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"A Basketball Life" On and Off the Court

Walt Frazier was a superstar NBA player for the New York Knicks in the 1960s and '70s. During that time, he was known for his ostentatious fashion and extravagant lifestyle. Now older, he's returned to the world of basketball as a sports commentator. His new memoir is called Walt Frazier.


Other segments from the episode on December 2, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 2, 1988: Interview with Walt Frazier; Commentary on Thelonious Monk; Interview with John Feinstein; Review of the home video release of the film "Five Easy Pieces…


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