Hoop Dreams | An NBA Podcast

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We're talking bas-ket-ball! Join Matt Tilby, Brendan White and Jono Pech every fortnight as they take a light-hearted look at everything basketball, drilling hot takes from all over the podcast court. From player analysis, all the latest NBA news and general hoops culture, there's something for everyone on Hoop Dreams.

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The dust has settled on the NBA Finals for another year and hot dog, we have a winner! Brendan, Jono and a slightly upset Matt discuss a Game 6 for the ages from Giannis, the series' key moments, where it was won and lost and where to for the Suns... A big thank you to everyone who's listened to the show throughout this crazy 2020/21 season, we couldn't have done it without you. Enjoy your offseason! Follow the Dreamers: Brendan Jono Matt WEBSITE SHOP KO-FI YOUTUBE  #HoopDreams #StayHumble #StayHungry

Jul 22

47 min 14 sec

No time for funny business, as the Hoop Dreams boys are doing double duty to analyse the NBA Finals! The team runs down the big storylines, the keys to victory and potential dark horses for Finals MVP in a matchup no one expected. One dreamer in particular is more nervous than the others... Follow the Dreamers: Brendan Jono Matt WEBSITE SHOP KO-FI YOUTUBE  #HoopDreams #StayHumble #StayHungry

Jul 6

47 min 10 sec

The full contingent of Hoop Dreamers is back once again as we reach the final four! The gang discuss the road to the Conference Finals for the four teams, debate where Ben Simmons might be off to, and write their apology notes to a couple of players… Follow the Dreamers: Brendan Jono Matt WEBSITE SHOP KO-FI YOUTUBE  #HoopDreams #StayHumble #StayHungry

Jun 29

1 hr 22 min

Brendan White and Jono Pech break down all the NBA playoff results so far, plus the results for MVP and All-Defensive Teams, before speculating on some trade machine magic that could solve playoff issues for the Mavericks and Trailblazers. Follow the Dreamers: Brendan Jono Matt --- WEBSITE SHOP KO-FI YOUTUBE  --- #HoopDreams #StayHumble #StayHungry

Jun 15

1 hr 7 min

With the playoffs in full gear, the Hoop Dreams hooligans return to unpack the first round so far! They cover the concerning actions of fans in the stands, debate who could win the remaining season awards and get their wrestling analogies out for a new game... Follow the Dreamers: Brendan Jono Matt --- WEBSITE SHOP KO-FI YOUTUBE  --- #HoopDreams #StayHumble #StayHungry

Jun 1

1 hr 20 min

Got your brackets ready? Brendan and Matt helm a special episode of Hoop Dreams taking a look at the first round of playoff action! From the epic Lakers/Warriors play-in to the Nets with no room for failure, the boys dive deep into their playoff predictions, so come play along! https://picks.nba.com/bracket-challenge/groups/1696?iid=bracket-challenge-game-share-via-copy&fbclid=IwAR2_P6vFF-YXCb1AtQdZ-iW1LKMbemBEaOXzdLx-ceB-V1pnboff4pwD5Ag (JOIN IN ON OUR PLAYOFF PREDICTOR HERE) Follow the Dreamers: Brendan Jono Matt --- WEBSITE SHOP KO-FI YOUTUBE  --- #HoopDreams #StayHumble #StayHungry

May 18

55 min

The #HoopDreams boys are back as the regular season reaches its final days! The gang assess 60 being the new 50, try to figure out where NBA journeymen played, and marvel at the Lakers' stud draft picks in the 70's... Follow the Dreamers: Brendan Jono Matt --- WEBSITE SHOP KO-FI YOUTUBE  --- #HoopDreams #StayHumble #StayHungry

May 4

1 hr 3 min

With a fairly quiet fortnight in the rearview, the full compliment of Hoop Dreamers are back! The gang assess the pros and cons of the Play-in Tournament, define what would truly help crown an MVP this season and marvel at Pokusevski's drip... Follow the Dreamers: Brendan Jono Matt --- WEBSITE SHOP KO-FI YOUTUBE  --- #HoopDreams #StayHumble #StayHungry

Apr 20

1 hr

With Matt away Jono and Brendan are running the court, having their first celebrity draft, sharing their winners and losers from the NBA trade deadline and also unpacking the debut trailer for Space Jam 2 - New Legends. Follow the Dreamers: Brendan Jono Matt --- WEBSITE SHOP KO-FI YOUTUBE  --- #HoopDreams #StayHumble #StayHungry

