Q&A: Olympic medalist Mike Conley Sr. loving watching son Mike Jr. shine with Timberwolves

Interview Mike Conley Sr. on son Mike Conley Jr. Timberwolves guard

Timberwolves point guard Mike Conley Jr. was drafted in 2007. At 36-years-old, he’s still going strong, and is having one of the best seasons of his lengthy career.

We spoke with Conley Jr.’s dad, Mike Conley Sr., about the run his son is on. The Wolves play Game 3 of the West Finals Sunday night at Dallas. The Mavs lead the best-of-7 series, 2-0.

***Click the video box above to watch Darren Wolfson’s conversation with Conley Sr.***

Conley Sr., 61, is now a pro basketball agent. Before transitioning to business, he was one of the most accomplished U.S. track athletes of all-time.

From his Olympics bio: Mike Conley Sr. is usually considered the greatest triple jumper produced in the United States. He won Olympic gold at Barcelona in 1992 and a silver at the 1984 Olympics. He twice won the World Indoor Championships (1987, 1989) and at the World Championships (outdoors) he won gold in 1993, silver in 1987, and bronzes in 1983 and 1991. Conley Sr. also won a gold medal at the 1987 Pan American Games.

In Wolfson’s conversation with Conley Sr., they touched on whether Jr. ever considered following in his dad’s footsteps, and much more.