2020 Hall of Fame Inductee Tim Duncan joins the Jump: 5/14/21
Rachel Nichols, Matt Barnes and Kendrick Perkins discuss the Nets big 3, who gets the 5th seed in the West and 2020 Hall of Fame inductee Tim Duncan joins the Jump.
James Harden: 18 pts & 11 ast in 26 minutes off the bench in his return: 5/13/21
Rachel Nichols, Vince Carter and Michael Wilbon discuss James Harden in his return, the Knicks making the playoffs and the NBA creates the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award.
Play-in tournament was a great idea: 5/12/21
Rachel Nichols, Matt Barnes and Kendrick Perkins discuss the play-in tournament, if this Warriors team is giving them "We Believe" vibes and if the Lakers should rest AD tonight after a tough win.
Russell Westbrook sets new record for career triple-doubles: 5/11/21
Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Vince Carter discuss Russell Westbrook making history, Jaylen Brown out for the rest of the season and Steph Curry's dagger vs the Jazz.
Westbrook ties Oscar Robertson's triple-double record at 181: 5/10/21
Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins and Brian Windhorst discuss Russell Westbrook tying Oscar Robertson's triple-double record, Luka ejected after hitting Collin Sexton in the groin and Rasheed Wallace stops by to join the Jump.
Nets are still "The Incredible Hulk" when healthy: 5/7/21
Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Kendrick Perkins discuss how concerning the Nets losing streak is, how dangerous the Wizards are if they make the playoffs and what they learned from the Lakers blowout loss to the Clippers.
Another special night for Timberwolves rookie Anthony Edwards: 5/6/21
Rachel Nichols, Vince Carter and Brian Windhorst discuss whether Anthony Edwards is closing the gap on LaMelo Ball for Rookie of the Year, how dangerous they think the Hawks are and the Pacers respond to their coach and player altercation.
Lights out in New Orleans: 5/5/21
Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Zach Lowe discuss their reaction to the lights delay in New Orleans, how attractive Lonzo Ball will be on the restricted free agent market and how much pressure there is on AD to carry the load while LeBron is out with injury.
Lakers searching for identity: 5/4/21
Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins and Ramona Shelburne discuss if the rumors of the Lakers demise is exaggerated, if there's pressure on NBA players to get vaccinated and Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau stops by to join the Jump.
Lakers: 6th place in west after losing 6 of 7: 5/3/21
Rachel Nichols, Jackie MacMullan and Kendrick Perkins discuss the Lakers losing 6 of their last 7, an All-Marvel starting five and Jeff Green joins the Jump.
LeBron upgraded to "questionable" vs Kings tonight: 4/30/21
Rachel Nichols, Jorge Sedano and Jackie MacMullan discuss LeBron James being upgraded to "questionable" vs the Kings tonight, Giannis' injury vs the the Rockets last night and Steve Kerr's comments on boxing out.
Suns clinch first playoff berth since 2010: 4/29/21
Rachel Nichols, Marc Spears and Brian Windhorst discuss the Suns clinching their first playoff berth since 2010, the Lakers falling to 1 and 3 since AD's return and Mike Conley stops by to join the Jump.
Showdown in the Wild West: 4/28/21
Rachel Nichols, Vince Carter and Richard Jefferson discuss the battle tonight between the Clippers and Suns and Rachel has a sitdown conversation with actor Michael B. Jordan.
Suns snap Knicks 9-game win streak : 4/27/21
Rachel Nichols, Vince Carter and Kendrick Perkins discuss the Suns snapping the Knicks 9-game win streak and Julius Randle and Bradley Beal stop by to join the Jump.
Grizzlies clawing their way into the postseason: 4/26/21
Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Robert Horry discuss how dangerous the Grizzlies are, how concerned Lakers fans should be and KD on minutes restriction.
Anthony Davis returns to game action: 4/23/21
Rachel Nichols, Matt Barnes and Richard Jefferson discuss Anthony Davis' return, Kemba dropping 32 in a win over the Suns and the idea of the Nets and Knicks meeting in the playoffs.
New York Knicks' Julius Randle: 4/23/21
New York Knicks All-Star forward Julius Randle joins The Woj Pod for an illuminating visit on his starring role in the franchises revival, his connection with Tom Thibodeau, how much hed love a Knicks-Nets playoff series, remembering Kobe, and much, much more.
Knicks are on a hot streak: 4/22/21
Rachel Nichols, Matt Barnes and Ramona Shelburne discuss the Knicks win streak, AD's expected return and Trae Young joins the Jump.
NBA community reacts to Chauvin verdict: 4/21/21
Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson, Chiney Ogwumike and Michael Wilbon react to the NBA community and the Chauvin verdict, James Harden's setback in his hamstring rehab and the Clippers 3-0 record vs the Blazers.
Nuggets 3-0 since Jamal Murray's season-ending injury: 4/20/21
Rachel Nichols, Vince Carter and Zach Lowe discuss the Nuggets going 3-0 since Jamal Murray's season-ending injury, Steph Curry's hot hand and Kobe's estate ending a partnership with Nike.
How the NBA is preparing for the conclusion of the Chauvin trial: 4/19/21
Rachel Nichols, Adrian Wojnarowski, Robert Horry and Matt Barnes discuss how the NBA is preparing for the conclusion of the Chauvin trial, the latest on KD's injury and Gonzaga star Jalen Suggs joins the Jump.
Steph Curry drops 30+ pts for the 9th straight game: 4/16/21
Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Ramona Shelburne discuss Steph Curry droping 30+ pts for the 9th straight game, Giannis' return to action and D-Wade's boss move.
Luka magic strikes again: 4/15/21
Rachel Nichols, Vince Carter and Zach Lowe discuss Luka Doncic's game winner vs the Grizzlies, LaMarcus Aldridge's retirement and if the MVP award is Nikola Joki's to lose.
Figuring out the Eastern Conference: 4/14/21
Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Matt Barnes discuss figuring out the Eastern Conference, Paul George playing with a chip on his shoulder and what they've learned about the Lakers without AD and LeBron.
Jamal Murray suffers torn ACL in left knee: 4/13/21
Rachel Nichols, Brian Windhorst and Kendrick Perkins discuss Jamal Murray suffering a torn ACL and what it means for the Nuggets. Also, Rachel sits down with Ben Simmons to discuss the Sixers season and their battle for the number 1 seed in the east.
Nets-Timberwolves game being postponed: 4/12/21
Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Kendrick Perkins discuss the Nets-Timberwolves game being postponed tonight in light of the tragic events in the Minneapolis area yesterday.
PG on Suns: "They can do the chirping": 4/9/21
Jorge Sedano, Ramona Shelburne and Malika Andrews discuss PG dropping a game-high 33 points in a win over the Suns, their reaction to Draymond Green's response to Megan Rapinoe and the Nets plans to prep KD for the playoffs.
