No Dunks is a daily NBA podcast hosted by Skeets, Tas, Trey, Leigh, and JD — the original basketball podcasters. Join ’em as they break down the league’s biggest games and headlines, answer listeners’ questions, interview guests, and more.
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Focused? Foolish? Defiant? Which word best describes your favorite team at the NBA's halfway point? On today's No Dunks midseason report, the guys take turns assigning words, phrases, movies, and people to best describe each of the 30 teams' season so far.
On Thu.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss the Markelle Fultz resurrection, Kyrie's comments about the Nets roster, the Pelicans playoff chances, Sekou Doumbouya's emergence, and whether LaVine is just as deserving of an All-Star spot as Trae and Beal. That, plus the BIG3's major changes, Redick's arm sleeve, a horse heptathlon, and TK's expensive driving ticket.
On Wed.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys debate Ja Morant's best assist, which Jazz player is more likely to make the All-Star Game, if the Knicks loss was worse than Brad Rutter's "Jeopardy GOAT" performance, and whether you'd rather be hit by a pen or piece of gum. That, plus Joel Embiid's signature shoe, idling cars, National Booch Day, and more!
No Dunks hit the beach to answer your questions! Topics include: How the Pelicans will tackle the trade deadline, Ja Morant's All-Star chances, why the Lakers are like surf and turf, what Joakim Noah can teach Ben Simmons, Pickleball, horse meat, proper wedgie protocol, Costco memberships, and more! Email: NoDunks@TheAthletic.com or tweet: @NoDunksInc
On Tuesday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss Shai Gilgeous-Alexander's bright future, LeBron's milestone march, and the Sixers' road woes and whether they need to make a move. That, plus our favorite trade deadline deals from the past 20 years, the WNBA's groundbreaking announcement, lemon loaf, and more.
On Monday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss NBA weekend winners — Grizzlies, Lakers, Jazz, etc. — and losers — Clips, Heat, Drummond, etc. That, plus LeBron's cold, the insane prize discrepancy for fans hitting half-court shots, the coolest players in the league, Oscar nominations, and more.
On today's bonus ep. of No Dunks, Skeets and Trey track down NBA superfan David DeLooper, who is currently trying to make it onto all 30 NBA Jumbotrons in just 30 days. We discuss traveling logistics, costume ideas, the in-arena experience, tips on how to make it on the big screen, and more. Follow David's journey on Twitter + Instagram at #30for30for30
On Friday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss the Kendrick Perkins vs. Kevin Duran Twitter fight, OKC's Westbrook tribute video, whether CP3 is cool again, the Sixers offense without Embiid, and the second fan returns of NBA All-Star voting. That, plus Worst of the Week nominees, NBA law puns, freak outs, and more!
On Thu.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss Jimmy Butler vs. T.J. Warren, Jokic's bully ball, Kemba's quick ejection, Terence Davis' first career start, and whether Cavs coach John Beilein will be canned after calling his players "thugs." That, plus Leigh breaks down every memorable three-pointer in NBA history.
No Dunks hit the beach to answer your questions! Topics include: 'King of the Court' at All-Star Weekend, trading McCollum for Ben Simmons, recycling old nicknames, Giannis' elite defense, Costco pizza, winter boots, the NBA's version of Sting and Shaggy, and so much more! Email: NoDunks@TheAthletic.com or tweet: @NoDunksInc
On Wed.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss CP3's clutch play, Melo's game-winner, whether Bobby Portis deserves suspension, and AD's tailbone injury and decision to decline the Lakers' max extension offer. That, plus why Blake's surgery helps the Pistons, Wade's three-day celebration, TK post-Ice Chest, and more!
What you are listening to is real. The participants are not actors. They are actual NBA podcasters with a case pending in the No Dunks Municipal Court. Both parties have agreed to state their case on how four teams — the Raptors, Thunder, Heat and Spurs — should approach the Feb. 6th trade deadline, and have their dispute settled here, in our forum, The Trade Deadline Court!
On Tuesday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss whether Gobert fouled Ingram at the end of Jazz-Pelicans, Trae's handles, MVP Ish, Kuzma-for-Bogi rumors, why the Clips won the Blake trade, and the 2020 Dunk Contest field taking shape. That, plus Allan Houston, sloppy Dubs-Kings, and info about our live show in Chicago.
