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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

What Will The 76ers Do? Parity Across The NBA

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. ... Read more

22 Oct 2021

56 MINS

56:15

22 Oct 2021


#199

2018 Rookie Class Extensions

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. ... Read more

19 Oct 2021

46 MINS

46:14

19 Oct 2021


#198

What Will The Nets Look Like This Season?

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. ... Read more

15 Oct 2021

49 MINS

49:07

15 Oct 2021


#197

What Will Ben Simmons' Reception Be? Lakers' Expectations

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. ... Read more

12 Oct 2021

44 MINS

44:25

12 Oct 2021


#196

Can Talent Beat Out Fit For The Lakers?

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. ... Read more

08 Oct 2021

55 MINS

55:09

08 Oct 2021


#195

Blueprint For Star Players To Get Traded, Updates From Camp

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. ... Read more

05 Oct 2021

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:20

05 Oct 2021


#194

Ben Simmons Holds Out, Lakers Lineup Options

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. ... Read more

01 Oct 2021

58 MINS

58:43

01 Oct 2021


#193

NBA Media Day Reactions

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. ... Read more

28 Sep 2021

52 MINS

52:16

28 Sep 2021


#192

Roundtable Talk Of Make Or Break Players In The NBA

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. ... Read more

23 Sep 2021

48 MINS

48:51

23 Sep 2021


#191

Who From The 2018 Draft Class Will Get Max Deals?

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. ... Read more

17 Sep 2021

53 MINS

53:25

17 Sep 2021


#190

What Tier Is Each NBA Team On?

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. ... Read more

08 Sep 2021

52 MINS

52:28

08 Sep 2021


#189

What Will Happen With Ben Simmons?

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. ... Read more

03 Sep 2021

59 MINS

59:38

03 Sep 2021


#188

NBA Win Total Reactions, Which Teams Will Defy Expectations?

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. ... Read more

27 Aug 2021

51 MINS

51:32

27 Aug 2021


#187

Why Did KD and Kyrie Sign In Brooklyn, Future Landscape Of The NBA

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. ... Read more

16 Aug 2021

1 HR 17 MINS

1:17:59

16 Aug 2021


#186

Kawhi Signs An Extension, NBA Summer League Reaction

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. ... Read more

13 Aug 2021

55 MINS

55:18

13 Aug 2021


#185

Team USA Plays For Gold, Winners And Losers Of NBA Free Agency

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. ... Read more

06 Aug 2021

1 HR 11 MINS

1:11:14

06 Aug 2021


#184

Lakers And Bulls Make Big Moves In Free Agency, Team USA Figuring It Out?

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. ... Read more

04 Aug 2021

1 HR 06 MINS

1:06:16

04 Aug 2021


#183

Reaction To The Westbrook Trade, NBA Draft Recap

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. ... Read more

30 Jul 2021

57 MINS

57:51

30 Jul 2021


#182

Team USA Men's Basketball Has Tough Olympic Start, NBA Draft Preview

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. ... Read more

27 Jul 2021

1 HR 08 MINS

1:08:39

27 Jul 2021


#181

Bucks Clinch - NBA Finals Game 6 Reaction

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. ... Read more

21 Jul 2021

56 MINS

56:42

21 Jul 2021