NBA Coaches are Making an Effort to Improve Coaches Health and Well-being

SOURCE: USA Today, Jeff Zillgitt CLEVELAND – Golden State coach Steve Kerr learned the importance of proper work-life balance from two of the coaches he played for in the NBA – Phil Jackson and Gregg Popovich. “When I was a player, I kind of wondered if coaches were like holed up in their office all[…]

Nate McMillan: Defensive Shell Drill Introduction

Indiana Pacers’s Coach Nate McMillan introduces you to the Shell Drill. The Shell Drill is a team defense focused drill that helps you on long closeouts, tagging the cutters in the gaps, and jumping on the ball. Nate McMillan breaks the drill down into three parts: Long Closeouts (featured here), Testing the Gaps, and Jumping[…]

The Playing History of Indiana Pacers’s Coach Nate McMillan

Indiana Pacers Head Coach Nate McMillan talks you through his basketball playing history. Coach McMillan started by playing with people that were much older than him, which helped him learn to play the game. Coach was offered a full scholarship to a junior college where he played for two years before transferring to his favorite[…]

Luke Walton: How to Post Up Introduction

Los Angeles Lakers Coach Luke Walton introduces you to his post up series. In this series, Coach Walton discusses many different strategies and moves to employ while you’re working in the post. Coach Walton also teaches you how to successfully pass the ball into the post. The full series is now available on the eCoachBasketball[…]