Howard Garfinkel’s love of basketball was born when his father took him to watch a college basketball game at the old Madison Square Garden. His obsession for the game drove him to become a scout instead of just working in the family business. In this first episode of ‘The World of Five-Star’ basketball series, we begin to learn how the basketball junkie nicknamed Garf brought together legendary coaches like Hubie Brown, Chuck Daly, and Bob Knight to set the foundation for this iconic camp. This wasn’t just an elite battleground, this was many NBA player’s origin story.
UNINTERRUPTED x RTG Features have partnered up to tell the story of the legendary basketball camp called Five-Star in a six-part podcast series. Narrated by Tate Frazier, the basketball special will feature guest appearances from elite alumni like Roy Williams, Mike Krzyzewski, Metta World Peace, Grant Hill, Dick Vitale, God Shammgod, and more; detailing the camp’s influence on the game. It was where Michael Jordan was first discovered, and Founder Howard Garfinkel left his fingerprint on basketball.