Brian Windhorst & The Hoop Collective

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Ricks
 Feb 9, 2022
Hear what NBA agents want you to think....would be nice if Windhorst grew a spine


 Jun 11, 2021

Tony
 Nov 19, 2020
Great stuff

Pdude
 Oct 18, 2019
I love this podcast!


 Jul 7, 2019

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Brian Windhorst and a team of ESPN's Insiders sort out life in and around the NBA world.

Episode Date
‘Unscheduled’ Kyrie Trade Request Reaction
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to react to Kyrie Irving requesting a trade from the Brooklyn Nets including potential destinations, how the Nets should respond and what this means for Kevin Durant’s future in Brooklyn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 03, 2023
2023 Trade Deadline Preview
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to preview who the major players will be at the trade deadline including if the Raptors will be sellers, who the main targets will be for the big teams and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 03, 2023
Murray Leading In Atlanta, Future In Chicago
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Jamal Collier and Andscape’s Marc J. Spears to discuss Spears’ interview with Dejounte Murray including his leadership in Atlanta, what direction the Bulls should go in, how healthy the Bucks are and if the Raptors will be sellers at the deadline. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 01, 2023
Jackson Jr. Stat Controversy, 76ers Contenders?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Kevin Pelton to discuss the social media fascination with Jaren Jackson Jr’s blocks per game at home, a tough call for the Lakers with an interesting response, if the 76ers are legit contenders, what direction the Blazers are headed and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 30, 2023
Rivalry Wins, Nets/Lakers Plan For The Future
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to react to the 76ers big ‘rivalry’ win, Kyrie’s future with the Nets, Rui getting traded to the Lakers, a big win for the Warriors, what the Grizzlies need moving forward and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 27, 2023
The Land Of Kings, Pelicans Health Check
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Brian Windhorst is joined by Andscape’s Marc J. Spears to discuss Spears’ prediction about the Kings making the playoffs with the team now sitting in 3rd place in the West before talking the Lakers trade for Rui Hachimura. Then, ESPN’s Andrew Lopez joins to talk injury updates on some key Pelicans stars and the idea of NBA coaches doing their own dunk contest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 25, 2023
CBA Updates, What Is Going On In Atlanta?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Bobby Marks to discuss the status of the next CBA discussions for the league, what the path forward looks like for the Hawks, potential trade deadline options and a look back at a recent history of deadline deals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 23, 2023
Teams Under The Most Trade Deadline Pressure
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss the teams facing the most pressure as we head towards the trade deadline including why the Mavs need to get Luka help, who can right the ship for the Clippers, if it is worth it for the Lakers to deal picks, what direction the Raptors should go in and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 20, 2023
Warriors’ White House Trip
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Brian Windhorst is joined by Andscape’s Marc J. Spears to discuss his experience joining the Warriors for the team trip to the White House including some unique behind the scenes information before diving into if Golden State is beginning to turn things around. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 18, 2023
Records Broken, Basketball’s Evolution
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Kirk Goldsberry to talk witnessing record breaking attendance at the Alamodome for Warriors-Spurs, the evolution of hero ball, the growth of talent in the world, the challenges facing big moves at the trade deadline and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 16, 2023
1st Half Of Season Storylines
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss the most intriguing storylines from the first half of the season including the uncertainty in the Western Conference, the massive uptick in scoring across the league, Jokic’s case for a MVP 3-peat and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 13, 2023
Curry Returns, Banchero Impresses, KD Injury
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Brian Windhorst is joined by Andscape’s Marc J. Spears to discuss Steph Curry’s return for the Warriors, what it means for Golden State going forward and if the team needs to make any moves in the near future. Plus, they discuss a strong start to Paolo Banchero's career. Then, ESPN’s Nick Friedell joins to talk how the Nets will manage KD’s absence, what players we need to step up and if it could be a good thing for the team in the long run. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 11, 2023
Lakers' Expectations Trending Up?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Dave McMenamin to talk his sit down with LeBron, the Lakers’ five game win streak, if our expectations for LA should change, why there is belief within the locker room and what moves the team could make. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 09, 2023
All-Star Starter Predictions
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to react to the NBA All-Star fan vote standings, who they think deserves to be an All-Star and what the lineups might look like. Plus, who may be the odd man out in the starting lineup in the Eastern Conference? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 06, 2023
Incredible Scoring Across The League
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Andrew Lopez and Andscape’s Marc J. Spears to discuss the insane performances we’ve seen in the NBA lately including Donovan Mitchell’s 71-point outing, LeBron’s efficiency, the Warriors’ impressive homestand and the significance of Zion’s injury for the Pelicans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 04, 2023
Danger For Minnesota? Potential Contract Extensions
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Bobby Marks to discuss Minnesota’s struggles, what they can do to correct them and the moves on the table for them. Plus, what players are eligible to be resigned and will their team do so, including if the Mavs will resign Wood for Luka. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 02, 2023
Luka Makes History, Brooklyn Contenders?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss Luka’s historic performance against the Knicks, changing fortunes for New York, Brooklyn continuing to stay hot, how the Suns can make some trades to booster their bench and what to make of the Nuggets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 29, 2022
Attainable Franchise All-Time Scorer Records
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss what players have a chance to become their franchise’s all-time leading scorer for their current teams. Which records are out of reach and which ones will go down soon? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 27, 2022
NBA Christmas Day Preview 2022
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to preview the NBA Christmas Day slate including the matchups to watch and what teams are trending up and down. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 23, 2022
Nets Can Contend, Cavs' Star Takes Note
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Kirk Goldsberry and Andscape’s Marc J. Spears to discuss stories from Chris Paul’s graduation ceremony, the impressive turnaround for the Nets, what they need to become legitimate contenders, Donovan Mitchell’s interview about his time in Utah, the success of the Cavs and Mobley’s development. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 21, 2022
AD Injury Reaction, What Should The Bulls Do?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Kevin Pelton to react to the Anthony Davis injury news, what direction the struggling Bulls should go in, a surprising win streak from the Magic and what Memphis needs for postseason success. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 19, 2022
1st MVP Straw Poll Reaction, Curry Injury
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to react to Bontemps’ first MVP Straw Poll of the 2022-23 season including why some stars are lower than expected and why some may not be as far ahead as expected. Plus, the guys react to Steph Curry’s injury timeline, including what this means for the Warriors planning for this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 16, 2022
Oh, Here Are The Clippers, Knicks Rebound
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk and Andscape’s Marc J. Spears to discuss how formidable the Clippers look when Kawhi and Paul George are healthy, John Wall’s return to D.C., where the Knicks stand and discuss if there is more pressure to win in New York than anywhere else. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 14, 2022
Thank You Paul Silas, Nets Turning The Corner?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Nick Friedell to remember NBA Legend Paul Silas including stories regarding his career in coaching. Then, the guys break down the recent success in Brooklyn and what this team needs to be successful on the court before discussing the myriad of ways this season could go come the trade deadline. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 12, 2022
Luka Needs A Co-Star, What Is Wrong In Phoenix?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk why the Mavs need to get Luka a co-star, what it means for their future if they don’t, what has changed with the Suns since last season, the potential danger of the Pelicans roster and how the Heat can move forward with all of their injuries. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 09, 2022
Why Does Joe Mazzulla Fit For The Celtics? NBA Awards Changes
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Brian Windhorst is joined by Andscape's Marc J. Spears and ESPN’s Kevin Pelton to talk Joe Mazzulla’s coaching style, the Celtics’ insane offensive efficiency, new NBA Awards that may indicate changes to come, Alperen Şengün’s unique skillset for the Rockets and the challenges in comparing eras in the NBA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 07, 2022
Can AD & The Lakers Keep This Up? Concern For Hawks/Warriors?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Bobby Marks to discuss if AD and the Lakers can keep up their elite play, what moves they may make, how concerned Hawks ownership should be about Trae Young and what moves are available to the Warriors. Plus, discussion on the current state of the next CBA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 05, 2022
Celtics Top The NBA, 2020 NBA Draft Mistakes
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk the significance of the Celtics extending Al Horford, their early domination, Tatum taking another step forward and the teams impressive shooting. Plus, we take a look back at the 2020 NBA draft including a the player picked outside the Top 10 who may be the best in the class and the biggest bust. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 02, 2022
Pelicans Play Defense Now, Big 3 In DC?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by Andscape's Marc J. Spears and ESPN’s Andrew Lopez to talk Herb Jones’ superb defense, the Pelicans finding their groove, the future growth of NBA talent in the world and the surprising start from the Wizards including if they have a potential ‘Big 3’ brewing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 30, 2022
More To Learn In LA, Young Stars Putting It All Together
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Kirk Goldsberry to talk what we should make of the Lakers’ resurgence, what we will learn about the team in their next tough stretch and why the Pacers are a potential trade partner. Plus, does Indiana have the best young backcourt in the league and some other young stars who are putting it all together.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 28, 2022
What is this, a crossover episode?