Kevin Durant's Return: 4/8/21
Rachel Nichols, Brian Windhorst and Nick Friedell discuss KD's return, how much stock they put into the Suns beating the Jazz in OT and Warriors President & COO Rick Welts joins the Jump.
KD likely to return tonight vs Pels: 4/7/21
Jorge Sedano, Ramona Shelburne and Marc Spears discuss KD's likely return tonight vs the Pelicans, their trust in the Lakers to avoid the play-in and the significance of the Warriors' comeback win over the Bucks.
Nash on KD returning this week: "not set in stone": 4/6/21
Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins and Richard Jefferson discuss if the Nets are good enough to weather the injuries, the silver linings for Knicks fans last night and how the Mavs won their 5th game straight snapping the Jazz's 9-game winning streak.
The significance of Joel Embiid's return: 4/5/21
Rachel Nichols, Jackie MacMullan and Chiney Ogwumike discuss the significance of Joel Embiid's return, the struggling Warriors and if Jalen Suggs is worthy of being the number 1 overall pick.
De'Aaron Fox Joins the Jump: 4/2/21
Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Matt Barnes discuss KD's inappropriate DM's and De'Aaron Fox stops by to join the Jump.
Andre Drummond suffers toe injury in Lakers debut: 4/1/21
Rachel Nichols, Malika Andrews and Zach Lowe discuss Andre Drummond suffering a toe injury in his Lakers debut, James Harden's exit with hamstring tightness and if the Nets big 3 has enough time to play together before the playoffs.
Stephen Curry drop 32 vs Bulls in Return From Tailbone Injury: 3/30/21
Jorge Sedano, Kendrick Perkins and Brian Windhorst discuss Steph dropping 32 in his return, the Warriors ceiling for this season and the reaction to Evan Fournier's Celtics debut.
Better on paper: Nets or Lakers?: 3/29/21
Jorge Sedano, Matt Barnes and Richard Jefferson discuss who they think is better on paper, the Nets or Lakers, Aaron Gordon's ceiling with the Nuggets and Juan Toscano-Anderson stops by and joins the Jump.
The East & West Playoff Race: 3/26/21
Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Kendrick Perkins discuss the east and west playoff race and Iman Shumpert stops by to join the Jump.
NBA Trade Deadline Special : 3/25/21
Rachel Nichols, Robert Horry, Kendrick Perkins and Richard Jefferson discuss the NBA Trade Deadline.
Lakers fall to 0-3 without LeBron this Season: 3/24/21
Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Matt Barnes discuss the Lakers falling to 0-3 without LeBron this season, how James Harden's durability impacts the MVP race and where the best fit for Kyle Lowry is ahead of the NBA trade deadline.
Rockets Snap 20-Game Losing Streak as Trade Deadline Looms: 3/23/21
Rachel Nichols, Vince Carter and Kendrick Perkins discuss the Rockets snapping their 20-game losing streak ahead of the trade deadline, Steve Kerr clarifies his comments on the 2019 and 2020 Warriors and how the Kevin Durant-era Warriors will be remembered.
James Harden's MVP Case: 3/19/21
Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Robert Horry discuss James Harden's MVP case, Rudy Gobert's postgame comments after a loss to the Wizards and the level of concern for the Clippers after not winning consecutive games since February.
NBA Trade SZN is in Full Effect: 3/18/21
Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins and Brian Windhorst discuss the Bucks trading for P.J. Tucker, how much play-in scenarios impact the trade market and Luka dropping 42 in a win over the Clippers.
Damian Lillard drops 50 as Blazers rally for win over Pelicans: 3/17/21
Rachel Nichols, Robert Horry and David Fizdale discuss Damian Lillard dropping 50 in a Blazers win, the Jazz's depth and what the Mavs have to do to avoid play-in games.
Lakers Top Trade & Buyout Targets: 3/16/21
Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins, Zach Lowe and Dave McMenamin discuss the Lakers top trade and buyout targets, the battle for New York between the Nets and Knicks and Doc Rivers stops by to join the Jump.
Decision Time For Warriors: 3/15/21
Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce and Kendrick Perkins discuss what the Warriors should do as the trade deadline approaches, the significance of Joel Embiid's injury and the most exciting prospects to watch in the upcoming tourney.
Biggest Questions Around League as Second Half Begins: 3/10/21
Rachel Nichols, Robert Horry and Chiney Ogwumike discuss the biggest questions around the league as the second half begins and how many threes are too many threes in today's game.
Announcing Naismith Memorial HOF 2021 Finalist: 3/9/21
Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce and Richard Jefferson reveal the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame 2021 Finalist and surprise a special guest by giving him the good news that he made the list!
2021 All-Star Game was... Something: 3/8/21
Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins and Zach Lowe discuss the All-Star game, Blake Griffin joining the Net and Josh Hart stops by the Jump to talk about NBA Top Shot.
NBA First-Half Recap Special: 3/3/21
Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce and Richard Jefferson discuss the Western and Eastern Conference hierarchy and handout their mid-season awards. Also, comedian and actor Tracy Morgan stops by to join the Jump.
Zion pushes Pelicans past NBA-leading Jazz: 3/2/21
Rachel Nichols, Zach Lowe and Chiney Ogwumike discuss Zion pushing the Pelicans past the NBA-leading Jazz, James Harden's incredible performance against the Spurs and the first time Carmelo and LaMelo face each other.
Celtics stun Wizards late behind Tatum's heroics: 3/1/21
Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Matt Barnes discuss if they believe in the Celtics, whether the Wizards are glass half-full or half-empty and if the Clippers need to upgrade at the point guard position.
Ben Simmons leader for DPOY?: 2/26/21
Jorge Sedano, Richard Jefferson and Kendrick Perkins discuss Ben Simmons saying he's the best defensive player in league, whose most to blame for the Celtics struggles and how badly they want to see Zion in the dunk contest. Also, Rachel Nichols sits down to talk with Steve Nash.
The Jump: Take Note on the Jazz: 2/25/21
Rachel Nichols, Robert Horry and David Fizdale discuss the Jazz dominating the league and CJ McCollum stops by to join the Jump.
NBA second-half schedule release: 2/24/21
Rachel Nichols, Matt Barnes, Richard Jefferson, Adrian Wojnarowski and Jackie MacMullan discuss the NBA's second-half schedule release.
Announcing the McDonald's All American Games Roster: 2/23/21
Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins and Chiney Ogwumike reveal the McDonald's All American Games roster and John Wall stops by to join the Jump.
Nets sweep 5-game road trip : 2/22/21
Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins and Ramona Shelburne discuss the Nets sweeping their 5-game road trip, winning 6 straight overall and what adjustments they expect LeBron to make during AD's absence.
