Before you get to the top you sometimes have to hit rock bottom! Former Wisconsin Badger guard Traevon Jackson reveals to Hoop Story that he almost ended up being homeless after moving to LA.
Following in your dad’s footsteps is not always easy. Especially if you are a basketball player and your dad is 14-year vet Jim Jackson. Traevon got some advice from Jim but will he listen?
Hoop Story chops it up with original Dream Teamer and NBA Champion Clyde “The Glide” Drexler. The two-time Hall-of-Famer is not known for doing many interviews, so we feel expecially honored to have the opportunity to sit down with this true basketball legend. Never one to bite his tongue, Clyde “The Glide” discusses topics like the demise of the traditional NBA big man, a lack of work ethic in today’s athletes, NBA draft age restrictions, Magic Johnson and the Los Angeles Lakers, the NCAA’s unwillingness to pay student-atheletes and the overestimation of analytics in today’s game.
Current UCLA Assistant Coach talks about his time playing for the Celtics while being a die hard Lakers fan. That’s not the only secret he shares with Hoop Story. Please check out our podcast on hoopstory.com to find out what Tyus has to say about Lonzo Ball, unbelievable stories from his playing days as a superstar in Europe, a Reggie Miller teammate and much more…
Having Steph as a brother was a burden for Zach Marbury: “If he wasn’t my brother I would have gotten into the NBA. The NBA couldn’t punish him so they had to punish me.”
Hoop Story’s Dean Walle interviews Los Angeles Times columnist Bill Plaschke about Lonzo Ball, the new-look Lakers—guided by Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka—and LaVar Ball.
Lakers’ Ivica Zubac spends a few minutes with Hoop Story to talk about Lonzo Ball, the Lakers and Zubac’s training in the offseason.
Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka Introduce Lonzo Ball to Media