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‘The Restart’: How Zion Williamson Will Lead the Pelicans to the NBA Playoffs

Plus, how players can continue their social activism in Orlando

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The Nuggets Shut Down Their Facility, Further Complicating the NBA’s Return

After multiple positive coronavirus tests in the team’s traveling party, Denver is taking precautions and pushing pause on its restart plans

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The Nets Are Falling Apart Before the NBA’s Restart

Spencer Dinwiddie’s potential absence would leave Brooklyn almost unrecognizable when the season resumes. How will the team cope without so many core players?

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Are the Small-Ball Rockets Sleeper Contenders in the NBA’s Restart?

Houston doesn’t need a traditional big man to make a deep postseason run—it needs near-perfect basketball from its superstar duo

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The Ringer’s 2020 NBA Mock Draft Lottery

If the Warriors land the first pick, who would they take? Plus, our Big Board expands to 50 prospects.

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Wall, George, Hayward, and Cousins: 2010 NBA Redraft

Breaking down the 2010 NBA draft, and how it should’ve gone

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Kenny Smith and Will Ferrell

Two-time NBA champion and sports commentator Kenny "The Jet" Smith joins to discuss what makes ‘Inside the NBA’ so authentic

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2010 Redraftables: PG-13, Wall, Hayward, and the Snakebit 2010 Draft With Ryen Russillo

Bill and Ryen Russillo revisit the 2010 NBA draft before redrafting the top 14 lottery picks

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‘The Mismatch’: How Will the Last Eight Games Affect Playoff Seeding?

Plus, Chris and Kevin dive into the mailbag to answer questions about the last four drafts, biggest underachievers, and more

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The Lakers See J.R. Smith As More Than a Meme

It’s easy to dismiss J.R. Smith as a punchline of a shooting guard. But there’s a reason why Los Angeles is adding the veteran for the stretch run—and it’s not for the jokes.

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2009 Redraftables: Curry, Harden, and Kahhhhhhhhhn With Zach Lowe

Bill is joined by ESPN’s Zach Lowe to revisit the 2009 NBA draft

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How the NBA’s New Schedule Impacts Each Playoff Race

The "seeding games" are set. We ran the numbers to figure out which of the 22 teams still playing have the best chances of making the postseason, how likely a play-in phase is, and who’s in line for which seeds.

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Cam to the Pats, ‘The Decision,’ and the 2010 Redraftables With Ryen Russillo

The former MVP joined New England on Sunday

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‘The Mismatch’: J.R. Smith Might Be Joining the Lakers to Replace Avery Bradley. Which Other Players Sitting Out Will Have the Biggest Impact? 

Plus, we open the mailbag to answer your questions about Vince Carter, the NBA teams left out of the bubble plan, tampering in Orlando, and more

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‘NBA Desktop’: J.R. Smith on the Lakers?! Plus, Jamaal Bowman.

Plus, Father’s Day LeBron, Spartan soldier Evan Fournier, and more

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Talking Movies With Don Cheadle and Rob Lowe

Cheadle reviews his career and talks about ‘Black Monday’; Lowe discusses his new podcast and tells stories about the Showtime Lakers

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Will the NBA Restart Be Much of a Respite?

As the league approaches its proposed restart date, the number of concerns continues to grow. That raises questions—and makes it hard to feel good about basketball’s return.

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Vince Carter Announces His Retirement and Looks Back at His Career

On this special episode, Vince announces his retirement from professional basketball

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How Will the Biggest Absences From Orlando Impact the NBA’s Stretch Run?

With several keys players opting out of the restart, we examine how their teams will fill the void and adjust for the rest of the season

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2008 Redraftables: A Genius Westbrook Pick and Rose vs. Love With Ryen Russillo

Bill is joined by Ryen Russillo to revisit the 2008 NBA draft

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Westbrook, Love, and Rose: 2008 NBA Redraft

Bill and Ryen Russillo revisit the 2008 NBA lottery

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The Five Most Intriguing Free Agents During the NBA’s Transaction Window

With multiple players bowing out of Orlando, the NBA has granted teams a mini free agency period before the restart. Who are the most attractive names on the market that could make a postseason impact?

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‘The Mismatch’: The Five Players We’re Most Intrigued by Post-Quarantine

Chris and Kevin list the players they can’t wait to see once the NBA is back

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LeBron Is Past His Prime, but He’s Primed to Win Another Title

The Lakers star isn’t as athletic as Giannis or Kawhi anymore, but he showed back in March that he’s still capable of outdueling them—or anyone else—when called upon

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What Will Life Look Like Inside the NBA Bubble?

The NBA’s campus site proposal is under scrutiny as the number of positive COVID-19 tests spikes in Florida. While the league is taking extensive measures to protect its players, more questions continue to arise.

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NBA Redraftables Reevaluations: What If Kevin Love Had Stayed on the Grizzlies?

The best, worst, and Knicksiest moves of the 2008 draft

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A Genius Westbrook Pick, Rose vs. Love, and the 2008 Redraftables With Ryen Russillo

Taking a look back at the first 14 picks of the 2008 NBA draft

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Kyrie Irving Has a Good Point; Kendrick Perkins Does Not

Plus, what will the living and recreation situation be like for the NBA players at Disney World?

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The Top 5 Executives in the NBA

The qualities that make up a good general manager or president of basketball operations may be up for debate, but these guys have all ascended to the top of the league in their own ways

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The Top 5 Scorers in the NBA

Who’s the best bucket-getter in the league? These are the players with the best arsenal of moves.

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The Top 5 Dumpster Fires of the Past Decade

Sometimes, things really do not work out. We dug deep into the dregs of the league to rank the worst teams in recent history.

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‘The Mismatch’: The NBA’s Orlando Health Guidelines, the 2009 Memphis Draft, and More Mailbag

Chris and Kevin discuss the health guidelines for when the league returns in Orlando, the Grizzlies’ choice to take Hasheem Thabeet second overall in 2009, and more

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NBA in Quarantine With JJ Redick, Plus Cord Jefferson on the Impact of ‘Watchmen’

The veteran shooter discusses staying NBA-ready during the pandemic and his thoughts on the "Orlando bubble"

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Catching Up With Scott Van Pelt

The ‘SportsCenter’ host joins to discuss the NBA "Orlando bubble," MLB misfires, and more

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Taylor Rooks on the NBA’s Bubble, Black Voices in Media, and Favorite ’90s Movies

Broadcaster and sports journalist Taylor Rooks sits down with JJ and Tommy to talk about the upcoming NBA return, the importance of Black voices in sports media, and their top five favorite ’90s movies

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The Top 5 Coaches in the NBA

Who’s the reigning whiteboard maestro? We ranked the best head coaches in the game today.