ESPN's Zach Lowe talks to various basketball people about various basketball things.
Zach and ESPN's Tim Bontemps bounce around the East: the unbeaten Bulls, buzzy Hornets, the clunky Nets start, Boston, Toronto, much more. Plus, some tidbits on the West, including whether the Thunder might sniff 9-73.
Zach and Sports Illustrated's Chris Herring discuss the highs and lows of the first 72 hours of the NBA season.
Zach and ESPN's Kevin Pelton discuss the extensions that did and didn't happen -- Deandre Ayton, Mikal Bridges, Malcolm Brogdon, Jaren Jackson Jr., more -- and then Kevin picks his 5 Most Intriguing Players for the upcoming NBA season.
Kemba Walker and Chiney Ogwumike
Zach talks to Knicks point Kemba Walker about coming home, the highs and lows of his career, and more. Then ESPN's Chiney Ogwumike debates League Pass Rankings with Zach.
Zach talks to Kevin Arnovitz about the latest on Kyrie Irving, Ben Simmons, and the five most confusing teams headed into the season.
Zach and Bill Simmons bat around the big questions going into the NBA season: Can the Nets win it all without Kyrie? Who gets Ben Simmons? Which West and East powers are in danger of slipping into the play-in? And much more.
Such a smart podcast. Love it. Great guests too. Keep it up 👍🏻
Lowe x Slater = Excellence
Anthony Slater finally on the Lowe Post!! Definitely worth a 5 star review! (Love you too Nick) Really enjoyed hearing 3 amazing basketball minds (two Eeyores, one CR) thinking together. Here’s to many more episodes together!
Idea for a movie, Zach
The Glorification of an Alleged Rapist
The tale of an arrogant, selfish, nasty multimillionaire loathed by his peers until his sudden death produces phony epitaphs about his absent decency and non-existent contributions to the business that made him a fortune.
Starring: Bob Harig as Zach Lowe;
Megyn Kelly as Rachel Nichols;
Laura Ingraham as Ramona Shelburne; and,
Shaquille O’Neal, once named by Our Zero (“I should have done what Shaq does ... Shaq gives them money or buys them cars ... Shaq does this to keep the girls quiet.”) as The Chump.
Mike Tirico as the Once-Suspended Workplace Predator (Since Promoted);
Mark Levin as Stephen Z. Smith; and,
Fred Hiatt as the Paid (offshore) Censor.
With guest appearances by:
Patrick “No Contest” Graber;
Ex-con John Roche Jr.;
Tom “Court Jester” Leykis, and,
The current and former members of the Eagle, Col. prosecutor’s, sheriff’s, and clerk’s offices.