Category Archives: Interviews

A Matter of Basketball and Death: HoopsHD interviews “Disgraced” director Pat Kondelis

College basketball has had small scandals and big scandals but it has never had anything quite as mind-blowing as the 2003 murder of Baylor basketball player Patrick Dennehy by teammate Carlton Dotson.  In March SHOWTIME premiered its feature-length documentary “Disgraced”, … Continue reading

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Hammink It Up: HoopsHD interviews draft prospect Shane Hammink

The most (in)famous father in next month’s draft is turning out to be LaVar Ball, but his son Lonzo is not the only draft prospect whose dad you should know. Shane Hammink’s father Geert was a 1st round pick by … Continue reading

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Quite a Jok: HoopsHD interviews draft prospect Peter Jok

Peter Jok finished his Iowa career as 1 of the best shooters in school history: his 216 3PM is #4 in Hawkeye history and his 88.1 FT% is #1 all-time.  As a result the awards started rolling in: 1st-team All-Big Ten, AP Honorable … Continue reading

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Producing Perfection: HoopsHD interviews documentary producer Ross Greenburg

Every sport has its own kind of perfection: Don Larsen in baseball, the 1972 Miami Dolphins in football, etc.  When it comes to college basketball there have been several teams who went undefeated but it has not happened since Indiana … Continue reading

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1 Hall of a Player: HoopsHD interviews draft prospect Jimmy Hall

Jimmy Hall has been a winner for most of his life: he was part of an undefeated national title team at St. Anthony’s High School, then finished his college career with a MAC tourney title and a trip to the … Continue reading

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In Search of Paradise: HoopsHD interviews draft sleeper Milton Doyle

English poet John Milton gained fame for writing “Paradise Lost”, but a modern-day Milton (Doyle) is trying to find his way to paradise…and all he needs is an NBA team to draft him this June. He has shown much progress … Continue reading

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