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Interviewing successful figures in the basketball space in the DMV and around the country: media members, trainers, coaches, scouts, and entrepreneurs.You see where they're at now, tap in to learn about the journey that got them there. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hoopthreadspod/support

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Interviewing successful figures in the basketball space in the DMV and around the country: media members, trainers, coaches, scouts, and entrepreneurs.You see where they're at now, tap in to learn about the journey that got them there. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hoopthreadspod/support

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Hoop Threads

Latest release on Jan 14, 2021

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Rank #1: Episode 31: Mark Edwards Part II

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In part 2 of our conversation with Mark Edwards we discuss skill development, training methods, social justice, and the next wave of athletes


:10 Mount Rushmore of skill development guys

5:00 Vertical training

10:45 Motivating athletes and training mindsets

18:00 College student athletes taking advantage of access 

27:00 Social conscience, maturity of next wave of athletes

46:00 Relationships

53:30 Georgia basketball


Host: @pr0ia, guest: @medwardsbball

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Jan 14 2021

1hr 3mins

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Rank #2: Episode 31: Mark Edwards Part I

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In part 1 we speak with Mark about his playing career, NYC basketball, Run n Shoot, and player development insights.


0:50 Playing career and NYC Basketball culture

9:40 Training start

14:00 And1

29:15 Run n Shoot's impact on Atlanta basketball

31:15 #1 Skill that needs to be taught at a higher level

40:00 Shooting slump help

49:15 Skill development state of the union

57:35 Gilbert Arenas quote


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Jan 14 2021

1hr 4mins

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Rank #3: Episode 30: Jay Bilas of ESPN

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We spoke with Jay about his playing and coaching careers, Coach K, his camp, NCAA decision-making, and his work with ESPN.


1:30 Young Jeezy

3:00 Lessons from his father

4:30 College recruiting process

6:30 “Is your brother home?”? Johnny Dawkins story

9:00 Coach K: then and now

11:30 Hurley/Laettner/Coach K practice environments

13:30 Team USA Experience with Coach K

16:00 Duke basketball staples

17:35 Critiques

21:15 Jay Bilas Camp Culture

26:40 What problems are you trying to address at camp?

30:30 Pete Belle’s and Tom Izzo’s

34:15 NCAA Decision input

37:20 Czar of basketball for a day

40:30 NCAA concessions for HS players

45:15 I may not actually hate that Duke player

48:40 Analyst game preparation

52:15 NBA Draft process

55:30 Overseas basketball story


Host: @pr0ia, Guest: @JayBilas

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Dec 30 2020

58mins

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Rank #4: Episode 29: NBA Roundtable Awards Predictions and Over-Unders

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The RoundTable got together to talk awards predictions, over-unders, preseason reactions, and added in some hot takes  

1:00 MVP 

1:44 MIP 

5:31 6MOY  

12:32 ROY  

17:00 COY  

20:25 EOY (Executive)  

26:16 DPOY  

29:53 Preseason reaction/mulligan on one of your takes on the last pod 

37:00 Favorite over-unders


Host: @pr0ia. Roundtable: @tsollenne, @bilo_lc, @thelegitceo

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Dec 22 2020

55mins

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Rank #5: Episode 28: Jeremy Pope of Compass Prep

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We spoke with Coach Pope about growing up in Compton, his playing career, being a GA at UW, Orangeville Prep, Compass Prep, his faith, and coaching philosophy. 

0:50 Beginnings

2:00 LA Basketball culture

5:30 Competiting at different levels of college basketball

9:20 Working under Coach Hop

14:00 Being a graduate assistant

20:30 Keys to establishing programs

23:45 Big program wins

29:00 Orangeville Prep

36:45 AZ Compass Prep

39:40 Culture and cohesion

44:00 Career planning

45:50 Mentors

48:30 Serving as a role model

51:30 Offseason studying

53:15 Must-read books for coaches

55:15 Underrated Twitter follows

57:30 Faith


Host: @pr0ia, Guest: @CoachJPope

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Dec 16 2020

1hr 2mins

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Rank #6: Episode 27: NBA Roundtable Part 2: Western Conference Preview

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0:40 Championship contender tiers

7:33 GM’s that had best offseason

18:00 Playoff teams

23:45 Destined for the lottery

30:00 Headscratcher offseason


Host: @pr0ia 

Guests: @LegitCEO, @Bilo_LC, @TylerSollenne

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Dec 09 2020

39mins

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Rank #7: Episode 27: NBA Roundtable Part 1: Eastern Conference

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0:40 Championship contender tiers

4:00 Playoff teams

7:33 GM’s that had best offseason

14:00 Lottery bound

19:40 Headscratcher offseason


Host: @pr0ia, @LegitCEO, @bilo_lc, @tylersollenne 

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Dec 09 2020

29mins

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Rank #8: Episode 26: PD Web

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We spoke with PD about his Player Development Web, basketball philosophies, scouting methodologies and techniques, writing style, some underrated names, and even had him play mock GM.  

0:30 Basketball roots 

1:20 Audience 

2:40 Writing style 

4:30 Favorite basketball minds 

5:40 Box score stats pros and cons 

12:35 The Player Development Web 

14:45 Instagram handle vs effective handle 

18:45 Feel is teachable 

21:45 Larry Bird front office theory 

23:35-24:53 Empirical evidence vs eye test 

28:15 The 3rd Dunk Rule 

30:10 Evaluating shooting misses 

32:40 Shot doctor chatter 

39:10 Recruiting home can be a bad thing 

41:15 Levels to this 44:40 Thoughts on UNC Offense 

48:35 Favorite college+player fit 

51:30 The minutiae of shooting 

55:00 The minutiae of defending 

57:30 The minutiae of PnR 

1:01:50 NBA GMs picking scared 

1:06:50 Favorite 2020 Draft fit 

1:08:00 2020 Draft Day Slide Retribution Tour Candidate 

1:09:50 The jury is still out on ________ 

1:11:15 Running the Motor City 

1:21:30 Rockets talk 

1:23:20 NBA basketball trends 

1:26:10 Underrated high school names: Aaron 

1:29:00 Underrated high school names: PD  


Host: @pr0ia. Guest @abovethebreak3

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Dec 02 2020

1hr 38mins

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Rank #9: Episode 25: Stan Jones of Florida State Men's Basketball

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0:55 Basketball Journey

13:02 Competing in the Big East, SEC, and ACC

14:02 Steps to building a program

19:45 "Recruit attitude, develop skill"

29:15 Guiding student-athletes through distractions

34:00 Communicating with players and their families

39:00 Program-building through practice

42:20 Load management and injury prevention

47:10 Defensive principles

49:35 Keys to relationship-building

54:20 Learning from Coach Hamilton

58:50 Do what you do best, and do what you do the most

1:04:50 Projecting 2020-2021 team

1:10:20 2020 Draft Process

1:12:15 Vassell's fit in SA, Trent in Utah

1:17:20 Closed mouths don't get fed

1:24:30 Future stars in the coaching profession

1:26:10 Advice for young coaches and legacy

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Nov 27 2020

1hr 30mins

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Rank #10: Episode 24: NBA Draft Reaction

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Roundtable reacts to the NBA Draft  

0:55 NBA Draft winners 

5:20 Draft losers 

10:05 GM that played it too conservatively 

15:05 Surprising storylines 

21:05 Favorite player+team fits 

26:25 Favorite UDFA fits 

30:35 Best value picks 

35:05 Near misses 

39:25 Undervalued moves 

46:45 FA quick reactions  


Host: @pr0ia, @tsollenne, @bilo_LC

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Nov 20 2020

50mins

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