• Former Mavericks president and GM explains the risks and rewards of evaluating NBA talent

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Frank Zaccanelli is the former general manager, president and co-owner of the Dallas Mavericks. He is now the CEO and managing partner of Fiamma Partners, an investment and development company.
    It's been 21 years since I witnessed one of the most unprofessional acts from an NBA prospect. About a month before the 1996 NBA Draft, I was the general manager and team president for the Dallas Mavericks and invited five lottery picks to come down for individual workouts.
    We planned a standard schedule for each of them - an hour worth of basketball drills and then a series of meetings with our...
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