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On the CJ McCollum Show, CJ McCollum and Izzy Gutierrez welcome Brian Windhorst for a Hoop Collective crossover episode! They discuss cryptocurrency in the NBA, strategies for gambling in the casinos (06:50), and how dangerous the Pelicans are with Brandon Ingram and Zion Williamson (23:40). Plus, what teams to watch as the season moves full steam ahead (44:03).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 24, 2022
Our 2nd Annual Friendsgiving
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Brian Windhorst is joined by a roundtable of ESPN NBA reporters for a special Thanksgiving episode including Tim Bontemps, Tim MacMahon, Ohm Youngmisuk, Ramona Shelburne, Dave McMenamin and Nick Friedell. The crew talks Ben Simmons & the Nets struggling in his return to Philadelphia, continued health issues for the Clippers, what expectations are within the Lakers organization, Kyrie’s return, best Thanksgiving foods and more!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 23, 2022
Bulls Stars Struggle Together, Bucks Persevere
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Jamal Collier to talk the struggles for the Bulls, Lonzo’s uncertain injury timeline and Zach LaVine’s slow start. Plus, reaction to a strange incident with Giannis in Philadelphia and how the Bucks have persevered through injuries this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 21, 2022
SGA Early MVP, Western Contenders
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s historic start to the season, if he is speeding up OKC’s timeline, the waiting game for the Clippers with Kawhi’s slow progression, Victor Wembanyama’s latest dazzling display of talent and if Portland’s start to the season is sustainable enough to make them contenders in the West. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 18, 2022
Celtics Still On Top, Cavs Legit Contenders?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by Andscape's Marc J. Spears and ESPN’s Kirk Goldsberry to talk a fantastic start from the Celtics, how they have flown under the radar, if the Cavs are legitimate title contenders, if it is time to be concerned about the Warriors and if this is the year the Kings return to the playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 16, 2022
2022-23 Small Sample-Size Theater
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In an annual tradition, Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Kevin Pelton to discuss some of the league's statistical anomalies and whether they'll hold up. Is Portland’s defense sustainable? Will Utah regress back to the mean or are they a playoff team? Are the Warriors in serious trouble? All that and more in the small sample theater. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 14, 2022
Suns Start Strong, Time For Concern In Minnesota?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk the Suns strong start after a tumultuous offseason, if it is time for concern about Chris Paul, the awful start for Minnesota including a lack of leadership and if the Grizzlies will contend for the top seed in the West. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 11, 2022
Potential Expansion Destinations In The NBA
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Brian Windhorst is joined by Andscape's Marc J. Spears to talk potential expansion destinations for the NBA down the line including Mexico City, a return to Seattle, a jumpstart in Vegas among others. Plus, will there be a future for Ime Udoka in Brooklyn? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 09, 2022
NBA Crisis Management, Future For Knicks & Nets
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Brian Windhorst is joined by Attorney Alex Spiro to explain how to handle crisis management in high profile situations including big NBA scenarios. Then ESPN's Bobby Marks joins the show to tell us which New York franchise he’d rather work for before explaining the futures for both of them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 07, 2022
Kyrie Suspension Reaction, Warriors' Early Struggles
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to react to Kyrie’s suspension from Brooklyn and discuss his future with the Nets and the response from the NBA. Plus, key injuries for the 76ers and continuing early struggles for the Warriors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 04, 2022
Seriously, What Is Going On In Brooklyn?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk Steve Nash & the Nets parting ways, Brooklyn pursuing Ime Udoka, the issues surrounding Kyrie Irving’s tweet and discuss a general lack of accountability- .  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 02, 2022
Early Season Overachievers & Underachievers
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Kirk Goldsberry and Marc J. Spears to talk about the biggest underachievers and overachievers so far this season. The crew discusses Portland’s impressive start, the surprise in Utah and a strong start for the Spurs before talking a lack of identity for the Clippers and struggles for the Heat & Warriors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 01, 2022
76ers Concerning Start, Brooklyn's Flaws Solvable?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk the 76ers limping out of the gates this season, what issues they are able to address, concerning +/- stats for some star lineups in Brooklyn, an awkward call out in Minnesota and some young rookies making an early statement.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 28, 2022
Pels Strong Start, Nets Struggles, What Is Going On In Utah?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Andrew Lopez and Nick Friedell to discuss what potential exists for the Pelicans this season after a strong debut, the flaws on the Nets that need to be addressed to make the team a legitimate contender and ‘What Is Going On In’ Utah after an unexpectedly successful start.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 25, 2022
Opening Reactions: Nets & Lakers Struggle, Strength In The East
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk the start of the NBA season including an potential tone setting comeback for the Suns, the strength of the Eastern Conference, if the Knicks could finish higher than the Nets and assess LeBron’s thoughts on the state of the Lakers.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 21, 2022
Who Will Have The Most Regular Season Wins?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk who will have the most regular season wins this season. The guys each select a team in a snake draft of all 30 NBA teams to build a group of 10 teams who will have the most wins this year.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 18, 2022
A Golden State Crisis? Finding Positions In LA
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk the drama surrounding Draymond Green’s altercation with Jordan Poole, if the team was right to call it a ‘crisis’ situation, how things are meshing together with the Lakers and talk ‘What Is Going On In’ Minnesota as we head into the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 14, 2022
The Wembanyama Experience, Potential Lottery Teams
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk Victor Wembanyama’s impressive debut, what teams may be ‘tanking’ this year and ‘What Is Going On In’ Orlando. Plus, the guys talk about the dust up between Draymond Green and Jordan Poole. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 07, 2022
Checking In At NBA Camps - Who Knows Their Roles?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk Embiid’s comfort coming into the season, lingering issues with the Suns following last year’s collapse and what the potential looks like in Minnesota. Plus, will the fans get the play time they want for young talent in New York? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 30, 2022
NBA Media Day Reaction 2022
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Brian Windhorst is joined by our ESPN NBA Reporters at a variety of locations from Media Day’s across the league. First, Tim Bontemps joins to talk the tone in Boston and what the outlook is in Phoenix. Then, Nick Friedell joins to discuss what Brooklyn could be this season before Andrew Lopez joins to break down the excitement in New Orleans. Lastly, Dave McMenamin lets us know how expectations are shifting in Los Angeles.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 27, 2022
2022 Western Conference Preview
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Brian Windhorst and ESPN's Tim MacMahon get together in-person in LA to preview the Western Conference with our NBA reporters. Dave McMenamin joins first to talk on-court expectations for the Suns and what the ceiling is for the Lakers. Then, Kendra Andrews joins to talk the Warriors upcoming trip to Japan and how long their title window can last before Ohm Youngmisuk joins to break down if the Clippers or Nuggets can be serious contenders. Lastly, Andrew Lopez discusses what Zion could be this season and if the Mavs or Grizzlies will take the next step.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 23, 2022
Emergency Pod: Sarver To Sell The Suns
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Brian Windhorst is joined by Andscape’s Marc J. Spears and ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne to react to Robert Sarver announcing his intention to sell the Phoenix Suns & Mercury and the implications across the NBA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 21, 2022
2022 Eastern Conference Preview
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Brian Windhorst and ESPN's Tim Bontemps get together in-person in LA to preview the Eastern Conference with our NBA reporters. Nick Friedell joins first to talk if the Nets can play cohesive basketball and if the 76ers can take the next step with a full year of Harden. Then, Kevin Pelton joins to talk how offseason moves in the conference could impact the season before Jamal Collier joins to talk injury concerns for the Bulls and if people are forgetting about the Bucks.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 21, 2022
Sarver Suspension Reaction
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to react to Suns Owner Robert Sarver’s one-year suspension from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and Silver’s comments at the recent press conference. Then, the guys talk ‘What Is Going On In’ Portland and Brian’s trip to Cleveland. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 16, 2022
