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Brian Windhorst and a team of ESPN's Insiders sort out life in and around the NBA world.

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Brian Windhorst and a team of ESPN's Insiders sort out life in and around the NBA world.

    Expecting the Unexpected

    Expecting the Unexpected

    How early on in their lives do players realize that they're better than good? Brian Windhorst and Andrew Han get some unexpected thoughts from the NBA's younger players at All-Star weekend.

    • 36 min
    Tighten It Up

    Tighten It Up

    The debut of Zion Williamson was later than folks hoped for, but he's tearing up the league. Brian Windhorst, Kevin Pelton and Andrew Han discuss how good Zion already is and how good he could become, Ja Morant and the Grizzlies' 8-seed run (16:26) and whether the Clippers can stay healthy (20:03).

    • 44 min
    Big-Time Bucket Getter

    Big-Time Bucket Getter

    The skidding 76ers need the All-Star break, explains Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon. Plus, the crew discusses the Rockets' small-ball lineup (26:52), how James Harden feels about the recent roster moves and the D'Angelo Russell era in Golden State (42:14).

    • 52 min
    No Bathroom Breaks

    No Bathroom Breaks

    Just after the trade deadline, Brian Windhorst, Rachel Nichols and Kevin Pelton gather to discuss the Timberwolves/Warriors trade (10:03), the Clippers' acquisition of Marcus Morris Sr. (19:45), the surprising Andre Drummond trade (25:31) and some significant contender moves (36:00).

    • 42 min
    Sneaky Big Move

    Sneaky Big Move

    Just days away from the NBA trade deadline, Brian Windhorst, Bobby Marks and Tim Bontemps look at players the Clippers (7:48), Lakers (18:53), 76ers (25:13) and Blazers (46:25) might consider. Plus, the guys discuss how struggling teams like the Timberwolves and Cavaliers could make a huge splash.

    • 56 min
    Rookie of the Year?

    Rookie of the Year?

    Just one week into Zion Williamson's NBA career, Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon give their early impressions of the rookie phenom (14:40). Plus, conversations about the NBA's surprising cap projections (29:55) and Damian Lillard's unheralded dominance (41:36).

    • 49 min

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