Space the Floor NBA Podcast

NBA-heads Connor Flannery and Conor Geelan discuss everything new on the hardwood, from the latest trades and signings to the hottest takes and biggest stars. Space the Floor should leave both casual and hardcore NBA fans alike with a greater knowledge of the league - and two extra opinions in mind. spacethefloorpodcast.com

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We Love the NBA Trade Deadline
Ep. 103 - The 2022 NBA trade deadline was an eventful one, and recapping all the blockbuster moves sent Connor and Conor down a rabbit hole of team-building philosophies that neither of them expected.
62 min
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2022 NBA All-Star Draft
Ep. 102 - With the All-Star starters and reserves both being officially announced, Connor and Conor face off in a draft to see who can create the winning the roster.
68 min
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Omicron Doesn't Stop Trade Rumors
Ep. 101 - It feels like half of the league is in health and safety protocols and games are being postponed daily, but that doesn't stop Connor and Conor from talking trade rumors involving Ben Simmons, De'Aaron Fox, and Domantas Sabonis.
51 min
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Episode 100: Business As Usual
Ep. 100 - The milestone reached this episode is unique, but it's otherwise business as usual. Connor and Conor catch up on some of the most interesting teams nearly a quarter of the way into the season with some humorous tangents and exchanges interspersed throughout.
58 min
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The NBA Season Has Already Been Surprising
Ep. 99 - From the worst shooting start to a season in almost 20 years to the Miami Heat sitting at the top of seemingly every advanced statistic category, the 2021-2022 NBA season has been full of surprises through the couple of weeks.
56 min
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Our Predictions for the 2021-2022 NBA Season
Ep. 98 - From MVP picks to breakout players to end of season standings to Conference champions, Connor and Conor give their most important predictions for the 2021-2022 NBA season.
53 min
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Next Season Goals for Every NBA Team
Ep. 97 - Connor and Conor set goals for every team in the NBA, ranging from trade this star to win that round, as the 2021-2022 season approaches.
63 min
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Every Major Move From the First 24 Hours of Fre...
Ep. 96 - We're just about 24 hours into the NBA's 2021 free agency period. Despite this class not being the most loaded we have seen, there have been plenty of exciting moves that are worthy of a break down.
53 min
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NBA Offseason Preview
Ep. 95 - One trade has already gone down, and the NBA Draft is tomorrow night. The 2021 NBA Offseason is just getting started, so Connor and Conor weigh in on all the latest rumors and give some predictions for how the rest of the summer will play out.
66 min
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The NBA Finals Is Tied After 4 Games
Ep. 94 - Suns' and Bucks' stars alike have shined, come up short, and even done a mix of the two, but the NBA Finals are tied through 4 games. Connor and Conor give predictions for the rest of the series, analyze what has worked so far, and talk about what adjustments need to be made moving forward.
45 min
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Are Ben Simmons and Zion Williamson Going to Be...
Ep. 93 - Following the Philadelphia 76ers' disappointing 2nd round loss to the Atlanta Hawks and rumors that the family of the Pelicans's young star are unhappy with situation in New Orleans, Connor and Conor discuss the likelihood of Ben Simmons and Zion Williamson trades in the near future.
41 min
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Interview with Author Jake Fischer on Tanking i...
Ep. 92 - NBA author Jake Fischer joins Connor and Conor to talk about his new book—"Built to Lose: How the NBA's Tanking Era Has Changed the League Forever"— and how tanking became the go-to way for small market teams to build a championship contender.
40 min
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2nd Round Playoffs Predictions
Ep. 91 - The 2nd round of the NBA Playoffs is underway, so Connor and Conor analyze each of the 8 remaining teams and give predictions for every series.
36 min
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Being a Knicks Fan Right Now
Ep. 90 - After the New York Knicks' thrilling victory in Game 2 over Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks, Connor and Conor celebrated outside MSG with thousands of fellow fans. What was it like for Connor Flannery to watch the first Knicks Playoffs game since 2013 live at MSG? What was it like for Conor Geelan to lead Taj Gibson chants? How did the co-hosts accidentally go viral? What are the keys to the rest of the series?
26 min
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Round 1 Playoffs Predictions
Ep. 89 - The NBA Playoffs start in just a few days, so Connor and Conor give their predictions for the winners of every first round series and in how many games.
53 min
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2021 Award Show
Ep. 88 - The 2020-2021 NBA season is coming to an end, so it's time for the annual Space the Floor NBA Podcast Award Show where Connor and Conor list their picks for all of the league's regular season awards.
