Writing

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

  • Life as an NBA Bust: It’s better than you might think. Ask Adam Morrison (Bleacher ReportThis story earned an “honorable mention” from the Professional Basketball Writers Association for NBA feature writing in 2016. 
  • Why Does Jim Nantz Give Away His Tie at the End of the NCAA Tournament? (The Ringer)
  • Can Ray Rice Go Home Again (SB Nation Longform)
  • Ramona Shelburne is Beating Male Sportswriters at Their Own Game (New York Magazine)
  • A Whirlwind Day in the Life of John Calipari (New Yorker)
  • The connection between Enes Kanter and Fethullah Gulen—and why neither can step foot in Turkey (Bleacher Report)
  • Janoris Jenkins’ Ascent to Stardom Isn’t Your Typical Redemption Narrative (Bleacher Report)
  • How JJ Redick Went from Hated to Beloved (SLAM Magazine)
  • Former NBA Big Man Rony Seikaly Has Found His Second Calling as a World-Famous House Music DJ (SLAM Magazine)
  • How the Miami Heat Saved My Popi (SLAM Magazine)
  • The Rise, and Evolution, of the Point Forward (SLAM Magazine)
  •  Alan Cooper Opened for Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock. Then He Became a Biblical Scholar (Tablet Magazine)
  • MLB Megastar Mookie Betts is Rare Master of All Trades (Bleacher Report)
  • Gadget Guru Marshall Plumlee is Also Knicks’ Most Challenged Commuter (Bleacher Report)
  • Tal Brody could have followed his NBA dreams. Instead, he brought basketball to Israel. (SLAM Magazine)
  • You Wouldn’t Call Skal LabissièRe ‘Soft’ If You Knew What He’s Been Through (SB Nation)
  • Eddie George Lost Himself After the NFL, Until He Found Himself on Broadway (SB Nation)
  • Mike Packer, The Jewish Sneaker King of N.J. (Tablet Magazine)
  • Jared Jeffries Had a Relatively Mundane NBA Career. But His Life Away from the Court, Unbeknownst to Many, Was Anything But (SLAM Magazine)
  • ‘Lost in the Game Again,’ Isaiah Thomas’ Legend Continues to Grow (Bleacher Report)
  • Jarvis Landry’s Past Is Clouded, But His Future Is Bright (SB Nation)
  • Years of Polishing Have Made Rudy Gobert an Elite NBA Center (Bleacher Report)
  • How a New Diet Transformed Marc Gasol into One of the NBA’s Best Players (SLAM Magazine)
  • The Art of the Pick: The NBA’s Most Popular Play Requires an Unsung Hero (Bleacher Report)
  • Another Knicks Novelty: Ron Baker’s Journey from the Farm to MSG (Bleacher Report)
  • Death of Once Promising Fab Melo Leaves Friends Wondering What Could Have Been (Bleacher Report)
  • The Unwritten Rules of NBA Butt-Slaps (Bleacher Report)
  • Knicks Dysfunction Never Been More Clear than Following Charles Oakley Arrest (Bleacher Report)
  • I Spent a Night in The ER Getting My Testicles Checked (Blog)
  • A Tribute to Sportswriter Vic Ziegel (Awful Announcing)
  • Recap of The 2016 Bachelor Finale (The Comeback)
  • A Jewish Mets Fan’s Rebuke of God (JeffPearlman.com)
  • Power Ranking the Best (and Worst) Characters in the Star Wars Galaxy (The Comeback)
  • I Watched Joel Embiid’s NBA Debut Live (Bleacher Report)
  • How The Knicks Are Letting Kristaps Porzingis Down (Bleacher Report)
  • Hey, The Knicks Are Running the Triangle Again (Bleacher Report)
  • Latest NBA Hiring Trend: Younger, Stronger, Smarter Assistant Coaches in Demand (Bleacher Report)

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