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Episode 15: Steve Prohm Point Guard Play and Iowa State Basketball
5th September 2018 • The Basketball Podcast • Chris Oliver
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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. Breakdown: 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   Steve Prohm’s Bio Bio: Twitter: Pick N’ Prohm: Email For Newsletter:   Basketball Immersion Website: Twitter: YouTube: Facebook: See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at