Best Writing

Feature Writing Samples:

Toughness, Limited Switches and Length: Inside how Frank Vogel wants the Lakers to play defense

For basketball players on the edge of the NBA like Josh Magette, Summer League is about betting on yourself (For Vice Sports)

David Nwaba is living his dream and trying to make a mark on the Lakers

Meet Calvin Roberts, the 61-year-old seriously trying to make an NBA roster

Lonzo Ball passed LeBron James’ first test for him months ago

In an impressive predraft workout that addressed all of the criticisms of his game, Svi Mykhailiuk showed the Lakers he’s more than just a shooter. At Las Vegas Summer League, he’s getting started on showing the rest of the NBA.

The friendship that’s fueled Cal State Fullerton baseball

Isaac Bonga is staying patient as the Lakers develop him

Andre Ingram is the greatest three-point shooter you’ve never heard of

Ivica Zubac is determined to show the Lakers what he can do on the court, and in FIFA

Going to Universal Studios with Jordan Clarkson to discover the magic behind the Lakers’ hot start

Coverage of the 2016 Summer League in Las Vegas

Coverage of the 2016 Olympics

Austen Awosika is CSUF men’s basketball’s brash, trash-talking leader, and he hopes to join his friend Lonzo Ball as an NBA player someday

Robert Upshaw’s turbulent road into and out of the D-League, in his own words

Scoops:

Broke the news of the Lakers signing Jordan Caroline, as well as several other players on their 2019 Summer League roster.

Josh Magette will play for the Atlanta Hawks and Indiana Pacers in Summer League

Anthony Brown will play in Las Vegas Summer League

The Lakers plan to work out Luke Petrasek

Various Podcasts/TV/Radio Appearances:

Recorded an episode of the Sedano show at ESPN studios in Los Angeles

Ronny Turiaf joins Harrison’s final episode of Locked on Lakers

Larry Nance, Jr. discusses dunking on Ivica Zubac and more on Locked on Lakers

Josh Magette on the D-Fenders season, D’Angelo Russell telling him to get the ball to Ivica Zubac and the differences between the D-League and the movie “Semi-Pro”

Discussed the Lakers and the NBA Draft on Gunther and Ben in the Afternoon on 1320 KFAN

Talked about what LeBron James said about China on Canadian broadcast news

I also co-host the Silver Screen and Roll Podcast on Tuesdays, as well as co-hosting a movie podcast, Rewind and Reconsider.

Shortform/Social Media Coverage

That time I caught D’Angelo Russell hitting a ridiculous halfcourt shot in warm-ups (RIP Vine):

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That time I saved Lonzo Ball from getting cursed by Lil B

I got Dwight Howard’s thoughts on why he defended KCP from Instagram Trash Talk

A review of Matthew Dellavedova’s coffee for SB Nation

Here is a link to all of my posts.

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