It’s a great time to be a basketball fan… This week, we’re running through all the action ahead of the trade deadline, dissecting the deals that have already been made and pondering whether a star big man could be on the move. It’s also episode 99, so join us as we brainstorm what to do for episode 100 of The Deep Two NBA Podcast.

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With All-Star in the rearview mirror, we bring Deep Two Blog contributor Will Konken (@Willkonken) in to look forward to the rest of the season. We preview the looming trade deadline, where Kyle Lowry will end up and who the hottest names on the buyout market are, before brainstorming some scary Oladipo trades. Jump in for some wit, quality analysis and Will’s dulcet Canadian accent.

All this and more on episode 97 of The Deep Two NBA Podcast.

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All-Star week is upon us and it’s going to be… strange? Join us for a debut edition of the Three Man Weave where we sink our teeth into everything All-Star Weekend before looking at the Knicks’ surprising season and the Hawks’ dismissal of Lloyd Pierce.

Throw in a touch of mirth and some 20/20 hindsight and that’s this week’s episode.

All this and more on episode 97 of The Deep Two NBA Podcast.

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The All-Star reserves have been announced, and that means there are All-Star snubs to debate. Tune in to discover who is the biggest snub, who’s the most disrespected player in the NBA and why this season’s crop of All-Stars is unlike any in recent memory.

All this and more on episode 96 of The Deep Two NBA Podcast.

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It’s never too early to start thinking about NBA awards, but we’re adding a different flavour alongside the tried and true classics.

Join us for some heated debate about who deserves the MVP, which coach will be fired first and which stick-thin European forward Kristaps Porzingis resembles most (hint: it’s not himself).

All this and more on episode 94 of The Deep Two NBA Podcast.

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Putting the team on his back, Jamal Murray is forcing his way into another tier of NBA players.

In a third-straight win for the Denver Nuggets, Jamal Murray once again scorched the Utah Jazz, going back-and-forth with Utah’s Donovan Mitchell before outlasting him and forcing a Game 7 in the first-round matchup.

In his last three games, Murray has now totalled 142 points, 21 assists and five turnovers (all in Game 6) and is hitting 64 percent of his attempts.

Let that sink in.

He’s getting it done from everywhere as well. He’s getting hotter from behind the arc as…


New York has been linked to a potential Chris Paul trade, something that screams Knicks management, but is it really the worst idea in the world?

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After pursuing him in 2017, there are still some in the New York Knicks camp who believe bringing nine-time All-Star Chris Paul onto the roster would “jumpstart the franchise’s effort to build a winning culture [and] give these young players winning habits,” SNY’s Ian Begley reported in early May.

I think I can speak for the collective NBA fandom when I say we all reacted to that in the same way: with a big…


The Brooklyn Nets are slowly losing talent for the Orlando restart, do the ninth-seeded Wizards actually stand a chance at catching them?

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Spencer Dinwiddie and DeAndre Jordan recently announced that they tested positive to COVID-19, and Jordan followed it up by saying he won’t make the trip to Orlando for the bubble and Dinwiddie saying that his appearance in doubt.

A few days later and Kyrie Irving says he won’t travel to Orlando to continue rehabbing his shoulder injury. It comes after Kyrie led a coalition of players against the NBA’s proposed restart for social justice reasons.

Obviously this is…

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One half of The Deep Two NBA Podcast and editor of the accompanying blog. Hinkie admirations per 36 is at an all-time high when reading so spoilers.

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