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Hoop Theory

67 episodes - English - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 2 ratings

Hosted by basketball enthusiast, Logan Wortman, this show is all about the theory of NBA basketball. Perfect for anybody who is captivated by X's & O's, player development, roster construction, crazy trade ideas, or basketball history.

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Episodes

Isaiah Roby | Hoop Theory Ep.14

August 12, 2022 12:01 - 1 hour - 105 MB

NBA retires #6 in honor of Bill Russell (0:00). Kevin Durant gives the Nets an ultimatum (5:56). Isaiah Roby joins the show (12:25).

Kevin Durant for Jaylen Brown? (w/ Jacob Roth & Anthony Levtsenyuk) | Hoop Theory Ep.13

August 06, 2022 17:28 - 36 minutes - 50.3 MB

Intro/special announcement (0:00). Kevin Durant to Celtics trade rumors (5:00). Rookie of the year odds (20:05). MVP odds (23:55). Conference title odds (30:30).

The NBA Off-Season is in Full-Swing (w/ Jacob Roth) | Hoop Theory Podcast Ep. 12

July 15, 2022 16:17 - 1 hour - 93.2 MB

Logan Wortman & Jacob Roth discuss topics from around the NBA off-season including, trade ideas for Kevin Durant (0:00), reactions to the Rudy Gobert trade (9:02), thoughts on the 2022 NBA draft (20:45), Isaiah Roby's off-season developments (35:40), the Celtics off-season acquisitions (43:20), as well as other off-season moves from around the league (54:10).

Finals Preview / Conference Finals Review | Hoop Theory Podcast Ep. 11

June 02, 2022 15:12 - 17 minutes - 24.7 MB

Finals preview, conference finals review

All-NBA 2022 | Hoop Theory Ep. 10

April 20, 2022 23:19 - 47 minutes - 64.6 MB

All-Rookie -> (0:00) . | . All-Defense -> (21:18) . | . All-NBA -> (31:52)

2022 NBA Season Awards (with Jacob Roth) | Hoop Theory Podcast Ep.9

April 14, 2022 14:42 - 59 minutes - 110 MB

2022 NBA Season Awards (with Jacob Roth) | Hoop Theory Podcast Ep.9

Northwest Division Over/Unders | Hoop Theory Podcast Ep.8

April 06, 2022 22:40 - 38 minutes - 52.6 MB

Denver Nuggets->(3:13) | Minnesota Timberwolves->(15:57) | OKC Thunder->(21:09) | Portland Trailblazers->(24:31) | Utah Jazz->(28:38)

Southwest Division Over/Unders | Hoop Theory Podcast Ep.7

March 30, 2022 20:34 - 49 minutes - 67.5 MB

(0:00 - Intro) | (2:12 - Mavs over/under picks) (4:12 - Checking in with the Mavs) | (11:04 - Rockets over/under picks) (12:14 - Checking in with the Rockets) | (17:46 - Grizzlies over/under picks) (19:25 - Checking in with the Grizzlies) | (29:08 - Pelicans over/under picks) (31:20 - Checking in with the Pelicans) | (42:27 - Spurs over/under) (44:27 - Checking in with the Spurs)

Pacific Division Over/Unders Pt. 2 | Hoop Theory Podcast Ep. 6

March 23, 2022 03:35 - 26 minutes - 36.6 MB

0:00 - Intro 1:11 - Suns over/under picks 2:52 - Checking in with the Suns 10:27 - Kings over/under picks 12:11 - Checking in with the Kings

Pacific Division Over/Unders Pt. 1 | Hoop Theory Podcast Ep.5

March 05, 2022 20:41 - 1 hour - 105 MB

0:00 - Intro 2:59 - Warriors over/under picks 6:09 - Checking in with the Warriors 15:58 - Clippers over/under picks 17:58 - Checking in with the Clippers 20:03 - Lakers over/under picks 23:36 - Checking in with the Lakers

Making Sense of the 2021 Atlanta Hawks | Hoop Theory Ep.4

January 17, 2022 23:12 - 58 minutes - 55.6 MB

Hoop Theory Episode 4. Checking in with the Southeast Division.

