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Why Fighting in the NBA Is (Mostly) Extinct, and Advice for Young All-Stars

Plus, the guys close with their Real Ones of the Week

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Do the Warriors Still Have What It Takes to Make a Late-Season Run? Plus, Kobe’s Statue Reveal. 

Logan, Raja, and Howard discuss what to make of the Golden State Warriors at this point in the season

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The Current State of LeBron With the Lakers

Logan and Howard ponder what the future could hold for the aging superstar and whether or not he will remain a Laker after this season

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Dame and KD Return to Their Former Teams, and Why the New Player Participation Rule Is Flawed

Plus, the guys discuss their Real Ones of the Week!

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LeBron and Steph’s Historic Rivalry and the Explosion of Individual Scoring in the Modern NBA

Plus, the guys get into a little Mailbag Monday!

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Why Doc Rivers Is an Upgrade for the Bucks and What It’s Like to Deal With Trade Rumors as a Player

Plus, the guys give with their Real Ones of the Week

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Does Kevin Durant Belong in the GOAT Discussion? Plus, Mailbag Monday!

The guys also chat about Udonis Haslem’s jersey retirement

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Are the Pacers a Finals Contender With Pascal Siakam? Plus, the Most Interesting Trade Targets and Potential Destinations.

The guys also talk about what it takes to be a coach in the NBA and why the assistants are the unsung heroes

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What Is Going On With Recent NBA Officiating? Plus, Tyronn Lue’s Phenomenal Coaching.

Logan and Raja discuss Raptors head coach Darko Rajakovic’s postgame rant and the incredible job head coach Tyronn Lue is currently doing with the Clippers

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Draymond Is Back, and Should We Be Worried About the Bucks?

Draymond Green is back from suspension and talk of the struggling Bucks

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Can the Thunder Keep This Up? Plus: Do We Believe Their Raps.

Logan and Raja discuss what it takes for a young team like the Thunder to stay on top for a whole season

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2023 Realys Awards

We’re talking Best Newcomer, Biggest Surprise, Moment of the Year, and more!

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Questions Heading Into 2024

Logan serves Howard a bunch of bigger-picture questions for the 2024 half of the season, including topics such as the Kings’ playoff readiness, Anthony Edwards’s potential as face of the league, and more

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What Draymond Green’s Suspension Means for the Warriors. Plus, Bomani Jones on Today’s Sports Media Environment.

Bomani Jones joins the show to talk about transitioning to podcasting full time, how he gauges success as a creative in the modern-day media landscape, what he learned from his experience at HBO, and much more

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Was the In-Season Tournament a Success? Plus, Is Bron and Bronny Playing Together Really a Possibility?

Logan, Raja, and Howard talk the in-season tournament, as well as the possibility of the first father and son duo in NBA history with LeBron and Bronny James

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What’s Holding Zion and the Pelicans Back? Plus, LeBron Is All About the Vibes.

The guys also discuss what the NBA’s benchmarks are for a completely successful inaugural in-season tournament

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In-Season Tournament Check-In

Logan, Raja, and Beck discuss Tyrese Haliburton’s early-season success with the Pacers, the vibes of the Knicks so far, the Giannis and Dame duo thus far, and much more

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The Beginning of the End for the Warriors and Unpacking the In-Season Tournament Group Winners

Logan and Raja discuss each of the eight teams that made it out of the group stage, break down the matchups, and share their thoughts on how the in-season tournament has elevated play across the board

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Draymond Doubles Down, and Pop’s In-Game Defense of Kawhi Leonard

Logan, Raja, and Howard discuss Draymond Green’s quotes on his altercation with Rudy Gobert and Gregg Popovich halting a game against the Clippers to stop fans from booing Kawhi Leonard

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How NBA Greats Spin Narratives for Motivation and Zach LaVine’s Potential Landing Spots. Plus, Chelsea Gray on Success With the Aces.

Plus, reactions to LeBron James’s Instagram post targeted at the people who "doubted" him after his move to Los Angeles

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Rasheed Wallace on Why the NBA Prioritizes Scoring, Perception vs. Reality With Media Narratives, and Winning a Title With the Pistons

Four-time NBA All-Star Rasheed Wallace also talks about what it was like getting traded by the Washington Bullets after his rookie year and playing for the Portland Trail Blazers

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Should Sportswriters Bet on Sports? Plus, the Taylor Swift Beat Writer and Logan Murdock on Covering the NBA.

Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline

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What It Takes to Transition From an Up-and-Coming Team to a Conference Contender, and Which Young Teams Are Potential Pretenders

Logan, Raja, and Howard discuss a few NBA teams who look primed to take the next step from scrappy, talented teams to legitimate conference contenders

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The Questionable Giannis Ejection, LeBron’s Miami Heat Legacy, and the 76ers’ Early Success Without Harden

Logan and Raja also talk about Anthony Edwards’s next potential leap this season and how he’s continuing to develop into an NBA superstar for the Minnesota Timberwolves

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First Impressions of the NBA’s In-Season Tournament Games and Underwhelming Teams That Deserve the Benefit of the Doubt

Logan, Raja, and Howard discuss the first batch of NBA in-season tournament games, their overall thoughts on the new addition to the regular season, and whether the level of competitiveness feels heightened

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Gilbert Arenas on Playing Against Great Defenders, Evolving Into an NBA Superstar, and the Lakers’ Overreliance on LeBron James

Three-time NBA All-Star Arenas also talks about what Jordan Poole needs to do if he wants to successfully lead the Washington Wizards

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Early Season Overreactions and Panic Watch

Logan, Raja, and Howard discuss the Los Angeles Lakers’ 1-2 start and the Hawks beating the Bucks at home

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Wemby’s NBA Debut, the James Harden–76ers Standstill, and Changes to the 2024 NBA All-Star Game

Sam Amick of The Athletic joins Logan and Howard to discuss Victor Wembanyama’s opening night performance, the changes coming to the league, and more!

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2023-24 NBA Season Preview: Expectations for Wemby’s Rookie Year, the Boston Celtics’ Championship Window, and Award Predictions

The guys also discuss the potential long-term impact of James Harden’s trade request on the 76ers and how Dame and Giannis fit together on the Bucks

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Steph Curry’s Preseason Game-Winner, Jordan Poole’s Revenge Season, and James Harden’s Trade Request Antics

Logan and Raja react to Steph Curry’s preseason game-winner against the Sacramento Kings, Jordan Poole dropping 41 points in three quarters, and whether or not both performances feel like statement games ahead of the regular season

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Howard Beck Joins ‘Real Ones,’ Damian Lillard’s Bucks Preseason Debut, and What Wemby’s Hybrid Play Style Means for the NBA Big Man

Plus, the guys talk about the new era of star player empowerment

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How Jrue Holiday Impacts the Celtics’ Title Chances, James Harden Skipping Media Day, and the Fractured Relationship Between Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers

Plus, the guys give out their Real Ones of the Week