The Mismatch

By The Ringer

Listen to a podcast, please open Podcast Republic app. Available on Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

Image by The Ringer

Category: Sports

Open in Apple Podcasts


Open RSS feed


Open Website


Rate for this podcast

Subscribers: 3369
Reviews: 8
Episodes: 351


 Nov 16, 2023

Mohamed Warsame
 Jul 29, 2022
I love Chris and Kevin. This is my favourite NBA podcast.

Bounce Bounce
 Feb 7, 2022
Kevin O'Conner is good. Chris Vernon = the annoying morning radio DJ


 Dec 27, 2020


 Feb 27, 2020

Description

Kevin O’Connor and Chris Vernon discuss all the news, trends, and transactions happening in the NBA. They also offer their on-court analysis, and occasionally get into heated debates.

Episode Date
Celtics Roll Pacers, the Dominant Dallas Defense, and Some Timberwolves Concerns
May 24, 2024
NBA Conference Finals Preview, Plus Denver’s Implosion, Draft Talk, and the All-Rookie Teams
May 21, 2024
Wolves Force Game 7, Knicks-Pacers Preview, and OKC’s Odds in Dallas
May 17, 2024
OKC’s Gritty Win in Dallas, Celtics Go Up 3-1, Game 5 Previews, and Draft Lottery Reaction.
May 14, 2024
Boston’s Big Blunder, Mavs-Thunder Takeaways, Jokic’s Legacy, and More NBA Playoff Analysis
May 10, 2024
Is Denver Dead? Plus, Knicks Escape with a Win and Game 1 Previews
May 07, 2024
Knicks and Pacers Move On, Who’s Getting the Blame in Philly, and It’s Time to Give Brunson His Flowers
May 03, 2024
Playoff Murray Is Real, Superstar Ant, and Where Do the Lakers Go From Here? Plus: Bucks and Sixers on the Brink of Elimination
Apr 30, 2024
Lakers Collapse Again, Embiid Drops 50, Magic Dominate, and Game 3 Previews
Apr 26, 2024
Thrillers in Denver and New York, Plus Breaking Down Every NBA Playoff Series
Apr 23, 2024
Sixers Survive, Impactful Injuries, Believing in OKC, and Playoff Predictions
Apr 19, 2024
Can Any of the Play-In Teams Make a Conference Finals Run? Plus, Playoff Preview and a Wemby Tease
Apr 16, 2024
A Close MVP Race, the Nobody Paolo, a New Top Prospect, and Can the Sixers Knock Off the Celtics?
Apr 12, 2024
Booking Our Dream Postseason Matchups, UConn’s Dominance, and Zach Edey’s NBA Potential
Apr 09, 2024
How Far Can Embiid Take the Sixers? Plus, the WTF Bucks, the Randle-less Knicks, and the Warriors Came to Play.
Apr 05, 2024
The Dangerous Mavs, Inconsistent Suns, and Uncertainty Surrounding the Knicks. Plus: Is Joel Embiid Close to Returning?
Apr 02, 2024
The Cinderella Lakers, Standings Check-In, and March Madness Prospects
Mar 29, 2024
Determining Jontay Porter’s Punishment, March Madness Prospect Stock, and Can the Rockets Catch the Warriors?
Mar 26, 2024
The Most Interesting NBA Players Down the Stretch, Plus March Madness Prospects to Watch
Mar 22, 2024
Exploring the Thunder’s Chemistry, Playoff Prospects, and Tournament Anticipation
Mar 19, 2024
Is There a New Alpha in Boston? Plus, Exposing the Lack of Foul Calls.
Mar 15, 2024
The NBA Postseason Belief Scale
Mar 12, 2024
The Nuggets Sweep the Season Series Against the Celtics, Edwards Drops 44, and Luka’s Historic Performance in a Win Over the Heat
Mar 08, 2024
Dame Still Has It, Gearing Up for a Boston-Denver Collision, and Can Wemby Upset Gobert for the DPOY?
Mar 05, 2024
Buying Into the Chet Vs. Wemby Rivalry and the Emerging Warriors, Plus: Has Doc Fixed the Bucks?
Mar 01, 2024
NBA Abominations, Wemby's 5x5, and Defending This Year's Draft Class
Feb 27, 2024
The Six Most Interesting Teams Down the NBA’s Final Stretch
Feb 23, 2024
Trae Young Trade Rumors, Grizzlies Silver Linings, All-Star Festivities, and Does Pop Still Got It?
Feb 16, 2024
Wolves and Bucks Pick Up Statement Wins, Quick Rookie Check-in, and Reacting to the Second MVP Straw Poll
Feb 13, 2024
Believing in the Thunder, Why the Knicks and Mavs Won the Day, and Recapping a Mediocre Trade Deadline
Feb 09, 2024
NBA Trade Rumor Recap, Embiid’s Surgery, and Draft Talk
Feb 06, 2024
LeBron’s Future, a Brunson State of Mind, and Embiid’s Wild Week
Feb 02, 2024
Do the Heat Need to be Fixed? Plus, Doc’s Debut, Knicks Without Randle, and Yet Another 70-Point Performance
Jan 30, 2024
LeBron’s All-Star Achievement, the Unmotivated Heat, and Did the Bucks Screw This Up?
Jan 26, 2024
Embiid Scores 70, KAT Drops 62 (But Loses), and Risers Across the NBA
Jan 23, 2024
Pascal Siakam Trade Analysis, Plus NBA Season Midway Check-In
Jan 19, 2024
Are the Jazz Buyers or Sellers? Plus: Trade Targets for the Kings, and Why the Spurs Should Trade for Trae Young
Jan 16, 2024
