From Kevin Garnett to Kyle Lowry and even top 2023 draft prospect Scoot Henderson — Joe Abunassar has worked with and helped develop NBA players for 25 years.
But Abunassar, founder of Impact Basketball and a pioneer in player development in the NBA, is at the point of his career now where he doesn’t just train anyone.
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“I’m at a stage where I don’t like to work with a lot of guys that I don’t enjoy working with,” he told foxsports.com.au.
There’s a reason that he’s always made time for Josh Green over the past four years though, including the “big summer” that the Australian credits for his transformation this season.
Even from the first time Abunassar met Green, then a 19-year-old draft…