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Former NBA GM Ryan McDonough breaks down the biggest storylines surrounding the NBA from the perspective of a former Executive, accompanied by the best guests in Basketball! New episodes are released every Monday & Thursday on the Audacy App or wherever you find podcasts!

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827 episodes

Chris Forsberg, NBC Sports Boston (Pt.1)

Ryan McDonough is joined by NBC Sports' Celtics Reporter Chris Forsberg to discuss Jayson Tatum's 60pt game, Kemba Walker's imminent return, the Celtics' playoff hopes, and who has the biggest Boston cult following: Tacko Fall, Payton Prichard, Robert Williams, or Brian Scalabrine? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

33m
May 04, 2021
Chris Forsberg, NBC Sports Boston (Pt.2)

Ryan and Chris continue with their Celtics talk, focusing on their game against Portland and yet another injury scare involving their two best players, What is Lillard's future with the Blazers, Luka Doncic's technical situation, the Eastern Conference hierarchy, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

35m
May 04, 2021
Vinny Del Negro (Pt. 1)

Ryan McDonough is joined by Vinny Del Negro to discuss the Celtics' playoff chances, how the streaking Wizards' style will hold up in the postseason, compating and contrasting Brooklyn & Philly, and Atlanta's impressive defiance of injury luck! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

29m
Apr 30, 2021
Vinny Del Negro (Pt. 2)

Ryan and Vinny get into the Chicago Bulls' struggles post-NBA Trade Deadline, his time as HC of the Bulls, building the Clippers' foundation, his relationship with Chris Paul, and how the Phoenix Suns have risen in the Western Conference. Plus, the dominant Nuggets and the MVP Race! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

36m
Apr 30, 2021
Ian Begley, SNY (Part 1)

Ryan McDonough is joined by SNY's Ian Begley to discuss the Knicks' hot streak, Julius Randle's superstar transformation, RJ Barrett's improvement from outside, and why he believes the Knicks have rehabbed their image for free agents. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

28m
Apr 27, 2021
Ian Begley, SNY (Part 2)

Ryan and Ian now turn their focus to the OTHER New York team, the Brooklyn Nets. What is the level of concern about James Harden's injury? What is their weak spot? Will a lack of continuity hurt them come playoff time? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

31m
Apr 27, 2021
Haley O'Shaughnessy, BlueWire (Pt. 1)

Ryan McDonough is joined by BlueWire's Haley O'Shaughnessy to discuss AD's return to the Lakers, the Nets' troubling injury concerns, Steph's MVP chances, and the weirdness of players/teams lobbying for awards Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

36m
Apr 23, 2021
Haley O'Shaughnessy, BlueWire (Pt. 2)

Ryan and Haley discuss if LaMelo Ball can still win ROTY, what credentials do/don't impact media voting, and the Hornets playoff legitimacy. Plus, the pair debate the necessity and muddiness of intentional tanking and "Players who look like they suck, but don't"! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

41m
Apr 23, 2021
Bobby Marks, ESPN (Pt. 1)

Ryan McDonough is joined by ESPN Front Office Insider Bobby Marks to get his thoughts on the return to competency for the New York Knicks, the disappointing play of the New Orleans Pelicans, and what to make of Zion Williamson's beaming comments regarding NYC. Plus, Bobby's reassessment of Jayson Tatum and which team should be feared most: Boston, Atlanta, or Miami? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

32m
Apr 20, 2021
Bobby Marks, ESPN (Pt. 2)

Ryan and Bobby discuss the awe-inspiring performances by Steph Curry this past week, and where this season ranks for his career. Then, they gauge which teams they'd like to see matchup in the play-in tournament, and if Mark Cuban is off base with his comments. The pair answers if the Clippers are being overlooked, and dig into what Dwyane Wade and Alex Rodriguez ownership status will bring to their respective franchises! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

37m
Apr 20, 2021
Marc Spears, ESPN (Pt. 1)

Ryan McDonough is joined by ESPN's senior NBA reporter Marc Spears to discuss the LaMarcus Aldridge news, explore the rapidly improving Celtics, and what it will take for Jayson Tatum to enter the "Superstar" tier! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

29m
Apr 16, 2021
Marc Spears, ESPN (Pt. 2)

Ryan and Marc open the second segment with a discussion on the loss of Jamal Murray, the Nuggets, and the MVP race. They also hit on the blossoming of Utah and Phoenix, who deserves to win Coach of the Year, why Marc doesn't vote on NBA Awards anymore, and the greatness of Steph Curry! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

32m
Apr 16, 2021
Rob McClanaghan, Skills Trainer (Pt.1)

Ryan McDonough is joined by world-renowned Basketball skills trainer Rob McClanaghan. Rob has worked with the best of the best, including Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant, Steph Curry, Derrick Rose, John Wall, Kevin Love, and more! He shares some of his best stories from training pre-draft with Russell Westbrook and Derrick Rose, and how a guy like him trains the best in the world! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

30m
Apr 13, 2021
Rob McClanaghan, Skills Trainer (Pt.2)

Ryan and Rob continue to discuss Rob's clients, including how he met Steph Curry, what he's like in the gym, and why Rob credits him as the sole reason the Warriors built a championship culture. Plus, stories about Kevin Durant's insatiable work ethic and basketball addiction, and other tales from training the best! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

