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The Ringer NBA team breaks down the latest news, trends, and transactions around the league four days a week. MON: Logan Murdock & Raja Bell TUE: 'The Mismatch' with Kevin O'Connor & Chris Vernon WED: 'Group Chat' with Justin Verrier, Rob Mahoney & Jonathan Tjarks FRI: 'The Mismatch' with Kevin O'Connor & Chris Vernon

The Ringer NBA team breaks down the latest news, trends, and transactions around the league four days a week. MON: Logan Murdock & Raja Bell TUE: 'The Mismatch' with Kevin O'Connor & Chris Vernon WED: 'Group Chat' with Justin Verrier, Rob Mahoney & Jonathan Tjarks FRI: 'The Mismatch' with Kevin O'Connor & Chris Vernon

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The Ringer NBA team breaks down the latest news, trends, and transactions around the league four days a week. MON: Logan Murdock & Raja Bell TUE: 'The Mismatch' with Kevin O'Connor & Chris Vernon WED: 'Group Chat' with Justin Verrier, Rob Mahoney & Jonathan Tjarks FRI: 'The Mismatch' with Kevin O'Connor & Chris Vernon

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English


Episodes

Will Westbrook Help the Wizards? Plus: Lakers Loom Large and PG-13 Talks Trash | The Mismatch

12/4/2020
Subscribe now to the new feed on Spotify, Apple, or wherever you get your podcasts for ALL future episodes of "The Mismatch". On their last-ever podcast on the Ringer NBA Show feed, Verno and KOC get into the nitty gritty of the Westbrook-Wall trade (3:00), then talk over the latest news around the league, including the LeBron and AD signings (44:00), Paul George’s recent comments about his role on the Clippers, and the NBA season schedule. Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor

Duration:01:10:31

Emergency Podcast: Rockets Trade Russell Westbrook to the Wizards for John Wall | The Ringer NBA Show

12/2/2020
Logan Murdock, Chris Ryan, and Kevin O’Connor heed the call as the Rockets trade Russell Westbrook to the Wizards for John Wall and a 2023 protected draft pick. Don't forget to go find the new feed for 'The Mismatch' on Spotify, Apple, or wherever you get your podcasts. Hosts: Logan Murdock, Chris Ryan, and Kevin O’Connor

Duration:00:21:56

Taking News: Training Camp Edition | Group Chat

12/2/2020
Justin, Rob, and Tjarks are joined by The Athletic’s Zach Harper to take some news. They compete against each other to have the best takes on the positive coronavirus tests that have already appeared prior to the season starting (1:00), Kemba Walker’s knee injury (12:00), Kevin Durant denying having had conversations with James Harden about joining the Nets (22:00), David Griffin saying they want to play Zion at the three (32:30), the uncertainty around John Collins’ potential contract...

Duration:01:13:39

Three Free Agent Signings We Like and Three We Don’t | The Mismatch

12/1/2020
KOC and Verno have a VERY special announcement at the top of the show, so don’t pump that 30-second fast-forward too hard. Then they get into how coronavirus could affect the 2020-21 NBA season, based on what we’ve seen from MLB and the NFL, and how the NBA schedule could play out (4:45). After that they talk about three free agent signings they liked and three they didn’t (12:45). Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor You can find the brand new feed for 'The Mismatch' on Spotify, Apple, or...

Duration:00:57:11

What Do You Have to Do to Get Nailed for Tampering in the NBA? | Real Ones

11/30/2020
Logan and Raja take a look at how tampering functions in the NBA and how badly you have to mess up in order to be investigated in light of the Bogdan Bogdanovic–Bucks debacle (1:00). Then, they get into how the coronavirus will affect the 2020-21 NBA season with all the mess happening in the NFL (36:00). Hosts: Logan Murdock and Raja Bell

Duration:00:55:37

Will Giannis Sign the Supermax Extension? Plus: The Suns’ Ceiling With Chris Paul. | Group Chat

11/25/2020
Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel joins the show to discuss what lies in store for Giannis and the Bucks: Will he sign his extension? Has the franchise done enough to convince him that Milwaukee is a title contender (1:00)? Then we discuss the teams that made the largest moves in free agency since we last spoke and talk about the Celtics declining to make an offer for Myles Turner and what says about the current state of the center position in the league (41:00). Hosts: Justin...

