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IOWA CITY, IA. - September 3, 2020
Basketball Club International has announced 2020-23 dates for BCI Courtside Live, a series of real-time, interactive, public events that connect professional basketball players to kids and fans around the world. Plans for the current season include monthly CSL events scheduled for the third Tuesday of ever month during basketball season (October - June) from 9:00 - 10:00 pm ET. All BCI Courtside Live Events can be seen on Facebook Live at Each event features three pro players and one moderator, who are announced on BCI's Facebook page one week prior.

While the topics of conversation in BCI Courtside Live vary according to questions asked by the audience and responses given by players, the general theme of the chat includes practical and spiritual aspects of life in the pros. There's no script, so the conversations are authentic. Players speak from the heart...Read More

IOWA CITY, IA. - March 10, 2020
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Hoover to the BCI Board of Directors. Ryan brings his experience as a professional basketball player who has gone through the transition after 18 years as a professional player to life off the court. Ryan is now an executive in the business world with Barrier Compliance Services in Lenexa Kansas as the General Manager of Services.

Ryan says that his professional basketball experience can best be described in four words: green, grit, grace and gratitude. "If I'm honest I was chasing the NBA dream for all the wrong reasons; fame and fortune (green)." In looking at his playing days Ryan acknowledged the fact that he wasn't the best player, he was a great shooter and a great teammate. Doing those two things well, working hard at being the best and by the Grace of God he felt he was prepared for all the opportunities that came his way. "I'm filled with nothing but gratitude...Read More



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