Finishing Basketball on Paper

"I start with the team because it is the team that wins and loses, not individuals. I have not emphasized this enough throughout the book: Understand the team first and its players second (assuming the goal is winning, not improvement of players, which is more common at lower levels)." Key Takeaways: Basic Tools to Evaluate Team … Continue reading Finishing Basketball on Paper

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