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By Roanoke College News

Passion for Sports, Work Ethic Leads to Job in NBA

Economics major Jimmy Bradshaw ‘13 has taken a job with the Washington Wizards as a video coordinator and playing development assistant. After playing basketball at Roanoke, he worked at Lehigh as assistant with the men’s basketball team while earning a masters degree in economics. He scored an internship with the Wizards and was employed full-time a year later. “I've always wanted to do something with sports...the NBA is tough, but that's the ultimate dream,” Bradshaw said.