Buzzer Beater Blog

The Pro's Dilemma: Choosing Between NBA Training Camp and Playing Overseas

July 28, 2015

It’s basically every basketball player’s dream growing up in the US to play in the NBA. But only a few select players make the League every year. Many more end up playing professionally elsewhere – whether in the D-League, other minor leagues, or playing overseas.
What One AAU Coach Enjoys the Most About Summer Hoops

July 16, 2015

Coach Carlos Dawkins of X-Factor Basketball in Texas looks beyond the 94x50 parquet for the end result for the youth playing for his teams.
Key Steps When Founding a New Youth Basketball Program

July 14, 2015

Coach Tizzo Johnson founded the RiseUp! Elite Sports Academy and the North Carolina-based Golden Knights Youth Basketball program after completing his own playing career that included Division I college hoops at UNC-Greensboro as well a pro career that included stops in Germany and Japan.