Monday, January 28, 2013

Dear Coach Flintstone. Good Luck!

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I love watching basketball coaches.  How they talk to their players.  Their body language at key moments. How they prepare for games.  How they accept victory and defeat, and their approaches to handling both.  I've had over 25 different coaches.. and that's only counting after college, so I would say I have a pretty good sample size to compare from.

But this post isn't about coaching styles, techniques, or methods.  It's about

Saturday, January 26, 2013

3 Ways to 'WOW' Your Entire Overseas Organization

For some players, it comes totally natural.  They adapt to quickly to new surroundings.  They're the center of attention at every meeting.  They make others

Thursday, January 24, 2013

iBall United's 2013 Top 25 Men's International Basketball League Rankings

One of the toughest things about starting a pro basketball career at the international level is that you have to learn what leagues and teams are the best to shoot for.  

It's really important you know the

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Just Shut Up And Do It (Part 1)

Warning:  Sometimes the truth hurts.

If you ain't 100% committed to being the best player you can be, then this post ain't for you.  

If you habitually lie to yourself and to others about your ability to play the game and the things you are doing to achieve your goals,

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

DIEt HARD. Your Body is Your Weapon

When you're on the court, your body is your weapon. Train to use it effectively. Always keep it clean. The bigger and stronger it is, the more damage it can do. And when something breaks down,

Having An Opportunity To Seize The Opportunity

The world isn't a perfect place.  We're not all born on an equal playing field.  But one of the best things about living in these great United States is that we're all given an equal opportunity to rise up out of any circumstance and achieve success at the highest level.

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Myth: Players Are Defined by the Number of Championships. Truth: Nobody Really Cares About That Bulls%@t

At this time last year Lebron James would've never been considered for 'Greatest Player of All-Time.'  If 'Bron wouldn't have won a championship, he'd still be on the outside looking in--sitting right next to Charles Barkley and a bag of Popeyes chicken--proving, once again, that a player's career is defined by championships.