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#TheLeadershipShow Guess who’s our next speaker?

Ladies and gentlemen, we are excited to announce that one of the most popular basketball players in America is coming to our show, next week!

So get ready as we feature, Kenneth Barlow, a former American professional basketball player who had a very successful career playing in the USA and in Europe.

Ken graduated from the University of Notre Dame, in Notre Dame, Indiana, where he played college basketball with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. He served as the team captain for his final two seasons, while helping the Irish to two NCAA tournament berths (1985, 1986), and a runner-up finish at the 1984 National Invitation Tournament (NIT).

After college, Barlow was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1st round (23rd overall) of the 1986 NBA Draft.In Europe, he had a wonderful career, having played in the following clubs: Olimpia Milano, Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball, PAOK, Pfizer Reggio Calabria, Benetton Treviso, Olimpia Basket Pistoia, and Mabo Livorno.

Some of his record titles, include:

a) 1987 Italian League Champion

b) 1987 FIBA European Champions Cup (Euroleague)

c) 1987 Intercontinental Cup

d) 1988 Israeli League Champion

e) 1989 Israeli League Champion

f) 1989 Israeli State Cup Winner

g) 1990 Israeli League Champion

h) 1990 Israeli State Cup Winner

i) 1991 Cup Winners’ Cup (Saporta Cup)

j) 1992 Greek League Champion

k) 1995 European Cup

l) 1995 Italian Cup

Our guest also had the following honors during his career in basketball:

a) 1988 European Championship Finalist (2nd)

b) 1989 European Championship Finalist (2nd)

c) 1992 European Cup Holder’s Cup Finalist

d) 1993 FIBA European Champions Cup 3rd place.

In 2019, Ken Barlow was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame

Do you know what? The theme of our conversation next week shall be “Building a Successful Career in Sports” and it will be a great privilege to have Ken Barlow share with us how he built a successful career in the sports sector.

Hey, you cannot afford to miss this show on Wednesday, July 07, 2021 by 12 noon WAT. Just keep a date with us on this channel for more details!

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