The Ringer NBA Show

The Ringer NBA team breaks down the latest news, trends, and transactions around the league up to five days a week. MON: 'Real Ones' with Logan Murdock & Raja Bell TUE: 'Group Chat' with Justin Verrier, Rob Mahoney & Jonathan Tjarks WED: 'Ringer NBA University' with Kevin O'Connor, Jonathan Tjarks & J. Kyle Mann (Bi-weekly) THURS: 'Real Ones' with Logan Murdock & Raja Bell FRI: 'The Answer' with Chris Ryan

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 51m. Bisher sind 793 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 2 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 28 days 9 hours 30 minutes


Tim Duncan on Kevin Garnett's Trash Talk, His Relationship With Gregg Popovich, and Much More | Real Ones

Five-time NBA champion with the San Antonio Spurs and Hall of Famer Tim Duncan joins Logan and Raja to talk about learning to play basketball in the Virgin Islands, adjusting to life on the mainland, what he likes and doesn’t like about the new style of play in the NBA, his relationship with Coach Pop, his most impactful teammates and biggest rivals, the move to Orlando that almost was, and much more. Hosts: Logan Murdock and Raja Bell Guest: Tim Duncan



Can the Mavericks Get Back on the Horse? | NBA Group Chat

Today we’re joined by The Athletic’s Tim Cato to discuss the Dallas Mavericks’ slow start to the season (02:00). Later, the guys briefly talk about the Knicks performing above expectations (36:00) and take a look at some of the early championship contenders, including the Nets, Clippers, and 76ers (39:00) Hosts: Justin Verrier, Jonathan Tjarks, and Rob Mahoney Guest: Tim Cato



Is the Steph Curry Discourse Getting Out of Hand? | Real Ones

Logan and Raja start off by getting into the flopping and dirty fouls of Raja’s past (1:00), then discuss the over-the-top Steph Curry discourse following the Warriors’ abysmal start and Steph’s 62-point career-high performance (9:40), as well as the lengthened injury-recovery period that has produced explosive play from John Wall and Kevin Durant (25:47).  Hosts: Logan Murdock and Raja Bell



Tyrese Haliburton for Rookie of the Year? And Other Real or Fake Trends Across the NBA | NBA Group Chat

We take a look at several teams' performances in the first week of the season and attempt to separate the real trends from the fake, starting with the Sacramento Kings’ 3-1 start. Later we look at the 1-3 Denver Nuggets (13:00), 0-4 Washington Wizards (22:00), 4-0 Orlando Magic (30:00), 3-1 Pacers (49:00), 0-3 Raptors (58:00), and Julius Randle’s MVP-candidate-level averages (64:00). Hosts: Justin Verrier, Jonathan Tjarks, and Rob Mahoney



Biggest Takeaways From the First Week of the NBA Season | Real Ones

After the first week of the 2020-2021 NBA season, Logan and Raja get into Raja’s experiences playing in Christmas games (2:45), their biggest takeaways from the first week of the season (20:00), the Clippers meltdown (44:00), and what, if anything, can be done at Golden State (51:30). Hosts: Logan Murdock and Raja Bell



NBA Opening Night Reactions, and Previewing the Rest of the League | Group Chat

We react to the Clippers beating the Lakers on opening night (2:00) as well as the offensive dominance of the Nets against the Warriors (27:00). Later, we look ahead to many of the teams and specific players starting their season tonight (47:00). Hosts: Justin Verrier, Rob Mahoney, and Jonathan Tjarks


 2020-12-23  1h28m

The 'Real Ones' 2020-21 NBA Season Preview | Real Ones

Logan and Raja answer all the questions in The Ringer’s 2020-21 NBA entrance survey (1:30), and then give their award picks for the upcoming NBA season (40:30). Hosts: Logan Murdock and Raja Bell


 2020-12-21  1h8m

What Are 2021 Expectations for Giannis, Luka, and ... Lu Dort? | The Answer

The Ringer’s Chris Ryan ponders expectations from different perspectives as the season gets close to tip-off (01:00). New Ringer staffer Mirin Fader joins to discuss Giannis’s decision to stay in Milwaukee as Chris ranks “what if” scenarios for the reigning MVP (05:00). Then, a conversation with Jason Gallagher and Tyler Parker on rooting for a rising star vs. a rebuilding project (22:00), before a “Philly Special” on expectations for the Sixers (36:30).


 2020-12-18  42m

Taylor Rooks on NBA Player-Media Relations, Betting in the Bubble, and More | Real Ones

Bleacher Report’s Taylor Rooks joins Logan and Raja to talk about the emotional highs and lows of the NBA bubble (1:00), how she approaches relationship-building with NBA players as a member of the media (21:30), and gives her Real One of the Week (42:00). Hosts: Logan Murdock and Raja Bell Guest: Taylor Rooks


 2020-12-17  53m

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Supermax Is a Referendum on the Small Market vs. Big Market Debate in the NBA

We are joined by Sports Illustrated’s Michael Pina as we take our last pod before the start of the NBA season as an opportunity to pontificate on Harden trades, who will win MVP, and the best League Pass teams of 2021 (44:33). But before we get into all that, we break down every detail of the bombshell news that Giannis has inked a supermax extension to remain a Milwaukee Buck (1:15). Hosts: Justin Verrier, Rob Mahoney, Jonathan Tjarks Guest: Michael Pina


 2020-12-16  1h21m