Monthly Archives: June 2010

Zen vs Warrior – Which Coaching Style Works Best?

Phil Jackson preaches Zen to his players and exudes it himself.  He is all about calm, focus and embracing the moment. Doc Rivers preaches aggression to his players and comes across as a warrior readying his troops for battle during timeouts.  … Continue reading

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NBA Finals & The Importance of Rebounding

  The Los Angeles Lakers prevailed in seven games against the Boston Celtics to repeat as NBA Champions.  It was a scrappy, feisty series where a different player stepped up each night and the lead see-sawed back and forth throughout but … Continue reading

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Kobe Bryant – Ball Hog

Kobe is 7-for-27 in 4th quarters in games 1 through 4. Game 5 was Bryant’s second-best shooting performance in 11 Finals games against the Celtics, when he scored 38 points, going 13-for-27 from the field and 8-for-9 from the line. … Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Finals

I have only now found time to recap the Boston Celtics/Orlando Magic series from the Eastern Conference Finals and we are already two games in to the Finals.  My life is as busy as the Magic front office staff must be, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Assists from the Conference Finals

Most of these are courtesy of the Lakers and Celtics which is one reason why they are moving on to the Finals – great spacing, cutting and passing leads them to easy buckets.

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