Stuck In Traffic, Part 1

After spending the summer after college graduation hanging around Altoona and being a bum in my off-campus apartment, I finally came back home to Philadelphia. I…

When I Most Felt Like A Loser

After Lithuania, I was back in Philadelphia, playing the waiting game. If you’ve ever played a pro sport (or plan to in the future), you…

The Basketball Failings That Made Me An Entrepreneur

“This stuff that I’m doing online, with my website and blog and YouTube — this is gonna be something. I don’t know exactly what it’s…

The Only Chance I Had To Make Something Of My Basketball Career

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Scene: My first pro exposure camp. Lake Brantley Athletic Complex, just outside of Orlando. I hadn’t started in our first game, which didn’t mean anything.…

The Cold World Of Pro Basketball Tryouts And Camps

The first exposure camp I went to, in Orlando, had about 200 players in attendance. A couple hours into the first day, camp organizers read…

The Worst Branding Idea I Ever Had

As I moved into the business world, an important point for me was that I didn’t want to be pigeonholed as a “basketball guy.” And…

The No-Gym Experiment That Ended My Career

2014. I felt my excitement for basketball training was beginning to wane. Since graduating from Penn State Altoona in 2004, I’d dedicated at least some…

Your Friends And Family Don’t Know Shit About Overseas Basketball

Sometimes I get some form of the following message from a professional or overseas basketball hopeful: I played ________ (levels & leagues played in), and…

Too Future-Focused [Daily Game]

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I played for traveling show basketball team. As we were being paid a salary, we were, technically, professional players. But our games were more of…

My BIG3 Basketball League Experience in Miami

I attended the BIG3 3-On-3 basketball league’s visit to Miami, FL on July 20 2018 at American Airlines Arena. I’d heard of the BIG3 and…