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

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    Nekias Duncan and Kirk Goldsberry

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 83:12

    Zach talks to Nekias Duncan of Basketball News and the Dunker Spot about Heat-Celtics. Then ESPN;s Kirk Goldsberry talks Warriors-Mavs, San Antonio history, lottery winners and losers, more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Arnovitz and Scalabrine

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 87:44

    Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz discuss Mavs-Suns Game 7, Phoenix's future and preview Mavs-Warriors. Then Brian Scalabrine talks Celtics-Bucks Game 7 and looks ahead to the Eastern Conference Finals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Bobby Marks, Howard Beck, and Jeff Van Gundy

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 87:26

    Zach and ESPN's Bobby Marks and Howard Beck of Sports Illustrated talk Philadelphia's James Harden problem, Bucks-Celtics, Golden State-Memphis, Giannis taking the "best player" throne, and more. Then Jeff Van Gundy joins to preview Suns-Mavs Game 7. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Chris Herring

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 80:26

    Zach and Chris Herring of Sports Illustrated break down all four second-round series, plus the Ja Morant injury/Jordan Poole video, officiating controversies in Boston-Milwaukee, fan interactions in Dallas, much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Second Round Reset with Kevin O'Connor

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 80:15

    Zach and The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor take the temperature of all four second round playoff series and a special guest drops by to chime in on one of them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Brandon Clarke

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 34:36

    Zach Lowe is joined by Memphis Grizzlies forward Brandon Clarke to discuss the Grizzlies meteoric rise this season, his thoughts on the Dillon Brooks foul on Gary Payton II, having to defend Steph Curry and Klay Thompson, and he and Jaren Jackson Jr's friendship. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Friedell and MacMahon

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 63:35

    Zach and ESPN's Nick Friedell talk Heat-Sixers, Philadelphia's struggles without Joel Embiid, and how no one may have won the Harden-Simmons trade. Then ESPN's Tim MacMahon discusses Suns-Mavs and how Dallas' defensive solutions only create more problems for them to solve. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Jeff Van Gundy

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 85:09

    Zach and ESPN's Jeff Van Gundy reflect on the three series that ended Thursday, preview the conference semifinals, talk Zion, the future of the Pelicans, change coming in Utah, much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Marks on Nets and MacMahon on Mavs-Jazz

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 89:50

    Zach and ESPN's Bobby Marks discuss the Celtics sweeping the Nets, what's next for Brooklyn, the Simmons-Harden trade, Kevin Durant's career arc, more. Then ESPN's Tim MacMahon talks Mavs-Jazz ahead of Game 6.

    Kustok and Arnovitz

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 87:47

    Zach takes stock of the playoffs in the wake of injuries to Devin Booker and Khris Middleton; then Sarah Kustok of the YES Network talks Nets-Celtics and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz discusses Wolves-Grizz and some Jazz-Mavs

    Bontemps, MacMahon, and Andrews

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 85:33

    Zach and ESPN's Tim Bontemps talk Sixers-Raptors and Celtics-Nets, plus Kyrie's middle fingers; then ESPN's Tim MacMahon discusses Jazz-Mavs and ESPN's Kendra Andrews talks resurgent Warriors.

    First Round Preview with David Thorpe

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 84:57

    Zach and David Thorpe of TrueHoop do their annual 8-by-8 preview of every first-round series. 

    Play-In Preview with Kevin Arnovitz

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 77:05

    Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz break down all four play-in matchups, make predictions, and discuss Frank Vogel's imminent firing from the Lakers. 

    Bam Adebayo and All-Rookie Teams with Kevin Pelton

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 85:24

    Zach talks to Miami's Bam Adebayo about the Heat's season, the Jimmy Butler-Erik Spoelstra argument, playoff seeding, Defensive Player of the Year, more. Then ESPN's Kevin Pelton joins to debate Rookie of the Year and pick All-Rookie teams.

    All-Defense with Chris Herring

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 89:31

    Zach and Sports Illustrated's Chris Herring go through the All-Defense ballots, talk MVP, playoff races, much more. 

    Schwartz and MacMahon

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2022 92:31

    Zach talks to ESPN's Michael Schwartz about the dominant Suns and Devin Booker's MVP case. Then ESPN's Tim MacMahon joins to talk MVP debates, the reeling Jazz, fake Rudy Gobert trades, much more. 

    Bontemps and Marks

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 70:59

    Zach and ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Bobby Marks discuss the top of the tightly bunched Eastern Conference.

