Again 2 Again EuroLeague Champs


Coach Antonios Kourmoulis shares XsOs from 2022 (and 2021) EuroLeague title winner, Anadolu Efes with FastDraw diagrams and video clips.

“Basketball is an easy recreation.”

Ergin Ataman, head coach of Anadolu Efes, mentioned this to the media forward of the 2022 EuroLeague Last 4 in Belgrade, Serbia.

The Turkish powerhouse membership from Istanbul then went on to defeat Olympiacos 77-74 to arrange a gathering within the last with Spanish large Actual Madrid. Coach Ataman’s squad squeaked previous the Spaniards by a degree, 58-57, to raise the cup—for the second straight 12 months, by the best way.

The EuroLeague is loaded with gifted gamers, coaches and groups. So how is it that Anadolu Efes is ready to seize back-to-back crowns? All of it comes right down to Ataman’s teaching philosophy and magnificence of play.

A Easy Recipe

“I by no means inform my gamers to not shoot, to not use an early quick break… I need them mentally to be happy on the court docket,” he defined in Belgrade. “That is my philosophy as a result of I don’t need that my gamers once they come to play on the court docket will suppose an excessive amount of about what coach is asking from them. I like to show them earlier than, in apply, within the preseason.How a lot you complicate the sport will likely be harder for the gamers to point out their potential within the recreation.

As we’re all about coaches and training right here at FMS, we ourselves have actually been responsible of overcomplicating basketball at occasions. It’s so refreshing to listen to a prime stage coach be so dedicated to this philosophy of empowering gamers to exit and play with clear minds and never an excessive amount of micromanagement. Maximize area on offense, work as a staff on protection, and play with freedom. Add an emphasis on constructing belief and chemistry, and what a easy recipe it’s.

So nicely achieved Coach Ataman and Anadolu Efes. With that mentioned, try these units from the squad’s run to lifting the cup, courtesy of FMS contributor Antonios Kourmoulis.

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Anadolu Efes – High Performs in EuroLeague

[Click on a diagram to view more details of the set and to download it to your FastDraw library.]

Anadolu Efes – Chicago Motion

Anadolu Efes – Pin to PNR

Anadolu Efes – Iverson PNR SLOB

Anadolu Efes – Stack Display screen

Actual Madrid – Zipper PNR

The large membership in Spain’s capital had an incredible competitors. Just one level stored them from the title, bear in mind. We felt like they deserved a play in right here as nicely!

Can Anadolu Efes Three-peat?

A goal will little doubt be on the Turkish membership subsequent season as the remainder of the sector hopes to knock them from the highest. A number of golf equipment have gone back-to-back, however just one membership ever has managed to win three consecutive EuroLeague titles: Rigas ASK of Latvia from 1958-60, the primary three seasons of the competitors’s existence. So, it’s been some time. One factor is for positive—we are able to’t look ahead to the 2023 event!

Try extra performs and drills from Antonios Kourmoulis on his Playbank web page.

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