The Hoop Collective

By ESPN, NBA, Cassidy Hubbarth, Kevin Arnovitz, Amin Elhassan, Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han

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The Hoop Collective team breaks down the NBA.

Episode Date
Conversations about the 2018 draft
47:16
Kevin Arnovitz, Jonathan Givony, Mike Schmitz and Kevin Pelton discuss how a prospect's profile can fluctuate leading up to the draft (1:30), how to sift through the rumor mill (10:50), the top players in the 2018 draft (19:05) and draft night questions (36:10).
Jun 19, 2018
Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN
37:04
Adam Schefter talks to Sr. NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski about the NBA Draft (2:42), LeBron James' future (4:40), his life as an Insider (11:27), the origin of the "Woj Bomb" (26:10) and more.
Jun 18, 2018
Workshopping the Kawhi situation
1:09:00
Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon, Andrew Han and Jackie MacMullan chat about the news Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio and workshop the permutations and implications of the news.
Jun 16, 2018
Finals postmortem, what comes next for LeBron
53:20
Cassidy Hubbarth, Chiney Ogwumike and Ramona Shelburne chat about the diss tracks in LA (3:10), the Warriors celebrating and making news (21:30), pining for LeBron in free agency (35:50) and awards (43:00).
Jun 13, 2018
Courtside after Game 4 of Cavs-Warriors
47:25
Brian Windhorst, Amin Elhassan, Kevin Arnovitz and Andrew Han (feat. Steve Martinez of The Jump, Ros Gold-Onwude, Marcus Thompson, Ethan Strauss) offer reactions from the floor of The Q after Game 4 in Cleveland to chat about the Warriors sweeping the Cavs.
Jun 09, 2018
Colangelo sunk, Cavs on the brink
1:06:40
Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Kevin Arnovitz, Ramona Shelburne and Shelley Smith discuss Colangelo's departure from the Sixers (1:00), Game 3 of the NBA Finals (14:45), Durant's performance (33:15), the Cavs' offseason plans (38:10) and LeBron's plans (53:05).
Jun 07, 2018
Courtside from Game 2 of the Finals
46:45
Amin Elhassan, Kevin Pelton, Kevin Arnovitz, Marc Spears and Brian Windhorst (feat. Aaron Dodson of The Undefeated and Andrew Han) chat courtside from Oracle Arena after Game 2 of the NBA Finals about Steph Curry's big night (2:00), CJ McCollum on Twitter (10:00), JR Smith with MVP chants (12:20), Finals fatigue (18:10), the Cavs' mood (25:20) and if Dub Nation will be the same in two years (35:05).
Jun 04, 2018
Wild and crazy Game 1 of the 2018 Finals
47:35
Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Kevin Pelton and Amin Elhassan discuss the varied reactions around Game 1 of the NBA Finals (2:35), overshadowed moments (9:50), downplaying suspensions and flagrants (16:05), the Cavs' collapse in OT (22:05), the Warriors' crunchtime lineup (28:50) and the block/charge controversy (32:15) and if Game 1 was the Cavs' best chance to make it a series (44:00).
Jun 01, 2018
Burner season in Philadelphia
55:42
Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan, Andrew Han and Tim MacMahon try to figure out the wild story of 76ers GM Bryan Colangelo allegedly using Twitter accounts to leak info (4:30), if there are realistic due process options (19:00) and speculating on the nature of how this alleged scandal came to light (30:30) and the best player of the postseason so far (47:00).
May 31, 2018
Cavs to the Finals, LeBron's epic performance
53:34
Cassidy Hubbarth, Nick Friedell, Andrew Han and Royce Young delve into the East finals series win by the Cavaliers over the Celtics (3:40), how high Jayson Tatum's ceiling is (7:40), if this is LeBron's best postseason performance (20:15) and a game of who wins Warriors-Rockets Game 7 (40:40).
May 29, 2018
Cavs on the brink, Rockets ready to pounce
57:11
Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon, Andrew Han and Jackie MacMullan discuss the Cavs with their backs against the wall after Game 5 (2:10) and the likelihood Rockets-Warriors goes the full series (23:10).
May 24, 2018
'Magic' Curry, the young Celtics
42:03
Cassidy Hubbarth, Michele Steele and Ramona Shelburne discuss "magic" Steph and the Rockets-Warriors (2:20), the homecourt advantages in Celtics-Cavs (20:22), cussing in the NBA (25:55) and Celtics talk (35:10).
May 22, 2018
Reevaluating the conference finals
1:02:42
Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han and Tim MacMahon chat about the Rockets-Warriors series (2:05) and what's happening in Celtics-Cavs (28:50) after Game 2 of the respective conference finals.
May 18, 2018
What happened in Boston? Who picked the Rockets?
47:19
Chiney Ogwumike, Andrew Han and Kevin Pelton discuss the surprising Game 1 result between the Celtics and Cavs (0:50). Later, Ramona Shelburne chats with Royce Young about his series prediction between the Rockets and Warriors (32:55).
May 15, 2018
Boston's future becomes the present, conf finals thoughts
1:07:36
Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon, Andrew Han and Jackie MacMullan discuss the Celtics' bright future (3:30), what Kawhi's trade value is (13:45), the East finals (24:40), the West finals (37:25) and Paul George (59:20).
May 10, 2018
Four teams on the brink?
57:06
Andrew Han, Royce Young and Ian Begley discuss LeBron's wild shot to put the Cavs up 3-0 over the Raptors (1:45), the Sixers facing elimination (27:25) and the Rockets surging (43:00).
May 07, 2018
Early thoughts on Round 2 of the playoffs
1:03:58
Brian Windhorst, Chris Forsberg, Andrew Han and Tim MacMahon discuss the Rockets-Jazz series (2:20), the Celtics-Sixers series (20:50) and Raptors-Cavs (34:50).
May 03, 2018
What have we learned for Round Two?
48:44
Andrew Han, Kevin Pelton, Ohm Youngmisuk, Nick Friedell and Royce Young autopsy the Thundersa€™ season (2:40), thoughts on the Rockets-Jazz series (9:40), the Warriors-Pelicans (21:45), the Raptors-Cavs series (30:35) and the Celtics-Sixers in round two (43:35).
May 01, 2018
LeBron's shot, free agency implications, playoff chatter
1:05:20
Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon, Andrew Han and Jackie MacMullan talk about Game 5 in Cleveland (8:40), free agency implications (20:30) and observations from the first round (48:00).
Apr 26, 2018
Freakishly Good
38:22
Cassidy Hubbarth, Nick Friedell and Ramona Shelburne discuss Giannis Antetokounmpo (1:55), KD's mishap on Instagram (6:00), the Pelicans (12:10), the Sixers (25:45) and what's been the most fun so far in the playoffs (33:20).