Fan vote lifts Luka over Dame into All-Star starting lineup: 2/19/21
Rachel Nichols, Vince Carter and Richard Jefferson discuss the fan vote that lifted Luka Doncic over Dame Lillard into the All-Star starting lineup and who should be the first pick of the All-Star draft by LeBron.
The Jump Celebrates 5-Year Anniversary: 2/18/21
Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Brian Windhorst celebrate the Jump's 5-year anniversary. Also, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and Chris Paul stop by to join the Jump.
Nets the personification of thriving NBA offenses: 2/17/21
Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins and David Fizdale discuss the most impressive part of the Nets comeback vs the Suns, who needs to step up for the Nuggets and what's bothering the Bucks as they've now lost 4 straight.
Draymond Green calls out NBA's treatment of players: 2/16/21
Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce and Zach Lowe discuss Draymond Green calling out double standards in NBA's treatment of players. Also, the Jump discusses whether All-Star weekend protocols in Atlanta are enforceable.
Pistons will work on Blake Griffin playing elsewhere: 2/15/21
Jorge Sedano, Matt Barnes, and Adrian Wojnarowski discuss the Pistons who will sit Blake Griffin to work on his playing future elsewhere and how desirable he is in a trade.
Rachel Nichols sits down with James Harden: 2/12/21
Rachel Nichols, Vince Carter and Zach Lowe discuss the Nets chances to win the title and their expectations for Kevin Durant's return to the Bay.
Mavs are headed in the right direction: 2/11/21
Rachel Nichols, Matt Barnes and Richard Jefferson discuss the Mavs close win over the Hawks and how the Lakers went into their 3rd straight overtime game and won. Also, Kings forward Harrison Barnes joins the Jump!
Mavericks Stop Playing Anthem: 2/10/21
Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins and Jackie MacMullan are joined by Mavericks owner Mark Cuban to discuss his decision to stop playing the anthem at Mavs games.
LaMelo is walking, talking fun: 2/9/21
Rachel Nichols, Robert Horry and Kendrick Perkins discuss LaMelo Ball's impressive game against the Rockets and how Coach Steve Kerr won't stretch Steph Curry's minutes to win now.
The NBA's Best Storylines So Far: 2/8/21
Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce and Richard Jefferson discuss some of the league's best storylines so far and KD missing 3 games due to the NBA's COVID-19 contact tracing protocols.
NBA & NBPA Finalizing agreement on All-Star Game: 2/5/21
Rachel Nichols, Vince Carter and Kendrick Perkins discuss how the NBA & NBPA are finalizing an agreement on the All-Star Game in Atlanta and how LeBron feels about it.
Where Do Bucks Ran in East?: 2/4/21
Rachel Nichols, Matt Barnes and Brian Windhorst discuss where they think the Bucks rank in the east. Also, Bulls star Zach LaVine joins the Jump!
The Nets continue learning on the job: 2/3/21
Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Chiney Ogwumike discuss how the Nets continue to learn on the job and if their win over the Clippers changes their opinion of the Nets' defense.
Suns win in a thriller over the Mavs: 2/2/21
Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce and David Fizdale discuss Devin Booker's game winner over the Mavericks and where the Suns fit in the west.
Wizards win in a wild finish vs Nets: 2/1/21
Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins and Zach Lowe discuss how Russell Westbrook and Bradley Beal rattled off a quick six points in a stunning 3.8-second sequence that propelled the Wizards to a 149-146 win over the Nets.
Heat Blow 18-point Lead to Clippers: 1/29/21
Jorge Sedano, Vince Carter and Kendrick Perkins discuss Jimmy Butler missing his 10th straight game due to COVID-19 protocols and how the Heat blew an 18-point lead to the Clippers who were without Kawhi and Paul George.
What Wizards Can Do To Make Brad Beal Happy: 1/28/21
Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce and Matt Barnes discuss if there's anything the Wizards can do to make Bradley Beal happy. Also, Wizards coach Scott Brooks joins the Jump.
Wall for Westbrook Trade Still Producing Drama: 1/27/21
Rachel Nichols, Matt Barnes and Chiney Ogwumike discuss their takeaways from the chippiness between Russell Westbrook and John Wall and whether the Rockets are still a playoff team.
Celebrating Kobe Bryant: 1/26/21
Rachel Nichols, Robert Horry, Matt Barnes and Paul Pierce celebrate the life of Kobe Bryant along with special guests, Flea, Zach Randolph and Byron Scott.
Who is 2nd Best in the West?: 1/25/21
Rachel Nichols, Vince Carter and Brian Windhorst debate the 2nd best team in the West: Clippers or Jazz? Is Jaylen Brown the leader for NBA Most Improved? Vince Carter picks his TOP 3 dunkers in the NBA right now, AND how soon will Steph Curry pass Ray Allen on the all-time 3-point list?
Inauguration Day: 1/20/21
Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce and Matt Barnes discuss changes for the NBA under President Biden's administration and are joined by former senator and basketball Hall of Famer, Bill Bradley.
Kyrie Irving Speaks to Media After Missing 7 Games: 1/19/21
Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce and Richard Jefferson share their biggest takeaway from Bucks-Nets and react to Kyrie's first time speaking to the media after missing 7 straight games.
MLK Day in the NBA: 1/18/21
Rachel Nichols, Robert Horry and David Fizdale discuss the impact MLK Day has on the NBA and James Harden's debut with the Nets.
Nets Introduce James Harden: 1/15/21
Rachel Nichols, Coach Fizdale and Paul Pierce react to James Harden's first Nets press conference. AND who is the MVP front-runner: Luka or Giannis?
The Nets New Big 3: 1/14/21
Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Robert Horry discuss the Nets new "Big 3" of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden. Which team is now better on paper Lakers or Nets? ALSO Tim MacMahon joins to talk about Harden's legacy after leaving Houston.
Rockets keep James Harden away until he's traded: 1/13/21
Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins, Malika Andrews and Zach Lowe discuss where the Rockets go from here with their disgruntled star James Harden, as well as what Kyrie Irving's current standing with the Nets is.
NBA reviewing Kyrie Irving's maskless videos: 1/12/21
Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce and Richard Jefferson discuss how NBA players are learning to adapt to COVID-19 with tighter protocols and how the NBA is reviewing videos circulating on social media of a maskless Kyrie Irving at what appears to be a family birthday party.
The NBA Faces Tough COVID-19 Decisions: 1/11/21
Rachel Nichols, David Fizdale and Brian Windhorst discuss how the NBA continues to face tough COVID-19 decisions and how to move forward. Also , LaMelo Ball becoming the youngest to a triple-double and Draymond Green's opinion on "internet sensations".
NBA Dealing with COVID: 1/8/21
Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce, Robert Horry and Zach Lowe discuss the latest COVID issues to hit the 76ers and Celtics. Kyrie Irving is not traveling with the Nets for personal reasons, and Luka Doncic is living up to his MVP-hype. Plus, we play "What Were You Thinking" with Robert Horry.
