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The 4-Down Podcast, the official podcast of ESPN TrueHoop Network site 48 Minutes of Hell, is an audio show focused on the San Antonio Spurs and its NBA D-League affiliate, the Austin Toros.






Ep. 85: Talking Spurs, NBA with Tim Bontemps

Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post stops by 48 Minutes of Hell to talk Spurs, Kawhi Leonard's place in the league's hierarchy and whether anyone saw him reaching these heights, as well as look around the rest of the NBA. He also breaks the news to me that I yell into my microphone.

Duration: 00:50:24

Ep. 84: Zach Harper of CBS Sports

Zach Harper stopped by 48 Minutes of Hell to chat about all things NBA, including the Warriors and whether people are now starting to not quite love them as much, the Thunder and the problems they're experiencing, and of course, the state of the Spurs at the moment.

Duration: 00:52:39

Ep. 83: Sam Amick of USA Today

Sam Amick joins Matthew Tynan to reflect on the trade deadline and talk about life as a newsbreaker around the All-Star break, as well as discuss memories of his experiences around the Spurs.

Duration: 00:47:24

Ep. 82: The Changing of the Guard

Matthew Tynan and Graydon Gordian take the 4-Down Podcast for a spin for the first time in quite a while to discuss All-Star Weekend and the outlook ahead for the Spurs and the rest of the Western Conference.

Duration: 01:10:30

Ep. 81: The Spurs-less Playoffs and Ripping Giant Holes in Your Pants

Editor Emeritus Graydon Gordian drops by to talk about how he's watched the NBA Playoffs without the Spurs, as well as thoughts about San Antonio's early out. He also shares a story about the time he ripped his pants completely open in the middle of Phillips Arena during the first round of the postseason. Here at 48 MoH, we are proud to be represented by such an outstanding gentleman.

Duration: 01:21:23

Ep. 80: Michael Pina from the Internet

Michael Pina joins Matthew Tynan to talk about the MVP race the Defensive Player of the Year campaigns of Draymond Green and Kawhi Leonard, look at the Western Conference as a whole, and check in on the status of the San Antonio Spurs.

Duration: 01:00:52

Ep. 79: Good Riddance, Rodeo Road Trip

Trevor Zickgraf and Matthew Tynan talk about the awfulness of the Rodeo Road Trip, Tony Parker's struggles, and the favorable road ahead.

Duration: 00:59:57

Ep. 78: Trade Deadline and a Second-Half Outlook for the Spurs

Caleb Saenz joins the show for the first time as he talks with Matthew Tynan about the NBA trade deadline and an outlook for the second half of the Spurs season.

Duration: 00:33:50

Ep. 77: Boris Diaw's apprentice

The NBA Draft has come and gone and the San Antonio Spurs appear to have grabbed themselves a good player with the 30th overall pick. We talk that and the Spurs' draft and stash inventory in the latest 4-Down Podcast.

Duration: 00:40:06

Ep. 76: Champs, foreigners and free agents

The San Antonio Spurs won their fifth NBA title and just like that, they've got to get back to work again. The 48MoH team touches on San Antonio's run to the championship and what the next steps are.

Duration: 00:55:04

Ep. 75: No promises as the playoffs begin

Andrew McNeill and Matthew Tynan discuss Coach of the Year and the Spurs' first-round playoff matchup with the Dallas Mavericks.

Duration: 00:43:44

Ep. 74: Rodeo Road Trip, injuries and All-Stars

Andrew McNeill discuss the first leg of the Rodeo Road Trip, the ongoing injury issues, Marco Belinelli's Three-Point Shootout victory and exactly what in the hell is going on with Tiago Splitter?

Duration: 00:37:58

Ep. 72: Manu injury, trade season and a mascot without pants

Andrew McNeill and Matthew Tynan talk about Manu's injury, a couple of trade scenarios and just what's up with the Coyote's pants situation.

Duration: 00:49:42

Ep. 73: We road-trippin’ in this

Andrew McNeill and Matthew Tynan break down the early portion of the Rodeo Road Trip and the impressive play of Patty Mills.

Duration: 00:39:21

Ep. 71: The injury bug bites early in the new year

It's the first 4-Down Podcast episode of the new year, and there's plenty to talk about. It's been an up-and-down week in Spurs-land, and Andrew McNeill and Matthew Tynan hash out the issues at hand in San Antonio, as well as revisit the challenges of revamping the NBA's draft lottery system.

Duration: 00:53:12