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Eric Musselman's Basketball Notebook
Notes, observations, and commentary on basketball and coaching.
Friday, August 29, 2008
Basketball drills from Spain
, an assistant coach at
, for passing along
packet of drills
from a clinic he worked in Europe this summer.
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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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Giving assistant coaches ownership
Coaching "Unconscious Competency"
Basketball drills from Spain
Palm Springs Coaches Clinic is next week
Where have all the point guards gone?
What makes a player "coachable"?
Expectations start at the top
Err on the side of production
The Four Agreements: Lessons for Coaches
A level of detail "that most people cannot compreh...
Assistant coaches: The backbone of a team's succe...
How Kobe rebuilt his rep with hard work
Four tips for your bigs
Coaches and the need to be liked
Change starts with igniting a sense of urgency
It takes 118 points, but Team USA downs Spain to r...
Preaching "fundamentals and defense" since 1987
If an opportunity comes along and you've not prepa...
How leaders earn the respect of their teammates
Finding the formula for team chemistry
After tight first quarter, U.S. explodes to rout A...
Advance scouts "obsess over basketball minutiae"
Weaver: It's what you learn after you know it all...
The short and long of coaches
It's possible that Bolt, like Magic, is an anomaly...
What's your long-term plan?
One coach's recipe for success
A game plan for beating Team USA
The coach behind Michael Phelps
Howard dominates inside as U.S. beats Germany by 4...
Teach a player "what he can't do"
A head coach's loyalty to his staff
Lon Kruger's 80-20 rule
The importance of keeping a staff together
How dorms may help players "build relationships"
Fast-break, intense defense keys to USA's win over...
Contributing in ways only coaches, teammates ever ...
A coach who was "like a professor"
Helping your players learn more quickly
What happens when "everybody's reaching for that s...
An example of a veteran player "passing along to t...
Tough defense propels U.S. to win over Greece
Notes from Jerry Tarkanian
Tom Brady on personal responsibility
New head coaches aim to change culture
How failing to decide between options leads to a l...
Angola's active zone gives U.S. trouble
Not just another "consultant"
Media Relations 101
Landing a plane in a thunderstorm
What coaching teaches us about ourselves
Six lessons of leadership
Recap of the "Double Pump" conference in LA
Coach Van Gundy: Youth coaches have a decision to...
How a coach gets dumb overnight
The difference between "favorable" and "unfavorabl...
When it comes to practice time, how long is too lo...
"Captains" as "apostles"
Another example of how defense wins games
Communicating with players at practice
Mike Miller's shooting drill
In Green Bay, WWBP? (What Would Bill Parcells Do?)...
To keep it close against Team USA, rebound and foc...
The role of skills coaches
Jimmy Johnson's love for speed and quickness
LeBron sees time at center position as Team USA ro...
"When you search for more, you try to do too much"...
Setting a theme for the season
Firing an assistant coach 110 games into a season
Coach Haskins would be a great mentor
How basketball helped Robin Roberts beat cancer
What sixth-grade basketball and the NBA have in co...
Four traits of a perfect point guard