern Conference Over/Unders 2017, News

    Sep 04 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.News, including Quincy Pondexter traded to Chicago and the Lakers being fined $500,000 for tampering. Then a look at the over/under lines for the 2017-18 season win totals in the Eastern Conference, where each of us makes a pick against the line.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com....more

  • Western Conference Over/Unders 2017, News

    Aug 30 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We start with news, including the completion of the Kyrie trade and Nerlens Noel taking the qualifying offer.  Then a look at the over/under lines for the 2017-18 season win totals in the Western Conference, where each of us makes a pick against the line.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDunca...more

  • WAS Season Outlook with Mike Prada, BRK with Danny Leroux

    Aug 28 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Mike Prada of SBNation and formerly of Bullets Forever joins for the Washington Wizards Season Outlook.  We hit on how the Wizards can take the next step with basically the same team, and whether they've fixed their depth and defense issues. We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the Wizards season.  Then Danny Leroux joins to give the ...more

  • MIN Season Outlook w/ Jon Krawczynski; SAC Season Outlook with James Ham

    Aug 24 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Jon Krawczynski of the AP joins for the Minnesota Timberwolves Season Outlook.  We discuss the move to acquire Jimmy Butler, why the Wolves weren't really in the Kyrie Irving sweepstakes, and how all the new pieces fit together We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the Wolves season.  Then James Ham of NBC Sports California joins to gi...more

  • Kyrie Irving Traded to Boston

    Aug 22 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Dan Feldman and Danny Leroux join to break down the Kyrie Irving to Boston trade an hour after it went down.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • POR Season Outlook with Erik Gundersen; ATL Season Outlook with Brad Rowland

    Aug 21 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Erik Gundersen of Locked on Blazers joins for the Portland Trail Blazers Season Outlook.  We look at whether the Blazers can sustain their success with Jusuf Nurkic in the lineup last season. We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the season.  Then Brad Rowland of Locked on Hawks and Peachtree Hoops gives the same treatment for the Atla...more

  • TOR Season Outlook with Blake Murphy; SAS with Jeff McDonald

    Aug 17 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Blake Murphy of Raptors Republic joins for the Toronto Raptors Season Outlook.  What will the departures of PJ Tucker, DeMarre Carroll, and Patrick Patterson mean for the Raptors, and how will new acquisition CJ Miles fit in? We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the  season.  Then at 58:00 Spurs beat reporter Jeff McDonald of the San ...more

  • OKC Season Outlook with Fred Katz, DET with Dan Feldman

    Aug 14 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Fred Katz of the Norman Transcript joins for the Oklahoma City Thunder Season Outlook.  We hit on how Paul George will fit into the Thunder lineup, what to expect from Russell Westbrook after his historic season last year, and the effect of Patrick Patterson’s injury. We also hit on potential breakout and regression candidates, playing time and lineup issues, key questions for success this year, and give our predictions for the Thunder season.  Then Dan ...more

  • 2018 Free Agency Preview, News

    Aug 10 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.After hitting some news, including the demise of Roc Divers in Los Angeles, we look ahead to the top free agents and go through every team's potential cap space for the summer of 2018.  Who are the major free agents, and what storylines will we be following all season based on which teams have space next summer?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Pat...more

  • Regrading the 2016 Offseason

    Aug 07 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A little humble pie for both of us as we revisit our grades for the 2016 offseason 1-year later and see how they look. Quite a few revisions are in order.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Eastern Conference Off-Season Grades 2017

    Aug 03 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We grade each Eastern Conference team's offseason in alphabetical order from Atlanta to Washington.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.

  • Western Conference Off-Season Grades 2017

    Jul 30 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We grade each Western Conference team's offseason in alphabetical order from Dallas to Utah.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.  Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.  Sponsored by Audible, find out more at Audible.com/Capspace.

  • Crabbe Trade, News, Summer League Prospects Part 3

    Jul 27 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.The Allen Crabbe trade, Pau Gasol returns to San Antonio, Derrick Rose to Cleveland, plus the remainder of the Summer League Prospects series, looking at MIA thru WAS in alphabetical order. Includes analysis of Markelle Fultz, Josh Jackson, and many, many more.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.

