Thursday, December 15, 2016

It’s season number seven for me as head coach of the boys varsity basketball team at East Lansing High School.

Thanks for visiting. Going to change direction a bit with the blog.


In the past I have posted quotes from players and coaches. From this day on, I will post items about our team keeping you updated on our progress.

The Trojans currently are 1-0 in conference play,  3-0 overall on the season. We’ve won on the road at Dewitt and Haslett.  Our lone home game was a big conference win over Jackson High last Friday night.

Today we prep for a very tough road game tomorrow night at Lansing Everett; alma mater of the greatest point guard in the history of basketball, Magic Johnson.

Yesterday the team watched film of our game against Haslett, a 71-31 victory. We also took a look at Everett to learn a little bit about their team. Everett is well-coached, quick and fast. It’s going to be a very tough game.

Lots to do cover today at practice. We go from 3:00 to 4:45.

Our Freshmen and Junior Varsity teams play at home tonight; freshmen starts at 5:30, followed by JV at 7:00

Coach Finamore



Came across this quote from the greatest point guard of all-time.

36 years ago, Magic was the first player taken in the NBA draft.

Here are his words after officially becoming a Los Angeles Laker.

“I hope I can come in and be a floor leader. Get everybody to work as a unit. That’s what it takes to win – team basketball.”

Keep in mind, Magic was 19 years old at the time.