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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.

NBA tiers talk, plus ranking the top 10 NBA coa...
Adam really wanted some pizza for this show.
32 min
Golliver and Locke: Who would trade for Westbr...
36 min
Pacers hire Nate Bjorkgren; Bubble revenue soar...
36 min
James Harden's Future, Most Powerful Players Th...
Wes Goldberg, Warriors beat reporter for the Mercury News and host of Locked On Warriors, and David Ramil, the host of Locked On Heat. discuss why James Harden should demand a trade from the Rockets. Then they debate the ESPN story about the players with the most power this offseason before asking if Ty Lue can turn things around with the Clippers.
41 min
LA Clippers Hire Ty Lue & Have Some Internal Dr...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Charles Mockler of Locked On Clippers about Ty Lue becoming the franchises new head coach, plus they discuss reports about disharmony in the locker room, and also to Jackson Gatlin of Locked On Rockets about the Rockets plan after Daryl Morey's resignation.
29 min
Either/Or: LeBron or AD, Nets or Warriors, Lonz...
Plus, power ranking the biggest winners of the bubble
53 min
Heat vs Nets & Adam Silver's on your left | 11 ...
Ben Golliver and Nick Angstadt discuss life Post-NBA Bubble and ask 11 questions for the 2021 Season.
33 min
Can L.A. repeat, changing perceptions after the...
The Lakers are champions, but can they do it again? John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss that, what perceptions of players have changed because of the Finals, and whether things working out perfectly for Anthony Davis will inspire a more aggressive era of player movement.
41 min
LeBron vs. MJ, How the Heat Bounce Back and Wha...
Wes Goldberg (Warriors beat reporter for the Mercury News, host of Locked On Warriors) and David Ramil (host of Locked On Heat) discuss how LeBron James winning his fourth championship changes the GOAT debate. Then they ask if the Heat can return to the Finals next season, and what's next for the NBA as they try to play next season.
36 min
The Los Angeles Lakers Are The NBA Champions
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Anthony Irwin of Locked On Lakers and David Ramil of Locked On Heat about Los Angeles winning their 17th NBA Championship and about the gallant Heat in their Game 6 defeat.
29 min
Was the NBA's bubble a success? Let's make fun ...
Which awards would we like to add?
39 min
Locke and Golliver - Final days in the bubble,...
30 min
Anthony Davis comes up big in the 4th as Lakers...
34 min
Heat-Lakers Game 4, Finals MVP Favorites and Do...
Wes Goldberg (Locked On Warriors, beat reporter for the Mercury News) and David Ramil (Locked On Heat) discuss how Bam Adebayo could help the Heat even the series against the Lakers, if Anthony Davis blew his chance to win Finals MVP and why Doc Rivers' tenure as head coach of the 76ers is already off to a bad start.
33 min
NBA Finals Game 3 Recap From The Miami Heat & L...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Anthony Irwin of Locked On Lakers and David Ramil of Locked On Heat to recap Game 3 of the NBA Finals and a big Miami Heat win.
29 min
Where do Anthony Davis and LeBron James rank in...
According to Adam, pretty high!
45 min
Anthony Davis & Lebron James dominate in Game 1...
Ben Golliver & Nick Angstadt breakdown Game 1 of the NBA Finals, Anthony Davis' dominant performance, and if there is any hope for the hobbled Miami Heat.
31 min
NBA Finals Preview & Doc Rivers was getting fir...
The NBA Finals begin tonight! John Karalis & Jake Madison break down what each team might do, whether we believe LeBron James playing down bad blood with Miami, and why there's no asterisk on this title. Also: Doc Rivers was getting fired for anything short of a title. Was that fair?
41 min
Biggest Questions of Lakers vs. Heat and What's...
Wes Goldberg, Warriors beat reporter for the Mercury News and host of Locked On Warriors, and David Ramil, host of Locked On Heat, debate the biggest questions ahead of the NBA Finals between the Lakers and Heat. Then they discuss what's next for Doc Rivers, who is no longer the coach of the Clippers.
