All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Rick Torbett’

Unattended Cutters: a Basketballogy Exclusive

Unattended cutters are an unheralded way to attack zone defenses. Let data from MIT’s Sloan Sports Analytics conference, and the 2012 NBA Finals and 2012 London Olympics show you how to give your offense another weapon against the zone.

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Ask Rick Torbett

I will be interviewing Rick Torbett, CEO of Better Basketball, in a few weeks, and would like to hear from you guys as to what you would like me to ask him.

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Teaching the Read and React Offense: The Basketballogy Method (part 5 of 5)

Note: this is the 5th article in a 5-part series: Part 1: The RGB of the Read and React Offense …

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Passing and the Read and React Offense (RGB part 4 of 5)

No matter how strong each of your 5 fingers are, they will never be able to make as powerful an impact individually as a slap, as they will together as one fist.

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Dribbling and the Read and React Offense (RGB part 3 of 5)

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%.

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Spacing in the Read and React Offense (part 2 of 5)

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.

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The RGB of the Read and React Offense (part 1 of 5)

Just as everything we see on a computer screen is a blend of RGB, red, green and blue, likewise, everything that happens in half court offense is a matter of how a team uses spacing, player movement and ball movement.

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