ESPN’s Zach Lowe talks to various basketball people about various basketball things.
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Zach talks to Pablo Torre about the injury to Ben Simmons and Jeff Van Gundy about the Lakers sputtering half-court offense, how the Nuggets should handle Michael Porter, Jr., and the success of the Pacers.
Zach talks to Kevin Arnovitz about the race for the 8th seed in the West, the Suns' early bubble success, the enigma that is the Sixers, the Raptors reminding everyone how good they are, and coaches fashion.
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Pelton go rapid-fire through eight teams to wrap our "So, Where The Hell Were We?" series.
Zach talks to ESPN's Rachel Nichols and Bleacher Report's Howard Beck over drinks about their toughest award ballot decisions, the Knicks hire of Tom Thibodeau, and Lou Williams' trip to Magic City.
Zach and 538's Chris Herring fill out their Sixth Man of the Year ballots.
Zach and TNT analyst Stan Van Gundy play "So, Where the Hell Were We?" with the Pelicans and Grizzlies -- plus who poses the biggest threat to the Bucks in the East, and the LA teams out West?
Zach continues the "So, Where The Hell Were We Series" by talking Thunder with ESPN's Royce Young and Clippers with ESPN's Kirk Goldsberry.
Zach talks to ESPN's Malika Andrews and Meyers Leonard of the Miami Heat about life inside the NBA bubble, plus Leonard on shot-gunning beers, Heat Culture, video games, and more.
Zach plays "So, Where The Hell Were We?" about the Raptors with Eric Koreen of The Athletic; and the Bucks and Jazz with ESPN's Kevin Pelton and Tim MacMahon.
Zach talks to Chris Bosh about his playoff runs in Miami, his early days in Toronto, his new newsletter "The Last Chip," guarding Tim Duncan, much more.
Zach and John Hollinger of The Athletic play the second edition of "So, Where the Hell Were We?" starring the Sixers, Heat and Rockets.
Zach talks to ESPN's Brian Windhorst about the legacy of "The Decision" 10 years later, and the positive coronavirus tests within the Brooklyn Nets.
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Pelton discuss whether the NBA should cancel the season, and then play the first edition of, "So, where were we?" with the Lakers, Mavs, Celtics, and Nuggets (19:02).
Zach talks to Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce about the intersection of basketball and social justice in Atlanta, and the WNBA's Renee Montgomery about sitting out the 2020 season to focus on reform (46:04).
Zach and The Ringer's Bill Simmons re-draft the 2009 NBA Draft.
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz discuss the Orlando bubble and then fill out their all-defensive ballots.
Zach talks to former NBA star Caron Butler about his work in criminal justice reform, the protests sweeping the U.S., lessons from Kobe, peak Wizards-Cavaliers hijinks, and much more.
Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report about his oral history of the epic Game 7 between the Lakers and in 2000, the legacy of the Kobe-Shaq partnership, the NBA's restart plan, and more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Pelton about the NBA's proposed 22-team format.
Zach talks to Pistons coach Dwane Casey about the protests sweeping the nation, and what the NBA community can do going forward.
Zach talks to Lakers guard Alex Caruso about his unlikely NBA journey, the Lakers' surreal season, the NBA's potential return, all the memes, and much more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski about the NBA's potential restart.
Zach talks to Craig and Adam Malamut, creators of Game of Zones, about the end of their hit series -- favorite jokes, bits that almost didn't make the show, their creative process, much more. Includes spoilers for both Game of Zones and Game of Thrones.
Zach talks to Charles Barkley about "The Last Dance," Dream Team stories, player empowerment, his trade from Philadelphia to Phoenix, much more.
Zach and The Ringer's Ryen Russillo re-watch Game 7 of the 1998 conference finals between the Bulls and Pacers.
Zach talks to Celtics GM Danny Ainge about facing Michael Jordan in two NBA Finals, the 63-point game, the NBA's potential return from COVID-19 hiatus, more.
