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Your daily NBA podcast breaking down all the games, basketball news, updates, rumors, and analysis in 30 minutes from the hosts of the Locked on Podcast Network. Highlighted by Jackson Gatlin (Locked On Rockets) on Mondays, Matt Moore (Locked On Nuggets) and David Ramil (Locked On Heat) on Tuesdays, John Karalis (Locked On Celtics) & Jake Madison (Locked On Pelicans) on Wednesdays, Nick Angstadt (Locked On Mavericks) & PatTheDesigner (Locked On Bulls) on Thursdays, Adam Mares (Locked On Nuggets) & Wes Goldberg (Locked On Heat) on Fridays. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

Raptors stun Celtics; Clippers romp Nuggets; Wh...
The Bucks sure have to hope for a turnaround this weekend.
46 min
Jamal Murray and the Nuggets beat the Jazz in G...
29 min
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
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
NBA readies to resume after groundbreaking protest
Might the league striking legitimately alter the player-owner dynamic moving forward?
26 min
Ben Golliver from in the bubble on this histori...
46 min
Jamal Murray keeps the Nuggets alive in the pla...
36 min
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
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
Lakers, Bucks get back on track, but still tumb...
Is the game getting too small
47 min
Locke and Golliver - Dallas evens series with C...
39 min
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
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
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
Power-Ranking the postseason matchups
Now that they're set, what are we most looking forward to?
33 min
Locke and Golliver - The Playoffs are set. T...
35 min
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
Surprising Suns, Disappointing Pelicans and Vul...
31 min
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
Ben Simmons injury reaction; Top 5 most surpris...
All that after a tour through another great night of NBA action.
41 min
Golliver and Locke on reaction to players movem...
28 min
Devin Booker hits game winner over Paul George ...
33 min
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
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
Golliver and Locke on the opening night of the ...
35 min
NBA Season Re-Preview Part 3: Lakers, Celtics, ...
32 min
NBA Season Re-Preview Part 2: Clippers, Sixers,...
29 min
NBA Season Re-Preview Part 1: Bucks, Rockets, M...
28 min
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
How different has the NBA been from our expecta...
Honestly, not all that different!
33 min
Locke and Golliver - Going to a game in the bub...
40 min
Kevin Garnett wants to buy the Timberwolves; Ju...
35 min
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
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
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
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
30 min
Bubble Burst, Lakers and Rockets Concerns and B...
Wes Goldberg, David Ramil and Renee Washington open the show by asking whether or not two players testing positive for COVID-19 in the bubble should be a concern for the NBA. Then they debate the impact of losing Rajon Rondo on the Lakers and the Rockets losing Russell Westbrook. Finally, they discuss Ben Simmons' new role as the 76ers power forward.
31 min
Kemba Walker's Knee & Breakout Players In Orlan...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to John Karalis of Locked On Celtics about Kemba Walker's knee, Jayson Tatum's breakout, and other players they are keen to watch in the NBA's restart
27 min
Ben Golliver is heading into the bubble, what d...
36 min
Bradley Beal won't play in the NBA's restart; A...
41 min
Facilities Close, NBA's Jersey Plan and Bradley...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss whether or not they are more concerned as NBA teams close facilities ahead of the resumption of the season, how the league messed up its plan to allow for phrases on the back of jerseys and if Bradley Beal has played his last game with the Washington Wizards.
26 min
Oladipo Out Of Orlando | Practice Facilities Cl...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Tony East about Victor Oladipo's decision not to travel to Orlando for the NBA restart, the closure of NBA practice facilities due to COVID-19, the NBA's approved list of names for back of the jersey and an uncensored broadcast feed.
23 min
Notes on all Orlando bubble teams
Plus, some fun with the delete eight teams.
39 min
Locke and Golliver on Maya More the hero, Weste...
33 min
More COVID cases, where's the line to shut it d...
Denver & New Orleans announce new positive coronavirus cases. John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss that, Adam Silver's comments about what might cause the league to shut it down, and whether the social justice steps the NBA is taking are enough
36 min
JR Smith to the Lakers, Fred Van Vleet's Moral ...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil wonder if JR Smith will be able to make an impact for the Lakers before discussing Fred Van Vleet's eye-opening statements regarding the NBA's moral obligation and revisit The Decision documentary that aired over the weekend.
