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

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