Apr 24, 2018
Assessing the playoffs through two games
1:02:11
Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon, Andrew Han and Kevin Arnovitz discuss the Rockets-Wolves series (3:00), the Cavs (12:00), what's going on with the Wizards (26:55), the Blazers (36:30), the Jazz (43:20) and Sixers-Heat (53:50).
Apr 19, 2018
Marathon Monday
53:45
Marty chats with former NBA great and Memphis Tigers head coach Penny Hardaway (1:33). Plus, Marty talks about running in the Boston Marathon a year after the bombings (37:40)
Apr 16, 2018
Reactions to playoff opening weekend
42:58
Andrew Han, Dave McMenamin, Kevin Pelton and Royce Young talk about the first weekend of playoff action with the Cavs losing (1:10), the Thunder's win over the Jazz (16:45), the Pelicans surprising win in Portland (29:40) and overreactions/underreactions to the first weekend of the playoffs (36:05).
Apr 17, 2018
Last night of regular season, playoffs
1:00:28
Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon, Royce Young and Jackie MacMullan chat about the finally settled playoff seedings (4:05), the Wolves-Nuggets "play-in game" (14:35), the East matchups (26:05), clutch scorer of the year (38:05) and coaching changes in the league (49:10).
Apr 12, 2018
How to make sense of regular season awards
36:10
Cassidy Hubbarth, Chiney Ogwumike, Ohm Youngmisuk and Ramona Shelburne parse out the cases for Rookie of the Year (1:25), the conversations about who is the MVP (19:40) and LeBron's marathon season (32:10).
Apr 10, 2018
Kawhi, end-of-season awards, Kyrie news
1:11:33
Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon, Andrew Han and Jackie MacMullan assess the continuing Kawhi issue in San Antonio (3:00), figuring out end-of-season NBA awards (22:45) and the news of Kyrie Irving's season being over (1:00:35).
Apr 05, 2018
Playoff seeding, the San Antonio crossroad
41:40
Cassidy Hubbarth, Andrew Han, Ohm Youngmisuk and Ramona Shelburne get together to chat about a Gordon Hayward sighting (3:40), the toughest lower seed in the East (6:05), the bottom of the West playoffs (12:35), the San Antonio crossroad (18:35) and the team with the most drama this season (34:15).
Apr 03, 2018
Tanking, MVPs, the value of awards
51:31
Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Nick Friedell discuss the race to tank (8:55), the case for splitting up the MVP (25:20) and the value of various awards (38:40).
Mar 29, 2018
Dinner with Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum
1:28:58
Chris Haynes has dinner with Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum and chat about the rising Portland Trail Blazers (1:10), how the two guards complement each other (9:40), preseason expectations (16:30), All Star changes (30:35), unwritten rules of basketball (48:55), the Rockets (53:40), the problem with rankings (56:05) and developing as players (1:11:10).
Mar 28, 2018
Fultz returning, Warriors' injuries
42:41
Cassidy Hubbarth, Chiney Ogwumike and Ramona Shelburne chat about the Sixers and the imminent return of Markelle Fultz (1:10), LeBron's MVP chances (11:10), Warriors' injuries (20:40) rookies and team fit (33:45) and Giannis (36:50).
Mar 26, 2018
Trying to beat LeBron, Blazers and Rockets, too washed for sneaker culture
50:47
Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Nick Friedell and Tim MacMahon chat about LeBron and the Raptors (3:45), the uneven Bucks (23:40), the Blazers and Rockets (32:05) and trying to decipher sneaker culture (37:15).
Mar 22, 2018
LeBron, Lillard and Westbrook (oh my)
51:56
Ramona Shelburne, Chiney Ogwumike and Royce Young chat about Ty Lue (2:55), LeBron (8:10), the impressive Blazers (13:50) and the resurgent Thunder (33:40).
Mar 19, 2018
Warriors, Wolves, Cavs and enjoying sports
55:39
Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Tim MacMahon and Rachel Nichols free associate on the Warriors' injuries (2:55), the Timberwolves (13:40), Ty Lue and JR Smith (23:15), the surprising Pacers, Raptors and East seeding (30:30) and Finals pairings (49:20).
Mar 15, 2018
Challengers to Cavs-Warriors IV?
25:21
Cassidy Hubbarth, Ramona Shelburne, Ohm Youngmisuk and Dave McMenamin reflect on the Cavs' weekend in LA (1:35), if the Raptors can take the Cavs (7:45) and if the Warriors should be nervous about the Rockets (17:50).
Mar 12, 2018
Raptors, Rockets, West playoff race
1:05:14
Brian Windhorst, Brandon Lowe, Andrew Han and Tim MacMahon chat about the viability of a Raptors-Rockets championship series (2:00), the Raptors' evolution (8:20), a 2017 draft revisit (16:45), the Clippers (19:15) and the West playoff mess (27:55). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Han unpack mental health, athletes and society (43:30).
Mar 09, 2018
Dinner with Kevin Durant and Michael Beasley
1:02:17
Chris Haynes has dinner with Kevin Durant and Michael Beasley to discuss their early days of the friendship (0:40), playing AAU together (9:45), hooping in PG County (18:25), differing NBA paths (27:50), the trials and tribulations in the league (35:50) and what's next for them (45:35).
Mar 08, 2018
CJ McCollum, Portland Trail Blazers guard
48:52
Kevin Arnovitz chats with CJ McCollum of the Portland Trail Blazers about the NBA as a workplace (4:20), the one-and-done rule (10:30), CJ's interest in business (13:50), the platform athletes have today (23:55), how the Blazers have changed (30:40) and CJ's list of questions (36:10).
Mar 07, 2018
Rockets, Raptors, winter horror stories
29:14
Andrew Han, Kevin Pelton, Chris Forsberg, Bobby Marks and Nick Friedell ask how serious a threat the Rockets are to the Warriors (1:20), why people are looking past the Raptors (12:40) and winter horror stories (19:30).
Mar 06, 2018
Celtics, Cavs, Lonzo, Kawhi's shoes
29:26
Cassidy Hubbarth, Chiney Ogwumike and Ramona Shelburne on the Celtics and Cavs (1:30), Lonzo Ball's surge (16:20) and Kawhi's shoe situation (20:25).
Mar 05, 2018
No Soup for You
1:00:26
Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon, Brandon Lowe, Andrew Han and Jackie MacMullan discuss the Warriors trip to DC (2:15), the best soup in Cleveland and food in Boston (10:10), Windhorst story time (26:10), the Sixers and Spurs (31:50) and Jimmy Butler (54:45).
