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RealGM Radio is a weekly podcast hosted by Daniel Leroux on the NBA. Danny Leroux is a credentialed member of the NBA press corp. Leroux is also a frequent guest co-host on the Dunc'd On Podcast. Danny also joins Nate Duncan as the regular co-host of the Official Twitter NBA Podcast.
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Feb 2, 2017

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Adi Joseph of For The Win (@AdiJoseph) lay out their current tiers for the entire NBA.

They discuss what teams are the greatest threats to the Warriors, who can move into that elite group between now and the end of the season, which teams have separated themselves from the huge pack in the middle, who should prioritize the future over the present and much more.

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Jan 26, 2017

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Derek Bodner of Philadelphia Magazine, the USA Today and DraftExpress (@DerekBodnerNBA) go in-depth on the 76ers.

They discuss Joel Embiid’s impact on both ends of the floor, deciding between Nerlens Noel and Jahlil Okafor (27:36), how their young players fit on the next great Sixers team (41:55), the pick swap with the Kings (1:01:00), what 2017 Draft prospects could fit (1:08:15), and much more.

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Jan 20, 2017

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Seerat Sohi (@DamianTrilard) have a wide-ranging discussion about the state of the NBA and its stars.

They discuss Klay Thompson and the Warriors, the former Thunder teammates in their current situations (10:05), Jimmy Butler and the Bulls (32:48), what teams they enjoy watching the most (43:15), who they would like to see traded at the deadline (51:40), the Utah Jazz (59:03), what they are interested to watch for the rest of the season (1:04:35) and much more.

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Jan 13, 2017

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and KL Chouinard of Hawks.com (@KLChouinard) go in depth on the Atlanta Hawks.

The two discuss Atlanta’s decision to trade Kyle Korver to the Cavs, Paul Millsap’s impending free agency, Dwight Howard’s impact on the team and a progress report on their many young players.

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Jan 9, 2017

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Ben Golliver of Sports Illustrated (@BenGolliver) lay out their current tiers for both conferences.

The two break down how they would sort out the Western (2:53) and Eastern (51:10) Conferences and that process allows them to discuss topics like who they trust most in the race for the 8-seed out West, who to trust in the middle of the Eastern Conference, Nerlens Noel destinations, the potential trade buyers/sellers and much more around the NBA.

 

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Jan 4, 2017

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated (@SI_LeeJenkins) discuss his new piece on Giannis Antetokounmpo and other significant stories around the NBA.

They discuss Giannis’ rise to stardom, the NBA’s new collection of “stretchy giants” (14:35), stars in the age of social media (27:54), the next great young team (38:44), Lonzo Ball (54:20) and much more.

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Dec 29, 2016

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and NBA Draft expert Sam Vecenie of the Sporting News (@Sam_Vecenie) catch up on the potential prospects in the 2017 Draft as the NCAA moves from non-conference to conference play.

They discuss the which players have improved their stock in non-conference play, whether Markelle Fultz has established himself as the clear-cut top player, the ideal fit for Lonzo Ball and much, much more.

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Dec 22, 2016

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Sam Amick of the USA Today (@sam_amick) discuss his path in the business, advice for aspiring writers and the NBA season so far.

They discuss his time at the Sacramento Bee, AOL Fanhouse, Sports Illustrated and the USA Today with many other stories and insights along the way.

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Dec 16, 2016

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Eric Koreen of The Athletic Toronto (@ekoreen) go in-depth on the Toronto Raptors.

They discuss the Raptors’ historically great offense so far, their dominant bench-heavy lineup, young talent, place in the NBA hierarchy, what to expect for the rest of the season and much more.

 

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Dec 7, 2016

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Royce Young of ESPN (@royceyoung) go in-depth on the Oklahoma City Thunder.

The two break down Russell Westbrook’s incredible start to the NBA season, their defensive success (5:43), Cameron Payne’s status (9:47), how they can get better (28:44), Billy Donovan as a tinkerer (32:51), Domantas Sabonis’ rookie season (37:34),

 

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Nov 30, 2016

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Kevin Pelton of ESPN Insider (@kpelton) start a new RealGM Radio monthly feature: a conference tiers episode.

