Our Contributors

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Alder Almo

NBA Writer

Alder Almo is a sports journalist originally from the basketball-crazy Philippines and now lives in Jersey City. He’s a well-traveled journalist who has covered the Asian Games twice, Manny Pacquiao fights and continue to follow their national basketball team called “Gilas Pilipinas”. He grew up watching Michael Jordan stake his claim as the GOAT and Allen Iverson changing the culture in the NBA. Now, he's watching LeBron chase the ghost of No.23. He dreams of covering the first full homegrown Filipino talent in the NBA one day. He believes that will happen in his lifetime. 

​Karin Abcarians

NBA X Pop Culutre Writer

Karin Abcarians recently graduated from California State University, Northridge with a BA in Journalism. Karin has been writing about entertainment, pop culture, news, and sports for 7 years. She is a die-hard Lakers fan. Her dog is named Dexter after Dexter Morgan from the show Dexter.

Khaleel Abdullah

NBA Writer

Hello. My name is Khaleel. I was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona and am a big-time AZ sports guy. My favorite team is the Phoenix Suns, even though the last decade has been pretty difficult. I do believe we are on the right path now and I hope to see them playing competitive basketball and getting back to the playoffs soon. That seems like a far fetched dream right now, especially with how loaded the Western Conference is but anything is possible. My favorite Sun is Devin Booker and my favorite non-Sun is Giannis Antetokounmpo aka the Greek Freak. I am happily married, just celebrating my 10th anniversary, and a father of three adorable children.

Alec Sturm

NBA Writer

Alec Sturm currently resides in Brooklyn, New York, and is a passionate Nets and NBA fan. Alec is fascinated by various schemes ran by coaches and how they utilize the players on their rosters to best fit their needs. He is excited for this opportunity at OTG and cannot wait to make the most of it. 

Chandler Harper

NBA Writer

I'm a former college basketball player and I've loved the NBA since I was a kid.  I graduated from LaGrange College in 2018 and I am currently working in accounting and doing some basketball training on the side.  I am so excited to translate my knowledge and love for the NBA into some content.  

Joshua Gamel

NBA Writer

 Longtime Mavs and NBA fan. I have been a fan of Dallas ever since the Nash and Dirk years. I love podcasting too but it’s a work-in-progress.

Alex Goldberg

NBA Writer

My name is Alex Goldberg and I have been a Basketball nerd since I was evangelized by Kevin Garnett and the 2008 Celtics. I like playing, watching, reading, listening, and talking Basketball with anyone who will give me the time. Other hobbies include cycling, cooking, and playing Bass for a local indie band (Divine Sweater). Attempting to educate the youth as my actual job. 

Marquist Parker

NBA Writer

Celtics fan. Senior at Eastern Connecticut State University. Paul Pierce defender. Graduate of the Brad Stevens school of position-less basketball. Thanks for reading!

Nick Faggio

NBA Writer

Probably the youngest writer you will see on this site. 17, but no lack of basketball knowledge. Pursuing journalism in college for my future, attempting to perfect my craft right now. Optimistic, yet humble Knicks fan.

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