I was right about the Cavs | Hoop Theory Ep.3

December 03, 2021 20:01 - 47 minutes - 87.5 MB

#3 - Recorded on 11/24/2021 Logan Wortman looks back on preseason predictions for the NBA Central Division (Bulls, Cavs, Pistons, Pacers, & Bucks). (0:00) - Intro (3:23) - Nuggets sadboi hour (7:03) - Over/under picks (15:06) - Why are the Bulls so good? (23:23) - I was right about the Cavs (38:49) - Is Cade a bust? (44:12) - Looking at the rest of the Central Division (48:08) - Outro

Can Tatum & Brown Play Together? | Hoop Theory Podcast Ep.2

November 13, 2021 19:23 - 30 seconds - 62.6 MB

#2 - Atlantic Division Over/Under Picks (0:00) - Preface (8:43) - Over/under picks (19:16) - Can Tatum & Brown play together? (37:30) - Can The Nets hit their over without Kyrie? (41:05) - Looking at the rest of the Atlantic Division

Can Tatum & Brown Play Together?

November 13, 2021 19:23 - 30 seconds - 62.6 MB

#2 - Atlantic Division Over/Under Picks (0:00) - Preface (8:43) - Over/under picks (19:16) - Can Tatum & Brown play together? (37:30) - Can The Nets hit their over without Kyrie? (41:05) - Looking at the rest of the Atlantic Division

Ben Simmons Situation & TWolves Debacle

October 04, 2021 03:43 - 1 hour - 105 MB

#1 - In the first ever episode of Hoop Theory, Logan Wortman chronicles the rift between Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers, as well as attempts to make sense of the Minnesota Timberwolves firing their president of basketball operations on the eve of training camp.

Ben Simmons Situation & TWolves Debacle | Hoop Theory Podcast Ep.1

October 04, 2021 03:43 - 1 hour - 105 MB

#1 - In the first ever episode of Hoop Theory, Logan Wortman chronicles the rift between Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers, as well as attempts to make sense of the Minnesota Timberwolves firing their president of basketball operations on the eve of training camp.

NMU#31 - Major Show Update (Rebranding the Podcast Feed)

September 05, 2021 18:19 - 7 minutes - 10.9 MB

Logan Wortman announces major show update.

NMU#30 - Lakers Get Bounced, & Nets v Bucks Series Preview

June 06, 2021 19:47 - 44 minutes - 60.9 MB

Logan Wortman reacts to the Lakers getting eliminated in round 1, and previews the Nets v Bucks second round series, as well as the Sixers v Hawks second round series

NMU#29 - Nuggets v Blazers

June 02, 2021 23:06 - 1 hour - 106 MB

Logan Wortman breaks down the Nuggets v Blazers first round series as well as touches on the Dame v Steph conversation.

NMU#28 - Game 1's: PHX v LAL & NYK v ATL

May 25, 2021 21:12 - 1 hour - 134 MB

Logan Wortman gives his reaction / analysis to the first game of both the Suns vs. Lakers series as well as the Knicks vs. Hawks series

NMU#27 - Play-In Recap & 1st Round Predictions

May 22, 2021 07:59 - 1 hour - 132 MB

Logan Wortman shares his thoughts on this seasons play-in tournament as well has his picks for the first round series'.

NMU#26 - The End Is Nigh

May 14, 2021 23:03 - 42 minutes - 58.2 MB

Logan Wortman is joined by Anthony Levtsenyuk to discuss the approaching end of the regular season as well as their favorite teams chances in the playoffs

NMU#25 - Nuggets Corner

May 01, 2021 00:47 - 1 hour - 113 MB

Logan Wortman highlights the Denver Nuggets in this week's episode of The Next Man Up Podcast. Breaking down the recent additions of Austin Rivers & Shaq Harrison to the team as well as the Nuggets strengths & weaknesses finishing off the 2021 regular season & heading into the playoffs.

NMU#24 - Play-In Criticism, Steph, CP3, Knicks, & More...

