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By ESPN, Zach Lowe

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 Mar 9, 2020
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 Feb 19, 2020
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 Jan 9, 2020
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ESPN's Zach Lowe talks to various basketball people about various basketball things.

Episode Date
Yaron Weitzman and Cooper Raiff
4692
Zach talks to "Tanking to the Top" author Yaron Weitzman about the Sixers hiring Daryl Morey, and then Mavs superfan Cooper Raiff about his stunning debut movie "S#!%house."
Oct 29, 2020
2020 Off-Season Outlook with Bobby Marks
4362
Zach and ESPN's Bobby Marks make predictions on some of the big player options and potential contract extensions looming over the coming NBA off-season frenzy
Oct 26, 2020
Bill Simmons on the NBA Off-season
5358
Zach and Bill Simmons of The Ringer preview the long awaited NBA off-season.
Oct 19, 2020
Tim MacMahon on Daryl Morey's Tenure in Houston
2566
Zach talks to ESPN's Tim MacMahon about Daryl Morey's tenure in Houston, what's next for the Rockets, and the Clippers hiring Ty Lue
Oct 15, 2020
Lakers coach Frank Vogel
2786
Zach talks to Lakers' coach Frank Vogel about the Lakers' 17th title, their journey from China in the preseason to this moment, his improbable rise, comedy clips in film sessions, much more. 
Oct 14, 2020
Game 6 of the 2020 Finals
2736
Zach Lowe and Brian Windhorst offer instant reaction to the Los Angeles Lakers' closeout Game 6 win over the Miami Heat in the 2020 NBA Finals.
Oct 12, 2020
Game 5 of the 2020 Finals
1809
Zach Lowe, Brian Windhorst and former NBA forward Chris Bosh offer instant reaction to the Miami Heat's epic Game 5 win over the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2020 NBA Finals.
Oct 10, 2020
Game 4 of the 2020 Finals
1837
Zach Lowe, Brian Windhorst and Raptors coach Nick Nurse offer instant reaction to the Los Angeles Lakers' Game 4 win over the Miami Heat in the 2020 NBA Finals.
Oct 07, 2020
Game 3 of the 2020 Finals
1959
Zach Lowe, Brian Windhorst and coach David Fizdale offer instant reaction to the Miami Heat's Game 3 win over the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2020 NBA Finals.
Oct 05, 2020
Game 2 of the 2020 Finals
1860
Zach Lowe, Brian Windhorst and Kendrick Perkins offer instant reaction to the Los Angeles Lakers' Game 2 win over the Miami Heat in the 2020 NBA Finals.
Oct 03, 2020
Game 1 of the 2020 Finals
1809
Zach Lowe, Brian Windhorst and Doris Burke offer instant reaction to the Los Angeles Lakers' Game 1 win over the Miami Heat in the 2020 NBA Finals.
Oct 01, 2020
Jeff Van Gundy on the NBA Finals
3549
Zach and Jeff Van Gundy preview the 2020 NBA Finals.
Sep 29, 2020
Ramona Shelburne and O'Shea Jackson, Jr.
4084
Zach talks to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne about the Lakers' path back to the Finals, and then O'Shea Jackson Jr. about what a title would mean to LA fans this season. 
Sep 28, 2020
538's Chris Herring on the Conference Finals
3658
Zach talks to Chris Herring of 538 about the conference finals, LeBron's defense, and a potential Finals reunion of sorts. 
Sep 25, 2020
Howard Beck on Conference Finals Action and TV Essay
4441
Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report about Anthony Davis' moment, both conference finals series, and his TV essay on TNT about social justice. 
Sep 21, 2020
Stan Van Gundy Western Conference Finals Preview
4562
Zach discusses the end of the Clippers' season, and previews the Western Conference Finals with TNT's Stan Van Gundy. 
Sep 17, 2020
Kevin Arnovitz on Nuggets-Clippers Game 7 and ECF Preview
3969
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz talk Clippers-Nuggets Game 7, and preview the Eastern Conference Finals between Miami and Boston. 
Sep 14, 2020
Heat Culture with Duncan Robinson and Dan Le Batard
5199
Zach talks to ESPN's Dan Le Batard about the unlikely reinvention of the Miami Heat, and then welcomes Ramona Shelburne and Heat guard Duncan Robinson for a look inside #HeatCulture.
Sep 10, 2020
MacMahon and McMenamin on Rockets-Lakers
3631
Zach talks to ESPN's Dave McMenamin and Tim MacMahon about the first two games of the Rockets-Lakers chess match, and what comes next. Plus: Can P.J. Tucker outwrestle four bears for a loose ball? 
Sep 07, 2020
Kevin Arnovitz on Nash to the Nets and DEFCON 1 for the Bucks
3465
Zach talks to Kevin Arnovitz about the Nets hiring Steve Nash, weird finishes in two Game 7s, and the Bucks falling behind the Heat.
Sep 03, 2020
538’s Chris Herring on Nuggets-Jazz and Celtics-Raptors Game 1
4008
Zach talks to 538's Chris Herring about the Jamal Murray-Donovan Mitchell duel, Celtics-Raptors Game 1, the Rockets & much more. 
Aug 31, 2020
Malika Andrews and William Rhoden
3262
Zach talks to ESPN's Malika Andrews and William Rhoden of The Undefeated about the Bucks' initiating a work stoppage in the NBA, and the fight for social and racial justice.
Aug 27, 2020
Tim MacMahon and Yaron Weitzman
4749
Zach talks to ESPN's Tim MacMahon about Luka Doncic's brilliance in his first postseason and Yaron Weitzman of Bleacher Report about what went wrong with the Sixers.
Aug 24, 2020
Kevin Arnovitz on the First Round
4340
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz talk all things playoffs: the No. 1 seeds scuffling, Mavs-Clippers, Jazz-Nuggets, and the Sixers looking awful. 
Aug 20, 2020
Portland's C.J. McCollum
1414
Zach talks to Portland Trail Blazers star C.J. McCollum about life in Orlando, the team's run to the No. 8 seed, Dame's logo shots, the Lakers' match-up, much more.
