Adrian Wojnarowski, the most dominant force in NBA reporting, brings you inside the league with The Woj Pod. Woj is probing the biggest newsmakers in the sport - 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.


The Woj Pod

Memphis coach JB Bickerstaff

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.
00:46:40 11/29/2018

Past Episodes

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. 
00:41:11 11/23/2018
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. 
00:48:47 11/16/2018
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.
00:44:05 11/9/2018
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 
00:45:02 10/29/2018
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. 
00:48:31 10/27/2018
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. 
00:38:31 10/20/2018
ESPN's Zach Lowe joins The Woj Pod to discuss the biggest storylines surrounding the opening of the season.
00:44:31 10/17/2018
Filmmaker Dan Klores joins The Woj Pod to discuss his 20-hour documentary series, "Basketball: A Love Story," that'll debut soon. They discuss much of his groundbreaking storytelling, including focuses on LeBron James, Bill Russell, Shaq and Kobe, and much, much more.
01:00:07 10/3/2018
ESPN front office insider Bobby Marks joins The Woj Pod to go inside the news, circumstances and marketplace surrounding All-Star forward Jimmy Butler's trade demand with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
00:43:29 9/28/2018
ESPN front office insider Bobby Marks joins The Woj Pod to go inside the news, circumstances and marketplace surrounding All-Star forward Jimmy Butler's trade demand with the Minnesota Timberwolves.1:18: Marks' experience dealing with player trade demands, most notably from Jason Kidd.5:06: Tom Thibodeau still wanting Jimmy Butler to return to the Timberwolves.9:02: What happens if Butler reports to the team, but claims he is unable to play due to injury?10:18: For the Clippers and Nets, would acquiring Butler help them sign another star in free agency?14:45: How the risk of acquiring Butler is different than what it was for the Raptors trading for Kawhi Leonard.19:27: The cat-and-mouse game of the Timberwolves trying to build a market for Butler.23:21: How the split between the front office and ownership undercuts Thibodeau and Scott Layden.25:48: Nets ownership initially resisting the Stephon Marbury-Jason Kidd trade.32:14: Marks getting his start with the Nets as an intern for Willis Reed.34:08: The unlikelihood of the Timberwolves being able to get their desired return for Butler.37:08: The challenge of organizing multiple team trades.40:06: Cap relief becoming increasingly valuable in trades during the past decade.
00:43:29 9/28/2018

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