NBA Draft and College Basketball Expert Sam Vecenie talks all levels of hoops.

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In this episode, I’m joined by Dieter Kurtenbach, where we chat about who should make the 2020 NBA All-Star Game. We run through in categories and by conference. We say who the No-Doubters are, the very likely guys, and the wild cards who could crash the party. Then we chat a bit about movies, about


In this episode, I’m joined by Michael Pina from SB Nation, the Winning Plays Podcast, and the Open Floor podcast.  We chatted about a few things. First we hit quickly on the Atlanta-Minnesota deal at the top. Then, we chatted about Kyrie Irving making comments about what he thinks is or is not the future


In this episode, Dieter Kurtenbach is back, and we really run the gamut of sports. We talk Green Bay-San Francisco, then Clemson-LSU and Dabo Swinney.  Then, we move into the meat of the episode, where we discuss if the NBA Media is Biased toward big markets.  Finally, we chat about the Oscars. Or rather, I


In this episode, Danny Leroux joins the podcast and we chat about Andre Drummond and Chris Paul. First, we break down Andre Drummond potentially moving on from Detroit, particularly potentially to Atlanta. Then, we chat about Drummond and Detroit and whether or not Detroit should do it?  Then, we chat about Chris Paul, and Chris


In this episode, Cole Zwicker and I run through the NBA Trade Market. What are the biggest potential deals on the market? What are our favorite ones that could be under the radar, but could help NBA teams and contenders improve? We run through nearly every team in the league at some point in a


In this episode, Cole and I break down a few different things. First, Deandre Ayton returned to action against the Clippers last night, so we stop and break down the game. Then, we chat about the Clippers and their overall play this year, particularly since Paul George has been back.  We close on NBA Draft


In this episode, I chat with Cole Zwicker, except the typical format of the podcast gets turned on its head. Cole gets to ask me the questions this time, about my overall opinions on this draft class, some format and philosophy questions on the draft, and more. We talk about the Race for No.1, some


Cole Zwicker and Sam discuss some of the fun early-season stories, including Davis Bertans and Washington, Devonte Graham and PJ Washington, the Spurs being bad, and more. Read more at https://gametheorysam.libsyn.com/#rkUSGk2mHiTbZyBs.99


In this episode, I chat with Cole Zwicker about a variety of topics. First, the Knicks fire David Fizdale. Was it earned? What happens now? Then, the Cavaliers aren’t happy with John Beilein. What happens next? Then, we chat Vernon Carey, Paul Reed, Romeo Weems, Terrance Shannon Jr, Yves Pons, and Aaron Wiggins. Read more


In this episode of the podcast, I chat with Dieter Kurtenbach about the top of the Eastern Conference. We start with the Bucks because not enough people are talking about how dominant Milwaukee has been to start the year. Then we move to Miami and its super fun group of players, we talk about the


In this podcast, Cole Zwicker and Sam run through their overall thoughts on a big variety of prospects. Somewhat in order of who we discuss: James Wiseman, Tyrese Haliburton, Isaac Okoro, Arizona, Grant Riller, , Florida, Kira lewis, Myles Powell, Aaron Nesmith, Jahmi’us Ramsey, Tyrell Terry, Mason Jones, Franz Wagner Read more at https://gametheorysam.libsyn.com/#ltT4CmvECkHq6wte.99


In this episode, Cole Zwicker and I break down a bunch of different college prospects. We start with Anthony Edwards’ massive explosion against Michigan State, where he scored 33 points in 15 minutes in the second half. Then, we move on to the Michigan State prospects, including Cassius Winston, Aaron Henry, and Xavier Tillman. Then,


In this episode, Ricky O’Donnell from SB Nation joins for our yearly “Bulls in Crisis” podcast. In this edition, we discuss Jim Boylen being a disaster, the players struggling, management, and more. Read more at https://gametheorysam.libsyn.com/#EYH5pZ0oPBzy0JwK.99


In this episode, Dieter Kurtenbach joins me to talk about the NBA ratings stuff. Does it matter that the NBA ratings are down? Should the alarm bells be going for the league? Is this an actual issue of viewership? Or is it a monetization problem where the NBA needs to figure out how to sell


  In this episode, Cole Zwicker and I break down NBA Draft prospects. Particularly, we start with James Wiseman, move onto the rest of Memphis-Oregon. Then, we have our typical “LaMelo Ball’s Australian Journey” segment. Then, we move to Stock Up/Stock Down, where we break down Isaac Okoro, Devin Vassell, Paul Reed, Isaiah Stewart, Jaden


