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NBA Morning Deuce is just a couple guys breaking down everything you need to know from the night before in the NBA. Former NBA Video Scout Joey Levin and his Co-Host Alex Ruane are here for you Monday through Friday with game analysis, top storylines, some friendly (or not so friendly) wagering and humorous banter between friends that will inevitably turn into someone's favorite team or player getting made fun of. For advertising opportunities on this show, or any of the other shows on our network, contact us at: advertise@underdogsportsnetwork.com

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    One More Message From the NBA Morning Deuce Boys

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 3:11

    A message on the future of NBA Morning Deuce

    Anthony Davis returns from Injury, Bucks statement win over Sixers, Kemba turns back the clock (Basketball 4/23)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2021 41:00

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin, and Alex Ruane discuss the underwhelming return of Anthony Davis from injury and whether or not the Lakers legitimately have the time to get right for a title run, the Bucks with a big win over the Sixers, Kemba Walker having a vintage game to lead the Celtics to a win over the Suns, Chicago with a big win over Charlotte to keep their playoff chase alive and a Trae Young injury update.Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    Trae Young injures ankle, Wizards are in play-in position, Jaren Jackson Jr returns (Basketball 4/22)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2021 63:19

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin, and Alex Ruane discuss Trae Young injuring his ankle in a Hawks loss to the Knicks, the Knicks winning their 8th straight game, Miami winning their third in a row and 2nd in a row by 20 or more, Washington moving into the play-in tourney with a win over the Warriors while Chicago dropped out with a loss to the Cavs, Toronto gains steam with their 4th win in a row, Phoenix gets closer to the best record in the NBA beating the Sixers, Jaren Jackson Jr returns from injury for the Grizzlies, Michael Porter Jr continues to shine and the Nuggets win their 4th in a row since Jamal Murray’s injury. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    Knicks continue to roll, Harden has hamstring setback, Insanity on Lakers Twitter (Basketball 4/21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2021 50:45

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin, and Alex Ruane discuss the Nets beating the Pelicans without Kevin Durant and James Harden, Harden’s injury setback, the Pelicans continued defensive struggles, the Knicks winning their 7th game in a row led by Julius Randle and RJ Barrett, the Hawks keeping a hold of the 4th seed in the East, Anthony Edwards interview with GQ, and the wild situation over the past 24 hours on Lakers Twitter. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    Wardell Stephen Curry II GOES OFF yet again, Suns-Bucks battle, Wizards playoff push continues (Basketball 4/20)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 61:46

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin, and Alex Ruane discuss the continued historic run Steph Curry is on after he drops 49 points on the Sixers, a battle between two of the next teams on the NBA the Suns and the Bucks, the Wizards winning their 5th in a row to continue their run to the play-in tourney, shorthanded Celtics lose to the Bulls, Shorthanded Heat beat the Rockets, Shorthanded Pacers lose to the Spurs, and LaMelo Ball close to return from injury.Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    Bam Adebayo’s first career game-winner, Zion stirs the pot in New York, Steph continues to make history (Basketball 4/19)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 79:17

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin, and guest co-host Giancarlo Navas of The Miami Heat Beat podcast discuss Bam Adebayo’s first game-winner of his career in a win over the Nets and whether it will help Miami turn the corner the rest of the season, the Knicks 5th in win in a row led once again by Julius Randle, Zion Williamson’s post-game comments about playing in Madison Square Garden, the Hawks holding on to the 4th spot in the East with a win over the Pacers, why the Raptors are the perfect example of what’s wrong with the NBA Play In Tourney, the Celtics recent turnaround, and Steph Curry continuing his historic scoring run this season. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevinFollow Giancarlo on Twitter @gnavas103

    LaMarcus Aldridge Retires, Giannis Returns from Injury, Is Jokic this season’s MVP? (Basketball 4/16)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2021 75:14

