Episodes
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...
Published 05/20/22
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...
Published 05/17/22
Published 05/17/22
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...
Published 05/13/22
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...
Published 05/10/22
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...
Published 05/06/22
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...
Published 05/03/22
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...
Published 04/29/22
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,...
Published 04/26/22
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...
Published 04/22/22
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...
Published 04/19/22
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...
Published 04/15/22
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 -...
Published 04/12/22
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...
Published 04/08/22
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...
Published 04/05/22
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 --...
Published 04/01/22
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%...
Published 03/29/22
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....
Published 03/25/22
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...
Published 03/22/22
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...
Published 03/18/22
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...
Published 03/15/22
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...
Published 03/11/22
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...
Published 03/08/22
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...
Published 03/04/22
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 &...
Published 03/01/22