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Your regular basketball podcast, covering the game in the UK and elsewhere, brought to you by the folks at MVP Magazine and MVP247.com.

Your regular basketball podcast, covering the game in the UK and elsewhere, brought to you by the folks at MVP Magazine and MVP247.com.
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United Kingdom

Description:

Your regular basketball podcast, covering the game in the UK and elsewhere, brought to you by the folks at MVP Magazine and MVP247.com.

Language:

English

Contact:

447710509728


Episodes

The John Coffino One

12/12/2018
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In this edition of the MVP Cast, we chat to ex-Cheshire Phoenix coach John Coffino about a basketball globetrotting odyssey that's taken him to exotic outposts such as Georgia, China, Kenya and Ellesmere Port, how the playgrounds of The Bronx formed his hoop dreams, the ferocity of college recruiting and why he'd like another shot in the BBL.

Duration:00:38:39

The Dave Hopla One

12/5/2018
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In this edition of the MVP Cast, we chat to the man described as 'the greatest shooter in basketball', Dave Hopla, about his playing days in bomb-ridden Belfast, how he developed his super-accurate shot and the perils of coaching others to hit the target in the NBA and elsewhere.

Duration:00:15:41

The Carl Wheatle One

11/28/2018
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In this edition of the MVP Cast, we grab a chat with Great Britain forward Carl Wheatle who tells us about leaving home at the age of 15 to make the basketball grade in Italy and why he'd embrace the chance to be the national team's captain one day.

Duration:00:12:24

The Gareth Maguire One

11/27/2018
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In this edition of the MVP Cast, we chat to Gareth Maguire about this month's Belfast Hall of Fame Classic tournament and how it's managed to bring eight college teams across the Atlantic with a business-first approach, about the Sport Changes Life charity, about breaking down the hoops divides in Northern Ireland and about the next generation of talent coming through, including at former club Belfast Star in the Irish Superleague.

Duration:00:36:58

The Siobhán Prior One

11/19/2018
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In this episode of the MVP Cast, we're joined by Nottingham Wildcats and Great Britain guard Siobhán Prior to talk about how her parents helped make her a basketballaholic, taking hoops into the community and reaching out to Muslim kids, why Baltimore is about more than 'The Wire', her fear of heading overseas following an abortive first try, and GB's bid to clinch a spot at EuroBasket Women.

Duration:00:35:49

The Rahmon Fletcher One

11/12/2018
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In this edition of the MVP Cast, Newcastle Eagles guard Rahmon Fletcher is our guest as we talk about turning 30, his Kansas City fraternity of under-sized basketball PGs, politics in America, his musical talents as a former kid from Fame, and whether Fab Flournoy will or won't end up as a non-playing coach.

Duration:00:38:40

The Gavin Love One

11/1/2018
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In this edition of the MVP Cast, we talk to Gavin Love, one of the few British basketball coaches currently employed overseas at the helm of Luxembourg side AC Contern - on why he looked abroad for opportunities, the adjustments required and what the lifestyle perks are.

Duration:00:27:35

The Donte Nicholas One

10/24/2018
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In the latest edition of the MVP Cast, Mark Woods talks to Plymouth Raiders guard Donte Nicholas about his unorthodox journey through the professional game, hanging with the Nuggets, his family influence and returning to the British Basketball League after the circus stop of his first time around.

Duration:00:37:10

The Jeff van Gundy and Mark Jackson One

10/16/2018
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In Episode 6 of the MVP Cast, we look ahead to the new NBA season as ESPN analysts Jeff van Gundy and Mark Jackson take media questions on a variety of topics from the fate of the Bulls to the threat to the Warriors.

Duration:00:28:27

The Flo Larkai One

10/10/2018
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In Episode 5 of the MVP Cast, we chat to London Lions forward Flo Larkai about the extraordinary legacy of Jimmy Rogers in Brixton and beyond, how he's taken on board philosophies to ready himself for a coaching career, his stint in Japan, doing clinics in Africa and the Lions' prospects at the British Basketball All Stars Championship. Sponsored by allstarsbasketball.co.uk

Duration:00:27:31

The Rachael Vanderwal One

10/2/2018
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In Episode 4 of the MVP Cast, Rachael Vanderwal joins to talk about her late start to playing professionally via a teaching job in Ireland, the lifestyle that comes with being in Spain, the etiquette and upside of dating a team-mate, her career plans after basketball and the prospect of one more major tournament with Great Britain at EuroBasket 2019. Sponsored by allstarsbasketball.co.uk.

Duration:00:32:12

The Jo Leedham One

9/25/2018
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In Episode 3 of the MVP Cast, we're joined by Great Britain star Jo Leedham who tells us about the perks of the French League and why she decided to decamp for Poland, the role of her elder sister Jen in her basketball career and what she's learnt from others, the sacrifice of leaving her husband at home, whether she'd like another shot at the WNBA and why the FIBA World Cup is (probably) a foregone conclusion. Sponsored by allstarsbasketball.co.uk

Duration:00:42:03

The Rob Paternostro One

9/20/2018
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In Episode 2 of the MVP Cast, Rob Paternostro gives us the inside track on preparing for Leicester Riders' Basketball Champions League campaign, the challenges of single parenting for so many years and when he might be tempted away for a bigger job elsewhere. Sponsored by allstarsbasketball.co.uk

Duration:00:31:08

The Kieron Achara One

9/18/2018
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In Episode 1 of the MVP Cast, Glasgow Rocks and Great Britain captain Kieron Achara tell us how experiencing a campus shooting helped him to become a leader, about reconnecting with his long-lost family, how British basketball needs to find a plan and stick to it - and why his new insights into the business of sport have opened his eyes. Sponsored by allstarsbasketball.co.uk.

Duration:00:31:57

MVP Cast, Episode -1

9/10/2018
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The trailer edition of the new MVP Cast, your regular podcast for all things basketball in the UK and elsewhere.

Duration:00:01:37