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ESPN's Zach Lowe talks to various basketball people about various basketball things.

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ESPN's Zach Lowe talks to various basketball people about various basketball things.

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@podcenter

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English

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Episodes
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The Full KAT Experience, Minnesota's Chances at a Comeback, Celtics Check-In, and the Future of the Pacers

5/29/2024
Zach and ESPN's Chris Herring discuss the Western Conference Finals, Minnesota's chances of pulling an historic comeback, the Mavs playoff surge and very early thoughts on their potential Finals matchup with Boston, the state of the Celtics and the pressure on them to win, the Mike Brown situation in Sacramento, and the incomparable Bill Walton. Then Caitlin Cooper of Basketball, She Wrote discusses the future of the Indiana Pacers. A team will eventually come back from a 3-0 hole (1:41) Taking stock of the Wolves-Mavs series (11:19) The full KAT experience (15:14) The Kyrie trade may age like a fine wine (26:58) Drop vs. blitz debate (31:15) Remembering Bill Walton (35:34) Mike Brown extension talks tabled in Sacramento (42:37) Temperature check on the Celtics heading into the Finals (45:32) Cooper on the future of the Pacers (1:07:14) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:42:36

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Luka Magic, the Struggles of ANT and KAT, and the Jayson Tatum Discourse

5/25/2024
Zach and ESPN's Tim Bontemps discuss Luka Doncic's game-winning 3-pointer to put the Mavs up 2-0 in the Western Conference Finals, the struggling Minnesota offense, the media narratives around Jayson Tatum, and why the Celtics need to win the NBA title. Final sequence (1:33) Are we emotionally prepared for a Celtics vs. Kyrie Irving NBA Finals? (10:52) Last minute blow by blow (12:17) Minnesota's struggling offense (22:50) KAT and ANT need to be better (29:50) Luka's offensive brilliance (34:02) Have the Celtics become Jaylen Brown's team? (41:49) The Celtics need to win the title (1:01:00) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:08:30

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Mavs Take Game 1 in Minnesota, All-NBA Results and Implications, Changes in Cleveland, and Pacers-Celtics

5/23/2024
Zach and Kirk Goldsberry discuss the Mavericks win in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals, how both Dallas and Minnesota might adjust in Game 2, the All-NBA results, Cleveland firing JB Bickerstaff and what comes next for Donovan Mitchell, quick Pacers-Celtics takes, and Kirk's new book "Hoop Atlas." Dallas grinds out Game 1 in Minnesota (2:17) Kyrie Irving has been amazing for Dallas (15:52) Derrick Lively was a homerun pick by the Mavs (24:10) All-NBA Teams announced (39:17) JB Bickerstaff out in Cleveland (53:35) Pacers-Celtics (1:00:08) Hoop Atlas (1:10:09) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:20:49

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Game 7 Road Wins by the Wolves and Pacers, Conference Final Previews, and Offseason Outlooks for NYK, DEN, and OKC

5/20/2024
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Pelton react to Game 7 wins for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Indiana Pacers, questions in Denver and New York going forward, Knicks injuries, and more. Plus: Quick thoughts on Mavs-Wolves and Celtics-Pacers in the conference finals, what's next for the Oklahoma City Thunder, and much more. Nuggets offseason questions (19:47) Mavs-Wolves Western Conference Finals Lookahead (30:34) Offseason in OKC (36:34) Pacers push past Knicks in MSG (43:13) Celtics-Pacers Eastern Conference Finals Lookahead (1:04:11) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:20:08

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Wolves-Nuggets Game 7, Celtics Consternation, Cavs' Questions, and Mavs-Thunder

5/17/2024
Zach and Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic talk all things Wolves-Nuggets and preview Game 7. Then (38:47) Zach discusses the Boston Celtics soft path to the conference finals and the perception Boston isn't playing well enough to win the title -- and whether anything short of that is a failure. Then (54:09) Zach welcomes in ESPN's Tim MacMahon to discuss Mavs-Thunder, how the Mavs trades worked out, whether OKC blew it at the trade deadline, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:35:39

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Nuggets Knot Series at 2, Pacers Cruise in Game 4 against the Knicks, and the Hawks Win the Lottery

5/13/2024
Zach and ESPN's Bobby Marks discuss the Nuggets showing the heart of a champion to bounce back and even their series against the Wolves, the Knicks running out of gas in Game 4 against the Pacers, and what Indiana's off-season could look like. Then ESPN's NBA Draft Expert Jonathan Givony joins on what the Hawks could do with the #1 pick, how the Spurs will handle two picks in the top 8, and the news that Bronny James has been cleared medically. Denver's defense versus Wolves' offense (15:27) Nuggets' insane run to end 1st half (21:23) Pacers even series with Knicks (27:22) What would a run to the Eastern Conference Finals do for Indiana's off-season? (41:12) Givony on Hawks winning Draft Lottery (51:58) Bronny James cleared (1:16:21) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:22:50

