Posted on 22. Jul, 2014 by Coach Mac.
I’ve decided to do something a little different today on Basketball For Coaches… For todays blog post I’ve drawn up some of my favourite baseline and sideline out of bounds plays that I’ve seen the Portland Trail Blazers run in the 2014 NBA Playoffs. Terry Stotts is a brilliant play-caller from out of bounds situations. [...]
Posted on 17. Jul, 2014 by Coach Mac.
Sitting on the bench sucks. No one wants to do it. Every player would prefer to be out on the court showcasing their talents to everyone inside the gym. But the fact is that all players will spend a lot of time on the bench at some point. As a player progresses further in their [...]
Posted on 03. Jul, 2014 by Coach Mac.
I’ve got a couple of big problems… a). I’ve got a big problem with players that say they want to great basketball players, but don’t properly put the work in to make it a reality. b). I’ve got a big problem with coaches that don’t teach their players how to work out properly on their [...]
Posted on 30. Jun, 2014 by Coach Mac.
Workout Overview: There will be no chart to accompany this workout. The reason being is that in 20 minutes you won’t have time to chart your makes. The focus is on an intense, non-stop 20 minute shooting workout. This workout is fantastic for all guards who are time poor. Want to get in a workout [...]
Posted on 24. Jun, 2014 by Coach Mac.
If you follow me on Twitter (you should be), you would know I’m a big, big fan of Patty Mills. The intense sharp-shooter recently helped the Spurs etch their name in the NBA history books with a 4-1 win over the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals. Why do I admire him so much? Sure [...]
Posted on 17. Jun, 2014 by Coach Mac.
I want to tell you a story. Don’t worry, I’ll keep it short… A couple of days ago I went to the gym to get up a few shots like I do most days. On this particular day there was a team of somewhere between 8 – 12 year olds on the court directly next [...]
Posted on 13. Jun, 2014 by Coach Mac.
Today I will share one series of concepts I have developed to attack a zone. The concept I am sharing here will work against any zone with minor adjustments to deployment of players, spacing and knowing who to screen. That said, for the sake of keeping this post simple and understandable, I will make reference [...]
Posted on 09. Jun, 2014 by Coach Mac.
David Nurse is regarded as one of the top shooters in the world and top professional shooting and skills trainers for NBA players. He has helped develop some of the top shooters and players in the NBA and high level NCAA division 1 including Chris Lofton, Lee Humphrey, Aron Baynes, and Aaron Gordon to name a [...]
Posted on 05. Jun, 2014 by Coach Mac.
There is nothing I love more as a basketball fan than relaxing at night watching a great basketball documentary. And if you’re reading this post, I bet you love them too! One of the things I highly recommend coaches do is use watching documentaries as a team bonding activity. There’s so much to learn and players [...]
Posted on 24. May, 2014 by Coach Mac.
This weeks shooting workout is from coach Ryan Walker. Ryan has trained and coach players that have competed at the high school, college, semi-pro, and professional levels. Workout Overview: He’s put together a circuit workout for us that consists on 10 different drills that are to be completed consecutively to make up one circuit. The [...]