Sam Hinkie Letter

As Rising Coaches Elite is coming up this weekend, I am reminded of a recommendation that all of us attendees received from @AdamGierlach to go and read Sam Hinkie’s resignation letter from the Sixers. I really enjoyed reading this letter and it is one that possesses UNBELIEVABLE insight. I promise I didn’t quote the whole letter. Enjoy. “Lifelong learning is where it’s at. To walk … Continue reading Sam Hinkie Letter

The Life Of Igor Kokoskov-The Basketball Junkie

Attached is an article that I really enjoyed about Igor Kokoskov, the new Phoenix Suns Head Coach. Igor has been in the NBA for almost two decades now with numerous organizations and is now the head coach of the Suns. He is also coaching their summer league team and I am really enjoying what they are doing offensively. Be on the lookout for a breakdown … Continue reading The Life Of Igor Kokoskov-The Basketball Junkie

University of Rhode Island Baseline Out of Bounds Sets

Attached is an edit of the University of Rhode Island’s Baseline Out Of Bounds sets from last year under Dan Hurley who recently took over as the new Head Coach at the University of Connecticut. In this video you will see some creative screen the screener actions as well as opportunities created off action to attack closeouts and get into drive and kick situations. Enjoy. Continue reading University of Rhode Island Baseline Out of Bounds Sets

In the Rain, in the Cold, in the Dark-The Story of Graciela and White Walls Turning Black

Attached is an one of the BEST articles I’ve come across recently written by Argentina’s Angel Di Maria on The Players’ Tribune. This article talks about sacrificing for your team, doing whatever it takes to win, persevering through adversity, staying mentally ready for when your time comes, and how hard work pays off. I really enjoyed this article and hope you do too. I said, “If … Continue reading In the Rain, in the Cold, in the Dark-The Story of Graciela and White Walls Turning Black

Draft Day

Attached is an article from one of my favorite coaching resources Cleaning The Glass about the how the draft process unfolds. Included in the article are questions and answers regarding different aspects and concepts within the draft process. I loved this piece and it was extremely informational. Enjoy. “Regardless of the time zone, I’d be exhausted by the end of the draft, because once things start, there’s … Continue reading Draft Day

Kobe Bryant’s Brilliance

Kobe Bryant is one of my favorite people to learn from. Not only is he extremely intelligent about basketball and all of the tiny details that go into th, he is incredibly intelligent in other areas as well. This post is somewhat of a Kobe Bryant tribute, and some of my favorite resources that I’ve found with Kobe in them. A series that isn’t attached, … Continue reading Kobe Bryant’s Brilliance