Beyond the Arc: A Daily NBA Show from CBS Sports

The NBA. Our way. Join John Gonzalez, Bill Reiter, Ashley Nicole Moss as well as special guests as they attack the biggest storylines around the league 5 days a week. The Association deserves daily coverage and that's what Beyond the Arc offers.

Beyond the Arc: A Daily NBA Show from CBS Sports

The NBA. Our way. Join John Gonzalez, Bill Reiter, Ashley Nicole Moss as well as special guests as they attack the biggest storylines around the league 5 days a week. The Association deserves daily coverage and that's what Beyond the Arc offers.

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  • Wolves Path to Win In 7, Siakam's Future with Pacers, & Playoffs MVP

    Ash & Bill return to get you ready for Game 5...what is the Wolves path to win in 7? Then, it's Bill's list of All-Time Clutch Duos. After that, we examine the future of Pascal Siakam and the Pacers. Then, we finish with the MVP of the Playoffs and a Game 5 prediction.


    (0:00) Intro

    (3:15) Mavs/Wolves Game 5

    (4:05) Recipe For Wolves to Win Series

    (8:15) Save Lively II For Game 6

    (11:30) All-Time Clutch Duos

    (19:50) Pascal & the Pacers

    (33:40) MVP of the Playoffs So Far

    (41:00) Game 5 Prediction

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Episodes of This Show

  • KAT & Ant Show Up...Finally, Why People Hate Rudy Gobert, & Bronny Stays in Draft

    On this Wednesday edition of Beyond the Arc, John, Bill, & Ash are back on CBSSN and we start with a look back at Game 4 of Mavs/Wolves...KAT finally gets out of his funk & Ant avoids a sweep. Next we ask why everyone loves to hate Rudy Gobert? Then it's a discussion on how much pressure is building for the Mavs. Following that, we discuss what it means that Bronny James is staying in the NBA Draft & then shout out Ty Lue for his HUGE contract extension.


    (0:00) Intro

    (1:08) Mavs/Wolves Game 4

    (3:00) KAT Gets Out of Funk

    (4:41) Ant Avoiding Sweep

    (7:00) Dallas Couldn't Do Little Things

    (8:25) What If All 4 Stars Show?

    (10:45) Rudy Gobert Hate

    (13:28) Perk Is A Coward

    (15:30) Should Media Decide Player's $$$?

    (22:15) Ant vs. Micah Parsons

    (25:00) Pressure On the Mavs

    (32:45) Bronny Stays In the Draft

    (38:45) The Thunder Should Absolutely Draft Bronny

    (40:45) Ty Lue Extension


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  • Celtics Easy Path, LeBron's Offseason Plans, & Top 5 Free Agents In 2024

    Bill, Ash, & John return to CBSSN and start the show looking back at the Celtics sweep of the Indiana Pacers. How much pressure were the Celtics under? Do Jayson Tatum's box score numbers lie? Next its a discussion of who is most to blame for the Pacers coming up short repeatedly. Following that, we go over LeBron's offseason options, look at the free agent class of 2024 and finish with a preview of Tuesday night's Western Conference Finals Game 4.


    (0:00) Intro

    (2:23) Celtics Sweep Pacers

    (2:52) Jaylen Brown ECF MVP

    (6:53) Pressure on Celtics

    (11:00) Most Competitive Sweep

    (12:13) Rick Carlisle to Blame

    (21:40) LeBron's Offseason Plans

    (34:45) Bill's Top 5 Free Agents

    (40:30) Wolves/Mavs Game 4 Preview

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  • Kyrie and Luka the Closers & Jayson Tatum Responds

    Ash, Bill, & John hop on to discuss the pending sweeps in both the WCF & the ECF.


    (0:00) Intro

    (2:20) Mavs/Wolves

    (22:45) Celtics/Pacers

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  • Jayson Tatum Questions for Celtics, Chuck Taking Over "Inside the NBA", & Wolves/Mavs Game 2

    John and Bill start the show looking back at the Celtics Game 2 win over the Pacers...but what about Jayson Tatum? Is this Jaylen Brown's team now? Why does Tatum struggle in the playoffs? How does the Haliburton injury impact the Pacers? Then, it's a discussion about what "Inside the NBA" means to viewers and NBA fans and what happens next. Then, we finish with a preview of Friday night's Mavs/Wolves Game 2.


    (0:00) Intro

    (1:11) Celtics/Pacers Game 2

    (4:00) Jayson Tatum Questions

    (21:55) What's Next For "Inside the NBA"?

    (33:30) Wolves/Mavs Game 2 Preview

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  • Luka & Kyrie Shine, J.B. Bickerstaff Fired, & Barkley Has Caitlin Thoughts

    Bill, Ash, & John start the show looking back at Kyrie, Luka and the Mavs winning Game1 in Minnesota and it includes a conversation of how Kyrie has matured on and off court. Have we crowned Ant Man too quickly? Next it's a look at the All-NBA teams and we ask the question if building around stars is different in the current NBA? Then its a look at the Cavs offseason and the firing of coach J.B. Bickerstaff followed by a reaction to Charles Barkley's comment about Caitlin Clark. We finish the show with a preview of Thursday's Pacers/Celtics Game 2.


    (0:00) Intro

    (2:00) Mavs Break Game 1 Curse

    (3:36) Credit To Kyrie

    (9:30) Crowning Ant Too Quickly?

    (12:40) All-NBA Teams

    (13:05) Brunson vs. Tatum For 1st Team

    (16:45) Suns & Lakers Struggle w/ Multiple All-NBA Players

    (21:30) J.B. Bickerstaff Fired

    (22:19) Doing Anything To Keep Spida Happy

    (29:40) Charles Barkley On Caitlin Clark

    (37:35) Pacers/Celtics Game 2 Preview

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  • Pacers Choke Away Game 1, The Knicks Have Some Decisions To Make, & The Similarities Between Caitlin Clark and Bronny James

    Bill, Ash (in her Celtics Green shirt), & John are back on CBSSN. We start the show with a look back at the Pacers choke job in Game 1 in Boston. Who is most to blame? The we do our Knicks Offseason autopsy. Following that is a deep discussion reacting to LeBron's comments on what it's like to be Bronny & how his son is similar to WNBA superstar, Caitlin Clark. We finish the show with a look at Game 1 of the WCF and give predictions for the Wednesday night game.


