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By Nate Duncan

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Subscribers: 1397
Reviews: 14

Brian
 Oct 12, 2019
Best NBA pod by far


 Sep 3, 2019
Great in depth look at the NBA

Ben
 Sep 2, 2019
do you like to listen to someone read a spreadsheet for 90 minutes? this is the NBA pod for you.

gpark
 Jun 4, 2019
awesome

Garrett D
 Jan 7, 2019

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

Episode Date
How Did the Youngs Improve This Year? (Northwest Division)
4494
Evaluating the season for every young player in the Northwest Division. Danny and Nate sum up where each player got better, what they have to work on, and where applicable give a rating for player’s improvement.  You can 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.  
Jul 10, 2020
How Did the Youngs Improve This Year? (Central Division)
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Evaluating the season for every young player in the Central Division. Danny and Nate sum up where each player got better, what they have to work on, and where applicable give a rating for player’s improvement.  You can 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. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).
Jul 07, 2020
How Did the Youngs Improve This Year? (Pacific Division)
4499
Evaluating the season for every young player in the Pacific Division. Danny and Nate sum up where each player got better, what they have to work on, and where applicable give a rating for player’s improvement. We even pore through G-League stats and film when necessary. Then a news segment. How does the news of a COVID outbreak in the MLS bubble affect the NBA? Plus the latest roster moves. You can 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. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 
Jul 02, 2020
How to Evaluate NBA “Sources” with 538’s Perry Bacon, Jr.; Schedule Analysis With Danny
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Veteran political reporter Perry Bacon, Jr. of FiveThirtyEight.com applies his ample knowledge of how the reporting game is played to the NBA.  He and Nate discuss: When to trust or question stories that cite unnamed sources. Why sources leak stories to certain reporters. How the importance of “newsbreaking” affects how stories are reported. They also discuss Perry’s ideas for improving minority hiring in the NFL and how those could apply to the NBA. Then Danny is back to discuss the early returns on coronavirus testing, the NBA’s schedule release, and other league news. Perry’s articles referenced in the show: When To Trust A Story That Uses Unnamed Sources A 5-Part Plan To Fix The NFL’s Coaching Diversity Problem You can 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. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 
Jun 29, 2020
The Next Stars Nobody Sees Coming
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Every year, a couple of players become stars that nobody saw coming. Predicting such players with any certainty is impossible, but who are the players that at least have a chance to make big unexpected improvements? We lay out some general criteria for identifying such players, and then go through and pick those we think could really exceed expectations in the coming years. Then, the latest news on the NBA restart, signings, and a retrospective on the career of Vince Carter. You can 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. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).   
Jun 26, 2020
Should LaMelo Be the No. 1 Pick? NBA News Catch-Up
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Every aspect of LaMelo Ball’s game.  He has some of the biggest strengths but also some of the biggest weaknesses in this draft and is a unique prospect.  How does all that add up compared to the rest of the class, and how does he compare to point guard prospects of the past? We spend 47 minutes on his game. Then a news catchup, focusing on more details of the bubble, including how a requirement to cease physical activity for 14 days after a positive COVID test could affect the return, and looking at players who have decided not to play. You can 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. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 
Jun 23, 2020
Marc J. Spears: NBA Return to Play and Minority Hiring; NBA Bubble Health Protocols
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Marc J. Spears of the Undefeated discusses his piece encouraging NBA players to return to play and use their platform to combat racism. Plus, the current state of minority hiring among the NBA and its teams, what he hears from Black candidates, and how teams could improve their minority hiring practices. In a solo news segment (37:00), Nate discusses the details of the NBA’s return to play protocol in light of the scientific consensus. Plus, Avery Bradley releases a statement elucidating some of the goals of players who have been hesitant to return to play. You can 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. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).
Jun 17, 2020
Eastern Conference Mailbag, All 15 Teams
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In alphabetical order, we answer listener questions on all 15 teams in the Eastern Conference. You can 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. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player.   With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 
Jun 15, 2020
What are the Best Moves in the NBA? Is Onyeka Okongwu the Best Big Man in the Draft?
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Nate and Danny look at their favorite, and the most effective, signature moves in the NBA, and also rank our least-favorite moves. Then a scouting report on USC big man Onyeka Okongwu, who some have called a sleeper for best big in the draft. Do we agree? You can 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. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 
Jun 12, 2020
West Mailbag, All 15 Teams. More Return News.
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Answering listener questions on all 15 teams in the West, plus a look at all the latest details on the NBA’s return. You can 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. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).
Jun 09, 2020
NBA Coming Back! How Do We Grade the Plan? Plus A Twitter Mailbag.
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Grading the NBA’s return to play on safety, entertainment, fairness, and money.  Then a Twitter mailbag, including why free agents sign in the West, which teams will improve and decline the most next year, which team fighting for the playoffs in the West is the best team, whether this format is more “fair” than homecourt advantage, and more. You can 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. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 
Jun 04, 2020
The Moments That Changed History This Century
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A look back at the on-court moments that changed NBA history the most this century.  Nate and Danny go through them in chronological order over the last 20 years and finally pick the moments that most affected the futures of teams and players. You can 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. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 
Jun 01, 2020
Jack McCallum; The Dream Team, Then vs Now, Favorite Seasons; News With Danny
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Jack McCallum joins to discuss his new podcast the Dream Team tapes, his relationship with those players, how the reporting game has changed, his favorite seasons to cover, and more. Then Danny with some news, including the latest return to play scenarios and a retrospective on the career of Jerry Sloan. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
May 29, 2020
The Most Over- and Underrated Players by Analytics
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Another listener-suggested topic, we discuss the players that we think the most popular analytics metrics miss on the most. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux).
May 26, 2020
Northwest Division Battle Plans
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After a news segment discussing the latest news on the bubble and injury news, a discussion of the plans over the next few years for (in order) MIN, OKC, UTA, POR, and DEN. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux).
May 22, 2020
The Biggest Things Missing From The Last Dance
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Nate and Danny give their final thoughts on the Last Dance, including Nate’s list of the top-4 things that were omitted and should have been in there.  Plus, will we ever see another team as big as those Bulls, our thoughts on Jerry’s Krause’s memoir, the clear, unstated reason why the Bulls broke up, and more. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux).
May 18, 2020
The Best Players Who Never Were Part 2
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Nate and Danny list their best players who, due to injury or tragedy, were never able to fulfill the promise it seemed they had.  Then we pick the players whose careers we most would have liked to see to their completion. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
May 15, 2020
The Best Players Who Never Were Part 1
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Nate and Danny list their best players who, due to injury or tragedy, were never able to fulfill the promise it seemed they had.   Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux).
May 14, 2020
Tim Bontemps: NBA’s Restart Plan, BOS/PHI/TOR Playoff Matchups
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ESPN’s Tim Bontemps discusses his recent reporting on the NBA’s efforts to return to play, including some of the key obstacles it faces. Also, he discusses the 3 teams he covers most, Philly, Boston, and Toronto, and how they would match up in the playoffs. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux).
May 13, 2020
Indiana Pacers with J. Michael: Oladipo, Sabonis, Playoff Outlook
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A look at the current state of the Indiana Pacers with beat reported J. Michael of the Indy Star, including what grade he’d give the Pacers for their season, how Victor Oladipo looked when he came back, his chances for returning to All-Star level, and his extension possibilities. Plus how he views Nate’s position that Domantas Sabonis is the worst All-Star selection of the last few years. Finally, what will keep the coaching staff up at night as we head into the playoffs? Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
May 12, 2020
Listener Bracket Winner: Building a Championship Team with No All-NBA Players
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A listener suggestion, how we’d build a team with no All-NBA players.  Nate and Danny collaborate to select the team, get a look into how they think about team-building to go up against the best the NBA has to offer. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux).
May 08, 2020
Outlook for NBA’s Bubble Idea; Most Improved Player 2019-20
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We discuss the latest ideas for the NBA to return and the potential feasibility, then go through all the candidates for Most Improved Player before making our top-3 selections for the award. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
May 07, 2020
Pacific Division Battle Plans
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A look at the futures of the 5 teams in the Pacific Division, in order: PHX, SAC, LAL, LAC, and GSW. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux).
May 06, 2020
Danny vs Nate: Drafting a Team on a $100 million Cap
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Another listener bracket winner: Nate and Danny each draft a team of 15 with a $100 million cap, with the caveat that we can only pick 4 rookie scale or first contracts. We go through the draft process and then see how our teams would match up. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
May 05, 2020
Atlanta Hawks Season Evaluation with Brad Rowland
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One of the most fascinating young teams is the subject of today’s season evaluation. Brad Rowland of Peachtree Hoops and Locked on Hawks discusses the evolution of the Hawks 5 key young players, what they should do with their cap space this summer, and what went wrong this year. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
May 04, 2020
Western Conference: The Best and Worst Decisions of the Last 5 Years
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A look at each Western Conference team’s best and worst decision for the last 5 years, in reverse alphabetical order from Utah to Dallas. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux).
May 01, 2020
Atlantic Division Battle Plan
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A run through how the teams in the Atlantic Division should be approaching the next few years, in order: NYK, BRK, PHI, TOR, BOS. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
Apr 30, 2020
The Victory Machine and the Warriors dynasty with Ethan Strauss
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Ethan Strauss discusses the process behind his great book the Victory Machine and more questions about his favorite Warrior to interact with, whether creating a sustainable dynasty would have been possible for the Warriors without KD, and whether KD’s complaints about him have any merit. Plus we discuss which players and teams of the past we’d have most wanted to cover. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
Apr 29, 2020
The Best and Worst Decision for Each Team Over the Last 5 Years: Eastern Conference
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One of the winners of our Listener Topic Bracket, we look at the best and worst decision each organization in the East made over the last 5 years. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
Apr 28, 2020
Boston Celtics w/ Jared Weiss: Tatum’s Improvement, Biggest Playoff Issues, Grading the Season
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Jared Weiss of the Athletic to grade the Boston Celtics’ season. Who were the biggest surprises?  Is Jayson Tatum’s improvement sustainable? What are their issues going into the playoffs?  Who would he pick in a Boston/Toronto series? Who was the team MVP?  And how have their young players come along? Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
Apr 27, 2020
Southwest Division Battle Plans