29 min
NBA Releases Bubble Schedule | Impact On Teams ...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Charles Mockler about the NBA's schedule for the resumption of play and who it benefits and hurts, while also touching on players opting out and players replacing names on the back of their jerseys for social justice causes
28 min
Vince Carter retires; let's talk about dunkers
Really going to miss Carter.
29 min
Locke and Golliver - Life in the bubble, where ...
34 min
Will Nikola Jokic testing positive for COVID-19...
41 min
Davis Bertans Sits Out Bubble, Knicks Interview...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss what other players could follow Davis Bertans' lead and sit out the NBA's resumed season, that the Knicks are doing with their head coach search and what they are looking forward to in next week's 'The Decision' documentary.
31 min
COVID Spike Around Orlando | NBA Draft & Free A...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Philip Rossman-Reich of Locked On Magic about the COVID-19 case spike in Florida in the Orange County area around Walt Disney World, the NBA's new roster rules and dates for free agency and the NBA Draft, and whether this bubble should factor into award ballots.
28 min
Predictions for the NBA bubble playoffs
Plus, the latest on conversations surrounding the NBA's return.
28 min
Locke and Golliver break down the importance of...
35 min
An inside look at the phases of the NBA's return
NBA players got a memo from the league detailing the different phases of the NBA's return. John Karalis & Jake Madision break it all down, plus Adam Silver's comments about the NBA's obligation to return
35 min
Would the NBA's Return Distract From or Energiz...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil debate whether or not the NBA resuming play in July would help or hurt the national conversation over systemic racism. Then they discuss how the playoffs could impact Giannis Antetokounmpo's free agency and LeBron James' legacy.
38 min
Kyrie Irving Portrayed As A Villain | Young Pla...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Josh Bass of Locked On Nets about the Kyrie Irving led phone call with around 100 NBA players, the troubling reporting around it, and Kyrie's reputation, the young players looking for contract insurance, and which team the bubble helps the most.
26 min
SPECIAL - Locked On's Black Lives Matter Roundt...
85 min
The New York Knicks finally put out a statement...
36 min
Ranking the Bubble Teams, LaMarcus Aldridge's I...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil rank the 22 teams invited to Orlando for the resumed NBA season and discuss Gregg Popovich's comments about race in America and how LaMarcus Aldridge's injury impacts their chances of making the playoffs.
45 min
NBA Weekend News Recap, KD Won't Return, Bulls ...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Nick Angstadt of Locked On Mavericks about the news across the NBA in the last couple of days, including how the NBA's draft lottery will be handled, KD's announcement that he won't return this season, and which team benefits the most from the four and a half month layoff.
24 min
NBA passes vote to resume season -- it's happening
Was this the right time to drop the news?
32 min
Golliver and Locke get heated about NBA return ...
43 min
Remembering Wes Unseld, social change, silent K...
We remember Wes Unseld as an underrated legend, discuss the social change efforts in the NBA, including the Knicks refusal to put out a statement, and a potential end date for the NBA season. John Karalis and Jake Madison discuss it all.
40 min
NBA's Reaction to Protests and Problems with Re...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil open the show by talking about how the NBA has reacted to the protests around the country resulting from the death of George Floyd. Then the discuss why the league would be foolish to resume the season with 30 teams.
32 min
Most Likely NBA Playoffs Scenario, Play-In Tour...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Mark King of Locked On Grizzlies about the likely form the NBA's return to play will take, the fairness of a play-in tournament and a local perspective on how it sits with the Grizzlies, the team currently occupying the eighth seed in the West
25 min
Breaking down each potential format should the ...
How much should fairness weigh in on this situation?
31 min
Locke and Golliver debate 16 teams v. 20 teams,...
32 min
Damian Lillard takes a stand; Mark Cuban has a ...
34 min
New NBA Playoffs, Best Potential Matchups and D...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss a 16-seeded NBA playoffs, the advantages and disadvantages of holding them at Walt Disney World and ideas for a new 10-part documentary.
33 min
NBA's Return To Play GM Survey & RIP Coach Jerr...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to David Locke of Locked On Jazz about the passing of legendary Jazz coach Jerry Sloan and about the report from Shams Charania about the NBA's Gm Survey on a return to play protocol.
25 min
Potential schedule for NBA return leaks
Plus, thoughts and details from opposite ends of the spectrum from Jared Dudley and Joe Ingles -- and documentary ideas.