    (0:00) Intro

    (2:08) Celtics/Pacers Game 1

    (2:40) Complete Pacers Choke Job

    (11:35) Knicks Autopsy & Offseason Questions

    (24:20) LeBron on Being Bronny

    (27:30) LeBron Has A Point

    (30:45) LeBron Is To Blame

    (34:10) LeBron Says Caitlin Clark & Bronny Face Similar Scrutiny

    (39:00) Wolves/Mavs Game 1 Preview

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  • Conference Finals Previews & LeBron Is Lying To Us

    Bill, Ash, & John return to CBSSN and start the show looking ahead to both Conference Finals matchups. First it's Wolves/Mavs and a prediction on the outcome, followed by a discussion of if the Celtics can get out of their own way against the Pacers. Next, we tell you why we don't believe LeBron when it comes to the Lakers coaching search and we finish with a conversation about what is fair when it comes to the coverage of Bronny James.

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  • Game 7 Shockers, Wolves & Pacers Advance & Luka Outlasts Thunder

    Ash, Bill, & John return to breakdown the huge weekend of NBA hoops. The Wolves shock the champs in Denver, the Pacers outlast the Knicks, & the Mavs and Luka send the Thunder home.


    (0:00) Intro

    (3:10) Wolves/Nuggets

    (19:00) Knicks/Pacers

    (30:15) Mavs/Thunder

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  • Mike Mancias Says LeBron Could Play 6 More Years...If He Wants To

    On this special edition of Beyond the ARC, Mike Mancias joins Bill to talk about training LeBron, how much longer LeBron could play, the science behind Load Management, working out on the set of Space Jam 2, Bronny James, & his book "Gameplan".


    (0:00) Intro

    (1:14) Pushing LeBron

    (2:45) LeBron's Legacy

    (3:30) Planning LeBron's Training

    (6:00) How Much Longer Could LeBron Play?

    (8:15) Load Management In the NBA

    (10:30) Bronny James

    (12:00) Working Out On the Space Jam Set

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  • The Nuggets/Wolves Mystery Box & Who Is Most Desperate

    John and Bill start the show looking at Wolves/Nuggets Game 6 and the series in general. Is there ANY prediction to make for Game 7? Is this the wildest series ever? Next it's a look at the desperation rankings of all 7 teams remaining. Who is MOST DESPERATE to win the title this year? Then, its a look at Knicks/Pacers Game 6 and Mavs/Thunder Game 6.


    (0:00) Intro

    (0:30) Wolves/Nuggets

    (17:45) Desperation Rankings

    (37:20) Knicks/Pacers Game 6

    (41:44) Mavs/Thunder

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  • Celtics Send Cavs To Uncertain Future, Luka Playing Smarter & Joker Is Inevitable

    Ashley is joined by Brad Botkin & we start with asking if we've learned anything about the Celtics. Next the Cavs have a tumultuous off-season ahead which we look at. After that it's a discussion of how the Mavs have adjusted to go up 3-2 on the Thunder, and predictions for Nuggets/Wolves Game 6 tonight.


    (0:00) Intro

    (0:37) Celtics...Did We Learn Anything?

    (8:55) Cavs Uncertain Future

    (17:00) Mavs/OKC

    (23:30) Nuggets/Wolves Game 6 Tonight

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  • Joker Reminds Us Who He Is, Brunson Strikes Back, & Bronny James At The Combine

    Bill & John dive deep into Nikola Jokic reminding everyone who he is and why he's the MVP. Then its a look at what this season could mean for Joker's legacy and where he ranks All-Time. Next, John reveals some frustration with the discourse surrounding Rudy Gobert. Then, we look at the Knicks/Pacers series and marvel at how Jalen Brunson has dominated. Following that, it's a discussion on Bronny James and the combine (where Bill is live) and then we finish with previews of the two Game 5s tonight: Thunder/Mavs & Celtics/Cavs.


    (0:00) Intro

    (2:45) Nuggets/Wolves Game 5

    (5:00) Joker All-Time

    (8:30) Gobert Discourse

    (15:00) What Happened in Games 1 & 2

    (17:30) Knicks/Pacers Game 5

    (24:00) Where Is Haliburton?

    (26:00) Why Does Thibs Keep Playing Guys In Blowouts?

    (30:00) Bronny James & The Combine

    (37:10) Bronny Won't Sell Out G-League Games

    (38:05) Thunder/Mavs Game 5

    (41:25) Celtics/Cavs Game 5

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  • The Mavs Need More From Luka, The Knicks Are Out Of Gas & The Bronny Dilemma

    Ash, Bill, & John return to CBSSN to talk all things NBA Playoffs & NBA Combine. We start with a loom at the Mavs choking away Game 4 against OKC...is this another indictment on Luka? Kyrie? Next, its a look at the Celtics Game 4 win against the 'Zombie Cavs'...Joe Mazzulla thinks its a good thing the Celtics are being tested late...we don't. We follow that with a discussion of Bronny James at the NBA Combine and where he should be drafted. Then, we finish with a look at the 2 series that have a Game 5 tonight...Knicks/Pacers & Nuggets/Wolves.

    (0:00) Intro

    (2:38) OKC/Mavs

    (13:50) Celtics/Cavs

    (21:00) LeBron at Cavs Game

    (25:53) Bronny at the Combinbe

    (33:45) Knicks/Pacers

    (39:46) Wolves/Nuggets

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  • The Champs Fight Back, This Is On Thibs & The Hawks Got Lucky, Now What?

    John, Ash, & Bill dive into the Pacers big win over the Knicks in Game 4. Have the Knicks run out of gas? How much should we blame Thibs? Next it's a look at Nuggets/Wolves and if we were premature in doubting the Champs. We follow with a conversation about the Celtics/Cavs & Mavs/OKC, and finish asking the question...OK Hawks, you won the lottery, now what?

