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Your daily NBA podcast giving you all the basketball news, updates, rumors and analysis in 30 minutes from the hosts of the Locked on Podcast Network. Highlighted by guest hosts like Ben Golliver of the Washington Post, Josh Lloyd of Locked on Fantasy Basketball, Wes Goldberg of Locked on Warriors, David Ramil of Locked on Heat, David Locke of Locked on Jazz, Anthony Irwin of Locked on Lakers, John Karalis of Locked on Celtics, Jake Madison of Locked on Pelicans and Adam Mares of Locked on Nuggets. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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Is Steph Curry in the MVP Race? | Plus, Controv...
Wes Goldberg of Locked On Warriors and David Ramil of Locked On Heat ask if Steph Curry after his 49 point performance in Philadelphia belongs in the MVP conversation with Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic. Then they discuss the Phoenix Suns' overtime win over the Milwaukee Bucks and how LaMelo Ball and Anthony Davis will impact their teams in the playoff race.
37 min
2
Knicks On A Roll | Jaren Jackson Jr. Set To Ret...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Alex Wolfe of Locked On Knicks about New York's stunning play of late, to Shawn Coleman of Locked On Grizzlies about the impending return of Jaren Jackson Jr. and what it means for the Grizzlies, and to Matt George of Locked On Kings about the state of the Sacramento Kings.
31 min
3
Power ranking which lower seeds teams should be...
Also, has this season done potential lasting damage to the NBA?
44 min
4
Luka Doncic Magic and Eastern Unrest with Ben G...
42 min
5
Jamal Murray out for the season with ACL injury...
33 min
6
Are We Destined For a Lakers-Nets Finals? | Ste...
Wes Goldberg, Warriors beat writer for the Mercury News and host of Locked On Warriors, and David Ramil, host of Locked On Heat, debate if we're destined for a Lakers-Nets matchup in the NBA Finals. Then they break down the playoff race in the East and discuss Steph Curry passing Wilt Chamberlain as the Warriors' all-time leading scorer.
32 min
7
James Wiseman Injured | Wolves To Be Sold, Suns...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Wes Goldberg of Locked On Warriors about James Wiseman's knee injury and gives a post-mortem on his rookie season, to Chris Manning of Locked On Cavs covering news across the league about the sale of the Minnesota Timberwolves and the play of the Phoenix Suns, and to John Karalis of Locked On Celtics about Boston's remarkable victory over the Nuggets on Sunday.
32 min
8
NBA Stock Exchange: Is Brooklyn the league's ve...
Plus, power ranking the top five teams in the Western Conference.
45 min
9
Locke and Golliver - Chris Paul and Suns knock ...
35 min
10
Steph Curry drops 41 | Nikola Jokic and Aaron G...
28 min
11
Mavericks Knock Off Jazz | Harden's Hamstring, ...
Wes Goldberg of the Mercury News and Locked On Warriors and David Ramil of Locked On Heat ask where the Dallas Mavericks stand in the Western Conference after Monday's win over the Utah Jazz. Then they discuss if the Brooklyn Nets should be careful with James Harden's hamstring, Paul Pierce getting fired from ESPN, Jalen Suggs' NCAA Tournament run and the Golden State Warriors' struggles.
37 min
12
Aaron Gordon's Fit in Denver, Luka Doncic's Nex...
35 min
13
Have the Nuggets leapfrogged the Clippers?
Also, who are the game's foremost forces of nature?
49 min
14
Locke and Golliver - Is the West a Jazz v. Suns...
41 min
15
Zion Williamson, the salary cap TRIPLING?, & a ...
People are already in an awful hurry to move Zion Williamson out of New Orleans. John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss why market size shouldn't matter anymore. Also, the next TV deal is rumored to potentially TRIPLE what the NBA makes. Why the NBA needs to figure out how to avoid a free-for-all in 2025. And the Clippers collapse against Orlando headlines the night in the NBA.
41 min
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Are Buyouts Ruining the NBA? | Celtics Stumble,...
Wes Goldberg of the Mercury News and Locked On Warriors and David Ramil of Locked On Heat discuss if the buyout market is ruining the NBA. Then they look at why the Celtics continue to struggle, Blake Griffin's impact in Brooklyn and try to appreciate Russell Westbrook before asking if Rockets GM Rafael Stone was being honest when he said he would do the James Harden trade over.
