Post Players – Action Without A Screen

Every year we watch a video from the NCAA with points of emphasis for officiating.  It seems like every year one of those points of emphasis is to clean up “rough play” in the post.  There has been a lot of talk about freedom of movement in the game over the last 10 years, and […]

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Whitlock “Why Black Folks Can’t Breathe”

This will really make you think. http://espn.go.com/espn/story/_/id/11984741/whitlock-why-black-folks-breathe

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Personalities

What’s the best way to get the most out of someone?  We are at our most comfortable – and most productive – when we are allowed to be ourselves.  We are at our best when feel like we fit in with the people around us. As coaches we are comfortable when we are in control. […]

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Jimmy Butler

This past summerJimmy Butler rented a house near Houston with his friends. Butler and his friends rented a house for the summer so that they could spend time together, but he says he purposefully chose not to furnish it. “I wanted to be so good at the game that we didn’t have cable, we didn’t […]

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Execution or Intensity?

What’s more important to you as a coach – execution or intensity?  It’s not that the two are mutually exclusive, obviously you want to have both.  But as you build your team year after year you are going to be faced with the question many times – which one is more important to me – […]

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Scheduling at the D1 Level

Good insight from Kevin McNamara in the Providence Journal as to what goes into scheduling at the Division 1 level. http://www.providencejournal.com/sports/content/20141206-r.i.-college-basketball-coaches-see-little-shot-for-a-quahog-cup.ece

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Becky Hammon

A very long, in-depth look at how Becky Hammon became the first female on an NBA bench. http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2241483-the-can-do-kid-becky-hammons-incredible-journey-from-rapid-city-to-the-nba?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=programming-national?is_shared=true?is_shared=true

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Shaka Smart

“It’s a daily decision to be uncommon.” http://sportsworld.nbcsports.com/the-tao-of-shaka/

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Belichick on Leadership

A good post to make you think about leadership from Bill Belichick’s point of view (from May of 2013). http://espn.go.com/blog/boston/new-england-patriots/post/_/id/4743330/belichicks-keynote-address-leadership

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