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The Mismatch

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Rest in Peace, Jonathan Tjarks

Before starting the show, Verno and KOC share memories of their friend and colleague Tjarks. Then they answer a few basketball questions.

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Looking at the Mitchell Trade From the Cavs’ and Jazz’s Perspectives

Plus, ‘2K’ ratings and Wembanyama coming soon to the U.S.

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What Barrett Extension Means for ​​Donovan Mitchell, and Your Mailbag Questions!

Plus, talking the Pelicans, national vs. domestic MVPs, and Tyrese Haliburton

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Reading Between the Lines of the Pat Bev Trade and the Real Impact of Chet’s Injury

KOC and Verno discuss the trade between the Lakers and Jazz

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Kevin Durant Is Staying in Brooklyn. What’s Next for the Nets?

Verno and KOC return as they discuss Kevin Durant backtracking his trade request to remain with the Nets

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Remembering Bill Russell, Tampering Unfairness, and Your Mailbag Questions

Verno and KOC look back on the career of the Boston Celtics great

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What Would It Take to Get KD to Boston, Can Tatum Be the Guy, and Latest on Mitchell

Plus, Verno and KOC share what shows they have been watching while we wait for the basketball season to return

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Top Summer League Performances, Interesting Teams, and Lakers Drama

Also, Verno and KOC debate why Donovan Mitchell hasn’t been dealt yet despite the Knicks being the overwhelming favorite to land him

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Ayton Returning to the Desert, Do What You Can to Get Mitchell, and Summer League Prospect Watching

Verno and KOC discuss the Suns star’s new deal

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The Young Warriors, Paolo’s Proportionate Size, and Thanks Steph Curry

Plus, reacting to Cam Thomas's strange comments and discussing the fun of Summer League

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Summer League Recap, Preview, and Speeding Tickets

Verno and KOC are live from Las Vegas for the NBA summer league as they recap the debut of Paolo Banchero, Chet Holmgren, and others

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All Quiet on the Free Agency Front, the Gobert Gamble, and Summer League Excitement

Also, Verno and KOC discuss the Malcolm Brogdon trade

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Where in the World Will KD Go, and Recapping the Early Free Agency Moves

The guys also debate the Thunder’s decision to give Lu Dort close to a $90 million contract

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Post-Draft Stories and Getting Ready for Free Agency

Verno and KOC discuss the Nets drama, where Deandre Ayton will go, John Wall to the Clippers, and more

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Gearing Up for the NBA Draft, Players on the Move, and Potential Sleepers

Verno and KOC discuss if the top of the order could have some surprises

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Drafting the Magic’s Future With Kevin Clark and Steve Ceruti

With the draft less than a week away, we discuss who the Magic could pick no. 1 and why the team’s narrative will soon change

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Warriors Are Champions Once Again, Disappointment in Tatum, and Memories About Fathers

Plus, KOC gives an update to his NBA draft board

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Game 6 Preview, Playoff Lessons, and Lakers Rumors With Daman Rangoola

Plus, explaining why teams that don’t spend money shouldn’t complain about teams that do

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The Andrew Wiggins Game, What Went Wrong With the Celtics, and Meeting Paolo Banchero

Plus, Verno and KOC discuss how the Warriors’ willingness to go into the luxury tax is what differentiates them from other franchises

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Aftermath of Game 3 in Boston, Is Draymond Confident or Arrogant, and Who Would You Take No. 1?

Also, Verno and KOC discuss the importance of role players stepping up in the NBA Finals

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How the Warriors Bounced Back in Game 2, Our Favorite Beatles, and a Head-Coaching Update

Plus, Verno and KOC discuss different ideas for how the Celtics can try to slow down Steph Curry in Game 3

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Recapping an Amazing Game 1 and Witnessing the Birth of a Star

Verno and KOC recap the Celtics’ comeback victory, and KOC fully believes we are witnessing Jayson Tatum’s ascension into superstardom

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Previewing the Warriors-Celtics Finals, Tatum’s Maturity, and Pop Culture Reviews

With the Finals matchup set, KOC and Verno make predictions for Boston vs. Golden State

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Admitting the Celtics Are Finals Contenders, Mavs Need Super Luka, and Drama in Brooklyn

Plus, Verno and KOC give their thoughts on this year’s All-NBA teams before discussing the latest drama in Brooklyn with the Nets

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Blowout Playoff Games, Rethinking Mavs-Warriors, and Tim Connelly Leaving

Plus, Verno and KOC discuss why having Robert Williams on the floor is more important than having Marcus Smart for the Celtics

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2022 NBA Mock Draft With Kevin O’Connor

KOC is here with a bonus episode to run through his latest mock of the entire first round of the upcoming NBA draft

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Warriors Roll as Wiggins Finds His Role, Looney on the Boards, and Landing in the Perfect Spot

Plus, Verno and KOC discuss why the Thunder are the most likely team to trade down in the draft and Chet Holmgren’s NBA potential

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Previewing the Conference Finals, Bleak Future Suns, and Tonight’s NBA Draft Lottery

Verno and KOC debate who will step up alongside Jimmy Butler for the Heat and are in agreement that Luka Doncic will continue to go off in his series against the Warriors

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Epic Comeback or Total Collapse? Plus: Griz Make a Statement and Jimmy’s That Guy in the Postseason.

The guys also go through Thursday’s Game 6 action between the Heat-76ers and Mavs-Suns

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Al Horford Balling Out, Stop With the Whining, and Embiid Makes All the Difference

The guys also give major credit to Jason Kidd for the adjustments he’s made since dropping the first two games

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76ers Falling Fast, Building Around Luka, and What Are You Watching Tonight?

Verno and KOC also discuss the Celtics and Grizzlies evening their series

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Entering the Conference Semifinals, Hellacious Heat, and the Celtics’ Cause for Pause

Verno and KOC also go through the Warriors-Grizzlies series and discuss Jordan Poole’s and Gary Payton II’s big performances in Game 1