Xavier McDaniel talks to me about his fatherhood journey. We chat about how Xavier feels that respect is key in any relationship. Xavier shares how his childhood was different than how his kids grew up. After that we talk about his basketball career and what he loved about playing in his era of the NBA. In addition Xavier shares his feelings about how Seattle should get their basketball franchise back. We even talk about how Larry Bird was one of the best trash talkers in the league. Lastly, we finish the interview off with the Fatherhood Quick Five.
About Xavier McDaniel
Xavier McDaniel had a great career in the NBA and has some fantastic nicknames in all of pro sports. He was known as the X-Man, or simply X. The Sonics selected McDaniel out of Wichita State with the 4th overall pick in the 1985 NBA draft. During his senior season with the Shockers, McDaniel averaged over 27 points per game to lead the NCAA. He will always be remembered for his physical, tone-setting style of play. A renowned defender and energy player, McDaniel was the ultimate enforcer and anchored all of his teams with his toughness in his time in the NBA. Make sure you follow Xavier on Twitter at @XMANmcdaniel.
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About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast
The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with fantastic dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. In addition, you get a unique perspective on fatherhood. You hear from guests like Joe Montana, Kevin Smith, Danny Trejo, Jerry Rice, Jeff Foxworthy, Patrick Warburton, Jeff Kinney, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Kyle Busch, Dennis Quaid, Dwight Freeney and many more.