The “When I Make It To A Bigger League” Myth…

In the world of overseas hoops, it’s not uncommon to hear athletes express their aspirations of reaching higher leagues as a catalyst for taking their game more seriously.  Excuse my French, but that is a bunch of bullsh*t! The notion that a bigger paycheck or a more prestigious platform will magically transform one’s approach to […]

The Crucial Rule For Managing Your Visa…

While playing professionally overseas, one of the most critical aspects to manage is your visa. Ultimately, this is YOUR responsibility. Not your agent, nor the team. Of course the team should manage the situation, but you need to be informed and know the rules of your stay overseas. Key Takeaways: Never overstay your visa expiration […]

The Impact of Your Social Media Feed on Your Professional Basketball Career…

As an overseas basketball consultant, I understand the importance of presenting yourself in the best possible light to teams and agents. One aspect that often gets overlooked is the influence of your social media feed. In this blogpost, I will explain why your social media presence matters and provide tips on how to make it […]

Player Empowerment: Negotiating The Terms in Agent/Player Contracts

In the world of professional basketball, players are often represented by agents who negotiate contracts on their behalf. But what about the contracts between the agent and the player? Is the player able to negotiate terms or does the player have no right to indicate that some terms are not beneficial to him/her? While these […]

Navigating Player Termination Without An Agent: The Challenges…

Facing termination from a team in overseas basketball is a difficult situation for any player. However, the challenges become even more pronounced when the player does not have an agent by their side. Let’s explore some of the specific challenges they may face: 1. Limited knowledge of contractual obligations: Without an agent, players may have […]

Injury Buyout Negotiations-Without An  Agent…

If a player does not have an agent to represent them in negotiations when they are injured and unable to finish the season, they may face several challenges and potential disadvantages: 1. Limited knowledge and experience: Negotiating contracts and dealing with injury-related issues can be complex and require a deep understanding of the basketball industry. […]

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 […]

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 […]

One Of The Best Pieces Of Advice I Got In Europe…

Throughout my career both as a player and a coach, I’ve encountered valuable advice that has shaped my perspective. These nuggets of wealth have helped me guide others towards success and I want to share a crucial lesson I learned during my time in Europe, which revolves around the power of positivity and self-belief. Never […]