I recently attended a G League game between the Long Island Nets and the Lakeland Magic in Lakeland, Florida. Will Weaver, a friend who I used to work camps with coming up is the head coach of the Long Island Nets, and he invited me to spend some time with he and his staff. It […]
I was talking with another coach recently about quick-hitters to get your point guard downhill. Here are 3 of my favorite ways to do it.
If you watched the Patriots-Dolphins game on Sunday you saw one of the most ridiculous endings in the history of the NFL. The Dolphins went hook-and-ladder on the last play and ripped the Patriots hearts out with a game winning touchdown. The last player with a chance to save the game for the Patriots was […]
As a head coach trying to build championship teams, I learned that your relationship with losing is important. A huge part of competitive excellence is how you deal with negative results. You hear from a lot of athletes and coaches that they just “hate losing,” and often it’s in the context of explaining bad behavior. […]
A really interesting look at some of the things Deandre Jordan and the Mavericks have done to help him with his free throws.
Truth to power is hard, and the head coach is the one with the power. As an assistant coach, much of your job will come down to navigating the delicate balance. Your job is to help, to make things easier on your boss and better for your players. But sometimes that is going to mean […]
Some basic notes we’ve prepared on how to attack a zone. Zone attack to me is so much more about how you play than what you run. It’s really about what you emphasize against a zone. When you teach zone attack, try either starting the offense in a stagnant 1-3-1 alignment with no movement, so […]
Ten years ago today, on the Monday after Thanksgiving, I was getting ready to head down to practice at RIC when my cell phone rang. At RIC my office was in the Recreation Center, across campus from the Murray Center where we practiced and played, so we had to actually get into our cars and […]
Transparent stuff from Danny Hurley.