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NBA from across the Atlantic; John Rogers (with weekly guests) takes a step back to discuss, analyse and interpret the latest from the 2019/20 NBA season.

The Stepback - A British NBA Podcast John Rogers

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NBA from across the Atlantic; John Rogers (with weekly guests) takes a step back to discuss, analyse and interpret the latest from the 2019/20 NBA season.

    Giannis me baby one more time

    Giannis me baby one more time

    Danny Hodges joins the pod to chat about the battle for supremacy in LA, Luka magic, and why Giannis doesn't get the love other superstars do in the league. 

    • 40 min
    New Rules

    New Rules

    A Stepback three this week as Jim Crook and Luke Bosher join John. Up first, a big look at Luke's Wizards, including how Isaiah Thomas is faring, young talents Rui Hachimura and Thomas Bryant's futures, and Bradley Beal's importance to the team. Then the guys pivot to Jim's Celtics, analysing their impressive start to the season and expectations for the playoffs. Finally, Adam Silver is channelling Dua Lipa, with some new rules being suggested to shake up the league in the future.  

    • 49 min
    The Wiggins Wevolution

    The Wiggins Wevolution

    Joe Graham joins John in the studio to discuss the biggest NBA news of the week, including poor Hayward's hand, Dame dollar dropping sixty (and still losing), and tackling the question of who gave Dion Waiters an edible? Also on the pod, a deep dive into four of the surprise packages from the season thus far: Boston and Toronto from the East, and Phoenix and Minnesota from the West. What is going so right for them thus far and can they keep it up? 

    • 46 min
    Three of the Best

    Three of the Best

    Luke Bosher joins the pod to hear and debate John's moments of the season so far, including best individual performances, best games, biggest surprises, and top players. We also touch on the John Collins and DeAndre Ayton's 25-game bans for taking illegal substances, and unfortunately John cannot prevent Luke from eulogising about his beloved Washington Wizards. 

    • 45 min
    Season Preview 5/5 - Philadelphia, OKC, Orlando, Phoenix, Portland, Utah

    Season Preview 5/5 - Philadelphia, OKC, Orlando, Phoenix, Portland, Utah

    Jim Crook joins John on this the final season preview. Up for discussion: can Ben Simmons hit three's now, and does he even need to for Philly to be the team to beat in the East? What can we expect from CP3 and SGA in OKC? Can Portland be a dark horse out West? Have the Jazz emerged as the hipster's title choice? Plus prospects for Orlando and the hopefully-finally-a-bit-better Suns... 

    • 31 min
    Season Preview 4/5 - Lakers, Bucks, Timberwolves, Pelicans, Knicks, Wizards

    Season Preview 4/5 - Lakers, Bucks, Timberwolves, Pelicans, Knicks, Wizards

    Luke Bosher joins John to discuss his Washington Wizards, and then some good teams after that with the Lakers and Bucks primed for a title challenge. Also the young Pels have caused a stir in pre-season - can Zion carry on his form into the NBA season (and can he be fit enough)? Knicks and Timberwolves chat round off our show!

    • 36 min

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