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Brian Windhorst & The Hoop Collective

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Rank #5 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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Solid

By jpkinney08 - Nov 02 2019
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Everyone is too hard on this pod. I think it is solid.

Get Amin back

By NaHooker - Oct 10 2019
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It should be Windy and Amin and a guest, get rid of the other two

iTunes Ratings

1793 Ratings
Average Ratings
1048
210
134
116
285

Solid

By jpkinney08 - Nov 02 2019
Read more
Everyone is too hard on this pod. I think it is solid.

Get Amin back

By NaHooker - Oct 10 2019
Read more
It should be Windy and Amin and a guest, get rid of the other two
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Brian Windhorst & The Hoop Collective

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

Rank #1: Changing of the Guard

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The Warriors have a new normal, and Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Kirk Goldsberry discuss whether Stephen Curry's hand injury really marks the end of an era (27:56). Plus, why this year's T-Wolves are different (18:20), the unexpected hero in Miami (42:57) and much more.

Nov 01 2019

51mins

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Rank #2: 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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Rank #3: Running commentary from LeBron's LA debut

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Brian Windhorst and Andrew Han record from LA for LeBron James' Laker debut and chat with Rachel Nichols on the fight (33:00), Adrian Wojnarowski on the construction of the Lakers (20:50), Michelle Beadle, Jalen Rose, Chauncey Billups and Paul Pierce for early impressions (30:00) and much more.

Oct 21 2018

42mins

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Rank #4: 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

59mins

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Rank #5: Warriors, Celtics, Kemba, Wizards ready to blow it up?

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Brian Windhorst, Tim Bontemps and Nick Friedell discuss Draymond Green's injury and what it means for the Warriors, the Celtics' progression from their early-season slump, Kemba Walker's incredible game and if the Wizards are ready to blow it all up.

Nov 19 2018

1hr 6mins

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Rank #6: Tension By The Bay

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Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan, Tim MacMahon and Andrew Han discuss the dust-up between KD and Draymond Green and how that relates to the Warriors' internal struggles (3:00), Jimmy Butler's fit with the 76ers and the Eastern Conference (30:00), Carmelo Anthony's future (45:00) and much more.

Nov 15 2018

52mins

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Rank #7: 2018 Post-draft reactions

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Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon, Andrew Han and Jackie MacMullan offer reactions to the Luka Doncic trade (2:45), other draft surprises (19:15), the implications on free agency (22:55), the next steps in the Kawhi situation (38:40) and picks they liked (44:50).

Jun 22 2018

51mins

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Rank #8: Blake Griffin? To the Pistons?

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Brian Windhorst, Royce Young, Bobby Marks and Kevin Pelton discuss their initial reactions to the Blake Griffin trade (2:10), parsing loyalty and leverage (13:25), the Clippers' future plans (23:00), the Pistons picture (28:25), Blake vs. Tobias vs. "the supermax" (38:15), if the Clippers got enough (44:10) and the changing market (52:20).

Jan 30 2018

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Rank #9: 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 #10: Cavs keep pulling us back in

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Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Brandon Lowe and Tim MacMahon on the Cavs' losses (4:40), if it's time to panic in Cleveland (18:00), really reckless trade speculation (28:10) and figuring out Boogie's future (37:40). Plus, Kevin Pelton and Kevin Arnovitz discuss the demography and makeup of the NBA fan (57:40).

Jan 12 2018

1hr 8mins

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Rank #11: Thunder nuggets, CBA minutiae, guessing deadline moves

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Brian Windhorst, Brandon Lowe and Tim MacMahon discuss the end-of-game hijinks of Thunder-Nuggets (4:20), Mirotic to the Pelicans (15:00), Asik and CBA minutiae (28:05) and trying to forecast the trade deadline (32:05). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han explore the ethics of recruiting promises (48:20).

Feb 02 2018

1hr 6mins

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Rank #12: Being petty and dumping salary

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Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Brandon Lowe and Tim MacMahon go behind the scenes of NBA Countdown (3:30), secret tunnels in L.A. (11:30), potential Houston trades (25:20) and what to do with Kemba Walker (38:30). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Han on the merits of doing your own research (57:35).

Jan 19 2018

1hr 11mins

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Rank #13: Jimmy Butler is traded

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Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Nick Friedell and Bobby Marks launch an emergency session to break down the trade of Jimmy Butler from the Minnesota Timberwolves to the Philadelphia 76ers.

Nov 10 2018

31mins

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Rank #14: 2018 trade deadline first impressions

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Amin Elhassan, Marc Spears and Chris Haynes convene after a frantic trade deadline to talk Cavaliers movement (2:15), Isaiah Thomas (9:10), Paul Allen's musical skills (20:30), Mudiay, Payton and depressed values (26:30), DeAndre Jordan (30:30), the Kings (34:15) and Wade's return to Miami (43:10).

Feb 08 2018

49mins

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Rank #15: Wild and crazy Game 1 of the 2018 Finals

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Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Kevin Pelton and Amin Elhassan discuss the varied reactions around Game 1 of the NBA Finals (2:35), overshadowed moments (9:50), downplaying suspensions and flagrants (16:05), the Cavs' collapse in OT (22:05), the Warriors' crunchtime lineup (28:50) and the block/charge controversy (32:15) and if Game 1 was the Cavs' best chance to make it a series (44:00).

Jun 01 2018

47mins

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Rank #16: 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 #17: 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 #18: Raptors, Rockets, West playoff race

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Brian Windhorst, Brandon Lowe, Andrew Han and Tim MacMahon chat about the viability of a Raptors-Rockets championship series (2:00), the Raptors' evolution (8:20), a 2017 draft revisit (16:45), the Clippers (19:15) and the West playoff mess (27:55). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Han unpack mental health, athletes and society (43:30).

Mar 09 2018

1hr 5mins

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Rank #19: Thanksgiving Question Marks

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Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan, Tim MacMahon and Andrew Han discuss who's more talented: KD or Steph (2:20), Markelle Fultz's future (9:30), what to make of the Cavs' Dysfunction (20:00), Boston's issues and Terry Rozier's cryptic tweets (41:00), LeBron's return to Cleveland (51:00) and much more.

Nov 21 2018

1hr

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Rank #20: Warriors, Wolves, Cavs and enjoying sports

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Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Tim MacMahon and Rachel Nichols free associate on the Warriors' injuries (2:55), the Timberwolves (13:40), Ty Lue and JR Smith (23:15), the surprising Pacers, Raptors and East seeding (30:30) and Finals pairings (49:20).

Mar 15 2018

55mins

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