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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.

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United States

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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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English


Episodes

2023-24 Large Sample-Size Theater

4/12/2024
Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps, Tim MacMahon and Kevin Pelton to discuss some of the league's most interesting statistical trends over the course of the season including the Magic building on a hot start, the Pacers record setting offense, historical context surrounding Boston’s greatness this season, the danger Luka’s Mavs can be in the playoffs, how to handle all-defensive team voting and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:08

Giannis Injury & Major Playoff Positioning

4/10/2024
Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to react to the unique Giannis injury, a big Bucks win over Boston, the Suns' embarrassing 1st half dismantling at the hands of the Clippers, the Warriors stepping up against a shorthanded Lakers squad, Ant going for 50 to keep Minnesota’s bid for the 1 seed alive, a big win for the Heat, the Thunder getting healthy, another Kings collapse, extra crazy Wemby stats and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:39

Playoff Run Or Play-In Bust For Lakers & Warriors

4/8/2024
Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon, Dave McMenamin and Kendra Andrews to break down the state of the Lakers & Warriors, including the best possible matchups for both teams to make playoff runs, what dangers they may face in the play-in and what important decisions loom this summer for both teams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:13

Alarm Bells For Bucks? Randle Injury Update

4/5/2024
Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to react to the recent struggles of the Bucks, how concerning their losses are, how far the Knicks can go without Julius Randle and the how concerning Kawhi’s injury is for the Clippers. Plus, some interesting thoughts on the solar eclipse. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:08

Final MVP Straw Poll 2024 & Embiid Returns

4/3/2024
Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to react to Embiid’s return in Philly and what the 76ers are capable of in the playoffs before breaking down the final Bontemps MVP Straw Poll of the season including some surprising vote placement. Plus, the Cojones Factor Player of the Month. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:27

Health Issues For Knicks, Wemby’s Historic Numbers & OKC Looking Mature

4/1/2024
Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Jorge Sedano to talk health issues for the Knicks, Jalen Brunson’s impressive level of play, the Thunder’s surprising maturity considering the youth on the team, how quickly Victor Wembanyama is progressing, more key injuries to the Heat and Kings and the current playoff picture. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:39

Embiid Return Update, Future For PG & Donovan Mitchell, T-Wolves Ownership

3/29/2024
Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to talk the latest updates on the impending return of Joel Embiid including how quickly he can return to form, Paul George’s future with the Clippers, Dan Gilbert’s interesting comments on Donovan Mitchell’s future in Cleveland, the state of the Minnesota Timberwolves ownership and the Rockets stay hot. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:04:10

Dallas Surges, Clippers Struggle & Disaster For Suns?

3/27/2024
Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to talk Dallas surging up the standings, how big a threat the Mavs could be in the playoffs, the Clippers’ struggles after an elite midseason stretch, the Suns suffering the worst loss of the NBA season, the Thunder passing a 'test game' but needing more help against teams with size and the Pelicans improvement with Zion. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:54

Sabonis’ Double-Double Streak, Celtics Historically Great Opportunity

3/25/2024
Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and 1st time guest Ryan Ruocco to talk Ryan’s experiences as a broadcaster, covering Caitlin Clark, a key upcoming series between the Kings & Mavs, Sabonis’ impressive double-double streak not getting enough love and how historically great the Celtics have been. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:17

Injuries To Ingram & Mitchell, End Of G League Ignite

3/22/2024
Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to talk some injuries around the league including to stars like Brandon Ingram, Donovan Mitchell and OG. Plus, the impressive play of the Magic and the end of G League Ignite before a trip down St. Vincent-St. Mary memory lane. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:34

Must See ‘Ant-Man’ & Celtics’ Closing Time

3/20/2024
Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to talk an interesting ending to Wolves-Nuggets, how Anthony Edwards is must watch, some updated draws for Team USA for the Olympics, the significance of the Bucks-Celtics matchup and what the Rockets’ surprising win streak means. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:58

