At Long Island University, where he teaches two courses on the philosophy of basketball coaching, he is referred to as Professor Kirkland. Richard Pee Wee Kirkland, believed to be the first player in New York City to perform a degree turn on a move to the basket, has done a in life. Once a gangster on the Harlem streets where he grew up, Kirkland has become an educator and a coach. Like a ghost at a seance, he has returned to tell players and students tales from a haunted past, with this message in mind: ''This is how you play basketball, a game I always won, and this is how you deal with life, a game I once lost.
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Pee Wees Basketball Madness
When you overwhelm kids with information and send them out onto the basketball court, it can develop into a chaotic mess very quickly. When plays are too complex there is very little chance kids will be able to execute them effectively during a game. This play involves an up-screen for the guard leading to an open key. This can often lead to a simple pass inside and easy layup. Setup: The play begins in a 4-out 1-in formation with the 4 perimeter players above or in-line with the free-throw line. The play starts with the point guard 1 making the pass to 2 on the wing.
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Richard "Pee Wee" Kirkland born May 6, is an American former street basketball player and drug king pin. He was awarded a scholarship and attended Kittrell College , a community college in North Carolina, and was on the basketball team averaging 41 points per game. The next year their record was 21—4 and they lost in the first round of the D-II tournament. In he was drafted by the Chicago Bulls with the fourth pick in the thirteenth round.
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