Overtime Elite: A Unique League For The Next Generation

Overtime Elite: A Unique League For The Next Generation | SportsEpreneur

A new, innovative basketball league is on its way to completely reinvent the way the next generation of elite athletes make it to the NBA – meet Overtime Elite. Overtime Elite is a developmental basketball league that will compensate high school-aged players to forfeit their high school and college eligibility and train with top-level coaching … Read more

Vanessa Bryant Launches Mambacita Clothing Brand

Vanessa Bryant Launches Mambacita Clothing Brand

Kobe Bryant’s widow, Vanessa Bryant, is launching a clothing brand, Mambacita, in honor of her late daughter, Gigi. The brand name is in the representation of the nickname given to Gigi by father Kobe, whose nickname on the court was Black Mamba. Bryant released the clothing line on May 1st in honor of what would … Read more

The Future of College Basketball – Where Is It Headed?

The Future of College Basketball - Where Is It Headed? | SportsEpreneur

March Madness is the time of year for die-hard college basketball fans and bystanders alike to put together competitive brackets and have friendly banter over which team they believe will cut down the net and take home the hardware. Some partakers will support a low-seeded underdog, but most will typically bet on teams like Kentucky, … Read more

SE61 | Ged Doughton | Make the First Easy Pass and the UNC Tar Heels

Ged Doughton | Make the First Easy Pass and the UNC Tar Heels

You’ve got great talent around you, just make the first easy pass and move. In this episode, we feature Ged Doughton, the last UNC Tar Heels basketball player to wear number 23 before Michael Jordan. Ged shares his stories around making the first easy pass, good habits, and the power of practice.  Ged played for … Read more

SE54 | Creating an Engaged Fan Base | GMDY Co-Founder, Danny Harris

GMDY Co-Founder, Danny Harris | Creating an Engaged Fan Base

Building fan and athlete relationships through real-time shopping. In this episode, Eric Kasimov chats with GMDY Co-Founder, Danny Harris. GMDY empowers athletes and gives sports fans a better way to shop. Eric and Danny discuss an athlete’s influence, personal branding, and creating engaged sports fans.   The “I see it, I want it” mentality has captured many people. That’s … Read more

SE53 | Disrupting College Basketball With Creative Ideas | Joseph Bien-Kahn

Joseph Bien-Kahn | Disrupting College Basketball With Creative Ideas

A basketball league for the top 18-year-olds in the world? In this episode, Eric Kasimov chats with Joseph Bien-Kahn, a freelance journalist based out of Los Angeles. Eric and Joseph discuss an idea for a disruptive basketball league, content, and creativity.  Eric connected with Joe once he saw him featured in the Axios Sports Newsletter by Kendall … Read more

SE49 | The Three Feelings in Sports and Entrepreneurship with Dan McGovern

Three Feelings Sports and Entrepreneurship | Yes I Can Basketball | Dan McGovern

There’s winning, there’s losing, and then there’s not participating. In this episode, Eric Kasimov chats with Dan McGovern, Founder, Owner, and Director of Yes I Can Basketball. Coach Dan McGovern, known to many as Coach Mac, discusses with Eric the 3 feelings in sports, youth basketball, and finishing what you started.  Yes I Can Basketball is the most … Read more

8 | 24 | 13 | 9

8 | 24 | 13 | 9 | In Memory of Kobe Bryant, Gigi, and All Victims | SE

This news about Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and those who lost their lives…  This is really tough.  Kobe–I talk about him often with my kids. We all feel like we knew him. His mindset, his work ethic, his passion for the game he loves, his caring, his love of family, and his creations–including his podcast, … Read more