NBA Reacts to Events in DC: 1/7/21
Rachel Nichols, Vince Carter and Kendrick Perkins react to the pro-Trump breach of the US Capitol. Also: Bradley Beal drops 60, Kawhi finally played a back-to-back AND how long can the 76ers keep up their win going?
The Knicks may be on to something: 1/6/21
Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins and Jackie MacMullan discuss whether team's like the Knicks, Cavs, Magic and Hawks are just good stories or good teams.
A Wild Night of Basketball in New Orleans: 1/5/21
Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Paul Pierce discuss the Pacers impressive start to the season, DeMarcus Cousins reputation and Kevin Durant facing a 7-day quarantine,
Stephen Curry drops career-high 62 points: 1/4/21
Rachel Nichols, David Fizdale and Ramona Shelburne discuss Stephen Curry's incredible performance, Paul George and Devin Booker's beef and pay tribute to Hall-of-famer Paul Westphal.
2020 NBA Moments: 12/31/20
Jorge Sedano, Kendrick Perkins and Nick Friedell on the show. Is Becky Hammon on track to be Pop's successor? Were you more impressed by the Hawks or Nets last night. AND we pick our most memorable NBA moments of 2020.
How Long Can LeBron Stay At An Elite Level?: 12/30/20
Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins and Brian Windhorst discuss whether they buy the 76ers' roster tweaks, what's wrong with the Wizards after an 0-4 start, and how much longer can LeBron James play at an elite level.
Are the Blazers Contenders?: 12/29/20
Rachel Nichols, Vince Carter and Zach Lowe debate if the Blazers can truly contend in the West. We also break down James Harden's 2nd game, the Hawks hot start AND how the Nets should use KD and Kyrie on offense.
Clippers 51-point loss: 12/28/20
Jorge Sedano, Coach Fizdale and Ramona Shelburne recap the weekend with a round of Something, Nothing or Everything - Clippers blown out & James Harden ballin. Plus they discuss some surprise 3-0 teams.
Adam Silver joins live: 12/24/20
NBA commissioner Adam Silver joins the show live to talk about the start of the NBA season. Then Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Robert Horry discuss James Harden's latest fine. We play a round of Something, Nothing or Everything. PLUS an interview with Luka Doncic AND our panel picks winners for all the Xmas day NBA games.
Harden in Hot Water Again: 12/23/20
Rachel Nichols, Vince Carter, Kendrick Perkins and Adrian Wojnarowski discuss the latest trouble between James Harden and the Rockets. Rachel interviews Jayson Tatum about his new contact extension. Our panel makes their predictions for MVP, DPOY and ROY. Plus an interview with Tim Hardaway Sr.
Opening Night & HOF Nominees: 12/22/20
Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Paul Pierce discuss the matchups for opening night. 2021 Hall of Fame nominees have been released - congrats, Paul Pierce! We debate who should get in. ALSO, what city most deserves a team if the NBA expands? AND a preview of the 2021 Lakers - are they a lock to repeat?
Bucks Lose a Pick: 12/21/20
Jorge Sedano, Coach Fizdale and Amin Elhassan discuss the Bucks being punished for tampering and Rudy Gobert's huge new contract. We also decide to buy or sell on preseason stats and give an in-depth season preview of the 76ers.
Harden Trade Watch: 12/18/20
Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce and Richard Jefferson discuss the latest James Harden trade news and the NBA investigating the Clippers recruitment of Kawhi Leonard. Malika Andrews joins for a Nets season preview AND an interview with the Matrix, Shawn Marion.
Will Giannis Win a Title in Milwaukee?: 12/17/20
Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins and Nick Friedell on the show - now that Giannis has signed the supermax, will he win a title with the Bucks. Rachel sits down for an interview with Clippers owner Steve Ballmer AND we debate where the Warriors will finish in the West.
Harden Keeps Pressure on Rockets: 12/16/20
Rachel Nichols, Zach Lowe, Kendrick Perkins and Chiney Ogwumike discuss James Harden's preseason debut AND if Kevin Durant will return to MVP form.
Giannis Signs the Supermax: 12/15/20
Rachel Nichols, Amin Elhassan, Paul Pierce and Malika Andrews discuss why Giannis decided to sign his supermax extension with the Bucks. AND Rick Flair joins to the show to talk about his collab with Damian Lillard.
Kyrie Speaks & KD's Debut: 12/14/20
Rachel Nichols, Coach Fizdale and Dave McMenamin discuss Kyrie Irving breaking his media silence AND Kevin Durant's preseason debut with the Nets. Ohm Youngmisuk also joins to preview the upcoming Clippers season.
Kyrie's Media Blackout: 12/11/20
Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce and Brian Windhorst discuss the impact COVID vaccines will have on the NBA season. Is Kyrie's media boycott - something, nothing or everything? John Wall gears up for the Rockets first preseason game, AND can the Blazers truly contend in the West?
PG13 Gets Paid & Jimmy Butler Interview: 12/10/20
Rachel Nichols, Adrian Wojnarowski, Coach Fizdale and Jackie MacMullan discuss the Clippers giving Paul George a max extension. Jimmy Butler calls into the show from Heat camp. Will Giannis' looming contract extension with the Bucks be a distraction this year? AND we preview the Celtics upcoming season.
Best Fit for Harden?: 12/9/20
Rachel Nichols, Amin Elhassan and Chiney Ogwumike debate what potential trade destination would be best for James Harden. A interview with Hawks guard Trae Young AND we discuss if the Suns can carry over their bubble success with a season preview.
Toughest NBA Finals Ever?: 12/8/20
Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins and Richard Jefferson debate LeBron's claim that 2016 & 2020 were the toughest NBA Finals ever. Tim MacMahon joins to discuss the latest on James Harden asking for a trade out of Houston, AND Zach Lowe comes on for a Bucks 2020-21 season preview.
Harden-Rockets Drama Drags On: 12/7/20
Rachel Nichols, Coach Fizdale and Ramona Shelburne discuss James Harden not reporting to Rockets camp. PLUS we discuss the NBAs new COVID rules AND how LeBron was caught by surprise when the NBA decided to start in December.
NBA Schedule Release Show: 12/4/20
Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce, Matt Barnes and Brian Windhorst discuss the NBA schedule release AND preview the best matchups for the first half of the 2020-21 season.
Trade Alert: Westbrook for Wall: 12/3/20
Rachel Nichols, Adrian Wojnarowski, Richard Jefferson and Kendrick Perkins break down the Westbrook-for-Harden trade AND the Lakers new contracts with LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Plus, we play a round of BS or Real Talk about Paul George.