Zach talks to J.A. Adande about Michael Jordan's retirement in 1993, Scottie Pippen's season without MJ, and all things "Last Dance."
Zach talks to Jack McCallum about his new podcast series, "The Dream Team Tapes," dinner with Charles Barkley, the Isiah Thomas controversies, all things Michael Jordan, and more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Mike Greenberg about covering the Bulls first three-peat, "The Last Dance," the 1992 vs 1996 Bulls, LeBron and Jordan, more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Michael Wilbon about all things Michael Jordan and "The Last Dance."
Zach talks to ESPN's Bobby Marks about how the Nets tried to distract Dennis Rodman in the 1998 playoffs, the legacy of the Bad Boys, their infamous walk-off, and much more.
Zach and Chris Herring of 538 pick their NBA All-Rookie teams
Zach talks to Steve Kerr about the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls, The Last Dance, and much more.
Zach and Jackie MacMullan talk about Michael Jordan on the eve of "The Last Dance": her memories covering him; her visit to see him play baseball; the difference between the first three and last three titles; his greatest and most memorable moments, much more.
Zach talks to Mike Breen about prime Michael Jordan breaking the Knicks' hearts, Linsanity, the Ray Allen shot, and much more.
Zach talks to Washington star Bradley Beal about whether he wants to play again this season, his relationship with John Wall (8:46), why he signed an extension in Washington (11:09), and much more.
Zach talks to Paul Scheer of Black Monday and a million other things about his Clippers fandom (16:19), the Clippers transforming from underdogs to favorites, his comedy journey (30:25), "30 Rock," "Human Giant," and much more.
Zach talks to Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe about life in quarantine, Megan becoming a worldwide celebrity (24:21), the future of their sports, the hardest they've laughed at a movie (55:34), much more.
Zach talks to Pau Gasol about COVID-19, Kobe Bryant, his playing future, and more as part of the NBA's NBA Together campaign.
Zach and The Ringer's Bill Simmons discuss their MVP ballots from 1 to 5.
Zach talks to Sandro Galea, the dean of Boston University's School of Public Health, and Keyon Dooling, player wellness counselor for the NBPA, about the mental health challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Zach talks to TrueHoop's David Thorpe about Luka Doncic, Trae Young, Jayson Tatum, and the rest of the Most Improved Player field.
Zach talks to ESPN's Rachel Nichols about dealing with uncertainty, her interview with Adam Silver, NBA storylines that might go unfinished, more.
Zach talks to Bleacher Report's Howard Beck about COVID-19 shuttering the NBA, and much more.
Zach talks to Rockets GM Daryl Morey about trading away Clint Capela (2:41), the future of basketball (21:32), embracing innovation, and much more.
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz discuss the Nets and Kenny Atkinson agreeing to part ways.
Zach talks to Metta World Peace about his press conference after winning the title in 2010, the passing of Kobe Bryant (6:50), his underrated career (9:56), his influence on mental health awareness in the NBA (12:33), and much more.
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz discuss Milwaukee's status as favorites and the MVP race (49:57).
Zach and The Athletic's John Hollinger react to a highlight filled game between the Pelicans and the Lakers and discuss the potential playoff matchup between the two on the floor of Staples Center.
Zach talks to the Lakers Jared Dudley about the Kobe Bryant memorial, what the last month has been like inside the Lakers, the Western Conference playoff landscape, and much more.
Zach and Chris Herring of 538 pick their five most interesting players for the rest of the NBA season.
Zach talks to Nick Elam, creator of the Elam Ending, about its big-stage debut in Sunday's All-Star game, potential pitfalls, the future, much more.
Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo is having a breakout season. And it's happening quicker than most expected, just his third year in the NBA. ESPN's Zach Lowe explains what makes the first-time All-Star a remarkable talent on the court, and what's behind his incredible motivation off of it.
Zach talks to ESPN's Pablo Torre about the Rockets small-ball experiment (4:02), Philly's lineup change (35:52), the new All-Star format (20:54), much more.
