The Lowe Post

By ESPN, Zach Lowe

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Buddy Buddy
 Feb 7, 2022
Great host....bland guests

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 Dec 31, 2021
One of my favourite NBA reporters - a must listen!


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 Nov 19, 2020
My favorite bball guy.

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ESPN's Zach Lowe talks to various basketball people about various basketball things.

Episode Date
First Day of Free Agency with Kevin Pelton
5922
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Pelton discuss a wild day in the NBA: Kevin Durant's trade request, where Kyrie Irving ends up, the Hawks/Spurs trade, Philly's offseason, Wolves, Wiz, Nuggets, Karl-Anthony Towns, Lakers signings, much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2022
Bobby Marks
4690
Zach and ESPN's Bobby Marks dissect Kyrie Irving's decision to opt in with the Nets, and pick their 5 Most Intriguing offseason teams as free agency approaches. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2022
Bobby Marks and Jonathan Givony
4609
Zach talks to ESPN's Bobby Marks and Jonathan Givony about Kyrie Irving, Brooklyn's doomsday scenario, fake Kevin Durant trades, Orlando taking Paolo Banchero No. 1, New York's draft night, the free agency landscape, much more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2022
Steve Kerr and Jonathan Givony
6907
Zach talks to Golden State coach Steve Kerr about the Warriors title run. Then ESPN's Jonathan Givony joins (49:22) to talk all things NBA draft -- trade rumors, his latest mock draft, Kyrie Irving, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2022
2022 NBA Finals Game 6 Reaction - Holy Cannoli
2365
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
Chris Herring
4390
Zach and Sports Illustrated's Chris Herring discuss the Warriors coming within a win of the NBA title, the Finals MVP race, Golden State's decision not to trade for another veteran, and more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2022
2022 NBA Finals Game 4 Reaction
1880
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
Game 3 Notes
1873
Zach empties his notebook with thoughts from Game 3 as the NBA Finals turns to a pivotal Game 4 in Boston on Friday night. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 09, 2022
2022 NBA Finals Game 3 Reaction
1608
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
Jeff Van Gundy and Tim MacMahon
4361
Zach and Jeff Van Gundy break down the NBA Finals so far, and look ahead as the series travels to Boston. Then ESPN's Tim MacMahon on more drama in Utah. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 06, 2022
Doris Burke
3843
Zach and ESPN's Doris Burke break down Boston's win in Game 1 of the NBA Finals and look ahead to Game 2. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2022
Finals Preview with Kevin Arnovitz
4562
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz look ahead to the NBA Finals matchup between the Warriors and Celtics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 31, 2022
Kevin Pelton and Marcus Thompson
5229
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Pelton react after the buzzer to Miami's huge win in Boston and look ahead to Game 7 of the East finals on Sunday. Then longtime Warriors writer Marcus Thompson of The Athletic joins to reflect on Golden State's return to the NBA Finals.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 28, 2022
Warriors Appreciation and Tim Bontemps on Heat-Celtics
4213
Zach reflects on how the Warriors have made it back to the doorstep of another trip to the NBA Finals and then talks to ESPN's Tim Bontemps about the Eastern Conference Finals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2022
Nekias Duncan and Kirk Goldsberry
4992
Zach talks to Nekias Duncan of Basketball News and the Dunker Spot about Heat-Celtics. Then ESPN's Kirk Goldsberry talks Warriors-Mavs, San Antonio history, lottery winners and losers, more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2022
Arnovitz and Scalabrine
5264
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz discuss Mavs-Suns Game 7, Phoenix's future and preview Mavs-Warriors. Then Brian Scalabrine talks Celtics-Bucks Game 7 and looks ahead to the Eastern Conference Finals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 16, 2022
Bobby Marks, Howard Beck, and Jeff Van Gundy
5246
Zach and ESPN's Bobby Marks and Howard Beck of Sports Illustrated talk Philadelphia's James Harden problem, Bucks-Celtics, Golden State-Memphis, Giannis taking the "best player" throne, and more. Then Jeff Van Gundy joins to preview Suns-Mavs Game 7. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2022
Chris Herring
4826
Zach and Chris Herring of Sports Illustrated break down all four second-round series, plus the Ja Morant injury/Jordan Poole video, officiating controversies in Boston-Milwaukee, fan interactions in Dallas, much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 09, 2022
Second Round Reset with Kevin O'Connor
4815
Zach and The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor take the temperature of all four second round playoff series and a special guest drops by to chime in on one of them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2022
Brandon Clarke
2076
Zach Lowe is joined by Memphis Grizzlies forward Brandon Clarke to discuss the Grizzlies meteoric rise this season, his thoughts on the Dillon Brooks foul on Gary Payton II, having to defend Steph Curry and Klay Thompson, and he and Jaren Jackson Jr's friendship. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2022
Friedell and MacMahon
3815
Zach and ESPN's Nick Friedell talk Heat-Sixers, Philadelphia's struggles without Joel Embiid, and how no one may have won the Harden-Simmons trade. Then ESPN's Tim MacMahon discusses Suns-Mavs and how Dallas' defensive solutions only create more problems for them to solve. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2022
Jeff Van Gundy
5109
Zach and ESPN's Jeff Van Gundy reflect on the three series that ended Thursday, preview the conference semifinals, talk Zion, the future of the Pelicans, change coming in Utah, much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2022
Marks on Nets and MacMahon on Mavs-Jazz
5390
Zach and ESPN's Bobby Marks discuss the Celtics sweeping the Nets, what's next for Brooklyn, the Simmons-Harden trade, Kevin Durant's career arc, more. Then ESPN's Tim MacMahon talks Mavs-Jazz ahead of Game 6. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2022
Kustok and Arnovitz
5267
Zach takes stock of the playoffs in the wake of injuries to Devin Booker and Khris Middleton; then Sarah Kustok of the YES Network talks Nets-Celtics and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz discusses Wolves-Grizz and some Jazz-Mavs Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2022