Mar 02, 2018
Broken ankles or being dunked on?
30:17
Amin Elhassan, Marc Spears and Chris Haynes go down the rabbit hole of James Harden breaking Wes Johnson's ankles and discuss whether it's worse to get viciously crossed over or to get dunked on.
Mar 01, 2018
Answering Listener Questions
32:38
Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han answer listener questions from Twitter (0:55) and take a deeper look at the last bastion of amateurism (20:45).
Feb 28, 2018
Tanking, Anthony Davis, in-arena experiences
39:23
Andrew Han, Nick Friedell, Bobby Marks and Chris Forsberg try to fix the tankathon underway in the league (1:50), marvel at Anthony Davis (24:20) and gripe about in-arena experiences (30:20).
Feb 27, 2018
Wizards, Spurs, Zaza, sideline reporting
40:57
Cassidy Hubbarth, Andrew Han, Ramona Shelburne and an interlude with Chiney Ogwumike to discuss the surging Wizards (2:05), the cruising Spurs (5:05), Pachulia-gate (11:35), how underrated Damian Lillard is (21:50) and the frenzy of sideline reporting (27:40).
Feb 26, 2018
Kawhi, the Lakers, tanking, rabbit hole
1:11:21
Brian Windhorst, Brandon Lowe and Tim MacMahon discuss the Kawhi situation brewing in San Antonio (2:45), assess the Lakers' young talent (22:55) and going down a tanking/reminiscing about The Decision rabbit hole (34:20). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han tackle a favorite topic in NBA Twitter: Is a hot dog a sandwich? (56:15)
Feb 23, 2018
All-Star weekend, Dallas, Warriors in DC
53:29
Amin Elhassan, Marc Spears and Chris Haynes reconvene to chat about on and off-the-court festivities at All-Star weekend (2:10), the Mavs' workplace (28:10) and the Warriors' D.C. plans (44:15).
Feb 22, 2018
How The Warriors Became Woke
50:04
Doubletruck Stories: It's a combination of all that winning, Oakland's place in the black power movement and these unusual times. By Lonnae O'Neal and Marc J. Spears.
Feb 21, 2018
Mini-pod: All-Star Day 3
18:54
Jackie MacMullan, Andrew Han, Steve Martinez and Baxter Holmes congregate inside Staples Center to give quick reactions to Day 3 of All-Star Weekend plus final thoughts on the events.
Feb 19, 2018
Mini-pod: All-Star Day 2
15:41
Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Dave McMenamin give a quick take on Day 2 of All-Star Weekend.
Feb 18, 2018
Mini-pod: All-Star Day One
18:49
Cassidy Hubbarth, Chiney Ogwumike, Andrew Han and Ramona Shelburne give a quick take on Day One of All-Star Weekend -- deep from the underbelly of Staples Center -- with insights from the Celebrity Game, Rising Stars Challenge and NBA community events.
Feb 17, 2018
Buckets, college basketball, two-way players
1:09:07
Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han and Jackie MacMullan are joined by Rob Perez to chat about his show Buckets (4:05), the brewing scandal in college sports (10:55), LeBron and Durant's car ride (30:55), getting in people's heads (40:30), Pierce's jersey retirement (47:10) and the Cavs' roster (55:10).
Feb 16, 2018
D'Wayne Wiggins, Tony! Toni! Tone!
44:53
Marc Spears and Amin Elhassan call up D'Wayne Wiggins of Tony! Toni! Tone! to talk about his Warriors fandom (5:45), thoughts on Quincy Jones (12:00), working with the biggest names in music (16:40), the heyday of Tony! Toni! Tone! (28:50) and advice to players (33:00).
Feb 15, 2018
Front offices on deadline, tanking, media dining
49:58
Andrew Han, Bobby Marks, Chris Forsberg and Nick Friedell discuss the logistics of making multiple trades at the deadline (2:35), tanking teams (14:00) and media dining (27:45). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Han answer listener questions (36:15).
Feb 13, 2018
Cavs again the king of the East?
34:58
Cassidy Hubbarth, Andrew Han and Ramona Shelburne on the new-look Cavs (3:05), if they can challenge the Warriors (14:20) and which incoming Cav helps the most (21:50).
Feb 12, 2018
How much did the NBA landscape change?
1:10:58
Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon recap the Cavs' deadline demolition (4:00), a Shaq story (13:00), the shrinking market for free agents (18:30), Rodney Hood and George Hill (25:30), if there's optimism now in Cleveland (36:45), Joe Johnson (42:00) and Boogie (48:05). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han try to disentangle idea of art being separate from the artist (56:10).
Feb 09, 2018
2018 trade deadline first impressions
49:03
Amin Elhassan, Marc Spears and Chris Haynes convene after a frantic trade deadline to talk Cavaliers movement (2:15), Isaiah Thomas (9:10), Paul Allen's musical skills (20:30), Mudiay, Payton and depressed values (26:30), DeAndre Jordan (30:30), the Kings (34:15) and Wade's return to Miami (43:10).
Feb 08, 2018
Making sense of what we know
35:50
Kevin Arnovitz and Kevin Pelton chat about Porzingis and injury causality (1:15), believing in the Raptors (9:20), what the Jazz should do (22:30), the evolving perception of bigs (26:00) and the Cavs (29:35).
Feb 07, 2018
'88 dunk contest, unseating LeBron, bad teams
1:03:49
Andrew Han, Nick Friedell, Ohm Youngmisuk and Ian Begley recount the 1988 MJ vs. 'Nique dunk contest (4:45), if a trade could help a team unseat the Cavs (16:10) and bad team talk (30:30). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Han answer listener questions (46:50).
Feb 06, 2018
Cleveland problems, Rolling Celtics
42:55
Cassidy Hubbarth, Chiney Ogwumike and Ramona Shelburne on the tightening NBA budget (6:30), the problems in Cleveland (9:30), Super Bowl post-mortem (30:25), the rolling Celtics (35:00) the Knicks self-sabotaging (37:35) and dunk contest excitement (40:10).
Feb 05, 2018
Thunder nuggets, CBA minutiae, guessing deadline moves
1:06:47
Brian Windhorst, Brandon Lowe and Tim MacMahon discuss the end-of-game hijinks of Thunder-Nuggets (4:20), Mirotic to the Pelicans (15:00), Asik and CBA minutiae (28:05) and trying to forecast the trade deadline (32:05). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han explore the ethics of recruiting promises (48:20).
