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Over and Back: Stories About NBA History

Over and Back NBA Podcast

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Over and Back: Stories About NBA History
Over and Back: Stories About NBA History

Over and Back: Stories About NBA History

Over and Back NBA Podcast

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Over and Back tells stories about NBA, ABA & pro basketball history. Hosted by Jason Mann and Rich Kraetsch. Part of The Step Back NBA Podcast Network, powered by Fansided.

Latest Episodes

NBA players who won a ring and a gold medal in the same summer

Marc Gasol helped lead Spain to a FIBA World Cup Gold Medal this year making him one of the few players to win a gold medal and NBA Finals ring in the same year. On this episode, we look at each player to do it before Gasol and the impact it had on their career. We also briefly cover WNBA players who have achieved the feat as well as players who won an NBA ring the year after winning a gold medal.

64 MIN1 days ago
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NBA players who won a ring and a gold medal in the same summer

The best NBA players of the 2010s

On the heels of NBA.com's All-Decade Team article looking at the best players of the 2010s, we give our thoughts on who made the first, second and third teams, who we would remove from the list, who was snubbed, statistical comps and an overall look back at the decade that was in the NBA.

51 MIN3 weeks ago
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The best NBA players of the 2010s

5th anniversary special (Warriors vs. Mavericks 2007)

This week on a very special edition of the Over and Back Classic NBA Podcast, Jason and Rich do live commentary over the 2007 Western Conference First Round Game 6 matchup between the Dallas Mavericks and Golden State Warriors (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2c3BNc-nLw). Throughout the game, we answer listener questions, talk about the history of the podcast, favorite episodes, topics we most enjoyed researching and, of course, talk about this historic NBA playoff upset.

126 MINAUG 20
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5th anniversary special (Warriors vs. Mavericks 2007)

50+ point games since 2000

In the finale of Over and Back's 50-point game series, Jason and Rich recap 50+ point games from the year 2000 to the present including a record-setting year in 2019, the emergence of stars like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, James Harden and Steph Curry, the curious case of Shaquille O'Neal's lack of 50+ point games and more!

100 MINJUN 28
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50+ point games since 2000

We The North: The History of the Toronto Raptors

This week on the Over and Back Classic NBA Podcast we celebrate the NBA Finals finally coming Toronto with our look at the history of the Toronto Raptors. Topics include pre-Raptors Toronto pro basketball history, why the Raptors nickname was selected, the Isiah Thomas years, Vince Carter's superstar emergence, the Chris Bosh era and what led to this year's NBA Finals team.

72 MINJUN 7
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We The North: The History of the Toronto Raptors

50-point games in the Michael Jordan era

The next installment of our series on 50-point games in NBA history looks at the Michael Jordan era of 1987-1998 as Jordan emerges as the NBA's most prolific scorer since Wilt Chamberlain and the NBA three-point line gives us a handful of unlikely 50-point scorers.

75 MINMAY 17
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50-point games in the Michael Jordan era

John Havlicek's life, career and greatest games

This week on the Over and Back Classic NBA Podcast, Jason & Rich discuss the life and career of Boston Celtics legend John Havlicek who passed away late last week. We delve into his innovative play-style, his many accolades as well as his greatest games and penchant for delivering in the biggest moments.

59 MINMAY 1
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John Havlicek's life, career and greatest games

Hall of Fame Class of 2019

We discuss the NBA contributions of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame's Class of 2019 with Curtis Harris of Pro Hoops History. We discuss Bobby Jones, Sidney Moncrief, Jack Sikma, Paul Westphal, Al Attles, Carl Braun, Vlade Divac, and Bill Fitch. We also consider whether the Hall of Fame could find a better method of celebrating African-American pioneers and look at who we'd most like to see join Tim Duncan, Kobe Bryant, and Kevin Garnett in the 2020 Hall of Fame class.

55 MINAPR 8
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Hall of Fame Class of 2019

50-point games in the post-merger era

Our series on 50-point games continues with a look at the post-merger era of the NBA (1975-86), a period where no dominant player emerges in the league and 50-point games become more rare.

88 MINAPR 3
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50-point games in the post-merger era

50-point games in the ABA era

Our series on 50-point games continues with a look at 50-pointers in the ABA era (1967-1974). Wilt Chamberlain's dominance is over and new stars emerge in Rick Barry and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. A new upstart league (ABA) and the inclusion of a three-point line add an extra wrinkle to 50-point games.

