Ryota Matsuoka, Shibuya Sunrockers Director of Basketball Operations
Sports Business Secrets
Season 3 || Episode 460
Today’s guest is Ryota Matsuoka, Director of Basketball of Basketball Operations for the Shibuya Sunrockers in Japan's BLeague!
In my opinion, his job is one of the most important pieces of an international club. He scouts, he coaches, he gathers intel, he translates. But at the end of the day, he finds a way to support whatever needs to get done.
Today we talked about:
growing up playing hoops and his love for the NBA
his first opportunity to work in sports
how learning English impacted his career
being called up to be the youngest GM in Japan
an overview of the Japanese leagues
his transition to Shibuya Sunrockers
the exciting plan for the future of the BLeague
his NBA aspirations
and much more
Appreciate you tuning in. Hope you enjoy!
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