Links from the discussion:
Dajuan’s speech to the Promise Scholars at USM (26 minute mark)

Kegs & Issues: Racial & Social Justice with the Maine Red Claws and the Boston Celtics

Red Claws basketball team renamed Maine Celtics

Maine Celtics introduce new head coach

Blue Wave Basketball

Abyssinian Meeting House restoration project

Like A Boss is a live Q&A business event where you can hear insightful, first-hand accounts of the realities of running a business. Our CEO and Publisher Lisa DeSisto interviews local CEOs and business leaders for a behind the scenes look at their career paths, the ups and downs of running their businesses and the trends shaping them.

Maine Celtics president and former Harlem Globetrotter Dajuan Eubanks will join Lisa DeSisto for a conversation.

“If you told me 15 years ago that I would be running the minor league affiliate of the Boston Celtics I would’ve said no way, I would be running an agency for sure. My career has always been one experience leads to the other.” -Dajuan Eubanks to

About Dajuan Eubanks

Dajuan Eubanks is the President of the Maine Celtics, an NBA expansion league team that made their debut as the Maine Red Claws in 2009.

Eubanks was a Division 1 player at Rice University in Texas, the state where he grew up. He graduated with B.A. in business management before he was recruited by the Harlem Globetrotters, an exposition team that travels the world promoting the entertaining spirit of basketball. From there, he entered the world of marketing at GMR, starting as an account manager and eventually moving to Maine to become the group director of Pierce in 2008.

Soon after, the Red Claws were announced, he applied for a job and was hired as the Vice President of Corporate Partnerships. He has grown with the organization since, being named President in 2014. He was recognized as the NBA G League Team Executive of the Year for the 2019-20 season.

Outside of professional basketball, Eubanks is a co-founder of Blue Wave Basketball, a Maine youth development program, and a member of the board at the University of Southern Maine Foundation, Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine. He is also a member of the USM Promise Scholarship Campaign Leadership Committee.


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