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No Dunks is a daily NBA podcast hosted by Skeets, Tas, Trey, Leigh, and JD — the original basketball podcasters. Join 'em as they break down the league's biggest games and headlines, answer listeners' questions, interview guests, and more.

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    Giannis Doubles Down, New Resting Rules & Dwight Howard To Warriors?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2023 57:56

    On Tuesday's No Dunks, Trey and Tas discuss the NBA's new player resting policy, Giannis Antetokounmpo doubling down on his comments about leaving Milwaukee, Dwight Howard returning to the league, Kelly Oubre signing with the 76ers and more. Plus some random Orlando Magic from the early 2000s. --

    Is [This] Good? | J.E. Skeets On Talking To Celebrities

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2023 64:47

    On today's show, J.E. Skeets (No Dunks) joins MattyO & JD to discuss bribing flight attendants, puking in the ocean, asking a friend to pay for something they broke, laying the ground work for wedding conversations, pestering celebrities, borrowing ladders from friends, giving someone your last piece of gum, looking through the crack of a bathroom stall, and a deep dive into the creatures from Lord Of The Rings.

    2023 WNBA Playoff Preview, A'ja vs. Stewie & Anonymous Player Poll

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2023 64:29

    On today's No Dunks, Trey and Ben Pickman (The Athletic Women's Basketball Show) preview the WNBA playoffs, pick an MVP between A'ja Wilson, Breanna Stewart, and Alyssa Thomas, and discuss The Athletic's anonymous player poll. Who is the best player in the league? Best in five years? Most underrated? --

    Germany Wins World Cup Gold, Canada Claims Bronze & Will LeBron Save Team USA?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2023 65:41

    On Mon.'s No Dunks, the guys discuss Dennis Schroder leading Germany to their first FIBA World Cup gold medal, Canada defeating Team USA in overtime for bronze, Dillon Brooks' redemption tour, the 2023 All-Tournament Team, LeBron James already recruiting stars for the 2024 Paris Olympics, and more. ---

    Is [This] Good? | Jeshua Kidd On Kids Cursing

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2023 69:08

    Are We Headed Towards A Canada-USA FIBA World Cup Final?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2023 62:10

    On Thu.'s No Dunks, the guys discuss the FIBA World Cup's final four teams (USA, Germany, Canada, and Serbia), Christian Wood signing with the Lakers, and answer some NBA questions: Which team is in the best position to knock off the Nuggets? Which team needs to make the playoffs or show marked improvement? And which notable signing or trade will be deemed an early success? --

    Is [This] Good? | Trey Kerby On Snackleboxes And Convertible Pants

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2023 68:03

    Canada Qualifies For Quarterfinals & Paris Olympics, Lithuania Shocks Team USA!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2023 23:19

    On Sunday's mini-pod, Skeets celebrates Canada defeating Spain in dramatic fashion to advance to the FIBA Basketball World Cup quarterfinals and qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympics! That, plus Lithuania shocks Team USA, a look at the quarterfinal schedule, and more. --

    FIBA World Cup Update, Giannis' Comments & NBA Coaches On The Hot Seat

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2023 77:56

    On Thu.'s No Dunks, the guys discuss the 16 FIBA World Cup teams still standing, favorites in each new group, the biggest surprises, Team USA's starting lineup change, and our All-Tournament Team so far. That, plus which NBA coaches are already on the hot seat, Giannis' fascinating comments about his future with the Bucks, the Hornets re-signing P.J. Washington, watching sports in a movie theatre, and more. --

    Is [This] Good | Leigh Ellis Returns!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2023 80:07

    On today's episode, Leigh Ellis joins MattyO & JD to discuss the taste of caterpillar, encounters with angry elephants, forming a tag team with Luka Doncic's dad, the challenges of a solo production, refusing to listen to podcasts, learning to love airplane bathrooms, an encounter with “The Dack King,” growing a rattail, Leigh's biggest childhood regret, quitting karate, becoming a sommelier, the wonders of snuba, and we plan a trip to Rome.

    2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2023 36:42

    On Thu.'s No Dunks, Skeets gets you set for the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup. What is the format/schedule for this tournament? How do you watch these games? Which teams are the favorites to come out of each group? And who is winning it all: USA, Spain, France, Australia, Canada, or a wildcard? --

    Debating The Hall of Fame Cases For DeRozan, Butler, Lowry & More!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2023 62:13

    On Tue.'s No Dunks, the guys discuss the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame cases for active players such as DeMar DeRozan, Jimmy Butler, Paul George, Kyle Lowry, and dozens more. Who's a lock? Who's on track? And who's on your 2024 ballot: Vince Carter, Shawn Marion, and/or Chauncey Billups? --

    Is [This] Good | J.E. Skeets on Hot Tubs and Haters

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2023 72:13

    On today's show, J.E. Skeets (No Dunks) joins MattyO & JD to discuss aging's effect on the urinary system, microphones that pick up too much in the background, abusing Costco's return policy, the horniness of hot tubs, the contagiousness of pantsing, calling people ‘haters,' letting a guest sleep in your bed, hanging out with ne'er-do-wells, giving too many compliments, George Washington's penmanship, and we try and visualize every seat in a movie theater.

