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The Glue Guys: A Brooklyn Nets Podcast

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Welcome to The Glue Guys, a Brooklyn Nets podcast from The Athletic brought to you by Mike Smeltz and Brian Egan focusing on all things Brooklyn Nets and the NBA. The show began when KG and Paul Pierce were still Nets... and somehow The Glue Guys have survived along with the Nets fan base

Welcome to The Glue Guys, a Brooklyn Nets podcast from The Athletic brought to you by Mike Smeltz and Brian Egan focusing on all things Brooklyn Nets and the NBA. The show began when KG and Paul Pierce were still Nets... and somehow The Glue Guys have survived along with the Nets fan base

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Welcome to The Glue Guys, a Brooklyn Nets podcast from The Athletic brought to you by Mike Smeltz and Brian Egan focusing on all things Brooklyn Nets and the NBA. The show began when KG and Paul Pierce were still Nets... and somehow The Glue Guys have survived along with the Nets fan base

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English


Episodes

The Kevin Durant Game and Game 6 Preview with Mina Kimes

6/14/2021
The Glue Guys start with the spectacular Game 5 performance by Kevin Durant and what to make of James Harden's impact. Then at (17:16) ESPN's Mina Kimes joins the show to dive into Game 5 and what to expect going into Game 6. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Check out our interview with Mina Kimes on YouTube Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:52

Nets-Bucks Game 3: What Happened?

6/10/2021
The Glue Guys pod directly after Game 3 Nets-Bucks to discuss what the hell actually happened, why the Nets lost, was Bruce Brown's final shot a good/bad one and how important was the Nets' loss to the rest of the series. Quick note: we livestreamed this episode on YouTube. You can check that out here. We'll keep doing more of that throughout the playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:32

Nets-Bucks Game 2 Review

6/7/2021
The Glue Guys dive into every important detail from the Nets blowout of the Bucks in game two including how much does that blowout matter for the rest of the series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:46

Nets-Bucks Mega-Preview: 9 Biggest Questions for Round 2

6/4/2021
First, the Glue Guys assess the impact to the Nets of the Lakers losing in the first round. Then at (16:00) the 9 biggest questions facing the Nets-Bucks series including which Net needs to have their best series, who is the end-of-game Giannis stopper and will the Harden v. Giannis feud explode on the court. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Check out videostream of this episode here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oy8wi7PBa_Q Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:29

Nets Get Revenge on Celtics with Bilge Ebiri from NY Magazine

6/2/2021
First the Glue Guys revel in the destruction of the Boston Celtics and discuss the one big thing they learned in the Nets opening round series. Then (18:00) NY Magazine film critic and Nets fan Bilge Ebiri joins the show for a special Killer Komparisons: Nets playoff opponents to revenge movies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:09:02

Kyrie Irving's Celtics Homecoming + Game 3 Preview

5/27/2021
Mike is joined by Jay King, Boston Celtics reporter for The Athletic, and Alex Schiffer, Brooklyn Nets reporter for The Athletic, to discuss how differently the Nets-Celtics series may play out as it moves to Boston, the complicated history of Kyrie Irving and the Celtics, and what to expect in game three. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:09

The Nets are better than the Celtics

5/24/2021
The Glue Guys dig into all the positives and negatives from Nets-Celtics Game 1 via a new segment titled Proud Dad/Sad Dad including Kevin Durant's physical aggressiveness, Nets 3pt shooting woes, and how to feel about the Nets Big 3 right now. Plus - what to expect going forward into the series. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts For livestreams and video - check out the Glue Guys YouTube Page Theathletic.com/glueguys to get a special deal for a subscription to The Athletic Learn more about your...

Duration:00:41:26

Nets-Celtics Playoff Preview: 8 Biggest Questions for Round 1

5/20/2021
The Glue Guys run through the absolute biggest questions going into the Brooklyn Nets first round matchup against the Boston Celtics including most important Nets role player, closing lineups, what is the deal with Kemba Walker's jacket, and what is the optimal emotional anguish the Nets can inflict on the Celtics fanbase. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts For livestreams and video - check out the Glue Guys YouTube Page Theathletic.com/glueguys to get a special deal for a subscription to The...

Duration:00:49:57

Brooklyn Nets Pre-Play-In Playoff Thoughts

5/17/2021
The Glue Guys pull apart the possible round one matchups: should the Nets want the Celtics or Wizards? Then TGG discuss how James Harden looked in his return, Nic Claxton's playoff role and more. By the way Glue friends - we recorded this episode as we streamed live on YouTube. We're going to be doing much more of that during the postseason, we're talking pregame shows, postgame shows, IN GAME SHOWS. So dive in, subscribe, get in that chat, and join the party. For livestreams and video -...

