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Chris Cox

Chris Cox
Creator of The Undersized Basketball Blog & Podcast, Chris is a huge hoops fantastic who follows and writes about basketball in the UK and across the pond. You can follow The Undersized Basketball Blog & Podcast by clicking here

NBA 3x Manchester: Sunshine and Serge Ibaka

Chris Cox from The Undersized Basketball Podcast was in Manchester for the big NBA 3x Manchester Event, where he spoke to NBA superstar Serge Ibaka of the Oklahoma City Thunder. Here’s a brief look at some of the key events on day 2 of the NBA’s 3X event in Manchester! What was your favourite memory? Let me know in the comments …

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Will the NBA Finals spark a new UK following?

Chris Cox assesses the impact that the recent NBA Finals have had on UK interest in the NBA. Asking the questions: how popular are both the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs?; and, will we see more of an interest in the NBA from UK fans as a result of increased NBA coverage? How popular were the Miami Heat …

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No.1 Pick Opens Up Wealth Of Opportunities for Cleveland Cavaliers

With the Cleveland Cavaliers receiving the No.1 Pick for the 2013 NBA Draft, Chris Cox looks at the wealth of stars the Cavs can choose from. There was little excitement among Cleveland fans on the eve of the 2013 NBA Draft Lottery draw. Heading into Tuesday’s lottery the Cavaliers had a 15% chance of landing the top pick. Combine those odds …

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Strong play of Indiana duo is propelling prospects up the NBA Draft board

Tony Mitchell of North Texas is long, athletic & drawing comparisons with Paul George Chris Cox talks about the strong play of Paul George and Roy Hibbert and how it is affecting the NBA Draft. The post-season emergence of Indiana duo Paul George (10th pick, 2010) and Roy Hibbert (17th pick, 2008) has GMs up and down the draft board searching for long, athletic wings and rim-protecting …

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Spotlight on the NBA’s pantomime villains

Chris Cox shines a light on the NBA players that can’t help but divide opinion. These are the NBA’s pantomime villains. There’s nothing that unifies a fan base quicker and more cohesively than communal dislike for an opposing player. The NBA is full to the brim with pantomime villains, loathed and admired in equal measure. Social media, specifically Twitter, has …

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NBA: Bold statements that have backfired

Chris Cox takes us through four outlandish NBA statements and actions that have backfired spectacularly, over the last four seasons. 2013: New York dress for a funeral; Celtics come back to life Kenyon Martin of the New York Knicks, who had not won a playoff series since 2000, reportedly told his teammates to dress in funeral black in anticipation of the Knicks …

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All-NBA Playoff 1st-Round Team

Chris Cox from the ‘Undersized Basketball Podcast’ names his All-NBA Playoff 1st-Round Team, consisting of the top performers from the opening round of the NBA Playoffs. A celebration of the top performers during the first round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs. The criteria for selection took into account both individual brilliance and contribution to team success. Only players from qualified …

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