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Eric Musselman's Basketball Notebook
Notes, observations, and commentary on basketball and coaching.
Thursday, June 19, 2008
"Unless you try to do something beyond what you've already mastered, you'll never grow."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Eric Musselman is head coach at the University of Nevada. Previously, he was the head coach of the NBA's Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings.
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Why some picks slip and why it might not matter
Analyzing the off-guards in the NBA draft
A closer look at point guards in the draft
New coach's first team meeting sets tone
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Scouting the upcoming NBA draft
The four stages of a new coach's transition
Can the NBA develop players like Major League Base...
Who knows the most about the player you're about t...
Organization, collaboration keys to success on dra...
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Final thoughts on the Finals
Success at work is a drug...
Celtics out-work Lakers on way to NBA title
BOS-LA notes: Going through Gasol
How the game of basketball shaped Barack Obama
As Finals wind down, injuries stack up
College hoops: Jordan leaving, others returning
Tom Edison: Master catalyst, motivator, and idea ...
Analyzing the Game 5 box
Notes from Game 5
LA's 9-point checklist for tonight's game
Don't dabble, dream before you teach, and turn off...
Happy Father's Day
Happy Fathers Day, Dad
What a father passes on to his son
Tiger: You never arrive, but it's fun trying
Where does a team get its personality? From its c...
Posey comes up big as Celtics go small to beat LA
Rondo's injury highlights importance of the point ...
Gilbert Arenas: "I'm still gonna be the No. 1 fre...
Keep calm and breathe
Breaking down Game 3: BOS v LA
Advice for choosing a VP (or first assistant)
Dumars: Be professional
Sac vs Bay Area Showdown: Thank you, Phil Handy
A successful career is built incrementally
Special rules for special players
Selfishness costs Arizona State
Why the Lakers aren't getting to the line against ...
The beauty of the box score
Breaking down Game 2: LA v BOS
The "Kobe Rules": Defending Bryant
Jackson assembles all-star staff in LA
Staying in the moment
After 83 conference titles, coach hangs it up
How defense can win basketball games
Making practices more competitive
Garnett: A leader by the way he is
Ultimately, the head coach is responsible
Jackson on D. Fisher: He understands how to do th...
Stats and more notes from BOS-LA Game 1
Insight into Phil Jackson
Notes from Game 1: Opening tip, match-ups, bench,...
Rick Sund on the Hawks: This team is pointed nort...
Lakers in seven
Post-game interviews: No cake-walk
NBA Finals notes: The "creators"
Learning from other sports
The value of a mentor
Odom as offensive lineman
Honoring their fallen coach
Scott: When practice starts, I'm the coach
7 rules of great leadership
Find and follow your passion
Finding the "best" players
A game where psychological toughness is everything...