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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What's Next For Harden and the Rockets, Coronav...
Wes Goldberg, Warriors beat writer for the Bay Area News Group and host of Locked On Warriors, and David Ramil, host of Locked On Heat, discuss what's next for James Harden and Houston's "toxic" culture and how the coronavirus is already impacting training camps across the league. Then they rank the contending teams in the NBA before debating if nuts belong in brownies.
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NBA's COVID-19 Protocol Impact | James Harden A...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to David Locke of Locked On Jazz about the impact of the NBA's COVID-19 Protocols, to Jackson Gatlin of Locked On Rockets about James Harden's absence from the beginning of Rockets' camp and about John Wall's arrival, and to Anthony Irwin of Locked On Lakers about LeBron James and Anthony Davis' recent contract commitmernts.
32 min
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Russell Westbrook Traded for John Wall, is Hard...
Nick Angstadt and Ben Golliver discuss LeBron James signing an extension with the Lakers, react to the NBA's first four games, and breakdown the Russell Westbrook & John Wall trade
31 min
204
The Christmas schedule, another Milwaukee Bucks...
The Christmas Day slate of games was leaked, and it's not cliché! John Karalis & Jake Madison talk about that, how the Milwaukee Bucks really messed up the Bogdan Bogdanovic deal & maybe made themselves tough for Giannis Antetokounmpo to trust, the league's approach to COVID-19, and why Victor Oladipo should just go ahead and make his heel turn already.
34 min
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What We're Watching at the Start of Training Camp
Wes Goldberg, Warriors beat writer for the Mercury News and host of Locked On Warriors, and David Ramil, host of Locked On Heat, break down the most interesting teams as training camp begins, the players who will make the biggest impact on their new teams and make some bold predictions.
42 min
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Hawks Spend Up | Clippers Offseason | Bucks Fai...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Brad Rowland of Locked On Hawks about Atlanta's spending spree and what it may mean for the young talent on their roster, to Charles Mockler of Locked On Clippers about the Clippers offseason, and to Kane Pitman of Locked On Bucks about Milwaukee's successes and failures in the offseason.
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Power Ranking the West and East | Does the Sala...
52 min
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Winners and Losers of Free Agency
Wes Goldberg, Warriors beat reporter for the Bay Area News Group and host of Locked On Warriors, and David Ramil, the host of Locked On Heat, break down the winners and losers of free agency.
38 min
209
Blazers Sure Up Frontcourt | Ball & Hayward To ...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Mike Richman of Locked On Blazers about Portland's moves in free agency, to Walker Mehl of Locked On Hornets about the signing of Gordon Hayward and drafting of LaMelo Ball, and to Matt Schoch of Locked On Pistons on the wild start to the Troy Weaver era in Detroit.
32 min
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Most interesting picks, free agency primer, pow...
What are draft experts really saying?
47 min
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NBA Draft Reactions from Chad Ford, David Locke...
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Rockets rumors galore, Bucks doing what they go...
The Houston Rockets are in the middle of SO many rumors right now. John Karalis & Jake Madison break them down, including an interesting reason Houston would want John Wall. Plus, why it's OK the Bucks overpaid for Jrue Holiday and how the NBA's schedule structure is obviously planning for COVID cases
37 min
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4th Annual Mock Draft: Picks 25-30 with Chad Fo...
47 min
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4th Annual Mock Draft: Picks 19-24 with Chad Fo...
48 min
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4th Annual Mock Draft: Picks 13-18 with Chad Fo...
52 min
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4th Annual Mock Draft: Picks 7-12 with Chad For...
55 min
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4th Annual Mock Draft: Picks 1-6 with Chad Ford...
54 min
218
One Thing to Fix Every NBA Team
Wes Goldberg, Warriors beat writer for the Mercury News and host of Locked On Warriors, and David Ramil, host of Locked On Heat, come up with one thing to improve all 30 teams in the NBA.
39 min
219
Warriors Draft Smokescreens | Jrue Holiday Trad...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Wes Goldberg of Locked On Warriors about the draft smokescreens coming out of San Francisco, to Jake Madison of Locked On Pelicans about Jrue Holiday trades, and to Matt Schoch of Locked On Pistons about talk of LaMelo Ball perhaps landing in Detroit.
25 min
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NBA to resume December 22; Power ranking tweaks...
Welp, here we go again.
33 min
221
NBA Presidential Election - Locke v. Golliver -...
38 min
222
James Harden to Philly?; In-arena sports bettin...
32 min
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Rebuilding the 76ers, the Nets as Contenders an...
Wes Goldberg, Warriors beat reporter for the Mercury News and host of Locked On Warriors, and David Ramil, host of Locked On Heat, discuss how Daryl Morey should approach rebuilding the 76ers and why the Nets should be taken seriously as contenders in the East next season. Then, they talk about what they would first if they were president of the NBA.