Imagining Siakam With the Warriors, the Bucks' Championship-Caliber Defense, and Why a Two-Day Draft Makes Sense
Jan 12, 2024
Do the 76ers Need to Make a Move? Questions from Around the League, plus Lakers and Warriors' Concerns
Jan 08, 2024
How Long Does Darvin Ham Have? Plus: Bucks Survive Wemby and the Wide-Open Championship Landscape
Jan 05, 2024
Porzingis’s Rim Influence, Luka’s Dominance, Emerging Rookies, and New Year’s Resolutions
Dec 26, 2023
Was This Zion’s Plan All Along? Plus: Early MVP Candidates and the Loser Pistons.
Dec 22, 2023
Thunder Trade Targets, Lauri Markkanen’s Value, Should the Cavs Reset, and Other League Observations
Dec 19, 2023
Warriors' Silver Linings, the Clippers Are Back, and NBA Trade Season Is Here
Dec 15, 2023
NBA Standings Check-in, Zion’s Comeback, DeRozan Trades, a Lakers Master Class, and a Tournament Recap
Dec 12, 2023
Tournament Instant Reaction: Haliburton's Rising Star Power and Lakers Dominance
Dec 08, 2023
Recapping the Awesome NBA Knockout Round: Pacers Upset Celtics, Pelicans Stop the Beam
Dec 05, 2023
The NBA’s Biggest Surprises and Disappointments So Far, Plus An In-Season Tournament Preview
Dec 01, 2023
Can Devin Booker Win MVP? Plus, KOC’s Power Rankings, the Surging Sixers, and True Contenders
Nov 28, 2023
Thanksgiving Week Mismatch Mega-Pod
Nov 22, 2023
Are the Warriors Dead? Plus, the Loaded Celtics, Haliburton's Ascent, and Detroit’s Breakdown
Nov 17, 2023
Maxey’s Rise, Steph Needs Help, and The Clippers’ Problems
Nov 14, 2023
Is Minnesota for Real? Plus, Scottie’s Emergence, the Bucks' Issues, and NBA Media Changes
Nov 10, 2023
Harden’s Big "Meh" Debut, What the In-Season Tournament Is Missing, and Sophomore Check-ins
Nov 07, 2023
Will James Harden Be Happy With the Clippers? Plus, Three Early Winners and Losers of the Season
Nov 03, 2023
James Harden Trade Reaction, Plus Second Impressions From the NBA Season So Far
Oct 31, 2023
Dame Time Debut, The Hardenless Sixers, and More First Impressions From Opening Week
Oct 27, 2023
Giannis Extends with the Bucks, Grizzlies Options at Center, and NBA Season Predictions
Oct 24, 2023
2023-24 Semi-Bold NBA Season Predictions
Oct 20, 2023
Denver’s Dynasty Plans, Dame’s Debut, and NBA Preseason Observations
Oct 17, 2023
Wemby Vs. Chet, Loaded Suns, Bleak Mavs, and More Early Preseason Takeaways
Oct 10, 2023
Breaking Down Jrue to Boston, the Bright-Future Blazers, and the Sphere
Oct 01, 2023
Damian Lillard Finally Traded, Set to Join Giannis and the Bucks
Sep 28, 2023
Eight Things to Look Forward to Entering the NBA Season
Sep 26, 2023
Who’s the Mystery Dame Team? Plus, Lakers Reloaded, and KOC’s Rising Sarr
Sep 19, 2023
Team USA's World Cup Woes, KOC’s Franz Crush, and the NBA's New Rest Rules
Sep 12, 2023
Can SGA Make the Leap Next Season? Plus, Admiring All the Talent at the World Cup and the Lost Art of Rebounding.
Sep 05, 2023
World Cup Takeaways, Luka’s MVP Odds, and the Bright Now Suns
Aug 29, 2023
World Cup Takeaways, Anthony Edwards's Ascension, and Another NBA Investigation
Aug 22, 2023
The James Harden Soap Opera, Broadcast Changes, and Cooper Flagg Reclassifies
Aug 15, 2023
AD’s New Bag, Paolo Vs. Melo, and Is This the Hawks' Last Chance With Trae?
Aug 08, 2023
The Summer 'Mismatch' Mailbag: Hyped Teams, Timberwolves' Future, and Perfect Movies
Aug 01, 2023
That’s True, That Might Be True, That’s Ridiculous: LIV NBA, 2024 Futures, and Player Empowerment
Jul 25, 2023
Embiid's Future, Summer League Standouts, and Lingering NBA Story Lines
Jul 18, 2023
Summer League Takeaways, Bright Futures, and the Dame-Harden Sagas
Jul 14, 2023
The Wembanyama Experience, Summer League Observations, and Will People Care about the In-Season Tournament?
Jul 10, 2023
Damian Lillard’s Demands, Free Agency Takeaways, and Summer League Preview
Jul 04, 2023
James Harden on the Move, Kyrie Irving's Future, and the Next Bruce Brown
Jun 30, 2023
Dame’s Future, KAT Trades, Wemby, and Underrated Free Agents
Jun 27, 2023
NBA Draft Reactions: Big Surprises, Risers and Fallers, and Contenders Reloading. Plus, the Marcus Smart Trade
Jun 23, 2023
Suns Add Beal, the Next Big Move, Zion Trades, Draymond's Future, and NBA Draft Talk
Jun 20, 2023
NBA Trade Rumors Galore: Scoot, Zion, Beal, Dame, LaVine, and More Leading Up to Draft Night
Jun 16, 2023
Nuggets Win NBA Finals: A Dynasty in the Making? Plus, Miami Offseason Preview, Playoff Lessons Learned, and Head-Coaching
Jun 13, 2023
Chris Paul Rumors, Zion's Adventures, Draft Talk, and NBA Finals Game 4 Preview
Jun 09, 2023
