Interview with Sam Bowie, October 20, 2016

Project: University of Kentucky Athletics: Men's Basketball Oral History Project

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Sam Bowie discusses his childhood, and his high school basketball career and college recruitment. He describes what made him choose to play basketball at UK and how he feels about the University and its fans. He discusses each of his seasons with UK basketball in depth and discusses his injuries, both throughout his college and professional careers. Bowie describes his growth as a person and a player throughout his basketball career. He discusses the impact of coach Joe B. Hall on his life and how he feels about Hall both as a coach and a person. Bowie discusses his NBA draft, professional basketball career, and what he has been doing since his retirement. He discusses what he thinks his legacy should be and his best memories from UK.

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2016oh404_af872

Interviewee Name

Sam Bowie

Interviewer Name

Kyle Macy

Interview Date

2016-10-20

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Bowie, Sam Interview by Kyle Macy. 20 Oct. 2016. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Bowie, S. (2016, October 20). Interview by K. Macy. University of Kentucky Athletics: Men's Basketball Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Bowie, Sam, interview by Kyle Macy. October 20, 2016, University of Kentucky Athletics: Men's Basketball Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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