COACHING PHILOSOPHIES

COACHING PHILOSOPHIES

Dwane Casey Reveals Secret to Team Building

The X’s and O’s are the lifeblood of any basketball coach, and trying to devise strategies that put his players in the best position to succeed and come up with wrinkles to confound opponents is what drives them. But there is so much more to the job than that, as Dwane Casey knows so well[…]

Coach Brett Brown Takes Sixers to Planetarium

76ers Head Coach Brett Brown took his team to the Hayden Planetarium before their contest with the Nets to help them grasp the “big picture” approach to basketball.  Among the many things the team got to do there, the highlight was talking to famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. “From time to time, when you go[…]

Nuggets playing the type of basketball Coach Malone envisioned

The Nuggets offense has exploded this month averaging 116 points per game, which is 2nd in the league in that span.  Head Coach Mike Malone is more proud of how they’re getting those points rather than the statistic itself.   “In my mind, in an ideal world we defend, we rebound, we run,” he said.[…]

What Coach Popovich Looks for in Players

“For us, it’s easy. We’re looking for character, but what the hell does that mean? We’re looking for people – and I’ve said it many times – [who] have gotten over themselves, and you can tell that pretty quickly. You can talk to somebody for four or five minutes, and you can tell if it’s[…]

Coach Terry Stotts’ Positivity

via The Oregonian Despite having a roster that is $13 million under the salary floor, Portland Trail Blazers’ Head Coach Terry Stotts has maintained a positive outlook from the beginning and has his team in a position that not many thought that they’d be in. What has made Stotts “one of the top coaches in[…]