The first Joe Dumars appearance on the basketball court wasn’t until he was in college. He averaged 22.5 points per game, making him the 11th leading scorer in NCAA history.
He entered the professional basketball scene as the 18th pick in the first round of the 1985 NBA Draft. He played guard for the Detroit Pistons for the entire 14 years of his career. Dumars won two championships – in 1989 and 1990 – and was voted the 1989 Finals MVP. He was also selected to the All-Star team six times, and to the All-Defensive first team four times. Dumars also played for the US national team in the 1994 FIBA World Championship, where they won the gold medal.
**Joe Dumars Speaker**
Joe Dumars’ resume not only includes a stellar basketball career, but also an equally impressive business career. He was majority owner as well as CEO and President of Detroit Technologies for approximately 10 years. He also became the Pistons’ President of Basketball Operations prior to the 2000 NBA season. Dumars received recognition as an adept leader, having been voted the league’s Executive of the Year for the 2002 to 2003 season. He built the team that won the 2004 NBA Championship and became the 2005 NBA Eastern Conference Champions. Currently, Dumars is on the board of Directors of the First Michigan Bank, a commercial bank located in Troy, Michigan. All these leadership skills provide a wide array of Joe Dumars speaker topics that your audience will surely find interesting and helpful. If you want Joe-D to grace your company’s next corporate function, contact TSE now and we’ll negotiate with his agent for a Joe Dumars speaker appearance on your behalf.
**Joe Dumars Appearance**
Dumars grew up in an athletic family, but, surprisingly, basketball was not his favorite sport as a child. He and his brothers enjoyed football. However, Dumars’ interest in basketball sparked, and he discovered his talent for the game. It wasn’t long until a Joe Dumars appearance as shooting guard or point guard became a regular television event, and together with Isiah Thomas, they formed one of the best backcourts in NBA history. As a highly effective defender and shooter and a famous basketball personality, a Joe Dumars appearance will definitely excite your audience at your next corporate function.
**Joe Dumars Endorsement**
Considered one of the top shooting guards of his era, Joe Dumars was a consistent all-around player. His spectacular 14 years in the NBA caused the Pistons to retire his number four jersey in 2000. Although he was a member of the famed “Badboys,” known for their aggressive play and manner, Dumars proved that everyone has a good side, even being the first recipient of the NBA Sportsmanship Award, which has since been named the “Joe Dumars Trophy”. With his athletic and business accomplishments and a reputation for sportsmanship, a Joe Dumars endorsement will make products and companies recognizable and trusted.
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