Feb 02, 2018
Jamal Crawford, Minnesota Timberwolves veteran guard
1:03:11
Marc Spears and Chris Haynes call up Jamal Crawford to talk about favorite kicks (8:25), adjusting to cold weather (13:30), the Blake Griffin trade (14:55), what happened with Lob City (25:00), the Sterling tapes (31:30), the uncanny similarity of Lonzo Ball's sneakers (43:40) and if Seattle produces the best players (54:00).
Feb 01, 2018
Answering Listener Questions
20:30
Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han answer listener questions about the MVP race (0:50), how to statistically evaluate front offices (8:30) and the increased friction between players and referees this season (13:00).
Jan 31, 2018
Blake Griffin? To the Pistons?
1:00:53
Brian Windhorst, Royce Young, Bobby Marks and Kevin Pelton discuss their initial reactions to the Blake Griffin trade (2:10), parsing loyalty and leverage (13:25), the Clippers' future plans (23:00), the Pistons picture (28:25), Blake vs. Tobias vs. "the supermax" (38:15), if the Clippers got enough (44:10) and the changing market (52:20).
Jan 30, 2018
Cavs, Embiid-Russ, social media mea culpa
36:32
Ramona Shelburne and Dave McMenamin discuss the state of flux for Cleveland (1:55), how much help the Cavs need (10:55), notoriety on social media (18:55), Embiid and Russ (28:40) and helping others (33:25).
Jan 29, 2018
All-Star draft and Countdown stories
1:11:49
Brian Windhorst, Brandon Lowe and Jackie MacMullan discuss the All-Star draft (2:20), the third star of a Big Three (7:50), Kyrie and surgery threats (13:25), the NBA and gambling (32:20) and more NBA Countdown stories (46:25). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han ponder if social media is making everyone crankier (54:40).
Jan 26, 2018
Dwane Casey, Toronto Raptors head coach
1:01:58
Marc Spears, Chris Haynes and Amin Elhassan call Raptors coach Dwane Casey to discuss the head coach firings this season (2:45), the difficulty in changing styles (9:45), figuring out how to beat LeBron (21:45), the young Raptors (28:00), working with GM Masai Ujiri (38:05), coaching abroad (41:40), Drake (50:35) and Kentucky (52:45).
Jan 25, 2018
Going around the Association
1:01:23
Kevin Arnovitz chats with NBA writer Tom Haberstroh about how to make sense of the Cavs (0:40), scheduling and conference alignments (22:55), the crankiness around the league (38:00) and the Bucks situation (47:00).
Jan 24, 2018
NBA soap opera recap
54:23
Andrew Han, Nick Friedell and Chris Forsberg discuss what it's like to become a meme (1:00), Love drama in Cleveland (8:20), Kidd gone in Milwaukee (15:15), Kawhi's unworldly trade value (25:10) and Lillard's meeting in Portland (29:55). Plus, Kevin Pelton and Kaileigh Brandt answer listener questions (34:05).
Jan 23, 2018
We need to talk about the Spurs
42:56
Ramona Shelburne, Michael C. Wright and Ohm Youngmisuk discuss reports of a fraying relationship between Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs (1:25), his injury (8:10), Tony Parker (21:55), potential life after Pop (27:50) and Cavs disarray (31:00).
Jan 22, 2018
Being petty and dumping salary
1:11:50
Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Brandon Lowe and Tim MacMahon go behind the scenes of NBA Countdown (3:30), secret tunnels in L.A. (11:30), potential Houston trades (25:20) and what to do with Kemba Walker (38:30). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Han on the merits of doing your own research (57:35).
Jan 19, 2018
Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers star
31:29
Chris Haynes and Marc Spears get on the line with Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard to talk about All-Star selections (4:20), market size (7:40), being a franchise legacy (10:20), staying connected to his neighborhood and more.
Jan 18, 2018
In the green room with Jackie MacMullan
35:39
Kevin Arnovitz hangs out with Jackie MacMullan in the ESPN green room to chat about NBA profanity (1:20), the Clippers (5:40), the Kings (16:05) and Jackie Mac stories (23:15).
Jan 17, 2018
What Is Kyrie Irving Chasing?
49:28
Doubletruck Stories: The inside story of Irving's last year in Cleveland, from his relationship with LeBron James to his demand to leave to what he is hoping to find as a member of the Boston Celtics. By Jackie MacMullan.
Jan 17, 2018
Are the Rockets and Clippers rivals?
50:25
Tim MacMahon, Andrew Han, Bobby Marks, Chris Forsberg and Nick Friedell break down the postgame fracas in L.A. (2:10), officiating difficulties (11:05), most calculated players (20:30) and if the Clippers and Rockets are rivals (25:05). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Han answer listener questions (36:05).
Jan 16, 2018
Cavs-Warriors II, Lakerland, MLK
28:52
Cassidy Hubbarth, Chiney Ogwumike and Ramona Shelburne assess Cavs-Warriors II (3:00), what the options are for the Cavs (9:35), CP3's return to LA (12:20), what to do in Lakerland (16:35) and the importance of MLK day (21:05).
Jan 15, 2018
Cavs keep pulling us back in
1:08:29
Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Brandon Lowe and Tim MacMahon on the Cavs' losses (4:40), if it's time to panic in Cleveland (18:00), really reckless trade speculation (28:10) and figuring out Boogie's future (37:40). Plus, Kevin Pelton and Kevin Arnovitz discuss the demography and makeup of the NBA fan (57:40).
Jan 12, 2018
Elton Brand, former NBA star and current G League GM
49:30
Marc Spears and Amin Elhassan chat with former NBA star and current Delaware 87ers GM Elton Brand about his post-playing career (4:40), rap battles with Shaq (15:20), Lou Williams (21:25), playing for Donald Sterling (27:55) AAU with Ron Artest and Lamar Odom (35:35) and college recruiting visits (42:30).
Jan 11, 2018
Kent Bazemore, Atlanta Hawks wing
35:18
Kevin Arnovitz chats with Kent Bazemore of the Atlanta Hawks about cycling and fatigue (2:45), minutes played and travel (16:15) and beefing with the referees (29:40).
Jan 10, 2018
Tribute videos, charter vs. commercial travel, player camaraderie
42:02
Andrew Han, Chris Forsberg, Bobby Marks and Nick Friedell discuss tribute video issues (2:20), commercial travel vs. team charters (13:25) and DeRozan and Lowry not talking to each other their first year together (22:15). Plus, Kevin Pelton and Kaileigh Brandt answer listener questions (29:15).
Jan 09, 2018
What to do about LaVar?
