On an overcast day last weekend we sat down in the Olympic Park to talk this year’s qualifying campaign and GB in general. In this hour long episode, hear from Dan on subjects such as:
How he feels about this year’s qualifying campaign and the team’s performance
Who he thought had particularly strong performances for GB this year
His thoughts on what Coach Joe Prunty has brought to the GB programme
What it took to get Ben Gordon to suit up this year and how it was to play with him
Whether or not he believes we’ll see Luol Deng and Joel Freeland return to GB next year
When he thought the team put in their best performance of the qualifiers
The embarrassment he felt in losing to Luxembourg in the final game of the summer
His disappointment at the lack of crowds at this year’s home qualifiers at the Copper Box
The frustrations he has with the lack of progress the British Basketball Federation has shown
How much he would love to play domestically, if the league was stronger; competitively & financially
The potential for suiting up for the England Senior team at the Commonwealth Games in 2018
His advice to British players looking for contracts to play in Europe
How much the economical situation has changed in Europe since he first headed to Spain at 14
How hard (and expensive!) it is to find somewhere to work out when he comes home during the summer
And much, much, more!
As always, I’d love to get your feedback, come back after you’ve listened and lets get some discussion going in the comments.
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