Episodes
Logan and Raja are joined by three-time NBA champion Danny Green to talk about what it was like to play and win in the bubble, playing with LeBron and Kawhi, when the next NBA season should start, and much more. Tap in. Hosts: Logan Murdock and Raja Bell Guest: Danny Green
Published 10/26/20
Verno and KOC are back analyzing the Stan Van Gundy hire in New Orleans (1:20) and answering your mailbag questions about the draft, offseason team building, card collecting, and more (9:45). Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor
Published 10/23/20
J. Kyle Mann joins Justin, Rob, and Tjarks to talk about the offseason for a few of the more underappreciated teams, including the Pacers’ new head coach, Nate Bjorkgren, and Oladipo’s future with the team, the Suns’ draft pick and offseason moves, and the Pelicans’ trade potential.  Hosts: Justin Verrier, Rob Mahoney, and Jonathan Tjarks Guest: J. Kyle Mann
Published 10/21/20
Verno and KOC start off by discussing when the next NBA season should start, then they each get into their top three things to look forward to during the offseason. Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor
Published 10/20/20
Logan and Raja get into what the Lakers’ ceiling could look like (9:59), all the suspect rumors coming out about Kawhi and the Clippers and what the Clips can do to revamp their team culture (17:43), and Raja’s experience in the 2007 Western Conference finals between the Suns and Spurs (33:39). Then the guys each crown their Real One of the Week (52:32). Hosts: Logan Murdock and Raja Bell
Published 10/19/20
Verno and KOC get into the hiring of Ty Lue as head coach of the Clippers and Daryl Morey’s resignation from the Rockets (0:35). Then they dig into the ‘NBA Show’ mailbag to answer all your questions about head coach searches, offseason team building, the draft, and more (24:02).  Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor
Published 10/16/20
Justin, Rob, and Tjarks are joined by The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor to talk head coaching rumors (0:39) and potential offseason moves for teams around the league (14:13). Then Tjarks goes through his Draft Guide for Dummies (53:33). Hosts: Justin Verrier, Rob Mahoney, and Jonathan Tjarks Guest: Kevin O’Connor
Published 10/14/20
Verno and KOC in a post-Finals glow discuss why there’s no asterisk on this championship (0:32), the future of this Lakers team and how the rest of the league might adapt to compete with them (10:09), and Rajon Rondo’s reascension in the playoffs (41:10). Then they give their two cents on the reignited LeBron-Jordan GOAT debate (48:09). Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor
Published 10/13/20
Logan and Raja go live right after LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers win the 2020 NBA championship to talk about Game 6 and how this win impacts the legacies of all involved. Hosts: Logan Murdock and Raja Bell
Published 10/12/20
Verno and KOC go live after the Heat outlast the Lakers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals with special guest Bill Simmons.  Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor Guest: Bill Simmons
Published 10/10/20
Justin, Rob, and Tjarks convene right after the tight and scrappy Game 4 of the NBA Finals to talk about the Lakers’ win to go up 3-1 in the series (0:32) and the Finals MVP race (32:57). Hosts: Justin Verrier, Rob Mahoney, and Jonathan Tjarks
Published 10/07/20
Verno and KOC talk about Miami’s win in Game 3 of the NBA Finals (3:07), what to look for in Game 4 (18:54), and whether they think that Miami has a shot to make this series even more interesting (31:47). Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor
Published 10/06/20
Logan and Raja convene right after Game 3 of the NBA Finals to talk about the Lakers’ meltdown and Jimmy Butler’s unreal 40-point triple-double (0:41). Then they each crown their Real One of the Week (37:58). Hosts: Logan Murdock and Raja Bell
Published 10/05/20
Verno and KOC convene after the Lakers beat the Heat in Game 2 of the NBA Finals to talk about this Lakers roster and whether the Heat have a chance at winning one game in the series (3:00). Then they get into Doc Rivers’ new challenge as the new head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers (32:10) and other head-coach shopping going on around the league (42:48). Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor
Published 10/03/20
