When I was 19 years old, I was drafted into the NBA by the Vancouver Grizzlies. Along with trying to acclimate myself as quickly as possible to the life and pressure of professional ...
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than a game
Athletics is an education in life…
Applying lessons learned on the court to life, career, and business
Whether you’re an athlete, parent, or business professional, you can apply these lessons to improving your life or career…
You might know me as the #3 NBA-draft pick in 1996, or as a member of the USA Men’s basketball team that won gold at the 2000 Olympics, or as the President of the NBA G-League.
I’m also a husband, a father, a man of faith, an advocate for athletes, a community builder, and a lifelong learner.
Inspiration–A Few of my…. favorite quotes about life
“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does.”
“If all I’m remembered for is being a good basketball player, then I’ve done a bad job with the rest of my life.”
“When you see a great teacher, you are seeing a work of art.”
“My work ethic is from sports.”
“As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.”
From the blog…
My career with the NBA—both as a player and on the corporate side—is what is highlighted in the media most often. But if there’s one aspect of my life and work that is close to my heart, ...