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1991 NBA Eastern Conference Finals (30th anniversary) - BTG-7
May 20, 2021

1991 NBA Eastern Conference Finals (30th anniversary) - BTG-7

This week marks the 30th anniversary of the NBA's 1991 Eastern Conference Finals. Chicago versus back-to-back NBA Champion, Detroit. Chicago and Detroit had met in each of the previous three postseasons. In 1988 it was the EC...

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Adam guests on NBL Pocket Podcast - AIR118
May 5, 2021

Adam guests on NBL Pocket Podcast - AIR118

My friend, Joseph Corr - host of NBL Pocket Podcast - invited me on his show. We recorded this evergreen conversation in August of 2019. The episode was released on his podcast feed in early 2020. This is my edit …

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Adam's 2021 update
April 7, 2021

Adam's 2021 update

Hey, it's Adam here. A quick update for you on the lack of podcast episodes over the past month or two. [ Support: Buy Adam a coffee | Amazon: USA / Australia | Audible | Booktopia | PayPal ] My …

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Mandy Cohen: Live Sports Producer - WGN-TV Chicago, 1990s Bulls and The Last Dance - AIR117
Feb. 6, 2021

Mandy Cohen: Live Sports Producer - WGN-TV Chicago, 1990s Bulls and T…

Eight-time Emmy Award winner, Mandy Cohen, witnessed NBA history as a vital member of WGN-TV Chicago in a decade where the Bulls won six NBA titles in eight years. This is a fun and insightful conversation about Mandy’s life ...

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Bob Ryan: Legendary Boston Globe columnist and Basketball Hall of Famer - AIR116
Jan. 23, 2021

Bob Ryan: Legendary Boston Globe columnist and Basketball Hall of Fam…

Let's welcome iconic Boston Globe columnist and Basketball Hall of Famer, Bob Ryan. His excellent book, Scribe: My Life in Sports (2014), will be the framework of our multi-part conversation. In this first instalment, we cove...

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Danny Manning: NCAA Champion, NBA All-Star and Sixth Man of the Year - AIR115
Jan. 8, 2021

Danny Manning: NCAA Champion, NBA All-Star and Sixth Man of the Year …

Danny Manning has a storied career in basketball. We cover lots of topics, including his formative years of watching and learning the game, his family’s move to Kansas where he starred for the Jayhawks in college and ultimate...

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Adam's 2020 update
Dec. 8, 2020

Adam's 2020 update

Hey, it’s Adam here. A quick podcast update for you as we near the end of 2020 – a year like no other in our living history. To the super fans out there – I won’t single anyone out, but …

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Andrew Goldberg: Collecting 1,264 Michael Jordan NBA game tickets - AIR114
Nov. 10, 2020

Andrew Goldberg: Collecting 1,264 Michael Jordan NBA game tickets - A…

Andrew Goldberg's mission? To collect each-and-every ticket from Michael Jordan's NBA career - regular-season, postseason and All-Star games included. You’ll be surprised at the unique, delightful ways Andrew has obtained som...

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Butch Beard: Mr. Basketball, UofL Hall of Famer, NBA All-Star / Champion - AIR113
Oct. 27, 2020

Butch Beard: Mr. Basketball, UofL Hall of Famer, NBA All-Star / Champ…

Alfred 'Butch' Beard was named Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball in 1965. He paints a picture of life in 1960s Kentucky - the civil rights movement and his exposure to racism. Butch starred at the University of Louisville and is a me...

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Jeff Turner: Vanderbilt standout, 1984 gold medalist and ten-year NBA veteran - AIR112
Oct. 7, 2020

Jeff Turner: Vanderbilt standout, 1984 gold medalist and ten-year NBA…

Jeff Turner was a standout - on-and-off the court - at Vanderbilt University. Before turning pro, he had played internationally and won a gold medal at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. This is a fun, insightful chat abo...

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Steve Johnson: Oregon State University great, NBA All-Star and ten-year veteran - AIR111
Sept. 9, 2020

Steve Johnson: Oregon State University great, NBA All-Star and ten-ye…

Steve Johnson starred at Oregon State University and was selected by the Kansas City Kings with the seventh-overall pick in the 1981 NBA Draft. He was named an All-Star in 1988. This is an enlightening chat about Steve’s uniq...

