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Thank You: Dwane Casey’s Letter to Toronto

Source: The Star Dwane Casey spent seven years as head coach of the Toronto Raptors, leading the club to a 320-238 record, four Atlantic Division titles and three straight 50-win seasons, including a franchise-record 59 this season. On Friday, the team announced it was parting ways with the 61-year-old following a third straight playoff loss[…]

Kenny Atkinson: 1 Foot Punish and Finish Introduction

Brooklyn Nets Coach Kenny Atkinson introduces you to his finishing moves series. This series focuses on getting to the rim and finishing around the defense. This specific drill is tailored to help you use contact with a defender to create separation and score under the basket. The rest of the series is now on the[…]

Dwane Casey Named Recipient of 2018 Michael H. Goldberg NBCA Coach of the Year Award

NATIONAL BASKETBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2018 MICHAEL H. GOLDBERG NBCA COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD VOTED ANNUALLY BY 30 NBA HEAD COACHES New York, May 9, 2018—Toronto Raptors Head Coach Dwane Casey is the 2018 recipient of the Michael H. Goldberg NBCA Coach of the Year Award, the National Basketball Coaches Association announced today. The Michael H.[…]

Meet Brooklyn Nets Coach Kenny Atkinson

Brooklyn Nets Coach Kenny Atkinson walks you through part of his basketball journey. Coach Atkinson played professionally for 13 years overseas. He says it was not only a great basketball experience, but also a great cultural experience. Coach Atkinson learned a lot of his basketball knowledge from all of the different types of coaches overseas.[…]

Rick Carlisle: 3 on 3 Let Me Through Introduction

Dallas Mavericks Coach Rick Carlisle introduces you to a good defensive drill known as the 3 on 3 Let Me Through Drill. This drill focuses on defensive coordination and communication a transition scenario. This drill is good for defensive players to learn to talk to their teammates and to react accordingly. The full drill is[…]