    NBA In-Season Tournament Schedule Revealed & Ranking Christmas Day Games

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2023 63:38

    On Wed.'s No Dunks, Tas and Trey discuss the NBA In-Season Tournament schedule: What games are they most excited for? Which group is most intriguing? What team has the easiest draw? And, is the league taking the right steps to make it relevant? All that, plus ranking the Christmas Day games, evaluating the Opening Night schedule, Kristaps Porzingis injury news, and more. --

    James Harden vs. Daryl Morey: Who Holds Leverage & What's Next?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2023 71:44

    On Tue.'s No Dunks, the guys discuss James Harden calling Daryl Morey a liar, who holds leverage, Embiid's future with the 76ers, and what happens next. That, plus Team USA and Team Canada's exhibition wins, our favorite moments from the 2023 Hall of Fame enshrinement, the Minnesota Timberwolves' new jerseys, and more. --

    Is [This] Good? | Tas Melas On Pay It Forward Chains, Password Mooching, And Is Oreo A Cookie?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2023 73:21

    The Drop | Team USA Takeaways, AD's Monster Extension, Hawks Trade Package For Siakam

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2023 73:50

    On Thu.'s No Dunks, the guys discuss Team USA's odds to win the FIBA World Cup, how Canada might fare without Jamal Murray, and Ricky Rubio pausing his career to focus on his mental health. That, plus Josh Hart's extension with the Knicks, whether Anthony Davis can lead the Lakers post-LeBron, the Hawks' trade package for Siakam, checking bags, recycling wet cardboard, and more.

    SQUAD | The Perfect NBA Player

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2023 49:21

    On today's ep. of SQUAD, the guys draft the perfect NBA player from categories including body/athleticism, shooting, playmaking/handles, defense, and personality. Who created the best player? Who would you have drafted? Share your selections! --

    Is [This] Good? | Cam Stewart, Canadian Broadcasting Legend

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2023 64:44

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    The Drop | Tastiest NBA Over/Under Win Totals

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2023 59:25

    On Fri.'s No Dunks, Skeets and Trey discuss the most interesting NBA over-under win totals for the '23-24 season. How many teams will win 50+ games? Is Vegas disrespecting the Kings at 43.5? And how many more wins will Victor Wembanyama realistically bring the Spurs? That, plus go-to husband meals, celebrities we'd want to deliver bad news, sleeping dogs, and more. --

    No Bunts | Interview With No Dunks/The Starters Camera Operator Larry French

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2023 106:09

    On this episode, Tas interviews Larry French, a veteran camera operator, about his 25-year career including how he got his break in the sports industry, filming the infamous Al Horford's brother-cheerleader-sideline video, the Uber/ridesharing problem at Truist Park, the time he lied to Bill Murray, filming on a Black Hawk helicopter, how he ‘got Guy Fieri on The Starters', getting the crew into Drai's nightclub in Las Vegas when they couldn't get in, how kind Wayne Gretzky was to him, getting former president Jimmy Carter on the 'Kiss Cam', and whether he's ever been more confident in a baseball team like he is about the 2023 Atlanta Braves. All that, plus French counts down his 'Top 5 Moments in TV' featuring Freddie Freeman, Alex Rodriguez, Chipper Jones and others.

    The Dame Memo, Mark Jackson Out At ESPN & Who Is The Most Underrated Player In The NBA?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2023 56:55

    On Tue.'s No Dunks, the guys discuss the NBA's memo regarding Damian Lillard's trade request, ESPN laying off Mark Jackson and promoting Doris Burke, Garrett Temple joining the Raptors, spending $699 to play Jimmy Butler 1-on-1, FIBA's LED court, new jerseys for the Pelicans and Suns, SlamBall's return, and the most underrated players in the NBA. --

    Trey Kerby | Shirtless Summer, Bathroom Books, Parental Permission

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2023 72:42

    On today's show, Trey Kerby (No Dunks) joins MattyO & JD to discuss slow drummers, the responsibility to pass on regards, swimming with a t-shirt on, Uncle John's Bathroom Reader, asking your partner's dad permission to get married, BBQ hosting guidelines, taking requests from the audience, adults wearing onesies, cover bands with weird outfits, McDonald's birthday parties, and the joy of spending an hour in a Bass Pro Shop.

