Locked On NBA – Daily Podcast On The ...

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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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
103
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.
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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
107
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
109
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.
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Paul George & Clippers Comeback, Rick Carlisle ...
40 min
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Atlanta Hawks secure Game 1 of the Eastern Conf...
41 min
112
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
114
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.
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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
117
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
118
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
119
Milwaukee Bucks bounce back in Game 3 while Don...
Bucks get a win and Jazz keep rolling
38 min
120
Suns take commanding 2-0 series lead, Pacers dr...
34 min
121
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
127
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
128
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
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Lakers even their series with the Suns | Clippe...
32 min
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Bucks Take 2-0 Lead Over Heat, Nuggets Blow Out...
Wes Goldberg of the Mercury News and Locked On Warriors and David Ramil of Locked On Heat recap Monday night's playoff action. The Milwaukee Bucks used a hot shooting night to take a 2-0 series lead over the Miami Heat. Can Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo help the Heat take Game 3 in Miami? Plus, the Denver Nuggets even the series with a blowout win over the Portland Trail Blazers. Then they look ahead to Tuesday night's games and how the LA teams can get back on track.
33 min
132
Mavs, Blazers Win Game 1 On The Road | Hawks Be...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Nick Angstadt of Locked On Mavs about Dallas upset Game 1 victory over the LA Clippers, to Mike Richman of Locked On Blazers about Portland getting the early edge on Denver, and to Brad Rowland of Locked On Hawks about Atlanta's road victory over the Knicks in Game 1.
29 min
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Previewing an Action-Packed Opening Weekend of ...
37 min
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How the Lakers Beat the Warriors in the Play-In...
35 min
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Jayson Tatum scores 50 for the Boston Celtics |...
28 min
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Breaking Down Warriors-Lakers and Other Play-In...
Wes Goldberg of Locked On Warriors and David Ramil of Locked On Heat preview this week's play-in tournament: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors, Washington Wizards vs. Boston Celtics, San Antonio Spurs vs. Memphis Grizzlies and Charlotte Hornets vs. Indiana Pacers.
34 min
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On To The Playoffs (Featuring: Knicks, Warriors...
31 min
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Controversial Calls and Play-In Ripple Effects
39 min
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The Play In is Magic, How do you evaluate the ...
30 min
140
Lakers beat the Knicks in OT | Kyrie Irving tak...
30 min
141
Russell Westbrook is Mr. Triple-Double, Warrior...
Wes Goldberg of the Mercury News and Locked On Warriors and David Ramil of Locked On Heat ask what Russell Westbrook passing Oscar Robertson as the all-time leader in triple-doubles means for his legacy and the Washington Wizards. Then they discuss why the Golden State Warriors are the most dangerous play-in team and debate the criticism over the All-NBA ballots before discussing why Jaylen Brown's injury is a disaster for the Boston Celtics.
32 min
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Grizzlies Play-In Chances | Red Hot Wizards | B...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Shawn Coleman of Locked On Grizzlies about Memphis' recent play and what the play-in tournament holds for them, to Ben Mehic of Locked On Wizards about the red-hot Washington Wizards and Bradley Beal's current injury, and to Kane Pitman of Locked On Bucks about Milwaukee's push for the two seed and their playoffs chances.
30 min
143
Are the Lakers really headed for the play-in?
Plus, a wild Thursday slate has teams rising and falling down the standings
40 min
144
Locke and Golliver - Eastern favorites, Jokic t...
33 min
145
Nate Bjorkgren on the hot seat already, Russell...
Is Indiana Pacers head coach Nate Bjorkgren already on the hot seat? John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss that and Russell Westbrook's legacy, including whether the narrative has been changing lately. Also, a rundown of all the night's games in the league, including whether there was actually anything to learn from the Bucks-Nets rematch.
36 min
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Marvel Night, Play-In Tournament Race and the L...
Wes Goldberg of the Mercury News and Locked On Warriors and David Ramil of Locked On Heat discuss the NBA's Marvel night, the play-in race in the Western and Eastern conferences, if the Lakers turned their season around with a win over the Nuggets, Russell Westbrook's place among the great point guards and more.
