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theScore's Joseph Casciaro and Joe Wolfond break down the biggest storylines and hot topics in basketball.

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theScore's Joseph Casciaro and Joe Wolfond break down the biggest storylines and hot topics in basketball.

    Wiggins an All-Star STARTER? Plus the Lakers get AD back, Suns keep rolling, Wiz keep sliding

    Wiggins an All-Star STARTER? Plus the Lakers get AD back, Suns keep rolling, Wiz keep sliding

    How is Wolfond handling the news that Andrew Wiggins is an All-Star starter? Does Anthony Davis' return mean anything in the big picture for the Lakers this year? The Suns are by far the best team in basketball right now, and the Wizards are once again the Wizards.

    • 57 min
    Harden-hungry Sixers, banged-up Bulls, and dominant defense in Dallas

    Harden-hungry Sixers, banged-up Bulls, and dominant defense in Dallas

    We unpack recent rumors about the 76ers' inclination to wait until the summer to flip Ben Simmons for James Harden in a sign-and-trade, as well as Harden's reported disillusionment with his living and playing situation in Brooklyn. Is this a wise gambit for the Sixers given the alternatives available to them ahead of the trade deadline? Does Harden actually want to go to Philly? Could the Sixers make a Simmons trade now *and* get Harden in the offseason? Are we headed toward a sign-and-trade bidding war?
    After that, we discuss the impact of the injuries to Lonzo Ball and Alex Caruso, and wonder if those injuries will change the Bulls' approach to the deadline.
    Finally, we check in on the surging Mavericks, who have yet to hit their stride offensively but are being carried by their 4th-ranked (!) defense.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Who's in, who's out? Our All-Star selection mega-show

    Who's in, who's out? Our All-Star selection mega-show

    Who's in, who's out? Our All-Star selection mega-show by Score Media and Gaming

    • 1 hr 36 min
    Assessing the Bucks, and the rest of the East's contender class

    Assessing the Bucks, and the rest of the East's contender class

    It's been an up-and-down season for the Bucks, but the defending champs still feel like the safest best to come out of the East. We discuss their season so far, the impact of Brook Lopez's absence, Giannis Antetokoumpo's continued growth, and whether the team's offense has improved enough to offset some defensive regression. Then, we take a look at their steepest competition in the Eastern Conference, and wonder about the title prospects of the Nets, Heat, Bulls, Sixers, and Cavs.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Blazers lose Dame, reeling Hawks send Reddish to Knicks

    Blazers lose Dame, reeling Hawks send Reddish to Knicks

    The Bucks make a statement against the Warriors, the Blazers lose Dame, the disappointing Hawks start shaking things up, and the Kings troll Russell Westbrook.

    • 55 min
    Kawhi on the mend, Klay and Kyrie back, Nets disjointed

    Kawhi on the mend, Klay and Kyrie back, Nets disjointed

    With Kawhi Leonard reportedly ahead of schedule and expected to return this season, we take stock of the undermanned Clippers and wonder how much of a threat they can be at full strength. Then we assess the contrasting returns of Kyrie Irving and Klay Thompson, look ahead to a blockbuster Warriors-Grizzlies matchup, discuss the Nets' ongoing offensive struggles, and anoint a new Eastern conference favorite.

    • 1 hr 8 min

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256 Ratings

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