The Grant Napear Show – July 23, 2012
Jason Ross covered for Grant today live from Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln, Calif., as Grant was participating in his annual golf tournament.
Jason began the show by touching on several current events around the sporting world, with the biggest emphasis being on the sanctions and punishments the NCAA passed down to Penn State today.
Grant joined Jason to talk about his golf tournament and the charity that it benefits.
Grant then shared his thoughts on the Penn State sanctions passed down today, commented on the British Open results, the Oakland A’s recent success and sweep of the New York Yankees, and the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship in Tahoe that he attended over the weekend.
Geoff Petrie, the Sacramento Kings’ President of Basketball Operations, came on the show today to talk about the Kings.
Petrie reflected on the NBA Summer League games and what his observations of his players were.
Petrie shared his thoughts on guard Aaron Brooks and forward James Johnson, who were both recently acquired by the Kings. Petrie also discussed the likelihood of any further acquisitions for the Kings and gave his opinions on teams that did well in offseason pickups.
Bobby Jackson, an assistant coach for the Sacramento Kings and a former guard for the Kings, joined Jason to talk about coaching in the NBA.
Jackson shared his thoughts on being a coach in the NBA compared to being a player. Jackson talked about getting to be the head coach of the Kings’ summer league team and shared his opinions of the play of guard Jimmer Fredette and forward Thomas Robinson.
Jackson also reflected on his time playing in the NBA.
Rick Neuheisel, Pac-12 Network studio analyst and former college football head coach, was on the show today to talk about college football and his new job with the new Pac-12 Network.
Neuheisel also offered his opinions on the Penn State situation and the sanctions that were passed down today.
Paul Gutierrez, Oakland Raiders Insider for Comcast SportsNet California, was on the show today to talk about the Raiders.