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Damon Stoudamire

Knuckleheads with Quentin Richardson & Darius Miles

The Players' Tribune

Comedy, Arts, Sports

53.3K Ratings

🗓️ 26 December 2023

⏱️ 90 minutes

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This week on the pod, it’s Georgia Tech’s own … Damon Stoudamire! The guys unpack Damon’s NBA career – from winning Rookie of the Year as a seventh pick in the draft to putting on the hometown jersey in Portland. Damon gets into his unique transition from player to coach and why he left coaching in the NBA for Georgia Tech. Tune in for Darius Miles’ favorite PG he ever played with!

  1. Growing up in Portland, seeing Big Dog and C Webb in AAU (3:30)
  2. Almost choosing Louisville, playing for Arizona, sharing POY with Ed O’Bannon (11:15)
  3. Draft night and workout stories (23:45)
  4. Mighty Mouse nickname, growth of Canadian hoops, Portland Trail Blazers (33:40)
  5. Player-to-coach transition, beating Duke on his first attempt, bringing Bonzi Wells onto his staff (54:28)
  6. Small guard philosophies (1:15:22)

About Our Hosts:

NBA veterans Quentin Richardson and Darius Miles are lifelong friends and bona fide truth-tellers. Listen as they invite special guests, high-profile athletes, musicians and entertainers to get brutally honest about everything from current events to untold stories from the golden era of sports and culture. Named for the on-court celebration they made wildly popular, this unfiltered, hilarious and surprising podcast is like playing NBA 2K with no fouls.

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I'm happy to finally get you on our show man you you the best point going


I didn't play with you my favorite point going to play with man so it's only right to


have you heard I don't know what took so long I was waiting on Cuba I don't know what took so long. I was waiting on Cuba.


I don't know what took so long.


That's all on them world.


We should have been here at Mighty Mouse.


Yeah, I'm definitely excited to have you on the show,


so I appreciate you coming on rocking with us, bro.


No, man, glad to be here.


You know, I'm excited about this man, especially playing with you,


competing against Q.


Hell, I got some questions for y'all.


When you first got to the league, who was the first person to bust your ad?


John Stockton.






You're big a mother-up too.


Yeah, yeah it was it was in Toronto. I was feeling myself. It was early on I had some good games and


Ooh he just wore me out. They had like 27 and 15. I had like 7 and 9 or 7 and 5.


What he was doing? He was smart.




Just clever tricking me.


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