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BBL Standings
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 3. Bayreuth 0-0 
 4. Braunschweig 0-0 
 5. Bremerhaven 0-0 
 6. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 7. EWE Baskets 0-0 
 8. Fraport SKY 0-0 
 9. Giessen 46ers 0-0 
 10. Goettingen 0-0 
 11. Jena 0-0 
 12. Ludwigsburg 0-0 
 13. MBC 0-0 
 14. Oettinger R. 0-0 
 15. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 16. Telekom Bsk 0-0 
 17. Walter Tigers 0-0 
 18. Wuerzburg 0-0 
Last:7/25/2017
ProA Standings
 1. Chemnitz 1-0 
 2. Hamburg 1-0 
 3. Heidelberg 1-0 
 4. Kirchheim 1-0 
 5. Phoenix Hagen 1-0 
 6. Vechta 1-0 
 7. Crailsheim 0-0 
 8. Ehingen 0-0 
 9. OrangeAcademy 0-0 
 10. Uni Baskets 0-0 
 11. Baunach 0-1 
 12. Hanau 0-1 
 13. Karlsruhe PS 0-1 
 14. Koeln Rh.Stars 0-1 
 15. Nuernberg 0-1 
 16. Trier 0-1 
Full Standings
Last:9/24/2017
ProB Standings
North
 1. Bernau 1-0 
 2. ETB Wohnbau 1-0 
 3. Rostock 1-0 
 4. Schalke 1-0 
 5. Art.Dragons 0-0 
 6. Rist Wedel 0-0 
 7. Stahnsdorf 0-0 
 8. Wolfenbuettel 0-0 
 9. Bochum 0-1 
 10. Cuxhaven 0-1 
 11. Itzehoe 0-1 
 12. Oldenburg 0-1 
South
 1. Bayer Giants 1-0 
 2. Dragons 1-0 
 3. Elchingen 1-0 
 4. Schwelm 1-0 
 5. Dresden 0-0 
 6. Fraport SKY II 0-0 
 7. Giessen 46ers II 0-0 
 8. Iserlohn 0-0 
 9. Coburg 0-1 
 10. FC Bayern II 0-1 
 11. Karlsruhe SC 0-1 
 12. Wuerzburg 0-1 
Full Standings
Last:9/24/2017
Regionalliga Standings
North
 1. Aschersleben 1-0 
 2. Bergedorf 1-0 
 3. BSW Sixers 1-0 
 4. Vechta II 1-0 
 5. Wusterhausen 1-0 
 6. ALBA Berlin II 0-0 
 7. Neustadt TSV 0-0 
 8. Westerstede 0-0 
 9. Ebstorf 0-1 
 10. Goetting.ASC 0-1 
 11. Rendsburg 0-1 
 12. Stade 0-1 
 13. Weser Bsk/BTS 0-1 
South-East
 1. Gotha II 1-0 
 2. Muenchen OSB 1-0 
 3. Rosenheim 1-0 
 4. Treuchtlingen 1-0 
 5. TSV Troester 1-0 
 6. Vilsbiburg 1-0 
 7. Zwickau 1-0 
 8. Ansbach 0-1 
 9. Bamberg 0-1 
 10. Herzogenaurach 0-1 
 11. Jena II 0-1 
 12. Leitershofen 0-1 
 13. Oberhaching 0-1 
 14. Schwabing 0-1 
South-West
 1. Koblenz 1-0 
 2. Schwenningen 1-0 
 3. Speyer 1-0 
 4. Crailsheim II 0-0 
 5. Eisbaeren 0-0 
 6. Fellbach 0-0 
 7. Kaiserslautern 0-0 
 8. Kronberg 0-0 
 9. Mainz 0-0 
 10. Saarlouis/Dillingen 0-0 
 11. Stuttgart 0-0 
 12. Tuebingen II 0-0 
 13. Langen 0-1 
 14. Lich II 0-1 
 15. Limburg 0-1 
West
 1. Grevenbroich 2-0 
 2. Hertener Loewen 2-0 
 3. Muenster 2-0 
 4. Ibbenbueren 1-0 
 5. Recklinghausen 1-0 
 6. Hagen BG 1-1 
 7. Hagen-Haspe 1-1 
 8. Duesseldorf 1-1 
 9. Herford 1-1 
 10. Westfalen M. 0-0 
 11. Bonn II 0-2 
 12. Dorsten 0-2 
 13. Kamp-Lintfort 0-2 
 14. Salzkotten 0-2 
Full Standings
Last:9/24/2017
NBBL Standings
Group 1
 1. AB Baskets 0-0 
 2. ALBA Berlin 0-0 
 3. BA Weser-Ems 0-0 
 4. BG Goettingen 0-0 
 5. Eisbaeren Brem. 0-0 
 6. Junior Loewen 0-0 
 7. Piraten Hamburg 0-0 
 8. Uni Baskets 0-0 
 9. Young Dragons 0-0 
Group 2
 1. Eintracht Frankfu.. 0-0 
 2. Phoenix Hagen 0-0 
 3. RheinStars Koeln 0-0 
 4. ROTH Energie 0-0 
 5. Ruhr 0-0 
 6. Schoder Junior 0-0 
 7. Team Bonn/Rh. 0-0 
 8. TSV Bayer 04 0-0 
Group 3
 1. Crailsheim Merlins 0-0 
 2. MBC Junior Sixers 0-0 
 3. NINERS Academy 0-0 
 4. Nuernberg Falcons 0-0 
 5. Rockets Gotha 0-0 
