Spencer Haywood took the NBA to the Supreme Court and scored big for players today


Dribble into the captivating world of basketball history on this episode of Backstage Pass with Gentry Thomas. In an exclusive interview, your host, Gentry Thomas, sits down with the legendary former NBA player, Spencer Haywood, for an inside look at a career that left an indelible mark on the game.

Join us as Gentry and Spencer Haywood explore the highs and lows of a remarkable NBA journey, filled with triumphs, challenges, and groundbreaking moments.

In this episode, Spencer Haywood shares the incredible story of his NBA career, from his early days as a dominant force in college basketball to his impact on the professional stage. Discover the behind-the-scenes tales from the hardwood that shaped a legacy and influenced the future of the game.

But the conversation goes beyond the court. Dive into the world of HBO’s “Winning Time,” a series that chronicles the dynamic era of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers. Gain insights into Haywood’s experiences during this transformative period in basketball history, offering a unique perspective on the players, the culture, and the unforgettable moments that defined an era.

A pivotal moment in Spencer Haywood’s career comes to light as the discussion turns to his historic court case, paving the way for high school players to enter the NBA. Learn about the challenges he faced, the impact of his legal victory, and the lasting effects on the landscape of professional basketball.

The episode also delves into Haywood’s life beyond the court, exploring his post-NBA endeavors and his contributions to the basketball community.

“Backstage Pass with Gentry Thomas” brings you closer to the legends of the game, and this episode with Spencer Haywood offers a front-row seat to the evolution of basketball. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to hear the untold stories of a trailblazer who changed the game both on and off the court. Lace up your sneakers and join us for a slam dunk of a conversation!

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