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin, and guest co-host Mark Schindler of Indy Cornrows and Premium Hoops discuss the shocking retirement of LaMarcus Aldridge and how it impacts the Nets, the Bucks win over the Hawks in Giannis’ return and their upside in the East, how Atlanta stacks up against the top teams in the East, whether or not the Pacers are cursed with injuries and what a successful season would be for them, the Celtics upside in the East, which teams can compete with the Lakers in the West and who the favorite for NBA MVP is during the home stretch. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevinFollow Mark on Twitter @MSchindlerNBA

    Luka Doncic’s Shot of the Year, Did the league mess up with the play-in tourney?, MV-Embiid Dominates the Nets (Basketball 4/15)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2021 52:13

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin, and Alex Ruane discuss Luka Doncic’s insane game-winning buzzer-beater to beat the Grizzlies and whether it’s the best shot of the NBA season, the Eastern Conference playoff race, and whether teams like the Bulls, Raptors and Wizards deserve to be in the play-in tourney, Joel Embiid torching the Nets, Michael Porter Jr stepping up in the Nuggets first game without Jamal Murray and Steve Kerr not allowing Steph Curry to break the three-point recordFollow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    Jamal Murray tears ACL, Are Clippers the favorite in the West? Anthony Edwards strikes again (Basketball 4/14)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2021 54:31

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin, and Alex Ruane discuss Jamal Murray’s season-ending torn ACL and what’s next for the Denver Nuggets, whether or not the injuries around the Western Conference make the Clippers the favorites in the West, the Suns win over the Heat, Anthony Edwards not knowing who A-Rod is, the Hawks winning again without Trae Young, whether Charlotte’s injuries could ultimately drop them out of the playoffs, and Boston winning their 4th in a row.Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    Unstoppable Embiid, Steph Curry’s historic night, Timberwolves game postponed (Basketball 4/13)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2021 55:53

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin, and Alex Ruane discuss the Minnesota Timberwolves game being postponed after the killing of Daunte Wright by a police officer in Minnesota. Then the guys discuss the games from Monday night including Joel Embiid’s absolutely dominant performance, Julius Randle’s revenge game against the Lakers, Jonas Valanciunas continuing his incredible stretch against the Bulls, Steph Curry’s historic night against the Nuggets, the Pelicans winning an ugly one vs the Kings, Utah losing to the Wizards without Mike Conley and Jordan Clarkson, and Phoenix moving a game closer to Utah for the best record in the NBA. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    Victor Oladipo Injured, Playoff race, and Knicks talk with Andrew Claudio (Basketball 4/9)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2021 98:36

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin and guest co-host Andrew Claudio from Knicks Film School discuss Victor Oladipo going down with a non-contact knee injury, whether or not the Bulls are a threat to jump up in the East Playoff race, why people don’t seem to buy the Jazz as a title contender, the Suns’ upside in the West playoffs, whether or not Milwaukee’s moves this season have put them over the hump and all things Knicks including why Knicks fans are SO out on Elfrid Payton, the relationship between the new Knicks front office and coach Tom Thibodeau, the development of Julius Randle and RJ Barrett and much more. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevinFollow Andrew Twitter @andrewjclaudio_

    Kevin Durant returns, Celtics bounce back vs Knicks, The Bol Bol Mystery Continues (Basketball 4/8)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2021 49:54

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin and Alex Ruane discuss Kevin Durant’s return from injury and the dominance of the Nets, the Celtics getting a good bounceback win over the Knicks, the Nuggets win over the Spurs and a MAJOR clue in the mystery around Bol Bol’s lack of playing time, a shootout between the T-Wolves and Pacers, Dallas’ rough loss to Houston, and the Grizzlies winning their fourth in a row to keep playoff position.  Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    Joel Embiid asserts his dominance, Nuggets continue to roll, Vuc-Lavine looking potent (Basketball 4/7)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2021 66:26

    performance over the Celtics, a rough loss for the Heat to the Grizzlies, Denver continuing to look like a potential title contender, Nikola Vucevic and Zach Lavine starting to build a report in Chicago, the Warriors getting a win over a Giannis-less Milwaukee behind a big game from Steph Curry, whether or not the Clippers are actually a title contender, Trae Young going off for another Hawks win, and the Raptors losing to the LeBron and AD-less Lakers. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    James Harden hurt again, D’Angelo Russell Returns, Farewell Paul Pierce (Basketball 4/6)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 53:05