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Mavs and Cavs Take Game 2s, Nuggets on the Ropes, Depleted Knicks, and Vogel Fired in Phoenix

5/10/2024
Zach and ESPN's Tim Legler discuss the home losses in Game 2 by the Celtics and Thunder, the firing of Frank Vogel in Phoenix, and what to expect in Wolves-Nuggets and Knicks-Pacers. Plus, Mike Singer joins to share the story of his forthcoming book on the rise of Nikola Jokic. Knicks-Pacers (4:30) Cavs rout Celtics in Game 2 (8:46) Mavs win Game 2 in OKC (24:25) Vogel fired in Phoenix (47:09) Singer on his book about Jokic (1:03:50) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:39:31

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Denver Down, Knicks' Controversial Game One Win, and Riley's Presser

5/7/2024
Zach and NBA.com's John Schuhmann discuss the Wolves beatdown of the Denver Nuggets and New York's wild and controversial win over the Pacers -- and what comes next in both series. Then they briefly preview Cavs-Celtics and Mavs-Thunder, make picks, and discuss the fallout from first-round eliminations for the Orlando Magic, Miami Heat, and LA Clippers. Wolves take both games in Denver (1:45) Knicks eke out controversial Game One against the Pacers (28:51) Celtics-Cavs preview (53:04) Thunder-Mavs preview (58:24) Magic postmortem (1:06:25) Pat Riley's presser (1:09:25) Clippers' off-season (1:14:51) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:25:18

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Knicks-Sixers Slugfest, Off-season questions for Philly, Miami, and Milwaukee, and a TWolves-Nuggets Preview

5/3/2024
Zach and Howard Beck of The Ringer discuss the epic Knicks-Sixers series, Joel Embiid's play, what's next for the Sixers, Heat, and Bucks after disappointing first-round exits, the Kawhi Leonard-Paul George era in LA, the Darvin Ham noise, Knicks-Pacers early thoughts, and much more. Then Adam Mares of DNVR Sports and Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic join for an in-depth preview of the Nuggets-Wolves showdown. Knicks-Sixers all-time first-round series (7:32) Embiid battled (19:49) Sixers' crucial off-season (32:14) Bucks' postmortem (39:33) Heat have an intriguing off-season on the horizon (48:55) Clippers on the brink (57:32) Mares and Krawczynski preview Minnesota-Denver (1:10:57) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:00:59

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ANT's Brilliance, Fake Durant Trades, Clips-Mavs, and a Knicks-Sixers Deep Dive

4/29/2024
Zach and ESPN's Bobby Marks discuss Anthony Edwards' brilliance in Minnesota's sweep of Phoenix, the potential fallout for the Suns, fake Kevin Durant trades, Clippers-Mavericks and Kawhi Leonard's injury, the pressure on Cleveland in Cavs-Magic, the stakes for the Sixers and Bucks behind 3-1, and much more. Then Fred Katz of The Athletic joins for a deep dive on Knicks-Sixers, New York's future plans, Pacers-Bucks, and more. Phoenix postmortem (11:30) How the Durant trade hamstrung Phoenix (14:11) Fake Durant trades (19:18) Durant's legacy (27:45) Clippers-Mavericks (33:33) Cavs-Magic (44:17) Sixers and Bucks on the brink (51:37) Katz (1:06:36) Game 5 adjustments (1:12:20) Brunson's Game 4 masterpiece (1:16:44) Injury updates (1:27:22) Bucks-Pacers (1:31:42) Knicks' future plans (1:36:41) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:47:28

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First Round Check-In with Mo Dakhil

4/26/2024
Zach is joined by Mo Dakhil for reactions to Game 3 in Knicks vs. 76ers, Cavaliers vs. Magic, and Nuggets vs. Lakers. They also preview the Game 3's in the Friday slate of games and how they expect the rest of the first round to play out. 2:55 Sixers bounce back against the Knicks 20:35 Lakers vs Nuggets 38:30 Magic vs. Cavs 44:00 Clippers vs. Mavericks 52:09 Wolves vs. Suns 58:15 Miami Heat shocking the Celtics yet again 1:09:53 Pels vs. Thunder Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:24:00

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First Round Analysis with Kevin Pelton

4/22/2024
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Pelton discuss what they've seen from every Game 1 of the first round and what to look for as each series progresses. Knicks-Sixers (2:11) Celtics-Heat (8:03) Cavs-Magic (12:06) Nuggets-Lakers (16:46) Timberwolves-Suns (27:10) Thunder-Pelicans (36:21) Clippers-Mavericks (50:23) Bucks-Pacers (1:02:57) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:18:36

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First Round Deep Dive with Coach David Thorpe

4/18/2024
Zach discusses the Warriors being eliminated from playoff contention and questions if this is the end of this team as we know them, then he is joined by David Thorpe for their annual 8x8 first round deep dive. 0:00 The Warriors being eliminated by the Kings. 19:10 Injury updates following the play-in. 25:55 Minnesota vs. Phoenix series preview 41:20 Sixers vs. Knicks preview 51:42 Lakers vs. Nuggets preview 1:04:00 Clippers vs. Mavs series preview 1:17:00 Magic vs.Cavs series preview. 1:26:45 Pacers vs. Bucks preview. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:42:30

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Regular Season Conclusion, Play-In Preview, and Awards Picks.

