Sunday, October 25, 2009

The Dontonio Wingcast Episode 011

Ben Golliver from Blazersedge and Basketball Prospectus's Kevin Pelton offer preseason predictions for the 2009-2010 NBA season.

Music selections:
Diplomats -- I Really Mean It
Jay-Z -- Young Forever

The Dontonio Wingcast Episode 010

Basketball Prospectus's Kevin Pelton and Ben Golliver from Blazersedge discuss LaMarcus Aldridge's extension, Patty Mills' signing and the Portland Trail Blazers' point guard battle.

Music selections:
Dem Franchise Boys - White Tee
Tupac Shakur - Breathin

Thursday, October 8, 2009

The Dontonio Wingcast Episode 009

Basketball Prospectus's Kevin Pelton and Ben Golliver from Blazersedge put John Hollinger's Blazers player rankings under the microscope, going position by position to get Kevin's insight on each Blazer that made one of Hollinger's list. Along the way, Ben offer some observations from Blazers training camp.

Music selections:
Boyz In The Hood -- Dem BoyzArrested Development -- TennesseeShyne -- Diamonds and Mac 10s

Sunday, October 4, 2009

The Dontonio Wingcast Episode 008

Basketball Prospectus's Kevin Pelton is busy editing his season preview book so Blazersedge's Ben Golliver goes one-on-one with good friend and writer "Brother" Wendell Maxey.

Wendell reflects on his time covering the Knicks, Nets and Blazers over the last six years, including telling the story of his first ever interview... with Patrick Ewing.
Wendell explains the impact having access to players, coaches and GMs has on writers .
Wendell talks about how the writing game has changed over the 6 years he's written online.
Wendell walks us through the Shaq = Shogun, Greg = Ninja quote from last season.
Wendell details the reasons he decided to leave HoopsWorld.
Wendell chides me for running players out of town.

Music selections:
Theme Song: Cam'ron -- Sports, Drugs and Entertainment
Big Daddy Kane -- Nuff Respect
The Streets -- Blinded by the Lights
Blackalicious -- Blazing Arrow
Masta Ace -- No Regrets