 6. Science City Jena 0-0 
 7. TenneT Young 0-0 
 8. TSV Troester 0-0 
 9. Wuerzburg Ak. 0-0 
Group 4
 1. Allgau/Memmingen 0-0 
 2. BG Karlsruhe 0-0 
 3. Blue Giants 0-0 
 4. FC Bayern 0-0 
 5. Ludwigsburg BBA 0-0 
 6. Muenchen Akad. 0-0 
 7. ratiopharm Ulm 0-0 
 8. Team Urspring 0-0 
 9. Young Tigers 0-0 
Last:9/22/2017
2.Regionalliga Standings
North-East
 1. Tiergarten 19-3 
 2. Berlin SSC 18-4 
 3. Charlottenburg 15-7 
 4. Hermsdorf 12-10 
 5. Wolmirstedt 11-11 
 6. Zehlendorf 11-11 
 7. Cottbus 10-12 
 8. Berlin SV 10-12 
 9. ALBA Berlin III 9-13 
 10. Halle USV 8-14 
 11. Stahnsdorf 2 7-15 
 12. Koepenick 2-20 
North-North
 1. Bergedorf 20-2 
 2. Ebstorf 18-4 
 3. Bramfelder 17-5 
 4. Hamburg-West 14-8 
 5. Eimsbuetteler 14-8 
 6. Rist Wedel 2 9-13 
 7. Bremerhaven 9-13 
 8. Rostock 8-14 
 9. Kieler 7-15 
 10. Luebecker 7-15 
 11. Einfeld 5-17 
 12. Kronshagen 4-18 
North-West
 1. Neustadt TSV 17-5 
 2. Bramsche TuS 16-6 
 3. Goetting.ASC 15-7 
 4. Wolfenbuettel 15-7 
 5. Quakenbrueck 15-7 
 6. Goetting.BG II 12-10 
 7. Oldenburg II 10-12 
 8. Langenhagen 8-14 
 9. Osnabruecker TB 8-14 
 10. Buergerfelder 7-15 
 11. Weende-Goet. 7-15 
 12. Hameln 2-20 
Southeast-North
 1. Gotha II 22-0 
 2. Bamberg 17-5 
 3. Wuerzburg Trop. 15-7 
 4. Chemnitz II 13-9 
 5. Dresden Tit.2 12-10 
 6. Neustadt DJK 12-10 
 7. Litzendorf 11-11 
 8. Regnitztal 9-13 
 9. Neumarkt 9-13 
 10. Erfurt 7-15 
 11. Regensburg 5-17 
 12. Nuernberg 0-22 
Southeast-South
 1. Muenchen OSB 19-3 
 2. Muenchen Bsk 17-5 
 3. Dachau 14-8 
 4. Leitershofen/S. II 14-8 
 5. Muenchen DJK 14-8 
 6. Landsberg 13-9 
 7. MIL Baskets 11-11 
 8. Jahn Freising 9-13 
 9. Passau 8-14 
 10. Slama Jama 7-15 
 11. Schrobenhausen 5-17 
 12. Ingolstadt 1-21 
Southwest-B-W
 1. Crailsheim II 23-3 
 2. Mannheim 22-4 
 3. Moehringen 18-8 
 4. Schwaebisch H. 15-11 
 5. Kirchheim/Teck 15-11 
 6. Haiterbach 15-11 
 7. Ulm BB 13-13 
 8. Heidelberg-Kir. 11-15 
 9. Karlsruhe PS II 11-15 
 10. Ludwigsb.BSG 10-16 
 11. Urspring 9-17 
 12. Reutlingen 9-17 
 13. Stuttgart ESV 6-20 
 14. Remseck 5-21 
Southwest-North
 1. Kronberg 17-5 
 2. Bergstrasse 16-6 
 3. Giessen 14-8 
 4. Horchheim 12-10 
 5. Langen II 12-10 
 6. Koblenz 2 11-11 
 7. Rossdorf 11-11 
 8. Trier 2 11-11 
 9. Bensheim 10-12 
 10. Volklingen 9-13 
 11. Frankfurt Makk. 5-17 
 12. Kassel 4-18 
West 1
 1. Deutzer 16-6 
 2. Kamp-Lintfort 15-7 
 3. Sechtem SG 14-8 
 4. Bonn-MTuS 13-9 
 5. Bad Muenstereifel 13-9 
 6. Duesseldorf II 12-10 
 7. Barmer TV 12-10 
 8. Wuppertal 11-11 
 9. Koeln II 11-11 
 10. Leichlinger TV 7-15 
 11. Hilden 4-18 
 12. Zuelpich 4-18 
West 2
 1. Westfalen M. 19-1 
 2. Wulfen 16-4 
 3. Dortmund 15-5 
 4. Schwelm II 9-11 
 5. Muenster 2 8-12 
 6. Paderborn II 8-12 
 7. Hagen BG 2 8-12 
 8. Hagen TSV 8-12 
 9. Bochum II 7-13 
 10. Werne 6-14 
 11. Bulmke 6-14 
Last:4/26/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Baskonia 0-0 
 3. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 4. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 5. CSKA 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fenerbahce 0-0 
 9. Khimki 0-0 
 10. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 11. Olympiacos 0-0 
