ESPN today will debut “The Basketball Analogy,” a new podcast featuring a rotating lineup of NBA insiders, writers, reporters and hosts covering the latest news and analysis. Insider Amin Elhassan, reporter and senior writer Brian Windhorst, insider and analyst Tom Haberstroh, writer Kevin Arnovitz, insider Tim MacMahon, insider and analyst Kevin Pelton and sideline reporter Cassidy Hubbarth – along with contributors Rachel Nichols (host of ESPN’s The Jump), Pablo Torre (senior writer) and Ohm Youngmisuk (writer) – will all lend their voices and perspectives to the podcast, with episodes available daily on Mondays-Fridays during the post-season through the NBA Draft.
The podcast’s first episode – and every Friday moving forward – will be a mailbag edition from Pelton. He will be joined by Haberstroh in answering fans’ questions on hot topics surrounding the NBA. Elhassan will host the podcast on Mondays while Windhorst will anchor Tuesdays. Wednesday podcasts will be a rotation of guests that include Hubbarth, Nichols, Torre and Youngmisuk, among others. On Thursdays, Arnovitz will host a special VIPs edition of the show featuring general managers from around the league, notable NBA writers and more. “The Basketball Analogy” is produced by ESPN’s Jade Hoye.
ESPN is the leading sports podcaster, with more than 295 million downloads in 2016.