Nick Whitfield

Nick provides us with a rather unique look at basketball, often merging cultural moments from videogames and cinema with on court and sometimes off court actions in the NBA. He’s our Google Analytics guru; the perfect accompaniment to a digital league and sport. Oh, and he used to work for FIBA Media.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo, the landscape of sports social media, and the rise of the women’s game with FIBA’s Gauthier Rakotonirina

Nick and Gauthier Rakotonirina (FIBA Media Head of Third Party Marketing) discuss the 2021 NBA Finals, sports social media, and more.

Giannis Antetokounmpo is writing his own NBA Finals odyssey, Team USA’s loss to Nigeria, and Olympic basketball

Nick and Matt discuss the 2021 NBA Finals, Giannis Antetokounmpo’s historic performances, Chris Paul’s excellence and much more.

61 – The Burning Motivation Driving Chris Paul to a Potential NBA Championship

Chris Paul won a high school championship scoring 61 points along the way dedicated to his late grandfather. As he heads to the NBA Finals, history has a way of repeating itself.

Conference Finals and Italians in the NBA with Davide Chinellato

Nick is joined by Davide Chinellato (NBA Editor for La Gazzetta dello Sport) to discuss the Conference Finals and Italian players in the NBA.

Heaven Knows We’re Miserable Now: Mental Health in the NBA and the Basketball Community

Using the 1980s British Band The Smiths Nick Whitfield discusses mental health in the NBA and the wider basketball community.

Beal or no Beal, 1/4 recap, Ringwatch, NBA Gamestop and Meyers’ large hammer

Nick, Tom and Josh discuss the best trade scenarios for Bradley Beal, Brooklyn’s all-time worst defensive trajectory and more.

Merry Swishmas! The NBA season has arrived, contract extensions and Naughty or Nice predictions

Mike, Josh and Nick unite to bring you the Double Clutch NBA Christmas Special, fully loaded with hot takes and a naughty or nice list.

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“Come With Me if You Want a Ring” – The 2020 NBA Finals is Judgement Day for LeBron James

LeBron James is not just competing for an NBA championship, he’s battling for fate and legacy. Like Terminator 2, these NBA Finals are Judgement Day for LeBron.

John Starks: an embodiment of Knicks fandom

The world might be re-living 1990s NBA through the prism of Michael Jordan again in The Last Dance, for Nick Whitfield it only brings back memories of his favorite player John Starks