Kevin O’Connor and Chris Vernon discuss all the news, trends, and transactions happening in the NBA. They also offer their on-court analysis, and occasionally get into heated… Read more
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Biggest Surprises From the NBA Season So Far
Jan 8, 2021
"Madison Square Garden Missing Fans"
Chris and Kevin take a look at how the COVID-19 protocols are working after Seth Curry’s positive test (5:07) and at the massive leak from the Hawks’ locker room reported by The Athletic (13:14). Then they get into the biggest surprises of the NBA season so far, including the… Read more
Ten Early Season Observations
Dec 29, 2020
Verno and KOC talk about 10 observations they've made in the early part of the season, including impressive showings from rookies Precious Achiuwa (18:18) and Tyrese Haliburton (34:45), hot starts by the Cavs (50:30) and Hawks (7:55), and much more.Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin… Read more
Verno and KOC start with Paul George’s shiny new contract with the Clippers (0:41), what in the world the Rockets can do with Harden (8:33), and Kyrie’s $25,000 fine levied by the NBA (18:40), before they get into the teams playing on the first day of preseason games (41:27).Hosts: Chris Vernon and… Read more
Giannis Contract Reaction and Five NBA Preseason Takeaways
Dec 15, 2020
Before the show, KOC gives his instant reactions to Giannis' brand new shiny contract with the Bucks (0:01). Then Verno and KOC get into the new Pelicans offense under Stan Van Gundy (5:52), Talen Horton-Tucker’s breakout preseason with the Lakers (13:32), the challenging conditions for rookies… Read more
Bill Simmons on the Harden Fiasco, Teams He’s High and Low on, Rookie of the Year Picks, and More
Dec 8, 2020
Bill Simmons joins Verno and KOC on the brand-new feed to talk about James Harden skipping training camp in favor of the strip club (0:45), the Brooklyn Nets (23:24), teams Bill is higher on and lower on than everyone else (29:18), KOC’s Rookie of the Year pick (40:22), and more. Hosts: Chris… Read more
Lonzo Ball on Filtering out the Noise, Breaking Down Clutch Plays, and the Best Fictional Coaches | The JJ Redick Podcast
Apr 14, 2020
"“I know his game pretty well, so it might be a tough night for him” - Lonzo Ball on playing LeMelo in the NBA "
JJ and Tommy are joined by New Orleans point guard Lonzo Ball. They discuss Lonzo's transition from Los Angeles to New Orleans, what goes on in his mind during clutch plays, and keeping a strong mentality in the face of adversity and loss. Later, they draft the best TV and movie coaches they would… Read more