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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 Josh Lloyd of Locked on Fantasy Basketball on Mondays, Wes Goldberg of Locked on Warriors & David Ramil of Locked on Heat on Tuesdays, John Karalis of Locked on Celtics & Jake Madison of Locked on Pelicans on Wednesdays, Matt Moore of Locked On Nuggets & Jackson Gatlin of Locked On Rockets on Thursdays, Adam Mares of Locked on Nuggets & Nick Angstadt of Locked On Mavericks on Fridays. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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Zion Williamson Out to Start Season & Top Stori...
36 min
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Kyrie Irving Speaks Out On IG LIVE + NBA Awards...
39 min
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Brooklyn Nets send Kyrie Irving home, should he...
The Brooklyn Nets have sent Kyrie Irving home until he's vaccinated and can fully participate with the team. John Karalis and Jake Madison, with an assist from Locked On Insider Antonio Daniels, discuss why they were able to make this move now, why it could unify the guys who are playing, how Kyrie might already be angling to get his vaccination, and whether the Nets can trade him.
33 min
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Ben Simmons Lands in Philly, Latest on Kyrie Ir...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil break down the news that Ben Simmons is back in Philadelphia and what this latest development means for the 76ers. Also, the Brooklyn Nets prepare for life without Kyrie Irving and why Zion Williamson may not be ready for the start of the New Orleans Pelicans' season.
29 min
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Kyrie Irving Unlikely To Be Unvaccinated, How T...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Adam Armbrecht of Locked On Nets about how Brooklyn is dealing with Kyrie Irving's absence, to Brendon Kleen of Locked On Suns about if the Suns can get back to the NBA Finals and perhaps take a step forward, and to Matt Peck of Locked On Bulls about how the new look Bulls look in preseason.
32 min
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What's the Floor/Ceiling for the Grizzlies, Hor...
35 min
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Is Body Language Important In Preseason? | Over...
35 min
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Kyrie Irving missing half the season?, DeAndre...
The Brooklyn Nets are now facing the real possibility of Kyrie Irving missing half the season due to his refusal to be vaccinated against COVID-19. John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss how this impacts the Nets. Then, DeAndre Ayton's contract talks have stalled in Phoenix -- are the Suns right to take a hardline stance and maybe take this into restricted free agency, or should they pay up now? Plus, NBA GM's pick Luka over Giannis in GM survey, which gets a strong reaction from the guys. But the rules changes suggested by the GM sound pretty good.
35 min
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Preseason Overreactions: Kyle Lowry's Impact, M...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil have overreactions to a packed night of NBA preseason basketball, including how Kyle Lowry will lift the Miami Heat, how OG Anonuby is destined for an All-Star appearance, why the Oklahoma City Thunder will be historically bad, why the Minnesota Timberwolves will be surprisingly good, and more!
26 min
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Why The Nets & The Bucks Can Win The NBA Title
Host Josh Lloyd speaks Doug Norrie of Locked On Nets and Kane Pitman of Locked On Bucks about the title chances for these Eastern Conference powerhouse and what they can do to win the title and what could go wrong.
23 min
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Joel Embiid: "Borderline Disrespectful" & Who W...
33 min
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Chauncey Billups, Willie Green And Chris Finch ...
40 min
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Anthony Davis to start at center | Michael Port...
35 min
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NBA Vaccination Concerns, LeBron's War Room, Zi...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss the NBA's ongoing efforts to get players vaccinated and why some stars refuse to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Then they break down the latest report on how Russell Westbrook forced his way to the Lakers and LeBron James playing GM out of his cigar room. They also go around the league to talk about other media day takeaways, including Joel Embiid's comments about Ben Simmons, Zion Williamson undergoing foot surgery and David Letterman making an appearance in Brooklyn.
38 min
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Turmoil In Minnesota & Andrew Wiggins Unvaccina...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Ben Beecken of Locked On Wolves about the Gersson Rosas termination and what it means for the franchise, and to Wes Goldberg of Locked On Warriors about the denial of a religious exemption for Andrew Wiggins, who is unvaccinated for COVID-19 and how that can impact the Warriors season.
21 min
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Big Questions: Wolves, Pelicans, Thunder, Suns,...
