Great stuff here from Fenerbahce basketball club (Euroleague, Turkey). Credit to Basketball Immersion’s YouTube page. I am partial to zipper cuts as they are a good alternative for entries against pressure. I also think a good screening team should incorporate elevator screens for their shooters. Fenerbahce utilizes both types of screens really well. https://youtu.be/irWOpmtahOI
Phil Jackson: University of North Dakota (D2) Del Harris: Milligan College (NAIA) Brad Stevens: DePauw University (D3) Tom Crean (Georgia), Scott Drew (Baylor), Mick Cronin (Cincinnati) and Buzz Williams (Virginia Tech): (didn’t play in college) Level of play doesn’t mean you can coach, but it has a lot to do with where you coach. It […]
In order for player development (regardless of sport) to be effective, you have to do two things: Believe in your players at “eye level.” Be honest with them regarding their development needs. Meet them where they are talent-wise. I’ve seen many coaches (usually young coaches) exude negative energy because of their frustration with a player’s […]
Igor Kokoskov, Utah Jazz Assistant, has some great clinic notes on pickandpop.net. He details some great ball screen / spacing sets. Igor is also the Head Coach for the Slovenian National Team. Click the link below. Igor Kokoskov
There is process to everything we do, especially in how we think. I have read several times about making time to think, especially in the mornings. Now, I do a pretty good job of reading my Bible and starting my day of with spiritual development, but I’ve never purposely dedicated time to solely thinking. John […]
Parents are the Problem and the Solution Open the link above to view the role of the parent in your program. This may especially be of value to high school coaches.
re·spon·si·bil·i·ty Do you have the ability to respond….
Keep Short Accounts With Your Players Grudge NOUN a persistent feeling of ill will or resentment resulting from a past insult or injury. VERB be resentfully unwilling to give, grant, or allow (something). How many of us have held grudges against our players for on-court or off-court issues longer than we should have? Maybe, even […]
5 H’s to get to know your players. History: know their family, where they live, etc. (not just where they played basketball last year). Hopes: seek to understand their dreams and aspirations. Understanding their bigger picture will allow you insight into their motivations. Heartaches: where do those emotional scars come from and how have they […]