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#21 Will Gottlieb - Random NBA/Basketball Topics

Today I was joined by Will Gottlieb from the Athletic Chicago. It's the offseason and not much news to cover, so we decided to spend our time talking about some random NBA topics. Underrated strategies, teams, players etc! You can follow will on Twitter @wontgottlieb.

Duration: 01:08:29

#19 Nick Restifo - NBA Draft Models, 2016 NBA Draft (+a little on betting)

It's been a while since the last podcast, but luckily the wait has been worth it! Talked with Nick Restifo about the 2016 NBA draft with a focus on the analytical side of projecting and scouting players. It was a great near two-hour talk and we went through a ton of interesting stuff. You can follow Nick on Twitter @nickrestifo.

Duration: 01:45:23

#18 Jake Weiner - NBA Awards Ballot

I was joined by Jake Weiner from BBallBreakdown, Today's Fastbreak and DRoses and Thorns, and we want through our awards ballots from MVP, Rookie of the Year, Sixth Man, Most Improved and Coach of the Year. We also discussed our favorite players to watch and picked out our All-NBA teams. You can follow Jake on Twitter @JakeWeinerNBA. This podcast was brought to you by Audible, the leading source for audiobooks. If you'd like to support the podcast, visit audibletrial.com/mhonkasalo and get...

Duration: 01:13:06

#16 Kristian Palotie - Trade deadline, contenders, playoff position + NBA awards (Finnish)

Uusi podcast jakso! Keskusteltiin Kristian Palotien (@4ProPalotie) kanssa kaikesta mitä NBA:ssa on viime aikoina tapahtunut, trade deadline siirroista, playoff kamppailuista molemmissa konferenseissa, NBA historian parhaista jengeistä ja vuoden lopussa jaettavista palkinnoista. Jaa, arvostele, kommentoi ja pistä eteenpäin jos tykkäät!

Duration: 01:22:24

#15 Mason Ginsberg - New Orleans Pelicans

Talked with Mason Ginsberg from bourbonstreetshots.com about all things New Orleans Pelicans. We touched on how the coaching change from Monty Williams to Alvin Gentry has changed the team, what the best way to build around Anthony Davis is, potential short and long term moves the team might make, and how Davis can become even better. Follow Mason on Twitter @MasonGinsberg. Hope you enjoy our discussion!

Duration: 01:11:05

#13 Andrew Johnson - Win projections and draft models

In the latest episode of the @mhonkasalo NBA podcast, I was joined by Andrew Johnson of Nylon Calculus. We talked about the Celtics, how Andrew's win projections have faired and draft modeling-- particularly when it comes to understanding international players. You can find Andrew on Twitter @CountingBaskets. Had a great time. Share the podcast to help it grow!

Duration: 01:15:43

#10 Nate Duncan - The value of coaching, understanding defense, drafting + future of the Pelicans

Talked with Nate Duncan, writer at the Cauldron and host of the Dunc'd On basketball podcast about some of the coaches doing a good job in the NBA this season, how to understand and evaluate defense, drafting/team-building and the future of the New Orleans Pelicans. You can find Nate on Twitter @NateDuncanNBA. Like, comment and share if you enjoy the podcast! iTunes reviews help out a ton!

Duration: 00:52:30

#9 Kristian Palotie - NBA First 49 Days Wrap-Up (Finnish)

Kristian Palotien kanssa kävimme läpi ensimmäisen 49 päivän tapahtumia NBA:ssa. Aiheina Golden State Warriorsin voittoputki, San Antonio Spursin uusi pelitapa. Itäisen konferenssin yllätysjoukkueet, läntisen konferenssissä tapahtuva muutokset ja Kobe Bryantin paikka NBA:n historiassa. Kristian löydät Twitterissä @4ProPalotie. Jaa ja nauti!

Duration: 01:15:13

#8 Ian Levy - 76ers, evolution of wings, small-ball, philosophy about basketball analytics

A super interesting episode of the podcast. I was joined by Ian Levy of the Cauldron, Sporting News, Vice Sports, FivyThirtyEight and Editor-in-chief and Hardwood Paroxysm. We talked about Kawhi Leonard, Paul George and how they differ from other superstar wings of the future. The rebuild in Philly, small-ball and basketball analytics. You can follow Ian on twitter @HickoryHigh. Keep the reviews and ratings coming in to help the podcast grow!

#5 Zach Bennett - Minnesota Timberwolves and what can only be described as random basketball topics

Zach Bennett from Hardwood Paroxysm stopped by to talk with me about the Minnesota Timberwolves. In this mega-podcast we covered all the Wolves' players one-by-one and then we went off on a tangent and talked about everything interesting related to NBA basketball. Topics included analytics, kings, fun teams to watch, NBA across the world and some Kyle Korver shooting routine masturbation. You can find Zach on Twitter @ZacharyBD. If you enjoyed the pod, share it to help me out!

#3 Pieti Poikola - Susijengi, suomikoris ja valmennusfilosofiaa (Finnish)

Juteltiin kolminkertaisin suomenmestari valmentajan Pieti Poikolan kanssa susijengin suorituksesta kesän EM-kisoissa, koripallon tilanteesta suomessa ja muuta yleistä koripallofilosofointia. Pietin löydät twitteristä @coachpieti Jos tykkäät, kommentoi, tykkää ja pistä eteenpäin!

#2 Josh Lloyd - Bulls, Hawks, Magic and more

Josh Lloyd is the lead fantasy basketball analyst at BasketballMonster.com and a contributor at Hardwood Paroxysm. His daily fantasy podcast is a must for any fantasy basketball nut. In this episode, we talk about contested vs. uncontested shots, the Chicago Bulls and their front line, the Hawks wing rotation, Aaron Gordon and the Magic, plus some stuff about the young guys we are excited about. Due to audio issues I had to cut the recording short. But I hope you enjoy it!