Top 7 Books for Basketball Coaches of 2014

All great coaches are life-long learners. I haven’t met many coaches that don’t love to sit down a devour a good book. I know I do.

I personally finished 24 books this year. Not as many as I would like, but a decent amount while we all try to juggle the other parts of life.

Not all of the books I read were basketball related, but I’ve chosen my favorite 7 that relate to basketball in some way, since if you’re on the BFC website, they’ll probably appeal to you.

Here’s my top 7 in no particular order…

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How to Create a Youth Basketball Practice Plan

“Players win games. Coaches win practices”. Practices are the time coaches have the biggest opportunity to impact the basketball skills of a player… Yet I constantly attend practices that are so inefficiently run and that half of training is simply the coach trying to work out what drill to run next. All coaches should be […]

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501 Awesome Basketball Quotes

I love collecting and sharing basketball quotes. Basketball quotes are terrific for motivating and inspiring coaches and athletes. Countless times I’ve recited various quotes to my players or fellow coaches and they always have a positive effect. As you go through the basketball quotes below, I encourage you to write down any that inspire you. […]

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Pack Line Defense – The Complete Guide

The ‘Pack Line defense’ was created by Dick Bennett of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Wisconsin-Green Bay, University of Wisconsin, and Washington State. It is now commonly used in some form by many coaches including Tom Izzo at Michigan State, Sean Miller and Chris Mack at Xavier, Tony Bennett at Virginia, and Steve Alford at UCLA. For a […]

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