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Ep. 149: Brooklyn Nets Mob’s Trade Deadline

The Mob’s trade deadline drops on a Tuesday once again as Kaan Erel (@iKaanic) takes on GM duties for the Brooklyn Nets, while Dj Rekstad (@djrekstad) takes over every other team. As always, we go through as many trade scenarios as we possibly can while also previewing the team. A couple deals did get done […]

Ep. 148: Pros and Kaans: Nate Duncan

The 2nd edition of Pros and Kaans on The bench Mob podcast welcomes Nate Duncan. Kaan and Nate take the opportunity with the Hoiberg firing to discuss coach evaluation and how they would go about identifying strengths and weaknesses of coaches. Then they hop around several different teams as they discuss the Top 5 Offensive […]

Ep. 147: 76ers Mob’s Trade Deadline

The MTD crew is back at it again for another week of the Mob’s Trade Deadline. This week Kaan takes over the Philadelphia 76ers to see if he can round out the squad after the major Jimmy Butler trade while Dj and Sydney try to buy low on Fultz as well as pry some of […]

Ep. 146: Pros and Kaans: Stephen Noh

Welcome to the first edition of Pros and Kaans, where a pro is joined by a Kaan (The Mob’s very own) and they talk about the pros and cons of different topics around the league.  For the first guest, it only made sense to bring in Chicago Bulls expert,Stephen Noh from The Athletic, to talk […]

Ep. 145: Kings Mob’s Trade Deadline

The MTD crew is back at it again with the Sacramento Kings. The Kings have cap space and no pick, so it makes them an interesting target for salary dumps, among other things. Sydney takes control of the team this week and things get a little wild. Kaan and DJ are also on the call […]

Ep. 144: Warriors Mob’s Trade Deadline

Rarely do we get to discuss trades with the Warriors, but with all the drama circling around them lately we thought there was never going to be a better time. Kaan takes the role of Bob Myers and tries to see what he can get for some of his core pieces in the trade market. […]

Ep. 143: Los Angeles Basketball with Eric Pincus

This episode of The Bench Mob we bring on friend of the pod back onto to the pod after about a year. Eric Pincus of Bleacher Report, Basketball Insiders, and the Hollywood Hoops podcast joins Kaan Erel as they talk LA basketball. Starting out with LeBron and the Lakers, followed by the surprising Clippers as […]

Ep. 141: Philly, Minny and Jimmy From All Angles

Minneapolis native Dj Rekstad speaks with Philly mobbers Garrett Catalana and Dan Gladnick about how they all feel about the Jimmy Butler trade. Host Kaan Erel navigates the conversation and gives is Bullsian perspective of the origins of Jimmy Butler to the Wolves. Hope you all enjoy. You can follow us on Twitter @TheBenchMobNBA

Ep. 142: Wizards Mob’s Trade Deadline

The Washington Wizards badly need a make over, so Kaan Erel (@iKaanic) takes control over there front office and shops his star players around the league. Charlie Goldsmith (@2021_charlie) and Dj Rekstad (@DjRekstad) talk trade and get through quite a bit of different trade scenarios. John Wall and Otto Porter are heavily involved in most […]

Ep. 139: Rockets Mob’s Trade Deadline

The Mob’s Trade Deadline is coming at you pretty steadily a Wednesday this season, this time we look at what the Houston Rockets might be looking at in the trade market. Kaan takes GM duties this time around as he tries and take away players from DJ and Sydney as the same MTD crew is […]