    Most Improved Players with David Thorpe

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2022 73:41

    Zach and David Thorpe of TrueHoop make their annual top-10 lists for Most Improved Player, plus talk Heat kerfuffle, Rookie of the Year, All-NBA, Raptors, Finals picks, much more.

    All-NBA with Kevin Arnovitz

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 66:10

    Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz fill out their All-NBA ballots...in pencil.

    Kendra Andrews, Marques Johnson

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2022 81:57

    Zach and ESPN's Kendra Andrews discuss Steph Curry's foot injury, the state of the Warriors, and the Western Conference playoff race. Then Marques Johnson joins to talk about the Bucks gearing up for a title defense. 

    Jaren Jackson, Jr. and Kendrick Perkins

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 73:22

    Zach talks to Memphis Grizzlies star Jaren Jackson Jr. about the team's breakout season, Ja Morant, trash talking, and more. Then ESPN's Kendrick Perkins tells Kevin Garnett stories. 

    Friedell on Nets-Sixers and a Pop Celebration

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2022 110:05

    Zach talks to ESPN's Nick Friedell about the Nets blowout win over the 76ers in Philadelphia. Then a parade of guests that either played for or coached under Gregg Popovich in San Antonio with great stories as he is on the precipice of becoming the all-time wins leader in NBA history: Brett Brown (24:18), Ime Udoka (41:37), Danny Green (58:05), Monty Williams (1:14:05), Steve Kerr (1:33:08).

    Bill Simmons

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 7, 2022 90:11

    Zach and The Ringer's Bill Simmons rank the players, coaches, and/or teams facing the most pressure for the remainder of the NBA season.

    MacMahon and Mares

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2022 74:07

    It"s middle of the West day on the Lowe Post! Zach talks Mavs and Jazz with ESPN's Tim MacMahon, then Adam Mares of DNVR Sports hops on to discuss the forgotten Denver Nuggets.

    Bontemps and Sedano

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2022 86:42

    Zach and ESPN's Tim Bontemps discuss the early returns of James Harden, then ESPN's Jorge Sedano talks about the under-the-radar Heat

    Lopez and Krawczynski

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2022 72:17

    Zach talks to ESPN's Andrew Lopez about the Pelicans and Zion Williamson, then Jon Krawczynski discusses the strange and evolving Minnesota Timberwolves.

    Jeff Van Gundy on the Biggest Questions of the 2nd Half

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2022 88:53

    Zach addresses the drama with LeBron James and the Lakers and then discusses the league's biggest questions of the 2nd half with ESPN's Jeff Van Gundy.

    The Celtics' Turnaround and an All-Star Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2022 82:50

    Zach and Brian Scalabrine discuss the red-hot Celtics and their chances in the East, then Zach and ESPN's Kevin Pelton draft their own All-Star teams and talk MVP, the top of each conference, more. 

    SI's Howard Beck

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2022 75:00

    Zach and Howard Beck of Sports Illustrated discuss the many tentacles of the 76ers-Nets mega deal and weigh in on the early returns from other deadline swaps.

    Trade Deadline Madness with Bobby Marks

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2022 91:18

    Zach talks to ESPN's Bobby Marks about a wild trade deadline including the Harden-Simmons trade, the Mavericks dealing Kristaps Porzingis to Washington, the Sabonis-Haliburton swap and much more.

    Shelburne and Bontemps

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2022 84:07

    Zach and ESPN's Ramona Shelburne discuss the Ben Simmons/James Harden situation and what the Lakers should do about Russell Westbrook. Then ESPN's Tim Bontemps talks about the Caris LeVert trade and other deadline rumblings.

    Eastern Conference Trade Market with Bontemps and Marks

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2022 68:26

    Zach talks to ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Bobby Marks about the trade landscape in the Eastern Conference as we approach next week's deadline.

    Herring on the '90s Knicks and MacMahon on the Mavs and Jazz

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2022 93:40

    Zach talks to SI's Chris Herring about his incredible new book "Blood in the Garden" on the 1990s New York Knicks. Then ESPN's Tim MacMahon joins to discuss the surging Mavs and the reeling Jazz. 

    Trade Chatter with Bobby Marks and Picking All-Stars with Kevin Pelton

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022 87:11

    Zach runs through the names being bandied about ahead of the trade deadline with ESPN's Bobby Marks. Then Kevin Pelton stops by to select All-Star rosters.

