NBA Today

By ESPN, Malika Andrews

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 Dec 17, 2020
Terrible podcast production. Some episodes have mono sound (left channel only) while the commercials are in stereo. E.g. Dec.15th episodes.

 Oct 30, 2019

 Jun 27, 2019
good for an ESPN pod

 Feb 14, 2019

bon from marketing
 Feb 8, 2019
love Rachel, Amin, SVG, and Windhorst, but Paul Pierce is awful.


With in-depth, comprehensive daily coverage of all aspects of the NBA, Malika Andrews and a vibrant cast of expert analysts and reporters offer their distinct perspectives on the game. She is joined by analysts Vince Carter, Chiney Ogwumike, and Kendrick Perkins, along with Senior Writer Zach Lowe. Ramona Shelburne and Adrian Wojnarowski will be among the top reporters contributing updates from around the league.

Episode Date
Steph Curry approaches the record
Coming up on NBA Today...The Lakers Big 3 were balling last night...Are they finally the team we thouight they would be to start the season? And the Chase is ON for Steph Curry... Is tonight the night he breaks the all time 3 point record? LIVE Reports from San Francisco. Plus Kevin Durant outdueled Luka Doncic last night in Dallas...But are the Nets relying too heavily on KD? NBA TODAY Starts now!
Dec 08, 2021
Miles Bridges joins the show
Coming up on NBA Today... BREAKING NEWS out of Portland with Damian Lillard as the team looks to reshape the front office...Woj is standing by... And Steph Curry is now 16 threes away from the all-time record. Could he possibly get there in his next game? He thinks so... Plus, Hornets forward Miles Bridges joins us to talk about his improvement this season and his favorite dunks so far...NBA today tips off now...
Dec 07, 2021
Suns Streak is Over
Coming up on NBA Today... The Suns streak is over...The hottest team in the NBA is in Houston but is is their success sustainable?  And the Lakers are one of many underperforming teams in the NBA but are they the most concerning? We go around the league to tell you who is?  Plus all is not right in Dallas...Why Luka Doncic's demeanor is a problem for the Mavs long term success...NBA Today starts 
Dec 07, 2021
This Is Business
Swagu and Perk discuss how it's time for Damian Lillard to make a tough decision, how Kareem Abdul-Jabbar should be praising LeBron James instead of criticizing him, why Oklahoma fans better have the same energy for Lincoln Riley that they had for Kevin Durant, and why neither of them are ever going to go to outer space like Michael Strahan. Let's get it.
Dec 07, 2021
Best in the West
Welcome into NBA Today...The duel in the desert lived up to the hype...How were the Suns able to stop sizzling steph curry to win their 17th straight?  And LeBron James is in the league's COVID protocols... How long will LeBron will be out? We look at the Good, the Bad and the Ugly for the lakers without James this season. Plus the Nets won the battle of the bouroughs but the real fight was between the Knicks and the officials...who got the upper hand? 
Dec 01, 2021
NBA's Two Best Teams Square Off
Coming up on NBA Today...  The two hottest teams in the NBA face off tonight as Steph and the Warriors visit CP3 and the Suns... we'll have ALL the angles covered... Plus, the Nets and Knicks are both sitting former all-stars... how Kemba Walker and Blake Griffin should approach life outside the rotation... And, as LeBron and the Lakers face Sacramento again tonight... does L-A regret not trading for Buddy Hield? NBA Today starts now!
Nov 30, 2021
Married to the Game
Swagu and Perk are still salivating after their Thanksgiving meals, but they discuss why Steph Curry is the best basketball player in the world right now, why Kemba Walker was benched, whether or not you can win with Baker Mayfield, and how football players react when they see baseball players signing guaranteed deals with hundreds of millions of dollars.
Nov 30, 2021
Suns win 16 straight on the show
Coming up on NBA Today... Bing Bonged...The heart warming homecoming appears to be over for Kemba Walker in New York City...Kemba is OUT of the Knicks rotation And the latest on when we might see Klay Thomspon, Michael Porter Junior, John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins on back on the court. Plus who were the biggest winners of the week that was in the NBA? Hint, hint they play each other tomorrow night...NBA today starts NOW! 
Nov 29, 2021