In this episode, Cole Zwicker and I break down the starts for seven teams across the NBA and decide whether or not these starts or real or if they’re fool’s gold in one way or another. The New York Knicks, the Phoenix Suns, the Portland Trail Blazers, the Los Angeles Lakers, the Cleveland Cavaliers, the


Cole joins the pod, and we break down the bigs and forwards in this draft class for like 90 minutes. It’s a lot. James Wiseman, Isaiah Stewart, Jaden McDaniels, Precious Achiuwa, Matthew Hurt, Patrick Williams, and many, many, many more. Read more at https://gametheorysam.libsyn.com/#CMk4bZuDDc6h0Qzv.99


In this episode, I’m joined by the Three Man Weave guys (Jim, Matt, and Ky) to preview college basketball. We use and explain Season Long Pool to discuss and jump into each conference and team. We go through the Big Ten, ACC, Big East, Big 12, Pac-12, and SEC. Plus, we chat about the other


In this episode, Cole Zwicker and I run through a lot of different topics! -Ayton suspended and Bagley hurt -Early season thoughts on: Karl-Anthony Towns, Cleveland and the grand point guard experiment, Markelle Fultz, the Miami Heat are crazy athletic, Ja Morant, Luka Doncic, and Trae Young. Then, we did our typical Melo Ball segment.


Back again for what I think is the third straight year, Dieter Kurtenbach joins to give bold predictions on the NBA season. We run through the best fiery takes on the 76ers, the Lakers, the Heat, the Kings, the Warriors, the Pacers, the Rockets, and Giannis Antetokounmpo. Read more at https://gametheorysam.libsyn.com/#T8rrRLxhY0GDWBoJ.99


In this episode, Cole Zwicker joins and we run through some news, some NBA preseason thoughts, and then preview NBA Draft wings. First, we discuss Bradley Beal extension and its effects on both the Wizards and Beal. Then, we chat the Warriors keeping Marquese Chriss over Alfonzo McKinnie. We move then to Zion Williamson’s injury,


In this episode, friend of the program Robby Kalland from UPRoxx Sports joins the podcast, and we chat about Eastern Conference Over/Under Win totals in the NBA. The order we go in: Golden State, LA Clippers, LA Lakers, Phoenix, Sacramento Then, Denver, Minnesota, Oklahoma City, Portland, Utah Then, Dallas, Houston, Memphis, New Orleans, San Antonio


In this episode, friend of the program Robby Kalland from UPRoxx Sports joins the podcast, and we chat about Eastern Conference Over/Under Win totals in the NBA. The order we go in: Boston, Brooklyn, New York, Philadelphia, Toronto Then, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Indiana, Milwaukee Then, Atlanta, Charlotte, Miami, Orlando, Washington Finally, we finish with MVP


In this episode, Cole Zwicker is here and we break down some early thoughts on the 2020 NBA Draft. Why this draft is still totally wide open. Then, we jump into breaking down LaMelo Ball’s start in the NBL and the hype that it’s generated already. Where are we on this? What do we think


In this episode, it’s the first one with me as a married podcaster. Dieter joins, discusses the wedding, then we move onto a few different topics. First, we discuss the FIBA World Cup from the US perspective. Why it really doesn’t matter, and why I just couldn’t really get myself to care about any of


In this episode, I chat with Cole Zwicker, where we run through our yearly tradition, where we break down our top-25 players who are 23 or younger in the NBA. As usual, the rules are simple: any player born in 1996 or later in eligible that is currently in the NBA. We break them down


In this episode, I chat with Cole Zwicker, where we run through our yearly tradition, where we break down our top-25 players who are 23 or younger in the NBA. As usual, the rules are simple: any player born in 1996 or later in eligible that is currently in the NBA. We break them down


In this episode, I chat with Cole Zwicker, where we run through our yearly tradition, where we break down our top-25 players who are 23 or younger in the NBA. As usual, the rules are simple: any player born in 1996 or later in eligible that is currently in the NBA. We break them down


n this episode, I chat with Cole Zwicker where we break down Magic Johnson’s movie list, as well as all of the players who participated in the Nike Academy event this weekend, including Cole Anthony, Kahlil Whitney, Scottie Lewis, Udoka Azubuike, Obi Toppin, Charles Bassey, and many, many more. Oh yeah, and Michael Porter made


In this episode, Dieter Kurtenbach joins and we chat about a variety of things. First, we chat about the Rich Paul Rule, and why it’s total bullshit on behalf of the NCAA. Then, we chat about Kevin Durant’s interview with Chris Haynes, then about Kemba Walker, the Hornets, and the Celtics. We finish on mental