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Bob Ryan & Jeff Goodman NBA Podcast


Dec 31, 2020

Former Cavaliers head coach David Blatt joins Bob Ryan & Jeff Goodman to discuss his coaching career, including his time in Europe and in Cleveland coaching LeBron James and Kyrie Irving.

1:25: Goodman & Blatt on growing up in Framingham
5:23: On his involvement with Czech Republic basketball
9:05: On traveling the world as a basketball coach
16:00: Did you ever not feel safe throughout your time in Israel?18:20: Bob's Israel story/Blatt's popularity in Israel compared to the U.S.
20:01: Who is the greatest European basketball player of all time?22:31: What we missed in Drazan Petrovic
25:05: On landing the Cleveland Cavaliers coaching job/meeting LeBron James
29:09: What makes LeBron most-effective, special and unique
31:52: What Tristan Thompson meant to Blatt & the Cavaliers
36:55: What was it like to coach Kyrie Irving?