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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

LeBron Injury Update, Key Playoff Position Battles

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps check in from across the country to talk teams jostling for seeding in the East and West, when the Lakers could get LeBron back, Ja’s return to Memphis, Dillon Brook’s awkward jersey swap with Kyrie, concerns for the Mavs and if we will see Zion again this season.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

Yesterday

58 MINS

58:22

Yesterday


#199

The Massive Impact Of All-NBA Selections

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Bobby Marks and Andscape’s Marc J. Spears to discuss if Ja Morant will still make All-NBA to earn an extra 40 million dollars, how voters will view his suspension and why the All-NBA voting has massive ramifications for Jaylen Brown and the Celtics as well. Plus, some strong play in Utah as their rebuild progresses. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

22 Mar 2023

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:05

22 Mar 2023


#198

What Is Going On In The Western Conference?

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk how no teams in the Western Conference have been able to separate themselves as real contenders including the Nuggets struggles and the Warriors brutal road trend continuing. Plus, are the Celtics still in the top tier of contenders in the East? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

20 Mar 2023

46 MINS

46:27

20 Mar 2023


#197

Tight MVP Race, Struggles In Boston & Denver

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk the Nuggets hitting a rough patch, the MVP race being as close as ever, Anthony Davis’ health & the Lakers playoff potential, how concerning the Celtics post All-Star break struggles are and what the future holds for Ja after the suspension announcement.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

17 Mar 2023

57 MINS

57:27

17 Mar 2023


#196

Bucks Team To Beat? New #2 Pick On Draft Boards?

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Kevin Pelton and Andscape’s Marc J. Spears to discuss Spears’ correct preseason prediction about the Kings, what their ceiling is, if the Bucks are the team to beat in the East, if the Warriors can finally get things going on the road and if Brandon Miller has overtaken Scoot Henderson as the #2 pick. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

15 Mar 2023

47 MINS

47:07

15 Mar 2023


#195

It’s Good To Be A King, The Wide Open West

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk the Warriors without Wiggins, how wide open the Western Conference is, how high up the Lakers can climb in the standings, what concerns there are with the Mavs and the Kings righting the ship for the franchise.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

13 Mar 2023

54 MINS

54:23

13 Mar 2023


#194

KD & Luka Injury, Making A Rivalry

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk the battle between Draymond Green & Dillon Brooks, what makes a rivalry, if the Warriors' road record makes them not contenders, KD’s injury update, if it hurts the title chances in Phoenix and how significant Luka’s injury is to Dallas.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

10 Mar 2023

1 HR 02 MINS

1:02:02

10 Mar 2023


#193

Nuggets Postseason Expectations, Concerned About Boston?

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Kirk Goldsberry and Andscape’s Marc J. Spears to discuss if the Nuggets clutch numbers in the regular season will translate to the postseason, if they trust Denver in the playoffs, if Ja will return this season, if Celtics fans should be concerned yet and what the Knicks can do. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

08 Mar 2023

51 MINS

51:40

08 Mar 2023


#192

Luka VS. Booker, What Is Going On In Memphis?

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk the rivalry between Luka and Booker, KD returning to form, why Chris Paul is going to have to hit open shots, the Lakers coming up with pivotal wins for playoff positioning, what is going on with Ja Morant and Memphis, the Celtics struggles and who the favorites seem to be in the West.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

06 Mar 2023

54 MINS

54:09

06 Mar 2023


#191

KD A Ray Of Sunshine In Phoenix, Steph Returning Soon

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk how Kevin Durant fit in his first game in Phoenix, how happy Booker and KD are to be teaming up, if Russ can buy into a reduced role with the Clippers, give an injury update on LeBron, talk if the Warriors are still a feared team in the Western Conference Playoffs and how the Cavs can navigate some challenging decisions.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

03 Mar 2023

57 MINS

57:39

03 Mar 2023


#190

2022-23 Large Sample-Size Theater

In an annual tradition, Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Kevin Pelton to discuss some of the league's statistical anomalies and fascinating trends over the course of the season. How insane was Dame’s performance? Who deserves All-NBA selections? What do the numbers say about a historical uptick in scoring? Who has regressed during the season? All that and more in the large sample theater. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

