Hoop Stories by Local Hoops

Hoop Story #034: Anthony Puccio, National NBA Writer: The Association

Hoop Story #034: Anthony Puccio, National NBA Writer: The Association

How did you fall in love with Basketball and the Nets?  I was 5 years old living in Queens. We didn’t have a yard or ... more

Hoop Story #033: Nathaniel Butler, NBA Photographer

Hoop Story #033: Nathaniel Butler, NBA Photographer

When did you first fall in love with basketball?  I fell in love with basketball as a child playing in my backyard an... more

Hoop Story #032: Raheem Shobowale, Founder of Whoeem /Player Movement Director, Nike Basketball

Hoop Story #032: Raheem Shobowale, Founder of Whoeem /Player Movement Director, Nike Basketball

My hard work, dedication, and passion for the game while working for Team Takeover for 7 years is what ultimately led... more

Hoop Story #031: Brittany Valenzuela Cohen, Pac-12 Network Producer + Game Operations and Entertainment for Golden State Warriors

Hoop Story #031: Brittany Valenzuela Cohen, Pac-12 Network Producer + Game Operations and Entertainment for Golden State Warriors

I love hearing about their journeys. I love learning something new, meeting new people, and listening. It’s important... more

Hoop Story #030: Howard Little, Nike Brand Specialist

Hoop Story #030: Howard Little, Nike Brand Specialist

Talk about your childhood growing up in Chicago and being exposed to the game early in a highly competitive environme... more

Hoop Story #029: Isaac Green, Aspiring NBA Basketball Coach

Hoop Story #029: Isaac Green, Aspiring NBA Basketball Coach

At PSA, you enter the program as a boy and leave a young man. I’ve applied the principles of the program to my own gr... more