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We’ve got the NBA covered from A to Z with this inside look at the Association from veteran journalists Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt. Great guests and gab for the hoophead in you. 

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We’ve got the NBA covered from A to Z with this inside look at the Association from veteran journalists Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt. Great guests and gab for the hoophead in you. 

    NBA Finals Recap

    NBA Finals Recap

    On this week's NBA A to Z podcast, USA TODAY Sports Insiders Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt reflect on the Finals and what the latest Warriors title means, discuss the draft and all the fireworks that might come with it and dissect LeBron James' free agency options from every angle.

    • 40 min
    NBA Finals Game 1 recap - JR Smith's historical brain cramp

    NBA Finals Game 1 recap - JR Smith's historical brain cramp

    On this week's NBA A to Z pod, we unpack the wild Game 1 of the Finals and what it means for the Warriors and Cavs going forward with USA TODAY Sports' Sam Amick, Michael Singer and A.J. Neuharth-Keusch. Will LeBron James ever forgive JR. Smith for his late-game blunder? Was this the Cavs' last, best at challenging the Warriors? So many questions, and we're here for the answers.

    • 33 min
    Inside the Conference Finals and a look at the 2018 draft

    Inside the Conference Finals and a look at the 2018 draft

    On this week’s NBA A to Z podcast, Insiders Jeff Zillgitt and Sam Amick discuss the Western finals between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets and Eastern Conference final between the Cleveland Celtics and Boston Celtics. Both series are going at least six games. Also, USA TODAY Sports’ NBA editor Mike Singer joins the pod to discuss the NBA draft combine and its impact on the June draft.

    • 1 hr
    Conference Finals Breakdown

    Conference Finals Breakdown

    On this week’s NBA A to Z podcast, Insiders Jeff Zillgitt and Sam Amick discuss the Eastern Conference finals between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers and Western Conference finals between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets. With a break between Games 2 and 3 in both series, Jeff and Sam dig deep and break down what’s transpired through two games.

    • 54 min
    Inside the NBA video room

    Inside the NBA video room

    On this week’s NBA A to Z podcast, Insiders Jeff Zillgitt and Sam Amick talk with Mo Dakhil, a former video coordinator for the Los Angeles Clippers and San Antonio Spurs. Mo goes behind the scenes inside the video room and describes the role and life of a video coordinator during the regular season and playoffs. What do coaches want from the video coordinator? What do players want? Plus, Mo tells us how he found a way to stop of a Los Angeles Lakers play involving Kobe Bryant.

    • 43 min
    Learning how NBA teams roster moves work with Larry Coon, The Sports Business Classroom

    Learning how NBA teams roster moves work with Larry Coon, The Sports Business Classroom

    On this week's NBA A to Z podcast, Insider Sam Amick talks with Larry Coon, the league's preeminent expert on the collective bargaining agreement, a longtime NBA writer and the founder of The Sports Business Classroom event that takes place every July at Las Vegas Summer League. Sam and Larry discuss the story behind his famous CBA FAQ, the behind-the-scenes discussions he frequently has with league executives about key roster moves, and the ways in which he's paying it forward by way of The Sports Business Classroom.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

Cam Binbot ,

On point commentators and great interviews!

On point commentators and great interviews!

Mel Gibson not ,

Great and getting better. Stunning professionals

These 2 journos are the best.

Second Best duo......right up BillS and JoeH

Much better than Jalen/Jacoby and the espy crews.They just destroy the kiddies on NBA Ringer

They listen to each other.
They disagree.
Debate and discuss........and they entertain.

Some very good debates. These guys don't just follow the news of the day.

Could maybe do 2/3 each week.

Nifty999 ,

Great

Always enjoy listening to this podcast

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