Was Lavar Ball Really All That Crazy?
Swagu and Perk discuss the fallout from the LeBron James-Isaiah Stewart kerfuffle, the inspirational themes from the movie King Richard, and the delectable meats, sides, desserts, and drinks they're going to have during Thanksgiving. Let's get it.
Nov 23, 2021
Iman Shumpert joins the show!
Welcome into NBA Today...We were planning to start the show with highlights of Steph Curry's brilliance, which we will eventually do.. but we are starting with something much more important...Tune into todays show for more!
Nov 19, 2021
Sixers and Ben Simmons standoff continues
The Sixers and Ben Simmons standoff continues. Is a resolution off the table? Brian Windhorst in studio with the latest. Big man battle in Utah. Rudy Gobert and Myles Turner mixed it up. We saw four ejections- was this a kerfuffle or a bru ha ha? Steph Curry is the betting favorite to win the MVP but he's not the reason the warriors will win the title...what?...we'll explain. NBA TODAY STARTS NOW!!!!
Nov 14, 2021
Vince Carter is Back!
Coming up on NBA Today...The Lakers were feeling the heat at Staples Center until Russ and Malik Monk sealed it in O-T. Was this the start of Westbrook's breakout? Big Perk .. weighs in And The East is a beast this year..which team has made the biggest statement? and who is the player making the biggest impact? Plus Vince Carter is here and will take YOU to the upper room for the best dunks of the week...This segment is all dunks and all amazing NBA TODAY STARTS NOW!!!!
Nov 11, 2021
NBA Coast to Coast
Coming up on NBA Today... Dame Time is over NBA Officiating...Does he have a point? How the new rules are impacting the Blazers Star. And the verdict is IN on the the Jokic and Morris skirmish...Does Big Perk agree with the NBA's ruling? Plus Kobe's influence on the NBA still looms large...How current players are honoring the Lakers Legend...NBA Today starts now. 
Nov 10, 2021
The Greatness of Steph Curry
What. A. Night. Monday was in the NBA. Nikola Jokic and Markieff Morris were both ejected. Ja Morant was on a trampoline. Luka Doncic Dazzled. The Bulls stunned Brooklyn. Carmelo Anthony was in his bag. The Bucks went to the White House. Steph Curry cooked up a 50-piece. So to quote Kendrick Perkins, Let's Get It.... And we will start in the Yay Areaaaaaa.
Nov 09, 2021
You Lyin' and the Truth Ain't in You
Swagu and Perk discuss Joel Embiid and Aaron Rodgers testing positive for COVID, Russell Westbrook needing to lock in with the Lakers, why consistency is the key to greatness, the Astroworld tragedy, a dirty play by a QB, and what they're about to have for dinner. Let's get it!
Nov 09, 2021
Bucks at the White House
Developing story as we start NBA Today...Joel Embiid has tested positive for COVID 19 .The latest on the 76ers and what a weekend it was across the NBA...Who was the Biggest winner? and who needs to step up?...Big Perk is coming for you! And the LeBron-less Lakers continue to struggle...We have an update on LeBron James and the recipe for fixing the purple and gold.
Nov 08, 2021
Ben Simmons hold out continues
Breaking news as we start NBA Today...Adrian Wojnarowski with the latest on Ben Simmons and his pay check!!! Plus the Lakers 4th quarter woes continue...O-K-C mounts a Thunderous comeback while Russ misses with the Game on the line. Plus, the latest on the NBA's investigation into Suns Owner Robert Sarver...Brian Windhorst is in Phoenix and joins us. NBA Today starts right now!
Nov 05, 2021
The Robert Sarver Story
We have a developing story as we start NBA Today...Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver is accused of overseeing an organization that many employees have described as toxic and sometimes hostile, reporting from ESPN's Baxter Holmes reveals. Stay locked on NBA Today for the full story!
Nov 04, 2021
ESPN's Baxter Holmes on the Phoenix Suns
ESPN Senior Writer Baxter Holmes joins The Woj Pod to discuss the reporting in his blockbuster story centered on Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver's behavior and the organization's culture throughout his 17 years of leadership. 
Nov 04, 2021
Draymond Green joins the show
Coming up on NBA Today...LeBron James took-over in the 4th quarter vs the Rockets...But does this Lakers win tell a bigger story?  And The Point God rises up the NBA Assist leaderboard...Hear from one of his former running mates about what makes Chris Paul such a dynamic passer Plus Are the Heat the Team to beat in the East? Our experts weigh in...NBA Today starts now!
