Young Players Are...Young | SportsEpreneur | Ben Simmons

Young Players Are…Young

Ben Simmons and Young Business Professionals I hear negative comments about young players in all sports, but most recently in basketball. People go at these players as if these kids are finished products—as if anybody is ever a finished product. Take 22-year-old Ben Simmons, of the Philadelphia 76ers, a phenom by all accounts. He is…

Think Big Picture | SportsEpreneur | NBA Season Is About the Big Picture

Think Big Picture

How the NBA Season and Your Business is All About the Big Picture Every NBA team’s season is full of wins and losses and strategic decisions, but that win or loss doesn’t mean the same thing for every team. The right decision for one team might be the wrong decision for another. That’s because not…

You Can’t Make ‘Em All | SportsEpreneur | NC State Basketball

You Can’t Make ‘Em All

A business lesson learned from the NC State vs. Clemson basketball game–you can’t make ’em all.  My friend and I went out to lunch the other day, where we sat and talked as we waited for our food to arrive. And waited and waited. Seems the establishment we had chosen was having a slow day.…

Marcus Fizer | A Basketball Journey | SE Podcast | Iowa State Basketball

Marcus Fizer | A Basketball Journey

Take a walk in a basketball star’s shoes. Our guest today is Marcus Fizer, former basketball player for Iowa State University and the Chicago Bulls. In this episode, we discuss a basketball career and the journey of an NBA player. ——Marcus is a former McDonald’s High School All American, an Iowa State Cyclone legend, the number 4 pick in the 2000 NBA Draft, and a former Chicago Bull. He shares many stories from his playing days at Iowa State, his time in the NBA with the Bulls, and his life after playing professional basketball. Marcus gets very real with us in this chat and we are excited to bring this to you. Marcus’s success on and off the court have us excited to feature him on the SportsEpreneur Podcast. 

Galen Duncan of the Sacramento Kings | Professional Development in Sports

Galen Duncan of the Sacramento Kings | Professional Development in Sports

A true leader for athletes on and off the court. Today we are chatting with Galen Duncan, VP of Professional Development for the Sacramento Kings. In this episode, we discuss NBA Super Teams and the Kings Way. 

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Galen works with the Kings players inside the Kings Academy program with a focus on players maturing into well-rounded professionals on and off the court.    

He previously was the Senior Director of Player Development for the Detroit Lions.  

Galen had a lot to say about leadership and mentorship, and of course helping others on their journey. 

Galen’s success and leadership on and off the court have us excited to feature him on the SportsEpreneur Podcast.

Sustained Success is Best | SportsEpreneur Content, Villanova Wildcats WIL D Cat

Sustained Success is Best

A quick look back at the 2018 College Basketball National Champions, Villanova Wildcats – and their sustained success Back in 1985, the Villanova Wildcats won a championship in an upset over Georgetown. It was the most unlikely win you can imagine, a great success story. But that story ended. The success was real and important, but it was a generation ago. …