Sports Spectrum Magazine Summer 2021

NEW PODCAST: Pat Williams, Orlando Magic Sr Vice President

THIS IS EPISODE 95 OF THE SPORTS SPECTRUM PODCAST

Pat Williams has lived an extraordinary life.

His professional sports career began back in 1962 in minor league baseball. In 1968, he started what is now a 50-year journey in the NBA. He’s had stops in Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta, back to Philadelphia and in 1987, founded the Orlando Magic basketball club that began play in the NBA in 1989.

Pat’s life off the field is even more incredible. He and his wife Ruth are the parents of 19 children, including 14 adopted children and 17 grandchildren.

He’s also the author of 108 books (yes you read that right) including his latest, Coach Wooden’s Forgotten Teams.

On this episode of the podcast, we take you on a journey through the amazing life of Pat Williams. He talks about how he accepted Christ during his time in Minor League Baseball, how his NBA career started, why it was important to him to start an NBA Chapel, the time he met the legendary John Wooden, why he started the Orlando Magic, and how his faith has sustained him in his battle with cancer.

You can follow Pat on twitter @OrlandoMagicPat. His new book “Coach Wooden’s Forgotten Teams” is available everywhere books are found.

 

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