Inside an NBA front office at Trade Deadline time w/ fmr NBA GM Billy King: Trade machinations, leaks, owners, trading with Danny Ainge & much more
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If you are fascinated by the internal machinations of an NBA front office at the trade deadline, this interview is a gold mine. Ric Bucher talks to former Nets and 76ers GM Billy King about all things trade deadline. How a GM deals with managing the team's owner (5:16). What it's like to trade with Danny Ainge (8:28). His thoughts on how the Lakers should handle a potential Anthony Davis trade (12:14). All the specific internal machinations inside a front office at the deadline (16:07). The culture and impact of leaks (20:18). An awesome Kevin Garnett story involving a fax machine (35:43). And his thoughts on the possibility of Jason Kidd being LeBron's next head coach in LA (38:12).
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