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.
Clyde Drexler’s take on the NBA age limit – “If you could pursue your dream why wouldn’t you? If you get out of the NBA you can buy a College.”
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!