Aug 17, 2020
First Round Preview with TrueHoop's David Thorpe
4674
Zach and TrueHoop's David Thorpe reunite for their annual rapid-fire eight-by-eight first-round preview -- plus thoughts on Damian Lillard, Caris LeVert, and much more. 
Aug 14, 2020
Michael Schwartz and Doris Burke
4797
Zach talks to ESPN's resident Suns fans Michael Schwartz about the bubble utopia, and Doris Burke hops on to discuss the wild Western Conference playoff race. 
Aug 11, 2020
Pablo Torre and Jeff Van Gundy
4343
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.
Aug 06, 2020
Kevin Arnovitz on the NBA Restart
4012
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.
Aug 04, 2020
So, Where The Hell Were We? Final 8 Teams
3942
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Pelton go rapid-fire through eight teams to wrap our "So, Where The Hell Were We?" series.
Jul 29, 2020
Rachel Nichols and Howard Beck
4386
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.
Jul 28, 2020
538's Chris Herring on Sixth Man of the Year
3487
Zach and 538's Chris Herring fill out their Sixth Man of the Year ballots.
Jul 23, 2020
So, Where the Hell Were We? Grizzlies and Pelicans
4556
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? 
Jul 20, 2020
So, Where The Hell Were We? Thunder and Clippers
3041
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.
Jul 16, 2020
Inside the Bubble with ESPN's Malika Andrews and Miami's Meyers Leonard
4079
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. 
Jul 13, 2020
So, Where The Hell Were We? Raptors, Bucks, and Jazz
4500
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.
Jul 09, 2020
Chris Bosh talks Heat, Raptors, Tim Duncan & The Last Chip
4055
 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. 
Jul 07, 2020
John Hollinger On The Sixers, Heat And Rockets
3490
Zach and John Hollinger of The Athletic play the second edition of "So, Where the Hell Were We?" starring the Sixers, Heat and Rockets.
Jul 02, 2020
Brian Windhorst on the legacy of "The Decision"
4409
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.
Jun 30, 2020
Kevin Pelton On Where The NBA Left Off
3698
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).
Jun 25, 2020
Atlanta's Lloyd Pierce and Renee Montgomery
3976
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).
Jun 22, 2020
Bill Simmons 2009 Redraftables
4946
Zach and The Ringer's Bill Simmons re-draft the 2009 NBA Draft.
Jun 18, 2020
Kevin Arnovitz on All-Defensive Teams
4166
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz discuss the Orlando bubble and then fill out their all-defensive ballots.
Jun 16, 2020
Caron Butler
3506
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.
Jun 11, 2020
Howard Beck on his oral history of The Lob
4309
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.
Jun 08, 2020
Kevin Pelton on NBA's 22 team format
3347
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Pelton about the NBA's proposed 22-team format.
Jun 03, 2020
Pistons coach Dwane Casey
3051
Zach talks to Pistons coach Dwane Casey about the protests sweeping the nation, and what the NBA community can do going forward.
Jun 01, 2020
Lakers guard Alex Caruso
4032
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.
May 29, 2020
Woj & Lowe Crossover Part I
2462
Zach talks to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski about the NBA's potential restart.
May 26, 2020
Game of Zones
3468
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.
May 22, 2020
Charles Barkley
3508
Zach talks to Charles Barkley about "The Last Dance," Dream Team stories, player empowerment, his trade from Philadelphia to Phoenix, much more.
May 19, 2020
The Ringer's Ryen Russillo
3918
Zach and The Ringer's Ryen Russillo re-watch Game 7 of the 1998 conference finals between the Bulls and Pacers.
May 17, 2020
Danny Ainge
3825
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.
May 14, 2020
J.A. Adande
3951
Zach talks to J.A. Adande about Michael Jordan's retirement in 1993, Scottie Pippen's season without MJ, and all things "Last Dance."
May 11, 2020
Jack McCallum
4027
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.
May 07, 2020
ESPN's Mike Greenberg
5192
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.
May 04, 2020
ESPN's Michael Wilbon
2563
Zach talks to ESPN's Michael Wilbon about all things Michael Jordan and "The Last Dance."
Apr 29, 2020
ESPN's Bobby Marks
2529
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.
Apr 27, 2020
FiveThirtyEight's Chris Herring
3712
Zach and Chris Herring of 538 pick their NBA All-Rookie teams
Apr 23, 2020
Warriors coach Steve Kerr
3792
Zach talks to Steve Kerr about the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls, The Last Dance, and much more.
Apr 20, 2020
ESPN's Jackie MacMullan
3877
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.
Apr 17, 2020
Mike Breen
4142
Zach talks to Mike Breen about prime Michael Jordan breaking the Knicks' hearts, Linsanity, the Ray Allen shot, and much more.
Apr 14, 2020
Bradley Beal
1811
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.
Apr 09, 2020
Paul Scheer
3364
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.
Apr 08, 2020
Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe
3723
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.
Apr 07, 2020
Pau Gasol
1506
Zach talks to Pau Gasol about COVID-19, Kobe Bryant, his playing future, and more as part of the NBA's NBA Together campaign.
Apr 05, 2020
MVP Ballot with Bill Simmons
4745
Zach and The Ringer's Bill Simmons discuss their MVP ballots from 1 to 5.
Apr 02, 2020
Sandro Galea and Keyon Dooling
2579
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.
Mar 30, 2020
TrueHoop's David Thorpe
3908
Zach talks to TrueHoop's David Thorpe about Luka Doncic, Trae Young, Jayson Tatum, and the rest of the Most Improved Player field.
Mar 30, 2020
Rachel Nichols on NBA shutdown
3702
Zach talks to ESPN's Rachel Nichols about dealing with uncertainty, her interview with Adam Silver, NBA storylines that might go unfinished, more.
Mar 19, 2020
Howard Beck on COVID-19 and the suspension of the NBA season
3137
Zach talks to Bleacher Report's Howard Beck about COVID-19 shuttering the NBA, and much more.