Free Agency Winners & Losers: 11/23/20
Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins, Zach Lowe and Jackie MacMullan sort through all the winners and losers from free agency this weekend. PLUS we discuss the max extensions from the 2017 draft class: Jayson Tatum, De'Aaron Fox, Donovan Mitchell BUT no Bam Adebayo yet.
FREE AGENCY SPECIAL: 11/20/20
It's all hands on deck for the first day of Free Agency. Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce, Vince Carter, Adrian Wojnarowski, Amin Elhassan, Brian Windhorst, Zach Lowe, Ramona Shelburne and Bobby Marks rotate in and react live as NBA news breaks on the first day of free agency 2020.
Rockets Get Uncomfortable: 11/18/20
Rachel Nichols, Matt Barnes, Vince Carter discuss who has the upper hand between James Harden and the Rockets. Zach Lowe has the latest on Gordon Hayward and the Celtics. Jay Bilas gives a final review of his top 5 players before the Draft AND Kendrick Perkins joins for a round of Something, Nothing or Everything.
Bucks Making Big Moves: 11/17/20
Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce and Kendrick Perkins discuss the Bucks going all-in this season with some big trades. Are they the team to beat? Timberwolves President Gersson Rosas joins to talk about the #1 pick. Top prospect LaMelo Ball joins the show, AND Mike Schmitz gives some lottery pick projections one day before the draft.
CP3 to the Suns: 11/16/20
NBA trade season is upon us! Jorge Sedano, Dave McMenamin, Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe on the show. Chris Paul is going to the Suns, what's their ceiling? Does James Harden to the Nets make sense AND would he make Brooklyn #1 in the East? We also grade the Lakers trade for Dennis Schroder.
THE GIANNIS DRAFT Ep. 1: Who is Giannis?: 11/16/20
He was a Greek teen of Nigerian descent, hocking trinkets on the streets of Athens. And when he started playing basketball, few people knew what to make of Giannis Antetokounmpo. The only thing the scouts could see was that he was all arms and legs. The only thing Giannis could envision was an opportunity for his family.
THE GIANNIS DRAFT Ep. 2: Shut him down: 11/16/20
After a showcase in a coastal Italian town, the Milwaukee Bucks and Atlanta Hawks had seen enough. And yet, it was the Hawks' courtship that secured a promise for the franchise to believe they had an inside track on drafting Giannis. And when Giannis touched down in Atlanta prior to the draft, the organization became even more obsessed with making this Greek teen a Hawk.
THE GIANNIS DRAFT Ep. 3: And with the 15th pick: 11/16/20
From Atlanta to New York, Giannis' new American journey delivered him to the NBA draft. First, he needed to understand how it all worked. He needed a suit. He needed a Greek flag. And he needed a team. No one knew who would be selected no. 1. As the picks started to come off the board, Giannis Antetokounmpo finally wondered whether this grand plan would all come together.
Best Move for Russ?: 11/13/20
Rachel Nichols, Ramona Shelburne and Zach Lowe discuss the hot mess in Houston AND if there's a trade that makes sense for Russell Westbrook. We have details on the Warriors proposal to have fans at 50% capacity, a round of BS or Real Talk, AND an interview with Robert Covington.
Trouble Brewing in Houston?: 11/11/20
Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins, Chiney Ogwumike on reports that James Harden and Russell Westbrook aren't happy with the Rockets front office. We discuss the Chris Paul to Phoenix trade rumors, AND an interview with potential #1 pick Anthony Edwards.
Countdown to Free Agency: 11/10/20
Rachel Nichols, Amin Elhassan and Richard Jefferson on the show - What happens now that the NBA set a date for the start of free agency. What's the best offseason strategies for the Knicks and Bucks. PLUS Mike Schmitz breaks down the top prospects in NBA Draft. AND Will Kevin Durant return to the KD of old this season?
Wiseman Number 1?: 11/9/20
Rachel Nichols, Jorge Sedano and Brian Windhorst discuss, if the NBA should make the 72-game season permanent. What games do we want to see on Christmas Day. Should the T-Wolves take James Wiseman with the first pick? Is LaMelo Ball the best player in this draft? AND the Giannis-Bucks supermax discussion is looming.
What Team Needs a CP3 Trade?: 11/6/20
Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce and David Fizdale discuss the new NBA offseason schedule. How will the league handle future positive Covid tests? We play BS or Real Talk. Then Amin Elhassan joins to decide which team should trade for Chris Paul.... Knicks, Bucks, Clippers, 76ers?
Issues With Starting On Dec. 22: 11/5/20
Rachel Nichols, Matt Barnes and Jackie MacMullan discuss the potential problems if the NBA starts its season on Dec 22. What city should the Raptors use for their home games in 2021? TV-star Boris Kodjoe joins the show AND the Rockets introduce head coach Stephen Silas.
Clock is Ticking for an NBA Deal: 11/2/20
Jorge Sedano, Kendrick Perkins and Zach Lowe discuss the NBA's Friday deadline to reach a deal with the Player's Association on when to start the season. What's the future of the Sixers with Elton Brand and Daryl Morey? We play a round of BS or Real Talk AND debate Shaq's ALL-TIME Starting 5.
Happy Halloween!: 10/30/20
Rachel and the crew talk talk load management in 2021. Amin Elhassan gives his best Kendrick Perkins impression. Paul Pierce's Top 5 "scariest" players to guard. AND Snoop Dogg picks his LA sports Mt. Rushmore.
Rockets Get A Coach: 10/29/20
Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins and Amin Elhassan discuss the Rockets hiring first-time head coach Stephen Silas. Then an exclusive interview with Malcolm Brogdon, who says players are leaning towards an MLK Day start to the NBA season. Also Malika Andrews joins to discuss what political contributions are being made by team owners.
Daryl Morey to Philly: 10/28/20
Rachel Nichols, Woj, Richard Jefferson and Nick Friedell discuss Daryl Morey as the 76ers new President. We play a round of Something, Nothing or Everything, AND are the Steph and Klay still the best backcourt in the NBA?
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Xmas: 10/27/20
Rachel Nichols, Matt Barnes and Zach Lowe discuss how NBA players will handle a the NBA staring in December. Should NBA move up the draft date? Then BS or Real Talk AND What if OKC never traded Harden?
NBA Positioning towards Christmas Return: 10/23/20
The panel discusses the league moving towards starting next season around Christmas, with or without fans and more NBA topics. Plus, the crew plays a round of Jump Ball, Something-Nothing-Or Everything and the league's reaction to NBA 2K ratings.
Coaching Carousel Continues: 10/22/20
The panel discusses the latest in the NBA as the coaching carousel rounds out. Best fit for the Twolves first overall pick and gauging the Warriors ceiling for next season. Plus, Rachel sits down with Ty Lue for a convo and much more NBA topics.
