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The Sixers Dared to Dream Big. Now They’re a Matchup Nightmare.

Joel Embiid and James Harden might look even better than they did in Daryl Morey’s wildest fantasy. The rest of the NBA is going to have a brutal time stopping them.

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NBA West Sleepers, Rich NFL Announcers, and the ‘Euphoria’ Awards With Rob Mahoney, Bryan Curtis, and Zoe Simmons

Plus, reacting to Ja Morant’s superstar turn and the suddenly struggling Warriors

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Ja Morant, Purdue’s Jaden Ivey and Zach Edey, and Ayo Dosunmu

The guys react to the Memphis guard’s 52-point game

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Recapping Ja’s Epic Night and Debating How Good T-Wolves Are. Plus, the Lakers Still Have a Chance.

Plus, Verno and KOC give their thoughts on the new-look 76ers with James Harden

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NBA Title Futures, COY and Picks of the Day With Joe House. Plus JJ’s CBB Picks.

Plus, JJ and Joe discuss NBA title favorites and make a family play on the Celtics-Hawks game

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Dirk Nowitzki on How He Changed the Game, Plus the Ceiling for Ja and the Grizzlies

Dirk also talks about a few big what-ifs in his career and how his image changed after he won a title

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Ja Morant Believes He Can Do Anything—and He Can

The Memphis star’s latest masterpiece is one we won’t soon forget, featuring an all-time posterization, one of the greatest buzzer-beaters in NBA history, and the first 50-ball in Grizzlies history

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Why Are the Computers So High on the Celtics’ Title Odds?

Boston has turned around its season, sure, but most projection systems now view it as the favorite in the East. Do the numbers know something that we don’t?

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Does DeMar DeRozan Give the Bulls a Chance at the Title?

Plus, James Harden makes his debut

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Atlanta Card Show Review, 2021 Elite Product Live Rip, and Mailbag Questions

Mike and Jesse also discuss the overall vibe of the Atlanta show, who they ran into, and what buys/sells they made over the weekend

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Baseball Is in Trouble, Zach Kram Talks Bulls Playoff Scenarios, and the Eastern Conference Ain’t No Joke

Jason and Kram also discuss the Bulls’ scoring options, how Zach LaVine’s back will hold up, and whether DeRozan can carry this team beyond the end of the regular season

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Zion Drama, Harden-Embiid First Impressions, and More NBA Observations

New Orleans has built a perfect roster for Zion. Now it just needs … Zion. Plus, thoughts on the Sixers’ new superstar duo and whether it can carry Philly to the Finals.

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2019 Re-draft With Justin Termine; Does RJ Barrett Stay in the Top 3?

Plus, what does the lifting of the vaccine mandate mean for Kyrie?

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Harden’s Re-Re-Juvenation and the NBA Saboteur Hall of Fame With Ryen Russillo

Plus, when will Ben Simmons make his debut in Brooklyn?

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Ryan and Musa From ‘Stadio’ on Shortened Seasons, Relegation, and Elam Endings

Chris is joined by Ryan and Musa to discuss what elements of international football could and should be indoctrinated within professional basketball

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DeMar the Cheat Code, Embiid Wanted Someone Else, and the Growing Questions in Portland

The All-Star break is over as the second half of the NBA season is underway!

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Picking NBA MVP and Title Favorite and Best Bets for Tonight’s NBA and Weekend College Hoops

Plus, JJ and House discuss why they both think the bet of the night is in the PHI-MIN game

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The Russian Invasion of Ukraine and DJ Akademiks on Misinformation

Plus, there’s a breakdown of the disparity between the WNBA and NBA

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Are the Heat the Sleeping Giants of the East?

The Bucks are the reigning champs and the Nets and 76ers have revamped superteams, but there’s reason to believe Miami is the most dangerous team in the conference. Just look at what they’ve done so far.

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DeMar DeRozan’s Love Letter to Basketball, and an NBA Second-Half Primer With Vincent Goodwill

There’s also discussion about the fallout of the Harden-Simmons trade, Kevin Durant’s legacy as an all-time great, and why basketball talk has generally become unsophisticated

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The Top Five Worst NY Losses Since 2010 and Kemba Sent Home

Plus, Ian O’Connor on Coach K and Bobby Knight’s feud, Duke’s rise and the Redeem Team

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Unanswerable NBA Questions With Zach Lowe

Plus, Brian Koppelman and David Levien on creating ‘Super Pumped’ during a pandemic

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Thoughts From All-Star Weekend, Plus LeBron James Puts the Lakers on Notice

Logan and Raja discuss where the L.A. star will go to play with son

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Zion Ripple Effects, Knicks Outlook, and the State of the NBA With Jason Concepcion

Plus, debating whether LeBron James will eventually leave the Lakers to play with his son Bronny

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NBA Card Notes, Peter From SGC Joins, and Mailbag Questions

Peter joins Mike and Jesse to talk about the state of the company and card grading in general

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Will the Lakers and Nets Fall Into the Play-in Round?

Just how close are the preseason title favorites to not making the playoffs at all? We dig into that and the major second-half races using our playoff and lottery odds.

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Do LeBron and Zion Want Out? Plus, Second-Half Story Lines.

Justin and Rob are joined by Chris this week to discuss all the LeBron news from All-Star Weekend and the uncertainty surrounding Zion Williamson’s future

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NBA Player Vibe Checks: Who’d You Rather Have for Five Years? Plus Actor Emile Hirsch.

Russillo and Ceruti debate which young NBA players they would rather have on their team for the next five years before Emile joins in to discuss his new movie, ‘Pursuit,’ and what it was like to work with Quentin Tarantino

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The Art of Passing

With defenses spread out more than ever before, the NBA has become a playground for the game’s most creative passers

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The G League’s Best Advertisement and Being Chicago Famous With Stand-up Comedian Dave Helem

Plus, reacting to Aaron Rodgers Indecision Day and Juwan Howard’s altercation with Greg Gard

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Rising Stars at All-Star Weekend, Jalen Suggs, and Cade Cunningham vs. Franz Wagner

J. Kyle Mann and Jonathan Tjarks react to the weekend’s events

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Russia and Ukraine Coverage, NBA Locker Rooms, and RIP P.J. O’Rourke

Bryan and David respond to coverage about Russia’s invasion of eastern Ukraine and discuss Adam Silver’s recent comments about restricting locker room access