Andrea Trinchieri, Next Level Offensive Thinking
Guest: Andrea Trinchieri, Former EuroLeague and Brose Bamberg Head Coach
In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, former EuroLeague and Brose Bamberg head coach Andrea Trinchieri joins the podcast. Trinchieri has been a EuroLeague head coach for five years with Cantu and Brose Bamberg while in 2014 he was named the EuroCup Coach of the Year after leading Unics Kazan to the Finals. In the EuroBasket 2013, he was the head coach of the Greek national team.
From 2015 to 2017, Trinchieri led Bamberg to three straight German League titles plus the 2015 Supercup and the 2017 Cup. His trophy case also includes two Italian SuperCup titles plus the 2014 Russian Cup.
1:30 - History of the Game and Educating Players
3:00 - "Basketball is a Very, Very Smart Game"
4:30 - "Pick and Roll" Basketball
6:00 - "Offense is Action. Defense is Reaction"
6:30 - Involving the Off the Ball Players in Pick and Roll
8:00 - "Spacing is the Most Important Thing
9:30 - How to Develop Spacing
11:40 - Correcting Mistakes
14:00 - Setting Priorities in Pick and Roll
15:30 - Angles of the Screens
16:30 - Timing of the Pick and Roll
18:00 - "With Speed and the Right Decision, the Defense will not Stop you"
19:00 - Cue to Release a "Screen"
21:00 - Spain Pick and Roll
23:40 - Screens are More Diagonal, Corner to Baseline
27:00 - Switching Defense
29:30 - Problems for the coaches with the Spain Action
30:30 - Overloading Players with Details
31:00 - Making Player's Instinct Rational
32:00 - The Short Roll
33:30 - Play Calls
34:00 - Running an Efficient Offense and the Need to be "Creative"
35:30 - Balance in Everything
38:00 - "Be Creative Within Your Team Needs"
42:00 - Losing Games and Moving On
44:30 - Practice Structure
46:00 - Comparing a Coach to a Chef
49:00 - Potential Characteristics that Successful Coaches have
50:00 Ideal Characteristics of a Player
51:00 - Passion is the Most Important Thing
53:00 - Team Meetings through Film Studying
56:00 - Off-Screen Situations, Post-ups and other Offensive Stuff
59:00 - "3-point shot after an Offensive Rebound is Totally Unstoppable"
1:01:00 - Need to Have Philosophy, Strategy and Tactics
1:02:00 - Defining Shot Selection and comparing it to NBA
1:03:30 - "Less Athletic but More Physical" in European Basketball
1:04:40 - Corner 3's Winning Titles
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