36 min
17
Aldridge Signs In Brooklyn | Bulls Go For The P...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Adam Armbrecht of Locked On Nets about Brooklyn signing LaMarcus Aldridge and how that can fit, to Matt Peck of Locked On Bulls about the Bulls pushing their chips in by acquiring Nikola Vucevic on Thursday, and to Philip Rossman-Reich about the Magic burning it all to the ground.
31 min
18
NBA trade deadline reaction; Power ranking the ...
Plenty still happened that could reshape the league, though.
66 min
19
Locke and Golliver - Kyle Lowry's last stand, ...
38 min
20
Should the Miami Heat trade for Kyle Lowry? | A...
36 min
21
Most Impactful Trade Targets, Moving On Without...
Wes Goldberg of the Mercury News and Locked On Warriors and David Ramil of Locked On Heat discuss the players who can have the biggest impact at the trade deadline. Then they look at how the Hornets move on without LaMelo Ball, the latest Nets injuries and discuss why Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is worth building around.
31 min
22
Miami Heat's Playoff Push | LeBron James' Ankle...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to David Ramil of Locked On Heat about Miami's slow start, strong form, and then their current losing streak and how Trevor Ariza could fit in, to Anthony Irwin of Locked On Lakers about LeBron James' ankle injury and how the Lakers can handle that, and to Kane Pitman of Locked On Bucks, about Milwaukee's acquisition of PJ Tucker and how he fits into the Bucks' system.
30 min
23
A closer look at the NBA's own March Madness
Plus, power ranking the game's best scientists.
45 min
24
Locke and Golliver - PJ Tucker traded to Bucks...
37 min
25
Damian Lillard does it again, Utah Jazz get a g...
Damian Lillard dropped 50 and willed his team to another big comeback win while the Boston Celtics looked better but still lost to a very good Utah Jazz team. John Karalis and Jake Madison have that and the night in the NBA covered. Plus, LeBron James buys into the Boston Red Sox
44 min
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Knicks Start Quickley, Blowing Up the Magic and...
Wes Goldberg, of the Mercury News and Locked On Warriors, and David Ramil, host of Locked On Heat, open the show by discussing if Immanuel Quickley should remain the Knicks' starting point guard. Then they debate if the Magic should blow it up at the trade deadline and if Giannis Antetokounmpo is deserving of MVP consideration. Then the talk about the buzzing Hornets, the Kings on the trade block, Joel Embiid's MVP case and CJ McCollum's return to the Trail Blazers.
32 min
27
Kevin Durant's Hamstring Worries | Caris LeVert...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Doug Norrie of Locked On Nets about Kevin Durant's hamstring injury, to Tony East of Locked On Pacers about Caris LeVert's return to NBA action, and to Rylan Stiles of Locked On Thunder on the wonderful coaching job of Mark Daigneault.
28 min
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Power ranking the top five players who could us...
Plus, the NBA deserves criticism for how it handled Meyers Leonard.
46 min
29
LaMarcus Aldridge Trade? Plus 3-point Fatigue a...
45 min
30
Myers Leonard, the future of 3-pointers, and mi...
Myers Leonard dropped anti-Semitic slur, and the NBA has to respond. John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss what the proper punishment might be. Also, have 3-pointers hit "critical mass?" What the future may hold for the 3-point shot. And, mid-season awards as we prepare for the second half.
44 min
31
Brooklyn Nets the Best Bet & NBA Trade Rumors
31 min
32
All-Star Weeknight Recap: Giannis Antetokounmpo...
34 min
33
Top five things to look ahead to this NBA All S...
The NBA desperately needs this break.
38 min
34
Locke and Golliver - Joel Embiid MVP night, Uta...
35 min
35
The NBA has a referee problem after Devin Booke...
37 min
36
Can the Hawks Build Around Trae Young? Plus, Zi...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil ask what's next for the Hawks, and if they can build a championship team around Trae Young. Then they debate if Zion Williamson is a superstar, the Nets as contenders and if the Knicks are for real.
30 min
37
Kristaps Porzingis Trade Rumours | Draymon Gree...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Nick Angstadt of Locked On Mavericks about the Kristaps Porzingis trade rumours, to Wes Goldberg of Locked On Warriors about Draymond Green's form resurgence, and to Sean Woodley of Locked On Raptors about Toronto's current COVID issues and the change in their form.
28 min
38
Which teams are most excited about the first ha...
