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

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
Challenging conventional ideas
Investing

Investor

Sparrows

Favorites  

Hobbies

Basketball
Traveling
Live Music
Podcasts
Writing short stories
Running
Team Building

Food & Drinks

Thai
Vietnamese
Italian
Japanese
Titos Vodka
Ca'Marcanda Wine

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

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

Movies, TV Shows, Actors & Actresses

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

The Wire
Gomorrah
Breaking Bad
Deadwood

Monica Vitti
Toshirô Mifune

Education  

School

University of Texas at Tyler

Masters of Business Administration (MBA)