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Bleav in Warriors 24 with Rick Barry & Cyrus Saatsaz

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Listen in as NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry joins award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz to bring you the latest on the Golden State Warriors and the NBA.

Listen in as NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry joins award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz to bring you the latest on the Golden State Warriors and the NBA.

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Listen in as NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry joins award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz to bring you the latest on the Golden State Warriors and the NBA.

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English


Episodes

Episode 33 - Seerat Sohi of Yahoo Sports

12/20/2020
In Episode 33 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz welcomed Seerat Sohi of Yahoo Sports to preview the upcoming NBA season including how they think the Golden State Warriors are going to do, the continually unusual antics of Kyrie Irving including his recent attempt to blackout the media, where James Harden is going and his own latest outlandish actions, how Sohi became a reporter and columnist for Yahoo Sports, Cyrus revealed the three things the Warriors...

Duration:01:43:21

Episode 32 - Klay Thompson's Injury and What's Next

11/20/2020
In Episode 32 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz discussed Klay Thompson's depressing season ending injury and delved into deep detail analyzing who they should add via free agency and trade based on who's potentially available, why Klay is literally the most likeable player in the game, the addition of James Wiseman, Rick's personal experiences dealing with injuries that keep athletes out of the game, why Rick says it's a hard pass if James Harden is...

Duration:00:38:45

Episode 31 - NBA Finals Recap and Warriors Offseason Plans

10/16/2020
In Episode 31 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz discussed the Golden State Warriors' upcoming offseason plans including the strong possibility of the team acquiring either Ben Simmons from the Philadelphia 76ers or drafting star prospect Anthony Edwards, who the team could either trade for or acquire in free agency, Rick joining Anthony Davis in being one of only five players in NBA history to score 30 or more points in their first two NBA Finals games,...

Duration:01:01:41

Episode 30 - Krysten Peek of Yahoo Sports

9/11/2020
In Episode 30 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz welcomed Krysten Peek of Yahoo Sports and Rivals to talk about what she thinks the Golden State Warriors should do with the number two pick, her background, being the only female basketball journalist covering draft prospects, why it's so difficult determining who in college and high school is going to succeed in the NBA, how to determine when a player is a bust and what variables she thinks are important...

Duration:01:05:39

Episode 29 - Mark Medina of USA Today

8/21/2020
In Episode 29 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz welcomed USA Today NBA writer Mark Medina who called in live from the NBA bubble to talk about what life is like for teams and media in the enclosed environment, his background and how he became an NBA journalist, what he expects the Warriors to do with their draft pick, previously being the beat reporter for the Warriors during their dynasty and the Lakers when they were last champions, interviewing Kobe...

Duration:01:02:06

Episode 28 - George Karl

8/17/2020
In Episode 28 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz welcome former Golden State Warriors Head Coach George Karl who talked about his days leading the Warriors, why and how he left the team, his appearance on the smash summer hit Michael Jordan documentary The Last Dance including his side of the story regarding their encounter during the NBA Finals, the team he considers the greatest he's ever coached, why there isn't more honesty in this world, being a...

Duration:01:02:01

Episode 27 - The Bubble

7/30/2020
In Episode 27 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz preview the long awaited resumption of the NBA season and talked about how numerous players have been leaving the isolation bubble to visit strip clubs, Klay Thompson's fascinating affinity for his jersey number and how Rick could've possibly been the only player in NBA history to have a separate playing number for home and away games, Rick's love for the game of stickball, Andre Igoudala's beef with a WNBA...

Duration:00:52:09

Episode 26 - Warriors Huddle

6/14/2020
In Episode 26 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz host a joint podcast with Bram Hillsman and the crew at the popular podcast Warriors Huddle to discuss some great stories from Rick's playing days including who he considered were the most dangerous players, what players are the most entertaining to watch in today's game, the legend of John Brisker, what teams in NBA history deserve an asterisk next to their World Title, how many more championships the...

Duration:01:04:06

Episode 25 - The Last Dance Part 2

5/19/2020
In Episode 25 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz review the final six episodes of the wildly popular Chicago Bulls documentary The Last Dance and talked about the beauty of Jordan watching video of what others said and did while being interviewed including laughing hysterically at Gary Payton's comments on guarding him, The Dream Team's global impact, Jordan's crassness, the considerable focus on Steve Kerr and how that meant Jordan respected him...

Duration:00:49:30

Episode 24 - Tim Hardaway

5/12/2020
In Episode 24 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz welcome Golden State Warriors legend Tim Hardaway who talked about his wildly entertaining Run TMC teams and how it sadly broke up early, what it's like having a son play in the NBA with Rick adding to that discussion, the great "what if" of what might've been had Timmy not been injured prior to the 1994 season that welcomed Chris Webber, how Magic Johnson helped expose to the world his killer crossover...

