2017 USA AmeriCup Team Assistant Coach, Ty Ellis, sits with Hoop Story’s Dean Walle and Jason Arroyo and discusses overcoming a speech impediment while growing up, his unlikely professional basketball career, his transition to coaching, becoming head coach of the NBA G-League’s Northern Arizona Suns, the opportunity to become an assistant coach for Team USA under Jeff Van Gundy.
Northern Arizona Suns Head Coach Tyrone Ellis gets the call from Team USA and literally tears up! His story is amazing and you should check out our interview/podcast with him on hoopstory.com!
Basketball Insiders’ Steve Kyler recounts the time he witnessed Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his entourage take over a 24-Hour Fitness in Las Vegas and played pickup basketball with New York Knicks player, Kyle O’Quinn.
Dennis Smith Jr. talks about his confidence (on and off the court) and his experience so far at the 2017 NBA Summer League.
Dallas Mavericks Coach, Jamahl Mosley talks about the individual strengths of Yogi Ferrell and Dennis Smith Jr. and their ability to play along side one another.