Analyzing Team USA’s 4th Place Finish in the FIBA World Cup: A 10-Year Plan

As a former European basketball pro and coach, I’ve closely observed Team USA’s recent 4th place finish in the FIBA World Cup. The rise in international competition demands that Team USA adapt and implement a comprehensive plan to regain its dominance for more than just the Olympics. I will propose a 10-year plan that emphasizes […]

An Objective Look At Why The USA Is Now Number 2 In The World Rankings PART 2

5. Money…Back when I first came overseas, it was unheard of that a native player would be making more money than an American. There was no way unless the native player was a National Team player, but even then, that was more the exception than the rule. These days, however, it is not uncommon that […]

College vs. Overseas Ball

Hi Teammates! The title of my book Same Name, Different Game wasn’t chosen randomly. Of course, basketball is pretty much the same wherever you go, but there are subtle and not-so-subtle differences when you just finish college and you play overseas. Let’s start with the not-so-subtle differences: -The 24-Second Shot Clock: The 30 seconds you […]

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 […]