NLB419 Newsletter #31
Good morning, here are some good basketball articles I found this week. The Steve Kerr article is really a good read that has been making the rounds, and Coach Boisvert’s coaching notes are fantastic. 2 really good basketball history articles about the 97 Knicks / Heat and the 77 Blazers. Attached is also our weekly reminder about our Next Level Basketball Camp July 17th - 19th at Buckeye Central High School. Open to any boy or girl in grades 4 - 12. Thanks and have a great week.
Steve Kerr's Absence: The True Test Of A Leader
APRIL COACHING NOTEBOOK by Coach Zak Boisvert
May 16, 2017
“Embedded below are my notes I took from articles I read and conversations I had with various coaches over the the month of April. Included in here: how James Johnson’s weight loss is yet another example of the Heat’s culture, what Dirk Nowitzki thinks about when looking back on his career, why Purdue was able to execute so well this past season, the inside story of how Oregon reached the Final 4, and 5-Hour Energy’s founder Manoj Bhargava advice for entrepreneurs.” ZB
“It Was Like True, True Disdain for Each Other”
An oral history of the 1997 Knicks-Heat postseason brawl — and the four-season NBA playoff rivalry that began changing the fates of two franchises 20 years ago
The Spirit of '77: How the Blazers Won Portland
Forty years ago, a basketball team and a city became one.
By Casey Jarman Illustrations by Michael Byers 5/15/2017 at 1:31pm Published in the June 2017 issue of Portland Monthly
MAY 17, 2017 AT 5:26 PM
The LeBron James School Of Driving
He gets to the basket more viciously than everyone else — fueling Cleveland’s entire offense.
Isaiah Thomas is the Celtics’ best screener
Assistant coach at Colonel Crawford