On Monday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss Andre Drummond trade rumors, Kevin Love's outburst, and whether the Lakers should look to move Kyle Kuzma. That, plus the scrappy Grizzlies, four decades of Vince Carter, NFL wild card weekend, Salma Hayek at The Globes, Gene Simmons' odd breakfast habits, and more.
On Friday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss the biggest surprises and snubs from the NBA All-Star voting first returns, Michael Porter Jr.'s breakout performance, and the Heat's tireless zone defense. That, plus Worst of the Week, new nicknames, Diddy, Danny Elfman's Coachella playlist, bad haircuts, and more!
On Thursday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss former NBA Commissioner David Stern's legacy and break out the crystal ball to make some bold predictions. That, plus Kuzma's blond hair, the Knicks spoiling Melo's MSG return, Isaac's knee injury, horny Ralph Lawler, Leigh's South American adventure, and more.
No Dunks hit the New Year's Day beach to answer your questions! Topics include: our All-'Boose Team, the best in-game dunkers to never win a Dunk Contest, Kyle Lowry's Hall of Fame chances, milked championships, Harden's ringless legacy, "The Revenant" vs. "The Irishman," speaking Finnish, and more! Email: NoDunks@TheAthletic.com or tweet: @NoDunksInc
On Tuesday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss KAT rumors, last night's weird results, Oubre Jr.'s 3-point kisses, Eric Bledsoe's return, Beverley's wrist injury, and Dedmon's public trade request. That, plus TK's Top 5 ringless teams of the decade, ugly eyewear, rules to Ice Chest, and more. Happy New Year!
On Monday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss NBA weekend winners — Joel Embiid (?!), OKC, Utah Jazz, Michael Malone — and losers — Sacramento Kings, Kelly Oubre, and Terry Rozier. That, plus apple pie for breakfast, putting miles on the car, cool-looking players, the Finnish language, and so much more.
On today's inaugural ep. of Say What?!, Tas and JD act out conversations had by NBA broadcast teams that may or may not have happened. It's on Skeets, Trey and Leigh to guess if the discussions were real or written. All that, plus a special celebrity guest is in studio to help read a script or two.
On today's festive ep. of SQUAD, the guys draft their perfect Christmas Day from categories including Christmas movies, songs, activities, food/drinks, and classic NBA games. So who has the best holiday SQUAD? Let us know on Twitter — @NoDunksInc or #NoDunks — and Happy Holidays, y'all!
On today's No Dunks Xmas Special, the guys discuss who's on their NBA naughty and nice lists, recall their favorite moments from 2019, make some New Year's resolutions, and host a little Secret Santa gift exchange. Happy Holidays, y'all!
On Fri.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss Giannis snatchin' LeBron's crown, the feisty Rockets-Clippers game, and our NBA All-Star starters ballot. That, plus the finalists for the 2020 Hall of Fame, new gift ideas from the Hammacher Schlemmer catalog, #HolidayNBAPuns, the best 4-bar Friday yet, and more! Happy Holidays!
On Thu.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss the Heat's zone defense handing the 76ers their first home loss of the season, the shorthanded Celtics outlasting the shorthanded Mavs, and galaxy-brain Jim Boylen. That, plus Coach Pierce's job security, OKC's custom suits, the Tooth Fairy's going rate, phlegm problems, and more.
Actor, writer and podcaster Amir Blumenfeld joins the show to discuss his Lakers fandom, LeBron's heavy workload, AD's personality, filming with Rick Fox, comedians playing basketball, losing Bitcoin over the 2016 election, Blues Traveler, hot chocolate, and more.
On Wed.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss the Pacers snapping the Lakers' win streak, De'Aaron Fox's return, Kelly Oubre Jr. vs. Paul George, and potential trade packages for Jrue Holiday. That, plus another Zion update, our favorite NBA social media accounts, and more.
