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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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DeRozan & LaVine Are Cooking for the Bulls, Mem...
35 min
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Suns Win 18th Straight, Thunder's Record-Settin...
The Phoenix Suns won their 18th straight game with a victory over the Detroit Pistons, the Chicago Bulls held off a late New York Knicks rally at MSG and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Oklahoma City Thunder by the biggest margin in NBA history. Wes Goldberg (@wcgoldberg) and Adam Mares (@Adam_Mares) recap all the action from Thursday night, plus, why LeBron James will return from the health and safety protocols sooner than expected and the latest on Zion Williamson's injury setback.
39 min
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Pacers Stumble Late Against Hawks, Celtics Surv...
40 min
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LeBron James in COVID protocol, Phoenix Sun bea...
The Phoenix Suns sent a strong message by shutting down Steph Curry and beating the Golden State Warriors to finish a perfect month. John Karalis & Jake Madison have that, the Brooklyn Nets beating the New York Knicks (and Tom Thibodeau's outrage at the refs), and the full slate of games in the NBA Tuesday night. Plus, the Los Angeles Lakers get past the Sacramento Kings on the first night of LeBron James in the health and safety protocols. Does THIS mean the Lakers season is in peril?
32 min
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New York Knicks remove Kemba Walker from rotati...
Kemba benched, Lonzo beats LaMelo
38 min
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Steph Curry & Warriors Shine, Suns Still Streak...
35 min
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STUFFED With Upsets As Rockets Outlast Bulls, P...
34 min
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Russell Westbrook nearly saves the Los Angeles ...
34 min
9
Who Wins the East, Suns Keep Rolling and Monday...
40 min
10
Luke Walton Fired | LeBron James & Isaiah Stewa...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Matt George Of Locked On Kings about Luke Walton's firing, to Ku Khahil of Locked On Pistons about the LeBron James and Isaiah Stewart incident, and to Serena Winters of Locked On 76ers about Tyrese Maxey and Ben Simmons trade rumours.
32 min
11
Steph Curry Scores 20 in the 4th Quarter, NBA G...
34 min
12
Too Much Giannis For Lakers, Damian Lillard And...
38 min
13
Steph Curry beats Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn...
29 min
14
Can Chicago's DeMar DeRozan Win the MVP?
30 min
15
Damian Lillard Hurt | Wizards Atop The East | C...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Mike Richman of Locked On Blazers about Damian Lillard's injury and the Neil Olshey investigation, to Ed Oliver of Locked On Wizards about Washington sitting on top of the Eastern Conference, and to John Karalis of Locked On Celtics about the struggles Boston has encountered to begin the season.
31 min
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Rudy Gobert & Myles Turner Ejected, Toronto Rap...
33 min
17
Lakers Survive Heat In Overtime, Wizards Narrow...
42 min
18
Paul George shines, Damian Lillard masks Portla...
Paul George showed some MVP moves while Damian Lillard showed why he should be moved, Utah Jazz are getting experimental while Atlanta Hawks problems are mostly mental, and Giannis Antetokounmpo assists Milwaukee to a win while depleted Philadelphia 76ers could use an assist. John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss the games, and in our real or fake segment, get into whether the Nikola Jokic suspension was appropriate.
35 min
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Jokic's 'Dirty Play,' Philadelphia's Dangerous ...
40 min
20
Cade Cunningham's NBA Start | Miami Heat On Fir...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Ku Khahil of Locked On Pistons about Cade Cunningham's start to his NBA career, to David Ramil of Locked On Heat about the fit and firing Miami Heat, and to Brian Kamenetzky of Locked On Lakers about the trouble Los Angeles is facing.
32 min
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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander's logo three highlights...
38 min
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Sixers Hold Off Bulls Late Rally, Kevin Durant ...
44 min
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Miami Heat are for real, referees nearly both L...
The Miami Heat were relentless in their win over the Dallas Mavericks, the Los Angeles Lakers survived a Houston Rockets team AND a nearly monumental mistake by the officials, And Donovan Mitchell was awesome for the Utah Jazz in a win over the Sacramento Kings. John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss that and whether the scoring dip in the NBA is real or fake
33 min
24
Is It Finally Time For Damian Lillard to Move O...
35 min
25
Scottie Barnes' Rookie Of The Year Campaign, Bu...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Big Dave of Locked On Bulls about Chicago's big win over Utah and their hot start to the season, to Sean Woodley of Locked On Raptors about Scottie Barnes' super impressive beginning to his NBA career, and to Isaac Harris about the start of Jason Kidd's coaching tenure in Dallas.
