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Brian Windhorst & The Hoop Collective

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Rank #4 in Basketball category

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

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

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Best b-ball pod going

By rizCT - Jun 01 2020
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I wake up Monday on the east coast and can’t wait for the pod to drop! Best b-ball pod going!

Great Basketball News Podcast

By Aches012 - May 28 2020
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Podcast does a great job discussing the news of the NBA with few tangents.

iTunes Ratings

2121 Ratings
Average Ratings
1313
226
155
125
302

Best b-ball pod going

By rizCT - Jun 01 2020
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I wake up Monday on the east coast and can’t wait for the pod to drop! Best b-ball pod going!

Great Basketball News Podcast

By Aches012 - May 28 2020
Read more
Podcast does a great job discussing the news of the NBA with few tangents.
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Brian Windhorst & The Hoop Collective

Latest release on Jul 06, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail about 1 month ago

Rank #1: Week One Eyebrow-Raisers

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There's no overreacting going on, but Brian Windhorst, Kirk Goldsberry and Ohm Youngmisuk identify a few things they'll be keeping track of with the L.A. teams. Then, the Suns and Heat have started the season impressing the guys (22:10) as they pick a few interesting players that have caught their attention early, including Atlanta's Trae Young (45:30).

Oct 28 2019

53mins

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Rank #2: GM Survey

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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon, Jackie MacMullan and Andrew Han discuss traveling and eating in China, the latest GM survey, how the Lakers will mesh, if Brad Stevens gets unfair treatment from the media and much more.

Oct 04 2018

1hr 1min

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Rank #3: High Bench Marks

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With the Lakers off to a hot start, Dave McMenamin and Bobby Marks join Brian Windhorst to discuss LA's title hopes and if they can keep this defense up for the entire season (19:38). But before that, what really happened to Dion Waiters -- and what should Miami do about it? Plus, the guys talk about Toronto's stifling defense (32:58) and how Gordon Hayward's injury will impact the Eastern Conference (39:28).

Nov 11 2019

49mins

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Rank #4: 74 Greatest Players

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Can you compare across eras? Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan, Tim MacMahon and Kevin Pelton offer thoughts on NBArank's 74 greatest players of all time.

May 14 2020

1hr 4mins

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Rank #5: Rockets woes, Kyrie kicks rust, Cavs reboot

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Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan, Tim MacMahon and Andrew Han discuss the issues with the Rockets (3:00), Kyrie's resurgence, his haircut and the Celtics' season so far (14:00), Story Time with Jackie Mac (18:30), what's wrong with the Wizards (22:00), the toxic internal situation in Cleveland (40:00), Tim's Cojones Factor Player of The Month (54:00) and much more.

Oct 31 2018

1hr 1min

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Rank #6: Start Your Engines

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Are Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant finally happy in Brooklyn? Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon try to answer that question (12:20) before discussing who could lead the NBA in scoring this season (24:30). Plus, a breakdown of the Lakers performance against the Clippers (29:30) and also the Jaylen Brown and Dejounte Murray extensions.

Oct 23 2019

36mins

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Rank #7: ZING!

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Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan, Tim MacMahon & Ramona Shelburne break down every angle of the Kristaps Porzingis blockbuster (1:13), discuss the ripple effects on Anthony Davis (35:32), Kyrie Irving (41:06) and much more.

Jan 31 2019

59mins

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Rank #8: Sign Stealing

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Why settle for two All-Stars when you can have three? Brian Windhorst tells Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon a big name the Clippers should target this season (21:56). Plus, Jackie calls Portland's 'Melo signing a "desperate" move before she and the guys discuss one of the worst stretches for the Spurs in the Popovich era (8:05).

Nov 21 2019

43mins

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Rank #9: No Love

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The Knicks find themselves mired in basketball purgatory and Brian Windhorst, Kirk Goldsberry and Tim Bontemps discuss why James Dolan's team can't seem to figure it out. Plus, the guys talk about this year's disappointing rookie class (22:23) and potential trade partners for Cleveland and Kevin Love (37:09).

Dec 09 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #10: The Rockets trade for Russell Westbrook

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Brian Windhorst, Royce Young and Tim MacMahon hop on an emergency podcast to discuss the dramatic trade that sent Russell Westbrook to Houston for Chris Paul.

Jul 12 2019

33mins

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Rank #11: The Lakers trade for Anthony Davis

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In an emergency podcast, Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Dave McMenamin and Kirk Goldsberry discuss the Lakers trading for Anthony Davis, how fair the terms of the trade are and what L.A. does next with their remaining cap space.

Jun 16 2019

41mins

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Rank #12: King Slayers

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The next Larry Bird? Jackie MacMullan tells Brian Windhorst and Tim MacMahon why Luka Doncic reminds her of the Celtics legend (15:26). Plus, the crew casts doubt on the proposed rule changes before breaking down the incredible start to the season by Giannis Antetokounmpo (29:46).

Nov 27 2019

57mins

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Rank #13: Lakers, Warriors, Butler, oh my!

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Brian Windhorst, Nick Friedell, Dave McMenamin and Andrew Han discuss the outlook for the Los Angeles Lakers, can KD and LeBron be working on something for next season (4:00), what do the Warriors have to look forward to this season (27:00), Jimmy Butler's practice fallout and much more.

Oct 15 2018

1hr 4mins

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Rank #14: Rooting for laundry

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Brian Windhorst, Kevin Arnovitz and Kevin Pelton parse what it means to be a fatalistic fanbase (0:45), if the Warriors are better without Durant (13:50) and the Warriors-Raptors Finals matchup (30:30).

May 27 2019

1hr 10mins

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Rank #15: A Bit of a Hiatus

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Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon talk about how the Hornets and Kemba Walker parted ways (2:20), how the Thunder will move forward with Chris Paul (18:50), if Kawhi Leonard really makes his teammates better (33:46) and some of the hidden details behind the Leonard/Paul George move (37:35).

Jul 18 2019

52mins

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Rank #16: Dorkville: Deals of the Decade

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Brian Windhorst, Kevin Arnovitz and Tim Bontemps discuss Adam Silver's league-wide conference call before diving into some of the 74 trades, signings and draft picks that have shaped the NBA since "The Decision" in 2010 (15:00).

May 11 2020

46mins

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Rank #17: Basketball: A Love Story

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Jackie MacMullan talks to Basketball: A Love Story's creator Dan Klores about the making of the film, his love for the game of basketball, some of their favorite stories from the project and much more.

Oct 15 2018

57mins

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Rank #18: Raptors, the East, Lakers and Kawhi

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Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Ohm Youngmisuk, Tim Bontemps and Dave McMenamin discuss the Raptors (2:00), the top of the East (15:00), the Wizards (17:15), Lakers (24:20), Kawhi's future (37:30) and much more.

Nov 05 2018

1hr 6mins

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