No Dunks hit the beach to answer your questions! Topics include: All-NBA centers, why Ice Trae needs help, current stars who will be forgotten, unsung cult heroes, Davis Bertans' three-point prowess, nutmegs, skinny Christmas trees, orthotic insoles, and more! Email: NoDunks@TheAthletic.com or tweet: @NoDunksInc
On Tuesday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss the Luka-less Mavs snapping the Bucks' 18-game win streak, Ja Morant's playmaking, and the crazier comeback, Rockets or Thunder? That, plus some Knicks trade rumors, bootleg "Star Wars" characters, Trey Lyles spilling a fan's drink, Barre3, and more.
On Monday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss NBA weekend winners — LeBron, Rose, the Bucks' win streak, Jokic, etc. — and losers — Luka's ankle sprain, Dion Waiters, the poor Pelicans, and others. That, plus what Nick Nurse learned from Phil Jackson, beet roots, e-scooters, and so much more.
On Friday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss Embiid taking criticism to heart, Tristan Thompson's spat with Coach Beilein, international superstar Luka Doncic, and dream trades involving Love, Jrue, Beal, and Iggy. That, plus Worst of the Week nominees, NBA potato puns, snotty handkerchiefs, how you could win $500, and more!
It's time to step into the Crossfire! On today's brand new podcast series, the guys debate each other head-to-head over who the best team in the league is, which star player will get traded first, the superior Christmas tree, and so much more!
On Thursday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss Kawhi's return to Toronto, Ja Morant's dunk on Baynes, Harden's 55, Devonte' Graham's All-Star chances, enforcer Dudley, the Pacers without Oladipo, and if the Knicks will retire Melo's jersey. That, plus Linkin Park, footlong french fries, cash register sounds, and Leigh's asthma.
No Dunks hit the beach to answer your questions! Topics include Giannis' style of play, how Cousins injury may have helped the Lakers, Eastern Conference All-Stars, Tracy McGrady's popularity, crazy uniform numbers, Derrick Rose's Hall of Fame chances, "Get Smart," NBA book recommendations, and Ontario's love of the potato. Email: NoDunks@TheAthletic.com or tweet: @NoDunksInc
On Wed.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss the Heat silencing Trae Young, Embiid admitting he isn't having as much fun this season, whether Lillard will finish his career in Portland, and what to expect for Kawhi's return to Toronto tonight. That, plus which coach is on the hottest seat, sports sons better than their fathers, My Buddy Grish's suspect sources, and more.
On Tuesday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys debate the better game-winner (Bjelica or Rose), more impressive return (Morant or Hayward), and team more likely to turn it around (Wolves or Jazz). That, plus can the Bucks stay undefeated 'til Xmas, Silver denies the Rockets protest, anticipating Kawhi's return to Toronto, Detlef Schrempf's underrated career, and more.
On Monday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss NBA weekend winners — Kevin Love trade rumors, Anthony Davis, the Nets, etc. — and losers — the Wolves, Rodney Hood's left leg, uninspired Nuggets play, more. That, plus CP3 snitches, Knicks free Fizdale, Leigh's quick Dallas trip, pigeons wearing tiny hats, and more.
On Friday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss whether Coach Fizdale will survive the weekend, if Silver should save the Knicks, and why James Dolan will never sell. That, plus Harden cracks the Raps' aggressive defense, the Blazers make Melo's deal guaranteed, Worst of the Week nominees, more cricketers, why LeBron is David Brent, laughing at inappropriate times, and more.
No Dunks hit the beach to answer your questions! Topics include the Pacers' strong start, our anti-Boylen All-Stars, whether the Heat should trade for LaMarcus Aldridge, and who's had the better career: Melo or Dwight? That, plus light bulbs, nut shots, the similarities between the Grateful Dead and "Coronation Street," and so much more. Email: NoDunks@TheAthletic.com or tweet: @NoDunksInc
On Thu.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys play "Whatchu Got?" regarding last night's most impressive win (Celtics, Lakers or Mavs), the better "He's Back!" performance (AG or CJ), and the more blatant show of disrespect (LeBron's uncalled travel or celebrating in socks). That, plus AD vs. Giannis, Devonte's 10 threes, the Rockets filing a protest, cancelled pickup runs, and more.
Brooklyn Nets color commentator Sarah Kustok joins the show to discuss the new-look Nets, what Kyrie's really like, her busy broadcasting career, punching Kendall Gill in the face, her three-point skills, the benefits of coconut oil, movies, and more.