41:47
Cassidy Hubbarth, Chiney Ogwumike and Ramona Shelburne break down what the Lakers are supposed to do about LaVar and the Balls (3:00) and Paul George's homecoming in LA (36:40).
Jan 08, 2018
ROY candidates, revisiting the Kyrie trade
1:26:11
Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon, Brandon Lowe and Jackie MacMullan discuss ROY candidates (8:20), East and West parity (16:15), player of the month (23:10), recent Wolves draftees (28:00) and revisit the Kyrie trade (34:10). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han analyze the aftereffects of Jason Collins' announcement nearly five years ago with Kevin Arnovitz (1:05:40).
Jan 05, 2018
Name-dropped by Chappelle or Drake?
47:56
Amin Elhassan, Marc Spears and Chris Haynes ring debate whether it's cooler to be name-dropped in a Dave Chappelle set or a Drake song (7:25), player references in music (20:30), how Kyrie Irving got his handles (28:55) and regions claiming players (33:15).
Jan 04, 2018
Are the Thunder who we think they are?
35:03
Kevin Arnovitz and Royce Young discuss the expectations for the Thunder (3:20), Melo's role (6:50), what we learn about OKC when looking players who have left (16:55) and if the NBA is a civic pastime in Oklahoma now (28:55).
Jan 03, 2018
Disrespectful dunks, Isaiah's return, Wolves
49:40
Nick Friedell, Andrew Han and Chris Forsberg on Anthony Davis' disrespectful dunk (2:20), Isaiah Thomas' impending return (10:00) and what's in store for the Timberwolves (18:50). Plus, Kevin Pelton and Kaileigh Brandt answer listener questions (34:30).
Jan 02, 2018
Rich Paul, Klutch Sports Group
1:16:46
Chris Haynes, Marc Spears and Amin Elhassan speak with sports agent Rich Paul about his early dreams (6:30), his perspective on Nerlens Noel and Eric Bledsoe (20:40), LeBron free agency plans (28:05), thoughts on LaVar Ball (32:15), feelings on the music industry (38:35), future business plans (48:10) and music artists (56:50).
Dec 25, 2017
Sliding Celtics, what-if Kyrie deals, Rockets
1:15:42
Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon, Jackie MacMullan and NBA Countdown producer Brandon Lowe talk about the regressing Celtics (7:30), the future for Isaiah Thomas (19:10) and Banana Boat odds in Houston (33:20). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han on the scariness of change (57:05).
Dec 22, 2017
Baron Davis, former NBA star
44:19
Marc Spears and Amin Elhassan share their favorite Baron Davis stories (3:00), then chat with Baron about his legacy (20:50), playing for the worst owner in sports (28:50), what players catch his eye (37:45) and thoughts on LiAngelo Ball and UCLA (40:30).
Dec 21, 2017
Isaac Chotiner, Slate.com
53:07
Kevin Arnovitz and Isaac Chotiner of Slate assess the ascending Rockets (1:40), if the Warriors are impervious (21:15), the nature of NBA fandom (26:10) and the philosophy of player rest (37:00).
Dec 20, 2017
Are there any other East contenders?
59:01
Dave McMenamin, Ian Begley, Chris Forsberg and Nick Friedell discuss whether any other team can come out of the East (1:15), defensive stoppers (15:30), surprise teams (22:00) and beat reporting stories (30:00). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han answer listener questions (42:25).
Dec 19, 2017
Kobe, Kobe, Kobe
37:48
Cassidy Hubbarth, Chiney Ogwumike and Ramona Shelburne chat about Kobe Bryant's jersey retirement (1:30), Kobe disciples (10:00), Sixers-Thunder (25:10) and Chiney's scandalous story from her other podcast (33:05).
Dec 18, 2017
Harden and Rockets, Kawhi and Spurs
47:19
Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Jackie MacMullan discuss the surging Rockets (2:20), James Harden's MVP candidacy (15:45), Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs (20:00), the NBA referee turnover (29:40) and appropriate travel attire (36:30).
Dec 15, 2017
Player rappers, PG-13 and OKC, cold weather ASG
1:06:46
Amin Elhassan, Chris Haynes and Marc Spears chat about player rappers (7:35), what to do with OKC and Paul George (28:15) and share stories from cold weather All Star Games (44:50).
Dec 14, 2017
The Greatest Story Ever Trolled
49:22
Doubletruck Stories: Joel Embiid has turned the Sixers' famed process into performance art, and everyone is feeling merry and bright-for now. By Ramona Shelburne.
Dec 13, 2017
Trusting the Sixers
1:00:04
Pablo Torre, Kevin Arnovitz and Jackie MacMullan discuss Ben Simmons (6:15), Joel Embiid (14:25), Brett Brown (19:00), re-litigating "The Process" (24:55), Sam Hinkie (40:15) and the future for Philly (47:30) in advance of Thunder-Sixers on Friday, Dec. 15 on ESPN.
Dec 12, 2017
Twitter Listener Questions
32:37
Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han answer listener questions submitted via Twitter (0:30) and unpack the athlete outreach to a bullying video that went viral on social media (12:50).
Dec 11, 2017
Rookies, media dining, Hayward, gambling
1:10:06
Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Jackie MacMullan chat about Utah's Donovan Mitchell and the draft (3:30), Nerlens Noel and media-room dining (14:35), Gordon Hayward and the Celtics (23:55) and sports gambling (42:25). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han on loving success vs. fearing failure (54:20).
Dec 08, 2017
Randy Williams, close friend of Kevin Durant
43:30
Amin Elhassan, Chris Haynes and Marc Spears chat with Randy Williams, close friend of Kevin Durant, about KD stories at Texas (2:45), Durant's move from OKC to Oakland (10:55) and the Balls on AAU circuit before the buzz (27:20).
Dec 07, 2017
Daryl Morey, Houston Rockets GM
44:26
Kevin Arnovitz has breakfast with Houston GM Daryl Morey at Nate'n Al Delicatessen to discuss how Mike D'Antoni was hired (5:45), player evaluation (19:45) and the Rockets defense (27:30).
Dec 06, 2017
KD-Boogie scuffle, Thunder, Westbrook
1:03:55
Royce Young, Tim MacMahon, Bobby Marks, Cristina Daglas and Andrew Han examine the Durant-Boogie kerfuffle (2:10), the Thunder (15:45) and Russell Westbrook (39:25). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Han answer listener questions (45:45).
Dec 05, 2017
Spurs, Livingston, Embiid, too early MVP talk
58:10
Cassidy Hubbarth, Chiney Ogwumike, Ramona Shelburne and Andrew Han investigate the state of the Spurs (2:00), Thunder (15:05), the Livingston ejection (21:40), Embiid shade investigations (33:30) and early MVP talk (44:40).
