1 hr 2 min

Black Ball: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Spencer Haywood, and the Generation that Saved the Soul of the NBA author Theresa Runstedtler TrueHoop

    • Basketball

On today's TrueHoop Henry Abbott and Jarod Hector are joined by Dr. Theresa Runstedtler, author of the forthcoming book Black Ball: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Spencer Haywood, and the Generation that Saved the Soul of the NBA 

They discuss:


What led Theresa to writing a book about these specific NBA players?

Who has governance over the Black body?

How did the policies and incidents that shaped America in the 1960s and 1970s shape NBA policies and vice versa?

The struggles fought for then are still the same struggles that are bing played out now with load management and the collective bargaining agreement.


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On today's TrueHoop Henry Abbott and Jarod Hector are joined by Dr. Theresa Runstedtler, author of the forthcoming book Black Ball: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Spencer Haywood, and the Generation that Saved the Soul of the NBA 

They discuss:


What led Theresa to writing a book about these specific NBA players?

Who has governance over the Black body?

How did the policies and incidents that shaped America in the 1960s and 1970s shape NBA policies and vice versa?

The struggles fought for then are still the same struggles that are bing played out now with load management and the collective bargaining agreement.


Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1 hr 2 min