Dunc'd On Basketball NBA Podcast

Dunc'd On Basketball NBA Podcast

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


November 30, 2023 57 mins

Our first chance this year to get on live with Dunc’d On Prime subscribers. Some great questions:

  • How would we redraft 2021?
  • What is the minimum return you’d accept for your pending free agents in Toronto?
  • Why is the Pistons’ defense bad despite playing defense-first players?
  • Why are American players not the best in the world anymore?
  • How is Calgary Ginger Beef?
  • What factors do you consider when writing a player off as a prospect?
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Part 2 of our bi-weekly look at each conference. This week, the East:

  • ATL and BRK played a ridiculous game, as all Hawks home games seem to be.
  • IND: Is Tyrese Haliburton already one of the four best-shooting point guards ever?
  • CHI: Their Big 3 has been awful together. Is it time to reduce the role of Nikola Vucevic?
  • CHA and WAS: LaMelo Ball is hurt, Miles Bridges looks back, Kyle Kuzma’s curious end-of-game decision-making, and Jor...
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Another huge episode as we go in chronological order to lay out how the standings evolved for the Tournament and hit on all of the games.  Plus, why we think the NBA really has a winner on its hand with the Tournament.  Finally, we catch up on news around the league.

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November 20, 2023 115 mins
  • HOU and LAL: LeBron gets the better of Dillon Brooks in crunchtime again, but the Rockets’ D is for real
  • GSW and OKC played Nate’s favorite game of the season so far.
  • UTA: The Jazz offense is surprisingly solid
  • DAL: A loss to the Bucks, but Kyrie Irving was incredibly impressive.
  • DEN: How are the youngs on Denver’s rebuilt bench faring?
  • LAC: How has Kawhi’s role changed this year?
  • PHX: How are all those ballyhooed minimum signings do...
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November 16, 2023 53 mins

Another of the tight, quick-hitting shows Dunc’d On is known for! Danny and Nate look at each of the 30 teams in reverse order of net rating, and ask what each team’s biggest question is based on the first ~10 games of the season.

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November 14, 2023 122 mins
  • BOS: Kristaps Porzingis has been everything the C’s have hoped for
  • PHI Tyrese Maxey’s 50-pointer caps a scorching start
  • IND: Tyrese Haliburton is leading the best offense in the NBA
  • ATL: Jalen Johnson is emerging as Atlanta’s best prospect
  • NYK: The Knicks are historically bad right now in this key stat
  • ORL: The Magic’s guards lead one of the best defenses
  • MIL: So, are these guys ever going to generate easy shots?
  • BRK: The Nets’ defens...
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November 10, 2023 58 mins

A year ago, Keith Smith joined Nate to discuss our hopes, dreams, fears, and expectations for the 2023 CBA. One year later, with an offseason under our belts, we take stock of the new provisions and how they are working out so far.

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November 5, 2023 103 mins

A look at the Western conference thru the first 2 weeks or so of the season.

  • DAL: Luka Doncic and the Mavs’ shooters have been on fire.
  • DEN and MIN: The Wolves dealt Denver their first loss as Jaden McDaniels returned. Plus, a way Nikola Jokic has gotten better on defense in the early going.
  • HOU: Dillon Brooks is playing better on offense, but Amen Thompson wasn’t playing like himself before he got hurt.
  • LAC and LAL saw both teams ...
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November 4, 2023 71 mins

A fantastic slate marked the inaugural night of games for the NBA Cup. We discuss overall how the event went, and then get into the details on GSW/OKC, CLE/IND, BKN/CHI, MEM/POR, NYK/MIL, and DAL/DEN.

Then, we pick our most significant result from the evening as it affects the standings going forward.

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October 30, 2023 82 mins

The Oklahoma City Thunder are our most intriguing team in the early going, as we focus on the role of Chet Holmgren on both ends.

Denver’s revamped second unit looks great so far as their juggernaut rolls on early this year.

The Detroit Pistons are using a Cade and defense formula to get off to a 2-1 start.

Was it possible that nobody would win the Bulls/Raptors game on Friday?

