An Interview with Mychal Thompson about the NBA Lockout

An Interview with Mychal Thompson about the NBA Lockout


Mychal Thompson is a current ESPN Radio personality heard on all ESPN affiliates and is the long time radio voice of the Los Angeles Lakers. Mychal’s very well regarded in the sports world and in the media, for both his character as a person and his professionalism as a broadcaster. Being a former two time NBA champion with the Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar led Laker teams, and also being the overall number one NBA pick in the 1978 draft.

Mychal helps bolster the winning personality this current team already has. His popularity due to his magnetic on air personality and being so well versed on topics inside and out of sports, since broadcasting in different markets. His son Klay was recently selected as the 11th pick overall in the 2011 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors.

ABA Live is a show about the ‘business of basketball’ hosted by the ABA CEO and founder Joe Newman and is a nationally syndicated show. In this interview, Mychal talks about several topics:

  • NBA lockout
  • Los Angeles Lakers
  • ABA league
  • His son Klay Thompson being drafted 11th overall by the Golden State Warriors
  • Business of basketball
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