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This Week on the Basketball Podcast

The Basketball Podcast: EP234 with Rob Fodor on Shooting

In this week's coaching conversation, NBA shooting coach Rob Fodor joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on rethinking how and what you teach about shooting. Rob Fodor is the long-time shooting coach of the Miami Heat. Formerly, he was a coach for the Seattle Storm of the WNBA and the head coach of the Florida Pitbulls of the ABA. He has played college and professional basketball bo...

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In this week's coaching conversation, NBA shooting coach Rob Fodor joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on rethinking how and what you teach about shooting. Rob Fodor is the long-time shooting coach of the Miami Heat. Formerly, he was a coach for the Seattle Storm of the WNBA and the head coach of the Florida Pitbulls of the ABA. He has played college and professional basketball bo...

The Basketball Podcast: EP234 with Rob Fodor on Shooting

In this week's coaching conversation, Golden State assistant coach Dejan Milojević joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on decision-making, rebounding, Jokić and collaborative coaching. After his 2009 retirement from a very successful professional career Dejan Milojević became a head coach for Mega Basket of the Adriatic Basketball Association (ABA). There, he coached future NBA Al...

The Basketball Podcast: EP233 with Dejan Milojević on Coaching Jokić

In this week's coaching conversation, Orlando Magic Director of Player Development and Basketball Operations Becky Bonner joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on service-based player development and basketball operations. In her role with the Orlando Magic Becky drives the personal and professional development of the Orlando Magic players. She performs a wide variety of on-court an...

The Basketball Podcast: EP232 with Becky Bonner on Player Development and Operations

In this week's coaching conversation, Kentucky head coach Kyra Elzy joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on commit to it goals and being built different. Kyra Elzy has spent more than a decade building the Kentucky women’s basketball program into a national power. For eight seasons she served as an assistant coach and an associate head coach for the Wildcats before being named the ...

The Basketball Podcast: EP231 with Kyra Elzy on Building Success

In this week's coaching conversation, Minnesota Timberwolves assistant coach Max Lefevre joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on NBA core defensive concepts. Originally from France, Max Lefevre is going into his 4th season with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Max has been a video coordinator and Player Development Coach. His focus is on player development, defense, and game prep strate...

The Basketball Podcast: EP230 with Max Lefevre on NBA Defense

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Basketball Canada's Women's High Performance Manager Mike MacKay joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss applying transformational and evidenced based ideas. Mike MacKay, a long-time basketball coach, mentor and educator, is Performance Manager of the women’s high performance program for Basketball Canada. In his roe MacKay is primarily resp...

The Basketball Podcast: EP123 Mike MacKay on Transformational Coaching

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Lipscomb University head coach Lennie Acuff joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss the art of coaching, and how that art shapes his basketball and program's philosophy. With a 30-year storied coaching career, Acuff has established himself a proven winner and one of the best teachers in the game. In Acuff's first season at Lipscomb Universit...

The Basketball Podcast: EP122 Lennie Acuff on The Art of Coaching

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Boston University head coach Joe Jones joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss creating culture through goals. In 2020, Boston University defeated Colgate in the championship game of the Patriot League Tournament. The victory earned Jones what would have been his first NCAA Tournament appearance as a head coach, but the 2020 tournament was su...

The Basketball Podcast: EP121 Joe Jones on Creating Culture

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, former NBA player and current professional head coach Žan Tabak joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss modern post play. Offensive and defensive concepts around post player development, decision-making in different situations, and scenarios for playing with different types of post players are covered. Žan Tabak is currently serves as a head...

The Basketball Podcast: EP120 Žan Tabak on Modern Post Play

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Charlotte Hornets assistant coach Jay Hernandez joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss individual and team NBA player development. Jay Hernandez completed his second season as Assistant Coach and Director of Player Development with the Hornets. Hernandez started his tenure in the summer of 2018 as Head Coach for the Hornets in the Las Vegas...

The Basketball Podcast: EP119 Jay Hernandez on Individual and Team NBA Development

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Toronto Raptors lead assistant coach Adrian Griffin joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss developing a coaching philosophy. Adrian Griffin is currently an assistant coach for the reigning champion Toronto Raptors. In total he has been an assistant coach with 5 different organizations. By all accounts he is one of the top assistant coaches ...

The Basketball Podcast: EP118 Adrian Griffin on Developing a Coaching Philosophy

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, George Washington University head coach Jamion Christian joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss his leadership enhancement plan. Jamion Christian previously was the head coach at Siena and Mount St. Mary's. Mount St. Mary's hired Christian as head coach in 2012. Christian implemented an up-tempo offense and “mayhem” defense, comparable to ...

