In 1992 NBA players were allowed to play in Olympic competition. Before it would be college players who were going against the professional players from another country. The Dream Team was assembled with the best that the NBA had to offer and they dominated the competition. … More Ranking USA Basketball Teams 1992-2016
In 2020 my brother Michael and I finally decided to launch a podcast. We’d discussed the possibility of making a podcast for a few years, but never could nail down the what, where and how of it. We decided to go with the one thing we’ve spent the majority of our lives talking about which is Basketball. … More One Year of Viseland!
In 1993 Midway came out with the game NBA Jam and it took both the basketball and video game worlds by storm. It was the only game that could even make my non-basketball friends want to play. I also feel like it was the first basketball game that was actually fun to play. The 2 on 2 format was simple and allowed the game to have much better graphics and gameplay to the 5 on 5 counterparts. Even playing out in the driveway or at school you’d start hearing people saying “he’s on fire” or “boomshakalaka”. … More Ranking the Original NBA Jam Duos
Growing up in the 90s was really the beginning of this relationship between basketball and rap. Rap really came to the mainstream in the 1980s, right as the NBA went through its big ascent in to worldwide popularity with players like Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and of course Michael Jordan. The players of the 80’s … More Basketball Players of the 1990’s Trying to Rap
Every week on Viseland my brother Michael Visenberg and I talk about our favorite pastime, Basketball. Each week we take a different topic ranging from more current NBA coverage to some historical analysis. This week was a super fun episode, we predicted the rosters of the 2021 NBA All-Star game. After we went through the … More 2021 NBA All-Star Predictions
The NBA Draft is always a special day in my household. In fact my brother Michael is an NBA Draft writer and scout over at NBADraft.net. Being a Portland Trailblazers fan I have been very aware of the definition of a bust. So I’ve compiled my personal list of the Top 5 NBA Draft Busts … More My Top 5 NBA Draft Busts