Matt Riccardi from Brooklyn Nets

Matt Riccardi

General Manager Long Island Nets & Director of Scouting at Brooklyn Nets

New York, NY, USA


Last updated April 27, 2021

One Sentence About Me  

Someone pays me to do things that I would happily pay to do

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Who I Am  

A Little About Me

A native of Plano, Texas, Riccardi played collegiately at the University of Texas at Tyler, receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration in management from the university in 2007 and a Master of Business Administration in 2009. While earning his MBA, Riccardi spent the 2008-09 season as an assistant coach for the men’s basketball team. After spending a year in investment banking, Riccardi was hired by the Nets in 2009-2010 and has been with the team in a variety of roles since.

Languages

Italian (good enough to order food. Continuing to learn)

Countries Visited

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Colombia
Antigua
China
France
Spain
Portugal
Belgium
Italy
Greece
United Kingdom
Russia
Puerto Rico
Vietnam
Thailand
Netherlands
Mexico
Canada

What I Do  


Professional Experience

Director of Scouting Operations

Jun 2011 - Present

Professional Expertise

Being a good person
Caring About My Coworkers Futures

Professional Interests

Growth
Development
Outside the Box Thinking
Investing
Challenging Conventional Ideas

Investor

Sparrows

Favorites  

Hobbies

Traveling
Podcasts
Team Building
Basketball
Writing Short Stories
Running
Live Music

Food & Drinks

Titos Vodka
Ca'Marcanda Wine
Japanese
Vietnamese
Thai
Italian

Games

Chess
13 Card Game
Golf Card Game
Spades

Music Genres, Groups & Artists

Open to everything except for country music--- cant stand the lyrics or the vocals :)
Bob Dylan
Tupac
Jimi Hendrix
Franz Schubert
Erykah Badu
D'Angelo
Duane Allman

Sports, Teams, Athletes

Baltimore Ravens
UT Tyler Basketball
Plano Senior High School Basketball
Brooklyn Nets

Movies, TV Shows, Actors & Actresses

Rashomon
Seventh Seal
Ran (Basically anything directed by Kurosawa)
Seven Samurai
Federico Fellini
The Bicycle Thief
Wild Strawberries
Orson Wells
Good Will Hunting

The Wire
Gomorrah
Breaking Bad
Deadwood

Monica Vitti
Toshirô Mifune

Education  

School

University of Texas at Tyler

Masters of Business Administration (MBA)