Setting The Record Straight…

As a former European basketball player and coach, and current consultant, I’d like to share my perspective on the ongoing debate between European basketball, particularly the Euroleague, and the NBA. First and foremost, let me clarify that my preference for watching European basketball does not diminish my respect for the NBA and its value. In […]

Balancing Basketball and Personal Life Abroad…

Hooping overseas presents unique challenges, particularly when it comes to maintaining personal relationships. I will address a few of these challenges and provide strategies to help you navigate the complexities of balancing basketball and personal life abroad. 1. Recognizing the Challenges: Living abroad can often lead to homesickness and a sense of disconnection from loved […]

The Agent vs. Player Placement Programs/Apps: Which is better?

Hi Teammates! Today, I want to explore the contrasting approaches of finding basketball opportunities: the old-fashioned way—through trusted agents—and the emergence of player placement programs and Apps. Join me as we delve into the pros and cons of these approaches and ponder the question: Am I just an Oldhead? 1. The Old-Fashioned Way: Agents as […]

The Power of Quality Player Videos in Overseas Basketball…

In this blogpost, I would like to shed light on the significance of securing high-quality videos of your games as an overseas basketball player. Understand this as a reality: many teams struggle with subpar video production, which can in turn, hinder your development and opportunities. Let’s dive into why investing in quality player videos is […]

The Top 5 Myths About Playing Professional Overseas Basketball…

Playing professional basketball overseas is an enticing opportunity for many aspiring athletes. However, several misconceptions surround this path that can mislead players and affect their decision-making process. I hope to debunk the top five myths about playing professional overseas basketball in order for you to make informed decisions about your career. Myth 1: Overseas basketball […]

Rookies-Navigating The Adjustments of Overseas Life…

Hi Teammates! Especially for you European Rookies, I would like to offer guidance and encouragement as you navigate the inevitable challenges that come with adjusting to life in a new country. It’s time to embrace the difficulty, acknowledge your strength, and find solace in knowing that you are not alone on this incredible journey. I […]

Life After Retirement: What Former Basketball Players Miss the Most

With the newest overseas season quickly approaching, there may be some of you that will be not coming back because you have decided to retire and move on with your life. Retiring from professional basketball can be a bittersweet experience for most hoopers. While you may look forward to a new chapter in your life, […]

Upon Arrival: What To Do After You Land

To ensure a smooth transition and maximize their time abroad, it’s crucial for players to take certain steps upon arrival. In this blog post, we will discuss several key actions that players should consider, providing useful tips along the way. 1. Explore Your Surroundings: One of the first things players should do after arriving is […]

Navigating the Cultural and Lifestyle Differences in Europe

Many players are heading overseas right now. It’s important to recognize that adjusting to a new country and culture can present its own set of challenges. The cultural nuances and lifestyle adjustments that come with playing basketball in Europe will be discussed in this blogpost. And I will provide valuable tips on adapting to new […]

My Surprise Of How Little Some Americans Know About European Basketball…

As an overseas basketball consultant, amongst other things, my role involves assisting aspiring American players who dream of playing overseas, especially in Europe. However, I have been consistently surprised by the lack of knowledge many players have about European basketball.  I decided to write this blog when a player who would like to play overseas […]