The Lowe Post

The Lowe Post

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ESPN’s Zach Lowe talks to various basketball people about various basketball things.


ESPN’s Baxter Holmes
Oct 16 • 50 min
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.
Jeff Van Gundy
Oct 15 • 66 min
Zach discusses LeBron James’ comments on China, and previews the NBA season with Jeff Van Gundy.
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski
Oct 11 • 24 min
Zach and ESPN Senior Insider Adrian Wojnarowski discuss the NBA’s China issue, 2020 title favorites, trade targets and more in a TV special.
ESPN’s Dave McMenamin
Oct 8 • 49 min
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.
Joel Embiid and Josh Richardson
Sep 30 • 37 min
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.
Kevin Arnovitz
Sep 24 • 77 min
Zach and ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz rank their Five Most Confusing Teams for the 2019-20 NBA season.
J.J. Redick
Sep 17 • 69 min
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.
Sam Anderson
Sep 12 • 70 min
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.
David Epstein
Sep 9 • 68 min
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.
Bill Simmons
Sep 4 • 91 min
Zach talks to The Ringer’s Bill Simmons about Team USA, Eastern Conference sleepers, the weird Lakers, and much more.
Ramona Shelburne
Aug 28 • 63 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne about her epic Donald Sterling podcast — plus an aside on Caris LeVert’s extension.
Kevin Arnovitz
Jul 17 • 79 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz about Chris Paul’s legacy, the Mavs and Kings, and much more.
Ryan Saunders
Jul 15 • 57 min
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.
Beck & Nichols
Jul 9 • 64 min
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.
John Collins
Jul 8 • 37 min
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.
Chris Herring
Jul 6 • 49 min
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.
Adrian Wojnarowski
Jul 6 • 45 min
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…
Williams & Bontemps
Jul 1 • 73 min
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.
Brian Windhorst
Jun 26 • 72 min
Zach and ESPN’s Brian Windhorst pick their five most interesting teams in NBA free agency — plus news, rumors, trade ideas, and more.
Woj & Lowe
Jun 25 • 33 min
Zach & Woj preview everything about the upcoming free agency season in the NBA.
Marks & Givony
Jun 21 • 65 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Bobby Marks and Jonathan Givony about the NBA draft and free agency.
Nick Nurse
Jun 18 • 44 min
Zach talks to Raptors head coach Nick Nurse about Toronto’s championship season.
Kevin Arnovitz
Jun 17 • 65 min
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.
MINI POD: Game 6 of the 2019 Finals
Jun 14 • 22 min
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.
Howard Beck
Jun 12 • 72 min
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.
MINI POD: Game 5 of the 2019 Finals
Jun 11 • 18 min
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.
Arthur & Koreen
Jun 9 • 68 min
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.
MINI POD: Game 4 of the 2019 Finals
Jun 8 • 18 min
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.
Chris Herring
Jun 6 • 57 min
Zach talks to FiveThirtyEight’s Chris Herring about the Raptors’ Game 3 win, the keys for both teams moving forward and much more.
Doris Burke
Jun 4 • 61 min
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.
Richard Jefferson
May 31 • 55 min
Zach talks to Richard Jefferson about Toronto’s Game 1 win, and what comes next.
Baxter Holmes
May 29 • 42 min
Zach talks to ESPN.com’s Baxter Holmes about his explosive story on the inner workings of the Lakers.
Jeff Van Gundy
May 29 • 61 min
Zach and Jeff Van Gundy look ahead to every aspect of the NBA Finals between the Warriors and Raptors.
Arnovitz & Arthur
May 22 • 53 min
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.
Howard Beck
May 20 • 66 min
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.
Kevin Arnovitz
May 17 • 69 min
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.
Chris Herring
May 13 • 79 min
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.
Dave McMenamin
May 10 • 64 min
Zach and ESPN’s Dave McMenamin talk Sixers-Raptors Game 7, Nuggets-Blazers, the Lakers’ coaching search, Game of Thrones, and much more.
Jackie MacMullan
May 8 • 42 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan about Nuggets-Blazers, Jamal Murray & Nikola Jokic, the Celtics on the brink and more.
Bontemps & Andrews
May 5 • 70 min
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.
Stan Van Gundy
May 1 • 71 min
Zach talks to Stan Van Gundy about Bucks-Celtics, Warriors-Rockets, the Orlando glory days, the state of the NBA game, and more.
Kirk Goldsberry
Apr 30 • 62 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Kirk Goldsberry about his new book, Sprawlball, Raptors-Sixers, Nuggets-Blazers, the Rockets officiating controversy, and more.
