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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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    • 4.3 • 251 Ratings

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

    Does KD Makes Sense In Boston? Offseason Winners & Losers

    Does KD Makes Sense In Boston? Offseason Winners & Losers

    Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss if the Celtics should actually make a move for Kevin Durant and how important Jaylen Brown is to Boston’s future. Then, the guys dive into the winners and losers of the offseason including how the 76ers upgraded their roster and why the Suns and Mavs needed to do more to stay in contention.
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    • 1 hr 25 min
    Harden's Contract, Westbrook's Future

    Harden's Contract, Westbrook's Future

    Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss how Harden’s new contract impacts the future of the 76ers and what the present state of the Lakers means for Westbrook including his interesting change of agents.
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Ayton Back With Suns, New Star In The Empire State?

    Ayton Back With Suns, New Star In The Empire State?

    Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss Deandre Ayton signing back with Phoenix, what this means for Kevin Durant’s trade possibilities, if KD and Kyrie may wind up back together again in Brooklyn after all and if Donovan Mitchell could be a Knick by next week.
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    • 54 min
    The Stars Of The Summer League

    The Stars Of The Summer League

    Brian Windhorst is joined by Andscape's Marc J. Spears to talk his standouts from the NBA Summer League so far, including Keegan Murray’s fantastic play and if the Kings could be a playoff team this season. Then, ESPN’s Kevin Pelton joins to discuss if the budding relationship between Josh Giddey and Chet Holmgren is for real before talking the Deandre Ayton situation in Phoenix. 
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Contract Notes You May Have Missed From Free Agency

    Contract Notes You May Have Missed From Free Agency

    Brian Windhorst is joined by ESPN's Tim MacMahon and Tim Bontemps to discuss the key notes from the NBA free agency contracts. The guys break down Ja Morant not getting a player option, what protections the Pelicans put in Zion’s contract, Bradley Beal being the only player in the league with a no-trade clause and Zach LaVine getting all he wanted from Chicago. Plus, could Donovan Mitchell be in the Empire State soon?
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    • 1 hr
    What’s Going on in Brooklyn? Meme God Brian Windhorst Explains

    What’s Going on in Brooklyn? Meme God Brian Windhorst Explains

    If you were on social media at all last weekend, you’ve seen the clip of Brian Windhorst on “First Take” – palms in the air, looking to the heavens like he’s the subject of a Renaissance painting and questioning what exactly the Utah Jazz were planning following the trade of Royce O’Neale. Hours later, Jazz All Star Rudy Gobert was traded to Minnesota, and Windhorst instantly became Twitter’s NBA Nostradamus. Given his new fame, Windhorst took the time for us little people at ESPN Daily, and tells us about how he’s handled life in the limelight…oh, and also what’s going on with the Brooklyn Nets.
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    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
251 Ratings

251 Ratings

Eric the Consultant ,

Show Review

Always do the over/under before Windy mentions Lebron

Show is at its best when Bontemps and McMeniman gang up on Windy.

LovecraftianDonut ,

Must listen

Great insights every time

Mdub1002 ,

Great coverage

Want more Tim on Tim banter

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