40 min
NBA Finals Previews | Los Angeles Lakers vs Mia...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Anthony Irwin of Locked On Lakers and David Ramil of Locked On Heat to preview the 2020 NBA Finals, looking at the matchup with a look back on how the teams made it there as well.
34 min
Lakers hand Nuggets their latest 3-1 deficit
Can Denver survive the weekend?
39 min
Locke and Golliver - NBA moving past the Bubbl...
37 min
Behind Jamal Murray the Nuggets beat the Lakers...
43 min
Heat's Slow Starts, Nuggets' Comeback Chances v...
Wes Goldberg, host of Locked On Warriors and beat reporter for the Mercury News, and David Ramil, host of Locked On Heat, break down how the Heat can get off to better starts against the Celtics and who has the edge in the Eastern Conference finals. Then they discuss if the Nuggets can muster another comeback against the Lakers and the most interesting potential rebuilds in the NBA.
35 min
Anthony Davis Wins Game 2 At Buzzer | Celtics B...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to John Karalis of Locked On Celtics about Boston's Game 3, to Anthony Irwin of Locked On Lakers on Anthony Davis' game-winning three to send the Lakers up 2-0, and to Matt Moore of Locked On Nuggets, about the pain of losing Game 2, and where to from here for Denver.
30 min
Heat beat Celtics again, Nuggets-Lakers preview...
Zone defense giving a professional team real problems? In 2020?
45 min
Locke and Golliver - Nuggets brilliance, Clippe...
33 min
Nuggets Advance, Clippers Choke, Heat go BAM on...
Nick Angstadt and Renee Washington discuss Clippers vs Nuggets Game 7 and Celtics vs Heat Game 1 in the NBA Playoffs.
34 min
Clippers-Nuggets Game 7, X-Factor in Heat-Celti...
Wes Goldberg (Locked On Warriors) and David Ramil (Locked On Heat) break down how the Nuggets forced a Game 7 and the problems with the Clippers. Then they discuss why Bam Adebayo is the X-Factor in the Eastern Conference finals between the Heat and Celtics before playing match-makers with the current head coach openings in the NBA.
32 min
Lakers In Conference Finals | Boston v Miami Pr...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Anthony Irwin of Locked On Lakers about the Lakers pushing to the Western Conference Finals, and then to John Karalis of Locked On Celtics and David Ramil of Locked On Heat about Boston and Miami in the Eastern Conference Finals.
28 min
Lakers match Clippers' 3-1 series lead; NBA pre...
Double power rankings week? Double power rankings week!
40 min
Kyle Lowry, Raptors Force Game 7, Clippers Enfo...
Ben Golliver is live from The Bubble with Nick Angstadt to discuss Raptors vs Celtics Game 6 and Clippers vs Nuggets Game 4
31 min
Lakers win Gm 3, Giannis Antetokounmpo's future...
The Lakers ran away from the Rockets in the fourth quarter of Game 3. John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss that, the future for Giannis Antetokounmpo now that Milwaukee is out, and why Billy Donovan's departure works for everyone.
37 min
Celtics Take Control, Clippers Edge Nuggets and...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil ask if the Raptors can come back to beat the Celtics in the East and if the Clippers have shown enough to earn their confidence against the Nuggets. Then they discuss whether or not Giannis Antetokounmpo should play in Game 5 of Bucks-Heat and what the Rockets can do to get Russell Westbrook on track against the Lakers.
34 min
Steve Nash In Brooklyn | Raptors Tie Series | G...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Josh Bass of Locked On Nets about the Steve Nash hiring, to Sean Woodley of Locked On Raptors on how Toronto has evened their series with Boston, and to Kane Pitman of Locked On Bucks about Milwaukee winning Game 4.
27 min
Raptors stun Celtics; Clippers romp Nuggets; Wh...
The Bucks sure have to hope for a turnaround this weekend.
46 min
Jamal Murray and the Nuggets beat the Jazz in G...
