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“The Gun.” Every team at the high school, college and pro level has one. At East Lansing High School we have two. Lots of players love to use them. It takes a little work to set it up and some … Continue reading

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After shooting 3-11 from the floor in a summer league game for the San Antonio Spurs: “They still tell me to be myself, [but] just play the right way. The Spurs way.”

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“Everybody has an ego, but on our team, everybody thinks about the team first. If you want to be successful in a team sport, you have to put your ego to the side.”

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“We have a team full of coaches. There is a constant information flow that comes from everyone, and everybody is chugging in the same direction. Nobody is pulling off to the left or right, with personal stuff and egos and … Continue reading

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From Gregg Popovich: “With us, film is short and directed – very specific on certain items. You can’t do a coaching clinic every time you do a film session or you lose them all. But if something is directed, like … Continue reading

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From Gregg Popovich: “It takes character strong enough to handle the fact that in the beginning, nobody loved you. It’s important to believe in yourself and keep going.” Good story on Simmons: http://www.expressnews.com/sports/spurs/article/The-greatest-story-in-basketball-could-be-6857197.php?t=95cf8fc217927fc3fb&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=GMIB%202/29/2016&utm_term=NBA%20National%20Newsletter

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Popovich was asked if he ever sees qualities in a player he coaches against that make him think the player could become a coach someday:   “I think it has to do with what kind of people they are. How … Continue reading

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