"The gift, talent or ability God gave you is your key to success. He did not give it to you to waste but to be poured out, used and invested."
USBasket Point Guard of the Decade, Majic Dorsey : My Relationship with Coach
Garrett is like a father-son relationship. Not only with me, but he is like that with each of his players. That is what I like most about him. He is tough, he is nice, and he can get mean when he
needs to be to make you better. He is one of the best coaches I have ever played for. I have played for him in four different seasons in my career. My rookie season in 2005 he and Orlando Magic NBA
Head Advance Scout Harold Ellis were a big reason I was a Top 60 Player among the NBA Pre-Draft Camp Invitees. I won two Championships, and 3 MVP Awards with Coach Garrett as my Coach. In 2006 he
coached me overseas in Mexico. I lead the LNBP in points with an average of 32.9ppg and was drafted to the NBA D-League. Then he coached me again in 2007 for Mayas USA and we won the Championship and
I was named MVP and leading scorer of the league with an average of 30.3ppg. The way he coaches and reaches out to me on and off the court is amazing. He is a teacher of the game along with being a
former player. So, with the knowledge he has I have always succeeded on the court.
Learning from coach Garrett's pro knowledge is the best advice I can give. Good luck!
Head Development Coach
Former NBA draft pick contracted by the San Diego Clippers, International Player, Harlem Globetrotter Star Lionel Garrett with over 25 years of NCAA CBA, WBA, ABA, FIBA coaching experience producing ultra high octane record setting championship teams. Garrett an NCAA record setting rebounder as a player is the founder of ReboundDr Total Player Development for Post/Stretch Four Development and Guard/New Era Wing Instruction.
The mission of ReboundDr Total Player Development is to develop and expose basketball players to NBA, NBA Development League and International Scouts. Its purpose is to serve as a training ground to develop professional players on and off the court.
List of former players that I have coached and worked with that moved on to become productive players in the NBA, NBA Developmental League and International Teams:
Jamario Moon, Majic Dorsey, Anthony Wilkins, Stephon Hannah, Mike Benton, Edmound Saunders, Shaunson Johnson, Carl Mitchell, BJ Jennings to name a few and many more.
Athens Razors Set Basketball record with back to back 100 point wins! February 5, 2012 via Twitter Athens Razors move to 13-2 with a 101 point win 174-73 vs Atlanta Gwizzlies in ABA action. February 10, 2012 via Twitter Athens Razors move to 14-2 with a 108 point win 182-74 at Carolina Hatters in ABA action.
Lionel Garrett is the new head coach of Al Ahli Jeddah - Jul
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Al Ahli Jeddah Club agreed terms with the american coach Lionel Garrett to be the head for the team for season
2013-2014 .. This is first experience for coach Lionel overseas .. he had experience in many local leagues in USA as assistant coach, general manager and head coach ..
This is his awards /Achievements:
SWAC Championships -79
SWAC Leading Rebounder -79
NCAA 3rd Leading Rebounder -79
All SWAC Team -78, 79
Portsmouth Invitational All Star -79
Aloha Classic All Star -79
Wilberforce University Championships HBCU -94
SEBL Summer Pro Am Metro A-League 3rd Place Finish -04
WBA League Champions -05
SEBL Summer Pro Am Metro A-League Champions -05
SEBL Summer Pro Am Metro A-League Coach of Year -05
All-WBA Head Coach Of The Year -07
All-WBA Executive Of The Year -08
WBA Finalist -08