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Oklahoma City Thunder
The Thunder were the surprise of the regular season, but can they make some noise in the playoffs?

Many expected the Oklahoma City Thunder to be basement dwellers out West this season. Instead, Chris Paul has them comfortably heading towards the postseason. Sean Guest looks at why the Thunder have been so effective and what lies ahead for them in the Orlando Bubble.

Kevin Durant
The NBA Bubble has been brilliant, but it’s missing the game’s best player – Kevin Durant.

Matthew Wellington thinks the Orlando Bubble has been brilliant and that its success will lead to more calls for a mid-season tournament. But he also thinks it’s missing the game’s best player – Kevin Durant.

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Podcast 442
Episode 342 – NBA | Lillard vs everyone, Booker and the Suns get hot. Gimme some Beef.

Mike and Josh breakdown all the latest news from the bubble, discuss Devin Booker’s recent performances, answers listener questions and more.

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NBA

Jusuf Nurkic – the key to the Blazers play-in prospects

With The Bosnian Beast back in the line-up, the Portland Trail Blazers are looking to steal the No. 8 Seed in the Western Conference. Thomas Lamming writes about why Nurkic could prove to be a deciding factor.

Is it time we stopped underestimating The Grizzlies?

Ever since it was announced that the NBA would be restarting its season after its…

Ones to watch: the rest of the west

As NBA playoff basketball edges closer, it is easy to spot the real favorites for…

The Step Back: Nothing but Garnett (and Pierce and Allen)

On this day in 2007, the Boston Celtics renewed their relevance as a force in the NBA by trading for Kevin Garnett. Sean Guest looks back on the franchise-changing moment.

PODCASTS

NBA Podcast 341
Episode 341 – NBA | Rockets blast off, (K)nick takes on tanking, and we throw brief (cash) considerations at T.J. Warren.

Mike Miller and Nick Whitfield share their views on the Rockets win over the Bucks, Zion Williamson’s future, T.J. Warren’s performances and more

Episode 340 – NBA | Lou Williams ain’t about that #BubbleLife

Mike Miller, Nick Whitfield and Josh Coyne discuss the latest NBA Bubble news, the lengths people will go to for chicken, Sabrina Ionescu’s debut and more.

Episode 339 – NBA | Welcome to the pre-season for the re-season

In this week’s episode of the Double Clutch podcast, Mike Miller, Huw Hopkins and Nick Whitfield are back behind the mics bringing you up to speed with the NBA Bubble.

Episode 338 – NBA | Resumption, discourse and NBA2K sweat, a lot of sweat

Matthew Wellington, Mike Miller and Nick Whitfield sit down to discuss the resumption of the NBA season in Orlando, what the future holds for the eliminated teams, Kyrie Irving’s stance on returning to play during the Black Lives Matter protests, 2K Sports’ NBA2K21 announcement and more.

NBA

Jusuf Nurkic – the key to the Blazers play-in prospects

With The Bosnian Beast back in the line-up, the Portland Trail Blazers are looking to steal the No. 8 Seed in the Western Conference. Thomas Lamming writes about why Nurkic could prove to be a deciding factor.

Is it time we stopped underestimating The Grizzlies?

Ever since it was announced that the NBA would be restarting its season after its…

Ones to watch: the rest of the west

As NBA playoff basketball edges closer, it is easy to spot the real favorites for…

The Step Back: Nothing but Garnett (and Pierce and Allen)

On this day in 2007, the Boston Celtics renewed their relevance as a force in the NBA by trading for Kevin Garnett. Sean Guest looks back on the franchise-changing moment.

WNBA

New LA Sparks big Kristine Anigwe will use experience with GB Basketball

Playing with WNBA championship contender LA Sparks will help Kristine Anigwe in her professional career, but she tells Huw Hopkins about how she plans bring the experience back to the British team.

Episode 337 – Black Lives Matter

Huw Hopkins speaks to Chicago Sky head coach James Wade about the Black Lives Matter international human rights movement.

Shooting hoops with legendary basketball photographer Mansoor Ahmed

In the modern history of basketball, one man has been there for almost every big moment in Britain, and Huw Hopkins met the great Mansoor Ahmed

Top steals of the WNBA Draft

Beyond the top talent, Huw Hopkins looks at the best players selected in the 2020 WNBA Draft

WNBA

New LA Sparks big Kristine Anigwe will use experience with GB Basketball

Playing with WNBA championship contender LA Sparks will help Kristine Anigwe in her professional career, but she tells Huw Hopkins about how she plans bring the experience back to the British team.

Episode 337 – Black Lives Matter

Huw Hopkins speaks to Chicago Sky head coach James Wade about the Black Lives Matter international human rights movement.

Shooting hoops with legendary basketball photographer Mansoor Ahmed

In the modern history of basketball, one man has been there for almost every big moment in Britain, and Huw Hopkins met the great Mansoor Ahmed

Top steals of the WNBA Draft

Beyond the top talent, Huw Hopkins looks at the best players selected in the 2020 WNBA Draft

FIBA

FIBA’s Foundation launches new “Basketball For Good” platform

FIBA’s Foundation, the International Basketball Foundation (IBF), is launching its new “Basketball For Good” digital platform today.

New schedule for FIBA 3×3 World Tour 2020, returning in August

The FIBA 3×3 World Tour will make its return in Debrecen, Hungary on August 29-30 and go on for an additional 2 brand new Masters in Bucharest, Romania on September 5-6 and September 11-12.

VINTAGE

An ode to Ralph Sampson – the forgotten big man ahead of his time

The Houston Rockets needed two bigs to make the Twin Towers of the 1980s. And whilst one tower, Hakeem Olajuwon, went on to win two titles In H-Town, the other tower has been widely forgotten.

The Step Back: Air apparent

He had the hops and the hype, but Sean Guest looks back on Vince Carter’s run as ‘the next Michael Jordan’ as a series of missed opportunities