Hoop Professionals and Career Tips


Your Thoughts?

Based on the video you just watched answer the questions below.

1) What are some jobs the Damian Lillard would like to have after being an NBA player?

2) Even though Thaddeus Focher has an engineering background what did it take to become a sports agent?

3) Give an example of when you try to be discipline?

4) What is one of the values that Thaddeus Focher transfered from engineering to sports?

5) What were some of the one the reasons that writer Marc Spears became a sports writer?

6) What advise does David Aldridge NBA Analyst give to students?

7) What would you tell a friend about different jobs in the basketball industry and what it takes to be successful? What is your evidence?

8) Some mentioned that interships is where they started. What is you understanding of an internship?

9) If you were going to select any of the careers from this video, which one would you choose and why? Write as many reasons to choose that career. What would it take to be successful? What is your evidence?

10) Choose one of these industry professionals to research and write 2-3 paragraphs to tell their story in your words.

In Groups or as a Class students can share one career they have chose to pursue and how it relates to their interests.