Apr 6

44 min 59 sec

The trade deadline looms, so the boys put on their GM caps in today's episode! They also pay tribute to Slo-Mo Joe's season for the ages, check on LeBron and LaMelo in the physio room, and wonder what Joakim Noah's been getting up to in retirement... Follow the Dreamers: Brendan https://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/brendanatebit (@brendanatebit) Jono https://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/jonohimself (@jonohimself) Matt https://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/itstilby (@itstilby) https://ATEBIT.net (WEBSITE)  http://shopATEBIT.net (WEBSTORE ) https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT (YOUTUBE) KO-FI #HoopDreams #StayHumble #StayHungry

Mar 23

1 hr 10 min

With All-Star Sunday here and gone, the boys reconvene! They tackle all the big events from the past fortnight, including the rising Phoenix Suns, Chef Curry's 3-point dominance...and what has Shaq got himself into now?! Follow the Dreamers: Brendan https://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/brendanatebit (@brendanatebit) Jono https://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/jonohimself (@jonohimself) Matt https://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/itstilby (@itstilby) https://ATEBIT.net  https://ATEBITnation.net http://shopATEBIT.net  https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT  #HoopDreams #StayHungry

Mar 9

1 hr 18 min

The gang welcomes another special guest! Gavin Skeels (@skeelsyshoota) joins the boys as they assess Utah's run to the top, hear Joel Embiid's case for MVP, get an update on Brendan's Top Shot cards and pay their respects to Yuta Watanabe... Follow the Dreamers: Brendan https://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/brendanatebit (@brendanatebit) Jono https://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/jonohimself (@jonohimself) Matt https://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/itstilby (@itstilby) Gavin http://twitter.com/skeelsyshoota (@skeelsyshoota) https://ATEBIT.net  https://ATEBITnation.net http://shopATEBIT.net  https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT  https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT #HoopDreams #StayHungry

Feb 22

1 hr 10 min

Another fortnight of basketball is in the books and Hoop Dreams is here to cover it! The boys tackle the high-flying Utah Jazz, wonder what Lamar Odom's up to now, get their GM hats on and wonder what the hell NBA's version of cryptocurrency is like... Follow the Dreamers: Brendan https://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/brendanatebit (@brendanatebit) Jono https://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/jonohimself (@jonohimself) Matt https://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/itstilby (@itstilby) https://ATEBIT.net  https://ATEBITnation.net http://shopATEBIT.net  https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT  https://ko-fi.com/weareATEBIT #HoopDreams #StayHungry

Feb 9

1 hr 13 min

A lot can happen in 2 weeks, it seems! The Hoop Dreams boys discuss the fallout from the "Harden Trade", investigate the curious case of Kevin Porter Jr., investigate where Marcus Smart's whiskey went and play Jono's brand new game! Some of the mental health discussion on this episode may be confronting to some listeners. If you or someone you know is dealing with depression or mental illness, ATEBIT recommends contacting Beyond Blue (beyondblue.org.au) or Lifeline (13 11 14). Follow the Dreamers: Brendan https://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/brendanatebit (@brendanatebit) Jono https://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/jonohimself (@jonohimself) Matt https://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/itstilby (@itstilby) https://ATEBIT.net  https://ATEBITnation.net http://shopATEBIT.net  https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT  https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT #HoopDreams #StayHumble #StayHungry

Jan 26

1 hr 12 min

New year, same Hoop Dreams madness! Matt, Brendan and Jono are back to discuss the big issues, including the rising Suns, the Sixers and Celtics being reduced to a skeleton squad, and a look at some of the weirdest old tweets from NBA stars. Someone get Giannis a smoothie! Follow the Dreamers: Brendan https://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/brendanatebit (@brendanatebit) Jono https://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/jonohimself (@jonohimself) Matt https://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/itstilby (@itstilby) https://ATEBIT.net  https://ATEBITnation.net http://shopATEBIT.net  https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT  #HoopDreams #StayHumble #StayHungry

