Before the 2018-19 college basketball season, and before Zion Williamson took a stranglehold on the national narrative, a different man sat atop my draft board: Cam Reddish. Obviously Reddish's status was short-lived, but it was still noteworthy.  In high school and AAU circuits, Reddish was a tremendous talent who often stood above the rest. He had an irking...
The Charlotte Hornets announced last Thursday that they have signed Virginia Tech guard Ahmed Hill to a two-way contract, per team release. Hill fills out the Hornets' second and final two-way contract after they signed Washington State forward Robert Franks on July 9th.   Ahmed Hill, an undrafted guard out of Virginia Tech, fits the mold of a modern...
Hurricane Dorian wreaked havoc on the Bahamas, causing severe damage to the islands. Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan is donating $1 million to assist organizations to help with relief efforts from the hurricane's aftermath.  Michael Jordan said in an official statement posted on Twitter by his manager and spokeswoman, Estee Portnoy, that he was "devastated to see the...
Two Paisani + A Pizza Podcast – Episode 60: The NFL Returns and NBA Sneak Preview In this episode, Eric & Mike discuss their NFL teams both winning this past Sunday, their alma mater Boston College football, give a little sneak preview into the upcoming NBA Season, and "I Think You Should Leave" Listen here!
The Delaware Blue Coats held the first of three open tryouts on Saturday September 7th in Wilmington Delaware. More than 100 hopefuls attended to take a chance at a professional basketball career in a session led by Blue Coats' head coach Connor Johnson. Many arrived just after dawn from all around the Philadelphia region. Some came from...
Welcome to the first episode of Inside the Perimeter, a TPL podcast dedicated to the Atlanta Hawks and College Park Skyhawks. In addition to our written content, you can rely on this podcast for up-to-date opinion, news, and analysis. We will host guests, answer mailbag questions, and much, much more.  For our inaugural episode, it was only fitting...
The first episode of the Queen City Buzz podcast is a crossover episode with Chris Kline, host of Inside The Perimeter - an Atlanta Hawks/College Park Skyhawks podcast, and Jason Blevins, NBA/76ers and Bluecoats Lead at The Painted Lines. The guys discussed the plans for the Hornets and Swarm this year, entering a new chapter, another rebuild...
Name of Player: Matisse Thybulle (A.K.A. Spiderman, The Disruptor, Matisse Threebulle)Position: SG/SFLevel: Key Reserve (Rookie)Manager: @phillyironlung Objectives Matisse will be a nice addition to the lighter side of things already headlined by handsome devils such as Ben Simmons and Zhaire Smith. At 6’5”, Thybulle has a very long wingspan that he relies on for defense to make up for some lateral...
Timing is everything in life, and perhaps no one proves this more than James Ennis and his tenure in the NBA. A 29 year old who has earned everything in his professional career, Ennis has an uncanny ability to time his leaps. Known for baseline crashes and well timed put-back dunks. Ennis has found himself on a...
Jason Blevins (@JBlevinsNBA) sat down with Delaware Blue Coats Head Coach Connor Johnson. Also, Chris (@mrcrockpot) does a brief "get to know" with Connor Johnson and wraps it up with his takeaways from the interview For everything player development, make sure to follow @BlueRouteTPL on Twitter. The Blue Route Pod can be found on ITunes and...
Jason Blevins (@JBlevinsNBA) sat down with Donte DiVincenzo during his Inaugural Basketball Camp at the 76ers Fieldhouse this week. Meanwhile, Chris (@mrcrockpot) brings in TPL Villanova expert Austin Krell (@KrellBombs) to reminisce about his days at Nova, react to the interview and settle the Joel Embiid vs Giannis Antetokounmpo debate! For everything player development,...
Two Paisani + A Pizza Podcast – Episode 58: Movie Re-evaluation and Dwight Howard, potential Laker In this episode, Eric & Mike discuss their attempt at excitement for the NFL, Dwight Howard potentially (and hilariously) joining the Lakers, the NBA's downtime, compare soccer & basketball free agency, discuss the rise of "Playlist Movies," and then cover the concept...