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Nick Nurse’s Road to the NBA

Nick Nurse has certainly paid his dues to be the head coach of the Toronto Raptors as they try to win their first ever NBA title. It’s not only a special moment for him and the team, but also for many in the state of Iowa, including Nurse’s former coaches and teammates at Northern Iowa.[…]

NATIONAL BASKETBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION PRESENTS THE 2019 CHUCK DALY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD TO NBA COACHING ICON FRANK LAYDEN

TORONTO, Canada June 2, 2019— Frank Layden, one of the sports world’s most colorful characters and whose impact on the NBA transcended his coaching contributions, is the recipient of the 2019 Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Basketball Coaches Association announced today. “Frank Layden represents the very best in coaching,” said Dallas Mavericks Head[…]

Timberwolves Head Coach Ryan Saunders Donates Tickets to Minnesota Lynx Home Opener

Minnesota Timberwolves Head Coach Ryan Saunders has purchased and donated 500 tickets to the Lynx Home Opener on May 25, 2019 vs. the Chicago Sky. The tickets will go to several youth organizations through the Minnesota Lynx Tickets for Kids program. “I’m a big fan of the Lynx and head coach Cheryl Reeve and want[…]

Stan Van Gundy: 2 Ball Mikan Drill Introduction

NBA Coach Stan Van Gundy teaches you the two ball Mikan drill. The Mikan drill is especially useful in today’s game to help players learn to finish around the rim with both hands. This is a good drill to be done by yourself and there are ways to practice normal and reverse layups. The full[…]

Jim O’Brien: Jam the Passer Introduction

Philadelphia 76ers Assistant Coach Jim O’Brien continues his defensive series. It’s important to jam the passer on the wing by putting your forearm into the offensive player’s lower hip after defending their passing options. Your positioning allows you to keep an eye on the ball while keeping your options open as a defender. Check out[…]