Bontemps, MacMahon, and Andrews
5133
Zach and ESPN's Tim Bontemps talk Sixers-Raptors and Celtics-Nets, plus Kyrie's middle fingers; then ESPN's Tim MacMahon discusses Jazz-Mavs and ESPN's Kendra Andrews talks resurgent Warriors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2022
First Round Preview with David Thorpe
5097
Zach and David Thorpe of TrueHoop do their annual 8-by-8 preview of every first-round series.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2022
Play-In Preview with Kevin Arnovitz
4625
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz break down all four play-in matchups, make predictions, and discuss Frank Vogel's imminent firing from the Lakers.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 11, 2022
Bam Adebayo and All-Rookie Teams with Kevin Pelton
5124
Zach talks to Miami's Bam Adebayo about the Heat's season, the Jimmy Butler-Erik Spoelstra argument, playoff seeding, Defensive Player of the Year, more. Then ESPN's Kevin Pelton joins to debate Rookie of the Year and pick All-Rookie teams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 07, 2022
All-Defense with Chris Herring
5371
Zach and Sports Illustrated's Chris Herring go through the All-Defense ballots, talk MVP, playoff races, much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 04, 2022
Schwartz and MacMahon
5551
Zach talks to ESPN's Michael Schwartz about the dominant Suns and Devin Booker's MVP case. Then ESPN's Tim MacMahon joins to talk MVP debates, the reeling Jazz, fake Rudy Gobert trades, much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2022
Bontemps and Marks
4259
Zach and ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Bobby Marks discuss the top of the tightly bunched Eastern Conference. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2022
Most Improved Players with David Thorpe
4421
Zach and David Thorpe of TrueHoop make their annual top-10 lists for Most Improved Player, plus talk Heat kerfuffle, Rookie of the Year, All-NBA, Raptors, Finals picks, much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2022
All-NBA with Kevin Arnovitz
3970
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz fill out their All-NBA ballots...in pencil. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 21, 2022
Kendra Andrews, Marques Johnson
4917
Zach and ESPN's Kendra Andrews discuss Steph Curry's foot injury, the state of the Warriors, and the Western Conference playoff race. Then Marques Johnson joins to talk about the Bucks gearing up for a title defense.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 17, 2022
Jaren Jackson, Jr. and Kendrick Perkins
4402
Zach talks to Memphis Grizzlies star Jaren Jackson Jr. about the team's breakout season, Ja Morant, trash talking, and more. Then ESPN's Kendrick Perkins tells Kevin Garnett stories.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 15, 2022
Friedell on Nets-Sixers and a Pop Celebration
6605
Zach talks to ESPN's Nick Friedell about the Nets blowout win over the 76ers in Philadelphia. Then a parade of guests that either played for or coached under Gregg Popovich in San Antonio with great stories as he is on the precipice of becoming the all-time wins leader in NBA history: Brett Brown (24:18), Ime Udoka (41:37), Danny Green (58:05), Monty Williams (1:14:05), Steve Kerr (1:33:08). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2022
Bill Simmons
5411
Zach and The Ringer's Bill Simmons rank the players, coaches, and/or teams facing the most pressure for the remainder of the NBA season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 07, 2022
MacMahon and Mares
4447
It"s middle of the West day on the Lowe Post! Zach talks Mavs and Jazz with ESPN's Tim MacMahon, then Adam Mares of DNVR Sports hops on to discuss the forgotten Denver Nuggets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 03, 2022
Bontemps and Sedano
5202
Zach and ESPN's Tim Bontemps discuss the early returns of James Harden, then ESPN's Jorge Sedano talks about the under-the-radar Heat Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 01, 2022
Lopez and Krawczynski
4337
Zach talks to ESPN's Andrew Lopez about the Pelicans and Zion Williamson, then Jon Krawczynski discusses the strange and evolving Minnesota Timberwolves. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 24, 2022
Jeff Van Gundy on the Biggest Questions of the 2nd Half
5333
Zach addresses the drama with LeBron James and the Lakers and then discusses the league's biggest questions of the 2nd half with ESPN's Jeff Van Gundy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 22, 2022
The Celtics' Turnaround and an All-Star Draft
4970
Zach and Brian Scalabrine discuss the red-hot Celtics and their chances in the East, then Zach and ESPN's Kevin Pelton draft their own All-Star teams and talk MVP, the top of each conference, more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 17, 2022
SI's Howard Beck
4500
Zach and Howard Beck of Sports Illustrated discuss the many tentacles of the 76ers-Nets mega deal and weigh in on the early returns from other deadline swaps. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 15, 2022
Trade Deadline Madness with Bobby Marks
5478
Zach talks to ESPN's Bobby Marks about a wild trade deadline including the Harden-Simmons trade, the Mavericks dealing Kristaps Porzingis to Washington, the Sabonis-Haliburton swap and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 11, 2022
Shelburne and Bontemps
5047
Zach and ESPN's Ramona Shelburne discuss the Ben Simmons/James Harden situation and what the Lakers should do about Russell Westbrook. Then ESPN's Tim Bontemps talks about the Caris LeVert trade and other deadline rumblings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 08, 2022
Eastern Conference Trade Market with Bontemps and Marks
4106
Zach talks to ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Bobby Marks about the trade landscape in the Eastern Conference as we approach next week's deadline. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 03, 2022
Herring on the '90s Knicks and MacMahon on the Mavs and Jazz
5620
Zach talks to SI's Chris Herring about his incredible new book "Blood in the Garden" on the 1990s New York Knicks. Then ESPN's Tim MacMahon joins to discuss the surging Mavs and the reeling Jazz.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 31, 2022
Trade Chatter with Bobby Marks and Picking All-Stars with Kevin Pelton
5231
Zach runs through the names being bandied about ahead of the trade deadline with ESPN's Bobby Marks. Then Kevin Pelton stops by to select All-Star rosters. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 27, 2022
The Scorching Grizz, the state of the Sixers, and a trade!