How Will the Nuggets Respond? Plus, Pick Your Poison With Jokic and a LeBron Power Play?
Jun 06, 2023
NBA Finals: Nuggets Pummel Heat in Game 1, Jokic's Dominance, and Breaking Miami's Zone
Jun 02, 2023
Miami Dominates the Crumbling Celtics, Nuggets-Heat NBA Finals Preview, the Coaching Carousel, and Future Draft Gems
May 30, 2023
Will the Celtics Make History? Plus, LeBron's Injury, Coaching Scuttlebutt, and Ja's Cryptic Social Posts.
May 26, 2023
Nuggets Sweep Their Way Into the Finals, Debating the Lakers' Future, and Why Joe Needs to Go
May 23, 2023
Nuggets Clean Up Game 2 Against Lakers, Heat Take Game 1, and Post-Lottery Thoughts
May 19, 2023
Jayson Tatum’s Signature Performance to Beat the 76ers, Next Steps for Philly, Lakers-Nuggets Preview, and More
May 16, 2023
The Nuggets Embarrass the Suns, the Celtics Take Game 6 From Philly, and a Warriors-Lakers Game 6 Preview
May 12, 2023
The Lonnie Walker Game, Heat Want It More, Devin Booker’s Godly Playoffs, and the Complex Celtics-Sixers Series
May 09, 2023
The Warriors Flatten the Lakers in Game 2, the Bucks Fire Coach Bud, and Joel Embiid Returns
May 05, 2023
Previewing Lakers-Warriors, and Can the Heat Keep This Up? Plus, the Return of James Harden.
May 02, 2023
NBA Playoff Talk: Celtics Escape Hawks, Milwaukee’s Choke Job, and Round 2 Previews
Apr 28, 2023
Not Taking LeBron for Granted, Jimmy Buckets at It Again, and the Kings' Missed Opportunity
Apr 25, 2023
Grizzlies-Lakers Analysis, Draymond’s Suspension, Bucks Cruise Without Giannis, and Potential Playoff Adjustments
Apr 20, 2023
LIGHT THE BEAM: KINGS GO UP 2-0! Plus, Lakers Empower Austin Reaves, Playoff Kawhi, and More First-Round Reactions.
Apr 18, 2023
Zion’s Future With the Pelicans, Lakers-Grizzlies Preview, and Finals Predictions
Apr 14, 2023
Previewing the Play-in Tournament, Predicting the NBA Awards, and Discussing the Gobert Punch
Apr 11, 2023
Mavs Mayhem, Standings Shuffle, Lottery Showdowns, and NBA Awards Race
Apr 07, 2023
NBA Playoff Seed Straddling, Wemby’s Viral Moment, and Discussing the New CBA
Apr 04, 2023
MVP Check, Dangerous Playoff Teams, and Are the Kings Being Disrespected?
Mar 31, 2023
MVP Showdown Letdown, the Roaring T-Wolves, and Trying to Determine the Mavs' Future
Mar 28, 2023
Reporter LeBron, Mark Cuban’s Gripe, and a League Standings Check
Mar 24, 2023
'The Mismatch' LIVE! | The New Daisy Theatre, Memphis, TN
Mar 22, 2023
Tournament NBA Potentials, Embiid Pushing for MVP, and the Feel-Good Kings Clinch a Winning Season
Mar 17, 2023
The Collapsing Celtics, Bucks Beam The Kings, and the Helter-Skelter Warriors With Rob Mahoney
Mar 14, 2023
Warriors Road Struggles, Injuries Around the League, and "Prove It" Time for Jokic
Mar 10, 2023
The Mismatch LIVE! | El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles
Mar 07, 2023
Bucks Continue to Dominate, Believing in the Knicks, and Yet Another Live Show Announcement
Mar 03, 2023
Previewing a Wild Final Stretch of the NBA Season
Feb 28, 2023
Eight Story Lines for the Rest of the Year and a Live Show Announcement
Feb 22, 2023
That’s True, That Might Be True, That’s Ridiculous: An All-Star Break Rendition
Feb 17, 2023
First Impressions After the Trade Deadline: Not Buying Into the Mavs, the Lakers' Ceiling, and More
Feb 14, 2023
NBA Trade Deadline Breakdown: KD to Suns, Big Lakers Moves, and Every Other Deal
Feb 10, 2023
The Kyrie Irving Trade's Ripple Effects and Previewing a Wild NBA Trade Deadline
Feb 07, 2023
The Latest Trade Rumors, All-Star Reserve Reactions, and NBA Rankings
Feb 03, 2023
Kings-Timberwolves Takeaways, the Magic Are Special, and a Wild Weekend of NBA Story Lines
Jan 31, 2023
All-Star Starters, NBA Rivals Week, and Absurd Trade Values
Jan 27, 2023
Determining the League’s Buyers and Sellers, Plus Clippers Are Looking for Upgrades and Lakers Aren’t Done Yet
Jan 24, 2023
Celtics-Warriors Takeaways, Plus Cavs Love, Luka’s Demands, and the Hot Heat
Jan 20, 2023
The Bleak Future Suns, Kessler or Gobert, and NBA Trade Targets
Jan 17, 2023
Coach Verno, Scared Simmons, and the Latest Trade Rumors
Jan 13, 2023
Why the Lakers Owe LeBron Nothing, Plus the NBA Halfway Point Check-In
Jan 10, 2023
All-Star Shocks and Disappointments, Plus: Trade Rumors and Early Prospect Comps
Jan 06, 2023
Dissecting the League’s Exploding Offenses and Recapping a Night of Extreme Scoring
Jan 03, 2023
A Christmas Embarrassment, the Thriving Nets, and Mailbag Questions
Dec 27, 2022
Time for a Raptors Reset? Plus, the Good Vibes Magic and Other Rising Teams.
