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It’s a Great Life If You Decide It Is!

The Blur of Basketball Finals The past month has been quite a trip for the real head coach and myself. It would be easy to sit back and enjoy life, but no, I’d rather jump into life with both feet and experience every day with its fullest benefits. Jennifer and I went to the Division […]

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Jim Burson blog post: I Don't Care Who Wins!; http://jimburson.com

I Don’t Care Who Wins!

“Who’s playing?” asked my wife. “Clemson and Alabama,” I replied. “Who do you want to win?” “Don’t care.” “Then why are you watching?” That was easy to answer! The love of sports, the beauty of the game, the competition! The strategies of individual match-ups, of teams standing toe to toe, crashing into each other and […]

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Mike Krzyzewski at www.jimburson.com blog post - Want to Win an NCAA Title? Change Your Name!

Want to Win an NCAA Title? Change Your Name!

I never won an NCAA title and now I think I know why: My name is just too easy. Jim Burson. That’s B-U-R-S-O-N. Way too simple, only two syllables, easy to say and easy to spell. How about the two coaches who won this year’s NCAA finals? Mike Krzyzewski from Duke and the women’s champion, Geno […]

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What Happens When Basketball is Over? Jim Burson's Solution-Based Basketball

What Happens When Basketball is Over?

Notes from Nike’s LeBron James Skills Academy LeBron and The Announcement It’s always exciting for me to be around the best high school and college basketball players in the country. And then you throw in LeBron James and it makes the event almost mind-boggling. For the first three days at Nike’s LeBron James Skills Academy […]

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Coaching Philosophy: SSCVT

Nike’s Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL) has just completed its four weeks of qualifying games and the top 24 teams will compete for the EYBL national championship at the annual Nike Peach Jam held in North Augusta, South Carolina in July. Nike’s motto this year is This Is Our Summer! I’ve Bursonized this to This […]

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