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Join Coach Nick, the brains behind some of the best video analysis of the NBA, as he welcomes guests from all facets of basketball for in depth discussions on everything from how your favorite team is running their offense, to the latest trade rumors,...

Join Coach Nick, the brains behind some of the best video analysis of the NBA, as he welcomes guests from all facets of basketball for in depth discussions on everything from how your favorite team is running their offense, to the latest trade rumors, to cutting edge training techniques, and new fundamentals of basketball being developed daily.

Join Coach Nick, the brains behind some of the best video analysis of the NBA, as he welcomes guests from all facets of basketball for in depth discussions on everything from how your favorite team is running their offense, to the latest trade rumors, to cutting edge training techniques, and new fundamentals of basketball being developed daily.
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Join Coach Nick, the brains behind some of the best video analysis of the NBA, as he welcomes guests from all facets of basketball for in depth discussions on everything from how your favorite team is running their offense, to the latest trade rumors, to cutting edge training techniques, and new fundamentals of basketball being developed daily.

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Episodes

Sixers v Celtics And Thunder v Warriors Instant Analysis

10/17/2018
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While the first game in Boston was sloppy, the Celtics proved they are the class of the East as they blew out an undermanned Sixers team. In the night cap, the Thunder gave the Warriors a run for their money behind Paul George's hot second half, but Steph Curry and Kevin Durant were too much for anyone to handle, much less the Russ-less Thunder team. Coach Nick and Dave take live questions as well to help diagnose what just happened on Day 1 of the 2018-19 NBA Season. YOU IN?

Duration:00:45:07

Steph Curry's Player Development Coach Brandon Payne

10/10/2018
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Have you ever wondered how Steph Curry trained himself to be the all time best shooter the NBA has ever seen? Get a rare glimpse behind the curtain as Coach Nick discusses Curry's training with his personal player development coach Brandon Payne. They discuss what Steph has added to his game this year, and the key components to training shooters.

Duration:00:40:18

How A Comedy Bit On Shaq Went Viral

10/8/2018
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When the video of Ted Alexandro's comedy bit comparing his sexual prowess to the Celtics-era Shaq went viral, Coach Nick felt compelled to reach out to Ted to break down the process of writing this as well as a funny take on Steve Kerr's coaching.

Duration:00:36:40

Former NBA Head Coach and Vice President of the NBA Stu Jackson

10/5/2018
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When Coach Nick was a young student manager for the Men's Basketball Team at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, little did he know years later that he'd be able to interview his former boss. From being head coach of the Knicks, the GM of the Vancouver Grizzlies, and Vice President of the NBA itself, Stu Jackson has held every job at every level there is in basketball. Currently an analyst on NBA TV and Senior Associate Commissioner for Mens’ Basketball for the Big East, Coach Nick and...

Duration:00:27:50

How Does LeBron James Fit With The Lakers?

9/30/2018
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Coach Nick and Dave DuFour are back together again for a new NBA Season! Find out their expert opinions on what the Lakers have in store for them in the West, and how LeBron James will integrate his game and also allow Brandon Ingram, Kyle Kuzma, and Lonzo Ball to flourish at the same time. Plus, the latest on the Jimmy Butler saga and who's going to go first: Jimmy or Thibs.

Duration:00:32:18

Why Does Jimmy Butler Want A Divorce From Tom Thibodeau?

9/21/2018
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Once an unshakeable pairing, Jimmy Butler has decided he wants out of Minnesota now. As Darren predicted back in July. With more information, we discuss how Butler and Thibs went from a love affair to a messy divorce - and who gets custody of the kids.

Duration:00:23:29

The Best NBA Podcast You'll Hear This Offseason

9/14/2018
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After a long layoff, Dave DuFour is back on the show to discuss a variety of topics, based on questions from twitter and Periscope. We ran the gamut, across both conferences. Keen insight into the Western playoff race and which very good teams might end up being sorely disappointed at the end of the year, and how competitive (and fun!) the East will be.

Duration:00:42:21

ESPN's Ryan Ruocco On The Best WNBA Playoffs Ever

9/6/2018
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The WNBA Semifinals just saw TWO epic 5 game series take place, and it's just a prelude to what will undoubtedly be a Finals for the ages. Now that the WNBA has embraced the pace and space and 3 point shooting of the modern game, it has unlocked a whole new level of excitement and skill. Join Coach Nick and Ryan Ruocco of ESPN and The Yes Network as they discuss the last round and preview the Finals that start Friday, September 7.

