Coaching a European Club – Week 9

After trying to get the team to come up with their own solutions to create more movement within our basic set, I decided to simplify and give them a couple options. Based on the PG’s movement, the basic set has four initial options with further options based on what happens. We spent considerable time during the week trying to create more of a motion offense out of the set.  […]

Coaching a European Club – Week 8

This was a big week for us, as we played in the first round of the cup competition. Essentially, here, as in most countries, teams compete in two competitions: the domestic league and the domestic cup. In many countries, especially those with more money for basketball, the top teams may also play in a continental league, like the EuroLeague. The domestic cup is like a year-long tournament; our first game was this week, and if we won, our next game was in three weeks. […]