EPISODE 3: Expectation VS Reality Overseas Basketball – W/ Special Guest Pro Basketball Player, Nick Evans
In this episode we discuss expectations versus reality when it come to playing basketball overseas. We talk about what you should expect as a rookie coming in and how you can leverage your opportunities to earn you top dollars playing internationally as a vet. Our guest, international pro basketball player, Nick Evans shares his story coming in as a rookie; his expectations and experiences as a vet and how he’s handling the industry challenges in the wake up Covid-19.
21:22 ⇢ We get into the topic of “EXPECTATIONS VERSUS REALITY” when it comes to playing basketball overseas and why it’s important to focus on opportunity early in your career rather than the money. Nick also touches on his personal experiences dealing with contract deals, agents and locations ⇢
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