Ep 87 - Josh Childress


My special guest is Josh Childress. Josh is a professional basketball player with his distinguished career taking him to the heights of the NBA with Atlanta, Phoenix, Brooklyn and New Orleans, a stint in Europe with Olympicaos while also down-under with the Sydney Kings and Adelaide 36ers.

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE

3:35 – Welcome Josh Childress

4:00 – Andrew Bogut & exciting times for the NBL

4:50 – Attraction for playing in the NBL

6:21 – Expectations as a foreign import

8:18 – From the court to the board room and nearly owning an NBL team

9:24 – The Big 3 and ownership of the league

14:00 – Travel and competitiveness

15:30 – Difficulties of playing 3 on 3

16:20 – Business with Al Harrington

18:00 – Origins and growing up in Compton

21:11 – Getting into Basketball with this brothers

23:00 – First time he ever dunked

24:40 – Impact of his mother on his life

25:37 – The joys of Fatherhood

28:27 – Being on the road and family

29:00 – Stanford and choosing a college

30:42 – Nearly going to North Carolina

33:30 – Finishing his degree as a mature age student

36:42 – What point he thought he could make the NBA

38:35 – Choosing an agent and his personal experiences

40:45 – The NBA draft processes

42:30 – Draft Day

44:48 – First day in the NBA

46:00 – Going from being a college star to a six man

48:12 – Guarding Lebron and Kobe

50:50 – Leaders he admires

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