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The Hoop Collective team breaks down the NBA.

The Hoop Collective team breaks down the NBA.
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The Hoop Collective team breaks down the NBA.

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English


Episodes

All-Star weekend, Dallas, Warriors in DC

2/22/2018
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Amin Elhassan, Marc Spears and Chris Haynes reconvene to chat about on and off-the-court festivities at All-Star weekend (2:10), the Mavs' workplace (28:10) and the Warriors' D.C. plans (44:15).

Duration:00:53:58

Mini-pod: All-Star Day Three

2/19/2018
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Jackie MacMullan, Andrew Han, Steve Martinez and Baxter Holmes congregate inside Staples Center to give quick reactions to Day Three of All-Star plus final thoughts on the weekend.

Duration:00:19:23

Mini-pod: All-Star Day Two

2/18/2018
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Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Dave McMenamin give a quick take on Day Two of All-Star Weekend.

Duration:00:15:40

Mini-pod: All-Star Day One

2/17/2018
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Cassidy Hubbarth, Chiney Ogwumike, Andrew Han and Ramona Shelburne give a quick take on Day One of All-Star Weekend -- deep from the underbelly of Staples Center -- with insights from the Celebrity Game, Rising Stars Challenge and NBA community events.

Duration:00:19:18

Buckets, college basketball, two-way players

2/16/2018
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Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han and Jackie MacMullan are joined by Rob Perez to chat about his show Buckets (4:05), the brewing scandal in college sports (10:55), LeBron and Durant's car ride (30:55), getting in people's heads (40:30), Pierce's jersey retirement (47:10) and the Cavs' roster (55:10).

Duration:01:09:36

D'Wayne Wiggins, Tony! Toni! Tone!

2/15/2018
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Marc Spears and Amin Elhassan call up D'Wayne Wiggins of Tony! Toni! Tone! to talk about his Warriors fandom (5:45), thoughts on Quincy Jones (12:00), working with the biggest names in music (16:40), the heyday of Tony! Toni! Tone! (28:50) and advice to players (33:00).

Duration:00:45:22

Front offices on deadline, tanking, media dining

2/13/2018
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Andrew Han, Bobby Marks, Chris Forsberg and Nick Friedell discuss the logistics of making multiple trades at the deadline (2:35), tanking teams (14:00) and media dining (27:45). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Han answer listener questions (36:15).

Duration:00:50:28

Cavs again the king of the East?

2/12/2018
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Cassidy Hubbarth, Andrew Han and Ramona Shelburne on the new-look Cavs (3:05), if they can challenge the Warriors (14:20) and which incoming Cav helps the most (21:50).

Duration:00:35:27

How much did the NBA landscape change?

2/9/2018
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Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon recap the Cavs' deadline demolition (4:00), a Shaq story (13:00), the shrinking market for free agents (18:30), Rodney Hood and George Hill (25:30), if there's optimism now in Cleveland (36:45), Joe Johnson (42:00) and Boogie (48:05). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han try to disentangle idea of art being separate from the artist (56:10).

Duration:01:11:27

2018 Trade Deadline first impressions

2/8/2018
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Amin Elhassan, Marc Spears and Chris Haynes convene after a frantic trade deadline to talk Cavalier movement (2:15), Isaiah Thomas (9:10), Paul Allen's musical skills (20:30), Mudiay, Payton and depressed values (26:30), DeAndre Jordan (30:30), the Kings (34:15) and Wade's return to Miami (43:10).

Duration:00:49:33

Making sense of what we know

2/7/2018
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Kevin Arnovitz and Kevin Pelton chat about Porzingis and injury causality (1:15), believing in the Raptors (9:20), what the Jazz should do (22:30), the evolving perception of bigs (26:00) and the Cavs (29:35).

Duration:00:36:20

'88 dunk contest, unseating LeBron, bad teams

2/6/2018
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Andrew Han, Nick Friedell, Ohm Youngmisuk and Ian Begley recount the 1988 MJ vs. 'Nique dunk contest (4:45), if a trade could help a team unseat the Cavs (16:10) and bad team talk (30:30). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Han answer listener questions (46:50).

Duration:01:04:19

Cleveland problems, Rolling Celtics

2/5/2018
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Cassidy Hubbarth, Chiney Ogwumike and Ramona Shelburne on the tightening NBA budget (6:30), the problems in Cleveland (9:30), Super Bowl post-mortem (30:25), the rolling Celtics (35:00) the Knicks self-sabotaging (37:35) and dunk contest excitement (40:10).

Duration:00:43:24

Thunder nuggets, CBA minutiae, guessing deadline moves

2/2/2018
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Brian Windhorst, Brandon Lowe and Tim MacMahon discuss the end-of-game hijinks of Thunder-Nuggets (4:20), Mirotic to the Pelicans (15:00), Asik and CBA minutiae (28:05) and trying to forecast the trade deadline (32:05). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han explore the ethics of recruiting promises (48:20).

Duration:01:07:17

Jamal Crawford, Minnesota Timberwolves veteran guard

2/1/2018
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Marc Spears and Chris Haynes call up Jamal Crawford to talk about favorite kicks (8:25), adjusting to cold weather (13:30), the Blake Griffin trade (14:55), what happened with Lob City (25:00), the Sterling tapes (31:30), the uncanny similarity of Lonzo Ball's sneakers (43:40) and if Seattle produces the best players (54:00).

Duration:01:03:10

Answering Listener Questions

1/31/2018
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Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han answer listener questions about the MVP race (0:50), how to statistically evaluate front offices (8:30) and the increased friction between players and referees this season (13:00).

Duration:00:20:29

Blake Griffin? To the Pistons?

1/30/2018
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Brian Windhorst, Royce Young, Bobby Marks and Kevin Pelton discuss their initial reactions to the Blake Griffin trade (2:10), parsing loyalty and leverage (13:25), the Clippers' future plans (23:00), the Pistons picture (28:25), Blake vs. Tobias vs. "the supermax" (38:15), if the Clippers got enough (44:10) and the changing market (52:20).

Duration:01:00:53

Cavs, Embiid-Russ, social media mea culpa

1/29/2018
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Ramona Shelburne and Dave McMenamin discuss the state of flux for Cleveland (1:55), how much help the Cavs need (10:55), notoriety on social media (18:55), Embiid and Russ (28:40) and helping others (33:25).

Duration:00:36:31

All-Star Draft and Countdown stories

1/26/2018
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Brian Windhorst, Brandon Lowe and Jackie MacMullan discuss the All-Star draft (2:20), the third star of a Big 3 (7:50), Kyrie and surgery threats (13:25), the NBA and gambling (32:20) and more NBA Countdown stories (46:25). Plus, Kevin Pelton, Kaileigh Brandt and Andrew Han ponder if social media is making everyone crankier (54:40).

Duration:01:11:49

Dwane Casey, Toronto Raptors head coach

1/25/2018
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Marc Spears, Chris Haynes and Amin Elhassan call Raptors coach Dwane Casey to discuss the head coach firings this season (2:45), the difficulty in changing styles (9:45), figuring out how to beat LeBron (21:45), the young Raptors (28:00), working with GM Masai Ujiri (38:05), coaching abroad (41:40), Drake (50:35) and Kentucky (52:45).

Duration:01:01:57

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