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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.

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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English


Episodes

A Bit of a Hiatus

7/18/2019
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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).

Duration:00:52:23

The Rockets trade for Russell Westbrook

7/11/2019
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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.

Duration:00:33:52

A brief history of summer league

7/10/2019
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Jackie MacMullan talks to agent and founder of the Las Vegas Summer League Warren LeGarie about how his iteration of summer league came to be (1:15), the coaching situation in Houston (7:00), negotiating for coaches (14:05) and summer league surprises (23:05).

Duration:00:31:24

Forecasting the next domino

7/8/2019
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Andrew Han, Kevin Pelton, Dave McMenamin, Tim Bontemps and Kirk Goldsberry convene at Las Vegas Summer League to discuss what's next for Russell Westbrook and OKC (1:05), what Kawhi's movement means for the league's future (16:05), the Lakers roster (31:10) and initial Zion thoughts (39:25).

Duration:00:46:02

Kawhi's money moves to the Clippers

7/6/2019
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Brian Windhorst, Bobby Marks, Royce Young and Kevin Pelton convene for an emergency conversation after the Clippers trade for Paul George and sign Kawhi Leonard in free agency, discussing the shocking moves and implications for the league.

Duration:00:43:09

We need to talk about Kawhi

7/3/2019
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Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Kevin Arnovitz and Kendrick Perkins discuss Kawhi Leonard's trip up to Toronto (1:50), what he might want from teams (16:10), what a trade and contract extension conversation is like (29:20) and why Perk thought the Lakers were in the lead at one point (34:20).

Duration:00:49:22

The Free Agency Frenzy

7/1/2019
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Brian Windhorst, Jackie McMullan and Tim MacMahon weigh in on if the Lakers are getting close to nabbing Kawhi Leonard (1:00), the D'Angelo Russell (5:40) and the Jimmy Butler (15:30) trade, Milwaukee's dealing of Malcom Brogdon (25:15) and more.

Duration:00:45:35

The Nightmare Before Free Agency

6/28/2019
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Two days before the start of the highly-anticipated NBA free agency period, Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon discuss how Kemba Walker would fit in Boston (1:38). Then, the crew plays a game of "Max Or No Max" (21:49) before brainstorming different ways to fill out the bottom of the Lakers roster (47:07).

Duration:01:00:16

The Laker Effect

6/24/2019
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Brian Windhorst, Kevin Pelton and Andrew Han look back on the grades for the Anthony Davis trade (1:27), go over player options/extensions to watch out for in the coming week (7:37) and are joined by Ramona Shelburne to discuss Ron Adams possibly joining the Lakers (29:55) as well as who the first chips to fall may be in free agency through the lense of L.A. (35:40).

Duration:01:02:22

Once Around the Rumor Mill

6/21/2019
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After briefly reacting to last night's NBA Draft, Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon discuss how poorly things have gone for the Celtics since Kyrie Irving first joined the team (5:53). Plus, would Al Horford be a good fit in Dallas (22:15) and how should the Rockets tackle the future in a wide-open Western Conference (30:35)?

Duration:00:53:20

Where does the draft break?

6/18/2019
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Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Bobby Marks and Mike Schmitz chat about the Wizards' push to hire Masai Ujiri (1:30), the top of the 2019 NBA draft (6:50), how deep the draft is (23:30), what a warroom is like on draft day (31:45) and one thing to look out for on draft night (54:30).

Duration:01:04:10

The Lakers trade for Anthony Davis

6/15/2019
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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.

Duration:00:41:34

Days of Finals future past

6/14/2019
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Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Tim Bontemps and Nick Friedell react to the news of another to-be free agent injury in the Finals (1:30), the future of the Warriors (13:50), the champion mettle of the Raptors (23:50) and Kawhi the kingmaker (42:20).

Duration:00:49:52

MINI POD: Game 6 of the 2019 Finals

6/14/2019
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Brian Windhorst, Zach Lowe, Andrew Han and Kendrick Perkins offer instant reaction to the Toronto Raptors' Game 6 win over the Golden State Warriors in the 2019 NBA Finals on the floor of Oracle Arena. Special cameo by 2019 NBA champion Marc Gasol.

Duration:00:22:55

MINI POD: Game 5 of the 2019 Finals

6/11/2019
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Zach Lowe, Brian Windhorst, Cassidy Hubbarth, Andrew Han and Kendrick Perkins offer instant reaction to the Golden State Warriors' Game 5 win over the Toronto Raptors in the 2019 NBA Finals on the floor of Scotiabank Arena.

Duration:00:17:23

We the NBA North?

6/10/2019
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Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Tim Bontemps and Nick Friedell discuss if the Raptors can close out in Game 5 (1:40), questions about Durant (9:50), if the rest of the league has title envy (22:45) and who the favorite would be for the 2020 title (32:15).

Duration:00:55:48

MINI POD: Game 4 of the 2019 Finals

6/8/2019
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Brian Windhorst, Zach Lowe, Ramona Shelburne, Andrew Han and Jackie MacMullan offer instant reaction to the Toronto Raptors' Game 4 win over the Golden State Warriors in the 2019 NBA Finals on the floor of Oracle Arena.

Duration:00:19:16

A matter of semantics

6/6/2019
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Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan, Andrew Han and Nick Friedell discuss Kyle Lowry's fan exchange (1:50), the implications of Game 3 (6:10), injury updates (28:00) and a prediction reset (45:20).

Duration:00:53:47

MINI POD: Game 3 of the 2019 Finals

6/6/2019
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Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Kevin Arnovitz, Cassidy Hubbarth and Kendrick Perkins offer instant reaction to the Toronto Raptors' Game 3 win over the Golden State Warriors in the 2019 NBA Finals on the floor of Oracle Arena.

Duration:00:15:54

Under the podcast lake

6/4/2019
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Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Jackie MacMullan and Tim Bontemps assess the injuries ailing the Warriors and Raptors in the Finals (1:40), expectations for Game 3 (24:45) and early free agency chess (36:10).

Duration:00:50:02