Derrick Coleman, the No. 1 overall pick in the 1990 NBA draft by the New Jersey Nets was a guest on ‘Derrick Gervin’s As Good As It Gets’ basketball podcast. Gervin and Coleman, who were actually teammates for a while in New Jersey, were joined by Michael Roberson, columnist for TheAfricanAmericanAthlete.com, in a fascinating conversation.
The men talked about Coleman’s storied career at Syracuse, and growing up in Detroit, his 15-year career in the NBA, and Coleman’s year’s of giving back to the Detroit community. Click below to hear this insightful conversation.
(Derrick’s guest will be ESPN basketball analyst Dick Vitale on Friday (Oct. 5) at 4 p.m. EST. The great Julius (Dr. J) Erving will be Derrick’s guest on Oct. 25 at 10:30 EST. You can always listen to the show live on your cell at 929-477-1209, or go to TheAfricanAmericanAthlete.com to listen on demand.)