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Remembering "Chocolate Thunder" Darryl Dawkins

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Over and Back NBA Podcast

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The Over and Back Classic NBA podcast remembers the life and career of the late "Chocolate Thunder" Darryl Dawkins, star for the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Nets. Yago Colas (@YagoColas) author of the upcoming book Ball Don't Lie. Yago, joins Jason and Rich to discuss the cultural impact of "Chocolate Thunder", his contribution to dunk culture as well as discussion of potential and disappointment in players with perceived natural talent. Jason and Rich then discuss Dawkins' career, the expectations of prep-to-pro players, his successful career with the Philadelphia 76ers, his career-best scoring years in New Jersey and his post-playing career.