Josh Coyne

Josh is a hoops, music and TV sitcom fanatic who survives primarily on copious amounts of pasta. He fell in love with basketball when his mum and dad showed him Larry Bird footage at a young age.

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Coach Trip: How the choir of influential voices enhanced Team USA’s Tokyo 2021 experience

When USA Basketball Men’s National Team Managing Director Jerry Colangelo began to assemble his coaching…

Lost in translation: Team USA adjusting to life in Tokyo

Josh Coyne chats with Kevin Durant and Lloyd Pierce on the struggles the USA are facing in FIBA competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

The Sound of Silence: NBA’s PA Announcers on life without fans

In the midst of a pandemic, fans face a season away from their teams, Josh Coyne speaks to some of those closer to the game than anyone – the PA Announcers.

Parenthood and the 2020 NBA draft

“My dad was my first hater,” 2020 Rookie of the Year Ja Morant claimed, just…

BBL | Justin Robinson & Dirk Williams

Josh Coyne speaks to two-time MVP Justin Robinson and Dirk Williams of the London Lions.

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Jaylen Brown, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and their off-court legacies

We might not see anybody fill Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s shoes on the court, but Jaylen Brown is trying to live up to his hero’s off-court qualities – Josh Coyne recalls his first experience meeting the Celtics forward in a Harvard lecture theatre

An oral history of the DeAndre Jordan Free Agency saga, five years on

The week of DeAndre Jordan’s 360-degree turn is one of the most intriguing stories in NBA offseason lore. Josh Coyne speaks to Ben Golliver, Madelyn Burke, Isaac Lowenkron, Clipper Darrell and a Mavericks source about the events that sent the NBA Twittersphere into meltdown.

Coming Out & Hooping: The Challenges for LGBTQ Basketball Hopefuls

LGBTQ athletes Derrick Gordon and Will Sheridan played at the highest level of college basketball, but their professional endeavours were limited. Josh Coyne explores their experiences and the challenges of being out as a player.

Episode 333 – NBA | Two Truths and One Lie

On the second edition of ‘Two Truths, One Lie’, resident champ Nick Whitfield gets a chance to defend his title belt against Claire De Lune of Count the Dings.