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Looks at the Pels, Grizz, Spurs, Mavs, and Rockets’ futures and how we would approach their long-term planning. How does New Orleans build around Zion and Ingram? Same question for the Grizz with Ja Morant and Jaren Jackson? Do the Spurs have enough young talent to begin a new era? The Mavs have great young talent and are also really good right now, how do they take the next step into championship contention? And, uh, Houston also has a team, but few ways to improve. What happens if they can’t win now? Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
Apr 24, 2020
Listener Mailbag Part 2
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Who to trade on the Nets, how to do a successful rebuild and avoid being the Knicks, would the Pels consider drafting Ja over Zion in a redraft, could the Clippers ever capture LA, can we trust the league to restart safely, and many more in a lightning round. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
Apr 23, 2020
Listener Mailbag Part 1
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Gaming out the playoff bracket, what kinds of players are undervalued in the marketplace, which players are worth the supermax, how to determine if teams are good or great via the eye test, and a lightning round. We had over 100 submissions so we’ll be back with part 2 tomorrow. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux).
Apr 22, 2020
The Last Dance 1&2 Reaction; Landmark Sports Agent Evaluation
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Nate and Danny discuss The Last Dance from 2 different perspectives, Nate from having lived in Chicago during the dynasty and Danny with fresh eyes. We hit on the craziness of Jerry Krause, Scottie Pippen’s grievances, and why the whole narrative of Michael Jordan’s competitiveness may have been a little simplistic. Then a review of Landmark Sports’ performance, representing James Harden, Eric Gordon, and others.  Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
Apr 21, 2020
Denver Nuggets w/ Adam Mares: How Good Can MPJ Be, Grading the Nuggets Season
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Adam Mares joins to take stock of the Denver Nuggets. What is his grade for the Nuggets’ season, how good can Michael Porter Jr. be, what did the team learn this year, what is the future of the power forward position, what to make of Jamal Murray on a max deal, and more. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
Apr 20, 2020
G-League Now Viable for Prospects; Kevin Bradbury (BDA Sports) Agent Report
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We break down the surprise announcement that top 2021 prospect Jalen Green will join a new G-League arrangement from every angle.  We catch up on the rest of the news, then look at the contracts negotiated by agent Kevin Bradbury of BDA Sports Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
Apr 17, 2020
Long-Term Plans: Southeast Division
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The look at the long-term plans for the NBA continues with the Southeast Division.  In order, Atlanta, Miami, Washington, Orlando, and Charlotte. What are the key determinations these teams will need to make about their long-term futures over the next few years? Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux).
Apr 16, 2020
Isaac Okoro Scouting Report
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A deep dive on projected top-5 pick Isaac Okoro of Auburn. Included: Whether his relatively raw offensive game has some upside, and can his defense rise to a truly elite level in the NBA? Then the COVID Daily News. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux).
Apr 15, 2020
News, Central Division Long-Term Plans, COVID Daily News
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We discuss the Bulls’ hiring of Arturas Karnisovas as basketball decision-maker and the latest on the NBA’s negotiations with the players on the revenue shortfall. Then we go through the 5 teams in the Central Division to discuss our long-term plans for each, in order: Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, Indiana, and Milwaukee. Then the COVID Daily News. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can 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 @DannyLeroux).
Apr 14, 2020
Golden State Warriors Retrospective with Anthony Slater
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In the first of a series, Warriors beat man Anthony Slater of the Athletic looks back on the Warriors season. The rundown: Give the team overall a grade for the season What are the biggest things the team learned this year? What are the biggest questions still unanswered? What was the biggest positive surprise to you this season? What was the biggest disappointment this season? Do you feel better or worse about this team’s long-term future now than before the season? Team MVP (this one was tough)? Rotation player who struggled the most? Progress report on team’s young players Who do you expect to still be a key player on this team in 2 years, start of the 2021-22 season? One word to describe this team’s season Then Ben Taylor joins for the COVID Daily News. Please to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify  or RSS Feed. You can 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 @DannyLeroux).   
Apr 13, 2020
A Day in the Life: Amber Nichols, Assistant GM of the Capital City Go-Go
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Amber Nichols, assistant GM of the Capital City Go-Go, the Wizards’ G-League affiliate, takes us through a typical work day. We discuss: Her considerable logistical responsibilities as a young executive; What she does during games and practices; How she learned to watch film Her evaluation and reporting process for G-League and NBA scouting The hardest thing about her job and the best thing about her job,   Then Ben Taylor joins for the COVID Daily News. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify  or RSS Feed. You can subscribe to the basketball feed 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 @DannyLeroux). 
Apr 10, 2020
The Defense Episode; Coronavirus Daily
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Everything defense, All-Defensive teams and honorable mentions, Worst Team All-Defense, most improved and regressed, better and worse than you think, most with the least, and least with the most awards. Then COVID Daily News. A UChicago paper concludes that the shutdown could save trillions of dollars. What should we take from the reduction in daily hospitalizations in New York? Troubling data emerges about the effect of coronavirus on the black and Native American communities. Wuhan reopens amid fanfare but China continues PR crackdown. New Zealand has been a rare coronavirus success story so far. India commences a strict lockdown in its most populous province. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
Apr 09, 2020
[Better Audio] Bill Duffy/BDA Sports Agent Evaluation; Baseball’s Plan to Come Back; COVID Daily News w/ Ben Taylor
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Nate and Danny look at Bill Duffy and BDA Sports. How have they done for clients like Deandre Ayton, Luka Doncic, Josh Richardson, and Zach LaVine? We also discuss the news that MLB will attempt to return to play in May or June and what that means for the NBA’s attempts to return as well. Then Ben Taylor with the daily Coronavirus News, which you can subscribe to here. A deep dive into the research regarding the percentages of false negative and false positive COVID tests, the challenges posed and some potential solutions. Then a look at the latest from around the world, including Boris Johnson’s health, Italy’s attempt to return to normalcy, whether the non-lockdown in Sweden is working, and more. We close with some more supply chain stresses, the hope for a four-to-eight week timeline for reopening in the US, and the progress of small business loans. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
Apr 08, 2020
Bill Duffy/BDA Sports Agent Evaluation; Baseball’s Plan to Come Back; Coronavirus Daily w/ Ben Taylor
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Nate and Danny look at Bill Duffy and BDA Sports. How have they done for clients like Deandre Ayton, Luka Doncic, Josh Richardson, and Zach LaVine? We also discuss the news that MLB will attempt to return to play in May or June and what that means for the NBA’s attempts to return as well. Then Ben Taylor with the daily Coronavirus News, which you can subscribe to here. A deep dive into the research regarding the percentages of false negative and false positive COVID tests, the challenges posed and some potential solutions. Then a look at the latest from around the world, including Boris Johnson’s health, Italy’s attempt to return to normalcy, whether the non-lockdown in Sweden is working, and more. We close with some more supply chain stresses, the hope for a four-to-eight week timeline for reopening in the US, and the progress of small business loans. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
Apr 08, 2020
Anthony Edwards Scouting Report; Coronavirus Daily
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Nate and Danny evaluate the film on Anthony Edwards and try to figure out his NBA future.  How does his streaky jumper project, and does he have the upside that his physical tools suggest?  On the Coronavirus Daily, Boris Johnson has entered the ICU after his hospitalization Sunday, while Britain's case load continues to mount. Then a look around the world as the curve appears to have flattened somewhat in Europe and some countries plan tentative steps toward reopening. Most African countries have now imposed restrictions. New York's hospital admissions have flattened, but the city faces the prospect of being overwhelmed as deaths at home have skyrocketed and death-related services grow difficult to obtain. Then, the thorny issue of when recovering patients can reenter society. Finally some research on the seasonality of the coronavirus and the potential for mutations. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
Apr 07, 2020
Best Contracts in the NBA; Coronavirus Daily w/ Ben Taylor
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Nate and Danny on the best contracts in the NBA. First, important context on why these good contracts are so hard to find and negotiate.  Then we go through each of our candidates and pick a top-3. We also go into the latest on the NBA continuing its season and the Bulls’ GM search. Then (47:19) Ben Taylor for the Coronavirus Daily Podcast. The CDC recommends masks in public.  Then, a look at the reasons for the supply chain issues from everything from household goods to key medicines and equipment.  That's followed by news around the USA: the latest from NY, how US physical distancing compares to Europe, the FDA's approval of a machine that can sterilize 80,000 N95 masks per day, and the removal of the captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt. Italy may have crested the curve, but a new study shows that the official death counts may have been low. Plus more from Greece, Spain, Iran (which plans a gradual reopening), Iraq, and Austria. Singapore has also instituted harsher measures to deal with the spread of the virus. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
Apr 06, 2020
NBA: The Worst Contracts; COVID19 w/ Ben Taylor: Lockdown Economics, Virus Back in China, World and USA News
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Nate and Danny discuss the worst contracts in the NBA and hit the latest league news, including that NBA players may have 25% of their salaries put in escrow.   Then (37:11) Ben Taylor is back to hit on whether locking down is best for the economy, the news that China’s Henan province appears to have a virus resurgence, and the evolving situations in India and Ecuador. Ben and Nate also discuss the latest news regarding the effects of physical distancing in late-moving states, and the staggering unemployment numbers. You can 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 @DannyLeroux).
Apr 03, 2020
The Biggest Floppers in the NBA; COVID19 World News Roundup, Jill B. Berkeley (Nate’s Mom) on COVID Insurance Issues
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Late on April Fool’s Day, Nate and Danny pick the biggest floppers in the NBA, finally giving these beautiful thespians their due. They go through the candidates and pick a top 3, and also credit those who flop the least. Then the daily coronavirus roundup, as Nate goes through the latest on equipment shortages in the US, the particulars of the US small business loan programs, the evolving studies on asymptomatic carriers, continuing reports of unreliable Chinese statistics, and other world news including a Danish ray of hope. Then Jill B. Berkeley, an insurance lawyer with 40 years of experience (and Nate’s mom), discusses the potential for business owners to obtain insurance coverage for losses due to the coronavirus. You can 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.
Apr 02, 2020
NBA: Who Has Made and Lost Themselves Some Money; COVID19 w/ Ben Taylor: How Do We Get Out of This?
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Nate and Danny pick their top 5 players who have made and lost money for themselves with their play this year. Then Ben Taylor as we run through what we think will be needed to get us out of this COVID19 crisis and reopen the economy. Included, how the “arsenal of democracy” can be adapted to this 21st-century crisis, determining and communicating the criteria for reopening, grappling with the economic issues that are sure to arise, and more.  We also get to the usual domestic and news roundup. You can 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 @DannyLeroux).
Apr 01, 2020
Jason Glushon and Bouna Ndiaye Agent Reports; Daily COVID19 Roundup
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Nate and Danny look at Jason Glushon (Jrue Holiday, Al Horford) and Bouna Ndiaye (Rudy Gobert, Nic Batum) and see how they’ve done for their clients. Then a solo effort by Nate to discuss the key COVID news of the day. A look at reports of possible reinfection in China and another examining the seasonality of the virus. Nate examines the risk of hospitalization and negative outcomes by age. Then the latest news around the US: Which states still haven’t enacted physical distancing, the potential spread among prisons, possible good news from New York, and a possible advance in ease of testing. Finally the latest from around the world, including Spain, Africa, Russia, France, Germany, Sweden, Hungary, China, and Italy. You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 
Mar 31, 2020
James Wiseman Scouting Report; COVID19 News Wrap-Up with Ben Taylor
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Then Ben Taylor (41:15) joins to discuss the key news of the day on COVID19. Why is the US similar to a rebuilding NBA team right now? Then, two longer segments discuss the misleading headlines suggesting that an Oxford study showed that 50% of Britons might already have coronavirus, and then some of the issues regarding masks being available to the public. We finish with a US and worldwide news roundup.

