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College, Overseas / Mar 16, 2011 / 1:00 pm

The Ripples Of March Madness Reach Europe More Than You Think

Jason Boone

During my junior year of high school, I had a one-on-one sit down with my varsity coach who told me he didn’t think I was ready to play Division I college basketball. He claimed I’d have a much better collegiate career at a Division II or Division III school – especially if I was trying to obtain an athletic scholarship. Who tells their best player that? To be honest though, I’ve always admired the fact that he “kept it real” with me. But for as “real” as he kept it, I recall throwing in the towel. Read More »

Featured Gallery, NBA / Nov 30, 2010 / 1:25 pm

Letters from the EuroCup: The Allen Iverson Experience

EuroCup fans

Jason Boone is a friend of the Dime family, but more relevant to this space, a center/power forward for BG Göttingen of the German pro basketball league. Last week, Jason’s team played Besiktas Cola Turka — better known as Allen Iverson‘s squad — in the first of two schedule EuroCup games. Jason checked in from overseas to chronicle one of the biggest games of his career against one of the biggest names in the sport: Read More »

NBA / Nov 23, 2010 / 4:00 pm

World Game: EuroCup vet on playing against Allen Iverson

Jason Boone is a friend of the Dime family, but more relevant to this space, a center/power forward for BG Göttingen of the German pro basketball league. Today, Jason’s team is playing Besiktas Cola Turka — better known as Allen Iverson‘s squad. Jason checked in from overseas to chronicle the experience leading up to one of the biggest games of his career: Read More »