There are moments in your life that you will always remember. And one of these moments happened to me yesterday. I had the opportunity to be a guest on an awesome sports radio show talking basketball. And it was all during a vacation to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.
@AverageJoes1450 is in Massachusetts is now my favorite radio show of all-time. The host was Kyle "KB" Belanger (@kylebelanger1) who I got to know and he is a really nice guy. The experience of being on this radio show was incredible. To be honest, I was a bit nervous before the show but once I was by the microphone and had my headset on I felt as if I were right at home. It was a lot of fun talking with Kyle and his co-hosts and answering some tough questions with my brother against two interns. I had an unbelievable time. It was an exhilarating experience and I’d do it again in a split-second. My brother and I hope to pursue a career in sports media someday. Listen to the interview below...
While the radio show was clearly my vacation highlight, the hall of fame was pretty awesome too! I had a great time traveling back in basketball history and exploring the unlimited amounts of great players. MJ, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem, Magic, Bird, Russell, Mikan, Ewing, and so many more great players to discover and learn about. If you are going to Massachusetts soon and reading this right now, the Hall of Fame is the place to go. If you are small and want to know what it feels like to dunk on a basketball rim, then you can enter the dunk line at the basketball court below all of the basketball memorabilia and you can dunk like my brother and I did. I have to say, it was pretty cool. There are also various types of baskets. They even have one replicating the early days so the net is a bucket, it is awesome! If you love basketball, you should certainly consider planning a trip soon.
In Boston, we also were able to catch the Celtics versus the Wizards at TD Garden. I enjoyed being in another stadium where you could literally feel the love for the Celtics, even during a down season. The game was pretty much a throwaway but the Boston pride and spirit was certainly alive in TD Garden.
This has been a vacation to remember. And it came at the right time because it was pretty much a season to forget with the Knicks (and the Celtics for that matter).
Kyle Belanger "KB" and The Average Joe Show. (@AverageJoes1450 is on from 5-7 PM)
Website: 1450TheHall.com and the Facebook page here:
In the comments section below, tell us if you have ever had an experience on the radio as a caller or a guest speaker. Also, if you have been to the hall of fame tell us your thoughts. As always, thanks for reading! Please comment.
My name is Mike V. I am an enormous basketball fan. I also am a die-hard Knicks fan. After graduating 5th grade, I started writing this blog at the age of 10 in the summer of 2012.