    (0:00) Intro

    (1:30) Pacers/Knicks

    (13:30) Nuggets/Wolves

    (22:15) Mavs/OKC

    (27:36) Celtics/Cavs

    (32:15) Hawks Win Lotto...Now What?

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  • Luka And The Mavs Fight Back, What Is Wrong With Jayson Tatum And The Celtics & Do The Suns Know What They're Doing??

    John is joined by Colin Ward-Henniger of CBS Sports to look at the Mavs evening their series with OKC, the Celtics disaster of a performance in Game 2 at home against the Cavs, the mess in Phoenix, Jay Wright's appearance yesterday on BTA, & previews of tonight's two Game 3s.


    (0:00) Intro

    (1:11) Mavs/OKC

    (1:55) Luka's Comeback Game

    (6:30) Josh Giddey's Fit

    (10:30) Thunder's Bright Future

    (12:07) Celtics/Cavs

    (14:30) Allen/Mobley Fit

    (16:15) What Is Wrong With The Celtics & Jayson Tatum?

    (21:30) Blaming Frank Vogel

    (28:30) Jay Wright's Interview Reaction

    (33:20) Knicks/Pacers Game 3

    (40:25) Wolves/Nuggets Game 3

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  • Jay Wright reacts to Nova Knicks success, shares Jalen Brunson, Josh Hart, Donte Divincenzo stories

    Beyond the Arc is joined by SPECIAL GUEST & college coach of the Nova Knicks, CBS Sports College Basketball Analyst, Jay Wright. Jay talks all things Nova Knicks and gives insight into the three teammates taking over the playoffs.

    (0:00) Intro

    (:40) How fun is this for you to watch your guys?

    (1:45) This is the first thing I've done, because I didn't want to get involved

    (3:09) Jalen Brunson

    (3:30) When did you know Jalen could do this?

    (4:00) I didn't know Jalen could do this, but I always thought he could be the leader of a championship team

    (4:30) Jalen carried his team in High School

    (5:10) Jalen struggled his freshman year

    (5:40) I should've known about Jalen. He went to the Knicks because he chose to be "The Guy"

    (6:20) Jalen drove me more than I drove myself

    (7:20) Jalen and Team USA

    (9:00) Josh Hart

    (9:40) Josh has always been the same shooter, but he hits all the big ones

    (10:30) Josh and Donte just want to win

    (12:40) What Josh's personality is like

    (14:05) Josh is a great friend and wild dude

    (15:30) What it means for Nova vs. Big 5 schools

    (17:00) Other schools think they are tougher than Nova...and they might be right, unless you show prove it

    (18:00) Donte is a "Philly guy" even though he's not from Philly

    (18:20) Donte's confidence...he was recruited in High School to play soccer, not hoops

    (19:30) Donte is used to having the team on his shoulders, like Jalen

    (20:00) Most likely to answer when Coach calls: Jalen, Josh last

    (20:40) Who got yelled at the most: Josh

    (20:50) Most likely to be a coach: Jalen

    (22:15) Worst diet: Josh (with funny story re: Mike n Ikes)

    (23:20) Best dressed: Josh

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  • The Nova Knicks Are Dominating Late: Are The Pacers Playing 8-5?

    Ash, John, & Chris Walker are back on CBSSN for a spicy Beyond the Arc! We start with a look at the Knicks/Pacers Game 2 and what we have learned about the Nova Knicks and Jalen Brunson's leadership. What is the concern level with OG's injury? Next, it's a deep dive into Rick Carlisle postgame comments about the 'small market" Pacers getting the short end from the refs. Then, we get into what it means for Joker's legacy winning a 3rd MVP in 4 years and Ashley suggests a new MVP calendar. Following that, we play a game deciding who would fair better, NBA players in the NFL or NFL players in the NBA & look ahead to tonight's Game 2s in Boston and OKC.


    (0:00) Intro

    (0:49) Knicks/Pacers Game 2

    (3:20) OG Concern

    (6:19) Nova Knicks

    (11:15) Rick Carlisle vs. The Refs

    (15:20) Ash Thinks The Pacers Are Embarrassing Themselves

    (19:30) Where Is Tyrese Haliburton?

    (23:15) Joker Wins MVP

    (33:15) NBA Players vs. NFL Players

    (39:45) Celtics/Cavs Game 2 Preview

    (41:36) Thunder/Mavs Game 2 Preview

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  • Thunder May Not Be Too Young After All...Luka & Tatum Struggle & The Nuggets Losing Composure

    Ash, John, & our Coach, Avery Johnson return to CBSSN! We start with a look at OKC's dominating win over the Mavs in Game 1. Luka couldn't get going and SGA & JW controlled the game. Can Luka and Kyrie get any help? Maybe the Thunder aren't too young. Next, its on to the Celtic's Game 1 blow out of the Cavs. Jayson Tatum didn't shoot well, but the Celtics have too much firepower & no one is there backing up Spida Mitchell. Then, its a discussion of Jamal Murray's slap on the wrist fine for his "antics" in Game 2 & a question of why the *presumptive* MVP can't do anything about it. We suggest that maybe the MVP award should be given out earlier. Rudy Gobert wins DPOY, but it seems like the award is Wemby's to lose from now on. We finish the show with a guess as to the reception Reggie Miller will receive back at MSG tonight for Knicks/Pacers Game 2.

