Justin D. Johnson

Justin is a PhD student at Stanford University and has been a basketball youth coach for over ten years. He is passionate about sports, cinema, astronomy, and sharing knowledge.
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10 Longest NBA Losing Streaks Ranked

Basketball is a game of momentum. Throughout the course of a game, or a season, a team can get hot and overcome a deficit on the scoreboard with ease. On the other hand, sometimes things go from bad, to worse,

Do All NBA Players Wear Mouthguards?

If you’re an NBA fan like myself, you may have noticed a lot of the players wear mouthguards. But why is that? NBA players wear mouthguards to protect their teeth and gums from damage. They reduce the risk of injury

What Is A Typical NBA Scout Salary?​

The Miami Heat balcony box had enough tablets and notepads to look like a nuclear reactor control room, but it was full of NBA scouts and had no physicist in sight. The difference was we weren’t making salaries for nuclear

How To Become A Basketball Scout For The NBA?

I confidently gazed out over the full-sized NBA court, my hawk-like eyes analyzing every detail. My line of work is mysterious, and a lot of people ask me how to become a basketball scout in the NBA. The impacts of