This week’s podcast guest is Turner Sports host Ernie Johnson, who hosts Inside The NBA as well as NBA Fan Night on NBA TV. In this episode, Johnson discusses navigating a studio show that is mostly ad-libbed, his views on race, how they developed and the racial dynamics on the set of Inside The NBA, when he know Charles Barkley would be good on television, how he prepares for hosting Inside The NBA, why Kevin Garnett would be a great studio host as long as he avoided f-bombs, what he learned from his father Ernie Jr, a longtime MLB broadcaster, his surviving Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma and much more. A reminder: you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher, and you can view all of SI's podcasts at si.com/podcasts. If you have any feedback, questions or suggestions, please comment here or tweet at Deitsch at twitter.com/richarddeitsch. -- The SI Media Podcast is brought to you by FreshBooks. For freelancers and small business owners, Freshbooks takes the pain out of accounting. Have a question about the service? A real-live human will answer every call in about 3 rings. Get your 30-day free trial by going to FreshBooks.com/simedia and entering SIMEDIA.