31 min
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Minnesota's Gersson Rosas Fired, Where Do The T...
46 min
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Ben Simmons done with the Philadelphia 76ers
29 min
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5 Players Poised to Take a Leap in 2021-22
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil break down the latest between Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers before looking at several players poised to take a leap this coming season.
38 min
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What To Watch For On The NBA"s Worst Teams
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Rylan Stiles of Locked On Thunder, Ku Khahil of Locked On Pistons, and Philip Rossman-Reich of Locked On Magic about why you should watch some of the NBA's projected worst teams this season and what to get excited about.
29 min
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Big Questions: Luka Doncic, Russell Westbrook, ...
31 min
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NBA Players NOT Required To Be Vaccinated, But ...
37 min
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Does anyone want John Wall?; The Nuggets extend...
26 min
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5 Western Conference teams that will be interes...
5 interesting Western Conference teams
40 min
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Chris Bosh, Paul Pierce, Headline Hall Of Fame ...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to John Karalis of Locked On Celtics about this weekend's Basketball Hall Of Fame ceremony, talking Paul Pierce, Chris Bosh, and Toni Kukoc, and then to Locked On Grizzlies host Shawn Coleman about Marc Gasol's legacy in Memphis after being traded back from the Lakers.
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Big Questions: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Ben Simmo...
33 min
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NBA Stock Market Pacific Division | Can Clipper...
41 min
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LeBron James washed? More teams should trade fo...
35 min
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5 Eastern Conference teams that will be interes...
5 interesting Eastern Conference teams
36 min
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Nets Trade DeAndre Jordan, Add LaMarcus Aldridg...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Doug Norrie of Locked On Nets about Brooklyn loading up on frontcourt veterans and dealing DeAndre Jordan, and we speak to Ku Khahil of Locked On Pistons about what exactly is Troy Weaver's plan after he added more dead money to his cap sheet in Detroit.
21 min
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Big Questions: Hawks, Celtics, Nets, Hornets, B...
33 min
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Ben Simmons Saga, Joel Embiid's Reaction, Possi...
39 min
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Ben Simmons wants out of Philadelphia, a new se...
Ben Simmons has made it mutual in Philadelphia, reportedly informing the team that he wants out and he will not report to training camp. John Karalis and Jake Madison break down the breakdown inside the Sixers and discuss the dwindling options for Philadelphia when it comes to trade partners. Plus, the NBA is cracking down on unnatural shooting motions to draw fouls. We break down who will be most impacted.
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Western Conference Wins Over/Unders
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil go through the Western Conference and break down the total wins over/unders for each team, including whether the Lakers can get to more than 52 wins and if the Suns and Jazz will remain at the top of the conference. Also, how will injuries impact the Warriors, Clippers and Nuggets?
42 min
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Lauri Markkanen To Cleveland, Larry Nance To Po...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Mike Richman of Locked On Blazers and Chris Manning of Locked On Cavs about the Lauri Markkanen and Larry nance Jr. trade, and then to Andy Kamenetzky of Locked On Lakers about Los Angeles' interest in re-signing Rajon Rondo.
28 min
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Are the 76ers really planning on going into the...
34 min
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Nerlens Noel Lawsuit Against Rich Paul, Klutch ...
40 min
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Is playing experience now necessary to become a...
Seven of the eight coaching vacancies went to former NBA players this summer. The NBA's Final Four featured three former players as head coaches. Everywhere you look, former players are filling the coaching ranks. John Karalis and Jake Madison look at the trend, why it's becoming so popular, whether it will continue, and what the ripple effect might be.
38 min
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Eastern Conference Wins Over/Unders
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil break down the over/unders for the Eastern Conference. Will the Brooklyn Nets win more than 55 games? Who will make the biggest leap? Should we believe in the Atlanta Hawks and the New York Knicks?
40 min
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Grizzlies Making Trades For Now Or The Future? ...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Shawn Coleman of Locked On Grizzlies about Memphis' trading flurry and whether they are done or not, and what this means for the direction of the team, and to John Karalis of Locked On Celtics about Boston's extensions for Robert Williams III and Marcus Smart.
21 min
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Lebron James: #WASHED KING, Worst Move of the O...
30 min
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Cade Cunningham or Jalen Green for ROTY? | Marq...
