Former DraftExpress blogger Rod Benson sits down with Jonathan Givony to discuss his basketball and writing career, his performance in the D-League showcase, the frustrations involved with being a fringe NBA player, and other topics.
Madsen Enjoying a New Line of Work
Utah Flash coach Mark Madsen sits down to discuss the transition he made from high paid NBA player to D-League assistant, the process of instilling the toughness and hustle he was known for in his own pupils, his thoughts on Dontell Jefferson, Anthony Tolliver and other players he's seen and worked with, and more.
Basketball from the Fringe: An Interview with Mickell Gladness
The NCAA's all-time leading shotblocker, Mickell Gladness, sits down to discuss a variety of issues, including what it's like to be a backup in the D-League, his team's extensive cooperation with the Houston Rockets, what it's like to realize that he's not an immediate NBA prospect, and much more.
The 2017 NBA D-League Elite Minicamp wrapped up Tuesday afternoon. In our third straight year covering the event, we were able to learn more about some of the league's top talent watching them in competitive action and getting a unique mid-career look at their measurements and athletic testing results.
Each July NBA executives, media members, and die-hard fans attend NBA Summer Leagues in Orlando, Utah, and Las Vegas to get their first look at the rookies drafted just weeks prior. But does that monster PER put up by your team's first round rookie actually mean anything, or are they empty numbers?