Also, how heavily should entertainment value factor into All Star voting?
34 min
39
Ben Golliver: Are the Mavs shopping Kristaps Po...
32 min
40
All-Star reserves announced and was Devin Booke...
48 min
41
Timberwolves Get a New Coach, Suns Rising and H...
Wes Goldberg of Locked On Warriors and David Ramil of Locked On Heat ask why the Minnesota Timberwolves decided to make a coaching change at this point in the season. Then they debate if the Suns are contenders and if the Heat have turned things around, before discussing Draymond Green's apology and Tobias Harris' solution for ending trade rumors.
39 min
42
Cousins Out Of Houston | LaVine An All-Star? | ...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Jackson Gatlin of Locked On Rockets about the DeMarcus Cousins situation in Houston, to Matt Peck of Locked On Bulls about Zach LaVine's breakout season, and to Jake Madison of Locked On Pelicans about the evolution of Zion Williamson
27 min
43
Shorthanded Nets drub shorthanded Lakers; Who a...
This might have been Adam's best power rankings ever.
55 min
44
Ben Golliver on Dame Time, Utah's Finals Case, ...
34 min
45
Panic in Milwaukee? Dame's MVP case? Time to ca...
The Milwaukee Bucks dropped their 4th straight game, Damian Lillard led Portland to ANOTHER win, and the Nets picked up an awesome win in Phoenix. John Karalis and Jake Madison have the entire night covered with help from our local experts and then discuss how there's still time to cancel plans to hold an All-Star game in Atlanta.
40 min
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Lakers' Plan for AD, Blake Griffin's Next Team ...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil open the show breaking down how Anthony Davis' injury impacts the Lakers this season. Then they discuss possible landing spots for Blake Griffin and Andre Drummond before debating whether or not the league should host an All-Star game.
35 min
47
Paul George Injury In LA | Celtics Struggles | ...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Charles Mockler of Locked On Clippers about Paul George's toe injury and how the Clippers are keeping things going, to John Karalis of Locked On Celtics about the slide of the Celtics and its culmination in a terrible loss to the Wizards on Sunday, and to David Locke of Locked On Jazz about the NBA's best team, the Utah Jazz.
27 min
48
Steph shines from deep, Blazers shock Sixers; T...
The return of Adam's favorite game!
46 min
49
Locke and Golliver - NBA didn't dissapoint. Su...
41 min
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BONUS EPISODE – Locked On Today – The only 20 m...
15 min
51
Joel Embiid for MVP? | The Utah Jazz as legit t...
35 min
52
The Fun Hornets, All-Star Locks and Steph Curry...
Wes Goldberg (Locked On Warriors) and David Ramil (Locked On Heat) celebrate the Hornets being fun, break down the Eastern Conference All-Star locks and debate Steph Curry's MVP case.
35 min
53
Derrick Rose Traded To New York | KD Out In Qua...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Adam Armbrecht of Locked On Nets about the Kevin Durant quarantine fiasco, to Anthony Irwin of Locked On Lakers about Anthony Davis' struggles, and to Alex Wolfe of Locked On Knicks about the Derrick Rose trade.
33 min
54
Lakers blow out Nuggets; LeBron lashes out at A...
Adam still can't figure out the Trail Blazers.
49 min
55
Locke and Golliver - Whose best in NBA? Cold S...
45 min
56
Nets beat Clippers, Jazz look real, & NBA's All...
The Brooklyn Nets highly entertaining win over the LA Clippers highlighted a great night in the NBA. John Karalis and Jake Madison walk us through the night with help from our local experts, and then discuss whether the NBA's All-Star game proposal is a bad idea, or the worst idea.
40 min
57
NBA Quarterly Awards
Wes Goldberg, host of Locked On Warriors, and David Ramil, host of Locked On Heat, open the show by debating who is the MVP and other awards through the first quarter of the season before breaking down Monday night's action, including a thriller in Dallas and a meltdown in Miami.
32 min
58
Mavs Struggles | Pelicans Trade Rumours | Celti...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Nick Angstadt of Locked On Mavs about the shaky start to Dallas' season, to Jake Madison of Locked On Pelicans about the rumours surrounding JJ Redick and Lonzo Ball, and to John Karalis of Locked On Celtics on how the Celtics cope with the loss of Marcus Smart.
31 min
59
Top Five Bradley Beal destinations; Most surpri...