You can 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 @DannyLeroux).

Mar 30, 2020
Agent Evaluation: Rich Paul/Klutch Sports; Daily COVID19 Roundup w/ Ben Taylor
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We did a ton of research to begin a project rating NBA agents based on the quality of contracts they get for their players. The series begins with Rich Paul, Klutch Sports and their 24 clients.

Then Ben Taylor joins (46:18) to discuss the key news of the day on COVID19. The latest from hard-hit US metro areas, and a look at a new study that models when we might be able to re-open the country in a best-case scenario.  Then a worldwide news roundup, followed by a discussion of the problem of asymptomatic carriers and the latest on whether taking ibuprofen exacerbates COVID19.

You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 

Mar 27, 2020
Selecting Team USA 2021; The COVID19 Fight With Ben Taylor
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Danny and Nate run through the candidates for Team USA in the Olympics and try to make the best team possible, with some controversial omissions.

Then Ben Taylor joins for what will be a new daily segment discussing the latest developments in the fight against COVID19. We hit on the stimulus bill, the pros and cons of potentially removing social distancing restrictions in the near future, the latest developments in New York, worldwide measures against the virus, why nobody was able to see this coming and prepare, and more. We’d appreciate your feedback on this new segment and how to improve as we go along.

You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 

Mar 26, 2020
Redrafting the 2015 NBA Draft
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We look back at the 2015 NBA draft that showed such promise early on, and see which players continued their progression and which did not.  We each put out our boards, and then discuss which players rose and fell the most and which players we still have questions about.  Then a short segment where we answered questions about the pod from Twitch viewers.

You can 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 @DannyLeroux).

Mar 25, 2020
The Top-10 Players in the NBA 2019-20
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A healthy debate on the top-10 players in the NBA.  Where do Harden, Kawhi, Embiid, PG, Giannis, LeBron, Steph, Luka, Lillard, and the rest of the NBA’s superstars rank this year?

You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 

Mar 24, 2020
The 33 First-Round Draft Obligations
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After realizing that there are 33 outstanding first-round draft obligations over the next 7 drafts, Danny demanded we do this show projecting which of these will end up the most valuable. How to the war chests of the Pelicans and Thunder rate when you really go through it? And which do we see as the single most valuable pick out there?

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Mar 23, 2020
Point Guard Rankings 2019-20
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Steph Curry has been the top-ranked PG in the NBA, does he retain his crown? We also get into a huge argument about where Russell Westbrook should rank, and tackle other controversial players like Kyrie Irving, Trae Young, Dennis Schroder, Eric Bledsoe, and the rest of the league’s floor generals.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Mar 20, 2020
Assessing Our Season Predictions 2019-20
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Before each season, we predict the season, including win totals for each team, championship contenders, the bottom tier of teams, and all the individual award winners.  How’d we do?

You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 

 

Mar 19, 2020
Center Rankings 2019-20
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The complicated center position is next up. We struggle with what’s truly valuable and what is replaceable at the center position in 2020. At the top, where do Karl-Anthony Towns, Nikola Jokic, and Joel Embiid rank?  How about centers on the rise like Kristaps Porzingis, Bam Adebayo, and Domantas Sabonis? And where does one draw the line on what constitutes a solid starting center? We go well into the 40s ranking these centers.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux)

Mar 18, 2020
Capfather Larry Coon
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Larry Coon, the foremost CBA expert in the public sphere, joins to discuss the CBA implications of the NBA’s season postponement.  What CBA provisions govern this calamity, and how can the players’ association and the NBA negotiate a compromise to get the league back on its feet when the time comes. What unforeseen issues could arise that the league and players will have to navigate?

Larry also discusses the implications for our Sports Business Classroom.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Mar 17, 2020
Western Conference Over/Under Recap 2019-20
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We go back and look at our preseason over/under predictions for the Western Conference and where we went wrong, including the teams we differed on. We also discuss what went wrong in leading to our worst-ever records on Over/Unders. Then we review our performance on our best bets, pick our lucky win, bad beat, and more.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux)

Mar 16, 2020
Eastern Conference Over/Under Recap 2019-20
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We go back and look at our preseason over/under predictions for the Eastern Conference and where we went wrong, including the 3 teams that we differed on.

You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 

 

Mar 14, 2020
A Basketball Therapy Session
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Nate and Danny discuss what we love about basketball, from why we got into covering the sport, what we love most about playing and analyzing the game, and pick our favorite ever games, teams, players, in-game situations, best personal basketball moment, and favorite basketball memory ever.

Then in a short addendum, it’s back to reality and Nate shares some ideas the Dunc’d On community could implement to help mitigate the spread of coronavirus however we can.

You can 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 @DannyLeroux).

Mar 13, 2020
NBA Season Postponed Indefinitely
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The NBA season is postponed indefinitely with news that Jazz center Rudy Gobert has tested positive for COVID-2019.  We discuss what led to this decision, what happens from here with the NBA, and how the NBA is now a cautionary tale for the social distancing we need to do as a nation.

As for our future, the current plan is to continue the normal episode schedule 5 days/week as long as people keep listening.

You can 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 @DannyLeroux).

Mar 12, 2020
Power Forward Rankings 2019-20
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We rank all the power forwards in the NBA into tiers.  We know where Giannis and AD will end up, what about Tobias Harris, Danilo Gallinari, Michael Porter, Jr., Jaren Jackson, Jr., Kevin Love, Zion Williamson, and many more? You can 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 @DannyLeroux).
Mar 11, 2020
Bay Area Basketball In Peril, News, TOR/UTA; CHA/ATL Double OT
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The latest on the #COVID2019 outbreak’s effect on the NBA, more key injury news, and a recap of Toronto’s big win in Utah and a fun, if bumbling, double OT thriller between Charlotte and Atlanta

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Mar 10, 2020
15 in 60 Mailbag! (Western Conference 3.9.20)
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We catch up on the last 2 weeks for the 15 teams in the Western Conference via mailbag, in alphabetical order from Dallas to Utah.

You can 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 @DannyLeroux).

Mar 09, 2020
Season Awards (03.06.20)
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Time to give out our season awards to date, with all the major NBA awards like MVP, All-NBA, 6MOY, DPOY, COY, ROY, EOY, plus our created awards including Best Sophomore, Biggest Surprise and Disappointment, Not Executive of the Year, and more.

You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 

Mar 06, 2020
Youngs With Something to Prove; NOP/DAL OT Thriller
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A new segment, we look at the young players around the league trying to prove that they deserve a role going into next season and what they need to do to solidify their position.

Then we recap Luka/Zion 1, the NBA’s 2 best prospects going head to head in an OT thriller.

You can 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 @DannyLeroux). 

Mar 05, 2020
MiniGamers, News, Our 2020 Predictions from 2018
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A look at 5 games, LAC/OKC, SAS/CHA, GSW/DEN, TOR/PHX, and MIN/NOP.

We catch up on the news around the league, including how the latest injuries and signings affect the playoff race.

Then we go back and revisit our 2018 Crystal Ball episode where we made predictions for the NBA in 2020.  How did we do? Well, our consensus NBA champion has the worst record in the NBA so…….

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Mar 04, 2020
Gamer: MIL/MIA, HOU/NYK, UTA/CLE
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We discuss why Miami matches up so well with Milwaukee (relatively speaking), why the Knicks were such a good matchup against Houston, and why Cleveland isn’t a good matchup against anybody.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Mar 03, 2020
15 in 60 Mailbag! (Eastern Conference 3.2.20)
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A mailbag look at the last couple weeks for the teams in the Eastern Conference, in alphabetical order from Atlanta to Washington.  

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Mar 02, 2020
Small Forward Rankings 2021-22
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We rank the suddenly stacked small forward position based on who we’d like to have for a regular season and playoffs that started today.  Where do Luka Doncic, Kawhi Leonard, Jayson Tatum, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Brandon Ingram, Khris Middleton, Jimmy Butler, Paul George, and more stack up? Plus we pick our biggest risers and fallers over the past year.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Feb 28, 2020
2022 Crystal Ball
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For the fourth consecutive year, the swamis take a look into the crystal ball to determine the NBA landscape in the 2021-22 season. We pick the final 4 teams (and discuss other candidates), the 2 worst teams in the NBA, plus pick our 2021-22 All-NBA teams and award winners.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Feb 27, 2020
Tuesday Gamer: MIL/TOR, NOP/LAL, Ben Simmons News
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Getting back to analyzing some specific basketball games, the East’s two best teams collide. What does Milwaukee’s win in Toronto bode for a playoff matchup with these teams?

In LA, LeBron has his best game of the season against the Pels. Plus we look at where Zion can get better against the best teams.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Feb 26, 2020
15 in 60 Special: West Movers at the Deadline
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We catch up on the newcomers plus the last couple weeks for (in order) the Denver Nuggets, the Golden State Warriors, the Houston Rockets, the LA Clippers, the Memphis Grizzlies, the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Portland Trail Blazers, and the Sacramento Kings

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Feb 25, 2020
15 in 60 Special: East Movers at the Deadline
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We catch up on the newcomers plus the last couple weeks for (in order) the Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Miami Heat, New York Knicks, Philadelphia 76ers, and Washington Wizards.  Plus news on the rest of the Eastern Conference, including the news of Kyrie Irving’s season-ending surgery.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Feb 24, 2020
Shooting Guard Rankings 2019-20
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We rank the shooting guards into tiers based on who we’d want to have for a regular season and playoffs that started today.  Where do James Harden, Devin Booker, CJ McCollum, Bradley Beal, and Donovan Mitchell place? How to deal with the injury returns of Klay Thompson and Victor Oladipo? And which players are the biggest risers and fallers from last year to this?

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Feb 20, 2020
Repost: Ben Taylor on the Greatest Players Ever
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Two podcasts reposted with Ben Taylor on the best players of All-Time, recorded in April and October 2018.  In the first we examine the most under- and overrated players of all time, and the second looks at the top 8 players. Hope you enjoy the repost during our All-Star Break.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

 

Feb 18, 2020
15 in 60 Special: Non-Movers at the Deadline
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We take a look at the latest developments for the 15 teams that did not make significant moves for the trade deadline. From the East: Boston (0:59), Brooklyn (16:00), Charlotte (24:18), Chicago (33:13), Indiana (43:45), Milwaukee (50:43) and Toronto (1:17:18).