Logan Murdock, Raja Bell, and Kevin O'Connor break down a tumultuous Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Los Angles Lakers and Miami Heat, which the Lakers took decisively as Miami fell to multiple injuries. Hosts: Logan Murdock, Raja Bell, Kevin O'Connor
Published 10/01/20
Justin, Rob, and Tjarks attempt to answer the seven most interesting questions about this season’s thrilling Lakers vs. Heat NBA Finals, including who the most important player in the series is (1:23), whether Erik Spoelstra is the best coach in the NBA (18:54), what the biggest takeaways from this postseason are (43:20), and whose legacy will be most impacted by the outcome of the NBA Finals (53:34).  Hosts: Justin Verrier, Rob Mahoney, and Jonathan Tjarks
Published 09/30/20
Chris and Kevin discuss Adrian Wojnarowski’s latest bomb that Doc Rivers is “out” with the Clippers organization (0:39), Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals (12:57), and the unexpected but exciting matchup between the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals (27:39). Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor
Published 09/29/20
On today’s newly dubbed 'Real Ones,' Logan and Raja discuss Miami’s monster victory over the Celtics in Game 6 to win the Eastern Conference finals and go through to the Finals (3:23) and the Finals matchup between the Lakers and Heat 35:05). Then noted Celtics fan Jackson Safon of The Ringer’s video team joins to pour out some liquor for his Celtics (58:46) and Jordan Ligons from The Ringer’s copy desk joins to talk about everything that’s happening in the Wubble (1:06:25). Finally, Logan...
Published 09/28/20
Chris and Kevin get together to talk about the Lakers’ narrow win over the Nuggets to go up 3-1 in the Western Conference finals (1:22), the superstar-esque heroics of Tyler Herro in Miami’s win over Boston to go up 3-1 (27:51), and the Bulls’ new look with head coach Billy Donovan (58:10).  Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor
Published 09/25/20
Lakers.com's Mike Trudell joins Justin, Jon, and Rob to go over the Lakers’ loss in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals to the Nuggets (0:34), match up available head coaches with vacancies around the league (42:18), and preview Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals (1:08:52). Hosts: Justin Verrier, Rob Mahoney, Jonathan Tjarks Guest: Mike Trudell
Published 09/23/20
Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor cover the Lakers-Nuggets Western Conference finals (1:06), the importance of Gordon Hayward to the Celtics’ success against the Heat (25:07), and other stories from around the league, including the potential G League restart reported by Shams Charania (40:21) and the controversy around awards voting this season (47:10). Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor
Published 09/22/20
Logan and Raja are back Monday morning discussing the inevitability of the Lakers-Nuggets series (5:18), whether awards snubs motivate star players (18:21), and if Marcus Smart’s outburst after Game 2 brought the Celtics back into the series (38:07). Then from The Ringer’s copy desk, Jordan Ligons hops on to talk about recent coronavirus concerns in the Wubble, Candace Parker’s future, and the WNBA playoff format (51:33). Finally, producer extraordinaire Isaac Lee pours out some liquor for...
Published 09/21/20
The Heat beat the Celtics to go up 2-0 in the Eastern Conference finals, and Chris and Kevin got together after the game to talk about the Celtics’ meltdown in the face of Miami’s zone defense (0:40), the matchup between the Lakers and Nuggets (39:26), and what moves the Clippers might make in the offseason (50:58). Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor
Published 09/18/20
Justin Verrier, Jonathan Tjarks, and Rob Mahoney are joined by The Washington Post’s Ben Golliver to decompress from the dopamine overdose of the Nuggets’ historic win over the Clippers (0:50) and Bam Adebayo’s near-unbelievable Game 1–winning block against the Celtics (47:12). Hosts: Justin Verrier, Jonathan Tjarks, and Rob Mahoney Guest: Ben Golliver
Published 09/16/20
Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor discuss the importance of Kawhi Leonard and Nikola Jokic in Game 7 of the Clippers-Nuggets series (0:43) and what to look for in the Eastern Conference finals between the Celtics and Heat (32:22). They then touch on the future of the Raptors (48:44), the head coach shuffle around the league (61:17), and what might be next for Russell Westbrook (69:19). Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor
Published 09/15/20