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Your Next Scouting Video Will Be Better if You Do This

downloadNo matter what  approach you take to editing your scouting video,  it’s very important to be able to communicate exactly what you need.  Here is template for an email to help you explain what you need to someone that you will work with to customize your next scouting video. 

 

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You Won’t Hear This at iBall Pro Combine

scoutsIf you’ve never been to a pro exposure camp, then please pay attention.  If you’ve been to a few, then I hope this never happened to you.

You show up to camp. They choose teams. You get handed some shirt – let’s say, yellow #12. And then you play.

You go on a nice scoring run and somebody with a clipboard asks the guy next to him, “Ey. Who’s yellow number 12?”

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Ronald Farmer Blanchard nets deal with Club Banco Mendoza (Argentina)

RonaldRonald Farmer Blanchard (208cm / 6’10” Center), has finalized a deal with Club Banco Mendoza (Argentina), a professional basketball team located located in the western central part of the country in the Cuyo region.  Mendoza borders to the north with San Juan, the south with La Pampa and Neuquén, the east with San Luis, and to the west with the republic of Chile.

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Deadlines Every Overseas Prospect Should Know About: January Edition

pirate-fishorcutbaitJanuary means some important things for European basketball.

Teams start to hit their stride.  The top teams become dominant. The bottom teams prove they’re better than everyone else–at losing.

For now, we’re gonna concentrate on what January means for a player’s chance to getting signed with a team.

There comes a time in every season when the league doesn’t allow teams to sign any more players.  The time is now approaching as most countries will soon be closed to new signings.

If you haven’t gotten signed yet, or if you’re thinking about switching teams, you’re time is running out. Continue reading

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Alex Morillo inks deal with Club Deportivo Universidad de Concepcion (Chile)

Alex-MorilloAlex Morillo ( 180cm / 5’11” Point Guard), has finalized a deal with Club Deportivo Universidad de Concepcion (Chile), a professional basketball team located in the geographic center of Chile, sitting about 500 km south of Santiago, the country’s capital.

Prior to joining Conception, Alex playerd for Aduaneros de Carabobo averaging 11.7ppg, 3.7rpg, and was 2nd in the league in assists averaging 4.2apg.  He also shot 42.9% from 3 point range.   Continue reading

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5 Ways Your Video Says You Suck

884984_1If this post hurts your feelings, then chances are you suck.

Here’s why…

Let’s say someone takes a chance on you.. They click play on the video you sent them.

The music starts.

Boom. Boom. Kick. Boom. Ba-Boom Kick.

Breakaway Dunk.  Crossover. Dunk.

Steal. Dunk.  Repeat.  Repeat.

Not a bad start.  At least it’s more than I can say about this guy… Continue reading

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Stop Using These Methods of Sharing Your Basketball Data

Don’t risk damaging your credibility or misrepresenting your game by using any of these old and ineffective methods of sharing your basketball resume information.

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There was a time when a well-designed marketing package with cover page, color pictures, and a DVD highlight video was incredibly effective.  That time has passed.   It’s expensive, requires a high degree of technical ability, and is extremely limited in it’s potential to be distributed.  Continue reading

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Brian Bridgeforth signs with Windsor Express (Canada)

BBBrian Bridgeforth ( 208cm / 6’10” Center), has finalized a deal with Windsor Express (Canada), a Canadian professional basketball team based in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Prior to joining Windsor Express, Brian played for Washington Adventist (NAIA). In 21 games, Brian averaged 19.0ppg, 11.4rpg, 1.3apg, 1.1spg, and 3.0bpg.  He shot 57.4% from the field. Continue reading

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Desi Washington signs with BC Igokea Aleksandrovac (Bosnia)

desiDesi Washington (188cm / 6’2” Guard), has finalized a deal with BC Igokea Aleksandrovac (Bosnia), a professional basketball team from Aleksandrovac, Laktaši in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The club currently participates in the Adriatic League and the Bosnian League.

Prior to joining Igokea Aleksandrovac, Desi played for Uhud Medina (Saudi Arabia-SBL).  Desi attended St. Peter’s and during his senior campaign, he averaged 13.8ppg, 3.8rpg, 1.4apg, and 1.2spg. Continue reading

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Anthony Moe returns to El Salvaor with Brujos Izalco (El Salvador)

moeAnthony Moe ( 208cm / 6’10” Center), has finalized a deal with Brujos Izalco (El Salvador), a professional basketball team located in Izalco, a stratovolcano on the side of the Santa Ana Volcano located in western El Salvador.

Prior to joining Brujos Izalco, Anthony played for Marquense San Marcos of El Salvador’s Liga Superior.  With Marquense San Marcos, Moe averaged 19.2ppg, 10.0rpg, 3.0apg, 2.8spg, 2.6bpg.

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