Alex Kennedy is joined by former NBA player/executive Jared Jeffries, who recently started a podcast called "Rookie Year" where he interviews athletes about their first season in the pros. He also talks about playing with Michael Jordan on the
HoopsHype’s Alex Kennedy is joined by Haseeb Fasihi, who is the Player Development Specialist for the Orlando Magic and the Head of Performance for the Lakeland Magic in the G League. On the side, Haseeb has trained many NBA players such as Jae
On this episode, Alex Kennedy is joined by his colleague Bryan Kalbrosky to discuss the five NBA players who surfaced the most in trade rumors over the last week, how point guard has become the highest-paid position in the NBA, upcoming article
On this episode, Alex Kennedy is joined by Ky Carlin, who is the editor of USA TODAY's Sixers Wire. They discuss Joel Embiid's torn ligament in his hand, Philadelphia's recent struggles, the awkward fit with Ben Simmons and Embiid, Simmons' unw
On this episode, Alex Kennedy is joined by CBS Sports' Dennis Chambers. They discuss the Philadelphia 76ers' recent struggles, the "trade-Ben-Simmons" crowd, why fans and players don't seem to take All-Star voting seriously, why being selected
Alex Kennedy is joined by NBA analyst Eric Pincus, who writes for Bleacher Report, appears on NBA TV and helps run the Sports Business Classroom every summer. They discuss the latest trade rumblings from the NBA's G League Showcase, Pincus' car
Alex Kennedy is joined by Oliver Maroney, who handles content and media strategy for the BIG3. They discuss the 3-on-3 league's growth, what's next for the BIG3, its relationship with the NBA, common misconceptions about the BIG3, when new play
On this episode of The HoopsHype Podcast, Alex Kennedy is joined by NBA trainer and life coach David Nurse. They discuss David's new book, the evolution of NBA training, how the NBA is addressing mental health, his work with players such as Br
Alex Kennedy is joined by former NBA player Etan Thomas. They discuss Etan's open-heart surgery in 2007, experience playing with Michael Jordan on the Washington Wizards, what Gilbert Arenas is actually like, his fourth book "We Matter: Athlete
On this episode, Alex Kennedy is joined by his HoopsHype colleague Bryan Kalbrosky. They preview the 2020 NBA Draft and break down the early play of top prospects such as LaMelo Ball, Anthony Edwards, James Wiseman, Nico Mannion and Cole Anthon
On this episode of The HoopsHype Podcast, Alex Kennedy is joined by his colleague Bryan Kalbrosky. They discuss possible candidates for the New York Knicks' head coaching job, whether the Los Angeles Lakers are the NBA's best team and more.
Alex Kennedy talks with 14-year NBA veteran Jameer Nelson about his career, transition to broadcasting, adjusting to life outside of the NBA, whether he'll coach someday, those Orlando Magic teams that were ahead of their time, playing with Dwi
On this episode of The HoopsHype Podcast, Alex Kennedy is joined by Tommy Beer of NBC, Rotoworld and Forbes. They discuss the New York Knicks' early struggles, why the NBA's ratings are down, what the league is doing to improve their ratings, a
Alex Kennedy and CBS Sports' Dennis Chambers discuss the NBA players who have been mentioned most on HoopsHype's Trade Rumors page in recent weeks such as Andre Iguodala, Kevin Love, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Clint Capela, Steven Adams and D'Angelo Ru
Mirin Fader of Bleacher Report spent two weeks with LaMelo Ball in Australia (and three weeks with him in Lithuania last year) and wrote a terrific piece about his life. Alex Kennedy talks to Mirin about how LaMelo is handling his fame, his exp
On this episode of The HoopsHype Podcast, Alex Kennedy is joined by Cody Taylor of The Rookie Wire, which is one of USA TODAY's NBA Wire sites. They discuss the top rookies in the NBA this season including Zion Williamson, Ja Morant, Kendrick N
On this episode of The HoopsHype Podcast, Alex Kennedy is joined by NBA trainer Joe Abunassar of Impact Basketball. Joe has been a player-development expert for 23 years and he's trained hundreds of NBA players including Kevin Garnett, Chauncey
On this episode of The HoopsHype Podcast, Alex Kennedy is joined by NBA skills trainer Drew Hanlen. They discuss Drew's work with Joel Embiid, Jayson Tatum, Brad Beal, RJ Barrett, Zach LaVine, Mo Bamba, Kelly Oubre and Tacko Fall as well as tho
On this episode of The HoopsHype Podcast, Alex Kennedy is joined by NBA veteran Trevor Booker. They discuss their early-season observations, Booker's free-agent workouts with the Milwaukee Bucks and Denver Nuggets, how "Trusting the Process" w
On this episode of The HoopsHype Podcast, Alex Kennedy is joined by USA TODAY Sports' NBA reporter Jeff Zillgitt. They discuss how the Brooklyn Nets mishandled ESPN's story on Kyrie Irving and created unnecessary drama. They also look at Gianni
Alex Kennedy is joined by USA TODAY Sports' Mark Medina. They discuss how the Lakers, Clippers and Warriors are getting acclimated with so many new players, what it's like adjusting to a LeBron-James-led team, the unique challenges that come wi
On this episode of The HoopsHype Podcast, Alex Kennedy is joined by USA TODAY Sports' Trysta Krick. They give their award predictions for the 2019-20 NBA season, followed by their bold predictions and hot takes that may turn some heads.
On this episode, Alex Kennedy talks to Portland Trail Blazers center Zach Collins about the team's championship goal, his development, entering the NBA at 19 years old, how much last year's Conference Finals run helped him, the Blazers' offseas
On this episode of The HoopsHype Podcast, Alex Kennedy is joined by USA TODAY Sports' Trysta Krick. They each share three NBA teams that they believe will surprise everyone in the 2019-20 season and explain why they think these squads will exc
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