5539
Zach and Chris Herrington of the Daily Memphian discuss Ja Morant and the scorching Grizz, then Spike Eskin and Mike Levin of the Rights to Ricky Sanchez talk Sixers, Ben Simmons, and more. Plus analysis of the Hawks-Knicks trade involving Cam Reddish.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 14, 2022
Klay Day and Raptors Deep Dive
5177
Zach talks to ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk about Klay Day and the Warriors, then Eric Koreen of The Athletic and Blake Murphy of Sportsnet convene for the annual holiday season Raptors deep dive. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 10, 2022
Kustok and King
5060
Zach talks to Sarah Kustok of the YES Network on Kyrie Irving's debut and the state of the Nets with their part-time star, then Bulls analyst and 8-year NBA veteran Stacey King discusses the East's No. 1 seed -- plus some stories from the glory days Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 06, 2022
Chris Herring
4597
Zach and Sports Illustrated's Chris Herring take an early pass at picking All-Stars. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 03, 2022
Jeff Van Gundy
5022
Zach and Jeff Van Gundy discuss the biggest questions for the rest of the NBA season: Are the Lakers done? Should Boston break up Tatum and Brown? Who should trade for Ben Simmons and Jerami Grant? Can the Bulls win the East? Much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 30, 2021
ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz
4511
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz discuss the Jazz, Bucks, and Hawks ahead their Christmas Day games -- and touch on what the Knicks should do without Derrick Rose.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 23, 2021
Kevin Pelton and Dr. Robby Sikka
3965
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Pelton discuss Anthony Davis' injury, the Lakers playoffs chances, the red-hot Grizz, gritty Miami Heat, and more. Then Dr. Robby Sikka joins to discuss the NBA's response to another COVID outbreak.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 20, 2021
Celebrating Curry and Picking X-Factors
4996
Zach riffs on the greatness of Stephen Curry, and ESPN's Nick Friedell talks about the scene at Curry's record-breaking game at MSG. Then Kevin O'Connor of The Ringer joins to pick X-factors for the rest of the NBA season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 17, 2021
Windhorst and Lopez
4519
Zach talks to ESPN's Brian Windhorst about the upstart Cavs and the uptick in players testing positive for COVID-19. Then, ESPN's Andrew Lopez on the latest setback for Zion Williamson and how the Pelicans have fared without him. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 13, 2021
Bobby Marks
3985
With Dec. 15 approaching, ESPN's Bobby Marks helps navigate the trade landscape: Indiana's intentions, potential homes for key Pacers, Ben Simmons, Kyrie Irving, James Harden's impending free agency, sellers, and what if anything the Lakers can do.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 10, 2021
Pelton and MacMahon
4821
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Pelton talk about what's next for the reeling Portland Trail Blazers, then ESPN's Tim MacMahon joins to talk the struggling Mavs, hot Rockets, and streaking Grizz.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 07, 2021
Doris Burke and Eric Collins
5420
Zach and ESPN's Doris Burke talk about her visit with the Warriors, takeaways from Suns-Warriors I, her beloved Knicks, and the surprising start in Minnesota. Then Charlotte's play-by-play man Eric Collins discusses his burgeoning NBA fame. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 03, 2021
Schwartz and McMenamin
4988
Zach and ESPN's Michael Schwartz break down the red-hot Suns ahead of their showdown with the Warriors, then ESPN's Dave McMenamin checks in on the Lakers -- plus reaction to surgeries for Michael Porter Jr. and Joe Harris, and Knicks lineup tinkering.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 29, 2021
ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz
4752
Zach takes stock of the league as the quarter poll approaches, then ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz joins to talk the Isaiah -LeBron fracas, more Kings drama, the Wizards and Bulls hot starts, and more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 23, 2021
Beck and Kustok
5556
Zach and Sports Illustrated's Howard Beck pick their inner circle of contenders, talk Warriors, and discuss Howard's feature on Scoot Henderson. Then Sarah Kustok of the YES Network talks all things Nets.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 19, 2021
ESPN's Kevin Pelton
4217
Zach and Kevin Pelton go over angsty teams -- should fans worry about the Knicks, Pacers, Blazers, Kings, Jazz, or Grizzlies? Plus reaction to Evan Mobley's injury, the rampaging Bulls, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 16, 2021
Friedell, Slater, and Ogwumike
4545
Zach talks to ESPN's Nick Friedell and Anthony Slater of The Athletic about the scorching Golden State Warriors, then Chiney Ogwumike joins to discuss the Mavs, Suns, Clippers, Hawks, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 11, 2021
ESPN's Mike Schmitz
3715
Zach and ESPN's Mike Schmitz give their early impressions of the NBA's rookie class.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 08, 2021
Baxter Holmes and Brian Scalabrine
4746
Zach asks ESPN's Baxter Holmes to take us behind the scenes of his Robert Sarver story, then Brian Scalabrine helps dissect a wild week for the Boston Celtics.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 05, 2021
Jeff Van Gundy
4737
Zach talks to ESPN's Jeff Van Gundy about the Lakers, the surging Wizards, Kyle Lowry's pace, and a way to eliminate take fouls. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 01, 2021
Joakim Noah
3823
Zach and Joakim Noah discuss the highs and lows of his career: the 2009 Celtics series, the Tom Thibodeau era, the Heat rivalry, Derrick Rose's injury, Florida, much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 28, 2021
Tim Bontemps
4156
Zach and ESPN's Tim Bontemps bounce around the East: the unbeaten Bulls, buzzy Hornets, the clunky Nets start, Boston, Toronto, much more. Plus, some tidbits on the West, including whether the Thunder might sniff 9-73.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 26, 2021
Chris Herring
4042
Zach and Sports Illustrated's Chris Herring discuss the highs and lows of the first 72 hours of the NBA season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 22, 2021
Kevin Pelton
4583
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Pelton discuss the extensions that did and didn't happen -- Deandre Ayton, Mikal Bridges, Malcolm Brogdon, Jaren Jackson Jr., more -- and then Kevin picks his 5 Most Intriguing Players for the upcoming NBA season.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 19, 2021
Kemba Walker and Chiney Ogwumike
5064
Zach talks to Knicks point Kemba Walker about coming home, the highs and lows of his career, and more. Then ESPN's Chiney Ogwumike debates League Pass Rankings with Zach. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 15, 2021
Kevin Arnovitz
4871
Zach talks to Kevin Arnovitz about the latest on Kyrie Irving, Ben Simmons, and the five most confusing teams headed into the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 12, 2021
Bill Simmons
5740
Zach and Bill Simmons bat around the big questions going into the NBA season: Can the Nets win it all without Kyrie? Who gets Ben Simmons? Which West and East powers are in danger of slipping into the play-in? And much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 07, 2021
McMenamin and Marks
4351
