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James Borrego: Face in New Places

By Coach Peterman | October 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
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The Charlotte Hornets have tabbed former Greg Popovich assistant coach James Borrego as their new head basketball coach. Borrego joins the Hornets after spending the last 3 seasons with the San Antonio Spurs. With the hire, Borrego becomes the NBA’s first Latino head coach. Borrego got his start in the NBA with the Spurs as […]

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NBA 2018-2019 Season Kick Off – Here’s Everything That You Need To Know

By Coach Peterman | October 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
NBA 2018-2019

There is never a day off in the world of NBA. There is always something going on and before the new season of the NBA kicks off. We have so much to share with you guys. The 73rd season of the league is about to start and all the times are gearing up for the […]

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LeBron James To L.A. Doesn’t Guarantee A Ring Anytime Soon

By Coach Peterman | October 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
Lebron James

It was the blockbuster move of the NBA’s offseason when the game’s King, LeBron James, packed his bags and moved from Cleveland to the Los Angeles Lakers. Lebron James immediately changes the path of one of the most storied franchises in all of the professional sports. The Lakers have been shut out of the postseason […]

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Travis Steele: Gold Jersey by Chris Filios

By Coach Peterman | September 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
Gold Jersey

College basketball is back! First practices started this week for college basketball teams around the country. Prior to practice getting going, Xavier basketball posted pictures of new coach, Travis Steele leading the Musketeers in a pre-practice team meeting about Gold Jersey. Pre-Practice Team Meeting. @CoachSteeleXU breaking down the Gold Jersey tied to daily practice grading. […]

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JB Bickerstaff: Faces in New Places by Chris Filios

By Coach Peterman | September 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
JB Bickerstaff

In the off-season, the Memphis Grizzlies decided to remove the interim tag from Coach JB Bickerstaff and make him the permanent head coach for the 2018-19 season. Bickerstaff became the Grizzlies interim head coach last year when the Grizzlies fired head coach David Fizdale. This was Bickerstaff’s second stint as an interim head coach in […]

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Danny Hurley: Faces in New Places by Chris Filios

By Coach Peterman | September 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Maybe the biggest name of the coaching off-season to be on the move to a new home is Danny Hurley. A member of basketball royalty, Hurley was at the top of the list of many schools for their coach opening. In the end, he chose the University of Connecticut. After restoring life in the Rhode […]

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Pete Carroll Podcast by Chris Filios

By Coach Peterman | August 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
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One of my favorite podcasts to listen to is Finding Mastery: Conversations with Michael Gervais. He has some amazing guests from a wide variety of fields- from business to sport to the military and more. Every one of his podcasts that I have listened to I have thoroughly enjoyed and has been able to take […]

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Nick Nurse: New Toronto Raptors Head Coach by Chris Filios

By Coach Peterman | August 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Nick Nurse has been tabbed by the Toronto Raptors, replacing the fired Dwayne Casey. The move to fire Casey comes as a bit of a surprise after a franchise record-setting 59 regular season wins, having the 2nd best record in the NBA, securing the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference, and Casey winning NBA coach […]

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Phoenix Suns Summer League Playbook by Austin Anderson

By Coach Peterman | July 26, 2018 | 0 Comments
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The Phoenix Suns Summer league team has bought into Igor Kokskov’s most significant strength which is to create a system that fits its personnel. The Phoenix Suns hired him because it was clear to them that some coaches only had a particular system. Igor Kokoskov is going to build a system about his players. The […]

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Atlanta Hawks Lloyd Pierce: 1st Time Head Coach by Chris Filios

By Coach Peterman | July 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
Atlanta Hawks Lloyd Pierce

The young and rebuilding Atlanta Hawks have picked former Philadelphia 76ers assistant coach Lloyd Pierce to be their next head basketball coach. Pierce replaces Mike Budenholzer who left after five years with the team to fill the same position with the Milwaukee Bucks. For Pierce, this will be his first head-coaching job. So who is […]

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Scott Skiles Milwaukee Bucks "Heavy" Set Play | Chalkboard

By Coach Peterman | July 30, 2010

  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 Peterman Scott Skiles Milwaukee Bucks Heavy set play chalkboard.pdf  

Stan Van Gundy – Orlando Magic vs. Doc Rivers – Boston Celtics | Crunch Time Plays

By Coach Peterman | May 26, 2010

  Coaches, I have a new section to our website for a couple weeks. It is called Crunch Time Plays from Jeff Morrow. You can visit his website at or at (coming soon). Click on the pdf link to download the “Crunch Time Play”. Coach Peterman CRUNCH-TIME ORLANDO BOSTON.pdf  

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Mike Krzyzewski Open Practice Series

By Coach Peterman | October 4, 2014

Mike Krzyzewski Open Practice Series Mike Krzyzewski’s Open Practice Series – Basketball — Championship Productions, Inc. Get a variety of competitive team practice drills that use 2v2, 3v3, 4v4, and 5v5 situations in the full court and half court Get a “Box Ball Handling Drill Series” that helps players develop ball control while moving in […]

Tom Moore | UCONN / Quinnipiac 2-2-1 Press | Jim Calhoun | Full Court Productions Basketball Coaching Dvds

By Coach Peterman | September 29, 2011

Buy this DVD for $29.95 Long-time UConn Assistant and current Quinnipiac Head Coach Tom Moore teaches the 2-2-1 press that can be used to control tempo or force turnovers. Moore emphasizes three points for the on-ball defender – pressure, force and contain the ball. The second line is taught the game of cat and mouse […]

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Fundamental Basketball Passing Drills: Ball Tag by Mark Chapman

By Coach Peterman | October 18, 2014

Fundamental Basketball Passing Drills: Ball Tag by Mark Chapman This is one of my favorite basketball passing drills that I picked up a couple years ago from Alan Stein of Stronger Team. He spoke at a clinic and in the two years I’ve used the drills I think my players have enjoyed it as much […]

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