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RealGM Radio with Danny Leroux

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A weekly podcast featuring wide-ranging and in-depth conversations with the NBA's best thought leaders.

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A weekly podcast featuring wide-ranging and in-depth conversations with the NBA's best thought leaders.

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407 Ratings
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Five stars

By Hashim C - Nov 12 2019
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Outstanding podcast. Danny always brings on knowledgeable and interesting guests

Must listen nba podcast

By cr1sscr0ss - Aug 13 2019
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Always gives objective evaluations of every player and team

iTunes Ratings

407 Ratings
Average Ratings
376
12
4
4
11

Five stars

By Hashim C - Nov 12 2019
Read more
Outstanding podcast. Danny always brings on knowledgeable and interesting guests

Must listen nba podcast

By cr1sscr0ss - Aug 13 2019
Read more
Always gives objective evaluations of every player and team
Cover image of RealGM Radio with Danny Leroux

RealGM Radio with Danny Leroux

Updated about 19 hours ago

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A weekly podcast featuring wide-ranging and in-depth conversations with the NBA's best thought leaders.

Rank #1: NBA Draft with Sam Vecenie

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May 26 2015

1hr 4mins

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Rank #2: Sam Vecenie on 2017 NBA Draft prospects

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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. Sponsored by Audible (http://www.audible.com/trynow) Subscribe to RealGM Radio on iTunes or via the RSS feed.

Dec 29 2016

1hr 25mins

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Rank #3: NBA Finals w/ Ben Golliver

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Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Ben Golliver of Sports Illustrated (@BenGolliver) break down the NBA Finals, including the series' coaching adjustments (3:46), LeBron James (16:03), LeBron and the Cavs moving forward (31:42), the Spurs (38:19) and Kevin Durant's future (43:29). They also pick the offseason move they want to see most and least (49:57).   Subscribe to RealGM Radio on iTunes or via the XML feed.

Jun 22 2016

1hr 9mins

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Rank #4: NBA Draft with Sam Vecenie

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Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Sam Vecenie of CBS Sports (@Sam_Vecenie) revew an extremely eventful NBA Draft, including winners and losers, what confused them and their favorite selections of the night. Plus, Sam gives a quick preview of his 2017 Draft Board.   Subscribe to RealGM Radio on iTunes or via the XML feed.

Jun 24 2016

1hr 27mins

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Rank #5: East over-unders with Arturo Galletti

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Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Arturo Galletti (@AmericanNumbers) continue their annual tradition of breaking down the over/under lines for the Eastern Conference. They go through over/unders and other relevant odds for the Bulls (2:38), Hawks (8:04), Nets (12:18), Knicks (16:42), Pacers (23:09), Magic (30:03), Pistons (37:10), 76ers (44:03), Hornets (57:50), Heat (1:03:04), Bucks (1:08:44), Wizards (1:22:04), Raptors (1:28:30), Cavs (1:35:52) and Celtics (1:52:18). Sponsored by Bombfell (https://www.bombfell.com/realgm) and FanDuel (https://www.fanduel.com/) Subscribe to RealGM Radio on iTunes or via the RSS feed.

Sep 20 2017

2hr 16mins

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Rank #6: Kevin Pelton

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Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Kevin Pelton of ESPN (@kpelton) break down all eight playoff series after two games.

They discuss which series are most competitive, how their feelings on the East playoff picture have changed over the last week, New Orleans’ strong performance and much more.

Sponsored by Simple Contacts (simplecontacts.com/RealGM) TrueCar and the Attack Each Day podcast

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Apr 20 2018

1hr 16mins

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Rank #7: BlogTalkRadio Basketball Podcasters Roundtable

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A roundtable of the BlogTalkRadio basketball podcasting family: Chris Sheridan of SheridanHoops.com and the Sheridan Hoops Radio podcast (@SheridanHoops), Nate Duncan of the Dunc'd On Podcast (@NateDuncanNBA), Coach Nick of BALLBREAKDOWN and The BBALLBREAKDOWN Podcast (@bballbreakdown) and Danny Leroux of RealGM/Sporting News and the RealGM Radio podcast (@DannyLeroux). They discuss the upcoming NBA season, including title contenders, playoff teams in each conference and their picks for the NBA Finals and Most Valuable Player.

Oct 22 2015

1hr 2mins

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Rank #8: NBA Draft with Sam Vecenie and Mike Schmitz

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Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) previews potential NBA Draft prospects with two experts: Sam Vecenie of CBS Sports (@Sam_Vecenie) and Mike Schmitz of DraftExpress (@Mike_Schmitz). Both guests share their college teams NBA fans should keep an eye on, their current top five prospects and favorite under the radar players.

Dec 29 2015

1hr 18mins

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Rank #9: Nate Duncan, Dunc'd On Anniversary

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Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Nate Duncan of the Dunc'd On Basketball Podcast (@NateDuncanNBA) discuss how the podcast started (1:29), the way they prepare for episodes (9:46), the Jazz (18:06), reforming the league's rules on intentional fouls (24:18), foul outs (34:40), ideal playoff formats (37:17), playoff series they most want to see (41:47) and their favorite free agent/team fits this summer (49:02).   Subscribe to RealGM Radio on iTunes or via the XML feed.