The Lakers are streaking in the wrong direction, which opens up some room at the top of the league.
40 min
60
Locke and Golliver - Jazz have best record in N...
38 min
61
Trae Young scores 38 | Bradley Beal leads the t...
39 min
62
Sixers Miss Embiid, LeBron Goes Off and the Dan...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil open the show by discussing why the 76ers missed Joel Embiid and Embiid's MVP chances. Then they debate if Bam Adebayo is a superstar, look at LeBron James' high-scoring night and why the Nuggets might be more dangerous this season.
29 min
63
Remembering Kobe | Wiseman's Struggles | Jazz B...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Adam Stanco of Rejecting The Screen about the anniversary of Kobe Bryant's death and their memorial podcasts out this week, to Wes Goldberg of Locked On Warriors about the struggles of James Wiseman and the starting lineup, and to David Locke of Locked On Jazz about Donovan Mitchell and the Jazz's recent form.
31 min
64
Power Ranking MVP candidates to this point of t...
This gets fiery.
41 min
65
Locke and Golliver - Sexton !!! Looking at the ...
44 min
66
Kyrie is back, the night in the NBA, & sour ran...
Kyrie Irving spoke to the media after we learned he would soon retake the floor for the Brooklyn Nets. John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss that, the two games in the NBA Tuesday night, and their sour rankings of things they don't like so far this season, including how it feels like the NBA is doing whatever it can to just get through it.
40 min
67
Harden's Nets, Heat Worries and Problems in Por...
Wes Goldberg, Warriors beat writer for the Bay Area News Group and host of Locked On Warriors, and David Ramil, host of Locked On Heat, debate whether or not the Nets are the favorites in the East and if they are worried about the Heat. Then they discuss the looming questions in Portland and if Bradley Beal should demand a trade from the Wizards.
27 min
68
James Harden's Brooklyn Debut | Caris LeVert's ...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Adam Armbrecht of Locked On Nets about James Harden's Brooklyn debut, to Tony East of Locked On Pacers about Caris LeVert's acquisition and his medical diagnosis, and to Brad Rowland of Locked On Hawks about Atlanta's recent struggles.
29 min
69
Do the Brooklyn Nets now employ three of the to...
Adam just might try to make that case.
48 min
70
Locke and Golliver - Harden traded to Brooklyn....
38 min
71
Harden: "This situation is crazy." | Where is K...
32 min
72
Life Outside the NBA Bubble, Hayward's Hornets ...
Wes Goldberg, Warriors beat writer for the Bay Area News Group and host of Locked On Warriors, and David Ramil, host of Locked On Heat, open show by discussing what the NBA should do in the wake of four postponed games in 20 days. Then they debate if the Hornets are for real and who they would rather trade for between Bradley Beal and James Harden.
31 min
73
Thomas Bryant's Season Over | Suns Hot Start | ...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Ben Mehic of Locked On Wizards about Thomas Bryant's season ending ACL injury and Russell Westbrook's play in Washington, to Brendon Kleen of Locked On Suns about Deandre Ayton's struggles for the West leading Phoenix Suns and to Tony East of Locked On Pacers about Malcolm Brogdon leading the Pacers to a 6-3 record and the COVID issues across the league as a whole.
31 min
74
Which teams should be most concerned with their...
Also, what's up with the Denver Nuggets?
41 min
75
Locke and Golliver - Whose Good? Pacers, Magic...
37 min
76
Denver's uninspiring win, Portland's uninspirin...
A five game night in the NBA is headlined by the Lakers fending off Memphis, Denver getting a great Jokic line out of a not-so-great Jokic night, and Damian Lillard going cold against Chicago. John Karalis and Jake Madison have that, a look at why Jazz-Knicks feels important, and whether Houston should continue to be patient in James Harden talks.
34 min
77
Mavericks Figuring it Out, Heat Starting Lineup...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil break down Monday night's games and biggest stories, including the Mavericks' big win over the Rockets, Erik Spoelstra poo-pooing starting lineups and the 76ers and Pacers surging. Finally, they discuss what Kevin Durant missing at least four games due to coronavirus protocols means for the Nets.
27 min
78
Knicks Looking Strong | Celtics' Struggles | La...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Gavin Schall of Locked On Knicks about the start to the season for the Knicks under Tom Thibodeau, to John Karalis of Locked On Celtics about the struggles Boston has gone through start out this campaign, and to Walker Mehl of Locked On Hornets about the start of LaMelo Ball's NBA career.
