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The Wise Ass Show is hosted by basketball journalist and story teller Mike Wise. Mike's weekly guests are a "Who's Who" list of players, coaches, executives, journalists, and influencers of hoop culture. Nobody tells a story like Mike and his Wise Ass friends. Each weekly episode of The Wise Ass Show will be available on Monday mornings.

The Wise Ass Show is hosted by basketball journalist and story teller Mike Wise. Mike's weekly guests are a "Who's Who" list of players, coaches, executives, journalists, and influencers of hoop culture. Nobody tells a story like Mike and his Wise Ass friends. Each weekly episode of The Wise Ass Show will be available on Monday mornings.
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The Wise Ass Show is hosted by basketball journalist and story teller Mike Wise. Mike's weekly guests are a "Who's Who" list of players, coaches, executives, journalists, and influencers of hoop culture. Nobody tells a story like Mike and his Wise Ass friends. Each weekly episode of The Wise Ass Show will be available on Monday mornings.

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English

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415 902 6089


Episodes

The Mike Wise Show Episode #14: Grant Hill and Jack McCallum

4/15/2019
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Mike welcomes two Hall of Famers to this week's show. 2018 Inductee Grant Hill, a part owner of the Atlanta Hawks as well as an announcer for Turner Sports and CBS discusses everything from the Lakers turmoil to the evolution of Duke's Coach K to the developing identity of the Hawks, and even tells the story of how singer Anita Baker introduced him to his future wife. Jack McCallum was the recipient of the Curt Gowdy Media Award from the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2005. He was a senior...

Duration:00:52:24

The Mike Wise Show Episode #13: Harvey Araton & Howie Schwab

4/8/2019
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Harvey Araton's new book "Elevated: The Global Rise of the NBA" is destined to be one of the best basketball anthologies in memory. Harvey has curated and connected some of the best basketball feature pieces of the past 30+ years. Howie Schwab is simply a college basketball savant. He's a legendary researcher who became an on air personality and is currently the Bracketologist for FOX Sports. They relive Virginia's worst loss ever and it wasn't last year vs. 16 seed UMBC in the tournament....

Duration:01:23:28

The Mike Wise Show Episode 12: Bruce Bowen talking Spurs, his basketball journey and Kawhi Leonard

4/1/2019
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Mike is joined by three time NBA Champion Bruce Bowen as they discuss his incredible San Antonio Spurs experience, the impact of Manu Ginobili and Coach Greg Popovich, his controversial dismissal from the Clippers over his Kawhi Leonard comments, how basketball is and isn't being taught properly today, his past issues with mental health and hi mission to help young people in similar situations and much more!

Duration:00:54:26

The Mike Wise Show: Jason Whitlock talking everything LeBron James

3/25/2019
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Jason Whitlock joins Mike for an depth discussion on LeBron James as they cover the influence of Muhammad Ali’s legacy in the area of social consciousness, athlete promise and the privileges that come with it, the role of black athletes as spokesman for social causes, present day realities about journalism and much more!

Duration:01:08:20

The Mike Wise Show - Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas joins The Mike Wise Show

3/18/2019
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Isiah Thomas shares incredible stories of his upbringing on Chicago's rugged West Side, his recruitment by coach Bob Knight at Indiana, why his 1992 Dream Team snub still hurts, and his controversial comments about racial issues in the 1980's NBA.

Duration:00:58:13

The Mike Wise Show -- Tim Legler shooting from the hip

3/11/2019
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Tim Legler of ESPN joins Mike as they discuss Legler's incredible basketball from the hardwood to the studio including the team that gave him his first opportunity, his desire to coach division one college basketball, how he views the Michael Jordan LeBron James G.OA.T. debate, the influence of AAU basketball on present day NBA player movement, stories about former Washington teammates Chris Webber, Juwan Howard and Rasheed Wallace, the future of Kyrie Irving and more!

Duration:00:46:42

The Mike Wise Show -- Ric Bucher talking everything hoops

3/4/2019
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Mike Wise is joined by long time basketball story teller Ric Bucher of Bleacher Report and creator of the podcast Bucher & Friends as they talk everything from their time together coming up at the San Jose Mercury News, the Lakers struggle to make the playoffs, the MVP battle between Harden and Giannis, Kyrie Irving and the Celtics, the state of the Warriors defense with Boogie Cousins, Lee Jenkins front office gig with the Clippers, Scott Perry and the Knicks front office, advice on raising...

Duration:00:56:06

The Wise Ass Show -- P.J. Carlesimo

2/25/2019
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Mike Wise is joined by former NCAA & NBA head coach, and current basketball analyst P.J. Carlesimo as they flashback 30 years to Seton Hall's memorable 1989 Final Four run, P.J.'s close friend Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim and the unfortunate tragedy he was recently involved in, the 1992 Dream Team experience including the friendship formed between Larry Bird and Patrick Ewing, the Latrell Sprewell practice incident 20 years ago and much more!

Duration:00:55:00

The Wise Ass Show -- NBA All-Star 2019 Special

2/18/2019
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NBA All-Star 2019 special edition from Charlotte as Mike is joined by Bleacher Report's Howard Beck and Eric Newman to talk NBA All-Star weekend, where journalism is today, the unique New York connection between them and much more!

Duration:00:44:41

The Wise Ass Show -- Jeanie Buss Talking Lakers

2/11/2019
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Mike is joined by Lakers owner and president Jeannie Buss as they talk righting the Lakers ship, Magic Johnson's recruitment of LeBron James, her breakup with Phil Jackson and much more!

Duration:01:01:32

The Wise Ass Show -- Ryan McDonough

2/4/2019
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Mike is joined by former Suns GM Ryan McDonough as they break down the Knicks decision to trade Kristaps Porzingis, address a report about the Suns pursuit of Porzingis in 2017, the looming NBA trade deadline, his family connection to Whitey Bulger and more!

Duration:00:53:24

The Wise Ass Show -- Frank Isola

1/28/2019
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Mike and Frank take a deep dive into the Knicks, who show us why lottery picks don't mean what they used to; Klay Thompson not a Top-10 guard in the west? Ridiculous.

Duration:00:54:00

The Wise Ass Show -- Garrett Temple

1/21/2019
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The time Garrett Temple's dad debated David Duke at LSU; Inside the dust-up with teammate Omri Casspi.

Duration:00:45:38

The Wise Ass Show -- Garrett Temple

1/21/2019
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The time Garrett Temple's dad debated David Duke at LSU; Inside the dust-up with teammate Omri Casspi.

Duration:00:44:07

The Wise Ass Show Episode 1: Jamal Crawford

1/14/2019
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A three-time winner of the Sixth Man of the Year Award, Jamal Crawford has played for 19 coaches in 19 seasons -- and he can name them all. And what about that time he gambled away his brand new Mercedes after playing craps at Michael Jordan's restaurant during his rookie season? Welcome to the Wise Ass Show.

Duration:00:50:44

The Wise Ass Show Trailer

12/23/2018
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Ever been boar hunting with Shaquille O'Neal? Mike Wise has, and he wants to tell you all about it. Join the veteran basketball journalist (most recently of the Washington Post, New York Times and ESPN), as he pursues the best storylines around the NBA and shares them each week, on the Wise Ass Show via Pure Hoops Media.

Duration:00:01:21