Episode #58 (9/29/16): Dr. Dick Barnett

Oct 04, 2016, 05:16 AM

His famous “fall back baby” jumper was instrumental in Dick Barnett becoming a three-time All-American, helping lead Tennessee State to three consecutive NAIA championships, and averaging nearly 16 points per game over 14 NBA seasons.

He was a part of five NBA Finals – including both championships for the New York Knicks. After basketball, Barnett obtained a Phd in Education from Fordham, has written several books, went on to become a professor of Sports Management at St. John’s, and is the CEO and founder of SportScope.

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