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

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

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

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English


Episodes

Mailbag! Melo? News.

11/17/2019
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News catchup, then a mailbag. Questions: How many teams could the league expand to? Who is the worst player that could start on every team? What young role players have stood out? How to referee illegal screens? Which 3 teams with losing records are most likely to make the playoffs? Who are the most likely new All-Stars? When should a team fire a coach mid-season? And more. Please subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player. And if you like this pod and want...

Duration:00:53:08

All-Area Teams and News

11/14/2019
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Nate and Danny lay out their All-Area teams based on where NBA players grew up then pit them against each other in a bracket to produce an All-Area champion, debating each theoretical seven-game series. Before that, Danny catches up on news, including injuries to Eric Gordon, Caris LeVert and Lauri Markkanen. Please 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:01:13:27

2017 Re-Draft and News

11/12/2019
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Nate and Danny go through the 2017 Draft and break down their current tiers mixing present production and future value. Plenty of discussion about the order and structure of the top players (Mitchell, Tatum, Fox, etc) but also the challenges of assessing projects like Markelle Fultz, which prospects project as starters vs. backups, the depth of the class and much more. Before that, Danny catches up on news, including injuries to De'Aaron Fox, Khris Middleton, Gordon Hayward and Ben Simmons...

Duration:01:01:15

15 in 60 (West 11.07.19)

11/7/2019
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First full episode this year of the sports world’s most inaccurately named podcast as we take a look at the season to date for each team in the Western Conference. In alphabetical order except Memphis at the end. Timestamps to help you locate each team’s section: DAL – 0:00 DEN – 7:19 GSW – 15:15 HOU – 23:14 LAC – 28:10 LAL – 33:55 MEM – 1:25:03 MIN – 40:14 NOP – 45:34 OKC – 50:21 PHX – 56:00 POR – 1:04:18 SAC – 1:10:53 SAS – 1:14:30 UTA – 1:19:48 Please subscribe by...

Duration:01:38:15

Gamers: BOS/CLE; SAS/ATL; IND/CHA; LAL/CHI

11/6/2019
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Game time as we take stock of a fun Tuesday around the league. We break down Gordon Hayward’s best game as a Celtic and look at Darius Garland’s game among many other nuggets in a big break down. Then a look at Trae Young’s masterful second half against the Spurs to lead Atlanta, a wild overtime win for Charlotte and some head-scratching coaching by Indiana, and finally a stirring Lakers comeback over the Bulls led by their second unit. Please subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your...

Duration:00:54:04

Time to Panic?!?!? Plus News and Rookie Option Decisions

11/5/2019
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After catching up on news from the weekend we take a look at which teams’ fanbases should panic after a tough start to the year and assign a 1-10 rating based on how likely they are to still fulfill preseason expectations. Finally, an assessment of some of the controversial rookie option decisions that were made. Please 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...

Duration:01:10:35

Mulligans on Season Predictions 2019-20

11/4/2019
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We’re only a week and a half in and a ton has changed, so it’s time to give some do-overs on preseason predictions. We look at our playoff locks and probables, plus which new teams have a shot at the postseason. We also look at whether our tiers of championship contenders have changed, and whether we think the candidates for the major individual awards contain any new names. Please subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player. And if you like this pod and want...

Duration:00:46:28

Curry’s Broken Hand, Mailbag on Early Season Trends; NCAA Caves On Player Likenesses

10/31/2019
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Packed episode. First we discuss Steph Curry’s broken hand and why that’s probably a good thing for nearly everyone in the organization. Then a really fun mailbag on the early season. Why did nobody see Kendrick Nunn coming? How sustainable is the Suns’ start? Will the Pacers trade Sabonis? What grade would we give Vlade Divac? Can Pascal Siakam maintain his start? Plus quick hitters on New Orleans D, Jayson Tatum’s D, determining whether hot starts will continue, and more? Then we catch up...

Duration:01:20:43

15 in 60 For Real Part 2

10/29/2019
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We go through some of the main themes that have emerged for the other 15 teams in the league, taking 4 minutes for each team. In order: SAS, POR, DAL, LAC, SAC, DEN, OKC, UTA, HOU, NOP, BOS, TOR, NYK, IND, WAS. Please 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...

Duration:01:03:18

1st Gamer: PHI/ATL; GSW/NOP; CHI/NYK; DEN/SAC; UTA/PHX

10/29/2019
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A fun clash of styles with Philly throttling Atlanta late, then we hit briefly on Golden State stanching the bleeding against a wounded New Orleans team (fewer combat metaphors in the actual pod). Then a look at the Knicks’ comeback win over the Bulls and our impressions so far of RJ Barrett, and finally how the Kings fell to 0-4 in a slugfest against the Nuggets. Please subscribe by searching “Dunc’d On” on your favorite podcast player. And if you like this pod and want additional bonus...

Duration:00:52:32

15 in 60, for Real This Time

10/28/2019
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In a throwback, we do 4 minutes on 15 teams, with the remaining 15 for tomorrow. Here’s the order: PHX MIA MIL MIN ATL ORL CLE DET PHI CHI GSW MEM BKN LAL CHA Please 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. With Nate Duncan...

