Bernard King and Ernie Grunfeld were one of college basketball’s most outstanding tandems. Their friendship was captured in ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary, “Bernie and Ernie.” Director Jason Hehir joined Bill to discuss the film.
Earning a spot in the NBA is extremely difficult, and the smallest factor can make the difference between signing a pro contract and flaming out in college. Seth Stephen-Davidowitz speaks with Bill Littlefield about his recent New York Times article that looked into the economic statistics behind NBA success.
As the NBA opens a new season, we’re looking back at the best-selling basketball sneakers of all-time and their Hall-of-Famer namesake. No, not Michael Jordan. We’re talking about Chuck Taylor. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou has our story.
An excerpt from ‘The Sons of Westwood: John Wooden, UCLA and the Dynasty That Changed College Basketball’ by John Matthew Smith.
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.