The two break down how they would sort out the NBA's Western (3:23) and Eastern (36:50) Conferences and that process allows them to discuss topics like whether the Rockets or Thunder are more dependent on their star (12:12), Denver’s trade possibilities (16:58), the Wizards’ place in the East playoff picture (41:04), if Cleveland is in a tier of their own (1:10:20) and much more.

 

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Nov 21, 2016

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Dan Woike of the Orange County Register (@DanWoikeSports) go in-depth on the NBA's best team so far: the Los Angeles Clippers.

They discuss Doc Rivers’ decision to start Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, their strong bench play (7:23), defensive success (20:44), their playoff struggles (30:44), what they could be facing in the summer of 2017 (47:05) and regular season expectations (1:00:30).

 

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Nov 14, 2016

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Ben Golliver of Sports Illustrated (@BenGolliver) work through the developments of the first few weeks of the NBA season.

They discuss the Lakers and Clippers’ surprisingly strong starts; the Cavs (20:47); Hawks (24:59); Jazz, Thunder and Blazers (35:31); who they have enjoyed watching most this season (41:51); and the Warriors (51:08).

 

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Nov 7, 2016

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and NBA Draft expert Sam Vecenie (@Sam_Vecenie) go in-depth on the 2017 draft classes before the NCAA begins non-conference play.

They discuss the positions with depth and scarcity; the center crop (28:18); point guards (38:09); Josh Jackson and the combo forwards (49:52); college teams NBA fans should watch (1:04:33); and the NBA season so far (1:19:12).

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Nov 1, 2016

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Dan Feldman of NBC’s Pro Basketball Talk and the Locked On Pistons Podcast (@DanFeldmanNBA) break down the NBA’s extension and rookie scale option deadline.

They review just-announced extensions for Steven Adams, Victor Oladipo, Rudy Gobert, Cody Zeller and Gorgui Dieng along with previously agreed-to deals for Giannis Antetokounmpo, CJ McCollum and Dennis Schroder.

After that, they discuss some of the significant option decisions including RJ Hunter and James Young for the Celtics, Adreian Payne for the Timberwolves and Nik Stauskas with the 76ers.

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Oct 25, 2016

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux), Mike Prada of SB Nation (@MikePradaSBN) and Adi Joseph of the Sporting News (@AdiJoseph) break down the NBA’s Southeast Division: the Hawks, Wizards, Hornets, Heat and Magic.

In the offseason review, they pick who got better and worse, discuss notable moves (9:45) and choose the Southeast’s best newcomer (32:44).

In the season preview, they rank the teams 1-5 (53:35), predict how many playoff teams will come out of the division (55:07), choose breakout players (1:01:21) and much more.

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Oct 18, 2016

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post (@TimBontemps) lay out and explain their tiers for the Eastern and Western Conferences.

They discuss whether any teams can outperform the Warriors and Cavs in the regular season, where teams fit in the playoff picture and much more.