Duration:00:55:28

Episode 23 - The Last Dance Part 1

4/29/2020
In Episode 23 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz review the first four episodes of the wildly popular Chicago Bulls documentary The Last Dance, including Rick's history with legendary Head Coach Phil Jackson, Michael Jordan's load management and his ability to average 23 points while playing only 14 minutes per game, Ron Harper's reaction when the Cavaliers told him he wasn't going to guard Jordan on the final play, the Boston Celtics deserving some blame...

Duration:01:13:18

Episode 22 - Peter Vecsey

4/15/2020
In Episode 22 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz welcomed legendary Hall of Fame basketball journalist Peter Vecsey who talked about covering Rick's amazing playing career, playing a pick up basketball game with legends including Pete Maravich and how Oscar Robertson refused to come out of the game for him, the uncertainty of playing NBA games beyond July 1 since that's when free agency starts, his critique of Golden State Warriors Joe Lacob for his...

Duration:01:17:35

Episode 21 - Plumped or Pumped Eastern Conference Edition

3/30/2020
In Episode 21 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz introduce a new segment called "Plumped or Pumped" where a list of select players in each conference is presented and debate if they're returning from this hiatus fat or in shape and ready to play. The idea was inspired from the last time the NBA suspended play in 1998 because of the lockout where a reduced 50 game season resulted in numerous players returning to action out of shape and not ready to play....

Duration:00:47:23

Episode 20 - San Jose Mercury News' Wes Goldberg

3/20/2020
In Episode 20 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz welcomed the San Jose Mercury News' Golden State Warriors beat reporter Wes Goldberg who talked about what the Warriors should do with their lottery pick in the upcoming NBA draft, the NBA's delayed COVID-19 reaction, if the NBA should resume the regular season or go directly to the playoffs, which players on the team are going to return next year, who the biggest disappointment in the NBA is, how players...

Duration:01:13:26

Episode 19 - These Times are not Normal

3/13/2020
In Episode 19 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz discuss the ramifications of the NBA suspending all games and what's next for the great game of basketball and the world. They played sound from Stephen A. Smith being critical of Rudy Gobert and how a lack of taking the pandemic seriously potentially led to a transmission to his teammates, including Donovan Mitchell. With the season potentially over, Rick and Cyrus reviewed the potential playoff seedings...

Duration:01:00:50

Episode 18 - San Francisco Chronicle's Connor Letourneau

3/5/2020
In Episode 18 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz welcomed the San Francisco Chronicle's Golden State Warriors' beat reporter Connor Letourneau who talked about why Kevin Durant left the Warriors, how Letourneau utilizes social media and if he's into "NBA Twitter," whether Steve Kerr's security blanket comments in regard to Stephen Curry were disrespectful to the superstar, who is deserving of the MVP and Rookie of the Year Awards, and if the Warriors were...

Duration:01:04:32

Episode 17 - The Game

2/19/2020
In Episode 17 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz recap what was quite possibly the most exciting All Star Game in recent history, with Cyrus asking Rick if the game's Elam Ending format should be implemented permanently for the regular season and playoffs. Cyrus played sound from a a recent Kevin Durant interview where he went into explicit detail regarding his in game spat with Draymond Green, with Rick continuing to wonder what the actual reason is for...

Duration:01:08:34

Episode 16 - Media Bias

2/12/2020
In Episode 16 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz delve into what is becoming increasingly obvious, that journalists such as Rachel Nichols and major sports networks such as ESPN are exhibiting subtle yet obvious media bias towards Nike athletes, and especially LeBron James, while discriminating heavily against the Golden State Warriors and in general athletes who don't fit the Nike-LeBron narrative, with Cyrus adding a huge reason for media hatred toward...

Duration:01:11:20

Episode 15 - Trade Deadline

2/6/2020
In Episode 15 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz broke down nearly every realistic trade possibility for the Golden State Warriors, with Cyrus making the strong argument that contrary to the beliefs and wishes of many Warriors supporters Andrew Wiggins is a solid option if acquired for D'Angelo Russell and probably the best player available. Rick asked Cyrus if the rumor is true that Russell blocked him on Twitter and it was confirmed, with Cyrus adding...

Duration:01:06:04

Episode 14 - Kobe

1/30/2020
In Episode 14 NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and award winning journalist Cyrus Saatsaz discussed the tragic passing of Kobe Bryant, with touching sound played from his mentor Jerry West, his former teammate Shaquille O'Neal and Draymond Green. Andre Igoudala's comments on NBA officials discriminating against Stephen Curry were analyzed, with Igoudala adding that the year he's taking off is potentially adding extra years playing in the NBA. Rick revealed from a source that the L.A. Clippers...

Duration:01:05:22