Category

Interviews
16
Nov
2018

Ep. 143: Los Angeles Basketball with Eric Pincus

This episode of The Bench Mob we bring on friend of the pod back onto to the pod after about a year. Eric Pincus of Bleacher Report, Basketball Insiders, and the Hollywood Hoops podcast joins Kaan Erel as they talk LA basketball. Starting out with LeBron and the Lakers, followed by the surprising Clippers as...
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01
Oct
2018

Ep. 132: Coach Justin Wetzel Joins The Bench Mob

Atur Turakhia and Kaan Erel welcome the Assistant coach of the Wisconsin Herd onto The Bench Mob podcast. We discuss his coaching and player development philosophy, his time coaching in the continental basketball league, his Native American heritage, and more. Hope you enjoy. Follow us on Twitter @TheBenchMobNBA
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20
Jun
2018

Ep. 121: Inside the War Room + Doncic Deep Dive with Pete Philo

Welcome back to another episode of the Bench Mob podcast. We had some unfinished business with TPG Sports group president and former NBA Director of Scouting Pete Philo from last weeks episode with him so we had to bring him back on. This time we talk about draft day, how trades are discussed, and the...
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15
Jun
2018

Ep. 119: Cole Zwicker Joins The Bench Mob

Welcome back to another episode of The Bench Mob podcast. As the draft approaches, we went out and got draft expert Cole Zwicker to talk some prospects and get into some sleeper picks that might surprise some people come draft day. Sydney and Cole talk about guys like Lonnie Walker, Robert Williams, DeAnthony Melton and...
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13
Jun
2018

Ep. 118: Pete Philo Joins The Bench Mob

Former Director of Scouting and current President of TPG Sports Group Pete Philo joins the Mob for an informative chat on international scouting and how teams form there draft board. We go into the details of what the day to day life of an international scout consists of, how international players make their way onto...
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02
Apr
2018

Ep. 109: Mental Health and the NBA with Dr. Atur Turakhia

Will Pennington is joined by Bench Mobber, and psychiatrist, Dr. Atur Turakhia to talk about how NBA players are helping us change the way we talk about mental health as a society. 
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28
Mar
2018

Ep. 107: Pro Basketball Combine with Jake Kelfer

What is up everyone. We have a great episode for you guys today with Jake Kelfer, founder of the Pro Basketball Combine, joining the Mob to talk us about this event. The Pro Basketball Combine is looking to have a second successful year this year Kaan and Jake dig into all of the details. We...
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06
Mar
2018

Ep. 97: Interview with Dave DuFour

Coach Dave (@DaveDuFourNBA) joins Dan Gladnick (@DanuGladobili) and Will Pennington (@WillRPennington) to talk Sports Business Classroom, Vegas Summer League Bathroom etiquette, Bill Wanton, and the Rookie of the Year race. In addition the guys briefly discuss All-Star Weekend, and Luka Doncic.
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12
Feb
2018

Ep. 90: Larry Coon joins The Bench Mob to talk about Sports Business Classroom

Kann Erel (@KaaNBA_MTD), Sydney Robinson(@syd_rob25), and Tim Heaton (@tim_tweeton) are joined by special guest, CBA expert and Sports Business Classroom’s Larry Coon (@LarryCoon). Larry helps lead a roundtable discussion about the Mobber’s experience at Sports Business Classrom in 2017 and talks about the upcoming session of SBC during the Vegas Summer League in July. SBC...
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01
Feb
2018

Ep. 86: Covering All Things Lakers with Cranjis McBasketball

Yusuf Khwaja (@yusuf_k8) and Joey Rudin (@J_Rude24) are joined by Cranjis McBasketball (@T1m_NBA) to talk all the storylines of the Lakers’ season so far. We touch on reactions to the season and youth development so far, grading the front office and Luke Walton’s scheme. Lastly, we end with some offseason questions including Tim’s eastern conference...
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