April 23, 2021 07:37 - 1 hour - 96.3 MB

Logan Wortman is joined by Jacob Roth to discuss current storylines in the NBA.

NMU#23 - Jamal Murray's Injury & LaMarcus Aldridge's Retirement

April 17, 2021 02:19 - 50 minutes - 69.9 MB

Logan Wortman is joined by Anthony Levtsenyuk to discuss the last couple weeks of the NBA

NMU#22 - Buyout Madness

March 31, 2021 08:49 - 1 hour - 126 MB

Logan Wortman is joined by Jacob Roth & Anthony Levtsenyuk to discuss the news in the NBA's buyout market, as well as look back on the trade deadline form last week, and also James Harden's recent comments on his MVP candidacy.

NMU#21 - Trade Deadline Special: Instant Reactions

March 26, 2021 04:01 - 1 hour - 143 MB

Logan Wortman is joined by Jacob Roth & Anthony Levtsenyuk to react to the NBA trade deadline real time in the final minutes of the trading season.

NMU#20 - NBA: Significant Injuries & Their Effect On The Season

March 25, 2021 09:36 - 1 hour - 94.1 MB

Logan Wortman is joined by Jacob Roth & Anthony Levtsenyuk to discuss topics around the NBA world such as: Injuries: Embiid, LeBron, Lamelo, Steph / MVP Race: Is there a favorite? / Trade deadline talk. / And the guys give some of their takes in a free-flowing conversation.

NMU#19 - All-Star Roster Reactions, MVP Race, & More...

March 05, 2021 22:38 - 1 hour - 109 MB

Logan Wortman reacts to the NBA All-Star roster selections, as well as reacts to some recently published MVP & DPOY ladders, & breaks down some recent NBA games as well.

NMU#18 - NBA All-Star Teams (Remastered)

February 18, 2021 07:10 - 57 minutes - 79.2 MB

Logan Wortman shares his NBA All-Star picks with Anthony Levtsenyuk, and Anthony provides his hot takes throughout the episode.

NUM#17 - NBA All-Star Teams

February 17, 2021 06:31 - 1 hour - 96.8 MB

Logan Wortman fills out his East & West All-Star rosters.

NMU#16 - Who's The GOAT of Team Sports

February 12, 2021 05:37 - 58 minutes - 80 MB

Logan Wortman, Jacob Roth, & Anthony Levtsenyuk talk about Superbowl LV, what it means for Tom Brady's legacy, who the GOAT of GOATs is, & some of the latest happenings in the NBA.

NMU#15 - Quarter Season Mark Thoughts

January 31, 2021 00:56 - 1 hour - 96.5 MB

Logan & Anthony discuss the Lakers v Sixers game from Wednesday night, as well as Shaq's recent post game comments to Donovan Mitchell, Bradley Beal's situation in Washington, and much more...

NMU#14 - Harden Blockbuster Trade

January 15, 2021 08:08 - 1 hour - 90.6 MB

Logan & Anthony breakdown the James Harden to Nets trade, as well as Bradley Beal's current situation, early MVP candidates & thoughts on the season in general.

NMU#13 - NBA Week 1 Thoughts

January 02, 2021 03:37 - 56 minutes - 77.3 MB

Logan & Anthony discuss week 1 of the 2020-21 NBA season. Do the Sixers need to trade for Harden? Do the Nuggets have enough defense? Should we be worried about the Wizards? How long can the Celtics last without Kemba?

NMU#12 - Eastern Conference Playoff Race Preview

December 11, 2020 02:03 - 1 hour - 107 MB

Logan breaks down the offseasons for the Pacers, Lakers, Clippers, & Grizzlies. Anthony joins the show to discuss the Eastern Conference playoff race for the upcoming season. Logan then discusses the Harden drama, Paul George's controversial statements & other NBA headlines.

NMU#11 - Westbrook For Wall

December 04, 2020 01:05 - 38 minutes - 53.1 MB

Logan breaks down the wild Russell Westbrook for John Wall trade as well as the Houston Rockets' offseason as a whole. Then Logan goes through other headlines in NBA news.