Thorpe & Friedell
Apr 26 • 71 min
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.
Kevin Arnovitz
Apr 24 • 66 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz about Damian Lillard’s epic shot, the fallout in Oklahoma City, Sixers-Raptors, Bucks-Celtics, and more.
Dan Devine
Apr 18 • 62 min
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.
Richard Jefferson
Apr 16 • 35 min
Zach talks to Richard Jefferson about the Clippers’ incredible Game 2 win, the DeMarcus Cousins injury, the 2016 Finals, and more.
Mega Hoops Playoff Podcast
Apr 12 • 29 min
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…
Eight-By-Eight
Apr 11 • 79 min
Zach and David Thorpe of TrueHoop do their annual eight-by-eight podcast: eight minutes of analysis on all eight first-round series
Tim Bontemps
Apr 10 • 62 min
Zach and ESPN’s Tim Bontemps reveal their awards ballots, and discuss the Lakers mess.
Chris Herring
Apr 3 • 70 min
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.
Howard Beck
Mar 27 • 73 min
Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report about his Dwyane Wade/Dirk Nowitzki feature, the MVP race, All-NBA votes, and much more.
Ryen Russillo
Mar 20 • 72 min
Zach and Ryen Russillo pick All-NBA teams, and talk D’Angelo Russell, awards races, and much more.
Brett Brown
Mar 14 • 70 min
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.
Kevin Arnovitz
Mar 6 • 70 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz about his Suns feature (3:20), and LeBron and the Lakers likely missing the playoffs (48:43).
Daryl Morey
Mar 4 • 31 min
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.
Jason Concepcion
Mar 4 • 41 min
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.
Bob Myers
Mar 1 • 36 min
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.
Zach Lowe & Lakers drama
Feb 26 • 62 min
Russillo on the Lakers drama and LeBron calling out his teammates, a Ceruti “Magic Minute” plus Zach Lowe stops by.
Joe Harris & Sarah Kustok
Feb 26 • 67 min
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.
Ian Begley
Feb 22 • 60 min
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.
Dan Devine
Feb 14 • 56 min
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.
Tim MacMahon
Feb 13 • 51 min
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.
Bobby Marks
Feb 8 • 64 min
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.
Woj & Lowe Trade Deadline Special
Feb 6 • 22 min
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.
Kevin Arnovitz
Feb 4 • 62 min
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.
Dirk Nowitzki
Feb 1 • 67 min
Zach talks to Dirk Nowitzki about the Kristaps Porzingis trade, Luka Mania, the highs and lows of his career, and much more.
Howard Beck & Brian Windhorst
Jan 28 • 79 min
Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report and ESPN’s Brian Windhorst about the Anthony Davis trade request.
Jackie MacMullan
Jan 23 • 47 min
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.
Jeanie Buss
Jan 22 • 64 min
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.
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
Jan 16 • 73 min
Zach and ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz make their All-Star picks, talk trade rumors, and much more.
Bill Simmons
Jan 9 • 85 min
Zach talks to Bill Simmons of The Ringer about the ten teams with the best NBA championship odds.
Pascal Siakam, Toronto Raptors
Dec 31, 2018 • 48 min
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.
Eric Koreen & Bruce Arthur
Dec 27, 2018 • 72 min
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.
Chris Herring, FiveThirtyEight
Dec 19, 2018 • 58 min
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.
Brook Lopez
Dec 18, 2018 • 37 min
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.
Woj & Lowe
Dec 15, 2018 • 25 min
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…
Jackie MacMullan
Dec 12, 2018 • 46 min
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.
Tim MacMahon
Dec 10, 2018 • 55 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon about the floundering Rockets, Luka Doncic, the Western Conference landscape, and more.
Tim Bontemps
Dec 5, 2018 • 66 min
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.
Mike Conley, Grizzlies G
Nov 29, 2018 • 31 min
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.
Kevin Arnovitz
Nov 28, 2018 • 69 min
Zach talks to Kevin Arnovitz about the Jimmy Butler Sixers, the Wolves and Bulls, rookie big men, the MVP race, and much more.
Tom Haberstroh
Nov 20, 2018 • 54 min
Zach talks to Tom Haberstroh of NBC Sports about the Wizards’ dysfunction, Boston’s struggles, the Clippers, Jazz, Grizzlies, and much more.
Howard Beck
Nov 15, 2018 • 65 min
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.
Max Kellerman
Nov 14, 2018 • 69 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Max Kellerman about the Warriors drama, Jimmy Butler, the Raptors, the power structure in the East, and much more.