29 min
Jimmy Butler Leads Heat Past Bucks, Thunder For...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil break down the Miami Heat's Game 1 win over the Milwaukee Bucks and how Giannis can bounce back. Then they discuss if the Oklahoma City Thunder can close out the Houston Rockets in a Game 7 before previewing tonight's Game 7 between the Denver Nuggets and Utah Jazz.
29 min
Celtics Cruise In Game 1 | Kawhi & Clippers Ont...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to John Karalis of Locked On Celtics about Boston win in Game 1 over the Toronto Raptors, then to William Updyke of Locked On Clippers about LA advancing to Round 2, and lastly, to Jackson Gatlin of Locked On Rockets about Houston's chances of closing out the Thunder in Game 6.
29 min
NBA readies to resume after groundbreaking protest
Might the league striking legitimately alter the player-owner dynamic moving forward?
26 min
Ben Golliver from in the bubble on this histori...
46 min
Jamal Murray keeps the Nuggets alive in the pla...
36 min
76ers' Future, Heat Advance and Problems with C...
Wes Goldberg (Locked On Warriors) and David Ramil (Locked On Heat) open the show by talking about if firing Brett Brown will fix the 76ers, and what the future holds for Joel Embiid (plus fake trades!). Then they talk about the Miami Heat sweeping the Indiana Pacers, and if they have a chance to upset the Milwaukee Bucks in the next round before previewing Clippers vs. Mavericks.
30 min
Thunder Get Back On Track | Heat Looking Forwar...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Rylan Stiles of Locked On Thunder about OKC getting Game 3 back off Houston, to David Ramil of Locked On Heat about Miami cruising hrough Indiana so far, and then to Anthony Irwin of Locked On Lakers about Los Angeles' early struggles against Portland.
26 min
Lakers, Bucks get back on track, but still tumb...
Is the game getting too small
47 min
Locke and Golliver - Dallas evens series with C...
39 min
8 seeds win, Hayward out a while, & when next s...
Tuesday saw two 8 seeds pull off Game 1 upsets. John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss the night in the NBA, the Boston Celtics losing Gordon Hayward for a month, and the report that next season my start around February
35 min
NBA's Next Generation Shines in First Night of ...
Wes Goldberg (Locked On Warriors), David Ramil (Locked On Heat) and Ben Golliver (the Washington Post) discuss big performances from Donavan Mitchell, Luka Doncic and Jayson Tatum in the first night of action from the NBA playoffs in the bubble before looking ahead to how the Trail Blazers can upset the Lakers.
29 min
Clippers Update Ahead of Dallas Series | Are Bu...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Charles Mockler of Locked On Clippers about the Clippers first round series against the Dallas Mavericks, to Kane Pitman of Locked On Bucks about Milwaukee's form in the buble and their matchup with Orlando, and to John Karalis of Locked On Celtics about Boston facing a Ben Simmons-less Philadelphia.
25 min
Power-Ranking the postseason matchups
Now that they're set, what are we most looking forward to?
33 min
Locke and Golliver - The Playoffs are set. T...
35 min
Maximum chaos, the All-Bubble team, & the Suns ...
The NBA has achieved maximum chaos with the chase for the 8th seed in the West. John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss that, hand out the All-Bubble team and MVP awards, and then discuss how Phoenix owns the bubble, especially after their cool gesture on Tuesday
36 min
Surprising Suns, Disappointing Pelicans and Vul...
31 min
Blazers Keep Winning | Doncic On Fire | Michael...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Mike Richman of Locked On Blazers about Jusuf Nurkic's return and the Blazers' shot at the playoffs, to Nick Angstadt of Locked On Mavericks about the combination of Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis, and to Adam Mares of Locked On Nuggets about the breakout of Michael Porter Jr.
26 min
Ben Simmons injury reaction; Top 5 most surpris...
All that after a tour through another great night of NBA action.
41 min
Golliver and Locke on reaction to players movem...
28 min
Devin Booker hits game winner over Paul George ...