    The Scorching Grizz, the state of the Sixers, and a trade!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 92:19

    Zach and Chris Herrington of the Daily Memphian discuss Ja Morant and the scorching Grizz, then Spike Eskin and Mike Levin of the Rights to Ricky Sanchez talk Sixers, Ben Simmons, and more. Plus analysis of the Hawks-Knicks trade involving Cam Reddish. 

    Klay Day and Raptors Deep Dive

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 86:17

    Zach talks to ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk about Klay Day and the Warriors, then Eric Koreen of The Athletic and Blake Murphy of Sportsnet convene for the annual holiday season Raptors deep dive.

    Kustok and King

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 84:20

    Zach talks to Sarah Kustok of the YES Network on Kyrie Irving's debut and the state of the Nets with their part-time star, then Bulls analyst and 8-year NBA veteran Stacey King discusses the East's No. 1 seed -- plus some stories from the glory days

    Chris Herring

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 76:37

    Zach and Sports Illustrated's Chris Herring take an early pass at picking All-Stars.

    Jeff Van Gundy

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 83:42

    Zach and Jeff Van Gundy discuss the biggest questions for the rest of the NBA season: Are the Lakers done? Should Boston break up Tatum and Brown? Who should trade for Ben Simmons and Jerami Grant? Can the Bulls win the East? Much more.

    ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 75:11

    Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz discuss the Jazz, Bucks, and Hawks ahead their Christmas Day games -- and touch on what the Knicks should do without Derrick Rose. 

    Kevin Pelton and Dr. Robby Sikka

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 66:05

    Zach and ESPN's Kevin Pelton discuss Anthony Davis' injury, the Lakers playoffs chances, the red-hot Grizz, gritty Miami Heat, and more. Then Dr. Robby Sikka joins to discuss the NBA's response to another COVID outbreak. 

    Celebrating Curry and Picking X-Factors

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 82:09

    Zach riffs on the greatness of Stephen Curry, and ESPN's Nick Friedell talks about the scene at Curry's record-breaking game at MSG. Then Kevin O'Connor of The Ringer joins to pick X-factors for the rest of the NBA season.

    Windhorst and Lopez

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 75:19

    Zach talks to ESPN's Brian Windhorst about the upstart Cavs and the uptick in players testing positive for COVID-19. Then, ESPN's Andrew Lopez on the latest setback for Zion Williamson and how the Pelicans have fared without him.

    Bobby Marks

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 66:25

    With Dec. 15 approaching, ESPN's Bobby Marks helps navigate the trade landscape: Indiana's intentions, potential homes for key Pacers, Ben Simmons, Kyrie Irving, James Harden's impending free agency, sellers, and what if anything the Lakers can do. 

    Pelton and MacMahon

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 80:21

    Zach and ESPN's Kevin Pelton talk about what's next for the reeling Portland Trail Blazers, then ESPN's Tim MacMahon joins to talk the struggling Mavs, hot Rockets, and streaking Grizz. 

    Doris Burke and Eric Collins

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 90:20

    Zach and ESPN's Doris Burke talk about her visit with the Warriors, takeaways from Suns-Warriors I, her beloved Knicks, and the surprising start in Minnesota. Then Charlotte's play-by-play man Eric Collins discusses his burgeoning NBA fame.

    Schwartz and McMenamin

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 83:08

    Zach and ESPN's Michael Schwartz break down the red-hot Suns ahead of their showdown with the Warriors, then ESPN's Dave McMenamin checks in on the Lakers -- plus reaction to surgeries for Michael Porter Jr. and Joe Harris, and Knicks lineup tinkering. 

    ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 79:12

    Zach takes stock of the league as the quarter poll approaches, then ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz joins to talk the Isaiah -LeBron fracas, more Kings drama, the Wizards and Bulls hot starts, and more. 

    Beck and Kustok

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 92:36

    Zach and Sports Illustrated's Howard Beck pick their inner circle of contenders, talk Warriors, and discuss Howard's feature on Scoot Henderson. Then Sarah Kustok of the YES Network talks all things Nets. 

    ESPN's Kevin Pelton

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 70:17

    Zach and Kevin Pelton go over angsty teams -- should fans worry about the Knicks, Pacers, Blazers, Kings, Jazz, or Grizzlies? Plus reaction to Evan Mobley's injury, the rampaging Bulls, and more.

    Friedell, Slater, and Ogwumike

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 75:45

    Zach talks to ESPN's Nick Friedell and Anthony Slater of The Athletic about the scorching Golden State Warriors, then Chiney Ogwumike joins to discuss the Mavs, Suns, Clippers, Hawks, and more.

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