Writers

Sam Neter | @Hoopsfix
Sam is the man behind Hoopsfix. Having now hung up his sneakers after a less than impressive basketball career, he has since spent time travelling the country covering British basketball, having his writing featured on a number of websites such as ESPN Insider and SLAM Online.

Joseph Fitzpatrick |
Joseph spent a season playing for the ranked NCAA Division 3 Anderson University in America before going to Leeds Metropolitan University where he played in all four EBL men’s divisions for Leeds Carnegie and won the BUCS Premier North twice. Now retired, Joseph is in his final year of an English and History degree and is the Leeds Met student paper sports-editor, also writing extensively for the University’s sport website. Joseph covers basketball for the Yorkshire Evening Post and has been featured several times in the York Press.

Michael Botsford | @zomgitsmkb
Michael is a 22 year old journalism graduate, preparing to start his MA in Electronic Publishing in 2011. Currently a featured columnist at The Bleacher Report, Botsford is a huge Minnesota Timberwolves fan, and when not following the T-wolves, he’ll be practicing Buddhism or playing the Ukulele. He classes himself as a way below average basketball player.

Matt Clear | @matt_clear
A year of studying in America turned Matt into a college basketball geek, and March is now his favourite month of the year. Also a contributor at GBBasketball.net, his favourite teams are the Chicago Bulls, University of Florida Gators, Manchester Giants (RIP) and of course GB.

Jos Smart | @JosSmart
Jos is Hoopsfix’s residential ‘Beats’ writer. A self-confessed “rap-nerd”, the Hackney-based hip-hop head brings us a weekly feature article reviewing the biggest story of the week from the urban music scene.

Lemara Lindsey-Prince | @Lemelp
Sneaker-aficionado Lemara, also known as ‘the hook-up kid’ for her extensive links within the industry, gives us a regular shoe review on the latest must-have sneaks in the basketball world. Her interest in sneaker culture stems from her love of basketball and the unavoidable link between the two. Lem’s favoured brand is Jordan and she names the Nike Air Jordan I’s and IV’s as her best-loved models.