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

2024 NBA Draft Preview + Giddey Trade Reaction

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's draft expert Jonathan Givony to preview what we need to know ahead of the NBA Draft this week. Then, ESPN’s Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon talk why we need to pay more attention to Houston, before breaking down the Josh Giddey trade and if OKC has vaulted into title contention. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

20 hrs Ago

54 MINS

54:08

20 hrs Ago


#199

Offseason Moves To Watch & Lakers Hiring JJ Redick

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to talk their expectations for offseason moves including what will happen to Paul George, if it is possible for Harden to return to Philly, what direction the Clippers are moving in, if it is possible for Klay Thompson to play outside of Golden State, the news of the day that the Lakers have hired JJ Redick as their head coach and an update on the Pistons’ coaching search.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

21 Jun 2024

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:20

21 Jun 2024


#198

LIVE Celtics Win NBA Finals Reaction

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Zach Lowe to react live to the Boston Celtics winning the 2024 NBA Finals. The guys are joined by surprise guests including legendary sportswriter Jackie MacMullan, Celtics' legend Cedric Maxwell, ESPN's Tim Bontemps & Tim MacMahon and more to break down what the difference was for Boston, the future potential of this team and way more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

18 Jun 2024

57 MINS

57:19

18 Jun 2024


#197

NBA Finals Game 5 Preview & New Free Agency Rule Impact

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to preview Game 5 of the NBA Finals including Kyrie’s interesting comments about the influence of the fans in Boston, more on the unique injury to Porzingis and the biggest keys to the game. Plus, the guys break down the new free agency rule that could have an immediate impact on the NBA offseason after the Finals.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

17 Jun 2024

53 MINS

53:30

17 Jun 2024


#196

NBA Finals Game 4 Reaction - Luka Steps Up, Embiid In The Building & A Surprise Guest!

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Monica McNutt to react live to Dallas dominating Game 4 of the NBA Finals to extend the series. Then, Brian is joined by surprise guest 'Christian and Scooby' to talk the greatest halftime performers and some basketball before ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon finally join to talk a unique night with Joel Embiid for Bontemps, Charles Barkley's surprising comments, the Mavericks & Luka responding well after a tough performance and if Boston will close it out at home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

15 Jun 2024

58 MINS

58:35

15 Jun 2024


#195

NBA Finals Game 4 Preview - Boston Coronation Or Luka Redemption?

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to preview Game 4 of the NBA Finals including Brian's take on Luka's Game 3 performance, how everything has finally clicked for the Celtics, why Dallas is out of answers, Embiid's trolling tweet, an abbreviated Cavs Corner and more!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

14 Jun 2024

34 MINS

34:29

14 Jun 2024


#194

NBA Finals Game 3 Reaction - Luka's Shortcomings Exposed

First, Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Jorge Sedano & Kendrick Perkins to react live to a unique conclusion to Game 3 of the NBA Finals including the Dallas comeback and where the series goes from here. Then, ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon join Windy to talk Luka getting ejected and the disappointment in not finishing the games. Plus, the guys break down what this means going forward for Luka and give historical context to the Celtics' season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

13 Jun 2024

45 MINS

45:45

13 Jun 2024


#193

NBA Finals Game 3 Preview & Lakers' Coaching Search

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to preview Game 3 of the NBA Finals including an update on the injury to Kristaps Porzingis & how that will impact the Celtics' gameplan, the significance of Luka receiving pain relieving injections, Kyrie's apology to Luka & need to step up his game and why Celtics coach Joe Mazzulla had such an interesting press conference. Plus, the guys break down the wild ongoing coaching search in LA and where the Lakers may go forward after losing out on Dan Hurley. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

12 Jun 2024

54 MINS

54:03

12 Jun 2024


#192

Jrue Holiday Is Boston's MVP Right Now & Dallas Needs More From Kyrie

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to talk the significance of Jrue Holiday's play for the Celtics so far in this series, how the team can adapt by not living and dying by the 3-point shot, why Dallas needs more from Kyrie, the turnover issue for the Mavs, how the Kristaps Porzingis injury could change the series, why this is an interesting series from Tatum and MacMahon's lesson in fine dining. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

10 Jun 2024

48 MINS

48:33

10 Jun 2024


#191

2024 NBA Finals Game 2 Reaction

On this special episode of The Lowe Post x Hoop Collective crossover, Zach Lowe and Brian Windhorst discuss the NBA Finals Game 2 reaction. They break down the Celtics' 105-98 victory over the Mavericks, highlighting how Boston managed to win despite having a lesser game. The hosts delve into Kyrie Irving's struggles and Dallas's costly turnovers, exploring potential options for the Mavericks moving forward. They also address the aftermath of "The Kick" incident and speculate on the adjustments we can expect in the upcoming games. Additionally, Zach and Brian share some travel advice and express their gratitude to the listeners.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

