PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast- Let’s Run That Whole Thing Back

January 15, 2017

The NBA season reaches its midway point this week, and Place To Be Nation's NBA-Team are discussing all things across the league. How will Golden State do in round two against the Cavaliers on Martin Luther King Day and against the Thunder on Wednesday night? Adam Murray and Andrew Riche discuss the DeMarcus Cousins max extension rumors and why RIche is still not convinced he is staying in Sacramento long-term. They also talk about the John Wall/Jae Crowder altercation, the hyper-competitive Eastern Conference, the Kyle Korver trade to the Cavs, and much more! So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team!

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PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast- Messed Around and Got a Triple Double

January 5, 2017

Today is a good day now that you're listening to Place To Be Nation's NBA-Team! On this first episode in the year 2017, Adam Murray and Andrew Riche break down the triple double mania in the NBA and which leader has impressed them the most between Russell Westbrook and James Harden. Riche and Adam also discuss the mess at the bottom of the Western Conference playoff race, Isaiah Thomas' amazing performance against the Miami Heat, the Christmas games, and much more! So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team!

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PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast: Time for Cheer

December 20, 2016

It is time for Adam Murray and Andrew Riche of Place To Be Nation's NBA-Team to spread some holiday cheer (along with the customary podcast jeers) around the NBA. They discuss the passing of Craig Sager and his impact on courtside reporting, the newly agreed upon Collective Bargaining Agreement and what changes we can expect going forward in the new deal, and preview the Christmas Day slate of games (including the Warriors/Cavs game in Cleveland) on ESPN and ABC. Riche and Adam also give out a unique set of Christmas gifts discussing potential players on the move, the many busts of this past summer's free agency, and much more. So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team!

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PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast - Super Crunch Time

December 13, 2016

On the latest edition of Place To Be Nation's NBA-Team Podcast (which is now exclusively on the PTBN POP feed), Adam Murray and Andrew Riche discuss the never-ending war of attrition for the Memphis Grizzlies, and how they are somehow thriving with their "Nasty Nine." Riche and Adam also talk about the packed playoff picture for the Eastern Conference, how much longer Alvin Gentry can possibly last in New Orleans, the Houston Rockets' situation with Donatas Montiejunas, and more! So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team!

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PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast- The Leftovers

November 29, 2016

On this post-Thanksgiving edition of Place To Be Nation's NBA-Team Podcast (now exclusively on the PTBN POP feed), Adam Murray and Andrew Riche touch on a variety of topics as November comes to a close. How different was Kevin Love's 34-point first quarter vs the Blazers versus Klay Thompson's 37-point third quarter vs the Kings in 2015? Have we seen our first signs of potential upheaval of the NBA Replay System after the mishandling of the Kings/Raptors ending? Why have the Minnesota Timberwolves yet to turn the corner early on under Tom Thibodeau and how much longer could it take? Riche and Adam also talk about Black Friday shopping, the pitfalls of trading newly signed contracts for older ones, and much more! So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team!

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PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast- Early Returns

November 22, 2016

The Presidential election may be thankfully overwith, but Adam Murray and Andrew Riche, Place To Be Nation's NBA-Team (now exclusively on the PTBN POP podcast feed), still have some votes to make in an episode-long game of "For Real or No Big Deal." Riche and Adam talk about everything NBA from the Clippers' defensive dominance to three-point shooting centers to the legitimacy (or lack thereof) of the Atlanta Hawks and Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference. They also talk about upcoming games, why the regular season should be longer (!!), comparing newborns to "max contracts," and much more. So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team!

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PTBN’s NBA-Team Podcast- Keepin’ It 100

November 8, 2016

Place to Be Nation's NBA-Team of Adam Murray of Andrew Riche celebrate their landmark 100th episode (now exclusively on the PTBN Pop feed) the only way they really know how: Talking about a whole lot of NBA basketball. RIche and Adam touch on all sorts of topics like the Cavaliers' hot start, the Golden State Warriors' tepid start, odd statistical leaders after two weeks, Anthony Davis and the sinking New Orleans Pelicans, contract extensions, DeMar DeRozan's scoring spree, and much more! So suit up and take it out for the 100th time with the NBA-Team!

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PTBN’s NCAA-Team: Season Preview

November 2, 2016

Adam Murray and Andrew Riche of Place To Be Nation's NBA-Team (NOW on the PTBN Pop feed) introduce the month of November with an extra-sized, NBA-centric college basketball preview as all things hoops tips off in full gear this week! They discuss every major conference from the loaded ACC to the soon-to-be-no-more (?) Big XII to the rejuvenated Big East. How good can this year's Duke team possibly be with Grayson Allen and a bevy of NBA prospects in tow? Which one-and-doners and sophomores are Adam and Riche keeping an eye on? They also discuss mid major players to watch, coaches on the hot seat, Villanova's epic tournament run last year, draft prospects, and much more! So suit up and take it out, college style, with the NCAA-Team!

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PTBN’s NBA-Team: 2016-17 Season Preview - Spoiler Alert

October 24, 2016

The 2016-17 season is almost here, and Adam Murray and Andrew Riche on Place To Be Nation’s NBA-Team are ready to dish out some team previews going from worst to best.In the sixth and final part of this 6-part preview, we are down to our top three teams. How much better can LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers be after an historic, curse-ending championship season and the long, arduous journey to defend it? Will there potentially be some trouble in paradise for the new-look super team version of the Golden State Warriors? Why is this zero hour for Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, and Doc Rivers in Los Angeles and can they overcome their regular season failures against the Warriors? Riche and Adam also talk recent injuries, award predictions, and much more! So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team, now on the Place To Be nation Pop Feed!

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PTBN’s NBA-Team- 2016-17 Season Preview: Hunter or Hunted?

October 18, 2016

Place to Be Nation POP welcomes in the longest-running sports show in PTBN history! 

The 2016-17 season is almost here, and Adam Murray and Andrew Riche on Place To Be Nation’s NBA-Team are ready to dish out some team previews going from worst to best.In part 5 of this 6-part preview, they discuss five teams that either are aiming for lofty goals or have the target on their backs. Are the San Antonio Spurs in the post-TIm Duncan era officially an also-ran or can they get back to the Western Conference Finals for the first time in three years? What is the basement of Russell Westbrook's Oklahoma City Thunder and how far can the vengeance factor really take you? Riche and Adam also discuss the deep and dangerous Boston Celtics, which team made a mistake keeping their core together between the Portland Trail Blazers and Toronto Raptors, and much more! So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team!
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