 12. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 13. Real Madrid 0-0 
 14. Unicaja 0-0 
 15. Valencia 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:9/6/2017
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. Andorra 0-0 
 2. Cedevita 0-0 
 3. Darussafaka 0-0 
 4. Fiat TO 0-0 
 5. Paris-Levallois 0-0 
 6. Unics 0-0 
Group B
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. Galatasaray 0-0 
 4. Grissin Bon RE 0-0 
 5. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 6. Lietkabelis 0-0 
Group C
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
 3. Limoges 0-0 
 4. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 5. Partizan NIS 0-0 
 6. RETAbet BB 0-0 
Group D
 1. ASVEL 0-0 
 2. Dolomiti En. TR 0-0 
 3. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 4. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 5. Tofas 0-0 
 6. Zenit 0-0 
Last:7/6/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group [
 1 Bosna-Royal 0-2 
Group A
 1 Banco di Srd 0-0 
 2 Enisey 0-0 
 3 EWE Baskets 0-0 
 4 Hapoel Holon 0-0 
 5 Monaco 0-0 
 6 UCAM Murcia 0-0 
Group B
 1 Chalon 0-0 
 2 Gaziantep 0-0 
 3 Iberostar Tener. 0-0 
 4 Neptunas 0-0 
 5 PAOK 0-0 
 6 Ventspils 0-0 
Group C
 1 AEK 0-0 
 2 Banvit BK 0-0 
 3 Bayreuth 0-0 
 4 Strasbourg 0-0 
 5 Umana VE 0-0 
 6 Un.Olimpija 0-0 
Group D
 1 Aris 0-0 
 2 Besiktas 0-0 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 0-0 
 4 Oostende 0-0 
 5 Scandone AV 0-0 
 6 Stelmet 0-0 
Last:9/22/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Marcos KNIGHT
  Jena
  (188-G-89)
  Avg: 18.3
 1. Knight, Jena18.3 
 2. Morgan, Ratiopharm17.7 
 3. English, Fraport .17.6 
 4. Paulding, EWE B.16.1 
 5. Mayo, Telekom Bsk15.8 
 6. Kikanovic, ALBA15.5 
 7. Babb, Ratiopharm15.4 
 8. Lewis, Bayreuth15.3 
 9. Odum, Wuerzburg15.3 
 10. Jenkins, Jena15.1 
Rebounds Per Game
 Dyshawn PIERRE
  Braunsch.
  (198-F-93)
  Avg: 7.9
 1. Pierre, Braunsch.7.9 
 2. Marei, Bayreuth7.2 
 3. Evans, Giessen .7.1 
 4. Eatherton, Goett.6.9 
 5. Cooley, Ludwigsb.6.8 
 6. Searcy, Vechta6.7 
 7. Morgan, Ratiopharm6.7 
 8. Knight, Jena6.5 
 9. Qvale, EWE Baskets6.4 
 10. McGhee, Walter T.6.3 
Assists Per Game
 Scott MACHADO
  Vechta
  (186-PG-90)
  Avg: 8.2
 1. Machado, Vechta8.2 
 2. Jordan, Walter T.7.8 
 3. Kramer, EWE B.6.6 
 4. Odum, Wuerzburg5.7 
 5. Hobbs, Ratiopharm5.4 
 6. Mayo, Telekom Bsk5.1 
 7. Sanders, Goettingen5.0 
 8. Siva, ALBA4.8 
 9. Hammonds, Ludwigsb.4.7 
 10. Ruoff, Goettingen4.7 
Steals Per Game
 Quantez ROBERTSON
  Fraport .
  (188-G-84)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Robertson, Fraport .2.5 
 2. Kramer, EWE B.2.2 
 3. Machado, Vechta2.0 
 4. Scrubb, Giessen .1.8 
 5. Ruoff, Goettingen1.8 
 6. Diggs, Bremerhaven1.6 
 7. Redding, B.Mue.1.6 
 8. Stewart, Walter T.1.6 
 9. Bowlin, Giessen 46ers1.5 
 10. Anderson, Bayreuth1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Geoffrey GROSELLE
  Braunsch.
  (212-C-93)
  Avg: 1.2
 1. Groselle, Braunsch.1.2 
 2. Theis, Brose Bask.1.2 
 3. Kleber, B.Muenchen1.2 
 4. Gamble, Telekom .1.2 
 5. Lane, Wuerzburg1.0 
 6. Gaffney, ALBA1.0 
 7. Qvale, EWE Baskets0.9 
 8. Austin, Bremerha.0.9 
 9. Elliott, Bremerhaven0.8 
 10. Balvin, B.Muenchen0.8 
Player of the Week

