June 24, 2020

Jerome "Junkyard Dog" Williams — Creating and Monetizing Intellectual Property as a Retired Player

Jerome "Junkyard Dog" Williams — Creating and Monetizing Intellectual Property as a Retired Player

JYD! The "Junkyard Dog" Jerome Williams joins The Game Plan to share how the hard work and hustle he demonstrated during his 9-year NBA career with the Detroit Pistons, Toronto Raptors, Chicago Bulls, and New York Knicks has translated to the many successes he has had off the court.

JYD! The "Junkyard Dog" Jerome Williams joins The Game Plan to share how the hard work and hustle he demonstrated during his 9-year NBA career with the Detroit Pistons, Toronto Raptors, Chicago Bulls, and New York Knicks has translated to the many successes he has had off the court.

Listeners won't want to miss JYD tell his story about the time NBA Commissioner David Stern told Michael Jordan off in response to Jordan's pushback about the NBA lockout in 1997. We also dig in on the differences between today's game and the NBA of the late 90's and early 2000's.

In this episode, we talk to our guest about his role as President of The Big 3's Youth Development League and what led him to get involved with the Big 3. In addition to his role leading the Young 3, our guest discusses his position with the NBRPA working to ensure retired NBA players are taken care of after their playing career.

Finally, we ask for the Junkyard Dog's can't miss advice for other athletes on how to say "no", we learn about the Champions Basketball Network, and hear how the global pandemic has the opportunity to drive positive change.

Make sure to follow Jerome Williams on Twitter and Instagram to keep up with his latest efforts off the court. Listeners can also visit https://www.championsbasketballnetwork.com/ to learn more about JYD's business ventures.

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