Mar 13, 2020
Daryl Morey from Sloan Sports Analytics Conference
1842
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.
Mar 09, 2020
Kevin Arnovitz on Kenny Atkinson and Nets parting ways
1824
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz discuss the Nets and Kenny Atkinson agreeing to part ways.
Mar 07, 2020
Metta World Peace
1849
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.
Mar 06, 2020
Kevin Arnovitz on the Bucks and MVP race
3850
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz discuss Milwaukee's status as favorites and the MVP race (49:57).
Mar 03, 2020
MINI POD: Zion vs. LeBron
1491
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.
Feb 26, 2020
Lakers F Jared Dudley
3919
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.
Feb 24, 2020
538's Chris Herring
3926
Zach and Chris Herring of 538 pick their five most interesting players for the rest of the NBA season.
Feb 19, 2020
Nick Elam
2022
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.
Feb 18, 2020
All-Star Bam Adebayo Heats Up Miami
1223
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.
Feb 14, 2020
ESPN's Pablo Torre
3858
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.
Feb 13, 2020
Trade Deadline Reaction with Bobby Marks
3551
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.
Feb 06, 2020
Woj & Lowe Trade Deadline Show
1462
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.
Feb 05, 2020
Talking Trades in the NBA
1233
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.
Feb 04, 2020
Brian Windhorst on Trade Deadline
4179
Zach talks to ESPN's Brian Windhorst about the upcoming NBA trade deadline.
Feb 03, 2020
Matt Barnes
1936
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.
Jan 29, 2020
Ramona Shelburne and Rachel Nichols
3290
Zach, Ramona Shelburne, and Rachel Nichols share their memories of the life of Kobe Bryant.
Jan 27, 2020
Dave McMenamin, ESPN
3501
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.
Jan 23, 2020
Danny Green
3278
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.
Jan 22, 2020
ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz
4089
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).
Jan 16, 2020
Mini Pod: Joe Ingles Addendum
349
Zach tracks Joe Ingles down to have him tell a ridiculous story he forgot to ask him about the other night.
Jan 15, 2020
Jazz F Joe Ingles
3813
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.
Jan 14, 2020
Bleacher Report's Howard Beck
3757
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.
Jan 08, 2020
ESPN's Dan Le Batard
2874
Zach talks to ESPN's Dan Le Batard about the legacy of the LeBron-era Heat as the 2010s come to a close.
Jan 06, 2020
Steven Adams
2749
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.
Dec 30, 2019
Koreen & Arthur
4338
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.
Dec 27, 2019
The Ringer's Bill Simmons
4568
Zach and Bill Simmons of the Ringer fill out their early MVP (3:02) and All-NBA ballots (44:02).
Dec 19, 2019
Woj & Lowe Show
2568
Zach and Adrian Wojnarowski open NBA trade season: buyers (2:18), sellers, big names that could be on the move (11:09), much more.
Dec 16, 2019
John Hollinger
4333
Zach talks to John Hollinger of The Athletic about trade buyers and sellers (3:33), Kevin Love (21:15), much more.
Dec 11, 2019
The Harden Puzzle: How Houston Rockets Star James Harden Confounds NBA Defenses
1204
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.
Dec 10, 2019
Marc Spears
3148
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.
Dec 05, 2019
Gary Gulman
3799
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).
Dec 04, 2019
Marcus Smart
1974
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).
Nov 25, 2019
Burke & Arnovitz
3937
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).
Nov 22, 2019
The Good Place
4227
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.
Nov 18, 2019
Howard Beck
3906
Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report about Knicks chaos (2:55), Andrew Wiggins (33:09), and the 9-2 Lakers (49:09).
Nov 14, 2019
Rick Carlisle
1945
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.
Nov 12, 2019
Chris Herring
4392
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).
Nov 07, 2019
ESPN's Jay Williams
3275
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.
Oct 31, 2019
Zach LaVine
2566
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.
Oct 28, 2019
ESPN's Brian Windhorst and Mina Kimes
4090
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).
Oct 24, 2019
MINI POD: Game 1 of the 2019-20 season
1259
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.
Oct 23, 2019
ESPN's Baxter Holmes
3017
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.
Oct 16, 2019
Jeff Van Gundy
3969
Zach discusses LeBron James' comments on China, and previews the NBA season with Jeff Van Gundy.
Oct 15, 2019
ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski
1485
Zach and ESPN Senior Insider Adrian Wojnarowski discuss the NBA's China issue, 2020 title favorites, trade targets and more in a TV special.
Oct 11, 2019
ESPN's Dave McMenamin
2957
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.
Oct 08, 2019
Joel Embiid and Josh Richardson
2261
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.
Sep 30, 2019
Kevin Arnovitz
4664
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz rank their Five Most Confusing Teams for the 2019-20 NBA season.
Sep 24, 2019
J.J. Redick
4154
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.
Sep 17, 2019
Sam Anderson
4246
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.
Sep 12, 2019
David Epstein
4102
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.
Sep 09, 2019
Bill Simmons
5473
Zach talks to The Ringer's Bill Simmons about Team USA, Eastern Conference sleepers, the weird Lakers, and much more.
Sep 04, 2019
Ramona Shelburne
3825
Zach talks to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne about her epic Donald Sterling podcast -- plus an aside on Caris LeVert's extension.
Aug 28, 2019
Kevin Arnovitz
4751
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about Chris Paul's legacy, the Mavs and Kings, and much more.
Jul 17, 2019
Ryan Saunders
3455
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.
Jul 15, 2019
Beck & Nichols
3848
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.
Jul 09, 2019
John Collins
2242
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.
Jul 08, 2019
Chris Herring
2954
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.
Jul 06, 2019
Adrian Wojnarowski
2717
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.
Jul 06, 2019
Williams & Bontemps
4411
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.
Jul 01, 2019
Brian Windhorst
4358
Zach and ESPN's Brian Windhorst pick their five most interesting teams in NBA free agency -- plus news, rumors, trade ideas, and more.
Jun 26, 2019
Woj & Lowe
2041
Zach & Woj preview everything about the upcoming free agency season in the NBA.
