Your daily NBA podcast giving you all the news, updates and analysis in 30 minutes from the hosts of the Locked on Podcast Network. Highlighted by the guest Ben Golliver of the Washington Post, Sam Amick of the Athletic, plus Josh Lloyd's Monday show of local experts on the biggest stories with the hosts of the Locked on Podcast Network.
Apr 1- Changes to draft day? Resuming the seaso...
John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss possible changes to the draft process & how it could impact teams & players. Also, why a plan to resume the season in Las Vegas makes sense, and ideas for NBA programming to fill the hiatus.
Brooklyn's Third Star, 2017 Re-Draft and the NB...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss who the Nets should seek to team with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving before re-drafting the top 10 of the 2017 NBA Draft.
Why Do You Love Your Team - Bulls, Nuggets, Pis...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Jordan Maly of Locked On Bulls, Matt Schoch of Locked On Pistons, and Adam Mares of Locked On Nuggets about why they fell in love with their teams, some great memories and favourite players as well.
LOCKED ON NBA -- 3/27 -- NBA Love Is Blind? NBA...
Also the 10 worst NBA team names.
LOCKED ON NBA - Ben Golliver with David Locke o...
76ers reverse course on reducing employee pay; ...
LOCKED ON NBA -- The Olympics' Problem and Trun...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil ask if the Olympics should postpone the events until next year before breaking down their end-of-season NBA Awards (in case the season doesn't resume).
Why Do You Love Your Team - Cavaliers, Hornets,...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Doug Branson of Locked On Hornets, Chris Manning of Locked On Cavs, and Nick Angstadt of Locked On Mavericks about why they fell in love with their teams, some great memories and favourite players as well.
LOCKED ON NBA -- 3/20 -- Coronavirus continues ...
Plus, which teams are best equipped to resume play after a long hiatus?
LOCKED ON NBA - David Locke and Ben Golliver ha...
March 18- KD among 4 new COVID-19 cases, teams ...
John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss Kevin Durant and the new COVID-19 cases in the NBA, the teams hurt by the hiatus, and what their non-sports podcasts would be
LOCKED ON NBA - NBA's Handling of COVID-19 and ...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss the NBA's handling of the COVID-19 crisis, what the playoffs would look like if they are played, and which teams could benefit the most from an extended hiatus.
Why Do You Love Your Team
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Brad Rowland of Locked On Hawks, John Karalis of Locked On Celtics, and Josh Bass of Locked On Nets about why they fell in love with their tams, some great memories and favourite players as well.
LOCKED ON NBA -- 3/13 -- NBA wisely announces 3...
It's smarter to play these kinds of things safe.
Ben Golliver on the NBA suspending the season
Ben Golliver is joined by Nick Angstadt to discuss the Coronavirus Pandemic and the NBA suspending the season for the foreseeable future.
Are any award races still undecided?; How good ...
Jake Madison (@NolaJake) and Nick Angstadt (@NickVanExit) dive into the NBA awards that have yet to be decided.
Are the Lakers the favorites? Who can beat the ...
David Ramil is joined by Nick Angstadt to answer 5 Big Questions on the NBA Playoffs and how the Coronavirus might change NBA Media access.
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Josh Bass of Locked On Nets about the surprise decision to 'mutually part ways' with Kenny Atkinson, to Matt Moore of Locked On Nuggets about Denver's recent slide, and to William Updyke of Locked On Clippers about Sunday's loss to the Lakers, and how Marcus Morris has fit in with his new team
LOCKED ON NBA -- 3/6 -- Steph Curry returns; Cl...
Who are the most fun players to watch when they have it going?
LOCKED ON NBA - Locke and Golliver on Pels/Mavs...
LOCKED ON NBA - Spike Lee's Beef With the Knick...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil ask why Spike Lee is beefing with the New York Knicks, if the Lakers should sign Dion Waiters or J.R. Smith and if Giannis has already run away with the MVP award.
Bucks and Rockets upset; Could you be talked in...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Jake Madison of Locked On Pelicans about New Orleans surging toward the playoffs, to Mike Richman of Locked On Blazers about how Portland is slipping with Damian Lillard injured, and to Sean Woodley of Locked On Raptors about the big man injuries and OG Anunoby's emergence
LOCKED ON NBA -- 2/28 -- NBA Stock Exchange: Wh...
The Lakers took care of business, the Blazers are holding on for dear life, and Joel Embiid got hurt.
LOCKED ON NBA - Locke and Golliver on Rockets d...
Can the Bucks be stopped, should Bradley Beal t...
