66 episodes

We talk basketball in the British game and elsewhere on a regular basis with lively guests and in-depth conversation - hosted by Mark Woods

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We talk basketball in the British game and elsewhere on a regular basis with lively guests and in-depth conversation - hosted by Mark Woods

    The Melita Emanuel Carr One

    The Melita Emanuel Carr One

    Great Britain guard Melita Emanuel Carr joins the MVP Cast to discuss how experiencing the death of a friend led her to set up an initiative to address street violence in the UK, her experience of racism on both sides of the Atlantic, dealing with long-term injury and her plans to make a difference after her basketball career is done. More at mvp247.com
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    • 41 min
    The Kyla Nelson One

    The Kyla Nelson One

    Kyla Nelson joins the MVP Cast to give us her perspective on the Black Lives Matter movement and growing up as a mixed race female in the UK and the USA. She reveals the peaks and troughs of her current battle with cancer, her decision to transfer universities from Pitt to Florida International, and her ambition to be a coach - of men. More at www.mvp247.com
    Sponsored by Total Environmental Compliance.

    • 47 min
    The Tony Garbelotto One

    The Tony Garbelotto One

    Tony Garbelotto joins the MVP Cast to tell us about coaching during the aborted attempt to re-start the Japanese Basketball League during coronavirus, the pitching process to obtain jobs overseas, the parallels between the boom and bust of Mersey Tigers and London City Royals, and he reveals what arose from his abrupt exit from leading Great Britain after only two games in charge.

    • 51 min
    The Alan Richardson One

    The Alan Richardson One

    In the latest edition of the MVP Cast, we're joined by former top referee Alan Richardson to talk about his officiating career at home and abroad and the perils of being caught in the middle, his experiences with FIBA and EuroLeague, and what it takes to reach the top.
    Sponsored by Total Environmental Compliance. 

    • 52 min
    The Ovie Soko One

    The Ovie Soko One

    In the latest edition of the MVP Cast, we talk to Great Britain and London Lions forward Ovie Soko who tells us about coping (well) with the instant celebrity from his Love Island tour, his process for basketball self-improvement throughout his career and the contrasts between playing overseas and at home, his desire to be a role model, and his future ambitions on and off the court - including his first book.
    Sponsored by Total Environmental Compliance.

    • 43 min
    The Chris Harris One

    The Chris Harris One

    In the latest edition of the MVP Cast, we talk to Chris Harris about his place in history as the first Brit to ever play in the NBA, life in the league as it was in the 1950s, his friendship with Chuck Cooper and living through racial segregation in America, and why he gave it all up for the love of a good woman. More info at MVP247.com - Sponsored by Total Environmental Compliance @ tecompliance.co.uk

    • 44 min

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