01 Mar 2023

50 MINS

50:35

01 Mar 2023


#189

Miscues To Start In Dallas, Snyder To Atlanta

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to talk how Kyrie & Luka are working after another late game miscue, how the Lakers are turning things around after their deadline moves, the Kings’ potential, Quin Snyder getting hired in Atlanta and the Knicks’ hot streak.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

27 Feb 2023

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:35

27 Feb 2023


#188

Teams Under Pressure To End The Season

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to preview the final quarter of the NBA season including teams under pressure to make a run in the postseason. The guys talk the pressure of MVP’s on Jokic & the Nuggets to have success in the postseason, if we should have confidence in the Warriors because of their past successes, how Russ fits with the Clippers and why the clock is ticking in Philadelphia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

24 Feb 2023

1 HR 07 MINS

1:07:24

24 Feb 2023


#187

KD’s Fit In Phoenix, Can Russ Work With Clippers?

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN’s Kirk Goldsberry and Andscape’s Marc J. Spears to discuss Spears winning the 2023 Naismith Hall of Fame Curt Gowdy Media Award, KD’s fit with the Suns including how quickly the team can put it all together, if the Nets can still make noise in the playoffs, what Russ can do with the Clippers and Kevin Love going to Miami. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

22 Feb 2023

51 MINS

51:58

22 Feb 2023


#186

Victor Wembanyama: A Prospect Unlike Any Other

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Jonathan Givony to discuss their trip to France to talk with and watch Victor Wembanyama as he prepares for the NBA Draft. The guys discuss why he is unlike any prospect they have ever seen, Victor's unique draft preparation plan, what his rookie season expectations should be and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

20 Feb 2023

51 MINS

51:39

20 Feb 2023


#185

MVP Straw Poll Reaction, KD's Intro, Mavs New Start

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to react to the latest MVP Straw Poll results including if Jokic could enter a rarified air. Plus, what is the biggest takeaway from the beginning of the Kyrie-Luka pairing in Dallas, the pressure on the Suns as they welcome KD and expectations in Boston with a first-year coach. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

17 Feb 2023

50 MINS

50:12

17 Feb 2023


#184

The Real MVP Of ’08 Celtics, Kyrie & LeBron In Cleveland

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN Analyst and NBA Champion Kendrick Perkins to discuss his career including his private jet journey courtesy of John Calipari, how the 2000’s Boston Big 3 built team chemistry, the best player on the ’08 Celtics, inside the struggles between LeBron/Kyrie in Cleveland, playing with Hall Of Famers and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

15 Feb 2023

47 MINS

47:28

15 Feb 2023


#183

Lakers Set To Make Some Noise?

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Nick Friedell and Dave McMenamin to discuss if the Lakers new moves can result in some noise in the playoffs, talk LeBron’s injury and the team plan going forward. Then, the guys talk the new look Nets, what they can do for the rest of the season and Harden’s comments on what broke things apart in Brooklyn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

13 Feb 2023

51 MINS

51:42

13 Feb 2023


#182

Blockbuster Trade Deadline Reaction

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to break down everything you need to know from the trade deadline including the Suns’ blockbuster for Kevin Durant, the Lakers moving on from Russ, which title contenders helped their rosters like the Bucks and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

10 Feb 2023

1 HR 15 MINS

1:15:06

10 Feb 2023


#181

A New Crown For King James

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps in a special edition of the Hoop Collective taped live on the radio to react to LeBron James breaking Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s all-time scoring record in the NBA, the Lakers’ future and Kyrie’s fit in Dallas. Then, Andscape’s Marc J. Spears and ESPN’s Kirk Goldsberry join to discuss Cam Thomas’ incredible scoring streak and if we will see the Raptors make any moves at the deadline. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

08 Feb 2023

59 MINS

59:24

08 Feb 2023