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 […]

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 […]

Avoid Being Scammed…

I’ve seen many players fall victim to scams by fake agents and other fraudsters. These scammers employ convincing tactics that can easily deceive unsuspecting individuals. To ensure your safety and avoid falling victim to scams, I have compiled some practical tips that will aid you in making informed decisions: Scammers continuously evolve their tactics to […]

Pros And Cons Of A Non-Exclusive Agent Contract…

As a prospective overseas basketball player, finding the right agent can be crucial to your success. However, deciding whether to sign an exclusive or non-exclusive contract with an agent can be a difficult decision. According to FIBA rules, you are allowed to have more than one agent. Whether or not it makes sense to have […]

Questions For A Perspective Agent…

Finding the right agent to represent you when you pursue a career overseas can make a significant impact on your career trajectory. If you are in discussions with prospective agents, you must be prepared to ask questions. In a way, you will be placing your career in another person’s hands. Do not just take what […]

The Importance Of Having A Mentor While Playing Overseas…

Playing basketball overseas can be an exciting and rewarding experience for any player. However, it can also be challenging, with players facing different cultures, languages, and playing styles. That’s why having a mentor while playing overseas basketball can be crucial for a player’s success. In this blog post, we’ll explore five reasons why having a […]

Five Steps For College Seniors…

Congratulations on finishing your senior season! If you are now looking to play basketball professionally overseas, here are five steps you should take to get you off in the right direction. Here is a pro tip, be proactive and be ready to invest time. Do not wait to be “discovered” because it most likely will […]

Get Off The Plane And Go…

This post is for those of you that have never been overseas before. This is some information that you HAVE to know and understand before getting on the plane to cross the water or leaving your homeland. Once you get off that plane, you have to literally be ready to perform. You may think I […]

OVERSEAS ROOKIE ADVICE-Written by Erin Jones

My experience as a rookie playing overseas (in Scotland) has been nothing short of incredible. I am playing the game I love as a career, traveling the world, meeting new people, experiencing new cultures, trying new foods and living the life I’ve always dreamed of. This is the most rewarding feeling in the world—knowing that all the […]

How Your College Level Affects Your Chances of Playing Overseas 

Hi Teammates! There are an estimated 1500 players that finish their college eligibility EACH year in Division 1 men’s basketball alone. That does not count Division 2, Division 3, NAIA, and some Junior College players that do not make the move to one of those leagues. If you add those players, that number would be […]