Zach and ESPN's Bobby Marks react to the D'Angelo Russell-Andrew Wiggins trade, the Rockets going small (18:38), the Clippers getting Marcus Morris (49:44), much more.
Zach and Adrian Wojnarowski discuss the standoff between the Lakers and Clippers (2:32), how the firing of Steve Mills affects the Knicks at the deadline (19:32), deals they want to see (21:28), and more.
Ahead of Thursday's NBA trade deadline, rumors swirl about some of basketball's biggest names, causing fans and NBA Twitter to lose their minds. ESPN NBA senior writer Zach Lowe breaks down the buyers, sellers, and targets as the February 6 deadline draws near.
Zach talks to ESPN's Brian Windhorst about the upcoming NBA trade deadline.
Zach talks to Matt Barnes about what Kobe Bryant was like off the floor, Kobe the Dad, the end of the Phil Jackson era with the Lakers, going from enemy to friend with Kobe, much more.
Zach, Ramona Shelburne, and Rachel Nichols share their memories of the life of Kobe Bryant.
Zach talks to ESPN's Dave McMenamin about the powerhouse Lakers (15:58), Kyle Kuzma's future (24:57), Frank Vogel's rotations, Zion's debut (2:14), and much more.
Zach talks to Lakers guard Danny Green about late-career LeBron (2:16), why this is the most fun team environment he has ever experienced (18:44), those classic Spurs-Heat Finals, the Ray Allen shot (23:00), Kawhi's decision (33:34), much more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about the rising Grizz (1:07), the race for No. 8 in the West (12:38), the Nuggets, Jazz, Rockets, and Clippers, and Frank Vogel's coaching job with the Lakers (1:02:57).
Zach tracks Joe Ingles down to have him tell a ridiculous story he forgot to ask him about the other night.
Zach talks to Utah forward Joe Ingles about the surging Jazz (4:02), the art and limits of trash talk (19:04), the wild fires ravaging his native Australia (42:53), much more.
Zach and Bleacher Report's Howard Beck pick their Western Conference All-Stars, plus talk Kyle Kuzma trade value (25:20), Kyrie Irving's injury (33:04), and more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Dan Le Batard about the legacy of the LeBron-era Heat as the 2010s come to a close.
Zach talks to Oklahoma City center Steven Adams about his unconventional path to the NBA (9:25), the departures of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook (39:05), the best and worst trash talkers (35:35), the Draymond Green incident (21:33), much more.
Zach talks to Eric Koreen of The Athletic and Bruce Arthur of the Toronto Star about the post-Kawhi Raptors, trade questions, the top of the East and All-Star picks.
Zach and Bill Simmons of the Ringer fill out their early MVP (3:02) and All-NBA ballots (44:02).
Zach and Adrian Wojnarowski open NBA trade season: buyers (2:18), sellers, big names that could be on the move (11:09), much more.
Zach talks to John Hollinger of The Athletic about trade buyers and sellers (3:33), Kevin Love (21:15), much more.
James Harden's basketball strengths are varied and, for a defense trying to guard him, frustrating. Now, teams are trying something different against the Houston Rockets' versatile star. ESPN senior writer Zach Lowe joins Mina Kimes to measure Harden's impact on the league this season and to discuss effective ways to stop him.
Zach talks to Marc Spears of The Undefeated about his Damian Lillard feature story (1:40), the Blazers (28:36), Chris Paul's comments about his trade to the Thunder (32:20), Utah's struggles, and more.
Zach talks to comedian Gary Gulman about his HBO special "The Great Depresh," basketball as coping mechanism (5:20), the 1980s NBA versus today's game (38:36), the art of writing jokes, and the origin of his state abbreviations bit (48:20).
Zach talks to Boston's Marcus Smart about being a stretch 6, tension in last season's Celtics locker-room (3:18), what's different now, being an inch away from losing basketball (9:22), and guarding Kyrie Irving (26:13).
