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Adrian Wojnarowski, the most dominant force in NBA reporting, brings you inside the league with, the “Vertical Podcast.” Woj is probing the biggest newsmakers in the sports – from the commissioner, to general managers, coaches and star players – to bring listeners inside the processes, personas and stories that impact the NBA. Beyond longer sit-down interviews in our New York studios, Woj will deliver real-time podcasts with league personnel built around breaking news.

Adrian Wojnarowski, the most dominant force in NBA reporting, brings you inside the league with, the “Vertical Podcast.” Woj is probing the biggest newsmakers in the sports – from the commissioner, to general managers, coaches and star players – to bring listeners inside the processes, personas and stories that impact the NBA. Beyond longer sit-down interviews in our New York studios, Woj will deliver real-time podcasts with league personnel built around breaking news.
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Adrian Wojnarowski, the most dominant force in NBA reporting, brings you inside the league with, the “Vertical Podcast.” Woj is probing the biggest newsmakers in the sports – from the commissioner, to general managers, coaches and star players – to bring listeners inside the processes, personas and stories that impact the NBA. Beyond longer sit-down interviews in our New York studios, Woj will deliver real-time podcasts with league personnel built around breaking news.

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English


Episodes

Pau Gasol

3/24/2019
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Future Hall of Famer Pau Gasol joins the Woj Pod to discuss his illustrious professional career, his childhood dreams of med school, the evolution of the international big man in the NBA, getting traded to the Lakers for his brother, learning to co-exist and win with Kobe Bryant and much, much more.

Duration:00:40:26

Utah Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey

3/12/2019
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Utah Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey joins The Woj Pod to discuss the Western Conference playoff chase, post-trade deadline fallout in the NBA, Rudy Tomjanovich’s Hall of Fame candidacy, dealing with leaked trade talks and much more.

Duration:01:07:50

Sixers GM Elton Brand

3/4/2019
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Philadelphia 76ers GM Elton Brand joins The Woj Pod to discuss his two massive trades for Jimmy Butler and Tobias Harris, how the Sixers will proceed forward with the two free agent stars, how impending free agency impacts the NBA locker rooms year-round, what it was like as Duke’s first star underclassmen to declare early for the NBA Draft, playing for Donald Sterling’s-Clippers, traveling to France in AAU ball with Lamar Odom and Ron Artest and much, much more.

Duration:00:35:29

ESPN Draft Analyst Jonathan Givony

2/22/2019
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ESPN NBA Draft analyst Jonathan Givony discusses Zion Williamson, the role Duke and college basketball has played in his emergence, the NBA/NBPA negotiating hurdles to lower draft age and much more.

Duration:00:39:44

Atlanta GM Travis Schlenk

2/17/2019
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Atlanta Hawks GM Travis Schlenk joins The Woj Pod to discuss the franchise’s rebuild, the Trae Young/Luka Doncic trade, his years with the Warriors dynasty, working in the Heat video room for Pat Riley, growing up in rural Kansas and much more.

Duration:00:52:57

Jeff Hornacek

2/10/2019
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Jeff Hornacek joins The Woj Pod to discuss his coaching tenure with the New York Knicks, Phil Jackson, his Suns run as coach, playing with Stockton and Malone in Utah, and his hopes of coaching again in the NBA.

Duration:01:06:52

Bobby Marks on the Trade Deadline

2/1/2019
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ESPN front office insider Bobby Marks joins The Woj Pod to discuss the Kristaps Porzingis trade, Anthony Davis talks, Kyrie Irving/Celtics and much more at the trade deadline.

Duration:00:41:08

Golden State’s Steph Curry

1/26/2019
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Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry joins The Woj Pod to discuss the Warriors turbulent season, Kevin Durant, the joy of repetition and practice, his production company’s new documentary on the 2015 South Carolina church massacre, playing with Seth in the All-Star Weekend 3-point competition and much, much more. 2:22: The Curry brothers both deciding to participate in the three-point contest in Charlotte. 4:11: ‘Emanuel,’ the new movie from Curry’s production company about the 2015 mass...

Duration:00:49:44

Orlando Magic's Nikola Vucevic

1/23/2019
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Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic joins The Woj Pod to discuss his career season under coach Steve Clifford, his strong candidacy for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, lessons learned through years of losing and turmoil in Orlando, growing up the son of a Euro basketball star, playing for Doug Collins and the Sixers in his rookie season, witnessing Derrick Rose’s knee injury in the 2012 playoffs and Vuc’s 2019 summer free agency.

Duration:00:39:52

Joe Ingles

1/16/2019
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The Utah Jazz’s Joe Ingles joins The Woj Pod to discuss his success in trash talking, why he’s so irritating to opponents, the remarkable growth of his game, Donovan Mitchell, EuroLeague basketball and why he buys sneakers at Nordstrom’s.