33 min
Race for 8 in the West, Raptors' Chances and th...
Wes Goldberg, David Ramil and Ben Golliver ask if the Grizzlies can hang on the No. 8 seed in the West and, if not, who they like to get the final playoff spot. Then they debate the Raptors' chances of coming out of the East before discussing who the second-best player in the conference behind Giannis Antetokounmpo is, and their favorite things about Disney World.
29 min
What's Up With Zion? | TJ Warren Drops 53 | Roc...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Jake Madison of Locked On Pelicans about the curious case of Zion Williamson, to Tony East of Locked On Pacers about TJ Warren's outburst and Victor Oladipo's status then to Jackson Gatlin of Locked On Rockets about Houston's big win over the Bucks.
26 min
Golliver and Locke on the opening night of the ...
35 min
NBA Season Re-Preview Part 3: Lakers, Celtics, ...
32 min
NBA Season Re-Preview Part 2: Clippers, Sixers,...
29 min
NBA Season Re-Preview Part 1: Bucks, Rockets, M...
28 min
Knicks Get Thibs | NBA Bubble Scrimmage Games C...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Gavin Schall of Locked On Knicks about New York getting themselves a new coach, Tom Thibodeau. We discuss the pros and cons, and then Josh gives an update on the NBA bubble, players injured, and players returning to action to get you ready for the season restart.
23 min
How different has the NBA been from our expecta...
Honestly, not all that different!
33 min
Locke and Golliver - Going to a game in the bub...
40 min
Kevin Garnett wants to buy the Timberwolves; Ju...
35 min
Encouraging Signs From the Bubble, Abnormal 202...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil open the show by talking about encouraging signs from the NBA bubble. Then they discuss LeBron James' comments about 2020, Victor Oladipo's availability and Jimmy Butler pushing to play without a name on the back of his jersey before recapping the debut of TNT's "The Arena" show.
32 min
Bledsoe's COVID Diagnosis | Butler's Blank Name...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Kane Pitman of Locked On Bucks about Eric Bledsoe's COVID-19 positive test, Jimmy Butler's name on jersey query, and give our awards now the NBA has clarified that the resumption of the season won't count in the award race.
25 min
Ben Golliver in the NBA Bubble, Ben Simmons as ...
Nick Angstadt talks to Ben Golliver in the NBA Bubble about Ben Simmons playing the 4 and Teams that are Rising/Falling so far
30 min
Controversy over Oladipo's pay & the snitch lin...
Victor Oladipo may or may not be playing, so he may or may not be getting paid, which is an interesting line being drawn in the sand. John Karalis & Jake Madison have that, the snitch line being used a bunch in its first few days, and the very choppy flow of information from inside the bubble
30 min
Bubble Burst, Lakers and Rockets Concerns and B...
Wes Goldberg, David Ramil and Renee Washington open the show by asking whether or not two players testing positive for COVID-19 in the bubble should be a concern for the NBA. Then they debate the impact of losing Rajon Rondo on the Lakers and the Rockets losing Russell Westbrook. Finally, they discuss Ben Simmons' new role as the 76ers power forward.
31 min
Kemba Walker's Knee & Breakout Players In Orlan...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to John Karalis of Locked On Celtics about Kemba Walker's knee, Jayson Tatum's breakout, and other players they are keen to watch in the NBA's restart
27 min
Ben Golliver is heading into the bubble, what d...
36 min
Bradley Beal won't play in the NBA's restart; A...
41 min
Facilities Close, NBA's Jersey Plan and Bradley...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss whether or not they are more concerned as NBA teams close facilities ahead of the resumption of the season, how the league messed up its plan to allow for phrases on the back of jerseys and if Bradley Beal has played his last game with the Washington Wizards.
26 min
Oladipo Out Of Orlando | Practice Facilities Cl...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Tony East about Victor Oladipo's decision not to travel to Orlando for the NBA restart, the closure of NBA practice facilities due to COVID-19, the NBA's approved list of names for back of the jersey and an uncensored broadcast feed.