Evan Turner, Blazers F
Nov 7, 2018 • 62 min
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.
Mike D’Antoni, Rockets
Nov 2, 2018 • 29 min
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.
Adrian Wojnarowski
Oct 29, 2018 • 73 min
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.
Nick Friedell
Oct 26, 2018 • 56 min
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.
Chris Herring, FiveThirtyEight
Oct 24, 2018 • 70 min
Zach talks to Chris Herring of FiveThirtyEight about some of the early trends this season, and the most fascinating teams out of the gate.
Chauncey Billups & Rachel Nichols
Oct 19, 2018 • 70 min
Zach talks to Chauncey Billups about his career and his best KG stories, and discusses the Jimmy Butler situation with Rachel Nichols.
Inside Gordon Hayward’s Misery-Filled Fight
Oct 17, 2018 • 34 min
Gordon Hayward talks about how his return has been slower and more challenging than expected. By Zach Lowe.
Zach Lowe on “I’m Interested”
Oct 16, 2018 • 56 min
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…
Jeff Van Gundy
Oct 12, 2018 • 67 min
Zach talks to Jeff Van Gundy about the Jimmy Butler situation, and the big questions for the 2018-19 NBA season.
Ike Barinholtz
Oct 9, 2018 • 50 min
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.
Most Confusing Teams 2018-19
Oct 4, 2018 • 72 min
Zach and ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz pick their five Most Confusing Teams for the 2018-19 NBA season.
Elton Brand, Sixers GM
Sep 26, 2018 • 50 min
Zach talks to new Sixers GM Elton Brand about his new job, Philly’s future, his winding career, and much more.
Jackie MacMullan & Rafe Bartholomew
Sep 17, 2018 • 68 min
Zach talks to Rafe Bartholomew and ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan about “Basketball: A Love Story,” their must-read new oral history of basketball.
JJ Redick
Sep 13, 2018 • 56 min
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.
Ian Thomsen
Sep 12, 2018 • 62 min
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.
Howard Beck
Sep 5, 2018 • 79 min
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.
Royce Young; Chris Herring
Jul 31, 2018 • 83 min
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.
Michael C. Wright
Jul 24, 2018 • 60 min
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.
Kevin Arnovitz; Bruce Arthur
Jul 18, 2018 • 62 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz (:20) and Bruce Arthur of the Toronto Star (31:00) about the Kawhi Leonard trade.
Brian Windhorst; Nick Friedell
Jul 16, 2018 • 64 min
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.
Howard Beck & Rachel Nichols
Jul 11, 2018 • 57 min
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.
Rudy Gobert, Jazz C
Jul 10, 2018 • 42 min
Zach talks to Utah’s Rudy Gobert about his rise in the NBA, chasing Golden State, Donovan Mitchell, proving doubters wrong, and more.
Tim Kawakami
Jul 3, 2018 • 47 min
Zach talks to The Athletic’s Tim Kawakami about Demarcus Cousins signing with the Warriors.
Brian Windhorst
Jul 2, 2018 • 77 min
Zach talks to Brian Windhorst about LeBron heading to Los Angeles to play for the Lakers and all things free agency.
Offseason Preview Special
Jun 29, 2018 • 45 min
Zach and Adrian Wojnarowski discuss their expectations for what promises to be a wild offseason in the NBA.
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
Jun 26, 2018 • 68 min
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.
Rachel Nichols & Brian Windhorst
Jun 22, 2018 • 70 min
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.
Jonathan Givony, ESPN
Jun 18, 2018 • 58 min
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.
Howard Beck
Jun 15, 2018 • 67 min
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.
Steve Kerr
Jun 11, 2018 • 59 min
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.
Chris Herring & Ethan Strauss
Jun 7, 2018 • 47 min
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.
Doris Burke
Jun 5, 2018 • 57 min
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.
Brian Windhorst, ESPN
Jun 1, 2018 • 41 min
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.
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
May 30, 2018 • 53 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz about the strange story surrounding Bryan Colangelo in Philly (:24), the NBA Finals (25:53) and more.
Marcus Thompson
May 25, 2018 • 63 min
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.
Howard Beck, Bleacher Report
May 22, 2018 • 62 min
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.
Conference Finals Focus
May 18, 2018 • 67 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst (00:27) and Tim MacMahon (36:30) about the conference finals.
Bill Simmons, The Ringer
May 14, 2018 • 80 min
Zach talks to Bill Simmons of The Ringer about the Eastern Conference Finals, the crazy NBA summer ahead, lost hoodies, and more.