    (0:00) Intro

    (2:27) Mavs/Thunder

    (3:40) Thunder Not too Young

    (7:20) Thunder Future

    (9:00) Thunder Patience Got Them Here

    (11:00) What Can Mavs Do To Change The Series

    (14:30) Celtics/Cavs

    (17:40) How Avery Would Guard Spida Mitchell

    (19:45) Tatum's Struggles & He's Not That Guy

    (28:00) Murray's Disappointing Fine

    (30:45) Nuggets Mentally Defeated

    (33:45) Bad Look For The NBA To Announce MVP This Late

    (36:15) Gobert Wins MVP, But This Is Wemby's Award Now

    (40:10) Reggie Miller's Return To MSG

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  • Wolves Suffocate The Champs, Refs *Probably* Cost The Pacers Game 1, & Jimmy vs. The Godfather

    Bill, John, & Ash return to CBSSN to dissect all things Wolves/Nuggets Game 2. Are the Champs cooked? Does Joker have enough fire as a leader? How shocking is this series & Bill has an intersting parallel to this year's Wolves team. Next, it's a look back at Knicks/Pacers Game 1 and the role the refs had in the outcome. Then, Pat Riley had some interesting comments about Jimmy butler, we celebrate Wemby's obvious ROTY win & finish with a look at the the Thunder/Mavs series & Celtics/Cavs series, which both start tonight.


    (0:00) Intro

    (1:45) Nuggets Quit Against Wolves

    (7:15) How Shocking Is This From The Wolves?

    (11:38) Knicks/Pacers Game 1

    (14:00) The Officiating Mess

    (18:50) Brunson vs. Haliburton

    (22:00) Jimmy Butler vs. The Godfather, Pat Riley

    (31:30) Wemby Wins ROTY

    (36:40) Thunder/Mavs Preview

    (40:20) Celtics/Cavs Preview

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  • The Arrival Of Ant: Round 2 Of The NBA Playoffs Start & The Changing Of The Guard Might Be Official

    Ash, John, & Bill look back at Ant Man's DOMINATING game 1 performance and discuss what that might mean in the bigger picture of what his career looks like. Is he *already* a superstar? Best 2-Way player in the NBA? Then it's on to Cavs/Magic Game 7...not exactly a thing of beauty, but the Cavs advance. The Cavs HAD to advance, but does getting to Round 2 vs. the Celtics change Spida's thinking at all? What does the Clippers offseason look like? PG, Harden, & Russ are all UFA's. Then, we finish with a preview of tonight's games: Game 1 of NYK/IND & Game 2 of MIN/DEN.


    (0:00) Intro

    (2:05) Nuggets/Wolves Game 1

    (11:00) Ant The New face Of The NBA?

    (13:30) Cavs/Magic Game 7

    (18:45) Clippers Offseason

    (27:10) Knicks/Pacers Preview

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  • Decisions, Decisions: 76ers & Bucks Get Sent Home Early, What To Do Now?

    John & Bill look back at one of the great series All-Time after the Knicks Game 6 win over the 76ers. Then its a question of where do the Sixers go from here. Then we look at Bucks/Pacers, preview Pacers/Knicks and ask what's next for the Bucks. We end the show with a preview of all the weekend's games.


    (0:00) Intro

    (:45) John's Philly Disappointment Rant

    (3:20) Knicks/Sixers

    (7:50) Embiid Part Of The Problem

    (12:00) Where Do Sixers Go From Here?

    (21:00) Bucks/Pacers & Pacers/Knicks Preview

    (27:00) What's Next For The Bucks?

    (34:20) Weekend Preview

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  • James Harden Disappears Again, What's Next For The Heat, & How Many Knicks Fans In Philly For Game 6

    Bill, Ashley, & John start the show with a look at the Clips/Mavs series and what it is doing for the legacy of James Harden and Paul George. Next it's a discussion of the Miami Heat and where they can go from here. After that we dive in the weird world of Joe Mazzulla, look at the latest L2MR & preview Sixers/Knicks & Pacers/Bucks tonight.

    (0:00) Intro

    (2:30) Clips/Mavs

    (3:00) The Legacy of James Harden & Paul George

    (20:20) What Next For The Heat

    (27:45) Celtics Next Step

    (30:15) Interesting Joe Mazzulla

    (35:30) L2MR

    (37:30) Knicks vs. Sixers Fans

    (43:30) Pacers/Bucks

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  • Tyrese Maxey Saves The 76ers, Joel Embiid Loves NYC, & The Bucks Live To Fight Another Day

    Bill, Ashley, & John return to CBSSN and start the show discussing Tyrese Maxey saving the Sixers and Joel Embiid in Game 5. Next we wonder why does Joel love NYC so much and is he destined to end up there? Next we dive into the offseason of the three eliminated teams (Pels, Lakers, Suns), give credit to the Bucks for fighting back without their two stars, and look ahead to Celtics/Heat & Clips/Mavs tonight!!!

    (0:00) Intro

    (:40) Knicks/Sixers Game 5

    (12:25) Embiid vs. NYC

    (19:45) Who Has More To Lose?

    (22:25) Pelicans Offseason

    (27:45) Lakers Offseason

    (32:40) Suns Offseason

    (34:09) Bucks/Pacers

    (39:55) Celtics/Heat & Mavs/Clips Previews

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  • Will I Stay Or Will I Go: LeBron James, Darvin Ham & An Offseason Of Uncertainty For The Lakers

    Ash & Bill dive deep into the Lakers losing to the Nuggets and the next steps for the Purple & Gold. We start with the emergence of Jamal Murray and then get into the future of Darvin Ham...What will LeBron do with his player option? Should the Lakers (or another team) draft Bronny? Where in the draft?


    Then we try to answer some questions about where the Pels go from here and finish with a look at how injuries are impacting the NBA Playoffs.


    (0:00) Intro

    (1:30) The Magic Of Jamal Murray

    (8:00) Lakers Future

    (15:00) Darvin Ham To Blame

    (19:30) What Next For LeBron & Bronny

    (29:45) OKC/Pels

    (36:00) Injuries Impacting The NBA Playoffs

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  • Weekend Recap: Suns Have Some Questions To Answer, Knicks Fans (& Jalen Brunson) Invade Philly

    John, Ash, & Bill recap the wild weekend in the NBA. We start with the Wolves sweeping the Suns & Bill laments his bet with John. Is Ant next, no he's NOW! What is next for the Suns and their offseason? Next we discuss the Knicks and their fans taking over Philly and the 76ers arena. We end the show with a dive into Mavs/Clippers and then Pacers/Bucks.

