Welcome Royce Young and Ethan Sherwood Strauss

You probably already know their names, but now they're becoming key parts of our NBA team; ESPN.com has enhanced its NBA coverage with the addition of Royce Young and Ethan Sherwood Strauss. Both have deep roots in the TrueHoop Network and will continue to be locally based to cover two key NBA markets.

  • Ethan Sherwood Strauss, in writing on ESPN.com and TrueHoop Network over the last four years, has established a unique and independent voice. He weighs in on some of the most sensitive issues of the NBA and the Golden State Warriors. Based in Oakland, Strauss will continue to cover the Warriors and the league for ESPN.com. Prior to ESPN, he covered politics for Salon.com and worked for the NBA. Strauss graduated from the University of California, Berkeley.

  • Royce Young is the founder and editor of the TrueHoop Network's charter member: DailyThunder.com. He has been a leading voice covering the Thunder since the team arrived in 2008, and now will continue covering the team for ESPN.com. Most recently, Young spent the last three years covering the NBA for CBSSports.com and had previously written for The New York Times and SLAM Magazine. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma.