Anyone accomplished enough to coach a major-league team typically has a non-negotiable: an imperative that coach’s players either abide by or risk not playing.
For instance, if you didn’t get back on defense for former Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford, you were in deep trouble. Loafing in the initial seconds after the opponent rebounded the ball got you benched, if not traded.
The non-negotiable for Clifford’s successor, James Borrego, is ball movement. If you hold the ball inordinately long before driving, shooting or passing, you’re in trouble when the Hornets open training camp in Chapel Hill Sept. 25.
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Source: www.charlotteobserver.com By: Rick Bonnell