1 hr 1 min

Bob Costas on Michael Jordan, "Roundball Rock," Bill Walton, and 12 Years of the NBA on NBC The Press Box

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Hello, media consumers! The NBA Finals begin this week, so Bryan brings you the podcast a day early, and he welcomes one of the most prolific voices in basketball history, Bob Costas.
They take a look back at Bob’s time with NBC, discussing the following:

The first year of the NBA on NBC and how Bob was wanted as a play-by-play announcer (2:02)

The art of putting together the story of the game (6:52)

Michael Jordan’s run during the beginning of the NBC era (16:22)

The O.J. Simpson chase during the 1994 NBA Finals (24:28)

Calling what we thought at the time was Michael Jordan’s final shot in the NBA (41:01)

The 1998-99 NBA lockout (45:22)


Plus, David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline.
Host: Bryan Curtis
Guest: Bob Costas
Producer: Brian H. Waters
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Hello, media consumers! The NBA Finals begin this week, so Bryan brings you the podcast a day early, and he welcomes one of the most prolific voices in basketball history, Bob Costas.
They take a look back at Bob’s time with NBC, discussing the following:

The first year of the NBA on NBC and how Bob was wanted as a play-by-play announcer (2:02)

The art of putting together the story of the game (6:52)

Michael Jordan’s run during the beginning of the NBC era (16:22)

The O.J. Simpson chase during the 1994 NBA Finals (24:28)

Calling what we thought at the time was Michael Jordan’s final shot in the NBA (41:01)

The 1998-99 NBA lockout (45:22)


Plus, David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline.
Host: Bryan Curtis
Guest: Bob Costas
Producer: Brian H. Waters
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1 hr 1 min

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