By Joel Cordes

Bleacher Report’s former NBA Associate Editor (2012-17). Previously served in key B/R NBA columnist, video host and writer training posts (2009-12) during B/R's industry-changing rise and NBA-driven buyout by Turner Sports. Former high school history teacher, basketball coach, and play-by-play broadcaster; NBA podcast host, locker room reporter (Minnesota Timberwolves, Vikings, Twins, Wild) and radio host/producer. Most recently Managing Editor of TravelPulse.com. Appears on NBA radio shows across the U.S., including NBC National Sports Radio’s “The Jim Daniels Show”.

Meet the ‘Intelligent Media’ Team

Intelligent Media started with a dream. Actually, it was more of a nightmare. Our founders surveyed the crumbling sports media landscape–ever fragmenting while treating its creators and readers worse each day–and knew there must be something better out there. The only problem? There really wasn’t. So they started building something that would be. Ray LeBov…

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Who are The Basketball Writers?

Traditional online content is undergoing massive disruption and redefinition, as is the NBA media world. Site after well-known site makes layoffs, and the few that remain so massively underpay their writers, podcasters and video producers (henceforth collectively summed up as “writers”) that very few survive, much less thrive. The current economic model requires click-based churning…

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