Raptors Fire Coach Casey
May 11, 2018 • 54 min
Zach talks to David Thorpe about Dwane Casey’s firing, the Western Conference finals, and more.
Kevin Arnovitz
May 7, 2018 • 59 min
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.
Brian Windhorst & Dave McMenamin
May 2, 2018 • 51 min
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.
Ramona Shelburne, ESPN
May 1, 2018 • 38 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne about the Kawhi Leonard saga and what could be next for all involved.
Kevin Arnovitz
Apr 24, 2018 • 49 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz about Raptors-Wizards (1:04), isolation basketball, Wolves-Rockets (39:34), and more.
Brian Windhorst
Apr 23, 2018 • 54 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst about the bizarre Cavs-Pacers series.
Chris Herring
Apr 19, 2018 • 66 min
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.
Dan Devine, Yahoo! Sports
Apr 17, 2018 • 64 min
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).
David Thorpe
Apr 13, 2018 • 74 min
Zach and David Thorpe go rapid-fire through all eight first-round playoff series.
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
Apr 11, 2018 • 65 min
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.
Royce Young, ESPN
Apr 5, 2018 • 37 min
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.
Chris Forsberg & Bruce Arthur
Apr 4, 2018 • 62 min
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.
Howard Beck, Bleacher Report
Mar 29, 2018 • 65 min
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.
Chris Herring, FiveThirtyEight
Mar 23, 2018 • 69 min
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.
Steve Clifford, Hornets
Mar 20, 2018 • 75 min
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.
Jackie MacMullan, ESPN
Mar 14, 2018 • 67 min
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.
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
Mar 9, 2018 • 66 min
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.
Monty McCutchen
Mar 5, 2018 • 54 min
Zach talks to the NBA’s Monty McCucthen about player-referee relations, crunch-time officiating, his biggest mistakes, flops, tricky rules, and more.
Tim MacMahon, ESPN
Mar 1, 2018 • 65 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon about the wild Western Conference playoff race, Anthony Davis’ MVP case, the scuffling Thunder and more.
Nets PG Jeremy Lin
Feb 24, 2018 • 23 min
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.
Rockets GM Daryl Morey
Feb 24, 2018 • 23 min
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.
Former Cavs GM David Griffin
Feb 23, 2018 • 35 min
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.
Jonathan Abrams, Bleacher Report
Feb 20, 2018 • 65 min
Zach talks to Jonathan Abrams of Bleacher Report about his new oral history of “The Wire.”
Howard Beck, Bleacher Report
Feb 13, 2018 • 70 min
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.
Brian Windhorst, ESPN
Feb 9, 2018 • 60 min
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).
Adrian Wojnarowski
Feb 5, 2018 • 62 min
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.
Lee Jenkins (and others)
Jan 31, 2018 • 72 min
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.
Brian Windhorst, ESPN
Jan 24, 2018 • 63 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst about the Cavs’ dysfunction, possible lineup changes, trade candidates, the All-Star draft, gambling and more.
Bill Simmons
Jan 16, 2018 • 66 min
Zach talks to Bill Simmons of The Ringer about Clippers-Rockets craziness (:45), Eastern Conference All-Stars (14:12) and much more.
Jim Petersen
Jan 12, 2018 • 68 min
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.
Jeff Van Gundy
Jan 10, 2018 • 65 min
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.
Goran Dragic
Jan 4, 2018 • 53 min
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.
Talkin’ Toronto
Dec 27, 2017 • 70 min
Zach talks to Eric Koreen of The Athletic and Bruce Arthur of the Toronto Star about all things Raptors, the Eastern Conference and more.
Dwane Casey, Raptors
Dec 22, 2017 • 34 min
Zach talks to Toronto coach Dwane Casey about the new-look Raptors, coaching in Japan, the 2011 Mavericks, Southern lingo, and much more.
The Passing Fancy of Lonzo Ball
Dec 20, 2017 • 37 min
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.
Doug Kezirian, ESPN
Dec 15, 2017 • 56 min
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.
Kevin Pelton & Ramona Shelburne
Dec 12, 2017 • 62 min
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.
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
Dec 8, 2017 • 64 min
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.
Rachel Nichols, ESPN
Nov 29, 2017 • 66 min
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.
Jeff Van Gundy, ESPN/ABC
Nov 21, 2017 • 59 min
Zach talks to Jeff Van Gundy about the Wolves’ defense, the Thunder’s struggles, the Clippers’ collapse and strange starts across the Western Conference.
Howard Beck, Bleacher Report
Nov 17, 2017 • 76 min
Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report on Celtics-Warriors, the Cavs’ issues, the top of the East, the Nuggets and more.