  • Aaron Jackson with an Honest Interview, plus LAC, LAL, MEM Summer Prospects

    Jul 23 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Aaron Jackson (@AaronfingJ) late of CSKA Moscow and now the Beijing Ducks, provides a refreshingly honest perspective on the NBA's offseason, the Kyrie situation in Cleveland, European players making the jump to the NBA, his own career, and much more.  Then Danny joins to discuss the summer leaguers in LAC, LAL, and MEM.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Dan...more

  • Kyrie Trade Request, Potential Destinations and Trades

    Jul 21 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Discussing Kyrie Irving's bombshell trade request and what Cleveland can do to recoup some value.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.

  • Summer League Prospect Review 2017 Part 1, News

    Jul 20 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We look at every relevant prospect from Summer League in alphabetical order from the Hawks to the Pacers. We also hit on recent news, including Rondo to the Pels, Derrick Rose's potential destinations, and the Rockets about to be sold.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux.

  • Rules Changes, Free Agency Winds Down, Remaining Free Agents

    Jul 17 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We discuss the effect changes in the timeout structure will have on the game, then go through each signing of the last 6 days and look at which free agents remain.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux, where Nate is posting updated salary sheets for each team in real time with each transaction.

  • Free Agency Catch-Up: BOS/DET and Toronto trades, Every Signing, Every Team

    Jul 10 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux, where Nate is posting updated salary sheets for each team in real time with each transaction.Boston creates room for Gordon Hayward with a trade of Avery Bradley with Detroit for Marcus Morris.  Toronto clears space by trading with Brooklyn, then acquires CJ Miles for Cory Joseph.  Plus every other signing, the top free agents left, who still has space, and m...more

  • Free Agency 2017 Days 5 and 6: Every Team, Every Deal

    Jul 07 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux, where Nate is posting updated salary sheets for each team in real time with each transaction.We look at the big deals from the last 2 days of free agency, as Miami fills out their team, the Knicks make a surprising move, Dallas and Miami make a trade, and the Warriors continue to load up.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Free Agency Days 3 and 4: Hayward, Gallo, Every Signing, Every Team

    Jul 05 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxThe Gordon Hayward signing in Boston, how will they create room for him, and who else can they sign to fill out the roster? We also hit on the Danilo Gallinari sign-and-trade, plus every other signing before running down the remaining free agents and every team's cap situation.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Day 2 of Free Agency: Every Signing, Every Team, and Market for the Rest of FAs

    Jul 03 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxAll the big signings from Day 2 of free agency, including Paul Millsap, Kyle Lowry, Taj Gibson, Serge Ibaka, and more. Then we look at cap space for every team and the big remaining FAs.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Free Agency 2017 Full Day 1: Every Signing

    Jul 02 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxDiscussions of every signing on the first full day of free agency 2017.  Including Houston's moves, Andre Iguodala's return to Golden State, Jrue Holiday reupping in New Orleans, a weird move by Detroit, and more.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • George and Rubio Traded, First Night of Free Agency, Every Signing, Every Team

    Jul 01 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux where Nate will be updating his salary sheets in real-time with each signing during free agency.A massive 2 hour pod. Paul George is traded to OKC for a package that we.......aren't that high on. Rubio is traded into Utah's cap space, and we go through all the rest of the signings and rumors. Steph Curry returning to the Warriors with Shaun Livingston, Blake G...more

  • 2017 Mock Offseason Part 2 with Kevin Pelton, Dan Feldman, and Danny Leroux

    Jun 28 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxOur most anticipated podcast of the year, the mock offseason, returns. Nate and Danny are joined by Dan Feldman of NBC Sports and Kevin Pelton of ESPN. Nate plays the player agent, while the others GM for the 30 teams. Despite the shock of Chris Paul reneging on his commitment to the Clippers from Part 1 to go to Houston and Kyle Lowry going back to the Raptors...more

  • Chris Paul Traded to HOU: Immediate Reaction

    Jun 28 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxChris Paul opts in and is traded to the Rockets.  We take an immediate look at what the trade means for all involvedWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Phil out in New York: 20 minutes at 1 am