45 min
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Which teams shouldn't be playing on Christmas D...
38 min
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Best Bets for Eastern and West Conference Fina...
Best Bets for Eastern and West Conference Finals Winners
52 min
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Thoughts On Cunningham, Green, and Mobley From ...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Ku Khahil of Locked On Pistons, Chris Manning of Locked On Cavs, and Jackson Gatlin of Locked On Rockets about the performances of the top three NBA Draft selections in Vegas for Summer League from a local perspective, as well as chat about Killian Hayes, Isaac Okoro, and Alperen Sengun
32 min
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Kawhi Leonard is the Clippers' Future & The 10 ...
33 min
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Which Top Prospect Has Impressed The Most So Fa...
35 min
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Cade Cunningham v. Jalen Green, Dennis Schroder...
Summer league gave us a marquee matchup that was actually pretty good when Cade Cunningham and his Detroit Pistons faced the Houston Rockets and Jalen Green. John Karalis and Matt Peck discuss the game and the futures of the top two draft picks. Plus, Dennis Schroder officially finds a home with the Boston for MUCH less than what he turned down with the Lakers. And, Matt (host of Locked On Bulls) discusses the tampering investigations that could ding Chicago for some harsh penalties.
40 min
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Jalen Green Impresses at Summer League, Luka Do...
27 min
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NBA Investiagtes Kyle Lowry Deal | Team USA Win...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to David Ramil of Locked On Heat about the Kyle Lowry tampering investigation and the Heat's offseason, to Adam Armbrecht of Locked On Nets about Kevin Durant leading Team USA to gold and his recent contract extension, and to Charles Mockler of Locked On Clippers and Kawhi Leonard's injury and the Clippers' offseason moves.
29 min
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Team USA vs France Preview, Ben Simmons Goes MI...
31 min
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Knicks to sign Kemba Walker after Thunder Buyou...
36 min
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Lakers sign Carmelo Anthony, Chicago Bulls get ...
The LA Lakers are putting together one of the oldest teams in NBA history, and they added to it by getting Carmelo Anthony on Tuesday. John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss what the Lakers are doing, why the Chicago Bulls are intriguing, and some underrated signings that aren't getting enough pub.
34 min
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Winners and Losers From First Night of Free Age...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil break down the winners and losers from the first night of free agency. The Miami Heat are obvious winners, but the guys don't know what to make of the Lakers. And what about the Mavericks?
38 min
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Celtics Making Moves | Pistons Up To Something?...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to John Karalis of Locked On Celtics about Brad Stevens' fast retooling of the Celtics' roster, to Ku Khalil of Locked On Pistons about Cade Cunningham arriving in Detroit, and to Ed Oliver of Locked On Wizards about the Russell Westbrook trade and Bradley Beal's future.
27 min
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Russell Westbrook Traded to Lakers, NBA Draft B...
32 min
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Biggest storylines heading into the 2021 NBA Dr...
41 min
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NBA Rumor Roundup: Kyle Lowry the first domino ...
34 min
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Most Interesting Players of the Offseason, Dami...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil ask who is to blame for Team USA's struggles and break down the trade between the Memphis Grizzlies and New Orleans Pelicans before looking at the most interesting players of the offseason, including Damian Lillard, Kyle Lowry, Bradley Beal, LeBron James and more.
36 min
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Team USA Loses, OKC's Draft Strategy, Bucks Win...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Rylan Stiles of Locked On Thunder about Oklahoma City's approach to the 2021 NBA Draft, to Alex Wolfe of Locked On Knicks about Team USA's loos at the Tokyo Olympics, and to Kane Pitman of Locked On Bucks on Milwaukee's first title in 50 years.
33 min
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Will all 30 NBA Teams Get Better or Worse? & To...
39 min
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Milwaukee Bucks Feel-good Story | Should The Ph...
31 min
63
Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 50 as Bucks win th...
33 min
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How the Suns Can Force Game 7, Giannis' Legacy,...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil break down the NBA Finals and how the Phoenix Suns can bounce back in Game 6 against the Milwaukee Bucks before discussing Giannis Antetokounmpo's legacy if he leads the Bucks to a win tonight. Then they look at the difficulties facing Team USA in the Olympics and Damian Lillard's masterclass at executing a trade demand.