33 min
26
Ja Morant Explodes, Knicks Offense Overcomes, D...
36 min
27
Miami Defense Dominates In Brooklyn, Timberwolv...
47 min
28
Russell Westbrook leads Lakers to win | Nikola ...
37 min
29
Which Undefeated Team Is Likely to Keep on Winn...
28 min
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Grizzlies & Hornets Start Out On Fire | Evan Mo...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Shawn Coleman of Locked On Grizzlies about the Grizzlies impressive season to date, and to Walker Mehl of Locked On Hornets after Charlotte took down Brooklyn on the road, and then to Evan Dammarell of Locked On Cavs about Evan Mobley's fast start to his NBA career.
30 min
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Should Steph Curry be in the MVP Conversation? ...
37 min
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Celtics-Knicks Double OT Thriller, LaMelo Shine...
44 min
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Milwaukee Bucks beat Brooklyn Nets, Golden Stat...
It was opening night in the NBA, which saw Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Kevin Durant, James Harden and the Brooklyn Nets. Then Steph Curry dropped a triple double as the Golden State Warriors beat LeBron James, James Harden, and the Los Angeles Lakers. Plus, Ben Simmons drama in Philly after Doc Rivers kicked him out of practice and Joel Embiid made some striking comments.
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Biggest NBA Tipoff Stories: Ben Simmons, Deandr...
Ahead of the NBA's opening night, Wes Goldberg and David Ramil break down the league's biggest stories, including Ben Simmons reporting to 76ers practice, Deandre Ayton not getting a max extension from the Suns and James Harden deciding to enter free agency next summer before looking ahead to tonight's matchups between the Bucks and Nets and Lakers and Warriors.
33 min
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Zion Williamson's Injury & Pelicans Intrigue | ...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Jake Madison of Locked On Pelicans about Zion Williamson's recovery from his broken foot and the apparent disconnect between his camp and the Pelicans front office, and to Sean Woodley of Locked On Raptors about how Toronto is flying under the radar this season.
22 min
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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
42
Is Body Language Important In Preseason? | Over...
35 min
43
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
46
Joel Embiid: "Borderline Disrespectful" & Who W...
33 min
47
Chauncey Billups, Willie Green And Chris Finch ...
40 min
48
Anthony Davis to start at center | Michael Port...
35 min
49
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
50
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
52
Minnesota's Gersson Rosas Fired, Where Do The T...
46 min
53
Ben Simmons done with the Philadelphia 76ers
29 min
54
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
55
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
56
Big Questions: Luka Doncic, Russell Westbrook, ...
31 min
57
NBA Players NOT Required To Be Vaccinated, But ...
37 min
58
Does anyone want John Wall?; The Nuggets extend...
26 min
59
5 Western Conference teams that will be interes...
5 interesting Western Conference teams
40 min
60
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.
24 min
61
Big Questions: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Ben Simmo...
33 min
62
NBA Stock Market Pacific Division | Can Clipper...
41 min
63
LeBron James washed? More teams should trade fo...
35 min
64
5 Eastern Conference teams that will be interes...
5 interesting Eastern Conference teams
36 min
65
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
67
Ben Simmons Saga, Joel Embiid's Reaction, Possi...
39 min
68
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.
33 min
69
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
70
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
71
Are the 76ers really planning on going into the...
34 min
72
Nerlens Noel Lawsuit Against Rich Paul, Klutch ...
40 min
73
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
75
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
76
Lebron James: #WASHED KING, Worst Move of the O...
30 min
77
Cade Cunningham or Jalen Green for ROTY? | Marq...
45 min
78
Which teams shouldn't be playing on Christmas D...
38 min
79
Best Bets for Eastern and West Conference Fina...
Best Bets for Eastern and West Conference Finals Winners
52 min
80
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
81
Kawhi Leonard is the Clippers' Future & The 10 ...
33 min
82
Which Top Prospect Has Impressed The Most So Fa...
35 min
83
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
84
Jalen Green Impresses at Summer League, Luka Do...
27 min
85
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
86
Team USA vs France Preview, Ben Simmons Goes MI...
31 min
87
Knicks to sign Kemba Walker after Thunder Buyou...
36 min
88
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
89
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
90
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
91
Russell Westbrook Traded to Lakers, NBA Draft B...
32 min
92
Biggest storylines heading into the 2021 NBA Dr...
41 min
93
NBA Rumor Roundup: Kyle Lowry the first domino ...
34 min
94
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
96
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
98
Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 50 as Bucks win th...
33 min
99
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