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Oct 7, 2016
Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux), David Locke of the Utah Jazz and Locked on Podcast Network (@Lockedonsports) and Adam Mares of Denver Stiffs (@Adam_Mares) break down the Northwest Division. In the offseason review, they pick who got better and worse, discuss notable moves (17:29), choose the Northwest’s best newcomer (34:03) and pick the rookies they are most excited to see (42:16). In the season preview, they rank the teams 1-5 (50:58), predict how many playoff teams will come out of the division (1:08:41), choose breakout players (1:10:30) and much more.   Sponsored by Blue Apron (http://blueapron.com/RealGM) Subscribe to RealGM Radio on iTunes or via the XML feed. 
Oct 4, 2016
Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Arturo Galletti of Basketball Numbers (@ArturoGalletti) break down the over/unders for the Western Conference. They discuss the win total, division, conference and title odds as well as any pertinent individual award numbers for the Lakers (1:49), Suns (8:06), Timberwolves (11:14), Pelicans (18:46), Nuggets (26:20), Kings (32:12), Jazz (37:34), Rockets (41:21), Mavericks (49:30), Grizzlies (52:48), Trail Blazers (58:20), Clippers (1:02:23), Thunder (1:10:23), Spurs (1:16:25) and Warriors (1:26:23).   Sponsored by Blue Apron (http://blueapron.com/RealGM) Subscribe to RealGM Radio on iTunes or via the XML feed. 
Sep 29, 2016
Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Arturo Galletti of Basketball Numbers(@ArturoGalletti) break down the over/unders for the Eastern Conference. They discuss the win total, division, conference and title odds as well as any pertinent individual award numbers for the 76ers (4:02), Nets (12:24), Knicks (18:31), Bucks (24:21), Magic (29:04), Wizards (34:24), Bulls (38:47), Pistons (46:26), Pacers (52:41), Hawks (57:36), Celtics (1:03:24) Hornets (1:08:15), Heat (1:13:17), Raptors (1:17:30) and Cavaliers (1:23:35) Sponsored by Blue Apron (http://blueapron.com/RealGM) Subscribe to RealGM Radio on iTunes or via the XML feed. 
Sep 24, 2016
Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux), Rob Mahoney of Sports Illustrated (@RobMahoney) and Jonathan Tjarks of The Ringer(@JonathanTjarks) break down the Southwest Division. In the offseason review, they pick who got better and worse, discuss notable moves (9:06), choose the Southwest’s best newcomer (32:09) and pick the rookies they are most excited to see (39:13). In the season preview, they rank the teams 1-5 (45:39), predict how many playoff teams will come out of the Central (50:31), choose breakout players (59:46) and much more.   Sponsored by Blue Apron (http://blueapron.com/RealGM) Subscribe to RealGM Radio on iTunes or via the XML feed.   
Sep 13, 2016
Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) talks about the upcoming NBA 2K17 with Senior Producer Erick Boenisch of 2K Sports and Visual Concepts. They discuss the process of making a new iteration of the franchise (1:20), adding new in-game commentators (6:46), this year’s MyCareer mode (9:35), how they changed MyGM (12:49) and MyLeague (16:21), plus dynamic rule changes (20:43), incorporating more elements of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (24:01) and authentic stadium-specific sound (26:35). Sponsored by Blue Apron (http://blueapron.com/RealGM) Subscribe to RealGM Radio on iTunes or via the XML feed.     
Sep 12, 2016
Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and NBA Draft expert Sam Vecenie (@Sam_Vecenie) go in-depth on the 2017, 2018 and 2016 draft classes, including top players Markelle Fultz, DeAndre Ayton, Josh Jackson and Harry Giles. They discuss the 2017 class’ strong group of point guards (1:42), big men (38:53), forwards (44:58), an early look at the 2018 group (58:35), insights from Summer League (1:12:02) and much more Sponsored by Blue Apron (http://blueapron.com/RealGM) Subscribe to RealGM Radio on iTunes or via the XML feed.
Sep 1, 2016
Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux), Nate Duncan of the Dunc’d On Basketball Podcast (@NateDuncanNBA) and Dan Feldman of NBC’s Pro Basketball Talk and the Locked On Pistons Podcast (@DanFeldmanNBA) break down the Central Division. In the offseason review, they pick who got better and worse, discuss notable moves (11:18), choose the Central’s best newcomer (19:35) and pick the rookies they are most excited to see (26:32). In the season preview, they rank the teams 1-5 (40:32), predict how many playoff teams will come out of the Central (47:45), choose breakout players (50:27) and much more, including what Cleveland may get with their big trade exception. Sponsored by Blue Apron (http://blueapron.com/RealGM) Subscribe to RealGM Radio on iTunes or via the XML feed. 
Aug 27, 2016
Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux), Kevin Pelton of ESPN Insider (@kpelton) and Ben Golliver of Sports Illustrated (@BenGolliver) break down the Pacific Division. In the offseason review, they pick who got better and worse, discuss notable moves (17:22) and pick the rookies they are most excited to see (42:34). In the season preview, they rank the teams 1-5 (53:44), predict how many playoff teams will come out of the Pacific (1:02:35), choose breakout players (1:16:00) and much more. Sponsored by Blue Apron (http://blueapron.com/RealGM) and Athlete’s Collective (http://www.athletescollective.com/ with REALGM promo code) Subscribe to RealGM Radio on iTunes or via the XML feed. 
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