    Jun 28 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxWe respond to the news that the Knicks will move on from Phil Jackson as team president, plus discuss Boston's plan to acquire Gordon Hayward and Paul George.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • 2017 Mock Offseason Part 1 with Kevin Pelton, Dan Feldman, and Danny Leroux

    Jun 28 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxOur most anticipated podcast of the year, the mock offseason, returns. Nate and Danny are joined by Dan Feldman of NBC Sports and Kevin Pelton of ESPN. Nate plays the player agent, while the others GM for the 30 teams. We ftry to find a Paul George trade that makes sense, determine whether the Knicks can buy out Carmelo Anthony, and see where and for how much t...more

  • NBA Awards, NYK and PHX Offseasons

    Jun 27 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxWe react to NBA awards voting, then look at the offseasons for the New York Knicks and the Phoenix Suns.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Love to Denver? MIN/DAL/SAC Offseasons

    Jun 26 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxWe look at the logistics of a potential three-way deal between Denver, Indiana, and Cleveland centered around Kevin Love and Paul George.  After hitting on some other league news, we look at the offseason scenarios for Nate's two top-rated teams on draft night, Minnesota and Dallas, followed by the Sacramento Kings.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Dan...more

  • 2017 NBA Draft, Butler Trade

    Jun 23 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxWe breakdown the Jimmy Butler trade from every angle, then nearly every pick of the 2017 NBA draft, discuss winners and losers, plus trades that didn't happen.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Cap Going Down, Porzingis Rumors, Other News, Malik Monk, ORL Offseason

    Jun 22 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxTopics include:The reduction in the cap and tax for 2017-18.Kristaps Porzingis rumors in New York and what we'd be willing to accept in trade for him. Houston's machinationsFree agent option decisionsA scouting report on Kentucky shooting guard Malik MonkProjecting the Orlando Magic offseason, including what they should do with the #6 overall pick. With host Na...more

  • Huge Trades: BRK/LAL and CHA/ATL, Scouting the 2017 NBA Draft with Mike Schmitz

    Jun 21 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxWe break down the Lakers/Nets and Hawks/Hornets trades, and discuss the ongoing rumor mill. Mike Schmitz (@Mike_Schmitz) of DraftExpress and the Vertical's NBA Draft Show joins to break down the top-10 in detail, plus give his sleepers and overrated prospects. We discuss how Markelle Fultz compares to other number 1 picks, Lonzo Ball's strengths and weaknesses,...more

  • David Griffin Out in CLE; Projecting the 2017 Draft with Kevin Pelton

    Jun 20 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxESPN's Kevin Pelton joins the show to discuss his draft projections.  Who is over- or underrated on draft boards right now? We also discuss the mammoth Philadelphia/Boston trade.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA).

  • Huge PHI/BOS Trade, PG Wants Out, and PHI Offseason Options

    Jun 18 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxWe break down one of the biggest draft trades in years between Philadelphia and Boston, discuss the hiring of Jon Horst as Milwaukee GM, assess the Pacers' options with Paul George, and finally a deep dive on Philadelphia's offseason.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • News, DEN Offseason, Lauri Markkanen Scouting Report

    Jun 15 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxNews, including that Atlanta may not offer Paul Millsap a max deal.  Then we look at the Denver Nuggets offseason, with up to $37 million in cap space and myriad potential trade pieces.  Finally, a scouting report on Finnish sharpshooter Lauri Markkanen.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Where Does Golden State Rank Historically w/ Kevin Pelton; GSW Offseason Preview

    Jun 15 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxKevin Pelton brings his unique historical insight to discuss where the 16-17 Warriors rank historically.  Then it's a look at the Warriors' offseason and how they can bring this team back.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • CLE Offseason Preview, Potential Love Trades, Frank Ntilikina Scouting Report

    Jun 14 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxWe look at Cleveland's offseason. How can they reload to compete with Golden State given their financial constraints? Much time is spent on potential trades of Kevin Love, then we break down the tax situation and discuss whether and how Dan Gilbert would be willing to spend if LeBron James can leave as a free agent in 2018.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA)...more

