With more than 15 years experience in coaching basketball, during which he has trained some of the NBA’s most recognisable figures including being dubbed as “James Hardens secret weapon,” Irv Roland continues to share his passion for the game with aspiring athletes of all ages and abilities.
In this video, 10 year old Australian Jovan Sierocki showcases Irv’s teaching and the real value of Mamba Sports Academy and its trainers.
This video explains the brilliance of the Mamba Sports Academy as a place for professionals and aspiring athletes alike to hone their skills and take their game to the next level.
The following clips depict hard work and unbridled passion for the game during a pro invitational that was held at the Mamba Sports Academy in 2019. These prove the value of the academy, which was discussed in the video above. Players are sharpening their talents by learning from each other and drawing from everyone’s love of the game.
Tracy McGrady and Kobe Bryant sat down with Rachel Nichols of The Jump for an exclusive interview, discussing their relationship throughout their NBA careers, including a trip on a roller coaster, a one-on-one game in Germany between Kobe and T-Mac (2:14), being rookies coming out of high school with the Los Angeles Lakers and Toronto Raptors, and how they drifted apart as their careers went on.
Tracy McGrady and Kobe Bryant sat down with Rachel Nichols of The Jump for an exclusive interview, describing a game between the Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Lakers in 2002-03 and an elbow Kobe put into T-Mac’s back (0:58) , how Kobe wishes McGrady would have been his teammate, their thoughts on James Harden’s play with the Houston Rockets, their takes on Anthony Davis wanting a trade from the New Orleans Pelicans, LeBron James’ groin injury and how it relates to Kobe’s Achilles, and whether they would return to the NBA.