On Wed.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss how the NBA should handle Harden's disallowed dunk, the Lakers battling flu-like symptoms, a Zion update, and whether the Heat should be considered a legitimate East contender. That, plus flex scheduling, Vivek's FT idea, Leigh's chugging skills, the Cobra Kai karate dojo, and more.
On today's ep. of SQUAD, the guys draft their ultimate sneaker collections from categories including Air Jordans, other signature shoes, classic kicks, novelty footwear, and leisure. So who has the best sneaker SQUAD? Let us know on Twitter — @NoDunksInc or #NoDunks
On Tuesday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys — with special guest Dave DuFour — discuss whether we should be worrying about the Jazz, the Cream City win streak, Kelly Oubre Jr.'s Most Improved chances, and Melo's Player of the Week. That, plus DuFour's MVP candidates, thoughts on the midseason tournament, single-season drop-offs, Matt LeBlanc's "Ed," and more.
On Monday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss NBA weekend winners — Harden's 60, Ben Simmons' defense, Miami Heat, Luka vs. LeBron, etc. — and losers — Hawks, Knicks, Ja's back spasms, more. That, plus AG's future in Orlando, the NFL's flex schedule, and Detective Skeets tries to get to the bottom of that mysterious fart sound on last week's Beach Steppin' podcast.
Think you know the NBA? Yeah, we'll see about that. On today's episode of Who Wants Some Trivia?, host J.E. Skeets quizzes comedian Amir Blumenfeld on some NBA trivia inspired by Ben Simmons hitting his first career three-pointer.
No Dunks hit the beach on Thanksgiving to answer your questions! Topics include game-winners we're thankful for, under-the-radar rookies, Westbrook's fit on the Rockets, disrespectful highlights, the NBL's popularity, alley-oops, turkey leftovers, and more. Email: NoDunks@TheAthletic.com or tweet: @NoDunksInc
On Wed.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss the Clippers slowing down Luka, Gary Harris' defense, the Mavs interest in acquiring Andre Iguodala, and whether the Pelicans will give AD a tribute video tonight. That, plus Jamal Murray and others commit to Team Canada, Tas counts down Skeets' Top 10 buddies, more Naismith, and more.
On Tuesday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss Marc Gasol and the Raptors holding Embiid scoreless, Giannis' 50-point night, the Celtics surviving Hield's 11 threes, Melo's emotional boost, and Dinwiddie's game-winner. That, plus the Naismith family tree, training pigeons, Claude Management, and more.
On Monday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss NBA weekend winners — 76ers, Luka's control, Zach LaVine, Donovan Mitchell, etc. — and losers — the Rockets defense, Wolves, Hawks, Kyrie's shoulder injury, etc. That, plus thoughts on ESPN's elevated camera angle, Magic Johnson's MVP tweet, and so much more.
On Friday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss whether the media is overlooking Giannis' historic season, if Vucevic's injury derails the Magic's playoff hopes, and Andre Drummond trade rumors. That, plus who's the worst team in the league, how to pronounce Mississauga, Disney+ puns, country music, fan gangs, and more.
On today's bonus podcast, the guys discuss early NBA awards leaders (MVP, Most Improved, Rookie), biggest surprises, disappointments, predictions they want back, and funny moments from the first month of the 2019-20 season.
On Thu.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss the Celtics-Clips overtime thriller, Ben Simmons' first career three-pointer, and whether Luka will be voted an All-Star starter. That, plus Pau Gasol's Hall of Fame chances, the Spurs' embarrassing start to the season, and Leigh drinking free champagne down at The Fortress.
No Dunks hit the beach to answer your questions! Topics include potential trades, players we've done complete 180s on, the high-octane Wizards, dangerous rabbit holes, the five-step rule of nicknames, JD's curated wedding playlist, and more. Email: NoDunks@TheAthletic.com or tweet: @NoDunksInc
On Wed.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss Melo's Blazers debut, Hassan Whiteside's nonexistent effort, the Lakers playing anti-Rockets ball, and "Malice at the Palace" memories. That, plus Brett Brown coaching Australia, the best/worst new alternate jerseys, Maxx, Eddie Murphy movies, and more.
