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In The Pivot – The Apocalypse Edition

In The Pivot featuring Clifford Ray
The apocalypse edition. Kendrick Perkins gets traded and the beast lair burns in rage.

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In the pivot with Clifford Ray – Episode 9

In The Pivot featuring Clifford Ray

Episode 9:All-Star Game Break

In our All Star break show we catch up on the news of the NBA and what to expect in the second half of the season. Sorry about any technical difficulties.

Remember to e-mail/tweet us any Questions/Comments you’d like to see in the next show. As always, the show starts after the jump.
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In the pivot with Clifford Ray – Episode 8

In The Pivot featuring Clifford Ray

Episode 8:What’s wrong with our Celtics?


We discus the Celtics latest slump, KG’s injury, Perk returning to practice and why the team seems to hate winter. Remember to e-mail/tweet us any Questions/Comments you’d like to see in the next show. As always, the show starts after the jump.
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In the pivot with Clifford Ray

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Episode 7:Hail to the Chief

Chief

On this episode we humbly welcome Robert Parish, Nine-time NBA All-Star, Four-time champion, Hall of fame player, and member of the 50 greatest NBA players of all time to the show. In this nearly two hour show we discuss Robert’s career, his thoughts on today’s game, the secrets of guarding Kareem, playing with Larry Bird and Michael Jordan and much, much more. This show is a can’t miss for basketball enthusiasts of all ages. As always the show starts after the jump.
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In the Pivot with Clifford Ray

In the pivot

Episode 6:What’s Old is New



The new “Big Three” has now passed 200 games together as a unit and the results are historic At 150-50 the team is just three games behind the original Big Three, which amassed a 153-47 record over the comparable period.

In this episode we take a look a both units through the eyes of a man who witnessed both eras from a front row seat. Celtics fans of the 1980′s will love this discussion.

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In the pivot with Clifford Ray

In the pivot

Episode 5:Honoring Russ



Last week President Barack Obama named William Felton Russell as one the 15 recipients of the Medal of Freedom the Nation’s highest civilian honor, which is “presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.” We discuss Russell’s game and his legacy, plus the question if anyone can fit the bill as the next Bill Russell? All that and a discussion of what we’re thankful for.

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In the pivot with Clifford Ray

In the pivot

Episode 4:On the road to find out

On this week’s show we discuss the first ten games of the NBA season. Cliff joins us from Erick Dampier’s house and gives us an update on the free agent big man. We also discuss the hot start of the Boston Celtics and Hornets, Kevin Love’s 31 and 31 performance and a long discussion on Lebron James and Al Jefferson. As always the show starts after the jump.
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In the pivot with Clifford Ray

In the pivot

Episode 3:Greatness

On tonight’s show Clifford Ray and gang discuss the latest news in the NBA and take a look at the topic of greatness. With Paul Pierce scoring his 20,000th point last week and Rajon Rondo breaking the assist record we ask Cliff, what does it take to be great? What unifying qualities are found in great people in sports, music and business. The show starts after the jump
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In the pivot with Clifford Ray: Episode Two



Episode 2:The man behind the man


Episode two was a barn burner with Cliff getting very deep on a wide range of subjects including the late Maurice Lucas, Shaq and his locker room presence, dealing with losing, what constitutes a real pick and the difference between Joakim Noah, Al Horford and Kendrick Perkins. This is a good one to catch. The show starts after the jump.
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Introducing “In the Pivot” with Clifford Ray



Episode 1:The Way of the Ray

After a brief two-year hiatus the original beast masters of perkisabeast are back with a brand new surprise for those of you loyal beasts who never gave up hope. There will be plenty of time to catch up later, but first our newest and possibly greatest coup of all time, a radio show with Clifford Ray!

That’s right, the guru of big men has decided to lend his voice to our website and share his vast intimate knowledge of the game. We’ll be kickin’ it with Cliff every week or so (we live by the casual) talking about big men basketball and life. It’s not to be missed.

We present to you tonight the first episode of “In the Pivot with Clifford Ray”
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