    Beach Steppin' | Jaylen Brown's Historic Supermax, Top Canadian Hooper & How Many Basketballs Do You Own?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2023 64:47

    On Thu.'s No Dunks, the guys hit the beach to answer your NBA questions. Topics include: Jaylen Brown's historic supermax extension, the Hawks and Magic playing in Mexico City, whether Tyler Herro makes sense on the Raptors, how many basketballs you should own, which random players have sick highlight reels, and who's the best Canadian hooper: SGA or Jamal Murray? --

    No Bunts | NBA Rules Baseball Should Use, NBA-MLB Player Crossover & Trivia!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2023 77:38

    In this basketball-baseball mashup, Tas and Joel discuss what would happen if position players could re-enter the game after being subbed out. Or, if players and managers were ejected after receiving two 'technical foul.' Or, if there was a 'restricted area' around home plate. The fellas then debate MLB stars that could play in the NBA, and NBA players that could suit up on the field. All that, plus what MLB can learn from the NBA, whether a non-American can be the face of baseball, and Joel finishes off with some basketball-baseball hybrid trivia questions for Tas. --

    J.E. Skeets | Office Parties, Doggie Bags, Moving

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 24, 2023 74:34

    On today's show, JE Skeets (No Dunks) joins MattyO & JD to discuss getting stuck in Las Vegas, whether anyone can tell when JD's drunk, embarrassing yourself at a company outing, how long eyebrows take to grow back, bringing Tupperware to a restaurant, the sorry state of the doggie bag, the rivalry between saucers and coasters, making a full day out of skipping stones, canoes vs kayaks, whatever happened to Frolf, and a definitive guide to the worst parts of moving.

    The Drop | Biggest Offseason Winners & Losers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2023 64:20

    On Fri.'s No Dunks, the guys discuss Daryl Morey discussing James Harden's trade request, Joel Embiid's comments about wanting to win a title with the 76ers or another team, the biggest offseason winners and losers, the Chicago Bulls' interest in Christian Wood, the next NBA regular-season game in Paris, LeBron James changing his number, trying to catch an Uber at the Braves stadium, and more. --

    SQUAD | Best Fruit, Harry Potter Characters, Famous Cats & More!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2023 79:41

    On today's ep. of SQUAD, the guys attempt to draft the perfect Fred Katz pack from categories including best fruit, Harry Potter characters, New York Knicks legends, famous cats, and pen/stage names. Who drafted the best Katz squad? Was it Fred Katz himself? And what would you have drafted? Share your picks in the comments! --

    Explaining The NBA's In-Season Tournament

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 17, 2023 29:46

    On Mon.'s No Dunks, Tas talks with The Athletic's Sabreena Merchant about the NBA's In-Season Tournament details and what we can learn from the WNBA's Commissioner's Cup — Do the players care? Do fans care? Do coaches play their younger players more? All that, plus whether we'll see a Sabrina Ionescu-Steph Curry 3-Point Contest, the affects of Dwyane Wade buying a stake in the Chicago Sky, if the New York Liberty and Las Vegas Aces' dominance is good for the game, the fallout of Kelsey Plum demanding the league provide more tickets for its players, and more. --

    The Drop | Harden Still Wants To Be Traded, Summer League Standouts & Who Wants Tyler Herro?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2023 64:03

    On Fri.'s No Dunks, the guys discuss whether the Jazz could have interest in Tyler Herro, Harden reiterating his trade request from the 76ers, the Pistons and Isaiah Stewart agreeing to a 4-year, $64M extension, concerns about the NBA's new flopping penalty, Team Canada's impressive FIBA World Cup roster, standouts from Vegas Summer League, early Most Improved Player odds, and more. --

    Breaking Down The Pascal Siakam Trade Rumors

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2023 67:08

    On Wed.'s No Dunks, Skeets and Tas do a deep dive on the increasing amount of trade chatter surrounding Raptors All-Star forward Pascal Siakam. Why now? What's his market value? And which trade destination makes the most sense between the Hawks, Pacers, Magic, Knicks, Clippers, or Bulls? That, plus why players should wear their own jerseys in every All-Star Game. --

    Wembanyama Bounces Back In 2nd Summer League Game, Popovich's New Contract + More Summer League

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2023 50:15

    On Mon.'s No Dunks, Tas and Trey break down Victor Wembanyama's bounce-back second game at Summer League, Gregg Popovich's new contract, Dillon Brooks' big deal, and small moves for the Warriors, Hawks, and 76ers. Plus our favorite Vegas encounters and Home Run Derby picks. --

    Victor Wembanyama's Shaky Summer League Debut, Kai Jones Thrunk, Britney Spears & The Sphere