Duration:01:32:33

Free Agency Shuffle: Playoff Potential, Puzzling Contracts, and Championship Contenders | The Mismatch

11/24/2020
Verno and KOC get into all the most fascinating free agency moves from the past few days. First they look at teams that have vaulted themselves from the lottery to a potential playoff run (0:45) and the most puzzling contracts that have been signed in free agency (22:10). Then they get into which championship contenders have improved their rosters and which have fallen flat in free agency (36:15). Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor

Duration:01:07:21

Which Teams Have Done Enough in Free Agency to Be Championship Contenders? | Real Ones

11/23/2020
Logan and Raja discuss the massive contracts that have been handed out in free agency this season (0:45) and the young players who received their first big contracts. Then they get into the free agency signings that championship contenders have made (26:00) and Klay Thompson’s season-ending injury (45:30). Hosts: Logan Murdock and Raja Bell

Duration:00:56:54

Unpacking the Bogdanovic Debacle and First Day of Free Agency Recap | The Mismatch

11/20/2020
Verno and KOC discuss the Bogdan Bogdanovic debacle and its affect on the first few hours of free agency (0:00), the situation in Philly, what the Hawks could look like next season, and Detroit’s free agency moves (1:00). Then, they go through all of the deals made in the first few hours of free agency (30:00). Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor

Duration:01:06:16

The Ringer NBA Show Post-Draft Special

11/19/2020
The Ringer’s draft mavens Kevin O’Connor, Jonathan Tjarks, and J. Kyle Mann convene the morning after the 2020 NBA draft to go over the top three picks (1:00) as well as the picks and trades that most intrigue them (32:00). Hosts: Kevin O’Connor, Jonathan Tjarks, J. Kyle Mann

Duration:01:06:26

Rockets Hit a Wall and More Trade Rumors. Plus: Predraft Spectacular. | Group Chat

11/18/2020
Justin, Tjarks, and Rob are joined by J. Kyle Mann to talk about the latest trade scuttlebutt circulating on the internet about a potential Russell Westbrook for John Wall trade and Atlanta’s bid for Gordon Hayward, as well as the recently released schedule for the first half of the upcoming season (1:55). Then we go back in time to Tuesday afternoon for Group Chat’s predraft spectacular (35:15). Hosts: Justin Verrier, Rob Mahoney, and Jonathan Tjarks Guest: J. Kyle Mann

Duration:01:29:46

The Trade Machine Is Whirring: CP3, Jrue, and Bogdan Are on the Move. Plus: Possible Draft Pick Trade-Ups | The Mismatch

11/17/2020
Verno and KOC run through the myriad gigantic after-dark trades that kept us all up last night, including Chris Paul to the Suns (1:27), Jrue Holiday and Bogdan Bogdanovic to the Bucks (11:34), and the fresh rumors that James Harden wants out of Houston (26:17). Then they get into some draft talk ahead of the NBA draft on Wednesday (50:29). Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor

Duration:01:05:37

Chris Paul Is Headed to the Suns, James Harden Reportedly Requested a Trade, and More | Real Ones

11/16/2020
Chris Ryan joins Logan to briefly discuss Chris Paul being traded to the Phoenix Suns (0:01). Then Logan and Raja jump on to talk about the rumors absolutely flying around about the Rockets’ possible implosion this offseason (17:30). After that, they get into Raja’s experiences with free agency (41:00) and what actually happened in the locker room between Raja and Ty Corbin during the 2011-12 season he spent on the Utah Jazz (52:50). Hosts: Logan Murdock and Raja Bell Guest: Chris Ryan

