The Rant

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Latest Episodes


April 05, 2021 00:51:17

Episode 321, The Rant: Theo Czubakowski.

Within a year and a half, Theo went from sauntering up and down the court, to changing his perspective. Though it all, he discusses his early life in Mineola, NY, his experience attending Chaminade HS, how he got into Basketball, how he got into officiating, and his new outlook taking it serious. All that and more, my conversation with Theo, now. ...



April 03, 2021 00:43:20

Episode 320, The Rant: Todd Rochelle.

Fresh off the chip of the inaugural NY State Madness, Todd pulls up to discuss his 2020 and his 2021, his come up playing basketball, his experience being a Terrier, his amazing junior year, his mad HS tournament, and his outlook in recruitment and playing at the next level. All that and more, my conversation with Todd, now. ...



April 01, 2021 00:50:37

Episode 319, The Rant: Charles McCann.

The 2020-2021 season is something that we will not, anytime soon, ever forget. In this pod, we pull up to St. Mary’s to discuss his early life playing Basketball in Queens, playing and excelling at St. Mary’s, his experience in college, and what his season that ended up short, will end up paying for him in the long run. All that and more, my conversation with Coach McCann, now. ...



March 30, 2021 01:34:47

Episode 318, The Rant: Brandon Freeman: Part 2. The Return.

The tournament is over, and we talk about the beginning, middle, and end. To the odd thing that happened during the pod, to the best moments of the madness, we delve deep into our experience that started with a dream. All that and more, Coach Freeman, part 2, now. ...



March 26, 2021 00:20:17

Episode 317, The Rant: Speedy Claxton

Some 230 episodes ago, I sat down with Coach the first time. The state of the world is much different. In this pod, we reconnect with Speedy of what it was like in the beginning of the pandemic, what the end of season was like last year, what it was like this year, and what he’s learned in this whole time of pause. He also discusses the NY HS Madness tournament and how it has helped HS kids get discovered. All that and more, Part 2, Speedy, now. ...



March 25, 2021 01:13:21

Episode 316, The Rant: Shane Herrity.

I met coach Herrity in the gym of St. Francis Prep doing a workout; as a coach he’s raring to go. In this pod, we discuss his early life in Glendale, Queens, his passion for playing Baseball and Basketball, his Tommy John surgery, or lack thereof, to exclusively play Basketball, to playing in college at Saint Rose, to giving back to his school as a head coach. He also discusses his team, the Terriers, and their participation in the NY HS Madness Tournament. All that and more, my conversation with Coach Herrity, now. ...