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Eldridge Recasner: Husky Hall of Famer, CBA MVP / Champion and eight-year NBA veteran - AIR110
Aug. 27, 2020

Eldridge Recasner: Husky Hall of Famer, CBA MVP / Champion and eight-…

Eldridge Recasner is a member of the Washington Huskies' Hall of Fame. His rise from college to the NBA is filled with plenty of twists and turns. We discuss the unique path that led to him enjoying an eight-year run …

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Jeff Sanders: Georgia Southern Hall of Famer and five-year NBA veteran - AIR109
Aug. 12, 2020

Jeff Sanders: Georgia Southern Hall of Famer and five-year NBA vetera…

Jeff Sanders is the first of numerous former players - that I had the pleasure of meeting in Chicago (All-Star Weekend 2020) - to guest on the podcast. Sanders was one of the Chicago Bulls' three first-round picks in the …

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Senior NBA Photographers: Andrew Bernstein and Nathaniel Butler - AIR108
July 22, 2020

Senior NBA Photographers: Andrew Bernstein and Nathaniel Butler - AIR…

Andrew Bernstein and Nathaniel Butler - Senior NBA Photographers - detail iconic photos from their respective careers behind the lens. This is the audio of our Zoom recording from May, 2020. Watch the video of our conversatio...

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Detlef Schrempf: Three-time NBA All-Star and two-time Sixth Man of the Year - AIR107
June 30, 2020

Detlef Schrempf: Three-time NBA All-Star and two-time Sixth Man of th…

Detlef Schrempf was a large part of the first wave of European-born players to make their mark in the NBA. He is a three-time NBA All-Star, back-to-back Sixth Man of the Year and two-time Olympian. We discuss his formative ye...

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Jack McCallum: Hall of Fame Sportswriter (on Dream Team Tapes and The Last Dance) - AIR106
June 16, 2020

Jack McCallum: Hall of Fame Sportswriter (on Dream Team Tapes and The…

Legendary sportswriter, Jack McCallum, discusses a wide range of hoops-related topics. We begin with his eight-part podcast series, The Dream Team Tapes . We cover its origin story and Jack's original (Dream Team) audio recor...

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The Last Dance - Extras 3 (Guest: Curt Bloom - Birmingham Barons Radio) - AIR105
May 26, 2020

The Last Dance - Extras 3 (Guest: Curt Bloom - Birmingham Barons Radi…

My guest is long-time Birmingham Barons Radio Broadcaster, Curt Bloom. This is a special episode as it’s the first devoted purely to Michael Jordan’s baseball career. This conversation was recorded after episode eight of the ...

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The Last Dance - Extras 2 (Guest: Bill Wennington - three-time NBA Champion) - AIR104
May 18, 2020

The Last Dance - Extras 2 (Guest: Bill Wennington - three-time NBA Ch…

My special guest is three-time NBA Champion of the Chicago Bulls, Bill Wennington. Bill was the first guest to appear on my podcast way back in 2012. A big thanks to another great friend of the show, Steve Kashul, for …

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The Last Dance - Episode 3 recap - AIR103
May 14, 2020

The Last Dance - Episode 3 recap - AIR103

Regular co-host, Aaron , joins me to recap episode three of The Last Dance docuseries. Support: Buy Adam a coffee | Amazon: USA / Australia | Audible | PayPal Listen: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Overcast Foll...

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The Last Dance - Extras 1 (Guests: Marc Grossman / Steve Kashul) - AIR102
May 8, 2020

The Last Dance - Extras 1 (Guests: Marc Grossman / Steve Kashul) - AI…

Marc Grossman - the Bulls' Head Statistician since 1977 - discusses the creative ways that Chicago's stats team maximized Michael Jordan’s playing time in 1986, when MJ had a (so-called) "seven-minute per half" restriction as...

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The Last Dance - Episode 2 recap (news on upcoming guests) - AIR101
May 6, 2020

The Last Dance - Episode 2 recap (news on upcoming guests) - AIR101

We're back. Aaron joins me to recap episode two of The Last Dance docuseries. Check out my podcast feed - I've now released the first in a series of The Last Dance bonus shows, with two great guests who can …

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The Last Dance - Episode 1 recap (Guest: Scott Burrell - 1998 NBA Champion) - AIR100
April 28, 2020

The Last Dance - Episode 1 recap (Guest: Scott Burrell - 1998 NBA Cha…

It's here. Aaron joins me to recap episode one of ESPN's 10-part documentary series, The Last Dance. Its focus is Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls’ 1998 season. After the recap, I'm joined by 1998 NBA Champion, Scott Burr...

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ESPN's The Last Dance (Guests: Nate Bellamy and Nigel Miguel) - AIR099
April 10, 2020

ESPN's The Last Dance (Guests: Nate Bellamy and Nigel Miguel) - AIR099

Let's welcome Nate Bellamy Jr. and Nigel Miguel back to the show. They joined me on episode 75 to discuss Space Jam’s 20th anniversary. Prior to that, Nigel was my guest for episode 68. I encourage you to check out …

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Lafayette Fat Lever: Two-time NBA All-Star and Denver Nuggets legend - AIR098
Feb. 6, 2020

Lafayette Fat Lever: Two-time NBA All-Star and Denver Nuggets legend …

Pueblo High School legend, Arizona State University Hall of Famer and two-time NBA All-Star, Lafayette 'Fat' Lever. Fat discusses his storied career and offers plenty of great insight into his fantastic on-court exploits. Nea...

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