10 Jun 2024

29 MINS

29:45

10 Jun 2024


#190

NBA Finals Game 2 Preview

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps, Tim MacMahon and special guest Matt 'Stats' Willams to preview Game 2 of the NBA Finals including how Dallas needs more ball movement, why the Celtics' spacing is so hard to deal with, some key stats to watch and adjustments that need to be made. Plus, reaction to Jason Kidd attempting to stir the pot. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

09 Jun 2024

36 MINS

36:32

09 Jun 2024


#189

2024 NBA Finals Game 1 Reaction

On this special episode of the Lowe Post x Hoop Collective Crosspodcast, Zach Lowe and Brian Windhorst of the Hoop Collective discuss the Celtics' impressive 107-89 Game 1 victory over the Mavericks in the NBA Finals. They examine Porzingis's immediate impact off the bench, the Celtics' stifling defense, and their decision not to double Luka Dončić, leading to his lowest assist numbers in a 35-minute game. The sluggish performance of Kyrie Irving, who scored 12 points on 6-of-19 shooting, is also discussed. The hosts highlight the need for Mavericks' teammates to step up in Game 2, commend the discipline in the Celtics' game plan, and review Boston's even scoring night. Finally, they touch on Sam Hauser's shooting resurgence in Game 1.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

07 Jun 2024

26 MINS

26:05

07 Jun 2024


#188

NBA Finals Game 1 Preview

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to preview the NBA Finals between the Mavs & Celtics. The guys talk Kristaps Porzingis facing off against his former team, how Boston will approach guarding Luka in this series, why the Celtics' defense is tough to handle, the pressure Tatum faces in this series and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

06 Jun 2024

48 MINS

48:53

06 Jun 2024


#187

Lakers & Cavs Coaching Searches, Future Planning For Big Teams

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to talk the Lakers’ coaching search, the future for the Cavs with Donovan Mitchell & the coaching situation, the Suns challenge for Mike Budenholzer going forward, some drama for the Timberwolves and a key injury update for the Celtics.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

03 Jun 2024

55 MINS

55:46

03 Jun 2024


#186

Luka Sends Dallas To The NBA Finals

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to react to Dallas advancing to the NBA Finals on the back of another masterclass from Luka & Kyrie, talk the context surrounding how great this postseason run has been, preview the matchup with Boston in the Finals and talk what the underdog role has been like for Luka so far.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

31 May 2024

53 MINS

53:27

31 May 2024


#185

Ant-Man & KAT Help Wolves Survive Elimination

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to react to Minnesota avoiding elimination against Dallas, KAT finally hitting some shots in this series, Anthony Edwards stepping up in a major way and if this Wolves team has a chance to complete the impossible this series. Plus, Boston advances to the NBA Finals leading the guys to discuss if the Celtics have been under too much scrutiny this postseason.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

29 May 2024

49 MINS

49:47

29 May 2024


#184

Celtics Advance To The NBA Finals - LIVE Reaction

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Cassidy Hubbarth and Zach Lowe for immediate postgame thoughts as the Celtics sweep the Pacers to advance to the NBA Finals. The crew tackles who deserved Eastern Conference Finals MVP, what Boston’s chances look like in a potential matchup with the Mavs in the Finals and what the future holds for the Pacers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

28 May 2024

38 MINS

38:35

28 May 2024


#183

Luka & Kyrie An Elite Duo, Boston & Dallas Go Up 3-0

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Kevin Pelton to react to another huge performance from Luka & Kyrie to put the Mavs on the brink of a Finals appearance, Dallas putting all the pieces together at the right time, the Celtics taking down the Pacers and what a potential Finals matchup would look like. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

27 May 2024

59 MINS

59:45

27 May 2024


#182

Boston Dominates, Can Wolves Respond? Cavs Fire Bickerstaff

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to react to the Celtics dominating the Pacers, the concern surrounding Tyrese Haliburton’s injury, what the Mavs are doing so well, if the Wolves can respond, why Minnesota was so tired in Game 1 and what the future of the Cavs looks like after the team fired J. B. Bickerstaff.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

24 May 2024

48 MINS

48:47

24 May 2024


#181

Boston Survives Game 1, Biggest Conference Finals Concerns

Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to react to an eventful Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Boston coming out on top despite the Pacers seeming to have the game in hand and what this means for the rest of the series before talking expectations for Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. Plus, the Cojones Factor Player of Round 2 is revealed.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

22 May 2024

55 MINS

55:14

22 May 2024