SVG to the Pellies!: 10/21/20
The panel reacts to Stan Van Gundy joining the Pelicans as their new head coach, Ty Lue's intro presser as head coach of the Clippers, Rocket's potential and what is missing for the Heat. Plus, more NBA topics!
Will Giannis Sign Supermax?: 10/20/20
The panel discusses whether Giannis should sign the supermax deal with the Bucks, what changes for James Harden and the Rocket post-Morey, and landing spots for Danilo Gallinari and Andre Drummond. Plus, guest segments with Nick Nurse and Darius Bazley!
What changes for the Clippers with Ty Lue?: 10/16/20
The panel reacts to the fallout of Ty Lue signing with the Clippers and Daryl Morey leaving the Rockets, Spencer Dinwiddie joins the show and much more NBA topics.
BREAKING: Ty Lue Clippers HC, Daryl Morey resigns from the Rockets. PLUS: Lil Wayne joins the show!: 10/15/20
The panel reacts to the Clippers hiring Ty Lue and Daryl Morey resigning from the Rockets and more NBA topics. Plus, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and LIL WAYNE AKA WEEZY F BABY AKA TUNECHI joins the show!
Should we really cound all 17 "Lakers" Titles?: 10/14/20
The panel discuss the validity of the 17 "Lakers" titles compared to the Celtics 17, expectations for Rockets next year, Pelicans vs Clippers head coaching positions and much more NBA topics!
How will you remember the 2020 season?: 10/13/20
The panel remembers the 2020 NBA season, previewing Lakers chances to repeat, Where in the World is Windy on coaching vacancies and Chris Bosh joins the show!
LA LAKERS ARE THE 2020 NBA CHAMPS!: 10/12/20
The panel reacts to the Lakers winning the 2020 NBA Finals over the Miami Heat. Lebron and AD sit down with Rachel for a convo, Malika Andrews and Dave McMenamin join to recap the bubble and much more NBA topics.
Game 5 TONIGHT + Donny Mitch and RICK ROSS join the show. : 10/9/20
The panel previews game 5 of the NBA Finals, Rachel sits down with Rajon Rondo and the crew makes their picks for the game tonight. PLUS, Rick Ross and Donovan Mitchell join the show and more NBA topics.
Lakers wearing Mamba Jerseys for game 5: 10/8/20
The panel discusses the pressure the Lakers will face in game 5 vs the Heat, Miami will win if ________, Rajon Rondo's future with the Lakers, the Warriors outlook for next season and more NBA topics.
Lakers Take 3-1 Lead!: 10/7/20
The panel reacts to the Lakers taking a commanding 3-1 lead over the Heat in the finals, biggest takeaways from game 4, gauging the health of Bam Adebayo, and Jimmy Butler's confidence in the Heat's ability to come back. Plus, much more NBA topics!
Previewing Finals Game 4: 10/6/20
The panel previews game four of the finals, Tyler Herro sits down with Rachel, The mayor of Heat Island (Amin Elhassan) joins the show from his cabana and much more NBA topics!
Jimmy BUCKETS!: 10/5/20
The panel reacts to Jimmy Butler's 40 point performance beating the Lakers in game 3, AD says "we will be fine," plus Rachel sits down with Adam Silver and Marc Spears joins the show to discuss his new book on Spencer Haywood and current coaching vacancies.
Someone call for a Doctor?: 10/2/20
The panel previews game two of the NBA finals, reacts to Kyrie's defense of his comments "taken out of context," and Doc Rivers as the new coach of the 76ers! Plus, Chris Bosh joins the show along with NBA official Byron Spruell.
Lakers take game one!: 10/1/20
The panel reacts to the Heat's injuries sustained in game one, if the Lakers three point shooting is sustainable, and preview game two. Plus, Anthony Davis sits down with Rachel and a bite from her convo with Jimmy Butler. Also... Kyrie Irving stirs the pot on Kevin Durant's podcast.
Jump Ball: Finals Preview!: 9/30/20
The panel previews game one of the 2020 NBA Finals with a special round of Jump Ball!
Finals Media Day!: 9/29/20
The panel reacts to Finals Media day comments from LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Jimmy Butler in preparation for game 1 on Wednesday. Plus, what's next for Doc Rivers, new coaching options for the Clippers and Dwight Howard joins the show!
NBA FINALS 2020: Heat vs Lakers: 9/28/20
The panel reacts to the Miami Heat beating the Celtics to advance to the 2020 NBA Finals. Plus, they breakdown the future for the Celtics and the Nuggets, preview the Finals matchup, and more NBA topics.
Nuggets got the Lakers RIGHT where they want them?: 9/25/20
The panel reacts to the Lakers taking a 3-1 lead over the Nuggets....! Preview of the ECF Game 5, and The Jump premiere's Travis Scott's latest music video "Franchise" filmed at Michael Jordan's house. Also, the debut segment of "Where in the world is Windy," where Brian delivers the latest info on head coaching vacancies around the league and more NBA topics.
I can be your Herro, Baby: 9/24/20
The panel reacts to the Heat taking a 3-1 lead over the Celtics lead by Tyler Herro's 37 point night! Kentucky coach John Calipari joins the show to discuss his players success in the NBA Playoffs, the NCAA season and Breonna Taylor. Plus, Malika Andrews comes on the show to discuss the NBA community's reaction to the Breonna Taylor desicion.
Jamal Murray, Supernova: 9/23/20
The panel reacts to Jamal Murray leading the Nuggets to their game three win over the Lakers in the WCF, previewing game four of the ECF, who has the mental edge between the Lakers and Nuggets, the Bulls hiring Billy Donovan as head coach, and the NBA's reaction to the Louisville court indicting one officer in the Breonna Taylor case.
Previewing WCF G3: 9/22/20
The panel previews game 3 of the western conference finals between the Lakers and Nuggets, discuss what it was like playing against the Kobe-Shaq lakers, top Laker gamewinners, Paul George's future with the Clippers and more NBA topics. Plus, NBA Photographer Jim Ice joins the show from the bubble!
I'M LIKE THAT: 9/21/20
The panel reacts to Anthony Davis' incredible game winner over the Nuggets, it's significance in the WCF, plus previewing the Celtics-Heat game 4. LeBron's critique of the NBA MVP award voting system and more NBA topics. Plus, Rachel remembers Ruth Bader-Ginsburg.
Giannis back to back MVP!: 9/18/20
The panel reacts to Giannis winning second straight MVP, Celtics locker room problems following their loss to the Heat in game 2, Malika Andrews reports from the bubble and more NBA topics. Plus, Charles Oakley joins the show discussing his role on Dancing with the Stars!
Previewing ECF G2 : 9/17/20
The panel previews game 2 of the ECF between the Heat and the Celtics, plus a reveal of the WNBA MVP awards, preview of WCF game 1 between the Lakers and the Nuggets and Rachel sits down with Bam Adebayo. Plus, more NBA topics!
