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Meet Boston Celtics Coach Brad Stevens

Boston Celtics Coach Brad Stevens walks you through part of his journey in becoming an NBA head coach. Coach Stevens is originally from Indiana and didn’t anticipate to be in basketball after college. He planned on going into the corporate by starting a job at a pharmaceutical company. Shortly after that job, Coach Stevens realized[...]

Elton Brand and Jim O’brien: Control the Middle – Duck in Drop Step

Philadelphia 76ers former two-time NBA All Star Elton Brand takes you through the proper position to control the middle of the post. This lesson focuses on a move out of the post known as the duck in drop step. Elton Brand is working with 76ers assistant coach Jim O’Brien to help you learn when to[...]

Assistant Coach Johnnie Bryant’s Impact on the Utah Jazz

Source: Kyle Goon, The Salt Lake City Tribune He hacks. He shoves. His critiques are quiet, yet they cut. Johnnie Bryant finds a player’s limit in a workout then he pushes him past it. He still playfully argues with former Jazzman Ronnie Price about an offseason workout they had a few years back. After a[...]

Steve Clifford: Post Entry – Middle Cut

Charlotte Hornets Coach Steve Clifford introduces you to his post offense series. Coach Clifford emphasizes using your big men in the post combined with offensive cuts from your guards and wings to create open shots around the basket. Steve Clifford advises you to play stress free and to have fun with the game. eCoach Home:[...]

Brett Brown, Quin Snyder named Coaches of Month for March-April

NEW YORK – The Philadelphia 76ers’ Brett Brown and the Utah Jazz’s Quin Snyder today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in March and April. Brown led the 76ers to an NBA-best 20-3 record during the extended month. Philadelphia closed the regular season with a franchise-record[...]