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Spain Wins 2019 FIBA World Cup by Chris Filos

By Coach Peterman | September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Will Voight Peel Switching by Chris Filios

By Coach Peterman | August 25, 2019 | 1 Comment

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 […]

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Basketball Camp: Point Guard Basketball College by Chris Filios

By Coach Peterman | July 23, 2019 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Basketball Camp Drills by Chris Filios

By Coach Peterman | July 10, 2019 | 1 Comment
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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.  […]

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Steve Kerr Winner against Raptors in NBA Finals by chris Filios

By Coach Peterman | June 22, 2019 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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NBA Finals Game 2 have the warriors back by Chris Filios

By Coach Peterman | June 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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John Beilein To The Cleveland Cavaliers by Chris Filios

By Coach Peterman | May 26, 2019 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Los Angeles Lakers hire Coach Frank Vogel by Chris Filios

By Coach Peterman | May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Kyle Smith to WSU – Faces in New Places by Chris Filios

By Coach Peterman | May 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
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“Nerdball” is headed north to Pullman, WA. Washington State University hired former USF head coach Kyle Smith as their next head coach. Kyle Smith replaces the recently fired Ernie Kent, who spent the last 5 seasons as the Cougars head coach. It has been a decade since Tony Bennett left the Palouse for the University […]

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What to Watch For- Milwaukee Bucks vs Boston Celtics…Big Questions in Round 2 by Chris Filios

By Coach Peterman | April 26, 2019 | 1 Comment
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The Eastern Conference semifinals are set. The top four teams in the East have all advanced and are loaded with talent that can reach The Finals While both semifinals should be exciting basketball, one gives a matchup between a team that many thought would be the best team in the East (Boston), versus the team […]

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X’s & O’s – Elevator Screen Action Plays by Wes Kosel

By Wes Kosel | July 3, 2016

X’s & O’s Elevator Screen Action Plays Below are eight elevator action plays. Each set play utilizes an elevator screen, also known as a gate or gator screen. As seen in the video below, Golden State likes to use this type of play to get Steph Curry open shots on the wing. The benefit of […]

Basketball Shooting Drills – With A Purpose

By Coach Peterman | August 12, 2017

[By www.Online-Basketball-Drills.com] Working on your game situation shooting skills is one of the most vital parts of your practice plan. No matter what specific shooting drills you use, remember to practice with a purpose by following these guidelines: Have players arrive early at the gym and begin with “form shooting” close to the rim. Focus […]

Arizona’s “Triangle” delay game from yesterday afternoon’s game versus Colorado

By Coach Peterman | November 25, 2009

  You should check out these notes from my friend: Zak Boisvert, Student Manager, Fordham University. He does a great job of taking notes. Click on the pdf link to download the basketball coaching notes. Coach Boisvert is going to help provide a chalkboard of X’s and O’s through the basketball season. You will want […]

Looking for UCLA coaching clinic notes…. Want information on Post to Post Trap…

By Coach Peterman | April 25, 2008

Coaches, I am looking for a UCLA coaching clinic notes that cover this subject. The coach that send the message has an email that bounces back my emails. “Went to UCLA coaches clinic in November. Went into good detail as to how they run their post to post trap. Full morning clinic on their defense. […]

Rick Majerus Offensive Post Play Thoughts

By Coach Peterman | July 20, 2013

Today’s basketball coaching clinic notes are on Rick Majerus and his Offensive Post Play Thoughts.  Coach Majerus did wonders at the University of Utah and St. Louis University.  He took low talent and produced it into a high functioning team.  Here are 20 great thoughts for you to think about while dealing with offensive post […]

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