During the NBA playoffs in 1995, Horace Grant scored the last official basket in the old Boston Garden. But that was not the final basket made from the Garden’s parquet floor. That moment happened a couple of weeks later, and Bill Littlefield and OAG Senior Producer Gary Waleik were there.
Bill Littlefield speaks with four-time NBA champion Horace Grant about his lengthy NBA career, playing with some of the top scorers of all time, and his place in NBA goggle history.
“The window for them to win a second title with this core group is closing, and they’re making a run at it,” Only A Game’s Doug Tribou says of the Dallas Mavericks, who just made a deal with the Celtics for All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo. Tribou joins Bill Littlefield to assess the trade.
LeBron James and other high-profile athletes have used their pre-game wardrobe choices to join the nationwide conversation concerning police brutality and race. Some say the athletes need to make a bolder move. Bill Littlefield reports on the issue.
At Bellarmine University, a small Catholic university in Kentucky, there’s a stats crew volunteer who’s served for 45 years. Without her, game day just wouldn’t be the same. Anne Marshall has the story from Louisville.
The Philadelphia 76ers are off to a really, really bad start, but after Wednesday night’s victory over Minnesota, it’s not the worst start in NBA history. But the worst record ever? That’s still within reach.
“We definitely like playing at home,” says Amherst College women’s basketball coach G.P. Gromacki. The team has won 100 straight games on its home court, an NCAA record. Gromacki joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the accomplishment.
Can anyone in college basketball stop Kentucky? Or would the Wildcats match up better against some NBA teams? Yahoo! Sports’ Pat Forde joins Bill Littlefield to weigh in.
After three years at or near the bottom of their division, the Toronto Raptors are now one of the top teams in the East. The Toronto Star’s Doug Smith joins us to discuss the team’s turnaround — and to tell us whether the rapper Drake deserves any credit.
Max Lenox didn’t take the expected path to becoming captain of Army’s basketball team. Bill speaks with Sports Illustrated’s S.L. Price, who profiled the point guard for this week’s magazine, and to the two men who adopted Lenox.