Golden State Warriors
- NBA All-Rookie First Team (1992)
- NCAA All-American First Team (1991)
- Big East Conference Player of the Year (1991)
- McDonald's High School All-American Team (1988)
- National High School Hall of Fame
As a 6' 9" small forward/shooting guard from Syracuse University, Billy was selected by the Sacramento Kings in the 1991 NBA Draft. He was then traded to the Golden State Warriors in exchange for guard Mitch Richmond. Billy gave the Warriors much-needed size and rebounding. He averaged over 15 points and nearly eight rebounds over his first three seasons with Golden State. Billy spent ten seasons with the Warriors, Miami Heat, Sacramento Kings, Seattle SuperSonics, Philadelphia 76ers, and Detroit Pistons. Billy accumulated 1,840 points in his Syracuse career and still ranks 12th in career scoring at the school. He led the 'Cuse in scoring average in 1989-1990 (18.2) and 1990-1991 (23.3). He was the first player to average more than 20 points under Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim. In 1990, Billy won a bronze medal with the US national team in the FIBA World Championship.
Lunch or Dinner$1,000Billy Owens will join you and up to 10 guests at lunch or dinner. You choose the restaurant and you choose what you want to talk about. Billy will share stories from his career at Syracuse and the pros. Get insights into what it takes to be one one of the best Orangemen ever! (Up to 2 hours)
Attend a Game$1,500Have an extra seat at the game? Billy will join you and give you your own personal color commentator. Discuss Billy's career at Syracuse and in the NBA, and hear stories about the challenges he faced on his way to pros. Get your questions answered about what games are like from the player's perspective. (Up to 3 hours)
Round of Golf$2,000Billy will complete your foursome for a round of golf. He'll be the perfect fourth for your Sunday outing, and will spice up the round with tales from his time in the pros. (Up to 5 hours)
Pick-up Game$1,000 per hourSee firsthand how your skills match up with a former NBA player. Billy Owens will join you and your friends for a friendly game of pick-up basketball. He will show you why you made the right choice in not quitting your day job.
Endorsement Appearance$2,000 per hourTap into the passion of sports fans by hiring Billy Owens to give your product or service his personal endorsement. Find out what a former NBA star and all-time Syracuse basketball great can do to elevate your brand.
Speaking Engagement$2,500 per hourLooking for a dynamic speaker to add star power to your next conference? Billy Owens, former NBA star and Syracuse basketball great, will speak at your event and wow your audience with stories and lessons from his illustrious basketball career.
Private Lesson$350 per hourBilly will be your personal basketball coach during an hour-long private lesson, giving you access to the teachings of someone who played at the highest levels of the sport. Billy will take you through NBA-style drills and give you personalized tips to improve your skills. You'll learn firsthand what it takes to be an NBA player.
Group Lesson$500 per hourTo be the best you need to learn from the best. Hiring Billy as a coach will give you and your friends, loved ones, or clients a unique inside look at what it takes to be a pro. Billy will coach a group of 2-6 people for an hour, giving personalized tips that helped him to reach and succeed at the highest level of professional basketball.
Guest Coaching$1,500 per hourJim will make a guest appearance as a coach for your next team game or practice. The perfect gift for your child's team, or for your corporate league team looking to take things to the next level.
Camp$2,000Billy will make a guest appearance as a coach at your camp for a full day, giving the players a glimpse of what it takes to be a professional basketball player. What better way to keep motivation levels high than to have a pro running drills for the day. (Up to 1 day)
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Sport Basketball League NBA Team
- Golden State Warriors (1991-1994 2000-2001)Miami Heat (1994-1996)Sacramento Kings (1996-1998)Seattle SuperSonics (1999)Philadelphia 76ers (1999-2000)Detroit Pistons (2000-2001)
Position Shooting Guard/Small Forward Home Town Carlisle, PA College Syracuse University