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 Jan 12, 2021

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Nekias Duncan and former NBA video coordinator and assistant coach Steve Jones break down teams, players, and rumors around the NBA every week. The Dunker Spot is part of the BasketballNews.com Podcast Network.

Episode Date
Going Down The Rabbit Hole
5818
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss the Al Horford extension (0:40), take a way-too-early look at the All-Star teams (3:00), then answer questions from the Dunker Spot mailbag (23:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 01, 2022
Southwest Stress
5583
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. bounce around the league with their observations from the week. 2:30 -- Kemba Walker signing 5:00 -- Teams that impressed (GSW, DET, PHI, MIA, BOS) 37:30 -- Teams that make us think (NO, DAL) 1:10:20 -- Players that impressed 1:17:49 -- Free Throws Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 29, 2022
Ten* Things With Zach Lowe
6979
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by ESPN's Zach Lowe to discuss his process (1:00) and bounce around the league (7:00) before capping things off with a Dunker Spot mailbag (1:11:50). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 23, 2022
Go Eat Something!
5975
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. touch on the latest injury news, then bounce around the NBA with their weekly observations. 1:45 -- Injury news 8:45 -- Teams that impressed (SAC, LAL) 35:00 -- Teams that make us think (CHI, MIN, CLE, LAC) 1:11:40 -- Players that impressed 1:20:00 -- Players that make us think 1:25:40 -- Free Throws  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 22, 2022
A Wacky Switch (2022)
6834
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones discuss the Washington Mystics' head coaching change (0:55) and the latest injury news (5:15), then answer a wide range of questions from the Dunker Spot mailbag (13:00). We had fun with this one. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 18, 2022
808s & Pump Fakes
6609
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. bounce around the league with observations from the week. 1:20 -- Jacque Vaughn thoughts 3:10 -- Teams that impressed (BKN, BOS, WAS, IND) 45:00 -- Teams that make us think (DAL, NO, MIA) 1:24:10 -- Players that impressed  1:31:10 -- Players that make us think  1:34:15 -- Free Throws Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 15, 2022
Hooters With The Fellas
7374
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by David (formerly) of The IV Point Play to dig into the Phoenix Suns' hot start.  2:00 -- Scheme changes 16:30 -- Devin Booker 32:00 -- Chris Paul 49:20 -- Wing Talk (Mikal Bridges, Cam Johnson) 1:17:00 -- Deandre Ayton 1:38:00 -- Bench discussion Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 11, 2022
Respect The Game
6185
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. react to the latest (W)NBA news, then bounce around with weekly observations. 1:30 -- News items (Latricia Trammell/Wings, Kyrie Irving, Injuries) 21:10 -- Teams that impressed (ATL, TOR) 48:20 -- Teams that make us think (GSW, SAC, CHI) 1:11:40 -- Players that impressed 1:19:05 -- Players that make us think 1:24:30 -- Free Throws Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 08, 2022
Rookie Report, Vol. 1
7259
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. react to the latest (W)NBA news, then give their first impressions of this year's rookie class. TIMESTAMPS 0:40 -- Latest news (Christie Sides/James Harden/The Nets) 29:00 -- Paolo Banchero 38:45 -- Jabari Smith 52:45 -- Keegan Murray 1:04:20 -- Jaden Ivey 1:15:30 -- Bennedict Mathurin 1:21:30 -- Shaedon Sharpe 1:26:30 -- Jeremy Sochan 1:31:00 -- Jalen Duren 1:33:30 -- Tari Eason 1:35:40 -- Christian Braun 1:38:45 -- Rookie Mailbag (featuring Koloko/Hardy/Davis/others) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 04, 2022
Buck The Trend
4306
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. recap the news from the weekend, then bounce around the league with observations. TIMESTAMPS 1:40 -- NBA news (Josh Primo, Bojan Bogdanovic, Sixers) 13:30 -- Teams That Impressed (MIL, MEM, CLE, OKC) 39:20 -- Teams that make us think (LAC, HOU) 51:40 -- Players that impressed 58:00 -- Free Throws Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 01, 2022
Opening Week Mailbag
6428
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. react to the latest injury news (0:45), then turn to the mailbag to answer questions about the first week-plus of games (10:45). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 28, 2022
Opening Week Takeaways
6305
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. react to the Los Angeles Sparks hiring Curt Miller away from the Connecticut Sun, then give their opening week takeaways for the 2022-23 NBA season. TIMESTAMPS 1:00 -- Curt Miller/Sparks 6:45 -- Teams that impressed (BOS, POR, PHX, MIL, SA, UTA) 43:45 -- Teams that made us think (MIA, PHI, MIN) 1:15:00 -- Players that impressed 1:20:50 -- Players that made us think 1:27:00 -- Free Throws Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 25, 2022
Prediction Time With Doris Burke
6664
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by ESPN's Doris Burke to break down the latest news (2:30), discuss her process (36:45), and make way-too-early season predictions (1:09:20) before ending with a mailbag (1:34:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 18, 2022
Southwest Division Preview
8875
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. wrap up their division preview series with the Southwest Division (DAL/HOU/MEM/NO/SA).  TIMESTAMPS 1:40 -- Dallas Mavericks 35:10 -- Houston Rockets 1:06:30 -- Memphis Grizzlies 1:29:40 -- New Orleans Pelicans 1:53:00 -- San Antonio Spurs 2:15:45 -- Division and Player ranking (10) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 14, 2022
Southeast Division Preview
10324
TIMESTAMPS 0:30 -- Atlanta Hawks 38:30 -- Charlotte Hornets 1:07:20 -- Miami Heat 1:55:10 -- Orlando Magic 2:15:10 -- Washington Wizards 2:42:40 -- Division & player ranking (10) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 11, 2022
Pacific Division Preview
11913
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr discuss the play of Victor Wembanyama and Scoot Henderson, then preview the Pacific Division. TIMESTAMPS: 1:00 -- Scoot Henderson and Victor Wembanyama thoughts 24:20 -- Golden State Warriors 49:40 -- LA Clippers 1:26:30 -- LA Lakers 1:57:45 -- Phoenix Suns 2:37:10 -- Sacramento Kings 3:03:45 -- Division + Player ranking (10) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 07, 2022
Central Division Preview
8966
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. give early preseason takeaways, discuss the latest NBA news, then preview the Central Division.  TIMESTAMPS 1:40 -- Preseason thoughts 9:30 -- Northwest Division rankings (we forgot last episode) 12:40 -- Contract news 19:20 -- Chicago Bulls 47:00 -- Cleveland Cavaliers 1:13:40 -- Detroit Pistons 1:39:30 -- Indiana Pacers 2:01:00 -- Milwaukee Bucks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 04, 2022
Northwest Division Preview
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. preview the Northwest Division. 1:45 -- Trade talk 7:30 -- Denver Nuggets 45:15 -- Minnesota Timberwolves 1:15:00 -- Oklahoma City Thunder 1:46:15 -- Portland Trail Blazers 2:10:00 -- Utah Jazz Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 30, 2022
Atlantic Division Preview
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. give their Media Day takeaways, then preview the Atlantic Division.  2:10 -- Media Day thoughts 14:40 -- Boston Celtics 46:20 -- Brooklyn Nets 1:15:00 -- New York Knicks  1:39:10 -- Philadelphia 76ers 2:06:45 -- Toronto Raptors 2:33:20 -- Top 10 players + prediction 2:37:40 -- Free Throws Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 27, 2022
#YouCantDoThat
5210
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. recap Team USA's win over Belgium, discuss the latest NBA news, then close things out with a mailbag. TIMESTAMPS 1:00 -- Aces parade 5:00 -- USA-Belgium 12:00 -- Robert Sarver 14:30 -- Pistons-Jazz trade 25:00 -- Injury news (Lonzo Ball, Robert Williams III, Kawhi Leonard) 31:30 -- Ime Udoka 41:30 -- Mailbag/Free Throws Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 23, 2022
#BWTGH
6220
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones put a bow on the WNBA Finals (2:30), catch up on the latest news (34:30), then close things out with mailbag questions (1:00:00) and Free Throws (1:32:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 20, 2022
Connecticut sent you?
4628
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. recap Game 1 of the WNBA Finals (2:00) before closing things out with questions and free throws (49:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 13, 2022
The Foul Trouble Episode
4705
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. react to the Connecticut Sun's Game 5 victory over the Chicago Sky, then preview the WNBA Finals between the Sun and the Las Vegas Aces. TIMESTAMPS 0:25 -- Sun-Sky wrap-up 21:00 -- Aces-Storm wrap-up 32:00 -- Aces-Sun preview 50:20 -- Mailbag Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 09, 2022
Storm of the Century
4525
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss a gritty Game 3 between the Chicago Sky and Connecticut Sun (1:10), recap an instant classic between the Las Vegas Aces and Seattle Storm (19:45), then close things out with Free Throws (57:30).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 06, 2022
"They'll Always Find Better Than You"
6194
In a jam-packed episode, Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. analyze the Donovan Mitchell trade (1:10), react to the latest WNBA award announcements (29:00), and give their Game 2 reactions to Sun-Sky (46:35) and Storm-Aces (1:03:00) before closing things out with Free Throws (1:26:40). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 02, 2022
Just Wanted It More
4850
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss the Most Improved Player results (1:30), give their Game 1 reactions for Aces-Storm (7:20) and Sky-Sun (38:00), then end things with Free Throws (1:02:10). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 30, 2022
Second Round Star Battles
4510
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by ESPN's Monica McNutt to break down the second round of the WNBA Playoffs. TIMESTAMPS 1:00 -- Lakers-Jazz trade 10:40 -- Chet Holmgren injury 14:40 -- WNBA awards  16:30 -- New York Liberty wrap-up 26:40 -- Dallas Wings wrap-up 34:30 -- Sky-Sun preview 48:00 -- Aces-Storm preview Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 26, 2022
The Apology Pod
4457
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. bounce around the NBA (2:20) before continuing their first-round coverage of the WNBA playoffs (12:30). TIME STAMPS 2:20 -- Udonis Haslem's return 5:20 -- Donovan Mitchell update 7:40 -- CrawsOver mishaps 12:30 -- Sky-Liberty series 28:10 -- Sun-Wings series 44:00 -- Aces-Mercury wrap-up 51:30 -- Storm-Mystics wrap-up Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 23, 2022
Game 1 Takeaways
4879
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. give their Game 1 takeaways from the first round of the WNBA playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 19, 2022
Christmas In August
8882
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by Mark Schindler of WNBA.com to discuss his award selections (16:20), as well as preview the first round of the WNBA playoffs (1:26:20). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 16, 2022
Hold On A Minute, Playa
4823
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr discuss Bill Russell's jersey being retired league-wide (2:30), what's coming in Laker Land (6:00), and the latest WNBA injury news (12:50). They close things out with questions from the mailbag (29:20) and Free Throws (1:07:40).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 12, 2022
The Ultimatum
5159
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones, Jr. discuss Kevin Durant's ultimatum (2:10), recap the latest in the W (22:05), then cap things off with Free Throws (1:05:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 09, 2022
Cloud 9 with Meghan McPeak
6186
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by Washington Mystics play-by-play broadcaster Meghan McPeak for a Mystics deep dive (1:15) and mailbag (1:09:25). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 05, 2022
A Whole Tractor, Though?!
