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The Jonah Keri Podcast, Episode 32

24 March 2011

My guests this week are Bethlehem Shoals and Eric Freeman, contributors to the basketball blog FreeDarko, and co-authors of the truly outstanding book The Undisputed Guide to Pro Basketball History. Follow them on Twitter @FreeDarko.

The topics we cover:

  • 2:00-7:30: Forgotten NBA legend Maurice Stokes
  • 7:31-10:00: Elgin Baylor, Jerry West, Oscar Robertson: The NBA’s perpetual bridesmaids
  • 10:01-18:21: Are we harsher on legacies now than in the past? Also, the buildup of individual superstars, vs. team play
  • 18:22-29:44: Along those same lines…why Shoals isn’t a Derrick Rose fan
  • 29:45-35:00: Is Russell Westbrook just a shorter version of shoot-first Derrick Rose?
  • 35:01-48:17: Debating the idea of the best player on a team always taking the last shot in a close game
  • 48:18-58:00: NBA Playoff preview
  • 58:01-end: Food Pick of the Week
  • Eric’s pick
    Shoals’s pick
    My pick

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