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Jan 11

1 hr

As the sun sets on 2020, the boys look through a bumper first week of NBA action! They also say hello to old pal Luis Scola, wonder which strip club James Harden's going to next, and explore the best Christmas Day single game performances of all time! For direct links to the sneakers that were discussed: https://www.newbalance.com/basketball/jolly-rancher/ (https://www.newbalance.com/basketball/jolly-rancher/) https://www.adidas.com/us/dame-7-x-ric-flair-shoes/FX6616.html (https://www.adidas.com/us/dame-7-x-ric-flair-shoes/FX6616.html) https://sneakernews.com/2018/08/02/nike-kyrie-4-cereal-pack-release-date/ (https://sneakernews.com/2018/08/02/nike-kyrie-4-cereal-pack-release-date/) https://news.nike.com/footwear/nike-pg-2-5-x-playstation (https://news.nike.com/footwear/nike-pg-2-5-x-playstation) https://sneakernews.com/2019/04/30/travis-scott-air-jordan-1-official-release-date/ (https://sneakernews.com/2019/04/30/travis-scott-air-jordan-1-official-release-date/) Follow the Dreamers: Brendanhttps://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/brendanatebit ( @brendanatebit) Jonohttps://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/jonohimself ( @jonohimself) Matthttps://my.captivate.fm/twitter.com/itstilby ( @itstilby) https://ATEBIT.net  https://ATEBITnation.net http://shopATEBIT.net  https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT  https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT   #HoopDreams #StayHungry

Dec 2020

1 hr 6 min

Hoop Dreams is back for another season! Matt, Brendan and Jono return to take a light-hearted look at the off-season’s biggest stories, run the ruler over the new City Edition threads and see who’s been putting on the beef in #Musclewatch! Follow the Dreamers: Brendan @brendanatebit Jono @jonohimself Matt @itstilby https://ATEBIT.net  https://ATEBITnation.net http://shopATEBIT.net  https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT  https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT #HoopDreams #StayHungry

Dec 2020

55 min 58 sec

Recorded earlier this week with the conference finals in full swing, Brendan returns to join Matt and Jono as the boys run down the competitive East and West matchups, debate the MVP and All-NBA teams and jump back into some Cameo madness! Follow the Dreamers: Brendan @brendanatebit Jono @jonohimself Matt @itstilby https://ATEBIT.net  https://ATEBITnation.net http://shopATEBIT.net  https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT  https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT #HoopDreams #StayHungry

Sep 2020

1 hr

Matt and Jono jump in for an episode of Small Ball to recap the eventful NBA Conference Semis, run through the big stories, and celebrate the award winners so far! Follow the Dreamers: Brendan @brendanatebit Jono @jonohimself Matt @itstilby https://ATEBIT.net  https://ATEBITnation.net http://shopATEBIT.net  https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT  https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT #HoopDreams #StayHungry

Sep 2020

44 min 59 sec

Happy birthday Hoop Dreams! The boys reconvene to blow out the candles as they reflect on their terrible hot takes.They also discuss all the happenings in the bubble for NBA's restart, celebrate the career of Vinsanity, and get involved in Matt's weird Cameo game. Follow the Dreamers: Brendan @brendanatebit Jono @jonohimself Matt @itstilby https://ATEBIT.net  https://ATEBITnation.net http://shopATEBIT.net   https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT #HoopDreams #StayHungry

Jul 2020

54 min 55 sec

With the NBA season still on hold, Hoops Dreams brings in US correspondent Logan Wilkinson to help rank the best NBA players of the past decades, starting with the top 10 of the 2000s. Follow the Dreamers: Brendan @brendanatebit Jono @jonohimself Logan @leftyloggy Matt @itstilby https://ATEBIT.net  https://ATEBITnation.net http://shopATEBIT.net  https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT  https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT #HoopDreams #StayHungry

Jun 2020

1 hr 24 min

Hoop Dreams breaks down the final two episodes of The Last Dance, assessing Michael Jordan’s legacy with Chicago, the Flu Game, his sixth championship, and the concept of chasing a seventh ring. Featuring special guest and diehard Knicks fan Dave Martinson from the Nowstalgia podcast. -- Follow the Dreamers: Brendan @brendanatebit Jono @jonohimself Matt @itstilby -- https://ATEBIT.net https://ATEBITnation.net https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT

May 2020

1 hr 26 min

As The Last Dance nears its dramatic conclusion, Matt and Jono return to talk an emotional pair of episodes, including discussion on the death of MJ’s father, his obsession with competition and perfection, and the Father’s Day game against the Sonics. Keep a tissue ready. -- Follow the Dreamers: Brendan @brendanatebit Jono @jonohimself Matt @itstilby -- Find more geeky goodness at: https://ATEBIT.net https://ATEBITnation.net https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT https://patreon.com/weareATE

May 2020

1 hr 6 min

Matt and Jono return to discuss more MJ madness on a bumper pair of episodes of The Last Dance! From the origins of the Air Jordan 1 shoe and a look at Ewing’s Knicks and Barkley’s Suns, to dealing with public pressure and *that* security guard, there’s plenty to discuss! -- Follow the Dreamers: Brendan @brendanatebit Jono @jonohimself Matt @itstilby -- Find more geeky goodness at: https://ATEBIT.net https://ATEBITnation.net https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT https://patreon.com/weareA

