Writing

Below is a list of some of the stuff I’ve written throughout the years

BLEACHER REPORT

  • Life as an NBA Bust: It’s better than you might think. Ask Adam Morrison (LINK).
    • *This story earned an “honorable mention” from the Professional Basketball Writers Association for NBA feature writing in 2016.
  • Isaiah Thomas’ Continues to Grow (LINK).
  • Here Comes Ben Simmons (LINK)
  • Dennis Smith Jr. is All The Way Up (LINK)
  • Broken Hoop Dreams: Where Did It Go Wrong for Former Phenom Sebastian Telfair? (LINK)
  • You Can Call on Miles Bridges: (LINK)
  • This Is for You, Dad: Giants Rookie Chasing NFL Dream After Draft-Week Nightmare (LINK)
  • Marc Gasol Never Wanted a Trade but Now Has the Best Title Shot of His Career (LINK)
  • The connection between Enes Kanter and Fethullah Gulen—and why neither can step foot in Turkey (LINK)
  • NBA Players Share Fondest, Weirdest AOL Stories on AIM’s Final Day (LINK)
  • A Gentleman’s Guide to the NBA: When Opponents Agree to Take Plays Off (LINK)
  • The Do’s and Don’ts of life on an NBA bench (LINK)
  • Why is Everybody Biting on Joel Embiid’s Pump Fake? (LINK)
  • Tim Hadaway Jr.’s Secret HGTV Obsessions (LINK)
  • Gadget Guru Marshall Plumlee is Also Knicks’ Most Challenged Commuter (LINK)
  • A New Ricky Rubio: Living Like ‘Tomorrow May Not Exist’ After Loss of His Mother (LINK)
  • The Unwritten Rules of NBA Butt-Slaps (LINK)
  • Latest NBA Hiring Trend: Younger, Stronger, Smarter Assistant Coaches in Demand (LINK)
  • Inside the NBA’s Most Essential Defensive Tactic (LINK)
  • Inside Jayson Tatum’s First Week in the NBA (LINK)
  • Meet Clarence Gaines, Jr., the one Knicks executive Phil Jackson listens to (LINK)
  • Michael Beasley says he’s a Changed Man. But Can He Prove It? (LINK)
  • The Mash, the Nellie, the Wade Cut: 76ers Playbook a Who’s Who of NBA Legends (LINK)
  • A Sixers Rookie Tradition: Chick-fil-A Runs, and a Mega Order for Joel Embiid (LINK)
  • What Counts to Damian Lillard (LINK)
  • Why Corner 3s, one of the so-called easiest shots in the NBA, are actually difficult to master (LINK)

SLAM MAGAZINE

  • DeAndre Ayton is the NBA’s Next Big Thing (LINK)
  • How JJ Redick Went from Hated to Beloved (LINK)
  • Former NBA Big Man Rony Seikaly Has Found His Second Calling as a World-Famous House Music DJ (LINK)
  • How the Miami Heat Saved My Popi (LINK)
  • The Rise, and Evolution, of the Point Forward (LINK)
  • Tal Brody could have followed his NBA dreams. Instead, he brought basketball to Israel. (LINK)
  • Jared Jeffries Had a Relatively Mundane NBA Career. But His Life Away from the Court, Unbeknownst to Many, Was Anything But (LINK)
  • How a New Diet Transformed Marc Gasol into One of the NBA’s Best Players (LINK)
  • Cherokee Parks’ Long Journey Towards Happiness (LINK)

THE NEW YORKER

  • The NBA General Manager Who’s a Food Blogger on the Side (LINK)
  • A Whirlwind Day in the Life of John Calipari (LINK)
  • A Former Mr. Basketball Moves to E-Sports (LINK)

ESPN

  • A Rookie, a Brother and a Hail of gunfire (LINK)

THE RINGER

  • Why Does Jim Nantz Give Away His Tie at the End of the NCAA Tournament? (LINK)

THE ATHLETIC

  • The end of normal: Todd Blyleven was a hero during the Las Vegas mass shooting. That was only the beginning (LINK)

TABLET MAGAZINE

  • Alan Cooper Opened for Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock. Then He Became a Biblical Scholar (LINK)
  • Mike Packer, The Jewish Sneaker King of N.J. (LINK)

NEW YORK MAGAZINE

  • Ramona Shelburne is Beating Male Sportswriters at Their Own Game (LINK)

SB NATION LONGFORM

  • Can Ray Rice Go Home Again? (LINK)

THE OUTLINE

  • New York’s Pooper Scooper Laws Don’t Do Shit (LINK)

BLOGS

  • I Spent a Night in The ER Getting My Testicles Checked (LINK)
  • A Jewish Mets Fan’s Rebuke of God (LINK)

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