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The Handle Podcast – Mike Storen: 05/15/17

You can’t tell the story of the ABA without multiple mentions of Mike Storen. The former general manager of the Indiana Pacers, the Kentucky Colonels and the one-time commissioner of the league joined the podcast to describe his career path, provide us with insight about his front office…

May 15, 2017 · 4 Comments

The Handle Podcast – Adam Criblez: 05/01/17

Author Adam Criblez came on the podcast to talk about his book “Tall Tales and Short Shorts” on the 1970s NBA, Pete Maravich’s struggles in the NBA, Julius Erving joining the Bucks as the best what if of the decade and plenty of other 70s basketball minutiae.

May 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Handle Podcast – Kevin Loder: 03/30/17

Two-time NAIA All-American Kevin Loder stopped by to talk about playing multiple sports while growing up, the cultural significance of Alabama State’s success during his time there and remember his days with the early 1980s Kansas City Kings.

March 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Handle Podcast – Jeff Cook: 02/20/17

Idaho State Bengals legend Jeff Cook came on the podcast to relive the Bengals 1976-77 season in which they reached the Elite Eight, share memories from his time with the great 1980s Phoenix Suns and tell stories from teams and leagues like the Cleveland Cavaliers and the…

February 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Handle Podcast – Gus Gerard: 02/13/17

Gus Gerard — one of the few ever Spirits of St. Louis — joined the show to relive the days of the strong ACC in the 1970s, his time in the ABA with the Spirits and the Denver Nuggets, how underrated the Kansas City Kings were and to tell more about the secret life he lead during his play days, how he…

February 13, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Handle Podcast – Tom Meschery: 01/10/17

Warriors legend Tom Meschery describes the early days of his life — spending time in an internment camp in Japan during the war, being a Russian immigrant in San Francisco — and how turning to basketball lead to a successful 10-year career with the San…

January 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Handle Podcast – Uwe Blab: 12/21/16

Uwe Blab joined The Handle Podcast to tell the story of him being noticed in a pub in Germany, remember how he improved under coach Bob Knight at Indiana and share memories from his stops with the Mavericks, Don Nelson’s Run-TMC Warriors and the Germany national team.

December 21, 2016 · 1 Comment