On this episode of The HoopsHype Podcast, Mallory Edens (the daughter of Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Wes Edens) joins Alex Kennedy to chat about a wide range of topics. They discussed…
0:55: When Mallory became a sports fan and how she supported her local New York teams prior to her father purchasing the Bucks.
1:20: Mallory’s goal of someday owning the New York Knicks.
1:50: Mallory’s initial reaction when she learned her dad was buying the Bucks and some of the behind-the-scenes perks.
3:25: The attention that Mallory received following the 2014 NBA draft lottery and what experience was like.
4:45: How Mallory deals with creeps on social media.
5:45: Her experience as a student at Princeton, and her competitive long-distance running.
7:45: Mallory’s major and long-term career goals.
9:00: Misconceptions about NBA owners and franchises now that Mallory has seen behind the curtain a bit.
9:40: How Mallory and her father, Wes, have adjusted to being in the public eye in recent years.
12:10: The support Mallory has received from fans.
13:40: Valuable lessons that Mallory has learned from her father.
15:10: How often she watches games and how she supports the team from long distance.
15:40: Being around the same age as Giannis Antetokounmpo and watching his development firsthand.
17:00: The trade for Eric Bledsoe and the team’s overall talent.
17:30: Jabari Parker‘s impact on the team and how his return isn’t being talked about enough.
19:00: Whether she has any Knicks fandom remaining and what would happen if Milwaukee and New York met in the Eastern Conference Finals.