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Episode 257: Mike Prada, How Spacing and the Three-Point Shot Changed How We Coach
Episode 2571st March 2023 • The Basketball Podcast • Chris Oliver
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Guest: Mike Prada, NBA Staff Editor for The Athletic and Author

NBA Staff Editor for The Athletic and author Mike Prada joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on how spacing and the three-point shot changed how we coach.

Mike Prada is an NBA analyst, writer, and editor who specializes in writing about dense topics like Xs and Os in a way all fans can understand. He currently works for The Athletic after spending 10 years running SB Nation's NBA coverage. He is the author of Spaced Out: How the NBA’s Three-Point Revolution Changed Everything You Thought You Knew About Basketball, published by Triumph Books.


1:00 - Spaced Out Book

4:30 - Importance of Space

8:00 - Shooting the Three

13:00 - Three-Point Revolution

17:30 - Humans Playing Humans

25:00 - Off The Ball Actions

27:39 - 28:14 - BAsketball Immersion AD January 2023

28:30 - Analytics

30:00 - Position Less vs. Defining Positions

36:00 - Giving Freedom

38:00 - Big Team Talk

40:00 - Predefined Role

43:00 - Notice Progress

46:00 - Impact on Offense and Space Created

51:00 - Evolution in Coaching

54:30 - Curiosity

55:30 - Conclusion

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