Based in Nashville, tennessee, Shannon's posts explore the path to purpose that all of us take. She does that through interviews, personal monologues, and writing. 

Construction, remodeling, and retiring from pro basketball with Stanley Burrell

As impressive as Stanley’s bio is, the thing that I most admire about him that he is an excellent father, he has a kind heart, and he is an excellent example of preparing for life after sports. The best is yet to come,  make sure you follow him on Facebook. Talking points are below the bio.

 

Stanley Burrell, Jr. (born September 16, 1984) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Energa Czarni Słupsk of the Polish Basketball League. Standing at 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m), he plays the point guard position. Burrell played college basketball for Sean Miller at Xavier University (Cincinnati, OH).[1] He was the starting guard for four seasons at Xavier and finished his career #12 on the All-Time scoring list (with 1,612 points). He also played in a school record 132 collegiate games.

 

After graduating from Xavier University with a Communications and Liberal Arts degree, Burrell attended the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament in Virginia (where he tied the record for most assists in one game: 13 assists) and the 2008 NBA Pre-Draft Camp in Florida.

Burrell signed his first professional basketball contract for 1 year with KK Bosna of the Adriatic League. Burrell averaged 9.7 points and 2.4 assists per game, in just 17 games played. Burrell left the team in January 2009 (due to the team's financial problems) and signed with the Austin Toros of the NBA's Developmental League for the remainder of the season.

Due to him arriving so late in the season, Burrell only played a reserve role for the Toros. He averaged 6.5 points and 2.0 assists per game. The Toros reached the semifinals of the D-League playoffs that season.

After attending free-agent camp with the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies in May 2009, Burrell signed his 2nd professional contract for 1 year with Royal Basket Club Verviers-Pepinster of the Basketball League Belgium (BLB). In 31 games, Burrell averaged 10.8 points per game and led the entire Belgian League in assists with 142 (4.6 apg).

At the end of the 2009-10 season with Pepinster, Burrell was signed to a 1-year deal by Generali Okapi Aalstar of the Basketball League Belgium (BLB).

In 2010, Burrell began his 3rd professional basketball season as point guard for Generali Okapi Aalstar.

In 2011, Burrell signed with Energa Czarni Slupsk of the Polish League, where he led the team in scoring at 15.6ppg and 4.6apg

In 2012, Burrell signed with Bremerhaven of the German League, where he led the team in scoring at 16.2pp and 4.3apg

On July 9, 2013, he signed with Royal Halı Gaziantep.[2]

In January 2014, Burrell signed with Bnei Herzlyia of the Israeli League.

In 2014, Burrell signed with the Hitachi Sunrockers of the Japanese League.

On December 15, 2014 he signed with Tsmoki-Minsk of the Belarusian Premier League.[3] On February 17, 2015, he left Minsk (For a team financial crisis that resulted in late payments to all players) and signed with Hapoel Gilboa Galil of the Israeli League.[4]

In 2015, Burrell signed with Apoel of the Cyprus League.... In January 2016, he then moved to a Eurocup Team, Olaj Szolnok, of the Hungarian League.... He averaged 15.2ppg and 4.4apg in the Eurocup.

On July 27, 2016, Burrell signed with Polish club Energa Czarni Słupsk.[


 

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  • Things got difficult after retirement (5:30)

  • Basketball opened opportunities (8:00)

  • Remember your relationships you make during athletics (10:40)

  • How to not get taken advantage of (14:00)

  • JayPrince Investment and Remodeling (17:00)

  • Missing basketball, but finding fulfillment in his work (18:00)

  • Never be ashamed to ask questions when you don’t know something (23:00)

 

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