The Mid-season Talk: Player/Agent Discussions

As the overseas basketball season hits a crucial juncture, players around the world should gear up for essential conversations with their agents regarding the future. Whether you’re currently on the court or are experiencing a gap-year, now is the time to discuss and plan ahead. Here, I will provide key questions (there are many more) […]

Crafting An Impressive Basketball Player Resume…

Crafting a standout player resume is the first step to catching the eyes of agents and teams. In this blogpost, I will explain what should be included in your resume, the optimal length, and some essential do’s and don’ts to elevate your chances of getting noticed. Key Elements of a Player Resume Contact Information   – […]

Decoding Team Interest And Contracts…

One of the key aspects that overseas hoopers often find mystifying is gauging a team’s genuine interest in signing them. Today, I would like to shed light on what happens behind the scenes. Buckle up, aspiring hoop stars, because the road to that overseas contract is much more than just shooting hoops. -The Illusion of […]

How To Terminate An Agent/Player Contract…

In the world of overseas basketball, players often find themselves at crossroads in their careers, contemplating the decision to change agents. It’s a significant step that requires careful consideration and a respectful approach. Many players have sought my advice on this matter, and in this blog post, I aim to provide guidance on how to […]

The Pros And Cons Of Upfront Retainer Fees With Agents…

Since FIBA’s decision a few years ago to simplify the process for players to change their agents, it appears that some agents are seeking new ways to recoup their time and investment in players. In my view, this is the motivation behind agents requesting a “retainer” fee. What baffles me is that I’ve heard of […]

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 […]

How Basketball Agents Overseas Handle Player Termination…

When a player is fired from a team in overseas basketball, the role of a basketball agent becomes crucial in negotiating a buyout agreement. Here’s a closer look at how agents navigate these challenging situations: 1. Assessing the situation: Agents start by gathering all the relevant information surrounding the player’s termination. They review the player’s […]

Injury Buyout Negotiations-Having An Agent…

I always say that a player never knows how good their agent is until they are either injured or fired When a player is injured and unable to finish the season, negotiations between agents and teams in overseas basketball can be complex. In such cases, agents typically focus on several key aspects: Ultimately, negotiating with […]

Things You Will Never Know, Until You Know In Overseas Basketball…

Hi teammates…Both those who have played overseas and those who have never ventured beyond their home country, often find themselves wondering about the unknown aspects of overseas basketball. I will try to shed light on some of the things players may never know about their experiences abroad, catering to both audiences. From the diligence of […]

Handling Not Having An Overseas Basketball Contract Yet…

I want to address a topic that many aspiring players face: the pressure of not yet securing an overseas contract. It’s natural to feel uneasy when players around you are signing deals while you’re still waiting for your opportunity. In this blog post, I’ll share some insights on handling the questions and situations that arise […]