All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Shaquille O’Neal’

Zone Defenses: Evolve or Die

The problem isn’t that zone defenses fail to teach young players proper defense, the problem is too many coaches fail to teach proper defense when teaching zones.

Don’t shoot the message, shoot the messenger.

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Denial: It ain’t just a river in Egypt (how to fail, part 2c)

Hope is much better than merely having a positive attitude, because hope acknowledges the reality that sometimes things don’t look so good, but likewise embraces the rest of the truth: that things will look up — particularly if you make good choices now.

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Are the Lakers Still Relevant?

I really wonder if the Lakers are title contenders anymore, and here is why. In game 2 of the 1992 …

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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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Lebron is no Michael — Or Kobe for that matter

Regardless of whether you think it was right or wrong for LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh to take …

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Shaq a Laker again?

It’s not just that Shaq wants another ring, he wants at least as many rings as Kobe, and obviously becoming a Laker again isn’t going to do that for Shaq. Then again, what better way to retire than on top, and defeating your former teammates in the process: LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and Zyndruna Ilgauskas?

Surely THAT has to be as good as matching Kobe in ring count!

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