The University of Michigan professor and author of Ball Don’t Lie on the cultures and myths of basketball.
The New York Times best selling author of Boys Among Men: How the Prep to Pro Generation Redefined the NBA and Sparked a Basketball Revolution discusses the links between Moses, KG and Kobe plus dishes on the historic regular season success of the 2016 Golden State Warriors.
The senior writer for Sports Illustrated and author of the Audacity of Hoop: Basketball and the Age of Obama on the President’s love for pickup and using the sport as a lens through which we identify and evaluate his election and time in office. Bonus post morning reaction to Villanova’s dramatic win over North Carolina in the college basketball National Championship.
The Tufts University psychologist and co-author of the book This Is Your Brain on Sports discusses our love for the underdog and why winning your co-ed softball league feels just as good as sex.
The author of Rise and Fire take aim on the science, origins and evolution of the jump shot. Plus plenty on Steph Curry, nature vs nurture, “Pistol” Pete Maravich, Bobby Plump aka Jimmy Chitwood from Hoosiers and why so many great shooters come from the midwest.