Zach and Dave McMenamin preview the Lakers season, then Bobby Marks goes inside the Ben Simmons stand-off. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 05, 2021
Friedell, Slater, and Serrano
4884
Zach talks to ESPN's Nick Friedell and Anthony Slater about all things Warriors: Andrew Wiggins and vaccines, Klay Thompson, and how good Golden State can be this season. Then best-selling author Shea Serrano joins to discuss his beloved Spurs.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 30, 2021
Kustok and Bontemps
4291
Zach talks to Sarah Kustok of the YES Network about Kyrie Irving, Brooklyn's media day, and expectations for the Nets. Then ESPN's Tim Bontemps joins to talk Michael Porter Jr.'s extension, the latest on Ben Simmons, and the Milwaukee Bucks quest to repeat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 28, 2021
Lopez and Begley
4409
Zach discusses the chaos in Minnesota, then brings on ESPN's Andrew Lopez to talk all things Pelicans and SNY's Ian Begley -- host of The Putback -- to preview the Knicks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 24, 2021
Marks and Krawczynski
4855
Zach talks to Bobby Marks about Ben Simmons, Damian Lillard, and the temporary death of NBA free agency. Then Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic helps preview the Timberwolves under pressure.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 21, 2021
MacMahon and Mares
4398
Zach and ESPN's Tim MacMahon discuss John Wall trades, and expectations for the Jazz and Mavericks. Then Adam Mares of DNVR Sports hops on to discuss Aaron Gordon's extension and the upcoming Nuggets season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 16, 2021
SI's Chris Herring
4198
Zach and Sports Illustrated's Chris Herring pick teams that will be better and worse than expected.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 14, 2021
Mike Budenholzer
2358
Zach talks to Milwaukee Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer about the team's championship journey, his career, highlights and lowlights from his time with the Spurs, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 12, 2021
Stephen A. Smith and Jeff Van Gundy
4686
Zach talks to ESPN's Stephen A. Smith about the new-look Lakers, the Nets as favorites, the Knicks and Damian Lillard, and more; then ESPN's Jeff Van Gundy stops by to talk about Team USA in Tokyo and the biggest offseason moves.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 10, 2021
McMenamin, Friedell, and Katz
6074
Zach talks to ESPN's Dave McMenamin about the revamped Lakers roster, ESPN's Nick Friedell about the upgrades for the Bulls and Knicks, and then The Athletic's Fred Katz joins to talk all things Wizards. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 06, 2021
Pelton, Shelburne, and MacMahon on Free Agency
5963
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Pelton and Tim MacMahon about winners and losers of early free agency, and Ramona Shelburne stops by to talk all things Lakers -- Russ, Alex Caruso, what this team looks like now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 03, 2021
Bobby Marks on Draft and Free Agency
4053
Zach talks to ESPN's Bobby Marks about the multitude of moves made on the night of the draft and what it all means for free agency. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 30, 2021
Jonathan Givony and Mike Schmitz
3633
Zach talks all things NBA draft with ESPN experts Jonathan Givony and Mike Schmitz. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 27, 2021
Woj and Lowe Draft Special
2030
Zach and ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski discuss the latest intel ahead of Thursday's draft, the biggest names who could be on the move, and a crowded point guard market. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 25, 2021
Ted Lasso's Brendan Hunt
3159
Zach talks to Brendan Hunt about the enormous success of Ted Lasso and the many NBA Easter eggs littered throughout the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 23, 2021
Bucks Clinch - NBA Finals Game 6 Reaction
3394
Zach Lowe and Brian Windhorst 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
Tim Legler and Mike Brown
4332
Zach and ESPN's Tim Legler break down the NBA Finals with the Bucks one win from the title, then Golden State Warriors assistant Mike Brown discusses taking the Nigerian team to the Olympics.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 19, 2021
NBA Finals Game 5 Reaction
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Zach Lowe and Brian Windhorst 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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Zach Lowe and Brian Windhorst 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
Kevin Arnovitz on the Finals
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Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about the state of the NBA Finals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 13, 2021
NBA Finals Game 3 Reaction
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Zach Lowe and Brian Windhorst 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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Zach Lowe and Brian Windhorst 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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Zach Lowe and Brian Windhorst 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 with Kevin Pelton & Marques Johnson
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Zach and ESPN's Kevin Pelton preview the NBA Finals. Then, Milwaukee Bucks legend and broadcaster Marques Johnson on the team's journey here, their battles with the 76ers and Celtics in the 1980s, "White Man Can't Jump" and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 05, 2021
Suns Euphoria and Clippers' Future
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Zach talks to ESPN's resident Suns fan Michael Schwartz about what this Finals run means to him, then ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz joins to discuss Chris Paul finally making the Finals, Kawhi Leonard, and what comes next for the Clippers.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2021
Herring on Conference Finals & Lillard
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Zach talks to SI's Chris Herring about both conference finals and the Damian Lillard situation.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2021
Bontemps and Givony
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Zach talks to ESPN's Tim Bontemps about the East Finals, then ESPN's Jonathan Givony dishes on the lottery and the draft -- and a special appearance by former Suns coach Jay Triano on the Valley Oop. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2021
Bobby Marks and Kevin Pelton
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Zach and ESPN's Bobby Marks discuss what comes next for the Sixers and Jazz after awful playoff losses, then ESPN's Kevin Pelton helps preview Hawks-Bucks and breaks down Game 1 of Suns-Clippers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2021
Mavs dysfunction, Injury woes, and Sixers collapse
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Zach talks to ESPN's Tim MacMahon about dysfunction in Dallas, ESPN's Baxter Holmes and injury expert Jeff Stotts on the wave of injuries league wide, and Spike Eskin of the Rights to Ricky Sanchez podcast on the Sixers epic collapse in Game 5. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 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
Jeff Van Gundy
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Zach and Jeff Van Gundy discuss the three 2-2 series as the second round of the NBA playoffs heats up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2021
Arnovitz on Hawks-Sixers and Anderson on Durant