EuroBasket Results, Are The Hawks Or Cavs Better?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss some standout performers from EuroBasket, including dazzling displays from Luka & Giannis before talking what players may be earning themselves contracts in the NBA. Plus, how concerning Lonzo’s return timetable is for Chicago, ‘What Is Going On In’ Atlanta after their offseason moves and Patrick Beverley and Russell Westbrook’s friendly intro.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 08, 2022
Emergency Pod: Donovan Mitchell Traded To Cavs
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to react to the trade sending Donovan Mitchell to the Cavs. The guys talk what this means for the future in Cleveland, why the Knicks couldn’t land the plane to get a deal done, the next moves for the Jazz to continue to acquire picks and if this changes the landscape of the Eastern Conference. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 01, 2022
How Barrett Extension Impacts Mitchell Talks, Potential For Kings
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss how RJ Barrett’s extension with the Knicks impacts Donovan Mitchell trade talks, if it is a good contract for New York and talk what is going on in Sacramento including if playoff expectations are legitimate for the Kings. Plus, the guys talk the results of the Offseason NBA Survey article done by Bontemps. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 01, 2022
When Will More Go On In Utah? KD Stays With Nets
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss when Donovan Mitchell will be on the move and if it will certainly be to the Knicks, before talking a different trade from Utah sending Pat Bev to LA. Then, the guys talk what the basketball may look like on the court this season in Brooklyn with Kevin Durant locked in. Plus, reaction to Chet Holmgren's injury. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 26, 2022
Significance Of LeBron's Extension, Expectations For Cavs
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss LeBron’s extension with the Lakers, what potential moves this leaves for Los Angeles, how his opt-out clause keeps the possibility to play with Bronny and what to make of the past 4 seasons for the Lakers. Then, the guys break down what the expectations should be in Cleveland for this season and what teams are ‘All In’ this year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 19, 2022
Will We See KD In Nets Camp?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by Andscape’s Marc J. Spears to break down what is next for the Nets and Kevin Durant, including if they think he will be at Brooklyn’s training camp. Plus, the guys share their thoughts on throwback jerseys and discuss what you learn from NBA practices. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 12, 2022
Does KD Makes Sense In Boston? Offseason Winners & Losers
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss if the Celtics should actually make a move for Kevin Durant and how important Jaylen Brown is to Boston’s future. Then, the guys dive into the winners and losers of the offseason including how the 76ers upgraded their roster and why the Suns and Mavs needed to do more to stay in contention. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 28, 2022
Harden's Contract, Westbrook's Future
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss how Harden’s new contract impacts the future of the 76ers and what the present state of the Lakers means for Westbrook including his interesting change of agents. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 22, 2022
Ayton Back With Suns, New Star In The Empire State?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss Deandre Ayton signing back with Phoenix, what this means for Kevin Durant’s trade possibilities, if KD and Kyrie may wind up back together again in Brooklyn after all and if Donovan Mitchell could be a Knick by next week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2022
The Stars Of The Summer League
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Brian Windhorst is joined by Andscape's Marc J. Spears to talk his standouts from the NBA Summer League so far, including Keegan Murray’s fantastic play and if the Kings could be a playoff team this season. Then, ESPN’s Kevin Pelton joins to discuss if the budding relationship between Josh Giddey and Chet Holmgren is for real before talking the Deandre Ayton situation in Phoenix.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 12, 2022
Contract Notes You May Have Missed From Free Agency
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss the key notes from the NBA free agency contracts. The guys break down Ja Morant not getting a player option, what protections the Pelicans put in Zion’s contract, Bradley Beal being the only player in the league with a no-trade clause and Zach LaVine getting all he wanted from Chicago. Plus, could Donovan Mitchell be in the Empire State soon? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 08, 2022
What’s Going on in Brooklyn? Meme God Brian Windhorst Explains
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If you were on social media at all last weekend, you’ve seen the clip of Brian Windhorst on “First Take” – palms in the air, looking to the heavens like he’s the subject of a Renaissance painting and questioning what exactly the Utah Jazz were planning following the trade of Royce O’Neale. Hours later, Jazz All Star Rudy Gobert was traded to Minnesota, and Windhorst instantly became Twitter’s NBA Nostradamus. Given his new fame, Windhorst took the time for us little people at ESPN Daily, and tells us about how he’s handled life in the limelight…oh, and also what’s going on with the Brooklyn Nets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 07, 2022
What Is Going On With Kyrie & KD?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Andrew Lopez and Dave McMenamin to discuss the latest on the Kevin Durant rumors, a big step for the Pelicans, what may happen with Kyrie including who may want to trade for him, a cryptic tweet from the Lakers and what else is now going on in Utah. Plus, the guys react to Brian becoming a meme. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 06, 2022
2022 Free Agency Frenzy
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to react to a wild day in NBA free agency led by Kevin Durant requesting trade from the Brooklyn Nets. The guys talk possible destinations for what could be an unprecedented haul before diving into what this means for Kyrie, how much better the Hawks got, if a rebuild is upon us in Utah and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2022
Kyrie Opts In, Wall To LA
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Nick Friedell and Marc J. Spears to react to Kyrie Irving opting into his contract with the Nets before talking about how that impacts his future in Brooklyn or potentially elsewhere. Plus, the significance of John Wall to the Clippers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2022
2022 NBA Draft Reaction
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to react to the 2022 NBA Draft including Paolo Banchero jumping up to the top pick, the biggest surprises of Round 1, what exactly the Knicks were doing and the latest on the Kyrie saga with the Nets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2022
2022 NBA Draft Preview, Kyrie Wants Out?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Kevin Pelton to talk the logistics of where Kyrie could go outside of Brooklyn and the chances he remains with the Nets. Plus, the guys get you ready for Thursday’s NBA Draft with who could go #1 and some players who will greatly outperform their selection. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2022
2022 NBA Finals Game 6 Reaction - Holy Cannoli
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Brian Windhorst and Zach Lowe react to the Warriors winning the NBA Finals in Game 6 from the floor of the TD Garden. The guys discuss the level of difficulty for Golden State to win this title, Draymond showing up big time, the Warriors savoring this one, this being the crowning moment of Steph Curry’s career, Boston looking totally discombobulated, Tatum struggling down the stretch and how many times Klay has said 'Holy Cannoli' before. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2022
2022 NBA Finals Game 6 Preview
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to preview Game 6 of the NBA Finals including how Steph Curry will bounce back, why Ime Udoka says Boston likes doing things the hard way and the key to the series that continues to pop up. Plus, how Golden State’s smart financial decisions continue to set the team up for success. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 16, 2022
2022 NBA Finals Game 5 Reaction
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps on the floor of the Chase Center to react to a massive win for Golden State in a ‘weird’ game. The guys break it all down including a sensational performance from Andrew Wiggins, Steph going cold from 3, the Celtics' offensive struggles in the 4th quarter and why Boston missed a big opportunity in this game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2022
2022 NBA Finals Game 5 Preview
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to preview Game 5 of the NBA Finals including how the turnovers for the Celtics remain the key to the series, the brilliance of Steph Curry, if Steph still has another level to reach in the Finals, the difference Kevon Looney has made for the Warriors, what Tatum needs to do to step up for Boston and the status of Rob Williams’ injury. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 13, 2022
2022 NBA Finals Game 4 Reaction
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Brian Windhorst and Zach Lowe react to Game 4 of the NBA Finals from the floor of the TD Garden. The guys discuss Steph Curry's incredible performance, Steve Kerr's decision to bench Draymond Green for a crucial stretch in the 4th quarter, the huge put backs by Andrew Wiggins, and Jayson Tatum's disappointing second half. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 11, 2022
2022 NBA Finals Game 4 Preview
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to preview Game 4 of the NBA Finals including Draymond Green’s struggles, Jayson Tatum’s potential to elevate his standing in the league, if Steph Curry can carry the Warriors and why Rob Williams is such a difference maker for Boston. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2022
