Category Archives: Howard Brown Basketball

The Value of Bosman or Conotou Status for Earning Pro Basketball Contracts


There are some special circumstances that will allow players to generate more interest, or boost their value for the consideration of pro basketball contracts, and in this case, at the international level. Two in particular are when players qualify for Advertisements

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How to Make Basketball Resumes, Highlight Films, and Game Videos for Scouting


Players and agents are often asked to respond to requests for open positions in the international basketball market. In your response, GM’s will be looking for information that communicates

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iBall Announces New Camp, Tour, and Tryout Ratings Portal for Pro Basketball Prospects World-Wide


Founded by former professional basketball players, iBall United takes pride in the opportunity to give back. iBall camps and professional services are dedicated to assisting players to build and sustain successful careers in the sport of basketball.   BasketballExposureRatings.com is aligned. The … Continue reading

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He’s Not Your Daddy. He’s Not Your Agent. He’s Your College Coach.


Its starts when we’re young.  Somebody takes us by the hand, puts a ball in it, and teaches us how to do really cool things.   Sometimes they put us in line. Sometimes they put us ON the line.   … Continue reading

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‘EUR’ Not Protected; Players Call for European Basketball Union


Since officially entering the wonderful world of consulting, I’ve been getting a lot of requests for looking over offers and evaluating the true value of opportunities that players have been presented.  This is nothing new.   Throughout my career, I negotiated a number … Continue reading

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Acie Earl’s ”How to Play Overseas – 31 Rules Every Player Must Know to Make It Overseas.” Hear the Interview. Buy the Book!


It’s great when other former pros give back to the game, and Acie Earl has done so in a big, big way.  He’s used to that. Earl is Iowa basketball’s No. 2 all-time leading scorer and all-time leading shot-blocker.  He played … Continue reading

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4 Things To Do When Your Team Stops Paying You


We’re coming up on one of the best times of the year for many overseas players.  The holiday break!  This is a time to go home and reconnect with family and friends, recharge the battery, and return to your team … Continue reading

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2013 NBA D League Draft Picks; Feast, Famine, and the Ugly Chick


A former NBA 2nd Rd Draft Pick, NBA Veteran and Overseas juggernaut round out the top 3 picks of the November first Daft.  Big congrats to the Grant Jarrett (Tulsa 66ers), James Johnson (Rio Grande Valley Vipers), and Quincy Douby … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Maximize your Opportunity, Re-sign for More Money


For some players, it comes totally natural. They adapt quickly to their new surroundings. They’re the center of attention at every meeting. They make others feel real comfortable. They thrive in their new system. And then there’s the other 99.9% … Continue reading

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BAMM! When US Semi Pro Becomes Your Only Alternative to Playing Overseas; Scam Alerts


You’ve heard it a million times. The hardest part is getting your foot in the door.  The rest is easy. So true! That’s why I always say, “Keep Bangin! Someone will answer the door.” When it comes to getting your … Continue reading

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