From the West: Dallas (1:31:57), Lakers (1:38:41), New Orleans (59:18), Oklahoma City (7:18), Phoenix (1:03:13), San Antonio (1:11:18), Utah (1:25:10).

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Feb 11, 2020
Trade Deadline 2020 Part 2
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Finishing up the 2020 trade deadline, starting with the massive Miami/Memphis deal, Andre Drummond headed to Cleveland, the rest of the smaller deals around the league, and finally looking at winners and losers.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Feb 07, 2020
Trade Deadline 2020 Part 1
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The Golden State/Minnesota trade for Wiggins and Russell, the Clippers acquiring Marcus Morris (and the Knicks hiring Leon Rose), plus a few other smaller deals including GSW/PHI and ATL/SAC.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Feb 06, 2020
4-Team MegaTrade
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A deep dive on the four-team trade bringing Robert Covington to Houston and Clint Capela to Atlanta from the perspective of each team involved.  What does it to to their rotations, salary structure, and more, and how much do we like it for each team? In order, HOU, ATL, MIN, DEN.

Oh, and the Knicks fired somebody.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Feb 05, 2020
Assessing the Trade Rumors, PHI/MIA, DAL/IND, All-Star Snubs
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We catch up on all the latest rumors and try to parse what makes sense and what doesn’t.  Included: D’Angelo Russell, Robert Covington, Andre Iguodala, Marcus Morris, Clint Capela, and more.

Then we do quick hitters on the two biggest games of the day, Miami blowing out Philly and Dallas stealing another big win without Luka Doncic in Indy.

Then we discuss our biggest All-Star snubs, and Nate explains his opposition to Domantas Sabonis’ All-Star candidacy and what it says about the selection process.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Feb 04, 2020
Listener Trade Proposal Mailbag
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We invited our subscribers to submit proposed trades to talk about.  We had tons of interesting submissions, including a Chris Paul for Mike Conley swap, a trade getting Kevin Love to Portland, a Karl-Anthony Towns to the Pelicans idea, D’Angelo Russell trade ideas, CJ McCollum for Tobias Harris, and many more.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Feb 03, 2020
Our All-Star Teams; News
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We select who we’d have for the starters and reserve on each All-Star team, including a surprising “lock” on Nate’s West team and some disagreement among the East guards.  Then a look at news around the league, including the latest on injuries that could affect the playoff race.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Jan 30, 2020
Mock Trade Deadline 2020 Part 3
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Dan Feldman of NBC and Kevin Pelton of ESPN join to game out the 2020 Trade Deadline. We split up the league’s teams between the 4 of us and try to simulate the trade deadline.

The conclusion! Talks heat up for many of the remaining players on the market, like Denver’s young restricted free agents-to-be, some Knicks expiring contracts, and ALL-STAR Andre Drummond.

Then the four cap dorks review the podcast, drawing conclusions for the real trade deadline and picking their most and least realistic trades from the Mock.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Jan 30, 2020
Mock Trade Deadline 2020 Part 2
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Dan Feldman of NBC and Kevin Pelton of ESPN join to game out the 2020 Trade Deadline. We split up the league’s teams between the 4 of us and try to simulate the trade deadline.

After the crazy 4-teamer in part 1, we get down to nuts and bolts as the contenders race to try to upgrade their rosters at the deadline.  Players like Marcus Morris, Andre Iguodala, Derrick Rose, and Jae Crowder are in high demand.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Jan 29, 2020
Mock Trade Deadline 2020 Part 1
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Dan Feldman of NBC and Kevin Pelton of ESPN join to game out the 2020 Trade Deadline. We split up the league’s teams between the 4 of us and try to simulate the trade deadline.

We start by trying to move a lot of the big names that might potentially be available, including Chris Paul, Danilo Gallinari, Steven Adams, Jrue Holiday, Andre Drummond, and Kevin Love.  

Eventually, the deadline gains traction with an epic four-team trade, the most complex in the history of the Mock Deadline.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Jan 28, 2020
Remembering Kobe Bryant
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Some of our memories and thoughts on the life and legacy of Kobe Bryant

Jan 27, 2020
The Best Young Cores in the NBA
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Returning to a fun topic, ranking the best young cores in the NBA of players 25 and under.  We have some of our biggest ranking disagreements ever, with Danny’s #1 team as Nate’s #5 team.  See where the cores of Dallas, Philadelphia, Memphis, New Orleans, Atlanta, Denver, Boston, Toronto, Miami, and more rank.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Jan 24, 2020
Zion Debut; Southwest Division Trade Deadline; News
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We hit on every aspect of Zion’s debut: the 17-point run, the minutes limit, the passing, and the defense, plus a bit more on Spurs/Pels.

Then the Southwest Division.  Who are the center and wing options for Dallas in the wake of the Powell injury? What are the Grizz really going to get for Andre Iguodala?  We make predictions on where he ends up and what the return is. New Orleans seemed like a potential seller at the deadline; could they instead add talent to fuel their playoff run? Wlll the Spurs do anything at all?  And how can Houston add to their team with a dearth of matching salary and probable desire to say under the tax?

Finally we hit on the latest news around the NBA.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Jan 23, 2020
LAC/DAL; Atlantic Division Trade Deadline
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The Clippers handle the Mavs in Dallas for a second time, this time without Paul George. We discuss the impact of the Dwight Powell injury, Luka vs Kawhi, Kristaps Porzingis’ return, and how the Mavs ran one play for 6 consecutive minutes.

Then the Atlantic Division trade possibilities, including Boston’s chances of upgrading at center or backup wing, Philly’s look for another ballhandler or rotation player, whether Toronto will stand pat with their vets, what the Knicks can get for expiring contracts like Marcus Morris, and whether the Nets will try to find some more athleticism at the deadline.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Jan 22, 2020
MLK Day: LAL/BOS, NOP/MEM; Pacific Division Trade Outlook
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The Lakers and Celtics renew their classic rivalry in Boston, and the Pelicans get a look at star rookie Ja Morant and the Grizz.

Then we look at the Pacific Division at the deadline.  If the Lakers do choose to move Kyle Kuzma, who might be available? What do the Clippers do with their 2020 first? Should Sacramento move Bogdan Bogdanovic, and what could they get? Does Phoenix have a move for another long-term piece?  And what will happen to the Warriors as they prepare for a crucial summer?

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Jan 21, 2020
POR/SAC Trade; O’Neale Extended; Ja Morant Is the Most Exciting Rookie Since?
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A look at the Ariza/Bazemore trade from all angles, including the savings for Portland and what it might portend going forward, and Sacramento’s asset play.  

Royce O’Neale extends for 4/$36, what market factors caused the parties to agree on that number?

We catch up on the rest of the news, including Steph Curry’s return and the NBA’s difficulties implementing the schedule change.

Finally, we ask how the excitement factor of Ja Morant compares to other outstanding rookies.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Jan 20, 2020
ATL/MIN Trade; News Catchup; SE Division Trade Outlook
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We hit on the Teague/Crabbe trade between Atlanta and Minnesota, and catch up on the rest of the news around the league.  

Then, a trade deadline look at the Hawks, Heat, Magic, Wizards, and Hornets. Would it have made sense to go after Andre Drummond? What other options do they have to get a long-term piece? Miami has a ton of young assets, could they flip any of them to make a championship run this year?  Evan Fournier has been talked about as a trade candidate for Orlando, do we think he’ll get moved? How about Davis Bertans in Washington? And can the Hornets get value for any of their expiring contracts?

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Jan 17, 2020
Northwest Division Trade Outlook 2020
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A trade deadline look at the Blazers, Thunder, Wolves, Jazz, and Nuggets.  Will the Blazers do anything big with their expiring contracts? Do the Thunder stay the course for the playoffs, and how do they get under the tax? The Wolves need a playmaker in the long-term, can they get one? What would make it worthwhile to move Robert Covington? Does Utah need an upgrade at backup center? And what will the Nuggets do with their restricted free agents Malik Beasley and Juancho Hernangomez?

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Jan 16, 2020
Central Division Trade Outlook; Defending Our Top-10 Prospects in the NBA
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Time to laser in on the trade deadline with a look at the Central Division. What are the Pistons looking to get with Andre Drummond, and what about Derrick Rose and Langston Galloway? The Cavs would love to move Kevin Love, as well as their expiring contracts to take on bad money for assets, can they get that done? Milwaukee has ammo with a 1st from Indiana in the Brogdon trade, what do they need to upgrade for their championship run and who could be fits? Would it make sense for Indiana to shake things up or do they want to see how it plays out with Victor Oladipo healthy?  And do the Bulls have a second straight big trade deadline move in them?

Then we get into listener comments on the Top-10 Prospects in the NBA, as we defend our lists against all comers.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Jan 15, 2020
Gamer: PHI/IND; ORL/SAC; NOP/DET, plus News
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The latest news, including actual injury returns, the death of the NBA’s reseeding proposal, and whether Rob Pelinka deserved an extension. 

Then a catch up on an interesting Monday, with the Pacers comeback against the Sixers, Orlando’s last minute win vs the Kings, and a shorthanded New Orleans win over the Pistons, plus a little check-in on other action around the league.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Jan 14, 2020
15 in 60 Mailbag! (Western Conference 01.13.20)
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A mailbag look at each team in the Western Conference from Dallas to Utah in 7-minute increments.

Timestamps: DAL (0:33), DEN (8:00), GSW (18:13), HOU (24:58), LAC (34:00), LAL (41:27), MEM (50:30), MIN (59:45), NOP (1:05:24), OKC (1:12:55), PHX (1:19:24), POR (1:25:53), SAC (1:33:06), SAS (1:39:24), UTA (1:45:54)

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Jan 13, 2020
PHI/BOS; Beilein and Cavs Slug it Out, News, Games of the Month
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We recap Philadelphia’s win over Boston, and discuss some of the advantages that have enabled Philly’s 3-0 record vs the Celtics this year.  Then a discussion of John Beilein’s film session gaffe, and the remaining key news heading into the weekend. Finally, we catch up on the Games of the Month and Dunks of the Month.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Jan 10, 2020
East 15 in 60 Mailbag (MIA to WAS)
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A mailbag on the Eastern Conference using questions from listeners on Twitter, we spend 7 minutes on each East team to hit on listeners' most pressing topics.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Jan 09, 2020
Sarah Kustok on Nets Present and Future; Cut-Downs and News with Danny
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Overjoyed to have Nets color analyst Sarah Kustok on the show.  We hit on everything Nets, including what’s gone right this season, what’s gone wrong in their losing streak, the changes in the Nets’ defensive system this year, how they’re able to maintain such an analytically friendly defensive shot profile, and what this team could look like once Kevin Durant returns.

