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basketball

December 11, 2015

Miss. parent charged with felony after knocking out HS coach

The mother of a Mississippi high school girls basketball player has been charged with assault after punching the team's coach following Thursday's game. WCBI-TV in Mississippi reported that the attack took place during the first quarter of the H...


October 5, 2015

Basketball: Observations after taking a year off from coaching

After 21 years as a basketball coach, I was afforded the opportunity to take a season off. I remember a few years back one of my colleagues telling me that when you get out, "You will ask yourself 'why did I do it so long?' and think 'I can’t belie...


July 21, 2015

Mapping how far athletes run during competition

Unless we're talking about track or cross country, its difficult to map exactly how far athletes run during competition. Fortunately for us, today's technology is helping us solve that problem. [caption id="attachment_13463" align="alignright" wi...


June 29, 2015

Drills, exercises to help athletes across multiple sports

For many sports, it’s now time to plan your offseason development program. Your goal is to design a program that directs you toward your fall goals. When designing your offseason performance program, for example, basketball players want to inclu...


June 18, 2015

Basketball: The 12 attributes of elite point guards

Great point guard play is easy to recognize but can be difficult to define. You could bring up the names John Stockton, Magic Johnson and Chris Paul, and everyone would agree they’re all great point guards. However, if you asked coaches what they w...


June 12, 2015

Division I basketball’s last independent program joining ASC

The last independent NCAA Division I basketball program will reportedly have a home next season. The New Jersey Institute of Technology, which made headlines last season by beating No. 20 Michigan in Ann Arbor, is expected to announced today it's ...


May 4, 2015

Silver: Youth coaches against intentional fouling changes

A lot has been made of the "Hack-a-Shaq" strategy in basketball, especially lately as it has been used against DeAndre Jordan to minimize his offensive effectiveness for the L.A. Clippers. Some like it, but many more hate it. [caption id="attach...


April 27, 2015

Report: NCAA ‘likely’ to reduce shot clock in basketball

The NCAA appears "likely" to reduce the shot clock in college basketball, according to a report Monday from ESPN. ESPN reported that rules committee chairman Rick Byrd said the shot clock would be reduced from 35 to 30 seconds, if the change was a...