Making the Leap: Patrick McCaw, Season 3 Vol. 1

Hello everyone and welcome to start of the third straight offseason of the “Making the Leap” series. Allow me to remind you followers and even explain to the new viewers what this series is all about. Two years ago I started out with a piece about Spurs forward Kyle Anderson and talked about how he has

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Basketball Journeys Q&A: Coach Eric Johnson

Every basketball lifer has their own unique journey. Basketball Journeys focuses on capturing and unpacking the stories of players, coaches, and lifers who have experienced the impact of their dedication to the game over time. Our founder Martin Soaries talked with our brother Eric Johnson, Associate Head Coach at Georgetown Preparatory School and Assistant Coach for

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Basketball Journeys Q&A: Devon Young

Every basketball lifer has their own unique journey. Basketball Journeys focuses on capturing and unpacking the stories of players, coaches, and lifers who have experienced the impact of their dedication to the game over time. Our founder Martin Soaries talked with his former high school teammate and basketball lifer Devon Young. Martin: My man. Thanks for taking

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Basketball Journeys Q&A with overseas hooper Anthony Nelson

Every basketball lifer has their own unique journey. Basketball Journeys focuses on capturing and unpacking the stories of players, coaches, and lifers who have experienced the impact of their dedication to the game over time. Our founder Martin Soaries talked with former Plainfield, New Jersey guard and current overseas hooper Anthony Nelson. Martin: Thanks for rocking with

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Basketball Journeys: Q&A with overseas hooper Anell Alexis

Every basketball lifer has their own unique journey. Basketball Journeys focuses on capturing and unpacking the stories of players, coaches, and lifers who have experienced the impact of their dedication to the game over time. Our founder Martin Soaries talked with his former teammate and professional Panamanian hooper Anell Alexis. Martin: Talk about how you made

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The Vital Role of the NBA D-League

One of the great moments during last week’s opening night in the NBA was seeing Spurs guard Johnathan Simmons drop a career-high 20 points against the super team Golden State Warriors. It wasn’t too long ago that this guy paid a few hundred bucks to tryout for the NBA D-League. If it wasn’t for his

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Making the Leap: Steven Adams, Season 2 Vol. 13

Steven Adams last year turned a lot of heads not only for his sick mustache and long hair, but his aggressive play style. He is one of the more interesting players to look at as a “Making the Leap” candidate. Adams payed one year at the University of Pittsburgh before being drafted 12th overall by

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Making the Leap: Emmanuel Mudiay, Season 2 Vol.8

Welcome to another installment of “Making the Leap”, a series in which a look at young players looking to breakout from previous seasons. Today’s person I will be talking about is Emmanuel Mudiay, who actually had himself a decent rookie year but looks to make bigger improvements in his sophomore campaign. Mudiay’s road to the

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Making the Leap: Dwight Powell, Season 2 Vol. 7

We all remember the Rajon Rondo Mavericks trade right? Well minus Rondo being a disaster, only players involved in the deal actually benefited from it. For example Jae Crowder has been great for Boston and I talked about him making the leap last year.  He has certainly done that but today I’ll be talking about

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Making the Leap: Tyus Jones, Season 2 Vol. 5

What’s up everybody and welcome to another edition of “Making the Leap,” a series in which I look at players that might be looking to take their game to the next level. Today will be talking about a rookie on the Minnesota Timberwolves, Tyus Jones. Following a great high school career, Tyus Jones had a successful

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