4188
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. pay homage to the late Bill Russell (3:10), dish on tampering (6:50), recap the weekend in the WNBA (13:10), then wrap things up with Free Throws (42:35). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 02, 2022
Contract Divorce Court
5305
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. react to the latest NBA news (1:50), discuss Liz Cambage's departure from the Los Angeles Sparks (10:15), recap the Commissioner's Cup championship (27:40), then answer questions from the mailbag (49:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 29, 2022
The Shameless Episode
4834
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss the latest Kevin Durant rumor (1:45), recap the latest in the WNBA (15:20), then close things out with the Free Throw segment (54:40). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 26, 2022
A Storm Is Brewing
4723
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by ESPN's Kevin Pelton to talk all things Seattle Storm (1:00) before opening the Dunker Spot mailbag (35:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 22, 2022
The (Ken)Rich Get Richer
4793
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. salute the Summer League champs (5:10), recap the latest transaction news (13:10), bounce around the W (28:20), then close things out with the return of the Free Throw segment (59:25).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 19, 2022
Takes & Trophies
7836
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. recap WNBA All-Star Weekend (3:00), dig into the second-half storylines they'll be following (30:50), discuss the NBA's latest transaction news (42:10), and then give takeaways from the Las Vegas portion of Summer League (1:03:35). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2022
Summer, Summer, Summertime
5605
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. check in on the New York Liberty and Las Vegas Aces (2:10), discuss the Skylar Diggins-Smith trade rumor (16:10), recap recent offseason movement in the NBA (26:25), then dish on Summer League play (47:10).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 08, 2022
Midseason Award Check-In
7815
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. bounce around the WNBA (2:15), go through their fictional award ballots through the midway point of the season (28:35), then break down the recent trades and signings in the NBA (1:05:20). TIMESTAMPS 2:15 -- Sparks-Mercury  11:45 -- Minnesota Lynx 20:30 -- Dallas Wings 28:35 -- Midseason awards 1:05:20 -- Rudy Gobert trade 1:31:25 -- Malcolm Brodgon trade 1:36:30 -- Kevin Huerter/Justin Holiday trade 1:43:55 -- Free Agency thoughts Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 05, 2022
Respectfully Messy
4985
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. dish on the WNBA All-Star reserves (2:20), recap Tina Charles' debut with the Seattle Storm (7:15), discuss Utah's hiring of Will Hardy (11:10), then dig into the craziness of NBA free agency (14:40). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2022
Al Jefferson was a PROBLEM
5591
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss the Tina Charles situation, check-in on WNBA contenders, recap the NBA Draft, and react to John Wall's buyout and signing plans. TIMESTAMPS 2:30 -- Tina Charles discussion 11:00 -- Contender check-in 30:10 -- Rookie of the Year discussion 38:00 -- Nets discussion 45:20 -- Hornets/Steve Clifford reunion 50:30 -- John Wall discussion 1:00:00 -- NBA Draft recap 1:18:10 -- Dejounte Murray discussion Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2022
Tag The Roll
9119
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by Mark Schindler (WNBA.com, Tag The Roll) and Jake Rosen (Cerebro Sports, Tag The Roll) to dig into the 2022 NBA draft class. TIMESTAMPS 2:10 — WNBA discussion 25:20 — Scouting philosophy  52:15 — Guards 1:28:30 — Wings 1:52:00 — Frontcourt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2022
Y'all Gon' Get This Title
4055
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. give their final thoughts of the 2021-22 season (0:30), examine the Christian Wood trade (45:00), then bounce around (52:40). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2022
#BigMaple
3950
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. offer takeaways from the WNBA's weekend and early All-Star voting (2:05), then react to Golden State's 104-94 win over the Boston Celtics (26:00).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2022
Steph Flurry
2772
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr discuss the Golden State Warriors' series-tying 107-97 victory over the Boston Celtics (1:00), then react to the Charlotte Hornets hiring Kenny Atkinson (36:00). This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 11, 2022
Give Me Liberty + Game 3 Reaction
4257
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. break down the latest WNBA news (1:10), then dig into Game 3 of the NBA Finals (12:30). This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 09, 2022
Brittney Sykes + Game 2 Thoughts
6363
Before breaking down Game 2 of the NBA Finals, Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by Los Angeles Sparks guard Brittney Sykes to talk all things defense. TIMESTAMPS 0:50 -- Brittney Sykes conversation + WNBA check-in 43:20 -- Celtics-Warriors 1:29:20 -- NBA news (Jazz, Suns/Ayton) This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 07, 2022
Al Scoreford
3035
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. react to the Boston Celtics' Game 1 victory over the Golden State Warriors. This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2022
NBA Finals Preview
6077
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. give WNBA takeaways from the weekend (1:35), salute the Miami Heat for their run (29:20), then preview the NBA Finals (46:00). This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 31, 2022
Conference Finals Mailbag
5917
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. give their thoughts, then answer mailbag questions about each Conference Finals series. TIMESTAMPS 2:00 -- Heat-Celtics 37:20 -- Warriors-Mavericks 1:07:30 -- General/WNBA mailbag Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2022
Show Up & Blow Out
3983
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. bounce around the WNBA, then check in on the Conference Finals. TIMESTAMPS 1:40 -- WNBA Discussion (Aces, Mercury, Sky, Mystics, Wings) 13:45 -- Tim Connelly to the Wolves 17:25 -- Heat-Celtics 39:10 -- Warriors-Mavericks This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2022
Herb Your Enthusiasm
5241
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by Mark Schindler of WNBA.com to discuss the early portion of the WNBA season, then discuss the NBA's All-Rookie teams and conference finals matchups. TIMESTAMPS 1:05 -- WNBA discussion  26:30 -- All-Rookie discussion 38:20 -- Heat-Celtics 1:02:10 -- Warriors-Mavericks This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2022
Young Man & The Three
5932
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by ESPN's JJ Redick to break down the Eastern and Western Conference Finals. TIMESTAMPS 4:30 -- Bucks send-off 18:20 -- Suns send-off 31:10 -- Heat-Celtics 51:35 -- Warriors-Mavericks This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 17, 2022
Dream and Nightmares
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. salute the Atlanta Dream's hot start, say goodbye to the Philadelphia 76ers, and bounce around the other second-round series. TIMESTAMPS 1:35 -- Award Talk (Executive of the Year) 4:20 -- WNBA talk (COVID, Lynx, Dream, Mystics) 22:50 -- Heat-Sixers 48:40 -- Celtics-Bucks 1:13:20 -- Grizzlies-Warriors 1:21:30 -- Suns-Mavs This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2022
Second Round Check-In
6563
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. give their WNBA opening weekend takes, then check in on the second round of the NBA playoffs. TIMESTAMPS 1:20 -- Awards talk (MVP, COY) 8:10 -- WNBA opening weekend thoughts 18:00 -- Bucks-Celtics 42:45 -- Heat-Sixers 1:11:10 -- Suns-Mavericks 1:30:25 -- Warriors-Grizzlies This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 10, 2022
Around the W(orld) with Monica McNutt
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by ESPN's Monica McNutt to discuss the second round of the playoffs, as well as preview the upcoming WNBA season. TIMESTAMPS 3:40 -- Dillon Brooks discussion 9:30 -- Ben Simmons discussion 14:00 -- Suns-Mavericks  27:35 -- Grizzlies-Warriors 43:45 -- Bucks-Celtics 54:35 -- Heat-Celtics 1:03:10 -- WNBA discussion This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2022
Keeping It 100
5135
For the 100th episode of The Dunker Spot, Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. give their Game 1 takeaways from Round 2. TIME STAMPS 0:50 -- Saying goodbye (Wolves + Jazz thoughts) 14:45 -- Heat/Sixers 32:50 -- Bucks/Celtics 55:50 -- Warriors/Grizzlies This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2022
Prepping For Round Two
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. check in on the remaining first-round series, then preview the (confirmed) second-round matchups. TIMESTAMPS 1:40 -- Sixers/Raptors wrap-up 12:25 -- Suns/Pelicans wrap-up 18:40 -- Heat/Hawks wrap-up 25:20 -- Warriors/Nuggets wrap-up 30:20 -- Bucks/Bulls wrap-up 34:00 -- Grizzlies-Wolves 47:10 -- Jazz-Mavericks 54:10 -- Celtics-Bucks preview 1:09:40 -- Heat-Sixers preview 1:24:40 -- Suns vs Jazz/Mavs 1:32:30 -- Warriors vs Grizzlies/Wolves Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2022
#BigSweep
6564
Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. say goodbye to the Brooklyn Nets, then check in on the other first-round series.  TIMESTAMPS 2:05 -- Award talk (Ja Morant MIP) 6:30 -- Nets/Celtics wrap-up + Stan Van Gundy discussion 30:00 -- Pelicans-Suns 43:00 -- Mavs-Jazz 55:20 -- Wolves-Grizzlies 1:10:40 -- Raptors-Sixers 1:22:20 -- Nuggets-Warriors 1:30:10 -- Bulls-Bucks 1:34:50 -- Hawks-Heat This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2022
First Round Check-In
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. bounce around with thoughts for each first-round series. TIME STAMPS 2:00 -- Grizzlies-Wolves 8:30 -- Raptors-Sixers  17:15 -- Bulls-Bucks 33:20 -- Celtics-Nets 54:00 -- Heat-Hawks 1:02:40 -- Pelicans-Suns 1:12:40 -- Jazz-Mavs 1:21:40 -- Nuggets-Warriors This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2022
Game 1 Reactions
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. recap the opening weekend of the playoffs. 0:25 -- Awards talk 3:40 -- Raptors-Sixers 19:50 -- Jazz-Mavericks 34:55 -- Warriors-Nuggets 52:15 -- Wolves-Grizzlies 1:05:10 -- Heat-Hawks 1:16:00 -- Celtics-Nets 1:32:10 -- Bucks-Bulls 1:41:40 -- Suns-Pelicans This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2022
