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NBA chatter with Dennis Xhaët

Max brings on NBA regular Dennis Xhaet to talk over Oklahoma City Thunder's offensive struggles, the Cleveland Cavaliers' strange start to the season, Lonzo Ball's shooting, Kristaps Porzingis, surprising teams in the East and the Bucks' trade for Eric Bledsoe. Question for the show? Tweet Max @max_whittle Subscribe on iTunes:

Duration: 00:45:43

Tim Rohan, the MMQB on 24 Hours with Shad Khan

Tim Rohan, writer for the MMQB and Sports Illustrated, is this week's guest on the US Sports Podcast with Max Whittle. Tim and Max worked together on the MMQB's '24 Hours with Shad Khan' story, an editorial and video following the Jacksonville Jaguars and Fulham FC owner. In London for the International Series in September, Khan practices yoga, hosts a brunch party on his yacht and takes a charter boat to Craven Cottage to watch his soccer team. Before the Jaguars defeated the Ravens at...

Duration: 01:00:51

Luol Deng, LA Lakers

Luol Deng of the LA Lakers joins Max on the US Sports Podcast to talk about his childhood in south London, where he thinks he ranks amongst the best players in Chicago Bulls history, his annual Deng Camp in Crystal Palace, his friendship with Chris Bosh, his struggles with the Lakers last season and how long he thinks he has left in the NBA. Before the interview, Max shares his top storylines going into the 2017/18 NBA season. Subscribe:...

Duration: 00:44:35

Gary Gramling, Sports Illustrated and MMQB Ten Things Podcast

Gary Gramling, senior editor at the MMQB and host of the Ten Things Podcast with Andy Benoit is this week's guest with Max on The US Sports Podcast. Gary breaks down why and how he uses Simpson's references in his articles, his opinion on Hall of Fame busts, the art of story telling, his thoughts on the major storylines coming out of the NFL in Week One, his new book 'The Football Fanbook', winning Sports Illustrated's first ever Emmy-award winning piece 'A Boy Helps a Town Heal' and his...

Duration: 00:44:14

Neil Reynolds, NFL on Sky Sports & Andrew Charles, Brits In The End Zone

Host of the NFL on Sky Sports Neil Reynolds and co-host of the Brits In The End Zone podcast Andrew Charles join Max to preview the 2017 NFL season. In two varying conversations, Neil discusses his busy summer before looking at the Labour Day Weekend trades, Brock Osweiler's return to the Denver Broncos, Jay Cutler's prospects in Miami, Moritz Böhringer's future in the league, which British player in the NFL is the one to watch and his Super Bowl pick. Andrew explains why he supports the...

Duration: 00:44:49

Mark Fainaru-Wada, co-author of League Of Denial and ESPN reporter

Mark Fainaru-Wada, co-author of the book League Of Denial and ESPN investigations reporter, is this week's guest on The US Sports Podcast with Max Whittle. Fainaru-Wada, along with brother Steve, wrote the book in 2013 described as 'the NFL, concussions, and the battle for truth'. Mark goes in-depth about the timeline of concussions in the NFL before and since the book was released four years ago, the stories he found out spending time with retired player Chris Borland, Jerry Jones' belief...

Duration: 00:42:21

Mark Webster, broadcaster and writer

Mark Webster, host of Channel 5's NBA coverage between 2008 and 2011, is this week's guest on The US Sports Podcast with Max Whittle. Mark chats about how he got his first job covering the NBA while writing for a music magazine, the dynamic of the Channel 5 NBA show, his opinion on the state of American sports coverage in the UK on television, his thoughts on Phil Jackson, what it was like watching the OJ Simpson trial, whether there will be an NBA comeback on terrestrial TV, how the NBA...

Duration: 01:01:39

Dennis Xhaët‏ on Kyrie Irving, the Cavs and NBA Head Coaches on the brink

Dennis Xhaët talks to Max Whittle about Kyrie Irving's desperation to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James' future, Stephen Curry's dance moves, the NBA head coaches most likely to get fired next season, ESPN's win projections for the 2017-18 season, whether Kobe Bryant is a top ten player of all-time and more. Subscribe: Get in touch: @max_whittle on Twitter

Duration: 01:12:23

Jordan Schultz, Yahoo Sports

Jordan Schultz, NFL and NBA reporter for Yahoo Sports, is this week's guest on The US Sports Podcast with Max Whittle. With Summer League over and Lonzo Ball the talk of the town, the guys discuss the future of the Lakers and other impressions from Vegas. Then, the NFL takes centre stage with Kirk Cousins' future in Washington, Ezekiel Elliott's off-the-field issues in Dallas and the biggest threats to the Patriots debated. Max's big question this week: Are steroids back in baseball, and...

Duration: 00:34:07

John McGee, Bat Flips and Nerds

John McGee from the British baseball website/podcast Bat Flips and Nerds is this week's guest on the US Sports Podcast with Max Whittle. Following the huge success of the MLB Battlegrounds Home Run Derby event in Hyde Park, London, John joins the pod to talk about the best bits from the evening. Topics include: the most memorable moments from former major leaguers and participants Carlos Peña, Cliff Floyd and Shawn Green, the performance of England cricketers Jos Buttler and Alex Hales,...

Duration: 00:54:23