37 min
The NBA’s Return Plan & What If Michael Jordan ...
Nick Angstadt & Ben Golliver discuss the NBA's plan to return in Mid-July and then imagine NBA History without Michael Jordan.
32 min
Horace Grant blasts Jordan, Amesty provisions, ...
Horace Grant slams Jordan & calls him a snitch, what an amnesty clause would look like, and since MJ spit on a pizza, John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss food they'd spit on to keep all to themselves
39 min
What If Michael Jordan Didn't Retire?
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil debate if Michael Jordan should have retired in 1998 and discuss how that impacted his legacy. Then they discuss Bojan Bogdanovic undergoing season-ending wrist surgery and who was the best Finals team Jordan's Bulls ever faced.
33 min
The Last of The Last Dance: Michael Jordan, the...
54 min
What-ifs: This season, all-time, Lakers/Nuggets...
The NBA could look very different if a couple things fall just slightly differently.
30 min
Golliver and Locke on likelihood of play and ES...
37 min
Is "The Last Dance" Being Fair to Scottie Pippe...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil discuss if Michael Jordan has done a good job defending his leadership style, if "The Last Dance" has been fair to Scottie Pippen and if the NBA should scrap the rest of this season.
32 min
He's Back: Jordan's Return to Greatness on The ...
66 min
NBA teams prepare to get back in gyms, Mark Cub...
Plus, how best to build around the NBA's elite players.
36 min
Where do Michael Jordan's contemporaries rank a...
39 min
NBA partners with the Mayo Clinic; Thibs may be...
27 min
Michael Jordan as an Apolitical Figure, Kobe's ...
33 min
Michael Jordan's complicated legacy as competit...
62 min
Some around the NBA are reportedly advocating f...
Plus, introducing.... The Club.
31 min
David Locke and Ben Golliver on Last Dance, Dra...
35 min
NBA timeline, Lakers loan, & the G-League vs. t...
John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss the NBA's increasing willingness to delay next season in order to accommodate the playoffs, the Lakers getting & returning an emergency small business loan, and another 2021 prospect choosing the G-League over the NCAA
30 min
Is Dennis Rodman Interesting and Michael Jordan...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil open up the show by discussing how good Michael Jordan has been as an interview during "The Last Dance" and if Dennis Rodman is, indeed, interesting.
38 min
Instant Reactions to The Last Dance Episodes 3 ...
58 min
LOCKED ON NBA -- 4/24 -- What the Brooklyn Nets...
This is pretty clearly a move to appease a couple stars.
31 min
Chad Ford and David Locke on NBA Draft, why mis...
41 min
Draymond Green on Kevin Durant last season; Ben...
36 min
Michael Jordan Opening Up On 'The Last Dance'
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil open the show talking about what stood out to them from the first two episodes of "The Last Dance" before talking about what else they hope to see from the documentary series.
38 min
Why Do You Love Your Team - Wolves, Heat, Bucks
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Ben Beecken of Locked On Wolves, David Ramil of Locked On Heat, and Kane Pitman of Locked On Bucks about why they fell in love with their teams, some great memories and favourite players as well.
26 min
LOCKED ON NBA -- 4/17 -- NBA takes major step t...
Also, our divisional bracket continues, this time featuring the Central and Atlantic Divisions.
33 min
LOCKED ON NBA - Ben Golliver and David Locke on...
37 min
Apr 15- China's basketball delay & the NBA, HOR...
John Karalis & Jake Madison discuss how another delay of basketball's return in China might impact the NBA, why HORSE ratings were so bad, and the idea that plexiglass could separate fans from players in the future
29 min
Gobert vs. Mitchell, Bulls Say Goodbye to GarPa...
Wes Goldberg and David Ramil open the show discussing Paul Pierce's embarrassing HORSE performance and throw together some Rudy Gobert trade scenarios. Then they talk about the Bulls' sweeping front office changes and how the NBA plans to restart before playing "One's Gotta Go."
35 min
Why Do You Love Your Team - Grizzlies, Clippers...
Host Josh Lloyd speaks to Mark King of Locked On Grizzlies, Charles Mockler of Locked On Clippers, and Anthony Irwin of Locked On Lakers about why they fell in love with their teams, some great memories and favourite players as well.
24 min