Zach talks to ESPN's Doris Burke about first impressions of the Kawhi-PG Clippers (4:19), what's different about this Boston team (17:26), whether this is the end of the Spurs (31:19), and more. Then ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz joins to discuss his story on an epic NBA scam (41:02).
Zach talks to "The Good Place" creator Michael Schur and writers Joe Mande and Jen Statsky about their NBA fandom, their favorite jokes in the history of the show, and behind-the-scenes stories.
Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report about Knicks chaos (2:55), Andrew Wiggins (33:09), and the 9-2 Lakers (49:09).
Zach talks to Mavs coach Rick Carlisle about the Luka Doncic-Kristaps Porzingis partnership (4:23), Dallas' 2011 title run (16:59), the Malice in the Palace (22:10), the 1986 Celtics (28:29), facing Michael Jordan in the playoffs, much more.
Zach talks to Chris Herring of 538 about load management mania (1:13), and four interesting teams around the West: Phoenix (11:24), Dallas (1:00:31), Houston (30:04), and San Antonio (48:15).
Zach talks to ESPN's Jay Williams about Stephen Curry's injury (5:53), the Joel Embiid-Karl-Anthony Towns fight (15:02), early-season surprises and disappointments, and more.
Zach talks to Bulls guard Zach LaVine about adapting to Jim Boylen, the Bulls' future, his Vontae Mack moment (14:43), wild KG stories (37:44), and more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Brian Windhorst about all those contract extensions (20:52), trade targets, and the start of the season. Mina Kimes joins to discuss the Sixers, dog people versus cat people, and much more (45:03).
The Clippers defeated the Lakers on opening night of the 2019-20 season and Zach Lowe and Brian Windhorst broke it down from the floor of Staples Center immediately following the game.
Zach talks to ESPN's Baxter Holmes about his feature on Carmelo Anthony being out of the NBA, Melo's career and legacy, and more.
Zach discusses LeBron James' comments on China, and previews the NBA season with Jeff Van Gundy.
Zach and ESPN Senior Insider Adrian Wojnarowski discuss the NBA's China issue, 2020 title favorites, trade targets and more in a TV special.
Zach talks to ESPN's Dave McMenamin about his piece on the Anthony Davis deal, the 2019-20 Lakers, the LeBron/AD partnership, player empowerment, and more.
Zach talks to Joel Embiid about the new-look Sixers, last season's heartbreak, his diet, and trash talk habits; Josh Richardson joins for a chat about being traded to Philly, Miami memories, and more.
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz rank their Five Most Confusing Teams for the 2019-20 NBA season.
Zach talks to New Orleans guard J.J. Redick about signing with the Pelicans, that Kawhi Leonard shot, leaving Philly, his old Clippers teams, dunking, and much more.
Zach talks to Sam Anderson of The New York Times Magazine about his book "Boom Town," the history of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Kevin Durant's recent comments, the Russell Westbrook and James Harden trades, and much more.
Zach talks to David Epstein about his books "Range" and "The Sports Gene" -- what they say about how NBA teams make decisions, injury prevention, load management, parenting, and much more.
Zach talks to The Ringer's Bill Simmons about Team USA, Eastern Conference sleepers, the weird Lakers, and much more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne about her epic Donald Sterling podcast -- plus an aside on Caris LeVert's extension.
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about Chris Paul's legacy, the Mavs and Kings, and much more.
Zach talks to Minnesota Timberwolves coach Ryan Saunders about building around Karl-Anthony Towns, the legacy of his father, Flip, being Kevin Garnett's ball kid, Sam Cassell's trash talk, and much more.
Zach talks to Rachel Nichols and Howard Beck over drinks in Las Vegas about Russell Westbrook trade rumors, under the radar interesting offseason teams, the player empowerment era in the wake of Kawhi pulling Paul George from Oklahoma City, and more.