23 min
Notes on all Orlando bubble teams
Plus, some fun with the delete eight teams.
39 min
Locke and Golliver on Maya More the hero, Weste...
33 min
More COVID cases, where's the line to shut it d...
Denver & New Orleans announce new positive coronavirus cases. John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss that, Adam Silver's comments about what might cause the league to shut it down, and whether the social justice steps the NBA is taking are enough
36 min
JR Smith to the Lakers, Fred Van Vleet's Moral ...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil wonder if JR Smith will be able to make an impact for the Lakers before discussing Fred Van Vleet's eye-opening statements regarding the NBA's moral obligation and revisit The Decision documentary that aired over the weekend.
29 min
NBA Releases Bubble Schedule | Impact On Teams ...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Charles Mockler about the NBA's schedule for the resumption of play and who it benefits and hurts, while also touching on players opting out and players replacing names on the back of their jerseys for social justice causes
28 min
Vince Carter retires; let's talk about dunkers
Really going to miss Carter.
29 min
Locke and Golliver - Life in the bubble, where ...
34 min
Will Nikola Jokic testing positive for COVID-19...
41 min
Davis Bertans Sits Out Bubble, Knicks Interview...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss what other players could follow Davis Bertans' lead and sit out the NBA's resumed season, that the Knicks are doing with their head coach search and what they are looking forward to in next week's 'The Decision' documentary.
31 min
COVID Spike Around Orlando | NBA Draft & Free A...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Philip Rossman-Reich of Locked On Magic about the COVID-19 case spike in Florida in the Orange County area around Walt Disney World, the NBA's new roster rules and dates for free agency and the NBA Draft, and whether this bubble should factor into award ballots.
28 min
Predictions for the NBA bubble playoffs
Plus, the latest on conversations surrounding the NBA's return.
28 min
Locke and Golliver break down the importance of...
35 min
An inside look at the phases of the NBA's return
NBA players got a memo from the league detailing the different phases of the NBA's return. John Karalis & Jake Madision break it all down, plus Adam Silver's comments about the NBA's obligation to return
35 min
Would the NBA's Return Distract From or Energiz...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil debate whether or not the NBA resuming play in July would help or hurt the national conversation over systemic racism. Then they discuss how the playoffs could impact Giannis Antetokounmpo's free agency and LeBron James' legacy.
38 min
Kyrie Irving Portrayed As A Villain | Young Pla...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Josh Bass of Locked On Nets about the Kyrie Irving led phone call with around 100 NBA players, the troubling reporting around it, and Kyrie's reputation, the young players looking for contract insurance, and which team the bubble helps the most.
26 min
SPECIAL - Locked On's Black Lives Matter Roundt...
85 min
The New York Knicks finally put out a statement...
36 min
Ranking the Bubble Teams, LaMarcus Aldridge's I...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil rank the 22 teams invited to Orlando for the resumed NBA season and discuss Gregg Popovich's comments about race in America and how LaMarcus Aldridge's injury impacts their chances of making the playoffs.
45 min
NBA Weekend News Recap, KD Won't Return, Bulls ...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Nick Angstadt of Locked On Mavericks about the news across the NBA in the last couple of days, including how the NBA's draft lottery will be handled, KD's announcement that he won't return this season, and which team benefits the most from the four and a half month layoff.
24 min
NBA passes vote to resume season -- it's happening
Was this the right time to drop the news?
32 min
Golliver and Locke get heated about NBA return ...
43 min
Remembering Wes Unseld, social change, silent K...
We remember Wes Unseld as an underrated legend, discuss the social change efforts in the NBA, including the Knicks refusal to put out a statement, and a potential end date for the NBA season. John Karalis and Jake Madison discuss it all.
40 min
NBA's Reaction to Protests and Problems with Re...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil open the show by talking about how the NBA has reacted to the protests around the country resulting from the death of George Floyd. Then the discuss why the league would be foolish to resume the season with 30 teams.
32 min