Between the Fur: Taylor Griswold

Kenn Solomon sits with Taylor Griswold who shares his stories from his years as Hooper, the Detroit Pistons’ mascot.

Former “Hooper” for the Detroit Pistons Taylor Griswold proved that in this industry the show must go on even during sickness and injury. Taylor took things to the next level and broke a few bones in the process but never let that stop him from getting in front of the fans. Taylor and I also get into our skydiving mishaps and my near death experience.

Between the Fur Podcast:

Kenn Solomon is a mascot in the NBA speaking to past and present professional mascots from around the league and other pro sports. This series reveals our bizarre, funny, and inspirational stories from behind the mask and gives an exclusive insight on what it’s like behind the scenes and between the fur.

The Between the Fur Podcast is a production of Kenn Solomon.  Kenn Solomon is responsible for its content. © Kenn Solomon 2020.

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