CLIPPERS CLIPP!: 9/16/20
The panel reacts to the Clippers collapse in game 7 vs the Nuggets, the Clippers future, Nuggets chances vs Lakers in the WCF, clutch Heat in game 1 of ECF and a reveal of the ALL-NBA teams list for the 2020 season. Plus, much more NBA topics!
Nothing Easy... Game 7 Baby: 9/15/20
The panel previews the final double header of the year with game 7 of Clippers-Nuggets and game 1 of the ECF (Heat-Celtics). Rachel sits down for a convo with Jayson Tatum, and much more NBA topics.
Clippers Gonna Clip?!: 9/14/20
The panel reacts to the Clippers losing in game 6 vs the Nuggets and force a GAME 7! Giannis unfollows tons on social media and meets with Bucks brass, Lakers getting a rest advantage for the WCF, Mike D'Antoni leaves the Rockets and much more NBA topics.
Rockets Season In Jeopardy: 9/11/20
The panel reacts to the Lakers taking a 3-1 lead over the Rockets, growth from the Lakers supporting cast, offseason outlook for the Thunder and CP3, Jump Ball game 7 edition and a discussion about KD's latest comments about him choosing the Nets. Plus more NBA topics!
Champs force game 7!: 9/11/20
The panel reacts to the Raptors incredible win in double OT forcing a game 7 vs the Celtics. They discuss the latest news on Danuel House and the likelihood of him returning to play vs the Lakers, the Stat Market returns, MPJ causing locker room trouble and a look at how the 2020 awards will age. Plus more NBA topics!
Bucks Bounced!: 9/9/20
The panel reacts to the Bucks early exit from the playoffs, with Chef Amin serving up some blame pie! Recapping the Lakers win over Houston, Miami's ceiling, Giannis' future with the Bucks and more! Plus, new Nets coach Steve Nash joins the show discussing his new role and relationships with the Nets superstars.
Giannis Injury Concerns: 9/7/20
The panel reacts to Giannis' injury and concerns about him playing in game 5 vs the Heat. Plus, reaction to Westbrook's poor play vs the Lakers, Miami as a contender, and previewing Nuggets-Clippers game 3 and Raptors-Celtics game 5.
You better stop it OG!: 9/4/20
The panel reacts to OG Anunoby's gamewinner with 0.5 to play over the Celtics, and how that could shift momentum for their series. Plus, they preview Bucks-Raptors game 3, Lakers-Rockets game 1, react to Clippers-Nuggets game 1 and a feature of potential top draft pick LaMelo Ball.
Wild Game 7 Finish: 9/2/20
The panel reacts to the wild finish of game 7 between the Jazz-Nuggets, and preview tonight's game between the Rockets and Thunder. Plus, discussion on the Clippers as villains, Jimmy Butler as a franchise player for the Heat and more NBA topics.
GAME 7 BABY!: 9/1/20
The panel reacts to the Thunder forcing game 7 vs the Rockets, preview game 7 tonight between the Jazz and Nuggets and breakdown the Heat's surprising win over the Bucks. Plus, Michael Wilbon and JA Adande join Rachel to remember John Thompson and his legacy.
Playoffs to Resume: 8/28/20
The panel reacts to the latest updates from the bubble as the players decide to resume playoffs this weekend. Marc Spears gives the latest info from the bubble, Russell Westbrook's potential return from injury and more NBA tpics. Plus, Richard Jefferson and Sean Elliott join the show to remember the late Arizona coach, Lute Olson.
NBA's Historic Boycott: 8/27/20
The panel reacts to the Bucks initiating a boycott spread throughout the sports world to bring justice for Jacob Blake. Guest segments include WNBA's Nneka Ogwumike and Sue Bird, Woj, Stephen A Smith, Malika Andrews and Marc Spears.
Potential Boycott?: 8/26/20
The panel reacts to Paul George's resurgent performance, Pacers firing Nate McMillan, Giannis winning DPOY, Jamal Murray becoming a "superstar" and more NBA topics. Plus, Malika Andrews joins the show to discuss the potential boycott from teams in the bubble to protest the shooting of Jacob Blake.
CP3 isn't Going Away: 8/25/20
The panel reacts to Chris Paul and the Thunder tying up their series against the Rocket at 2-2, Sixers firing Brett Brown, preview Luka vs the Clippers tonight and a feature with the Rivers-Curry family. Plus, the league reacts to the Jacob Blake shooting in Wisconsin and more.
LUKA MAGIC!: 8/24/20
The panel reacts to Luka Doncic's incredible gamewinner and performance vs the Clippers, tying up that series at two games a piece. Plus, Sixers got swept... Time to serve up some BLAME PIE. We show our top 24 Mamba moments remembering Kobe Bryant after his birthday yesterday and more NBA topics.
Return to the Studio!: 8/21/20
The panel reacts to the Lakers win evening up the series with the Trail Blazers, previewing game three of that series and the Rockets-Thunder series. Jay Bilas joins the show reacting to the draft lottery, and Bam Adebayo joins discussing his improvement this year and the Heat's ceiling in the playoffs. Plus more NBA topics!
UPSET CITY!: 8/19/20
The panel reacts to the Bucks and Lakers losing their first playoff games against 8th seeded Magic and Blazers. We play a round of BS or Real Talk, discuss the Rockets and Heat after their first wins and more NBA topics. Plus, top draft pick Obi Toppin joins the show!
First Night of Playoffs Recap: 8/18/20
The panel reacts to the first night of the playoffs including Donovan Mitchell's 57 point effort, Kristaps Porzingis ejection costing the Mavericks the game, and how Joel Embiid needs to take over for the Sixers to win the series. Plus, Kyle Kuzma sits down for a convo, and potential top pick James Wiseman joins the show along with more NBA topics.
Previewing the Bubble Playoffs: 8/14/20
The panel reacts to the Blazers-Grizzlies clinching position for the play in game along with all other playoff positioning being finalized. Plus, best and worst plays from the bubble, Rachel sits down with Jimmy Butler, then gives an insiders view of the bubble laundry room and more topics!
Race for 8th - THE FINALE!: 8/13/20
The panel discusses the first round matchups in the eastern conference and the race for 8th in the west as we approach the playoffs! Plus, CJ McCollum, Joel Embiid and Russell Westbrook injury concerns, Zach Lowe's dreams return and more NBA topics!
Dame Deserves Respect: 8/12/20
The panel reacts to Dame's 61 point game leading the Blazers into the postseason, and if he deserves the MVP Bubble award. Plus, they discuss Giannis' head butt, a round of something, nothing or everything, a feature with Patty Mills and more NBA topics.
