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The Basketball Podcast

Sep 5, 2018

Steve Prohm Point Guard Play and Iowa State Basketball

Guest: Steve Prohm, Iowa State University Basketball Head Coach

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Iowa State head coach Steve Prohm joins the podcast. Prohm’s success with point guards is well known as he has helped develop a number of NBA point guards include Monte Morris, Cameron Payne and Isaiah Canaan. Coach Prohm discusses the point guard position, offensive basketball concepts and other ideas that power Iowa State basketball.

Head Coach Steve Prohm has led five teams to the postseason and owns a win percentage of better than .700 in seven seasons as a head coach. Prohm, who is in his fourth season coaching has led the Cyclones a pair of NCAA Tournament berths in his first three seasons at the helm.


1:00 - Introduction

1:30 - Rise from Student Manager to Head Coach

3:00 - What is valuable?

4:30 - Point Guard Development

6:30 - Freedom for Point Guards

8:00 - Point Guard Communication

9:00 - Different Leadership Styles

11:00 - Getting Your Players to Talk More

15:00 - How to Define Shot Selection?

16:40 - Multiple Point Guards

20:00 - What Balances the 3-Point Shot

23:30 - "This is the Play for our Team"

25:30 - Secondary Break Action

28:30 - Consecutive Turnovers and Dead Ball Situation

30:00 - Unstructured Moments

31:30 - Game Preparation

35:00 - Type of Leadership Style

37:00 - "Pick and Prohm" Program by Coach Steve


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