Showtime Podcast with Lakers Legend Michael Cooper
Episode 30: Today’s NBA is Different
Guest: Reggie Theus
Michael Cooper @ShowtimeCooper and Ari Temkin @arisports welcome former NBA player and Coach Reggie Theus to talk about growing up paying baseball before basketball in Inglewood in the 70’s, Reggie’s time playing for coach Jerry Tarkanian, his time playing for the Chicago Bulls in the late 70’s, and how the NBA is today.
Michael Cooper to Reggie Theus: “What are three things that help you make it to the NBA?”
When did Reggie Theus realize that he wanted to play basketball and not baseball?
What was it like growing up in Inglewood California in the 70’s
How Reggie Theus got to University of Nevada , Las Vegas UNLV playing for coach Jerry Tarkanian.
What it was like playing for the Chicago Bulls in the late 1970’s, and how Reggie Theus missed playing with Michael Jordan by 15 minutes.
Coops lightning round.
What does Reggie Theus think about today’s NBA?
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