Episode 11 – The New Year

In Episode 11 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz discussed potential trade options with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Philadelphia 76ers for the Golden... See More

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In Episode 11 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz discussed potential trade options with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Philadelphia 76ers for the Golden State Warriors, Rick criticized Ron Adams’ coaching of the pick and roll, the crew discussed the Warriors waiving Marquese Chriss so they could offer a long term guaranteed contract to Damion Lee, Cyrus explained the intricacies of the NBA’s hard cap and why the Warriors’ sign and trade last offseason resulted in severe limited options for the roster, Rick exposed the lies that were spread regarding his performance in the 1976 Western Conference Finals, and Cyrus revealed that Kevin Durant tweeted at him. Cyrus puts Rick on the 24 second shot clock and asked which player, Russell Westbrook or Chris Paul, has been the better player this season, Rick presented his new NBT² (Nothing But The Truth) for the week and the show wraps up with what drives Rick and Cyrus crazy.

In Episode 11 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz discussed potential trade options with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Philadelphia 76ers for the Golden State Warriors, Rick criticized Ron Adams’ coaching of the pick and roll, the crew discussed the Warriors waiving Marquese Chriss so they could offer a long term guaranteed contract to Damion Lee, Cyrus explained the intricacies of the NBA’s hard cap and why the Warriors’ sign and trade last offseason resulted in severe limited options for the roster, Rick exposed the lies that were spread regarding his performance in the 1976 Western Conference Finals, and Cyrus revealed that Kevin Durant tweeted at him. Cyrus puts Rick on the 24 second shot clock and asked which player, Russell Westbrook or Chris Paul, has been the better player this season, Rick presented his new NBT² (Nothing But The Truth) for the week and the show wraps up with what drives Rick and Cyrus crazy.

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Rick Barry & Cyrus Saatsaz

Rick Barry is a Hall of Famer who was named one of the 50 greatest players in NBA history. Barry led the Golden State Warriors to the 1975 World Championship and was the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player.  Barry is the only player in basketball history to lead the NCAA, the ABA and the NBA in scoring and has four sons who have played professional basketball.  Barry previously owned the record for the highest free throw percentage in NBA history.  When Barry isn’t talking, playing or coaching basketball, you can find him fishing at some of the most adventurous places in the world.

Cyrus Saatsaz is an award winning multimedia journalist for media organizations including The Huffington Post, the Adventure Sports Network, Yahoo Sports, the San Francisco Chronicle, KCBS, USA Today, Sports Illustrated, ESPN and KNBR, where he was Barry’s former Executive Producer.