Nick Angstadt is joined by Kane Pitman and Troy Haliburton to discuss the Milwaukee Bucks, Giannis, and Bradley Beal's Back-to-Back 50 point nights.
LOCKED ON NBA -- Kobe's Memorial, Ben Simmons' ...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil reflect on Kobe Bryant's touching memorial at Staples Center before asking how Ben Simmons' injury will impact the future of the 76ers, and if the Brooklyn Nets would have been off without Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving.
Victor Oladipo Is Back, But How Is He Looking, ...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Tony East of Locked On Pacers about how Victor Oladipo has looked since his return from injury, to Jackson Gatlin of Locked On Rockets about the Rockets' super small ball lineups, and to John Karalis of Locked On Celtics about a disappointing loss Sunday to the Lakers and Kemba Walker's knee injury.
LOCKED ON NBA -- 2/21 -- Power Rankings: This s...
Surely this won't make anyone angry.
LOCKED ON NBA - Locke and Golliver - The 5 Stor...
Feb 19- Kyrie's hurt again, are buyouts fair?, ...
John Karalis & Jake Madison run down a surprisingly busy news day including Kyrie's shoulder, Beilein out in Cleveland, & Bosh's HOF disappointment. Plus, are buyouts fair to the league, and why the WNBA needs to add the Elam ending now!
LOCKED ON NBA - All-Star Game Changes, Beilein ...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss what worked about the All-Star Game changes, what's next for the Cavaliers if they fire John Beilein and if the Rockets were smart to double-down on their small-ball approach.
The New All-Star Game Format Worked, Rising Sta...
Nick Angstadt is joined by local experts to recap and discuss the events over All-Star Weekend.
LOCKED ON NBA - Locke and Golliver on Lakers wi...
Zion scores 31, Harden puts up 42, and Embiid g...
LOCKED ON NBA - Joel Embiid to Miami, Andre Igu...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss if they should take Jimmy Butler recruiting Joel Embiid seriously, Andre Iguodala facing the Warriors, and the Lakers' reported interested in one Dion Waiters.
Post-Drummond Pistons, Clippers Making Moves, A...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Matt Schoch of Locked On Pistons about the new Detroit Pistons after moving on from Andre Drummond, to Will Updyke of Locked On Clippers about the Clippers moving for Marcus Morris and how he will fit, and to Ben Beecken of Locked On Wolves about Gersson Rosas' complete retooling of the roster and bringing in D'Angelo Russell
LOCKED ON NBA -- 2/7 -- Post-NBA Trade Deadline...
Where do the Lakers, Clippers, Bucks and other contenders sit now that this important date is behind them?
LOCKED ON NBA - Locke and Golliver on the NBA t...
Feb 5- Clint Capela traded in monster 4-team deal
John Karalis and Jake Madison have instant reaction to the four-team deal that sent Clint Capela to Atlanta, as well as what it means for Minnesota's pursuit of D'Angelo Russell. Plus, the latest on Andre Iguodala
LOCKED ON NBA - Heat Get a Signature Win, Grizz...
Will The Thunder Sell Off, Kemba's Knee, Who Ca...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Brady Trantham of Locked On Thunder about the Thunder's trade deadline plans, to John Karalis of Locked On Celtics about Kemba Walker's knee and Gordon Hayward's play, and to Kane Pitman of Locked On Bucks about the NBA's best team and if anyone can stop them
Locked on NBA - Jazz-Nuggets, All-Star Reserves...
The Locked on Nuggets hosts review Nuggets-Jazz
Ben Golliver on what life in Los Angeles is lik...
NBA players changing numbers from 8 and 24; Cel...
Remembering Kobe Bryant
Remembering Kobe Bryant
RIP Kobe Bryant
Host Josh Lloyd speaks with Anthony Irwin of Locked On Lakers and to Tim Bontemps of ESPN about the tragic passing of Kobe Bryant and his duaghter Gianna, and the impact that Kobe has had on the game of basketball.
LOCKED ON NBA -- 1/24 -- All-Star starter react...
Just how bad might things be right now for the Clippers?
LOCKED ON NBA - Golliver was at Zion's debut, ...
Kawhi and Luka duel in Clippers win over the Ma...
LOCKED ON NBA - Rockets Slumping, All-Star Voti...