Zach talks to Hawks big man John Collins about the future in Atlanta, his All-Star aspirations, the wild free agency period, and much more.
Zach welcomes 538's Chris Herring and together they react to the Kawhi Leonard and Paul George deals before discussing how the moves alter the landscape of the league.
In a crossover edition of The Lowe Post and The Woj Pod, Zach Lowe and Adrian Wojnarowski react to the Kawhi Leonard signing and Paul George trade. The two NBA insiders discuss how these deals immediately change the league, when Leonard targeted George as the guy he wanted to pair with, Oklahoma City's cloudy future, who could be in the market for Russell Westbrook if he's made available, how Toronto will move forward and more.
Zach talks to Jay Williams about Kevin Durant's decision, the Sixers makeover, the Knicks failure, and more. Then ESPN's Tim Bontemps joins to talk about Utah, Portland, Denver, and the West.
Zach and ESPN's Brian Windhorst pick their five most interesting teams in NBA free agency -- plus news, rumors, trade ideas, and more.
Zach & Woj preview everything about the upcoming free agency season in the NBA.
Zach talks to ESPN's Bobby Marks and Jonathan Givony about the NBA draft and free agency.
Zach talks to Raptors head coach Nick Nurse about Toronto's championship season.
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about the Anthony Davis trade (1:48), what's next for the Pelicans and Lakers (20:10), Boston's year from hell (32:27), the wide-open 2020 title chase (49:19), free agency, and much more.
Brian Windhorst, Zach Lowe, Andrew Han and Kendrick Perkins offer instant reaction to the Toronto Raptors' Game 6 win over the Golden State Warriors in the 2019 NBA Finals on the floor of Oracle Arena. Special cameo by 2019 NBA champion Marc Gasol.
Zach talks to Bleacher Report's Howard Beck about the aftermath of the Kevin Durant injury, what to expect in Game 6, the latest with Anthony Davis and more.
Zach Lowe, Brian Windhorst, Cassidy Hubbarth, Andrew Han and Kendrick Perkins offer instant reaction to the Golden State Warriors' Game 5 win over the Toronto Raptors in the 2019 NBA Finals on the floor of Scotiabank Arena.
Zach talks to Bruce Arthur of the Toronto Star and Eric Koreen of the Athletic about the Raptors on the brink, how the Warriors can get back in the series, and what a title would mean to the city of Toronto.
Brian Windhorst, Zach Lowe, Ramona Shelburne, Andrew Han and Jackie MacMullan offer instant reaction to the Toronto Raptors' Game 4 win over the Golden State Warriors in the 2019 NBA Finals on the floor of Oracle Arena.
Zach talks to FiveThirtyEight's Chris Herring about the Raptors' Game 3 win, the keys for both teams moving forward and much more.
Zach talks to Hall of Famer Doris Burke about where we stand as the NBA Finals shifts to Oakland, what to expect from both teams moving forward and much more.
Zach talks to Richard Jefferson about Toronto's Game 1 win, and what comes next.
Zach talks to ESPN.com's Baxter Holmes about his explosive story on the inner workings of the Lakers.
Zach and Jeff Van Gundy look ahead to every aspect of the NBA Finals between the Warriors and Raptors.
Zach talks to Bruce Arthur of the Toronto Star and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about Raptors-Bucks, how Toronto has evened the series, what to expect moving forward and more.
Zach talks to Bleacher Report's Howard Beck about the Eastern Conference Finals (6:30), Golden State without Kevin Durant (34:24), Lakers dysfunction (49:52), and much more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about the lottery (1:45), Anthony Davis (11:55), Boston's fraught offseason (19:06), other trade targets (35:01), Warriors-Blazers (42:41), and more.
Zach talks to Chris Herring of 538 about that epic weekend of NBA basketball, Kawhi's shot, Houston's failure, Bucks-Raptors, Warriors-Blazers, and much more.
