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A screenshot from Bleacher Report’s animated "Game of Zones" series.
A screenshot from Bleacher Report’s animated "Game of Zones" series.

"Game of Zones" is an animated video series that imagines what would happen if real-life NBA drama unfolded in a medieval, "Game of Thrones"-inspired universe. This week on Only A Game, the story of the two brothers behind the hit series. Plus, how a St. Louis runner continued his running career as he lost his sight. And the PA announcer who's been behind the mic for eight Lakers championships. Join us!

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The Timeless Baritone Of Lakers PA Announcer Lawrence Tanter
Lawrence Tanter has served as the Lakers' public address announcer since 1982.

3 Stories: Joel Embiid Falling, Marathon Costumes, ESPN The Magazine
FiveThirtyEight's Chris Herring and WBUR's Shira Springer join Northwestern's J.A. Adande.

'I Was Able To Do It': How Nick Silver Kept Running As He Lost His Eyesight
When Nick Silver enrolled at the Missouri School for the Blind, he was finally allowed to play sports.

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports
J.A. Adande and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the state of the sport of horse racing, a prized scorecard from Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game and the Hartford Yard Goats' "Game of Thrones"- inspired delicacy.

The Brothers Who Mashed Up The NBA And 'Game Of Thrones'
"Game of Zones" imagines what would happen if real-life NBA drama unfolded in a medieval, Game of Thrones-inspired universe.

This program aired on May 4, 2019.

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