Detroit Pistons, NBA
- All-State and honorable mention All-American selection at Carbondale high school
- Big Ten Defensive Player of the year and 2x All-Conference selection at Illinois
- College basketball and First Take analyst for ESPN
- Motivational speaker and author
Stephen Bardo is a retired NBA shooting guard who played for several teams in the 1990's. During his standout career at the University of Illinois, 6'5" Stephen scored 909 points and compiled 495 assists. He was part of the "Flyin' Illini" team that qualified for the 1989 NCAA men's basketball tournament Final Four. Stephen was selected in the 1990 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks, but never played for the team, playing one game with the San Antonio Spurs during the 1991–92 NBA season. He also appeared for the Dallas Mavericks and Detroit Pistons, amassing 32 more regular season games. Throughout his career, Stephen shared the court with teammates such as Derek Harper, Terry Davis and Tim Legler. Since retiring from basketball, Stephen has pursued a career as an author, a motivational speaker, and is currently a college basketball and First Take analyst for ESPN and is a successful author and speaker.
Video Message$99Get a Personal Video Greeting from Stephen Bardo! He will record a birthday or congratulatory greeting, surprise message for your event, or a client and employee motivational message. You can even save and share the recording afterwards!
NOTE: This request will take up to 2 business days to complete. Your credit card will be charged automatically once the video has been recorded by the Pro.
Tweet$500Promote your brand or business with a tweet from Stephen.
Lunch or Dinner$1,000Stephen 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. Stephen will share stories from his career. (Up to 2 hours)
Round of Golf$5,000Stephen 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)
Speaking Engagement$2,500 per hourStephen will speak to a group of 30-60 people and inspire them with stories and insights from his years as a professional basketball player. Get a firsthand account of what it takes to become a NBA player.
Private Lesson$500 per hourStephen will be your personal coach giving you access to a NBA player. Stephen will take you through NBA drills and plays. You'll learn firsthand what it takes to be a professional basketball player.
Group Lesson$1,000 per hourTo be the best you need to learn from the best. Hiring Stephen as a coach will give you access to a professional basketball player. Stephen will coach a group of 2-6 people drills that helped him become a pro athlete.
Professional Development Session$1,500 per hourStephen will lead a professional development session. Give the perfect gift to your corporate league team by taking things to the next level.
Corporate Speaking Engagement$7,500 per hourLooking for a dynamic speaker to add star power to your next meeting? Stephen will speak at your gathering and inspire your group with stories from his career in the NBA.
* Booking this talent outside of the booking region may result in additional costs. Thuzio Pros are subject to availability.
Sport Basketball League NBA Team
- Atlanta Eagles (1991)San Antonio Spurs (1991-1992)Dallas Mavericks (1992-1993)Detroit Pistons (1995-1996)
Position Shooting Guard Home Town Henderson, Kentucky College University of Illinois