 Alex Ruoff
  Goettingen
  ( 198-F/G-86 )
  

 Johannes Joos
  Trier
  ( 206-C/F-95 )
  

 Steffen Kiese
  Rist Wedel
  ( 190-G-87 )
  

 Tim Eisenberger
  Treuchtlingen
  ( 197-G-91 )
  
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German Basketball (Men)

First Round Schedule
Braunschweig 50% Sep.28 Bremerhaven
Giessen 46er 50% Sep.28 B.Muenchen
Goettingen 50% Sep.28 EWE Baskets
Jena 50% Sep.28 Fraport SKY
Ludwigsburg 50% Sep.28 Telekom Bsk
MBC 50% Sep.28 Oettinger R
Wuerzburg 50% Sep.28 Brose Bask.
Walter Tiger 50% Sep.28 Bayreuth
Ratiopharm 50% Sep.28 ALBA
Check Full Games/Schedule
Next Round Schedule

Round 2 (Regular Season)

OrangeAcad. 58% Oct.1 Hanau
Ehingen 58% Oct.1 Koeln Rh.Sta
Phoenix Hage 97% Sep.30 Karlsruhe P
Crailsheim Sep.30 Chemnitz 99%
Nuernberg 56% Sep.30 Baunach
Vechta 55% Sep.30 Heidelberg
Hamburg 98% Sep.30 Uni Baskets
Kirchheim 98% Sep.30 Trier
Next Round Schedule

Round 2 (Regular Season)

North
Schalke 97% Oct.1 Bochum
Rist Wedel 57% Oct.1 Stahnsdorf
Wolfenbuette 58% Sep.30 Itzehoe
Bernau 99% Sep.30 Oldenburg
Dragons 98% Sep.30 Cuxhaven
ETB Wohnbau 58% Sep.30 Rostock
South
Coburg 56% Oct.1 Fraport SKY
FC Bayern I 55% Oct.1 Dresden
Giessen 46e 58% Oct.1 Wuerzburg
Dragons 55% Sep.30 Bayer Giants
Iserlohn Sep.30 Elchingen 97%
Karlsruhe S Sep.30 Schwelm 97%
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

