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Student at Cal State Fullerton, Covering the Dallas Mavericks for the SmokingCuban.com. Follow me on Twitter - @RamiMichail
A former-sports beat writer for The Lumberjack newspaper at Northern Arizona University, Brian graduated from the Flagstaff campus in May of 2014. Brian, who also worked for Sports Information (Athletic Communications) for NAU, has been an avid Mavericks fan since 2002, and of course, his favorite player is Dirk (You should see him play basketball, you wouldn't be able to tell the difference). He's currently working a summer internship at the Ft Worth Star Telegram and has been doing so since May 26, 2014. He was born and raised in Hawaii, on the island of Oahu. You can follow on Facebook (Brian Gosset), Twitter (@Gosset41) and Instagram (@gosset41). #MFFL
President of RFSportsRadio and huge NBA fan. I have been covering the NBA since 2010, including the glorious Dallas Mavericks run of 2011!! Follow me on twitter @RodneyFisherNBA
Sameer Moosa is a 17 year old who attends Liberty High School in Frisco, Texas. Sameer is a passionate Mavericks fan who loves writing about basketball. He hopes to become a long-time member of The Smoking Cuban and continue following his passion of writing about sports in the future. Sameer is also a part of the Muslim Students Association at his high school, which helps Muslims come together and become better people.
Aspiring Marc Stein-Bill Simmons-Tony Reali hybrid Die-Hard Mavericks fan Comic Lover Conflicted Die-Hard Rangers/Astros I am a Tony Romo fan and I enjoy Justin Bieber's music. pick your poison, ay?
Aaron Clements is a college freshman attending Harding University.
I am an attorney in Dallas, TX who also happens to be a massive Mavericks fan. I live with my wife & two dogs in Richardson and enjoy video games, Aggie sports, Rangers baseball, and Seahawks football.
Winston is a student at The University of Melbourne and comes from Singapore. He's been a Mavs fan since 2008, and has been enamored with Dirk ever since. Video games and soccer take up the rest of what little free time he has. Follow him on Twitter @The_Stepback
Parker is 17 years old and attends high school in Frisco, Texas. He is a diehard Cowboys, Mavericks, Astros, Stars, and Longhorns fan. Thanks to The Smoking Cuban and House of Houston of FanSided, he has been able to recently merge his two passions of sports and writing. Parker also enjoys being the President at his high school of the international marketing organization, DECA, which prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for the business world. Contact: Twitter- @Park_Turn and Gmail- [email protected] | More Posts
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