Welcome to episode No. 47 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch. In this podcast, which is published weekly, Deitsch interviews members of the sports media about their work and interesting people about the sports media. This week’s podcast guest is ESPN NBA analyst Hubie Brown, who has worked in NBA broadcasting for more than three decades.
In this episode, Brown discusses his broadcasting style and how he watches a game, who he learns from in today’s game, how he prepares for a broadcast, how he feels about the advanced metrics in the game, his relationship with the late Dr. Jack Ramsay, why the 1975 Kentucky Colonels (featuring Hall of Famers Dan Issel, Louie Dampier and Artis Gillmore are perennially underrated), how he handles travel at age 82 (hint: limousines), his favorite broadcasters to work with, and much more.
In one of the best parts of the podcast, Brown goes in-depth on what he would do as a coach to try to slow down Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors.
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