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The Handle

Reinis Lacis talks with retired basketball players about the history of the game and their careers.
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Dec 13, 2017

When the 1961-62 Detroit Pistons made the Division Finals, Ray Scott was their impressive rookie forward. When the team first won 50+ games in 1973-74, he was their head coach. Thus we talked about the Pistons, yet also about the city of Philadelphia (and Wilt Chamberlain), fun with the Virginia Squires in the ABA and some of his teammates who were quite ahead of their time.

Dec 4, 2017

"Reborn: The Pacers and the Return of Pro Basketball to Indianapolis" is a recently released book which I enjoyed very much. Its author Mark Montieth joined me on the podcast to talk about the many topics concerning it. The first professional basketball teams in Indianapolis, accuracy of ABA stories and getting them factually correct in "Reborn", the storylines of Pacers players like Reggie Harding - all of that and more is discussed in this episode.

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