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Success is a Choice

Apr 6, 2020

Adrian Griffin won a World Championship as the lead assistant coach for the Toronto Raptors in 2020. He played in the NBA from 1999-2008 after a stellar career at Seton Hall University. In 2010 he was inducted into the Seton Hall athletic Hall of Fame. Prior to serving as the Raptors lead assistant coach, he also spent time on the sidelines for Oklahoma City, Orlando Magic, Chicago Bulls, and the Milwaukee Bucks. Next year he'll have each of his three children playing Division I basketball (Duke, UConn WBB, and Syracuse).

In today’s episode, we discuss:
  • Winning the NBA Championship
  • Integrating a superstar into an existing team
  • How he got his start in coaching
  • Building a team that meshes and accepts their roles
  • What makes Coach K such a good coach
  • ... and so much more!!!

Resources, Books, and Links 

Twitter: @NBACoachGriffin

Toronto Raptors Website:

Adrian's Blog:

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Thanks again for listening and remember that “Success is a choice. What choice will you make today?”