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A healthy player-coach relationship

Coaching basketball is so much more than X's and O's.  And most importantly, we cannot forget to be working with human beings. Recently, EuroProBasket Academy interviewed me on the importance of a healthy player-coach relationship. I got a lot of…

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The last one …

This email will be my last one ... ... at least for 2021 ;-) On this last day of the year I want to thank you for your hospitality. Every single day you receive dozens of e-mails ... and still…

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Most Wanted: CREATIVITY!

The one with Chacho & Cobbs Do you also think today's game has evolved into a pick-and-roll game?  And are you also nostalgic about the days where players could go by their defender without any aids? ... without being too much…

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The RIM-RUNNER: a complete video breakdown

In today's article I highlight the player that can make or break your offensive transition. And that's not​ your point-guard! Having a big man that sprints at the rim (a "RIM-RUNNER") is a gamechanger for your offensive concept! Over the…

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How to select your inbound plays?

As everybody knows, basketball is a game of details. So far this season, 43% of the games are decided within a margin of two possessions in the Euroleague. How important are out-of-bounds plays to you as a coach? Unlike setplays,…

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The Gortat screen

The Pick-and-Roll situation is indisputably a key to any game at the highest level.  Within a single game, teams use different coverages to stop this two-men action.  Consequently, the best coaches prepare different counters to punish the different defenses. The…

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