Jun 26, 2019
Marks & Givony
3906
Zach talks to ESPN's Bobby Marks and Jonathan Givony about the NBA draft and free agency.
Jun 21, 2019
Nick Nurse
2648
Zach talks to Raptors head coach Nick Nurse about Toronto's championship season.
Jun 18, 2019
Kevin Arnovitz
3961
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.
Jun 17, 2019
MINI POD: Game 6 of the 2019 Finals
1352
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.
Jun 14, 2019
Howard Beck
4330
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.
Jun 13, 2019
MINI POD: Game 5 of the 2019 Finals
1097
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.
Jun 11, 2019
Arthur & Koreen
4116
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.
Jun 09, 2019
MINI POD: Game 4 of the 2019 Finals
1096
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.
Jun 08, 2019
Chris Herring
3460
Zach talks to FiveThirtyEight's Chris Herring about the Raptors' Game 3 win, the keys for both teams moving forward and much more.
Jun 06, 2019
Doris Burke
3667
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.
Jun 05, 2019
Richard Jefferson
3339
Zach talks to Richard Jefferson about Toronto's Game 1 win, and what comes next.
May 31, 2019
Baxter Holmes
2569
Zach talks to ESPN.com's Baxter Holmes about his explosive story on the inner workings of the Lakers.
May 29, 2019
Jeff Van Gundy
3699
Zach and Jeff Van Gundy look ahead to every aspect of the NBA Finals between the Warriors and Raptors.
May 29, 2019
Arnovitz & Arthur
3243
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.
May 22, 2019
Howard Beck
4025
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.
May 20, 2019
Kevin Arnovitz
4159
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.
May 17, 2019
Chris Herring
4805
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.
May 13, 2019
Dave McMenamin
3885
Zach and ESPN's Dave McMenamin talk Sixers-Raptors Game 7, Nuggets-Blazers, the Lakers' coaching search, Game of Thrones, and much more.
May 10, 2019
Jackie MacMullan
2574
Zach talks to ESPN's Jackie MacMullan about Nuggets-Blazers, Jamal Murray & Nikola Jokic, the Celtics on the brink and more.
May 08, 2019
Bontemps & Andrews
4234
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.
May 06, 2019
Stan Van Gundy
4293
Zach talks to Stan Van Gundy about Bucks-Celtics, Warriors-Rockets, the Orlando glory days, the state of the NBA game, and more.
May 01, 2019
Kirk Goldsberry
3749
Zach talks to ESPN's Kirk Goldsberry about his new book, Sprawlball, Raptors-Sixers, Nuggets-Blazers, the Rockets officiating controversy, and more.
Apr 30, 2019
Thorpe & Friedell
4271
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.
Apr 26, 2019
Kevin Arnovitz
3999
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about Damian Lillard's epic shot, the fallout in Oklahoma City, Sixers-Raptors, Bucks-Celtics, and more.
Apr 24, 2019
Dan Devine
3751
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.
Apr 18, 2019
Richard Jefferson
2161
Zach talks to Richard Jefferson about the Clippers' incredible Game 2 win, the DeMarcus Cousins injury, the 2016 Finals, and more.
Apr 16, 2019
Mega Hoops Playoff Podcast
1804
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.
Apr 12, 2019
Eight-By-Eight
4773
Zach and David Thorpe of TrueHoop do their annual eight-by-eight podcast: eight minutes of analysis on all eight first-round series
Apr 11, 2019
Tim Bontemps
3749
Zach and ESPN's Tim Bontemps reveal their awards ballots, and discuss the Lakers mess.
Apr 10, 2019
Chris Herring
4231
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.
Apr 03, 2019
Howard Beck
4411
Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report about his Dwyane Wade/Dirk Nowitzki feature, the MVP race, All-NBA votes, and much more.
Mar 27, 2019
Ryen Russillo
4350
Zach and Ryen Russillo pick All-NBA teams, and talk D'Angelo Russell, awards races, and much more.
Mar 21, 2019
Brett Brown
4210
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.
Mar 14, 2019
Kevin Arnovitz
4215
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about his Suns feature (3:20), and LeBron and the Lakers likely missing the playoffs (48:43).
Mar 06, 2019
Daryl Morey
1866
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.
Mar 04, 2019
Jason Concepcion
2517
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.
Mar 04, 2019
Bob Myers
2219
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.
Mar 01, 2019
Zach Lowe & Lakers drama
3744
Russillo on the Lakers drama and LeBron calling out his teammates, a Ceruti "Magic Minute" plus Zach Lowe stops by.
Feb 27, 2019
Joe Harris & Sarah Kustok
4081
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.
Feb 26, 2019
Ian Begley
3632
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.
Feb 22, 2019
Dan Devine
3404
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.
Feb 14, 2019
Tim MacMahon
3071
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.
Feb 13, 2019
Bobby Marks
3867
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.
Feb 08, 2019
Woj & Lowe Trade Deadline Special
1384
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.
Feb 06, 2019
Kevin Arnovitz
3732
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.
Feb 04, 2019
Dirk Nowitzki
4058
Zach talks to Dirk Nowitzki about the Kristaps Porzingis trade, Luka Mania, the highs and lows of his career, and much more.
Feb 01, 2019
Howard Beck & Brian Windhorst
4772
Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report and ESPN's Brian Windhorst about the Anthony Davis trade request.
Jan 28, 2019
Jackie MacMullan
2876
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.
Jan 23, 2019
Jeanie Buss
3854
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.
Jan 22, 2019
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
4425
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz make their All-Star picks, talk trade rumors, and much more.
Jan 16, 2019
Bill Simmons
5140
Zach talks to Bill Simmons of The Ringer about the ten teams with the best NBA championship odds.
Jan 09, 2019
Pascal Siakam, Toronto Raptors
2944
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.
Dec 31, 2018
Eric Koreen & Bruce Arthur
4362
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.
Dec 27, 2018
Chris Herring, FiveThirtyEight
3542
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.
Dec 19, 2018
Brook Lopez
2243
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.