  • 2017 NBA Finals Game 5

    Jun 13 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxGolden State are champions and one of the best teams ever.  Steve Kerr pulled out all the stops and went with his best lineups, and it paid off. Cleveland played one of the better Finals ever from a losing team.  We break it all down.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Will Kerr Go Small? News, LA Lakers Offseason Preview

    Jun 12 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxNate asked Steve Kerr about why he doesn't go small more, plus more news. Then a look at the offseason for the LA Lakers, including their potential to trade for Paul George, whether they should wait until 2018, their future cap situation, the possibility of trading Deng, Mozgov, and Clarkson, and more.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@Da...more

  • 2017 NBA Finals Game 4

    Jun 10 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxCleveland destroys Golden State to take the series to a Game 5. We break down the Cavs' devastating run to open the game, look at what Golden State can do better to counter in Game 5, and appreciate the incredible talent on the floor in this series.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • 2017 NBA Finals Game 3

    Jun 08 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxA full breakdown of Game 3 of the NBA Finals from every possible angle, including possession-by-possession of the last 5 minutes.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • De'Aaron Fox Scouting Report, CHA Offseason, News and 2 Random Questions

    Jun 07 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  First we look at a few news items, and then two random questions on Julius Randle and Eric Bledsoe.  After that, a full scouting report on Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox, followed by a look at the future of the Charlotte Hornets.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux

  • 2017 Finals Game 2; UTA Offseason Preview

    Jun 05 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxA full wrap-up of Game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals.  Can Cleveland play any better, or was this their best shot? Then a look at Utah's offseason, including the free agency of Gordon Hayward, and what they can do at point guard if George Hill moves on.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • 2017 Finals Game 1, News

    Jun 02 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxWe look at Game 1 of the Finals from every possible angle, including what Cleveland can do better to make this a series in Game 2.  Then we look at news, including Adam Silver's press conference and the potential of Kevin Durant taking less money to help keep the Warriors together.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Lonzo Ball Scouting Report, News

    Jun 01 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxOur biggest draft breakdown yet, a detailed scouting report on Lonzo Ball.  Then some news, including executive hirings and free agency rumors.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Dunc'd On: 2017 NBA Finals Preview, DET Offseason w/ Dan Feldman

    May 30 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux40 minutes previewing the 2017 NBA Finals.  What matchups will decide the series, who will close games for these teams, and much much more.  Then a look at Detroit's offseason with NBC's Dan Feldman, @DanFeldmanNBA.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • MIA and NOP Offseason Outlooks, More on BOS Offseason

    May 28 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxThe offseason outlook for the Miami Heat.  How can they build on their great finish to the season, and can/should they retain Dion Waiters and James Johnson? Then we look at whether the Boston Celtics should renegotiate and extend the contracts of Isaiah Thomas and Avery Bradley, and finally a look at New Orleans and whether they can add to DeMarcus Cousins and...more

  • BOS/CLE Game 5, BOS Offseason Preview

    May 26 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxRecapping the Boston/Cleveland series, plus a look at where this NBA Finals matchup ranks historically.  Then we turn to the Boston Celtics offseason, featuring detailed cap breakdowns for their next 2-3 years, the chances of signing Gordon Hayward and Blake Griffin in free agency, potential trades for JImmy Butler and Paul George, and what the plan should be i...more

  • Dennis Smith, Jr. Scouting Report, MIL Offseason Preview

    May 25 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxA scouting report on North Carolina State guard Dennis Smith, Jr., and then a look at the Milwaukee Bucks' offseason.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • BOS/CLE Game 4, News, Markelle Fultz Scouting Report

    May 24 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxNews, then a review of Boston/Cleveland Game 4 and Kyrie Irving's heroics.  We then look at projected number 1 overall pick Markelle FultzWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Manu Memories, GSW Sweeps to Finals, SAS and POR Offseason Previews

    May 23 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxWe give our favorite memories of Manu Ginobili, discuss Golden State's historic playoff run and their win in Game 4 vs. San Antonio, and then look at the Spurs and Blazers' offseasons.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • BOS/CLE Game 3, Josh Jackson Scouting Report