We also discuss which opposing players have most surprised her this year.

Then Danny joins to hit on the news from cut-down day, plus injury news like Blake Griffin’s possible season-ending surgery.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Jan 08, 2020
Monday Gamer: DEN/ATL; ORL/BRK; UTA/NOP
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Some key games on a busy Monday night, including a Nikola Jokic and Trae Young duel in Atlanta, Markelle Fultz breaking out in Orlando, and a controversial ending in New Orleans.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Jan 07, 2020
15 in 60 Mailbag! Part 1 (ATL to IND)
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Nate and Danny take mailbag questions from Twitter on Atlanta thru Indiana in alphabetical order.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

 

Jan 06, 2020
Awards January 2020
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Awards time again, with Nate and Danny’s picks for MVP, All-NBA, DPOY, COY, ROY, 6MOY, Executive of the Year, NOT Executive of the Year, and a ton of other fun unofficial categories.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Jan 03, 2020
Top-10 Prospects in the NBA 2019-20
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The top-10 prospects in the NBA 23 and under. This is now the 7th consecutive year of this list, and it may feature the best overall prospect of the entire run.  Plus where do we rank Zion Williamson without having played a game? How about Trae Young, having a great statistical season on a terrible Hawks team? Will Suns fans again be angry about the ranking of Devin Booker? And how to handle some massive surges by guys like Jaylen Brown and Brandon Ingram?

Plus we discuss who dropped out, who moved up, who has the highest upside, and a ton of other subjects related to the best young players in the NBA.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Jan 02, 2020
Weekend Recap; Malone's Coaching; News
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A special commercial-less episode, we work for free to catch you up on the latest news such as the Dedmon trade request and the remainder of injury news around the league.  We also spend some time discussing Mike Malone’s performance as coach in the wake of his reported extension and also recap some of the action over the weekend. 

 

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Dec 30, 2019
Christmas Games 2019; UTA/CLE Trade; Showcase Scuttlebutt
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We recap all 5 games on Christmas, 13 hours of basketball.  In order: Lakers/Clippers, Bucks/Sixers, Rockets/Warriors, Pelicans/Nuggets, Celtics/Raptors.  Then a look at the Utah/Cleveland trade of Exum for Clarkson, plus some scuttlebutt from the G-League Showcase.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Dec 26, 2019
15 in 60 Western Conference 12.23.19
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A look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference over the past couple of weeks in a loose alphabetical order.

Timestamps: DAL (1:35), DEN (12:04), GSW (17:58), HOU (29:46), LAC (36:25), LAL (38:28), MEM (44:10), MIN (51:22), NOP (25:00), OKC (54:58), PHX (59:22), POR (1:19:10), SAC (1:04:14), SAS (1:09:38), UTA (1:15:27)

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Dec 23, 2019
Hawks Drama, News, Decade Tournament Finale
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A news catchup on a number of troubling injuries plus the drama in Atlanta of late.  Then we finish out the Decade Tournament with Ben Taylor. Can Nate even finish the podcast after the humiliation of 2013 Miami’s defeat?  Can anyone challenge the 2017 Warriors?

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Dec 20, 2019
Decade Tournament Part 2 with Ben Taylor
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Preeminent NBA historian and analyst Ben Taylor of Thinking Basketball joins to continue the Decade Tournament.  A huge debate develops over which LeBron team, 2016 or 2013, was better, and we have to go to a tiebreak. Plus we get TWO rematches from the classic 2016 playoffs.  And can anyone challenge the 2017 Warriors? Ben is fantastic as always.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

 

Dec 20, 2019
Heliocentrism, Preparing for the Deadline, Old Man Shakes Fist at Cloud with Seth Partnow
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Seth Partnow of the Athletic discusses the recent trend towards “heliocentrism” in the NBA, one player controlling everything for his team offensively.  Who are the players who do it now, why did this trend develop, and who else might be able to take on such a role in the future?

Then we hit on how teams prepare for the deadline and what processes they need to have in place to evaluate their options in that hectic period.

Then two more mini-segments, where we discuss players who could thrive in a larger role and a few things that have annoyed us in this NBA season.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Dec 19, 2019
NBA Rotation Battles, Building an Independent Pod w/ Josh Lloyd
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Josh Lloyd of Basketball Monster and Locked on Fantasy Basketball podcast joins to discuss how he created his podcast as an independent and what his process is for keeping up with the league. We also discuss whether a reduction in the schedule could help fantasy basketball.

 

Then we get into some interesting questions on players returning from injury.  How will the returns of Deandre Ayton, De’Aaron Fox, Kyrie Irving and Caris LeVert, John Collins, and Zion Williamson affect their teams.  We also discuss the recent news that the Pelicans are open to trading Jrue Holiday and what a return for him might be.

 

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Dec 18, 2019
Making Sense of the Sixers w/ Rich Hofmann, News
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Rich Hofmann, Sixers reporter for the Athletic, joins to discuss how Sixers have differed from preseason expectations, Ben Simmons’ progression, whether Joel Embiid is taking the next step this year, and how the Sixers match up with the Bucks.

Then Nate catches up on the latest news around the league.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

 

Dec 16, 2019
Best and Worst Draft Picks of the Decade with Kevin Pelton; News Catchup with..Just Nate
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Kevin Pelton of ESPN joins Nate to look back on a decade of drafting from 2009 to 2018 and pick our best and worst draft picks.  See where Kevin and Nate differ in terms of what constitutes a great and terrible draft pick. And will we start with the worst or best draft picks? Knowing Nate, you may already have the answer.

Then Nate does a rare solo segment, including the latest on injuries, the Knicks’ disaster, Kevin Love on the trade market, and more.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Dec 12, 2019
The Decade Tournament with Ben Taylor: Part 1 Bracket Draft and 1st Round
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Ben Taylor joins to provide the historical expertise that only he can.  Ben and Nate snake draft the 16 best teams, a fascinating exercise in a league that changed so much over 10 years. Then we play out a fascinating first round with our matchups--which was so interesting we ran out of time and have to take it to a part 2.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Dec 11, 2019
All-NBA and MVP of the Decade
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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.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Dec 09, 2019
15 in 60 (East 12.05.19)
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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

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Dec 05, 2019
UTA/PHI; PHX/CHA; Coach, Worst Coach, 6th Man, Defensive Player, and Rookie Season of the Decade
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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.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Dec 03, 2019
Executive and Not Executive of the Decade; News
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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.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Dec 02, 2019
NBA Awards (11.26.19)
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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.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Nov 27, 2019
15 in 60 (Western Conference) 11.25.19
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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)

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

 

Nov 25, 2019
All-Decade: Best Individual Games and Series; News
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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.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Nov 22, 2019
BOS/LAC Game of the Year, Mailbag Continued
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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.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Nov 21, 2019
15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 11.19.20)
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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)

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Nov 19, 2019
Mailbag! Melo? News.
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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.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

Nov 18, 2019
All-Area Teams and News
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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.

 

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Nov 14, 2019
2017 Re-Draft and News
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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 the Knicks' drama.

 

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Nov 12, 2019
15 in 60 (West 11.07.19)
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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.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 

 

Nov 07, 2019
Gamers: BOS/CLE; SAS/ATL; IND/CHA; LAL/CHI
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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.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Nov 06, 2019
Time to Panic?!?!? Plus News and Rookie Option Decisions
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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.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).

Nov 05, 2019
Mulligans on Season Predictions 2019-20
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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.

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Nov 04, 2019
Curry’s Broken Hand, Mailbag on Early Season Trends; NCAA Caves On Player Likenesses
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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 news around the league, and close with a discussion of the NCAA decision to allow players to profit off their name and likeness.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).
Oct 31, 2019
15 in 60 For Real Part 2
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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.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).
Oct 30, 2019
1st Gamer: PHI/ATL; GSW/NOP; CHI/NYK; DEN/SAC; UTA/PHX
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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.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).
Oct 29, 2019
Subscribe to Hollinger & Duncan--Episode 2: Jump to Conclusions Week; 2020 Free Agency Outlook, How Teams Report Injuries to the Media
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With jump to conclusions week in the books, what predictions are Nate and John thinking about revising? We’ve got major concerns about the Kings and Warriors, plus the Suns are looking a ton better.
Then we look at the 2020 free agency and discuss why the extension market played out as it did, plus what the teams with cap space will do now with so many targets off the market. Plus what will happen with key veteran free agents like DeMar DeRozan, Andre Drummond, and Mike Conley?
We hit a couple of mailbag questions on what front offices have access to stats wise that laypeople don’t, and whether the league is doing enough to help small markets. And John explains what goes into team reporting about injuries and disabuses Nate of a theory or two.
Finally we talk about some of the games we’ve seen in person over the last week.

With hosts @JohnHollinger and @NateDuncanNBA
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Oct 28, 2019
15 in 60, for Real This Time
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In a throwback, we do 4 minutes on 15 teams, with the remaining 15 for tomorrow. Here’s the order:

PHX
MIA
MIL
MIN
ATL
ORL
CLE
DET
PHI
CHI
GSW
MEM
BKN
LAL
CHA

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).
Oct 28, 2019
EVERY Game, Plus More Season Predictions
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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 Executive of the Year,

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).
Oct 24, 2019
Season Predictions plus Opening Night: LAL/LAC and NOP/TOR
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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.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).
Oct 23, 2019
Huge News Day: Zion, Extensions, Latest on NBA/China
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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 of Daryl Morey, LeBron James’ comments being used in Chinese propaganda, and the hit to the Rockets’ bottom line from losing sponsors.

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With Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux).
Oct 21, 2019
Hollinger & Duncan Episode 1 Simulcast--Please Subscribe to the Main Feed
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Controversial Rookies, Controversial Teams, Mailbag, and How Teams Make Cuts

In the maiden episode, John Hollinger shows that he is going to give us the closest look behind the curtain of running an NBA franchise that we’ve ever seen. To start John and Nate discuss some of the rookies who will over- and underperform their draft slots and debate three West playoff contenders whose fortunes they disagree on this season.

Then a mailbag from listeners, including the definitive answer on the value of midrange shots that will put an end to all discussion of this issue forever, how important ball movement is for an offense, what John thinks of his PER metric almost 20 years later, and whether Knicks fans have anything to look forward to this year.

We finish up with discussing how cuts are made in camp. What kind of influence do coaches have, what happens if you have to convince the owner to eat guaranteed money, and whether it’s better to have a solid 15-man roster coming into camp.

