The Atlanta Hawks are No. 1 in the NBA’s Eastern Conference — and up for sale. TNT analyst David Aldridge joins us to discuss the Hawks’ success on the floor and their future off of it.
What was the most significant sports moment from 2014? The cases against Adrian Peterson and Ray Rice? Michael Sam coming out? The Sochi Olympics? The World Cup? Donald Sterling’s ouster from the NBA? In a year loaded with major news, Only A Game asked top sports writers to make their picks.
In his 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.
During the NBA playoffs in 1995, Horace Grant scored the last official basket in the old Boston Garden. But that was not the final basket made from the Garden’s parquet floor. That moment happened a couple of weeks later, and Bill Littlefield and OAG Senior Producer Gary Waleik were there.
Bill Littlefield speaks with four-time NBA champion Horace Grant about his lengthy NBA career, playing with some of the top scorers of all time, and his place in NBA goggle history.
“The window for them to win a second title with this core group is closing, and they’re making a run at it,” Only A Game’s Doug Tribou says of the Dallas Mavericks, who just made a deal with the Celtics for All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo. Tribou joins Bill Littlefield to assess the trade.
LeBron James and other high-profile athletes have used their pre-game wardrobe choices to join the nationwide conversation concerning police brutality and race. Some say the athletes need to make a bolder move. Bill Littlefield reports on the issue.
The Philadelphia 76ers are off to a really, really bad start, but after Wednesday night’s victory over Minnesota, it’s not the worst start in NBA history. But the worst record ever? That’s still within reach.
This year, the Philadelphia 76ers are off to an 0-11 start. They still have a long way to go, though, to lose as many games as the ’72-’73 76ers. That team, Charley Rosen writes, was “perfectly awful.” Rosen joins Bill Littlefield to discuss his new book about Philadelphia’s dreadful season.
After three years at or near the bottom of their division, the Toronto Raptors are now one of the top teams in the East. The Toronto Star’s Doug Smith joins us to discuss the team’s turnaround — and to tell us whether the rapper Drake deserves any credit.