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Sport Ever wonder how Don Nelson came up with 'Nellie Ball' with Warriors?

00:10  01 july  2020
00:10  01 july  2020 Source:   nbcsports.com

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This incarnation of Nellie Ball led the Warriors to many winning seasons and postseason berths Nelson 's latest success with Nellie Ball came with his second stint as head coach of Golden State Don Nelson has accumulated 1,335 regular season victories. His 1,410 total wins, regular season

The Warriors did not play their perfect game Friday night, but they came close. “We’re not just trying to be entertaining here,” said Riley, a longtime lieutenant to Golden State Coach Don Nelson . Nellie Ball , as it is known, then appeared in Dallas, where Nelson teamed up with Nash.

Ever wonder how Don Nelson came up with 'Nellie Ball' with Warriors? originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area

Editor's note: Twice a week during this sports hiatus, we'll answer questions that Bay Area sports fans long have debated in "Ever Wonder?"  This installment: Where did Don Nelson's 'Nellie Ball' offensive strategy come from?

Some of the most successful teams in Warriors history had one big thing in common: "Nellie Ball."

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Hall of Fame coach Don Nelson now grows his own weed called Nellie Kush. Kerr’s present-day juggernaut Golden State Warriors — appears to be perfectly at peace away from the game, but Alex Williams of the New York Times recently caught up with Nelson in Maui, Hawaii, where the Hall of

Golden State Warriors . Houston Rockets. Indiana Pacers. Don Nelson has retired from coaching in the NBA to lead a life of luxury. Nelson calls his homegrown strain Nellie Kush. Now you know. Andre Drummond on breaking up with the Pistons, being the best rebounder ever , and his new rap album.

The offensive fast-paced run-and-gun offense was developed by legendary head coach Don Nelson. In what he dubbed in his Player's Tribute article in 2016 as a new style of basketball in the ‘60s, changed the course of the game that was known as the "Decade of the Big Man."

He wanted to implement this way of play to speed up the pace after spending hours wanting to learn anything and everything about the game of basketball.

"It was amazing to listen to him talk basketball," Garry St. Jean told NBC Sports Bay Area.

Nelson learned from the best in Coach Red Auerbach who loved this brand of basketball. He would be pestered by Nelson in the forms of questions and quandaries in what would ultimately turn into a "dictionary" of basketball.

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I always wonder how they came up with this joke and had the guts to include it. First thing I saw was the scene where some guys fuck up Woody Harrelson's hand by sticking it into that thing that spits out bowling balls .

Don Nelson is still living the best life. The former Warriors head coach is living in Maui and growing " Nellie The Warriors star has made it a point during the coronavirus pandemic to give back to not just the Bay Area [RELATED: Ever wonder what Warriors star Steph Curry's 'TCC' tattoo means?]

When it was Nellie's time to coach, he noticed he had a lot of smaller, great pieces to work with. That meant he was able to have his best players on the court all at the same time -- all while the squad was in the best shape across the league.

And nobody could figure it out.

But that's why he ultimately became the NBA's all-time winningest coach over 31 seasons with 1,335 wins.

Check out the entire story in the video atop this page.

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Draymond Green thinks James Wiseman would be good fit for Warriors .
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