Monthly Archives: October 2010

DAY 64: 50’s

I’ve been off a couple of days…but we’re back! The 90 Day Improvement Plan continues… Day 64 – Dribbling I made up a drill that I have players do all the time. I call it ’50’s’. It’s a dribbling drill … Continue reading

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DAY 63: MINUTE-BY-MINUTE

The Miami Heat and Boston Celtics tipped off the 2010-11 NBA season last night. Today, in our 90 Day Basketball Improvement Plan I discuss playing time. Day 63 – M.P.G.’S Last night LeBron James played 42 minutes in the Heat’s … Continue reading

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DAY 62: THIRSTY

A few weeks back I was at a coaches clinic and an assistant coach for the Detroit Pistons, Pat Sullivan mentioned that Richard Hamilton, the shooting guard of the Pistons is ‘thirsty’ to get the ball.  In other words, he … Continue reading

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DAY 61: HUMBLE

How do you handle success? You have been playing well as of late and people are starting to pat you on the back; starting to take notice of your improved game. Have you changed the way you treat people? Day … Continue reading

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DAY 60: SHARE THE BALL

I love reading about the NBA guys who play the right way. Day 60 – Distribute the Rock Came across this article from the Detroit Free Press on Will Bynum of the Detroit Pistons. He makes a lot of sense. … Continue reading

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DAY 58: THE PIVOT

Many basketball coaches around the country at the high school, college and pro level make it a habit to visit other coaches during the pre-season to get some new and fresh ideas.  Well, players do it too.  Dwight Howard made … Continue reading

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DAY 57: OPEN GYM

It’s that time of year where many ball players at the high school level are taking part in open gyms (better known as pick-up ball at the high school). College and pro teams have already started. Day 57: The Run … Continue reading

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