J.A. Adande has been covering the NBA for nearly 30 years at the Washington Post, LA Times, and ESPN. You’ve seen him doing sideline reports on ESPN’s NBA coverage, participating on ESPN’s Around The Horn, reporting for SportsCenter and NBA Coast to Coast, and now he is in the world of academia. J.A. currently is the Director of the Sports Journalism program at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. Mike and J.A. discuss the greatness of Giannis Antetokounmpo, the legacy of Larry Bird, his favorite athlete interview, and why Michael Wilbon has made such a difference in his life.