Author: Joao Henriques

In professional sports, a free agent is a player who is eligible to sign with any club or franchise; i.e., not under contract to any specific team. The term is also used in reference to a player who is under contract at present but who is allowed to solicit offers from other teams. In some circumstances, the free agent’s options are limited by league rules. In the NBA: There are two types of free agency under the NBA’s Collective Bargaining Agreement: Unrestricted (UFA) and Restricted (RFA). An unrestricted free agent is free to sign with any team, though some unrestricted…

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Kids wanted to be like Mike, now kids want to shoot like Steph! Stephen Curry, the most influential player since Michael Jordan? Let’s see why. His influence on the kids is powered by the wizardry that he brings to the court every game. Also it’s easier to the kids to try to emulate Curry’s playing style than for example, LeBron’s playing style! James is 2,03 m tall while weighing 114 Kg and an unbelievable talent. He is a grown man and he plays like one, which is more difficult for the kids to copy. Stephen is 1,90 m tall and…

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Slovenia is the 2017 EuroBasket Champion, but it’s a really small country. Slovenia has no much than 2 million habitants, which means that basketball wise, there’re less players to pick from, compared to larger countries! So… How did a country with so less people, only independent since 1991 and a member of FIBA since 1992 managed to become a EuroBasket Champion? Well, a big significant part of the answer relies on the Slovenian Basketball Federation youth program. This program has as his center stone an important connection between schools and the Basketball clubs. Slovenia presents us with two types of…

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