Here is a list of all the best things I read, watched or listened to this week. Have a great week.
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Luke Walton Podcast with Bill Simmons sits down with Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton to discuss growing up in the Boston Garden (2:00), his father’s reaction to Luke’s getting a head coaching job with the Lakers (10:00), his rookie season with teammates Shaq, Kobe, Karl Malone, and Gary Payton (12:30), the chemistry of last year’s Golden State Warriors (16:30), working with Magic Johnson (40:00), what he learned from Phil Jackson (52:00), and his 20-year, friendly rivalry with Richard Jefferson (59:00).
Part Two | Legacy: Bob Hurley
Published on Feb 27, 2017
Part Two of Legacy: Bob Hurley follows the start of the Friars' season and the team's development on the court highlighted by senior point guard R.J. Cole, who takes on leadership responsibilities and embarks on a new milestone.
Pregame pick-up basketball games helping Miami Heat reserves bond, improve their games
. Before most home games — when it’s not on the second night of a back-to-back set — a group of Miami’s bench players take part in a few 2-on-2 and 3-on-3 pick-up games. They play two or three games up to seven with made shots either counting for one or two points, and they play using a full court...“It’s three dribbles, two dribbles sometimes,” Johnson said. “That’s all the dribbles you’re allowed. That also helps you in games to get off the ball. You make a move and it don’t work, get off it. You don’t want to keep pounding the rock.”
Bob Huggins has no plans on changing, whether you like it or not
WHAT IT'S LIKE TO PLAY WITH LEBRON JAMES
Precious Memories - An article about Coach Dean Smith from 2014
Dementia has taken its toll on former North Carolina coach Dean Smith, but family and devoted friends stand by the beloved coach. Editor's note: Dean Smith died Saturday at the age of 83. This story about the toll dementia took on the legendary former North Carolina coach was originally posted on March 5, 2014.
Team Plagiarizes Golden State Warriors. Team Is Undefeated.
"I think the key for us is that we don't hold the ball. We almost always have five playmakers on the floor. The ball moves, and nobody dominates it...They adhere to what Kerr described as the Warriors mentality: a willingness to pass and create for others.
Grit: A Complete Guide on Being Mentally Tough
by James Clear
Assistant coach at Colonel Crawford