HoopSpeak Live 100: Zach Lowe and Ben Golliver

By @AnthonyBain

100 episodes! This means a full hour and it means two guests, Zach Lowe of Grantland and Ben Golliver of Sports Illustrated’s The Point Forward.

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HoopSpeak Live airs every Tuesday and Thursday at 3 p.m. ET. You can find the audio-only version on iTunes and Stitcher. If you subscribe and/or write us a review, I promise that your favorite team won’t trade away its best player.

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HoopSpeak Live 61 – Two Dudes, One Screen

HoopSpeak Live is back, with Beckley & Ethan & Zach & Zach & Myles. Topics discussed include the new Lakers, the new Nuggets, Andrew Bynum as a No. 1 option, Kobe Bryant vs. Argentina, Isiah Thomas vs. Kevin Johnson and more. Also, you get to meet Ethan’s new puppy. Watch the whole show:

Here’s how it breaks down:

:00 – :08 – Laker talk [Are they versatile? Injury prone? Favorites?]

:08 – :12 – Who will be awful? [Will the Bobcats be just as bad as they were last year?]

:12 – :18 – Take The Bacon [Wolves vs. Warriors]

:18 – :33 – Person of Interest: Zach Lowe [Bynum, Denver, smallball, Mark Jackson]

:33 – :36 – Rumors From Ethan’s Head [Nuggets > Lakers?]

:36 – :39 – KirkSeriousFace asks about O.J. Mayo

:39 – :57 – Person of Interest: Myles Brown [Wolves' whiteness, Isiah/KG, Kobe, Kim/Kanye]

:57 – :59 – PuppySpeakLive

Note: You can find the audio-only version of HoopSpeak Live on iTunes. If you subscribe and/or write us a review, I promise that Ben will not hit you with his car.

HoopSpeak Live airs every Thursday right here on HoopSpeak.com. You can follow the show with the #hoopspeaklive hashtag, and you can follow our guests at @ZachLowe_SI and @mdotbrown.

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HoopSpeak Live 61: Zach Lowe and Myles Brown

Today’s guests:

Zach Lowe of  Sports Illustrated’s The Point Forward

Myles Brown of A Wolf Among Wolves, SLAM and Complex

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HoopSpeak Live 56: Trades And Stuff

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It’s trade/free agency madness right now. Steve Nash is a Laker, Kyle Lowry is a Raptor, Michael Beasley is a Sun and Landry Fields has $20 million. To discuss all of this, we welcomed two esteemed gentlemen back to the show: Larry Coon of ESPN.com and Zach Lowe of Sports Illustrated. Peep it:

Here’s how it breaks down:

:00 – :25 – Moratorium, Shmoratorium [Lowry/Nash/Gordon/Hibbert/etc.]

:25 – :41 – Person of Interest: Larry Coon [Did the lockout change anything? What's the point of this moratorium?]

:41 – 1:02: - Person of Interest: Zach Lowe [What's Houston doing? Also, Beasley/Terry/Jrue/etc.]

1:02 – 1:09 – Dagger/Smash/Noted ["No 2. pick Hasheem Thabeet"/Olympics talk]

Note: You can find the audio-only version of HoopSpeak Live on iTunes. If you subscribe and/or write us a review, I promise that Larry Coon will answer your salary cap-related question.

HoopSpeak Live airs every Thursday right here on HoopSpeak.com. You can follow the show with the #hoopspeaklive hashtag, and you can follow our guests at @LarryCoon and @ZachLowe_SI..

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HoopSpeak Live 56: Zach Lowe and Larry Coon

Today’s guests:

Zach Lowe of SI’s The Point Forward

Larry Coon of ESPN.com and the author of the Salary Cap/CBA Bible

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HoopSpeak Live 54: The Clips

Hours before Game 5 of the NBA Finals, Beckley and Ethan talked about those Finals. And about pupusas. And about the Hornets. They also conversed with the great Royce Young, Zach Lowe and Howard Beck. Enjoy:

Here’s how it breaks down:

:00 – :04 – Intro + PupusaSpeak Live

:04 – :13 – Finals Talk [What do you do about LeBron?]

:13 – :20 – Hornets Faces [Beckley reacting to various New Orleans scenarios]

:20 – :32 – Person of Interest: Royce Young [Being a Thunder 'fan', officiating, etc.]

:32 – :49 – Person of Interest: Zach Lowe

:49 – 1:06 – Person of Interest: Howard Beck [Talking LeBron/Finals when the connection allows]

1:06 – 1:08 – Goodbye

Note: You can find the audio-only version of HoopSpeak Live on iTunes. If you subscribe and/or write us a review, I promise that we will interview you the next time we have technical difficulties with a guest.

HoopSpeak Live airs every Thursday right here on HoopSpeak.com. You can follow the show with the #hoopspeaklive hashtag, and you can follow our guests at @dailythunder, @ZachLowe_SI and @HowardBeckNYT.

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HoopSpeak Live 54: Royce Young, Zach Lowe and Howard Beck

Today’s guests:

Royce Young of Daily Thunder and CBS Eye On Basketball

Zach Lowe of Sports Illustrated’s The Point Forward

Howard Beck of The New York Times

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HoopSpeak Live Episode 27: The Clips

We’re back and so is the NBA! Episode 27 of HoopSpeak Live unfortunately did not feature Ethan Sherwood Strauss, but Beckley and Zach held it down. In just about 70 minutes full of post-lockout joy, they discuss the latest trade and free agency news and get some insight from a pair of returning guests – Henry Abbott and Zach Lowe, two of the best in the biz.

[Click here for a YouTube playlist.]

:00 – :09 – Intro + Take The Bacon [After celebrating the end of the lockout, Zach says NOLA & ORL should refuse to trade their stars.]

:09 – :13 – Audience Rapid Fire Part 1 [B & Z on rumors, superteams, and more.]

:13 – :34 – Person Of Interest: Henry Abbott [Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 - The end of the lockout!]

:34 – :51 – Person Of Interest: Zach Lowe [Part 1, Part 2 - Trade rumors, free agency, Rajon Rondo, more.]

:51 – 1:05 – Audience Rapid Fire Parts 2 and 3 [The Bobcats, rookies, teams to watch on League Pass, more.]

1:05 -1:09 – Dagger/Smash/Noted [What the lockout won't change, Delonte West, and Stephen Jackson's latest music video.]

HoopSpeak Live airs every Thursday right here on HoopSpeak.com. You can follow the show with the #hoopspeaklive hashtag, and you can follow our guests at @TrueHoop and @ZachLowe_SI.

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HoopSpeak Live: Zach Lowe Interview

Zach Lowe is the author of The Point Forward on SI.com. On Episode 16 of HoopSpeakLive, he made his second appearance on the show, talking Eurobasket, streetball, the Knicks, and much more. Watch Beckley and Zach interview him below:

HoopSpeak Live airs Thursdays at 5PM Eastern right here on HoopSpeak.com. You can follow the show with the #hoopspeaklive hashtag, and you can follow Mr. Lowe at @ZachLowe_SI.

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HoopSpeak Live Episode 16

Today’s guests:

Matt Moore, of Hardwood Paroxsym

Zach Lowe, of Sports Illustrated

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