Dec 18, 2018
Woj & Lowe
1526
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.
Dec 15, 2018
Jackie MacMullan
2808
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.
Dec 12, 2018
Tim MacMahon
3329
Zach talks to ESPN's Tim MacMahon about the floundering Rockets, Luka Doncic, the Western Conference landscape, and more.
Dec 10, 2018
Tim Bontemps
3990
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.
Dec 05, 2018
Mike Conley, Grizzlies G
1918
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.
Nov 30, 2018
Kevin Arnovitz
4174
Zach talks to Kevin Arnovitz about the Jimmy Butler Sixers, the Wolves and Bulls, rookie big men, the MVP race, and much more.
Nov 28, 2018
Tom Haberstroh
3301
Zach talks to Tom Haberstroh of NBC Sports about the Wizards' dysfunction, Boston's struggles, the Clippers, Jazz, Grizzlies, and much more.
Nov 20, 2018
Howard Beck
3958
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.
Nov 15, 2018
Max Kellerman
4183
Zach talks to ESPN's Max Kellerman about the Warriors drama, Jimmy Butler, the Raptors, the power structure in the East, and much more.
Nov 14, 2018
Evan Turner, Blazers F
3733
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.
Nov 08, 2018
Mike D'Antoni, Rockets
1765
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.
Nov 02, 2018
Adrian Wojnarowski
4417
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.
Oct 29, 2018
Nick Friedell
3392
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.
Oct 26, 2018
Chris Herring, FiveThirtyEight
4244
Zach talks to Chris Herring of FiveThirtyEight about some of the early trends this season, and the most fascinating teams out of the gate.
Oct 24, 2018
Chauncey Billups & Rachel Nichols
4261
Zach talks to Chauncey Billups about his career and his best KG stories, and discusses the Jimmy Butler situation with Rachel Nichols.
Oct 19, 2018
Inside Gordon Hayward's Misery-Filled Fight
2047
Gordon Hayward talks about how his return has been slower and more challenging than expected. By Zach Lowe.
Oct 17, 2018
Zach Lowe on "I'm Interested"
3359
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.
Oct 16, 2018
Jeff Van Gundy
4061
Zach talks to Jeff Van Gundy about the Jimmy Butler situation, and the big questions for the 2018-19 NBA season.
Oct 12, 2018
Ike Barinholtz
3032
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.
Oct 09, 2018
Most Confusing Teams 2018-19
4353
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz pick their five Most Confusing Teams for the 2018-19 NBA season.
Oct 04, 2018
Elton Brand, Sixers GM
3052
Zach talks to new Sixers GM Elton Brand about his new job, Philly's future, his winding career, and much more.
Sep 26, 2018
Jackie MacMullan & Rafe Bartholomew
4098
Zach talks to Rafe Bartholomew and ESPN's Jackie MacMullan about "Basketball: A Love Story," their must-read new oral history of basketball.
Sep 18, 2018
JJ Redick
3421
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.
Sep 13, 2018
Ian Thomsen
3770
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.
Sep 12, 2018
Howard Beck
4769
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.
Sep 05, 2018
Royce Young; Chris Herring
5038
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.
Jul 31, 2018
Michael C. Wright
3617
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.
Jul 24, 2018
Kevin Arnovitz; Bruce Arthur
3737
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz (:20) and Bruce Arthur of the Toronto Star (31:00) about the Kawhi Leonard trade.
Jul 18, 2018
Brian Windhorst; Nick Friedell
3882
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.
Jul 16, 2018
Howard Beck & Rachel Nichols
3472
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.
Jul 11, 2018
Rudy Gobert, Jazz C
2536
Zach talks to Utah's Rudy Gobert about his rise in the NBA, chasing Golden State, Donovan Mitchell, proving doubters wrong, and more.
Jul 10, 2018
Tim Kawakami
2861
Zach talks to The Athletic's Tim Kawakami about Demarcus Cousins signing with the Warriors.
Jul 03, 2018
Brian Windhorst
4667
Zach talks to Brian Windhorst about LeBron heading to Los Angeles to play for the Lakers and all things free agency.
Jul 02, 2018
Offseason Preview Special
2723
Zach and Adrian Wojnarowski discuss their expectations for what promises to be a wild offseason in the NBA.
Jun 30, 2018
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
4122
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.
Jun 27, 2018
Rachel Nichols & Brian Windhorst
4232
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.
Jun 22, 2018
Jonathan Givony, ESPN
3494
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.
Jun 18, 2018
Howard Beck
4032
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.
Jun 15, 2018
Steve Kerr
3574
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.
Jun 11, 2018
Chris Herring & Ethan Strauss
2847
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.
Jun 07, 2018
Doris Burke
3473
Zach talks to Doris Burke about her new contract (3:40), the 2018 Finals (29:45), her preparation for broadcasts (10:58), favorite career moments (18:13), and much more.
Jun 05, 2018
Brian Windhorst, ESPN
2475
Zach talks to Brian Windhorst about J.R. Smith's gaffe (:45), the possibility of a Kevin Love suspension (9:13), LeBron's performance, level of frustration (16:49) and more.
Jun 01, 2018
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
3191
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about the strange story surrounding Bryan Colangelo in Philly (:24), the NBA Finals (25:53) and more.
May 30, 2018
Marcus Thompson
3833
Zach talks to Marcus Thompson of the Athletic about the Western Conference finals, the stakes for the Warriors (3:00), Chris Paul's injury (5:44), and much more.
May 25, 2018
Howard Beck, Bleacher Report
3769
Zach talks to Bleacher Report's Howard Beck about the prevalence of isolation basketball (7:28), Houston's evolution (24:30), Boston-Cleveland (42:49), and much more.
May 22, 2018
Conference Finals Focus
4055
Zach talks to ESPN's Brian Windhorst (00:27) and Tim MacMahon (36:30) about the conference finals.
May 18, 2018
Bill Simmons, The Ringer
4849
Zach talks to Bill Simmons of The Ringer about the Eastern Conference Finals, the crazy NBA summer ahead, lost hoodies, and more.
