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Chris Denker
Works at NetScouts Basketball LLC
Attended University of Oregon
Lives in San Jose, CA
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Managing Partner
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  • NetScouts Basketball LLC
    Managing Partner, present
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San Jose, CA
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Eugene, OR - London
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Introduction
Chris Denker is Managing Partner of NetScouts Basketball LLC "The International Basketball Connection."  NetScouts is an advanced scouting service that scouts college, NBADL, NBA Summer League, and International basketball. They also provide the top International Recruiting Service in the world, scouting U20 men's & women's players around the world.

They are a progressive media company writing for publications such as Basketball Times Magazine and are collaborators to Blue Ribbon Report.  NetScouts also connects basketball players and teams for basketball playing opportunities worldwide.

Chris is a global consultant to teams/clubs worldwide who utilize his scouting of collegiate, professional, and international basketball to find players for their teams.  

He assists Men's & Women's professional teams, NCAA college teams, Junior clubs, Academies & Prep Schools through his consulting practice.  

He has over 25 years of experience in basketball.  Most recently as Head Coach of the USBA Stars tour of China.  His United States All-Star team played in a FIBA "friendly" tournament against teams preparing for the U19 World Championships and U20 Eurobasket Championship.  They played 9 games against Australia, China, and the Czech Republic.

Along with his experience in women's basketball, he has also coached professional men's basketball as Head Coach and Director of Operations for the Eugene Chargers of the International Basketball League (IBL).  In 2007 he was victorious Head Coach of the IBL All-Star Game.  

Chris spent 14 years in NCAA women's basketball including successful stints as Head Coach at Santa Clara University and Colorado State where he averaged 20 wins per season taking his teams to post season play in both the NCAA Tournament and the NIT.

Denker has international basketball experience as well, serving as Head Coach and Consulting Director of the BBBC in London, coaching 4 teams in the EBL. 

Coach Denker has produced two coaching videos, written numerous articles, play books, and spoken at several camps and clinics throughout the United States and England.

In the Media
Chris appears regularly on various sports talk radio shows throughout the United States to talk about college basketball, the NBA, the NBA Draft, and the NBA Collective Bargaining Agreement and Salary Cap.
  • ESPN Regional Radio: NCAA Basketball Tournament Shows weekly appearances
  • KNBR Radio, San Francisco: NBA Draft Preview Shows
  • The NBA Breakdown: NBA Draft, scouting, and international players in the NBA
  • Project Spurs: San Antonio Spurs Radio Show, multiple appearances regarding Spurs draft picks, International players, NBA Summer League Reports
  • Golden State Warriors NBA Draft discussions on Bay Area radio
  • Raptors Republic Podcast, NBA Draft Shows
  • The Writer's Block Radio Talk Show: International Basketball and Chinese Basketball Association, University of Oregon players abroad
  • Sports and Politics: International BlogTalk Radio Show discussing the NBA's Collective Bargaining Agreement as well as the NFL and the NBA Draft
  • Lexy.com Audio-caster for college basketball, the Euroleague and Eurocup, and the NBA Draft and NBA Summer League.
Chris also writes a daily blog at NetScouts and has contributed to several websites & magazines around the globe.
  • Scouting Reports for NBA.com on all International NBA Draft prospects
  • Basketball Times column "The International Game"
  • Raptors Republic: Toronto Raptors site covering NBA pre-Draft reports and Summer League performances
  • BasketMe.com: Spanish basketball website guest columnist
  • TalkBasket.com: International basketball website

Education
  • University of Oregon
    2013