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Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz discuss all things Hawks-Sixers, then Sam Anderson of the New York Times magazine joins to talk about his mammoth profile of Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2021
Nets cruise, Suns take Game 1, and Fake Porzingis Trades
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Zach talks to ESPN's Bobby Marks and Seth Partnow of The Athletic about the Nets destroying Milwaukee, Suns-Nuggets Game 1, Clippers-Jazz, fake Kristaps Porzingis trades, much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 08, 2021
Herring and Windhorst
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Zach talks to Sports Illustrated's Chris Herring about all things West and then Brian Windhorst stops by to discuss the front office changes in Boston. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 04, 2021
MacMahon, McMenamin, and Pelton
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Zach brings in a whole crew to talk Mavs-Clippers, Suns-Lakers and the Anthony Davis injury, Knicks-Hawks -- plus a look-ahead to a potential Nets-Bucks blockbuster. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 31, 2021
Andrews and Woike
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Zach talks about Jazz-Grizzlies and Ja Morant, then ESPN's Malika Andrews joins to discuss the Brooklyn Nets and Dan Woike of the LA Times talks Clippers existentialism.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2021
Opening Weekend Takeaways: Johnson, MacMahon, and Lopez
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Zach talks Suns-Lakers with Eddie Johnson, Clippers-Mavs with ESPN's Tim MacMahon, and Knicks-Hawks with ESPN's Andrew Lopez. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2021
Annual First Round Playoff Preview with David Thorpe
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Zach and TrueHoop's David Thorpe reunite for their annual 8 X 8 preview of every first-round playoff series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 21, 2021
Jeff Van Gundy On Warriors-Lakers Play-In
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Zach and Jeff Van Gundy preview the Warriors-Lakers play-in game, and talk playoffs.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 18, 2021
Woj and Lowe Play-in and Playoffs Preview
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Zach and ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski discuss the league's commitment to the play-in tournament, the first round playoff matchups they are most intrigued by, and look ahead to the offseason. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 18, 2021
Kirk Goldsberry On Incoming Hall Of Famers
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Zach talks to ESPN's Kirk Goldsberry about new Hall of Famers Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan, and Kobe Bryant -- plus NBA awards! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 14, 2021
Kevin Arnovitz On Play-In Races & All-NBA Ballot
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Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz discuss the play-in races and the All-NBA ballot Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 11, 2021
Tim Bontemps on All-Defense & MVP Races and Dallas' Jalen Brunson
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Zach and ESPN's Tim Bontemps discuss the MVP and All-Defense races, then Jalen Brunson of the Dallas Mavericks joins to talk play-in, ribbing Luka Doncic, Steve Nash and Allen Iverson as inspirations, much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 07, 2021
Howard Beck on Play-In Tournament Dissension, 6th Man of the Year Deep Cuts
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Zach and Howard Beck of Sports Illustrated discuss the Lakers' recent struggles, the play-in tournament, all the ongoing races, and Sixth Man of the Year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2021
Chris Vernon & Ben Cohen
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Zach talks to Chris Vernon of the Ringer about the Memphis Grizzlies and the wild West playoff race, then Ben Cohen of the Wall Street Journal discusses his book about the hot hand and Stephen Curry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2021
West Playoff Race & Battle For LA
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Zach talks to ESPN's Dave McMenamin and Ohm Youngmisuk about the Lakers, Clippers, Blazers, and the broader Western Conference playoff and play-in landscapes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2021
East Playoff Race With Kevin Pelton
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Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Pelton about the red-hot Knicks, and the wild East playoff race -- play-in scenarios, the rising Wizards, the race for No. 4, Brooklyn's path, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 23, 2021
Most Improved Player Race: David Thorpe
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Zach discusses Stephen Curry and the MVP race, then goes through the Most Improved Player race with David Thorpe of TrueHoop.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 20, 2021
Sixers center Joel Embiid
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Zach talks to Sixers center Joel Embiid about his MVP case, his improving jump shot, how mad he was about not making All-NBA last season, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2021
Jamal Murray Out Indefinitely
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Zach discusses Jamal Murray's ACL tear in his left knee and what it means for the Nuggets going forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 13, 2021
Chris Herring on the Playoff Race in the West
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Zach talks to Sports Illustrated's Chris Herring about the middle of the Western Conference playoff race -- Mavericks, Spurs, Blazers, Grizzlies -- and the race to avoid both the Lakers and the play-in tournament. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2021
Doris Burke on playoff push, MVP race
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Zach and ESPN's Doris Burke bounce around all the hot topics in the NBA: playoff races, contenders vs pretenders, the MVP race, much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2021
Nick Friedell and Adam Mares
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Zach and ESPN's Nick Friedell discuss the ailing Golden State Warriors, and then Adam Mares of DNVR talks about the surging Nuggets.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 05, 2021
Mina Kimes and Kevin Clark
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Zach talks to ESPN's Mina Kimes about her new Brooklyn Nets fandom and the alleged evils of super teams, and then Orlando Magic superfan Kevin Clark of the Ringer checks in on the Magic's latest rebuild Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 30, 2021
Trade Deadline Reaction with Bobby Marks
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Zach and Bobby Marks give instant reaction to all the big moves and non-moves of the NBA trade deadline. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2021
Woj and Lowe '21 Trade Deadline Show
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Zach and ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski discuss the top storylines ahead of the trade deadline. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 24, 2021
Injuries to LeBron and LaMelo
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Zach talks to ESPN's Dave McMenamin about LeBron's injury, how far the Lakers might fall, and the passing of Elgin Baylor. Then ESPN's Kevin Pelton (38:26) breaks down LaMelo Ball's injury, and the Rookie of the Year race. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2021
