Episode 95 features the longtime voice of the Atlanta Hawks, Steve Holman. Topics of discussion include:
- The uniqueness and value of the NSMA Awards Weekend.
- Knowing he wanted to go into sportscasting as an 8 year old.
- Getting pulled out of school to work at the local radio station.
- How he got hired as a high schooler by the legendary Curt Gowdy.
- Finishing a game for an NBA game while keeping stats because Johnny Most lost his voice.
- Using the word BANG on made baskets before Mike Breen.
- Why he prefers being the voice of a team instead of a national broadcaster.
- How building relationships with coaches and players has changed during his career.
- Calling games for players who grew up listening to his call.
- Why he still keeps his own stats.
- The changes in preparation from the pre-internet era.
- The importance of arriving early.
- Calling 2,581 consecutive games and counting without missing a broadcast.
- What he does during lockout seasons.
- Dealing with the personal tragedy of having his son pass away mid-season.
- Covering the second Dream Team during the Atlanta Olympics.
- Where he was during the Atlanta Olympic bombing.
- What he still does to improve his craft.
- Broadcast horror stories from his career.
- Keeping energy and interest when your team isn’t great.
- Winning the Georgia Sportscaster of the Year award.
- His favorite broadcasters to listen to on a night off.
- And much more!
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