Building Around Wemby, Knicks & Pels Look Strong

3/18/2024
Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Andrew Lopez to talk the challenges building around Victor Wembanyama with how good he is so early on, how Zion & the Pelicans are flying under the radar playing very well, the Knicks' insane record with OG and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:07:06

Play-In Seeding Battles For Teams Like Warriors & Lakers

3/15/2024
Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to talk some teams battling for seeding in the NBA Play-In Tournament in both the East and West including the Warriors, Lakers, 76ers and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:20

Impact Of New All-NBA Rules & Battle At Top Of West

3/13/2024
Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to talk how the new minimum game rule & eliminating of positions for All-NBA will impact the league, a difficult stretch for the Rockets, who can hang on to the top of the Western Conference and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:22

Zion’s Pels On Fire, Mess In The Eastern Conference

3/11/2024
Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Kevin Pelton to talk the hottest team in the NBA, if Zion deserves more attention for his play, the impact injuries in Minnesota could have on the trajectory of the season, the likelihood the Warriors remain in the play-in territory and the mess developing in the Eastern Conference. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:47

Nuggets Edge Out Celtics, Edwards' Defining Block & Curry Faces Injury Scare

3/8/2024
On this episode of the Hoop Collective, Brian Windhorst, Tim Bontemps, and Tim MacMahon dive into key NBA highlights. They discuss the Nuggets' win over the Celtics, Jayson Tatum's impact on the Celtics' playoff chances, the team's defense strategy against Nikola Jokic, and how the Nuggets' bench outperformed the Celtics'. The episode also covers Anthony Edwards' critical block against the Pacers, Karl-Anthony Towns' meniscus surgery, the Bulls' surprising season turnaround, and Steph Curry's ankle injury against the Bulls. 0:00 Welcome to the Hoop Collective 01:22 The Nuggets beat the Celtics in a thrilling match 11:50 Celtics' Playoff Hopes: The Critical Role of Jayson Tatum 17:58 Breaking Down Celtics' Defense Against Nikola Jokic 27:13 How the Nuggets' Reserves Outshone the Celtics' 38:52 Anthony Edwards Game-Saving Block Against Pacers 46:08 Karl-Anthony Towns to Undergo Surgery for Torn Meniscus 53:06 The Bulls' Unexpected Turnaround 55:02 Steph Curry Suffers Right Ankle Injury Against Bulls Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:12

Important Stretch For Top Of East, Concerns For Kings/Thunder?

3/6/2024
Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to talk an upcoming stretch of challenging games for the top teams in the Eastern Conference including the Cavs, Celtics and Bucks. Plus, can Milwaukee beat Boston in a best of 7 series, should the Thunder be concerned about their lack of size against the Lakers and why the Kings have been a roller coaster at times. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:21

Celtics-Nuggets Title Favorites? LeBron Reaches 40,000

3/4/2024
Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Ohm Youngmisuk to talk how the Nuggets & Celtics look to be the clear favorites for the NBA Finals, historic context for Boston’s blowout win, a big win for the Clippers, LeBron joining the 40,000 point club and what current players could reach 30,000. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:29

Wemby VS. Chet, Embiid Return?

3/1/2024
Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to react to a wild installment in the growing Wemby vs. Chet rivalry, what that could mean for the Thunder/Spurs, the Warriors continuing to turn things around, the Knicks needing to get healthy, Embiid’s potential return this season and the Cojones Factor Player of the Month is awarded for February. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:31

Mavs-Cavs Thriller, Future Of Scoring In NBA

2/28/2024
Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Tim MacMahon to react to a wild ending to the Mavs-Cavs game, a potentially difficult lineup decision in Cleveland, why Dallas continues to look more dangerous, some difficult rulings from officials of late and what the future of scoring looks like in the NBA including if the league may make some changes to help defenses. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:54