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2023 37:29

    On tonight's ep. of No Dunks, live from the Thomas & Mack Center at NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, the guys discuss Victor Wembanyama's first game (and incident with Britney Spears), other standout rookies (Scoot Henderson, Amen Thompson, Gradey Dick), Grant Williams heading to the Mavericks in a sign-and-trade, whether Damian Lillard will still be traded to the Heat, the new Sphere, and more. --

    Fast Friends | 'Fast X' Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2023 141:07

    Find the line, feel the car, and let it fly! Picking up where they left off two years ago, Skeets, Trey, JD, Jesh, and Matty O are continuing to watch every movie from the 'Fast & Furious' franchise. This series will never end. Up next: 2023's 'Fast X' starring Vin Diesel, Jason Momoa, and every actor on earth. Vroom, vroom, buttholes! 1️⃣ Fast Friends review 'The Fast and the Furious': 2️⃣ Fast Friends review '2 Fast 2 Furious': 3️⃣ Fast Friends review 'The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift': 4️⃣ Fast Friends review 'Fast & Furious 4': 5️⃣ Fast Friends review 'Fast Five': 6️⃣ Fast Friends review 'Furious 6': 7️⃣ Fast Friends review 'Fast & Furious 7': 8️⃣ Fast Friends review 'Fate of the Furious':

    Lillard & Harden Trade Talk, Rockets Break The Bank & Best Moves From NBA Free Agency

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2023 70:07

    On Mon.'s No Dunks, the guys discuss the latest news from Damian Lillard and James Harden's trade requests, whether the Houston Rockets overpaid for veteran help, the Los Angeles Lakers' busy few days, max extensions for Tyrese Haliburton, LaMelo Ball, and Desmond Bane, our favorite signings from NBA free agency, the biggest names left on the board, Team USA's potential starting lineup, and more. --

    Emergency Pod | Damian Lillard Requests A Trade!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2023 36:57

    Blazers star Damian Lillard has officially requested a trade! Is he headed to the Miami Heat? What type of trade package can the Blazers expect back? And are the Nets, Clippers, or 76ers interested? No Dunks breaks it all down. Happy Canada Day! --

    NBA Free Agency Frenzy | VanVleet, Draymond, Kyrie, Bruce Brown, Kuzma + Every Reported Deal

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2023 93:20

    On Friday night's No Dunks, the guys discuss the flurry of deals to start the NBA's 2023 free agency negotiation period. Fred VanVleet signs with the Houston Rockets for a reported three years and $130 million! Draymond Green agrees to re-sign with the Golden State Warriors! Kyrie Irving stays with the Dallas Mavericks for $126 million! The Indiana Pacers steal Bruce Brown from the Nuggets! We discuss every single reported deal, including Derrick White shaving his head. --

    The Drop | Harden Requests Another Trade, Kings Keep Harrison Barnes & Sloppy NBA Rumors

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2023 89:02

    On Fri.'s No Dunks, the guys discuss James Harden opting into his $35.6 million deal for next season in order to facilitate a trade out of Philadelphia, why the Clippers could be a favorite to land the 10-time All-Star, and what this means for Joel Embiid's future with the 76ers. That, plus the Bulls keep Nikola Vucevic, the Kings keep Harrison Barnes, the Rockets really want Fred VanVleet, everything you need to know about the new CBA, and more. --

    The Dame Dilemma & Weighing NBA Rumors On The Slop Scale

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2023 58:04

    On Wed.'s No Dunks, the guys discuss the Blazers remaining committed to building a winner around Damian Lillard. Is that the right direction to take? Does a trade for Paul George make 'em a contender? And which team can offer the better trade package for Dame: the Heat or Nets? All that, plus we introduce The Slop Scale to weigh the latest NBA trade and free agency rumors involving Kyle Kuzma, Jonas Valanciunas, Norman Powell, and many others. --

    Hawks Finally Trade John Collins & A Detailed NBA Free Agency Primer

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2023 73:55

    On Tue.'s No Dunks, the guys discuss the Atlanta Hawks sending forward John Collins to the Utah Jazz for swingman Rudy Gay and a second-round pick before running through a list of the top potential NBA free agents this offseason.  --

    Wolves Sign Naz Reid, Kings Courting Draymond & Who Is The Next Face Of The NBA?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2023 74:47

    On Mon.'s No Dunks, the guys discuss Naz Reid agreeing to a new three-year, $42 million contract to stay with the Wolves, the Suns' plans to keep Deandre Ayton, whether the Kings should pursue Draymond Green, and Paolo Banchero committing to Team USA. That, plus we debate who is the next face of the NBA? Luka? Giannis? Tatum? Victor Wembanyama? --

    The Drop | 2023 NBA Draft Winners & Losers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2023 81:36

    On Fri.'s No Dunks, the guys discuss the biggest winners, losers, and surprises from the 2023 NBA Draft, why the Golden State Warriors traded for Chris Paul, airport security clearance, JD's pants, and more. --

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