    May 22 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxBoston stuns Cleveland in Game 3 as LeBron James struggles and Marcus Smart goes off.  How did Boston erase a 21-point deficit? Then, we look at Kansas wing Josh Jackson's strengths and weaknesses.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Conference Finals, All-NBA Team Implications, Jonathan Isaac Scouting Report

    May 21 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxWe review the weekend's conference finals action, plus hit some news items including the injury to Isaiah Thomas.  Then a look at the All-NBA teams, who was unfairly excluded and what are the implications for the players who did and didn't make it contractually.  We wrap with a scouting report on Florida State's Jonathan Isaac.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncan...more

  • CLE/BOS Game 1, All-Defensive Teams, WAS Offseason Preview

    May 18 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxCleveland works Boston in Game 1, we give our picks for the All-Defensive teams, and then look at a tax-fraught offseason for the Washington WizardsWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Lotto Mania, SAS/GSW Game 2, Jayson Tatum Scouting Report

    May 17 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxBoston wins the lottery and the Lakers keep their pick. We look at the ramifications and the main lottery winners and losers.  Then we look at Golden State's demolition of San Antonio, followed by a scouting report on Duke's Jayson TatumWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • WAS/BOS Game 7, Pop Goes Off, Lottery Preview

    May 16 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxA recap of Boston's Game 7 win over Washington, Gregg Popovich comes to the defense of Kawhi Leonard, and we preview the lottery odds.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • SAS/GSW Game 1, HOU Offseason Preview

    May 15 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxRecapping the Warriors' 25-point comeback over the Spurs after Kawhi Leonard was injured.  We look at the Zaza Pachulia play, how the Spurs built the lead, the GSW comeback, and then a play-by-play of the stretch.  Then a look at the recently vanquished Houston Rockets' offseason. How can they improve to compete with San Antonio and Golden State?With host Nate ...more

  • BOS/WAS Game 6, GSW/SAS Preview, CHI and OKC Offseason Previews

    May 13 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLerouxHuge episode.  Possession by possession analysis of a classic end to Celtics/Wizards. Then a preview of Golden State and San Antonio, followed by a look ahead to the offseason of the Chicago Bulls and OKC Thunder.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • SAS/HOU Game 6, LAC and MEM Offseason Previews

    May 12 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny.The San Antonio/Houston Game 6. Also,  catch our live commentary synced up with the key moments of this game with Dunc'd On Video.  Then, offseason previews for the Los Angeles Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies, focusing on their key free agents like Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, and Zach Randolph.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • SAS/HOU Game 5 Classic, ATL and BRK Offseason Previews

    May 10 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny.The San Antonio/Houston classic game 5, how did the Spurs win it without Kawhi Leonard down the stretch?  Also, a new product, catch our live commentary synced up with the key moments of this game with Dunc'd On Video.  Then, offseason preview for Atlanta (what do they do with Paul Millsap's free agency?) and Brooklyn (do they try to get better or keep building for the future?)With host ...more

  • UTA/GSW Game 4, News, TOR, IND Offseason Previews, PG Fake Trades

    May 09 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny.Wrapping up the Golden State/Utah series, news including Rudy Gay's opt-out, TOR offseason preview (do they re-sign Lowry or blow it up?) and IND offseason preview (do they trade Paul George?)With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Catching up on all 4 Second Round Series

    May 08 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny.We look at all 4 second round series' action over the weekend.  In order: San Antonio/Houston Games 3 and 4, Golden State/Utah Game 3, Washington/Boston Game 4, and the Cavaliers' sweep of Toronto and why Toronto's offense is so bad in the postseason.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Ranking the Free Agent Bigs, BOS/WAS and GSW/UTA Game 2s

    May 05 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny.We start with ranking the free agent bigs, discussing possible contracts and destinations.  Then a look at Boston/Washington and Golden State/Utah Game 2s.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • #TwitterNBAShow: San Antonio Roars Back, CLE/TOR, Free Agent Wing Class

    May 04 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny.How San Antonio's adjustments won Game 2, the outlook without Tony Parker, and Houston's responses.  Why Toronto can't do anything against Cleveland, and finally (33:00) a ranking of the free agent wing class.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Isaiah Drops 53 vs WAS, GSW/UTA