2022 NBA Finals Game 3 Reaction
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ESPN’s Brian Windhorst and Zach Lowe react to Game 3 of the NBA Finals from the floor of the TD Garden. The guys discuss Boston overcoming big performances from Steph Curry and Klay Thompson, the Celtics managing their turnovers being the key to the series, Tatum’s ability to move the ball and if Curry can overcome being an ‘underdog’ in a series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 09, 2022
2022 NBA Finals Game 3 Preview
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to preview Game 3 of the NBA Finals including how Klay Thompson is attempting to get himself going, the new battle cry for Boston and if Draymond Green has put himself in a precarious position with the officials including Scott Foster. Plus, a new head coach in Los Angeles, Russell Westbrook’s future with the Lakers and Quin Snyder officially stepping down in Utah. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 08, 2022
2022 NBA Finals Game 2 Reaction
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Brian Windhorst is joined on the Chase Center court by Andscape’s Marc J. Spears immediately following the Warriors’ statement victory over the Celtics to talk Golden State’s strategy change, how Boston let Draymond win the mental battle, changes in officiating after 1 technical foul and how the Celtics’ sloppy play can’t repeat in Boston. Plus, a special appearance from Warriors’ super fan Jimmy Goldstein. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 06, 2022
2022 NBA Finals Game 2 Preview
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to preview Game 2 of the NBA Finals including why the Celtics are uniquely suited to guard Golden State, how the Warriors advantage in experience is irrelevant, how Boston can take punches without falling over, what version of Tatum the Celtics need and why Kevon Looney needs more minutes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 05, 2022
2022 NBA Finals Game 1 Reaction
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Kendrick Perkins courtside at the Chase Center immediately following Game 1 of the NBA Finals to react to a historic 4th quarter performance from Boston. The guys talk how the Celtics continue to bounce back in games this season and who needs to step up for the Warriors to respond. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2022
2022 NBA Finals Preview
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to give their predictions for the NBA Finals matchup between the Celtics and Warriors including what to expect in Game 1 of the series. Plus, they discuss the new perspective Golden State has on this season and if Boston is ready for the moment before talking about some news regarding the future of the Jazz. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 02, 2022
Warriors In Finals, How To Build Around Luka
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss the Warriors advancing to their 6th NBA Finals in 8 years, Klay Thompson’s joy in the win, what is next for the Mavs, if the league will trend away from ‘Super Teams’ going forward, how the Suns will manage Ayton in the offseason and the ability of Boston to shut down any half-court offense from the Heat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2022
Injured & Outmatched
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Brian Windhorst talks with Kirk Goldsberry and Ohm Youngmisuk dive into the Miami Heat's rash of injuries, why it's not a competitive series even though the series is tied 2-2 with home court advantage. Plus, are the Dallas Mavericks out matched against Golden State now that the Warriors are finding a rhythm? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2022
Boston Bounces Back, Can Luka Carry The Mavs Again?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss the Celtics making a bounce back statement in Game 2 against Miami, Boston’s evolution over the course of the season, why the Heat need Lowry, the similarities between Ime Udoka and Jason Kidd, if Luka can carry the Mavs again and the prolific nature of this Warriors team. Plus, a league executive who may be on the move. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2022
Conference Finals Preview, NBA Lottery
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Kevin Pelton and Marc J. Spears to react to the Mavs dismantling the Suns, Luka making a statement, the future in Phoenix, Boston closing out the Bucks despite a massive series from Giannis and what to expect from the NBA Lottery.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 17, 2022
Process Still Loading For 76ers, Mavs-Suns Game 7
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss the Heat eliminating the 76ers, if Harden will give Philly a discount and how long ‘The Process’ can continue. Plus, can the Mavs take down the Suns in Game 7, which player will make a statement in the decisive game and if Boston can avoid elimination. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2022
MVP Reaction, Stopping Flopping
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Bobby Marks and Nick Friedell to react to Jokic winning the MVP again, talk the upcoming offseason contract decisions for Zach LaVine and James Harden, the 76ers’ resurgence, how Portland can maximize Dame, injury designations in the NBA and flopping in the postseason. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 10, 2022
Can The Warriors Defend Ja? Harden Struggles
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss if Harden has officially started to regress, what the Mavs can do to get back into the series with the Suns’ historic shooting, if the Celtics can win it all with an all-time level defense and how the Warriors can defend Ja. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2022
Keeping Zion In New Orleans, Bucks' Physicality
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Marc J. Spears and Andrew Lopez to talk Zion’s thoughts on the Pelicans postseason performance, the future in New Orleans, the Bucks' physicality against the Celtics, the Warriors escaping with Game 1 and Devin Booker’s competitiveness. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2022
Significance Of Harden, Time For Change In Utah?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss Dallas closing out Utah for Luka’s first playoff series win, the future of the Jazz, the 76ers avoiding a Game 7, why Harden is the key to success in Philly and Chris Paul putting on another masterclass performance for the Suns to eliminate the Pelicans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2022
Young Talent Making Playoff Statements
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Dave McMenamin and Kevin Arnovitz to talk the matchup issues Minnesota creates for Memphis, the Pelicans making it a series with the Suns, the potential of the youth in New Orleans and if Trae Young can overcome the swarming Miami defense. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2022
Boston Takes Charge, Key Playoff Injuries
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss Boston’s transformation from the start of the season, the squad’s sensational defense on Kevin Durant, Booker & Middleton’s injuries and Joel Embiid making a statement in Toronto. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2022
Boston Buzzer-Beater, T-Wolves Statement
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Marc J. Spears and Kirk Goldsberry to talk the significance of the Celtics’ epic Game 1 win over the Nets, Kyrie’s engagement with the Boston fans, Minnesota’s statement win against Memphis and Chris Paul’s mastery of the point guard position. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2022
2022 Overall NBA Playoff Picture
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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps are reunited with the legend Jackie MacMullan to break down the NBA Playoff picture including if the Celtics should be favored over the Nets, how key injuries will impact a few key series and if Harden and Embiid can make a statement. Plus, the crew talks Jackie’s podcast series ‘Icons’ with the Ringer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2022
NBA Play-In Tournament Preview
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Nick Friedell and Andrew Lopez to break down everything you need to know about the NBA Play-In Tournament including if Ben Simmons or Zion may return and who has the most to prove. Plus, should teams have tanked to avoid the Nets and what matchup has the most exciting potential. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2022
Best Odds To Reach The Finals
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to break down which teams have the best betting odds to win the Eastern and Western Conferences including why the Nets are being wildly overvalued. Plus, MacMahon hands out his monthly major award. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2022
Magic's Comments, Simmons' Grievance
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk and Bobby Marks to talk Magic’s comments about the Lakers, the significance of Ben Simmons filing a grievance against the 76ers, the Nets’ playoff potential and the chances Kawhi comes back. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 05, 2022
Final NBA MVP Straw Poll Results
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk the final NBA MVP straw poll results including reacting to a new leader at the top before talking seeding in the Eastern Conference and the Suns’ dominance. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2022
Most Likely 1st Round Upsets, Celtics Injury
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Marc J. Spears and Kirk Goldsberry to talk the impact of the Celtics losing Rob Williams to injury, when Ja Morant may return, which team is most susceptible to a 1st Round upset this season and who will be the 7 & 8 seeds. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2022
Hot Tempered Heat, Potential All-NBA Lineup
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk the argument on the Heat sideline involving Jimmy Butler, Udonis Haslem and Erik Spoelstra, who the favorites are in the East, why it is now or never for the Jazz and who will make All-NBA this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2022