Dec 20, 2022
Debating the NBA Rankings List, Plus the Grizzlies Dominate and What’s the Plan Without Steph?
Dec 16, 2022
Looking at the Top of Each Conference, New NBA Awards, and Reaction from Celtics-Clippers
Dec 13, 2022
Which Middle-of-the-Pack NBA Teams Are For Real?
Dec 09, 2022
Recalibrating the Lakers' Chances, Kawhi’s Underwhelming Return, and Inside the Hawks-Trae Drama
Dec 06, 2022
KOC's Killian Hayes-gasm. Plus: Dallas Struggles, Star Performers, and the Royal Celtics.
Dec 02, 2022
NBA Quarter-Mark Check-In, Plus Reacting to a Wild Night of Games
Nov 29, 2022
Ten Things We Are Thankful for This NBA Season
Nov 22, 2022
The Good and Not So Good About the NBA This Week
Nov 18, 2022
12 Things We Like and Dislike from the NBA
Nov 15, 2022
Luka Needs Help, Believing in the Blazers, and Do We Really Need All These Jerseys?
Nov 11, 2022
A Loaded NBA Night, the Hot Jazz, and a Pelicans Debate
Nov 08, 2022
The NBA’s Disgusting Off-Court Stories Overshadow a Competitive Start to the Season
Nov 04, 2022
BREAKING: Nets Fire Nash, Eye Udoka, Plus: Siakim’s Dominance, Cade’s Rise, and Kawhi’s Weird Season
Nov 01, 2022
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the NBA Season So Far
Oct 28, 2022
Another Rendition of That’s True, That Might Be True, or That’s Ridiculous
Oct 25, 2022
Early First Impressions of the NBA Season
Oct 21, 2022
Semi-Bold NBA Predictions, Extension Talks, and the Philadelphia 76ers
Oct 18, 2022
10 Questions for the Upcoming NBA Season
Oct 14, 2022
The Most Interesting Players Going Into the 2022-23 NBA Season
Oct 11, 2022
The Draymond Green Punch, the Victor Wembanyama Experience, and NBA Season Predictions With Adam Lefkoe
Oct 07, 2022
Suns Drama, Sixers Hype, and an NBA Media Day Recap
Sep 27, 2022
Rest in Peace, Jonathan Tjarks
Sep 13, 2022
Looking at the Mitchell Trade From the Cavs’ and Jazz’s Perspectives, Plus ‘2K’ Ratings and Wembanyama Coming Soon to the U.S.
Sep 07, 2022
What Barrett Extension Means for ​​Donovan Mitchell, and Your Mailbag Questions!
Aug 30, 2022
Reading Between the Lines of the Pat Bev Trade and the Real Impact of Chet’s Injury
Aug 25, 2022
BREAKING: Kevin Durant Staying in Brooklyn. What’s Next for the Nets?
Aug 23, 2022
Remembering Bill Russell, Tampering Unfairness, and Your Mailbag Questions
Aug 02, 2022
What Would It Take to Get KD to Boston, Can Tatum Be the Guy, and Latest on Mitchell
Jul 26, 2022
Top Summer League Performances, Interesting Teams, and Lakers Drama
Jul 19, 2022
Ayton Returning to the Desert, Do What You Can to Get Mitchell, and Summer League Prospect Watching
Jul 15, 2022
The Young Warriors, Paolo’s Proportionate Size, and Thanks Steph Curry
Jul 11, 2022
Summer League Observations and the Mavs' Future With J. Kyle Mann and Jonathan Tjarks | The Void
Jul 11, 2022
Summer League Recap, Preview, and Speeding Tickets
Jul 08, 2022
All Quiet on the Free Agency Front, The Gobert Gamble, and Summer League Excitement
Jul 05, 2022
Where in the World Will KD Go, and Recapping the Early Free Agency Moves
Jul 01, 2022
Brunson to New York, Implications for the Knicks and Mavs With Marc Stein | The Void
Jun 29, 2022
Post-Draft Stories and Getting Ready for Free Agency
Jun 28, 2022
Seven Lingering Questions Following the NBA Draft With Logan Murdock | The Void
Jun 24, 2022
Gearing Up for the NBA Draft, Players on the Move, and Potential Sleepers
Jun 21, 2022
Drafting the Magic’s Future With Kevin Clark and Steve Ceruti | The Void
Jun 18, 2022
Warriors Are Champions Once Again, Disappointment in Tatum, and Memories About Fathers
Jun 17, 2022
Game 6 Preview, Playoff Lessons, and Lakers Rumors With Daman Rangoola | The Void
Jun 15, 2022
The Andrew Wiggins Game, What Went Wrong With the Celtics, and Meeting Paolo Banchero
Jun 14, 2022
Aftermath of Game 3 in Boston, Is Draymond Confident or Arrogant, and Who Would You Take No. 1?
Jun 10, 2022
How the Warriors Bounced Back in Game 2, Our Favorite Beatles, and a Head-Coaching Update
Jun 07, 2022
Recapping an Amazing Game 1 and Witnessing the Birth of a Star
Jun 03, 2022
The Thunder Forecast With Tyler Parker and Andrew Schlecht | The Void
Jun 01, 2022
Previewing the Warriors-Celtics Finals, Tatum’s Maturity, and Pop Culture Reviews
May 31, 2022
Admitting Celtics Are Finals Contenders, Mavs Need Super Luka, and Drama in Brooklyn
May 25, 2022
Blowout Playoff Games, Rethinking Mavs-Warriors, and Tim Connelly Leaving
May 24, 2022
Bonus Pod! 2022 NBA Mock Draft With Kevin O'Connor | The Void
May 23, 2022