Most Intriguing Trade Deadline Teams with Bobby Marks
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Zach and ESPN's Bobby Marks pick their five most intriguing trade deadline teams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 19, 2021
Kirk Goldsberry on the growing imbalance in the NBA
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Zach talks to ESPN's Kirk Goldsberry about the built in advantage for big market teams in free agency and how the new playoff format will affect the trade deadline. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 16, 2021
Ramona Shelburne and Royce Young on March 11th, 2020
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Zach talks to Ramona Shelburne about the league's shutdown last March. Then Royce Young joins to discuss what it was like to be in the building for the cancellation of last year's Jazz-Thunder game and shares a few thoughts on this year's OKC team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2021
Bill Simmons on the Second Half of the 2020-21 Season
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Zach and Bill Simmons of The Ringer discuss the big questions for the second half of the NBA season.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 09, 2021
Eddie Johnson on the Suns and Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson
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Zach talks to NBA legend and Suns analyst Eddie Johnson about the red-hot Suns, then Jordan Clarkson joins (44:31) to discuss the West-leading Jazz, his young Lakers day, LeBron, J.R. Smith's Finals blunder, more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 04, 2021
Chris Herring on Blake Griffin and Russell Westbrook trying to age gracefully
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Zach talks to Sports Illustrated's Chris Herring about the difficulty for guys like Blake Griffin and Russell Westbrook to age gracefully in today's NBA as well as two teams middling in the East- Toronto and Indiana. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 01, 2021
Scalabrine on the Celtics and an All-Star Draft
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Zach talks to Brian Scalabrine about the struggling Boston Celtics (and some classic Kevin Garnett stories), then drafts All-Stars with ESPN's Kevin Pelton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 26, 2021
Ramona on Lakers' Losing Streak and Ohm on State of the Clippers
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Zach talks to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne about the Lakers on a three-game losing streak, then Ohm Youngmisuk catches up on all things Clippers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 23, 2021
Sixers Talk with The Rights To Ricky Sanchez and Defending Luka, Trae, and Zion with Kevin Arnovitz
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Zach talks to The Rights to Ricky Sanchez co-hosts Spike Eskin and Michael Levin about the always interesting Sixers, then ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz joins to discuss his piece on the challenges of defending Luka Doncic, Trae Young, and Zion Williamson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 19, 2021
John Hollinger on the MVP Race
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Zach and John Hollinger of The Athletic discuss the crowded MVP race. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 16, 2021
Selecting the 2021 All-Stars with Kevin Arnovitz
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Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz fill out their 2021 All-Star ballots. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 11, 2021
De'Aaron Fox and Ian Begley
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Zach talks to SNY's Ian Begley about the Derrick Rose trade and all things Knicks, then Sacramento's De'Aaron Fox joins to talk about the red-hot Kings.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 08, 2021
Jerami Grant and Chris Webber
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Zach talks to Detroit's Jerami Grant about his breakout season in Detroit, and Chris Webber discusses what a Pistons revival would mean -- plus Bad Boys memories, reflections on the Kings-Lakers rivalry of the early 2000s, and more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 05, 2021
MacMahon on the Mavs, Pelton on Bucks, Celtics, Suns
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Zach talks to ESPN's Tim MacMahon about the reeling Mavericks, and then Kevin Pelton joins to discuss the up-and-down Celtics, Bucks, and Suns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 02, 2021
Collin Sexton and Nick Friedell
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Zach talks to ESPN's Nick Friedell about what the Chicago Bulls do from here, and then Collin Sexton joins (41:06) to talk all things Cleveland Cavaliers -- plus his real thoughts on "Sexland."  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 29, 2021
Howard Beck on the anniversary of Kobe Bryant's passing
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Zach and Howard Beck of Sports Illustrated reflect on the life and career of Kobe Bryant on the anniversary of his passing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 26, 2021
Mike Schmitz on 2020 Rookie Class
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Zach talks to ESPN's Mike Schmitz about how the top 3 picks from the 2020 Draft are performing early in their careers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 21, 2021
Kevin Arnovitz on the new look Nets, the frisky Grizz, and the Jazz
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Zach talks to Kevin Arnovitz about the new-look Nets, Giannis, the frisky Grizzlies, the Jazz, injuries in Portland, and much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 19, 2021
Chris Herring on Harden trade to Brooklyn
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Zach and Chris Herring of 538 react to the James Harden blockbuster trade. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 14, 2021
Adrian Wojnarowski and Dr. Abraar Karan
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Zach talks to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski about the NBA's revised health protocols and the Kyrie Irving situation, then Dr. Abraar Karan of Harvard Medical School and Brigham & Women's Hospital provides expert commentary on whether the protocols will work. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 12, 2021
McMenamin and Pelton
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Zach and ESPN's Dave McMenamin talk about the Lakers, and then ESPN's Kevin Pelton joins to talk about whether the Bucks and Clippers belong in the same category as the Lakers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 08, 2021
Do You Believe with Richard Jefferson
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Zach and Richard Jefferson play "Do You Believe?" with some early-season NBA trends: the frisky Knicks, the struggling Raptors, the 6-1 Sixers, and potential challengers to the Lakers in the West. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 05, 2021
James Harden Trade Talk with Brian Windhorst
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Zach talks to ESPN's Brian Windhorst about the James Harden trade landscape, and how some potential Harden suitors have looked so far this season Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 31, 2020
Early-Season Surprises with Chris Herring
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Zach talks to 538's Chris Herring about early-season surprises and trends: Golden State's struggles, what Spencer Dinwiddie's injury means for the Nets, the 3-0 Pacers, New Orleans, Milwaukee & more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 28, 2020