North
Westerstede Oct.1 BSW Sixers 97%
Stade Oct.1 Vechta II 98%
Goetting.AS 57% Sep.30 Ebstorf
Rendsburg Sep.30 Aschersleben 99%
Weser Bsk/B Sep.30 Bergedorf 99%
Neustadt TS Sep.30 Wusterhausen 96%
South-East
Bamberg Oct.1 Vilsbiburg 96%
Oberhaching Oct.1 Zwickau 96%
TSV Troeste 55% Sep.30 Muenchen OS
Ansbach Sep.30 Rosenheim 97%
Leitershofen Sep.30 Gotha II 99%
Herzogenaura 57% Sep.30 Jena II
Schwabing Sep.30 Treuchtlinge 98%
South-West
Crailsheim 59% Oct.1 Kronberg
Fellbach 57% Oct.1 Kaiserslaute
Tuebingen I 58% Oct.1 Limburg
Lich II Sep.30 Koblenz 99%
Eisbaeren 58% Sep.30 Mainz
Speyer 56% Sep.30 Schwenningen
Stuttgart 57% Sep.30 Saarlouis/Di
West
Dorsten Oct.3 Grevenbroich 99%
Kamp-Lintfor Oct.3 Herford 89%
Recklinghaus 71% Oct.3 Duesseldorf
Hagen BG 93% Oct.3 Bonn II
Hagen-Haspe 94% Oct.3 Salzkotten
Ibbenbueren 52% Oct.3 Muenster
Salzkotten 56% Sep.30 Bonn II
Ibbenbueren 71% Sep.30 Hagen BG
Grevenbroich 99% Sep.30 Kamp-Lintfor
Hertener Loe 99% Sep.30 Dorsten
Muenster 62% Sep.30 Recklinghaus
Herford 56% Sep.30 Hagen-Haspe
First Round Schedule
Khimki 57% Oct.13 Valencia
Zalgiris 57% Oct.13 Crvena Zvezd
FC Barcelona 57% Oct.13 Panathinaiko
Anadolu Efes 57% Oct.12 Real Madrid
CSKA 57% Oct.12 EA7 Armani
Brose Bask. 57% Oct.12 Maccabi T-A
Olympiacos 57% Oct.12 Baskonia
Unicaja 57% Oct.12 Fenerbahce
Check Full Games/Schedule
First Round Schedule
Group A
Cedevita 57% Oct.11 Fiat TO
Andorra 57% Oct.11 Unics
Paris-Levall 57% Oct.11 Darussafaka
Group B
Buducnost 57% Oct.11 Grissin Bon
Galatasaray 57% Oct.11 B.Muenchen
Lietkabelis 57% Oct.11 Hapoel J-M
Group C
Limoges 57% Oct.11 Lokomotiv
ALBA 57% Oct.11 Partizan NI
Lietuvos ryt 57% Oct.11 RETAbet BB
Group D
Ratiopharm 57% Oct.11 Tofas
Gran Canaria 57% Oct.11 Zenit
Dolomiti En 57% Oct.11 ASVEL
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Face To Face With John Patrick - Nov 13, 2012


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John Patrick
The former Pac-10 Point Guard and 1992 Stanford University graduate John Patrick has been 5 times Coach of the Year and won 3 Championships in the last 7 seasons in 4 different leagues. (Japan Super League, 2nd German Bundesliga, BBL, and FIBA Eurochallenge) His low-player-budget BBL teams qualified for European competition in each of the last four seasons. Last season, Wrzburgs inaugural season in the BBL after finishing 2nd in the Pro A (German 2nd league) the previous season, Coach Patricks team had the lowest scoring defense in the BBL, and knocked Alba Berlin out of the playoffs, before dropping 3 hardfought games to Thorsten Leibenaths RatiofarmUlm in the Semis.

It has been five months since your dismissal from the s.Oliver Baskets Wurzburg. How difficult has this time been not being a head coach for a team?

It has been a great chance to refresh and hopefully gain a sense of perspective about Coaching and the Basketball Business as a whole.

Was it like a bad dream when you were informed from the s.Oliver Baskets Wurzburg that you werent going to coach another season for the team?

