Basketball Nerds (planetbasketball.de) – Edyoucore German Article Translated
Year after year, the NBA turns a handful of basketball players into multi-millionaires. At least on paper. Because the sad reality is that the millions are slipping through the hands of many players – in some cases straight to bankruptcy. The story of a perfect storm and the search for the causes.
Click here for the original DER SPIEGEL Article When Greg Oden talks about how he used to waste his money, the former professional basketball player remembers the trunk of his first sports car. He had treated himself to the car in 2007 after hemade it into the NBA and signed a four-year contract worth around […]
Rushia Brown’s accomplishments and accolades both on and off the court are as remarkable as they come. She has played and excelled at every level of basketball and is now working to make a difference in the lives of girls and women through the sport of basketball.
Six months in the slammer is what Clinton Portis just scored himself. A former NFL running back for Washington and Denver, the nine-year veteran was recently sentenced for the role he played in a fraud scheme that stole nearly $3 million from a health fund established to help retired players. Portis did not operate alone. […]
Athletes who enter the pros are likely thinking about the success ahead and the potential for money that can be made but athletic careers rarely go as smoothly as one might hope. Too often, stories of the many ways athletes have been scammed out of hundreds of thousands, if not millions of dollars, grab the […]
With so many stars in the NBA, it’s never been difficult to find role models when it comes to athleticism. But what about off the court? Here are three current and former NBA players who have won both on the court and in the world of business. Andre Iguodala Estimated Net Worth: $50 million Andre […]
As Ice Cube’s Big3 wound down it’s final week in Las Vegas, former NBA player Greg Oden was courtside and in the locker rooms talking to the pros about financial lessons learned during their careers. With an eye on helping younger athletes become financially literate so they can live out successful careers, Oden checked in […]
As both states and colleges wrestle with the implementation of NCAA rules changes that now allow student athletes to make an income from their Name, Image and Likeness (NIL), a much larger question is coming to the forefront: What role will those states – and, more importantly –the educational institutions play in equipping their student […]
African American players in the NBA are disrupting the philanthropy sector and deserve recognition. With the recent observance of the NBA All Star weekend, the time came for fun and the celebration of athletes in the league and their skills. But, it also provided an opportune time to acknowledge the players of the past and […]