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Being An Effective Assistant Coach

When I watch high school and grassroots and college basketball practices, I am continuously amazed at how ineffective the vast majority of assistant coaches allow themselves to be. I think

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Being An Effective Assistant Coach

When I watch high school and grassroots and college basketball practices, I am continuously amazed at how ineffective the vast majority of assistant coaches allow themselves to be. I think the reason for this is a fundamental misunderstanding: during practice, an assistant coach must not attempt to be the assistant head coach; rather, the effective […]

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2017 Nike Extravaganza Recap

SANTA ANA, Ca. – The national powerhouse program of legendary coach Steve Smith that is Mouth of Wilson (VA) Oak Hill Academy saw its 56-game, two-season winning streak snapped by Chatsworth (CA) Sierra Canyon in December. Saturday night at Mater Dei High, in the finale of the 22nd Nike Extravaganza, Smith’s Warriors will get a […]

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2017 HoopHall Classic Recap

SPRINGFIELD, MA – The finale of Saturday’s action during the 16th Spalding HoopHall Classic was nationally televised and touted as a “showdown”, of sorts, between two of the elite big men in the high school senior class. And DeAndre Ayton (Phoenix Hillcrest) and Mohammad Bamba (Westtown of Pennsylvania) did offer the crowd – those in […]

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Olympic Basketball: 2020 and Beyond

RIO DE JANEIRO– One of the first things Team USA managing director Jerry Colangelo did after the United States soundly defeated Serbia, 96-66, to win its third consecutive Olympic gold medal here was to issue a warning to the rest of the world. Team USA has won 24 straight Olympic games and are 88-1 since […]

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