It was unexpected, of course, after such a great season with so much unexpected success. But sometimes success can be as difficult to deal with as failure. (Morgan Wootten used to tell us this at DeMatha.) Maybe the success came too fast for some.


How difficult was it accepting their decision? It almost doesnt make sense how you could not remain head coach after the incredible regular season reaching the playoffs and then beating Alba Berlin 3-1 before losing to ratiopharm Ulm. Were you ever told why you had to go?

I still feel extremely lucky to have had the whole experience in Wrzburg. I met some great people there. The Fans were incredible there, almost as enthusiastic as those in Gottingen. I have played and coached now- since finishing Stanford- in Japan and Germany for 22 years. I have been surrounded by very professional businessmen in Japan, at top companies, coached hundreds of young men, and have enjoyed the process and challenges of buildng competitive, winning teams during each step of the way. Wrzburg was no different. I was surprised by their decision, but it is part of the business. You deal with it and move on.

The next time that you interview for a job will you take more notice of the character of your new employer?

Lack of experience in the business does not necessarily have to mean lack of seriousness. But I do have certain expectations from staff and management that need to be met in order for the team to function on the court, as does any coach with team rules, and who stresses discipline. I would always like to know that the goal of a club is to build a successful team culture and win games.

Press reports reported that you had problems with your players. Can you please clear this up. It was reported that some players didnt shake your hand after the series loss to ratiopharm Ulm.

No, I didnt catch that, at all. Maybe a couple of bench players wanted to play more, but that is normal. The players and I maintained a level of professionalism, respect and decency that I was satisfied with.. Players competed every day. I demand that. I guess there was some misinformation. That was unfortunate. In any case, I felt like the players gave everything in the season, dispite injuries, and in the playoffs. It was a real team.

I cant imagine you having problems with your ex players from Goettingen with Ben Jacobson, Jason Boone or John Little.

Those guys are all solid team players and good guys. They are like brothers. Fighting in practice one minute and joking and laughing about it the next.

What was the real reason for American Chester Frazier returning to the States during the playoffs? It was stated that he got an offer from an NCAA team to coach or was there tension between you and him?

Chester was a great player, but he always wanted to coach college. Its his calling. He got the offer for this unique chance when Bruce Weber took the KSU job. I talked to Coach Weber, and he said Chester could, for KSU interests, stay in Germany until June. Of course I was not happy about him leaving earlier than this, and I tried my best to convince him to stay. Starting PG and great defender leaves suddenly in the Semis; not a scenario I expected or the team needed to beat Ulmbut in the end, he felt like he needed to go. It is another piece of adversity that, as Head Coach, you and your team have to move through.. At some point in a team crisis you have to stop thinking shoulda, coulda, woulda and find solutions. The same goes in Chesters case last yearHe was a good teammate, always encouraging the others, and has a great future as a coach, I believe.

The fans stuck behind you. What would you like to tell the fans of the s.Oliver Baskets Wurzburg?

You deserve a new gym! Great city. Lot of Friendly people, and my kids loved visiting for the home games there.

Do you still follow the s.Oliver Baskets Wurzburg. What is your impression of the team this season? Will they be able to reach the playoffs?

I try and catch a couple of BBL games each week to stay sharp, Wrzburg included. Of course Wrzburg is familiar with 7 of my ex-Gttingen former players. They are very talented this season


You coached American Chris Kramer to helping him become a better player. Will he make the next step to a top European team or even make an NBA team?

Chris had an amazing first season in Europe, making the adjustment from the Dleague on the run. (I can remember my first year overseas, and it isnt always easy)If he has a role where he is free to play to his strengths, Chris can play at any level.


You have had some offers from teams to coach. Would you like to stay in Germany? Could you imagine to jump in for a Beko BBL team after a mid season firing?

I could not accept offers from other clubs in the summer because of a binding contract in Wrzburg. As of now, however, I am free to work again.


Ex ratiopharm Ulm head coach Mike Taylor is coaching the D-team Maine Red Claws this season. Is the D-league an interesting option for you?

I will be cheering for Mike- we had some great games while he was in Ulm- and also my buddy Darko Rajakovic, who got the head job in Tulsa of the D League. It must be quite a contrast to coaching in Europe.I plan to stay in Europe to coach for a serious club. I look forward to a new challenge.


Thanks John for the chat.
  




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