Coaching Team Basketball: A Coach’s Guide to Developing Players With a Team-First Attitude
To be #1, your team has to play as one
How many times have you heard, "There is no I in team"? Still, U.S. basketball continues to be dominated by individual play, which has led to a number of embarrassing upsets on the world and Olympic courts. From middle-school to the NBA, there are no championships without teamwork--and there's no teamwork without good coaching.
Get away from the flash and start building your successful team today with this one-of-a-kind, step-by-step guide that helps you to:
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After receiving a pass on the perimeter, players should "catch and face" their
basket and put the ball in the "triple-threat position." This position is the
cornerstone of all offensive basketball fundamentals and enables players to
quickly shoot, ...
A Coach's Guide to Developing Players With a Team-First Attitude Tom Crean,
Ralph Pim. In a two-on-one situation, Xl's (the lone defender's) main
responsibility is not to give up a layup. He or she should retreat quickly to the
basket area and ...
Backboard The rounded or rectangular board placed behind the basket.
Backcourt That half of the court that is the farthest from the offensive basket; also,
the position played by the guards. Backdoor cut A cut behind the defender toward
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Foreword by Dwyane Wade
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