    (0:00) Intro

    (1:00) Wolves/Suns

    (11:30) What's Next For The Suns?

    (21:30) Sixers/Knicks

    (22:45) Knicks Fans Takeover

    (27:30) Jalen Brunson Takeover

    (33:30) Clippers/Mavs

    (37:45) Luka Concerns

    (40:45) Pacers/Bucks

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  • Weekend Preview: Lakers Done, Sixers Fight Back, Who Can Come Back To Win?

    John, Bill & Coach Avery Johnson recap the huge game from Joel Embiid to bring the Sixers back into the series against the Knicks, then discuss the Nuggets sending the Lakers to the brink of elimination. Then they chat about which team without a win has the best chance to come back and finish with a look ahead at all of this weekend's games.

    (0:00) Intro

    (:45) Knicks/76ers

    (4:00) Coaches Talking About Refs

    (17:45) Lakers/Nuggets

    (30:30) Weekend Preview

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  • Wild NBA Playoffs: Celtics Can't Stand The Heat, Lakers Beefing, Young Players Taking Over

    John and Ash are back! We start the show with a look at the Celtics getting crushed as a huge favorite at home in Game 2. Next we want to know who voted for Paul Pierce as The GOAT!?!? Then its a look at Game 3 between the Knicks/76ers and what the grievance filed by the 76ers might do (if anything). Then its on to lakers/Nuggets and the beef between Darvin Ham & AD. Seems like a Changing of the Guard in the NBA so we try to uncover then next Face Of The NBA & we finish with an audio investigation of Tyrese Haliburton and his ever-changing voice.

    (0:00) Intro

    (1:45) Celtics Can't Stand The Heat

    (9:15) Paul Pierce The GOAT

    (13:45) Knicks/76ers

    (22:00) Lakers/Nuggets

    (27:15) Next Face Of The League

    (37:30) Hali The Magician

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  • Mavs & Pacers Fight Back To Tie Series...But Where Is KD?

    John & Bill recap 3 important 1st round Game 2s. The Mavs got a huge performance from Luka to even the series with the Clippers...Next Bill laments his Suns bet and asks where has KD been to lead the Suns after falling down 2-0 to the Wolves. Then we discuss Pascal Siakam's historic game 2 and the Pacers tying up the series with the Bucks, and finish with a look at the L2MR from Sixers/Knicks, Tyrese Maxey's MIP Award, and give predictions for the two games Wednesday night.


    (0:00) Intro

    (2:30) Clips/Mavs

    (16:00) Suns/Wolves

    (24:45) Which Team Down 2-0 Has Best Chance?

    (28:00) Pacers/Bucks

    (35:30) Maxey Wins MIP

    (36:30) L2MR Is Useless

    (41:00) Wednesday Night Predictions


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  • Season Over: Lakers Can't Handle Nuggets, Joker All-Time Great

    Ash, Bill, & John return the show to CBSSN to recap a wild night in the NBA. The Lakers folded against Joker and the Nuggets after being up 20. Jamal Murray hit a soul-crushing game winner. LeBron complained about the refs. Darvin Ham complained about the refs. Where does Joker rank All-Time? Also, Joel Embiid and the Sixers are in a hole...and complaining about the refs, too. Loser mentality? We give predictions for tonight's Game 2's and ask the question: Is the Hornets job really what JJ Redick should want?


    (0:00) Intro

    (1:15) Nuggets/Lakers

    (10:45) Knicks/Sixers

    (21:15) Tuesdays Game 2's

    (31:30) Would You Start Your Franchise With Wemby Or Joker?

    (41:15) JJ Redick Interviews With Hornets

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  • Weekend Recap: 8 NBA Playoffs Game 1's, The Home Teams Start 8-0

    Bill, John, & Ash recap the NBA's Playoff Weekend, talk about the Game 1's & look ahead to tonight's slate of 3 games with predictions for Game 2.


    (0:00) Intro

    (1:00) Knicks/Sixers

    (11:00) Clips/Mavs

    (19:30) Wolves/Suns

    (30:45) OKC/Pels

    (35:00) Bucks/Pacers

    (37:00) Lakers/Nuggets

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  • NBA Playoffs: Entire 1st Round Preview

    Ash, John, & Bill take Beyond the Arc back on CBSSN with our look at (and predictions for) each first round matchup in the NBA Playoffs.

    (0:00) Intro

    (:30) Celtics vs. Heat or Bulls

    (2:00) Knicks/76ers

    (8:15) Ash/John Jersey Swap Bet

    (11:45) Bucks/Pacers

    (15:45) Cavs/Magic

    (19:00) Clips/Mavs

    (22:00) Is Luka Harden 2.0?

    (27:00) Suns/Wolves

    (36:15) OKC vs. Pels or Kings

    (38:30) Nuggets/Lakers

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  • East Play-In Madness: The 76ers Will Handle The Knicks

    Bill & John are joined by The Coach, Avery Johnson! We start the show looking back at the Heat/76ers Play-In game...should Jimmy have sat after hurting his knee? Was it a coaching mismatch? Can Doc hold up against Thibs or Nurse? Next we give a prediction that may surprise you (and make Ashley sad) for 76ers/Knicks. Next we discuss Bulls/Hawks and what to do about the Trae Young problem facing the Hawks. We finish with Bill revealing his official awards ballot and he takes some incoming from Coach Avery.


    (0:00) Intro

    (1:00) Sixers Outlast Heat

    (6:15) 65 Game Rule Increasing Injuries?

    (9:00) Coaching Mismatch

    (11:30) Doc vs. Potential Second Round Coaches

    (15:00) Knicks/76ers Predictions

    (18:15) Bulls/Hawks

    (22:00) Bulls/Heat

    (23:45) What To Do With Trae

    (31:30) Bill's Awards Ballot

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  • Two Old Dogs Going In Different Directions

    John, Bill, & Ash debut on CBSSN and start the show reacting to the breaking news of Jontay Porter's lifetime ban from the NBA for gambling. Next its a look at the Warriors elimination and what that means for the team going forward. That's followed by a conversation about the Kings and then is a discussion of what the hamstring injury means for Zion and the Pels. The Lakers big win and refusal to duck smoke and we finish with a look at tonight's East Play-In matchups.