Large Sample Size, Are The Celtics A Contender?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz and Kevin Pelton to talk if the Celtics have a legitimate chance to reach the NBA Finals this year, how concerning the drop-off is for the Bucks’ defensive rating, the struggles of the Lakers down the stretch and when the last time the Western Conference had such little depth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2022
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly For The 76ers
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk how the 76ers are a team with massive strengths and massive weaknesses, if James Harden can show up in big games, when Ben Simmons will return to the Nets, Kyrie’s status in the league and the state of the Mavs in the Western Conference. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18, 2022
The Two Most Significant Players In Basketball
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Kendra Andrews and Marc J. Spears to talk the significance of Draymond Green to the Warriors as he returns to action including how vital he may be to overcoming Western Conference foes like Memphis. Plus, Windy and Spears discuss Kyrie’s status in home games and what strategy may be in place in Brooklyn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 15, 2022
Breaking Down Every Award But The MVP
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk the awards races other than MVP including the Cade Cunningham/Evan Mobley Rookie Of The Year debate, which coach is leading the way for Coach Of The Year and if this season will lead to another Defensive Player Of The Year trophy for Rudy Gobert. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2022
LeBron, The Elite Scorer
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne and Ohm Youngmisuk to react to LeBron’s historic performance against the Warriors, talk his current motivation to be remembered as an all-time great scorer and what the plan is for the Clippers including when their star players may be returning. Plus, the crew shares some stories about Gregg Popovich as he approaches the all-time wins record in the NBA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 08, 2022
Warriors Struggle, Mavs Catch Fire
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk the Warriors struggles of late, Steph’s shooting slump, the importance of Draymond Green and Luka’s white hot play to lead the streaking Mavs. Plus, the return of MacMahon’s segment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 04, 2022
Harden's Immediate Impact
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Kevin Pelton and Marc J. Spears talk how big of an impact the James Harden trade will have on the 76ers, their strong play of late, when we will see Simmons on the court for the Nets, some of the top NBA Draft prospects and the importance of Draymond Green to the Warriors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 01, 2022
Should The Lakers Trade Stars This Offseason?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk about the idea of the Lakers’ trading LeBron James, if LA will go all in or all out going forward and what they expect from James Harden on the Sixers. Then, MacMahon reminds us who the best shooting big man of all-time is. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 25, 2022
All-Star Interviews With The NBA's Future
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Brian Windhorst interviews some of the NBA’s rising stars at All-Star weekend in Cleveland. He chats with Tyrese Haliburton about his trade, Anthony Edwards about the source of his confidence and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 22, 2022
Latest Straw Poll Updates, Steaking Celtics
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss the latest MVP straw poll results including an incredibly tight race between Embiid and Jokic. Then, the crew talks the Celtics hot play of late. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 17, 2022
Lakers' Deadline Inactivity
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne and Dave McMenamin to talk the Lakers’ inactivity at the trade deadline, why LA wants this team to figure things out and what that means for the future of the team and LeBron James. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 15, 2022
NBA Trade Deadline Reaction
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to react to the NBA Trade Deadline including breaking down the massive Simmons-Harden trade, the Mavs trading away Kristaps Porzingis and how big of a deal it is that the Lakers did not make a big splash at the deadline. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 11, 2022
Trade Deadline Preview, All-Star Reserves
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Marc J. Spears and Kevin Pelton to talk All-Star reserves, If we will see Ben Simmons or James Harden get traded before the deadline and the significance of the Caris LeVert trade for the Cavs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 08, 2022
Trade Deadline Expectations
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk how the Grizzlies have become the most fun team in the NBA, what trades the Pelicans can make, if CJ McCollum will be traded and why this may be a tame trade deadline. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 04, 2022
Creating A Winning Culture In Phoenix
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Kirk Goldsberry to discuss how the Suns are creating a culture of winning, the Hawks are turning things around and the idea of the NBA adopting the European soccer model of loaning players for a short time frame. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 01, 2022
Who Will Be The Top Seed In The East?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk how the Heat can be the top seed in the East, if the Bulls can avoid slipping in the standings considering their injuries, what the ceiling is for the Cavs and what is next for the Nets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 28, 2022
Injured Bulls, Potential Laker Trades
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Marc J. Spears and Kevin Pelton discuss the impact of injuries on the Bulls, if Detroit will trade Jerami Grant, if a Westbrook for Wall trade is possible and the Blazers' plan for the rest of the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 25, 2022
All-Star Ballot Submissions
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk their All-Star ballot submissions including how position distinctions impact starters. Plus, they break down the players deserving of a reserve spot, how many games you should need to play to get into the All-Star Game and the Celtics’ poor shooting percentages. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 20, 2022
Significance Of Injuries To Contenders, Jerami Grant Trade Ideas
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Bobby Marks and Ohm Youngmisuk to talk Kevin Durant’s injury timeline, potential trades for the Nets, the significance of Draymond Green’s back injury, if Paul George can come back this season, the importance of the Clippers making a playoff push, if Detroit should trade Jerami Grant and where he may land. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 18, 2022
When Is It Time To Hit The Reset?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to talk if the Blazers should tank this season and shut down Dame, how the Lakers should manage Russell Westbrook and an interesting betting moment from the Warriors game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 14, 2022
Klay Day In The Bay
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Nick Friedell and Marc J. Spears discuss the impact of Klay Thompson’s return to the Warriors, his performance in his first game back, the ceiling for Golden State, potential Ben Simmons trades and who needs to make a move. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 11, 2022
Early Look At The NBA Market
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon discuss the moves that could be made at the trade deadline, an interesting quote from the Hawks front office, if the Blazers will move on from Dame or CJ and what teams will be buyers or sellers.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 07, 2022
DeRozan's Game-Winners, Bulls Potential, Kyrie Returning
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Kirk Goldsberry and Jamal Collier to discuss DeMar DeRozan's historic game-winners on back-to-back nights, the Bulls potential this season, the significance of Kyrie returning, if the Nets can overtake the Bucks and potential trade targets for the Bulls to get into the NBA Finals conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 04, 2022
Bad 3-Point Shooting, Best Guard Combos
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to discuss a historically bad 3-point shooting performance from the Celtics, what moves Boston can make, Desmond Bane’s potential in Memphis and the best guard combinations in the NBA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 31, 2021
Roster Flexibility Around the League, What Moves Can The Lakers Make?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s NBA Front Office Insider Bobby Marks to discuss the challenge facing front offices around the league to fill out rosters with so many players in the COVID health and safety protocols and how that may impact moves around the trade deadline. Plus, what moves can the Lakers make? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 28, 2021
Holiday Wishes For The NBA
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to get into the holiday spirit by giving out their 3 biggest wishes for teams in the NBA and discuss some interesting comebacks around the league. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 24, 2021
DeRozan's Respect Level, Updated COVID Protocols
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Marc J. Spears and Jorge Sedano to talk how DeMar DeRozan is viewed around the league, updates to the NBA G League Ignite, the latest COVID protocols around the NBA including who is required to wear masks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 21, 2021
State Of The Mavs, Trade Market Options
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to talk MacMahon’s article on the relationship between Luka Doncic and Rick Carlisle, Dallas’ desire for cultural change, the organizational decision makers in Utah and what teams may be involved in the trade market. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 17, 2021