Play-In Weigh-In, Part Two
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. say goodbye to the Hornets and Spurs, then preview the rest of the play-in and playoff matchups. 2:50 -- Spurs/Hornets thoughts  13:30 -- Pelicans-Clippers (+ Suns thoughts) 28:30 -- Hawks-Cavs (+ Heat thoughts) 44:40 -- Nets-Celtics 1:06:50 -- Wolves-Grizzlies The NBA playoffs mean next-level basketball. Get ready for all the action by betting the Play-In Tournament with DraftKings Sportsbook - an Official Sports Betting Partner of the NBA. New customers can bet FIVE DOLLARS on any team to win and get ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS IN FREE BETS INSTANTLY. You clinch a win no matter what. – All DraftKings Sportsbook customers can also bet on NBA hoops with SAME GAME PARLAYS. – Combine multiple bets from the same game for a bigger payout. The more legs you add, the more money you can win. – Plus, for EACH day of the Play-In, get a RISK-FREE bet up to TEN DOLLARS if your same game parlay doesn’t hit.  Download the DraftKings Sportsbook app now, use promo code DUNKERSPOT, bet FIVE DOLLARS on any NBA team to win their game during the Play-In Tournament and get ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS IN FREE BETS INSTANTLY. That’s promo code DUNKERSPOT at DraftKings Sportsbook — an Official Sports Betting Partner of the NBA. This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2022
Play-In Weigh-In
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. preview the first play-in games, then take stock of the 3-6 and 4-5 playoff series. TIMESTAMPS: 3:45 -- Frank Vogel/Lakers 6:40 -- Cavs-Nets 22:05 -- Clippers-Wolves 37:45 -- Hornets-Hawks 51:15 -- Spurs-Pelicans 1:01:50 -- Bulls-Bucks 1:16:40 -- Nuggets-Warriors 1:35:50 -- Raptors-Sixers 1:57:15 -- Jazz-Mavericks The NBA playoffs mean next-level basketball. Get ready for all the action by betting the Play-In Tournament with DraftKings Sportsbook - an Official Sports Betting Partner of the NBA. New customers can bet FIVE DOLLARS on any team to win and get ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS IN FREE BETS INSTANTLY. You clinch a win no matter what. – All DraftKings Sportsbook customers can also bet on NBA hoops with SAME GAME PARLAYS. – Combine multiple bets from the same game for a bigger payout. The more legs you add, the more money you can win. – Plus, for EACH day of the Play-In, get a RISK-FREE bet up to TEN DOLLARS if your same game parlay doesn’t hit.  Download the DraftKings Sportsbook app now, use promo code DUNKERSPOT, bet FIVE DOLLARS on any NBA team to win their game during the Play-In Tournament and get ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS IN FREE BETS INSTANTLY. That’s promo code DUNKERSPOT at DraftKings Sportsbook — an Official Sports Betting Partner of the NBA. This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2022
Ethical Awards
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. give their (unofficial) award picks for the 2021-22 season. TIMESTAMPS: 1:10 -- Raptors-Sixers thoughts 6:20 -- Coach of the Year 12:55 -- Most Improved Player 18:40 -- Sixth Man of the Year 21:55 -- Rookie of the Year 33:30 -- MVP 44:15 -- Defensive Player of the Year 51:30 -- All-NBA teams 56:50 -- All-Defensive teams  1:01:15 -- All-Rookie This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2022
Full Court Press(ing Questions)
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. salute the Lady Gamecocks for their championship journey, then discuss the most pressing questions heading into this year's NBA playoffs. TIMESTAMPS 1:25 -- South Carolina Gamecocks love 6:35 -- Phoenix Suns 13:40 -- Memphis Grizzlies 24:35 -- Golden State Warriors 33:30 -- Dallas Mavericks 38:20 -- Denver Nuggets 43:00 -- Utah Jazz 56:45 -- Los Angeles Clippers 1:00:15 -- Miami Heat 1:09:25 -- Milwaukee Bucks 1:18:00 -- Philadelphia 76ers 1:24:15 -- Chicago Bulls 1:29:00 -- Toronto Raptors 1:33:10 -- Brooklyn Nets This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! And by PrizePicks - sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money. Sign up here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 05, 2022
Views From The Bottom
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss the overtime thriller between the Bucks and Nets, then give their lasting thoughts on the teams outside of the play-in races.  TIMESTAMPS 4:20 -- Bucks-Nets thoughts 19:05 -- Clippers-Jazz (Paul George debut) 26:40 -- New York Knicks 40:05 -- Washington Wizards 52:05 -- Indiana Pacers 1:12:00 -- Orlando Magic 1:22:10 -- Detroit Pistons 1:31:25 -- Sacramento Kings 1:37:25 -- Portland Trail Blazers 1:42:25 -- Oklahoma City Thunder 1:49:20 -- Houston Rockets This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! And by PrizePicks - sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money. Sign up here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2022
Is Everyone OK?
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. check in on a few playoff/play-in races after a weekend of important games. TIMESTAMPS 1:40 -- NCAA Tournament takeaways  7:40 -- West Play-in (Spurs, Lakers, Pelicans, Wolves) 29:10 -- East Play-in (Hornets/Nets, Cleveland) 43:45 -- Contender check-in (Suns/Sixers, Heat, Celtics, Bucks)   1:27:00 -- Free Throws This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! https://www.ticketsmarter.com/?utm_source=basketballnewscom&utm_medium=tsaff&utm_campaign=referral And by PrizePicks - sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2022
In The Conversation
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by The Ringer's Seerat Sohi to answer questions about the MVP race, Boston's impenetrable defense (or is it?) and much more from the Dunker Spot Mailbag. TIMESTAMPS 1:10 -- Kyrie Irving's back full time 4:40 -- Miami Heat sideline fiasco 9:30 -- Mailbag  1:23:35 -- Free Throw segment  · The McDonald’s All American Games are where hype becomes legacy. · These players are high school athletes today, but they’ll be household names tomorrow. James Harden, Anthony Davis, Candace Parker, Breanna Stewart are all McDAAG alumni. · This is a big year – the games are back on for the first time since 2019, and returning to their many-time host city of Chicago, celebrating 45 years of legacy and commitment to high school basketball. · Tune into the games on Tuesday, March 29. The Girls game starts at 6:30p.m. ET on ESPN2 and the boys game begins at 9pm ET on ESPN. · Catch the games live on March 29 and Jam Fest on March 28, both at Wintrust Arena in Chicago. This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! https://www.ticketsmarter.com/?utm_source=basketballnewscom&utm_medium=tsaff&utm_campaign=referral And by PrizePicks - sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2022
What Are The Raptors?
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by Imman Adan (Dishes & Dimes, Yahoo Sports Canada) to talk about the surging, yet confusing Toronto Raptors. The McDonald’s All American Games are where hype becomes legacy. · These players are high school athletes today, but they’ll be household names tomorrow. James Harden, Anthony Davis, Candace Parker, Breanna Stewart are all McDAAG alumni. · This is a big year – the games are back on for the first time since 2019, and returning to their many-time host city of Chicago, celebrating 45 years of legacy and commitment to high school basketball. · Tune into the games on Tuesday, March 29. The Girls game starts at 6:30p.m. ET on ESPN2 and the boys game begins at 9pm ET on ESPN. · Catch the games live on March 29 and Jam Fest on March 28, both at Wintrust Arena in Chicago. · Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster. · Don’t forget to follow us on social at @mcdaag This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! https://www.ticketsmarter.com/?utm_source=basketballnewscom&utm_medium=tsaff&utm_campaign=referral And by PrizePicks - sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2022
Mailbag Madness
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. give their initial March Madness thoughts, then dig into the mailbag. The McDonald’s All American Games are where hype becomes legacy. · These players are high school athletes today, but they’ll be household names tomorrow. James Harden, Anthony Davis, Candace Parker, Breanna Stewart are all McDAAG alumni. · This is a big year – the games are back on for the first time since 2019, and returning to their many-time host city of Chicago, celebrating 45 years of legacy and commitment to high school basketball. · Tune into the games on Tuesday, March 29. The Girls game starts at 6:30p.m. ET on ESPN2 and the boys game begins at 9pm ET on ESPN. · Catch the games live on March 29 and Jam Fest on March 28, both at Wintrust Arena in Chicago. · Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster. · Don’t forget to follow us on social at @mcdaag TIMESTAMPS 1:25 -- recent NBA scoring surge 5:05 -- early March Madness thoughts 10:15 -- Injury news (Stephen Curry, John Collins) 25:00 -- Mailbag 1:09:40 -- Free Throw segment This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! https://www.ticketsmarter.com/?utm_source=basketballnewscom&utm_medium=tsaff&utm_campaign=referral And by PrizePicks - sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18, 2022
Chasing Dubs
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. check in on a pair of title hopefuls, then answer questions from the mailbag. · The McDonald’s All American Games are where hype becomes legacy. · These players are high school athletes today, but they’ll be household names tomorrow. James Harden, Anthony Davis, Candace Parker, Breanna Stewart are all McDAAG alumni. · This is a big year – the games are back on for the first time since 2019, and returning to their many-time host city of Chicago, celebrating 45 years of legacy and commitment to high school basketball. · Tune into the games on Tuesday, March 29. The Girls game starts at 6:30p.m. ET on ESPN2 and the boys game begins at 9pm ET on ESPN. · Catch the games live on March 29 and Jam Fest on March 28, both at Wintrust Arena in Chicago. · Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster. · Don’t forget to follow us on social at @mcdaag TIMESTAMPS 8:45 — Warriors discussion 24:50 — Nets discussion 44:30 — Mailbag 1:15:40 — Free Throws This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! https://www.ticketsmarter.com/?utm_source=basketballnewscom&utm_medium=tsaff&utm_campaign=referral And by PrizePicks - sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 15, 2022
Clips Ahoy!
