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The Athletic NBA Show

The Athletic

An NBA podcast featuring a rotating lineup of the best insiders, writers, and reporters from The Athletic. Monday thru Friday. Monday: Basketball Buds with Zach Harper, Jay King and Josh Huestis | Tuesday: Hoops Adjacent with David Aldridge and Marcus Thompson | Wednesday: Nerder She Wrote with Dave DuFour, Seth Partnow, and Mo Dakhil | Thursday: Tampering with Sam Amick, Anthony Slater and Fred Katz | Friday: The Slam & Jam with Andrew Schlecht and Alex Speers. read less

Our Editor's Take

Basketball fans searching for a podcast that goes beyond recapping games may like The Athletic NBA Show podcast. The program offers listeners different perspectives on the game. While the podcast has recap segments, it also has episodes that offer expert analyses. Plus, interviews, predictions, and trade rumors. It's a magazine-style podcast with many subjects on the stream. The show is the audio counterpart of The Athletic, a New York Times subsidiary. Reporters from the premium website host the show. The Athletic charges readers for its written content, but this podcast is free.

The Athletic NBA Show podcast listeners have access to content from different hosts. Andrew Schlecht is the senior producer of the program. He also cohosts the show's Saturday episodes. He and the other podcast hosts talk playoffs, team rankings, and other topics. They also interview a variety of guests.

The topics vary each day, depending on what is going on in the NBA. The Athletic NBA Show podcast has many different segments to please hoops fans. Listeners get recaps and expert insight into the previous night's games. Other episodes talk about the past weekend's action. Players, teams, stats, and contenders get discussed as well. Winning streaks and losing streaks are top topics. So are the perennial best and worst teams in the league.

Show fans will hear hosts discuss trade rumors, free agent signings, and surprising standouts. And other reporters and podcasters often join the hosts of The Athletic NBA Show. Past panelists on the show include ESPN's Howard Bryant. Eddie Johnson from SiriusXM sometimes appears. So does Gerald Bourguet of PHNX. Fellow podcaster Matt Babcock contributes his insight as well. People who love basketball and want variety should listen to The Athletic NBA Show. New episodes come out at least once daily during the basketball season. In the offseason, episodes have a less frequent schedule.

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