4/15/2024
Zach is joined by ESPN's Chris Herring to review Sunday's regular-season conclusion, preview the four play-in games and four playoff series that we know so far, and give their final awards picks for the 2024 season. 7:00 Winners and losers from Sunday's regular season conclusion 12:15 Is Orlando actually a good matchup for the Cavs? 18:00- The Phoenix Suns avoiding the Play-In by beating the Wolves 24:30- Can the Bucks beat the Pacers without Giannis? 30:00- The Mavericks-Clippers Trilogy 36:45- Lakers vs. Pelicans Play-In preview 49:54- Philadelphia vs. Miami Play-In preview 1:00:30- Warriors vs. Kings Play-In rematch from last year's playoffs 1:09:45- Hawks vs. Bulls Play-In 1:17:20- Rapid-Fire Awards Picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:29:13

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Giannis' Injury, Knicks-Celtics, Playoff Seeding Possibilities, and the MVP Race

4/11/2024
Zach asks injury expert Jeff Stotts about the extent of Giannis Antentokounmpo's injury and his potential recovery timetable. Then The Athletic's Mo Dakhil joins to discuss Knicks-Celtics, playoff seeding, and the MVP race. What will Giannis' recovery look like? (1:27) Dakhil (17:20) Does anything concern you about the Celtics? (21:03) Knicks are a joy to watch (24:26) Jrue Holiday extension (32:01) Bucks make a starting lineup change (36:34) Nuggets move into pole position in the West (45:12) MVP race is not over (51:45) West seeding possibilities (1:01:18) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:20:25

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Final Week Frenzy, All-Defense, and All-NBA Races

4/9/2024
Zach and ESPN's Bobby Marks weigh in on the pivotal races in the Western Conference. Then ESPN's Tim Bontemps joins to discuss the logjam behind Boston in the East, what's gone wrong in Cleveland, and how their All-Defense and All-NBA ballots are shaping up. The race for 6th in the West (3:21) How the top spot will be determined in the West (20:05) The muddled East from 2 to 8 (33:42) Who's the biggest threat to Boston in the East? (39:55) What's gone wrong in Cleveland? (54:07) All-Defense Teams (1:14:37) All-NBA Teams (1:19:39) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:33:28

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The Playoff Push with Kevin Pelton

4/5/2024
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Pelton discuss the Sixers' chances now that Joel Embiid is back in the fold, how seeds 3 through 5 might shake out in the East, the race for the top seed in the West, how dangerous the Lakers can be, and what to make of the Suns and Clippers. Sixers with Embiid (10:31) Are the Heat going to heat up or what? (24:01) Knicks without Randle (27:14) Cavs and Magic (35:26) Race for top seed in the West (44:35) How dangerous can the Lakers be? (49:56) Wolves without KAT (1:00:10) Suns coming together (1:03:09) Can the Clippers find the magic they had earlier in the year? (1:05:59) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:17:14

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Embiid's Return, Charging Mavs, and Most Improved Player Candidates

4/1/2024
Zach and ESPN's Tim MacMahon discuss Joel Embiid's expected return to the Sixers, the charging Mavericks, and a trio of teams succeeding without an injured star. Plus, TrueHoop's David Thorpe joins to run through the top candidates for Most Improved Player. Impact of Embiid's return (1:04) Mavs currently in 5th in the West (9:42) Hawks without Trae, Wolves without KAT, and Rockets without Sengun (30:57) Thorpe (48:10) Most Improved Player candidates (49:55) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:46:57

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Worst Preseason Takes and Draymond Green's Ejection with Doris Burke

3/28/2024
Zach and ESPN's Doris Burke discuss Draymond Green's ejection and the Warriors' push for the play-in before revealing their preseason takes that have since fallen flat. Headlines around the league (15:04) Worst Preseason Takes (22:07) Under on the Thunder (22:27) Hawks to finish in the top 5 (30:56) Lukewarm on the Porzingis trade (33:19) A Mavs swoon that never happened (41:58) D'Angelo Russell's season with the Lakers (47:17) The Suns as a title contender (55:23) Clippers escaped Philly with a win (1:03:05) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:58

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Playoff Races in the East and West. Plus, the League Looking into Betting Irregularities

3/26/2024
Zach and The Dunker Spot's Steve Jones, Jr. discuss what's going on with the Warriors, the races for the 6th seed in the East and West, and the battle for positioning among the 3-4-5 spots in the East. Then ESPN Chalk's David Purdum joins for the latest on the NBA looking into betting irregularities involving Toronto's Jontay Porter. What's going on with the Warriors? (2:27) 6-7-8 spots in the West (9:44) 6-7-8 spots in the East (33:56) 3-4-5 in the East (53:05) Purdum (1:08:34) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:34:55