Zach and ESPN's Dave McMenamin talk Sixers-Raptors Game 7, Nuggets-Blazers, the Lakers' coaching search, Game of Thrones, and much more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Jackie MacMullan about Nuggets-Blazers, Jamal Murray & Nikola Jokic, the Celtics on the brink and more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Tim Bontemps and Malika Andrews about Kawhi Leonard's season-saving Game 4 performance in Philadelphia, Bucks-Celtics, Rockets-Warriors, and more.
Zach talks to Stan Van Gundy about Bucks-Celtics, Warriors-Rockets, the Orlando glory days, the state of the NBA game, and more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Kirk Goldsberry about his new book, Sprawlball, Raptors-Sixers, Nuggets-Blazers, the Rockets officiating controversy, and more.
Zach previews Raptors-Sixers with David Thorpe of TrueHoop (1:00), and talks Warriors-Clippers with ESPN's Nick Friedell (40:26). Plus Nuggets-Spurs Game 7.
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about Damian Lillard's epic shot, the fallout in Oklahoma City, Sixers-Raptors, Bucks-Celtics, and more.
Zach talks to Dan Devine of The Ringer about Thunder-Blazers (3:00), James Harden carving up Utah (27:09), Dan worrying about the Celtics (45:43), and much more.
Zach talks to Richard Jefferson about the Clippers' incredible Game 2 win, the DeMarcus Cousins injury, the 2016 Finals, and more.
Zach Lowe, Ryen Russillo, Brian Windhorst and Bomani Jones each take you through their playoff previews. Zach thinks Rockets-Jazz is going to be the most interesting first-round series. Russillo and Bomani talk about Warriors playoff fatigue, who can beat them in the west and more. Plus, Brian Windhorst and the Hoop Collective discuss Denver-San Antonio, OKC-Portland and many other playoff matchups.
Zach and David Thorpe of TrueHoop do their annual eight-by-eight podcast: eight minutes of analysis on all eight first-round series
Zach and ESPN's Tim Bontemps reveal their awards ballots, and discuss the Lakers mess.
Zach talks to Chris Herring of 538 about the inconsistent Thunder and Celtics, the remaining playoff races, All-NBA, MVP, All-Rookie, and much more.
Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report about his Dwyane Wade/Dirk Nowitzki feature, the MVP race, All-NBA votes, and much more.
Zach and Ryen Russillo pick All-NBA teams, and talk D'Angelo Russell, awards races, and much more.
Zach talks to Brett Brown about trying to figure out the new-look Sixers before the playoffs, the Ben Simmons-Joel Embiid relationship, Markelle Fultz, playoff pressure, old Spurs stories, and much more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about his Suns feature (3:20), and LeBron and the Lakers likely missing the playoffs (48:43).
Zach talks to Houston GM Daryl Morey about the Rockets' strange season, revisiting the Chris Paul trade, fixes for tanking, a potential play-in tournament, and more.
Zach talks to The Ringer's Jason Concepcion about the origin of NBA Desktop, his beloved Knicks, regrettable Harry Potter takes, the end of Game of Thrones, and more.
Zach talks to Golden State GM Bob Myers about the Draymond Green-Kevin Durant incident, Durant's looming free agency, signing DeMarcus Cousins, and much more.
Russillo on the Lakers drama and LeBron calling out his teammates, a Ceruti "Magic Minute" plus Zach Lowe stops by.
Zach talks to Joe Harris of the Nets and YES Network's Sarah Kustok about Joe winning the 3-point shootout, Brooklyn's feel-good season, baked goods, and much more.
Zach talks to Ian Begley about the inner workings of the Porzingis trade (1:23), the impact it still will have this summer (13:40), rumblings around MSG (36:15) and more.
Zach talks to Dan Devine of The Ringer about the top (3:03) and bottom (29:55) of the Eastern Conference, crazy Lottery fantasies (41:00) and much more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Tim MacMahon about the Rockets' progress (3:04), the MVP race (10:17), Paul George's contributions for the Thunder (26:52), Giannis (36:44) and much more.
