A basketball enthusiast, Ian previously covered the New England AAU hoops circuit for Hoopbrothers.com in 2018. Having played basketball in high school, he also spent the summer of 2018 coaching 7th-grade hoops at the Greater Beverly YMCA, summer league. During the summer of 2019, Ian interned for ESPN in the Marketing & Analytics department, where he worked primarily with NBA-based-media properties. He currently writes analytically-centered articles and scouting reports for HardwoodHoudini.com, AdvanceProBasketball.com, and TheExtraPassBasketball.com. A recent graduate of Connecticut College, Ian is also currently enrolled in the Sports Business Classroom, where he plans to learn more about the NBA's Collective Barging Agreement.