Nets play-by-play announcer Ian Eagle, dealing with Mike Fratello's shenanigans.

For the third episode of The Brooklyn Game Podcast, I sat down with Brooklyn Nets play-by-play announcer Ian Eagle for 38 delightful, all-encompassing minutes. We talked about the Nets, the playoff series, the future of the team, what he hates most about Mike Fratello, and so much more.

To give you an idea of the conversational direction, I've included timestamps below. Enjoy.

0:00-2:00
Introducing Ian Eagle: "Sloan Paper Proposal: Podcast Percentage"
2:00-4:45
Traveling & Preparation: Play By Play Across The Country
4:45-8:10
Nets-Bulls: Game 3, Finding A Sense of Identity
8:10-14:55
The Rotation, Gerald Wallace & Reggie Evans: Does the lineup need adjustment?
14:55-17:25
On: Billy King
17:25-18:15
Reminder: Mikhail Prokhorov is very tall, Ian & Devin disagree on his basketball talent
18:15-22:10
P.J. Carlesimo's future with Brooklyn and the playoff test
22:10-23:40
Ian's favorite city to eat in leads to a sad love story that uses the word "fajita" multiple times
23:40-28:10
Ian espouses on what's different about the NBA today from when he started, and why he doesn't have a Twitter account
28:10-30:00
"What if all of my dreams had crumbled coming out of Syracuse?"
30:00-31:35
"What is the thing you hate most about Mike Fratello?"
31:35-35:10
The hilarious truth behind Mike Fratello's rorschach drawings
35:10-38:00
Conclusion: psychology, fortitude, adjustments, Spanarkel's jealousy

Download link HERE: Episode 3: Ian Eagle (Go to the menu and click "Save Page As")

 

PRESS RELEASE
November 12, 2012
Contact: Devin Kharpertian
Devin@thebrooklyngame.com
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MAJOR NEW BROOKLYN NETS WEBSITE -- THE BROOKLYNGAME.COM -- LAUNCHES THIS WEEK

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Will act as the YES Network’s exclusive web partner for Nets content

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BROOKLYN, U.S.A. -- Brooklyn has a world-class professional basketball team, and now the major independent website to cover it. The Brooklyn Game, a new digital media platform dedicated to the Brooklyn Nets, provides fans & readers breaking news, expert analysis, fan commentary, community tools, photo galleries, and more.

TheBrooklynGame.com will be the exclusive web partner for Nets content of the YES Network, the official broadcaster of the Brooklyn Nets. In addition to the new content, the site has absorbed the articles and key staff of NetsAreScorching.com, a popular site that covered the New Jersey Nets since 2009.

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Welcome to The Brooklyn Game

Posted on: October 26th, 2012 by Devin Kharpertian Comments

 

So, some of you may be thinking right now, "Where am I? I just went to NetsAreScorching.com, my favorite Nets site for news, analysis, and Cialis medication, and for some reason I'm at this new website! I fear change!"

Some of you may have come here never having heard of Nets are Scorching -- and are maybe now intrigued by the Cialis -- but are curious about this new phenomenon known as the Brooklyn Nets.

You're both in the right place. Welcome to The Brooklyn Game, a comprehensive new site dedicated to the on-court and off-court evolution & impact of the Brooklyn Nets. A great city with a professional team deserves a world-class website, and The Brooklyn Game includes the full archives from Nets are Scorching and some of its staff -- but has added many new elements.

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