With hosts @JohnHollinger and @NateDuncanNBA

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Oct 20, 2019
GSW Outlook w/ Anthony Slater; DEN Outlook w/ Adam Mares; CHI Outlook w/ Your Friendly Bullsblogger
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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 centerpiece Nikola Jokic. Then we talk through what to expect with new additions Michael Porter, Jr. and Jerami Grant, plus whether Gary Harris and Will Barton can bounce back. Finally we discuss whether last year’s defensive performance will improve or regress and give our predictions.

Then, making his long-awaited debut, Your Friendly Bullsblogger Matt Bernhardt, @BullsBlogger (2:37:25). We hit on the Bulls’ chances of making the playoffs this year, how new additions Thaddeus Young and Tomas Satoransky fit in, whether Coby White will figure this year, and if key youngs Zach LaVine and Lauri Markkanen can improve significantly this year. Plus no discussion with Matt would be complete without some Jim Boylen talk.

With host Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA and Danny Leroux @DannyLeroux). 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.
Oct 18, 2019
Hollinger & Duncan NBA Show Trailer; Please Subscribe to The New Feed!
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NBA analytics pioneer and front office insider John Hollinger joins Nate in the trailer for their new weekly podcast, the Hollinger & Duncan NBA Show. We'll analyze all the macro events in the league, plus a new segment every week where Nate asks John specific questions about the processes of NBA front offices. And don't worry, now that he's back in media John doesn't hold back like many ex-front officers.

Subscribe: Search Hollinger & Duncan on iTunes or your favorite podcast player.
Oct 17, 2019
NOP Outlook w/ Mason Ginsberg; Ethan Strauss on LeBron/Kerr/China; BRK Outlook w/ Brian Lewis
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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 Brian Lewis of the New York Post looks at the Nets’ season, including KD’s outlook for playing this year, whether they’re improved over last year without KD, the playing time battles on the wing and at center, and finally predictions for the Nets this year.

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.
Oct 16, 2019
NBA/China w/ Bill Bishop of Sinocism; Memphis Grizzlies Outlook w/ Chris Herrington
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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.

Then Chris Herrington joins to discuss the Memphis Grizzlies’ upcoming season. Topics: what should we expect from tentpoles Jaren Jackson, Jr and Ja Morant, how will their system change under new coach Taylor Jenkins, who is going to play on the wings for this team, and where do we expect the Grizzlies to end up this season.



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.
Oct 15, 2019
Dallas Mavericks 2019-20 Outlook w/ Tim Cato
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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 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.
Oct 14, 2019
SAS Outlook w/ Jeff McDonald; CLE Outlook w/ Chris Fedor
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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 Garland looking in camp; Was Collin Sexton’s hot close to the year sustainable; Will Kevin Love get traded; and will this again be one of the worst defenses of all-time?



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.
Oct 11, 2019
LAC Outlook w/ Jovan Buha
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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 the season.

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.
Oct 10, 2019
Zion Debuts; Lowry Extension; LAL Outlook w/ Darius Soriano
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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 strengths and weaknesses 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 and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com, sponsors list also available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Oct 09, 2019
PHI Outlook w/ Derek Bodner; Morey Tweet Situation
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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 Kong.

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.
Oct 08, 2019
BOS Outlook w/ Jared Weiss; DET Outlook w/ Dan Feldman
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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 (@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.
Oct 07, 2019
Outlooks: NYK w/ Jared Dubin; HOU w/ Rahat Huq; CHA w/ Spencer Percy
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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 upgrade during the season.

Finally Spencer Percy on the Kemba Walker saga and what to expect from the Hornets in his absence, plus the futures of Dwayne Bacon, Miles Bridges, PJ Washington, and Terry Rozier.

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.
Oct 04, 2019
Western Conference Over/Unders 2019-20 and Best Bets
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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.
Oct 02, 2019
Eastern Conference Over/Unders 2019-20
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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 list also available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Oct 01, 2019
Camp News Roundup with Danny; SAC Outlook w/ James Ham
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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 predictions for their season.

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.
Sep 30, 2019
Outlooks: UTA w/ David Locke; MIA w/ Albert Nahmad; TOR w/ Blake Murphy
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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 minutes, then pivot to the Heat’s offseason and how the new Butler-centric roster will shake out. Albert has some unique cap analysis as always.

Finally Blake Murphy on the NBA champion Toronto Raptors. We hit on how much of their 17-5 record without Kawhi Leonard last season can carry over into this year, where Pascal Siakam can move forward into All-Star status, and give our predictions for the Raptors season.



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.
Sep 26, 2019
Outlooks: OKC w/ Royce Young; POR w/ Mike Richman; ATL w/ Brad Rowland
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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 the James Harden trade.

Then Mike Richman of NBC Sports Northwest discusses the Blazers. We look back on last year’s run to the West Finals and how that bodes for this year, assess the extensions for CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard, and look at how well the new additions like Hassan Whiteside fit in.

Finally Brad Rowland of Peachtree Hoops and Locked on Hawks joins to talk about the Hawks. We go over the summer moves including the drafting of De'Andre Hunter and Cam Reddish, look at where Trae Young and John Collins can improve this season, assess the Travis Schlenk era, and give our outlooks for the Hawks season.

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.
Sep 23, 2019
WAS Outlook w/ Fred Katz and Mike Prada; PHX w/ Michael Schwartz
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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 season

Then Michael Schwartz, founder of Valley of the Suns and current ESPNer, joins for the Phoenix Suns outlook. Topic include the next steps for Booker and Ayton, the Suns’ offseason moves and draft picks, where Monty Williams can improve this team, and more. Then we give our predictions for the Suns’ season.

