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Now in paperback, up to date with an afterword and new photos.
One of the main revered and winning basketball coaches within the kingdom, trainer Roy Williams has traveled an not going course. In Hard Work¸ he tells the tale of his lifestyles, from his turbulent formative years via a training occupation with the top of highs and the bottom of lows. along with his new afterword, Williams takes us prior the 2 NCAA championship titles to the following 2010 season, its shake-up losses, the unforeseen departure of key gamers, and directly to a brand new season of training probably the most marvelous younger avid gamers within the country—and a stunning ACC championship.
Williams recounts his tough early years; his lengthy tenure as head trainer on the collage of Kansas; how he recruits, teaches, and motivates his gamers; how he’s shepherded groups via the most nail-biting video games at either Kansas and UNC; and the way he suffered via one of many roughest seasons of his tenure and got here out at the different aspect to be presented 2011 ACC trainer of the Year.
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Every day after school, I’d go home, change clothes, and head straight to the courts to play basketball until 6 o’clock. When I was in the seventh grade, a few other boys and I started sneaking into the Biltmore gym to play. I always played with older guys. One of them had the idea of hiding someone in the bathroom, and then when the head of the physical education department would go home at 4 o’clock, our guy would come out of the bathroom and pop the gym door open and we’d play on the court inside.
Not because I saw it taking me anywhere. MY FAMILY NEVER had a television until I was six years old. I thought it was a new invention. We got two channels and sometimes a third. Not long after we got the television, one of my grandfathers visited and suggested we watch a baseball game. To this day, one of my favorite numbers is 7, because during the game that day they showed footage of Mickey Mantle hitting a home run left-handed and a home run right-handed. The announcers also talked about how Mantle was the fastest player in all of baseball.
But that night it was us. We panicked. We didn’t defend. We didn’t run back on defense. When our guys came over to the sideline for timeouts, they had a beaten look. They were not walking up on their toes, carrying themselves like they were going to win. They were shuffling around with their heads down and their shoulders slumped. None of them had the confidence that their teammates could get it done, so they didn’t play as a team. Each of them was thinking, “I’ve got to make the shot. ” We lost that game by three points.