When the Libyan Revolution began in 2011. Alex Owumi was playing professional basketball in Libya. Owumi details his experience in his new book “Qaddafi’s Point Guard,” which he dicusses with Bill Littlefield.
The 2013-2014 NBA season tips off on Tuesday. Henry Abbott of ESPN’s True Hoop joins Bill to preview the upcoming season — and explain why some teams will be fighting for last place.
An excerpt from ‘ Qaddafi’s Point Guard’ by Alex Owumi.
Derrick Rose is back on the court for the Chicago Bulls following a 17 month absence. K.C. Johnson spoke with Bill Littlefield about Rose’s return to the game.
Former NBA player and coach Bill Cartwright has a long basketball resume that includes five NBA championship rings. Cartwright recently took on the challenge of turning around a struggling Japanese basketball team. He joined Bill Littlefield to talk about the experience.
Experts feared that the WNBA was going under, but with three dazzling rookies, a new website, logo, and colors, interest is rising. Will the WNBA be able to grow and prosper? Nate Taylor from the New York Times joins us to discuss the leagues fate.
Zach Lowe’s proposal to cut NBA games by eight minutes seems like a simple enough solution for shortening games. But the change could have indirect consequences on player salaries and the league standings.
Commentator Martin Kessler learns the hard way that coaching isn’t as easy as it looks — especially when preteens are involved.
After finding a closet full of memories, Basketball Hall of Famer Jerry Lucas opted to put his awards and memorabilia on the open market. But as Doug Tribou notes, Lucas’ accomplishments are far from forgotten.
Ossie Schectman, who passed away on Tuesday, played just one season for the New York Knicks, but left his mark on the NBA, scoring the first points in league history. Basketball historian Charley Rosen joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the achievement.