Steph Set To Break A Record, Pacers' Future
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Briand Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Dave McMenamin and Kirk Goldsberry to discuss the historic record Steph Curry is set to break, LeBron leveling up his play, what direction the Pacers will move in going forward and positive COVID tests in the NBA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 14, 2021
Straw Poll Results, Season Conditioning
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to recap Bontemps’ straw poll, Steph Curry’s dominance to start the season, Luka’s comments on his conditioning and what to expect from the Nets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 10, 2021
The Future In Portland, Can Things Improve In New York?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk and Ramona Shelburne to break down what is going on in Portland, if Chauncey Billups is the right fit for the team, the current state of the Knicks, if things can improve in New York and if the Suns and Warriors are worried about the Lakers or the Nets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 07, 2021
Tampering Updates, Suns Make A Statement
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to talk the significance of the Suns beating the Warriors, the NBA’s stance on tampering issues, a historical game from the Cavs, the impact of Bam’s injury on the Heat and another setback for Zion this season and the Rockets quality play of late. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 03, 2021
Warriors And Suns Surge, NBA Fan Behavior
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Jamal Collier and Marc J. Spears to discuss the Warriors and Suns white hot play of late, the Bucks surging lately and what the line is for fans behavior at NBA games. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 30, 2021
Our First Annual Friendsgiving
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Brian Windhorst is joined by a roundtable of ESPN NBA reporters for a special Thanksgiving episode with Dave McMenamin, Tim Bontemps, Tim MacMahon, Nick Friedell and Kevin Pelton. The crew talks LeBron’s suspension following an altercation in Detroit, if Draymond Green can be an All-Star this season, what the ceiling is for the Warriors, Klay’s progression as he returns from injury, a few teams surging in the West and a unique game delay in Sacramento.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 24, 2021
Can The Celtics And Knicks Get Out Of Their Slumps?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to discuss the Celtics’ struggles this season, if their ceiling is lower than we expected as a team, how good the Knicks can really be, if the Suns are still favorites to return to the Finals from the West and what teams have a legitimate shot to make it out of the East. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 19, 2021
Can The Warriors Keep This Up? Expectations In Brooklyn
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Nick Friedell and Cassidy Hubbarth to talk the incredible start to the season for the Warriors, what impact Klay can have when he returns, how Brooklyn plans to move forward with their roster and if Brooklyn can win a title as currently constructed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 16, 2021
Did The Lakers Make The Right Offseason Decisions?
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Tim Bontemps and Dave McMenamin to discuss a memorable trip to the White House for Bontemps, the Lakers’ start to the season, the success of players traded from Los Angeles and the Bulls surging with their new pieces blending well together. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 12, 2021
Some Surprising Starts To The NBA Season
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Kevin Pelton and Kevin Arnovitz to discuss Dame Lillard’s struggles to open the season, the 76ers successful start to the year despite the drama surrounding the team, the Cavs surprising start to the season, the Wizards’ strong performances and the state of dress in the NBA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 09, 2021
Reaction To The Allegations In Phoenix
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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps react to the allegations of racism and misogyny with the Phoenix Suns' majority owner Robert Sarver, how the team is reacting to it and how they will move forward. Then the group talks the state of the Celtics after a big win before discussing the Lakers' shocking loss to the Thunder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 05, 2021
Foul Changes, More Physical Play In The NBA
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Brian Windhorst, Ohm Youngmisuk and Marc J. Spears discuss their thoughts on the new foul rules being enforced, scoring being down across the league, the Nets’ struggles on offense, a strong start to the season for the Warriors and some impressive showings from the rookies around the NBA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 02, 2021
Takeaway's From Week 1 Of The NBA Season
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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps talk their early takeaways from the first week of the NBA season including James Harden’s early drop-off in scoring, the decline in free throw numbers, surprising early success from the Wizards, if they believe in the starts from the Hornets and Timberwolves and Tyler Herro’s start to the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 29, 2021
Bulls Hot Start To The Season, Bucks Stay Motivated
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Brian Windhorst welcomes a new member of the ESPN family Jamal Collier to discuss what to make of the Bulls’ great start to the season, free throws being down across the league, how the Bucks are staying motivated and what next level Giannis can reach. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 26, 2021
What Will The 76ers Do? Parity Across The NBA
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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps talk how long it will take for Ben Simmons to get traded, how the 76ers can succeed with the current situation, some interesting quotes about the Mavs’ past, the parity in the NBA this season and what teams are flying under the radar. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 22, 2021
2018 Rookie Class Extensions
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Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN Front Office Insider Bobby Marks to discuss which contract extensions were made, like Jaren Jackson, and which ones were not, like Deandre Ayton, from the 2018 rookie class. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 19, 2021
What Will The Nets Look Like This Season?
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Brian Windhorst, Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon talk the impact of Kyrie’s stance on the Nets, what Brooklyn’s title chances look like without Kyrie, how long can the Nets keep this team together and when Zion will be back. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 15, 2021
What Will Ben Simmons' Reception Be? Lakers' Expectations
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Brian Windhorst, Dave McMenamin and Ramona Shelburne discuss Ben Simmons returning to the 76ers, what the reception will be like for him in Philadelphia, how the Lakers are preparing for the season and what their expectations should be. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 12, 2021
Can Talent Beat Out Fit For The Lakers?
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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps discuss the expectations surrounding the Lakers, what minimum players can make an impact. if talent can overcome fit, how well the Suns can replicate their success and if the Pelicans or Bulls will be able to play better defense this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 08, 2021
Blueprint For Star Players To Get Traded, Updates From Camp
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Brian Windhorst, Nick Friedell and Ohm Youngmisuk talk NBA teams training in San Diego, Kyrie’s vaccination status, the blueprint for players like Ben Simmons to get a trade and what to expect as the season starts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 05, 2021
Ben Simmons Holds Out, Lakers Lineup Options
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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps talk Draymond’s interesting comments, why the latest statements from the 76ers are a win for Ben Simmons, what type of team would trade for Simmons, what the keys are for the Mavs this season, if Anthony Davis will play center this season and how all of the pieces will fit on the Lakers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 01, 2021
NBA Media Day Reactions
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Brian Windhorst, Andrew Lopez and Marc J. Spears discuss the interesting developments around the league from the NBA Media Days. We talk everything from David Letterman’s appearance at Nets’ Media Day, surprising new information about an injury to Zion, the latest from Warriors Media Day and the potential impact of vaccination status on the league. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 28, 2021
Roundtable Talk Of Make Or Break Players In The NBA
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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps discuss the players who will make or break seasons for potential contending teams. The group talks the importance of Ben Simmons, Tyler Herro, Kristaps Porzingis Kemba Walker, Lonzo Ball, Klay Thompson and others. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 23, 2021
Who From The 2018 Draft Class Will Get Max Deals?
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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps discuss the players negotiating contracts at the end of their rookie deals from the 2018 draft class including how the Suns’ should manage Deandre Ayton, what to do with Jaren Jackson, where Collin Sexton fits in, what Miles Bridges should ask for and what space the Bucks have to fill out their roster. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 17, 2021
What Tier Is Each NBA Team On?
