Brad Sullivan (Lead Staff Writer) —
Brad has written on a variety of both NBA and NFL topics and has worked previously as a sports information director at the collegiate level. A lifetime fan of sports, he’s witnessed countless great moments in different sports and understands that stories can be compelling from both the perspective of winners and losers. As a frustrated fan of Cleveland sports, he experienced something unprecedented when the Cavaliers won the city’s first championship in 52 years.
David Akerman (Staff Writer) —
David is a native of Miami, Fla. and a journalism student at the University of Maryland. He’s an avid NBA fan and lists witnessing Ray Allen’s Game 6 shot live as one of his favorite basketball memories. You can follow him on Twitter @akerman_david.
James Kingsley (Editor-in-Chief) —
James is a Los Angeles native who has been a fan of the Lakers since the Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant days. He has been writing and editing for over 10 years now and is excited to bring his skillset to the Ahn Fire Digital team.
Jonathan Sherman (Editor) —
Justin Benjamin (Assignment Editor) —
Justin has been writing about the NBA for several years. In addition to his stellar news coverage of the league, he has conducted multiple interviews with players and people around the league.
Peter Dewey (Editor) —
Peter is a graduate of Quinnipiac University where he covered the MAAC and college basketball for three years. He has worked for NBC Sports, the Connecticut Sun and the Meriden Record-Journal covering basketball, football and other major sports. Follow him on Twitter @peterdewey2.
Orel Dizon (Staff Writer) —
Orel’s passion for sports stems from following Michael Jordan’s last title runs with the Chicago Bulls and his namesake Orel Hershiser’s Cleveland Indians tenure in the late 1990s.
Robert Marvi (Staff Writer) —
Robert is a native of Santa Monica, Calif. and a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has been an avid NBA and NFL fan since he was a little kid in the mid-’90s, and he has always loved soaking up knowledge about both leagues and their respective histories. He feels strongly that sports aren’t just entertainment, but also a means for learning life lessons.
Ryan Ward (Lead Reporter) —
Ryan is a veteran sportswriter with nearly a decade of experience covering the NBA and NFL. He has also interviewed numerous players and coaches as a credentialed member of the media. Follow him on Twitter @RyanWardLA.