Mavs Meltdown with Kirk Henderson and Sam Esfandiari, Plus: Mirin Fader on Keegan Murray and Jabari Smith Jr. | The Void
May 22, 2022
Warriors Roll as Wiggins Finds His Role, Looney on the Boards, and Landing in the Perfect Spot
May 19, 2022
Previewing the Conference Finals, Bleak Future Suns, and Tonight’s NBA Draft Lottery
May 17, 2022
Tatum Explodes, Warriors Advance, and Game 7 Previews With Bill Simmons and Mo Dakhil | The Void
May 14, 2022
Epic Comeback or Total Collapse? Plus: Griz Make a Statement and Jimmy’s That Guy in the Postseason.
May 12, 2022
Al Horford Balling Out, Stop With the Whining, and Embiid Makes All the Difference
May 10, 2022
Embiid Returns, Brunson Shines, And Celtics-Bucks Deep Dive | The Void
May 07, 2022
76ers Falling Fast, Building Around Luka, and What Are You Watching Tonight?
May 05, 2022
Entering the Conference Semifinals, Hellacious Heat, and the Celtics' Cause for Pause
May 03, 2022
Moving Into the Second Round, Zion and LaVine's Future, and Music Talk with Logan Murdock | The Void
Apr 30, 2022
Bucks and Warriors Moving On, Doc Close to Blowing It Again, and Which Teams Left Will Advance
Apr 28, 2022
So Much for Those Nets, Raptors Not Done Yet, and the Real Mavs Are Starting to Show Up
Apr 26, 2022
Recapping a Wildly Entertaining Night of Playoff Basketball
Apr 21, 2022
The Pelicans Upset, the Grizzlies Bounce Back, and Butler Dominates With Rohan Nadkarni | The Void
Apr 20, 2022
The Emergence of Jordan Poole, Same Old Tune for the Jazz, and Previewing Tonight’s Matchups
Apr 19, 2022
Trae Loves to Put on a Show, and NBA Playoff Weekend Preview. Plus: What Is Zion Doing?
Apr 15, 2022
State of the Knicks With CP "The Fanchise" | The Void
Apr 13, 2022
Regular Season Wrapped, Play-In Preview, and Who’s Your MVP?
Apr 11, 2022
The Heat Clinch, Bottom of the Bracket Teams, and Key Players Returning for the Playoff Run
Apr 08, 2022
NBA Playoffs Update, State of the Jazz, and Bye Bye Lakers With Nate Jones | The Void
Apr 06, 2022
Congrats to Kansas, Playoff Standings, and Gearing Up for a Wild Finish in the NBA
Apr 05, 2022
Is Giannis the Real MVP? Plus, Cade Turning the Corner and the 50-Point March Blowout.
Apr 01, 2022
Going In-Depth on the Raptors, Scottie Barnes, and the Future of the NBA With Samson Folk | The Void
Mar 30, 2022
With No Time Lord There’s No Chance, the Suns' Immunity, and ROTY Misinterpretations
Mar 29, 2022
Rethinking Prospect Rankings, Understanding the Disrespect for the Suns, and You Wanna Fight Me?
Mar 25, 2022
Analyzing the NBA Draft and March Madness With Titus and Tate | The Void
Mar 23, 2022
Coming Around on the Celtics, Whether Something Is Wrong with Harden, and the Clippers Hoping for a Run
Mar 22, 2022
The Chet Holmgren Show, What Will Happen With the Warriors, and the Raptors' Chances
Mar 18, 2022
Mavs Going Full Luka, Watching the Suns Without CP3, and Rookie Growth With Dan Devine
Mar 17, 2022
Scouting Prospects and the NBA Landscape With "the Machine," John Hollinger
Mar 15, 2022
Boo Fest in Philly With Small-Game James, Adding More Incentives, and Witnessing the Birth of an All-Star
Mar 11, 2022
The Kyrie Show, Clippers Conspiracy, and Jokic’s Influence With Adam Mares | The Void
Mar 10, 2022
The Jokic Case for MVP, Finals Pretenders or Contenders, and the Russ Drama in La La Land
Mar 08, 2022
Lakers Continuing to Fall, How Dinwiddie Got His Groove Back, and Whether the Celtics Should Be Considered Finals Sleepers
Mar 04, 2022
LeBron’s Loser Lakers, Zion News, and the Play-in Race With Jason Maples | The Void
Mar 03, 2022
Recapping Ja’s Epic Night and How Good Are the T-Wolves? Plus, the Lakers Still Have a Chance.
Mar 01, 2022
DeMar the Cheat Code, Embiid Wanted Someone Else, and the Growing Questions in Portland
Feb 25, 2022
Zion Ripple Effects, Knicks Outlook, and the State of the NBA With Jason Concepcion | The Void
Feb 24, 2022
Recapping All-Star Festivities and Predicting Second-Half Story Lines
Feb 22, 2022
Two Sides of New York Basketball, Whether Simons Gives the Blazers a Chance, and the Mavs' Future With Rob Mahoney | The Void
Feb 17, 2022
The James Harden Drama Continues, Getting Giddy About Giddey, and All-Star Game Predictions
Feb 15, 2022
Finding the Right Roles in Philly and Brooklyn, and Recapping the Trade Deadline
Feb 11, 2022
Securing Trade Intel With Jake Fischer | The Void
Feb 09, 2022
Instant Reaction to the Kings-Pacers Trade
Feb 08, 2022
Reacting to the CJ McCollum Trade, Wondering Whether James Harden Will Be Dealt, and Watching Myles Turner Shoot His Shot
Feb 08, 2022
