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Winging It

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Winging It
Winging It

Winging It

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Vince Carter and Kent Bazemore of the Atlanta Hawks are going off script (with a little help from Annie Finberg), with a behind-the-scenes look at what NBA players think and talk about when their minds aren't on the court. Sports, news, pop culture - whatever they’re talking about, just know they’re winging it.

Latest Episodes

Former Ambassador Andrew Young on Basketball, MLK, and Atlanta | Winging It

The ‘Winging It’ crew is joined by former UN ambassador Andrew Young to discuss the evolution of basketball in the past five decades (01:41), his time as a leader in the civil rights movement with Martin Luther King Jr. (06:25), and how Atlanta has changed since his time as mayor (28:03).

41 MINMAY 13
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Former Ambassador Andrew Young on Basketball, MLK, and Atlanta | Winging It

Shaquille O’Neal and Candace Parker | Winging It

The ‘Winging It’ crew sits down with Shaquille O’Neal and Candace Parker to swap stories about playing against each other, watching each other evolve over the years, and their transitions to broadcast.

37 MINMAY 6
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Shaquille O’Neal and Candace Parker | Winging It

Offseason Check-In and Playoff Basketball | Winging It

The ‘Winging It’ crew sits down to reflect on the regular season and previous guests (01:12) before breaking down first- and second-round playoff matchups (19:27).

42 MINAPR 30
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Offseason Check-In and Playoff Basketball | Winging It

Damian Lillard on the Playoffs, Music, and His Rookie Moments | Winging It

The ‘Winging It’ crew is joined by Damian Lillard to talk about the Trail Blazers as a 3-seed in the West (01:52) before discussing his music career (13:50). Then, they look back at some of Dame’s rookie moments (28:13) and debate Ja Morant vs. Zion (33:14).

41 MINAPR 15
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Damian Lillard on the Playoffs, Music, and His Rookie Moments | Winging It

Bonus Episode: Max Holloway | Winging It

On this bonus episode, the ‘Winging It’ crew is joined by Max Holloway ahead of his fight with Dustin Poirier at UFC 236.

37 MINAPR 12
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Bonus Episode: Max Holloway | Winging It

JJ Redick on Triple-Double Chasers, the Best Team In the East, and Ejection Stories | Winging It

The ‘Winging It’ crew is joined by JJ Redick to discuss their thoughts on the mindset of players who are chasing triple-doubles (13:29) and who they think the best team in the East is (17:43). Then, they tell stories about getting ejected (57:35).

75 MINAPR 8
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JJ Redick on Triple-Double Chasers, the Best Team In the East, and Ejection Stories | Winging It

Ludacris on His Big 2020, Getting Into Acting, and the Worst Trash Talkers | Winging It

The ‘Winging It’ crew sits down with Ludacris to talk about what he has in store for 2020, including new music and ‘Fast 9’ (02:22). Then they discuss how he got into acting (27:55) and the worst trash talkers in the league (51:06).

56 MINAPR 1
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Ludacris on His Big 2020, Getting Into Acting, and the Worst Trash Talkers | Winging It

Michael Conley Jr. on His Up-and-Down Year, Playing With Vince, and Player-Fan Interaction | Winging It

The ‘Winging It’ crew is joined by Michael Conley Jr. to discuss his up-and-down year (23:01) and playing with Vince in Memphis. Then they talk about the incident with Russell Westbrook and a Utah Jazz fan (29:06) and reminisce on Mike’s first few years in the league (47:45).

50 MINMAR 18
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Michael Conley Jr. on His Up-and-Down Year, Playing With Vince, and Player-Fan Interaction | Winging It

DeMar DeRozan on Playing For Pop, Mental Health, and Life Outside Basketball | Winging it

The ‘Winging It’ crew is joined by DeMar DeRozan to discuss his offseason trade to the Spurs and his excitement at getting to play under Gregg Popovich (07:42). Then they have a candid discussion about mental health in the NBA (22:51) and look back at DeMar’s "Welcome to the League" moment (39:32).

45 MINMAR 11
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DeMar DeRozan on Playing For Pop, Mental Health, and Life Outside Basketball | Winging it

Trae Young and John Collins on the Hawks, This Year's Dunk Contest, and Luka | Winging It

The ‘Winging It’ crew is joined by Trae Young and John Collins to talk about All-Star Weekend and this year's dunk contest (08:40). Then Vince and Kent discuss the evolution of Trae and John since coming into the league (22:11) before Trae breaks down how he's motivated by comparisons to Luka Doncic (38:55).

