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Before joining Monumental Sports last year, Sashi Brown was the executive vice president for the Cleveland Browns. And not surprisingly, he noticed there's a bit of a difference between working in the NFL and NBA. 

"The NBA feels much more like a family," Brown said in a sit-down Q&A with Chief of Athlete Care and Performance, Daniel Medina in a Monumental Sports Network series 'Level With Me'. "You have much more intimate relationships with the players. I think the players feel much more ownership of the team."

Brown went on to talk about the difference in season lengths and how that impacts day-to-day operations.

"The fact that you play the game a game one every seven games, as oppose to maybe three games in seven days is very different," he said. "There's just a fluidity to the day, the week, the season, that you can get caught up in. In the NFL there's moments and you only get 16 of them."

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Relationships in the NBA, he said, are also different than on the football side.

"The NBA is probably a little less intense, but more familial, more persona," Brown told Medina. "You can develop better relationships I think, and build stronger cultures in the NBA that are more meaningful."

"I'm looking forward to bring that home here with Tommy [Sheppard], the rest of the team, and you too." 

 

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