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Brian Windhorst, Kevin Pelton and Tim Bontemps discuss the different tiers of NBA teams heading into this season. The crew breaks down what teams are actual contenders, what teams have a chance to become relevant this season and what teams will be battling in the lottery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 08, 2021
What Will Happen With Ben Simmons?
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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps discuss the latest developments on Ben Simmons this offseason, what it means for where he will play in 2021-22, how the 76ers can maximize their championship window and an interesting trade from the past week that could impact the futures of Chicago and Portland. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 03, 2021
NBA Win Total Reactions, Which Teams Will Defy Expectations?
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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps discuss the likelihood that Ben Simmons starts the season with the 76ers, how consistent the Nets lineup will be in the regular season, why the Bucks and Jazz are likely go over their win totals, if Dallas got better this offseason, why the Warriors have such a variety of possible outcomes, how many games the Bulls will win and some of the key young guards ability to grow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 27, 2021
Why Did KD and Kyrie Sign In Brooklyn, Future Landscape Of The NBA
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Brian Windhorst is joined by author Matt Sullivan to talk about his book Can't Knock the Hustle: Inside the Season of Protest, Pandemic, and Progress with the Brooklyn Nets' Superstars of Tomorrow and the future of the Nets. Then Jake Fischer author of Built to Lose: How the NBA's Tanking Era Changed the League Forever joins to about the landscape of team construction in the league. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 16, 2021
Kawhi Signs An Extension, NBA Summer League Reaction
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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps discuss Kawhi signing a surprise 4-year extension, the key takeaway’s from the NBA Summer League so far, which young rookies have impressed, the potential on the Rockets in the future, Evan Mobley’s potential talent and Dennis Schroder’s contract with Boston. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 13, 2021
Team USA Plays For Gold, Winners And Losers Of NBA Free Agency
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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps discuss Team USA Men’s Basketball beating Australia, the score line being misleading, the upcoming gold medal game, the winners and losers of NBA Free Agency, if Zach LaVine will ever extend with the Bulls and what will happen with the Clippers and Kawhi. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 06, 2021
Lakers And Bulls Make Big Moves In Free Agency, Team USA Figuring It Out?
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Brian Windhorst, Marc J. Spears and Ramona Shelburne discuss the variety of moves made by the Lakers, how big of a concern age is for L.A. this year, what to make of the Bulls bringing in Lonzo Ball and DeMar DeRozan and if Team USA Men’s Basketball has figured things out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 04, 2021
Reaction To The Westbrook Trade, NBA Draft Recap
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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps discuss the trade sending Russell Westbrook to the Lakers, why the fit may be an issue, where Kyle Lowry will land this offseason and if Ben Simmons can get traded . Then the guys dive into the NBA Draft including a player who went later than expected who could make a huge impact. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 30, 2021
Team USA Men's Basketball Has Tough Olympic Start, NBA Draft Preview
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Brian Windhorst, Marc J. Spears and Kevin Pelton discuss the unique setup for the Olympics in Tokyo, Team USA Men’s Basketball struggling out of the gate, what Luka can do in Tokyo and what to expect from the NBA Draft including impressive comparisons for Jalen Green. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 27, 2021
Bucks Clinch - NBA Finals Game 6 Reaction
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Brian Windhorst and Zach Lowe are joined by Cleveland Forward Larry Nance Jr. to discuss Giannis’ historic performance, the significance of a small market team winning, the Bucks’ ability to keep fighting, the coaching redemption in Milwaukee and the future of the Suns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 21, 2021
Team USA's Olympic Chances, Dame's Future, Can The Bucks Close Out The Finals?
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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps discuss Team USA Basketball’s chances in the Olympics, the challenges facing the roster, Damian Lillard’s status in Portland, potential moves the Blazers can make, the impact of Jrue Holiday on the NBA Finals and if the Bucks can close out the series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 20, 2021
NBA Finals Game 5 Reaction
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Brian Windhorst and Zach Lowe are joined by Raptors Head Coach Nick Nurse to discuss the wild ending to Game 5, Khris Middleton’s amazing performance, Jrue Holiday’s clutch play, the level of shot making in the game and how the Suns should feel going into Milwaukee for Game 6. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 18, 2021
NBA Finals Game 4 Reaction
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Brian Windhorst and Zach Lowe are joined by Denver Nuggets Head Coach Michael Malone to discuss Khris Middleton’s outstanding performance, how great Giannis’ key block was, Devin Booker’s sensational performance, the Bucks’ reliance on transition buckets, the Suns’ turnovers and Phoenix needing more from Ayton offensively. Then the group talks coach getting into a horse and carriage with Nikola Jokic, get an update on Jamal Murray and discuss the grind of the last two seasons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2021
Giannis Dominates, Suns Struggle To Shoot, Team USA Struggles
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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps discuss the incredible performances from Giannis in the NBA Finals, the importance Jrue Holiday and Khris Middleton, Ayton’s foul trouble, the Suns struggling to shoot, the significance of Game 4 in this series and the challenge for Team USA to get the gold medal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 13, 2021
NBA Finals Game 3 Reaction
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Brian Windhorst and Zach Lowe are joined by Kings’ guard Tyrese Haliburton to talk Giannis’ dominant Game 3, Ayton getting in foul trouble, how Game 4 will set the tone for the series and Chris Paul’s leadership. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 12, 2021
NBA Finals Game 2 Reaction
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Brian Windhorst and Zach Lowe are joined by former Hornets and Magic Head Coach Steve Clifford to discuss the great effort from the Bucks, the amazing offensive response from the Suns, what the preparation is like for the teams ahead of Sunday’s Game 3, the importance of Khris Middleton and the process of making adjustments for coaches. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 09, 2021
NBA Finals Game 1 Reaction
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Brian Windhorst and Zach Lowe discuss the Suns winning Game 1, Chris Paul’s brilliance, the importance of free throw shooting, what adjustments the Bucks can make and Deandre Ayton stepping up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 07, 2021
NBA Finals Preview
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Brian Windhorst, Ramona Shelburne and Marc Spears dive into everything you need to know heading into the NBA Finals showdown between the Bucks & Suns, kicking off tonight at 9p ET on ABC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 06, 2021
Bucks Take Series Lead Without Giannis, Suns To The Finals, No Asterisks Needed
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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps discuss the Bucks absolutely dominating the Hawks in the paint, the great game from Brook Lopez, the various injury situations of the series, the Suns’ amazing run to the NBA Finals and how there should be no asterisk stories for the playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 02, 2021
Clippers Avoid Elimination, Trae Young's Injury, Latest On Dame Lillard, Leadership Changes In Utah
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Brian Windhorst, Kevin Pelton and Royce Young discuss the confounding ability of the Clippers to win elimination games on the road, the Suns’ ability to close, Trae Young’s injury, the Bucks ability to dominate in the paint, the backlash Dame Lillard has gotten for the Chauncey Billups hire, if Dame will want a trade and the leadership changes in Utah. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 29, 2021
Booker's Broken Nose, Atlanta's Arrival, and the Coaching Carousel
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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon, and Tim Bontemps discuss the Clippers' win in Game 3, the lasting effects of Devin Booker's broken nose, the ascension and chutzpah of Trae Young, the latest intel on the coaching carousel, and the two biggest takeaways from the draft lottery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 25, 2021
The Valley-Oop, Draft Lottery Implications, and Ben Simmons' Future
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Brian Windhorst, Ramona Shelburne, and Tim MacMahon discuss the game winning tip in by Deandre Ayton in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals, the multitude of implications from last night's draft lottery, and the future for Ben Simmons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 23, 2021
76ers Collapse, Next Steps For Ben Simmons, Hawks Season Turnaround, Devin Bookers' Sensational Play
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Brian Windhorst, Doris Burke and Kirk Goldsberry discuss the state of Ben Simmons’ confidence, what is next for the 76ers, Ben’s trade value, the Hawks continuing to win road playoff games, the opportunity for the Bucks in the playoffs now, the display Devin Booker put on in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals and Monty Williams’ coaching job this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 22, 2021
Big Changes For The Mavs, Trae Young Amazes, 76ers Collapse, Clippers Surprise
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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps discuss the changes in the Mavs organization, why some see it as controversial, who Dallas may hire, the brilliance of Trae Young, the 76ers’ collapse, a big win for the Bucks and try to understand the Clippers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 18, 2021
2021 Playoffs Emergency Pod: Durant's Incredible Game 5
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Zach Lowe and Brian Windhorst react to Kevin Durant's indescribable Game 5 performance against the Milwaukee Bucks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 16, 2021
Who Are The Real Clippers? The Hawks Even The Series, Playoff Injuries
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Brian Windhorst, Kevin Pelton and Nick Friedell discuss the confounding nature of this Clippers team on a nightly basis, Kawhi’s injury, what version of Mike Conley we will see in the playoffs if at all, Joel Embiid massively struggling to shoot, who can take big shots for the 76ers, the impact of the Hawks’ coaching change, the culture in Phoenix, the Suns’ great defense and the Jokic ejection. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2021
Donovan Mitchell Impresses, Are The Bucks Back In The Series?
