Joe Crispin is the head men's basketball coach at Division III Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey. He was a star guard at Pitman High School and Penn State University and got a taste of playing in the NBA before enjoying an outstanding career overseas.In Episode #3 of "1-on-1 with Matt Leon," Matt talks with Crispin about his coaching philosophy, his time with the Nittany Lions, and what it was like to play with Kobe and Shaq and get coached by Phil Jackson during a stint with the Lakers.You can follow Joe Crispin's Rowan team on Twitter @RowanMBB and you can follow Crispin Basketball: @CrispinBBall."1-on-1 with Matt Leon" is a KYW Newsradio original podcast. You can follow the show on Twitter @1on1pod and you can follow Matt: @Mattleon1060.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Former Laker Joe Crispin came on to discuss his college career at Penn State, his time in the NBA with the Lakers and the Suns, and his lengthy tenure overseas. He included some great stories about Shaq, playing against Michael Jordan, and his experiences playing in Europe.Here are some highlights of Joe's time with the Phoenix Suns: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9kyBYFDcu0
Today we talk to Joe Crispin, who was one of my idols growing up, who played in the NBA for about a year, then played about 9 seasons overseas. An awesome episode, and he's now the head coach at rowan university. Check him out at rowanathletics.com.