Questioning Middleton’s All-Star Selection, Congrats to Fred VanVleet, and Reggie's "Skip-to-my-Lou" Game-Winner
Feb 04, 2022
The Beautiful Suns, Deadline Deals, and All-Star Reserves With Wosny Lambre | The Void
Feb 03, 2022
NBA CrunchTime Debut, Predicting the Remaining All-Stars, and Looking Across the League With Ryen Russilo
Feb 01, 2022
The Surprise All-Star, Embiid's MVP Case, Pelicans Have a Chance, and the G League Initiative
Jan 28, 2022
Spo Keeping the Heat Hot, Bucks Defensive Evolution, and the Flawed All-Star Process With Nekias Duncan | The Void
Jan 27, 2022
Don’t Count Out Hawks Just Yet, the Lakers' Brodie Trade Decision, and a Surprise Guest
Jan 25, 2022
How the Suns are Maintaining Success, Laker Woes, and the Continuing Uncertainty With Ben Simmons
Jan 21, 2022
Finding Hope in Detroit and Looking Back at the 2021 NBA Draft Class With Nick Henkel | The Void
Jan 20, 2022
Heating Up in Miami, Whether Harden Can Lead the Nets, and Mavs Are Turning the Corner
Jan 18, 2022
Hawks and Knicks Swap Players, Dray’s Importance to the Dubs, and the Two Sides of All the Ben Simmons Talk
Jan 14, 2022
In the Heart of Mavs Country With Jonathan Tjarks | The Void
Jan 13, 2022
Welcome Back Klay, Real Ones in the West, and the Ben Simmons Trade Machine
Jan 11, 2022
Who’s the Leader in Boston? Plus, Playing in Today’s NBA and Kawhi’s Possible Return.
Jan 07, 2022
LeBron The Center, Weirdo Thunder, and NBA Rookie Talk With J. Kyle Mann | The Void
Jan 06, 2022
The Grizz Are for Real, DeMar and the Bulls Continue to Prove People Wrong, and High Praise for Becky Hammon
Jan 04, 2022
Which Franchise Will Finally Get Over the Hump? | The Void
Dec 29, 2021
Grizzlies Impressing, What to Do With the Lakers, and What an In-Season Tournament Could Mean
Dec 28, 2021
Evaluating DeMar From Afar, Love Affair With Scottie Barnes, and Stuck Teams in the NBA
Dec 23, 2021
'The Mismatch' Christmas List and Wishes for Next Year
Dec 21, 2021
Perfect Fits for KD, Patience with Ben Simmons, and No More Magic for the Wiz
Dec 17, 2021
Steph Curry’s Greatness, Rise of the Zone, and a Look Around the Association | The Void
Dec 15, 2021
The Return of Kyrie? Plus Cleveland Rising, King Down in Sac Town, and the Nearing Trade Season.
Dec 14, 2021
Will the Real Anthony Davis Please Stand Up, Imagining Ben Simmons With the Spurs, and the Mess in Indiana
Dec 10, 2021
How the Suns Got Better and Four Young NBA Teams Close to Finals Contention
Dec 08, 2021
Dealing With COVID, the Lakers Are "Two" Top-Heavy, the Issues in Portland, and GOATs Don’t Dance
Dec 07, 2021
Describing the Grizzlies' Record-Setting Night, What to Do in Portland, and Changing the Thought Process for DPOY
Dec 03, 2021
Running With T-Wolves, "Dirk" Valanciunas, and the Warriors Are Standing Their Ground
Nov 30, 2021
The Kings' Woes, Fox vs. Morant, and the Hot Suns
Nov 23, 2021
Steph As MVP?, Impact Player Tyrese Maxey, and Final Contenders
Nov 19, 2021
Three Big Surprises, Lonzo’s Resurgence, and an Epic Rant From Verno
Nov 16, 2021
Ben Simmons Saga, Tom Thibodeau Benching His Starters, and the Evolution of Physicality
Nov 12, 2021
Unstoppable Steph, Harden’s Scoring Slump, Chicago’s Hot Start, and Jokic’s Cheap Shot
Nov 09, 2021
The Celtics Blow Out the Heat, OKC Upsets the Lakers Again, and a Busy NBA News Week
Nov 05, 2021
Bulls Back, Fractured Celtics, Scorching Heat, and More!
Nov 02, 2021
An NBA Game of “That’s True, That Might Be True, or That’s Ridiculous”
Oct 29, 2021
Ja Morant Is the Most Fun Player to Watch in the NBA. Plus, Rule Changes and the Bulls’ Possibly Unsustainable Success.
Oct 26, 2021
Ten First Impressions From the Opening Games. Plus, Issues With the NBA 75 List.
Oct 22, 2021
2021-22 NBA Season Preview and Predictions
Oct 19, 2021
Ten Questions About the Upcoming Season, Plus Zion Williamson’s Health and Kyrie Irving’s Instagram Live
Oct 15, 2021
Kyrie Irving, Ben Simmons, and Zion Williamson Developments, Plus Eight People to Keep an Eye on for the Upcoming Season
Oct 12, 2021
Eight Intriguing Observations From Preseason and What Kevin Learned About the Brooklyn Nets
Oct 08, 2021
Evaluating the GM Survey and Preseason Overreactions
Oct 05, 2021
Unpacking Joel Embiid’s Recent Comments on Ben Simmons, Plus Evaluating NBA Player Rankings and Six Teams to Watch This Preseason
Oct 01, 2021
Media Day Revelations, From Zion Williamson to Ben Simmons and Beyond
Sep 28, 2021
Listener Mailbag Part 4! Plus: the Gersson Rosas Debacle in Minnesota
Sep 24, 2021