28 min
79
Locke and Golliver - Hammon makes history, more...
36 min
80
Bucks set an NBA record in blowout of the Heat ...
35 min
81
Nets Lose Dinwiddie, Ja Morant's Injury and Bla...
Wes Goldberg, Warriors beat writer for the Bay Area News Group and host of Locked On Warriors, and David Ramil, host of Locked On Heat, recap Lakers-Blazers and Rockets-Nuggets, discuss what Spencer Dinwiddie's injury means for the Nets and what Ja Morant's injury does to the Grizzlies' playoff chances before looking ahead to tonight's matchup between the Bucks and Heat.
30 min
82
Rockets Battle With COVID Absences | Clippers E...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Jackson Gatlin of Locked On Rockets about the Houston Rockets COVID-impacted team, to Charles Mockler of Locked On Clippers about the Clippers loss to the Mavericks on Sunday, the worst in franchise history, and to Adam Mares of Locked On Nuggets about the 0-2 beginning of the season in Denver.
26 min
83
Locke and Golliver - Recapping the full night o...
34 min
84
Clippers beat Lakers, Nets destroy Warriors, an...
The NBA is BACK! And we were treated to a fun battle for Los Angeles that went to the Clippers thanks to Paul George. John Karalis & Jake Madison recap that, the Nets destruction of the Warriors, and then look at which two NBA cities should be locks for expansion.
30 min
85
Bold Predictions for Every NBA Team
45 min
86
Northwest Division Previews - Nuggets, Blazers,...
46 min
87
Southeast Division Previews - Heat, Hawks, Horn...
41 min
88
Central Division Previews - Bucks, Pistons, Bul...
45 min
89
Southwest Division Previews: Rockets, Mavs, Pel...
46 min
90
Atlantic Division Previews - Nets, Celtics, Kni...
46 min
91
Pacific Division Previews - Lakers, Clippers, W...
45 min
92
Paul George extends his Clippers stay; James Ha...
Plus, the return of "Whoa or whoa."
40 min
93
Locke and Golliver - Who does Harden push over ...
39 min
94
Who's the real loser in the Harden v. Rockets f...
36 min
95
What's Next For Harden and the Rockets, Coronav...
Wes Goldberg, Warriors beat writer for the Bay Area News Group and host of Locked On Warriors, and David Ramil, host of Locked On Heat, discuss what's next for James Harden and Houston's "toxic" culture and how the coronavirus is already impacting training camps across the league. Then they rank the contending teams in the NBA before debating if nuts belong in brownies.
42 min
96
NBA's COVID-19 Protocol Impact | James Harden A...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to David Locke of Locked On Jazz about the impact of the NBA's COVID-19 Protocols, to Jackson Gatlin of Locked On Rockets about James Harden's absence from the beginning of Rockets' camp and about John Wall's arrival, and to Anthony Irwin of Locked On Lakers about LeBron James and Anthony Davis' recent contract commitmernts.
32 min
97
Russell Westbrook Traded for John Wall, is Hard...
Nick Angstadt and Ben Golliver discuss LeBron James signing an extension with the Lakers, react to the NBA's first four games, and breakdown the Russell Westbrook & John Wall trade
31 min
98
The Christmas schedule, another Milwaukee Bucks...
The Christmas Day slate of games was leaked, and it's not cliché! John Karalis & Jake Madison talk about that, how the Milwaukee Bucks really messed up the Bogdan Bogdanovic deal & maybe made themselves tough for Giannis Antetokounmpo to trust, the league's approach to COVID-19, and why Victor Oladipo should just go ahead and make his heel turn already.
34 min
99
What We're Watching at the Start of Training Camp
Wes Goldberg, Warriors beat writer for the Mercury News and host of Locked On Warriors, and David Ramil, host of Locked On Heat, break down the most interesting teams as training camp begins, the players who will make the biggest impact on their new teams and make some bold predictions.
42 min
100
Hawks Spend Up | Clippers Offseason | Bucks Fai...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Brad Rowland of Locked On Hawks about Atlanta's spending spree and what it may mean for the young talent on their roster, to Charles Mockler of Locked On Clippers about the Clippers offseason, and to Kane Pitman of Locked On Bucks about Milwaukee's successes and failures in the offseason.
26 min