The NBA has rolled out another batch of unconventional new jerseys. Instead of players’ last names, these ones have nicknames. Only A Game’s Phil Latzman tells the story behind Shane Battier’s nickname.
In 2013, the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame inducted screenwriter Angelo Pizzo and director David Anspaugh,, who were be honored for their work on the basketball movie ‘Hoosiers.’ Pizzo joins Bill to discuss the iconic sports film.
While some have criticized the New Orlean’s Hornets’ new nickname, the Pelican is firecer than you might think. Bill Littlefield talks with Deadspin’s Barry Petchesky about the bird and the merits of New Orleans’ selection.
Eddie Sutton won more than 800 games while coaching at Creighton, Arkansas, Kentucky, Oklahoma State, and San Francisco. He retired in 2008, but his sons Scott and Sean have kept coaching in the family. Greg Echlin shares the story of the winningest family in college basketball.
After losing to the Heat in the conference finals last week, the Indianapolis Pacers are setting a brisk pace for the 2013-14 campaign. Bob Kravitz of the Indianapolis Star spoke with Bill about the Pacers’ potential.
In his new autobiography ‘Dr. J,’ Julius Erving offers a candid view of his Hall-of-Fame basketball career and his complicated life off the court. Erving joins Bill Littlefield for a fascinating conversation.
Although the Clippers and the Lakers share the same home court, fans will play more this season to see the Clippers host the Lakers than the Lakers host the Clippers. Jesse Lawrence, founder and CEO of Tiqiq, joins Bill to discuss the changing NBA ticket market.
An excerpt from ‘Dr. J: The Autobiography’ by Julius Erving and Karl Taro Greenfeld.
With Baylor star Brittney Griner now playing in the WNBA, who is the top player in women’s college basketball? ESPNW’s Michelle Smith shares her pick with Bill.
After nearly two decades of disappointment, the Houston Rockets may be poised for bigger things this season. Reporter Gail Delaughter shares Houston’s hopes of a improved season.