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Over and Back: Stories About NBA History


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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.

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We are used to the NBA landscape being what it is. Since 1981, there hasn't been much in the way of massive conference realignment but that wasn't always the case. On this episode of the Over and Back Classic NBA podcast... more

In the second edition of our NBA 20 Years Ago series, we explore the events of November 1997 in the NBA, including Charles Barkley throwing a bar patron through a window, Tim Duncan's first month in the league, players being fined... more

We talk to "The Jordan Rules" author Sam Smith about his new book, "Hard Labor: The Battle that Birthed the Billion-Dollar NBA," which documents the labor battles between the NBA and its players in the 1960s and 1970s and shares... more

Basketball Hall of Famer Bernard King joins the Over and Back Classic NBA Podcast to discuss his new book, Game Face, and memories of his career, including his playoff battles on the New York Knicks and overcoming a... more

With Suns coach Earl Watson being fired after an 0-3 start, we look at the fastest firings and shortest coaching stints in NBA history on the latest episode of the Over and Back Classic NBA Podcast. We discuss Dolph Schayes being canned... more

Jason and Rich explore dynasty survivors: the last player from a dynasty to remain with the team. From Gail Goodrich and Don Cheney to Randy Brown and Robert Parish, we look at each major pre and post expansion dynasty and who... more

We are joined by Curtis Harris of Pro Hoops History in discussing the life and career of Connie Hawkins, the New York City playground legend and ABA superstar who was unfairly blackballed by the NBA until his late 20s. We... more

To kick off our new series NBA 20 Years Ago, we look at the 1997 NBA offseason, including the Shawn Kemp trade, the Kevin Garnett extension, Rick Pitino taking power in Boston, and Larry Bird coming home to Indiana, in the... more

On this episode of the Over and Back Classic NBA Podcast, Jason and Rich compare and contrast Oklahoma City's new big 3 (Carmelo Anthony, Russell Westbrook and Paul George) to Boston's famed big 3 formed in 2007-08 when... more

The Over and Back NBA History Podcast is debuting a new series, Down Memory Lane, in which we talk with NBA writers and podcasters about past moments that shaped their NBA fandom. Adam Ryan of the In All Airness podcast joins us to... more