NBA free agency special featuring Olympic gold medalist Lee Kiefer
2021-08-04
On the latest episode of the Rex Chapman Show with Josh Hopkins, after breaking down into the latest free agency news, the guys are joined by a 3rd Kentuckian, Lee Kiefer, Olympic Gold Medalist. Lee describes what it was like winning the US's first Gold medal in foil fencing, and what it was like to represent Lexington proudly. -03:30: Rex’s Draft Recap – Golden State & Charlotte did well -04:30: The Raptors selection of Scottie Barnes -06:30: Rex would have taken Evan Mobley #1 over Cade Cunningham -08:00: CP3 signing a 4 year deal to stay in Phoenix: -11:00: Signing Cam Payne was also a smart move by James Jones and what he brings to the floor -12:00: Suns bringing back JaVale McGee -13:00: Russell Westbrook heading to the Lakers to become a Big 3 with LeBron and AD -15:30: For the Lakers it boils down to Anthony Davis being great again -17:30: Josh recalling a story back during the NBA lockout when the Thunder and Westbrook were scrimmaging @ Kentucky and how impressed Russ was with the Kentucky facilities -18:45 Stuff on Duncan Robinson staying in Miami -28:00 Better Big 3 – LA Lakers or Brooklyn Nets -35:00 - Growing up in Kentucky and what made the Bluegrass state so special. -37:30 - What it was like winning the gold medal, hearing the National Anthem playing and knowing you're the best in the world. -39:30 - Rex and Josh get the breakdown of fencing and what type of advantage Lee has with her size, not standing as tall as most of her Olympic competitors. -44:00 - What it's been like living in Tokyo's Olympic Village and competing during the COVID-19 Pandemic. 47:40 - Lee speaks to her personal health and how important it was to manage her life both as an Olympic fencer and as she pursues her medical degree from the University of Kentucky. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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