The Lowe Post

The Lowe Post

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ESPN’s Zach Lowe talks to various basketball people about various basketball things.
Kevin Arnovitz; Bruce Arthur
Jul 18 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 47 min
Zach talks to The Athletic’s Tim Kawakami about Demarcus Cousins signing with the Warriors.
Brian Windhorst
Jul 2 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 54 min
Zach talks to David Thorpe about Dwane Casey’s firing, the Western Conference finals, and more.
Kevin Arnovitz
May 7 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 54 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst about the bizarre Cavs-Pacers series.
Chris Herring
Apr 19 • 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 • 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 • 74 min
Zach and David Thorpe go rapid-fire through all eight first-round playoff series.
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
Apr 11 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 65 min
Zach talks to Jonathan Abrams of Bleacher Report about his new oral history of “The Wire.”
Howard Beck, Bleacher Report
Feb 13 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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.
Brian Windhorst, ESPN
May 2, 2017 • 61 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst about Cavs-Raptors, Houston’s Game 1 win, and Celtics-Wizards.
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
Apr 28, 2017 • 56 min
Zach talks to ESPN.com’s Kevin Arnovitz about the potential end of Lob City, the Grizzlies’ future, and more.
David Locke, Utah Jazz
Apr 27, 2017 • 49 min
Zach talks to David Locke, the radio voice of the Jazz, about Jazz-Clippers, Gordon Hayward’s future, and much more.
Howard Beck, Bleacher Report
Apr 26, 2017 • 61 min
Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report about Michael Jordan’s giant shadow, the playoffs, Russell Westbrook, James Harden, and more.
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN
Apr 20, 2017 • 68 min
Zach talks to ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz about the four Western Conference first-round playoff series, Russell Westbrook, Hawks-Wizards and more.
Tom Haberstroh, ESPN.com
Apr 19, 2017 • 46 min
Zach talks to ESPN.com’s Tom Haberstroh about Celtics-Bulls, Cavs-Pacers, and more.
Eric Koreen, The Athletic
Apr 19, 2017 • 36 min
Zach talks to Eric Koreen of The Athletic about the Raptors-Bucks series.
David Thorpe, ESPN
Apr 14, 2017 • 69 min
Zach and ESPN’s David Thorpe go rapid-fire through the eight first-round playoff series.
Jeff Van Gundy
Apr 13, 2017 • 65 min
Zach talks to Jeff Van Gundy about resting, the MVP race, other awards, and playoff picks.