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Episode 230: Max Lefevre, NBA Core Defensive Concepts
Episode 23024th August 2022 • The Basketball Podcast • Chris Oliver
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Guest: Max Lefevre, Minnesota Timberwolves Assistant Coach 

 

Minnesota Timberwolves assistant coach Max Lefevre joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on NBA core defensive concepts.

 

Originally from France, Max is going into his 4th season with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Max has been a video coordinator and Player Development Coach. His focus is on player development, defense, and game prep strategy.

 

Before the NBA, Max spent 6 years with Chris Beard, from NCAA D2 Angelo State to NCAA D1 Little Rock and Texas Tech. Max Lefevre helped lead Texas Tech to the 2019 NCAA National

 

Breakdown

1:00 - Best Defense

3:00 - Philosophy of Defense

7:00 - Heavy Nail, High Nail

11:00 - No Choppy Sets

15:00 - Off The Line Concept

15:50 - 16:32 - DR. DISH ADS

17:00 - Recovery 

19:00 - Arms Out First

23:30 - Accept Rotations

26:30 - Decision Making

29:30 - Verticality

30:08 - 30:46 - JUST PLAY ADS

32:00 - Breakdown Type Drills

34:00 - Cancel The Screen

37:00 - Stopping The Pistols

40:00 - Pursue

43:00 - Bigs in Presentation

45:00 - Fan Out to Shooters

47:00 - Screen Change

49:00 - Pocket Pass and Handoffs

54:00 - Conclusion

 

Max Lefevre’s Bio:

Bio: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Lef%C3%A8vre

Twitter: https://twitter.com/coachlefevre

 

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