May 2020

57 min 15 sec

Matt and Jono return to take a look at episodes 3 and 4 of The Last Dance! From the enigmatic Dennis Rodman and Jordan making “The Shot”, to Isiah Thomas’ “Bad Boys” in Detroit and Magic’s Lakers, the action ramps up as we progress through MJ’s fateful final season in Chicago. -- Follow the Dreamers: Brendan @brendanatebit Jono @jonohimself Matt @itstilby -- https://ATEBIT.net https://ATEBITnation.net https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT

Apr 2020

38 min 42 sec

Matt, Jono and special guest Logan Wilkinson get their dancing shoes on as they run through episodes 1 and 2 of The Last Dance! The boys discuss everything from MJ’s upbringing and relationship with Scottie Pippen, to the sneaky Jerry Krause and those * iconic * starting five announcements... -- Follow the Dreamers: Brendan @brendanatebit Jono @jonohimself Matt @itstilby -- Find more geeky goodness at: https://ATEBIT.net https://ATEBITnation.net https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT

Apr 2020

54 min 22 sec

Hoop Dreams is back to discuss the NBA's suspended season, hopes for a return amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, and the biggest losers of a cancelled season. -- Follow the Dreamers: Brendan @brendanatebit Jono @jonohimself Matt @itstilby -- Find more geeky goodness at: https://ATEBIT.net https://ATEBITnation.net https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT -- #stayhungry #ATEBITCollective #hoopdreams

Apr 2020

45 min 40 sec

With Tilby away Brendan & Jono get together to recap the movers and shakers from the 2020 NBA trade deadline. Breaking down the biggest moves (and non moves) made prior to February 6th. -- Find more geeky goodness at: https://ATEBIT.net https://ATEBITnation.net https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT -- #stayhungry #ATEBITCollective #hoopdreams

Feb 2020

42 min 42 sec

The boys are back for 2020! Brendan, Matt and Jono discuss a busy start to the year, including a tribute to David Stern, the absolute mess of All-Star voting and the intrigue of the trade deadline. They finish with a look at basketball player appearances in film and TV, because Oscars buzz and whatnot. -- Find more geeky goodness at: https://ATEBIT.net https://ATEBITnation.net https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT -- #stayhungry #ATEBITCollective #hoopdreams

Jan 2020

1 hr

Ho ho Hoop Dreams everyone! On this very special episode the guys go through their naughty and nice lists, gifting players and teams coal or presents in an attempt to help get their seasons back on track.  -- Wishing everyone a happy and safe holiday season. Much love! -- Follow Matt @ itstilby Follow Jono @jonohimself Follow Brendan @brendanatebit Follow ATEBIT @weareATEBIT -- https://ATEBIT.net https://ATEBITnation.net https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT https://patreon.com/weareATEBI

Dec 2019

1 hr 2 min

On today's Small Ball docket Matt, Jono & Brendan compete in a 30 & over draft, compiling their starting 5 from the current pool of active NBA players.  -- Follow Matt @ itstilby Follow Jono @jonohimself Follow Brendan @brendanatebit Follow ATEBIT @weareATEBIT -- Find more geeky goodness at: https://ATEBIT.net https://ATEBITnation.net https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT -- #stayhungry #ATEBITCollective #hoopdreams

Dec 2019

25 min 15 sec

We’re one month into the NBA season, so join the Hoop Dreams team as they reassess early predictions, rave about some star performers, and nominate some underperformers who need to be sent back to training camp. -- Follow Matt @ itstilby Follow Jono @jonohimself Follow Brendan @brendanatebit Follow ATEBIT @weareATEBIT -- https://ATEBIT.net https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT

Nov 2019

1 hr 12 min

Basketball’s back! With the season underway we end our Division Preview series with a look at the tasty Southwest Division, filled with a host of star players. Can Luka and KP bring the good times back to Dallas? Can Harden and Russ coexist? Will Zion or Ja take ROY honours? -- Follow Matt @ itstilby Follow Jono @jonohimself Follow Brendan @brendanatebit Follow ATEBIT @weareATEBIT -- https://ATEBIT.net https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT

Oct 2019

45 min 35 sec

With the season fast approaching, Matt and Jono deep dive into the Northwest Division with a lot of questions to answer: can the Nuggets or Blazers mount a title challenge? Will the Timberwolves show their potential? And what now for the Thunder following Westbrook's departure? -- Follow Matt @ itstilby Follow Jono @jonohimself Follow Brendan @brendanatebit Follow ATEBIT @weareATEBIT -- https://ATEBIT.net https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT

Oct 2019

39 min 6 sec

Jono and Matt return for another episode of Small Ball to review NBA 2K20, the latest entry into the fabled 2K basketball series. All the major areas get a look, including the new MyPlayer prologue & builder, presentation, gameplay & a pesky jersey glitch. *Big thanks to Adam and the 2K Australia team for supplying PlayStation 4 download keys for the team for review* -- Follow Matt @ itstilby Follow Jono @jonohimself Follow Brendan @brendanatebit Follow ATEBIT @weareATEBIT

Oct 2019

37 min 20 sec

Matt & Brendan partner up 2v2 style as they preview what many say is the best division in the NBA, the Pacific. They also dive off the turnbuckle, fighting through Enes Kanter's WWE 24/7 title reign. -- Follow Matt @ itstilby Follow Jono @jonohimself Follow Brendan @brendanatebit Follow ATEBIT @weareATEBIT -- Find more geeky goodness at: https://ATEBIT.net https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT -- #stayhungry #ATEBITCollective #hoopdreams

Sep 2019

43 min 3 sec

Jono gives his impressions of witnessing the Boomers upset Team USA in Melbourne, before Brendan joins in to preview the NBA’s Southeast Division, also discussing whether young players have the wrong attitude about offseason development. -- Follow Matt @ itstilby Follow Jono @jonohimself Follow Brendan @brendanatebit Follow ATEBIT @weareATEBIT -- Find more geeky goodness at: https://ATEBIT.net https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT

Aug 2019

49 min 58 sec

The Hoop Dreams NBA season preview continues as Matt and Jono break down the Central Division, before discussing the lack of All-Star talent competing in the FIBA World Cup. -- Follow Matt @ itstilby Follow Jono @jonohimself Follow Brendan @brendanatebit Follow ATEBIT @weareATEBIT -- Find more geeky goodness at: https://ATEBIT.net https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT -- #stayhungry #ATEBITCollective #hoopdreams

Aug 2019

48 min 8 sec

We're diving into the Atlantic Division this week with a very special guest! Matt is joined by SB Nation content creator Seth Rosenthal to discuss the big issues, including the chances of the Brooklyn Nets, Ben Simmons' rise to elite status and whether Knicks fans should be hitting the panic button. -- Follow Matt @ itstilby Follow Jono @jonohimself Follow Brendan @brendanatebit Follow ATEBIT @weareATEBIT -- https://ATEBIT.net https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT

Aug 2019

52 min 55 sec

This week sees the debut of Small Ball, a mini time capsule show that tackles specific questions or topics that can exist in a vacuum. On today's docket Matt, Jono & Brendan compete in a 25 & under draft will also offering up their current starting 3 that could take down Jordan, Pippen & Rodman in their primes. - Follow Matt @ itstilby Follow Jono @jonohimself Follow Brendan @brendanatebit Find more geeky goodness at: @weareATEBIT ATEBIT.net youtube.com/weareATEBIT

Jul 2019

28 min 22 sec

When Brendan's away, the boys will play! Matt and Jono discuss the mammoth Westbrook/Paul trade and the ramifications for both Houston and OKC. They also chat about Jaxson Hayes' monster dunk at Summer League, Danny Green getting "robbed" and explore the swole world of #Musclewatch. Follow Matt @ itstilby Follow Jono @jonohimself Follow Brendan @brendanatebit Follow ATEBIT @weareATEBIT Find more geeky goodness at: https://ATEBIT.net https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT

Jul 2019

55 min 16 sec

The debut episode of Hoops Dreams covers the biggest news from the NBA offseason, in the wake of Kawhi Leonard signing with the LA Clippers. Matt, Brendan and Jono discuss all the big trades and free agency moves before sharing their personal choices for the Monstar lineup in Space Jam 2. -- Follow Matt @ itstilby Follow Jono @jonohimself Follow Brendan @brendanatebit Follow ATEBIT @weareATEBIT -- https://ATEBIT.net https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT

Jul 2019

1 hr

The soundtrack to your hoop related dreams. -- Follow Matt @ itstilby Follow Jono @jonohimself Follow Brendan @brendanatebit Follow ATEBIT @weareATEBIT -- Find more geeky goodness at: https://ATEBIT.net https://youtube.com/weareATEBIT https://patreon.com/weareATEBIT -- #stayhungry #ATEBITCollective

Jul 2019

29 sec