38 min
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Milwaukee Bucks 1 game from an NBA Championship...
Bucks up 3-2, Lillard's future cloudy, Wizards hire coach
30 min
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Jason Kidd & Nico Harrison's Mavericks Presser,...
35 min
67
Milwaukee Bucks Take Game 4 With Gritty, Defens...
37 min
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Kawhi Leonard surgery, Ben Simmons rumors, NBA ...
Kawhi Leonard underwent surgery to repair a partially torn ACL. John Karalis & Matt Peck discuss what moves, if any, the Los Angeles Clippers could make. Also, Ben Simmons trade rumors are starting to come out, and we're hearing what the Philadelphia 76ers asking price might be. Plus, an NBA Finals Game 4 preview to see if Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks can even up the series against Chris Paul and the Phoenix Suns
38 min
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Bucks' Key Adjustments and Can the Suns Respond...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil break down how the Milwaukee Bucks got back in the series in Game 3, and what adjustments the Phoenix Suns can make in Game 4.
35 min
70
Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 41 points as Milwa...
Bucks beat Suns 120-100, Magic hire Jamahl Mosley as head coach
22 min
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Giannis Antetokounmpo Explodes for 42 in Game 2...
32 min
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Bucks-Suns Game 2 Adjustments | How do the Buck...
42 min
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Chris Paul and the Phoenix Suns beat Giannis an...
35 min
74
Can the Bucks Win the NBA Finals Without Gianni...
With Giannis Antetokounmpo's status for Tuesday's Game 1 in question, can the Milwaukee Bucks win the NBA Finals without their star? Plus, the keys for the Phoenix Suns in the series and the bright future of the Atlanta Hawks.
32 min
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NBA Finals Preview | Phoenix Suns Vs Milwaukee ...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Brendon Kleen of Locked On Suns and to Kane Pitman of Locked On Bucks to preview the 2020-21 NBA Finals. We cover the Suns' matchups against the Bucks, and of course, Giannis Antetokounmpo's injury.
26 min
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Will the NCAA NIL Rule Change the NBA Draft For...
37 min
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Chris Paul and the Phoenix Suns advance to the ...
40 min
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Giannis Antetokounmpo injured, Atlanta Hawks cr...
Giannis Antetokounmpo went down with a knee injury in the Milwaukee Bucks Game 4 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. John Karalis & Jake Madison go over the injuries to Giannis & Clint Capela, the infuriatingly inconsistent Bucks and their lazy start, And Atlanta getting key performances from unexpected places. Plus a look ahead to the Suns-Clippers Game 5, where it's all about getting DeAndre Ayton involved and defending guys not named Paul George.
32 min
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Clippers Survive vs. Suns, Damian Lillard's Fut...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil break down how the LA Clippers staved off elimination against the Suns in Phoenix and Paul George's big game. Then they discuss Damian Lillard's future with the Portland Trail Blazers, some fake trades, Trae Young's injury and how the Atlanta Hawks can survive against the Milwaukee Bucks.
36 min
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Suns Go Up 3-1 | Chauncey Billups In Portland &...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Brendon Kleen of Locked On Suns about Phoenix's 3-1 lead in the Western Conference Finals, to Mike Richman of Locked On Blazers about the hiring of Chauncey Billups and the future of Damian Lillard, and to Kane Pitman of Locked On Bucks after Milwaukee's Game 3 victory.
29 min
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Paul George & Clippers Comeback, Rick Carlisle ...
40 min
82
Atlanta Hawks secure Game 1 of the Eastern Conf...
41 min
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Phoenix Suns win epic, wild Game 2 over LA Clip...
The Phoenix Suns beat the Los Angeles Clippers in one of the wildest and most infuriating finishes you will ever see to a game. John Karalis and Jake Madison run you through the final 90 seconds that featured clutch and unclutch plays from Paul George, Patrick Beverley flops, wild reviews, Devin Booker heroics, and DeAndre Ayton's game winning alley oop. Plus, they run down some storylines to watch after the Detroit Pistons won the draft lottery, including the two teams most likely to be making trades.
