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-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. […]

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 […]

The Agent vs. Player Placement Programs/Apps: Which is better?

Hi Teammates! Today, I want to explore the contrasting approaches of finding basketball opportunities: the old-fashioned way—through trusted agents—and the emergence of player placement programs and Apps. Join me as we delve into the pros and cons of these approaches and ponder the question: Am I just an Oldhead? 1. The Old-Fashioned Way: Agents as […]

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 […]

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 […]

Agent Steering…Part 2

Straight off the heels of my last blog about agents steering players to camps, tours or summer leagues, I have a new blogpost with a similar topic. This time it is about certain agents who are steering players to Leagues that have no FIBA accreditation nor are they backed by the NBA such as the […]

Agent Steering…Part 1

It has come to my attention that there seems to be a new “scheme” going around that will surely give agents a bad name. I have spoken with 4 players who have told me the same thing about different agents/agencies. I am sad to say that all 4 agents were based in the USA, which […]