62 min
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NBA Stats You Should Know
Ep. 87 - LeBron James Is Back from injury, Jayson Tatum dropped 60, and the Suns beat the Jazz, but Connor and Conor focus mostly on listing random NBA stats and facts that fans should be aware of.
40 min
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Who Will Be the Top 15 NBA Players in 5 Years?
Ep. 86 - After briefly hitting on the Knicks' 9-game winning streak, Connor and Conor predict who the top 15 players in the NBA will be 5 years from now.
60 min
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The NBA MVP Race Is Heating UP
Ep. 85 - With Joel Embiid back from injury, the chase to beat Nikola Jokic in the NBA MVP race just got a lot more interesting. Plus, Connor and Conor talk about whether the Jazz, Suns, and other top teams are legitimate contenders this season.
46 min
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NBA Trade Deadline Rumors and Moves
Ep. 84 - The NBA Trade Deadline is only a few days away, so Connor and Conor analyze the moves that have already happened and rumors that are circulating.
55 min
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All-Star Voting Needs to Be Fixed
Ep. 83 - The 2021 All-Stars have been announced, and Connor and Conor are upset with the inconsistent criteria for those selected. Connor and Conor also catch up on the imbalance between the two conferences and the debate about how politically active NBA players should be.
36 min
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How Are These Teams the 1 Seeds?
Ep. 82 - The 76ers and Jazz surprisingly sit atop their respective conferences. Connor and Conor discuss what's making them so dominant, the debut of the Nets' new big 3, trade rumors, and more.
54 min
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The James Harden Trade
Ep. 81 - James Harden has been traded to the Brooklyn Nets!! Connor and Conor break down who wins and the effects.
38 min
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Overreacting to the NBA Season So Far
Ep. 80 - After the first two weeks of the 2020-2021 NBA season, Connor and Conor react to fan-submitted overreactions.
36 min
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2021 NBA Award Predictions
Ep. 79 - Connor and Conor give their predictions for all of the 2020-2021 NBA Awards. Who will win Most Valuable Player, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, 6th Man of the Year, Most Improved Player, Coach of the Year, and Executive of the Year?
53 min
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Western Conference Power Rankings for 2020-2021
Ep. 78 - Connor and Conor predict the Eastern Conference standings for the 2020-2021 NBA season.
35 min
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Russell Westbrook for John Wall Trade
Ep. 77 - The Rockets traded Russell Westbrook to the Wizards in exchange for John Wall. Connor and Conor discuss what may be the biggest trade of this offseason.
24 min
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Eastern Conference Power Rankings for 2020-2021
Ep. 76 - Connor and Conor predict the Eastern Conference standings for the 2020-2021 NBA season.
39 min
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Every NBA Offseason Trade So Far
Ep. 75 - With Jrue Holiday, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Chris Paul, Dennis Schroeder, and Robert Covington all on the move, Connor and Conor are ready to analyze every move of the NBA offseason so far.
38 min
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NBA Offseason Preview
Ep. 74 - The NBA Draft, Free Agency, and Trade Period are all coming up soon, so Connor and Conor cover the rumors about each.
50 min
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Daryl Morey to the 76ers
Ep. 73 - The 76ers hire Daryl Morey as their president of basketball operations, the Rockets hire Stephen Silas as their head coach, and the NBA has a new plan for the 2020-2021 season schedule. Connor and Conor cover it all.
34 min
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Daryl Morey Left the Rockets
Ep. 72 - Darly Morey decided to leave his position as the GM of the Houston Rockets, the Lakers are poised to repeat, and the 76ers and Clippers both have new coaches. Connor and Conor catch up on all of it.
39 min
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Can the Heat Really Come Back?
Ep. 71 - The Heat one Game 5 last night, but can they win the next 2 against LeBron James and the Lakers? Connor and Conor are here to recap the Finals so far and make predictions for the result.
30 min
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Conference Finals, Clippers Blow a 3-1 Lead
Ep. 70 - Connor and Conor cover everything that has happened I the Playoffs since their last episode and look forward to the remaining games.
40 min
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Catching Up On the NBA Playoffs
Ep. 69 - It's been almost a month since their last episode, so Connor and Conor have lots of Playoffs basketball and news to talk about .
57 min
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First Round Playoffs Predictions
Ep. 68 - The Playoffs start tomorrow, so Connor and Conor are here to predict who will win each first round series, in how many games, and why.
34 min
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Bubble Recap
Ep. 67 - The 8 seeding games of the Bubble are over, so Connor and Conor are here to recap the best moments and news.
56 min
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2020 NBA Award Show
Ep. 66 - Connor and Conor announce their picks for all of this regular season's NBA Awards.