2020-21 Season Preview with Jeff Van Gundy
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Zach and ESPN's Jeff Van Gundy preview the 2020-21 NBA season -- title contenders and pretenders, MVP talk, much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 22, 2020
Most Confusing Teams with Kevin Arnovitz
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Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz pick their 5 Most Confusing Teams for the 2020-21 NBA season Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 18, 2020
Sarah Kustok and Malika Andrews
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Zach and Sarah Kustok of the YES Network preview the Brooklyn Nets with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, then Malika Andrews of ESPN goes deep on what makes Giannis Antetokounmpo tick and his looming decision deadline.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 15, 2020
Goldsberry, Bontemps, and Koreen
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Zach previews the Miami Heat -- and discusses the James Harden rumors -- with ESPN's Kirk Goldsberry, then talks Celtics with ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Raptors with Eric Koreen of The Athletic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 11, 2020
Tim MacMahon and Kevin Pelton
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Zach talks to ESPN's Tim MacMahon about the James Harden situation, and then Kevin Pelton discusses the Pelicans, Warriors, Jazz, and Western Conference outlook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 07, 2020
Howard Beck and Lloyd Pierce
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Zach and Howard Beck discuss the Russell Westbrook-John Wall trade and the Lakers' stars re-upping, then Atlanta coach Lloyd Pierce comes on to talk about the team's work registering Georgia voters in this election cycle -- plus the new-look Hawks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 03, 2020
Kevin Arnovitz and Taylor Rooks
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Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about the remade Atlanta Hawks and the new hierarchy in the Eastern Conference. Then Turner's Taylor Rooks joins to talk about her new magazine feature on life in the NBA's Orlando bubble Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 30, 2020
Chris Herring on 2020 Free Agency Winners and Losers
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Zach and Chris Herring of 538 discuss the winners and losers of the NBA's wild offseason. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 23, 2020
Bobby Marks and Jonathan Givony
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Zach and ESPN's Bobby Marks and Jonathan Givony recap the 2020 NBA draft and look ahead to NBA free agency this weekend.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 19, 2020
Brian Windhorst on Harden rumors and CP3 to Phoenix
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Zach and ESPN's Brian Windhorst discuss the first day of the NBA's transaction period: James Harden rumors, Chris Paul to Phoenix, the Lakers reloading, more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 17, 2020
Tommy Sheppard and Kevin Clark
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Zach talks to Wizards GM Tommy Sheppard about the coming draft and offseason, and the Ringer's Kevin Clark about Russell Westbrook trades and the strange journey of the Orlando Magic.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 12, 2020
2020 NBA Draft Preview with Mike Schmitz and Jonathan Givony
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Zach previews the NBA draft with ESPN's experts Mike Schmitz and Jonathan Givony -- a new mock draft, trade possibilities, rumblings, more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 09, 2020
Bobby Marks on Jrue Holiday trade rumors and Golden State's plans with the #2 pick
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Zach talks to ESPN's Bobby Marks about the NBA start date for 2020-21, Jrue Holiday trade rumors, what Golden State might do with the No. 2 pick, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 05, 2020
Yaron Weitzman and Cooper Raiff
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Zach talks to "Tanking to the Top" author Yaron Weitzman about the Sixers hiring Daryl Morey, and then Mavs superfan Cooper Raiff about his stunning debut movie "S#!%house." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 29, 2020
2020 Off-Season Outlook with Bobby Marks
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Zach and ESPN's Bobby Marks make predictions on some of the big player options and potential contract extensions looming over the coming NBA off-season frenzy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 26, 2020
Bill Simmons on the NBA Off-season
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Zach and Bill Simmons of The Ringer preview the long awaited NBA off-season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 19, 2020
Tim MacMahon on Daryl Morey's Tenure in Houston
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Zach talks to ESPN's Tim MacMahon about Daryl Morey's tenure in Houston, what's next for the Rockets, and the Clippers hiring Ty Lue Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 15, 2020
Lakers coach Frank Vogel
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Zach talks to Lakers' coach Frank Vogel about the Lakers' 17th title, their journey from China in the preseason to this moment, his improbable rise, comedy clips in film sessions, much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 14, 2020
Game 6 of the 2020 Finals
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Zach Lowe and Brian Windhorst offer instant reaction to the Los Angeles Lakers' closeout Game 6 win over the Miami Heat in the 2020 NBA Finals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 12, 2020
Game 5 of the 2020 Finals
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Zach Lowe, Brian Windhorst and former NBA forward Chris Bosh offer instant reaction to the Miami Heat's epic Game 5 win over the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2020 NBA Finals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 10, 2020
Game 4 of the 2020 Finals
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Zach Lowe, Brian Windhorst and Raptors coach Nick Nurse offer instant reaction to the Los Angeles Lakers' Game 4 win over the Miami Heat in the 2020 NBA Finals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 07, 2020
Game 3 of the 2020 Finals
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Zach Lowe, Brian Windhorst and coach David Fizdale offer instant reaction to the Miami Heat's Game 3 win over the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2020 NBA Finals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 05, 2020
Game 2 of the 2020 Finals
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Zach Lowe, Brian Windhorst and Kendrick Perkins offer instant reaction to the Los Angeles Lakers' Game 2 win over the Miami Heat in the 2020 NBA Finals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 03, 2020
Game 1 of the 2020 Finals
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Zach Lowe, Brian Windhorst and Doris Burke offer instant reaction to the Los Angeles Lakers' Game 1 win over the Miami Heat in the 2020 NBA Finals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 01, 2020
Jeff Van Gundy on the NBA Finals
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Zach and Jeff Van Gundy preview the 2020 NBA Finals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 29, 2020
Ramona Shelburne and O'Shea Jackson, Jr.