Kuzma Gamewinner : 8/11/20
The panel reacts to Kyle Kuzma's gamewinner over the Nuggets and how his role affects the Lakers title chances. Plus, what would a Lakers-Blazers first round matchup look like, is it time to stop doubting the Suns, did TJ Warren-Jimmy Butler reunion live up the hype and more NBA topics.
Dame Drops the Mic: 8/10/20
The panel reacts to the Dame Lillard-PG beef, Sixers injuries impact on playoff longevity, Luka's historic game, a convo with Carmelo Anthony and more NBA topics!
Suns Disrupt Race for 8th: 8/10/20
The panel reacts to the Suns undefeated streak in the bubble and their disruption of the race for the 8th seed in the West. And special guest DeAndre Ayton joins the show! Plus, top plays of the bubble restart, Bucks and Clippers biggest challenges, bubble superlatives and more NBA topics.
Sixers In Trouble?: 8/6/20
The panel reacts to the playoff implications of Ben Simmons injury and how it affects Joel Embiid. Plus, Pop comparesJokic to Larry Bird, KD likes the Clippers as title favorites and live looks at Zion and the Pelicans vs the Kings in the fight for the 8th seed.
Melo-Drama, Suns of Anarchy and As The Kings Turn: 8/5/20
The panel reacts to the Blazers huge win over the Rockets (including clutch late buckets from Carmelo), Jaren Jackson Jr's injury impacts on Grizzlies playoff chances, the Suns are 3-0 in the bubble and more NBA topics.
Race for 8th : 8/4/20
The panel reacts to the Pelicans huge win over the Grizzlies in the race for 8th place in the western conference, Lakers sealing the 1st overall seed in the west, a trip to the Stat Market, plus live look-ins at Nets-Bucks and Mavs-Kings and more NBA topics.
Rockets-Raptors Contenders?: 8/3/20
The panel reacts to impressive weekends from the Rockets and Raptors as they emerge as contenders. Plus a game of Something, Nothing or Everything, reaction to players not kneeling during the anthem, LeBron's slow scoring start and more NBA topics.
....AND WE ARE BACK!: 7/31/20
The panel reacts to the LeBron's clutch gamewinning plays over the Clippers, Zion being kept on the bench in crunchtime, previewing the Celtics ceiling with Jackie MacMullan and a convo with Jamal Crawford.
The Return: 7/30/20
The panel previews tonight return to action with Lakers-Clippers and Jazz-Pelicans! Plus, convo's with Ja Morant and Disney VP Rosalyn Durant about how the Bubble came together and more NBA topics.
Rockets Ceiling: 7/29/20
The panel reacts to Eric Gordon's injury and the Rockets playoff ceiling, plus they preview the restart tomorrow night, possibility of a bubble next season, and a recap of the Trail Blazers season so far.
Injury Concerns in The Bubble: 7/28/20
The panel reacts to the numerous injuries piling up in the bubble, Zion's impact on the Pelicans playoff push, preview the Thunder's ceiling and an inside look at how mail and packages are handled inside the Orlando facilities.
Magic, Wings and The NY Knicks: 7/27/20
The panel reacts to Lou Williams 10-day quarantine policy following him leaving the bubble, the Knicks hiring Tom Thibodeau, plus a convo with Magic Johnson and Scottie Pippen and Rachel sits down with Giannis and his brothers from the bubble.
First look at the Lakers, Mavericks and Bucks : 7/24/20
The panel reacts to the first looks of the Lakers, Mavericks, Bucks and more from the scrimmages in the bubble. Plus, how Lou Williams absence from the bubble will affect the Clippers, what the ceiling is for the Nuggets, and more NBA topics.
First reaction to Scrimmages: 7/23/20
The panel reacts to the first night of scrimmages in the bubble, the viability of the Nuggets supersize lineup with BOL BOL, a game of Something, nothing or everything, and more NBA topics.
NBA ACTION IS BACK: 7/22/20
The panel reacts to the first minutes of live scrimmage action between the Magic and Clippers, plus the potential sale of the Timberwolves, the impact of growing absences on the Clippers roster and more NBA topics.
Recruiting Trip: 7/21/20
The panel discusses how the bubble could be used as a recruiting tool for stars looking towards free agency, Rudy Gobert's chances to win a 3rd straight DPOY award and Nick DePaula joins the show to breakdown the origins of twitter's NBAbubblelife account. Plus, more NBA topics.
Exhibitions in Orlando Preview: 7/20/20
The panel discusses the value and impact of the upcoming exhibition games in the bubble, recaps the Grizzies surprising season and playoff potential, and thoughts on Orlando games not impacting end of year awards. Plus more NBA topics.
Harden Hiatus: 7/17/20
Rachel Nichols is joined by Tracy McGrady, Kendrick Perkins, Marc Spears and Jorge Sedano. They discuss Harden's hiatus from the bubble, Kemba's lingering knee issue and Donovan Mitchell's need to become a willing passer.
Zion Leaves Bubble: 7/16/20
Rachel Nichols, Scottie Pippen and Brian Windhorst discuss Zion leaving the bubble to attend to family emergency and Jerami Grant using his interview time to keep focus on Breonna Taylor's death.
Finals Contenders: 7/15/20
The panel reacts to James Harden and Nikola Jokic's arrival into the bubble, Harden saying the Rockets are ONE OF 3 OR 4 TEAMS that can win the title, Victor Oladipo's potential return to play with the Pacers, plus a convo with Jrue Holiday and more topics.
Drama in the Bubble: 7/14/20
The panel reacts to Victor Oladipo's possible return to play with the Pacers, Elena Delle Donne's health concerns around her return, Richaun Holmes breaking bubble protocol, the Warriors go to Jump's summer school and a preview of the Mavericks. Plus, Doc Rivers says there are "No Limits" on Kawhi's minutes and more topics.
Bubble Injuries and Activities: 7/13/20
The panel reacts to news of Russell Westbrook's positive COVID test, Rajon Rondo's hand injury and LeBron, AD and Embiid's decision to not put any messaging on their jerseys. Plus, a convo with Lynx star Napheesa Collier and more topics.
Bubble Life Begins: 7/10/20
The panel reacts to players arriving in the Orlando bubble showing their living quarters and practice facilities. Plus, can Zion win ROY? Will Brandon Ingram get a max contract? We run back the greatest old man plays, and take the Knicks to summer school grading their strengths and weaknesses.
Orlando Accomodations: 7/9/20
The panel reacts to players arriving in the Orlando bubble, along with Jokic and Kawhi's absence... Plus, Joel Embiid thinks the the "Offense should go through me," Jamal Crawford signs with the Nets and more NBA topics.
Bubble Decisions: 7/7/20
The panel reacts to Bradley Beal, Spencer Dinwiddie and Dwight Howard's decisions on playing in Orlando. Plus, what player is most worthy of a Mahomes style 10 year contract? They react to Joel Embiid's comments about returning to play and more NBA topics.
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