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Great Point Podcast Ep. 39: Eldridge Recasner

Great Point Podcast Ep. 39: Eldridge Recasner

Adam Stanco's in-depth interview with one of the best players in University of Washington history and 7-year NBA veteran Eldridge Recasner. They discuss Recasner's remarkable story of resilience and perserverance. After going undrafted, Recasner's journey led him to Germany, the Phillippines, the Global Basketball Association, and the CBA, before he finally reached the NBA. Along the way, they discuss: 

- How players in the Pac-10 were literally scared to play against Gary Payton

- The single book which helped transform him into a fantastic shooter at the NBA level

- Why his senior year at the University of Washingotn was a struggle and why his coach may have kept him from getting drafted

- Why scoring 44 points a game for a team called the Presto Ice Cream Kings wasn’t nearly good enough for them

- Overcoming his own mental and financial troubles to make it to the NBA

- Playing alongside Hakeem Olajuwon, Clyde Drexler, Dikembe Mutombo, and Mookie Blaylock

- Some remarkable stor

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