Coaching Carousel

As they say, "So you want to get into coaching?" If you click on the thread below there is a collection of coaches giving 280 character snapshots of their journey. Every spring flooding into the summer there is a "Coaching Carousel" that has given prominence to accounts, such as HoopDirt or AtticusFinch. The landscape, particularly … Continue reading Coaching Carousel

Basketball on Paper: Game Theory

"Quantification of individual credit on a basketball team is one of the main goals of this book as well. I want to engineer the success of a team of individuals, first and foremost. But "engineering," almost by its very nature, means breaking success down into its different components and understanding the value of those components." … Continue reading Basketball on Paper: Game Theory

Basketball on Paper: Teamwork & Stat Significance

"The statistics won't replace a book on how to coach a team and certainly cannot replace the experience of learning/playing the sport with your hands on a basketball. But for a coach whose job revolves around getting players to cooperate, it is important that statistics reflect, to some degree, how well they are doing." Key … Continue reading Basketball on Paper: Teamwork & Stat Significance

Basketball on Paper: How It Works

"This book does not introduce new offensive structures or defensive schemes."  "Instead, this book was originally conceived as an aid to coaches in a more general manner. The most obvious specific contribution is through several statistical measures." Key Takeaways: Chapters 1 & 2 What to Expect Score Sheet Intro to PPP Former NBA/WNBA Front Office … Continue reading Basketball on Paper: How It Works