    May 03 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny.A full-length breakdown of how Isaiah Thomas led Boston to an overtime victory over John Wall and the Wizards, including play-by-play of the stretch run.  Then, what can Utah do to try to level the playing field against Golden State?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • #TwitterNBAShow: HOU/SAS and CLE/TOR Game 1s, GSW/UTA Preview, News

    May 02 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny.Houston kills San Antonio in Game 1, do the Spurs have any chance now? And why couldn't Toronto score against a porous Cleveland defense?  Plus, previewing Utah and Golden State, plus some opt-out news.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • UTA/LAC Game 7, WAS/BOS Game 1, Previewing SAS/HOU and TOR/CLE, News

    May 01 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny.Jazz close out the Clippers, Boston takes a lead as Markieff goes down, previewing SAS/HOU and TOR/CLE, plus front office news.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • All Five Game 6s

    Apr 29 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny.All five Game 6s, in order: LAC/UTA, WAS/ATL, BOS/CHI, TOR/MIL, SAS/MEM.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • BOS/CHI and WAS/ATL Game 5s, plus the Free Agent Point Guards

    Apr 27 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.  And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny.BOS/CHI and WAS/ATL Game 5s, in which the home teams hold serve, plus a long preview of the Free Agent Point Guards.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • UTA/LAC, HOU/OKC, MEM/SAS Game 5s, Playoff MVP So Far

    Apr 26 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.UTA/LAC, HOU/OKC, MEM/SAS Game 5s, Playoff MVP So FarWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • TOR/MIL, WAS/ATL, GSW/POR, could non-playoff All-Stars beat GSW?

    Apr 25 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.TOR/MIL, WAS/ATL, GSW/POR, and could a team of All-Stars from the non-playoff teams beat Golden State in a series?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Game 4s: All 8 Series

    Apr 24 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.In order: HOU/OKC, BOS/CHI, GSW/POR, TOR/MIL, CLE/IND, WAS/ATL, LAC/UTA  and then a blow-by-blow of the best game of the playoffs so far, SAS/MEM Game 4.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Game 3s: CLE comes back on IND, MIL/TOR, MEM/SAS

    Apr 20 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.How Cleveland came back in Indiana down 25, Milwaukee throttles Toronto, and Memphis draws blood vs. San Antonio.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • OKC/HOU (Did Russ Play Selfishly?), ATL/WAS, POR/GSW Game 2s

    Apr 20 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Full breakdowns of OKC/HOU, ATL/WAS, POR/GSW Game 2s.  With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Game 2s: CHI/BOS, MIL/TOR, UTA/LAC, plus KD Injury and Lottery Ties broken

    Apr 19 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Full breakdowns of CHI/BOS, MIL/TOR, UTA/LAC, then news of KD's calf injury and the lottery ties are broken.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • IND/CLE and MEM/SAS Game 2s, Fizdale's Complaints, News

    Apr 18 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.IND/CLE, MEM/SAS, and then news of Rob Hennigan's firing in Orlando, Phil Jackson's non-firing in New York, and more.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Massive 2 Hour Pod on all 8 Game 1s

    Apr 17 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Starting with a fun snippet of #TwitterNBAShow with our live reaction to the fateful final possessions of IND/CLE, we then analyze all 8 first round series, in order:  IND/CLE, MEM/SAS, TOR/MIL, UTA/LAC, BOS/CHI, OKC/HOU, ATL/WAS, POR/GSWWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Playoffs Outlook Part 2

    Apr 14 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A look ahead to the Eastern Conference playoffs, Boston/Chicago, Cleveland/Indiana, Toronto/Milwaukee, and Washington/Atlanta, and overall predictions for the NBA playoffs.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Last Day of the Season, Playoffs Outlook Part 1

    Apr 13 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We wrap up the last night of the season and discuss the playoff field and lottery odds.  Then we preview the 4 playoff series in the Western Conference.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • The Boring End to the Season, Tank Ranks, Nike Hoop Summit Top Prospects

    Apr 12 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Nate complains about a non-competitive end to the season, Danny takes us through the "fight" for lottery position, we wrap up some news, and then we discuss the top prospects at the Nike Hoop Summit, including Michael Porter, Jr. Wendell Carter, Jr., Isaiah Hartenstein, and more.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • East Playoff Picture, CLE/MIA OT Thriller, Cap Estimate Down

