10 episodes

Basketball Hall of Fame coach, Rick Pitino hosts a weekly show covering the NBA and NCAA mens’ college basketball. Rick will feature some of the biggest names in the world of basketball. The show will also feature behind the scenes stories from Rick’s days with Louisville, Kentucky, Providence, Boston Celtics and NY Knicks. Rick’s new book, "My Story", was recently featured on ESPN’s First Take. Learn more at https://www.rickpitino.com

The Pitino Press Rick Pitino

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    • 4.9 • 97 Ratings

Basketball Hall of Fame coach, Rick Pitino hosts a weekly show covering the NBA and NCAA mens’ college basketball. Rick will feature some of the biggest names in the world of basketball. The show will also feature behind the scenes stories from Rick’s days with Louisville, Kentucky, Providence, Boston Celtics and NY Knicks. Rick’s new book, "My Story", was recently featured on ESPN’s First Take. Learn more at https://www.rickpitino.com

    Jim Boeheim

    Jim Boeheim

    Rick is joined by basketball hall of fame coach, Jim Boeheim. Jim has led Syracuse to five final fours and three national championships games including a title in 2003 with Carmelo Anthony. The guys discuss the old days of the Big East and what the move has been like to the ACC for Syracuse and some of the best players to ever wear the Orange.
    Pick up Coach Pitino's book at https://www.rickpitino.com

    • 45 min
    Dick Vitale

    Dick Vitale

    Rick welcomes the legendary voice of college basketball, Dick Vitale to the podcast. Dick is one of the pioneers of ESPN and talks about the early days of the network and how it contributed to the growth of college basketball. He also talks about how he contributed to the Celtics title runs in the 1980s and shares his dream of meeting Oprah one day. Dick is a huge advocate of cancer research through the V Foundation.  
    https://www.jimmyv.org/
    📕Learn about Rick's book "Pitino, My Story" at https://www.rickpitino.com/
     

    • 55 min
    Lesley Visser 🎤

    Lesley Visser 🎤

    Rick welcomes longtime friend and female sports media pioneer, Lesley Visser to the podcast. Lesley is the only sportscaster (male or female) who has worked the Super Bowl, Final Four, NBA Finals, World Series, Triple Crown, Monday Night Football, the Olympics and U.S. Open tennis. Lesley shares stories from traveling with John Madden to experiencing harassment as a female in the locker room.
    Learn more about the new book "Pitino - My Story" at www.rickpitino.com

    • 59 min
    Mike Francesa - WFAN & Mike's On App

    Mike Francesa - WFAN & Mike's On App

    Rick is joined on the podcast by one of the legendary figures in sports talk radio history, Mike Francesa. Mike was part of the WFAN’s Mike and the Mad Dog Show for almost twenty years in New York City and is now into his fourth decade on WFAN. Mike draws some fascinating parallels from Bob Knight to Coach K and Bill Parcells and Bill Belichick in a wide-ranging conversation about the greatest coaches of all time.
    Download Mike's app at https://www.mikeson.com/
    Check out the new book "Pitino: My Story" at http://www.rickpitino.com.
     

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Terry Rozier ☘️ Boston Celtics Point Guard

    Terry Rozier ☘️ Boston Celtics Point Guard

    Rick welcomes Terry Rozier from the Boston Celtics to the podcast. Terry played for Coach Pitino at Louisville so they discuss the process and great story that led to the Celtics drafting him. They also talk about his breakout season with the Celtics and whether he expects to be in Boston long term. Terry also talks about which players in the NBA are the biggest challenges to guard.  Learn more about the new book "Pitino: My Story" at www.rickpitino.net

    • 23 min
    Jay Wright - Head Coach at Villanova University

    Jay Wright - Head Coach at Villanova University

    Rick welcomes Jay Wright, head coach of the National Champion Villanova Wildcats. Jay talks about building a winning culture and his history with the Villanova program dating back to his days with Rollie Massimino.  Jay shares where he was during the historic upset of Georgetown in the 1985 title game. Jay also discusses whether or not he will ever make the jump to the NBA.
    📕 Learn more about Rick's book "Pitino: My Story" at http://www.rickpitino.com
    📱Follow on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/REALPITINO
     

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
97 Ratings

97 Ratings

stratm3 ,

Welcome back Rick!

Welcome back Rick, enjoy watching you coached my Knicks in Section 404 at The Garden...

coach_billy ,

Thanks!

Coach Pitino is a living legend.

Grippoguy ,

Very Entertaining interviews

Real Good Interviews, Hope coach P, does more

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