Apr 12 2016

1hr 1min

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Rank #10: Northwest Division with Steve McPherson and Ben Dowsett

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Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux), Steve McPherson of Rolling Stone / Grantland (@steventurous) and Ben Dowsett of Basketball Insiders / Salt City Hoops (@Ben_Dowsett) discuss the NBA's Northwest Division - the Thunder, Jazz, Trail Blazers, Timberwolves and Nuggets. The three recap the off-season (who got better and worse, rookies to watch, most interesting transaction) and preview the upcoming season including ranking the five teams and predicting how many will make the playoffs. They also discuss player development and the potentially changing role of the D-League.

Aug 26 2015

1hr 15mins

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Rank #11: Kevin Pelton on the Revamped Eastern Conference

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Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Kevin Pelton of ESPN (@kpelton) talk about the state of the NBA after the trade deadline.
They discuss the new hierarchy in the Eastern Conference, what they are watching between now and the playoffs, potential impacts on 2019 free agency and much more.

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Feb 12 2019

1hr 34mins

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Rank #12: Jim Barnett on the Warriors, his playing career and more

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Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and longtime Warriors announcer and former NBA player Jim Barnett (@uograd66) discuss the Warriors (1:30), getting drafted by the Celtics (26:11), playing for player-coach Bill Russell (28:41), what players from the past could compete today (35:00), Wilt Chamberlain (36:10) and his top ten players of all time (43:52). Subscribe to RealGM Radio on iTunes or via the XML feed.

Feb 11 2016

55mins

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Rank #13: Matt Moore on NBA Tiers

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Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Matt Moore of The Action Network (@HPBasketball) lay out their tiers for the entire NBA.
They discuss which teams are title contenders and where to draw the lines, who appear to be likely playoff squads, the comparative lack of truly awful rosters and much more.

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Jul 21 2019

1hr 27mins

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Rank #14: Sam Vecenie on 2017 and 2018 Drafts

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Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and NBA Draft expert Sam Vecenie of the Sporting News (@Sam_Vecenie) catch up on the prospects in the 2017 and 2018 Drafts. They discuss whether anyone has challenged Markelle Fultz's status as the top prospect; other point guards in the 2017 class (14:15); Josh Jackson and Jayson Tatum (34:43); how the NCAA Tournament affected prospects' draft stock (48:43); potential lottery big men (1:00:41); and this past week's Nike Hoop Summit (1:13:20). Sponsored by MVMT Watches (http://www.mvmtwatches.com/RealGM), Blue Apron (http://blueapron.com/RealGM) and Seat Geek (https://seatgeek.com/) Subscribe to RealGM Radio on iTunes or via the RSS feed.

Apr 09 2017

1hr 57mins

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Rank #15: Northwest Division with David Locke and Adam Mares

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Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux), David Locke of Locked on NBA (@Lockedonsports) and Adam Mares of Denver Stiffs (@Adam_Mares) break down the NBA's loaded Northwest Division. In the offseason review, they pick who got better and worse, discuss notable moves and choose the Northwest's best newcomer. In the season preview, they rank the teams 1-5, predict how many playoff teams will come out of the division, choose breakout players and much more. Sponsored by Bombfell (https://www.bombfell.com/realgm) FanDuel (https://www.fanduel.com/) Subscribe to RealGM Radio on iTunes or via the RSS feed.

Sep 07 2017

1hr 17mins

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Rank #16: Kings with James Ham of CSN California

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Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and James Ham of CSN California (@James_Ham) go in-depth on the Sacramento Kings, including DeMarcus Cousins (0:46), Rajon Rondo's future with the team (29:36), what current members of the team will be there long-term (35:49), building a title contender (57:35), LeBron (1:03:11) and the Kings' coaching search (1:12:42).   Subscribe to RealGM Radio on iTunes or via the XML feed.

Apr 21 2016

1hr 30mins

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Rank #17: Arturo Galletti revisiting Eastern Conference over/unders

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Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Arturo Galletti of Basketball Numbers (@ArturoGalletti) go through their over/under predictions from before the season on the Eastern Conference, including the 76ers (0:52), Nets (3:04), Knicks (5:37), Hornets (10:58), Magic (15:59), Pistons (20:59), Pacers (24:03), Celtics (27:35), Bucks (33:25), Wizards (35:19), Raptors (39:46), Heat (43:27), Bulls (47:19), Hawks (50:37) and Cavs (55:31). Subscribe to RealGM Radio on iTunes or via the XML feed.

Mar 03 2016

1hr 8mins

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Rank #18: NBA Draft Prospects with Sam Vecenie

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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 11 2016

1hr 46mins

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Rank #19: NBA 2K17 with Senior Producer Erick Boenisch

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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 13 2016

55mins

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Rank #20: Atlantic Division with Tim Bontemps and Jared Weiss

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Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux), Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post (@TimBontemps) and Jared Weiss of The Athletic (@JaredWeissNBA) go in-depth on the NBA’s Atlantic Division.

They discuss how the Celtics, Raptors, 76ers, Knicks and Nets fared in the off-season and predict the season to come, including projected finish, breakout players and rookies they are most excited to see.

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Aug 01 2018

1hr 30mins

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