Duration:01:11:27

The Rockets Are Burning Out Their Fuse. Plus: Sleeper Draft Picks with Jonathan Tjarks and J. Kyle Mann. | The Mismatch

11/13/2020
Verno and KOC get into the absolute dumpster fire raging in Houston right now with Westbrook forcing a trade and multiple role players expressing discontent (1:00), then get into other trades that could happen next week (26:45). Then The Ringer’s Jonathan Tjarks and J. Kyle Mann join KOC go team by team looking at potential late-first- and second-round draft picks (39:00). Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor Guests: Jonathan Tjarks and J. Kyle Mann

Duration:01:10:37

A "Plausible Eventual Possibility” With Nate Duncan | Group Chat

11/11/2020
Justin, Rob, and Tjarks are joined by Nate Duncan to talk about recent reports from Kevin O’Connor that Russell Westbrook could be had in a trade and from ESPN that a forced trade by Westbrook or James Harden is a “plausible eventual possibility” (1:15). Then they discuss potential landing spots for Chris Paul (21:30), the Thunder’s new head coach Mark Daigneault (33:30), Marc Stein’s report that the Atlanta Hawks are pursuing Jrue Holiday (37:30), and some draft talk (50:30). Hosts: Justin...

Duration:01:19:58

NBA 2020-2021 Season Dates Are Set. Plus: Where LaMelo Ball and Other Prospects Will Wind Up in the Draft | The Mismatch

11/10/2020
Verno and KOC get into all the NBA news that’s broken over the past couple of days regarding the start of the 2020-2021 season (0:45) and where LaMelo Ball could end up in the draft (11:00), and then they talk through some of the most interesting prospects in the draft (30:30). Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor

Duration:00:52:11

Austin Rivers on the NBA’s Return, Doc Rivers' Move From LA to Philly, and More | Real Ones

11/9/2020
Logan and Raja are back talking about the NBA’s plan to return to basketball December 22 (45:00). Then, Austin Rivers joins Logan to discuss the Rockets’ 2019-20 season, Doc Rivers’s new job as head coach for the 76ers, which teams will be at the top of league next season, and much more (30:00). Hosts: Logan Murdock and Raja Bell Guest: Austin Rivers

Duration:01:20:00

NBA Tentatively Approves 2020-21 Season Plan. Plus: Draft Rumors With Jonathan Tjarks and J. Kyle Mann | The Mismatch

11/6/2020
Verno and KOC get into all the intricacies of Thursday’s tentative deal between the NBA and NBPA to start the 2020-21 season during the week of Christmas (1:00). Then, Jonathan Tjarks and J. Kyle Mann join KOC to get into the draft rumors floating around and some of their favorite draft prospects (30:00). Hosts: Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor Guests: Jonathan Tjarks and J. Kyle Mann

Duration:01:02:34

Welcome to The Ringer NBA Show

11/4/2020
The Ringer NBA team breaks down the latest news, trends, and transactions around the league four days a week. MON: Logan Murdock & Raja Bell TUES & FRI: 'The Mismatch' with Kevin O'Connor & Chris Vernon WED: 'Group Chat' with Justin Verrier, Rob Mahoney & Jonathan Tjarks

Duration:00:00:56

Jrue Holiday Trade Rumors With Scott Kushner and the Knicks' Future With Mike Vorkunov | Group Chat

11/4/2020
The Times-Picayune’s Scott Kushner joins Justin, Rob, and Tjarks to talk about this morning’s Jrue Holiday trade rumors (1:55). Then, The Athletic’s Mike Vorkunov joins the show to discuss the Knicks’ draft options and potential offseason moves (32:50). Hosts: Justin Verrier, Rob Mahoney, and Jonathan Tjarks Guests: Scott Kushner and Mike Vorkunov

Duration:01:05:13