Duration:00:47:25

Wes Wilcox and Bobby Marks on the NBA Trade Deadline

1/11/2019
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Former Hawks GM Wes Wilcox and ESPN front office insider Bobby Marks join The Woj Pod to discuss the looming NBA trade deadline, including strategy for multiple teams, how the New Orleans Pelicans could handle the Anthony Davis situation, the contract buyout market and how the super-max contract has impacted free agency.

Duration:00:51:32

Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie

1/2/2019
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Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie joins The Woj Pod to discuss his long journey to a new $34M contract, the fight out of the G League and into the NBA, why he didn’t enroll at Harvard despite his acceptance, building his own shoe brand, and much more. 0:23: Dinwiddie’s path to signing a 3-year, $34 million extension with the Nets. 2:39: The mental strength needed to make it in the NBA. 4:09: The difference between simply putting up numbers and impacting winning. 7:21: Brooklyn having...

Duration:00:40:57

Jeff Van Gundy

12/21/2018
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Jeff Van Gundy joins The Woj Pod to discuss his USA Basketball coaching experience, re-engaging with pro players after nearly a decade away from coaching, the power of the modern NBA player, and why he is dubious about whether most top high school players can physically compete in the G League as part of the program that would pay them $125K annually.

Duration:00:47:55

Memphis coach JB Bickerstaff

11/30/2018
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Memphis Grizzlies coach JB Bickerstaff joins The Woj Pod to discuss the revival of Grit-‘n-Grind, watching Marc Gasol and Mike Conley work every day, the emergence of rookie Jaren Jackson, the burden of the interim coaching tag, why he considered a move college basketball, the internal fight that a coach deals with to stay true to his principles and more. 0:37: Doc Rivers getting the most out of the Clippers, and Montrezl Harrell’s breakout start to the season. 2:12: The lack of separation...

Duration:00:47:41

Bobby Marks

11/23/2018
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ESPN front-office insider Bobby Marks joins The Woj Pod to discuss how the trade market is starting to take shape, distinguishing buyers/sellers, Markelle Fultz, Bradley Beal/John Wall, Orlando/Steve Clifford, Memphis and much more. 0:22: Where the NBA trade calendar stands approaching December 15th, when players signed over the summer can be dealt. 3:02: Nearly half of the league entering free agency in 2019. 4:38: The league wide interest in Bradley Beal on the trade market. 6:17:...

Duration:00:42:12

Chiney Ogwumike

11/17/2018
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WNBA star and ESPN NBA analyst Chiney Ogwumike joins The Woj Pod to discuss the Golden State Warriors turmoil, saying no to Geno Auriemma in recruiting, the WNBA future and much more. 0:57: The recent turmoil surrounding the Warriors after Draymond Green and Kevin Durant’s heated argument. 4:04: Steph Curry and Klay Thompson knowing how to lead after growing up around the NBA. 5:50: Green holding back while addressing the tension with Durant. 8:43: Green always viewing himself as an...

Duration:00:49:48

ESPN Draft Analysts Jonathan Givony and Mike Schmitz

11/10/2018
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ESPN NBA Draft analysts Jonathan Givony and Mike Schmitz join the Woj Pod to discuss Duke’s freshmen class of RJ Barrett, Zion Williamson and Cam Reddish who could go 1-2-3 in the June Draft, the surging NBA rookie class -- including Dallas’ Luka Doncic and Memphis’ Jaren Jackson, the impasse in NBA-NBPA negotiations on ending the one-and-done rule, and much, much more. 1:30: Duke freshmen R.J. Barrett and Zion Williamson dominating Kentucky in their first game. 4:00: NBA scouts loving...

Duration:00:45:06

Brooklyn Nets GM Sean Marks

10/30/2018
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Brooklyn Nets GM Sean Marks joins The Woj Pod to discuss his franchise’s momentous rebuild, building a free agent destination in the modern NBA, the modern Warriors vs. the 2000’s Spurs and much more

Duration:00:46:03

ESPN's Brian Windhorst

10/27/2018
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ESPN’s Brian Windhorst joins The Woj Pod to discuss Houston’s offer for Jimmy Butler, TImberwolves’ trade options, Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors, the Sixers and LeBron James and the Lakers. 0:46: Teams adjusting to the season beginning in mid-October after a sluggish start last season. 4:02: Candidates to succeed Gregg Popovich as Team USA’s next head coach. 6:45: The Rockets continuing to push for a Jimmy Butler trade, including offering 4 1st-round picks. 13:00: Tom Thibodeau feeling...

Duration:00:49:23

Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey

10/21/2018
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Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey joins The The Woj Pod to discuss chasing a championship, delivering his superstars autonomy, his obsession with chasing big stars, the time invested into ideas and deals that never come to fruition, how he values chemistry now vs. years past and why his executive of the year trophy is still in a box.

Duration:00:38:30