JR Holden battles Kobe Bryant for a ball at the 2008 Olympics. He didn't have nearly as tough a battle with David Hein in his interview for Taking The Charge. Photograph: Eugene Hoshiko/AP

JR Holden battles Kobe Bryant for a ball at the 2008 Olympics. He didn’t have nearly as tough a battle with David Hein in his interview for Taking The Charge. Photograph: Eugene Hoshiko/AP

Taking The Charge Podcast Episode 127: It’s catch-up time this week with former heinnews.com columnist JR Holden, who is now a college and international scout for the Detroit Pistons.

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Episode 127: JR and Dave talk scouting, college teams, Charles Barkley, Sarunas Jasikevicius, Juan Carlos Navarro, CSKA Moscow and coach Dimitrios Itoudis, state of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Evgeni Pashutin and the Russian national team’s chances at EuroBasket 2015.

JR Holden: 2:25

This week’s music: “Sad Smile” by The Bobby Bare Jr. – 1:04:45

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