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.
Sep 19, 2019
MIN Outlook w/ Jon Krawczynski; IND Outlook w/ J. Michael
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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 season Then 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 Myles Turner and Domantas Sabonis slated to start together, plus the prospects of Sabonis receiving an extension. Then we move to the process behind the departures of stalwarts Thad Young and Bojan Bogdanovic and the acquisitions of TJ Warren, Malcolm Brogdon, and Jeremy Lamb, hit on the outlook for the return of Victor Oladipo, and finally 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 and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com, sponsors list also available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Sep 16, 2019
Mock Rookie Extensions w/ Dan Feldman and Danny; FRA/USA and SER/ARG w/ Kristian Palotie
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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 or not, Argentina’s stirring victory over Serbia, and finally look at the rest of the tournament. 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.
Sep 12, 2019
2019 FIBA World Cup with Kristian Palotie
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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 how the bracket should shape out the rest of the way. Finally, we discuss some of the differences between the NBA and international basketball and what changes we’d like to see made. 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.
Sep 09, 2019
MIL Season Outlook w/ Frank Madden; Gordon Extension and ORL Season Outlook w/ Danny
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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. 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.
Sep 05, 2019
Western Conference Offseason Grades, Part 2; CHA, IND, MIN, OKC Summer Leaguers w/ Ben Dull
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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.
Sep 02, 2019
Western Conference Offseason Grades, Part 2; CHA, IND, MIN, OKC Summer Leaguers w/ Ben Dull
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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. 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.
Sep 02, 2019
Western Conference Offseason Grades Part 1
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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/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Aug 28, 2019
LeVert Extends, Dwight to the Lakers, MEM/PHX/POR/SAS/UTA Summer Leaguers
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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 Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Aug 26, 2019
News Catchup; Western Conference Summer League Review
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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 NateDuncanNBA.com.
Aug 21, 2019
Offseason Grades (Eastern Conference 2019)
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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 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.
Aug 15, 2019
2019 Summer League Prospects Part 2
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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 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.
Aug 07, 2019
Summer League Prospect Review Part 1; CJ and Draymond Extensions; News
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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, Jarrett Allen, and Theo Pinson.) 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.
Aug 04, 2019
Mailbag Time!
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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 agency What moves the Raptors might make during the season The Pelican’s rotation Roster weaknesses among the main contenders this year Our biggest weaknesses as analysts What could be the Clippers’ potential downfall this season? A lightning round where we fail to stick to 30 seconds per question 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.
Jul 30, 2019
Re-Grading the 2018 Offseason (West)
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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 NateDuncanNBA.com.
Jul 27, 2019
Past Week News Catchup; Re-Grading the 2018 Offseason (East)
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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 NateDuncanNBA.com
Jul 24, 2019
Ben Taylor: Lessons of 2019 Playoffs, Top-10 Players in the NBA, How More Player Movement Affects Team-Building, and more Basketball Dorkery
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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 league. Plus, a recap of our outing to Caesar’s Buffet at 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. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Jul 18, 2019
Russell Westbrook Traded to Houston; Other Signings and News
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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 back out of a commitment to the Spurs to sign with the Knicks, how unlikely bonuses have been used to create more cap room, and everything else around the league the last few days. 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.
Jul 12, 2019
Free Agency and Trades Catch-Up; Winners and Losers [Better Audio]
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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.
Jul 10, 2019
Kawhi and PG Are Clippers: Every Angle for the Winners and Losers
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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 and their options going forward without Kawhi, despite having done everything right to this point. Plus a few other winners and losers around the league from this huge night as well. 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.
Jul 06, 2019
2019 Free Agency Days 3 and 4: Every Deal, Every Team
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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) and Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Jul 04, 2019
2019 Free Agency Day 2: Every Deal, Every Team
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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 through where DeMarcus Cousins could possibly land. 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.
Jul 02, 2019
2019 Free Agency Day 1: Every Deal, Every Team
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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 totally remaking their squad with Brogdon and Lamb, the Bucks’ trade of Brogdon to Indiana and re-signing their other free agents, the Celtics and Hornets with Kemba and Rozier, Orlando’s interestingly uninteresting moves, the Knicks striking out, and a TON 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. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Jul 01, 2019
Free Agency Rumor Mill; BOS, DAL, NYK, LAC, BRK Offseasons
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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, Durant, Irving, Kawhi, and Harris, or if they have to pivot to another plan. 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.
Jun 28, 2019
2019 Mock Offseason Part 3
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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 biggest takeaways from the process, including what surprised us, what was realistic and unrealistic, which teams and players did well or poorly, and the biggest regrets in the negotiations. 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.
Jun 26, 2019
2019 Mock Offseason Part 2
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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. And who are the Knicks and Clippers going to sign? 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.
Jun 26, 2019
2019 Mock Offseason Part 1
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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 Porzingis, and Malcolm Brogdon, before getting into some key free agent starters. 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.
Jun 25, 2019
GSW; TOR; HOU; WAS; ATL Offseasons, News
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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 at what the plan could be depending on whether Kawhi stays or not. Houston has been a subject of major turmoil, so we assess whether it makes sense to move one of their five core pieces or try to solidify around them for a run in a wide open West. Then some news, as we hit on the Bucks/Pistons trade of the number 30 pick and Tony Snell for Jon Leuer among other items. The Wizards have about $30 million to work with below the tax, but only have 6 healthy players for next year so far. How can they fill out the rest of their roster? Finally, we look at Atlanta’s options for their remaining $14m in cap space after their bevy of moves already 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.
Jun 24, 2019
2019 NBA Draft
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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.
Jun 21, 2019
Mike Conley Trade; 2019 NBA Draft Boards
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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. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Jun 20, 2019
Horford Done in Boston? HOU Turmoil; Cam Reddish, Sekou Doumbouya, Jaxson Hayes Mini Scouts
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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 at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Jun 19, 2019
No. 4 Pick Trade Ideas; NOP Offseason; News; Nassir Little and Bol Bol Mini Scouts
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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 Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com
Jun 18, 2019
AD Trade; LAL Offseason Outlook
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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 you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Jun 17, 2019
MEGA Pod: 2019 NBA Finals Game 6; Klay Injury; Coby White Scouting Report; PHX Offseason; News
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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 at the seismic ramifications for the league and Golden State. But the business of the league never sleeps, so we turn to a look at UNC point guard Coby White in the draft. How does he compare to Darius Garland, the other point guard prospect in his range, and what skills does he bring to the next level? Then we look at the offseason for the Phoenix Suns at they try to take a step forward this year and build around Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton. Finally, news including the latest on the AD trade talks, Kyrie switching agents, and 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. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Jun 14, 2019
AD Talks Heat Up, KD Fallout, News; De’Andre Hunter Scouting Report; CHI Offseason
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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 contention next 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.
Jun 12, 2019
2019 NBA Finals Game 5, KD Injury
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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.
Jun 11, 2019
PHI Offseason; Jarrett Culver Scouting Report; CLE Offseason; KD Questionable
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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 like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Jun 10, 2019
2019 NBA Finals Game 4
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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 Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com
Jun 08, 2019
BRK/ATL Trade; Warriors in Trouble? Darius Garland Scouting Report
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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 few other news items, and then break down Darius Garland, currently mocked to go number 4 overall by ESPN. Are the flashes he showed in only 5 games at Vanderbilt and the lower levels enough to justify that lofty status? 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.
Jun 07, 2019
2019 NBA Finals Game 3; Free Agency Buzz; SAC Offseason Outlook; #MetroMediaJam Review
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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 guard slot, and what to do with a projected $37m in cap space. Oh, and I almost forgot, a wrap-up of the media game from Tuesday 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 NateDuncanNBA.com.
Jun 06, 2019
Coach Cody Toppert on NBA Finals Strategy and NBA Player Development
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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 (@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. Dunc’dOn, NateDuncan, DannyLeroux, BestBasketballPodcast, BestNBAPodcast, NBA, Basketball, BasketballPodcast, NBAPodcast, SalaryCap, NBADraft, NBAFreeAgency, FreeAgency,
Jun 04, 2019
2019 NBA Finals Game 2; News; UTA Offseason
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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 on the fate of Ricky Rubio, Derrick Favors, and Kyle Korver. Also, what kind of offer should they make for Mike Conley? 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.
Jun 03, 2019
2019 NBA Finals Game 1
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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 NateDuncanNBA.com.
May 31, 2019
2019 NBA Finals Outlook; RJ Barrett Scouting Report; HOU Trades Coming?
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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 this season. Finally, we react to the news that Houston is making large swaths of their roster available in trade. 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.
May 29, 2019
MIL/MIN/IND Offseason Outlooks
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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 (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
May 29, 2019
Ja Morant Scouting Report; News; CHA Offseason Preview
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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.
May 27, 2019
TOR/MIL Game 6
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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.
May 26, 2019
[Better Audio] TOR/MIL Game 5; All-NBA Team Implications; Zion Williamson Scouting Report
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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 Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
May 24, 2019
TOR/MIL Game 4; POR/GSW Game 4; POR Offseason Outlook; News
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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 show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
May 22, 2019
TOR/MIL Game 3; Playoff MVP So Far; MIA Offseason Outlook
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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, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
May 20, 2019
POR/GSW Game 3; TOR/MIL Game 2; OKC Offseason Outlook; News
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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 at NateDuncanNBA.com.
May 19, 2019
POR/GSW Game 2; News
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We recap Golden State’s comeback win over the Blazers, then look at the news including Tim Connelly’s meeting with the Wizards 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.
May 17, 2019
TOR/MIL Game 1; DET and ORL Offseason Outlooks
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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.
May 16, 2019
Lottery Fallout, News, POR/GSW Game 1, DEN and SAS Offseason Outlooks
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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 Spurs 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.
May 15, 2019
PHI/TOR and POR/DEN Game 7s; POR/GSW Look Ahead; Vogel to Lakers
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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 put Portland away. We also take a look at where Denver is as a franchise following this loss. Plus a look at LA hiring Frank Vogel and a little other news. 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.
May 13, 2019
HOU/GSW Game 6
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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.
May 11, 2019
PHI/TOR and POR/DEN Game 6s, Aaron Jackson on GSW/HOU
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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, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
May 10, 2019
HOU/GSW and BOS/MIL Game 5s, LAL Coaching Search, Free Agent Center Outlook
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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 show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
May 09, 2019
POR/DEN and PHI/TOR Game 5s, HOU/GSW and BOS/MIL Game 4s
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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 4s 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.
May 08, 2019
PHI/TOR and POR/DEN Game 4s; Free Agent Power Forward Outlook
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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.
May 06, 2019
HOU/GSW, BOS/MIL, and POR/DEN Game 3s
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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 NateDuncanNBA.com.
May 05, 2019
PHI/TOR Game 3, POR/DEN Game 2, News Catchup
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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.
May 03, 2019
HOU/GSW and BOS/MIL Game 2s; Free Agent Small Forward Class
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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.
May 01, 2019
PHI/TOR Game 2, POR/DEN Game 1; The Free Agent Shooting Guard Class
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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.
Apr 30, 2019
HOU/GSW Game 1; BOS/MIL Game 1; POR/DEN Look Ahead
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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.
Apr 29, 2019
SAS/DEN Game 7; PHI/TOR Game 1; LAC/GSW Game 6, GSW/HOU Look Ahead
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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, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Apr 28, 2019
PHI/TOR and BOS/MIL Series Outlook; SAS/DEN Game 6
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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.
Apr 26, 2019
LAC/GSW and UTA/HOU Game 5s; News; Free Agency Overview and Point Guards
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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 Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Apr 25, 2019
OKC/POR; SAS/DEN; BRK/PHI; ORL/TOR Game 5s
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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 at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Apr 24, 2019
Taking Stock of the Playoffs So Far with Dave DuFour
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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.
Apr 23, 2019
All 7 Series Through the Weekend
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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.
Apr 22, 2019
BRK/PHI; SAS/DEN; LAC/GSW Game 3s, News
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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.
Apr 19, 2019