May 14, 2018
Raptors Fire Coach Casey
3259
Zach talks to David Thorpe about Dwane Casey's firing, the Western Conference finals, and more.
May 11, 2018
Kevin Arnovitz
3597
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz discuss all of the conference semifinals series as they currently stand, break down what the future holds for the Raptors and more.
May 07, 2018
Brian Windhorst & Dave McMenamin
3111
Zach talks to ESPN's Brian Windhorst and Dave McMenamin about Cleveland's wild Game 1 win in Toronto, how the Raptors can respond, and more.
May 03, 2018
Ramona Shelburne, ESPN
2295
Zach talks to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne about the Kawhi Leonard saga and what could be next for all involved.
May 01, 2018
Kevin Arnovitz
49:52
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about Raptors-Wizards (1:04), isolation basketball, Wolves-Rockets (39:34), and more.
Apr 24, 2018
Brian Windhorst
54:28
Zach talks to ESPN's Brian Windhorst about the bizarre Cavs-Pacers series.
Apr 23, 2018
Chris Herring
1:06:32
Zach talks to Chris Herring of FiveThirtyEight about Pelicans-Blazers (5:52), Jrue Holiday's great series, how concerned the Cavs should be (22:26), Thunder-Jazz (48:10), and Donovan Mitchell.
Apr 19, 2018
Dan Devine, Yahoo! Sports
1:04:05
Zach talks to Dan Devine of Yahoo! Sports about Wizards-Raptors (1:53), Thunder-Jazz (18:25), Rockets-Wolves (38:33), and Sixers-Heat (56:08).
Apr 17, 2018
David Thorpe
1:14:50
Zach and David Thorpe go rapid-fire through all eight first-round playoff series.
Apr 13, 2018
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
1:05:29
Zach Lowe and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz reveal their NBA awards ballots including MVP (4:00), DPOY (18:00), ROY (36:00), COY (45:00) and more.
Apr 11, 2018
Royce Young, ESPN
37:10
Zach talks to ESPN's Royce Young about the Thunder's strange season, Paul George's shooting slump, Carmelo Anthony's down year, Billy Donovan, and playoff hopes.
Apr 05, 2018
Chris Forsberg & Bruce Arthur
1:02:55
Zach talks to ESPN's Chris Forsberg and Bruce Arthur of the Toronto Star about the Celtics, Raptors, Cavs, East playoff matchups, Coach of the Year, and much more.
Apr 04, 2018
Howard Beck, Bleacher Report
1:05:29
Zach talks to Bleacher Report's Howard Beck about his Jason Kidd feature (3:03), LeBron's MVP case (31:15), playoff races (44:15), and more.
Mar 29, 2018
Chris Herring, FiveThirtyEight
1:09:21
Zach talks to FiveThirtyEight's Chris Herring about his time with the Pacers (5:30), All-NBA dilemmas (16:20), the Eastern Conference playoff race (31:34), the Spurs (46:43) and more.
Mar 23, 2018
Steve Clifford, Hornets
1:15:25
Zach talks to Hornets coach Steve Clifford about his health scare, the Ty Lue situation, Kemba Walker's development, the mid-2000s Rockets, Stan Van Gundy Magic, and more.
Mar 20, 2018
Jackie MacMullan, ESPN
1:07:25
Zach talks to ESPN's Jackie MacMullan about Chris Bosh's desire to play again (3:00), NBA players opening up about mental health issues (45:00), the Rockets (21:00), the Kyrie trade (50:00) and much more.
Mar 14, 2018
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
1:06:03
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about the Eastern Conference playoff race, the Sixers threat, Washington without John Wall, the evolving Heat, and more.
Mar 09, 2018
Monty McCutchen
54:46
Zach talks to the NBA's Monty McCucthen about player-referee relations, crunch-time officiating, his biggest mistakes, flops, tricky rules, and more.
Mar 05, 2018
Tim MacMahon, ESPN
1:05:26
Zach talks to ESPN's Tim MacMahon about the wild Western Conference playoff race, Anthony Davis' MVP case, the scuffling Thunder and more.
Mar 01, 2018
Nets PG Jeremy Lin
23:58
Zach talks to Nets point guard Jeremy Lin on his future in Brooklyn, the highs and lows of Linsanity, his relationships with Melo and Kobe, and more.
Feb 24, 2018
Rockets GM Daryl Morey
23:16
Zach talks to Rockets GM Daryl Morey about acquiring Chris Paul, the last secret of the James Harden trade, his rental car return habits, Hakeem Olajuwon's ping-pong skills, and more.
Feb 24, 2018
Former Cavs GM David Griffin
35:45
Zach talks to former Cavs GM David Griffin about the Kyrie Irving trade, Cleveland remaking its team mid-season, his time with the Seven Seconds or Less Suns, and more.
Feb 23, 2018
Jonathan Abrams, Bleacher Report
1:05:56
Zach talks to Jonathan Abrams of Bleacher Report about his new oral history of "The Wire."
Feb 20, 2018
Howard Beck, Bleacher Report
1:10:36
Zach talks to Bleacher Report's Howard Beck about Steve Kerr's coaching gambit (4:59), the new-look Cavs (17:35), the oncoming tank brigade (33:50) and much more.
Feb 13, 2018
Brian Windhorst, ESPN
1:00:31
Zach talks to ESPN's Brian Windhorst about Cleveland's wild trade deadline (2:44), LeBron's future (14:15) and other deals that were made this week (44:12).
Feb 09, 2018
Adrian Wojnarowski
1:02:24
Zach talks to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski about the chaos in Cleveland, what to expect out of several teams at the trade deadline and much more.
Feb 05, 2018
Lee Jenkins (and others)
1:12:05
Zach talks to Sports Illustrated's Lee Jenkins about the Blake Griffin trade and more. Plus, ESPN's Ramona Shelburne and Rachel Nichols pop in to talk more trade rumors, Chris Paul in Houston and many more topics around the NBA.
