Marc Gasol Memphis Grizzlies Post Up Play

Marc Gasol

Written by Wes Kosel

Wes Kosel will enter his first season as an Assistant Coach at Augustana University under Tom Billeter in 2016-2017. Kosel came to Sioux Falls after two season at Colorado College as the lead assistant. Kosel, a native of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, served as an assistant coach at Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Texas Lutheran University from 2012-2014. Kosel graduated from the University of Kansas in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science. He also has a master’s degree in physical education from the University of Houston. While attending Kansas, Kosel served as an assistant coach at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas. A life-long student of the game, Kosel honed his coaching skills by working summer camps for various programs in Texas, Colorado, Missouri, and New Mexico. Kosel also is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a Certified Personal Trainer, both of which are certifications earned through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Kosel and his wife, Molly, live in Colorado Springs.

December 3, 2016

Marc Gasol Memphis Grizzlies Post Up Play by Wes Kosel

Here is a Marc Gasol Memphis Grizzlies Post Up Play from Head Coach David Fizdale. Fizdale was named the head coach of the Grizzlies back in May after being an assistant coach for the Miami Heat from 2008-2016. Before that, he was an assistant coach for the Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors. He got his coaching start as an assistant coach at San Diego State (1998-2002) and also was an assistant at Fresno State (2002-2003). The Grizzlies are sitting in fourth place in the western conference to start December behind Golden State, San Antonio, and the Los Angeles Clippers. Mike Conley is leading the way in scoring with 19.2 points per game followed by Marc Gasol with 18 points per game. Gasol led the team last season in scoring with 16.6 points per game. Gasol this season is shooting 43.7% from the field, 41.7% from 3-point range, and 79.1% from the free-throw line. Gasol has been with the Memphis Grizzlies since 2008 after playing for FC Barcelona from 2003-2006 and Akasvayu Girona from 2006-2008. He was drafted in the 2nd round in the 2007 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers and his draft rights were traded in 2008 to the Memphis Grizzles as part of a package that included Pau Gasol.

Memphis Grizzlies Post Up Play

Marc Gasol Memphis Grizzlies Post Up Play – Block Curl

Marc Gasol Memphis Grizzlies Post Up Play

The play starts with Zach Randolph cutting off of Gasol and catching the ball on the wing. Then Marc Gasol sets a down screen and the guard curls around it back into the lane. The curl opens up Gasol on the block who gets it and can either score right away or step out and face up. Gasol likes to play on the left block and can score in a variety of ways.

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Marc Gasol Memphis Grizzlies Post Up Play

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