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“Now Why Is That?” ESPN’s Brian Windhorst Explains His Epic Monologue And Overwhelming Reaction

The senior NBA writer's dramatic speculation about Utah Jazz roster moves on First Take inspired many hilarious memes and mimics; now Windy answers our questions and reveals his favorite "on-Target" tribute

Memorable hand gestures, dramatic pauses, captivating facial expressions, and mysterious questions were all elements of ESPN NBA senior writer Brian Windhorst’s now-epic monologue on a First Take episode last week.

The discussion focused on possible activities related to the NBA’s Utah Jazz. Windhorst’s distinctive delivery – punctuated by his deliberate “What’s going on in Utah?” – left his co-hosts and viewers enthralled.

It also led to an extraordinary reaction on social media, complete with countless Windhorst memes, and extended into other pop culture domains. Windhorst shared his thoughts about the whole situation, answering the simple question he and everyone else was asking – “Now why is that?”

Rich Arden, Spencer Jackson and Josh Krulewitz produced the video.

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