34 min
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What's Next for the 76ers? Previewing Hawks-Buc...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss what comes next for the 76ers and if they have to move Ben Simmons. Then they look at how the Atlanta Hawks can upset the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference finals and possible adjustments for the LA Clippers in Game 2 against the Phoenix Suns before debating who should win the NBA Draft Lottery.
40 min
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Clippers Lose Game 1 | Bucks Beat Nets | Hawks ...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Charles Mockler of Locked On Clippers about the Clippers' first ever conference finals appearance and their Game 1 loss, to Kane Pitman of Locked On Bucks about Milwaukee edging out Brooklyn in Game 7, and to Ku Khalil of Locked On Pistons about Atlanta's stirring win over Philadelphia in Game 7 and what it means for Ben Simmons.
29 min
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Giannis Antetokounmpo Forces Game 7, Rick Carli...
37 min
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Hawks stun Sixers, Clippers top Jazz as both te...
40 min
88
Kevin Durant delivers All-Time performance, Buc...
Kevin Durant delivered an epic, all-time performance in the Brooklyn Nets Game 5 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss Durant's brilliance, Milwaukee's panicked response, and they they didn't do what seemed like obvious things to at least hold off the Nets in a game the Bucks mostly controlled. Also, All-NBA teams were announced and a weird quirk cost Jayson Tatum a lot of money.
35 min
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Trae Young Lifts Hawks to Even Series, Clippers...
Wes Goldberg of the Mercury News and Locked On Warriors and David Ramil of Locked On Heat debate how much credit the Atlanta Hawks should get for evening their series against the Philadelphia 76ers and break down how the LA Clippers dominated the Utah Jazz before asking how the Brooklyn Nets can bounce back from losing Kyrie Irving in Game 5.
28 min
90
Milwaukee Bucks bounce back in Game 3 while Don...
Bucks get a win and Jazz keep rolling
38 min
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Suns take commanding 2-0 series lead, Pacers dr...
34 min
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Donovan Mitchell leads Utah Jazz, Joel Embiid, ...
Star power ruled the night in the NBA as Donovan Mitchell and Joel Embiid had 40-pieces to lead their teams to playoff wins. John Karalis and Jake Madison discuss Utah overcoming cold shooting, the Clippers getting another rough performance from Paul George, and an amazing end-of-game stand in the late game. Also, the Sixers got some nice performances while Trae Young struggled for the Atlanta Hawks, but it was Shake Milton who broke the game open for Philly. Plus, Nikola Jokic officially gets his MVP.
33 min
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Nets Dominate Bucks, Suns Take Game 1 and Predi...
Wes Goldberg of the Mercury News and Locked On Warriors and David Ramil of Locked On Heat break down why the Brooklyn Nets dominated the Milwaukee Bucks, how the Phoenix Suns took Game 1 of their series against the Denver Nuggets, if the Atlanta Hawks can really upset the Philadelphia 76ers and predict the winner between the Utah Jazz and LA Clippers.
33 min
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Clippers Win Game 7, Blazers & Magic Making Coa...
36 min
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Lebron & Lakers First Round Fall, Suns Rise, Nu...
33 min
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Mavericks take Game 5 vs. Clippers | 76ers, Haw...
40 min
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Damian Lillard score 55 but Nikola Jokic and Nu...
31 min
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How Joel Embiid's Injury Impacts the East | Plu...
Wes Goldberg of the Mercury News and Locked On Warriors and David Ramil of Locked On Heat discuss how Joel Embiid's injury could change the Eastern Conference playoff race before breaking down Utah's win over Memphis and the Grizzlies' promising future. Then they take a premature look at a potential Brooklyn Nets-Milwaukee Bucks series and how the Los Angeles Lakers can make up for Anthony Davis' likely absence in Game 5 against the Phoenix Suns.
36 min
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Suns Win Game 4, AD Hurt | Jazz Back On Track |...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Brendon Kleen of Locked On Suns about Phoenix's Game 4 win over the Los Angeles Lakers and what it means for the rest of the series, to David Locke of Locked On Jazz about Utah seemingly righting the ship against Memphis, and to Kane Pitman of Locked On Bucks about Milwaukee's first round, demon-exorcising sweep of the Miami Heat.
30 min
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Lakers Make a Statement, Miami Melts Down, Most...
34 min