36 min
39
X-Factors for Every NBA Bubble Team
Ep. 65 - Ahead of the NBA restart, Connor and Conor list X-factors for all 22 teams that will be playing in the bubble.
68 min
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NBA "Would You Rather?"
Ep. 64 - Connor and Conor answer "would you rather?" questions about the NBA that were submitted by friends and fans.
61 min
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The NBA Is Coming Back Soon!
Ep. 63 - The NBA has recently announced its plan to finish the 2019-2020 season, so in this episode Connor and Conor talk about the effects of the new format
41 min
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All-Decade Teams and Awards
Ep. 62 - Reacting to Bleacher Report's all-decade award list and creating our own all-decade teams.
67 min
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Reacting to "The Last Dance" Episodes 9 + 10
Ep. 61 - After the final two episodes of "The Last Dance," Connor and Conor recap the last week's content and reflect on the docuseries as a whole.
53 min
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Reacting to "The Last Dance" Episodes 7 + 8
Ep. 60 - Episodes 7 + 8 of "The Last Dance" covered Michael Jordan's first retirement, brief stint in professional baseball, the death of his father, and his image as a "nice guy." Connor and Conor are here to recap it all.
49 min
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Reacting to "The Last Dance" Episodes 5 + 6
Ep. 59 - Episodes 5 + 6 of "The Last Dance" gave Connor and Conor lots to talk about, including the Dream Team, a gambling addiction, dealing with fame, Kobe Bryant, and Charles Barkley.
58 min
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Reacting to "The Last Dance" Episodes 3 + 4
Ep. 58 - Covering the "Bad Boys" Pistons, Phil Jackson, and Dennis Rodman, Episodes 3 + 4 of "The Last Dance" gave Connor and Conor lots to recap.
44 min
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Reacting to "The Last Dance" Episodes 1 + 2
Ep. 57 - Coming from a generation that wasn't alive for Jordan's "Last Dance," Connor and Conor react to his documentary with a unique point of view.
47 min
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Can the NBA G League Be Profitable?
Ep. 56 - With 5 star prospects Jalen Green and Isaiah Todd committing to play in the NBA G League instead of the NCAA next season, Conor makes the case to Connor that the NBA can make huge profits off of its G League.
32 min
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The End of the GarPax Era for the Chicago Bulls
Ep. 55 - With John Paxson and Gar Forman being pushed out of their positions as executives for the Chicago Bulls, Connor and Conor review the most important decisions of their era and look forward to the future of the franchise.
75 min
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Building the Perfect Team of Role Players Aroun...
Ep. 54 - Connor and Conor choose 4 role players that would be a perfect starting lineup around some of their favorite NBA stars.
68 min
51
Grading NBA Teams' Seasons and the Hiatus
Ep. 53 - In the midst of the NBA's hiatus, Connor and Conor grade NBA teams' seasons on an A-F scale.
74 min
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Start, Bench, Cut Game and Nets fired Kenny Atk...
Ep. 52 - Given three players of similar positions and talent, Connor and Conor have to decide which they would start, bench, and cut. Additionally, they give input on the Nets' decision to fire head coach Kennny Atkinson.
54 min
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Is Jayson Tatum Really This Good?
Ep. 51 - The Bucks have already cliched a Playoffs berth, Jayson Tatum is on a tear in his past 10 games, the Jazz are losing momentum, and the 76ers might have to make big roster changes this offseason. Connor and Conor have plenty to discuss in this episode.
69 min
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Reacting to the 2020 NBA Trade Deadline
Ep. 50 - After a thrilling finish to this year's NBA trade season, Connor and Conor give input on all of the biggest moves.
85 min
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NBA All-Star Draft: Team LeBron vs. Team Giannis
Ep. 49 - After a brief testimony to what Kobe meant, Connor and Conor draft NBA All-Star squads as if they were the team captains.
53 min
56
Who should be the 2020 NBA All-Star Reserves?
Ep. 48 - The 2020 NBA All-Star Starters have already been announced, but Connor and Conor argue which players deserve to come off the bench in the game during this episode.
54 min
57
New Years' Resolutions for Every NBA Team
Bonus Ep. - In this short solo episode, Connor Flannery gives all 30 NBA teams goals and advice for 2020..
15 min
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Should the Knicks Have Fired David Fizdale?
Ep. 47 - Knicks fans Conor and Conor discuss whether it was smart for the Knicks to fire head coach David Fizdale, and the success that has led to Carmelo Anthony's recent contract extension.
46 min
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Luka-Mania, Big Season Changes, and Celtics' In...