Utah managed to beat the Clippers’ 5-out group on Friday, ...

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October 26, 2023 86 mins

Danny and Nate do deep dives on the two big games of the evening, including Dallas winning Victor’s debut and the Celtics surviving in New York with their new superteam.

Then we hit on every other game this evening, in order: ATL/CHA, WAS/IND, ORL/HOU, CLE/BRK, DET/MIA, MIN/TOR, POR/LAC, OKC/CHI, and NOP/MEM.

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October 23, 2023 137 mins

Nate and Danny give their predictions for every team, plus their picks for the playoffs and championship.

Then, every major award including MVP, COY, DPOY, 6th Man, Most Improved, ROY, and Executive of the Year. Plus we discuss our picks for best sophomore, biggest surprise teams and players, biggest disappointments, and of course Not Executive of the Year.

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The Athletic’s Kelly Iko joins to discuss a season of heightened expectations in Houston. Topics:

  • What the Rockets are getting in Fred VanVleet and Dillon Brooks
  • Why Nate thinks Amen Thompson is one of the most interesting prospects to enter the league in a long time
  • How the Rockets will still rise and fall on the development of Jalen Green, Jabari Smith, Jr., and Alperen Sengun
  • And, of course, our predictions for the Rockets’ seas...
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Editor-in-chief of Air Alamo Noah Magaro-George joins to discuss the debut season of Victor Wembanyama. We discuss every aspect of his upcoming rookie season:

  • How he looks physically
  • Where he’s improved the most from the Summer
  • How they’ll use him on both ends
  • What lineups he’ll play in
  • How he’ll effect the Spurs bottom line as a rookie

Then we rank the Spurs remaining prospects like Jeremy Sochan, Devin Vassell, Keldon Johnson,...

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Longtime Miami scribe Ethan Skolnick of Five Reasons Sports guests to discuss the Heat’s chances of returning to the NBA Finals. Ethan discusses why he thinks this Heat roster is improved over the one that started the regular season a year ago, what the plan is for Erik Spoelstra’s rotation, and whether Jimmy Butler can do it again at age 34.

Plus, is the Heat organization doing enough to support Butler’s pursuit of a championship?


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Will Gottlieb of CHGO joins to discuss the Chicago Bulls. They’re bringing the band back, so do they project as the most similar team from a year ago?

What are the chances that young players in the rotation can power a step forward? Who starts at point guard? Who finishes games? How will the Big 3 play this year with Vuc and DeRozan in their mid-30s now?

Plus, we make our predictions for the Bulls season.

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Tim Cato of the Athletic is our guest to discuss the first full year of the Luka/Kyrie era. What can they take from their disappointing finish last year? Will the rookies really start? Can Josh Green be the answer for 2-way play? Is this a deeper team than commonly believed? Is Jaden Hardy a key piece of the team this year? And could Jason Kidd be on the hot seat if the team is below expectations?

Plus, we make our predictions for ...

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October 2, 2023 79 mins

We hit on all the tentacles of the Jrue Holiday trade:

  • How good is this Celtics team on the floor? Who will start? How will they play on offense and defense now? Is this one of the most talented teams we’ve seen? What are their remaining weaknesses?
  • Did the Celtics give up too much to get him?
  • How did the Blazers do overall in the Dame trade? Were there other potential offers they should have prioritized? Now that we know the full...
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Lakers beatman Jovan Buha of the Athletic joins to break down whether the Lakers can build on their surprise conference finals appearance. What is the status of LeBron and AD coming off injury? Can Austin Reaves take another leap? What does the starting lineup and rotation look like around them? How do new additions Gabe Vincent and Christian Wood fit in? Plus, we discuss our predictions for the Lakers season.

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September 15, 2023 91 mins

Maybe our most fascinating rookie extensions pod ever, with a new CBA bringing likely 10% yearly cap increases and the possibility of a 5th year on non-max extensions. Where do the likes of Patrick Williams, Onyeka Okongwu, Devin Vassell, Tyrese Maxey, Immanuel Quickley, and Jaden McDaniels end up?

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