Head Scout José Orts – Spain

José Orts, a Spanish native, has been involved in basketball his entire life. Growing up near Valencia, José moved to Montclair State University to play in the NCAA. He finished his Masters there in Sport Science specializing in Sports Marketing.
José Orts has represented players in the best leagues here in Europe, with partnerships in Spain and Lithuania. He is in charge of player personnel, player representation, contract negotiations, player placement and team introductions. As an ex professional player, NCAA Collegiate Player, Representative of NBA Organizations, Representative of ACB and LEB Gold Organizations; José is one of the more experienced Scouts available for players at Europrobasket.

Previous experience

Below is a timeline of his professional basketball experience:

  • 1998 New Jersey Nets NBA, Intern
  • 1999 New York Nicks, NBA, Marketing Assistant
  • 2000-2001 Drac Inca LEB Oro, Spain, Director of Marketing
  • 2001-2007 Forum Valladolid S.A.D. ACB, Spain, Director of Marketing
  • 2008-2009 Ford Burgos LEB Oro, Spain, Director of Marketing
  • 2009-20010 CB Peniscola, Coach Senior Masculino
  • 2012-2016 Club de Básquet Vinaròs Servol, Youth Coach
  • 2016-2018 Club Bàsquet Benicarló, Sports Director Cantera, Assistant Coach
  • 2018-2019 Club Bàsquet Benicarló EBA, Assistant Coach
  • 2019-2020 Club Bàsquet Benicarló LEB Plata, Team Manager, Player Personelle
  • 2020-2021 BC Peniscola, Sport Director, Youth Coach
  • 2008-Present Basketball Agent
  • 2015-Present EuroProBasket, Head Scout