Weekend Stars; The Grant Napear Show with Doug Christie – 2/21
Grant and Doug return to the air for the first time since the All Star Weekend. Hear the fellas begin with the great night from Bogdan Bogdanovic on Friday night during the Rising Stars game and how much the Kings look to be on the right path after a great weekend by players on the team. Also, hear the fellas discuss the Louisville sanctions applied by the NCAA and the removal of their Championship banner.
In hour two Doug and Grant speak about the NBA hall of fame class this year and if Chris Webber will make it in vs the other finalists, Webber’s botch of Bogdan Bogdanovic’s name Friday night and a little more about the University of Louisville’s future after the sanctions.
The Hall of Famer “Coachie”, Pete Carill joined the fellas and spoke about his time in Sacramento working for the Kings and how much he enjoyed his time here. Listen as Pete speaks about the 3 point shot and how it has changed the game, if the big man in the post will ever be relevant again, how he created the Princeton offense and why he felt the Kings of early 2000’s was a great team. Plus NBA TV’s Rick Kamla joined the show to discuss the latest around the NBA, explaining why he thinks the Kings have some real solid pieces to build on.
College Basketball reporter from The Athletic Aaron Torres jumped on the show in hour four to discuss the rulings on Louisville today. Hear Aaron discuss the ramifications facing the school, why Rick Pitino had to be fired, if any other school may be facing some similar sanctions, plus who may be the best picks coming up this year in the draft. Also the fellas talk Winter Games and Kings heading into the second half of the season.