The Basketball Podcast: EP117 Jamion Christian on Leadership Enhancement Plan

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Perth Wildcats head coach Trevor Gleeson joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss the flex offense and the concepts that make it successful. Since joining the Perth Wildcats of the Australian NBL, Gleeson has become the club's most successful coach, making the finals in every season and claiming five championships in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2019 and 20...

The Basketball Podcast: EP116 Trevor Gleeson on Flex Offense

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Phoenix Suns Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Cory Schlesinger joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss evidence based strength and conditioning ideas for basketball. Cory Schlesinger is finishing his first season in the NBA working as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Phoenix Suns. Prior to the league, he was the Director o...

The Basketball Podcast: EP115 Cory Schlesinger on Evidence Based Strength and Conditioning for Basketball

  In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Butler head coach LaVall Jordan joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss the Butler Way. Packline defense concepts and the teaching process are covered. Jordan, who helped Butler to conference championships and NCAA Tournament appearances as both a player and an assistant coach has his tenure at the helm of the Butler program off to a grea...

The Basketball Podcast: EP114 LaVall Jordan on The Butler Way

  In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach Josh Longstaff joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss installing a defense. Coach Longstaff shares insights on defensive identity, defensive buckets, how they teach, how they use video, and a deeper discussion of their adjustments. Longstaff was previously the head coach of the Erie BayHawks, and an assi...

The Basketball Podcast: EP113 Josh Longstaff on Installing a Defense

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, current Memphis Grizzlies assistant, and former Phoenix Suns assistant coach Darko Rajaković joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss installing an offense. Coach Rajaković shares insights on offensive identity, offensive buckets, how they teach, how they use video, and a deeper discussion of their auto offense. Darko Rajaković is also an ass...

The Basketball Podcast: EP112 Darko Rajaković on the Phoenix Suns Auto Offense

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Arkansas women's basketball head coach Mike Neighbors joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss why he does what he does. Mike Neighbors enters his third season at the helm of Arkansas, coming off of one of the best and most dynamic seasons in program history, as his 2018-19 Hogs became one of just four Razorback squads since the turn of the centu...

The Basketball Podcast: EP111 Mike Neighbors on Why?

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Appalachian State head coach Dustin Kerns joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss practice and culture building ideas. In his first season at the helm of the Mountaineers, Kerns led App State to its best season in a decade. The Black and Gold posted its most wins (18) since 2009-10 and most Sun Belt wins (11) ever. Kern's 18 victories in his...

The Basketball Podcast: EP110 Dustin Kerns on Practice and Culture Building Ideas

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, NBA trainer Joe Abunassar of Impact Basketball joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss basketball player development. He is one of the industry leaders in player development.  Abunassar is the founder of Impact. Impact now has 3 locations as well as programs running in over a dozen foreign countries - and growing. Over 130 NBA Draft picks in...

The Basketball Podcast: EP109 Joe Abunassar on Player Development

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg, and Basketball Bundesliga, head coach John Patrick joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss full and half court defensive concepts. Coach Patrick is one of the few pro coaches who has used a pressing style of play in the full-court, and balances it with a more conservative half-court defense. In January 2013, Patrick w...

The Basketball Podcast: EP108 John Patrick on Full Court Defense

 In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Fergus Connolly joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss applying high performance lessons for coaches. Fergus helps coaches to improve performance with evidence-based analysis and athlete-focused training. Dr. Fergus Connolly is one of the world’s leading experts in team sport and human performance. His highly acclaimed book Game Changer is the...

The Basketball Podcast: EP107 Fergus Connolly on High Performance Lessons

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, San Diego State head coach Brian Dutcher joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss building a defensive culture.  Brian Dutcher, a long-time San Diego State men's basketball assistant coach, is entering his third season as head coach after two years in which he led the Aztecs to back-to-back Mountain West title games, their conference-high 1...

The Basketball Podcast: EP106 Brian Dutcher on Defense

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, mentor, writer, coach, and sports consultant J.P. Nerbun joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss coaching culture and transformational leadership. J.P. Nerbun helps leaders implement systems and strategies to improve their culture. He supports leaders in sports all across the world, at the professional, collegiate, and youth level to grow as...

The Basketball Podcast: EP105 J.P. Nerbun on Coaching Culture

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, USA Basketball National Director for Coach Development and 10x Gold Medalist Don Showalter joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss teaching skills.  Don Showalter is a 10-time USA Basketball gold medalist head coach while serving as head coach of USA men's U16 and U17 national teams from 2009-2018. In May 2016, he was hired as a coach direct...

The Basketball Podcast: EP104 Don Showalter on Teaching Skills