Coach Packie Turner spends another summer in Santa Barbara preparing eight talented athletes for the 2022 NBA Draft

Coach Packie Turner spends another summer in Santa Barbara preparing eight talented athletes for the 2022 NBA Draft

July 07, 2022

All of these athletes dedicated a tremendous amount of time and dedication to get to where they are today. In their last two and a half months before the final countdown to the Draft, they spent their time with Coach Packie working on what they could improve in their game and what can make them successful at the next level.

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Coach Packie Turner shares his experience at the 2022 NBA Draft

Coach Packie Turner shares his experience at the 2022 NBA Draft

June 30, 2022

“It was pretty special to get extended an invite by Jalen Williams. He said he just felt that I helped him a lot on this journey, and we're going to continue to build a strong working relationship together and he wanted me to be there to be a part of it,” Coach Packie said.

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Take a look at the newest NBA players: Chet Holmgren, Jalen Williams, Christian Braun, E.J. Liddell, Kendall Brown and Jabari Walker

Take a look at the newest NBA players: Chet Holmgren, Jalen Williams, Christian Braun, E.J. Liddell, Kendall Brown and Jabari Walker

June 23, 2022

Unlimited Potential Basketball’s Coach Packie Turner recently returned from Santa Barbara after working out and preparing talented NBA prospects for the 2022 NBA Draft. The draft was held on Thursday, June 23rd, and Coach Packie was invited to watch the draft in person at Barclays Center with the guys he worked with over the summer. The UPB Team is excited to see all that these young men will accomplish in their upcoming NBA career!

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Introducing UPB’s newest addition: DyShawn Hobson

Introducing UPB’s newest addition: DyShawn Hobson

June 16, 2022

“I feel that the best assets that I had as a basketball player always revolved around IQ, decision making, knowing the game, and studying it better than a lot of players that may have been more talented athletically,” Hobson said. “So I think transitioning in that and using that to help other players reach their goals is a big thing for me, and I think will be really beneficial.”

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Meet Jenna Kilty: UPB’s Player Development Intern

Meet Jenna Kilty: UPB’s Player Development Intern

June 09, 2022

“[Basketball] just brings me so much happiness… The people that I've met through playing basketball and the relationships I've created, it's such a big community. You can walk into any gym and spark up a conversation with anyone,” Kilty said. “I just think the whole basketball community is something I'm drawn to.”

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UPB Player Development Coach, Nick Kanno, looks to give back to the next generation of hoopers

UPB Player Development Coach, Nick Kanno, looks to give back to the next generation of hoopers

June 02, 2022

“Making an impact on the players and the kids that I work with, it just kind of makes sense,” Kanno said. “It's just kind of who I am and I feel [that] it's part of my purpose to give back and [teach] the things that I've learned and to help benefit other people [since] I was in their situation at one point in time.”

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Meet the man behind the camera: Jojo - Joseph Owen Jr.

Meet the man behind the camera: Jojo - Joseph Owen Jr.

May 26, 2022

So far in his career, Owen has been able to capture the moments of many athletes. These athletes include Ky Bowman, Ian Clark, Haley Jones, and more. He has even captured photos of famous music artists such as Lil Baby and Lil Durk.

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UPB Player Development Coach Keana Delos Santos wishes to inspire the next generation of female hoopers

UPB Player Development Coach Keana Delos Santos wishes to inspire the next generation of female hoopers

May 19, 2022

“Just making a difference there I think is the main thing. Even if it's just one little girl, like if she's looking up to me [and is] inspired about my history of how I got to where I am today, that's the main thing that's important to me,” Santos said.

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Greg Brown III is wasting no time getting back into the gym and getting ready for his second year in the NBA

Greg Brown III is wasting no time getting back into the gym and getting ready for his second year in the NBA

May 12, 2022

“I would say my biggest goal is just to get better, and see where it takes me. If I keep getting better, opportunities will come,” Brown said. “Just trying to work on different skill sets, trying to learn the game a lot better, trying to carry myself a lot better, and just learn[ing] how to be a pro.”

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Meet Madisen Carter: UPB’s Social Media Coordinator and new Operations Intern

Meet Madisen Carter: UPB’s Social Media Coordinator and new Operations Intern

May 05, 2022

In June it will be a year that I have been with UPB, working remotely from Phoenix, Arizona. Now that school is out for the summer, I am happy to say that I will be in the Bay Area for the next three months and will be able to work in person at the UPB Training Facility. This summer, I will be able to broaden my skills and learn new things as an Operations Intern, as well as keep my role as a Writer and Social Media Coordinator.

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Get to know UPB’s Director of Basketball Operations Rūta Savickaitė

Get to know UPB’s Director of Basketball Operations Rūta Savickaitė

April 28, 2022

“[I love basketball because of the] connections for sure. I always think about [how] if I didn't play basketball, I wouldn't have traveled this much [around the] world [and] I would have never met this pot of different people from everywhere… I can't really think of any other thing that I personally would do that would open up so many doors and so many connections, so that's why I love it,” Savickaitė said.

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Jordan Poole takes over the 2021-22 season leading into the NBA Playoffs

Jordan Poole takes over the 2021-22 season leading into the NBA Playoffs

April 21, 2022

Poole has had 34 regular-season games where he has scored more than 20 points. In the month of March and leading into April, Poole scored more than 20 points in 17 games straight, with his season high of 38 points against the Phoenix Suns on March 30th. He led the NBA in three-point shots made in March with 67.

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