POTB 131: Verdell Jones
In this edition of the show, Morris and Inside the Hall editor Alex Bozich are joined by former Indiana guard Verdell Jones to discuss his time in Bloomington and life as a professional basketball player.
Among the topics discussed:
· The Christian Watford shot and whether he still thinks about it today
· Verdell’s professional journey and where his career has taken him
· His decision to play in the D-League this past season rather than overseas
· The connection that brought him to the Santa Cruz Warriors, the D-League affiliate of the Golden State Warriors
· Life in the D-League and what it’s like versus professional leagues in Europe and Japan
· How he would advise a player leaving early that had to choose between Europe and the D-League
· What it was like his first three seasons at Indiana when the program was struggling
· The pivotal win during the 2011-2012 campaign that was a springboard for the season
· How difficult it was to lose the end of his senior season due to injury
· The toughest Big Ten road environment to play in
· Verdell’s thoughts on the upcoming NBA Finals
And much, much more. As always, feel free to drop the show a note at [email protected].
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