Jan 2, 2019
TJ Saint, Practice, Video and Analytics in Modern Basketball
Guest: TJ Saint, Director of Basketball Strategy and Video with the University of Georgia
In this week’s basketball coaching conversation Director of Basketball Strategy and Video with the University of Georgia, TJ Saint, joins the podcast. Saint and Coach Oliver discuss practice, video and analytics in modern basketball. Saint has spent time as a video coordinator, player development coach, director of basketball operations with the Detroit Pistons, Butler Bulldogs, Belmont Bruins and Pure Sweat.
1:00 - Introduction
2:40 - Ideas for Watching the Video and How they can Improve
5:00 - Checklist and Watching Games like a Fan Live
7:30 - High Percentages of Rebounds go down to Nail
11:00 - Covering the Nail
12:00 - Studying Top 4 NBA Teams and their Corner Threes
15:00 - Players often Figure Stuffs out before Coaches Do
17:00 - Driving along the Slot Line and 25%
18:30 - Low Man and Pick&Roll Situation, The Next Level.
19:30 - Hit the Roller and Skip
21:00 - Tim Duncan
22:30 - Big Man being able to Drive than Shoot
26:20 - Should we leave our Feet to Challenge a Shot?
27:30 - Defensive Conversation
29:00 - Team Lines
31:00 - What is a Veer?
32:30 - The term "Scram"
34:30 - Level of Communication is Undervalued
35:30 - Adding The Names of the Call
37:00 - General Feedback
38:00 - 3 Components of Trust
40:30 - Defining Reality
42:00 - How Much the Player Cares
43:00 - How Much Basketball is Part of their Identity
44:00 - Conclusion
TJ Saint’s Bio