Jan 31, 2018
Brian Windhorst, ESPN
1:03:57
Zach talks to ESPN's Brian Windhorst about the Cavs' dysfunction, possible lineup changes, trade candidates, the All-Star draft, gambling and more.
Jan 24, 2018
Bill Simmons
1:06:21
Zach talks to Bill Simmons of The Ringer about Clippers-Rockets craziness (:45), Eastern Conference All-Stars (14:12) and much more.
Jan 16, 2018
Jim Petersen
1:08:23
Zach talks to Wolves analyst Jim Petersen about the rising Timberwolves, Jimmy Butler's impact, the environment under Tom Thibodeau, private Prince concerts, and more.
Jan 12, 2018
Jeff Van Gundy
1:05:30
Zach talks to Jeff Van Gundy about the state of the NBA at the halfway point, dangerous playoff underdogs, the All-Star game, and more.
Jan 10, 2018
Goran Dragic
53:10
Zach talks to Heat PG Goran Dragic about the Miami culture, Waiters Island, winning Eurobasket, Shaq's rookie duties, being left-handed and much more.
Jan 04, 2018
Talkin' Toronto
1:10:30
Zach talks to Eric Koreen of The Athletic and Bruce Arthur of the Toronto Star about all things Raptors, the Eastern Conference and more.
Dec 27, 2017
Dwane Casey, Raptors
34:32
Zach talks to Toronto coach Dwane Casey about the new-look Raptors, coaching in Japan, the 2011 Mavericks, Southern lingo, and much more.
Dec 22, 2017
The Passing Fancy of Lonzo Ball
37:54
Doubletruck Stories: The Lakers drafted Lonzo Ball to be the star of their post-Kobe era. There's just one (possibly insurmountable) problem: Dude can't score. By Kevin Arnovitz.
Dec 20, 2017
Doug Kezirian, ESPN
56:45
Zach talks to ESPN's Doug Kezirian about why the Warriors are hard to bet (2:00), the future of sports gambling (15:15), living in Vegas (29:10), working in TV (40:30) and more.
Dec 15, 2017
Kevin Pelton & Ramona Shelburne
1:02:57
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Pelton and Ramona Shelburne about Joel Embiid (15:10), the Sixers (34:11), surprise teams in the East (42:30), the Thunder's issues (51:09) and more.
Dec 12, 2017
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
1:04:07
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about the Jahlil Okafor trade (4:25), the red-hot Rockets (19:53), disappointing Western Conference teams (38:52), and more.
Dec 08, 2017
Rachel Nichols, ESPN
1:06:10
Zach talks to ESPN's Rachel Nichols about David Fizdale's firing, the reeling Clippers, hot food and beverage takes, her best and worst interviews and more.
Nov 29, 2017
Jeff Van Gundy, ESPN/ABC
59:09
Zach talks to Jeff Van Gundy about the Wolves' defense, the Thunder's struggles, the Clippers' collapse and strange starts across the Western Conference.
Nov 21, 2017
Howard Beck, Bleacher Report
1:16:30
Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report on Celtics-Warriors, the Cavs' issues, the top of the East, the Nuggets and more.
Nov 17, 2017
Joe Ingles, Jazz G/F
59:48
Zach talks to Utah's Joe Ingles about his one-in-a-million path, Gordon Hayward leaving, American foibles, Quin Snyder's midnight texts, Dante Exum hero worship and more.
Nov 16, 2017
Gary Harris, Nuggets G
38:41
Zach talks to Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris about rebounding from a bad rookie season, the way of the Joker, altitude sickness, the future of the Nuggets and more.
Nov 08, 2017
Brian Windhorst
1:06:52
Zach and ESPN's Brian Windhorst debate six pressing questions about the Eastern Conference.
Nov 01, 2017
BONUS: 30 for 30 Season Two Sneak Peek
46:46
The Lowe Post shares the trailer for Season Two of 30 for 30 Podcasts, launching November 14th, as well as one of our favorite episodes from Season One, A Queen of Sorts.
Oct 30, 2017
Kevin Arnovitz
52:58
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about the rise of Giannis Antetokounmpo (1:50), the future of the Bucks (19:32), the surprising Grizzlies (43:10) and more.
Oct 27, 2017
Ben Falk
1:12:56
Zach talks to Ben Falk of "Cleaning The Glass" about The Process in Philly, the Phoenix debacle, early trends and more.
Oct 24, 2017
Jack McCallum, Sports Illustrated
1:07:48
Zach and legendary Sports Illustrated writer Jack McCallum discuss his new book on the Warriors, the 1972 Lakers, Jerry West, Wilt Chamberlain, Elgin Baylor and more.
Oct 19, 2017
Joe Mande
1:22:58
After sharing his thoughts on the latest news involving LaMarcus Aldridge, Zach talks to comedian and NBA superfan Joe Mande about his beloved Wolves, the best and worst new Nike jerseys, writing for "The Good Place," the art of stand-up and more.
Oct 17, 2017
Ryen Russillo, ESPN
48:40
Zach talks to ESPN's Ryen Russillo about the Joel Embiid extension (1:02), teams chasing the Warriors (16:43), the Lakers' future (40:38) and more.
Oct 10, 2017
Jeff Van Gundy, ESPN/ABC
1:09:40
Zach talks to Jeff Van Gundy about roster upgrades in Cleveland and Oklahoma City, chasing the Warriors, the bottom of the Western Conference playoff race and more.
Oct 03, 2017
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN.com
1:09:13
Zach talks to ESPN.com's Kevin Arnovitz about Carmelo Anthony, not sticking to sports and the most confusing teams heading into the NBA season.
Sep 26, 2017
Ian Eagle
1:11:36
Zach talks to play-by-play legend Ian Eagle about his career, the Nets, Bill Raftery, Mike & the Mad Dog and much more.
Sep 21, 2017
Jackie MacMullan, ESPN
1:12:10
Zach talks to ESPN's Jackie MacMullan about her career, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Kyrie Irving, Danny Ainge, Lawrence Taylor throwing hair-dryers at her and much more.
