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Started this discussion. Last reply by john jordan Dec 3.
Started Nov 30
The whole Jason Kidd vs Lawrence Frank saga is fascinating to me. Lawrence Frank was once Jason Kidd's boss, Frank gets canned, Jason Kidd hires his old boss as an assistant while taking his old boss's job. It's like a movie. Regardless, the details are starting to emerge in regard to the breakdown of their working relationship and I have to assume friendship.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports the problem…Continue
Posted on December 5, 2013 at 10:30am — 2 Comments
Likely due to the rules changes and excessive whistles in college basketball this season there is statistical data of college coaches embracing the once taboo zone defense. According to an article in the Wall Street Journal there has already been a 6% increase in zone defense possessions this season in college basketball - up to 21.6% of possessions from 15.6% last season. My…Continue
Posted on December 5, 2013 at 8:32am — 1 Comment
Ken Pom did an analysis on his blog on the effect of the defensive rule changes in NCAA basketball and their effect on scoring. He discovered that scoring is in deed up this season but that is not the full story. Most glaring was the fact that while scoring was up, there have been almost nine more free throw attempts per 40 minutes than at the same time last season. Essentially, the refs blowing the whistle every time down the floor has…Continue
Posted on November 18, 2013 at 9:28pm — 2 Comments
Duke's Cameron Crazies and Michigan State's Izzone are well known across the college basketball landscape for their antics and defining home court advantage. I would have to argue that they have earned their infamy. Here are couple of smaller NAIA schools that might not have the notoriety of the large school cheering sections…Continue
Posted on November 5, 2013 at 10:30am — 1 Comment
Join Sky Head Coach Pokey Chatman and Assistant Coach Christie Sides at the inaugural Chicago Sky Coaches Clinic
on Sunday, November 3, at Loyola University’s Gentile Arena. The clinic will focus on all aspects of the game, including…
Posted on October 22, 2013 at 9:30am