Dec 04, 2017
Grizzlies, Clippers, Thunder and Spurs
58:15
Tim MacMahon, Michael C. Wright and Nick Friedell talk about what's going on with the Grizzlies (4:40), Clippers (15:45), Thunder (18:10) and Spurs (26:55). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han take listener questions (40:45).
Dec 01, 2017
LeBron's ejection, Lonzo, Fizdale's firing
51:31
Marc Spears, Chris Haynes and Marcus Thompson of The Athletic get together to chat about music tastes growing up (1:40), LeBron's ejection (15:55), Lonzo avoiding scuffles (22:30) and Fizdale's firing in Memphis (37:35).
Nov 30, 2017
Omri Casspi, Golden State Warriors
38:36
Kevin Arnovitz chats with Golden State wing Omri Casspi on joining the Warriors, player misconceptions, his early career as a Jewish player and basketball in Israel.
Nov 29, 2017
Rose, Durant in OKC, Shade Investigation
48:52
Cassidy Hubbarth, Chiney Ogwumike and Ramona Shelburne discuss the unexpected Derrick Rose hiatus (2:50), Durant's return to OKC (23:50) and shade investigation (41:50).
Nov 27, 2017
Thanksgiving Special
1:18:36
Brian Windhorst, Rachel Nichols and Amin Elhassan share travel horror stories (8:55), the NBA's Thanksgiving strategy (25:15) and catfishing (35:35). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han answer listener questions (56:20).
Nov 22, 2017
Lakers, Butler iced, Embiid and Sixers, Isaiah
1:00:10
Cassidy Hubbarth, Chiney Ogwumike, Andrew Han and Ohm Youngmisuk talk about the Lakers (2:30), if the circus around Lonzo matches early LeBron (13:15), Jimmy Butler getting iced (23:50), Embiid shade investigation (29:40), Sixers (35:10) and Isaiah Thomas (49:05).
Nov 20, 2017
Rockets, Celtics, Towns' marijuana stance, sliding Clippers
1:43:20
Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Nick Friedell talk Rockets and Celtics (4:55), Towns' marijuana advocacy (28:45), the sliding Clippers (41:15), a Portis-Mirotic update (49:05) and Jody Avirgan on the 30 for 30 podcast Hoodies Up (1:02:35). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han take questions (1:21:20).
Nov 17, 2017
Ben Simmons, Fultz, Kuzma, Intimidating Arenas
53:25
Amin Elhassan and Marc Spears are joined by Keith Pompey to talk about the expectations on the Sixers (7:50), intimidating arenas (13:30), Ben Simmons (27:00), Markelle Fultz (30:55) and if Kyle Kuzma is the best Lakers rookie (43:00).
Nov 16, 2017
Young Sixers, Fun Knicks
39:07
Kevin Arnovitz and Chris Herring marvel at the young Sixers (0:35), the unique Ben Simmons (15:50), how history will view Sam Hinkie (25:00) and how fun it is to be a Knicks fan again (28:55).
Nov 15, 2017
Petty Cavs, Blooming Celtics, Road Stories
53:35
Jorge Sedano, Baxter Holmes, Chris Forsberg and Dave McMenamin talk about the Cavs in New York(0:55), the Celtics' lofty position (11:10), if Cleveland takes Boston seriously (21:30) and road stories (24:20). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han answer listener questions (36:40).
Nov 14, 2017
Streaking C's, Rolling Thunder, Rockets role players
49:11
Cassidy Hubbarth, Chiney Ogwumike and Ramona Shelburne discuss the streaking Celtics (3:30), the Thunder star power (16:20), Rockets role players (28:20) and shade investigations (36:50).
Nov 13, 2017
Cavs-Rockets, Ray Allen, struggling Thunder
1:07:30
Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Jackie MacMullan discuss Cavs-Rox (3:10), how much Cleveland misses Kyrie (12:00), Ray Allen (21:30) and OKC's struggles incorporating stars (34:50). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han ruminate on a listener question (49:10).
Nov 10, 2017
Former Phoenix Suns coach Earl Watson
56:52
Chris Haynes, Amin Elhassan and Marc Spears speak with former Phoenix Suns coach Earl Watson about what happened this season (5:15), Eric Bledsoe's situation (14:35), his days at UCLA with Baron Davis (28:40), Kansas basketball (34:15), the death of his brother (39:30) and one hot take (45:20).
Nov 09, 2017
NBA insider Alex Spiro
34:18
Kevin Arnovitz speaks with attorney Alex Spiro about his interactions with players, teams, the league and how good his hometown Boston Celtics look.
Nov 08, 2017
Bledsoe and Bucks, Wolves, Listener questions
1:00:40
Jorge Sedano, Baxter Holmes and Nick Friedell break down LeBron's Instagram post (0:38), Bledsoe to the Bucks (2:45), the state of the Wolves (14:50) and what's left of the Bulls after Portis-Mirotic (22:20). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han answer listener questions (36:15).
Nov 07, 2017
Big performances, Melo's ejection, Warriors-Cuban
1:08:27
Cassidy Hubbarth, Chiney Ogwumike and Ramona Shelburne discuss Harden and Porzingis' big performances (1:55), if LeBron's 57-pointer was more impressive (23:25), Melo's ejection (39:10), Warriors and Cuban (46:20) and shade investigation (58:45).
Nov 06, 2017
Kyrie conspiracies, Cavs' struggle, meals on Pop
52:06
Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon, Kaileigh Brandt, Andrew Han and Kevin Pelton discuss Kyrie's double down on conspiracy theories (3:30), the Cavs' continued struggles (13:20) and meals on Popovich (28:30). Plus, Kevin and Kaileigh open shop to answer questions (37:10).
Nov 03, 2017
Surprising Magic, NBA life as a Muslim
50:45
Amin Elhassan and Marc Spears are joined by former NBA player Tariq Abdul-Wahad to talk about the Magic (2:30), Dubs-Spurs (9:15), life in the NBA as a Muslim (16:50), Lonzo vs. Lillard (46:25) and what Olajuwon does with cognac (31:30).
Nov 02, 2017
Small Sample Size Theater
45:56
Are the Celtics better than we thought (3:25), are the Knicks a .500 team (9:50), how good is Ben Simmons (13:40) and is Wiggins already fully formed (19:30)? Kevin Arnovitz and Kevin Pelton investigate in Small Sample Size Theater.
