COACHING PHILOSOPHIES

COACHING PHILOSOPHIES

Kenny Atkinson Looks Back at all the Coaches Who Influenced His Career

Brooklyn Nets coach Kenny Atkinson entered his third season as an NBA head coach with a reputation as one of the league’s more progressive coaches in terms of embracing what he tends to describe as “the modern NBA” with its offensive emphasis on high-value shots beyond the 3-point line and at the rim, a defensive[…]

Hawks Head Coach Lloyd Pierce Looks to be More Than Just a Coach in Atlanta

ATLANTA — Lloyd Pierce is not your typical NBA head coach. In the same summer where the Charlotte Hornets named James Borrego the first full-time Hispanic head coach in the NBA, Pierce made the move from Philadelphia to Atlanta. He’s soft-spoken but respected. He prides himself on defense but also worked with Stephen Curry during[…]

Boston Celtics Coaching Staff Hosts Coaches Clinic to Close Jr. NBA Week

This past Saturday the Boston Celtics coaching staff hosted a Coaching Clinic for all the Jr. Celtic coaches to wrap up Jr. NBA week. The clinic was hosted at the Auerbach Center and was comprised of an open Celtics practice and complete run down of the Jr. Celtics practice plan. Click here to see the[…]

How Steve Clifford’s NBA Dreams Became a Reality

ORLANDO – Every day that Steve Clifford steps onto the basketball floor, be it the Orlando Magic’s practice court or the Amway Center parquet, he thinks about his unlikely journey to this point, the lessons taught by his coaching father and basketball-loving mother and the manner in which his mentors seriously approached the profession. Clifford,[…]

Elton Brand: How to Post Up

Two time all star Elton Brand and Philadelphia 76ers assistant coach Jim O’Brien bring you the basics of posting up. Elton Brand was a historically great post player during his 17 year NBA career and wants to help you get better. Elton Brand has an entire collection of post up tips and drills to teach[…]