49 MINMAR 4
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Trae Young and John Collins on the Hawks, This Year's Dunk Contest, and Luka | Winging It

Latest Episodes

Former Ambassador Andrew Young on Basketball, MLK, and Atlanta | Winging It

The ‘Winging It’ crew is joined by former UN ambassador Andrew Young to discuss the evolution of basketball in the past five decades (01:41), his time as a leader in the civil rights movement with Martin Luther King Jr. (06:25), and how Atlanta has changed since his time as mayor (28:03).

41 MINMAY 13
Comments
Former Ambassador Andrew Young on Basketball, MLK, and Atlanta | Winging It

Shaquille O’Neal and Candace Parker | Winging It

The ‘Winging It’ crew sits down with Shaquille O’Neal and Candace Parker to swap stories about playing against each other, watching each other evolve over the years, and their transitions to broadcast.

37 MINMAY 6
Comments
Shaquille O’Neal and Candace Parker | Winging It

Offseason Check-In and Playoff Basketball | Winging It

The ‘Winging It’ crew sits down to reflect on the regular season and previous guests (01:12) before breaking down first- and second-round playoff matchups (19:27).

42 MINAPR 30
Comments
Offseason Check-In and Playoff Basketball | Winging It

Damian Lillard on the Playoffs, Music, and His Rookie Moments | Winging It

The ‘Winging It’ crew is joined by Damian Lillard to talk about the Trail Blazers as a 3-seed in the West (01:52) before discussing his music career (13:50). Then, they look back at some of Dame’s rookie moments (28:13) and debate Ja Morant vs. Zion (33:14).

41 MINAPR 15
Comments
Damian Lillard on the Playoffs, Music, and His Rookie Moments | Winging It

Bonus Episode: Max Holloway | Winging It

On this bonus episode, the ‘Winging It’ crew is joined by Max Holloway ahead of his fight with Dustin Poirier at UFC 236.

37 MINAPR 12
Comments
Bonus Episode: Max Holloway | Winging It

JJ Redick on Triple-Double Chasers, the Best Team In the East, and Ejection Stories | Winging It

The ‘Winging It’ crew is joined by JJ Redick to discuss their thoughts on the mindset of players who are chasing triple-doubles (13:29) and who they think the best team in the East is (17:43). Then, they tell stories about getting ejected (57:35).

75 MINAPR 8
Comments
JJ Redick on Triple-Double Chasers, the Best Team In the East, and Ejection Stories | Winging It

Ludacris on His Big 2020, Getting Into Acting, and the Worst Trash Talkers | Winging It

The ‘Winging It’ crew sits down with Ludacris to talk about what he has in store for 2020, including new music and ‘Fast 9’ (02:22). Then they discuss how he got into acting (27:55) and the worst trash talkers in the league (51:06).

56 MINAPR 1
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Ludacris on His Big 2020, Getting Into Acting, and the Worst Trash Talkers | Winging It

Michael Conley Jr. on His Up-and-Down Year, Playing With Vince, and Player-Fan Interaction | Winging It

The ‘Winging It’ crew is joined by Michael Conley Jr. to discuss his up-and-down year (23:01) and playing with Vince in Memphis. Then they talk about the incident with Russell Westbrook and a Utah Jazz fan (29:06) and reminisce on Mike’s first few years in the league (47:45).

50 MINMAR 18
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Michael Conley Jr. on His Up-and-Down Year, Playing With Vince, and Player-Fan Interaction | Winging It

DeMar DeRozan on Playing For Pop, Mental Health, and Life Outside Basketball | Winging it

The ‘Winging It’ crew is joined by DeMar DeRozan to discuss his offseason trade to the Spurs and his excitement at getting to play under Gregg Popovich (07:42). Then they have a candid discussion about mental health in the NBA (22:51) and look back at DeMar’s "Welcome to the League" moment (39:32).

45 MINMAR 11
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DeMar DeRozan on Playing For Pop, Mental Health, and Life Outside Basketball | Winging it

Trae Young and John Collins on the Hawks, This Year's Dunk Contest, and Luka | Winging It

The ‘Winging It’ crew is joined by Trae Young and John Collins to talk about All-Star Weekend and this year's dunk contest (08:40). Then Vince and Kent discuss the evolution of Trae and John since coming into the league (22:11) before Trae breaks down how he's motivated by comparisons to Luka Doncic (38:55).

49 MINMAR 4
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Trae Young and John Collins on the Hawks, This Year's Dunk Contest, and Luka | Winging It

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