IND/BOS, HOU/UTA Game 2; Best 2020 Draft Prospects from the Nike Hoop Summit
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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.
Apr 18, 2019
SAS/DEN, OKC/POR, ORL/TOR Game 2s
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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.
Apr 17, 2019
LAC/GSW and BRK/PHI Game 2s; the NBA Layoffs
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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 NateDuncanNBA.com.
Apr 16, 2019
All 7 Game 1s
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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. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Apr 15, 2019
All 8 Playoff Series Look-Ahead, Picks, and the Stakes of the 2019 Playoffs
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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.
Apr 11, 2019
Mega Pod: Magic Resigns; Playoff Scenarios; Looking Back on Preseason Predictions; Awards Part 2
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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. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com. Dunc’dOn, NateDuncan, DannyLeroux, BestBasketballPodcast, BestNBAPodcast, NBA, Basketball, BasketballPodcast, NBAPodcast, SalaryCap, NBADraft, NBAFreeAgency, FreeAgency,
Apr 10, 2019
TrueHoop's Henry Abbott: What he's learned about basketball, what he wants to learn, career advice, and the new TrueHoop
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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 this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Apr 09, 2019
NBA Awards 2018-19
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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 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.
Apr 08, 2019
The Defense Episode
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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.
Apr 05, 2019
Wednesday Games; Playoff Reset; Most Likely Contracts Stretched
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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.
Apr 04, 2019
Nate vs Danny on Over/Unders 2019
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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.
Apr 03, 2019
Point Guard Rankings 2019
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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.
Apr 02, 2019
News Catchup and Center Rankings 2019
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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.
Mar 31, 2019
The Capfather Larry Coon
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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. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Mar 28, 2019
2021 Crystal Ball, Plus Evaluating Our 2019 Crystal Ball From 2 Years Ago
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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 if you like this show, please support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Mar 27, 2019
Power Forward Rankings 2019
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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.
Mar 26, 2019
15 in 60 (Western Conference Mailbag 3.25.19)
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We look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference via mailbag in order of the standings from Denver to Phoenix 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.
Mar 24, 2019
The Top-10 Players in the NBA 2019
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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.
Mar 22, 2019
BOS/PHI; TOR/OKC; News; MIA/SAS, and More
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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,
Mar 21, 2019
Lakers/Clippers Drama; 15 in 60 East Part 2
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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.
Mar 19, 2019
15 in 60 Part 1 (East Playoff Contenders, MIL thru ORL)
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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.
Mar 18, 2019
Worst Contracts in the NBA and News
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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.
Mar 13, 2019
NBA Draft Review and Analysis (2013-2018) plus News
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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/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Mar 10, 2019
Awards Through March 2019
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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.
Mar 06, 2019
15 in 60 (Western Conference 3.4.19)
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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.
Mar 04, 2019
A Six-Game Night
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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.
Mar 01, 2019
GSW/MIA; Demps Firing, News, NOP/LAL, POR/BOS
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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 available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Feb 28, 2019
15 in 60 (Eastern Conference Part 2 )
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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.
Feb 25, 2019
15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 2.25.19 Part 1)
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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.
Feb 25, 2019
Buyout Signings, News Catch-Up, Questions About Contenders
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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.
Feb 22, 2019
Trade Deadline Look-Back, Analyzing the Buyout Market, 2018-19 Small Forward Rankings
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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.
Feb 11, 2019
Trade Deadline Wrap-Up: All the Day-of Deals, Overall Winners/Losers
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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.
Feb 07, 2019
And This is Only the Day Before!
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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.
Feb 07, 2019
MEGA Pod: Harris Trade, Bullock Trade, Wall Injury, Mock All-Star Draft
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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 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.
Feb 06, 2019
15 in 60 Mailbag! (Western Conference 02.05.19)
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We look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference in mailbag form, in reverse alphabetical order from Utah to Dallas. Timestamps: UTA = 0:00-12:00 SAS = 12:00-22:00 SAC = 22:00-29:00 POR = 29:00-36:10 PHX = 36:10-46:35 OKC = 46:35-53:25 NOP = 53:25-1:02:30 MIN = 1:02:30-1:10:30 MEM = 1:10:30-1:17:35 LAL = 1:17:35-1:26:30 LAC = 1:26:30-1:35:10 HOU = 1:35:10-1:43:30 GSW = 1:43:30-1:50:25 DEN = 1:50:25-1:58:05 DAL = 1:58:05-End 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.
Feb 05, 2019
Marc Stein Discusses What He's Hearing Before the Trade Deadline
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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 and Marc Gasol is also discussed, as well as the impending buyout market. 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.
Feb 04, 2019
NYK/DAL Trade; Predicting Most/Least Likely to Deal, AD Destination, plus NW Div Deadline Outlook
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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 (@DannyLeroux). And if you like this pod, please donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Feb 01, 2019
Why AD to Lakers Could Be Tough; ATL/SAC; MEM/MIN; DAL/NYK, News
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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 Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Jan 31, 2019
Mock Trade Deadline 2019 Part 2
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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 at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Jan 29, 2019
Mock Trade Deadline 2019 Part 1: AD, Conley, Gasol
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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/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Jan 29, 2019
Trade Deadline: Southeast and Pacific Divisions 2019
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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 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.
Jan 28, 2019
Mega SW Division Trade Deadline: Gasol, Conley, AD, Houston, and More; News
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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 donate to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Jan 25, 2019
Chris Haynes of Yahoo!: AD's Options, Melo/Lakers, Teams Looking to Move at Deadline
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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.
Jan 23, 2019
All-Star Picks; Cousins' Return; News
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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.
Jan 22, 2019
15 in 60 (Eastern Conference 01.21.19)
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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 support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Jan 21, 2019
Trade Deadline: Central Division 2019
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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.
Jan 18, 2019
Trade Deadline: Atlantic Division 2019
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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.
Jan 16, 2019
15 in 60 (Western Conference 1.15.19)
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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. Timestamps DAL = 0:00-7:15 DEN = 7:15-14:45 GSW = 14:45-23:05 HOU = 23:05-30:45 LAC = 30:45-37:15 LAL = 37:15-43:10 MEM = 43:10-49:20 MIN = 49:20-53:45 NOP = 53:45-59:25 OKC = 59:25-1:06:10 PHX = 1:06:10-1:12:40 POR = 1:12:40-1:18:40 SAC = 1:18:40-1:23:30 SAS = 1:23:30-1:28:05 UTA = 1:28:05-End 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.
Jan 15, 2019
How Much to Offer Veteran Extension Candidates; News
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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.
Jan 13, 2019
Awards and Season in Review Part 2, January 2019
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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 NateDuncanNBA.com.
Jan 10, 2019
15 in 60 Mailbag! (Eastern Conference 1.9.19)
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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 = 0:00-9:50 BOS = 9:50-17:50 BRK = 17:50-28:35 CHA = 28:35-42:45 CHI = 42:45-51:00 CLE = 51:00-59:00 DET = 59:00-1:05:50 IND = 1:05:50-1:13:35 MIA = 1:13:35-1:20:25 MIL = 1:20:25-1:29:25 NYK = 1:29:25-1:37:15 ORL = 1:37:15-1:46:50 PHI = 1:46:50-1:53:40 TOR = 1:53:40-2:03:15 WAS = 2:03:15-End 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.
Jan 09, 2019
Monday Gamer: DEN/HOU; HOU/CHI Trade; UTA/MIL; DAL/LAL; SAS/DET
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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.
Jan 08, 2019
Thibs Era Over; Bulls/Grizz Trade; More Butler Drama; News Catchup
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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 NateDuncanNBA.com.
Jan 07, 2019
NBA Awards Through December
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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 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.
Jan 04, 2019
Where Do Wiz Go Without Wall; News; Which Players Need a Change of Scenery?
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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.
Jan 03, 2019
15 in 60 Mailbag! (Western Conference 12.31.18)
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A special mailbag look at the 15 teams in the Western Conference in alphabetical order from Dallas to Utah. Timestamps: DAL = 0:00-9:00 DEN = 9:00-17:15 GSW = 17:15-29:30 HOU = 29:30-36:00 LAC = 36:00-43:40 LAL= 43:40-51:00 MEM = 51:00-1:00:05 MIN = 1:00:05-1:06:35 NOP = 1:06:35-1:13:35 OKC = 1:13:35-1:24:35 PHX = 1:24:35-1:33:15 POR = 1:33:15-1:41:25 SAC = 1:41:25-1:49:35 SAS = 1:49:35-1:56:40 UTA = 1:56:40-End 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.
Dec 31, 2018
Hield Ages 2 Years in a Day, News Catchup, PHX/ORL and Around the League
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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 Feed 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.
Dec 27, 2018
The Christmas Games 2018
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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/NYK Subscribe via iTunes and RSS Feed 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.
Dec 26, 2018
AD/Lakers; G-League Showcase Notes, Big News Catch-up, Execs React to Top-10 Prospects
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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 Feed 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.
Dec 24, 2018
Top-10 Prospects in the NBA 2018
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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 Feed 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.
Dec 21, 2018
15 in 60 Part 2, ATL-DET (Eastern Conference 12.19.18)
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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 Feed 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.
Dec 19, 2018
Marc Stein on the Kings, Ariza Trade and Non-Trade, Which Teams Will Make Moves at the Deadline
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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.
Dec 18, 2018
Brooks Wasn’t Here, WAS/PHX Trade, East 15 in 60 Part 1
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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 = 0:00-19:30 TOR = 19:30-26:35 PHI = 26:35-35:55 ORL = 35:55-42:30 NYK = 42:30-52:25 MIA = 52:25-1:00:20 IND = 1:00:20-1:15:00 MIL = 1:15:00-End
Dec 17, 2018
Shooting Guard Rankings 2018-19
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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 Feed 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.
Dec 14, 2018
Most Promising Rookies; the Most Talented NBA Ever, and the GSW Gap with Ben Taylor.
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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 Feed 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.
Dec 13, 2018
Tuesday Gamer: POR/HOU; League-Wide News Catch-Up; TOR/LAC
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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 Feed 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.
Dec 12, 2018
15 in 60 Part 2 (Western Conference 12.10.18)
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A look at the past 2 weeks for the rest of the Western Conference in alphabetical order from Dallas to San Antonio. Timestamps: DAL = 0:00-8:20 DEN = 8:20-17:45 GSW = 17:45-27:25 MEM = 27:25-34:40 MIN = 34:40-42:15 NOP = 42:15-53:35 POR = 53:35-1:00:35 SAC = 1:00:35-1:07:35 SAS = 1:07:35-End 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.
Dec 10, 2018
Bucks/Cavs Trade; Bulls “Moo-tiny?; Ariza Rumors; 15 in 60 Part 1 (West)
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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 = 0:00-15:10 Bulls Mutiny = 15:10-23:20 MIL/TOR = 23:20-30:00 LAL/PHX Trade Rumor = 30:00-35:00 LAL = 35:00-41:40 PHX = 41:40-49:50 OKC = 49:50-59:20 UTA/HOU = 59:20-1:15:15 LAC = 1:15:15-End 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.
Dec 10, 2018
First Month Awards Continued: Executive (and Not Executive) of the Year, Surprises, Disappointments, and More
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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. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Dec 06, 2018
What's Wrong With the Spurs; Mini-Mailbag: Is Offense Here to Stay?; Fultz Diagnosis and News
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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 Syndrome Subscribe via iTunes and RSS Feed 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.
Dec 05, 2018
DEN/TOR, Hoiberg Fired, HOU/MIN, Quick Hitters Around the League
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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/BRK Subscribe via iTunes and RSS Feed 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.
Dec 04, 2018
15 in 60 (Yes, all 15!) Eastern Conference
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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 = 0:00-11:40 ATL = 11:40-22:45 BRK = 22:45-30:35 CHA = 30:35-36:15 CHI = 36:15-43:05 CLE = 43:05-50:45 DET = 50:45-57:15 IND = 57:15-1:04:00 MIA = 1:04:00-1:12:05 MIL = 1:12:05-1:17:40 NYK = 1:17:40-1:23:30 ORL = 1:23:30-1:29:20 PHI = 1:29:20-1:35:20 TOR = 1:35:20-1:43:15 WAS = 1:43:15-End 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.
Dec 03, 2018
NBA Awards Through November 2018
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Subscribe via iTunes and RSS Feed Our first look at the NBA’s official awards through November, 2018 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.
Nov 30, 2018
What Can Washington Get in Trades; Korver Trades; News and a Rant on Leadership
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Subscribe via iTunes and RSS Feed We 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.
Nov 29, 2018
Gamer Night: TOR/MEM; NYK/DET; LAL/DEN; and Around the League
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Subscribe via iTunes and RSS Feed A 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/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Nov 28, 2018
News, Mailbag on Kings, Suns, Blazers, Spurs
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Subscribe via iTunes and RSS Feed We 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 available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Nov 27, 2018
11 in 90 (Western Conference 11.26.18)
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Subscribe via iTunes and RSS Feed A mailbag look at MIN, UTA, then DAL thru OKC over the last two weeks. Timestamps: MIN = 0:00-11:00 UTA = 11:00-19:05 DAL = 19:05-25:50 DEN = 25:50-33:20 GSW = 33:20-42:20 HOU = 42:20-50:25 LAC = 50:25-58:00 LAL = 58:00-1:04:55 MEM = 1:04:55-1:12:10 NOP = 1:12:10-1:18:25 OKC = 1:18:25-End 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.
Nov 26, 2018
15 in 60 Mailbag! (Part 2, Eastern Conference 11.20.18)
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We take listener questions on the teams in the Eastern Conference.. In Part 2, IND, MIA, MIL, NYK, ORL, PHI, WAS 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.
Nov 20, 2018
15 in 60 Mailbag! (Eastern Conference 11.19.18 Part 1)
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We take listener questions on the teams in the Eastern Conference.. In order, BRK, BOS, TOR, ATL, CHA, CHI, CLE, DET Timestamps: BRK = 0:00-13:45 BOS/TOR = 13:45-28:40 ATL = 28:40-37:45 CHA = 37:45-45:35 CHI = 45:35-53:45 CLE = 53:45-1:02:15 DET = 1:02:15-End 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.
Nov 19, 2018
Fultz Trade Value & Ideas; Big News Catchup; Should Rockets Have Offered More for Butler?
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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 Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com.
Nov 16, 2018
Draymond vs. KD; Butler's First Game in Philly; Around the League; NOP/MIN
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