Just in time for the start of NBA Preseason and ahead of the 2016 Presidential Elections, Alexander Wolff (Sports Illustrated, The Audacity of Hoop) joins the DiploSport Podcast.
In this wide-ranging discussion with a true hardcourt diplomat, Alex talks about the role of basketball in the formation of a young Barack Obama and how the game continues to hold an important place in the President's life and leadership.
Alex also details how the game has taken the author to the far reaches of the planet (with a few State Department encounters along the way...even including a Holbrooke mention!)
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Transcript available HERE