Spencer Haywood is an American former professional basketball player and Olympic Gold Medalist. He is a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a 2015 interview with ground-breaking and record-setting NBA legend Spencer Haywood. Haywood was inducted into The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in September 2015.
NBA Hall of Famer Spencer Haywood looks back at his journey with stories from both on the court and off. Haywood has an interesting take on the talents of todays players versus his era, overcoming a cocaine addiction and where it started and who his toughest competition was on the court. 
NBA Hall of Famer Spencer Haywood, featured in the new documentary "Full Court: The Spencer Haywood Story," joins Sam to talk about his amazing career in basketball, fighting against the system and paying the cost, the weight of addiction, and living to be a savior. Music by Vanilla http://soundcloud.com/vanilla. Original illustration by Krishna Shenoi https://krishnabalashenoi.com/. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/talk-easy-with-sam-fragoso.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Apr 22nd, 1949
North Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America
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2 hours, 4 minutes
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