On The Ball with Ric Bucher
What the Embiid-Simmons Muddle Tells Us About The 76ers
Ric discusses the discovery by Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid that his fellow All-Star and teammate, Ben Simmons, no longer wants to play with him.
NBA Finals: The Series -- not the Teams -- Are Even28:05Ric discusses the Miami Heat's Game 2 win over the Denver Nuggets in the NBA Finals and previews Game 3.
NBA Finals Preview and a Kyrie Irving Trade Rumor25:17Ric previews the 2023 NBA Finals matchup between the Denver Nuggets and Miami Heat and explores a trade rumor involving Kyrie Irving.
Why LeBron Did What He Did and Said What He Said32:01Ric discusses how LeBron James performed in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals and his comments afterward about his future.
Nikola Jokic Is Stepping Up -- and Back28:11Ric discusses two-time MVP Nikola Jokic's performance in, and impact on, the Western Conference finals for the Denver Nuggets.
The Officiating in the Lakers-Warriors Series37:29Ric discusses the controversy over how the playoff series between the Lakers and Warriors is being officiated.
The Big Lie About Today's NBA25:34Ric discusses what the playoffs are telling us about the state of the NBA.
Why Giannis Is Treated Differently31:00Ric discusses Giannis Antetokounmpo's comments after the No. 1 Milwaukee Bucks were upset by the No. 8 Miami Heat, along with other playoff observations.
The Two All-NBA Selections I Regret24:43Ric discusses who he selected for this year's All-NBA teams and why.
Choosing This Year's MVP23:54Ric discusses the challenge of filling out his NBA MVP ballot this year.