The Washington Wizards, back in the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2008, jumped out to a quick lead in their series with the Chicago Bulls. Mike Wise of the Washington Post joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the team’s turnaround.
In ‘In My Skin,’ Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner details her struggles as a child and as a student at Baylor. She joins Bill Littlefield to discuss her past and her transition to the WNBA.
That men and women play together isn’t all that’s unusual about the Mixed Gender Basketball Association. There’s also a four-point shot. Jim O’Grady shares more about this new league.
The Indiana Pacers started out the season at a blistering pace, but they haven’t been doing so hot lately. Bill Littlefield is joined by Bob Kravitz of the Indianapolis Star to discuss the Pacers puzzling season.
Why win just one national title when you can have two? The UConn men’s and women’s basketball teams both took home NCAA basketball championships this week. Bill Littlefield chats with Paul Myerberg and John Altavilla about the achievement.
Cat mugs may be cute, but that’s not an excuse for the NCAA. Jason Gay of the Wall Street Journal decided to disregard NCAA policy while reporting on the NCAA men’s basketball tournament and had his kitty cup confiscated. He joined Bill to discuss this catastrophe.
The Milwaukee Bucks may wind up with the worst record in the NBA this year, but they have a promising player in Greek Giannis Antetokounmpo. Chuck Quirmbach shares the story of how the local Greek community and the Bucks have embraced him.
Dr. Evelyn Dean-Olmsted, an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras reflects on the game that helped her to realize that she loved basketball.
The NCAA women’s national champion will be determined Tuesday night. This year’s Final Four features familiar faces in UConn, Stanford and Notre Dame. But we’ll also see Maryland. ESPN’s Michelle Smith joins Bill Littlefield to share her predictions.
We’ve talked a lot about NBA teams tanking to increase their chances of snagging one of the phenomenal freshmen in the NCAA. Yahoo!’s Pat Forde joins Bill Littlefield to discuss this year’s top freshman players.