Showtime Podcast with Michael Cooper ...

Legendary Lakers swingman, "Coop," lends his view on today’s NBA game in comparison to how basketball was played in the 1980s. From lighthearted comments to serious analytics he and a co-host Ari Temkin as well as guests including Showtime Lakers Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, Pat Riley and Byron Scott, will discuss current basketball games both from a player and a coaches perspective. Known for his defensive skills, highlight dunks and tenacious defense, Coop will break down the do's and don’ts of the game of basketball. Coop shares a ‘view from the bench’ with intimate stories from the Laker days and from the WNBA, D-league and the Big 3 as a head coach. On occasion current events in and around the sports world will also be covered e.g. behaviors off and on the court, the business of sports, travel youth ball, high school ball and his experience as a coach in the Big3. As the only person to win a championship, as either a coach or a player, in the NBA, WNBA, and the NBA D-League, Coop’s positive outlook on life and infectious personality is sure to provide unique and humorous insights as a podcaster. Topics: Basketball, Showtime, Coop 5’Ds, Student-athletes/Education, Attitude/Motivation, Success/Failure, Teamwork/Teambuilding, Black in America/Race, Spirituality/Purpose, Giving Back and Overcoming Challenges (cancer, Injuries, divorce, Bankruptcy etc.)

Coop's Comps: NBA 80's + NBA 2024 Player Compar...
Who does Jaylen Brown, Draymond Green & Jimmy Butler remind Michael Cooper of from back in the 1980s?
10 min
Showtime Lakers Reserve Jim Chones Chills with ...
Michael Cooper welcomes Jim Chones
38 min
Showtime Lakers Reserve Mike Smrek Chills with...
Michael Cooper and Nick Gelso welcome Mike Smrek
35 min
Coop Reacts to NBA's New Load Management Rules ...
Coop and Gelso breakdown the new NBA rules on resting players...
24 min
Isiah Thomas Interview Rewind
Isiah Thomas & Michael Cooper relive the great battles of the Lakers and Pistons in the 1980s
41 min
Charles Oakley - Part 1
Welcome to Showtime w Coop! This episode features a deep-dive into Charles Oakley's legendary career.
35 min
Grading the Lakers & Celtics Off-Season
Lakers legend, Michael Cooper weighs in on the NBA off-season
23 min
AC Green & Michael Cooper Tell Showtime Lakers ...
46 min
Test your knowledge of NBA history with Lakers'...
8 min
NBA History Trivia with Historian Josh Schnitma...
26 min
Dee Brown on End of Larry Bird Era with Celtics...
Dee Brown returns to Showtime for part 2
24 min
Dee Brown Talks Larry Bird, Michael Jordan and ...
Dee Brown joins Michael Cooper and Nick Gelso for a cool discussion about NBA current and history...
25 min
Michael Cooper's Epic Lakers Vent Session
Coop is frustrated and dejected as his Lakers go down 0-3 to the Denver Nuggets...
24 min
Rick Mahorn & Michael Cooper Talk 1980s NBA Trash
Bad Boy Ricky Mahorn joins Michael Cooper on the Showtime Podcast
44 min
NBA Playoffs Analysis: Michael Cooper’s Top Coa...
50 min
James Worthy and Cedric Maxwell Talk 80’s Celti...
56 min
Sidney Moncrief Interview with Michael Cooper
Michael Cooper Welcomes defensive stall worth and NBA HOFer for the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1980's.
27 min
Byron Scott & Coop Reminisce about the Showtim...
