Ninety percent of the time you play the game of basketball, you don’t even have the ball! And you want to know a secret? Championship basketball is in the 90%.
Whenever I notice our opponent has poor spacing, and their coach isn’t doing anything about it, I smile. My job as a coach, and the job of my players, just got a lot easier on the defensive side of the floor. In fact, I’m truly reluctant to reveal the importance of spacing here for that very reason.
It is the job of NBA Commissioner David Stern, and NBA Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver to run the NBA. It …