Podcast: Interview with NBA Author Roland Lazenby

By | October 26, 2016
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As part of Hail To The District’s preview for the 2016-2017 NBA season, Rajan is joined by venerated NBA biographer Roland Lazenby to discuss his newly-released book: “Showboat: The Life of Kobe Bryant.”


Discussion topics include:

  • The genesis of the concept of Kobe Bryant becoming “the next Michael Jordan” (3:55)
  • The similarities in intensity between Bryant and Michael Jordan (10:37)
  • The “mutual admiration society” between Bryant and Jordan (13:38)
  • Bryant’s fall from grace after the first three-peat in LA (17:30)
  • Bryant almost getting traded from Los Angeles (22:36)

Click here to purchase a copy of the book via Amazon.com

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