Ep. 46 - As Luka lights the world on fire in just in his 2nd year, we discuss how far his incredible skills, vision, and knowledge will take him. Additionally, Adrian Wojnarowski's recent announcement about potential tweaks to the NBA schedule and Kemba Walker's terrifying injury are hot topics at our desk.
53 min
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Carmelo Anthony Signs with the Portland Trailbl...
Ep. 45 - Carmelo Anthony is finally about to make his return to the league with the Portland Trailblazers, and load management is the center of a heated debate in the media right now.
47 min
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Pleasant Surprises and Red Flags from the NBA S...
Ep. 44 - Every team has played 8-10 games so far in the 2019-2020 NBA Season, so spend this episode discussing which players, coaches, and whole rosters have been exceeding expectations, and which ones have been disappointing.8
52 min
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What Will Steph Curry's Injury Show Us About th...
Ep. 43 - After a rough start to the 2019-2020 season and the announcement that Stephen Curry will miss 3 months with a hand injury, this episode is a discussion of what a season on the lottery will show us about the Warriors of the present, future, and past.
55 min
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Conor Geelan's "Biological (NBA) Fathers"
Ep. 42 - Conor Geelan has a growing list of favorite NBA players that he calls his "biological fathers." In this episode, Connor Flannery makes Conor Geelan break down his criteria, definition, and full list of "biological fathers"
50 min
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The NBA vs. China: Freedom of Speech
Ep. 41 - We break down the current situation between the NBA and China after Daryl Morey's tweet, Ben Simmons' first career 3-pointer, and what the new height listing changes means for NBA players.
37 min
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2020 NBA Award Predictions
Ep. 40 - Predicting who will be taking home the hardware of the 5 major regular season awards is always one of the most difficult decisions NBA fans have to make in the weeks leading up to a new year of basketball. In this episode, Connor and Conor list their projected finalists for the MVP, MIP, rookie, 6th man, coach, and defensive player of the year.
97 min
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Top 10 Centers in the NBA
Ep. 39 - The NBA's center position is loaded with talented, so the ranking and order of each player on Connor and Conor's top 10 lists are controversial.
72 min
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Western Conference Power Rankings
Ep. 38 - Connor and Conor rank the Western Conference NBA teams by their regular season win predictions.
57 min
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Eastern Conference Power Rankings
Ep. 37 - Connor and Conor share their personal power rankings lists for the Eastern Conference teams heading into the 2019-2020 season.
47 min
69
Why the Rockets Will Not Win with Russell Westb...
Bonus Ep. - In this short solo episode, Connor Flannery breaks down Russell Westbrook's fit in the Rockets system without Conor Geelan.
9 min
70
NBA Finals Recap
Ep. 36 - The Raptors are the 2019 NBA Champions! Connor and Conor revisit their series predictions and discuss the memorable moments from each of the games.
65 min
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NBA Finals Predictions and Conference Finals Recap
Ep. 35 - The NBA Finals are just one day away! In this episode, we predict the outcome of each game, focus in on Draymond Green and Kevin Durant, and recap the incredible conference finals comeback by the Toronto Raptors
46 min
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NBA Draft Lottery and the Conference Finals
Ep. 34 - As we catch up on the last two weeks of basketball, we discuss whether the NBA Draft Lottery be abolished, whether the Warriors are harder to guard without Kevin Durant, and if Kawhi Leonard is good enough to dig the Raptors out of the 2-0 hole they're in.
38 min
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Recapping Games 1-3 of the 2nd Round
Ep. 33 - Roughly half way through the 2nd Round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs, we recap the most exciting moments and key points from what we have seen so far.
38 min
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2nd Round Playoffs Preview
Ep. 32 - As all of the 1st round series come to a close, we recap those matchups and discuss what is to come in the 2nd round.
42 min
75
First Round Playoff Predictions and Lakers' Fro...
Ep. 31 - Before the first round playoff series start later today, Connor and Conor make their predictions on who will win each series, how many games it will take, and what some of the X-factors will be. Also in this episode, we break down Magic Johnson's decision to quit and both Luke Walton and David Joerger being fired.
36 min
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Is LeBron Still the Best Player in the World, a...
Ep. 30 - At some point, a new player will have to take LeBron's place as the best basketball player in the wold. We discuss when that will happen and who will be the one to succeed the King. We also begin to think about the potential moves for the Knicks this offseason in free agency and the draft.
30 min
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Jimmer's NBA Return, Nurkic's Injury, and the B...
Ep. 29 - Why Jimmer Fredette's NBA return will fail, what Jusuf Nurkic's injury means for the Trailblazers, and the truth about the Big Baller Brand scandal.