Welcome to our latest video, where we have the pleasure of bringing together two legends of the NBA - Byron Scott and Michael Cooper - to reminisce about their time with the iconic Showtime Lakers. Byron Scott was a three-time NBA champion with the Lakers and a key part of the team's success in the 1980s. Michael Cooper was a defensive stalwart and fan favorite, known for his tenacity on the court and his clutch shooting. In this video, we sit down with Scott and Cooper to discuss their memories of playing for the Showtime Lakers, one of the most dominant teams in NBA history. They share stories of their experiences on and off the court, their relationships with their teammates and coaches, and the strategies that made them so successful. As they reflect on their time with the Lakers, Scott and Cooper offer insights into what it takes to build a winning team, how to develop a championship mindset, and the importance of trust and camaraderie among teammates. They also discuss the challenges they faced, both on and off the court, and how they overcame them to become champions. Throughout the video, we hear from Scott and Cooper about some of the most memorable moments of their careers, including their championship runs, their battles against other great teams of the era, and their interactions with some of the NBA's biggest stars. Whether you're a die-hard fan of the Showtime Lakers, an avid NBA historian, or simply someone who loves great basketball, this video is sure to offer a fascinating glimpse into one of the most legendary teams in sports history. So sit back, relax, and join us as we revisit the glory days of the Showtime Lakers with two of their greatest players. -- -- ⏰ TOPIC TIME STAMPS ⏰ 00:00 - Intro 00:20 - Showtime Lakers best backcourt trio in nba history? 02:20 - FanDuel credit. Bet $5, receive $200 in bonus bets. Go to https/// 02:35 - welcome to Showtime Byron Scott! 03:01 - What city grew the best basketball players? 04:31 - the California basketball style 05:30 - The Lakers Enforcers of the 1980’s 06:20 - Byron Scott’s experience at Arizona State 07:30 - Byron Scott’s career accomplishments 08:20 - How Dennis Johnson helped Byron Scott make his decision to go pro 09:45 - Byron Scott as a rookie declared himself better than Magic Johnson 10:30 - Rookies, AC Green & Byron Scott’s first training camp with the lakers. 13:24 - Coop’s favorite sports book, https/// 14:29 - Byron Scott Tells a Jerry West story 15:30 - Byron Scott Tells a LeBron James story 16:16 - Byron Scott Tells a Doctor Buss Story 17:40 - Byron Scott Tells a Kyrie Irving Story 18:45 - Byron Scott Tells a Kobe Bryant Story 20:20 - Byron Scott Tells Celtics Lakers Stories 20:50 - Byron Scott & Michael Cooper’s Most Hated Celtics 21:07 - Byron Scott Tells a Danny Ainge story 22:30 - Byron Scott Tells a Cedric Maxwell story 24:00 - Do players in the NBA today still have that venom towards each other? 25:15 - How the players today are no longer students of NBA history 26:50 - How Byron Scott transitioned from playing to coaching in the NBA 28:42 - Byron Scott’s favorite team to coach 31:58 - Byron Scott’s favorite championship team with the Lakers + and the Pat Riley “back to back” promise 34:40 Michael Cooper & Byron Scott Tell ‘Bad Boy’ Pistons Stories 36:59 - Byron Scott talks about the health of the NBA today 39:00 - Thank you Byron Scott for joining Showtime with Coop
40 min
Coop's Top Five Defenders of the NBA in the 1980's
when it comes to locking down the opposing team's top scorers, few players in NBA history can match the skills of 5x champion as a key member of the Showtime Lakers and 1987 NBA Defensive Player of the Year, Michael Cooper
17 min
Coop's Message to Ja Morant & Today's NBA Stars
In this episode, we're going to talk about one of the hottest young players in the NBA, Ja Morant, and the complex issue of guns in the United States.
26 min
Coop Sends JJ Redick a Message About Defense in...
Larry Bird called Michael Cooper the "best defender I ever faced"
25 min
Michael Cooper Reacts to LeBron James Passing K...
Coop weighs in on LeBron, Kareem & Lakers Trade Deadline
27 min
Michael Cooper welcomes Monteasy
44 min
Wes Matthews Sr.
Michael Cooper welcomes Wes Matthews Sr
41 min
The Greatest Ever, The Logo, Jerry West Pt. 2
Michael Cooper welcomes Jerry West
34 min