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An NBA podcast featuring a rotating lineup of the best insiders, writers, and reporters from The Athletic. Monday thru Saturday. Monday: Basketball Buds with Zach Harper and Friends | Tuesday: Tampering with Sam Amick, Anthony Slater and Fred Katz | Wednesday: Hoops Adjacent with David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson | Thursday: Point of Contention with Zach Harper, Marcus Thompson and Special Guests | Friday: Nerder She Wrote with Dave DuFour, Seth Partnow, and Mo Dakhil | And the Saturday Slam & Jam with Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers. Plus, The NBA Daily Ding, a quick recap of the previous night's action.

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Steph Injury | Kyrie | NBA Fight Night

Zach Harper, Mo Dakhil, Travonne Edwards, Jay King, and James Edwards discuss Kyrie Irving's trade request (pre-trade), Stephen Curry's injury, on court skirmishes, and Jay's Kings minute. Visit Indeed.com/NBASHOW22 to start hiring now. Sign up today at philo.tv and use promo code NBASHOW to get 50% off your first month For more info on Morgan & Morgan services, go to forthepeople.com/nbashow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

55m
Feb 06
Emergency Buds: Kyrie Irving Traded

Zach Harper, Mo Dakhil, Travonne Edwards, and Jay King provide instant reaction to Kyrie Irving's trade to the Dallas Mavericks. Go to HelloFresh.com/ding65 and use code ding65 for 65% off plus free shipping! Go to Indochino.com and use code DING to get 10% off any purchase of $399 or more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

19m
Feb 05
Kyrie Irving Destinations + Houston We Have a Problem

Saturday Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers recap the Week that Was, and then talk about Kyrie Irving's trade demand and what might be going back to the Nets if he is indeed traded. In Part 2, Kelly Iko of the Athletic stops by to talk about the Houston Rockets, what they might be doing at the trade deadline and the offseason, and then the boys play a rousing rendition of Andrew vs. the Beat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1h 13m
Feb 04
Who are the sellers?

Mo Dakhil, Seth Partnow, and Dave DuFour discuss Danny Green's return, Nikola Jokic's passing wizardry, and potential movers at the NBA Trade Deadline. Go to https://www.chime.com/nbashow to sign up for a Chime Credit Builder Visa Credit Card today! Thanks to Chime for supporting the show. Cancel unwanted subscriptions – and manage your expenses the easy way – by going to rocketmoney.com/nbashow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

53m
Feb 03
Daily Ding: Giannis scores 54 vs. the Clippers | Lakers edge out Pacers

Jared Weiss and Mo Dakhil recap an action-packed Thursday night including the Bucks' comeback vs the Clippers, a narrow Lakers win over the Pacers, a crazy ending to Heat-Knicks, and more. Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code DING23 at Manscaped.com and shoot your arrow with MANSCAPED™ this Valentine’s Day. Cancel unwanted subscriptions – and manage your expenses the easy way – by going to rocketmoney.com/ding Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

15m
Feb 03
Trades of Desperation | Best in the West?

Point of Contention Zach Harper, Jay King and Marcus Thompson bring you Point of Contention 5 topics, 5 minutes, 5 Points of Contention This week: Desperate Traders on the outside looking in How to choose a coach of the year Who is the best team in the West? Rising Stars All Star battle for the last guard spot in the West Go to https://www.chime.com/nbashow to sign up for a Chime Credit Builder Visa Credit Card today! Thanks to Chime for supporting the show. Cancel unwanted subscriptions – and manage your expenses the easy way – by going to rocketmoney.com/nbashow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

44m
Feb 02
Daily Ding: Wolves dog Warriors | Dame Time in Memphis

Mark Schindler and Dave DuFour recap last night in the NBA. The Warriors fumbled a lead thanks to sloppy play and a D'Angelo Russell heater to lose to the Timberwolves. The Boston Celtics absolutely crushed the Brooklyn Nets. Damian Lillard erupted for 42 points to lead the Blazers to a victory over the scuffling Memphis Grizzlies. Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code DING23 at Manscaped.com and shoot your arrow with MANSCAPED™ this Valentine’s Day. Cancel unwanted subscriptions – and manage your expenses the easy way – by going to rocketmoney.com/ding Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

17m
Feb 02
Deep Dive into Victor Wembanyama

In this week's Hoops Adjacent, David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson are joined by Bastien Fontanieu, head of the french hoops website TrashTalk, to discuss the origins of likely #1 overall pick in the 2023 NBA draft Victor Wembanyama, how his game has evolved, the special mental factor that separates Wembanyama and what NBA should expect from the big Frenchman. Go to https://www.chime.com/nbashow to sign up for a Chime Credit Builder Visa Credit Card today! Thanks to Chime for supporting the show. Cancel unwanted subscriptions – and manage your expenses the easy way – by going to rocketmoney.com/nbashow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