    (0:00 Intro

    (1:30) Jontay Porter Banned For Life

    (9:45) Warriors Dynasty Over?

    (20:00) Kings Dominate Play-In

    (20:30) Tough For Pels

    (28:00) Lakers Want Smoke!

    (34:15) East Play-In Preview

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  • West Play-In Previews: Will The Lakers & Warriors Win On The Road?

    John, Bill, & Ashley look ahead to the West Play-In Tuesday. Can the Pels find something against the Lakers? Will the Kings exorcise the Warriors demons? Next we look at Bill's awards ballot...which awards is he still considering? We finish with a discussion about who Team USA's 12th man should be.

    (0:00) Intro

    (3:00) Lakers/Pels Preview

    (10:45) Warriors/Kings Preview

    (20:00) Bill's Award Ballot

    (38:30) Team USA's 12th Man

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  • NBA Weekend Recap: Matchups Set, Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad (Play-In) Wolf?

    John, Bill, & Ash break down a wild weekend in the NBA and talk about what that means for playoff matchups. The Cavs & Mavs tanked....should te Knicks have joined them? Who is happy about being 1,2,3 in the West? Who should be afraid of the Play-In teams?


    (0:00) Intro

    (3:30) Joker & The Nuggets

    (4:30) Bill & John's Bet Is On!!

    (9:30) Wolves/Suns

    (13:00) Mavs/Clips

    (19:45) Lakers/Pels

    (23:30) Kings/Dubs

    (28:00) Knicks

    (33:00) Pacers

    (36:45) Cavs Tank Job

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  • Weekend Preview: Down To The Wire, NBA's Can't Miss Games

    John and Bill dive into the loaded weekend on the NBA slate of games and what they mean for seeding and playoff matchup purposes. Friday all 30 teams play...Sunday, too & we get you ready for all of it.


    (0:00) Intro

    (3:00) Knicks & Jalen Brunson

    (7:00) Celtics Questions

    (9:00) Pels/Warriors Friday

    (12:45) Can Sixers Escape Play-In

    (16:00) Giannis Concern

    (17:15) Raps/Heat

    (19:00) Bucks/OKC

    (20:45) 3,4,5,6 In The East

    (25:30) Suns/Wolves & Lakers/Pels

    (29:00) Matchups we Want To See

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  • Top 5 Thursday: The Definitive NBA MVP Ballot, Can Anyone In The West Challenge Joker & The Nuggets?

    John, Ashley, & Bill talk about what went right for the Nuggets and wrong for the Wolves in Wednesday's game. Next we ask if anyone can challenge the Nuggets in the West. We then discuss the mess in the Wolves ownership situation and finish with Top 5 Thursday with a look at Bill's MVP ballot and that tough 5th spot.

    (0:00) Intro

    (2:00) Nuggets/Wolves

    (7:00) Wolves Weren't Ready For Playoff Level Nuggets

    (16:30) Who Can Challenge The Nuggets In West?

    (17:30) Wolves Ownership Mess

    (30:30) Top 5 Thursday...MVP Ballot


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  • Stock Up, Stock Down: Giannis Hurt, Warriors Charging

    John and Bill dive in to what the Giannis injury may mean for the Bucks. Next is a discussion whether this year is a *must win* for the Celtics. Then we talk Warriors and Lakers after last night's Dubs win and how much trouble the Suns are in. Lastly, we play Stock Up, Stock Down and have an update on John's bird!


    (0:00) Intro

    (1:30) Giannis Injury

    (8:45) If Not Now, When For Celtics?

    (15:00) The Jayson Tatum Problem

    (20:00) Warriors Run Possibility

    (26:30) Lakers Future

    (30:30) Suns In Trouble

    (37:00) Stock Up, Stock Down

    (42:00) Ant Belongs On MVP Ballot

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  • 5 Teams/Players With The Most To Prove And Draymond Is The Problem & The Solution

    Ashley & Bill start the show with a discussion on Draymond Green. He is both the problem AND the solution in Golden St. Next, it's Power Ranking Tuesday with a look at the 5 teams/players with the most to prove and lose this playoffs.

    (0:00) Intro

    (2:30) Draymond Green The Problem & Solution

    (7:15) Draymond's Impact Since Returning

    (12:00) Draymond's Ego Is To Blame

    (16:00) Power Rankings - Most To Prove Or Lose In These Playoffs

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  • Weekend Recap: WIld Playoff Races & The Bucks Are A Disaster

    John, Ashley, & Bill look back at the wild NBA weekend. Are the Bucks done? Did they make a mistake hiring Doc? Is Donovan Mitchell the problem in Cleveland? What are the 76ers chances with Embiid back? Bill and Ash are still Wolves skeptics, John thinks they have a good chance against anyone but Denver. Last we pick the Lakers/Warriors potential Play-In game.


    (0:00) Intro

    (4:45) Milwaukee Bucks Horrible Weekend

    (11:45) Doc Fun To Hate

    (16:30) Donovan Mitchell Is The Problem In Cleveland

    (21:30) Embiid Back...Should He Be?

    (32:00) Wolves Skepticism

    (37:30) Lakers vs. Warriors

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  • Jamal Mashburn Says He Didn't See Jason Kidd As A Future Coach

    Jamal Mashburn joins John to talk about his time in the NBA, why MJ would dominate in any era, how playing on the USA Select Team & beating the Dream Team gave him confidence, and why men over 45 need to check in on their health.


    (0:00) Intro

    (:30) Time With Mavs

    (2:00) Didn't See Jason Kidd As A Coach

    (7:00) Heat Culture

    (9:00) The Difference In Michael Jordan

    (14:00) Charlotte Hornets

    (18:15) Box Out Colon Cancer

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  • Bronny James Declares For The NBA Draft, What Does That Mean For LeBron's Future With The Lakers?