Duration:00:20:11

Celebrating Manu As He Retires

8/31/2018
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Friend of the Breakdown Mo Dakhil joins Coach Nick to discuss in detail his experiences working for the Spurs during Manu's golden years (2009-2011) and what his legacy means to the NBA.

Duration:00:30:38

Is Jokic Better Than Embiid And Other Nuggets Questions

8/23/2018
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Coach Nick just dropped a video comparing and contrasting Nuggets center Nikola Jokic to the Sixers Joel Embiid, and TJ McBride, editor and Nuggets beat writer for Mile High Sports, joins him to discuss. They also go in depth on the expectations of this team, and how, fully healthy, they could contend for home court advantage in the first round of the playoffs.

Duration:00:27:36

Does Melo Help Or Hurt The Rockets?

8/15/2018
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Did the Rockets improve by adding Melo but losing Trevor Ariza and luc Richard Mbah a Moute? That's a lot of defense to make up, but perhaps Anthony's role in the Rocket's high powered offense, plus the support of PJ Tucker, CP3, and Clint Capela can get them over the hump and defeat the Warriors in the playoffs. Find out from Rockets super fan and Sirius XM NBA Channel personality Curtlow.

Duration:00:33:23

The LeBron Swearing In Front Of Kids Episode

8/4/2018
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Coach Nick sparked a bit of a debate by disagreeing with LeBron's use of the F-bomb when giving a great speech to his son's AAU team, and Dave DuFour gives the counter point. Plus, we break down Kevin Pelton's Western Conference predictions, which leaves the Lakers out of the playoffs.

Duration:00:38:23

Who Rules The Eastern Conference?

7/27/2018
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Does Kawhi tilt the balance of power from the Boston Celtics to the Toronto Raptors? Can the Sixers improve upon last year? Who is the best defender of this generation? Jared Weiss of The Athletic joins Coach Nick to solve these questions and more. You In?

Duration:00:32:59

The Rookies You MUST Keep Your Eye On

7/25/2018
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Find out which rookies show promise for the upcoming NBA season,as well as a good discussion on which action generates the best three point shots as Mo Dakhil (former video coordinator for the Spurs, Clippers, and Australian National Team) joins us.

Duration:00:32:49

🚨🚨KAWHI TRADE with Raptors Beat Writer Doug Smith🚨🚨

7/19/2018
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Have the Raptors finally exercised their demons now that LeBron has gone to the West and they've added a top 5 player in the league when healthy? Find out when Coach Nick is joined by the Toronto Star's Doug Jones - who's been on the Raptors beat ever since their inception.

Duration:00:23:04

Does Jimmy Butler Want OUT Of Minnesota?

7/16/2018
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Darren Wolfson, of the Minneapolis local ABC Affiliate as well as ESPN Radio Twin Cities, joins Coach Nick to discuss why Jimmy Butler refused to sign a contract extension, and what this means for Andrew Wiggins, Karl Anthony Towns, and Tom Thibodeau's career.

Duration:00:22:30

Is LEBRON Scaring Other Stars Away From LA?

7/6/2018
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Michael Lee, NBA Senior Writer For Yahoo Sports, and Friend of the Breakdown, hops on the show to discuss why DeMarcus Cousins chose the Golden State Warriors, what the heck they're trying to do in Los Angeles, and where Kawhi will end up and how it turned so sour between him and the Spurs.

Duration:00:32:05

🚨🚨EMERGENCY BOOGIE COUSINS TO THE WARRIORS🚨🚨

7/2/2018
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The Lakers seemed primed to sign DeMarcus Cousins and pair him alongside LeBron James, but the Warriors went stealth mode and swooped in, signing him to a one year deal and giving them the ability to put 5 All Stars in their prime on the floor together (provided Cousins recovers from his achilles tear).

Duration:00:40:41

🚨🚨EMERGENCY LEBRON TO THE LAKERS POD🚨🚨

7/1/2018
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LeBron's signing in Los Angeles shifts the power of the NBA firmly to the West, and the question is how much of a contender are the Lakers now with their incredibly young and talented core around The King.

Duration:00:42:00

Where Should LeBron Go And How Kawhi Is Part Of The Decision

6/28/2018
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Join Coach Nick as he sits down with Paul Garcia of ProjectSpurs.com as he lays out the entire Kawhi Leonard saga, Dave DuFour reports from his car on the latest in LeBron's decision 2.0, and Jeff Diependbrock lends his expert analysis on some real draft sleepers.

Duration:00:42:39