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin and Alex Ruane discuss the Nets surviving the Knicks despite James Harden leaving the game after re-aggravating his hamstring, D’Angelo Russell returning for the most fun worst team in the NBA in a while, the Mavericks winning their 5th straight and continuing their surge, Gary Trent’s game-winning buzzer-beater, a couple tanking teams having trouble tanking, potential rule changes in the NBA and the end of the Paul Pierce era at ESPN. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    Jrue Holiday gets PAID, Lakers Struggles Continue, and the Dog Days of NBA Basketball (Basketball 4/5)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2021 61:47

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin and Alex Ruane discuss Jrue Holiday getting a max extension from the Bucks, the insane number of huge blowouts around the NBA this past weekend, the Lakers continued struggles and what it means for the west, Chicago getting a win over the shorthanded Nets, Atlanta going 3-0 since Lou Williams debut, Boston potentially finding their groove against the Hornets, and Denver continuing to roll over the Magic. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    LaMarcus Aldridge and Victor Oladipo debuts, State of the Pistons with Lazarus Jackson (Basketball 4/2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2021 76:24

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin, and Lazarus Jackson from Pistons vs Everybody discuss the debuts of LaMarcus Aldridge and Victor Oladipo for their new squads, the latest on Kevin Durant, the Sixers beating the Cavs despite a random Kevin Love appearance, the Magic can’t seem to tank correctly beating the Pelicans, a wild ending in the Hawk-Spurs game, Russell Westbrook with another triple-double in a loss and the State of the Pistons. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevinSubmit your Blue Wire Hustle application here: http://bwhustle.com/join

    Anthony Edwards Lovefest, James Harden injured, Drummond underwhelming in Lakers Debut (Basketball 4/1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2021 64:04

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin, and Alex Ruane discuss Andre Drummond’s Lakers debut and his injury, Anthony Edwards potentially rookie season-defining game, James Harden’s hamstring injury, Toronto’s loss to the Thunder and OKC losing draft pick position, Boston continuing to struggle with a loss to Dallas, Miami holding Indiana under 100 points in another win, Boogie Cousins signing with the Clippers, Stephen A Smith v Russell Westbrook. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevinSubmit your Blue Wire Hustle application here: http://bwhustle.com/join

    The Scary Denver Nuggets, Clippers with another embarrassing loss, KD v Rappaport (Basketball 3/31)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2021 58:01

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin, and Alex Ruane discuss how scary the Denver Nuggets have the potential to be with the addition of Aaron Gordon, Michael Porter Jr’s under the radar elite 3-point shooting, the Suns surviving against the Atlanta Hawks, the Clippers blowing a 16-point lead to the fire-sale Orlando Magic, Russell Westbrook with another big triple-double in a Wizards loss to the Hornets, Rui Hachimura’s development, and KD vs Rappaport. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevinSubmit your Blue Wire Hustle application here: http://bwhustle.com/join

    The Kings are...Good?, Vintage Russell Westbrook, Zion continues to beast (Basketball 3/30)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2021 72:09

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin, and Alex Ruane discuss the remarkable turnaround to the season by the Sacramento Kings, Zion Williamson going off again against the Celtics, and the Celtics awful trade deadline, The Heat snapping their losing streak against the Knicks, and why a Miami-New York playoff series would be good for the league, Russell Westbrook’s MONSTER game, Brooklyn nearly losing to Minnesota despite another MVP game from James Harden, Toronto’s rough season continues, OKC benching Al Horford, early evaluation of Nikola Vucevic on the Bulls.Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevinSubmit your Blue Wire Hustle application here: http://bwhustle.com/join

    Andre Drummond to the Lakers, LaMarcus Aldridge to the Nets, Aaron Gordon debuts with the Nuggets (Basketball 3/29)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2021 78:23