    Bill and John start the show with BREAKING NEWS: Bronny James is declaring for the NBA Draft. Is he ready? What does that mean for LeBron's future with the Lakers? Which teams should be willing to use a first round pick on Bronny now? Next we hit Joel Embiid's return to the lineup and discuss whether the 76ers have enough time to escape the Play-In. We finish the show with a vibe check on the Clippers and do our Weekend Preview.

    (0:00) Intro

    (1:30) Bronny Enters The Draft

    (6:00) What This Means For LeBron's Future

    (21:00) Can The 76ers Get Out Of The Play-In?

    (32:00) The Clippers PG & Harden Problem

    (36:30) Weekend Preview

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  • Julius Randle Out For The Season: Top 5 Thursday, Teams In Disarray Headed To Postseason

    John & Ashley discuss the devastating news that Julius Randle is out for the season. Next they dive into the messes in Clipper Land and whatever Doc Rivers is doing throwing everyone under the bus. Then, It's Top 5 Thursday, where we rank the teams in most disarray headed into the postseason and finish with the Bronny question...where is he going and what might that mean...if the reports are true.


    (0:00) Intro

    (:45) Randle Out For Season

    (9:45) Kawhi Hurt...Again

    (14:45) Bucks Mess

    (21:30) Top 5 Thursday: Teams In Disarray

    (35:45) Bronny Leaving USC?

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  • Joel Embiid Is Back & The 76ers Are CONTENDERS AGAIN!

    John and Bill celebrate the return of reigning MVP, Joel Embiid!! Are the 76ers contenders again? What happened with the Injury Report? Does Adam Silver need to send the 76ers a fruit basket? Then we play Stock Up, Stock Down.

    (0:00) Intro

    (2:15) Embiid Is Back

    (15:45) What Happened With The Injury Report

    (20:15) Why The NBA Should Thank The Sixers

    (34:45) Stock Up, Stock Down

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  • LaVar Ball Says NBA Teams Don't Know How To Train Their Players

    Bill welcomes LaVar Ball for a conversation about his boys' injuries, confidence, winning at life, & how the NBA trains players vs. his Old School methods.

    (0:00) Intro

    (1:00) The Boys Have Broken Down Away From LaVar

    (4:15) Lonzo Could Play Now

    (6:00) Melo Likes Current Situation

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  • Power Rankings Tuesday: Injuries Impact, KD & Book Enough To Get Suns Out Of The Play-In

    Ash & John open the show with the breaking news of Kawhi's injury. Then we discuss if KD and Book are enough to get the Suns out of the Play-In. Next it's a talk on the Mavs defense and what happens in the back half of the West playoff standings. Then, we ask is Spida done in Cleveland...John's favorite city. Finally, what impact injuries will play in the rest of the season and what is a fan entitled to after buying a ticket.


    (0:00) Intro

    (3:00) Suns/Pels

    (5:00) Are KD/Book Enough?

    (9:00) Mavs Defense

    (13:00) Who Is In/Out Of West Play-In

    (16:30) Spida Done In Cleveland

    (24:15) Knicks Injuries

    (30:00) Kings Cooked

    (32:15) Power Rankings

    (42:45) Russ vs. Fan...Again

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  • 5 Unbelievable Numbers: Weekend Recap, Mavs Doing It With Defense

    John, Bill, & Ash start the show with a discussion on what it means for the 76ers for Joel Embiid to come back...and Ash wonders if he even should. Next a check-in on the red hot Mavs. Next we look at how long LeBron has left and his shocking longevity. We finish the show with a look at the Wolves ownership mess.


    (0:00) Intro

    (3:00) Joel Embiid Returning

    (9:45) Mavs Hottest Team In The NBA

    (17:00) How Much Longer Does LeBron Want To Do This?

    (28:30) Wolves Ownership Mess

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  • 7 Must Watch Games: NBA Weekend Preview, The East Is Finally Getting Healthy, Can Anyone EVEN CHALLENGE The Celtics?

    Bill & John are joined by Coach Avery Johnson and we start the show asking the question of if Embiid should come back. Next we dive into how sold the group is on Jayson Tatum and the Celtics. Celtics vs. the field in the East? Next a discussion on if Doc Rivers has helped the Bucks. We continue with SGA as the MVP talk and dive into whether Wemby could (or even should) be DPOY. We finish with Weekend Preview, looking at the 7 biggest games of the NBA weekend.


    (0:00) Inteo

    (2:00) The East Getting Healthy

    (5:00) Should The 76ers Bring Embiid Back?

    (10:30) Sold On The Celtics?

    (16:15) Has Doc Improved The Bucks?

    (19:15) Celtics vs. The Field?

    (22:00) SGA's MVP Case

    (27:30) Wemby DPOY?

    (34:00) Weekend Preview


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  • The NBA's 10 Biggest Frauds: Top 5 Thursday, We Should Have Known

    John and Ashley lament Draymond Green's antics....again. What should Steph do? Then we call CAP on Harden saying he doesn't know why he was booed in Philly.Then Ash and John both give their Top 5 fraud lists and we finish with a discussion of Ice Cube's offer to Caitlin Clark to play in the BIG3 for $5MM!!!


    (0:00) Intro

    (2:00) Draymond Did It Again

    (14:00) Harden vs. Philly

    (24:00) Ashley's Top 5 Frauds

    (28:00) John's Top 5 Frauds

    (37:00) Caitlin Clark & The BIG3

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  • 6 Teams On The Rise: Stock Up, Stock Down, NOT DEAD YET

    John and Bill start the show talking about the Lakers HUGE comeback win against the Bucks without LeBron James. Have we given AD enough flowers!?!? Does this say more about the Lakers or the Bucks? Can we blame Doc? Next we ask the question: How scary are the Mavs? Next it's Stock Up, Stock Down. We finish the show with Jrue Holiday getting traded during nap time & Matt Barnes vs. Wild Kingdom.

    (0:00) Intro

    (1:15) Lakers Furious Comeback

    (3:00) Show AD Some Love

    (10:00) Blame Doc?