Joe Ingles, Jazz G/F
Nov 16, 2017 • 59 min
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.
Gary Harris, Nuggets G
Nov 8, 2017 • 38 min
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.
Brian Windhorst
Nov 1, 2017 • 66 min
Zach and ESPN’s Brian Windhorst debate six pressing questions about the Eastern Conference.
BONUS: 30 for 30 Season Two Sneak Peek
Oct 30, 2017 • 46 min
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.
Kevin Arnovitz
Oct 27, 2017 • 52 min
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.
Ben Falk
Oct 24, 2017 • 72 min
Zach talks to Ben Falk of “Cleaning The Glass” about The Process in Philly, the Phoenix debacle, early trends and more.
Jack McCallum, Sports Illustrated
Oct 19, 2017 • 67 min
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.
Joe Mande
Oct 17, 2017 • 82 min
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.
Ryen Russillo, ESPN
Oct 10, 2017 • 48 min
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.
Jeff Van Gundy, ESPN/ABC
Oct 3, 2017 • 69 min
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.
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN.com
Sep 26, 2017 • 69 min
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.
Ian Eagle
Sep 21, 2017 • 71 min
Zach talks to play-by-play legend Ian Eagle about his career, the Nets, Bill Raftery, Mike & the Mad Dog and much more.
Jackie MacMullan, ESPN
Sep 13, 2017 • 72 min
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.
Sam Walker, Wall Street Journal
Sep 11, 2017 • 68 min
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.
Howard Beck, Bleacher Report
Sep 5, 2017 • 64 min
Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report about the Kyrie Irving trade, the Lakers’ tampering, Paul George and more.
Finding Darko
Aug 18, 2017 • 56 min
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.
Brian Windhorst, ESPN
Jul 24, 2017 • 58 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst about the Kyrie Irving situation and which teams could make a play for the Cavs’ guard.
Ryen Russillo, ESPN
Jul 21, 2017 • 64 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Ryen Russillo about Cleveland’s offseason, LeBron’s future, Boston, the Pelicans, and much more.
Ian Begley & Howard Beck
Jul 19, 2017 • 69 min
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.
Luke Walton, Lakers coach
Jul 13, 2017 • 34 min
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.
Jerry Stackhouse
Jul 10, 2017 • 68 min
Zach talks to Jerry Stackhouse about coaching in the G League, his ambitions, fights, trying to reach Deron Williams and much more.
Tom Haberstroh, ESPN
Jul 7, 2017 • 54 min
Zach and ESPN’s Tom Haberstroh break down the winners, losers, and big questions of NBA free agency.
Bobby Marks, ESPN
Jul 3, 2017 • 55 min
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.
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
Jun 30, 2017 • 64 min
Zach and ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz pick their five most intriguing free agency teams.
Ramona Shelburne, ESPN
Jun 29, 2017 • 65 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne about the Chris Paul trade, Phil Jackson, free agency, and more.
Brian Windhorst, ESPN
Jun 23, 2017 • 64 min
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.
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
Jun 19, 2017 • 70 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz about Paul George, the Boston-Philly trade, the coming offseason, and more.
Steve Kerr, Warriors Coach
Jun 14, 2017 • 52 min
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.
Howard Beck, Bleacher Report
Jun 8, 2017 • 65 min
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.
Brian Windhorst & Ramona Shelburne, ESPN
Jun 6, 2017 • 60 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne and Brian Windhorst about the Finals, the future of Golden State and Cleveland, Paul George and more.
Jeff Van Gundy, ESPN/ABC
May 31, 2017 • 64 min
Zach and ESPN/ABC NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy do a comprehensive breakdown of every angle of the NBA Finals.
Brian Windhorst, ESPN
May 24, 2017 • 58 min
Zach Lowe talks to Brian Windhorst about LeBron’s weird game, Cavs-Celtics and the looming Finals trilogy.
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
May 23, 2017 • 38 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz about team cultures, the future of LaMarcus Aldridge, what makes the Warriors tick and more.
Mike Conley, Memphis Grizzlies
May 17, 2017 • 34 min
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.
Doris Burke, ESPN
May 16, 2017 • 43 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Doris Burke about Pop’s rant, Spurs-Warriors, her playing career, the Eastern Conference finals, and more.
Sam Amick, USA Today
May 12, 2017 • 37 min
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.
Jeff Van Gundy
May 10, 2017 • 69 min
Zach talks to Jeff Van Gundy about the Cavs-Warriors collision course, Wizards-Celtics, Rockets-Spurs, and more.