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Spurs Post-Double: The Spurs Way In a FIBA clinic, Warriors assistant coach Mike Brown discussed his time with the San Antonio Spurs and the various ways they went about doubling the post up. The way they defended varied from game to game as their scheme came down to the opposing team’s personnel. The Spurs defenders […]Read More
Monster Post Double One of the most popular ways of doubling the post is to double big-to-big, or “Monster” the post. This method is a popular tactic in the Pack Line Defense. Reason for teams utilizing the “Monster” post-double: 1. Defending against or slowing down a talented big. When facing a really good big, it […]Read More
Spain defeated Argentina 75-55 in the gold medal game of the 2019 FIBA World Cup to win its 2nd world cup title. The 2019 FIBA World Cup was a highly competitive one that had a large group of teams with a legitimate shot of winning the title. With the United States fielding a less-talented roster than the […]Read More
A newer defensive concept in basketball called Peel Switching comes from Coach Will Voigt and the Angolan National Team. Coach Voigt discusses this defensive concept on The Basketball Podcast with Chris Oliver. Peel switching is not a common form of rotation on defense in basketball. This unique defensive concept is a way to combat the […]Read More
Basketball Camp: Point Guard Basketball College It is camp season! When I was 17 years old, I attended Point Guard Basketball College at UC Riverside. It was the best basketball camp I would ever go to. At the time, it was run by founder Dick DeVenzio. Dick was a former college basketball player at Duke […]Read More
Basketball camp season is here! It is time for both kids and coaches to develop and sharpen their skills. There are tons of good, quality camps out there. Growing up on the west coast, two of my favorite camps that I attended as a kid were: Snow Valley Basketball Camp and Point Guard Basketball College. […]Read More
Steve Kerr Winner Play Here is 9.6 seconds left on the clock with the ball. Down 1. No Kevin Durant. No Klay Thompson. Season on the line. What is Steve Kerr going to draw up in the timeout to get Steph Curry the ball? There is no question in anyone’s mind that the ball was […]Read More
Most teams would have hung their heads. Most teams would have folded. Most teams would have lost. Most teams are not the Golden State Warriors. After a loss in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, the defending champions were looking a 2-0 series deficit to the Toronto Raptors in the face. Kevin Durant hasn’t played […]Read More
The Cleveland Cavaliers have hired University of Michigan Head Coach John Beilein to be their next head coach. The hire stunned many in the basketball community. Here’s why: Beilein has never coached in the NBA. He has spent his entire coaching career at the high school and college level. Additionally, there has not been much […]Read More
The Los Angeles Lakers have hired Coach Frank Vogel as their next head coach. This will be Vogel’s third stop as an NBA head coach, previously leading the Indiana Pacers (2011-16) and the Orlando Magic (2016-18). He replaces Luke Walton who was fired at the end of the regular season. It seemed as though the […]Read More