The Kid (feat. Ken Griffey Jr.)

podcast February 14, 2024

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The legendary Ken Griffey Jr. joins the show as we debate GOAT all episode long: Patrick Mahomes, Dunk Contest, and the history of Black Excellence in the NBA.

One of the most influential athletes of all time, Ken Griffey Jr., talks to us about how his training, work ethic, and swagger led him to shift the entire culture of baseball.

Heading into the interview, you know we HAD to talk Super Bowl. Is Patrick Mahomes legacy still up for debate? Now this upcoming week, we have a whole other sports spectacle to tackle: All-Star Weekend. And one thing to keep an eye on this year? The dunk contest. Lastly, it was only right to continue to speak on Black Excellence by diving into some of the firsts for Black athletes in the NBA.

  • 01:33 – Evan & Andre discuss their iconic little league days 😂
  • 10:13 – 🗣️ HEARD EM SAY: Patrick Mahomes’ legacy is sealed. But do you agree?
  • 18:47 – 🔮 Who is going to win, and potentially, save the dunk contest?! 
  • 28:34 – THAT’S A BAR: The Lakers’ Rob Pelinka and his closing statements on the NBA Trade Deadline. 
  • 35:46 – 📖 Recognizing Black History in the NBA: Should Wayne Embry be considered on the same level as Bob Myers? 
  • 44:13 – 📌 Interview with Ken Griffey Jr.  

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