Sep 13, 2017
Sam Walker, Wall Street Journal
1:08:14
Zach talks to The Wall Street Journal's Sam Walker about his book on sports dynasties, "The Captain Class," analytics, the Warriors and Cavaliers, Michael Jordan, and more.
Sep 11, 2017
Howard Beck, Bleacher Report
1:04:34
Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report about the Kyrie Irving trade, the Lakers' tampering, Paul George and more.
Sep 05, 2017
Finding Darko
56:47
The world is quick to label Darko Milicic an epic NBA bust, but here are 10 reasons he is an utter success. By Sam Borden.
Aug 18, 2017
Brian Windhorst, ESPN
58:51
Zach talks to ESPN's Brian Windhorst about the Kyrie Irving situation and which teams could make a play for the Cavs' guard.
Jul 24, 2017
Ryen Russillo, ESPN
1:04:36
Zach talks to ESPN's Ryen Russillo about Cleveland's offseason, LeBron's future, Boston, the Pelicans, and much more.
Jul 21, 2017
Ian Begley & Howard Beck
1:09:12
Zach talks to ESPN's Ian Begley and Bleacher Report's Howard Beck about some Carmelo Anthony trade scenarios, the state of the Knicks, and much more.
Jul 19, 2017
Luke Walton, Lakers coach
34:23
Zach talks to Lakers coach Luke Walton about Lonzo-mania, coaching amid free-agency rumors, being a rookie on the Kobe- Shaq Lakers, and more.
Jul 13, 2017
Jerry Stackhouse
1:08:51
Zach talks to Jerry Stackhouse about coaching in the G League, his ambitions, fights, trying to reach Deron Williams and much more.
Jul 10, 2017
Tom Haberstroh, ESPN
54:54
Zach and ESPN's Tom Haberstroh break down the winners, losers, and big questions of NBA free agency.
Jul 07, 2017
Bobby Marks, ESPN
55:22
Zach talks to ESPN front office insider Bobby Marks about Paul Millsap going to Denver, the Raptors running it back, what's next in free agency, and more.
Jul 03, 2017
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
1:04:56
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz pick their five most intriguing free agency teams.
Jun 30, 2017
Ramona Shelburne, ESPN
1:05:30
Zach talks to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne about the Chris Paul trade, Phil Jackson, free agency, and more.
Jun 29, 2017
Brian Windhorst, ESPN
1:04:06
Zach talks to ESPN NBA Insider Brian Windhorst about the NBA draft, the deals that were made and the deals that might still come as free agency approaches.
Jun 23, 2017
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
1:10:10
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about Paul George, the Boston-Philly trade, the coming offseason, and more.
Jun 19, 2017
Steve Kerr, Warriors Coach
52:25
Zach talks to Warriors coach Steve Kerr about the team's title run, the post-title party, LeBron's greatness, a White House visit, and more.
Jun 14, 2017
Howard Beck, Bleacher Report
1:05:55
Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report about Golden State on the verge, the lack of parity in the NBA, super teams and more.
Jun 08, 2017
Brian Windhorst & Ramona Shelburne, ESPN
1:00:57
Zach talks to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne and Brian Windhorst about the Finals, the future of Golden State and Cleveland, Paul George and more.
Jun 06, 2017
Jeff Van Gundy, ESPN/ABC
1:04:38
Zach and ESPN/ABC NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy do a comprehensive breakdown of every angle of the NBA Finals.
May 31, 2017
Brian Windhorst, ESPN
58:55
Zach Lowe talks to Brian Windhorst about LeBron's weird game, Cavs-Celtics and the looming Finals trilogy.
May 24, 2017
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
38:42
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about team cultures, the future of LaMarcus Aldridge, what makes the Warriors tick and more.
May 23, 2017
Mike Conley, Memphis Grizzlies
34:17
Zach talks to Memphis star Mike Conley about David Fizdale's all-time rant, his rocky NBA start, his friendship with Marc Gasol, and more.
May 17, 2017
Doris Burke, ESPN
43:50
Zach talks to ESPN's Doris Burke about Pop's rant, Spurs-Warriors, her playing career, the Eastern Conference finals, and more.
May 16, 2017
Sam Amick, USA Today
37:00
Zach talks to Sam Amick of USA Today about going behind the scenes with the Rockets and Mike D'Antoni, what happened to James Harden, the Spurs, and more.
May 12, 2017
Jeff Van Gundy
1:09:29
Zach talks to Jeff Van Gundy about the Cavs-Warriors collision course, Wizards-Celtics, Rockets-Spurs, and more.
May 10, 2017
Brian Windhorst, ESPN
1:01:56
Zach talks to ESPN's Brian Windhorst about Cavs-Raptors, Houston's Game 1 win, and Celtics-Wizards.
May 02, 2017
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
56:59
Zach talks to ESPN.com's Kevin Arnovitz about the potential end of Lob City, the Grizzlies' future, and more.
Apr 28, 2017
David Locke, Utah Jazz
49:22
Zach talks to David Locke, the radio voice of the Jazz, about Jazz-Clippers, Gordon Hayward's future, and much more.
Apr 27, 2017
Howard Beck, Bleacher Report
1:01:40
Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report about Michael Jordan's giant shadow, the playoffs, Russell Westbrook, James Harden, and more.
Apr 26, 2017
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
1:08:42
Zach talks to ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz about the four Western Conference first-round playoff series, Russell Westbrook, Hawks-Wizards and more.
Apr 20, 2017
Eric Koreen, The Athletic
36:30
Zach talks to Eric Koreen of The Athletic about the Raptors-Bucks series.
Apr 19, 2017
Tom Haberstroh, ESPN.com
46:34
Zach talks to ESPN.com's Tom Haberstroh about Celtics-Bulls, Cavs-Pacers, and more.
Apr 19, 2017
David Thorpe, ESPN
1:09:43
Zach and ESPN's David Thorpe go rapid-fire through the eight first-round playoff series.
Apr 14, 2017
Jeff Van Gundy
1:05:23
Zach talks to Jeff Van Gundy about resting, the MVP race, other awards, and playoff picks.
Apr 13, 2017