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Sam Vecenie, a Senior NBA Writer at The Athletic, talks all about basketball. From the NBA, to the NBA Draft, to college hoops and even some high school, Vecenie is has you covered in this show. And some thoughts on movies, too.

Sam Vecenie, a Senior NBA Writer at The Athletic, talks all about basketball. From the NBA, to the NBA Draft, to college hoops and even some high school, Vecenie is has you covered in this show. And some thoughts on movies, too.

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United States

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Sam Vecenie, a Senior NBA Writer at The Athletic, talks all about basketball. From the NBA, to the NBA Draft, to college hoops and even some high school, Vecenie is has you covered in this show. And some thoughts on movies, too.

Language:

English


Episodes

2021 NBA Draft Mock Draft Podcast, Version 3.0 with Matt Pennie

5/10/2021
Matt Pennie joins to do another updated 2021 NBA Mock Draft. For the first time, we talk about teams and prospect fits instead of just a top-30 prospect listing. So it's a bit of a deeper dive into not just college prospects, but also some thoughts on where NBA teams sit as they enter the close of their season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:22:40

Why the Top Eight NBA Contenders Will or Won't Win the Championship with Mo Dakhil

5/8/2021
In this episode, we run through why the Lakers, Clippers, Jazz, Suns, Nuggets, 76ers, Nets, and Bucks will or will not win what has quickly morphed into the most wide open NBA title chase in years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:23:39

International NBA Draft Prospects Breakdown and Emoni Bates talk with Matt Pennie

5/5/2021
Matt Pennie and I run through the top international prospects in the class, but first we talk Emoni Bates and what's going on with him as he starts the offseason and AAU cycle before his senior year. Longer thoughts on Alperen Sengun, Josh Giddey, Usman Garuba, Roko Prkacin, and Rokas Jokubaitis, plus others. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:38:02

NBA Rookies Breakdown with Kyle Mann; Anthony Edwards, LaMelo Ball, POKU, and many more

5/1/2021
Kyle Mann from The Ringer joins and we break down the rookies from the 2020 NBA Draft class. Deep dives on Anthony Edwards, LaMelo Ball, Immanuel Quickley, POKU, and Tyrese Haliburton, plus more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:21:14

The Top 12 Coaching Jobs in College Basketball w/ Matt Pennie

4/28/2021
Part Two of our series breaking down the 25 best coaching jobs in college basketball. Part One is in the podcast before this, where we run through the other jobs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:41

Top 25 Coaching Jobs in College Basketball: Nos. 25 to 13, with honorable mentions

4/25/2021
Matt Pennie joins to chat about what the best jobs are in college basketball. Which program would be the best to coach? A deep dive into what matters in a coaching job, why there are more good jobs for coaches than ever, why you can be successful in more places than ever, and into the jobs rated No. 25 to No. 13, with discussions on all of the ones that just missed out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:18

NBA Catch-Up w/ Nekias Duncan; NBA Title Race, MVP Race, the East, the Suns, the Knicks, and more

4/23/2021
NBA Catch-Up w/ Nekias Duncan. We run through the NBA Title Race, the MVP Race, the East, the Suns, the Knicks, the weird middle of the Eastern Conference and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:20:46

Does Winning Games Matter for NBA Draft prospects?; Giddey! Prospects We're Struggling to Evaluate

4/13/2021
Matt Pennie is here to chat about winning and the NBA Draft; Josh Giddey, the toughest evaluations in the class, and some segments that include Pennie Recruiting Stories, Sam Explores Australia, Movies, Two-Year-Old Children, and more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:21:38

Early NBA Draft Declarations, Transfer Portal thoughts, recruiting stories with Pennie, and more

4/8/2021
Matt Pennie is back, we break down thoughts on the transfer portal, on the NBA Draft and some of the kids who have made early decisions to stay or go -- such as DJ Steward, Trayce Jackson-Davis, Taevion Kinsey, Scottie Lewis, and plenty more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:43

Baylor wins the title; Final Four breakdown of prospects and contextualizing Gonzaga and Baylor historically

4/6/2021
Pennie joins the show for the first of a two-part episode. In this first part, we break down everything to do with what we saw this weekend in the Final Four. Prospects, game breakdowns, contextualizing this season and way, way more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:36

NBA Draft Sweet 16/Elite 8 Breakdown; Indiana hires Woodson; Recruiting Stories w/ Pennie

3/31/2021
Matt Pennie joins to break down what we saw in the NCAA Tournament, the Indiana coaching hire, and Russell Westbrook thoughts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:25:40

NCAA Tournament First and Second Round Recap for Draft Prospects

3/24/2021
Pennie is back, and we run through what draft prospects over and under performed in the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament. We start with Cade, move through to the lottery guys still left like Suggs and Mobley. Then, we run through some of the fun stories. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:27:46

NCAA Tournament Gambling Preview Round of 64

3/18/2021
Jim Root from the Three Man Weave joins the show and we run through a bunch of games in the Round of 64 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:36

NCAA Tournament Prospect Preview w/ Matt Pennie

3/17/2021
Pennie joins the show, and we run through every matchup in the NCAA Tournament Round of 64 and discuss the NBA prospects in each. We also open talking about Isaiah Jackson's decision to test the waters versus straight-up declare for the draft, and additionally we talk about the Indiana men's basketball job, and why we need Brad Stevens to take it for the CONTENT. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:45:44

NCAA Selection Show Breakdown; What do you need to know for your bracket? with Nicole Auerbach

3/14/2021
Nicole Auerbach joins, and we run through the 2021 NCAA Tournament bracket, chatting about everything we saw with the Selection Show. We start with grand takeaways, then move to the bubble, then we do a region-by-region breakdown starting at the 17-minute mark. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:16:42

Who is the Best College Point Guard Duo of the Last 20 Years? with Matt Pennie

3/10/2021
Matthew Pennie joins the show to discuss whether or not Jared Butler and Davion Mitchell have a case as the best collegiate point guard duo of the last 20 years? Plus, a dive into James Bouknight and Franz Wagner. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:22

The Malachi Effect in the NBA Draft; G League update; Arizona Thoughts w/ Matt Pennie

3/2/2021
Matt Pennie joins, and we start with the G League Ignite, we move to potential March breakout players, then talk Arizona Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:33:15

The top 2021 NBA Draft Prospects, and their biggest concerns heading into March

2/25/2021
Matt Pennie joins the show to break down the weaknesses of the top draft prospects as their collegiate seasons wind down Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:18:33

Western Conference All-Star Picks w/ Dieter Kurtenbach

2/22/2021
A deep dive into the Western Conference All-Star picks with legend of the podcast Dieter Kurtenbach. We break down all of the incredible players up for selection in the Western Conference, and agonize over tough decisions about who to put on and who to leave off. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:05:01

Eastern Conference All-Star Picks w/ Dieter Kurtenbach

2/21/2021
A deep dive into the Eastern Conference All-Star picks with legend of the podcast Dieter Kurtenbach. We break down all of the incredible players up for selection in the Eastern Conference, and agonize over tough decisions about who to put on and who to leave off. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:23