Brandon Scoop B Robinson

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Brandon "Scoop B" Robinson
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Brandon "Scoop B" Robinson at the 2022 NBA Finals at Chase Center in San Francisco, California.
BornMay 28, 1985
Alma materHofstra University
Eastern University
Occupation(s)Sportswriter, Journalist, Columnist, Sports analyst, Editor, Podcast host
Years active1997 - present
Known forradio, television, journalism

Brandon Robinson, known professionally as Brandon "Scoop B" Robinson, is an American television host, sportswriter, podcaster and executive producer who is currently an NBA Insider at Bally Sports Network. He's had prior stops as a radio host and sports columnist at CBS Sports Radio.[1][2][3]

Early life and education[edit]

He is an alum of Don Bosco Preparatory High School,[4] where he was sports editor of the Ironman newspaper.[5] He completed his Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Eastern University[5] and graduated with a master's degree in journalism from Hofstra University.[6] He was sports editor of Eastern's Waltonian newspaper and public address announcer of Eastern's soccer, volleyball, basketball and lacrosse teams.[7]


Robinson began his career at the age of 12, co-hosting Nets Slammin' Planet on the now-defunct Radio AAHS (later AAHS World Radio).[8][9]

Over the years, Robinson contributed as a writer to sports and entertainment magazines such as Regal Sports Radio's D & Davis Show,[10] Slam magazine,[11] The Source,[12] Billboard,[13] CBS Local Sports,[14] Respect.,[15] Vibe,[16] Jet,[17] Ebony.[18] He's appeared regularly as a sports contributor on television and radio programming, including Sirius XM radio Arise News, Complex and ESPN.[19][20][21][22]

After leaving The Source in 2015, he hosted a sports show on CBS Radio called Brown and Scoop and also served as a sports columnist for the network.[23][24]

Robinson became the Managing Editor & Columnist at Respect Magazine where his writing tackled the intersection of sports, entertainment, lifestyle and politics. In March 2018, he became a senior writer at Basketball Society. He also contributed to Heavy as a senior sports writer.[25][26][27]

In May 2021, he joined Bally Sports Network as a National NBA Insider.[28][29]

Robinson's interest in sports began in the 1990s while working in his family's shoe businesses, Men's Walker and The Athlete’s Foot,[30] in Harlem, New York City.


  1. ^ "After Hours with Amy Lawrence - Brandon "Scoop B" Robinson, RESPECT Magazine NBA Columnist". CBS Sports Radio. Retrieved April 12, 2018.
  2. ^ "Syracuse Orange: Brandon 'Scoop B' Robinson interview". Inside The Loudhouse. December 14, 2017. Retrieved April 12, 2018.
  3. ^ Headd, DuShuan (April 5, 2018). "Writer Brandon "Scoop B" Robinson discusses his career in the media during "90 Minutes" talk". Ohio University. Retrieved April 11, 2018.
  4. ^ "Syracuse Orange: Brandon 'Scoop B' Robinson interview". Inside the Loud House. 2017-12-14. Retrieved 2022-09-13.
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  6. ^ "Former Nets Radio Prodigy Brandon Robinson Catches on at CBS Sports". Nothin' But Nets. 2016-05-25. Retrieved 2022-09-13.
  7. ^ "Alumni Spotlight: Brandon "Scoop B" Robinson". The Waltonian. 2018-02-02. Retrieved 2022-09-13.
  8. ^ "Two Decades and Counting: A Career Retrospective of Brandon 'Scoop B' Robinson". Fansided. November 25, 2017. Retrieved May 17, 2018.
  9. ^ Rzeppa, Brian (May 25, 2016). "Former Nets Radio Prodigy Brandon Robinson Catches on at CBS Sports". Nothin' But Nets. Retrieved October 8, 2016.
  10. ^ "LISTEN: NBA LOTTERY HOPEFUL JOSH JACKSON TALKS UP HIS MOM WITH SCOOP B". Regal Radio. May 15, 2018. Retrieved May 17, 2018.
  11. ^ "Avery Johnson Jr Switches Schools, Excited for New Scenery". Slam magazine. October 19, 2013. Retrieved January 18, 2016.
  12. ^ "Posts by Brandon Robinson". The Source. Retrieved October 8, 2016.
  13. ^ "Contributor Brandon 'Scoop B' Robinson". Billboard. Archived from the original on November 23, 2016. Retrieved October 8, 2016.
  14. ^ "Brandon Robinson". Retrieved October 30, 2016.
  15. ^ "Brandon Robinson, Author at RESPECT". Respect. Retrieved October 8, 2016.
  16. ^ "Interview: Carmelo Anthony Talks Knicks, Prince & Soccer". Vibe. May 6, 2016. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
  17. ^ "2014 NBA Draft Fashion Overview with Clarence Jones and Michael Duru". Jet. Retrieved January 18, 2016.
  18. ^ "Full Court Pressed: Jalen Rose Goes Off Court and Gets Personal". Ebony. July 22, 2016. Retrieved October 8, 2016.
  19. ^ "CATCH SCOOP B'S NATIONAL RADIO DEBUT TODAY!". Regal Radio. December 15, 2013. Retrieved May 17, 2018.
  20. ^ "Sports Journalist, Brandon Robinson offers tips to crafting a journalism career". 7th & Lotus. Retrieved May 17, 2018.
  21. ^ "Controversy to Contender: Isiah Thomas and the New York Liberty Look to Change Perceptions". Complex. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
  22. ^ "Michael Jordan's agent tries to set record straight on original Nike deal". ESPN. May 4, 2016. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
  23. ^ "LATE ESPN ANCHOR STUART SCOTT MEMORIALIZED AT NBA ALL STAR CELEBRITY GAME IN NYC". All Sports Everything. February 19, 2015. Retrieved May 17, 2018.
  24. ^ "Brown And Scoop". CBS Sports Radio. Retrieved January 18, 2016.
  25. ^ Raj, Sunil Sunder. "Brandon 'Scoop B' Robinson Details Compelling Journey Into The World Of Covering The NBA • In The Zone | Sports Lifestyle & Culture". Retrieved 2021-10-13.
  26. ^ "Sports Journalist, Brandon Robinson offers tips to crafting a journalism career". 7thandLotus. 2016-01-29. Retrieved 2021-10-13.
  27. ^ "Posts by Brandon Robinson". Basketball Society. Retrieved May 21, 2018.
  28. ^ "NBA Journalist Brandon "Scoop B" Robinson Joins Bally Sports Network as a National Digital NBA Insider". WHATS THE WORD. Retrieved 2021-10-13.
  29. ^ Heltman, Russ (2021-05-20). "Scoop B Joins Bally Sports As National NBA Insider". Barrett Media. Retrieved 2021-10-13.
  30. ^ "From Alligator Shoes to Whole Foods: Watching One Harlem Corner Over 28 Years". New York Mag. Retrieved May 21, 2018.

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