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27. Tommy Sheppard - General Manager Of The Washington Wizards

Released Monday, 26th October 2020
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Tommy Sheppard, General Manager for the Washington Wizards, Joins Coach John on Big Fellas Basketball to Talk about how he became one of the most powerful people in the Association, the most important lessons he’s learned from his 25 seasons inside the front office, and why you HAVE to find mentors that get the very best out of you.

(1:50) - Tommy’s Introduction To The Game

(3:27) - Following Up The 8th Seed Nuggets

(5:00) - Changing NBA Front Offices

(8:10) - How Quickly The Game Changes

(9:17) - Managing Young Talent

(10:32) - Patience Vs. Win-Now

(12:25) - The Importance Of A Complete Front Office

(14:05) - Tommy’s Greatest Mentors

(18:18) - Advice To Future General Managers

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