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Bob Ryan & Jeff Goodman NBA Podcast

May 29, 2020

Bob and Jeff talk to Tacko Fall about his first year in the NBA, life in Boston and his basketball journey.

3:28: Tacko Fall’s first basketball experience

9:20: The first Senegalese basketball player Tacko Fall ever met

10:20: On what it feels like to always be the tallest person in the room

14:24: On many Senegalese...


May 20, 2020

Jazz forward Georges Niang joins Bob & Jeff to talk about the night Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19, how his teammates reacted and future plans in Utah

1:49: The events of March 12; the night Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19

4:42: “We were stuck in that locker room for six hours”

6:09: When Niang and...


May 11, 2020

Bill Walton takes a trip down memory lane from his days of playing for the great John Wooden to funny times in Boston alongside Larry Bird and the Celtics.

4:10: The day Bob Ryan met Bill Walton

7:20: When Bill Walton learned to appreciate Red Auerbach & the Celtics

11:43: The time Jeff Goodman fact-checked Bill...


May 7, 2020

Villanova head coach Jay Wright joins Bob & Jeff to talk about coaching in the NCAA, NBA's recent rule changes and Bulls guard Ryan Arcidiacono makes a surprise appearance. 

Tune in!

8:03: Bob Ryan’s Jay Wright story

12:54: How did winning a national title change your life?

15:21: Jeff Goodman’s Jay Wright...


May 1, 2020

NBA writer Sam Smith joins Bob & Jeff to talk about Michael Jordan and the Bulls, "The Last Dance" documentary and unforgettable stories about Smith's time around the team

 

10:47: What’s your relationship with Michael Jordan like today?

14:05: Similar Personalities: Larry Bird & Michael Jordan

20:25: Jerry Krause’s...