NMU#10 - NBA Free Agency Pt. 2

November 30, 2020 06:39 - 40 minutes - 55.9 MB

Logan breaks down the off-season acquisitions of the Nuggets, Pistons, & Warriors as well as some NFL/Boxing talk.

NMU#9 - NBA Free Agency Pt. 1

November 27, 2020 02:25 - 43 minutes - 60.3 MB

Logan breaks down each team's free agency / offseason moves. In this episode (part one), Logan goes over the Hawks, Celtics, Nets, Hornets, Bulls, Cavaliers, & Mavericks.

NMU#8 - NBA Draft Reactions

November 20, 2020 16:49 - 1 hour - 138 MB

Logan & Anthony share their reactions to the 2020 NBA draft as well as other news around the NBA.

NMU#7 - Tom Brady's Worst Game of His Career?

November 12, 2020 07:35 - 1 hour - 159 MB

Logan Wortman & Jacob Roth are joined by friend of the show, Anthony Levtsenyuk to discuss NFL week 9, some college football, & some NBA mock trades.

NMU#6 - Moreyball Heading to Philly

November 03, 2020 05:09 - 1 hour - 114 MB

Logan Wortman & Jacob Roth are joined by friend of the show & resident Sixers fan, Anthony Levtsenyuk to discuss the happenings of the NBA. Namely, the Sixers, Rockets, Pat Riley's asterisk comments, the start of the 2021 NBA season & more.

NMU#5 - NFL MVP Ladder

October 28, 2020 22:26 - 1 hour - 88.3 MB

Logan Wortman & Jacob Roth are joined by friend of the show, Anthony Levtsenyuk to discuss week 7 of the NFL as well as Jacob & Anthony's picks on the NFL MVP Ladder. The guys also breakdown the Nebraska at Ohio State game from Saturday.

NMU#4 - NBA: Way Too Early Power Rankings

October 28, 2020 02:51 - 1 hour - 154 MB

Logan & Jacob share their way too early power rankings for the 2021 NBA season in a tier ranking format. Then things heat up with Hot Takes with Jacob.

NMU#3 - GOAT Debate

October 23, 2020 04:26 - 1 hour - 96.6 MB

Logan & Jacob discuss week 6 of the NFL, & where the GOAT debate stands after the 2020 NBA season & LeBron's 4th ring.

NMU#2 - Lakers Crowned Champions

October 13, 2020 06:27 - 1 hour - 75.7 MB

Jacob and I did not get to all of the NBA topics that we wanted to discuss in this episode due to time & technical difficulties, but next episode will definitely tip-off with plenty of NBA talk so stay tuned. In this episode, Jacob and I discuss week 5 of the NFL, including Dak's injury & Brady's error, as well as break down games 4-6 of the NBA Finals.

Introducing The Next Man Up Podcast w/ Logan Wortman & Jacob Roth

October 06, 2020 05:48 - 34 minutes - 42.1 MB

A bit of introduction to our dope new pod

NMU#1 - Butler's Historic Game 3

October 06, 2020 05:48 - 1 hour - 71.6 MB

Jimmy Butler's historic game 3 gives Miami their first win of the Finals. What's going on in Philly? Jacob's NFL Breakdown

The LoJoWo Podcast Ep.19 (The Start of Something New w/ Jacob Roth)

September 29, 2020 06:28 - 1 hour - 71.3 MB

I'm joined once again by Jacob Roth of The Jacob Roth Show to discuss the future of this podcast as well as Monday Night Football, Nuggets, Celtics, Heat v Lakers Finals Preview, & Doc Rivers splitting with LAC

The LoJoWo Podcast Ep.18 (Heat & Lakers Go Up 3-1 & Tyler's Heroics)

September 25, 2020 06:48 - 1 hour - 92.2 MB

My miserable reaction to the Nuggets going down 3-1... again. Also including my breakdowns of ECF Game 4 & WCF Game 3. Billy Donovan get's Bulls HC Job, and I compare my MVP Ladder to the voting results.