A Coach’s Responsibility Towards Racial Equality

This breaks from any coaching criteria. But it doesn't. Even yesterday reading the final pages from our Book Club there was this quote: "...Understanding things well enough to be able to change the future." The problem is I do not understand. I don't understand enough about the situation to help make a change, yet. I … Continue reading A Coach’s Responsibility Towards Racial Equality

Basketball on Paper: Scorers & G.O.A.T.s

"This is the problem for coaches, a lot of whom have been raised with the thought that more equal distribution of the ball is better, especially when their stars aren't very efficient. Coaches want even more distribution of the ball, but should they?" Key Takeaways: Volume Scorer Conundrum Individual W/L Contribution G.O.A.T. Volume Scorers The … Continue reading Basketball on Paper: Scorers & G.O.A.T.s

Basketball on Paper: Playing the Blame-Game

"Players don't win games, teams do. As a result, players shouldn't look for their own points, they should look to maximize team points. Players shouldn't care about stopping their own man if it means that other guys are scoring easily against teammates. Basketball is a team game, where winning as a team is all that … Continue reading Basketball on Paper: Playing the Blame-Game