Craig Hodges sits down with me to chat about his book, Long Shot: The Triumphs and Struggle of an NBA Freedom Fighter. We talk about his experience in the NBA and how he was treated unfairly when he spoke up about different injustices going on on the world. Craig shares stories about his time in the NBA and winning two NBA Championships. We also talk about fatherhood and the joys he experiences with his sons. We finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five.
About Craig Hodges
Craig Hodges is a two time NBA champion and three time 3-point champion. He played in the NBA for 10 seasons. and was the league in 3-point shooting percentage three times. He won two NBA Championships with the Chicago Bulls, and along with Larry Bird. Hodges is only one of two players to win three consecutive Three Point Contests at the NBA All-Star Game. He won the competition in 1990, 1991, and 1992. Hodges also holds the Three Point Contest records for the most consecutive shots made with 19, set in 1991. He set the most points scored in a single round at 25, set in 1986.
Hodges played college basketball at Long Beach State from 1978 to 1982. He played under Tex Winter, who later coached him again as an assistant to Phil Jackson with the Chicago Bulls. During his career in the NBA, Hodges played for the San Diego Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks, Phoenix Suns, and Chicago Bulls. He played for the Bulls from 1988 to 1992, and helped win two NBA Championships in 1991 and 1992. He was waived by the Bulls after the 1991–92 season.
About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast
The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. Please leave a review wherever you listen to podcasts.