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December 14th, 2013
By Greg Echlin

Keeping Up With The Suttons

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.

In Depth
December 7th, 2013

Indiana Pacers Setting NBA Pace Early

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.

Featured Book
November 16th, 2013

Julius Erving Offers Candid Self-Portrait In ‘Dr. J’

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.

In the news
November 16th, 2013

Clippers Gain On Lakers As L.A.’s Hot Ticket

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.

November 16th, 2013

An Excerpt From ‘Dr. J’

An excerpt from ‘Dr. J: The Autobiography’ by Julius Erving and Karl Taro Greenfeld.

November 16th, 2013

Making The Case For Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike

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.

November 16th, 2013
By Gail Delaughter

Houston Holds Out Hope For Rockets Success

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.

Featured Movie
November 9th, 2013

‘Bernie and Ernie’ Highlights Friendship

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.

In Depth
November 9th, 2013

Can ZIP Codes Predict NBA Success?

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.

November 2nd, 2013

Meet Chuck Taylor: The Man Behind The All Star

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.

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