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by Sabreena Merchant of SB Nation to talk about the Los Angeles Clippers and the latest in women's basketball. TIMESTAMPS 1:30 -- Russell Westbrook discussion 8:20 -- Los Angeles Clippers deep dive 58:00 -- WBB talk (WNBA free agency; POY race + March Madness favorites) This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! https://www.ticketsmarter.com/?utm_source=basketballnewscom&utm_medium=tsaff&utm_campaign=referral And by PrizePicks - sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2022
NBA Jam-balaya
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. bounce around the league with observations. TIMESTAMPS: 4:10 -- Jarrett Allen/Cleveland thoughts 7:55 -- Victor Oladipo's debut 17:45 -- Teams that impressed (DET, NOP, BOS, MIA) 41:20 -- Teams that make you go "hmmmm" (PHI, TOR, CHI, MIL) 1:04:30 -- Players that impressed 1:09:20 -- Mailbag 1:33:40 -- Free Throw segment This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! https://www.ticketsmarter.com/?utm_source=basketballnewscom&utm_medium=tsaff&utm_campaign=referral And by PrizePicks - sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 08, 2022
Best in the West
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. check the temperature of the Western Conference. TIMESTAMPS:  3:10 -- Phoenix Suns  21:40 -- Golden State Warriors 39:20 -- Memphis Grizzlies 57:50 -- Utah Jazz 1:16:20 -- Dallas Mavericks 1:33:50 -- Denver Nuggets 1:44:50 -- Play-in thoughts This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! https://www.ticketsmarter.com/?utm_source=basketballnewscom&utm_medium=tsaff&utm_campaign=referral And by PrizePicks - sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 04, 2022
Beasts of the East
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. check the temperature of the Eastern Conference. TIME STAMPS  3:45 -- Transaction talk (DeAndre Jordan, DJ Augustin, Wenyen Gabriel) 8:00 -- Miami Heat 24:40 -- Chicago Bulls 38:55 -- Philadelphia 76ers 56:55 -- Milwaukee Bucks 1:11:30 -- Cleveland Cavaliers 1:16:50 -- Boston Celtics  1:25:25 -- Brooklyn Nets 1:40:50 -- Play-in thoughts This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! https://www.ticketsmarter.com/?utm_source=basketballnewscom&utm_medium=tsaff&utm_campaign=referral And by PrizePicks - sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 01, 2022
The Offense Episode
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by coach Gibson Pyper (Half Court Hoops) to talk all things offense. TIMESTAMPS 3:00 -- Injury discussion (Anthony Davis, Chris Paul, Zion Williamson) 16:15 -- All-Star Weekend recap 40:10 -- General offense thoughts/trends/pet peeves 52:20 -- Teams that have impressed (CHI, DAL, CLE, SAC, ATL, MIA, CHA, PHX, MIN, UTA) 1:12:45 -- Teams that have disappointed (HOU, NYK, TOR, LAL, GSW) 1:34:00 -- Top 10 offensive players this season This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! https://www.ticketsmarter.com/?utm_source=basketballnewscom&utm_medium=tsaff&utm_campaign=referral And by PrizePicks - sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 22, 2022
Rank 'Em Live
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. answer questions from the mailbag. TIMESTAMPS 0:45 -- All-Star replacement discussion 4:20 -- Goran Dragic/buyout market discussion 11:20 -- New arrivals  18:55 -- Mailbag segment This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! https://www.ticketsmarter.com/?utm_source=basketballnewscom&utm_medium=tsaff&utm_campaign=referral And by PrizePicks - sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 15, 2022
Trading Places
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. break down every trade from Deadline Week. TIMESTAMPS: 2:05 -- Domantas Sabonis' debut 7:45 -- Harden/Simmons trade 49:00 -- KZ Okpala/OKC trade 50:20 -- UTA/POR/SA trade 54:10 -- SAC/MIL/DET/LAC trade 1:07:50 -- TOR/SA trade 1:14:00 -- SA/BOS trade 1:19:15 -- PHX/IND + PHX/WAS trade 1:23:25 -- CHA/WAS trade 1:26:40 -- WAS/DAL trade 1:34:10 -- BOS/HOU trade This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! https://www.ticketsmarter.com/?utm_source=basketballnewscom&utm_medium=tsaff&utm_campaign=referral And by PrizePicks - sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 11, 2022
Tricks of the Trade
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss the latest trades in the WNBA and NBA, then bounce around with general observations. TIMESTAMPS: 1:15 -- LA Sparks discussion 8:00 -- Clips/Blazers trade  15:05 -- Cavs/Pacers trade 25:45 -- All-Star replacements 29:00 -- Teams that impressed (BOS/NO/MIN) 56:10 -- Teams that make you go "hmmmm" (LAL/NYK/CHA) 1:12:20 -- Players that impressed 1:22:40 -- Free Throw segment This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! https://www.ticketsmarter.com/?utm_source=basketballnewscom&utm_medium=tsaff&utm_campaign=referral And by PrizePicks - sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 08, 2022
Reserve Your Enthusiasm
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In this mega-episode, Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. catch up on the latest WNBA news, react to the All-Star reserve picks, then bounce around the league with observations. TIMESTAMPS 1:00 -- WNBA conversation 15:10 -- All-Star reserve discussion 33:30 -- Philadelphia Sixers discussion 52:40 -- Denver Nuggets discussion 1:15:00 -- Brooklyn Nets discussion 1:42:20 -- Rookie talk, beginning with Jalen Suggs (ORL) 1:48:35 -- Ayo Dosunmu (CHI) 1:53:15 -- Warriors talk (Jonathan Kuminga, Moses Moody) 2:01:40 -- Zhaire Williams (MEM) 2:05:50 -- Isaiah Jackson (IND) 2:08:00 -- Free Throw segment This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! https://www.ticketsmarter.com/?utm_source=basketballnewscom&utm_medium=tsaff&utm_campaign=referral And by PrizePicks - sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 04, 2022
Hey Now, You're An All-Star
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. react to the All-Star starters being announced, give their thoughts on the new Rising Stars Challenge, then answer questions from the mailbag. TIMESTAMPS: 2:15 -- All-Star game discussion 22:50 -- Rising Stars discussion 31:20 -- Mailbag  This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Looking to go to the hottest concerts, sports, theater & family shows near you? Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live events from TicketSmarter, the official ticket marketplace of BasketballNews.com. Order online now! https://www.ticketsmarter.com/?utm_source=basketballnewscom&utm_medium=tsaff&utm_campaign=referral And by PrizePicks - sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 28, 2022
What's the Buzz?
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. tap into the latest WNBA free agency news, discuss Ayoka Lee's 61-point performance and then bounce around the NBA with general observations. TIMESTAMPS 2:15 - WNBA free agency discussion 5:50 -- Ayoka Lee discussion  9:00 -- Grayson Allen/Wes Matthews discussion 18:30 -- Anthony Davis discussion 25:25 -- Teams that impressed (PHX, CHA, ATL, MIN) 59:20 -- Teams that make you go "hmmmm" (GSW, WAS, TOR) 1:22:10 -- Players that impressed 1:30:10 -- Free Throw segment  This episode is brought to you by TicketSmarter. Get 100% guaranteed tickets to more than 125,000 live concerts, sports and theatre events from TicketSmarter. Buying with TicketSmarter is quick, easy and 100% guaranteed tickets. Find tickets to more than 125,000 concerts, sports and theatre events. Order Now. https://www.ticketsmarter.com/?utm_source=basketballnewscom&utm_medium=tsaff&utm_campaign=referral And by PrizePicks - sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 25, 2022
Mid-Season Award Check-In
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. go through their fictional award ballots through the midway point of the season. TIMESTAMPS 4:30 -- Injury discussion (Kevin Durant's MCL, Draymond Green's calf/back issue, Lonzo Ball's meniscus) 18:15 -- Lakers discussion 34:20 -- Awards discussion, starting with Coach of the Year 41:20 -- Most Improved Player + Rookie of the Year 49:40 -- DPOY + All-Defense update 53:00 -- All-Rookie Teams 59:50 -- All-NBA Teams 1:10:00 -- Sixth Man of the Year 1:15:00 -- MVP 1:21:00 -- Free Throw segment Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 21, 2022
Blood in the Garden
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by Chris Herring of Sports Illustrated to discuss the release of his new book, "Blood in the Garden: The Flagrant History of the New York Knicks", as well as the contending status of the Chicago Bulls. TIMESTAMPS 7:30 -- Chris talks about the book -- how it came together, favorite anecdotes, and more. 57:30 -- Chicago Bulls discussion Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 18, 2022
First Team, All-Defense
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. dig into all things defense: schemes, pet peeves, standouts and more. TIMESTAMPS 2:15 -- Injury news (Paul George, Damian Lillard) 5:45 -- Trade talk (Bol Bol back to Denver; Cam Reddish to New York) 14:40 -- All-Star vote update 24:20 -- General defense thoughts/trends/pet peeves 38:30 -- Teams that have impressed (MIL, GSW, MIA and more) 1:12:30 -- Teams that have disappointed (LAL, NYK, SAC and more) 1:23:20 -- Awards talk (DPOY, All-Defensive teams) 1:36:40 -- Mailbag Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 14, 2022
Happy Anniversary
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. celebrate the pod's one-year anniversary with a live episode + mailbag. TIMESTAMPS 5:40 -- Klay Thompson debut thoughts 12:30 -- Damian Lillard discussion 19:25 -- Bol Bol/Rodney McGruder trade thoughts 27:10 -- Teams that have impressed (MEM, MIA, DAL) 39:30 -- Utah Jazz discussion 45:00 -- Sixers shoutout  49:00 -- Boston Celtics discussion 1:11:30 -- Note on the Brooklyn Nets (+ playoff tier talk) 1:20:00 -- Mailbag + free throw segment Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 11, 2022
Rookie Report, Vol.3
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. give their third round of takes on this year's rookie class. TIMESTAMPS 0:40 -- All-Star voting discussion  18:40 -- 10-day contract + Kawhi Leonard discussion 32:00 -- Kyrie Irving discussion 35:30 -- Cade Cunningham update 47:45 -- Jalen Green update 58:00 -- Evan Mobley update 1:03:55 -- Scottie Barnes update 1:11:00 -- Josh Giddey update 1:19:30 -- Franz Wagner update 1:26:20 -- Davion Mitchell update 1:31:30 -- Herb Jones update 1:37:15 -- Omer Yurtseven discussion 1:43:45 -- Aaron Wiggins discussion 1:46:45 -- Rookie mailbag Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 07, 2022
New Year, Same Vibes
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. react to the Becky Hammon/Aces partnership, then bounce around the NBA with observations. TIMESTAMPS 1:30 -- Becky Hammon discussion 7:40 -- Kevin Porter Jr./Christian Wood discussion 14:00 -- Jerami Grant discussion 21:05 -- Kyrie Irving/Klay Thompson discussion 24:40 -- Teams that impressed (MEM, CHI, GSW/PHX/UTA, MIA, OKC) 53:50 -- Teams that make us go "hmmmm" (DAL, POR, LAL) 1:07:35 -- Players that impressed 1:24:00 -- Free throw segment Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 04, 2022
Live on Stage
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. closeout 2021 with a live mailbag episode. Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 31, 2021
All-Star Check-In
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. recap the Christmas games, then give their early thoughts on this year's All-Star teams. TIMESTAMPS 0:55 -- Russell Westbrook discussion 10:10 -- Hawks-Knicks discussion 20:00 -- Celtics-Bucks discussion 36:55 -- Warriors-Suns discussion 54:10 -- Nets-Lakers discussion 1:06:30 -- Mavericks-Jazz discussion 1:17:30 -- All-Star discussion Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 28, 2021
Holiday Hoops
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. preview the Christmas Day slate of games, then answer questions from the mailbag. TIMESTAMPS 7:00 -- Hawks-Knicks discussion 23:05 -- Celtics-Bucks discussion 40:40 -- Warriors-Suns discussion 48:45 -- Nets-Lakers discussion 58:30 -- Mavericks-Jazz discussion 1:05:20 -- Mailbag segment Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 24, 2021
Enter the Temple
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by Jason Maples and Kings of the Temple of Hoop podcast to bounce around the NBA. TIMESTAMPS: 2:00 -- thoughts on NBA's roster changes due to COVID 12:20 -- Los Angeles Lakers deep dive 1:03:00 -- Minnesota Timberwolves conversation 1:21:35 -- New Orleans Pelicans discussion 1:39:05 -- MVP discussion 1:47:05 -- Favorites in each conference Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 21, 2021
Bring I.T. On
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss the latest Zion Williamson update, the Isaiah Thomas signing, then answer questions from the mailbag. TIME STAMPS 1:15 -- Zion Williamson discussion 4:00 -- Isaiah Thomas discussion 8:00 -- Mailbag questions Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 17, 2021
CLEVELAND! THIS IS FOR YOU!
