PODCAST: Return of the (Michael) Grady
A Warren Central HS grad, Grady was a game emcee and PA announcer for the Pacers/Fever, co-hosted a morning sports talk show and is now in Year 1 with the Minnesota Timberwolves. All love for Indy.
On this episode of the Fieldhouse Files, I’ll discuss the Pacers’ great start to the season (10-6) and what’s working. Then, I’ll be joined by Indy’s own Michael Grady, now the television voice of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Bally Sports North.
Among the items discussed on this episode:
Pacers’ early-season success and the contributing factors (2:30)
Bench success and Myles Turner embracing his role (7:43)
Notable stats — second in assists, third in 3-pointers (10:50)
Grady on his new role and the first month (14:45)
His mom passing away on Aug. 8, deciding soon after to take the job (15:30)
What he learned from Ian Eagle, who always “meets the moment” (22:10)
How he thinks so highly of Slick & Nancy Leonard and is incorporating “BOOM!” into broadcasts (24:30)
Pacers finally back on track and committed to excellence? (27:00)