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Derek Fisher on the triangle

I highly, highly, highly recommend reading this article as it is the most insightful piece on the triangle I have read in a while. Furthermore I think Rambis' vision and coaching decisions are also given some context.

 

Some good quotes after the jump.

[Derek Fisher]: Yeah. Our offense, it doesn't really matter who's on the floor. Obviously, you have different guys who have different strengths and weaknesses, but it doesn't change the spacing on the floor and where guys will be setting up. What type of things that we should be able to execute and take advantage. Pau's another guy we can put in the post, take advantage of his size and passing ability, but still, we gotta space out correctly around him. We can't just give him the ball and then just stand there and kind of watch him do his thing.  (Pause, grin)  Although some of us feel that since the rest of us have playing for ten games and he hasn't, that we should just give him the ball every single time. Just let him get beat up and worn down and smacked across the head.  Let him catch up with the rest of us. Then we'll start spreading it around. (Laughs)

Followed by a question on learning the offense:

When you talk about not setting up correctly, is it a matter of certain guys still being unsure, or simply a matter of not paying attention to the details?

    To me, it's more of not paying attention to the details. Ron (Artest) is the only that still has a lot of questions about how to respond or what happens if we call this or do this, and that's to be understood. But what would make his life a lot easier is if the other four guys would do the thing right, because there's only one place for him to be, if the other four guys are in the right spots. We're slowing down his learning curve by not paying attention to the details, and that's not fair to him and it's not fair to the team. Regardless of the win and loss record, we could just be playing much better.  Sometimes you play good and you still may lose because the other team plays good, but we could be playing much better if we really were paying attention to more details. 
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