After a fantastic week of Thanksgiving Hoops, NBADraft.net’s Michael Visenberg joins the Pod to talk Winners & Losers of the week that was in college basketball, as well as his experience watching some of the top teams in the country at the PK80 in Portland.
College basketball is finally back! DC friend and DefPen writer Stephen Kalayil (@stephenkalayil) joins the Pod to chat about the Champions Classic and more. We start off with Duke and Michigan State thoughts, which includes a lot of Trevon Duval talk (1:30) before gushing over Kevin Knox (15:00) and moving into why it’s nice to see Malik Newman out of basketball purgatory (19:45). As the resident Louisville expert, Stephen shares his state of the program thoughts (23:00) before talking about potential games of the week and teams we are excited to watch down the road (26:30).
The third SeanMoHoops Pod has Dinos Trigonis on as a guest. Dinos is a legendary figure in the grassroots basketball scene having coached a number of current NBA players in SoCal while also creating some of the top high school camps in the country. In the Podcast, Dinos talks about his start in the basketball world, provides a hilarious AAU story (15:48), discusses basketball being at a crossroads (26:40), his first encounter with Ben Simmons (40:45), and finally provides some names to remember for the future (47:49).