Philadelphia 76ers Assistant Coach Jim O’Brien walks you through his basketball path. Coach O’Brien first fell in love with the game of basketball when he was eight years old due to his coaches having great enthusiasm for the game of basketball. Coach O’Brien has been coaching for many years and has coached collegiate teams as well as several NBA teams. He has coaches notable players such as Allen Iverson, Paul George, Paul Pierce, Dirk Nowitzki, Patrick Ewing, Ben Simmons, and Joel Embiid. Coach O’Brien emphasizes how all of these players love the game and are all very talented, but still need to be taught the fundamentals on a reoccurring basis.
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