Nov 03, 2021
Swagu and Perk have an open conversation about mental health in sports including their own struggles coming to terms with the end of their playing careers. Plus, the truth about leadership in a locker room and why quarterbacks and point guards aren't always the guy like the media wants you to believe. And are the Rams the team to beat in the NFL or do the Cowboys have something to say about it? Let's get it.
Nov 02, 2021
Best of the NBA weekend
James Harden found his groove for Brooklyn this weekend... has the Bearded One turned the corner? And in Los Angeles, how Carmelo Anthony became the Lakers' catalyst by finding a new role in L-A, And Chiney tells us how the Bulls revamped offense is seeing RED, as NBA Today starts now! 
Nov 01, 2021
Stephen A Smith joins the show
Coming up on NBA Today...Lakers injury updates...Lebron ruled OUT again.. but will Anthony Davis play? Our insiders have the latest And Bing, Bong the Knicks keep rolling...Stephen A Smith LIVE on New York's BIG win of over the Sixers...Plus is the MVP Steph's to lose? Another big night for the Warriors star as he makes his case for number 3...NBA Today starts now!
Oct 27, 2021
Ja Morant joins the show
That's Right Ja Morant is IN studio for NBA Today...He'll tell YOU what HE was thinking while throwing down his best dunks and reminisce about the one that got away...Speaking of dunks...they were the story of the NBA on Monday night...So who better to break them down than Vince Carter? Vinsanity takes us to the Upper Room and Lebron James is questionable tonight vs the Spurs. Woj is LIVE on how the Lakers are dealing with his ankle injury. NBA Today starts now.
Oct 26, 2021
Free Game
Swagu and Perk offer advice to Zion Williamson, compare Ja Morant to a Hall of Famer, try to determine what's wrong with the Kansas City Chiefs, dissect what went on between Dwight Howard and Anthony Davis, and highlight some Louisiana dads for taking action. Plus, a story about teammates going at it in the locker room with boxing gloves on. Let's get it.
Oct 26, 2021
Best of the NBA weekend
Happy Monday! Welcome to NBA Today...Your new home for the NBA on ESPN...I am Malika Andrews, joined by Richard Jefferson, Chiney Ogwumike and Ramona Shelburne...What a weekend it was across the league...Stay tuned to NBA TODAY!
Oct 25, 2021
Serge Ibaka joins the show
Today on NBA Today Serge Ibaka joins the show! We debut two brand new segments for the show...also breaking news concerning Ben Simmons as we have Senior Insider Adrian Wojnarowski drops in for the latest with Simmons. Packed show, stay locked to NBA TODAY!
Oct 21, 2021
Zach Lavine joins the show
Welcome to NBA Today! Falling Stars in La La Land. LeBron, Anthony Davis and Westbrook- in a dud of a debut- fall to a sparkling Steph Curry. How can the Lakers rebound? And we stroll down NBA Lane to reveal 25 of the top 75 NBA players in league history! A special guest- a champion- joins us as we celebrate who makes the cut!
Oct 20, 2021
The Start of the NBA Season is here!
Hey there! Welcome to NBA Today, your new home for the NBA on ESPN...We'll have the latest news, interviews and analysis on YOUR favorite teams. Today we break down the continued drama in Philly, why did Doc Rivers dismiss Ben Simmons from practice? Plus, we are joined by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver who weighs in on Kyrie and Ben Simmons, also his all time favorite NBA player!
Oct 19, 2021
First edition of NBA Today begins!
Hey there! Welcome to NBA Today, your new home for the NBA on ESPN...We will be with you Weekdays from 3-4 eastern LIVE from Los Angeles...Hosted by Malika Andrews with Richard Jefferson, Kendrick Perkins, Zach Lowe, and Chiney Ogwumike. Today we discuss all the drama before the first game of the season, the NBA is back! Stay tuned to NBA today on E1 tomorrow.
Oct 18, 2021
Introducing 'NBA Today'
With in-depth, comprehensive daily coverage of all aspects of the NBA, Malika Andrews and a vibrant cast of expert analysts and reporters offer their distinct perspectives on the game. She is joined by analysts Vince Carter, Chiney Ogwumike, and Kendrick Perkins, along with Senior Writer Zach Lowe. Ramona Shelburne and Adrian Wojnarowski will be among the top reporters contributing updates from around the league.
Oct 11, 2021