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Zach talks to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne about the Lakers' path back to the Finals, and then O'Shea Jackson Jr. about what a title would mean to LA fans this season.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 28, 2020
538's Chris Herring on the Conference Finals
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Zach talks to Chris Herring of 538 about the conference finals, LeBron's defense, and a potential Finals reunion of sorts.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 25, 2020
Howard Beck on Conference Finals Action and TV Essay
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Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report about Anthony Davis' moment, both conference finals series, and his TV essay on TNT about social justice.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 21, 2020
Stan Van Gundy Western Conference Finals Preview
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Zach discusses the end of the Clippers' season, and previews the Western Conference Finals with TNT's Stan Van Gundy.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 17, 2020
Kevin Arnovitz on Nuggets-Clippers Game 7 and ECF Preview
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Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz talk Clippers-Nuggets Game 7, and preview the Eastern Conference Finals between Miami and Boston.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 14, 2020
Heat Culture with Duncan Robinson and Dan Le Batard
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Zach talks to ESPN's Dan Le Batard about the unlikely reinvention of the Miami Heat, and then welcomes Ramona Shelburne and Heat guard Duncan Robinson for a look inside #HeatCulture. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 10, 2020
MacMahon and McMenamin on Rockets-Lakers
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Zach talks to ESPN's Dave McMenamin and Tim MacMahon about the first two games of the Rockets-Lakers chess match, and what comes next. Plus: Can P.J. Tucker outwrestle four bears for a loose ball?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 07, 2020
Kevin Arnovitz on Nash to the Nets and DEFCON 1 for the Bucks
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Zach talks to Kevin Arnovitz about the Nets hiring Steve Nash, weird finishes in two Game 7s, and the Bucks falling behind the Heat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 03, 2020
538’s Chris Herring on Nuggets-Jazz and Celtics-Raptors Game 1
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Zach talks to 538's Chris Herring about the Jamal Murray-Donovan Mitchell duel, Celtics-Raptors Game 1, the Rockets & much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 31, 2020
Malika Andrews and William Rhoden
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Zach talks to ESPN's Malika Andrews and William Rhoden of The Undefeated about the Bucks' initiating a work stoppage in the NBA, and the fight for social and racial justice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 27, 2020
Tim MacMahon and Yaron Weitzman
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Zach talks to ESPN's Tim MacMahon about Luka Doncic's brilliance in his first postseason and Yaron Weitzman of Bleacher Report about what went wrong with the Sixers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 24, 2020
Kevin Arnovitz on the First Round
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Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz talk all things playoffs: the No. 1 seeds scuffling, Mavs-Clippers, Jazz-Nuggets, and the Sixers looking awful.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 20, 2020
Portland's C.J. McCollum
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Zach talks to Portland Trail Blazers star C.J. McCollum about life in Orlando, the team's run to the No. 8 seed, Dame's logo shots, the Lakers' match-up, much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 17, 2020
First Round Preview with TrueHoop's David Thorpe
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Zach and TrueHoop's David Thorpe reunite for their annual rapid-fire eight-by-eight first-round preview -- plus thoughts on Damian Lillard, Caris LeVert, and much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 14, 2020
Michael Schwartz and Doris Burke
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Zach talks to ESPN's resident Suns fans Michael Schwartz about the bubble utopia, and Doris Burke hops on to discuss the wild Western Conference playoff race.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 11, 2020
Pablo Torre and Jeff Van Gundy
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Zach talks to Pablo Torre about the injury to Ben Simmons and Jeff Van Gundy about the Lakers sputtering half-court offense, how the Nuggets should handle Michael Porter, Jr., and the success of the Pacers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 06, 2020
Kevin Arnovitz on the NBA Restart
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Zach talks to Kevin Arnovitz about the race for the 8th seed in the West, the Suns' early bubble success, the enigma that is the Sixers, the Raptors reminding everyone how good they are, and coaches fashion. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 04, 2020
So, Where The Hell Were We? Final 8 Teams
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Zach and ESPN's Kevin Pelton go rapid-fire through eight teams to wrap our "So, Where The Hell Were We?" series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 29, 2020
Rachel Nichols and Howard Beck
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Zach talks to ESPN's Rachel Nichols and Bleacher Report's Howard Beck over drinks about their toughest award ballot decisions, the Knicks hire of Tom Thibodeau, and Lou Williams' trip to Magic City. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 28, 2020