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Nate Duncan hosts the most in-depth NBA basketball podcast, featuring detailed game breakdowns, salary cap analysis, and scouting.

Nate Duncan hosts the most in-depth NBA basketball podcast, featuring detailed game breakdowns, salary cap analysis, and scouting.

Location:

San Francisco, CA

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NBA

Description:

Nate Duncan hosts the most in-depth NBA basketball podcast, featuring detailed game breakdowns, salary cap analysis, and scouting.

Language:

English


Episodes

How Did the Youngs Improve This Year? (Pacific Division)

7/2/2020
Evaluating the season for every young player in the Pacific Division. Danny and Nate sum up where each player got better, what they have to work on, and where applicable give a rating for player’s improvement. We even pore through G-League stats and film when necessary. Then a news segment. How does the news of a COVID outbreak in the MLS bubble affect the NBA? Plus the latest roster moves. You can subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player. And if you like this pod...

Duration:01:18:23

How to Evaluate NBA “Sources” with 538’s Perry Bacon, Jr.; Schedule Analysis With Danny

6/28/2020
Veteran political reporter Perry Bacon, Jr. of FiveThirtyEight.com applies his ample knowledge of how the reporting game is played to the NBA. He and Nate discuss: When to trust or question stories that cite unnamed sources. Why sources leak stories to certain reporters. How the importance of “newsbreaking” affects how stories are reported. They also discuss Perry’s ideas for improving minority hiring in the NFL and how those could apply to the NBA. Then Danny is back to discuss the early...

Duration:01:30:27

The Next Stars Nobody Sees Coming

6/26/2020
Every year, a couple of players become stars that nobody saw coming. Predicting such players with any certainty is impossible, but who are the players that at least have a chance to make big unexpected improvements? We lay out some general criteria for identifying such players, and then go through and pick those we think could really exceed expectations in the coming years. Then, the latest news on the NBA restart, signings, and a retrospective on the career of Vince Carter. You can...

Duration:00:58:32

Should LaMelo Be the No. 1 Pick? NBA News Catch-Up

6/23/2020
Every aspect of LaMelo Ball’s game. He has some of the biggest strengths but also some of the biggest weaknesses in this draft and is a unique prospect. How does all that add up compared to the rest of the class, and how does he compare to point guard prospects of the past? We spend 47 minutes on his game. Then a news catchup, focusing on more details of the bubble, including how a requirement to cease physical activity for 14 days after a positive COVID test could affect the return, and...

Duration:01:11:24

Marc J. Spears: NBA Return to Play and Minority Hiring; NBA Bubble Health Protocols

6/16/2020
Marc J. Spears of the Undefeated discusses his piece encouraging NBA players to return to play and use their platform to combat racism. Plus, the current state of minority hiring among the NBA and its teams, what he hears from Black candidates, and how teams could improve their minority hiring practices. In a solo news segment (37:00), Nate discusses the details of the NBA’s return to play protocol in light of the scientific consensus. Plus, Avery Bradley releases a statement elucidating...

Duration:01:07:49

Eastern Conference Mailbag, All 15 Teams

6/15/2020
In alphabetical order, we answer listener questions on all 15 teams in the Eastern Conference. You can subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player. And if you like this pod and want additional bonus content, please subscribe to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com, sponsors list also available at NateDuncanNBA.com. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed...

Duration:01:27:10

What are the Best Moves in the NBA? Is Onyeka Okongwu the Best Big Man in the Draft?

6/12/2020
Nate and Danny look at their favorite, and the most effective, signature moves in the NBA, and also rank our least-favorite moves. Then a scouting report on USC big man Onyeka Okongwu, who some have called a sleeper for best big in the draft. Do we agree? You can subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player. And if you like this pod and want additional bonus content, please subscribe to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at...

Duration:01:19:22

West Mailbag, All 15 Teams. More Return News.

6/8/2020
Answering listener questions on all 15 teams in the West, plus a look at all the latest details on the NBA’s return. You can subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player. And if you like this pod and want additional bonus content, please subscribe to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com, sponsors list also available at NateDuncanNBA.com. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that...

Duration:01:22:01

NBA Coming Back! How Do We Grade the Plan? Plus A Twitter Mailbag.

