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Trouble with Pressure D?  Radicalize Your Sets and Spacing

At or near the top of frustrating situations for players and coaches alike is not being able to run one’s offense against man pressure-especially upon entry. This problem is usually no more complicated than personnel oriented-your players’ abilities aren’t sufficient enough against the defenders pressuring the ball or the entry Read More

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Sudden Change in Basketball – Defending Live Ball Turnovers

When you listen to our football coaching brothers talking about “sudden change”, some of them make it sound like some revolutionary thing happens on the football field, when in reality all that occurs is a turnover and a change of possession.  Basketball coaches usually don’t use the term sudden change Read More

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Clock Management: To What Extent Are You Prepared For the Endgame?

I might have mentioned in past articles how often I’ve discovered coaching nuggets over the years reading Sports Illustrated articles-very often on non-basketball topics and most of them by surprise in articles that are anything but technical in nature.  Most of these nuggets come in the form of observations by Read More