Sabrina Scott

56 Flips | 7 Magazines | 4 Following | 1 Follower | @SabrinaScott22 | Native Oregonian -- from just outside of beautiful Portland. Lover of all things Northwest. CU Buff for life. Attended, & graduated from, the University of Colorado (Psychology degree). Go Buffs! 10 year professional basketball veteran (2 seasons in Italy, Portugal, Poland, Bosnia, 2 seasons in Sweden, Germany, & finally 2 seasons in France). Though basketball is what I do (for now), I'm learning it is no longer what defines me. Thinker & learner. And striving to maximize life's potential! Blogger about my unique experiences, travels & passions.

NYC -- The Prelude

New York City is one of the few cities in the world that intimidated me. Without ever having visited, just the thought of NYC, while exciting me, …

Barcelona Day 2 -- Las Ramblas and Busy Barceloneta

Onto day two in Barcelona!<p>What had originally appealed to me about Barcelona was the fact that such a big, lively city can also located right on the …

Finally Barcelona

Gaudi Park.<p>Tweet <br>Of all the big cities in Europe, Barcelona was the one that had always managed to escape my travel itineraries. It wasn't on purpose …

Alghero: Day 3 Kayaking and Amazing Focaccia

Day three arrived in Sardegna, and it was time to get active. Linda and I had talked for two days about renting bikes, snorkeling, kayaking, paddle …

Euro Living, Part III

<b></b> <b><br>Lost in Translation:</b> <br>Language, obviously, is probably the biggest adjustment you have to make while living in a foreign country. It can also be the …

Euro Living, Part II

What it's like to live in Europe, take two! (If you didn't catch the first installment, make sure to check out part one!)<p>It's been pretty fun to put …

Euro Living, Part I

You may remember, a couple weeks back I asked for a little feedback from you (my loyal readers!) about things you would like to read about here.<p>One …

London: The Good, the Bad, and the In Between

Amazing, that in a little over two hours you can seemingly go from one universe to another.<p>For me, riding the train through the Chunnel, to and from …

An Afternoon in Bruges

Two Sundays ago, my friend V and I ventured 70 kilometers east to the Belgian city of Bruges. I thought I had previously been there years earlier, …

Three Generations in Berlin

With Nana & Mom at the Berlin Wall. March 2010.<p>Tweet <br>It's been a while since I made an entry to the travel portion of the blog. Guess I got a little …

Post-Season R&R

Yesterday, in my excitement to write about a few of my Euro-travels, I got especially long-winded and had to cut myself off. I know if you all see an …

Oh! The Places You'll Go...

I know, I know; my season hasn't even started yet, and I'm already thinking about my annual post-season vacation.<p>After every season (except my rookie …

Following Your Passion

Over time, one of my favorite piece of advice has become following your passion. If you follow your heart, the 'universe' steps in on your behalf and …

Fitness on the Go

I don't travel a ton. Sure, I'm away from 'home' a lot. But I would say I'm in a perpetual state of being 'home away from home', as opposed to …

Amsterdam Day Two: Anne Frank, a Boat Tour & a Little Shopping

The first night in Amsterdam had given me one perspective of the city known for its Red Light District. The craziness, the circus-like atmosphere, …

Adventures in Maui

Apparently I'm weird. I went to Hawaii alone.<p>I guess if there's something you want to do, something want to see, you have to be willing to go it …

Alghero, Day 1 (Sardegna)

When we touched down in Alghero (Sardegna) on Sunday night, we arrived to the same rainy, nasty, stormy weather that we had left in Northern Europe …

Alghero: Day 2. Netupune's Grotto and Capo Caccia

After a fabulous start to our European vacation, Linda and I were going to be hard-pressed to top Day 1 in Sardegna. Lucky for us, Alghero and its …

The Great Intangible -- Being a Teammate

When you're on the sideline, you tend to notice the little nuances about your team. You see the things that make it 'tick'. The good, the bad, the …

Running Down A Dream: Cope's Journey to the NBA

Every August, hundreds of American basketball players, both men and women alike, head overseas to start their seasons anew.<p>The game may be the same, …

"If you let me play..."

I don't know what made me think about this ad from Nike released back in 1995. The voice of that little girl popped into my head the other day, and I …

Boulder: Colorado's Beautiful Playground

One of my favorite places to visit, each and every summer, is Boulder, Colorado.<p>For one, it's where I went to college and spent four awesome years. …

Team Chemistry: Still Learning After All These Years

As the team bus was pulling up to the gym Saturday night for our game against La Roche, I had an interesting thought: every Winter, since I was nine …

March Madness Tips Off

March -- it's arguably the best time of the year. Some might say Christmas or summer is their favorite, but for those of us who love hoops, March …

No Redos, No Regrets

I think I've always played basketball without regret. You play hard, you leave it all on the court, and there's nothing to regret.<p>But ever since my …

An Unexpected Boost: Learning from those around you

The 2011-2012 season is rapidly coming to a close here in Dunkerque. Five more games, and we can call it a wrap.<p>This past weekend, we had our last …

My Rookie Year in Italy: A Year for the Scrap Book

I don't remember being nervous about going overseas for the first time.<p>Yes, there were <i>a lot</i> of unknowns. I had heard a few horror stories of people …

My First Season Abroad: "Do You Want to Go to Italy?"

I've been blogging for just over a week, and I've received my very first blog request. Sometimes it never hurts to ask! After all, your audience can …

Allow Me to Introduce Myself...

Hey there world! I'm Sabrina. I'm in my 9th (yes, NINTH) season of playing professional basketball in Europe. After running around various gyms …

An Unnecessary Discussion | SLAMonline

<i>by Sabrina Scott / @SabrinaScott22</i><p>Several months ago we had the debate about lowering the rims. Now, we have Brittney Griner to the NBA making …