Author Archives: Jason Benadretti

August 10, 2017 - Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China - NBA star James Harden of Houston Rockets, left, instructs Chinese basketball players at a basketball event by Tmall of Alibaba Group during his China tour in Hangzhou city, east China's Zhejiang province, 10 August 2017. (Credit Image: © Imaginechina via ZUMA Press)

Observations on the Rise of Basketball in China

Observations on the Rise of Basketball in China

Any idea how many countries there are in the world? It’s ok, most people don’t know. The current answer is 195. Now, any idea how many of those 195 consider basketball to be its most popular sport? Go ahead and think about that one for a minute. You probably were only able to count them on

December 16, 2016 - Chicago, IL, USA - The Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) celebrates after scoring in the first half against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center in Chicago on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. (Credit Image: © Chris Sweda/TNS via ZUMA Wire)

Inside The Association: Scout Life

The following article written by Jason Benadretti, Executive Vice President & Director of Basketball Operations for Ground Zero Training, was originally published by and can be found here. Do you want to go inside the NBA? Discover the inner workings of the NBA Pre-Draft process? What about understanding the NBA scouting process? Did you even know