74 MINMAR 21
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50-point games in the ABA era

Latest Episodes

NBA players who won a ring and a gold medal in the same summer

Marc Gasol helped lead Spain to a FIBA World Cup Gold Medal this year making him one of the few players to win a gold medal and NBA Finals ring in the same year. On this episode, we look at each player to do it before Gasol and the impact it had on their career. We also briefly cover WNBA players who have achieved the feat as well as players who won an NBA ring the year after winning a gold medal.

64 MIN1 days ago
Comments
NBA players who won a ring and a gold medal in the same summer

The best NBA players of the 2010s

On the heels of NBA.com's All-Decade Team article looking at the best players of the 2010s, we give our thoughts on who made the first, second and third teams, who we would remove from the list, who was snubbed, statistical comps and an overall look back at the decade that was in the NBA.

51 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
The best NBA players of the 2010s

5th anniversary special (Warriors vs. Mavericks 2007)

This week on a very special edition of the Over and Back Classic NBA Podcast, Jason and Rich do live commentary over the 2007 Western Conference First Round Game 6 matchup between the Dallas Mavericks and Golden State Warriors (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2c3BNc-nLw). Throughout the game, we answer listener questions, talk about the history of the podcast, favorite episodes, topics we most enjoyed researching and, of course, talk about this historic NBA playoff upset.

126 MINAUG 20
Comments
5th anniversary special (Warriors vs. Mavericks 2007)

50+ point games since 2000

In the finale of Over and Back's 50-point game series, Jason and Rich recap 50+ point games from the year 2000 to the present including a record-setting year in 2019, the emergence of stars like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, James Harden and Steph Curry, the curious case of Shaquille O'Neal's lack of 50+ point games and more!

100 MINJUN 28
Comments
50+ point games since 2000

We The North: The History of the Toronto Raptors

This week on the Over and Back Classic NBA Podcast we celebrate the NBA Finals finally coming Toronto with our look at the history of the Toronto Raptors. Topics include pre-Raptors Toronto pro basketball history, why the Raptors nickname was selected, the Isiah Thomas years, Vince Carter's superstar emergence, the Chris Bosh era and what led to this year's NBA Finals team.

72 MINJUN 7
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We The North: The History of the Toronto Raptors

50-point games in the Michael Jordan era

The next installment of our series on 50-point games in NBA history looks at the Michael Jordan era of 1987-1998 as Jordan emerges as the NBA's most prolific scorer since Wilt Chamberlain and the NBA three-point line gives us a handful of unlikely 50-point scorers.

75 MINMAY 17
Comments
50-point games in the Michael Jordan era

John Havlicek's life, career and greatest games

This week on the Over and Back Classic NBA Podcast, Jason & Rich discuss the life and career of Boston Celtics legend John Havlicek who passed away late last week. We delve into his innovative play-style, his many accolades as well as his greatest games and penchant for delivering in the biggest moments.

59 MINMAY 1
Comments
John Havlicek's life, career and greatest games

Hall of Fame Class of 2019

We discuss the NBA contributions of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame's Class of 2019 with Curtis Harris of Pro Hoops History. We discuss Bobby Jones, Sidney Moncrief, Jack Sikma, Paul Westphal, Al Attles, Carl Braun, Vlade Divac, and Bill Fitch. We also consider whether the Hall of Fame could find a better method of celebrating African-American pioneers and look at who we'd most like to see join Tim Duncan, Kobe Bryant, and Kevin Garnett in the 2020 Hall of Fame class.

55 MINAPR 8
Comments
Hall of Fame Class of 2019

50-point games in the post-merger era

Our series on 50-point games continues with a look at the post-merger era of the NBA (1975-86), a period where no dominant player emerges in the league and 50-point games become more rare.

88 MINAPR 3
Comments
50-point games in the post-merger era

50-point games in the ABA era

Our series on 50-point games continues with a look at 50-pointers in the ABA era (1967-1974). Wilt Chamberlain's dominance is over and new stars emerge in Rick Barry and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. A new upstart league (ABA) and the inclusion of a three-point line add an extra wrinkle to 50-point games.

74 MINMAR 21
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50-point games in the ABA era