On Thu.'s No Dunks, the guys discuss the winners and losers from yesterday's blockbuster Damian Lillard trade. Are the Bucks runaway title favorites? How did the Blazers make out? Is Jusuf Nurkic a better fit for the Suns than Deandre Ayton? What's next for the Miami Heat? And who could most use Jrue Holiday? That, plus a quick update about Tas.
On this emergency podcast, Trey offers quick thoughts on Damian Lillard's trade to the Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee being favorites in the East, Joe Cronin waiting for the right deal, and the Suns swapping Deandre Ayton for Jusuf Nurkic.
On Wed.'s No Dunks, the guys share an important update about Tas before discussing the latest NBA news. Should the Raptors trade for Damian Lillard? Are the Blazers just trying to drive up the Heat's offer? And how does Deandre Ayton and the Suns fit into all of this? That, plus the Pacers are looking to move Buddy Hield, new jerseys from the Wolves and Jazz, Max showing NBA games this season, Trae Young's pickleball team, and more.
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. --
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.
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? --
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. ---
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? --
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. --
Slam and Jam Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers discuss which players will become first time All Stars. They go through and each pick 5 players they think are most likely to be selected for their first ASG. Players like Jamal Murray and Jalen Brunson are brought up... who do you think will be a first time All Star? Then in Part 2, JE Skeets of No Dunks drops by to discuss the Canadian National Team, if they have a chance to knock off the USA, and more. Plus a fun edition of Andrew vs. the Beat Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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. --
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.
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? --
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? --
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.
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. --
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. --
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.
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! --
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. --
On this episode, Tas interviews Larry French, an Atlanta Braves handheld camera operator, about his 25-year career including how he got his break in the sports industry, filming on a Black Hawk helicopter, the time he lied to Bill Murray, how kind Wayne Gretzky was to him, if he sees AI taking over cameras on the baseball field, what he shares in common with Chipper Jones, getting former president Jimmy Carter on the 'Kiss Cam', the Uber/ridesharing problem at Truist Park, filming the infamous Al Horford's brother-cheerleader-sideline video, 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. --
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.
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. --
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.
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? --
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. --
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.
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. --
In episode 5 of A King's Reign, LeBron James' life on and off the court has been documented on so many social media platforms. The iconic No Dunks crew details the 20 best LeBron memes including the Banana Boat, Taco Tuesday and I Can't Believe This Is My Life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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! --
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. --
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. --
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. --
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. --
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. --
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': https://youtu.be/qIOGDdSmOUg 2️⃣ Fast Friends review '2 Fast 2 Furious': https://youtu.be/OQ2c6xFSHpI 3️⃣ Fast Friends review 'The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift': https://youtu.be/2yVjb0NJSr8 4️⃣ Fast Friends review 'Fast & Furious 4': https://youtu.be/jDgbPCiwopI 5️⃣ Fast Friends review 'Fast Five': https://youtu.be/ame23iB6tR0 6️⃣ Fast Friends review 'Furious 6': https://youtu.be/V-U34dW2mWA 7️⃣ Fast Friends review 'Fast & Furious 7': https://youtu.be/HVBkw6TN6YE 8️⃣ Fast Friends review 'Fate of the Furious': https://youtu.be/Fg01BIXUR3c
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. --
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. --
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! --
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. --
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. --
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. --
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? --