34m
Apr 13, 2021
Billy King, Audacy (Pt. 1)

Ryan McDonough is joined by former NBA GM and WIP On-Air personality Billy King. The two discuss the results of the National Championship game, how they evaluate talent after the NCAA Tournament, and stories from the Allen Iverson era. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

34m
Apr 09, 2021
Billy King, Audacy (Pt. 2)

Ryan and Billy continue their discussion by touching on the MVP race, Draymond Green's comments, the improved Denver Nuggets, the Suns & Jazz' epic duel, and the potential holes in the dominant Brooklyn Nets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

32m
Apr 09, 2021
Bernie Lee, Quartexx Basketball (Pt. 1)

Ryan McDonough is joined by the President of Quartexx Basketball, Bernie Lee. Bernie is the agent for Jimmy Butler, Isaiah Thomas, and Justin Holiday, and shares insight into how he became an agent, his first big client, and the evolution of Jimmy Butler in Chicago! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

40m
Apr 06, 2021
Bernie Lee, Quartexx Basketball (Pt. 2)

Ryan and Bernie continue their discussion on Jimmy Butler, turning to what exactly went wrong in Minnesota, why Philly didn't "run it back" after the Kawhi shot, and why Miami is the perfect place for him. Also, the two touch on IT's return to the NBA! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

46m
Apr 06, 2021
Brian Scalabrine, Sirius XM (Pt. 1)

Ryan McDonough is joined by former "Scal and Pals" Co-host Brian Scalabrine to discuss what's wrong with the Celtics, the improving greatness of Luka and Zion and why Steph and LeBron might actually join forces! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

30m
Apr 01, 2021
Brian Scalabrine, Sirius XM (Pt. 2)

Ryan and Scal continue their discussion, now focusing on the comments made by JJ Redick about the Pelicans' Front Office, Rafael Stone's "catastrophically stupid" takes on the Harden trade and tanking, the biggest Trade and Buyout impacts, and we pull an April Fools prank on Scal! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

35m
Apr 01, 2021
Jimmy Patsos (Pt.1)

Ryan McDonough is joined by former NCAA coach Jimmy Patsos and together they talk about some of the prospects their high on coming out of college hoops this season along with their thoughts on the CBB tournament overall. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

46m
Mar 30, 2021
Jimmy Patsos (Pt. 2)

Ryan McDonough is joined by former college hoops coach Jimmy Patsos to talk about the current state of NBA basketball, which moves they both liked at the trade deadline, and their thoughts on the MVP race. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

49m
Mar 29, 2021
POST-TRADE DEADLINE SPECIAL (Pt.1)

Ryan McDonough flies solo to recap all of the wild trades that took place yesterday, including Vucevic to the Bulls, Gordon to the Nuggets, Powell & Trent Jr. trading places, Fournier to the Celtics, Lowry staying put and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

26m
Mar 26, 2021
POST-TRADE DEADLINE SPECIAL (Pt.2)

Ryan McDonough continues to play hero-ball and dissects the Oladipo to Miami deal and some smaller trades that transpired as well. Then, to cap the show he lays out what to expect in the coming days from the buyout market! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

27m
Mar 26, 2021
Kendrick Perkins (Pt. 1)

Ryan McDonough is joined by ESPN & Radio.com's Kendrick Perkins to discuss what the Lakers will do in the absence of LeBron James and Anthony Davis. The pair also discuss what's going on in Toronto, who recently fined Pascal Siakam for "Choice Words" towards Nick Nurse. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

29m
Mar 23, 2021
Kendrick Perkins (Pt. 2)

Ryan and Perk continue their discussion, focusing on potential trade deadline targets like Lonzo Ball, Kyle Lowry, Victor Oladipo, and Aaron Gordon and assess which teams could use each player the most! Plus, Perk gives his thoughts on the MVP & ROY races! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

31m
Mar 23, 2021
Eli Hershkovich, Radio,com

Ryan McDonough is joined by Radio.com's Sports Betting Executive Producer Eli Hershkovich to discuss what he's betting on in the early rounds, matchups and mismatches that stick out the most, his Final Four, Champion, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

28m
Mar 18, 2021
Pete Thamel, Yahoo Sports (Pt. 1)

Ryan McDonough is joined by Yahoo Sport's Pete Thamel to discuss the wave of coach firings in college basketball, which NBA coaches could potentially fill the positions, the dynamic of "stand-by" teams, and get Pete's thoughts on the entire 2021 bracket! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

25m
Mar 15, 2021
Pete Thamel, Yahoo Sports (Pt. 2)

Ryan and Pete continue their discussion, focusing on the dominance of Gonzaga, why Jalen Suggs chose to play for the Bulldogs, and the top prospects to watch this March! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

25m
Mar 15, 2021
Larry Coon, CBA FAQ (Pt. 1)

Ryan McDonough is joined by CBA FAQ author and longtime NBA Writer Larry Coon to discuss the origin of his CBA focused prose, why he thought it was necessary, which teams and media members have reached out to him for help, and the issues that remain in the Restricted Free Agency process! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

37m
Mar 11, 2021