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Olympiacos Piraeus Georgios Bartzokas FastScout

Olympiacos Wins Greek Cup, Reaches EuroLeague Final Four With Help of FastScout Pro

Olympiacos Wins Greek Cup, Reaches EuroLeague Final Four With Help of FastScout Pro

Greek club Olympiacos Piraeus is the latest FastScout Pro Success Story coming off a dominant season in which head coach Georgios Bartzokas and staff implemented our cutting edge software. One of the most successful coaches in EuroLeague history, Georgios Bartzokas knows a thing or two about running a winning basketball club. He took over as

Melbourne United FastScout Pro blog

Melbourne United Finds Innovative Ways to Maximize the Value of FastScout Pro

A perennial powerhouse in Australia’s National Basketball League (NBL), we catch up with the coaching staff from Melbourne United to find out more about the club’s secret to success. Winning a championship in any league at any level of basketball is incredibly difficult. A lot has to go right during the regular season and playoffs.

South Sudan men's basketball team

FastScout Pro Success Story: South Sudan Men’s National Team On The Rise

FastScout Pro helps Africa’s South Sudan men’s national team maximize its resources, leading to unprecedented FIBA World Cup Qualifying success and world ranking. Look out basketball world, here comes South Sudan. The South Sudan men’s national team was established in 2011 and became an official member of FIBA in 2013, competing in the federation’s Africa

Candace Parker 2022 WNBA All-Star Game

The 2022 WNBA All-Star Game Comes to Chicago! #WNBAXsOs

We’re hyped to have FastModel’s home city host the 2022 WNBA All-Star Game! Check out these top plays from the lineup of captains, veterans and young stars. The 2022 WNBA All-Star Game will tip off this Sunday, July 10 from Wintrust Arena at 1 PM ET live on ABC. It’s the league’s 18th such game

Sue Bird Celebrating Title IX

Title IX 50th Anniversary: Celebrating a Milestone Moment in Sports

A look at the impact of Title IX on girl’s and women’s basketball, plus personal insights from our FMS employees. “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal

Recruiting Evaluation: Andrew Lacey

Recruiting Evaluation Process: Qualities Coaches Look for in Players & Positions

Coach Andrew Lacey of Richard Bland College shares the qualities he looks for in players and various positions during the recruiting evaluation process. As a college coach, I often get asked by high school and AAU coaches about how my staff and I evaluate potential recruits. As many of these coaches read this blog, I

Anadolu Efes EuroLeague

Anadolu Efes XsOs: Back 2 Back EuroLeague Champs

Coach Antonios Kourmoulis shares XsOs from 2022 (and 2021) EuroLeague title winner, Anadolu Efes with FastDraw diagrams and video clips. “Basketball is a simple game.” Ergin Ataman, head coach of Anadolu Efes, said this to the media ahead of the 2022 EuroLeague Final Four in Belgrade, Serbia. The Turkish powerhouse club from Istanbul then went

Clear Out Sets That Work!

Clear Out Sets That WORK For Various Players, Alignments & Situations

There’s nothing simpler than creating an advantage for a scorer to attack. Check out Matt Hackenberg’s favorite clear out sets for multiple types of situations. If you’re a coach reading this blog looking for content, I’d assume you are more sophisticated than the youth basketball coach that only runs “4-Low” for their best player. Yet

Burn Cut Action blog FastModel Sports

Burn Cut Actions From #FastModelMadness22

Last year it was ghost screens. This year, “burn cut action” was the trendy offensive look from March Madness 2022. Here are the top sets as noted by Coach Tony Miller. Old timers, like myself, would tell you, “You don’t need a play call to back door somebody. When your defender turns his head or

Duke Blue Devils Final Four Preview

Final Four Preview: Duke Blue Devils | #FastModelMadness22

Coach Tony Miller takes a deeper look at common offensive sets from the Duke Blue Devils ahead of the 2022 Final Four. For years, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski has used a variety of sets to maximize the skill sets of his stars. This year has been no different. And while much of the 2021-22 season saw

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