Ariza Joins The Blazers, Steph Has A Return Dat...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks with Mike Richman of Locked On Blazers about the recent Trevor Ariza trade and the return of Jusuf Nurkic, to Charles Hamilton of Locked On Warriors about Steph Cury's return date and trading D'Angelo Russell, and to David Locke of Locked On Jazz about the NBA's hottest offense
Nick Angstadt and Isaac Harris breakdown the All-Star voting, the Hawks/Timberwolves Trade, and Minnesota's pursuit of D'Angelo Russell.
LOCKED ON NBA - Locke and Golliver on Fultz Tri...
Jan 15- Getting Ja Morant into the All Star gam...
John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss the night in the NBA, including the Jazz and Grizzlies extending streaks, getting Ja Morant into the All Star game, and the impact of the WNBA's new CBA
LOCKED ON NBA - Sixers' Struggles, Lakers' Heal...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil ask if it's time to worry about the 76ers and if the Lakers can stay healthy enough for a deep playoff run.
Ja Morant Has The Grizzlies Rolling, Porzingis ...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks with Mark King of Locked On Grizzlies about Ja Morant and a Memphis team pushing for the postseason, to Nick Angstadt of Locked On Mavs about Kristaps Porzingis and his knee, and to Brady Trantham of Locked On Thunder about how OKC is tracking and what it means for the trade deadline.
LOCKED ON NBA -- 1/10 -- Kevin Durant, Kendrick...
Oh, just your average night in the NBA.
LOCKED ON NBA - Locke and Golliver on a wild ni...
Melo hits the game-winner for Portland; Should ...
LOCKED ON NBA - Kyle Kuzma, Andre Drummond and ...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil ask if the Lakers should trade Kyle Kuzma, what team would be the best fit for Andre Drummond and if Kevin Love has done enough to force his way out of Cleveland.
Kevin Love Is Unhappy, Kyrie Irving's Shoulder,...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks with Chris Manning of Locked On Cavs about the recent news in the Kevin Love situation, to Josh Bass of Locked On Nets about Kyrie Irving's shoulder injury, and to Philip Rossman-Reich of Locked On Magic about how Orlando can deal with Jonathan Isaac's knee injury
LOCKED ON NBA -- 1/3 -- Michael Porter Jr. shin...
Our latest power rankings might be the most controversial yet.
SPECIAL EDITION LOCKED ON NBA - David Stern pas...
Jan 1- Zion's possible return, changing how ref...
John Karalis recaps the night in the NBA & discusses Zion Williamson's possible January return, Steve Kerr's desire to stop rewarding flops, & Jared Dudley crushing the Knicks
LOCKED ON NBA - NBA New Year's Resolutions
Nuggets Rolling, Clippers Are Sick, And Hawks A...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks with Adam Mares of Locked On Nuggets about the perceived slow start of the Nuggets, Nikola Jokic, and Michael Porter Jr, to Charles Mockler of Locked On Clippers about the illness in the locker room and inconsistency, and to Brad Rowland of Locked On Hawks about Trae Young's ankle and the Hawks struggles
LOCKED ON NBA - Locke and Golliver on the Chris...
Spurs Struggles Continue, Butler Has Heat Flyin...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks with Jeff Garcia of Locked On Spurs about San Antonio's fall from grace, to David Ramil of Locked On Heat about Jimmy Butler's impact in Miami, and to Anthony Irwin of Locked On Lakers about LeBron James' injury and the impact it may have
LOCKED ON NBA -- 12/20 -- Bucks show they are l...
Giannis even crowned himself with LeBron standing right there.
LOCKED ON NBA - Locke and Golliver on Heat v. S...
John Karalis & Jake Madison run down the full slate of NBA games from Tuesday night, discuss the egregious officiating errors that have detracted from this season, and a new crop of trade rumors including New Orleans' Jrue Holiday
LOCKED ON NBA - The Bucks Stop Here, Trade Cand...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil ask if the Milwaukee Bucks are good enough to win the NBA Finals and what trade candidates could swing a playoffs series.
Luka Goes Down, Blake Griffin's Future, And The...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks with Nick Angstadt of Locked On Mavericks about Luka Doncic's injury and how the Mavs fill that hole, to Matt Schoch of Locked On Pistons about the fortunes of the Pistons and Blake Griffin's health, and to Matt George of Locked On Kings about the Kings' fortunes without De'Aaron Fox and Marvin Bagley, and the stellar play of Richaun Holmes
LOCKED ON NBA -- 12/13 -- Where does Luka Donci...
Also, did the Nuggets turn a corner?
Nikola Jokic vs Joel Embiid and why Luka Doncic...
Nick Angstadt and Isaac Harris (Locked On Mavericks) discuss last night's games and the reason why Luka Doncic is so much better this season.
