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Solving Basketball

Sep 8, 2021

Paul Mills, head coach of Oral Roberts, joins the podcast for episode 38. We discussed last season's March Madness run, the details of ORU’s spread pick and roll offense, grading post-game film, the intentional foul strategy used in the 2nd round win over Florida, and more.

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Jan 21, 2021

Ben Falk, owner of Cleaning the Glass, joins the podcast for episode 37. After years of working in NBA front offices, Ben is currently a high school basketball coach. We discussed his coaching style and the differences between high school, college, and the NBA.

Ben and Gibson Pyper's X's & O's...

Oct 30, 2020

Reggie Witherspoon, head coach of Canisius, joins the podcast for episode 36.

Witherspoon is the "godfather" of the Continuity Ball Screen offense now run by many different teams. We discussed the origins of his offense, how it has evolved from early on during his time at Buffalo to now, and other top teams (Virginia,...

Jul 23, 2020

Ken Pomeroy and Jonathan Safir return to the podcast for episode #35. They recently published an article: "The guide to fouling when leading (or tied)."

We discussed the findings from that article, whether or not more coaches will actually choose to implement the strategy, and how Ken's rankings (and the NCAA selection...

Apr 24, 2020

Seth Partnow, NBA Analyst for The Athletic, joins the podcast for episode 34. Seth is in the middle of a series of articles on how the style of play in the NBA has changed over time.

We discussed the findings from his research, the type of data used to quantify style of play, and similarities and differences between the...