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss the current COVID outbreak around the league, then bounce around with weekly observations. TIMESTAMPS 1:30 -- Chicago Bulls/COVID discussion 10:20 -- Teams that impressed (CLE, MEM, HOU) 55:55 -- Teams that make us go "hmmmm" (SAC, PHI) 1:08:50 -- Players that have impressed 1:18:50 -- Players we'd like to see more from 1:24:30 -- Free Throw Segment (random questions) Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 14, 2021
Keeping Pace with Caitlin Cooper
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by Caitlin Cooper of Indy Cornrows (SB Nation) to talk all things Indiana Pacers. TIMESTAMPS 2:20 -- Rebuild/Trade rumor discussion (Domantas Sabonis, Myles Turner, Caris LeVert) 27:45 -- Malcolm Brogdon discussion 42:30 -- Chris Duarte discussion 48:00 -- Bench discussion 56:10 -- Mailbag Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 10, 2021
Contender Check-In
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. take stock of the early season contenders in each conference. TIMESTAMPS 0:55 -- News around the NBA  17:20 -- Phoenix Suns discussion 27:40 -- Golden State Warriors discussion 42:05 -- Utah Jazz discussion 50:30 -- Teams to watch 56:00 -- Chicago Bulls discussion 1:07:40 -- Brooklyn Nets discussion 1:22:25 -- Milwaukee Bucks discussion 1:36:40 -- Teams to watch 1:45:25 -- Players that have impressed 1:51:40 -- Free Throw segment Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 07, 2021
Rookie Report, Vol.2
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. give their second round of takes on this year's rookie class. TIMESTAMPS 2:20 -- Heat/Bulls tampering discussion 7:20 -- Injury news (Bam Adebayo, Damian Lillard, Brook Lopez, Zion Williamson) 18:00 -- Rookie Report, starting with Cade Cunningham 31:30 -- Jalen Green update 42:30 -- Evan Mobley update 50:30 -- Scottie Barnes update 59:40 -- Josh Giddey update 1:08:15 -- Franz Wagner update 1:14:15 -- Herb Jones discussion 1:21:10 -- Bones Hyland discussion 1:26:40 -- Dalano Banton discussion 1:32:20 -- Ayo Dosunmu discussion 1:37:35 -- Mailbag segment Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 03, 2021
Teams That Make Us Go "Hmmmm"
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. react to the latest news in the league, then dig into teams that are confusing them. TIMESTAMPS: 2:30 -- Injury news (Michael Porter Jr, Joe Harris) 4:00 -- Nets discussion 12:30 -- Kemba Walker discussion 20:05 -- John Wall discussion 26:10 -- DeMarcus Cousins discussion 30:05 -- Teams that make us go "hmmm" (CHA, WAS, LAC, LAL, BOS, NO, DET) 1:23:25 -- Players that impressed 1:30:50 -- Players we'd like to see more from 1:35:40 -- Free Throw segment Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 30, 2021
Thanksgiving Mailbag
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss the Houston Rockets' slow start, then answer a plethora of mailbag questions. TIMESTAMPS 2:50 -- Houston Rockets discussion 18:10 -- Mailbag segment  Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 25, 2021
The Kings' Ransom
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss the Kings' coaching change, Michael Porter Jr's injury, the Pistons/Lakers kerfuffle, then bounce around the league for weekly observations.  TIMESTAMPS: 2:30 -- Kings discussion  7:55 -- MPJ discussion 12:00 -- Pistons/Lakers discussion 17:45 -- Teams that impressed (GSW, CHI, MIN, MIL) 1:00:00 -- Teams that make us go "hmmm" (IND, NYK) 1:15:45 -- Players that impressed 1:23:45 -- Players we'd like to see more from 1:29:45 -- Free Throw segment  Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 23, 2021
In The Valley
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by David of The Four Point Play to talk all things Phoenix Suns. TIMESTAMPS 3:00 -- Phoenix Suns discussion 1:19:00 -- Mailbag segment Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 19, 2021
Thunderstruck
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. bounce around the league with their weekly observations. TIMESTAMPS 1:00 -- De'Andre Hunter injury discussion 4:55 -- Minnesota Timberwolves violation discussion 8:00 -- Teams that impressed (DEN, CLE, OKC) 34:30 -- Teams that make you go "hmmm" (MIA, SAC, MEM) 1:03:30 -- Players that have stood out 1:14:35 -- Players we'd like to see more from 1:21:00 -- Free Throw Segment (random questions) Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money.  Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 16, 2021
Knicks Talk with ESPN's Monica McNutt
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by ESPN's Monica McNutt to break down the New York Knicks, then bounce around the NBA. TIMESTAMPS: 4:10 -- New York Knicks discussion 39:45 -- Officiating thoughts 42:05 -- Warriors/West thoughts 44:40 -- Bulls/East thoughts 52:00 -- Ben Simmons trade discussion 58:35 -- Best player in the world discussion Sign up for PrizePicks to play daily fantasy! All users that deposit and use the promo code “NEWS” will receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100. Free money. Sign up here: https://app.prizepicks.com/sign-up?invite_code=News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 12, 2021
Role Reversal
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss the latest news around the league, then give their weekly observations.  TIMESTAMPS 1:00 -- Portland Trail Blazers discussion  7:30 -- Ben Simmons discussion 23:00 -- Teams that impressed (TOR, LAC, PHX, BKN) 50:30 -- Teams that disappointed/make you go "hmmm" (MIN, POR) 1:06:20 -- Players that impressed 1:18:20 -- Players we'd like to see more from 1:22:45 -- Free Throw Segment (random questions) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 09, 2021
Wizards Talk with Mike Prada
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by Mike Prade for a deep dive on the Washington Wizards before bouncing around the league.  TIMESTAMPS: 6:20 -- Phoenix Suns/Robert Sarver discussion 15:20 -- LeBron James discussion 20:40 -- Washington Wizards discussion 51:30 -- Mailbag segment Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 05, 2021
Jersey Takes & Weekly Observations
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss the Patrick Williams injury, the City Edition jersey releases, then give their observations around the league. TIMESTAMPS: 1:15 -- Impact of the Patrick Williams (CHI) injury 5:25 -- Favorite/Least favorite City Edition jerseys 10:55 -- Thoughts on Cade Cunningham's rookie debut 15:00 -- Thoughts on the tightly-contested Eastern Conference 19:40 -- Teams that impressed (UTA, NYK, MIA, PHI) 44:15 -- Teams that disappointed/make you go "hmmm" (ATL, LAC, BOS) 1:03:05 -- Players that impressed 1:13:50 -- Players we'd like to see more from 1:19:45 -- Free Throw Segment (random questions) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 03, 2021
Rookie Report: Vol.1
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. dig deep on the rookie class, then answer questions from the mailbag. TIMESTAMPS: 1:45 — Nekias and Steve discuss the injuries of LeBron James and Joel Embiid, and their concern level moving forward. 5:40 — Early thoughts on this year’s officiating 13:00 — Nekias and Steve kick off their Rookie Report with Jalen Green 25:05 — Evan Mobley discussion 36:20 — Scottie Barnes discussion 46:30 — Jalen Suggs discussion 54:00 — Franz Wagner discussion 57:10 — Josh Giddey discussion 1:05:40 — Davion Mitchell discussion 1:13:20 — Chris Duarte discussion 1:19:30 — Alperen Sengun discussion 1:25:40 — Austin Reaves discussion 1:28:40 — Nekias and Steve answer questions from the mailbag. If you have questions, email us at dunkerspot@yahoo.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 29, 2021
Opening Week Thoughts
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. give their takeaways from the opening week of the 2021-22 season. TIMESTAMPS:  2:10 — Nekias and Steve discuss the NBA’s 75 Greatest Players list, as well as possible snubs. 8:30 — Nekias and Steve break down the teams that have impressed them so far (GSW, CHA, CHI, MIN, WAS, MIA) 38:45 — Nekias and Steve discuss the teams they want to see more from (BOS, BKN, LAL, POR) 1:02:25 — Nekias and Steve discuss the players that have impressed them, and who they want to see more from 1:19:15 — In the Free Throw segment, Nekias and Steve bounce questions off of each other. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 26, 2021
Southeast Division Preview and Season Predictions
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. recap the WNBA Finals, preview the Southeast Division, then give their predictions for the 2021-22 NBA season. TIME STAMPS: 1:40 — Nekias and Steve recap the WNBA Finals. 13:40 — Nekias and Steve preview the Southeast Division, starting with the Atlanta Hawks. 32:20 — Charlotte Hornets discussion 58:05 — Miami Heat discussion 1:21:30 — Orlando Magic discussion 1:36:20 — Washington Wizards discussion 1:44:00 — Nekias and Steve rank the teams in the division, then list their top 10 players. 1:47:30 — Nekias and Steve make their standings and award predictions for the 2021-22 NBA season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 19, 2021
Pacific Division Preview
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. recap Game 1 of the WNBA Finals, then preview the Pacific Division. TIME STAMPS 1:15 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Chicago Sky’s Game 1 victory over the Phoenix Mercury 13:00 — Nekias and Steve preview the Pacific Division, starting with the Golden State Warriors 28:00 — Los Angeles Clippers discussion 48:00 — Los Angeles Lakers discussion 1:11:00 — Phoenix Suns discussion 1:32:00 — Sacramento Kings discussion 1:49:45 — Nekias and Steve rank the teams in the division, then list their top 10 players Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 12, 2021
Central and Southwest Division Preview
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. recap the WNBA Playoffs, then preview the Central and Southwest divisions. TIME STAMPS:  1:35 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Chicago Sky’s series win over the Connecticut Sun, then look ahead to Game 5 of the Mercury-Aces series. 14:50 — Nekias and Steve preview the Central Division, starting with the Chicago Bulls 27:45 — Cleveland Cavaliers discussion 39:26 — Detroit Pistons discussion 54:41 — Indiana Pacers discussion 1:05:40 — Milwaukee Bucks discussion 1:15:40 — Nekias and Steve rank the teams in the Central Division, then list their top 10 players. 1:20:55 — Nekias and Steve preview the Southwest Division, starting with the Dallas Mavericks 1:38:40 — Houston Rockets discussion 1:53:50 — Memphis Grizzlies discussion 2:07:08 — New Orleans Pelicans discussion 2:20:25 — San Antonio Spurs discussion 2:29:15 — Nekias and Steve rank the teams in the Southwest Division, then list their top 10 players. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 08, 2021
WNBA Thoughts & Northwest Division Preview