Picking New NBA Player Islands to Inhabit and Evaluating Old Choices
Sep 21, 2021
Listener Mailbag Part 3! Plus: a Bit of Football and a Bit of Ben Simmons.
Sep 10, 2021
What Are the Washington Wizards Capable of This Season? Plus More Ben Simmons Rumors.
Sep 07, 2021
Listener Mailbag Part 2! Plus: Will Ben Simmons Be Playing in a 76ers Uniform in October?
Sep 03, 2021
An NBA Offseason Game of "Do You Believe…?"
Aug 31, 2021
Mismatch Mailbag! Plus: Lauri Markkanen Is Headed to the Cavaliers and Emoni Bates Commits to Memphis
Aug 27, 2021
The Celtics Extend Josh Richardson and the Timberwolves Continue to Explore a Ben Simmons Trade. Plus: The Overtime Elite League Signals New Opportunities for High School Prospects.
Aug 24, 2021
Davion Mitchell Cements His Defensive Reputation in the Summer League Championship Game. Plus: How Can Patrick Beverley Help the Timberwolves?
Aug 20, 2021
Davion Mitchell, Payton Pritchard, and the Knicks Picks Shine at Summer League. Plus: Joel Embiid and Marcus Smart Sign Extensions and Memphis Sends Patrick Beverley to Minnesota.
Aug 17, 2021
Cam Thomas Looks Like an NBA Scoring Threat and More Summer League Observations. Plus: Mirin Fader on Her New Giannis Antetokounmpo Biography.
Aug 13, 2021
First Impressions of This Year’s Rookie Class in Summer League
Aug 10, 2021
Andre Iguodala Returns to the Warriors and More Transactions Around the League
Aug 06, 2021
Free Agency Shuffles, Surprise Contracts, and NBA Draft Reactions
Aug 03, 2021
Memphis Trades Up to the Top 10, and Top Prospect Info
Jul 28, 2021
Draft-Night Trade Conversations Reach a Crescendo and the Restricted Free Agency Market Is Hot
Jul 23, 2021
Giannis Drops 50 Points and the Bucks are NBA Champions
Jul 21, 2021
The Bucks' Adjustments, Kawhi Leonard Speculation, and Late First-Round Sleepers
Jul 16, 2021
The Clippers’ Future Is Uncertain After Kawhi Leonard Undergoes Surgery to Repair a Partial ACL Tear. Plus: Team USA Struggles and the 76ers Make Ben Simmons Available.
Jul 14, 2021
The Suns Take Game 2 of the NBA Finals
Jul 09, 2021
Giannis Plays but the Suns Take Game 1 of the Finals. Plus: Looking Forward to the Rest of the Series
Jul 07, 2021
The Bucks Win Game 5 Without Giannis. Plus: Chris Paul and the Suns are Headed to the Finals
Jul 02, 2021
Hawks Take Game 4 and Giannis Gets Hurt. Plus: Chauncey Billups Controversy and Combine Talk
Jun 30, 2021
Clippers Cut the Series Deficit in Half with Game 3 Win. Plus: Trae Young Scores 48 in Game 1 and New NBA Coaching Hires.
Jun 25, 2021
The Suns Win a Crazy Game 2 Over the Clippers. Plus: Eastern Conference Finals Preview and Draft Lottery Recap
Jun 23, 2021
The Bucks Force a Game 7. Plus: The Sixers Blow a 26-Point Lead and Major Coaching Changes
Jun 18, 2021
Kevin Durant's Dominant 49-Point Game Gives the Nets a 3-2 Series Lead. Plus: Chris Paul's Playoff Run with the Suns and Young Players Adjusting in the Playoffs
Jun 16, 2021
The Clippers Fall to 0-2 Against the Jazz and the Bucks Beat the Nets. Plus: How Many Games can the Nuggets Win Against the Suns?
Jun 11, 2021
Donovan Mitchell Balls Out and 76ers Even Series. Plus, Notes on Nets, Suns, and Award Winners.
Jun 09, 2021
The Suns and Nuggets Take Care of Business in Round 1 of the Playoffs. Plus: Looking Forward to Round 2 Matchups.
Jun 04, 2021
Damian Lillard Puts Up Historic 55-Point Performance in Game 5 Loss to the Nuggets. Plus: The Lakers' Collapse and Looking Forward to Nets-Bucks.
Jun 02, 2021
Bucks Beat Down the Heat in Third Straight Win. Plus: Lakers and Nuggets Win Their Game 3s, and the Clippers Are Wretched
May 28, 2021
Trae Young Is Becoming the NBA’s Next Great Villain. Plus: The Bucks Destroy the Heat in Game 2 and the Clippers and Lakers Disappoint.
May 25, 2021
Previewing the First-Round NBA Playoff Matchups. Plus: Do the Grizzlies Have a Chance at Beating the Warriors?
May 21, 2021
Previewing the First Round of the Play-in Tournament, Plus KOC's All-NBA Picks
May 18, 2021
Playoff Seeding Remains Uncertain With Three Days Left in the Regular Season. Plus: Udonis Haslem Plays Basketball, and Looking Forward to the Hall of Fame Ceremony.
May 14, 2021
Intriguing Lower Seeds, Jaylen Brown’s Injury, Russ Breaks the Record, and Discussing KOC’s NBA Awards Ballot
May 11, 2021
Play-in Matchups, Plus the Impact of the Mavericks Missing Porzingis, Nets Missing Harden, and Lakers Missing Davis
May 07, 2021
The Play-in Tournament Is Increasing Competition Down the Stretch. Plus: Redemption for Marc Gasol, Russell Westbrook, and Carmelo Anthony.