23 min
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Kyrie Irving vs. Russell Westbrook: Who's Better?
Ep. 28 - Connor and Conor disagree on who's the second best point guard in the NBA, so they make the arguments for both Kyrie Irving and Russell Westbrook. Later, they make similar arguments for Khris Middleton and Jimmy Butler.
33 min
79
Who Are the NBA's Real Championship Contenders?
Ep. 27 - As the playoffs approach, we discuss who will be the real contenders for the NBA championship, and who will flop on the big stage.
41 min
80
Why the Lakers and Celtics Are Disappointing
Ep. 26 - We argue why the Lakers and Celtics are struggling to meet expectations and whether the one-and-done rule is justified.
41 min
81
Who Will Win the NBA MVP?
Ep. 25 - Connor and Conor argue over who deserves the 2019 NBA MVP Award: Giannis Antetokounmpo or James Harden.
41 min
82
Winners and Losers of the NBA Trade Deadline
Ep. 24 - Connor and Conor argue which NBA teams were the biggest winners and losers of the blockbuster trades at this season's deadline
36 min
83
Kristaps Porzingis and Anthony Davis Blockbusters?
Ep. 23 - Connor and Conor recap the blockbuster trade that sent Kristaps Porzingis to Dallas and the potential for a similar move involving Anthony Davis.
37 min
84
Trade Deadline and Injury Updates
Ep. 22 - Connor and Conor talk about which teams will be buying and selling at the upcoming trade deadline and Victor Oladipo's injury.
41 min
85
Trades That Could Happen This Season
Ep. 21 - Connor and Conor break down NBA trades that could happen before this season's deadline and debate the Westbrook-Embiid situation.
43 min
86
NBA All-Star Voting
Ep. 20 - Connor and Conor react to the second returns of the NBA All-Star voting and give ballots of their own.
40 min
87
First Episode of 2019
Ep. 19 - Connor and Conor tackle the lakers without LeBron, the Warriors struggles, Harden's recent streak, the Thunder's success, Kawhi's return to San Antonio, and Luka's new nickname.
37 min
88
Tight Playoff Race Updates
Ep. 18 - Connor and Conor break down the current playoff picture, especially the highly competitive Western Conference, and how could change before the end of the season.
35 min
89
Trevor Ariza Trade and Bulls Disaster
Ep. 17 - Connor and Conor break down both the failed and successful trades for Trevor Ariza and the Bulls in disaray.
35 min
90
The Top 10 Players Under 25 Years Old
Ep. 16 - Connor and Conor debate and discuss their rankings of the best player in the NBA under 25 years of age.
33 min
91
Award Race Updates and the Kyle Korver Trade
Ep.15 - Connor and Conor talk about the leading candidates for the major awards this season and the recent trade that included Kyle Korver.
31 min
92
Wizards Need to Make a Trade
Ep. 14 - Connor and Conor talk about what's wrong with the Wizards, what they should do about it, and potential blockbuster moves.
29 min
93
Melo's Future and Draymond vs. Durant
Ep. 13 - Connor and Conor break down the recent argument between Kevin Durant and Draymond Green, Carmelo Anthony's future, and the aftermath of the Jimmy Butler trade.
32 min
94
Jimmy Butler Traded to the Philadelphia 76ers!
Ep. 12 - Connor and Conor break down today's huge blockbuster trade. With Jimmy Butler now on the Philadelphia 76ers, the whole NBA world has been shaken up.
29 min
95
Crazy 50 Point Comeback Performances and Cavali...
Ep. 11 - Connor and Conor talk about Derrick Rose's incredible comeback story, Klay Thompson's bounce-back from a poor start to the season, and the drama plaguing the Cavaliers.
33 min
96
Early NBA Surprises
Ep. 10 - Connor and Conor talk about some of the most surprising players and teams through the first couple weeks of the NBA Season.
36 min
97
NBA Season First Impressions
Ep. 9 - Connor and Conor highlight and analyze the most notable games and performances from the first few days of the NBA season.
39 min
98
Jimmy Butler, Joakim Noah, Preseason Rookie Per...
Ep. 8 - Connor and Conor go over the latest updates on Jimmy Butler, the Knicks waving Joakim Noah, the recent preseason performances of rookies (Trae Young and Luka Doncic), and the Spurs point guard situation.
32 min
99
NBA Over/Under Game
Ep. 7 - Connor and Conor debate whether players will average over or under the given number in a certain stat.
34 min
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NBA Preseason Review 2018-2019
Ep. 6 - Connor and Conor review the notable performances of the 2018-2019 NBA Preseason.
24 min