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His half court offense is awful, also questionable rotations, and in my opinion doesn’t value spacing enough and far too often has too many non shooters on the floor. His defensive schemes however have been fantastic and even a critic like me has to admit he’s got the guys playing inspirational basketball.

In an ideal world we could somehow keep him as a defensive coordinator while if we ever find a Steve Kerr. Doubtful but would probably be awesome

however with the way games are being officiated this season (if this trend continues) he perhaps is a solid Head coach for us going forward
He's definitely great at getting the team to play complete defense. We're #2 in the league in fewest points allowed. I remember the first two games, we really struggled covering the perimeter. But JBB has totally addressed that. Those games are a distant memory now.
 

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I'd love JBB to bring in an "offensive coordinator" to spice things up on that side of the ball.
 

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I'd love JBB to bring in an "offensive coordinator" to spice things up on that side of the ball.

Cavs talking to Bellarmine coach Scott Davenport about installing the "no-dribble" offense, Darius Garland, Collin Sexton, Ricky Rubio discussing a G strike.
 

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Cavs talking to Bellarmine coach Scott Davenport about installing the "no-dribble" offense, Darius Garland, Collin Sexton, Ricky Rubio discussing a G strike.
I'd love to see this implemented, but I wonder how viable it would be. Takes a lot of time for some of these plays to develop and defenses are a lot longer and more athletic. Super interesting concept. Could be a way to really utilize Mobley's superior size and passing too.
 

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Cavs talking to Bellarmine coach Scott Davenport about installing the "no-dribble" offense, Darius Garland, Collin Sexton, Ricky Rubio discussing a G strike.
Interesting concept, I wonder if it would work in the NBA, probalby have to be at the end of games when teams were more worn out, I'd imagine a lot of steals with NBA caliber athletes.
 

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I'd love to see this implemented, but I wonder how viable it would be. Takes a lot of time for some of these plays to develop and defenses are a lot longer and more athletic. Super interesting concept. Could be a way to really utilize Mobley's superior size and passing too.

To add to that, they specifically recruit players for that system. I would love to use some of those sets from time to time, but I think the difficulty will come in for some who just aren't pass oriented naturally.
 

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other option is to go to the positionless basketball direction:

though I don't know that'd want to watch a pro game played like this.. very "Rockets" style.
 

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other option is to go to the positionless basketball direction:

though I don't know that'd want to watch a pro game played like this.. very "Rockets" style.
Love this video. It is an absolutely fascinating offense but I am not sure all our players have the IQ or skills to pull this off properly
 

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Love this video. It is an absolutely fascinating offense but I am not sure all our players have the IQ or skills to pull this off properly
I also wonder how much the NBA defenses would allow for it. But you would need to prioritize players with the ability to make quick reads and high level passing skills, while still being good NBA players. Kind of a lot to ask.
At college level they can get away with recruiting guys with more holes in their game but plus on passing and hoops IQ and get away with it more times than not.
 

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Taking away the option to dribble entirely would make the ball movement more predictable and with an NBA defense full of quick athletic relatively high IQ players that could be deadly.
 

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Taking away the option to dribble entirely would make the ball movement more predictable and with an NBA defense full of quick athletic relatively high IQ players that could be deadly.
Watch the video. Its not just taking away the dribble. The offense is in someways similar to a no huddle option in football where it tries to take away the defense's ability to game plan or adapt to anything. The closest thing we have seen in the NBA was the Spurs in 2014, but this offense streamlines it even more.
 

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Interesting concept, I wonder if it would work in the NBA, probalby have to be at the end of games when teams were more worn out, I'd imagine a lot of steals with NBA caliber athletes.
This team doesn’t need a “no dribble” offense it just needs to consistently stick to moving the ball and have constant cutters. It’s when people plant their asses beyond the arc and wait for the ball to be swung to them or we get into this dribbling on the perimeter for 15 seconds with no ball/player movement. That’s when this offense looks bad and disjointed
 
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