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin, and James Herbert of CBS Sports discuss Andre Drummond signing the with Lakers after being bought out, LaMarcus Aldridge signing with Nets, how valuable players on the buyout market actually are to teams, Al Horford sitting out the rest of the season for the Thunder, Aaron Gordon’s debut for the Denver Nuggets, Norm Powell’s fit with the Blazers, the Raptors future and how the Hornets look without LaMelo Ball. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevinFollow James on Twitter @outsidethenbaSubmit your Blue Wire Hustle application here: http://bwhustle.com/join

    Trade Deadline Reaction, Vucevic to the Bulls, Oladipo to the Heat, Winners and Losers (Basketball 3/26)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2021 72:14

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin, and Ruben Palacios of CBS Sports break down every move from the NBA trade deadline and their winners and losers including Victor Oladipo to the Miami Heat, Nikola Vucevic to the Chicago Bulls, Aaron Gordon to the Denver Nuggets, Kyle Lowry not getting traded and much more. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevinFollow Ruben on Twitter @RubenTalksKicks

    Milwaukee Bucks and Trade Deadline talk with Ti Windisch (Basketball 3/25)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2021 71:53

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin, and Ti Windisch of the Gyro Step Podcast discuss all things Milwaukee Bucks including their last-second win over the Celtics on Wednesday, End of Game Giannis, grading the Jrue Holiday trade, what the contributing factors have been to their recent run and how Bucks fans feel about the PJ Tucker trade. Then we break down the last ahead of the trade deadline including Kyle Lowry potentially playing his last game in Toronto and the best fits, whether or not Aaron Gordon will move the needle for a team, Will Victor Oladipo be moved, or is it all just posturing, and a look at the top players on the buyout market. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevinFollow Ti on Twitter @tiwindisch

    Trade Deadline Chatter, How bad will it get for the Lakers? and Julius Randle...Sharpshooter? (Basketball 3/24)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2021 84:49

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin, and Dan Favale of Hardwood Knocks discuss the injury woes around the NBA including how bad it could get for the Lakers with LeBron James and Anthony Davis out, Zion’s 20-point streak, the Heat’s losing streak and whether or not Kyle Lowry makes sense at the deadline, Monty Williams’ case for COY and whether the Suns are a legit threat to win the West, Nikola Jokic with yet another triple-double and his case for MVP, Julius Randle’s continued case for Most Improved player behind his incredible shooting and trade deadline chatter including the Raptors situation, Aaron Gordon, Victor Oladipo, Malcolm Brogdon and Lauri Markannen. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    ROCKETS WIN!!!, Raptors in big trouble, Hawks win streak snapped, Weirdest injury season in recent memory (Basketball 3/23)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 47:58

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey Levin discuss the Rockets finally snapping a 20-game losing streak with a win over the Raptors, is it time for the Raptors to completely blow it up after this 9-game losing streak, The Bucks blowing out the Pacers without Giannis, is this the strangest injury season in recent memory?, Memphis beats Boston in overtime battle, Hornets win first game without LaMelo Ball, Young Thunder beat the Wolves, Aaron Gordon trade request.Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    LaMelo Ball out for the Season, LeBron James out Indefinitely, and Blake Griffin can Dunk!!! (Basketball 3/22)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2021 76:58

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey welcomes Jabari Davis from Dunks and Discourse to break down the weekend in the NBA including LaMelo Ball’s season-ending injury, LeBron James’ ankle injury that will keep him out indefinitely, Blake Griffin’s Nets debut, and his first dunk since 2019, the Heat and Raptors continuing their losing streaks and reports of a potential Kyle Lowry trade, the Rockets losing their 20th game in a row, the Sixers beating the Knicks on another questionable call by the refs, the Pels getting a win behind 60 combined points from Zion and Brandon Ingram and the Hawks 8-game win streak. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevinFollow Jabari on Twitter @JabariDavisNBA

    Anthony Edwards drop 42 in historic performance, Huge scoring night in the NBA(Basketball 3/19)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2021 51:49

