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NBA PODCAST: How Trade Deadline Acquisitions are Faring on New Teams

In this episode of The NBA Podcast, Morten Jensen (@msjnba) and Bryan Toporek (@btoporek) give their early impressions of how the post-trade deadline NBA is shaping up. Will the Houston Rockets’ small-ball experiment work? Should the Philadelphia 76ers keep bringing Al Horford off the bench? Does Marcus Morris make the Los Angeles Clippers title favorites?…

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Will Going All-Small Ball be Houston Rockets’ Downfall?

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Houston Rockets are trading Clint Capela to the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday as part of a massive four-team trade which brings back Robert Covington and Jordan Bell to the Rockets. They also send out their 2020 first-round pick and get back the Golden State Warriors’ 2024 second-round pick.…

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PODCAST: NBA Trade Deadline Chatter; Was Kyrie Irving Right?

In this episode of The NBA Podcast, Morten Jensen (@msjnba) and Bryan Toporek (@btoporek) discuss the Jeff Teague-Allen Crabbe trade, Kyrie Irving’s leadership and the latest trade rumors involving Robert Covington, Andre Drummond and D’Angelo Russell. Who won the Crabbe-Teague trade? Was Kyrie right about the Nets needing more pieces to contend for a title?…

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PODCAST: Which Teams Should be Buyers at NBA Trade Deadline?

In this episode of The NBA Podcast, Morten Jensen (@msjnba) and Bryan Toporek (@btoporek) discuss which teams should be buyers ahead of the Feb. 6 trade deadline. Do the Milwaukee Bucks need to add more help for Giannis Antetokounmpo? Should the Portland Trail Blazers trade for Kevin Love? Do the Houston Rockets have the requisite…

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The Great Davis Bertans Conundrum

As the NBA’s Feb. 6 trade deadline approaches, the Washington Wizards face a dilemma with sharpshooter Davis Bertans. The 27-year-old is quickly developing into one of the league’s most valuable role players, but he’s also on a $7 million expiring contract. That puts the Wizards in a tricky spot, as they would risk losing him…

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We May Need to Rethink Sixers’ NBA Trade Deadline Splash

Leading up to the 2019 NBA trade deadline, Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown wasn’t shy about pleading for more help. “I think we all understand that we’re here to try to make a deep run in the playoffs,” Brown told reporters prior to the shorthanded Sixers’ 119-107 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday.…

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The Best-Laid Plans of Mice and NBA GMs

If you ever want to talk to the perfect NBA General Manager—the one who knows everything and has yet to ever make a mistake—just ask Twitter. It’s filled with them. It’s an easy job to do when it’s not yours, it seems. As Anthony Davis news swirls, and trades happen faster than we can keep…

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