Ben Osborne

NICKNAME:
Ben

I’M FROM:
California/New York/New Jersey

WORK AFFILIATION:
SLAM Magazine

DEFINING CAREER MOMENT:
Making my debut as Editor-in-Chief of SLAM with a cover depicting LeBron James as the new NBA logo.

I GOT MY START WHEN:
I started working at my high school newspaper.

CAREER ASPIRATIONS:
Make/Keep SLAM the strongest brand in basketball media, then go somewhere even bigger.

BEFORE IT’S ALL SAID AND DONE, I WANT MY LEGACY TO BE:
Worked extremely hard and did amazing things while always treating people with respect.

“GO TO” MOVE ON THE BASKETBALL COURT:
Mark Jackson-style teardrop.

MY MOST MEMORABLE BASKETBALL MOMENT EVER WAS:
Being an 8th-grade camper at Syracuse camp and being wowed by a 6th-grade Stephon Marbury.

I FELL IN LOVE WITH BASKETBALL WHEN:
I watched Michael Jordan play.

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