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex break down Anthony Edwards best performance of his young career dropping 43 points against the Suns to go with Karl-Anthony Towns’ 41, Brad Beal scoring 43 to outduel Donovan Mitchell who scored 42, Damian Lillard going for 38 points to beat the Pelicans, LeBron James scoring 37 in a win over the Hornets, the Hawks winning their 7th in a row and remaining undefeated since Nate McMillan took over and the Knicks edging the Thunder. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    It’s officially Trade SZN, PJ Tucker to Bucks, Trevor Ariza to Heat, Bucks get statement win (Basketball 3/18)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2021 65:32

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex break down the Rockets trading PJ Tucker to the Bucks and Milwaukee getting one of their best wins of the season over Philly, Trevor Ariza getting traded to the Heat and the Heat losing a rough one to the Grizzlies, Nets win yet another game this time without Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant, Boston loses to Cleveland without Kemba Walker, Michael Porter Jr continues to surge and the Raptors lose their 6th straight despite Norm Powell’s 43 points. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    Pelicans the latest victims of DAME TIME! Could an interim Head Coach win Coach of the Year? (Basketball 3/17)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2021 56:43

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex break down the Pelicans collapse against the Blazers and the continued greatness of Damian Lillard, the Jazz squeaking out a win against the Celtics, the Sixers winning their sixth in a row and Doc Rivers pulling into the lead for Coach of the Year, whether or not Nate McMillan has a chance to creep into Coach of the Year conversations after his 6-0 start with the Hawks, Miami holding ANOTHER team under 100 points in their win over Cleveland, Trezz stepping up for the Lakers and the Thunder’s G-League team losing to the Bulls. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    Could Knicks-Nets actually become a Rivalry? Giannis creeping toward another MVP? Welcome to Scary TERRYtory (Basketball 3/16)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 47:55

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex break down the wild ending of the Nets-Knicks game that saw Julius Randle try to go after a referee after a controversial late no call, Giannis Antetokounmpo gets his third consecutive triple-double as he tries to build toward a third-straight MVP, Terry Rozier hits yet another clutch shot for the Hornets, the Clippers and Spurs both get bounce-back wins, and the Lakers beat the Warriors. sFollow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    Anthony Edwards is a STUD!, Sixers roll without Joel Embiid, Hawks stay undefeated with Nate McMillan (Basketball 3/15)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2021 60:18

    Anthony Edwards is a STUD!, Sixers roll without Joel Embiid, Hawks stay undefeated with Nate McMillan (Basketball 3/15)Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex break down the weekend in the NBA including Anthony Edwards career-high performance in the Wolves win over the Blazers, the Sixers blowing out the Spurs without Joel Embiid, Miami continuing their dominant defense in a win over Orlando, the Hawks moving to 5-0 since Nate McMillan took over as coach, Boston handing Houston their 16th loss in a row, the Bulls beating a depleted Raptors team, the Jazz losing to the Warriors giving Utah 4 losses in their last 6 and Caris Levert’s season debut with the Pacers. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    Kyrie Cooks the Celtics, Hawks Honeymoon Continues, Chris Finch gets a win (Basketball 3/12)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 12, 2021 60:12

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex break down the Thursday night slate of games including the Hawks moving to 3-0 since Nate McMillan took over as coach, Kyrie Irving going for 40 to beat the Celtics, the Sixers getting a win without Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, Milwaukee making a statement in their win over the Knicks, Miami moving to over .500 for the first time this season and Meyers Leonard getting his punishment from the league, Milwaukee getting their first win of the Chris Finch era in dominant fashion over the Pelicans, and Charlotte getting another clutch performance from Terry Rozier. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    The NBA second-half begins! Spurs and LaMarcus Aldridge parting ways (Basketball 3/11)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2021 48:48

    The NBA second-half begins! Spurs and LaMarcus Aldridge parting ways (Basketball 3/11)Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex break down the official beginning of the second half of the NBA season as the Grizzlies beat the Wizards behind a monster game from Jonas Valanciunas, and the Mavericks beat the Spurs behind one of Kristaps Porzingis’ best games of the year. Also, the Spurs and LaMarcus Aldridge have mutually agreed to part ways and the San Antonio is working on trading the big man.   Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    Rockets Fire Sale Coming?, Second-Half Bold Predictions (Basketball 3/10)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2021 54:39