On Tuesday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss Luka's 42-point triple-double and whether he's already a Top 10 player, KAT bombing threes over Gobert, Montrezl's fourth quarter, and what to expect from Melo's Blazers debut. That, plus Buddy Hield's happy kick, the Grizzlies' Vancouver throwbacks, Eddie Murphy, and more.
On Monday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss their NBA weekend winners — Markelle Fultz, Showtime Lakers, Harden, etc. — and losers — Spurs, Jonathan Isaac's ankles, and the Raptors for not offering JV, Wright and Miles championship rings. That, plus Aaron Gordon trade rumors, Dad Kobe, and more.
On today's ep. of SQUAD, the guys draft their All-Decade Teams. Do you go with Curry or Harden? LeBron or Durant? Dwight, Duncan, or a Gasol? The five categories / positions include a guard, forward, center, role player, and wildcard. So who is the best GM? Who has the best SQUAD? Let us know!
On Friday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss the Blazers signing Carmelo Anthony, the Knicks sweeping Porzingis and the Mavs, and Paul George's Clippers debut. That, plus super teammate Dwight Howard, Larry Steele facts, the Magic's orange jerseys, our perfect tweets, Mike Myers, and so much more.
On Thu.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys fire up the Up/Down Report to discuss whether the Wolves and Wiggins are for real, Austin Rivers encouraging the refs to give his dad a tech, Westbrook's comments about Beverley, Ja Morant's game-winner, and Nick Nurse's Coach of the Year chances. That, plus KCP's weird wedgie, ginger shots, Basketball Writers Reference, and more.
No Dunks hit the beach to answer your questions! Topics include Luka's MVP push, Durant's all-time rank, potential Drummond trades, visiting Wiggins Island, NBA one-hit wonders, podcast ejections, our bad trip stories, and more. Email: NoDunks@TheAthletic.com or tweet: @NoDunksInc
On Wed.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys debate whether it's time to push the panic button in regards to Fizdale's job security with the Knicks, the Rockets without Eric Gordon, and the Nets and Blazers' slow starts. That, plus Coby White, Ben Simmons' ceiling, PG's imminent return, the Mavs' leaked jerseys, jump ball innovation, and so much more.
On Tuesday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss Khris Middleton and De'Aaron Fox's injuries, Porzingis struggling versus the Celtics, Blake's return and what it could mean for Drummond, the NBA's memo about load management, and the Knicks eyeing Masai Ujiri. That, plus slang for money, stupid Chuck the Condor, #NBABodyParts, and more.
On Monday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss their NBA weekend winners — The Joker, Nick Nurse, Cavs, YouTube mix creators, etc. — and losers — Dion Waiters' bad trip, fractured hands, Ja Morant and the Grizzlies. That, plus the Knicks' impromptu press conference, video games, JD's Bowmanville studio, and more.
Think you know the NBA? Yeah, we'll see about that. On today's episode of Who Wants Some Trivia?, host J.E. Skeets quizzes Tas Melas on some NBA trivia inspired by the Toronto Raptors celebrating 25 years.
On Friday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss Kawhi's takeover, TNT ripping Whiteside, Kemba's emotional return to Charlotte, Jimmy + The Dragon, and whether Aldridge is fun to watch when he's cookin'. That, plus Worst of the Week, Pun Gun, NBA Reddit's Harden strip club study, pranks, poops, and more.
On Thu.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss how Giannis can still improve his game, whether people are overreacting to Kawhi's load management plan, and if the Lakers should be considered title favorites. That, plus Ben Simmons' shoulder injury, the Jazz slowly finding their groove, Eric Bledsoe's brain fart, Popeyes chicken sammich, and more.
No Dunks kick off their socks and hit the beach to answer your questions! Topics include Andre Iguodala, Giannis' future free agency, cool arena innovations, NBA musicals, special roster additions for the 2020 All-Star Game, a wild free throw idea, an issue with Leigh's Halloween shaming rant, and more. Email: NoDunks@TheAthletic.com or tweet: @NoDunksInc
On Wed.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss the Trae Young experience, the Lakers bench run, the Pacers-Hornets ending, and Celtics Hayward lookin' a little like Jazz Hayward (and Old LeBron). That, plus PEDs in the NBA, Kawhi's load management, and whether the Nuggets and/or Knicks will retire Melo's jersey.
