Alex Kennedy is a sportswriter, editor and podcaster. He has covered the NBA for the last 18 years, and he has worked for HoopsHype, USA TODAY Sports, Bleacher Report, Basketball Insiders, RealGM and ESPN 1040. As managing editor of USA TODAY Sports' NBA Wire, he launched several NBA websites and managed the staff of writers and editors. His work has been featured on ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Yahoo! Sports, The Undefeated, ESPN Radio, MSN, NBA TV, Fox News and USA TODAY Sports among others. He started covering the NBA as a credentialed media member at 14 years old, becoming one of the youngest professional sportswriters in the country.