Earning Playing Time Overseas…

Are you a basketball player looking to earn playing time overseas as an import player? Sometimes there is more to it than the simple, “I am better than the player ahead of me.” Playing overseas comes with a much different set of rules than you are probably used to, but if you are aware of […]

The Small Forward Dilemma

I am writing this blogpost because I know first-hand how this works. Although I played every position on the floor during my career, I was a natural Small Forward (3 man). Think of me as a shorter (6’8” tall) and VERY (once again VERY) poor mans version of Kevin Durant. Did I mention VERY POOR […]

Overcoming A Shooting Slump…

Shooting slumps are a common struggle for basketball players at all levels, from youth to professional. The only difference when you are playing overseas is that a prolonged shooting slump can get you fired. A shooting slump can be frustrating, affecting a player’s confidence and overall performance on the court. However, with the right mindset […]

Europe vs. College For NBA Exposure…The Pros And Cons…

Basketball is a popular sport worldwide, with the NBA being the premier professional league. For many European basketball players, the dream of playing in the NBA is a goal that they aspire to achieve. One way that European players may try to get noticed by NBA scouts is by attending college in the United States. […]

Are Your Teammates’ Extracurricular Activities Are Hurting the Team?

Being part of a team can be a rewarding and enjoyable experience, but it can also come with its challenges. One of these challenges is dealing with teammates whose extracurricular activities may be hurting the team’s overall performance. In this blog, we’ll explore some strategies for dealing with these situations and getting your team back […]

Next Season Agent Discussions…

As a basketball player in Europe, you know how important it is to have an agent who can help you navigate the complex world of professional sports. Your agent can help you find teams, negotiate contracts, and manage your career in a way that maximizes your potential. However, many players don’t realize that there is […]

Beware Of Season Ending Pettiness…

Slowly but surely, seasons across Europe are coming to a close. Hopefully your experience overseas was a success and you are happy. Unfortunately, towards the end of a season, things can quickly turn sour when players are faced with petty behavior from teams. Whether it’s paying late, checking the state of your apartment and/or car, […]

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 […]

Playing Out of Position Overseas

I know a thing about playing out of position. I was a slender six-foot-eight-hole plugger. I was athletic enough to guard every position on D, tall enough to post smaller players, and quick enough to drive by bigger players so if anyone knows about playing out of position, it’s me. In reality, there is no […]

What If Playing Overseas Never Happens For You?

I speak to many players each day. A majority of them have never played overseas. About half of those want it REALLY bad, and the other half is waiting to be discovered, looking for shortcuts and not committing to the grind. Who knows how many of the players that contact me will actually play overseas? […]