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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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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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    Daily Ding: NBA Free Agency Rumors with Jake Fischer

    Daily Ding: NBA Free Agency Rumors with Jake Fischer

    Jared Weiss sits down with Bleacher Report's Jake Fischer to discuss the Jalen Brunson situation and various free agency and trade rumors.
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    • 18 min
    Steph Redefined, Kyrie Conundrum and Formula 1

    Steph Redefined, Kyrie Conundrum and Formula 1

    JA Adande, DA and Marcus on Steph's redefined greatness, Kyrie Irving and Formula 1. To order JA's new book visit --> https://amzn.to/3NwINd8
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Daily Ding: Kyrie and Russ opt in, John Wall on the move

    Daily Ding: Kyrie and Russ opt in, John Wall on the move

    Keith Parish and Dave DuFour react to some notable contract moves around the NBA.
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    • 15 min
    Free Agency Primer: Part 2

    Free Agency Primer: Part 2

    (Recorded prior to Kyrie Irving news per Shams Charania)
    On this week’s Tampering, the guys break down the latest on the Kyrie Irving/Kevin Durant front in Brooklyn, discuss the ripple effect on the rest of the NBA’s offseason business and make the free agency rounds as Thursday’s tipoff nears
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    • 59 min
    Free Agency Primer: Part 1

    Free Agency Primer: Part 1

    The basketball Buds hosted by Zach Harper. With Travonne Edwards, Jay King, Mo Dakhil and James Edwards III.
    Rundown: 
    — Kyrie situation. Logan Murdock reports KD frustrated Nets didn’t try to get to know Kyrie situation better. 
    — Draymond said warriors will still beat Lakers if Kyrie joins them 
    — Beal reportedly staying with Wiz, LaVine reportedly staying with Bulls 
    — Deandre Ayton gone from Phoenix but to whomst?
    — is Jalen Brunson going to be the prize of free agency?
    — can trades be the only thing to save free agency? (Collins, Gobert, etc) 
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    • 45 min
    NBA Draft Awards

    NBA Draft Awards

    Andrew Schlecht, Alex Speers and Matt Pennie bring you their 2nd annual NBA Draft Awards:
    1) First Round Fit Award
    2) Second Round Steal Award
    3) League Pass Jump Award
    4) WHY ARE THEY LETTING THEM DO THIS??? Award
    5) They Definitely Have a Type Award
    6) Mixed Emotions Award
    7) Miffed and Peeved Award
    8) Slam and Jam Best Draft Award
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    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
1.5K Ratings

1.5K Ratings

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Hit or miss

This show is hit or miss depending on the hosts. I wish they would just give each crew their own feed so I could subscribe to who I wanna listen to

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Too much OKC homerism.

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