Justin has been writing about sports professionally for 10 years, including the last five years with Indiana University basketball. A 2013 IU graduate, Justin previously covered the Hoosiers for InsideTheHall.com and Scout.com. He now works full time as the primary journalist at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Crane, Ind.
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NBA Draft Winner: Indiana

NBA Draft night came and went with a flurry of trades and surprises, and as always, there were winners and losers. Perhaps the biggest winner of all, though, was Indiana — both its NBA franchise,┬áthe Pacers, and its state school, the Hoosiers. The Pacers quietly had as good a week as any team, adding the true point guard they so desperately needed (Jeff Teague), while also grabbing an underrated swing man (Thaddeus Young) for a late first-round pick in a watered down draft. Larry Bird has money to spend in free agency as well, giving him the opportunity to add

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WATCH THE NBA DRAFT LIVE

The 2016 NBA Draft is tonight, and watching ESPN’s coverage is no longer the best way to follow it (and hasn’t been in years). Adrian Wojnarowski gets the most NBA scoops every year, and he’s hosting a live show on his Yahoo network, The Vertical. The show will feature Jonathan Givony of DraftExpress, as well as Indiana coach Tom Crean. You can watch the live show here beginning at 7 p.m. https://sports.yahoo.com/video/vertical-live-nba-draft-show-140504039.html

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Welcome to the Albers and Friends Podcast Network

Welcome everyone, and thank you for visiting the brand new Albers and Friends Podcast Network. My name is Justin Albers and I am the founder of the site and the post of The Justin Albers Podcast and the Note to Self Podcast. Over time, I hope to grow this into a large network of podcasts covering a variety of topics. If you’re interested in hosting a show — or you have an idea for a show topic — don’t hesitate to let me know. Again, thank you for visiting, and happy listening.

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