    Rockets Fire Sale Coming?, Second-Half Bold Predictions (Basketball 3/8)Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex break down the rumors that the Houston Rockets could be headed toward a fire sale as the trade deadline approaches. Then we give our bold predictions for the second half of the season including how the Bucks and Warriors seasons will end up, teams we think may not make the playoffs, and potential surprise MVP candidates.  Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    Post-NBA All-Star Trade and Buyout Rumors (Basketball 3/9)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 51:21

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex break down the latest trade and buyout rumors heading into the second half of the NBA season including the Warriors interest in Victor Oladipo, Heat, Spurs, Celtic, and Hornets having significant interest in Nikola Vucevic, teams reaching out the Orlando Magic about Terrence Ross and Evan Fournier, Otto Porter and the Bulls potentially reaching a buyout agreement, Thad Young being off the market, the Lakers being interested in Andre Drummond if he’s bought out and Boogie Cousins still being available.   Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuce Follow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin  

    NBA All-Star Weekend Recap, Blake Griffin Signing with the Nets (Basketball 3/8)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2021 42:47

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex break down everything from NBA All-Star Weekend including Team LeBron winning the All-Star game led by Giannis Antetokounmpo’s MVP, Anfernee Simons winning the Dunk Contest, Steph Curry winning his second three-point contest, Domantas Sabonis winning the skills competition. Also, Blake Griffin is signing with the Brooklyn Nets after his buyout from the Detroit Pistons. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    LG Doucet, Host of The First Mint Breaks Down NBA Top Shot, NFTs and The Future!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 5, 2021 77:52

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex talk with LG Doucet, the host of NBA Top Shot podcast “The First Mint.” In this remarkable conversation, LG tells us how he became a sort of “Woj of NBA Top Shot”, explains NBA Top Shot and why it has become the phenomenon it has, the future of NBA Top Shot and NFTs, discusses the nuances of how people value NBA Top Shots and much much more. If you want to learn about NBA Top Shot, NFTs, and the FUTURE, this is a must-listen. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevinSubmit your Blue Wire Hustle application here: http://bwhustle.com/join

    Rising Stars Revealed on NBA Top Shot! Dame Time Strikes Again, Embiid makes MVP Statement, Officiating Issues (Basketball 3/4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2021 54:34

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex discuss the massive news that the NBA revealed the Rising Stars on NBA Top Shot, Dame Time taking down the Warriors, The Sixers getting a statement win over the Jazz and the ensuing officiating controversy, Zion Williamson’s performance in the Pelicans loss to the Bulls, The Wolves still have not won a game under Chris Finch, the Rockets honored James Harden in his return to Houston while the Rockets downfall continues. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevinSubmit your Blue Wire Hustle application here: http://bwhustle.com/join

    Eastern Conference Madness Continues, Hawks win first game post Lloyd Pierce, 3-point contestants named (Basketball 3/3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2021 52:53

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex discuss the ever-changing Eastern Conference standings as the Miami Heat lose to the Hawks in their first game since firing Lloyd Pierce, the Knicks fall back to .500 after losing to the Spurs and the Bucks get blown out by the Nuggets while the Celtics win their third in a row to jump up in the standings. Also, Memphis continues to get healthy, the LAKERS-SUNS and the contestants for the 3-pt contest and skills competition are named and the Rockets are retiring James Harden’s number.   Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuce Follow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin Submit your Blue Wire Hustle application here: http://bwhustle.com/join

    Hawks fire Lloyd Pierce, Zion lead Pelicans to best win of their season, Rockets collapse continues (Basketball 3/2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2021 60:35

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex discuss the Hawks firing head coach Lloyd Pierce, the Pelicans big win led by Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram, a wild finish in the Nets win over the Spurs, Houston losing their 11th game in a row, the Sixers blowout win over the Pacers and Luka filling up the stat sheet in a win over Orlando. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevinSubmit your Blue Wire Hustle application here: http://bwhustle.com/join

