The Phoenix Suns may have surprised many in the NBA world by earning the 2nd seed in the West and making the Conference Finals, but Hall of Famer and Bally Sports Arizona Color Analyst Ann Meyers Drysdale tells us how the blending of veterans like Chris Paul and Jae Crowder with rising stars Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton have put the team in position to make their first NBA … [Read more...] about Sunny Days: Ann Meyers Drysdale on Phoenix’s Rise & Women Breaking the NBA’s Glass Ceiling
Jeff Schwartz is the top agent in the NBA and one of the top sports agents in the world. His Excel Sports Management team represents 180 clients and has negotiated contracts worth 4 billion dollars. In this episode of Dave's Front Office with Dave Wohl, Jeff shares his successful philosophy on advising and guiding athletes for their entire lives, not just their athletic … [Read more...] about Super Agent Jeff Schwartz of Excel Sports Management
Larry Brown is without question one of the greatest basketball coaches of all time. The Hall of Famer has coached 9 NBA teams, two ABA teams, and is the only head coach to win an NBA Championship (2004 Detroit Pistons) and an NCAA Championship (Kansas 1988). He has mentored and developed great coaches like Gregg Popovich, John Calipari, Bill Self, and countless others. With all … [Read more...] about Hall of Fame Coach Larry Brown on Rick Carlisle & the Coaching Carousel
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdPthZLYKpM Super Agent Jeff Schwartz on advising players on the Power of Social Media In this Quick Hitter from Dave's Front Office, Jeff Schwartz of Excel Sports Management joins Dave Wohl. Jeff is the top agent in the NBA and his company is one of the most successful in the world. Social media is a powerful tool for athletes, but there's … [Read more...] about Jeff Schwartz of Excel Sports Management joins Dave’s Front Office
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Asiqmg2kcLA Why Giannis needs to embrace the paint BJ Armstrong and Eric Newman examine and debate the Bucks offense and how crucial it is for Giannis to live in the paint. … [Read more...] about The Pure Hoops Quick Hitter … Giannis: Go Low Young Man!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRNtBZ3ODm0 Is the Greek Freak really a superstar, given the limitations in his game? Two time MVP Giannis Antetokounpo is considered to be a superstar by most NBA fans. But the Buckets, Boards, & Blocks crew asks some tough questions that may cause some to rethink that label. … [Read more...] about Is Giannis really a superstar? The Buckets, Boards & Blocks Quick Hitter
BJ and Eric go deep into the remaining 2nd round playoff series featuring the Clippers game planning to move ahead 3-2 vs the Jazz, the Hawks miraculous comeback v Sixers and what the Bucks need to do offensively to top the Nets. … [Read more...] about Has Ben Simmons lost his mojo? A deep playoff dive this week!
Kevin Durant had a performance for the ages in game 5 against the Bucks on Tuesday night. But before we even finished breakfast on Wednesday, we learned that Chris Paul was in the COVID health and safety protocol with a return date unknown and Kawhi Leonard injured his ACL and would miss the rest of the series against Utah. On Buckets, Boards, & Blocks Monica McNutt, King … [Read more...] about KD is “Up,” CP3 is “Down”, and Kawhi is “Out”
Both the NBA Draft Combine and Lottery take place next week in Chicago, and who better to discuss the process and top prospects then having our former host (and Pac-12 Network Coordinating Producer) Adam Stanco. Stanco joins our Aaron Berlin and Bruce Bernstein (filling in for Otto Strong) and tells us how the interview process at the Combine, even more than the physical … [Read more...] about Back to the Future: Adam Stanco on the NBA Draft Combine, Lottery
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_95XYN5eJ_w Legendary NBA executive Rick Welts on his relationship with the late Commissioner David Stern Rick Welts began as a ball boy for the Seattle Sonics as a teenager before becoming one of the most significant executives in the NBA office and President of two NBA teams (Phoenix & Golden State). In this quick hitter segment from the … [Read more...] about Dave’s Front Office Quick Hitter with legendary NBA executive Rick Welts