Went to Vegas last weekend with a few bloggers of note – Steve Boese, Lance Haun and Matt Stollak. Our destination had a nerd quality to it – The NBA Summer League, where professional basketball hopefuls convene to prove they have what it takes to be one of 450 players that play in the best hoops league in the world.
Now – you should know that only about 20% of the players who attend and play in the Vegas Summer League are actual NBA players – the rest are draft choices and free agents who are scrapping and doing whatever it takes to impress the teams.
Read the whole post over at Kris Dunn’s The HR Capitalist (an FOT contributor blog).
Kris Dunn is a Partner and CHRO at Kinetix, a national RPO firm for growth companies headquartered in Atlanta. He’s also the founder Fistful of Talent (founded in 2008) and The HR Capitalist (2007) – and has written over 70 feature columns at Workforce Management magazine. Prior to his investment at Kinetix, Kris served in HR leadership roles at DAXKO, Charter and Cingular. In his spare time, KD hits the road as a speaker and gives the world what it needs – pop culture references linked to Human Capital street smarts.