On Tuesday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss the "aggressively competent" Phoenix Suns, Ingram's smooth game, Jimmy Butler implying there was drama behind the scenes in Philly, and whether the Raptors should retire Jose Calderon's number. That, plus running goals, disco bathrooms, and too much baffling.
On Monday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss their NBA weekend winners — Dwight Howard, the undefeated Sixers, Andre Drummond, 3-D, etc. — and losers — the Who Dat Warriors, the Rockets' pathetic defense, the Bucks' reverse cam. That, plus RJ Barrett's minutes, Kawhi's diet, Leigh's Elton John outfit, and more.
On Friday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss the Nuggets' early season malaise, Brandon Ingram's Most Improved jump, Terminator Kawhi, the talented Heat rookies, and KD's appearance on "First Take." That, plus Worst of the Week candidates (Bulls, Kings, Harden), the Pun Gun, NBA Halloween costumes, Green Day albums, cameras, and more.
On Thursday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss Stephen Curry's broken hand, where the Warriors go from here, who won the Embiid-Towns brawl, whether Ben Simmons will be suspended, and that insane Rockets-Wizards game. That, plus the Pacers finally get a win, suggestions for what to call the Mavericks' bench, and ghost boners.
The No Dunkers hit the beach to answer your questions! Topics include Leigh's Knicks fandom, Jimmy Butler's Hall of Fame case, whether the Blazers should trade for Gallinari, the Spurs guard rotation, banning the phrase "near triple-double," manual coffee grinders, MIA drops, and more! Email: NoDunks@TheAthletic.com or tweet: @NoDunksInc
On Wed.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss LeBron passing the torch to AD, Trae Young's ankle injury, the Mavs depth, and what's wrong with Jokic. That, plus week one surprises, our worst predictions so far, Leigh's Top 5 Halloween etiquette tips, and a little curveball to tonight's Pick 'Em.
On Tuesday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss the Sixers defense bottling up Trae Young, the Warriors going small, the Raptors '95 Rewind Night, CP3's return to Houston, and other reunion games we're excited for. That, plus Up or Down on wearing your own jersey to the game, Kanter leaking the Celtics 'City' threads, and whether 'Inside the NBA' should be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame.
The Athletic's John Hollinger joins Tas and Trey to discuss the best "Grit and Grind" team, whether Memphis should have blown it up earlier, and why Mike Conley is due for a breakout season (at age 32). That, plus Hollinger suggests what the Warriors can do to get things back on track, Zion Williamson's position, and the future of analytics.
On Monday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss their NBA weekend winners — the Suns, Ice Trae, Ja Morant, etc. — and losers — the 0-2 Warriors, iso-heavy Nets, the death of Weekend Whoopsies. That, plus Zach Collins' shoulder injury, LeBron's fire scare, and the pros and cons of this new NBA Coach's Challenge.
Welcome to SQUAD, the No Dunks podcast where we're all the GM. On today's inaugural episode, the guys attempt to draft the perfect #NBATwitter team from categories including news breakers, players, and video stars. Who has the best SQUAD?
On Friday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss why the Rockets' high-variance offense is like "first date Skee-Ball," Bully Brook Lopez, whether we should be concerned about the Warriors, and if Trae Young is an All-Star lock. That, plus the triumphant return of Worst of the Week (Ayton, Zion, MJ), the Pun Gun, and not-so-Rapid Fire questions!
On Thu.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss Kyrie's Brooklyn debut, a few of the most surprising player/team performances, disappointing stat lines, Beal's ejection, trying to watch 11 games in one night, Wiggins Island, and Salt Lake City hosting 2023 All-Star Weekend. All that, plus we record a Tweet of the Night stinger right on the spot!
No Dunks hit the beach to answer your questions! Topics include the new NBA coach's challenge, the Phoenix Suns' ceiling, trading Gordon Hayward, why we're called No Dunks, Tas' composting tips, how we saved one listener's life, and more. Email: NoDunks@TheAthletic.com or tweet: @NoDunksInc
On Wed.'s ep. of No Dunks, the guys totally overreact by playing "It's Just One Game, But ..." with regards to rusty LeBron, Terminator Kawhi, the Clippers depth, and Siakam's All-NBA potential. That, plus the Raptors championship ceremony, Blake Griffin's injury, WiFi passwords, Wade on TNT, and so much more.
