Eric Bailey (basketball)

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Eric Bailey (born 26 November 1960 in Los Angeles, California[1]) is a former basketball player with the Hobart Devils, Melbourne Tigers and Gold Coast Rollers in the National Basketball League (NBL).[2]

Bailey attended Boise State University.[1]

He played in the Australian NBL for Hobart between 1983 and 1984. In 1985 he moved to Melbourne where he played until 1989. In 1990, he transferred to Gold Coast where he stayed until 1991.[3]

He is currently a motivational speaker who visits schools or corporations to deliver anti-drug and visionary messages.[1]

In 2011 Eric shared the stage with Tim Ferris and Sir Richard Branson [4]

Eric will MC and provide the opening address for Arnold Schwarzenegger's visit to Australia in June (2013) for the 'Financial Education Summit' events in Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.[5]


  1. ^ a b c "The Story of a Vision". Eric Bailey Global. Archived from the original on 24 April 2010. Retrieved 23 March 2010. 
  2. ^ Feel the Blaze's heat
  3. ^ "Player Directory" (PDF). National Basketball League. pp. 1, 2. Retrieved 23 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "SeminarsAndEvents". Archived from the original on 19 April 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "FES Directory". Retrieved 2 April 2012. 

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