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Sioux Falls Skyforce Media Day

 

After 12 years as a Division I college basketball coach, I took advantage of an amazing opportunity last year to work for the NBA as 1st Assistant Coach for the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Developmental League which is affiliates for the Back to Back World Champion Miami Heat!

 

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The Last, First Practice!

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The last, first practice of the year is a special thing for a Senior! It is a day of excitement; but also, a day of alarm that this is the last go around as a college basketball player! A day that you can’t wait to get started yet, one that makes you realize you have started your last long grueling stretch of practice where you beat up on your body and teammates for several weeks before you ever get to let your built up passion and new improved game from the year before out on an actual opponent!

 

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Road Trip Day #2

 

 

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The second day of my road trip resumed after resting for a couple short hours at the Mississippi Welcome Center near the state line between Alabama and itself.  As I pulled away from my parking place I realized that I hadn’t slept all night but a break from starring at oncoming headlights was good. The sun was rising and I knew it was going to be a beautiful day to make the long diagonal commute across the state and eventually into Louisiana.

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Road Trip

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Join me as I start this road trip journey across the country! Now road trips can come in many different fashions, the most typical include a car load of friends with snacks, junk food, and good music in route to a vacation destination, out of town party, music festival, or sporting event. Continue reading

Wishing You A Happy Birthday!

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No matter how young or old you may be and whether you want to admit it or not, I believe that everyone feels a little more special on their birthday! This is why I try really hard to keep track of as many of my friends, associates, and co-workers birthdates so I can take a couple moments out of my day to wish them a Happy Birthday!

 

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There’s No Place Like Home

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No matter where you are from or where you are now, there is always something special about spending time in the place where you grew up! You may be a permanent resident there or maybe you only get to visit for a couple days each year! Whatever your story, I am sure that you get that special sentimental feeling when the thought of your childhood home pops into your mind. Continue reading