    Bucks, Heat Continue Streaking, Schroder’s Return Boosts Lakers, Doris Burke’s Hoops and Life Lessons, Weekend Recap (Basketball 3/1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2021 60:35

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex discuss the internet losing their minds over Doris Burke’s commentary, the Bucks winning their 5th straight with a returning Jrue Holiday, Miami Heat continuing to be the hottest team in the NBA with their 6th straight win, Dennis Schroder boosting the Lakers since his return from injury, Jayson Tatum saving the Celtics from yet another loss, and the New York Knicks finally passing the .500 threshold. Also, Victor Oladipo turns down a contract from the Rockets, Spencer Dinwiddie trade interest, Raptors COVID outbreak, and participants named for the dunk contest. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevinSubmit your Blue Wire Hustle application here: http://bwhustle.com/join

    Giannis Outduels Zion, Knicks offense explodes, Kyle Lowry Rumors, Should Kobe be the Logo?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2021 69:12

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex discuss the Wizards winning their 6th game in their last 7 while the Nuggets defense continues to struggle, the Grizzlies dominate the Clippers with the return of “The Villain” Dillon Brooks, the Sixers Shut down Luka Doncic to beat the Mavs, Brooklyn continues to roll without KD, the Knicks score 140 points on the Kings worst defense in NBA history and the Bucks pull out a close win over the Pelicans. Also, Kyle Lowry trade speculation and whether Kobe Bryant should be the NBA logo.Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevinSubmit your Blue Wire Hustle application here: http://bwhustle.com/join

    Wednesday NBA Recap, How concerning are the Lakers losses, Miami’s elite defense, Second Half Schedule Released (Basketball 2/25)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2021 65:57

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex discuss the Heat winning their fourth in a row to move into the playoffs, Zion Williamson putting up another 30-piece in the Pels win over the Pistons, Danilo Gallinari absolutely exploding in the Hawks win over the Celtics, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s career night, Zach Lavine continuing to establish himself as a star in the NBA, the Rocket’s free fall continuing and when do the Lakers losses actually become a concern. Also, the NBA released the 2nd half schedule, and the NBA Coaches association made a statement on the firing of Ryan Saunders and hiring of Chris Finch. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevinSubmit your Blue Wire Hustle application here: http://bwhustle.com/join

    Tuesday Recap, Luka's Crazy Game-Winner, All-Star Reserves Named (Basketball 2/24)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2021 62:30

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex discuss Luka Doncic's game-winning buzzers beater, the Celtics continuing to struggle, are there issues in Atlanta after the Hawks lose to the Cavaliers?, Brooklyn wins their 7th in a row, Philly holds on to beat the Toronto Raptors, and the Timberwolves lose their first game of the Chris Finch era. Then the guys discuss the All-Star reserves and who they believe got snubbed. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevinSubmit your Blue Wire Hustle application here: http://bwhustle.com/join

    Monday NBA Recap, Jazz assert their dominance, Suns hottest team in the West, Wizards win 5th straight (Basketball 2/23)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2021 56:57

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex discuss the Monday night slate of games including Devin Booker and the Suns continuing to be one of the hottest teams in the NBA, the Utah Jazz asserting the dominance of a top-level team, the Heat winning their third in a row to cap off a long road trip, Zach Lavine and the Bulls pulling closer to being a playoff team, Luka and the Mavs beating up the struggling Grizzlies, and the Wizards winning their 5th in a row over the struggling Lakers. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevinSubmit your Blue Wire Hustle application here: http://bwhustle.com/join

    Wolves abruptly fire Ryan Saunders, Weekend Recap, Nets win 6th in a row, Where will Boogie land? (Basketball 2/22)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2021 63:05

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex discuss the Sunday slate of games including the Nets winning their 6th in a row and 4th in a row without Kevin Durant (5:00), the Raptors suddenly rolling after going to super small ball (16:00), Atlanta possibly playing their best basketball of the season with Nate McMillan at the helm (22:20), Ryan Saunders being abruptly fired by the Wolves after losing to the Knicks (29:00), and the Pelicans with a huge comeback win over the Celtics (44:00). Then we recap a few stories from the weekend including Draymond Green’s ejection (49:00), Boogie and the Rockets reportedly parting ways (51:25), and the emergence of Eastern Conference teams.Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevinSubmit your Blue Wire Hustle application here: http://bwhustle.com/join

