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Brian Windhorst & The Hoop Collective podcast

Brian Windhorst & The Hoop Collective

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

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

 

#200

Process Still Loading For 76ers, Mavs-Suns Game 7

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. ... Read more

13 May 2022

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:45

13 May 2022


#199

MVP Reaction, Stopping Flopping

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. ... Read more

10 May 2022

56 MINS

56:52

10 May 2022


#198

Can The Warriors Defend Ja? Harden Struggles

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. ... Read more

06 May 2022

1 HR 14 MINS

1:14:41

06 May 2022


#197

Keeping Zion In New Orleans, Bucks' Physicality

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. ... Read more

03 May 2022

52 MINS

52:49

03 May 2022


#196

Significance Of Harden, Time For Change In Utah?

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. ... Read more

29 Apr 2022

1 HR 05 MINS

1:05:40

29 Apr 2022


#195

Young Talent Making Playoff Statements

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. ... Read more

26 Apr 2022

59 MINS

59:48

26 Apr 2022


#194

Boston Takes Charge, Key Playoff Injuries

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. ... Read more

22 Apr 2022

59 MINS

59:21

22 Apr 2022


#193

Boston Buzzer-Beater, T-Wolves Statement

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. ... Read more

19 Apr 2022

48 MINS

48:24

19 Apr 2022


#192

2022 Overall NBA Playoff Picture

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. ... Read more

15 Apr 2022

52 MINS

52:07

15 Apr 2022


#191

NBA Play-In Tournament Preview

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. ... Read more

12 Apr 2022

1 HR 01 MINS

1:01:30

12 Apr 2022


#190

Best Odds To Reach The Finals

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. ... Read more

08 Apr 2022

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:59

08 Apr 2022


#189

Magic's Comments, Simmons' Grievance

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. ... Read more

05 Apr 2022

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:46

05 Apr 2022


#188

Final NBA MVP Straw Poll Results

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. ... Read more

01 Apr 2022

59 MINS

59:32

01 Apr 2022


#187

Most Likely 1st Round Upsets, Celtics Injury

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. ... Read more

29 Mar 2022

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:56

29 Mar 2022


#186

Hot Tempered Heat, Potential All-NBA Lineup

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. ... Read more

25 Mar 2022

1 HR 06 MINS

1:06:20

25 Mar 2022


#185

Large Sample Size, Are The Celtics A Contender?

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. ... Read more

22 Mar 2022

48 MINS

48:36

22 Mar 2022


#184

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly For The 76ers

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. ... Read more

18 Mar 2022

1 HR 08 MINS

1:08:17

18 Mar 2022


#183

The Two Most Significant Players In Basketball

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. ... Read more

15 Mar 2022

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:49

15 Mar 2022


#182

Breaking Down Every Award But The MVP

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. ... Read more

11 Mar 2022

54 MINS

54:51

11 Mar 2022


#181

LeBron, The Elite Scorer

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. ... Read more

08 Mar 2022

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:57

08 Mar 2022