The NBA Next Podcast

by Spotrac

Keith Smith and Scott Allen talk about what’s next in the financial world of the NBA.

Podcast episodes

  • Jazz and Raptors Offseason Outlook, NBA Bans Jontay Porter & Blake Griffin Retires

    Jazz and Raptors Offseason Outlook, NBA Bans Jontay Porter & Blake Griffin Retires

    Keith Smith and Scott Allen talk about recent news across the NBA including expansion updates, including Jontay Porter's lifetime ban from the NBA, the Golden State Warriors financials on the heals of being eliminated from the Play-In Tournament, Grayson Allen's extension with Phoenix, Blake Griffin official retires and NBA players going to the Olympics (00:22). Then they talk about the Utah Jazz (30:34) and the Toronto Raptors (40:32) offseason outlooks. Finally, what's next (52:07)

  • Hornets and Grizzlies Offseason Outlook, Boston Extends Holiday & Expansion Updates

    Hornets and Grizzlies Offseason Outlook, Boston Extends Holiday & Expansion Updates

    Keith Smith and Scott Allen talk about recent news across the NBA including expansion updates, Timberwolves sale details, Jrue Holiday extension in Boston and Will Victor Wembanyama be the first player to reach a $1B in salary (00:19). Then they talk about the Charlotte Hornets offseason outlook (33:24) and the Memphis Grizzlies offseason outlook (46:17). Finally, what's next (1:02:00)

  • Pistons and Trail Blazers Offseason Outlooks, Clifford Out In Charlotte & Rondo Retires

    Pistons and Trail Blazers Offseason Outlooks, Clifford Out In Charlotte & Rondo Retires

    Keith Smith and Scott Allen talk about recent news across the NBA including Steve Clifford out in Charlotte, Rajon Rondo retires, Hall of Fame inductees and Julius Randle's future with the Knicks (01:19). Then they talk about the Detroit Pistons offseason outlook (19:21) and the Portland Trail Blazers offseason outlook (34:41). Finally, what's next (51:21)

  • Spurs and Wizards Offseason Outlooks, Recent Signings and Franchise News & Future Contracts

    Spurs and Wizards Offseason Outlooks, Recent Signings and Franchise News & Future Contracts

    Keith Smith and Scott Allen talk about recent news across the NBA including Jontay Porter gambling investigation, recent signings, Wizards staying in DC and Timberwolves sale possibly done (00:19). Then they talk about the San Antonio Spurs offseason outlook (25:55), the Washington Wizards offseason outlook (37:21) and future contract situations for Jrue Holiday, Grayson Allen and Paul Geoge (51:30). Finally, what's next (1:00:00)

  • Recent NBA News, All-NBA Financial Implications, Best/Worst Valued Contracts & Veteran Extension Eligibility

    Recent NBA News, All-NBA Financial Implications, Best/Worst Valued Contracts & Veteran Extension Eligibility

    Keith Smith and Scott Allen talk about recent news across the NBA including the Jamahl Mosley extension, Tristan Vukcevic contract with Washington, Otto Porter Jr retirement, Timberwolves sale news and the G-League Ignite cancelled (3:45). Then they talk about the All-NBA rules and the financial implications for players (27:48), the best and worst valued contracts in the NBA this season (39:32) and which players are currently extension eligible through June 30th (47:30). Finally, what's next (57:54)