• I have covered Louisiana high school and college basketball in spurts for a decade. A basketball lifer from the bayou, I’ve reached the big leagues by writing about the New Orleans Pelicans.

Kid Cudi’s Coming Of Age

Kid Cudi’s Coming Of Age

Kid Cudi’s new documentary, A Man Named Scott, brings back memories while making demands that we, the masses, view the art through more than just likes, retweets, and streams. We have to see the artist as they made and created the art. Hell, how it made them, not as we first received it. Only then can we appreciate what we are experiencing.

NBA’s Rookie Transition Program Pushes On Through Pandemic Challenges

NBA’s Rookie Transition Program Pushes On Through Pandemic Challenges

The pandemic has altered schedules, caused cancellations, and generally upended life as we know it. That was true for everyone, from artists, actors, and professional hoopers. As the process of getting back to normal unfolds, Dodson takes a first-hand look at the NBA’s Rookie Transition Program that took place during this past Summer League.

Bob Pettit on Louisiana Basketball and Rewatching Hoosiers

Bob Pettit on Louisiana Basketball and Rewatching Hoosiers

As part of the NBA’s 75th Anniversary Season Celebration, the league has chosen an ambassador to represent each generation. Dodson got a chance to chat with the oldest, wisest of hoops heads on the list: Louisiana native, Louisiana State University legend, and NBA Hall of Famer Bob Pettit.

Catching up with Kickstradomis

Catching up with Kickstradomis

Salvador ‘Kickstradomis’ Amezcua spent years building his custom shoe business. He has been commissioned for Fortune 500 projects and is trusted by your favorite NBA star to bless their version of work boots. Music, Movies, and Hoops caught up with Kicks to check in on what he’s been working on, what he was listening to while painting, and what he’s watching to get through this pandemic.