Monthly Archives: June 2015

The DNA of a basketball coach

Steve Kerr is the first rookie coach to clinch the NBA title since Pat Riley in 1982. Is it a complete surprise that he does so well or is it somehow written in his DNA to be an excellent coach? … Continue reading

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On the NBA Finals and “Summertime”!

Fall 2013, I had the chance to be sent by FIBA for an NCAA apprenticeship as a coach at Saint Joseph’s University. During my stay, I was more than happy to be invited at several practices of Brett Brown and … Continue reading

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How Lebron’s deficit in defensive transition hurts the Cavs

Last week, I conducted a coaching clinic on defensive transition. Actually, it made me think about the fact that most coaches spend much more attention to offensive transition and how to create a lot of easy baskets in fastbreak, than … Continue reading

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A deeper look into the statistics before the NBA Finals

Since a couple of years, NBA.com provides SportVU Player Tracking statistics data on their website. SportVU is a system of six cameras and software that measures the movements of all players and the ball on the court. This results in … Continue reading

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