    (13:15) Mavs Getting Scary At Right Time

    (20:30) Stock Up

    (28:00) Stock Down

    (34:30) Jrue Holiday Traded During Nap Time

    (41:00) Matt Barnes vs. Wild Kingdom

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  • 3 DISASTROUS LOSSES: Power Rankings Tuesday, Lasting Questions For Contenders

    Ashley & Bill Dive into the 3 awful losses from 3 *at least at one time suspected* contenders, the Celtics, Suns, & Clippers. Next they worry about what the betting irregularities for Jontay Porter's props might mean going forward. We love a good beef on Beyond the Arc, so they finish with Monty vs. Knicks.


    (0:00) Intro

    (3:00) Celtics Choke

    (14:00) Title Contenders

    (20:30) Gambling Scandal...Possibly A Good Thing?

    (31:30) Knicks vs. Monty BEEF

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  • Weekend Recap: Is The Warriors Dynasty Dead?

    John, Bill, & Ashley chime in on the Warriors rough weekend. Next they discuss if the Rockets can catch the Dubs for the last Play-In spot. Bill has some interesting numbers comparing the Bucks under Doc & Adrian Griffin. We finish with a conversation on where the Clippers find themselves and if this is just par for the course with Kawhi, PG, & Harden. Finally, we see if Reiter can sing better than SGA & Chet.


    (0:00) Intro

    (3:30) Is This It For The Warriors?

    (11:30) Rockets On The Rise

    (19:30) Bucks Under Doc

    (32:00) Clippers Meltdown

    (41:00) Can Bill & John Sing Like SGA & Chet?

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  • Weekend Preview: Ranking The 15 Title Contenders, The West Keeps Getting Tougher

    John and Bill start the show checking in on a few teams that played last night and talking up the Magic who have passed the Knicks for the 4 seed. Next they jump off of Bob Myers' comments and look ahead to the future of the Western Conference. Then its on to Bill Reiter's Championship Contender Tiers and ALL 15 teams Bill thinks have ANY chance to win the whole thing. The show finishes with our Weekend Preview with a look at the best games of the weekend.


    (0:00) Intro

    (2:15) Pels/Magic

    (7:15) The Future Of The Western Conference

    (19:45) Bill Reiter's Tiers Of Contenders

    (37:45) Weekend Preview

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  • Baron Davis Says The Lakers Have Left The Door Open For The Clippers To Take LA

    Ashley & John discuss if there are any challengers to the Celtics in the East. Next they talk about what gambling sanctioned by the NBA means for the players and coaches. Then some quick hitters: how fun are the Rockets? How cool is it the Mavs brought in a chef for Kyrie? Next Baron Davis joins the show & he talks Clippers chance to run LA, Warriors/Lakers in Play-In, his famous dunk, Knicks with Jalen Brunson & more!!!


    (0:00) Intro

    (1:00) Can Anyone Challenge The Celtics?

    (14:50) Fans Threatening People In The NBA For Losing Their Bets

    (32:00) Baron Davis Joins BTA

    (39:00) The Clippers Have A Chance To Take Some Of LA From The Lakers

    (45:00) Is It An L For The NBA If It Is Warriors/Lakers In Play-In?

    (47:45) BD's Dunk On Kirilenko

    (52:00) Can The Knicks Win With Brunson As Their Best Player?

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  • C.J. Watson Joins Beyond the Arc

    Special guest, C.J. Watson, NBA vet & host of the "Bleav In Bulls" Podcast joins the show to talk about his rookie duties with the 07/08 Warriors, what it was like having to sub in for an injured Derrick Rose in the playoffs, why he always believed Steph Curry was going to be great, & more!!!

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  • Stock Up, Stock Down: Can The Mavs Win With Luka?

    John & Bill dive deep into the notion held around the NBA that Luka is a regular season player and what that means for the Mavs in the Playoffs. Is he simply Harden 2.0? Next...why can't Draymond stop talking about KD? Stock Up, Stock Down follows, and then we close the show with a discussion on the NBA bringing In-Game Betting to League Pass.

    (0:00) Intro

    (1:00) What Scouts Say About Luka

    (12:00) Draymond On Kyrie & KD

    (19:00) Stock Up, Stock Down

    (38:15) In-Game Betting

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  • Power Rankings Tuesday: The 5 Best Players In The World When Steph, LeBron, & KD Are Gone

    Bill & Ashley start the show with Bill breaking some Lakers news. Then they talk about where the Knicks are considering the OG Anunoby news. Next they discuss the Warriors and ask who are the Top 5 players in the NBA in 2029.


    (0:00) Intro

    (1:15) Lakers Breaking News

    (4:00) Don Mitchell Sidelined Again

    (6:30) Depleted Knicks Smack Warriors

    (16:00) What's Up With The Warriors?

    (27:30) Power Rankings Tuesday: Top 5 In 2029

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  • 5 Biggest Stories From NBA's Wild Weekend: Weekend Recap, Refs Ruining The Game

    John, Bill, & Ashley get together to recap the WILD NBA weekend. Did the refs take all the juice out of the Warriors/Lakers game? Are the Clips done? Did Kyrie's shot lift the Mavs out of the Play-In?


    (0:00) Intro

    (3:30) Kyrie Beats The Champs

    (9:00) Clippers Cause For Concern?

    (16:30) Warriors/Lakers Game Marred By Refs

    (32:30) Bucks Smack Suns Without KD

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  • 6 Biggest Games Match-Ups: Weekend Look Ahead, Can The Lakers Or Warriors Get Out Of 9/10 Play-In?

    John & Bill are surprised that Kawhi was back so quickly! Next, they question Kyrie's fit with the Mavs. We talk about The Alien, Wemby, and if he should be a DPOY and All-NBA candidate. Then it's 'Weekend Look Ahead' where they discuss what Saturday's Lakers/Warriors game means.


    (0:00) Intro

    (1:30) Kawhi iI Back!!

    (8:00) Who Are The Mavs

    (19:30) Wemby Awards Talk

    (33:00) Lakers/Warriors

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