Partner, Basketball, USC discussed on The Jordan Harbinger Show


Rebounding win basketball games you could have gone anywhere in the country in chief that if you come and we partner up for four years i wanted to be a unique experience i wanted to be more than about basketball i wanted to be more about winning and losing and so i try to create an environment that would allow me to see that i had a broader responsibility to each of these young people than than winning and losing basketball games i remember as you cruden a kid this is when i was coaching at usc and his name was mark boyd he's the only player i've ever coached it started every game for four years and i remember walking out of his house after signing the letter intent hit getting a lot of intent signed by him as mom walked me to the doors a single parent and she looked at me she said coach raveling i don't want no fullish in the saudi you now and i knew what she was saying hey i'm giving you my most prized possession in the whole world and i i'm going to send you a boy and i expect you to send me back a man and i expect you to respect of the values that i've i've instilled in him and so those type of moments helped me understand in a more vivid manner what my ultimate responsibilities were to those young people and like for example everywhere i coached before practice i would always have a five minute talk with the team about something that had nothing to do with basketball at always pass out little articles for them to read and so i wanted this to be a memorable opportunity for them i have one player who told me a couple years ago he said coach he says somewhere my garage i have every hand out you you gave out in the four years of practice and so i can look back and feel good about the relationship i had with my players.

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