May 04, 2021
The Ascent of Kevin Porter Jr. and Michael Porter Jr. Plus: The Phoenix Suns End Their Playoff Drought and the Trail Blazers Have a Heart-to-Heart.
Apr 30, 2021
The Suns Could Nab the 1-seed in the West From the Jazz. Plus: The Timberwolves’ Future Remains Murky and the Trail Blazers’ Defense Is Historically Bad.
Apr 27, 2021
Are the 76ers a Genuine Finals Threat? Plus: The Celtics, Knicks, and Wizards Surge and Anthony Davis Returns.
Apr 23, 2021
We Are Standing Witness to Steph Curry’s Historic Greatness. Plus: The Clippers Are a Major Threat in the West and Stan Van Gundy Has Lost His Pelicans Team.
Apr 20, 2021
The Bulls’ and Kings’ Win-Now Moves Ultimately Amount to Losses. Plus: Jrue Holiday Is the Bucks’ Defensive Key, the Celtics Are Back on Form, and LaMarcus Aldridge Retires.
Apr 16, 2021
Jamal Murray Tears His ACL. Plus: The Bulls Aren’t Fitting Together, the Knicks Are at a Crossroads, and the Celtics Might Be Able to Make a Run.
Apr 13, 2021
Nikola Jokic Should Be the MVP. Plus: Wacky Western Conference Seeding and the Buyout Period Ends.
Apr 09, 2021
Which Teams Are Surging and Which Are Faltering Heading Into the NBA Season’s Final Stretch?
Apr 06, 2021
Who’s to Blame for the Celtics’ Underwhelming Season? Plus: LaMarcus Aldridge Starts for the Nets and the Clippers Overhaul Their Culture
Apr 02, 2021
The Nets and Lakers Fortify Their Rosters on the Buyout Market. Plus: Zion Williamson's Monster Performance Against the Mavericks.
Mar 30, 2021
The Mismatch’s Trade Deadline Postmortem
Mar 26, 2021
The Mismatch's Trade Deadline Preview. Plus: The Bucks Are Back and Steve Kerr’s Comments on 'Real Ones.'
Mar 23, 2021
The Hawks’ and Timberwolves’ Midseason Coaching Changes Have Paid Off. Plus: The Trade Deadline Approaches and KOC’s 2021 Draft Guide Drops.
Mar 19, 2021
The Charlotte Hornets Are Taking the League by Swarm. Plus: Chris Paul’s Gas Tank Is Still Full and the Hawks Look Rejuvenated.
Mar 16, 2021
Would You Rather Have LaMelo Ball or Ja Morant? Plus: Full Slate of NBA Games and LaMarcus Aldridge and PJ Tucker Are on the Market.
Mar 12, 2021
What Can Blake Griffin Add to the Brooklyn Nets? Plus: KOC’s Midseason Power Rankings
Mar 09, 2021
Can Jrue Holiday Help the Bucks Break Their Postseason Slump? Plus: Surprises and Disappointments at the Halfway Mark, and Mailbag!
Mar 05, 2021
Hawks Fire Lloyd Pierce, Zion Williamson Is a Force of Nature, and the Nets Still Have Higher Levels to Reach
Mar 02, 2021
Ben Simmons Devastates Luka Doncic and the Pelicans Are Confusing As Ever. Plus: Coach Malone Put His Foot in His Mouth, and Mailbag!
Feb 26, 2021
Do the Wizards Have a Chance at the Playoffs? Plus: the Timberwolves’ Future, All-Star Reserves, and More
Feb 23, 2021
Luka Doncic Snags an All-Star Starter Position Over Damian Lillard. Plus: Blazers, Celtics, Jazz, Nets, and Mailbag!
Feb 19, 2021
The Dominant Jazz, the Faltering Hawks, and the Rising Suns
Feb 16, 2021
Zach Lowe on the Teams He’s Most Surprised by This Season, All-Star Voting, Joel Embiid, and More
Feb 12, 2021
LaMelo Ball and the Instant Impact of NBA Rookies. Plus: Appreciating Dejounte Murray, Steph Curry, and De’Aaron Fox.
Feb 09, 2021
Six Players Who Deserve More Recognition This Season. Plus: LeBron James's Comments on NBA All-Star Plans.
Feb 05, 2021
What’s Holding the Dallas Mavericks Back From Reaching Their Full Potential?
Feb 02, 2021
How Christian Wood, Jerami Grant, and Mikal Bridges Are Lifting Up Their Teams
Jan 29, 2021
Jaylen Brown Is Making The Leap Towards Greatness Before Our Eyes
Jan 26, 2021
Why Are the Pelicans Playing So Far Below Their Potential This Season?
Jan 22, 2021
Are the Suns Getting the Most Out of Devin Booker?
Jan 19, 2021
What Does the James Harden Trade Say About How the NBA Has Changed?
Jan 15, 2021
An NBA Game of "Do You Believe…?"
Jan 12, 2021
Biggest Surprises From the NBA Season So Far
Jan 08, 2021
Can Steph Curry and the Warriors Reach the Postseason?
Jan 05, 2021
Ten Early Season Observations
Dec 29, 2020
The Mismatch’s 2020-21 NBA Season Preview
Dec 22, 2020
Nick Wright on James Harden, the Clippers, MVP Picks, and More
Dec 18, 2020
Giannis Contract Reaction and Five NBA Preseason Takeaways
Dec 15, 2020
Where in the League is James Harden Headed?
Dec 11, 2020
Bill Simmons on the Harden Fiasco, Teams He’s High and Low on, Rookie of the Year Picks, and More
Dec 08, 2020
Will Westbrook Help the Wizards? Plus: Lakers Loom Large and PG-13 Talks Trash
Dec 04, 2020
Welcome to 'The Mismatch'!
Dec 01, 2020