Nov 01, 2017
Slow Cavs, Ringzz, Porzingis, Thunder, Wolves
54:52
Jorge Sedano, Baxter Holmes, Ian Begley and Royce Young on if they're concerned about the Cavs (1:00), "ringzz" as a legacy grade (9:40), Porzingis and the Knicks (19:50) and how the Thunder (26:45) and Wolves (38:50) look so far.
Oct 31, 2017
BONUS: 30 for 30 Season Two Sneak Peek
51:42
The Hoop Collective shares the trailer for Season Two of 30 for 30 Podcasts, launching November 14th, as well as one of our favorite episodes from Season One, Yankees Suck.
Oct 30, 2017
Slow start for Cavs-Dubs, top of the West, travel horror stories
40:00
Cassidy Hubbarth, Chiney Ogwumike and Ramona Shelburne ask if it's too soon to panic about the Cavs and Warriors (1:05), the top of the West (16:10), travel horror stories (24:15) and shade investigations (31:45).
Oct 30, 2017
Sixers, surprising Clippers, coaching hot seats
1:01:24
Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Jackie MacMullan talk about the interesting week with the Sixers (7:00), the preposterous young big men in the league (15:20), the surprising Clippers (24:00), Boogie's night back in Sac (54:20) and storytime with Jackie Mac (38:15).
Oct 27, 2017
Boogie Returns to Sacto, Suns' Dysfunction Junction
55:41
Amin Elhassan, Marc Spears and Chris Haynes talk about DeMarcus Cousins' return to Sacramento (4:10), Spears story time around a young Melo (15:30) and the mess in Phoenix (33:28).
Oct 26, 2017
Memphis Grizzlies and Pro Wrestling
20:46
Kevin Arnovitz and Andrew Han spend a few days with the Memphis Grizzlies and discover how the city's pro wrestling history informs the team's game operations as Grizz (the mascot) prepares for a stunt.
Oct 25, 2017
Phoenix fiasco, the Brow, Bay Area villains, Lakers
51:24
Jorge Sedano, Israel Gutierrez and Baxter Holmes talk about the mess in Phoenix (1:13), Anthony Davis and the Pelicans (15:00), if the Warriors are villains (25:10), Lonzo and the Lakers' future (32:50) and week one hot takes (46:40).
Oct 24, 2017
Wiggins' winner, shooting yips, Giannis' rise, Warriors
55:04
Cassidy Hubbarth, Chiney Ogwumike and Ramona Shelburne discuss the first week of the NBA: Wolves-Thunder (1:03), shooting yips (9:25), Bledsoe tweets (18:36), shade investigations (25:15), Giannis' rise (32:30) and motivating the Warriors (42:33).
Oct 23, 2017
Lonzo, Rockets, Thunder and lottery reform
59:20
Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Jackie MacMullan chat about Lonzo (and LaVar's) NBA debut with the Lakers (4:00), first thoughts on the Rockets (14:55) and Thunder (23:45) and Mark Cuban's proposed lottery reforms (39:20).
Oct 20, 2017
Spurs' Equality Message
1:02:38
Amin Elhassan and Marc Spears speak with Knicks GM Scott Perry about taking over the Knicks, his time with the Pistons and how non-athlete minority personnel can rise in a front office. Then, Michael C. Wright joins to talk about the Spurs' protest and does LaMarcus Aldridge have a burner billboard?
Oct 19, 2017
Doc Rivers
31:15
Doc Rivers joins Kevin Arnovitz to discuss the departure of Chris Paul, the disintegration of last season's Clippers culture, when players should (and should not) protest and why do coaches get free suits?
Oct 18, 2017
The East season preview
1:07:44
Brian Windhorst, Rachel Nichols and Jackie MacMullan preview the Eastern Conference for the 2017-18 season. How much of a rivalry is Cavs-Celtics? Are there any serious challengers to Cleveland in the near term?
Oct 17, 2017
The West season preview
1:26:12
Pablo Torre, Amin Elhassan, Chris Haynes and Ohm Youngmisuk preview the Western Conference for the 2017-18 season. Can anyone challenge the Warriors? Is Lonzo Ball the presumptive Rookie of the Year? Is everyone ready to believe in the Timberwolves?
Oct 17, 2017
Petty & Pretty
1:11:47
Jorge Sedano, Amin Elhassan and Kevin Pelton weigh in on Isaiah Thomas' grudge toward Danny Ainge, Kyrie Irving's dis toward Cleveland, Joel Embiid, the Wolves and more.
Oct 12, 2017
Not Over Yet
44:17
Jorge Sedano and Kevin Pelton discuss Dwyane Wade heading to the Cavs, the Thunder's recent moves and more. Plus, where do Houston and Boston fit in the NBA hierarchy?
Sep 27, 2017
Eastern Conference Shake up
1:02:39
Jorge Sedano, Amin Elhassan and Kevin Pelton break down every angle of the Cavs-Celtics trade, discuss what it means both short and long term throughout the NBA and more.
Aug 23, 2017
Finding Darko
56:47
The world is quick to label Darko Milicic an epic NBA bust, but here are 10 reasons he is an utter success. By Sam Borden.
Aug 16, 2017
Working Overtime
38:08
Jorge Sedano talks to Sam Esfandiari of Warriorsworld.com, along with Nick Sciria and James Holas of Bballbreakdown.com about the NBA schedule release, the latest in the Kyrie Irving saga, the origins of "Meet me in Temecula" and much more.
Aug 15, 2017
Kyrie Kraziness
58:02
Jorge Sedano, Amin Elhassan and Dave McMenamin discuss the Cavs' inner turmoil, the signing of Derrick Rose, what the future holds for Kyrie Irving and more.
Jul 25, 2017
Summer Wind
49:53
Jorge Sedano, Kevin Pelton and Ohm Youngmisuk recap NBA free agency, discuss the potential Knicks-Rockets deal, weigh in on Paul George to OKC, Lonzo Ball in the summer league and more.
Jul 13, 2017
Pennies For Jimmy
46:06
Before a conversation with Hall of Famer Joe Dumars, Jorge Sedano, Amin Elhassan and Kevin Pelton react to the NBA draft, grade the Jimmy Butler trade and much more.
Jun 23, 2017
Draft Preview
41:36
Before a conversation with top prospect De'Aaron Fox, Jorge Sedano and Kevin Pelton welcome Jeff Goodman to discuss the big trade between the Celtics & Sixers, weigh in on the implications for Paul George and look ahead to who makes the most sense for the Lottery teams in Thursday's NBA Draft.
