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#28 Sports Talk – Basketball Coach Shawn Dennis Highlights the Growth of the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins

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#28 Sports Talk – Basketball Coach Shawn Dennis Highlights the Growth of the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins

Veteran Australian bench boss Shawn Dennis, in his third season at the helm, reviews leading the B.League team to 35 wins in their first 54 games in 2023-24.

In the latest episode of the podcast, Nagoya Diamond Dolphins head coach Shawn Dennis analyzes his team's ups and downs during the 2023-24 B.League season as it challenges to clinch a playoff berth.

The Australian basketball mentor has guided the team to a 35-19 record through Wednesday, April 17. He shares viewpoints about the maturation of team captain Yutaro Suda and dynamic point guard Takumi Saito. In a wide-ranging interview with SportsLook editor Ed Odeven, Dennis also provides background on the team's primary offensive and defensive strategies and overall success this season.

The Diamond Dolphins have had a pair of seven-game winning streaks and also triumphed in 11 straight games in another impressive stretch. With that in mind, Dennis breaks down some of the team's keys to success during these impressive runs.

Shawn Dennis Gives Perspectives on the B.League's Overall Growth

Having worked in the B.League since its inception in 2016, including as a head coach of the Shiga Lakestars (now Lakes) from 2017-21, Dennis has a wealth of knowledge about the growth of the league and its reputation on a global scale. He offers some keen insights on top players and coaches around the league and how it has improved in all facets of operations.


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Author: Ed Odeven

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