3 legends!



Dave-Alex-Sam IAABBCA 2016

photography: Sam Mitchell – Dave Bustion – Alex English

 Sam Mitchell Bio Express

Sam Mitchell is a former NBA professional basketball player and coach. He is known as one of the most talented innovative coaches for youth and team winning development among his peers in the NBA and internationally. He was most recently the interim head coach 2015-2016 for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Where he worked with some of the league future potential superstar basketball players; Andrew Wiggins NBA Rookie of the year 2014-2015, Zach LeVine winner of 2015-2016 NBA Dunks contest and Karl-Anthony Towns NBA Rookie of the year 2015-2016. He was also the head coach for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 2004 to 2008.
On April 24, 2007, he was named 2006–07 NBA Coach of the Year.

Dave Bustion Bio Express

Dave Bustion, founder, managing director of the IAABBCA best known as the Dr. Guru of Swiss and International basketball. A living legend in the USA and Europe as player and for youth basketball development.
Dave had a flourishing basketball career at the University of Denver where he was selected as Denver university athletic of the year 1972,  two times 1st team AP All-American selection in ’71-’72, as a member of the 30th best university players.
Twice selected as a member of the US Olympic development team. Captain, leading scorer and rebounder for the US National team in the FIBA European international competition tour in 1972.
Dave played profession basketball for 10 years, Denver Rockets/Nuggets, Denain, Bagnolet/Stade Français Paris, and Champel Geneva. Founder, coach, manager director and currently president of Geneva Basket Paquis-Seujet Geneva Switzerland.

Alex English Bio Express

Alex English is documented as one of the most prolific players and scorers in the history of the NBA: a polyvalent player initially known for his defensive savvy, rebounding and later his offensive smooth
shooting touch and effective scoring talent. A NBA Hall of Famer, All-Star, 15th best scorer in the history of the NBA, He participated in seven NBA All-Star Game. His N°2 Jersey honored and retired by the Denver Nuggets.
Inducted into the NBA Basketball Hall of Fame. The first player in the history of the NBA to score 2’000 points in consecutive season during 8 years, leading scorer of the NBA in 1980.
Engaged as the first director of player’s development and assistant coach for the Toronto Raptors in 2004.


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