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I’m a featured columnist with Bleacher Report, focusing mainly on the Sacramento Kings and also the NBA as a whole. It’s a position I’ve held since March of 2012. For the last couple years I’ve been a credentialed media member with the Kings. I attend games and interview players and coaches postgame.

I first joined the Bleacher Report community in August of 2011. At that time, I started B/R’s sports editing internship. After completion of the internship, I joined Bleacher Report as a part-time copy editor in October of 2011, where I’ve worked ever since.

Starting in February of 2014, I joined the B/R writer evaluation team. As part of my duties, I evaluate the site’s writers and provide feedback on what they’re doing well and areas they could improve.

Prior to working for Bleacher Report, I was a reporter for The Union Democrat in Sonora, California. While there, I covered high school sports. I’ve also done some freelance work that was featured in the Stockton Record.

When I’m not writing for Bleacher Report, I’m posting articles at my own personal website: SimRisso.com.

A bit more about myself: I received a BA in History from Sonoma State University. While in college, I hosted a sports radio show on KSUN, which is the university’s radio station.

If you’d like to contact me, you can hit me up on Twitter @SimRisso or send me a message via my Bleacher Report profile.

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  • Jason Fray posted 11 days ago

    Jason Fray

    Thanks Sim, appreciate the edit.

  • Peter Panacy posted 12 days ago

    Peter Panacy

    Thanks again, Sim. I wrote that piece around 3:00 a.m. and was a little loopy. We'll have to get together soon once I square a few more things away up here.

  • Scott Polacek posted 17 days ago

    Scott Polacek

    Thanks for the edits, Sim. Always appreciated.

  • Michael Bacos posted 17 days ago

    Michael Bacos

    Hey Sim. Thanks for the edits.

  • Scott Polacek posted 26 days ago

    Scott Polacek

    Thanks for the edits, Sim. Appreciate the feedback.

  • Trevor Murray posted 26 days ago

    Trevor Murray

    Thanks for the timely edits on my Madison Keys article, Sim. Much appreciated.

  • Scott Polacek posted 31 days ago

    Scott Polacek

    Thanks for the edits, Sim. Always appreciated.

  • Daniel O'Brien posted 39 days ago

    Daniel O'Brien

    Thank you for the edits!

  • Isaac Smith posted 41 days ago

    Isaac Smith

    Thanks for the edits, Sim.

  • Scott Polacek posted 45 days ago

    Scott Polacek

    Thanks for the edits, Sim. Appreciate the feedback.

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