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Brian Windhorst, Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon discuss the impressive performances from the Jazz so far, the outstanding play of Donovan Mitchell, the interesting lineup choices from the Clippers, if the Bucks are now officially back in the series, the offensive struggles of the Bucks and Nets and the keys to both the Nuggets-Suns and Hawks-76ers series going forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 11, 2021
NBA Coach Of The Year Reaction, Brooklyn Dominates, Kawhi Being Clutch
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Brian Windhorst, Ramona Shelburne and Kirk Goldsberry discuss the voting for the NBA Coach Of The Year, then talk the domination from the Nets in Game 2 against the Bucks, the surprisingly good defense from Brooklyn, who is the key to the Nuggets-Suns series, the brilliance of Kawhi in the most clutch moments, the Jazz’s matchup with the Clippers and the amazing performances from Trae Young so far in the playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 08, 2021
Lakers Eliminated, Luka's Brilliance Bucks-Nets Preview
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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps discuss the Lakers’ getting eliminated by the Suns with a massive game from Devin Booker, what moves the Lakers can make next season, the Suns’ potential going forward, Denver impressing while shorthanded, the brilliance of Luka and preview Bucks-Nets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 04, 2021
Another Crazy Fan, Rappers On The Road, Embiid & AD Injuries
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Brian Windhorst, Marc Spears and Ohm Youngmisuk discuss the latest fan interference episode in Washington and around the league, meeting famous rappers on the road, Joel Embiid’s injury, the LA Clippers show signs of life and tie the series 2-2, can LeBron will the Lakers to victory without Anthony Davis and much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 01, 2021
A Trip Around The NBA Playoffs
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Brian Windhorst, Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon talk about NBA Playoff games being blacked out, the Lakers taking a 2-1 lead over the Suns, what will happen to the Blazers if they lose this series to the shorthanded Nuggets, the Bucks demolishing the Heat and taking a 3-0 lead, how can the Clippers stop Luka Doncic and much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 28, 2021
They Came Out More Aggressive
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Brian Windhorst, Ohm Youngmisuk and Bobby Marks discuss the Milwaukee Bucks taking a commanding 2-0 lead on the Miami Heat, the latest on Donovan Mitchell’s injury and a trip to LA to check in with the Clippers & Lakers who are both down 1-0.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 25, 2021
LeBron's Late-Game Heroics, Play-In Tournament Success, Playoff Series To Watch
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Brian Windhorst, Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon talk about LeBron’s late-game heroics, their thoughts on how the Play-In Tournament is going with one game left, which playoff series are the guys paying the most attention to and much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 21, 2021
NY Belongs To The Knicks, Clippers Dodge Lakers... For Now
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Brian Windhorst, Ramona Shelburne and Vanity Fair’s Lisa Robinson discuss her beloved New York Knicks, NBA players’ reluctance to speak to the media, the LA Clippers avoiding the LA Lakers in the playoffs – for now and much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 18, 2021
Oladipo's Out, Fertitta All-In On Rockets, Mid-Season Tournament
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Brian Windhorst, Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon discuss Victor Oladipo’s season ending injury, an interesting quote from Tilman Fertitta on the state of the Rockets, Russell Westbrook’s stellar play, would a mid-season tournament work in the NBA and much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 14, 2021
Favorable Playoff Matchups for the Jazz, Lakers & The Play-In Tourney, NBA Tank-O-Thon
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Brian Windhorst, Royce Young and Kirk Goldsberry discuss the potential of the Utah Jazz getting the #1 seed and a very favorable draw in the playoffs, will the Lakers be able to avoid the play-in tournament, and the tank-o-thon Is on at the bottom of the NBA. Plus, what is going on with the Boston Celtics and more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 11, 2021
The Future Is Bright
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Brian Windhorst, Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon each pick one team from the lottery that they think has the best future.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 07, 2021
The 2020 NBA (Re)Draft
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Brian Windhorst, Mike Schmitz and Kevin Pelton re-draft the 2020 NBA class.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2021
With All (NBA) Due Respect
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Brian Windhorst, Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon break down who should be on the three All-NBA teams.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 30, 2021
Surging Clips, Wizards Righting The Ship, New-Look Knicks
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Brian Windhorst, Ohm Youngmisuk and Ramona Shelburne discuss the surging LA Clippers, how the Washington Wizards have turned their season around, the difference in how the playoff-bound Knicks’ front office is being run now and much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2021
Play-In Games Are Here To Stay
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Brian Windhorst, Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon discuss the play-in game scenarios from both conferences and why the play-in tournament is here to stay.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 23, 2021
NY State Of Mind
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Brian Windhorst, Malika Andrews and Kevin Pelton give you the latest NBA happenings from New York City, including – Julius Randle putting up an All-NBA season for the Knicks, Zion Williamson’s effusive praise of Madison Square Garden and if the Brooklyn Nets will get it together in time for the playoffs.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 20, 2021
MVP Straw Poll, Aldridge Retires
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Brian Windhorst, Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon discuss Bontemps’ NBA Media MVP straw poll and things get a little spicy. Plus, the guys talk about LaMarcus Aldridge’s retirement, Luka’s crazy shot and much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2021
Race To #1, Limping Lakers, Zion's PG Evolution
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Brian Windhorst, Marc Spears and Kirk Goldsberry discuss the race to the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference – if the 76ers need home court advantage that badly, will the Lakers be able to keep up in the West without LeBron & AD and Zion’s evolution into the Pelicans’ PG of the future.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 13, 2021
The Wild West
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Brian Windhorst, Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon break down the top contenders in the Western Conference. Plus, is Nikola Jokic the MVP, should Monty Williams win Coach of The Year, Michael Porter Jr’s future with Denver and how to get a read on the LA teams.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2021
Holiday's Extension, 25 Under 25 Rankings
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Brian Windhorst, Kevin Pelton and Bobby Marks discuss the Jrue Holiday extension and what that means for the point guard market in free agency. Plus, the annual 25 Under 25 rankings – Pelton and Marks talk about their lists and what went into their decision making process for some young stars.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 05, 2021
Redick's Comments, Buyout Market Bummers, The Rockets in 2030 & OKC's Failed Tank
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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps react to JJ Redick’s comments about the New Orleans Pelicans front office, if the buyout market players are all hype, judging the Rockets trades in 2030, OKC’s failed tank and much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 02, 2021