The Jonah Keri Podcast, Episode 32
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
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