Jalen Rose on Facebook


June 7, 2016 | General Latest News Press

One of the preeminent stars in sports since his college days at Michigan as part of the Fab Five, Jalen Rose has always worn his heart on his sleeve both on and off the court. It was only natural for him to take his talents to media, as he began working in broadcasting during the mid-2000s. For the 2016 NBA Finals, Rose is providing on-site pre-game and halftime coverage for every game exclusively on ABC alongside Sage Steele and Doug Collins, the third consecutive Finals together as a trio. Moreover, his podcast with David Jacoby, Jalen And Jacoby, gained some much popularity online that it was picked up and altered into a national radio show by ESPN Radio and airs on ESPN 2. Source Sports had the pleasure of speaking with Jalen Roseabout this year’s finals, the marriage of sports and Hip Hop, being social conscious and so much more. If you’re a fan of Hip Hop and sports, this interview is definitely for you.Rocko Rathon: You previously said that you would never be …

Fly Your Own Way

December 3, 2015 | General Latest News Press

NEWSWEEK: Jalen Rose on Steph Vs. LeBron, Kobe’s Decline and How the Warriors’ Title Defense Is Like ‘Rocky III’

December 2, 2015 | General Latest News Press

NewsweekjpgNEWSWEEKBY RYAN BORT / NOVEMBER 20, 2015 11:23 AM ESTJalen Rose is one of the most likable NBA commentators, and that’s at least partially thanks to his ability to turn a phrase. When players are on the road, they don’t “go out” at night—they “champagne and campaign.” Instead of comparing the Warriors’ title defense to another team’s, he likens their mentality to Clubber Lang in Rocky III (played by Mr. T), “doing pullups in a windowless basement.” And Steph Curry? Like Tom Brady, Rose says he’s a “baby-faced assassin,” smiling for the cameras but killing you between the lines. The title of Rose’s new, best-selling autobiography contains another of his signature phrases, Got To Give The People What They Want, and when it comes to the NBA, no one has more to give than the gregarious Detroit native.Rose was known as a hard worker when he played in the NBA, and his post-retirement gig is nearly as difficult. Since 2012, he has held a seat on the panel of ESPN’s NBA Countdown, but it’s no cushy studio job. He’s traveling constantly, and on Christmas Day he’ll deliver commentary for all five games …