38 min
147
Nuggets Rolling On Post Jamal Murray | Hawks In...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Matt Moore of Locked On Nuggets about Denver's remarkable record since Jamal Murray's injury, to Brad Rowland of Locked On Hawks about Atlanta's injuries and their position in the Eastern Conference playoffs, and to John Karalis of Locked On Celtics about the injuries to Kemba Walker and Jaylen Brown and why the Celtics just can't seem to click.
28 min
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Thursday's games, A look at the lottery teams, ...
Plus, notes on KD, KPJ, MPJ, and THJ
36 min
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Here Comes The Sun(s) with Ben Golliver & Matt ...
38 min
150
Play-In Tournament has been a success | Is some...
32 min
151
COY Race, Dramatic Finish in New York and Timbe...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil break down the Coach of the Year race before looking at the Phoenix Suns' dramatic win over the New York Knicks, what we learned about the Knicks during their nine-game win streak and if we learned anything about the Minnesota Timberwolves after their win against the Utah Jazz. Also, Bradley Beal vs. Stephen Curry for the scoring title, Kevin Love gets frustrated with the Cavaliers and John Wall's season-ending injury.
41 min
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Any Worries In Phoenix? | Anthony Davis Is Back...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Brendon Kleen of Locked On Suns about Phoenix's recent losing streak and if there is any reason to worry, to Andy Kamenetzky of Locked On Lakers about Anthony Davis' return and the three man centre rotation, and to Mike Richman of Locked On Blazers about Portland's free fall
29 min
153
Anthony Davis returns in Lakers loss; Stop with...
Also, Anthony bids his farewell.
28 min
154
Locke and Golliver - Nugggets keep winnings, S...
40 min
155
The Knicks are real! The Nets are hurting! And ...
The New York Knicks are real! John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss the hottest team in the the NBA, the team with the most talent but maybe the least health, and the Blazers situation
39 min
156
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
157
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
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Power ranking which lower seeds teams should be...
Also, has this season done potential lasting damage to the NBA?
44 min
159
Luka Doncic Magic and Eastern Unrest with Ben G...
42 min
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Jamal Murray out for the season with ACL injury...
33 min
161
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
162
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
163
NBA Stock Exchange: Is Brooklyn the league's ve...
Plus, power ranking the top five teams in the Western Conference.
45 min
164
Locke and Golliver - Chris Paul and Suns knock ...
35 min
165
Steph Curry drops 41 | Nikola Jokic and Aaron G...
28 min
166
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
167
Aaron Gordon's Fit in Denver, Luka Doncic's Nex...
35 min
168
Have the Nuggets leapfrogged the Clippers?
Also, who are the game's foremost forces of nature?
49 min
169
Locke and Golliver - Is the West a Jazz v. Suns...
41 min
170
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
171
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
172
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
173
NBA trade deadline reaction; Power ranking the ...
Plenty still happened that could reshape the league, though.
66 min
174
Locke and Golliver - Kyle Lowry's last stand, ...
38 min
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Should the Miami Heat trade for Kyle Lowry? | A...
36 min
176
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
177
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
178
A closer look at the NBA's own March Madness
Plus, power ranking the game's best scientists.
45 min
179
Locke and Golliver - PJ Tucker traded to Bucks...
37 min
180
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
181
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
182
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
183
Power ranking the top five players who could us...
Plus, the NBA deserves criticism for how it handled Meyers Leonard.
46 min
184
LaMarcus Aldridge Trade? Plus 3-point Fatigue a...
45 min
185
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
186
Brooklyn Nets the Best Bet & NBA Trade Rumors
31 min
187
All-Star Weeknight Recap: Giannis Antetokounmpo...
34 min
188
Top five things to look ahead to this NBA All S...
The NBA desperately needs this break.
38 min
189
Locke and Golliver - Joel Embiid MVP night, Uta...
35 min
190
The NBA has a referee problem after Devin Booke...
37 min
191
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
192
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
193
Which teams are most excited about the first ha...
Also, how heavily should entertainment value factor into All Star voting?
34 min
194
Ben Golliver: Are the Mavs shopping Kristaps Po...
32 min
195
All-Star reserves announced and was Devin Booke...
48 min
196
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
197
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
198
Shorthanded Nets drub shorthanded Lakers; Who a...
This might have been Adam's best power rankings ever.
55 min
199
Ben Golliver on Dame Time, Utah's Finals Case, ...
34 min
200
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.
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