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This is an intelligent and informed discussion on the NBA, its intricacies, and the forces that drive it.

This is an intelligent and informed discussion on the NBA, its intricacies, and the forces that drive it.

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This is an intelligent and informed discussion on the NBA, its intricacies, and the forces that drive it.

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English


Episodes

Coronavirus Hits the NBA: What's Next?

3/12/2020
Ben Ladner and John Sauber react to the NBA suspending its season after Rudy Gobert tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday.

Duration:00:29:37

Eating Crow on Tatum & Westbrook; Zion Continues To Dominate

3/4/2020
On this episode of Read & React, Ben Ladner and Jon Sauber revisit their previously-held opinions on Jayson Tatum and Russell Westbrook, then examine Zion Williamson's dominance over his last 15 games.

Duration:00:53:26

Tough Times for the Sixers, The Race for Eight, Western-Conference Playoff Matchups

2/26/2020
On this episode of Read and React, Ben Ladner and Jon Sauber discuss the latest on Ben Simmons' back injury, the race for the eight seed in the West, and the playoff matchups they'd like to see.

Duration:01:03:23

News Catchup and Big Questions for the Rest of the Season

2/24/2020
After more than a week off, Ben Ladner and Jon Sauber catch up on some of the biggest stories in the NBA before discussing some of their biggest questions about the league for the rest of the season.

Duration:01:01:35

Driving Back From Philly

2/12/2020
On this episode of Read and React, Ben Ladner and Jon Sauber react to last week's trade deadline and the state of the Eastern Conference as they drive back from the game between the Sixers and Clippers.

Duration:01:22:50

Late-Night Four-Team Trade, More Knicks Dysfunction, What's Going on With the Sixers?

2/5/2020
On this episode of Read and React, Ben Ladner and Jon Sauber react (live) to the four-team trade between the Hawks, Rockets, Wolves, and Nuggets on Tuesday night. Then they discuss the firing of Steve Mills in New York and the 76ers' struggles.

Duration:01:11:17

Remembering Kobe Bryant

1/28/2020
On this episode of Read and React, Ben Ladner and Jon Sauber share their thoughts on the tragic death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter this weekend, and reflect on the legacy the future Hall-of-Famer leaves behind.

Duration:00:32:53

Zion's Debut, All Star Starters Announced, Dealing With Powell's Absence

1/25/2020
On this episode of Read and React, Ben Ladner and Jon Sauber react to Zion Williamson's NBA debut, the announcement of All-Star starters, and what the Mavericks can do to replace Dwight Powell (this episode was recorded prior to Dallas' trade for Willie Cauley-Stein).

Duration:01:01:39

The Sixers are Surging & More Fake Trades

1/22/2020
On this episode of Read and React, Ben Ladner and Jon Sauber discuss' Ben Simmons' role in the 76ers' recent winning streak before diving into some hypothetical trade possibilities ahead of the trade deadline.

Duration:01:15:39

All-Star Selections & the Jeff Teague Trade

1/17/2020
On this episode of Read and React, Ben Ladner and Jon Sauber make their 2020 All Star selections, which includes debates on Tobias Harris vs. Khris Middleton, Devin Booker vs. Brandon Ingram, and how many All Stars the Jazz should have. At the top of the show, they react to the trade that sent Jeff Teague back to the Hawks on Thursday afternoon.

Duration:01:08:07

Checking in on the West's Hottest Teams

1/14/2020
On this episode of Read and React, Ben Ladner and Jon Sauber take the temperature of some of the hottest teams in the Western Conference. They discuss Utah's hot streak, the Nuggets' defensive woes, the Spurs' shot selection, and more.

Duration:00:59:45

Drummond on the Move, Assessing Kuzma's Value, and a Big Sixers Trade Idea

1/9/2020
On this episode of Read and React, Ben Ladner and Jon Sauber discuss some of the latest trade buzz around the NBA, including talks between the Hawks and Pistons for Andre Drummond, what the Lakers should do with Kyle Kuzma, and a potential shakeup in Philadelphia.

Duration:01:09:51

Christmas Day Reactions & Wild Trade Speculation

12/31/2019
On this episode of Read and React, Ben Ladner and Jon Sauber gives their observations from this year's Christmas games and what they could portend for the playoffs. Then, they discuss trade possibilities for the Thunder, Wolves, and more.

Duration:01:24:12

Tales from the Laker Game, Reassessing the Top of the East, Luka's Injury

12/18/2019
On this episode of Read and React, Ben Ladner and Jon Sauber discuss Ben's first time seeing LeBron in person, the Bucks' 18-game win streak, Philadelphia's recent surge, and what Luka Dončić's ankle injury could mean for Kristaps Porzingis.

Duration:01:10:13

All-Decade Awards, Part II

12/14/2019
On this episode of Read and React, Ben Ladner and Jon Sauber pick their All-Decade teams for the 2010s and discuss some of the most indelible moments of the last 10 years.

Duration:01:26:03

All-Decade Awards, Part I

12/11/2019
On this episode of Read and React, Ben Ladner and Jon Sauber give out their individual All-Decade honors for the 2010s, including Most Valuable Player, Defensive Player of the Decade, Coach of the Decade, and more.

Duration:01:04:02

Quarter-Season Awards Ballot

12/7/2019
On this episode of Read & React, Ben and Jon pick their Most Valuable Player, Defensive Player of the Year, and other awards a quarter of the way through the season.

Duration:01:09:03

Improving the NBA: Rule Changes, Schedule Changes & More

12/3/2019
On this episode of Read and React, Ben Ladner and Jon Sauber discuss recent reports that the NBA is considering changing its schedule and whether the proposed changes would actually be good for the league. Then, they talk about what they would do if they could tweak the NBA's rules.

Duration:00:55:18

Simmons Makes a 3, Kawhi & PG Unite, and Luka Mania Continues

11/22/2019
On this episode of Read and React, Ben Ladner and Jon Sauber analyze a highly entertaining game between the Celtics and Clippers and what the partnership of Kawhi Leonard and Paul George will mean for the Clippers. Then, they discuss Ben Simmons' first career 3-pointer and Luka Dončić's MVP-level run to start the season.

Duration:00:49:03

PG's Debut, Harden's Scoring Rampage, Blazers & Spurs Struggle

11/20/2019
On this episode of Read and React, Ben Ladner and Jon Sauber discuss Paul George's debut as a Clipper, James Harden's ridiculous scoring run to start the year, and what's wrong with the Spurs and Trail Blazers right now.

Duration:00:45:16