Which NBA player has the best name for their specific skill or universal hoops culture?
Former D1 coach turned NBA Podcaster-dad. NBA draft psychic. 2-time world championship game loser as head coach of Team USA in the sport of Unicycle Basketball. Almost famous. @CoachMotenko
See how your favorite NBA team graded out on draft day.
Coach Motenko returns with your one-stop shop for all, yes *all*, of the top NBA Draft prospects for 2022.
Coach Motenko is scouting the NBA for players that need to prepare for premature assisted living.
Versatile forwards that connect all the dots on offense and defense are the most valuable players to have in the current NBA. Josh lists his top 25 players in this hybrid role.
Josh Motenko checks his list twice to identify players most likely to find themselves gift-wrapped in a trade.
Coach Motenko turns in his clipboard for an all-seeing eye to predict the fate of the teams in the NBA’s Western Conference.
Coach Motenko turns in his clipboard for an all-seeing eye to predict the fate of the teams in the NBA’s Eastern Conference.
Some people use the “eye test”, some prefer advanced stats. Let’s call this the “third-eye test,” as we predict who will end up playing better than anticipated this season. This is the second in Josh’s four-part Crystal Ball series debuting on the four Tuesdays leading to the start of the NBA season.
Let’s take a look into the NBA Crystal Ball and see into the future.
Josh drops his big board of NBA Draft prospects. It should probably be called a huge board because he throws down some real knowledge.
Is your favorite player mo’ Mamba or mo’ Bamba? We all know Kobe’s ‘Mamba Mentality’–killer instinct, ruthless confidence, toughness, grit, relentless hard work. But what about the ‘Mo Bamba’ Mentality? Well, we’re coining the term to be the exact opposite–passive, uncertain, deferential. Josh hosts the panel as we go through the NBA’s top 15 players and decides, are they mo’ Mamba? Or mo’ Bamba?