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. give their thoughts on the WNBA playoffs, then preview the Northwest Division (DEN, MIN, OKC, POR, UTA).  TIMESTAMPS: 2:00 — Nekias and Steve give their thoughts on the Sky-Sun series 11:25 — Nekias and Steve give their thoughts on the Mercury-Aces series 23:30 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Denver Nuggets 46:50 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Minnesota Timberwolves 1:05:55 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Oklahoma City Thunder 1:22:30 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Portland Trail Blazers 1:40:45 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Utah Jazz 1:57:30 — Nekias and Steve rank the teams, then give their top 10 players in the division. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 05, 2021
It’s (Post) Season Preview Time
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. give their initial thoughts and predictions for the WNBA Playoffs, then begin previewing the 2021-22 NBA season with thoughts on the Atlantic Division (BKN, BOS, NYK, PHI, TOR). TIME STAMPS: 3:15 — Nekias and Steve discuss the single-elimination playoff games around the WNBA, then preview the Sun-Sky and Aces-Mercury series. 16:40 — Nekias and Steve discuss a Rolling Stone article detailing vaccination distrust among some NBA players. 27:30 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Boston Celtics 44:30 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Brooklyn Nets 1:00:45 — Nekias and Steve discuss the New York Knicks 1:19:20 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Philadelphia 76ers 1:37:15 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Toronto Raptors 1:51:40 — Nekias and Steve rank the teams and the top 10 players in the division 1:55:35 — Nekias and Steve answer questions from the mailbag. If you have questions, email us at dunkerspot@yahoo.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 27, 2021
Summer League Wrap-Up
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. go over the NBA’s opening night and Christmas Day slate of games, then give their takeaways from Summer League play. TIME STAMPS: 4:20 — Nekias and Steve discuss the opening night and Christmas Day schedule. 26:15 — Marcus Smart extension talk + Boston’s lineup questions. 35:35 — Analysis on three trades: Grayson Allen to Milwaukee, Eric Bledsoe to Los Angeles, and Patrick Beverley to Minnesota. 58:05 — Nekias and Steve begin their Summer League takeaways by listing the teams they did and didn’t enjoy watching. 1:19:20 — Performance breakdowns of Cade Cunningham, Jalen Green, Evan Mobley, Scottie Barnes, and Jalen Suggs 1:43:20 — Nekias and Steve discuss the rookies that impressed, as well as some they wish they saw more from 1:52:26 — Nekias and Steve discuss the second-year (or later) guys that impressed, as well as some they wish they saw more from 2:01:15 — Mailbag segment Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 19, 2021
2021 Free Agency Thoughts
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. recap the draft, break down Team USA’s win over Spain, then give their early thoughts on free agency. TIME STAMPS: 4:12 — Nekias and Steve recap the 2021 draft, digging into their favorite teams and player fits. 10:45 — Nekias and Steve discuss Team USA’s 95-81 victory over Spain 22:55 — Nekias and Steve discuss all things free agency: their early winners and losers, questionable deals, and rotation decisions that intrigue them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 05, 2021
Prepping for the 2021 NBA Draft
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by Jackson Frank and PD Web to talk philosophy and answer draft questions. TIME STAMPS: 3:50 — Grizzlies-Pelicans trade discussion 11:50 — Bradley Beal (and Damian Lillard) trade discussion’ 23:05 — Team USA discussion 34:57 — Draft Q&A Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 28, 2021
Khristmas In July
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. wrap up the NBA Finals, giving flowers to both the champion Milwaukee Bucks and the Phoenix Suns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 21, 2021
NBA Finals Game 5 Recap
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss the pros and cons of the play-in tournament, react to the latest coaching hire (Wes Unseld Jr/Washington), discuss Team USA’s roster movement, dig into Damian Lillard’s situation in Portland, then breakdown Game 5 of the NBA Finals. TIMESTAMPS 3:20 — Nekias and Steve discuss the play-in tournament coming back next season. 7:35 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Washington Wizards hiring Wes Unseld Jr. as their new head coach.  11:50 — Nekias and Steve discuss the departures of Bradley Beal and Kevin Love from Team USA, as well as what their replacements (Keldon Johnson, JaVale McGee) bring to the table. 21:40 — Nekias and Steve discuss the smoke surrounding Damian Lillard’s future in Portland. 32:05 — Nekias and Steve break down Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 19, 2021
NBA Finals Game 4 Reaction
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss the shot-making duel between Khris Middleton (40 points) and Devin Booker (42 points), Milwaukee’s continued paint dominance, Phoenix’s offensive game plan and much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2021
NBA Finals Check-In
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. give their takeaways on the NBA Finals through the first three games. TIME STAMPS:  1:30 - Nekias and Steve discuss the Orlando Magic hiring Jamahl Mosley as their new head coach. 6:00 - Nekias and Steve discuss Team USA’s exhibition loss to Nigeria. 18:55 - Nekias and Steve discuss the NBA Finals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 12, 2021
NBA Finals Preview
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. say goodbye to the Conference Finalists (Clippers, Hawks), then dig into the Bucks-Suns matchup. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 06, 2021
Trouble in Portland + Playoff Takes
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss the controversial hire of Chauncey Billups in Portland and then break down the Conference Finals. TIME STAMPS 3:17 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Chauncey Billups hire in Portland. 25:55 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Hawks-Bucks series. 47:40 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Clippers-Suns series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 30, 2021
Coaching Hires and Playoff Takes
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. react to the new coaching hires made this week, then give their early thoughts on the Conference Finals. TIME STAMPS 1:48 — Nekias and Steve discuss the new coaching hires in Indiana (Rick Carlisle), Boston (Ime Udoka), and Dallas (Jason Kidd). 19:30 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Team USA rosters. 27:00 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Suns-Clippers series. 45:15 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Bucks-Hawks series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 25, 2021
Conference Finals Preview
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. recap the remaining second-round series, then preview the Eastern and Western Conference Finals. TIME STAMPS 3:50 - Nekias and Steve recap Game 6 of Jazz-Clippers. 12:30 - Nekias and Steve recap Game 7 of Nets-Bucks. 22:50 - Nekias and Steve begin talking about the Suns-Clippers series, but quickly pivot to Sixers talk. 58:10 - Nekias and Steve continue their discussion of Suns-Clippers. 1:22:50 - Nekias and Steve discuss the Bucks-Hawks series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2021
Coaching Carousels and Playoff Takes
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. recap the award teams, dig into the coaching changes around the NBA, then discuss the remaining second-round matchups. TIME STAMPS 3:40 - Nekias and Steve discuss the voting results for the All-NBA, All-Defense, and All-Rookie teams. 25:40 - Nekias and Steve discuss the weirdness happening in Dallas and New Orleans, then rank the current head coach openings. 47:55 - Nekias and Steve discuss the Nets-Bucks series. 1:12:44 - Nekias and Steve discuss the Sixers-Hawks series. 1:31:28 - Nekias and Steve discuss the Jazz-Clippers series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 18, 2021
Second Round Check-in
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. bid farewell to the Denver Nuggets, then give their thoughts on the other second-round series. 2:42 — Nekias and Steve give their lasting thoughts on the Suns-Nuggets series. 23:08 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Nets-Bucks series. 52:55 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Jazz-Clippers series. 1:26:30 — Nekias and Steve discuss the Sixers-Hawks series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2021
Early Round 2 Thoughts
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss the coaching changes around the league, then dig into the playoff games from the weekend. TIME STAMPS: 2:11 — Nekias and Steve discuss the recent coaching firings in Portland and Orlando. 20:05 — Nekias and Steve discuss Game 1 of the Nets-Bucks series. 56:45 — Nekias and Steve discuss Game 1 of the Sixers-Hawks series. 1:20:48 — Nekias and Steve discuss Game 7 of Clippers-Mavericks, then preview the Jazz-Clippers series. 1:47:10 — Nekias and Steve preview the Suns-Nuggets series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 07, 2021
Prepping for Round Two
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. bid farewell to some first-round exits, then look ahead to the weekend games. 3:25 - Nekias and Steve discuss the Celtics’ front office overhaul, and what may come next for them. 19:10 - Nekias and Steve give their lasting thoughts on the Grizzlies, Wizards, Knicks, and Blazers. 1:19:00 - Nekias and Steve preview Bucks-Nets. 1:51:40 - Nekias and Steve preview Sixers-Hawks. 2:10:00 - Nekias and Steve discuss the Clippers-Mavericks series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 04, 2021
First Round Check-in
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. give their final thoughts on the Heat-Bucks sweep, then break down the rest of the first-round series. TIME STAMPS 2:40 - Nekias and Steve discuss what’s next for the Milwaukee Bucks (2nd round) and Miami Heat (offseason) 29:30 - Nekias and Steve discuss the Lakers-Suns series. 49:00 - Nekias and Steve discuss the Hawks-Knicks series. 1:08:45 - Nekias and Steve discuss the Grizzlies-Jazz series. 1:22:30 - Nekias and Steve discuss the Celtics-Nets series. 1:39:00 - Nekias and Steve discuss the Blazers-Nuggets series. 1:50:00 - Nekias and Steve discuss the Sixers. 2:05:00 - Nekias and Steve discuss the Mavericks-Clippers series Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 31, 2021
Early Adjustments
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss Kyrie Irving’s recent comments about Boston, then offer thoughts and potential adjustments for most of the first-round series. The series, in order: WAS-PHI, BOS-BKN, MEM-UTA, POR-DEN, LAL-PHX, MIA-MIL. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2021
Game 1 Reactions
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. give their thoughts on the NBA potentially adding a mid-season tournament, then analyze the Game 1s from the weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2021
Playoff Preview, Part 2