Duration:00:57:49

EVERY Game, Plus More Season Predictions

10/24/2019
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We hit every, yes EVERY game to some extent on the real opening night, as at least one of us saw at least some of every game and we remark on what most interested us. In order: CHI/CHA, DET/IND, CLE/ORL, MIN/BRK, MEM/MIA, BOS/PHI, WAS/DAL, NYK/SAS, OKC/UTA, SAC/PHX, DEN/POR. Then we finish our season predictions, recorded before tonight’s action. DPOY, ROY, 6MOY, and some of our own unofficial awards like Sophomore of the Year, most surprising/disappointing teams/players, and Executive and...

Duration:01:29:30

Season Predictions plus Opening Night: LAL/LAC and NOP/TOR

10/23/2019
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We take a look at the opening night games and what they might portend for the season to come, including how the LeBron and AD pairing looked, how Kawhi fit in with the Clippers’ established players, the ex-Lakers in New Orleans, and Pascal Siakam’s role as the new star in Toronto. Then we go through the first part of our NBA predictions, including win totals for all teams, playoff seeds, playoff predictions, MVP, Coach of the Year, and a few other random predictions. Please subscribe by...

Duration:01:11:13

Huge News Day: Zion, Extensions, Latest on NBA/China

10/21/2019
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Zion Williamson is out 6-8 weeks with a meniscus injury. How does that impact the outlook for him and the Pels this year? Then we look at all the extensions reached in the last few days, including Bradley Beal, Pascal Siakam, Dejounte Murray, Jaylen Brown, Domantas Sabonis, Buddy Hield, and Taurean Prince. We run through preseason roster moves and injuries, then look at the latest developments in the NBA/China saga including Adam Silver’s remarks that the Chinese government demanded the...

Duration:01:07:37

GSW Outlook w/ Anthony Slater; DEN Outlook w/ Adam Mares; CHI Outlook w/ Your Friendly Bullsblogger

10/18/2019
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We take a look at the new-look Golden State Warriors with beat writer Anthony Slater of the Athletic (0:50). Can Draymond Green prop up a leaky defense? Who makes this team and who is going to play at the back end of the rotation? Will the D’Angelo Russell move work out? And how low is Nate actually going below the under of 48.5 wins, and why? Then Adam Mares of DNVR Nuggets and Locked on Nuggets examines whether the Denver Nuggets can take the next step this year (1:21:07). That starts...

Duration:03:41:39

NOP Outlook w/ Mason Ginsberg; Ethan Strauss on LeBron/Kerr/China; BRK Outlook w/ Brian Lewis

10/15/2019
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Mason Ginsberg joins to discuss the Pelicans’ upcoming season. How has Zion looked in preseason, how do Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram fit into the mix, who will close games for this group, and how good can the defense be with talent but also inexperience? Plus we make predictions for the Pels season. Then Ethan Strauss on LeBron James’ comments on China and Daryl Morey, plus his thoughts on how players and coaches should handle this situation and where we think Steve Kerr has gone...

Duration:01:58:16

NBA/China w/ Bill Bishop of Sinocism; Memphis Grizzlies Outlook w/ Chris Herrington

10/14/2019
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We wade a lot deeper into the NBA’s quagmire in China with expert Bill Bishop. Topics include: Evaluating the NBA’s response; how the NBA has handled this situation compared to others doing business in China; where that apologetic Weibo message came from; whether the outrage in China was real or manufactured, whether the NBA has any leverage in this situation; how this situation can resolve, and Bill’s advice for Adam Silver. Plus Bill gets into a ton of geopolitical background on these...

Duration:01:50:18

Dallas Mavericks 2019-20 Outlook w/ Tim Cato

10/14/2019
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Tim Cato, Mavs beat writer for the Athletic, joins for the Dallas Mavericks season outlook. We look at Luka Doncic and how he can take the next step to All-Star level, how Kristaps Porzingis has looked so far in his return from ACL surgery, and what pieces fit best around their two core pieces in the rotation. Plus, what key aspect of Rick Carlisle’s coaching will have to change for the Mavs to make the playoffs? Then we give our predictions for the 2019-20 Mavericks season. With host Nate...

Duration:01:16:06

SAS Outlook w/ Jeff McDonald; CLE Outlook w/ Chris Fedor

10/11/2019
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Jeff McDonald of the San Antonio Express-News joins to look at the San Antonio Spurs season. He discusses what Dejounte Murray looks like in camp, how the Spurs will build out their guard rotation with DeMar DeRozan, Derrick White, Lonnie Walker and co., whether the Spurs offense can sustain with their midrange-heavy attack, and give our predictions for the Spurs season. Then Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com on the Cavs. Among the topics: What will they look like under John Beilein; How is...

Duration:01:45:25

LAC Outlook w/ Jovan Buha

10/10/2019
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Jovan Buha, Clippers beat writer for the Athletic, joins with another deep dive on a Western contender. We spend a lot of time on how the rotation shakes out, including why Lou Williams and Montrezl Harrell may not play as much or close games this year. He gives us the latest on Kawhi and PG’s health status and handicaps which of the Clippers’ wings will emerge with the biggest roles. Finally we talk which teams the Clippers match up with best and worst in the West and give our predictions...

Duration:01:16:01