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Breakaway

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Breakaway is a podcast miniseries that explores the NBA from the inside out. Every episode delves into one of the driving forces of the game, featuring the perspectives of the players, coaches, and thinkers who understand it best. Hosted by Rob Mahoney and presented by Sports Illustrated.

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Breakaway is a podcast miniseries that explores the NBA from the inside out. Every episode delves into one of the driving forces of the game, featuring the perspectives of the players, coaches, and thinkers who understand it best. Hosted by Rob Mahoney and presented by Sports Illustrated.

iTunes Ratings

122 Ratings
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119
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Please!

By Shelby_dawn - Dec 01 2018
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Love this podcast. Please do some more episodes!

Best podcast ever

By (:-mike-:) - Jul 08 2018
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🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐 Greatest Of All Time

iTunes Ratings

122 Ratings
Average Ratings
119
1
1
1
0

Please!

By Shelby_dawn - Dec 01 2018
Read more
Love this podcast. Please do some more episodes!

Best podcast ever

By (:-mike-:) - Jul 08 2018
Read more
🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐 Greatest Of All Time
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Breakaway

Latest release on Jun 15, 2018

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Breakaway is a podcast miniseries that explores the NBA from the inside out. Every episode delves into one of the driving forces of the game, featuring the perspectives of the players, coaches, and thinkers who understand it best. Hosted by Rob Mahoney and presented by Sports Illustrated.

Rank #1: System (Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni)

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What if an NBA team just ran its best play every trip down the floor? In this episode, Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni takes us into the world of system – that structure meant to maintain order in a naturally chaotic game – by breaking all the rules.

For more Breakaway, subscribe now via iTunes or your podcast platform of choice.

Produced by Alex Abnos and Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Andy G. Cohen, Kevin MacLeod, and Chris Zabriskie.

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Feb 22 2017

35mins

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Rank #2: Command (Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard)

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How can the leader of an NBA team help keep order in an ever-chaotic league? In the first episode of our second season, Portland’s Damian Lillard takes Breakaway into the locker room to better understand what keeps teams together and what pulls them apart.

For more Breakaway, subscribe now via iTunes or your podcast platform of choice. 

Produced by Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Kevin MacLeod, Lee Rosevere, P C III, Axletree, and Chris Zabriskie.

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Jan 25 2018

40mins

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Rank #3: Transformation (Jazz forward Joe Johnson)

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How does a basketball player reinvent himself, over and over, without ever losing what made him special in the first place? In this episode, Utah’s Joe Johnson explains the continued evolution that has made him valuable to so many teams in so many different ways.

For more Breakaway, subscribe now via iTunes or your podcast platform of choice.

Produced by Alex Abnos and Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Kevin MacLeod, Chris Zabriskie, and PCIII.

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Apr 19 2017

43mins

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Rank #4: Injury (Lakers forward Julius Randle)

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How do NBA players cope with brutal, season-ending injury? In this episode, Lakers forward Julius Randle guides us through the restless frustration of a lost season, having broken his leg in the first game of his NBA career.

For more Breakaway, subscribe now via iTunes or your podcast platform of choice.

Produced by Alex Abnos and Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Kevin MacLeod, Chris Zabriske, and tylersrevenge.

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Mar 08 2017

38mins

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Rank #5: Assistance (Warriors assistant coach Ron Adams)

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Why would one of the best coaches in the NBA forego the chance to lead a team of his own? In this episode, we consider the fascinating career of Golden State’s Ron Adams – a career assistant by choice who groomed some of the league’s best head coaches without ever taking the job himself.

For more Breakaway, subscribe now via iTunes or your podcast platform of choice.

Produced by Alex Abnos and Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Kevin MacLeod, Chris Zabriske, Lezet, PCIII, and Kai Engel.

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Apr 05 2017

45mins

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Draft (Villanova wing Mikal Bridges)

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What happens in between the final buzzer of a player’s last college game and the moment he's drafted into the NBA? In the latest episode of Breakaway, Villanova’s Mikal Bridges – a likely top-10 pick – takes us through every step of his wild summer.

For more Breakaway, subscribe now via Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or your podcast platform of choice. 

Produced by Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Kevin MacLeod, Chris Zabriskie, Lee Rosevere, and Pachyderm.

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Jun 15 2018

47mins

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Pick-and-Roll (Rockets center Clint Capela)

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Steve Nash had Amar'e Stoudemire. John Stockton had Karl Malone. James Harden has Clint Capela. In this playoff episode of Breakaway, Houston's Clint Capela takes us through the ins and outs of the pick-and-roll game – and shows why he's one of the most critical players in the Western Conference Finals.

For more Breakaway, subscribe now via Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or your podcast platform of choice. 

Produced by Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Kevin MacLeod, Chris Zabriskie, Lee Rosevere, Pachyderm, P C III, and Soft and Furious.