Zach and ESPN's Bobby Marks break down all things trade deadline: Anthony Davis (15:38), the arms race in the East (23:45), Marc Gasol (31:28), and much more.
Zach & Woj run through all of the deals that you should keep an eye on leading up to Thursday's trade deadline in the NBA.
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz pick their most intriguing trade deadline teams (22:13), dissect the Kristaps Porzingis deal (3:00), and much more.
Zach talks to Dirk Nowitzki about the Kristaps Porzingis trade, Luka Mania, the highs and lows of his career, and much more.
Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report and ESPN's Brian Windhorst about the Anthony Davis trade request.
Zach talks to ESPN's Jackie MacMullan about her Jamal Murray feature (1:20), Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns (20:21), the end of the Grizzlies (29:20), and more.
Zach talks to Lakers owner Jeanie Buss about signing LeBron, Luke Walton's job security, the Shaq/Kobe era, walking with wolves, and much more.
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz make their All-Star picks, talk trade rumors, and much more.
Zach talks to Bill Simmons of The Ringer about the ten teams with the best NBA championship odds.
Zach talks to Toronto's Pascal Siakam about his improbable journey to the NBA, getting to know Kawhi Leonard, the upcoming game against DeMar DeRozan in San Antonio, the trade, Dwane Casey's firing and much more.
Zach talks to Eric Koreen of The Athletic and Bruce Arthur of the Toronto Star talk about the Raptors (10:00), Kawhi Leonard (34:00), the top of the East (45:00), Golden State's issues (55:00) and more.
Zach talks to FiveThirtyEight's Chris Herring about legitimate Western challengers (1:45), the Kings' competency (17:39), Indiana's competitiveness (39:09) and much more.
Zach talks to Bucks C Brook Lopez about the evolution of his game (4:04), playing with Giannis (9:20), some crazy stories from his time with the Nets (13:40) and much more.
Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe host a very special NBA trade season kick-off show where they discuss, possibilities for the Lakers, the futures for Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Klay Thompson, Kawhi Leonard and other superstars. Plus, recap the trades of the 2018 summer.
Zach talks to ESPN's Jackie MacMullan about her Jaylen Brown feature, Boston's slow start and recent hot streak, dreams of Anthony Davis, the East, and more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Tim MacMahon about the floundering Rockets, Luka Doncic, the Western Conference landscape, and more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Tim Bontemps about Markelle Fultz, Raptors-Sixers, the reeling Spurs, surprising Mavs, and more. Plus, a special appearance by Rachel Nichols.
Zach talks to Mike Conley about the revitalized Grizzlies, the hell of last season, David Fizdale, whether he still cares about being an All-Star, and more.
Zach talks to Kevin Arnovitz about the Jimmy Butler Sixers, the Wolves and Bulls, rookie big men, the MVP race, and much more.
Zach talks to Tom Haberstroh of NBC Sports about the Wizards' dysfunction, Boston's struggles, the Clippers, Jazz, Grizzlies, and much more.
Zach talks to Howard Beck about Warriors drama, Jimmy Butler's fit in Philly, confusing teams, the best and worst new jerseys, and much more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Max Kellerman about the Warriors drama, Jimmy Butler, the Raptors, the power structure in the East, and much more.
Zach talks to Evan Turner about recovering from a sweep, what Damian Lillard means to Portland, getting drunk with Lou Williams, being booed in Philly & loved in Boston & more.
Zach talks to Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni about Houston's early struggles (1:20), being reunited with Carmelo Anthony (11:39), his system (16:18), chasing Golden State (21:14) and more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski about Cleveland firing Ty Lue, Kevin Love's trade value, the cratering Wizards, Jimmy Butler, and much more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Nick Friedell about covering the Warriors, Steph's 51-point explosion, Zach LaVine, the red-hot Pistons, Jimmy Butler, and more.
Zach talks to Chris Herring of FiveThirtyEight about some of the early trends this season, and the most fascinating teams out of the gate.