6/4/2020
Grading the NBA’s return to play on safety, entertainment, fairness, and money. Then a Twitter mailbag, including why free agents sign in the West, which teams will improve and decline the most next year, which team fighting for the playoffs in the West is the best team, whether this format is more “fair” than homecourt advantage, and more. You can subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player. And if you like this pod and want additional bonus content, please subscribe...

Duration:01:00:17

The Moments That Changed History This Century

6/1/2020
A look back at the on-court moments that changed NBA history the most this century. Nate and Danny go through them in chronological order over the last 20 years and finally pick the moments that most affected the futures of teams and players. You can subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player. And if you like this pod and want additional bonus content, please subscribe to support Nate and Danny at Patreon.com/DuncanLeroux. Merchandise available at NateDuncanNBA.com,...

Duration:01:23:55

Jack McCallum; The Dream Team, Then vs Now, Favorite Seasons; News With Danny

5/29/2020
Jack McCallum joins to discuss his new podcast the Dream Team tapes, his relationship with those players, how the reporting game has changed, his favorite seasons to cover, and more. Then Danny with some news, including the latest return to play scenarios and a retrospective on the career of Jerry Sloan. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can...

Duration:01:10:01

The Most Over- and Underrated Players by Analytics

5/25/2020
Another listener-suggested topic, we discuss the players that we think the most popular analytics metrics miss on the most. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player. And if you like this pod and want additional bonus content, please subscribe to support Nate and Danny at...

Duration:01:01:56

Northwest Division Battle Plans

5/21/2020
After a news segment discussing the latest news on the bubble and injury news, a discussion of the plans over the next few years for (in order) MIN, OKC, UTA, POR, and DEN. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player. And if you like this pod and want additional bonus content,...

Duration:01:09:32

The Biggest Things Missing From The Last Dance

5/18/2020
Nate and Danny give their final thoughts on the Last Dance, including Nate’s list of the top-4 things that were omitted and should have been in there. Plus, will we ever see another team as big as those Bulls, our thoughts on Jerry’s Krause’s memoir, the clear, unstated reason why the Bulls broke up, and more. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player....

Duration:00:53:05

The Best Players Who Never Were Part 2

5/14/2020
Nate and Danny list their best players who, due to injury or tragedy, were never able to fulfill the promise it seemed they had. Then we pick the players whose careers we most would have liked to see to their completion. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player. And if you like...

Duration:00:55:48

The Best Players Who Never Were Part 1

5/14/2020
Nate and Danny list their best players who, due to injury or tragedy, were never able to fulfill the promise it seemed they had. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player. And if you like this pod and want additional bonus content, please subscribe to support Nate and Danny at...

Duration:00:51:52

Tim Bontemps: NBA’s Restart Plan, BOS/PHI/TOR Playoff Matchups

5/13/2020
ESPN’s Tim Bontemps discusses his recent reporting on the NBA’s efforts to return to play, including some of the key obstacles it faces. Also, he discusses the 3 teams he covers most, Philly, Boston, and Toronto, and how they would match up in the playoffs. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your...

Duration:00:54:31

Indiana Pacers with J. Michael: Oladipo, Sabonis, Playoff Outlook

5/11/2020
A look at the current state of the Indiana Pacers with beat reported J. Michael of the Indy Star, including what grade he’d give the Pacers for their season, how Victor Oladipo looked when he came back, his chances for returning to All-Star level, and his extension possibilities. Plus how he views Nate’s position that Domantas Sabonis is the worst All-Star selection of the last few years. Finally, what will keep the coaching staff up at night as we head into the playoffs? Note that COVID...

Duration:00:49:14

Listener Bracket Winner: Building a Championship Team with No All-NBA Players

5/8/2020
A listener suggestion, how we’d build a team with no All-NBA players. Nate and Danny collaborate to select the team, get a look into how they think about team-building to go up against the best the NBA has to offer. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player. And if you like this...

Duration:00:55:39

Outlook for NBA’s Bubble Idea; Most Improved Player 2019-20

5/7/2020
We discuss the latest ideas for the NBA to return and the potential feasibility, then go through all the candidates for Most Improved Player before making our top-3 selections for the award. Note that COVID Daily News is now a separate pod. Please subscribe to that show on its own feed via Apple, Spotify or RSS Feed, or by searching “Nate Duncan” in your podcast player. You can subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player. And if you like this pod and want additional...

Duration:00:44:13