Rick Pitino and Joe Nocera
Rick Pitino, head coach of the University of Louisville men’s basketball team and author of The One Day Contract, is interviewed by New York Times columnist Joe Nocera.
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After the taping of Great Conversations, the audience is invited to ask questions of the author. KET presents these after-the-show segments as online exclusives.
- What was your relationship like with Bill Keightley at the University of Kentucky? (1:54)
- Can you describe the Louisville-Syracuse game in the Big East last year? (2:06)
- What is your opinion on paying college players, and preparing them for when they do earn money? (1:50)
- What has Tom Jurich, UofL athletic director, meant to you, and to the University of Louisville? (1:09)
- Tell us about your book, The One Day Contract, and how you came to write it. (8:17)
- How was it to coach players like Gorgui Dieng and Peyton Siva? (3:35)
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