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May 16 2018

33mins

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Journey (Heat wing Wayne Ellington)

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How does a player suddenly become indispensible after years of bouncing around the NBA? In this episode, Miami's Wayne Ellington walks us through his well-traveled career and the break that changed everything.
For more Breakaway, subscribe now via Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or your podcast platform of choice. 
Produced by Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Kevin MacLeod, Chris Zabriskie, Lee Rosevere, Komiku, Kai Engel, and Pachyderm.

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Apr 05 2018

43mins

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Moves (Raptors wing DeMar DeRozan)

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How do superstar scorers stay one step ahead of defenses trained to their every move? In this episode, Toronto’s DeMar DeRozan speaks to the value of technique—and the wide variety of moves he draws from to keeps opponents guessing.

For more Breakaway, subscribe now via iTunes or your podcast platform of choice. 

Produced by Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Kevin MacLeod, Chris Zabriskie, Lee Rosevere, and Pachyderm.

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Feb 26 2018

45mins

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Void (Thunder wing Andre Roberson)

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How could​​ a player averaging five points a game become so vital to a modern superteam? In this episode, Oklahoma City’s Andre Roberson helps articulate the value of a first-rate defender – both with his presence and his absence.

For more Breakaway, subscribe now via iTunes or your podcast platform of choice. 

Produced by Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Kevin MacLeod, Canton, Chris Zabriskie, Jay Man, P C III, Mindseye, S.I., and Lee Rosevere.

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Feb 07 2018

38mins

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Command (Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard)

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How can the leader of an NBA team help keep order in an ever-chaotic league? In the first episode of our second season, Portland’s Damian Lillard takes Breakaway into the locker room to better understand what keeps teams together and what pulls them apart.

For more Breakaway, subscribe now via iTunes or your podcast platform of choice. 

Produced by Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Kevin MacLeod, Lee Rosevere, P C III, Axletree, and Chris Zabriskie.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jan 25 2018

40mins

Play

Transformation (Jazz forward Joe Johnson)

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How does a basketball player reinvent himself, over and over, without ever losing what made him special in the first place? In this episode, Utah’s Joe Johnson explains the continued evolution that has made him valuable to so many teams in so many different ways.

For more Breakaway, subscribe now via iTunes or your podcast platform of choice.

Produced by Alex Abnos and Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Kevin MacLeod, Chris Zabriskie, and PCIII.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 19 2017

43mins

Play

Assistance (Warriors assistant coach Ron Adams)

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Why would one of the best coaches in the NBA forego the chance to lead a team of his own? In this episode, we consider the fascinating career of Golden State’s Ron Adams – a career assistant by choice who groomed some of the league’s best head coaches without ever taking the job himself.

For more Breakaway, subscribe now via iTunes or your podcast platform of choice.

Produced by Alex Abnos and Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Kevin MacLeod, Chris Zabriske, Lezet, PCIII, and Kai Engel.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 05 2017

45mins

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Experience (Bucks guard Jason Terry)

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Why do NBA teams of all kinds go out of their way to sign veteran contributors? In this episode, Milwaukee's Jason Terry articulates the fuller value of his 18 years of experience through his dual role as player and teacher.

For more Breakaway, subscribe now via iTunes or your podcast platform of choice.

Produced by Alex Abnos and Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Kevin MacLeod, Chris Zabriske, and P C III.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 22 2017

39mins

Play

Injury (Lakers forward Julius Randle)

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How do NBA players cope with brutal, season-ending injury? In this episode, Lakers forward Julius Randle guides us through the restless frustration of a lost season, having broken his leg in the first game of his NBA career.

For more Breakaway, subscribe now via iTunes or your podcast platform of choice.

Produced by Alex Abnos and Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Kevin MacLeod, Chris Zabriske, and tylersrevenge.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 08 2017

38mins

Play

System (Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni)

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What if an NBA team just ran its best play every trip down the floor? In this episode, Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni takes us into the world of system – that structure meant to maintain order in a naturally chaotic game – by breaking all the rules.

For more Breakaway, subscribe now via iTunes or your podcast platform of choice.

Produced by Alex Abnos and Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Andy G. Cohen, Kevin MacLeod, and Chris Zabriskie.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Feb 22 2017

35mins

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Role (Bulls center Robin Lopez)

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Superstars account for only a sliver of the NBA's vast and varied ecosystem. In this episode of Breakaway, we turn our attention to the world of activity beyond them. Chicago's Robin Lopez guides us through the life and work of NBA role players—high-level professionals who, by type, go categorically overlooked.

For more Breakaway, subscribe now via iTunes or your podcast platform of choice.

Produced by Alex Abnos and Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Kevin MacLeod, Deltamorphon, Glass Boy, Chris Zabriskie.

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Feb 08 2017

29mins

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Teaser Episode

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"Breakaway" launches February 8th.

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Feb 06 2017

2mins

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iTunes Ratings

122 Ratings
Average Ratings
119
1
1
1
0

Please!

By Shelby_dawn - Dec 01 2018
Read more
Love this podcast. Please do some more episodes!

Best podcast ever

By (:-mike-:) - Jul 08 2018
Read more
🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐🐐 Greatest Of All Time