37 min
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Mike D'Antoni Reunites With Steve Nash | Wolves...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Adam Armbrecht of Locked On Nets about Brooklyn hiring Mike D'Antoni to join Steve Nash's coaching staff, to Ben Beecken of Locked On Wolves about whispers around the number one pick and Malik Beasley's legal issues, and to Jackson Gatlin of Locked On Rockets about Houston's new head coach, Stephen Silas.
28 min
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Negotiations go public on NBA return date; Hall...
Which is the most efficient candy kids will be bringing home this weekend?
37 min
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Golliver and Locke - Morey in Philly who does h...
32 min
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Mavs want to make trades (but can they?), a rou...
The Dallas Mavericks are willing to trade anyone but Luka Doncic & Kristaps Porzingis but are there any "win now" deals out there? John Karalis (@RedsArmy_John on Twitter) & Jake Madison (@NOLA Jake) discuss that, why this could be a really rough year for rookies, and what a December 22 start means for veterans who may not be in a rush to get back to the court.
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Ripple Effects of NBA Starting in December, Mos...
Wes Goldberg, Warriors beat reporter for the Mercury News and host of Locked On Warriors, and David Ramil, host of Locked On Heat, open the show by looking at how starting in December will impact the NBA. Then they debate the most interesting storylines of the offseason before asking if Pat Riley was out of line with his comment about the NBA Finals having an asterisk. Plus, what's the most overrated Halloween candy?
35 min
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New Head Coaches In Indiana & New Orleans | Wha...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Tony East of Locked On Pacers and Jake Madison of Locked On Pelicans about the hiring of Nate Bjorkgren to coach the Pacers and Stan Van Gundy to coach the Pelicans and what it could mean for the the way the teams play and future roster moves.
22 min
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NBA tiers talk, plus ranking the top 10 NBA coa...
Adam really wanted some pizza for this show.
32 min
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Golliver and Locke: Who would trade for Westbr...
36 min
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Pacers hire Nate Bjorkgren; Bubble revenue soar...
36 min
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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
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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
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Either/Or: LeBron or AD, Nets or Warriors, Lonz...
Plus, power ranking the biggest winners of the bubble
53 min
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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
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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
238
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
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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
240
Was the NBA's bubble a success? Let's make fun ...
Which awards would we like to add?
39 min
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Locke and Golliver - Final days in the bubble,...
30 min
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Anthony Davis comes up big in the 4th as Lakers...
34 min
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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
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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
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Where do Anthony Davis and LeBron James rank in...
According to Adam, pretty high!
45 min
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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
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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?
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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
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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
250
Lakers hand Nuggets their latest 3-1 deficit
Can Denver survive the weekend?
39 min
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Locke and Golliver - NBA moving past the Bubbl...
37 min
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Behind Jamal Murray the Nuggets beat the Lakers...
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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
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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
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Heat beat Celtics again, Nuggets-Lakers preview...
Zone defense giving a professional team real problems? In 2020?
45 min
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Locke and Golliver - Nuggets brilliance, Clippe...
33 min
257
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
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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
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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
260
Lakers match Clippers' 3-1 series lead; NBA pre...
Double power rankings week? Double power rankings week!
40 min
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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
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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
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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
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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
265
Raptors stun Celtics; Clippers romp Nuggets; Wh...
The Bucks sure have to hope for a turnaround this weekend.
46 min
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Jamal Murray and the Nuggets beat the Jazz in G...
29 min
267
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
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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
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NBA readies to resume after groundbreaking protest
Might the league striking legitimately alter the player-owner dynamic moving forward?
26 min
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Ben Golliver from in the bubble on this histori...
46 min
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Jamal Murray keeps the Nuggets alive in the pla...
36 min
272
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
273
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
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Lakers, Bucks get back on track, but still tumb...
Is the game getting too small
47 min
275
Locke and Golliver - Dallas evens series with C...
39 min
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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
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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
278
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
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Power-Ranking the postseason matchups
Now that they're set, what are we most looking forward to?
33 min
280
Locke and Golliver - The Playoffs are set. T...
35 min
281
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
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Surprising Suns, Disappointing Pelicans and Vul...
31 min
283
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
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Ben Simmons injury reaction; Top 5 most surpris...
All that after a tour through another great night of NBA action.
41 min
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Golliver and Locke on reaction to players movem...
28 min
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Devin Booker hits game winner over Paul George ...
33 min
287
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
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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
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Golliver and Locke on the opening night of the ...
35 min
290
NBA Season Re-Preview Part 3: Lakers, Celtics, ...
32 min
291
NBA Season Re-Preview Part 2: Clippers, Sixers,...
29 min
292
NBA Season Re-Preview Part 1: Bucks, Rockets, M...
28 min
293
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
294
How different has the NBA been from our expecta...
Honestly, not all that different!
33 min
295
Locke and Golliver - Going to a game in the bub...
40 min
296
Kevin Garnett wants to buy the Timberwolves; Ju...
35 min
297
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
298
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
299
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
300
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
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