    Thursday Night Recap, Nets continue to roll, Is Budenholzer on the hot seat yet? (Basketball 2/19)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 19, 2021 52:04

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex discuss the Nets winning their fifth straight game this time over the shorthanded Lakers (5:35), the Bucks losing their 5th straight game whether or not Mike Budenholzer is now firmly on the hot seat (16:45), the Heat get an important win over the Kings (27:55), the NBA All-Star game starters being announced (35:22), and Zach Lavine is apparently afraid of his father… (40:23)Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    Wednesday Night Recap, Dame and Zion Duel, Embiid continues MVP Campaign, Live reaction to Heat-Warriors (Basketball 2/18)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2021 54:51

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex wish Michael Jordan a happy birthday, discuss the Nets comeback win Tuesday night led by James Harden and then go through the Wednesday night slate including Damian Lillard with another explosion to beat Zion Williamson’s big night, Joel Embiid continuing his MVP campaign with a win over the Rockets, Trae Young going off in Atlanta’s win over the Celtics, the Wizards winning three in a row for the first time this season, Pacers beating a scrappy T-Wolves team, the Bulls spoiling Jerami Grant’s career game, and the Magic slowing down the Knicks’ momentum and live reaction to the Heat’s loss to the Warriors.Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    Tuesday Night Recap, Zion Puts on a show, Anthony Edwards is legit, Bucks can't win without Jrue

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2021 62:39

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex discuss LeBron carrying the Lakers to a win over the T-Wolves (2:35), Minnesota’s bright future (7:15), Zion Williamson putting on a show in New Orleans win over the Grizzlies (14:45), Milwaukee losing their 4th game in a row since Jrue Holiday went out with injury (23:30),  Boston beating Denver despite 43 from Nikola Jokic (29:30), Dame Time yet again as the Blazers beat the Thunder, more NBA COVID postponements and reaction to Draymond Green’s rant on Monday.Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    Monday Night Recap, AD out at least 2-3 weeks, Where will Griffin and Drummond land?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2021 59:59

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce, Joey and Alex discuss Kyrie Irving going for 40 without Kevin Durant in the lineup, Miami losing to the Clippers without Kawhi and PG, Steph Curry going for 36, Ben Simmons career game being dashed by Jordan Clarkson, the Knicks’ resurgence and Hawks struggles, the Rockets losing their 6th in a row, Chicago pulling out a good overtime win over the Pacers, Blake Griffin and Andre Drummond sitting until their teams figure out what to do with them, Anthony Davis out at least 2-3 weeks, All-Star game update. Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    Weekend Recap, Anthony Davis re-injures his Achilles, Suns surge continues (Basketball 2/15)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2021 70:38

    Today on NBA Morning Deuce: Joey and Alex discuss Anthony Davis re-injuring his Achilles (4:00),  Dame time against the Mavericks (14:15),  Boston continues to struggle since returning from their COVID Postponements (20:36), Freeing Al Horford from Oklahoma City (23:56), whether or not Zion is the issue in New Orleans (30:10), Phoenix continuing their surge (40:45), the story that no one is talking about in Charlotte and LaMelo Ball's ceiling (45:48), Minnesota getting a good win over the Raptors (52:40), Utah establishing themselves near the top of the league winning 17-of-18 (1:00:30) and Kyrie Irving telling James Harden he's the point guard now (1:03:30). Follow the show on Twitter @nbamorningdeuceFollow Joey on Twitter @josephrlevin

    Big Announcement on the future of NBA Morning Deuce

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2020 1:55

    NBA Morning Deuce is excited to announce we're moving to Underdog Podcasts start Monday, October 12th. Go to our new feed on Apple Podcasts to subscribe, rate, and review the pod before the first episode on Underdog Monday morning.  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/nba-morning-deuce/id1534628825

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