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Breakaway is a podcast miniseries that explores the NBA from the inside out. Every episode delves into one of the driving forces of the game, featuring the perspectives of the players, coaches, and thinkers who understand it best. Hosted by Rob Mahoney and presented by Sports Illustrated.

Breakaway is a podcast miniseries that explores the NBA from the inside out. Every episode delves into one of the driving forces of the game, featuring the perspectives of the players, coaches, and thinkers who understand it best. Hosted by Rob Mahoney and presented by Sports Illustrated.
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Breakaway is a podcast miniseries that explores the NBA from the inside out. Every episode delves into one of the driving forces of the game, featuring the perspectives of the players, coaches, and thinkers who understand it best. Hosted by Rob Mahoney and presented by Sports Illustrated.

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English


Episodes

Transformation (Jazz forward Joe Johnson)

4/19/2017
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How does a basketball player reinvent himself, over and over, without ever losing what made him special in the first place? In this episode, Utah’s Joe Johnson explains the continued evolution that has made him valuable to so many teams in so many different ways. For more Breakaway, subscribe now via iTunes or your podcast platform of choice. Produced by Alex Abnos and Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Kevin MacLeod,...

Duration: 00:42:37


Assistance (Warriors assistant coach Ron Adams)

4/5/2017
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Why would one of the best coaches in the NBA forego the chance to lead a team of his own? In this episode, we consider the fascinating career of Golden State’s Ron Adams – a career assistant by choice who groomed some of the league’s best head coaches without ever taking the job himself. For more Breakaway, subscribe now via iTunes or your podcast platform of choice. Produced by Alex Abnos and Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode...

Duration: 00:44:35


Experience (Bucks guard Jason Terry)

3/22/2017
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Why do NBA teams of all kinds go out of their way to sign veteran contributors? In this episode, Milwaukee's Jason Terry articulates the fuller value of his 18 years of experience through his dual role as player and teacher. For more Breakaway, subscribe now via iTunes or your podcast platform of choice. Produced by Alex Abnos and Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Kevin MacLeod, Chris Zabriske, and P C III.

Duration: 00:38:34


Injury (Lakers forward Julius Randle)

3/8/2017
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How do NBA players cope with brutal, season-ending injury? In this episode, Lakers forward Julius Randle guides us through the restless frustration of a lost season, having broken his leg in the first game of his NBA career. For more Breakaway, subscribe now via iTunes or your podcast platform of choice. Produced by Alex Abnos and Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Kevin MacLeod, Chris Zabriske, and tylersrevenge.

Duration: 00:37:19


System (Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni)

2/22/2017
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What if an NBA team just ran its best play every trip down the floor? In this episode, Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni takes us into the world of system – that structure meant to maintain order in a naturally chaotic game – by breaking all the rules. For more Breakaway, subscribe now via iTunes or your podcast platform of choice. Produced by Alex Abnos and Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music credits for this episode include: Andy G. Cohen, Kevin MacLeod,...

Duration: 00:35:14


Role (Bulls center Robin Lopez)

2/8/2017
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Superstars account for only a sliver of the NBA's vast and varied ecosystem. In this episode of Breakaway, we turn our attention to the world of activity beyond them. Chicago's Robin Lopez guides us through the life and work of NBA role players—high-level professionals who, by type, go categorically overlooked. For more Breakaway, subscribe now via iTunes or your podcast platform of choice. Produced by Alex Abnos and Rob Mahoney with special thanks to Ben Eagle and Matt Dollinger. Music...

Duration: 00:28:20


Teaser Episode

2/6/2017
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"Breakaway" launches February 8th.

Duration: 00:01:34