Agee and Gates The Podcast - What's your Hoop Dream?

Dee Brown joins Will Gates and Arthur Agee to talk about his origin story and personal hoop dream.

Show Notes

Our guy Dee Brown, a Chicago basketball legend, joins the guys on this episode. Dee reflects on his basketball journey, from growing up on the Westside of Chicago looking up to his brothers, who pushed him to be a better player and helped him stay on the right path, to his high school days at Proviso East where he was named McDonald's All American. Dee spent 4 years as a starting guard at the University of Illinois where he solidified himself as a Chicago legend playing alongside Deron Williams. After being picked by the Utah Jazz in the 2nd round of the NBA Draft he played for the Jazz, Wizards and Suns before heading overseas for a successful pro basketball career where he won a Bulgarian League Championship. Dee dives deep into what motivates him and how he wants to be constantly challenged by surrounding himself with players that are better than him. These are lessons he passes on to the student athletes in his current role as an assistant coach at UIC. Tune in and we guarantee you will learn something from this one.

What is Agee and Gates The Podcast - What's your Hoop Dream??

A Hoop Dream is defined as the pursuit of excellence in your chosen field. Will Gates and Arthur Agee, the stars of the original Hoop Dreams documentary dive into the origin stories of men and women from the sports, entertainment and fashion industries, who are chasing their own version of a Hoop Dream. From college and pro athletes to journalists and broadcasters, to actors, musicians and designers, they dive into the back stories, the struggles, the accomplishments and the perseverance it takes to overcome the obstacles thrown at you in the attempt to reach the pinnacle of your profession.

Agee and Gates The Podcast - What's your Hoop Dream?
Hosted by Will Gates and Arthur Agee
Produced by Matt Hoffar
Written by Matt Hoffar, Will Gates and Arthur Agee
An Unlearning Network Production