The Grant Napear Show – January 29, 2013
Grant broadcast live from Boston as the Sacramento Kings were preparing to take on the Celtics on Wednesday. Grant lead off the show with some talk about Isaiah Thomas’ game-winner against the Washington Wizards on Monday and discussed the recent lull that DeMarcus Cousins has been in. Grant also shared some of his takes on the Super Bowl, discussed Ray Lewis’ recent allegations of PED use and Randy Moss’ statement that he believes he is the greatest receiver ever.
Ryan Lillis of The Sacramento Bee updated Grant on the latest news regarding the sale of the Kings.
Lillis talked about the minority owners’ potential first right of refusal to bid on the Kings, the possibility that within the next 48 hours Ron Burkle and Mark Mastrov will be announced as the big “whales” in place to bid on the Kings and the potential site of a new sports and entertainment complex in Sacramento.
With the Super Bowl taking place in New Orleans this year, NFL Hall of Famer and former New Orleans Saints tackle Willie Roaf joined Grant to discuss the big game.
Roaf discussed the linemen play of both the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, his days playing in New Orleans and whom he thinks has the best chance to win on Sunday.
Charles Davis, NFL Network and FOX analyst, made his regular stop on the show.
Davis shared his take of the upcoming NFL Draft class, the age disparity between the 49ers and the Ravens, Joe Flacco’s stellar playoff run, the 49ers’ ability to make adjustments on offense and defense, and the insane amount of frequent flier miles he’s amassed.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers took some time today to chat with Grant.
Being that Rodgers is from California, he discussed the current situation of the Kings with Grant before moving on football banter. Rodgers talked about the divisional round playoff game against the 49ers, his upcoming contract situation, the legacy of the Packers organization, his offseason routine, being called the best quarterback in the game and the popularity of his State Farm commercials.