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Rethinking AAU Basketball by John Mietus

Rethinking AAU Basketball by John Mietus

Rethinking AAU Basketball by John Mietus Instead of demonizing AAU basketball as corrupt and abusive while lauding high school basketball as pure and righteous, let’s examine them both individually and compare the benefits of each. AAU Basketball: Positives: 1. Visibility to scouts and recruiting services 2. Travel and access to better competition Negatives: 1. Greed… Continue Reading

What We All Can Learn From Grayson Allen and Mike Krzyzewski by John Mietus

What We All Can Learn From Grayson Allen and Mike Krzyzewski by John Mietus

What We All Can Learn From Grayson Allen and Mike Krzyzewski by John Mietus Many of us in the basketball coaching community heard about the tripping incident this past month featuring Duke guard Grayson Allen and its fallout for head coach Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke program. The incident sparked furor about Allen’s behavior on… Continue Reading

Will Wade: “You’re in the total wrong frame of mind when you get on the bus” ‬by Chris Filios

Will Wade: “You’re in the total wrong frame of mind when you get on the bus” ‬by Chris Filios

Will Wade: “You’re in the total wrong frame of mind when you get on the bus” ‬ by Chris Filios Sound bite of the week comes from Virginia Commonwealth Head Basketball Coach Will Wade: “We had two guys that didn’t wear VCU issued gear on the flight” by Will Wade. They wore their own, stylish whatever-it-may-be.… Continue Reading