    Apr 11 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We talk through the complexities of the East playoff picture, then a full breakdown of Miami's OT win over a shorthanded Cleveland squad, then news, including a reduction in the NBA's cap estimate for 2017 and beyond.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Russ Knocks Out DEN, ATL Stuns CLE, Playoff Scenarios

    Apr 10 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Russell Westbrook sets the NBA record for triple-doubles and knocks out Denver in the process, ATL shocks CLE with a 26-point 4th quarter comeback, plus playoff scenarios and news.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • 2017 Awards

    Apr 07 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We give our award picks, including All-NBA, ROY, 6MOY, and some fun made up awards as well.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux)

  • Playoff Picture, CLE/BOS, Ranking the Tankers

    Apr 06 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We look at the emerging playoff picture in both conferences, break down Cleveland's blowout of Boston, and rank the tanking teams.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLero

  • 2017 MVP Deep Dive

    Apr 05 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.An entire episode devoted to breaking down the best 4 MVP candidates, James Harden, Russell Westbrook, LeBron James, and Kawhi Leonard.  We look at over 20 different categories and finally rank them 1-4.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • A Look Back at 2016-17 Predictions, News, and Transactions

    Apr 04 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We catch up on transaction and injury news, then look back in time at our 2016-17 season predictionsWith host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Danny vs. Nate on Over/Unders 2017

    Apr 02 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Nate and Danny look back at their preseason over/under picks and evaluate what went right and wrong, and who is going to win their yearly crown.  Can Nate repeat after the Warriors' Game 7 loss gave him the crown last year, or will Danny avenge the last-second defeat?With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • David Locke on League Trends and Observations, Jazz, and West Playoffs

    Mar 31 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Golden State's win in San Antonio, and a dramatic Bucks win in Boston solidify their playoff positions.  Then, we do 4 random questions on the Bucks' playoff quality, the effect of Miami's season on their future, Greg Monroe's player option, and which West playoff seed is most likely to get upset.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • GSW/SAS, MIL/BOS, 4 Random Questions on Bucks, Heat, West Playoff Matchups

    Mar 30 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Golden State's win in San Antonio, and a dramatic Bucks win in Boston solidify their playoff positions.  Then, we do 4 random questions on the Bucks' playoff quality, the effect of Miami's season on their future, Greg Monroe's player option, and which West playoff seed is most likely to get upset.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Nurkic Revenge Game (DEN/POR), GSW/HOU, MIA/DET

    Mar 29 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Jusuf Nurkic destroys his old mates in Denver, Golden State continues its domination in Houston, and Miami ends Detroit's playoff chances with a Hassan Whiteside buzzer-beater.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • News, 4 Random Players, CLE/SAS

    Mar 28 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We run through the news, including Paul Millsap's injury and its affect on the Hawks' chances, Joakim Noah's suspension, a conclusion to the Laker drama, and a potential beginning to a very disjointed "process" in Sacramento.  Then, we give our thoughts on 4 random players in the league, followed by a wrap-up of Cleveland vs. San Antonio.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • The Top-10 Players in the NBA 2017

    Mar 27 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We rank our top-10 players in the NBA, based on who we would most want on our team to win a playoff series.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • 2019 Crystal Ball

    Mar 23 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.We predict what the NBA will look like 2 years from now in 2019. Who will be the final 4, MVP, All-NBA teams, and the 2 worst teams in the league?  Plus news, including the passing of former Bulls GM Jerry Krause.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Reddit Mailbag Part 2 (03.21.17)

    Mar 21 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.Part 2 of the Reddit mailbag. Includes questions on Isaiah Thomas' future with the Celtics, which team's roster spots 11-15 would win a tournament, and much more.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).

  • Reddit Mailbag Part 1 (03.20.17) and News

    Mar 20 2017

    Click to subscribe via RSS feed or iTunes.A full rundown of the league's news, including the latest in the Lakers ownership saga, tanking shut downs, and injuries.  Then, part 1 of a Reddit mailbag.With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux).