26 episodes

Listen in as NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry joins award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz to bring you the latest on the Golden State Warriors and the NBA.

Bleav in Warriors 24 with Rick Barry & Cyrus Saatsaz Bleav Podcast Network

    • Basketball
    • 5.0, 8 Ratings

Listen in as NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry joins award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz to bring you the latest on the Golden State Warriors and the NBA.

    Episode 26 - Warriors Huddle

    Episode 26 - Warriors Huddle

    In Episode 26 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz host a joint podcast with Bram Hillsman and the crew at the popular podcast Warriors Huddle to discuss some great stories from Rick's playing days including who he considered were the most dangerous players, what players are the most entertaining to watch in today's game, the legend of John Brisker, what teams in NBA history deserve an asterisk next to their World Title, how many more championships the Warriors Dynasty could claim, where the Warriors are in terms of being ready for next year and the crew predict who is winning the World Championship.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 25 - The Last Dance Part 2

    Episode 25 - The Last Dance Part 2

    In Episode 25 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz review the final six episodes of the wildly popular Chicago Bulls documentary The Last Dance and talked about the beauty of Jordan watching video of what others said and did while being interviewed including laughing hysterically at Gary Payton's comments on guarding him, The Dream Team's global impact, Jordan's crassness, the considerable focus on Steve Kerr and how that meant Jordan respected him tremendously, what alcoholic beverage Jordan was drinking, Jordan and Kobe Bryant's food possibly being sabotaged, and the blonde woman in Indiana who was spewing profanities at the Chicago Bulls. Rick talked about turning down a role being an adviser for the movie Semi-Pro where they wanted his expertise on underhanded free throw shooting, Rick presented his new NBT² (Nothing But The Truth) for the week and the show wraps up with what drives Rick and Cyrus crazy.

    • 49 min
    Episode 24 - Tim Hardaway

    Episode 24 - Tim Hardaway

    In Episode 24 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz welcome Golden State Warriors legend Tim Hardaway who talked about his wildly entertaining Run TMC teams and how it sadly broke up early, what it's like having a son play in the NBA with Rick adding to that discussion, the great "what if" of what might've been had Timmy not been injured prior to the 1994 season that welcomed Chris Webber, how Magic Johnson helped expose to the world his killer crossover dribble nicknamed the "UTEP Two Step," and how he feels regarding still not being selected to the Hall of Fame. Tim was asked about Chris Mullin's underrated presence on the team, Rick presented his new NBT² (Nothing But The Truth) for the week and the show wraps up with what drives Rick and Cyrus crazy.

    • 55 min
    Episode 23 - The Last Dance Part 1

    Episode 23 - The Last Dance Part 1

    In Episode 23 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz review the first four episodes of the wildly popular Chicago Bulls documentary The Last Dance, including Rick's history with legendary Head Coach Phil Jackson, Michael Jordan's load management and his ability to average 23 points while playing only 14 minutes per game, Ron Harper's reaction when the Cavaliers told him he wasn't going to guard Jordan on the final play, the Boston Celtics deserving some blame for not shaking the Detroit Pistons hands when their reign ended similar to the Pistons' lack of respect toward the Bulls, what Rick's thoughts are on the Bad Boy Pistons and if they should be considered among the game's great teams, the credit Jerry Krause deserves for building the dynasty and how his ego led to the downfall of the team including his poor treatment of Scotty Pippen, Dennis Rodman's vacation, Jordan's vice and why the Golden State Warriors traded starting point guard Butch Beard following the team's 1975 World Championship. Draymond Green's latest comments were discussed, Rick presented his new NBT² (Nothing But The Truth) for the week and the show wraps up with what drives Rick and Cyrus crazy.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Episode 22 - Peter Vecsey

    Episode 22 - Peter Vecsey

    In Episode 22 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz welcomed legendary Hall of Fame basketball journalist Peter Vecsey who talked about covering Rick's amazing playing career, playing a pick up basketball game with legends including Pete Maravich and how Oscar Robertson refused to come out of the game for him, the uncertainty of playing NBA games beyond July 1 since that's when free agency starts, his critique of Golden State Warriors Joe Lacob for his alleged mistreatment of former Head Coach Mark Jackson, his working relationship with Charles Barkley, and how he auctioned off his Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Curt Gowdy Award because of the disrespect he felt coming from the organization. Vecsey revealed how he was once offered the General Manager position for the utter dysfunction of the New York Knicks organization, Rick presented his new NBT² (Nothing But The Truth) for the week and the show wraps up with what drives Rick and Cyrus crazy.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Episode 21 - Plumped or Pumped Eastern Conference Edition

    Episode 21 - Plumped or Pumped Eastern Conference Edition

    In Episode 21 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz introduce a new segment called "Plumped or Pumped" where a list of select players in each conference is presented and debate if they're returning from this hiatus fat or in shape and ready to play. The idea was inspired from the last time the NBA suspended play in 1998 because of the lockout where a reduced 50 game season resulted in numerous players returning to action out of shape and not ready to play. Rick presented his new NBT² (Nothing But The Truth) for the week and the show wraps up with what drives Rick and Cyrus crazy.

    • 46 min

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