Linked below is a great article on the relationship between Brooklyn Nets Head Coach Kenny Atkinson and Jeremy Lin. Atkinson was an assistant coach on the Knicks during the “Linsanity” era and the article details how the relationship has come full circle with Atkinson now the head coach and Lin the established starting point guard. This article is a great one to pass along to your players as there are some fantastic quotes in here about Lin’s work ethic and patience when things (playing time) weren’t going his way.
For more on player-coach relationships:
-Inside the Belichick-Brady Relationship (LINK)
-The Education of Steph Curry (LINK)
-Lakers Assistant Bryan Keefe’s #1 Job? Brandon Ingram’s Development (LINK)
-How Whiteside Found a Home in Miami (LINK)