D-League Showcase Interviews: Rod Benson,Mark Madsen, Mickell Gladness January 8, 2010 Former DraftExpress blogger Rod Benson sits down with Jonathan Givony to discuss his basketball and writing career, his performance in the D-League showcase, the frustrations involved with being a fringe NBA player, and other topics.
[Read Full Article] 2009-2010 D-League Preview / Power Rankings (Part One) November 27, 2009 Although NBA teams haven’t shown all that much interest in Rod Benson in the past few years he spent in the D-League—at least not in the tangible form of an actual call-up—he’s still a player to keep an eye on due to the terrific rebounding ability and underrated basketball IQ he brings to the floor. He’s added weight to his skinny frame (the main thing holding him back) and was simply excellent in the Indiana Pacers training camp from what they told us. Teams might like to see him show more of a mid-range jump-shot this year, something he’s only displayed small flashes of in the past. Will this be the year that the Boom Tho movement hits the NBA? [Read Full Article]