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. recap the midweek play-in games, then preview the rest of the first-round matchups (PHI-WAS, BKN-BOS, PHX-LAL, DEN-POR, LAC-DAL, UTA-MEM/GSW). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 21, 2021
Playoff Preview, Part 1
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. recap the opening weekend in the WNBA, then preview the NBA play-in tournament and two Eastern Conference playoff series (NYK-ATL, MIL-MIA). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 17, 2021
Awards Talk with SI's Chris Herring
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Chris Herring of Sports Illustrated joins Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. to talk about his book, "Blood on the Hardwood: The Flagrant History of the 1990s New York Knicks." Then, the three give their fictional NBA award ballots. TIME STAMPS 0:46 - Nekias and Steve catch up Chris about the challenges of NBA coverage in a season like this, gives an update on his book, then talks about his excitement for the Chicago Sky. 15:40 - Nekias, Steve, and Chris discuss Coach of the Year. 26:53 - Nekias, Steve, and Chris discuss Most Improved Player. 34:34 - Nekias, Steve, and Chris discuss Rookie of the Year. 40:30 - Nekias, Steve, and Chris give their All-Rookie teams. 53:20 - Nekias, Steve, and Chris give their All-NBA teams. 1:14:25 - Nekias and Steve give their All-Defensive teams. 1:21:57 - Nekias, Steve, and Chris discuss Defensive Player of the Year. 1:33:33 - Nekias, Steve, and Chris discuss Sixth Man of the Year. 1:40:28 - Nekias, Steve, and Chris discuss MVP -- and Chris goes on a bit of a rant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2021
Prepping for the Playoffs
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. change the format this week, opting to ask each other their most pressing questions heading into this year's postseason. TIME STAMPS 2:45 - Nekias and Steve discuss James Harden's absence (hamstring) and the importance of him getting reps before the postseason begins, then review Tyrese Haliburton's rookie campaign. 14:40 - Steve gives his perspective on the noise surrounding the Indiana Pacers and head coach Nate Bjorkgren. 33:00 -- Nekias and Steve ask each other their most pressing questions heading into this year's postseason. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 10, 2021
Contender Check-Ins and Weekly Observations
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. check in on a few title hopefuls, bounce around the league with general observations, and discuss proper gamewear etiquette.  TIME STAMPS 3:30 - Nekias and Steve discuss the latest injuries around the league, the returns of LaMelo Ball and LeBron James, then evaluate John Wall's season. 19:52 - Nekias and Steve discuss the teams that have impressed them the most as of late. 1:02:25 - Nekias and Steve discuss a couple of teams they have questions about heading into the postseason. 1:20:30 - Nekias and Steve discuss the players that have impressed them as of late. 1:35:05 - Nekias and Steve discuss the rookies that have caught their eyes. 1:44:10 - Nekias and Steve answer questions from their weekly mailbag. If you would like to send in a question, email us at dunkerspot@yahoo.com. 2:03:00 - Nekias and Steve bounce around the league with their Free Throw segment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2021
Win Streaks and Weekly Observations
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. dissect the latest injury news around the league, talk about the returns of Anthony Davis and Jaren Jackson Jr, then bounce around the league with their observations. TIME STAMPS 2:18 - Nekias and Steve discuss the season-ending injury to Wizards forward Deni Avdija, give their thoughts on the early returns for Anthony Davis and Jaren Jackson Jr., then check in with the Nets in light of James Harden's hamstring injury. 16:14 - Steve discusses the team that has impressed him most. 31:40 - Nekias discusses the team that has impressed him most. 40:30 - Nekias discusses a team that has confused him. 47:12 - Steve discusses a team that has disappointed him as of late. 57:15 - Nekias and Steve discuss the players that have stood out as of late. 1:14:28 - Nekias and Steve give their rookie reports. 1:17:54 - Nekias and Steve answer questions from their weekly mailbag. If you have a question you'd like to send in, email us at dunkerspot@yahoo.com. 1:35:00 - Nekias and Steve bounce around the league with their Free Throws segment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2021
Kings, Heat and NBA Playoffs with ESPN's Mark Jones
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones, Jr. are joined by ESPN's Mark Jones as they discuss the Kings, the Heat, the upcoming NBA playoffs and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2021
LaMarcus Aldridge Thoughts and Weekly Observations
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss LaMarcus Aldridge's abrupt retirement, break down the wild week of injury news around the league, then give their weekly observations. DESCRIPTION: Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss LaMarcus Aldridge's abrupt retirement, break down the wild week of injury news around the league, then give their weekly observations. TIME STAMPS 1:12 -- Nekias and Steve discuss LaMarcus Aldridge's retirement, his HOF case, and what his absence means for the Nets moving forward. 9:45 -- Nekias and Steve briefly discuss Kevin Durant's thigh contusion, and how concerned (if at all) the Nets should be. 11:47 -- Nekias and Steve discuss Jamal Murray's season-ending ACL tear, and how the Nuggets will try to manage without him. 21:21 -- Nekias and Steve discuss Zach LaVine's absence, and dig into what's plaguing the post-trade deadline Bulls. 26:55 -- Nekias and Steve give their early impressions on the Jabari Parker signing in Boston. 32:12 -- Nekias and Steve discuss Dwyane Wade's ownership stake with the Jazz. 36:28 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the teams (PHI, MEM) that have impressed them recently. 1:00:30 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the teams (MIA, LAC) that have disappointed or confused them. 1:23:48 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the players that have impressed them recently. 1:44:54 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the rookies that have caught their eyes. 1:50:28 -- Nekias and Steve answer questions from their weekly mailbag segment. If you'd like to send in a question, email us at dunkerspot@yahoo.com. 2:05:13 -- Nekias and Steve bounce around the league with their Free Throws segment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2021
(W)NBA Talk with Monica McNutt
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ESPN's Monica McNutt joins Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. to recap the 2021 WNBA Draft, preview the WNBA season, talk about the state of the New York Knicks, and identify the favorites in the Eastern and Western conference. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2021
State of the Nets and Weekly Observations
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss the latest injury news around the league, dig into the Nets, then bounce around the league. TIME STAMPS:  3:55 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the Minnesota Timberwolves being sold. 8:26 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the Victor Oladipo injury, and what it means for the Miami Heat. 14:56 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the tumultuous nature of James Wiseman's rookie season. 17:58 -- LeBron James and Anthony Davis are on the way back! Nekias and Steve reflect on the Lakers' run without their two superstars. 25:03 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the Nets and their center rotation. 42:53 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the teams that have impressed them as of late. 1:05:00 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the teams that have disappointed them as of late. 1:20:04 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the players that have impressed them. 1:35:05 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the rookies that have caught their eyes. 1:42:20 -- Nekias and Steve answer questions from the weekly mailbag. If you have questions, email us at dunkerspot@yahoo.com. 2:02:45 -- Nekias and Steve bounce around the league with general observations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2021
Northwest Love, Breaking Down Western Conference Powerhouses
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. react to the Gordon Hayward injury, discuss DeMarcus Cousins and Isaiah Thomas landing temporary homes, then dissect a couple of Western conference powerhouses. TIME STAMPS 1:35 -- Nekias and Steve discuss Gordon Hayward's foot sprain, and what it means for the Hornets moving forward. 7:37 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the Jrue Holiday extension, and what it means for the Bucks. 11:38 -- Nekias and Steve discuss DeMarcus Cousins (LAC) and Isaiah Thomas (NO) signing 10-day contracts. 17:17 -- Nekias and Steve discuss Grant Hill's eventual role as the managing director of USA Basketball. 21:09 -- What teams impressed Nekias the most this week? 38:53 -- What team impressed Steve the most this week? 49:29 -- What team disappointed Steve the most? 52:03 -- What team disappointed Nekias the most? 1:04:40 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the players that have caught their eyes as of late. 1:19:47 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the rookies that have caught their eyes. 1:29:38 -- Nekias and Steve answer questions from the weekly mailbag. If you'd like to send in a question, email us at dunkerspot@yahoo.com. 1:54:10 -- Nekias and Steve bounce around the league with general observations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 05, 2021
Buyout Madness and Weekly Observations
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. break down player movement and observations from the past week. TIME STAMPS: 0:51: Nekias and Steve give their winners and losers from the trade deadline. If you'd like a more detailed discussion, check out our Trade Deadline live stream from Thursday night. https://twitter.com/bballnewsdotcom/status/1375267261443792897?s=20 9:45: Nekias and Steve discuss the updated timelines for LeBron James and LaMelo Ball, and what it means for their teams. 14:28: Nekias and Steve give their thoughts on the buyout signings of Austin Rivers (MIL), LaMarcus Aldridge (BKN), Gorgui Dieng (SA), and Andre Drummond (LAL). 59:48: Nekias and Steve discuss the teams that impressed them the most. 1:15:40: Nekias and Steve discuss the teams that disappointed them the most. 1:30:20: Nekias and Steve praise the players that caught their eyes this week. 1:40:30: Nekias and Steve discuss the rookies that caught their eyes this week. 1:47:27: Nekias and Steve answer questions from the weekly mailbag. If you have questions you'd like to submit, email us at dunkerspot@yahoo.com. 1:59:15: Nekias and Steve bounce around the league with general observations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2021
What's up with the Golden State Warriors?