LOCKED ON NBA - Giannis vs LeBron in the Finals...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil ask if Bucks-Lakers is the most exciting potential NBA Finals matchup.
Zion Williamson Injury Update, What's Wrong In ...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks with Jake Madison of Locked On Pelicans about the recent update on Zion Williamson's injury and the Pelicans struggles without him, to David Locke of Locked On Jazz about Mike Conley's fit in Utah and what the Jazz can do to get better, and to Gavin Schall of Locked On Knicks about David Fizdale's firing and the future in New York
LOCKED ON NBA -- 12/6 -- Power Rankings: Whose ...
Also, a quick trip around the NBA, including a conversation about Carmelo Anthony.
LOCKED ON NBA - Locke and Golliver on the non-d...
Recapping the night of action across the NBA in...
LOCKED ON NBA -- 11/22 -- For Blazers, Spurs, W...
Is this current playoff picture how it might look at the end of the season?
LOCKED ON NBA - Quarter Season Superlatives, Mo...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil ask who has been the "Life of the Party" through the first quarter of the NBA season, plus other superlatives such as "Cutest Couple" and "Most Likely to Succeed."
Melo In Portland, Kyrie's Shoulder, And The Bes...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks with Mike Richman of Locked On Blazers about Carmelo Anthony and how he is fitting in with the Blazers, to Josh Bass of Locked On Nets about Kyrie Irving's injury and how Spencer Dinwiddie is handling the lead role, and to Kane Pitman of Locked On Bucks about Giannis Antetokounmpo and one of the best teams in the NBA going under the radar.
LOCKED ON NBA - Locke and Golliver - Breaking t...
Nov. 27- Clippers stifle Luka Doncic, Anthony D...
John Karalis & Jake Madision run through a light night in the NBA, discuss Anthony Davis' return to New Orleans (and a really bad take about it), and Kemba Walker's miraculous return just days after leaving on a stretcher
LOCKED ON NBA - Giannis Scores 50, Embiid Shut ...
LaMelo Ball, Lakers Atop The NBA, Jimmy Butler ...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks with Mirin Fader of Bleacher Report about her in-depth piece on LaMelo Ball and his time in Australia, to Anthony Irwin of Locked On Lakers about Anthony Davis' impact on the NBA's best team, and to David Ramil of Locked On Heat about Jimmy Butler's arrival and the play of unheralded players in Miami.
LOCKED ON NBA - Locke and Golliver break down t...
Carmelo Anthony makes his debut with the Trailb...
LOCKED ON NBA - Luka's MVP Candidacy, Paul Geor...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil ask if Luka Doncic should be considered an MVP candidate, what the Clippers will look like when Kawhi Leonard and Paul George finally play together and when the Warriors will finally get a win.
Doncic And Porzingis, Harden On Fire, Mess In N...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Nick Angstadt of Locked On Mavericks about Luka Doncic as an MVP candidate and Kristaps Porzingis' start to the season, to Jackson Gatlin of Locked On Rockets about James Harden's red hot start, and to Gavin Schall of Locked On Knicks about the turmoil in New York
LOCKED ON NBA -- 11/15 -- Carmelo Anthony makes...
That, plus the Denver Nuggets won a game that really felt like it summarized their season thus far.
LOCKED ON NBA - Locke and Golliver - Lakers, Mo...
Nov. 13 - Paul George returns, China costs Hous...
John Karalis & Jake Madison run down the night in the NBA, Paul George's return to the LA Clippers, and the mess involving Houston and China that might ultimately cost Daryl Morey his job
LOCKED ON NBA - Kawhi Beats His Former Team, Kn...
After recapping Kawhi Leonard's struggles in the Clippers' win against the Raptors, Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss why the Knicks can't get out of their own way and if they are buying into the Phoenix Suns' early success.
Injuries To Kyle Lowry And Gordon Hayward, Plus...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Will Updyke of Locked On Clippers about Paul George's impending return and Kawhi Leonard's managed load, to John Karalis of Locked On Celtics about Gordon Hayward's broken hand, and to Sean Woodley of Locked On Raptors about Kyle Lowry and Serge Ibaka's injuries across the weekend
LOCKED ON NBA -- 11/8 -- "Whoa! or Whoa..." ret...
It seems like every night, there's at least a couple good games to catch.
Locke and Golliver - Giannis MVP repeat, Philad...
Nov. 6: 4th quarter comebacks, John Collins sus...
John Karalis & Jake Madison run through the night in the NBA, the bigger impact of the John Collins suspension, and why load management in November isn't about November at all