50m
Feb 01
Daily Ding: Laker top Knicks in OT | Nuggets defeat Pelicans

Jared Weiss and Mo Dakhil break down the Lakers' win over the Knicks, Nuggets defeating the Pelicans, Heat beating the Cavaliers, and the Clippers beating the Bulls. Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code DING23 at Manscaped.com and shoot your arrow with MANSCAPED™ this Valentine’s Day. Cancel unwanted subscriptions – and manage your expenses the easy way – by going to rocketmoney.com/ding Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

17m
Feb 01
Giannis for MVP? | Wizards Team Building

Tampering Podcast Sam Amick, Anthony Slater, and Fred Katz are joined by Eric Nehm of the Athletic to discuss the state of the Bucks, why Giannis should be in the MVP race, and what they might do at the trade deadline. Josh Robbins of the Athletic joins the guys in part 2 to discuss the Washington Wizards, their goals at the trade deadline, their team-building process and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

56m
Jan 31
Daily Ding: Kings Take Down Wolves | Dame Time

Andrew Schlecht and Law Murray discuss the Kings OT win in Minnesota, the Blazers beating the Hawks in Portland, and much more from the night of January 30th in the NBA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

16m
Jan 31
Respect The Process | LeBron Cries Foul

Mo Dakhil, Dave DuFour, Travonne Edwards, and Jay King discuss Embiid's disrespect, Denver's defense, the Lakers and LeBron James getting jobbed by the referees, and Jay's Kings minute. RocketMoney.com/NBAShow Chime.com/NBAShow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

54m
Jan 30
Weekend Update: Wolves Howling | Joel Embiid Statement Game

Keith Parish and Dave DuFour recap the weekend in the NBA. Joel Embiid drops 47 points on Nikola Jokić and the Denver Nuggets in a 76ers victory. The Boston Celtics get a little help from the officials to beat the Los Angeles Lakers in overtime. The Minnesota Timberwolves move to 6th place in the West with a couple of victories. Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code Ding23 at Manscaped.com RocketMoney.com/Ding Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

23m
Jan 30
Ben Simmons Fake Trades | Rising Suns | Contending Nuggets

Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers recap the week that was in the NBA, what is going on with Ben Simmons and are there any trades that make sense, and should the Suns making a win now deal? Then the guys bring on Adam Mares of DNVR to discuss the Nuggets season so far, Jamal Murray's comeback season, and Jokic an MVP repeat? Then they play a rousing rendition of Andrew vs. The Beat! Sign up today at www.StitchFix.com/NBAShow to get $20 off your first purchase Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1h 0m
Jan 28
Arch Rivals

Seth Partnow, Mo Dakhil, and Dave DuFour are excited about Rivalry Week in the NBA! How could the regional sports networks' bankruptcy affect the schedule? Are we ready to jump on the Sacramento bandwagon? Breaking down the Rui Hachimura trade and whether it helps the Lakers this season. Sign up today at www.StitchFix.com/NBAShow to get $20 off your first purchase Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

48m
Jan 27
Daily Ding: Knicks beat Celtics in OT | Spencer Dinwiddie in the zone vs. Suns

Jared Weiss and Mo Dakhil recap Thursday night's slate, including the Celtics losing to the Knicks in OT, Dallas over the Suns and Dinwiddie's monster game, Pistons beating the Nets, and react to the All-Star roster announcement. LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/DING Go to https://www.chime.com/ding to sign up for a Chime Credit Builder Visa Credit Card today! Thanks to Chime for supporting the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

16m
Jan 27
How to Choose an MVP | Bob Leaving the Bay?

Point of Contention 5 Subjects, 5 Minutes, 5 Points of Contention How to Choose an MVP? Rui solving the Lakers problems? Bob Meyers leaving the Warriors? Brandon Ingram back with the Pelicans Sixers Contenders in the East? Sign up today at www.StitchFix.com/NBAShow to get $20 off your first purchase Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

41m
Jan 26
Daily Ding: Jordan Poole game winner | Lillard goes for 60

Mark Schindler and Dave DuFour recap the big games from the NBA. Jordan Poole finishes in traffic to lift the Warriors over the visiting Grizzlies. The Sixers hold on to get the win over the resilient Nets and Ben Simmons. Damian Lillard scores 60 to lift the Blazers over the Jazz. Anthony Davis makes his return for the Lakers, while Rui Hachimura debuts in Purple and Gold. Visit LinkedIn.com/Ding to post your job for free! Chime.com/Ding Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