Jun 19, 2017
NBA Lockdown Insiders
1:10:44
Amin Elhassan, Brian Windhorst & Ryan Hollins talk breaking news surrounding Paul George, dissect Celtics and 76ers trade & former NFL WR Nate Burleson weighs in on superteams
Jun 18, 2017
Superb
43:10
Jorge Sedano talks to Marc Spears and Dave McMenamin about the Warriors' NBA Finals victory and looking ahead to what's next for both Golden State and Cleveland.
Jun 13, 2017
Great Consequences
49:42
Jorge Sedano and Kevin Pelton discuss what went wrong for Cleveland in Game 3, changes the Cavs could make in the offseason and if 16-0 is a harder task than 73-9.
Jun 08, 2017
Channeling Clubber
50:02
Jorge Sedano & Amin Elhassan discuss another dominant Warriors win in Game 2, discuss the Cavs' mental state, if LeBron could leave Cleveland again, Lonzo Ball's latest & more.
Jun 05, 2017
Cleveland Rocked
38:38
Israel Gutierrez, Ohm Youngmisuk and Jorge Sedano discuss the Warriors' convincing Game 1 win, debate the adjustments that must be made, weigh in on the Rihanna effect, Austin Rivers vs. Glen Davis and more.
Jun 02, 2017
Finally
47:49
Jorge Sedano, Amin Elhassan and Kevin Pelton break down the NBA Finals on the eve of Game 1 and debate if Doc Rivers is being hypocritical with his recent comments.
May 31, 2017
Debate Reignited
54:58
Israel Gutierrez and Ohm Youngmisuk discuss what a seventh straight Finals appearance means for LeBron's legacy, debate if Brandon Ingram should actually be untouchable and more. Plus, a conversation with NBA veteran Jared Dudley.
May 26, 2017
Irv Goody
46:35
Jorge Sedano and Kevin Pelton discuss Kyrie Irving's masterful performance, the agreement between Chris Bosh & the Heat and more. Plus, a conversation about NBA conspiracies.
May 24, 2017
Charmed
41:19
Israel Gutierrez and Kevin Pelton discuss the Celtics' Game 3 win over the Cavs, the odd circumstances around Enes Kanter, LeBron not making the top-3 of the MVP vote & more.
May 22, 2017
Bonus - All-NBA Reaction
11:35
Jorge Sedano and Amin Elhassan react to the All-NBA rosters and discuss the ramifications for the players who were and weren't honored.
May 18, 2017
One Call Away?
1:06:22
Jorge Sedano, Israel Gutierrez and Amin Elhassan discuss if the Celtics' strategy should change in the Eastern Conference finals, weigh in on another LaVar Ball outburst and have an interesting "Back to the Future" moment.
May 18, 2017
Lucky & Good
50:17
Kevin Pelton and Ohm Youngmisuk discuss the Warriors' drubbing of the Spurs in Game 2, the Celtics getting the top pick in the draft and this biggest lottery winners and losers.
May 17, 2017
Injury To Insult
39:35
Kevin Pelton and Jeff Goodman discuss the Warriors' epic Game 1 comeback, the impact of Kawhi Leonard's injury, Celtics-Wizards Game 7, the importance of the Lottery and more.
May 15, 2017
Don't Sweat The Small Stuff
53:52
Jorge Sedano, Amin Elhassan and Kevin Pelton discuss the Celtics' dominant Game 5 win, explain how perspiration altered Kawhi Leonard's destiny, weigh in on Lavar Ball's latest outrageous comments and more.
May 11, 2017
Missed Opportunities
41:45
Cassidy Hubbarth, Kevin Pelton and Jorge Sedano discuss the ramifications of the Spurs' Game 5 win, Gordon Hayward's future, the pettiness on the '08 Celtics and more.
May 10, 2017
Texas Two-Step
55:08
Jorge Sedano, Kevin Pelton and Ohm Youngmisuk discuss the Spurs and Rockets being squared up, debate if the Raptors should start over, weigh in on Draymond Green's comments about Kelly Olynyk and more.
May 08, 2017
San Antoni-Oh No!
53:33
Kevin Pelton, Ohm Youngmisuk and Amin Elhassan discuss the impact of Tony Parker's injury, the Raptors' issues, the Clippers' decision about their future and more. Plus, a debate about LeBron James' personal rivals and breaking NBA esports news.
May 04, 2017
Switched Flipped
40:07
Cassidy Hubbarth and Jorge Sedano discuss how the Cavs are firing on all cylinders, wonder if the Spurs can snap out of it, weigh in on Matt Barnes hating hard on Utah & more.
May 02, 2017
One On One - Tyronn Lue
37:18
Dave McMenamin goes one-on-one with Cavs coach Tyronn Lue in an extensive conversation about his career, his mentors, why coaching in Cleveland is the toughest job in the NBA, the team's rivalry with the Warriors, while he'll always have a soft spot for the Lakers and much more.
May 01, 2017
The Clips Clip
55:58
Jorge Sedano, Kevin Pelton and Ohm Youngmisuk discuss what's next for the Clippers after they falter against the Jazz, the Celtics' resiliency, Larry Bird's resignation and more. Plus, former All-Star Caron Butler stops by to discuss Paul Pierce's farewell and share his take on the playoffs.
May 01, 2017
Bull-own Opportunity?
35:08
Israel Gutierrez and Kevin Pelton discuss the Bulls' missed opportunities against the Celtics, bemoan the lack of quality play between the Wizards and Hawks, wonder if LeBron's minutes are a real concern and more.
Apr 27, 2017
True Value
55:42
Jorge Sedano, Kevin Pelton and Ohm Youngmisuk discuss Houston's elimination of OKC, if the Thunder front office can get support for Russ, San Antonio's re-assertion against Memphis, anxiety in Toronto and more. Plus, they break down the entertaining recent stories by Dion Waiters and Wright Thompson.
Apr 26, 2017
Long Live The King
53:02
Jorge Sedano, Ohm Youngmisuk and Dave McMenamin discuss if their opinion of the Cavs has changed as a result of Cleveland's sweep, if the Warriors are in trouble without Steve Kerr long term, the Celtics' ability to claw back against the Bulls, the irony in Russell Westbrook's statements and more.
Apr 24, 2017
Blame Game
42:32
Jorge Sedano, Kevin Pelton and Zach Harper debate how much blame Russell Westbrook deserves for the Thunder's 4th quarter woes, wonder if you could blame the Warriors for continuing to rest Kevin Durant and discuss Paul George placing blame on the media.
Apr 20, 2017
Sound The Alarm
48:35
Jorge Sedano, Cassidy Hubbarth and Kevin Pelton discuss the Celtics floundering against the Bulls, David Fizdale's outburst and if it's time to fear the Bucks.
Apr 19, 2017