Zach talks to Chauncey Billups about his career and his best KG stories, and discusses the Jimmy Butler situation with Rachel Nichols.
Gordon Hayward talks about how his return has been slower and more challenging than expected. By Zach Lowe.
Mike Greenberg talks to Zach Lowe about his expectations for the 2018-19 season (1:30), the historical context of the Warriors' greatness (9:10), the forgotten era of the league (18:00), expectations for LeBron James in L.A. (31:15), the biggest threat to come out of the Eastern Conference (40:30) and much more.
Zach talks to Jeff Van Gundy about the Jimmy Butler situation, and the big questions for the 2018-19 NBA season.
Zach talks to actor and comedian Ike Barinholtz about his new movie "The Oath," being a lifelong Bulls fan, comedy inspirations, hooping with Barack Obama, and much more.
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz pick their five Most Confusing Teams for the 2018-19 NBA season.
Zach talks to new Sixers GM Elton Brand about his new job, Philly's future, his winding career, and much more.
Zach talks to Rafe Bartholomew and ESPN's Jackie MacMullan about "Basketball: A Love Story," their must-read new oral history of basketball.
Sixers' JJ Redick shares why he's detached himself from social media, his off season conditioning, the vibe in Philadelphia's locker room and much more.
Zach talks to author and NBA contributor Ian Thomsen on this novel The Soul Of Basketball that examines the 2010-2011 season and the key players from that season that helped shift the NBA's popularity, marketability and more.
Zach talks to Bleacher Report's Howard Beck about this year's Hall of Fame class (7:30) and some interesting Hall of Fame cases to be made for players down the road.
Zach talks to ESPN's Royce Young about the Thunder's offseason, and then Chris Herring of 538 (35:00) about the Rockets, Carmelo Anthony, and much more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Michael C. Wright about the Kawhi Leonard fallout now that the dust has settled, how the Spurs can remain relevant, the stories that may come out & more.
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz (:20) and Bruce Arthur of the Toronto Star (31:00) about the Kawhi Leonard trade.
Zach talks to ESPN's Nick Friedell about the Bulls signing Jabari Parker and then Brian Windhorst about what comes next for the Bucks -- plus Kawhi, Lakers and much more.
Zach talks to Howard Beck and Rachel Nichols about potential postseason restructuring (3:42), the Lakers' rebuild (18:50), Kevin Durant's future (27:00) and much more.
Zach talks to Utah's Rudy Gobert about his rise in the NBA, chasing Golden State, Donovan Mitchell, proving doubters wrong, and more.
Zach talks to The Athletic's Tim Kawakami about Demarcus Cousins signing with the Warriors.
Zach talks to Brian Windhorst about LeBron heading to Los Angeles to play for the Lakers and all things free agency.
Zach and Adrian Wojnarowski discuss their expectations for what promises to be a wild offseason in the NBA.
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz pick their five most intriguing free agency teams. Plus, they discuss LeBron, Paul George, the cap boom coming in the summer of 2019, and much more.
Zach talks to Rachel Nichols & Brian Windhorst about the NBA draft, LeBron's future, the impact on the rest of free agency and much more.
Zach talks to ESPN draft expert Jonathan Givony about this week's NBA draft -- trade rumors, swing picks, players who might rise and fall, and much more.
Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report about LeBron's 3-6 Finals record as well as his place in history (4:19), fun what-ifs (15:32), Golden State's culture (55:55), Kevin Durant weirdness (1:01:32) and much more.
Zach talks to Warriors coach Steve Kerr about another championship (:30), the struggles against the Rockets (22:20), re-connecting with Kevin Durant (34:30), the future of the team (39:45) and much more.
Zach talks to Chris Herring and Ethan Strauss about Bryan Colangelo and the Sixers parting ways (1:32), the Warriors putting the Cavs in a strangle hold (14:17), Golden State's ultimate legacy (37:45) and more.