Duration:00:48:10

James Harden Returns + Ranking Brooklyn Nets Role Players

5/12/2021
The Glue Guys first hit on some big thoughts about the first-round possibilities for the Nets. Then - Killer Komparisons returns! Ranking the Nets role players in terms of playoff importance via their similarities to characters on The Sopranos. Plus TGG slides in some James Harden Returns thoughts. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts For livestreams and video - check out the Glue Guys YouTube Page Theathletic.com/glueguys to get a special deal for a subscription to The Athletic Learn more about your...

Duration:00:55:30

What's real/fake in the Nets loss to the Bucks

5/5/2021
The Glue Guys dig into what are real concerns and what are temporary issues following the Brooklyn Nets second straight loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:54

Nets Playoff Rotation, #1 Seed Path, Alize Johnson and Kevin Durant

4/30/2021
The Glue Guys dive into who will fit into the Nets playoff rotation, how will the center rotation look, why getting the top seed in the East is important and ALIZE JOHNSON. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:48

Why you shouldn't/should be worried about the Nets

4/23/2021
The Nets injury situation is concerning. Brian isn't worried. Mike is. The two discuss. Plus - how would it effect the Nets if Spencer Dinwiddie returned to the team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:53

LaMarcus Aldridge Retires + Possible 1st Round Playoff Matchups

4/15/2021
First, Mike reacts to the breaking news that LaMarcus Aldridge is retiring. What that means for the Nets, how their lineup may change and whether Sean Marks will make another move to replace Aldridge. Then at (9:00) Brian joins in to run through each of the Nets' possible 1st round playoff matchups and assess Pros/Cons for each team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:28

Kevin Durant Returns!

4/8/2021
Kevin Durant returned to the Brooklyn Nets lineup. Brian and Mike discuss how he looked and the unique way the Nets brought him back. (12:00) What to make of Kyrie Irving's season so far. (16:30) They spend the rest of the episode assessing LaMarcus Aldridge, Nic Claxton, Blake Griffin and how the big rotation will look in the playoffs. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts For livestreams and video - check out the Glue Guys YouTube Page Theathletic.com/glueguys to get a special deal for a...

Duration:00:41:41

Introducing Shattered: The Athletic's new narrative series on the New York Knicks

4/6/2021
We are excited to announce The Athletic's new podcast series - Shattered: Hope, Heartbreak and the New York Knicks. Hosted by hip-hop legend Chuck D, the series dives deep on the past 20 years of the Knicks. Shattered reveals never-heard-before stories about the Knicks, team owner James Dolan and the NBA, with interviews from dozens of voices including franchise legend Patrick Ewing. This is the first 5 minutes of episode one - a look at how the 90's Knicks team broke apart. To listen to the...

Duration:00:08:04

LaMarcus Aldridge First Impressions + Playoff Rotation Thoughts

4/2/2021
Brian and Mike divert dramatically on what they saw from LaMarcus Aldridge in his Brooklyn Nets debut. They discuss what value he may bring to the team, what concerns they have and more. Plus - netspod@gmail.com mailbag questions - ranking the possible 1st round playoff matchups, which Nets will see minutes drop when Kevin Durant returns and what should the Nets closing lineup be. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:44

EMERGENCY POD: Brooklyn Nets sign LaMarcus Aldridge

3/27/2021
The glass has been broken! EMERGENCY POD. The Brooklyn Nets have signed LaMarcus Aldridge: what will he bring to the Nets, what are the potential downsides, is he better than the other buyout big men, and how does he fit within the Nets center rotation. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts For livestreams and video - check out the Glue Guys YouTube Page Theathletic.com/glueguys to get a special deal for a subscription to The Athletic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:27

Brooklyn Nets post-trade deadline possibilities + tiering the scariness of the deadline deals

3/25/2021
The Brooklyn Nets did not do a single thing at the NBA trade deadline. They remained silent! Brian and Mike dig into whether there were any deals the Nets should have made, what it means that Spencer Dinwiddie is still a Net and assess the best buyout options. Then (21:20) TGG tier the biggest deadline deals in terms of how scary they were for the Nets - including Evan Fournier to Boston, Aaron Gordon to the Nuggets and Kyle Lowry not changing teams. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts For...

Duration:00:49:25

Brooklyn Nets Trade Deadline Preview with Alex Schiffer

3/22/2021
The Athletic's Brooklyn Nets reporter Alex Schiffer joins the Glue Guys to discuss what we learned in Blake Griffin's debut with the Nets. (15:00) A power rankings of the Nets center options: Claxton, Blake, Jeff Green, BRUCE BROWN and DeAndre Jordan. (32:00) Then a deep dive into the Nets trade deadline possibilities including what is the likelihood the Nets trade Spencer Dinwiddie. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts For livestreams and video - check out the Glue Guys YouTube Page...

Duration:00:57:46