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. are joined by Marcus Thompson of The Athletic to talk about the Warriors season to this point. Time Stamps: 1:21 -- Nekias and Steve ask Marcus about the difficulties of covering the Warriors during a pandemic. 4:50 -- Nekias, Steve and Marcus give their general thoughts on the Warriors' .500 start to the season. 9:20 -- Nekias, Steve and Marcus discuss the Warriors' offense. 20:34 -- Nekias and Steve ask Marcus about Steve Kerr's handling of the young players on the roster. 27:13 -- Nekias, Steve and Marcus discuss the development of James Wiseman. 39:00 -- Nekias, Steve and Marcus discuss Draymond Green's back-and-forth with Tony Allen, as well as where he ranks among all-time defenders. 50:42 -- Nekias and Steve get Marcus' opinion on how the Warriors should approach the trade deadline and the rest of the season. 57:20 -- Marcus gives some background on his Stephen Curry/Nas story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2021
Victory Laps and Weekly Observations
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. dive into a wild week of injuries, break down Blake Griffin's debut. and debut the #BigMad segment. TIME STAMPS 1:51 -- Nekias and Steve discuss LeBron James' ankle sprain, and what it means for the Lakers moving forward. 10:22 -- Nekias and Steve discuss LaMelo Ball's fractured wrist, and what it means for the Hornets moving forward. 19:25 -- Nekias and Steve analyze the PJ Tucker trade from Milwaukee's perspective. 23:25 -- Nekias and Steve analyze the Trevor Ariza trade from Miami's perspective. 27:08 -- Nekias and Steve discuss Blake Griffin's debut with the Brooklyn Nets. There were dunks. 33:48 -- What team impressed Steve the most this week? 37:57 -- What team impressed Nekias the most this week? 44:49 -- What team disappointed Nekias the most this week? 1:02:42 --What team disappointed Steve the most this week? 1:09:37 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the players that impressed them the most this week. 1:21:10 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the rookies that impressed them over the week. 1:28:22 -- Nekias unveils the first #BigMad segment of the podcast. 1:34:00 -- Nekias and Steve answer questions from the mailbag. If you have questions you'd like answered on the podcast, send them to dunkerspot@yahoo.com. 1:48:24 -- Nekias and Steve bounce around the league with general observations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2021
Post All-Star Break Observations
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. discuss the Joel Embiid injury, the Spurs and LaMarcus Aldridge deciding to part ways, and the polarizing nature of Carmelo Anthony. From there, the two give their first impressions of post-All-Star break play. TIME STAMPS: 0:35 -- Nekias and Steve give their thoughts on the Joel Embiid injury, then dig into Philadelphia's center rotation. 3:40 -- Nekias and Steve discuss LaMarcus Aldridge's eventual departure from San Antonio, as well as potential landing spots. 15:22 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the still-polarizing nature of Carmelo Anthony. 30:08 -- Nekias and Steve give way-too-early progress reports on the teams they planned to track closely in the second half of the season. 1:05:20 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the players that have impressed in the second half so far. 1:24:03 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the rookies that have caught their eyes. 1:33:35 -- Nekias and Steve answer questions from the mailbag. 1:58:02 -- Nekias and Steve bounce around the league with general observations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 15, 2021
The Mailbag Episode
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. talk about their favorite moments from All-Star Sunday. From there, they examine the Nets' signing of Blake Griffin, answer mailbag questions, and discuss what they'll be keeping an eye on during the second half of the season. TIME STAMPS 1:12 -- Nekias and Steve talk about the highlights of All-Star Sunday. 11:58 -- Nekias and Steve debate the pros and cons of the Nets adding Blake Griffin 34:36 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the teams that surprised them the most during the first half of the season. 48:35 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the teams that disappointed them during the first half of the season. 57:03 -- Nekias and Steve answer a wide range of mailbag questions. 1:49:22 -- Nekias and Steve discuss what they'll be keeping an eye on during the second half of the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 08, 2021
The Analytics "Debate" and Weekly Observations
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. react to the end of Sunday's Bucks-Clippers game. From there, they take a different angle on the "analytics vs eye test" debate. After that, they bounce around the league with general observations. TIME STAMPS 1:22 -- Nekias and Steve break down the end of the Clippers-Bucks game from Sunday afternoon, and discuss the Clippers' need for a point guard. 25:50 - Nekias and Steve review the All-Star reserves, and if the coaches got it right. 32:00 -- Nekias and Steve discuss Adrian Wojnarowski's report about Victor Oladipo turning down a contract extension. 36:23 -- Nekias and Steve explore the racial undertones of the "analytics vs eye test" debate. 50:55 -- Which team impressed Steve the most this week? 57:03 -- Which team impressed Nekias the most this week? 1:04:20 -- Which team disappointed Nekias the most this week? 1:14:50 -- Which team disappointed Steve the most this week? 1:26:00 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the veterans that impressed them this week. 1:37:35 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the rookies that impressed them this week. 1:46:45 -- Nekias and Steve bounce around the league with general observations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 01, 2021
All-Star Edition + Ryan Saunders Live Reaction
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. reveal their All-Star reserve picks, then react to the news of the Minnesota Timberwolves firing Ryan Saunders and hiring Chris Finch. Time stamps: 1:16 - Nekias and Steve discuss the upcoming reveal of the second-half schedule, and the potential pitfalls the NBA may have to navigate. 11:40 - Nekias and Steve discuss Anthony Davis' absence, and what questions the Lakers will have to answer during their stretch without him. 19:40 - Nekias and Steve discuss D'Angelo Russell's surgery, and what that means for the Timberwolves in the short and long-term. 29:25 - Nekias and Steve discuss the report of DeMarcus Cousins and the Houston Rockets parting ways, and whether Cousins can thrive in a limited role elsewhere. 45:08 - Which team has impressed Steve the most? 51:00 - Which team has impressed Nekias the most? 1:01:08 - Nekias and Steve discuss their All-Star reserve picks. 1:28:38 - Nekias and Steve react to the firing of Ryan Saunders, and the hiring of Chris Finch. 1:37:39 - Nekias and Steve answer questions from their weekly mailbag. 1:47:32 - Nekias and Steve bounce around the league with observations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 22, 2021
The Anthem Controversy and Weekly Observations
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. briefly discuss the drama surrounding the national anthem being played pre-game and key injury news, then dive into their weekly observations around the league. TIME STAMPS: 0:57 -- Nekias and Steve give their thoughts on the national anthem being played before games. 7:45 -- How will the Mitchell Robinson injury (fractured right hand) affect the New York Knicks? 12:07 -- How will the Nets navigate the absence of Kevin Durant due to his hamstring injury? 16:40 -- Which team impressed Nekias the most this week? 25:35 -- Which team impressed Steve the most this week? 37:52 -- Which team disappointed Steve the most this week? 48:33 -- Which team disappointed Nekias the most this week? 1:05:13 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the veterans that have impressed them this week. 1:12:05 -- Which veterans disappointed Nekias the most? 1:23:49 -- Nekias and Steve discuss the rookies that stood out to them this week. 1:29:29 -- Nekias and Steve answer mailbag questions. 1:46:23 -- Nekias and Steve bounce around the league for general observations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 15, 2021
The Defense Episode
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. dig into all things defense: schemes, pet peeves, standouts and more. Time stamps 0:50 - Nekias and Steve discuss the Derrick Rose trade. 7:16 - Nekias and Steve discuss the Larry Nance Jr. injury, and what it means for the Cavaliers moving forward. 10:42 - Nekias and Steve give their general thoughts on defense in this COVID-affected season. 39:05 - Nekias and Steve discuss the teams that have impressed them the most defensively to this point of the season. 1:01:26 - Nekias and Steve discuss the teams that have disappointed them the most defensively. 1:26:20 - Nekias and Steve give their DPOY frontrunners. 1:42:13 - Nekias and Steve give their early All-Defensive team selections. 1:54:05 - Mailbag segment 2:08:04 - Nekias and Steve bounce around the league with general observations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 08, 2021
All-Star Talk and Weekly Observations
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. give their takes on the viability of an All-Star game in March. From there, they give their takes on teams and players that have impressed or disappointed them. Time Stamps: 0:45 - Nekias and Steve discuss the potential All-Star game in March, and if it's a good idea or not. 12:20 - Nekias and Steve discuss what Marcus Smart's injury means to the Boston Celtics. 18:42 - Which team impressed Steve the most? 35:00 - Which team impressed Nekias the most? 55:28 - Which team disappointed Nekias? 1:10:50 - Which players impressed Steve the most? 1:17:55 - Which players impressed Nekias the most? 1:23:00 - Which players disappointed Nekias the most? 1:38:27 - Nekias and Steve discuss the rookies that caught their eyes this week. 1:49:20 - Nekias and Steve answer questions from the mailbag. 2:05:00 -- Nekias and Steve bounce around the league with observations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 01, 2021
The Fight for L.A and Weekly Observations
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. give their scouting reports on the Lakers and Clippers. From there, they discuss the teams, players and rookies that have caught their eye. There's also Spongebob talk. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 25, 2021
The Kyrie Irving Dilemma and Weekly Observations
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones Jr. have a serious discussion about the way Kyrie Irving is covered. From there, they give their takes on teams and players that have impressed or disappointed them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 18, 2021
How They Fit: Breaking down the James Harden Blockbuster
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones, Jr. break down the four-team trade that finally sent James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets. They discuss how the Nets will scheme around Harden on both ends of the floor, and name the teams that are equipped to attack and defend them. Then, they examine the fits of Victor Oladipo, Caris LeVert, and Jarrett Allen on their new teams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 14, 2021
Early Season Observations
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Nekias Duncan and Steve Jones, Jr. discuss the COVID outbreak within the league and its effect on chemistry building, youth development, and analysis. From there, they give their takes on teams and players that have impressed or disappointed them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 11, 2021
The Dunker Spot is Coming!
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Subscribe to BasketballNews.com's newest podcast The Dunker Spot as Nekias Duncan and former NBA video coordinator and assistant coach Steve Jones break down teams, players, and rumors around the NBA every week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 07, 2021