These aren't just two white guys from Boston talking hoops.  Legendary basketball scribe Bob Ryan teams up with nationally renowned hoops insider Jeff Goodman to bring you The Bob Ryan & Jeff Goodman Podcast.  Ryan and Goodman use over 70 years of combined experience on to provide you with an inside look at the world of NBA and NCAA basketball from two of the foremost experts and storytellers in the field.  Basketball junkies can expect vibrant discussions, lively debates and bold statements that will keep everyone coming back.  Clearly the generational gap is obvious and that's intentional. Subscribe now wherever you get your podcasts or find it on www.clnsmedia.com

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Bob & Jeff react to the hiring of the Pacers’ newest head coach and discuss what’s next for Indiana. Jeff says who the NBA’s biggest free agent is and what the price tag will look like. Also, could LeBron James bring Chris Paul to the Lakers? 00:54: Indiana Pacers new head coach Nate Bjorkgren 07:02:


Ryan & Goodman recap the 2020 Lakers & NBA Finals, including LeBron James’ longevity & future.  Also, agent Rich Paul’s influence on the league and when should we expect the 2020-2021 NBA season to commence? 


SI’s Chris Mannix joins Bob & Jeff to talk about the NBA Playoffs, including which team has the best chances under such circumstances. The Sixers are a top-team, according to Mannix. Also, can Kyrie Irving actually prevent significant players from going to Orlando? 1:09: Mannix’ first experience at the barbershop post-quarantine 2:43: Amidst concerns, NBA


What’s the alternative for Kyrie Irving and others who don’t want to go to Orlando to resume the NBA season? We discuss. Also, Bob Ryan reveals stories behind some of his greatest books 3:18: Bob is going out to eat for the first time 8:35: Bob, how many books have you written? 13:10: Researching the


What’s the alternative for Kyrie Irving and others who don’t want to go to Orlando to resume the NBA season? We discuss. Also, Bob Ryan reveals stories behind some of his greatest books 3:18: Bob is going out to eat for the first time 8:35: Bob, how many books have you written? 13:10: Researching the


What’s the alternative for Kyrie Irving and others who don’t want to go to Orlando to resume the NBA season? We discuss. Also, Bob Ryan reveals stories behind some of his greatest books 3:18: Bob is going out to eat for the first time 8:35: Bob, how many books have you written? 13:10: Researching the


What’s the alternative for Kyrie Irving and others who don’t want to go to Orlando to resume the NBA season? We discuss. Also, Bob Ryan reveals stories behind some of his greatest books 3:18: Bob is going out to eat for the first time 8:35: Bob, how many books have you written? 13:10: Researching the


Celtics legend & 1981 NBA Finals MVP Cedric Maxwell reveals he wish he had a better relationship with Larry Bird to Bob & Jeff in this exclusive interview. Max also talks about what it was like to be a black pro athlete and shares some of his favorite memories with the Celtics 1:14: Bob Ryan


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


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


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


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 story 17:06: Jay


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 portrayal in “The Last Dance”


Celtics legend Dave Cowens joins Bob and Jeff and shares some of his favorite stories about his time in Boston   1:35: On being a first-ballot Hall-of-Famer 2:52: Why isn’t Johnny Most in the basketball hall-of-fame? 6:59: How the relationship between players and media members has changed 10:41 Who was the toughest player you had


How will Jalen Green’s decision to bypass college and head to the NBA’s G League impact NCAA Basketball’s future? Bob and Jeff break it down. Also, how COVID-19 will affect powerhouse schools in a big way next season.   1:03: Bob Ryan runs errands instead of quarantining 2:30: Jalen Green’s announcement to bypass NCAA for


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