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Basketball Hall of Fame coach, Rick Pitino hosts a weekly show covering the NBA and NCAA mens’ college basketball. Rick will feature some of the biggest names in the world of basketball. The show will also feature behind the scenes stories from Rick’s days with Louisville, Kentucky, Providence, Boston Celtics and NY Knicks. Rick’s new book, "My Story", was recently featured on ESPN’s First Take. Learn more at https://www.rickpitino.com

Basketball Hall of Fame coach, Rick Pitino hosts a weekly show covering the NBA and NCAA mens’ college basketball. Rick will feature some of the biggest names in the world of basketball. The show will also feature behind the scenes stories from Rick’s days with Louisville, Kentucky, Providence, Boston Celtics and NY Knicks. Rick’s new book, "My Story", was recently featured on ESPN’s First Take. Learn more at https://www.rickpitino.com
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Basketball Hall of Fame coach, Rick Pitino hosts a weekly show covering the NBA and NCAA mens’ college basketball. Rick will feature some of the biggest names in the world of basketball. The show will also feature behind the scenes stories from Rick’s days with Louisville, Kentucky, Providence, Boston Celtics and NY Knicks. Rick’s new book, "My Story", was recently featured on ESPN’s First Take. Learn more at https://www.rickpitino.com

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@realpitino

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English

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Episodes

Jim Boeheim

1/7/2019
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Rick is joined by basketball hall of fame coach, Jim Boeheim. Jim has led Syracuse to five final fours and three national championships games including a title in 2003 with Carmelo Anthony. The guys discuss the old days of the Big East and what the move has been like to the ACC for Syracuse and some of the best players to ever wear the Orange. Pick up Coach Pitino's book at https://www.rickpitino.com

Duration:00:45:01

Dick Vitale

12/18/2018
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Rick welcomes the legendary voice of college basketball, Dick Vitale to the podcast. Dick is one of the pioneers of ESPN and talks about the early days of the network and how it contributed to the growth of college basketball. He also talks about how he contributed to the Celtics title runs in the 1980s and shares his dream of meeting Oprah one day. Dick is a huge advocate of cancer research through the V Foundation. https://www.jimmyv.org/ 📕Learn about Rick's book "Pitino, My Story" at...

Duration:00:55:37

Lesley Visser 🎤

12/11/2018
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Rick welcomes longtime friend and female sports media pioneer, Lesley Visser to the podcast. Lesley is the only sportscaster (male or female) who has worked the Super Bowl, Final Four, NBA Finals, World Series, Triple Crown, Monday Night Football, the Olympics and U.S. Open tennis. Lesley shares stories from traveling with John Madden to experiencing harassment as a female in the locker room. Learn more about the new book "Pitino - My Story" at www.rickpitino.com

Duration:00:59:36

Mike Francesa - WFAN & Mike's On App

12/3/2018
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Rick is joined on the podcast by one of the legendary figures in sports talk radio history, Mike Francesa. Mike was part of the WFAN’s Mike and the Mad Dog Show for almost twenty years in New York City and is now into his fourth decade on WFAN. Mike draws some fascinating parallels from Bob Knight to Coach K and Bill Parcells and Bill Belichick in a wide-ranging conversation about the greatest coaches of all time. Download Mike's app at https://www.mikeson.com/ Check out the new book...

Duration:01:07:53

Terry Rozier ☘️ Boston Celtics Point Guard

11/26/2018
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Rick welcomes Terry Rozier from the Boston Celtics to the podcast. Terry played for Coach Pitino at Louisville so they discuss the process and great story that led to the Celtics drafting him. They also talk about his breakout season with the Celtics and whether he expects to be in Boston long term. Terry also talks about which players in the NBA are the biggest challenges to guard. Learn more about the new book "Pitino: My Story" at www.rickpitino.net

Duration:00:23:53

Jay Wright - Head Coach at Villanova University

11/12/2018
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Rick welcomes Jay Wright, head coach of the National Champion Villanova Wildcats. Jay talks about building a winning culture and his history with the Villanova program dating back to his days with Rollie Massimino. Jay shares where he was during the historic upset of Georgetown in the 1985 title game. Jay also discusses whether or not he will ever make the jump to the NBA. 📕 Learn more about Rick's book "Pitino: My Story" at http://www.rickpitino.com 📱Follow on Twitter:...

Duration:00:39:37

Jay Bilas from ESPN

11/5/2018
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Rick welcomes Jay Bilas from ESPN to the podcast in a wide-ranging conversation that includes Jay’s insight into the early Coach K days. They discuss the epic Duke vs. Kentucky game from 1992 they coached in against each other including the lessons from the Christian Laettner's shot. Jay also previews the outlook for Duke and Kentucky this season and why Zion Williamson may be a once in a generation player. The guys also debate what should happen for the future of college basketball. Learn...

Duration:00:54:10

Brett Brown - Philadelphia 76ers Head Coach

10/29/2018
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Rick welcomes Philadelphia 76ers coach, Brett Brown to the podcast. They catch up on their days together at Boston University, discuss Brett’s time with the San Antonio Spurs and Gregg Popovich. Brett provides insight into the development of young NBA stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons. Learn more about Coach Pitino's book "Pitino: My Story" at www.rickpitino.com

Duration:00:39:13

Billy Donovan - Florida & OKC Days 🏀 Part 2

10/23/2018
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Rick Pitino is joined by Oklahoma City Thunder coach, Billy Donovan for part two of their in depth conversation. They discuss Billy’s back to back titles with the Florida Gators and the transition to the NBA coaching Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Paul George. Learn more about Rick's new book "My Story" at https://www.rickpitino.com/

Duration:00:27:00

Billy Donovan - The Providence Days 🏀

10/15/2018
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Rick Pitino is joined by Oklahoma City Thunder coach, Billy Donovan. They discuss their early days together at Providence and the historic run to the Final Four that changed both of their lives forever in part one of this two-part conversation. Learn more about Rick's new book "Pitino: My Story" at https://www.rickpitino.com/

Duration:00:39:32