On Tuesday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss the fallout from Zion Williamson's knee injury, which rookie contract extension was the most surprising, intriguing storylines heading into the upcoming season, and players we'd pay good money to watch. That, plus it's the return of the Pick 'Em Payoff!
On Monday's ep. of No Dunks, the guys discuss Pascal Siakam's max contract extension, Buddy Hield and the Kings, Zion's knee injury, Dion Waiters' suspension, and some juicy lookin' over/under team odds.
Think you know the NBA? Yeah, we'll see about that. On today's inaugural episode of Who Wants Some Trivia?, host J.E. Skeets quizzes the international man of mystery, Leigh Ellis, on some NBA trivia inspired by Shaquille O'Neal's near-unanimous 1999-2000 MVP.
On today's fifth (and final) part of No Dunks 2019-20 NBA preview, the guys finish tackling burning questions about the upcoming season. Who could be a surprise Eastern Conference playoff team? Which franchise is under the most pressure? Who is the best player in the league? That, plus Zion's Rookie of the Year odds, Finals predictions, JD's checkup, watching "Frasier," and more.
On today's No Dunks, the guys discuss more burning questions about the upcoming NBA season. Which teams are the most overrated and underrated? Are people sleeping on the Raptors? Can Sweet Lou win another Sixth Man? That, plus scoring titles, pun-tastic NY Post headlines, learning the piano, and more.
On today's No Dunks, the guys answer more burning questions about the 2019-20 NBA season. Who wins the battle of Los Angeles: Lakers or Clippers? Which coach is already on the hot seat? And who has the best chance to make their first All-Star Game? That, plus Defensive Player of the Year predictions, make-or-break seasons, new jerseys, waterskiing, and more.
On today's No Dunks podcast, the guys continue to tackle burning questions about the upcoming 2019-20 NBA season. Which team is the toughest to predict? Will the Sixers or Bucks win the East? And what was the best under-the-radar move of the offseason? That, plus Most Improved predictions, nicknames, Billy Joel, and more.
On today's first No Dunks podcast, the guys unleash their 2019-20 NBA season preview series by tackling some burning questions about the upcoming season. Who wins MVP? Which team is must-watch League Pass material? And which Western Conf. bubble team will miss the playoffs? That, plus star players who could be traded, summer memes, dumb bold predictions, "Ball in the Family," and so much more.
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Emergency podcast to discuss France defeating Team USA in the World Cup quarterfinals, snapping the United States' 58-game winning streak in international tournaments. Who's to blame? What impact will this have on the 2020 Olympic roster? Was Thibs sleeping? And who wins the 2019 World Cup now—France, Argentina, Spain or Australia?
On today's podcast: Early FIBA World Cup surprises, disappointments and gold medal favorites; stories from Leigh's Australian tour; the fascinating international basketball lexicon, Larry David + more!
We're back with another summertime mailbag podcast, discussing your questions about DeMarcus Cousins' ACL injury, the West playoffs, surprising NBA duos, Team USA's FIBA World Cup chances, new cookbooks, old basketball VHS tapes, and the best songs of the summer. That, plus we say a tearful goodbye to super-producer, Matty O.
It's an all mailbag pod! The guys answer Qs regarding this summer's 'Hoodie Melo', whether Kawhi Leonard should have said more to Toronto, hopes for opening night/Christmas Day schedules, league parity, Bulls/Raptors predictions, the next superstar to request a trade, summertime beverages, and more!
On today's emergency podcast, Trey and Leigh talk about the shocking Westbrook-for-CP3 trade in JD's basement, before being joined by JE Skeets (live from Florida) and Tas Melas (live from Ontario) to get their thoughts. No vacations are safe!
On today's emergency podcast, Skeets talks to Leigh (live from Spain) and Trey (live from Wisconsin) about the Clippers signing Kawhi Leonard AND trading for Paul George in the wee hours of Saturday morning.
On today's summer podcast, the OGs — Skeets, Tas and JD — discuss the insanity surrounding Kawhi Watch 2019 and grade each team's free agency moves.
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