On today’s podcast we look ahead to All-Star Weekend with NBA on TNT and NBATV analyst Brent Barry. In his lengthy career in the Association, Brent was a two-time champion with the San Antonio Spurs and a former NBA Slam Dunk champ. We chat with Brent about his family ties in broadcasting, the prep for All-Star weekend, and who the best shooter is in the NBA. Topics include…
– Following in his dad (Rick) and brother’s (Jon) footsteps into broadcasting.
– His experience in the dunk contest and 3 point shootout and how players prepare for the individual showcase.
– Criticism of the dunk contest and whether or not it can be saved. Also, why the 3 point shootout is the main attraction this year.
– Who the best shooter is in the NBA and why it’s both Steph Curry and Kyle Korver.
– The evolution in the NBA game and the importance of the three.
– Can Atlanta and Golden State’s style survive in the postseason?
– Gregg Popovich’s 1000th win and the side the media and fans dont’ see.
For more from Brent, follow him on Twitter @Barryathree.