17m
Jan 26
Mark Jones on Kings, Beam, Fox, Sabonis and more

On this week's Hoops Adjacent, Mark Jones from ESPN and the play-by-play announcer for the Sacramento Kings TV broadcast joins David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson to talk about the evolution of the Kings franchise, the leadership role De'Aaron Fox has grown into, playoff aspirations for the franchise and the stories behind some of his most memorable calls. Sign up today at www.StitchFix.com/NBAShow to get $20 off your first purchase Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

46m
Jan 25
Daily Ding: Heat defeat Celtics | Pelicans collapse late against Nuggets

Jared Weiss and Mo Dakhil recap Tuesday night's games including two close contests in Heat vs. Celtics and Nuggets vs. Pelicans, the Knicks getting a win over the Cavaliers, LeBron has now scored 40 points against every team in the league, and more. LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/DING Go to https://www.chime.com/ding to sign up for a Chime Credit Builder Visa Credit Card today! Thanks to Chime for supporting the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

16m
Jan 25
Sellers at the Deadline | Rui Trade

Sam Amick, Fred Katz and Anthony Slater discuss the upcoming trade deadline and who the sellers might be. The guys also give a live reaction to the Lakers acquiring Rui Hachimura from the Wizards. Sign up today at www.StitchFix.com/NBAShow to get $20 off your first purchase Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

57m
Jan 24
Daily Ding: Kings Rule | Bulls Take Down Hawks

Andrew Schlecht and Mark Schindler discuss the night of NBA basketball from Monday, January 23rd. The Bulls beat the Hawks, The Kings dominate the Grizzlies, the Rockets pull off a win, and much more! Visit LinkedIn.com/Ding to post your job for free! Chime.com/Ding Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

17m
Jan 24
It's Good to be the Kings

Zach Harper, Mo Dakhil, Travonne Edwards, and Jay King discuss the ramifications of a 72 game season, Shannon Sharpe's beef with the Grizzlies, Dejounte Murray and Tony Parker, and Jay's Kings 2 Minutes. Sign up today at www.StitchFix.com/NBAShow to get $20 off your first purchase Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

59m
Jan 23
Weekend Update: Celtics Streak to 9 | Sixers Roll on Roadtrip

Keith Parish and Dave DuFour recap the weekend in the NBA. The Boston Celtics extend their winning streak to 9 games with a victory over the Toronto Raptors. The Sixers pick up a win in Sacramento to close out a 5-0 roadtrip. The Warriors fumble a 17 point lead and Kyrie Irving scores 38 points as the Nets steal a victory in the Bay. The Lakers come back from a 25 point deficit to embarrass the Portland Trail Blazers. Visit LinkedIn.com/Ding to post your job for free! Chime.com/Ding Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

21m
Jan 23
Bulls Talk with Trey Kerby | Western Conference Top 10

Saturday Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers recap the week that was, discuss the Western Conference top 10 with Mark Schindler, and then are joined by Trey Kerby of No Dunks to discuss the Chicago Bulls and play another rousing edition of Andrew vs. The Beat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1h 14m
Jan 21
Separation from the Pack

Mo Dakhil, Seth Partnow, and Dave DuFour discuss the elite teams in the NBA, possible moves ahead of the trade deadline, and whether players are injured more often today than in the past. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

53m
Jan 20
Daily Ding: Celtics revenge game | Sixers rolling

Mo Dakhil and Dave DuFour recap the night in the NBA. The Boston Celtics won an overtime thriller in their NBA Finals rematch against the Golden State Warriors. Joel Embiid records his 7th straight 30+ point game en route to a fourth consecutive Philadelphia victory. The Bulls and Pistons matched up in Paris. The Minnesota Timberwolves come from behind to steal a win against the Raptors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

18m
Jan 20
Trade Season | Clippers Sinking?

Point of Contention Should the .500 Clippers panic? Who could Poeltl help? Who else would change the NBA landscape via trade? Who is making the Play In in the Western Conference? Luka pushing for the Mavs to make moves? Steph 4 President? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

42m
Jan 19
Draft Episode for Jan 19 (DD)

Jared Weiss and Mark Schindler recap Wednesday night's games including the Grizzlies' narrow victory over the Cavaliers, the Timberwolves' loss to the Nuggets, and the Kings defeating the Lakers. Cancel unwanted subscriptions – and manage your expenses the easy way – by going to rocketmoney.com/ding Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

18m
Jan 19
What are the Golden State Warriors with Zena Keita

On this week's Hoops Adjacent, David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson welcome on Zena Keita from The Athletic and NBC Sports Bay Area to talk about the contrasting goals of the Golden State Warriors to plan for the future while trying to win now, what James Wiseman may bring to the Warriors this season, and Draymond Green's future with the team. Get started with a 1 month free trial at Future at tryfuture.com/nbashow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

37m
Jan 18